LIberty was launched in 1918 in new jearsy and was a ship used for transportation. in world war 2 it was one of ten ships taken up by the united states army for defense services.
in january 1942 The ship was on its way to phillipines with a cargo of railway parts and rubber and on the11. January liberty was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. Us destroyer paul jones and dutch destroyer van ghent tried to tow the ship to singaraja but the liberty was taking in to much water and sunk right off the eastern shore of Bali.
The wreck lies in depths from 9-30 meters. The wreck is very popular with photographers as the black sand provides a great color balance compared to other diving sites. This also makes you see colors like red more clear when you are diving. Open an ino-pacific reef guide book and you will probobly see everything thats in the book. From the minute anglerfish, neon nudibrances, ghost pipefish trough to garden eels, and mulit-coloured clouds of anthias and damsels, and schools of sweetlips, batfish, fusilers, butterfly fish. The variety is amazing.