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    Darwin Harbor Seaplane Base Northern Territory Australia

Darwin Harbor Seaplane Base is located in Darwin Harbor near Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia.

During the Pacific War, the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Marine Section built a Marine Section Workshop to support Catalina flying boat operations at Doctor's Gully on the shore of Darwin near the northwest end of the Esplanade to support the Doctor's Gully Flying Boat Base. During 1943, two oil tanks were installed.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, used as a seaplane anchorage and operating area.

RAAF units based at Doctor's Gully
20 Squadron
42 Squadron
43 Squadron

Oz@War "Doctor's Gully Darwin Flying Boat Base"

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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