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    Ebeye Seaplane Base Kwajalein Marshall Islands

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USN 1945

Location
Located at Ebeye Island at Kwajalein Atoll. Also known as Ebeye Island Seaplane Base.

Construction
During 1940, Chitose, Kamoi and Kinugasa Maru carrying construction crews and technicians to build seaplane bases and facilities at Eyebe Seaplane Base. The ships made several trips to and from Japan to replenish construction supplies.

Wartime History
Used by the Japanese until early 1944.

American Usage
After American occupation of the area in early 1944, the seaplane base was used by US Navy for the rest of the war.

Today
The former seaplane base has several wrecks in the water nearby.

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Last Updated
December 30, 2013

 

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