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    Bathurst Island Northern Territory Australia

Location
Lat 11° 37' 0S Long 130° 22' 60E  Bathurst Island is located in Northern Territory in Australia. Borders Apsley Strait and Melville Island to the east, Clarence Strait, Darwin and Darwin Harbor to the southeast and Gordon Bay to the west.

Wartime History
On March 2, 1943 a Japanese reconnaissance aircraft was sighted off Cape Fourcroy on Bathurst Island.

Bathurst Island Airfield
Wartime airfield

PBY-5 Catalina Bureau Number 2306
Pilot Moorer shot down February 19, 1942

 

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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