KIRYO MARU 1970 -1984
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Japanese tuna boat
Unknown Captain: Mergume Amegata
6th August 1984
tons, length 36m, beam m, depth m
Broken up and covered in weed in 5m
SCUBA DIVE In 5m depth 50 metres offshore at Cathedral Rocks, can SNORKEL in good weather from shore
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.
Wreck underwater with Divers
Wreck underwater photo Dave Jackson
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