KIRYO MARU 1970-1984
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Japanese tuna boat
Unknown Captain: Mergume Amegata
6th August 1984
length 36m, beam m, depth m
Now all underwater with scattered wreckage
50 metres offshore at Cathedral Rocks
Ran aground in rough seas after the propeller shaft broke. One seaman swam ashore with a line and was followed by the remaining 17 crewmen.
Underwater wreckage and diver
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