Lat 9 02 S Long 149' 00E Porlock Harbor is located on the northern cost of New Guinea, halfway between Tufi and Oro
Bay. The harbor consists of a network of lagoons. fringed by a coral reef measuring 16-22m deep. Ako is located on the western side of Porlock Harbor.
During late 1942, the U. S. Army occupied the Porlock Harbor area to support the Buna-Sanananda-Gona campaign.
Anti-aircraft guns were emplaced at Cody's
Point and living quarters were established nearby.
B-26 "Sally Rand" 40-1492
Pilot Patteson ditched August 13, 1942
Pilot Durkin ditched November 1943
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August 25, 2018