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    Tufi Oro Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
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US Navy 1943

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Don Fetterly 1996

9° 4' 60S  149° 19' 0E  Tufi is located at Cape Nelson bordering Tufi Harbor on the north coast of New Guinea, northwest of Milne Bay, and east of Oro Bay.

Wartime History
During the war, an Australia New Guinea Administrative Unit (ANGAU) station was established at Tufi. Later, the area was developed by the U. S. Navy into Tufi PT Boat Base.

Tufi Resport is located at the former base area.

Tufi PT Boat Base
Established at the ANGAU Station at Tufi

Sunk March 17, 1943 during refueling accident

Grounded August 8, 1943 afterwards abandoned

Sunk March 17, 1943 during refueling accident

Tufi Airfield
Built during the 1960s, not a wartime airfield

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018


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