Daly Waters Airfield is located at Daly Waters.
During the early months of 1942, Daly Waters Airfield was used by the U. S. Army Air Force as a way point airfield on the "Brereton
Route" for B-17 Flying Fortress operations between
Australia to the Java. It was a staging base for aircraft
from Cloncurry Airfield bound for Darwin area airfields.
Waters was upgraded as an RAAF operational air
base during February 1942
RAAF units based at Daly Waters
13 Squadron (Hudson)
19th BG (B-17)
B-17D "The Gazelle" 40-3079
Pilot Skiles crashed
March 14, 1942
C-47B Dakota Serial
Crashed October 1956
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September 24, 2018