Modern Shipwrecks in the Marshall Islands
Japanese vessel wrecked at Mile Island, Mile Atoll
A Photo Essay
by Dirk HR Spennemann

The wreck of a 1970s or 1980s fishing vessel on the southwestern ocean reef of Mile Island, Mile Atoll. The bow of the ship remains near the reef's edge, while the stern and the bulk of the hull has disappeared into deep water. Wave action has pushed a section of the hull has been pushed towards the shore.
(Photograph © 1989-2001 Dirk HR Spennemann)

[Atolls of the Marshall Islands]

Bibliographic citation for this document

Spennemann, Dirk H.R. (2002). Modern Shipwrecks in the Marshall Islands--Japanese vessel wrecked at Mile Island, Mile Atoll. --A Photo Essay. URL: http:/

Dirk H.R. Spennemann, Institute of Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, P.O.Box 789, Albury NSW 2640, Australia.

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