Akitsushima / Philippines

A seaplane tender that is 180m/590ft long lies on its right side on the sandy bottom. It was instantly sunken among other vessels after a direct hit. On the wreck there is a crane manipulator for lifting hydroplanes, anti-aircraft weapons and a conveyor for missile loading.

Location: North of Coron Bay

What to see: Akitsushima wreck and various fish (groupers, batfish, barracudas, tunas etc.)

Depth: 15-36m/49-118ft

Currents: 1-2knots

Visibility: 15-25m/49-82ft

Season for diving: All year round. The best time is from January till June. The average water temperature ranges between 26-28C/85-92F.


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