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    Pig Island (Tab Island) Madang Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Pig Island located off the north coast of New Guinea, north of Madang, off the present day Jais Aben Resort.

Wartime History
Prior to the Pacific War, Lutheran missionary Ted Radke planted a large garden on the island. During the Japanese occupation of the area, the missionaries were allowed to tend to this garden, but took the best crops for themselves.

Cessna 402
Ditched 1991 out of fuel

Sepik Reliance
Scuttled as a dive site near Jais Aben Resort between Pig Island and Massus Island

Coral Queen
Sunk off the north coast of New Guinea north of Madang

Henry Lieth
Scuttled as a dive site near Jais Aben Resort

Ninsa II
Scuttled as a dive site near Jais Aben Resort

References
Madang by Jame Sinclair 146

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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