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    Puerto Princesa Seaplane Base Palawan Province Philippines
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FEAF c1945

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USN Feb 28, 1945

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Laessig 1945
Puerto Princesa Seaplane Base is located in Puerto Princesa Bay bordering at Puerto Princesa on Palawan Island in Palawan Province in the Philippines. Inland to the west is Puerto Princesa Airfield.

Wartime History
Used by the Japanese as a seaplane base and anchorage.

Japanese units based at Puerto Princesa Seaplane Base
936 Kokutai (E13A Jake)

American missions against Puerto Princesa
October 28, 1944 - February 27, 1945

On February 28, 1945 a Regimental Combat Team (RCT) from the 41st Division made an amphibious landing at Puerto Princesa and met no opposition on the beach. At the seaplane base, the wreckage of at least three E13 Jakes were captured.

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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