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    Tanapag Harbor Saipan Mariana Islands

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Location
Tanapag Harbor borders the west coast of Saipan Island in the Mariana Islands.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, Tanapag Harbor was used by the Japanese Navy as an anchorage and seaplane base. After the American liberation, used by the Americans as an anchorage and seaplane base.

Tanapag Harbor Seaplane Base
Used by the Japanese and Americans after liberation

H8K5 Emily
Sunk off Tanapag Harbor Seaplane Base

Daihatsu Landing Craft
Sunk in the harbor during the war

Shohan Maru (Chinsen Maru)
Sunk in the harbor during the 1950s

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Last Updated
August 14, 2017

 

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