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    MacCluer Gulf (McCluer, Teluk Berau) West Papua Province Indonesia

Location
MacCluer Gulf is located on the southern coast of New Guinea, on the southern shore is Babo. Includes Geboken Island. Also spelled "McCluer Gulf". Known as Teluk Berau in Indonesian.

American missions against MacCluer Gulf
January 27, 1944 - October 1, 1944

B-25H Mitchell 43-4332
Pilot Miller crashed August 1, 1944 crashed into the sea off Geboken Island

P-40N Kittyhawk A29-568
Pilot Guster shot down August 23, 1944 into Maccleur Gulf

References
Pub. 164 Sailing Direction (Enroute) New Guinea page 115

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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