Located at the entrance to Sandakan Harbor off Sandakan. Prewar, the island was a leper colony.
The Japanese used it as a prison camp in 1941 American writer Agnes Keith married to a agent for the British North Borneo Company who produced and sold rubber was captured with her husband by the Japanese and temporarly imprisoned on Berhala Rock and later transfered to the prison camp at Kuching.
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October 23, 2019