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    Saumlaki Seaplane Base Maluku Province (Molucca Islands) Indonesia

Location
Saumlaki Seaplane Base was located in Saumlaki Bay at Saumlaki (Saumlakki) at the south of Yamdena Island (Jamdena) in the Tanimbar Islands (Timur Laut).

Wartime History
Used by the Netherlands Naval Aviation Service Marine-Luchtvaartdienst (MLD) and the U. S. Navy (USN) prior to February 5-6, 1942 when the base was abandoned.

Units based at Saumlaki
USN Patrol Wing 10 (PBY Catalina) on USS Heron AVP-2 Jan 27- Feb 5, relieved by USS William B. Preston AVD-7 Feruary 5-6 the site was abandoned

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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