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Manus and Drydock

I found these sets of pictures from the USS Boston Cruise book: Manus is an island in the Admiralty Island chain, just north of New Guinea.  There is an exceptional port called Seeadler Habor at it’s northeast corner.  It was … Continue reading

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Drydock at Manus Island

Manus Island is a part of the Admiralty Islands off the coats of New Guinea.  In 1942, the Japanese established a military base on Manus island.  This base became a problem for the US, since it strategically interfered with shipping … Continue reading

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November Aboard the USS Boston

ABOARD THE BOSTON –  NOVEMBER 1943 After returning to the city of Boston from a month-long Caribbean shakedown cruise, the Boston crewmembers continued final preparations before leaving for the Pacific through the first half of the month. On Nov 14, … Continue reading

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