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    Cape Croisilles Madang Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Lat 4 51' S Long 145 48' E  Cape Croisilles is located on the north coast of New Guinea. Borders the North Coast Road on the inland side. Located roughly four miles to the south is Alexishafen. Today located in Madang Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Wartime History
During 1943, occupied by the Japanese Army. This location was along the barge route for traffic from Hansa Bay southward to Alexishafen and Madang. At the end of April 1944, liberated by the Australian Army.

American missions against Cape Croisilles
April 10, 1943 - April 29, 1944

B-25D "Exotic Express" Serial Number 41-30179
Pilot Serser crashed January 16, 1944, 5 missing

FS-172 (aka USS Boston, Boston)
Sunk July 1946

References
Pub. 164 Sailing Direction (Enroute) pages 217, 260 (index
Croisilles Cape)

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Last Updated
January 15, 2019

 

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