Japanese PoW ship, which sank with all 1,080 lives after it was torpedoed, is discovered 4km down

The Montevideo Maru sank in 10 minutes with the loss of 1,080 lives

Anthony Murdoch

A team of explorers have located a sunken Japanese ship that was transporting Allied prisoners of war when it was torpedoed off the coast of the Philippines in 1942, resulting in Australia’s largest maritime wartime loss with a total of 1,080 lives.

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