Tag: Papua New Guinea

In Memoriam: Dickie Doyle

If you’ve ever dived off a liveaboard  in Papua New Guinea, chances are Dickie Doyle came aboard to greet you and your fellow passengers, and invited you ashore to visit his plantation.  I met Dickie that way, had a couple…

Last Mission of The Black Jack

Just after midnight on July 11, 1943 a U. S. Air Force bomber rumbled on to the flight line for takeoff from the Allied controlled field at Port Moresby, New Guinea. Capt. Ralph Deloach carefully eyed his instrument panel as…