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    Gizo Harbor Western Province Solomon Islands
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October 5, 1942
Location
Gizo Harbor borders Gizo on the eastern side of Ghizo Island. Also known as "Ghizo Harbor".

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese between March 1943 until
October 10, 1943.

American missions against Gizo Harbor
October 5, 1942 - August 26, 1943

Gizo Harbor Seaplane Base
Used as a seaplane anchorage

MV Petaj (ML 805)
Australian wartime ship, scuttled off Ghizo as a dive site

F4U Corsair
Sunk off Ghizo, discovered 1991

A6M2 Zeke
Ditched or sunk off Gizo

Aichi E13A Jake
Sunk upside down off Ghizo

Toa Maru No. 2
Attacked on January 31, 1943 drifted and sank off northern Ghizo Island

Today
Gizo Harbor is a port of entry and important harbor for Western Province providing ferry services, local boats and regular visits by cargo ships and yachts visiting the area.

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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