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    Huon Gulf Morobe Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
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USN March 10, 1942

Huon Gulf borders the Huon Peninsula and Lae on the north coast of New Guinea.

Tenyo Maru
Sunk March 10, 1942 by SBD dive bombers off Lae Airfield. Visible until the 1970s.

B-26 Marauder 40-1467
Pilot Johnson crashed March 10, 1942 into Huon Gulf

B-26 Marauder 40-1467
Pilot Lanford crashed May 28, 1942 into Huon Gulf

P-40K "Pistoff" 42-45979
Pilot Lee ditched July 14, 1943 into Huon Gulf

G4M1 Betty Tail 328
Pilot Uchibaba ditched September 22, 1943

C-47A Dakota 42-23851
Pilot Hill ditched December 8, 1943 into Huon Gulf

F-6D Mustang 44-14621
Pilot Lent crashed December 1, 1944 into Huon Gulf

P-51D Mustang 44-63651
Pilot Kirby MIA April 14, 1945 into Huon Gulf

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018


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