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USN 1944
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Location
Located in Nouméa Harbor, across from Nouméa.

Wartime Usage
Used as a seaplane landing area and achorage.

US NAVY NATS (Naval Air Transport Service) operated from this base earlier in the war, until shifting operations to more active bases further to the north.

Units Based at Noumea Harbor
RAAF No. 11 Squadron (PBY-4/5), based at Havanah and Noumea until May 1942
VS-57 (OS2U Kingfisher, PBY Catalina)

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January 9, 2018

 

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