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  MV Elevala



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Ship History
Ship name was possibly spelled "Elevada". Served in New Guinea prewar.

Wartime History
During late March 1942, this ship was expected at Buna.

During early May 1942, this ship was ordered to Buna to pick up the crew of B-26 Marauder 40-1418. But, it is unclear if this ship was dispatched there or not. Instead, The Olvira picked up this crew instead.

References
Frederick C. Eaton Diary entries for March 25, 1942 via The Swamp Ghost DVD
Thanks to Edward Rogers for additional information

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Last Updated
January 10, 2018

 

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