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    Gizo Seaplane Base Western Province Solomon Islands
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circa 1942
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September 17, 1942
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October 5, 1942

Location
Gizo Seaplane base was located in Gizo Harbor off Gizo on Ghizo Island.

Wartime History
During 1941, the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) used Gizo Harbor as a seaplane operating area. There were no supporting facilites aside from several seaplane mooring bouys.

During March 1943 occupied by the Japanese. To a limited capacity, Gizo Harbor area was used as a seaplane operating and mooring area by the Japanese unitl the middle of 1943.

American missions against Gizo
October 5, 1942 - August 26, 1943

Today
Disused as a seaplane base since 1943.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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