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  E13A1 Model 11 Jake Manufacture Number ?  
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5th AF Feb 15, 1944

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Don Fetterly 2001

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M Montocchio 2001

Aircraft History
Built by Aichi at Watanabe Iron Works. True serial number unknown. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) as Type 0 Reconnaissance Seaplane / E13A1 Reisen Shiki Sui Tei (Jake) manufacture number unknown.

Wartime History
Assigned to an unknown Kōkūtai (Air Group), likely 958 Kōkūtai (958 Air Group) based at Kavieng Seaplane Base. This Jake was likely sunk while moored in Kavieng Harbor.

This Jake is upright on a flat sandy bottom at a depth of 16m / 53'. The upper two propeller blades are not bent indicating it was likely sunk while moored and sank to the bottom.

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Last Updated
February 25, 2024


Tech Info

16m / 53'
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