Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks   Donate Now  
Search Chronology Locations Aircraft Vessels Missing In Action (MIA)
 
    Kaimana West Papua (West Irian Jaya) Indonesia

Location
Lat 3° 38' 60S Long 133° 45' 0E   Village on the southern coast of New Guinea, to the southeast of Utarom bordering Kaimana Bay.

American missions agaisnt Kaimana
March 20, 1943 - October 29, 1944

Kaimana Airfield (Utarom, Urarom)
Japanese airfield located near Utarom

Kaimana Seaplane Base
Anchorage along Kaimana Bay . Used by the Japanese Navy during April to August 1943. Cruiser Kitakami disembarks troops and supplies at at Kaimana on April 7 and 27, then again on May 12, 1943.

Contribute Information
Do you have photos or additional information to add?

Last Updated
May 22, 2017

 

Map
Map 1944

Map
Map
Fallingrain

    All rights reserved.  
  Pacific Wrecks Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to bringing home those Missing In Action (MIA) and leveraging new technologies in the study of World War II Pacific and the Korean War.  
Facebook Twitter YouTube Google Plus Instagram
 
Forum Updates People Museums Reviews Submit Info How You Can Help