At last, on October 30, Miller reported aboard Essex, at Ulithi
. She had just come through the second Battle of the Philippine Sea, better known as the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
Cluster 11 (Oceania): Cook islands northern; Banks, Torres islands; Santa-Cruz islands; Southern Vanuatu; Mangareva; Tokelau; Niue; Rotuma; Truk district; Ifaluk, Lamotrek, Satawan; SE New Guinea Melanesians; Palau; Yap; New Caledonia; Maori, Moriori; Tahiti, Society islands; Hawaii; Samoa; Tuamotu; Cook islands southern; Gilbert, Nauru, Banaba; Tuvalu (Ellice); Marquesas; Tonga; Ulithi
, Ngulu; Ponape district; Rennel, Tikopia, Taku, etc.; Marshal Islands; Lengua, Sanapana; Queensland; Atsugevi; Southern Australia; Bushmen; Central Australia; Western Australia; Arnham Land; SE Australia.
In the former case, a large and intense waterspout swept across Falalop (one of the islets of the Ulithi
Although badly crippled, Bunker Hill managed to proceed under her own power at a top speed of 20 knots to Ulithi
Atoll in the Western Pacific's Caroline Islands, then to Pearl Harbor (during which time, survivors say, bodies were still being found within the ship), and onward to Bremerton, Washington, for repairs.
In the Philippines and Japan, where I was sent, I viewed in horror the terrible damage war creates - Ulithi
, Enewetak, Kure, Hiroshima.
The first "directed" reconnaissance of a typhoon by a Navy aircraft occurred when a VPB-21 PBM-3 located the typhoon 550 miles west-northwest of Ulithi
on the night of 16/17 December.
both absent) - this species has only been recorded to date from Palau, and from Ulithi
Atoll in the Yap Islands (Western Carolines).
Service Squadron 10 continued to be an advanced base of sorts, servicing the fleet between operations from Ulithi
Atoll, four hundred miles southwest of Guam, while Service Squadron 6 forward-deployed with the fleet.
Six of these aircraft embarked on two submarines, leaving on July 23, 1945, to carry out a raid on American naval units at Ulithi
, but the mission commander was informed by radio of Japan's surrender before he had an opportunity to launch the attack.
Their ship was directed to the island of Ulithi
, South Pacific, having being involved at most of the landings, ie Okinawa, Iwo Jima, and their visit was for R& R.
Bu Tinah Shoals currently sits in 26th place in the Islands category, which also features such sites as the Galapagos Islands, Bora Bora Island and current leader Ulithi
Atoll in the Caroline Islands off the western Pacific Ocean.
Similarly, some Pacific islanders, such as the Ulithi
, allowed couples to "announce" that they wished to be considered married simply by cohabiting.