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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

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

Disused as a seaplane base since 1943.

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September 24, 2018



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