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1945 via Peter Flahavin
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Justin Taylan 2003

Wartime History
Late in the Pacific War, this floating crane was used off Guadalcanal.

Postwar
During a storm in 1957, this crane came loose from its moorings off Kukum and drifted to the west before running aground and sinking between Kokumbona and Poha.

References
Thanks to Peter Flahavin for additional information.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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