(or Kashi Maru) is a Japanese merchant ship
that was sunk in Mbaeroko Bay
, near Munda
, during a World War II
bombing raid on 2 July 1943. Kashi Maru was built in 1940 at Osaka Iron
. The site of the shipwreck is popular for divers, and was featured in the Nature
episode “War Wrecks of the Coral Seas”.