US NAVAL MINE DEPOT
AT CAIRNS

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A detachment of Company "B" of the 55th Battalion Seabees from Camp Seabee located at Eagle Farm were sent to Cairns to build a Mine Depot.

The following were some of the personnel involved in the construction of this mine depot at Cairns:-

H. Honnold, P. Herrel, G. Horning, H. Hughes, P. Hunt, T. House, K. Johnson, R. P. Johnson

 

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REFERENCE DOCUMENTS
"The 55 Seabees 1942 - 1945"
Published by the officers and men of United States Naval Construction Battalion 55

Articles by Peter Collins in Brisbane "Sunday Mail" of 6 June 1999 and 8 August 1999

 

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