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    Bentoni Bay (Teluk Bintuni, Teloek Bentoni) West Papua Province Indonesia

Location
Bentoni Bay is located inside MacCluer Gulf (McCluer, Teluk Berau) bordering the southern coast of western New Guinea in West Papua Province (Papua Barat, West Irian Jaya) in Indonesia. The entrance is twelve miles wide and fringed by low marshy land. Also known as "Teluk Bintuni" or "Teloek Bentoni" in Indonesian. Borders Babo and Mongosah to the south and Cape Kabarisi to the north.

A-20G Havoc 43-9395
Pilot Fick ditched June 17, 1944

A-20G Havoc 43-9499
Pilot Sparks crashed July 9, 1944

References
Pub. 164 Sailing Direction (Enroute) New Guinea page 117

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Last Updated
February 24, 2018

 

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June 4, 1944
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