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    Rendova PT Boat Base (Bau Island) Western Province Solomon Islands
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USN 1944

Location
Rendova PT Boat Base (Bau Island) was located in a cove on Bau Island inside Rendova Harbor off Rendova Island in Western Province in the Solomon Islands.

Wartime History
During October 1943, developed into a U. S. Navy (USN) PT Boat base built by the 20th Naval Construction Battalion "Seabees" who improved docking facilities, built a camp area and warehouses. During March 1944, the 73rd Battalion Seabees added an engine warehouse, additional roads and fuel lines.

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February 4, 2018

 

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