Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate
 
    Darrit Island (Rita Island) Majuro Atoll Marshall Islands

Location
Darrit Island (Rita Island) is located at the northeast of Majuro Atoll.

Wartime History
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.

Peace Park
Donated by the Japanese, located three miles from the airport.

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

Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

Map
Map 1944
  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
 
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Google Plus Instagram