Deboyne Islands

Deboyne Islands

The Deboyne Islands are a group of reefs and islands off the north of Louisiade Archipelago, Papua New Guinea. They are located 13 km from Misima and 5 km from the Torlesse Islands. Islands in the Deboyne Islands include Panaeati, Panapompom, Brooker and Ware.

During World War II, the islands where used as a seaplane outpost by the Imperial Japanese Navy, from 5 May 1942[1].

See also


  1. ^ HIJMS TATSUTA: Tabular Record of Movement

Coordinates: 10°43′S 152°22′E / 10.717°S 152.367°E / -10.717; 152.367

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