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    Addu Seaplane Base (Seenu) Addu Atoll Republic of the Maldives

Location
Located in the lagoon inside Addu Atoll.

Wartime History
During late 1941 until 1945 RAF Catalina and Sunderland flying boats operating from the lagoon using the jetties on the north shore of Gan Island to unload. Addu was used as a refueling stop or for anti-submarine reconnaissance and search and rescue patrols.

References
Peak of Limuria The Story of Diego Garcia pages 64

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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