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    Hamburg Bay New Ireland Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Hamburg Bay is 9-10 fathoms deep and located on the northwest coast of Emirau Island (Emira).

Wartime History
After the American landing on Emirau on March 20, 1944, the US Navy built a Navy base on
Hamburg Bay, including a dock area used by PT-Boats.

PT Boat Base Emirau Island (Hamburg Bay)
Built by the US Navy and used during middle of 1944

PT-63
June 18, 1944 destroyed by accidental fire while refueling

PT-107 "Black Magic"
June 18, 1944 destroyed by accidental fire while refueling

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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