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    Galley Reach Central Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Galley Reach is located on the coast of southern New Guinea, roughly 30km west of Port Moresby. Located near the Vanapa River, and bordered by mangrove swamps, near Manumanu village. Named after a prewar shipwreck that came to grief in the shallow sea in this area.

Fairfax Station
Cattle Station to the west of Port Moresby near Galley Reach.

B-24D "Big Emma" 41-23751
Pilot Moller crashed August 8, 1943 near Fairfax Station, entire crew KIA

C-47A "Hell's Bells" 42-23959
Pilot Pate crashed September 14, 1944

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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