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    Tanapag Harbor Saipan | Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands USA
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Tanapag Harbor borders the west coast of Saipan Island in the Southern Islands Municipality of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) in the United States of America (USA). Offshore is Managaha Island.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, Tanapag Harbor was used by the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) as an anchorage for ships and as a seaplane base. After the American liberation, used by an anchorage and seaplane base.

Tanapag Harbor Seaplane Base
Used by the Japanese and Americans after liberation

Daihatsu Landing Craft
Sunk during the war

Shohan Maru (Chinsen Maru)
Sunk during the 1950s

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October 23, 2019


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