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    Mios Woendi Biak Numfor Regency | Papua Province¬†Indonesia
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USN 1944

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USN 1944

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Location
Lat 1° 15' S Long 136° 22' E ¬†Mios Woendi Island is a small coral atoll, located ten miles south of Biak, part of the Schouten Island Group. The area is a flat sandy area with a deep water lagoon.

Wartime History
On June 2, 1944 occupied by the U. S. Army without opposition. Mios Woendi was selected as a PT Boat base, replacing Hollandia.

Mios Woendi PT Boat Base (Base 21, Camp Taylor)
PT Boat base "Base 21", became the largest PT Boat base in New Guinea.

PT-301
Sunk due to accidental explosion and fire on November 4, 1944 and was scrapped

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August 25, 2018

 

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