21 Jan 1942

Australian New Guinea
23 Jan 1942

Australian New Guinea
  • Tenryu covered transport ships as the transports disembarked troops of No. 2 Maizuru Special Naval Landing Force at Kavieng, New Ireland. ww2dbase [Tenryu | Kavieng, New Ireland | CPC]
18 Mar 1942

Australian New Guinea
26 Mar 1942

Australian New Guinea
2 Apr 1942

Australian New Guinea
5 Apr 1942

Australian New Guinea
21 Jun 1942

Australian New Guinea
  • Captured coast watcher Cornelius Page was transferred to Kavieng, New Ireland. ww2dbase [Kavieng, New Ireland | CPC]
7 Aug 1942

Australian New Guinea
  • Tenryu departed Kavieng, New Ireland with five other cruisers for Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands; the force was spotted by USS S-38, but the submarine could not gain a favorable attack position. ww2dbase [Tenryu | Kavieng, New Ireland | CPC]
4 Nov 1943

Australian New Guinea
  • Naka received 166 troops and anti-tank guns from transport Kiyosumi Maru and then disembarked them at Kavieng, New Ireland at 1700 hours. ww2dbase [Naka | Kavieng, New Ireland | CPC]
1 Jan 1944

Australian New Guinea
15 Feb 1944

Photo(s) dated 15 Feb 1944
US reconnaissance photo of the Japanese seaplane base at Kavieng Harbor, New Ireland, 15 Feb 1944; note Mitsubishi F1M2 Float Planes, US code named
20 Mar 1944

Australian New Guinea

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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