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Kaneohe


Aerial photograph of Kaneohe following the Pearl Harbor attack

Naval Historical Center #NH 97427

Kaneohe (157.789W 21.404N) is a town and small port on the northeast coast of Oahu. Nearby Kaneohe Peninsula was the location of a naval air station (157.767W 21.448N) that based Patrol Wing 1 with 36 PBY Catalinas on 7 December 1941. The air station was heavily damaged during the Pearl Harbor attack, leaving only three Catalinas that were on partrol at the time serviceable and another six Catalinas repairable.

References

Morison (1948)

Naval Historical Center (accesses 2008-12-19)


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