Blanche Bay

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Blanche Bay is a bay near Rabaul, New Britain, Papua New Guinea. The bay is named after HMS Blanche, which surveyed the bay under the command of Captain Cortland Simpson in 1872.[1]


  1. ^ Rottman, p.172.


  • Rottman, Gordon L. (2001), World War II Pacific Island Guide: A Geo-Military Study, Greenwood Press; Santa Barbara, CA. ISBN 0-313-31395-4

Coordinates: 4°16′S 152°13′E / 4.267°S 152.217°E / -4.267; 152.217