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The Sankisan Maru is one of the most heavily damaged ships sunk in Truk Lagoon. An aerial bomb hit an ammunition cache in the stern of the ship and blew it completely apart. The bow and midship are relatively intact. The Sankisan was a supply ship carrying ammunition and medical supplies to the Japanese Fourth Fleet base in Truk.

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