Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate
 
  Kawanishi  H6K2 Mavis   
IJN
? Kokutai

Aircraft History
Built by Kawanishi Kokuki K. K. at Naruo. This flying boat was either model H6K4 or H6K5. Assigned to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Likely, assigned to the 851 Kōkūtai.

Wartime History
Abandoned or sunk off Korouvo on Shortland Island at the Shortland Harbor Seaplane Base.

Wreckage
Located across from the old Faisi rest house at Korouvo. The wing has collapsed downward onto the fuselage, preventing access to the cockpit or fuselage. The tail cone is embedded in coral in shallow water nearer to the shore. The engines are present, and one propeller has fallen off and rests on the sandy bottom.

Contribute Information
Are you a relative or associated with any person mentioned?
Do you have photos or additional information to add?

Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

Tech Info
Mavis

SCUBA
15 - 35'

  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
 
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Google Plus Instagram