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Kawanishi H8K1

Shown here is wrecked H8K1 Navy Type 2 Flying Boat Model 11 being inspected by a group of Marines from the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines. just off shore of Tulagi Harbor, Gavutu Island. The 'Emily' had flown to Gavutu to deliver urgently needed avition fuel the H6K 'Mavis' flying-boats stationed there.

Kawanishi H8K1
Administrator, Mar 25, 2006