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Nautical College in Makassar

Town: Makassar
District: South and southeast Celebes
Region: Celebes
Location: Makassar is situated on the southwest coast of Celebes (Sulawesi). The building of the Nautical College was on Strandweg, on the coast.
From March 1942 to [15] April 1942 this location served as a prisoner of war camp >>
Other name: Zeevaartschool, Kweekschool voor Inlandse Schepelingen (KIS)
Internees: prisoners of war
Information: The buildings of the former Nautical College were used in March and April 1942 as a temporary internment camp for captured KNIL soldiers. These were later transferred to the infantry encampment, also on Strandweg.
Literature: Stolk, T. en P. Seth Paul, Hoe het ons verging... op Zuidwest Celebes en omliggende eilanden (Emmen [1994])