Shipwrecks of Palau
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280 Foot length, 27 Foot beam
This ship is not the Wakatake Maru but only the Wakatake as she was designed to be a warship.
The final resting place of the Wakatake is west of Babeldaob near the West Passage. She is located at N7 30.599 E134 29.940.
DECO and safety stop.
The Wakatake was attacked by aircraft from the Carriers Lexington, Belleau Wood and Langley as part of Task Force 58, Operation Desecrate One, on March 30 and sank
The dive below, on Wakatake, was on 4 April 2006 with Jens Jahn. Pictures below .
Pictures compliments of Jens Jahn "IT IS NOT ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS YOU GET TO LIVE IN, BUT HOW MUCH LIFE THERE IS IN THE YEARS YOU GET."
|Date||max Depth||Water temp||Boat||Guide||Gas||Bottom time||dive #||tanks|
|4 Apr 06||81||84||Your just Reward||Sam/Jens||Nitrox-32||40||1||1-80|
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The Wakatake is one of the many Shipwrecks of Palau
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