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Dive Site catalina Flying boat

MAX DEPTH 12 Metres                SUNK     1945         

LENGTH      metres                                              TONNAGE 3.4  TONS GROSS

POSITION     Latitude 12o 29 8 S                      Longitude 130o 54 5 E

 

GENERAL INFO

 

 One of several PBY Catalina flying boats wrecked in the harbour.

Catalina  A24-205 crashed during take off and lies resting with one wing crumpled and the other still supported above the sand. The tail has been ripped off. The cockpit is worth a look as controls and the steering wheels are still  visible also the forward gun turret.

 

 

 

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