China Strait is a navigable strait southeast of Milne Bay between Samarai Island and Sariba Island and Malapla Island. The strait is four nautical miles in length and .75 nautical miles wide that connects the Solomon Sea with the Coral Sea.
B-17E Flying Fortress Serial Number 41-2452
Pilot Hawthorne force landing August 9, 1942
P-40K Kittyhawk Serial Number A29-188
Pilot Holdsworth ditched March 2, 1942
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January 11, 2018