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    Chapuru (Tsapuru, Sapuru) Guadalcanal Province Solomon Islands
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USN c1943

Location
Lat 9° 15' 0S Long 159° 43' 0E Chapuru village is located near Cape Esperence on the north coast of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. Also known as Tsapuru or Sapuru.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese until early February 1943.

PT-43
Damaged on January 2, 1943 scuttled by HMNZ corvette

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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