Lives Lost on Tsushima-Maru Exceed Those of Titanic
He is married to one of the survivors of the incident.
The Numbers Have Recently Changed
Seven more names have been added to the list of those lost at sea on August 22, 1944.
For more on this story, see the Ryukyu Shimpo (琉球新報)
Tsushima-Maru Museum staff investigate before adding any victims names to their list.
Boarding an evacuation ship during war is done a bit differently than hopping on
A LUXURY LINER LIKE THE TITANIC.
Surely, there wasn't a guest book passengers signed as they scrambled aboard.
For now, the loss of lives from the Tsushima-Maru stands at 1,515
Years of silence and secrecy about the sinking of this ship haven't helped matters.
Let's hope everyone has finally been accounted for and the numbers don't rise next year.
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