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7 Aug 1942

British Western Pacific Territories
8 Aug 1942

Photo(s) dated 8 Aug 1942
Floating Japanese G4M1 bomber off Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 8 Aug 1942 as seen from the destroyer USS Ellet. The bomber was shot down during an aerial torpedo attack on the Allied shipping off Tulagi. Photo 1 of 2Floating Japanese G4M1 bomber off Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 8 Aug 1942 as seen from the destroyer USS Ellet. The bomber was shot down during an aerial torpedo attack on the Allied shipping off Tulagi. Photo 2 of 2
14 Nov 1942

Photo(s) dated 14 Nov 1942
Torpedo damage to the stern of USS Portland as she was undergoing temporary repairs at Tulagi, Solomon Islands. The blast took off Portland’s two inboard propellers, jammed the rudder, and froze the No. 3 turret
1 Dec 1942

Photo(s) dated 1 Dec 1942
Elco 80-foot torpedo boat PT-109 commanded by Ensign Bryant L Larson delivering 96 survivors from the sunken cruiser USS Northampton to Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. Note the cruiser USS New Orleans at left.Down by the bow, USS New Orleans arriving in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. The night before, New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow.
8 Dec 1942

British Western Pacific Territories
12 Dec 1942

British Western Pacific Territories
12 Jul 1943

Photo(s) dated 12 Jul 1943
Cruiser USS St Louis departing Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 12 Jul 1943. The bow of fleet oiler USS Lackawanna is visible on the right.

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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