August 25, 1943
(5th AF) Small flights of B-24's hit
a transport off New Hanover.
December 3, 1943
(5th AF) a B-24 bombs a large transport near New Hanover.
February 5, 1944
(5th AF) B-25s on armed reconnaissance
in the Bismarck Sea claim 1 freighter sunk; others bomb wrecked ships off
February 16, 1944
(5th AF) 40+ B-25s attack a convoy off
February 17, 1944
(5th AF) 16 B-25s claim two surface
vessels and a submarine sunk off New Hanover.
February 21, 1944
shipping off New Hanover, sinking the Kokai Maru and Kowa Maru.