simple hit counter

Rabaul

French Corvette 1801


- double click for larger picture -  

Home

Port Moresby

Samarai

Papua

Highlands


Marquis De Rays advertisement for his 1832 settlement in New Ireland

1870 Matupi Island

 German New Guinea Crest

German New Guinea flag

1900 local transport

1900 Kokopo

1900 local police

1905 shell money

1905 bung

1905 Nakanai

1905 beach scene

1905 Nakanai men

1905 warriors


1906 Rabaul town


1913 local troops

1914 Australian invasion fleet

1914 Australian troops

1914 handover

1915 New Britain administrator

1930 Hotel 'Deutscher' Kokopo


1930 Burns Philp store

1930 Palms restaurant

1933 admin boat Franklin

1933 bung

1933 cricket club

1933 transport


1933 harbour scene


1933 Malaguna Ave

1933 Olivebank

1933 Rabaul Club

1937 hour before eruption



1937 Chinese evacuees Kokopo

1937 Lands department

1937 Kokopo jetty


1939 Namanula Hospital


1942 Japanese Malaguna Road


1942 Australian troops Warangoi


1942 Japanese soldier


1942 Japanese Haguro cruiser

1943 US suppy vessel

1943 US troops Cape Gloucester

1943 revetments Vunakanau

1943 wounded pilot

1943 zeros Vunakanau

1944 pby gunner

1944 Rabaul harbour


1944 Mal Mal discharge

1944 US troops Cape Gloucester


1945 post war


1946 ammunition vessel


1950 Harbour scene



1950 Japanese supply sub

1959 Colyer Watson

1959 memorial

1959 swimming pool

1959 Rugby League game

1960 Beehives


1960 hair cut


1960 local haus

1960 grass cutters


1960 Rabaul bung

1960 canoe seller

1961 Rabaul riots

1963 berthing wreck wharf




1962 rugby game


1963 war junk

1963 Mainiro copra boat


1965 2 wharves

1965 ANZ bank


1965 cargo vessel pool

1959 film night


    1965 Anzac parade

1965 Cosmo Hotel

1965 chinese dragon

1965 golf course

1965 opening government office

1965 Japanese fishing boat

1965 Kerevat golf club

1965 Kokopo rugby game

1965 Lions project

1965 Mango Avenue


1965 customs officers

1965 New Guinea Club banner

1965 Rabaul pool


1965 sing sing

1965 Te Vega crew

1971 tsunami

1994 post eruption

1994 volcanic ash

1994 volcanic scene








1827 fishermen

 1830  canoe opposite Matupi       

1880 German police

1880 village

1880 local hunters

1895 German marks

1880 missionaries

1913 shell money

1905 canoe

1905 Rabaul avenue


1905 tolai duk duks

1905 sing sing

1913 duk duks

1913 Namanula hospital


1914 German troops

1914 Australian Navy

1914 handover


1918 Australian gun

1930 Kokopo road

1930 government house


1930 Rabaul Club

1933 administrator parade


1933 Chinatown

1933 Customs house

1933 line

1933 Kuo Min Tang Chinese club


1933 Mango Ave

1933 QE park

1933 WR Carpenters

1937 Vulcan eruption


1937 Rabaul Hotel


1937 garden boi

1937 Police bugle band

1937 volcanic pumice


1939 Namanula Hospital


1942 Japanese attack


1942 Japanese general

1942 Japanese zero aircraft


1942 Montevideo Maru


1943 General Yamamoto

1943 US soldier


1943 Australian troops


1944 Betty bombers

1944 bombing run

1943 zero vunakanau


1946 recovering ammunition


1946 wreath laying


1950 cemetery

1945
1950 Cosmo hotel






1959 airport sign

    1959 Kokopo club



1959 Police station

1959 rugby game


1959 port scene

1960 Rabaul races

1960 Beth & Sue

1960 funeral


1960 Malaguna road

1960 Mother

1960 Rabaul bung


1960 Rabaul races


1961 riots


1963 DC3 side saddle


    1963 wharf area

1965 Rabaul airport

1965 boarding party


1965 Cenotaph

1965 Cosmo Hotel

1965 Chinese dragon

1965 Duke of Yorks

1965 airport

1965 airport

1965 golf club function


1965 inter-territory game

1965 japanese tank

1965 Kerevat show

1965 Lions project Matupit

1965 local band

1965 New Guinea company

1965 new govt. office

1965 PNGVR 


1965 Rabaul road

1965 Taiwanese vessel 7 bunks - 14 crew

1966 Duke of Yorks


1971 tsunami

1994 vulcanologists

1994 tavurvur smoking

1994 post eruption

1994 floating ash

1994 observatory















                         


 













  

 


1900 De Ray's expedition


1880 village scene

1880 local canoe

1880 local parade

1899 German houses


1912 German map

1902 Rabaul wharf

1905 New Ireland canoe




1905 coconut plantation


1905 Rabaul harbour



1905 tolai fisherman

1905 village scene

1913 German Naval squadron


1914 Australian submarine AE1

1914 German reservists


1914 Australian casualties


1914 Rabaul wharf

1918 German gun

1923 plantation house


1930 Malaguna road

1930 Regent theatre

1933 Bank NSW

1933 Casuarina Ave

1933 family scene

1933 harbour scene
1933 main whar repairs


1933 New Guinea Club

1933 QE park


1936 Rabaul Club

1937 week 3 after eruption


1937 volcanic ash


1937 digging pumice from village




1937 post eruption


1937 Guinea airways




1939 Main Avenue

1942 Japanese officers


1942 Japanese aircraft





1942 attacking Vunakanau airstrip


1942 US troops landing






1942 Zuikaku aircraft


 
1943 Japanese shipping




1943 US troops Gloucester

1943 USAF bombers



1944 Japanese map


1944 US troops Cape Gloucester




1950 Chinatown




1950 Japanese gun

1950 left over ammunition


1958 furniture

1959 Army football club

1959 Matupit locals


1959 town scene

1959 Rabaul surf



1959 rugby league

1960 harbour scene

1960 ex soldiers - Wangaramut

1960 cargo cult - Bainings


1960 customs officer


1960 Bainings visit

1960 Buka lads


1960 aircraft arrival



1960 Mango avenue


1960 Matupit volcano

1960 New Guinea club


1960 inside New Guinea club



1960 bookmakers

1961 bomb sign

1961 Rabaul bung

1963 tunnel hill


1964 US helicopter


1965 Andy Patterson Customs

1965 canoe selling

1965 Chinese dragon

1965 PIR soldiers



1965 Customs office



1965 airport




1965 Duke Yorks BBQ


1965 golf club function



1965 Jack Goad customs


1965 zero aircraft Kavieng

1965 kids playing

1965 Lions project


1965 Mango Avenue

1965 Mother


1965 New Guinea Club

1965 Rabaul Park



1965 Ships boarding party


1965 US survey vessel


1970 Rabaul finals



1990 harbour scene