DR Maru


Local Name:

DR Maru

Depth:

I am told that the depth here is 25 to 30 feet.

Anchoring:

I know this has been dove from shore. I'd really like some input from someone still on Kwaj as the best was to dive this one!

Location:

Latitude Longitude
Degrees Minutes Seconds Degrees Minutes Seconds
8 43 33.00 167 43 19.140
8 43.55000 --------- 167 43.31900 ---------
8.72583 --------- --------- 167.72198 --------- ---------

Notes:

This wreck was reported by Broadwater in his book "Kwajalein: Lagoon of Found Ships". It was re-discovered around May or June of 2006 by Bob Swanson & Jonathan Welchman. Based on Broadwater's description, we believe this wreck to be what Broadwater calls "DR Maru".

Photos:

I believe that we are seeing a boot, foul weather gear, grab rail and a couple portholes. so, for a little rubble wreck, this might prove to be an interesting site to explore!

Photo by Hal Parker

Another view of the rubble.

Photo by Hal Parker

And a view from another angle.

Photo by Hal Parker


Nearby Attractions:




From: DR Maru
AttractionDistance (feet)Bearing (deg mag)
LCM/Barge Pair 407 69
Ramp Rubble Wreck 536 149



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Wed Jun 29 23:08:58 UTC 2022