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    Tuha Channel (Tuha Bay) Western Province Solomon Islands
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USN October 11, 1943

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Justin Taylan 2003

Location
Tuha Channel (Tuha Bay) borders Shortland Island and Korovou (Korouvo) to the north, northwest and west. Poporang Island is located to the east and south. Magusaiai is to the west-southwest. To the northeast is Shortland Harbor and Faisi Island. Inside Tuha Channel is Kerunepua Island. Inside Tuha Channel is Kerunepua Island.

Wartime History
Tuha Channel was used by the Japanese an anchorage and seaplane operating area for Shortland Harbor Seaplane Base (Tuha Channel). During 1942–1943 seaplanes and flying boats were moored at this location.

Allied missions against Shortland Harbor (Tuha Channel)
October 16, 1942 - December 1943 - May 15, 1944

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January 11, 2018

 

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April 11, 1943

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