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    Konedobu (Kanedabu) National Capital District (NCD) Papua New Guinea (PNG)
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Justin Taylan 2007
Location
Lat 9° 28' 4S Long 147° 8' 54E  Konedobu is located to the north of Port Moresby (Town) along the shore of Fairfax Harbor to the south and Hanabada and Kaevaga to the northwest. To the north is Burns Peak. Also known as "Kanedabu". Today located in National Capital District (NCD) in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Wartime History
During the war, the Konedobu area was an Australian camp and hospital area known as "Konedobu Camp". The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) had a hospital and camp area at Konedobu.

Royal Papuan Yacht Club (Port Moresby Yacht Club)
In 1971, a mast from the MV MacDhui erected outside the club. Prior to WWII, this location was also just west of the Port Moresby Flying Boat Base. The present day Yacht Club is partially formed by land fill.

Burns Peak
Peak located in this area. A road cut was made into this feature to allow for the modern freeway to be built.

B-24J Liberator Serial Number 42-100205
Pilot Waurie crashed March 12, 1944

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June 15, 2019

 

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