Solomon Airlines 1998
8° 13' 0S Long 157° 9' 0E Arundel Island is located in Western Province in the central Solomon Islands. To the east is New
Georgia. To the west is Vonavona Island and northwest is Ferguson Passage. Also known as Ndokulu Island, Kohinggo Island, Arundel Island, Kohinggo Island, Kahingo Island or Ndokulu Island.
On August 27,
1943 attacked by American forces. Japanese lost 345 killed and 500 wounded during the
fighting on this island. General Sasaki withdrew from Arundel and Gizo on
September 20-21, 1943.
Crystal clear water in Stima Lagoon borders Arundel Island. This idyllic setting is near Japanese Army entrenched positions attacked
U. S. Army 27th Infantry supported by U. S. Marine Corps (USMC) tanks in the middle of September, 1943.
Disabled September 17, 1943
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May 22, 2017
May 10, 1943