Thursday, 15 February 2018

US Navy planning to use the atoll French Frigate Shoals according to the Dutch newspaper Marineblad dated 1936 no. 2

An item referred to the Proceedings dated January 1936 reporting that the atoll French Frigate Shoals with a diameter of 2 miles was a excellent landing location for seaplanes.(1)

1. Atoll in the North western Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean. The US Navy built aft the Battle of Midway (June 1942) a naval air station on Tern Island.