Nagato (長門), named for Nagato Province, was a super-dreadnought battleship built for the .. On her trip to Bikini in May, Nagato reached 13 knots (24 km/h; 15 mph). Painting of Nagato at Bikini Atoll after the Test Able explosion. Operation.
Dive Site: HIJMS Nagato. Location: Bikini Atoll, Marshall Isles. Description: Flagship. Length: Depth: 40 metres (130 feet) to top of wreck, seabed at 51.5 metres.
From February 6th through May 11th, 1946, I was one of about 180 U.S. Navy personnel assigned to ready the Japanese battleship "Nagato" for her last trip to .
Lloyd Borrett details the October 2012 dive expedition to Bikini Atoll. yard oiler, HIJMS Nagato battleship, USS Skipjack submarine, USS Apogon submarine.