Japanese naval ship "Kwanto" has been torn apart by a hidden reef, 18 lives were lost.
Item title reads - The toll of the sea. Despite heroic endeavours of villagers in frail craft, 18 lives were lost as Japanese naval ship "Kwanto" strikes submerged reef. Tsuriga, Japan.
L/S of the ship submerged in the sea, part of it has been torn off by the reef and lies near the main section. M/S of wreckage on the shore and the ship in the background, M/S from another angle, two boats row past it. M/S of the rescuers in the boats.