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    Lumbaria Island (Lubaria) Western Province Solomon Islands
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USN August 1, 1943
Lumbaria Island is located in Rendova Harbor off Rendova Island and Bou Island. Also spelled Lubaria Island. Today located in Western Province in the Solomon Islands.

PT Boat Base Rendova / Lumbaria Island (Todd City)
PT-Boat Squadron 9 set up base at Lumbaria Island. Named "Todd City" in honor of Ensign Leon E. Todd, Jr., USNR, O-161871 the first PT-Boat crewman from this base killed in action on July 2, 1943 who was buried at sea from New Jersey. This was the primary PT Boat base in the central Solomons in the middle of 1943.

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October 23, 2019


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