Darrit Island is located at the northeast of Majuro Atoll. Also known as "Rita Island".
During the Pacific War, occupied by the Japanese, who built a 400' pier, a narrow-gauge track from the pier leading to warehouses, a seaplane ramp, and two steel buildings. At one end of a cleared area a large concrete slab had been poured for a hangar and structural steel was stacked nearby, from which a warehouse was constructed. After occupation by Americans during 1944, some of the Japanese builidings were used.
Donated by the Japanese, located three miles from
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January 23, 2019