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    Arakabesan Seaplane Base (Northeast Seaplane Base) Arakabesan Palau

Location
Arakabesan Seaplane Base was located in the northeast corner of Arakabesan Island (Ngerekebesang) in Palau (Belau). Also known as "Northeast Seaplane Base".

Construction
Built by by the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) with base facilities were located on Arakabesan Island.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, used as a Japanese Navy seaplane base and repair facility for E13A Jake floatplanes.

American missions against Arakabesan
August 28, 1944 - April 19, 1945

Today
The seaplane ramp remains intact.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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