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    Iron Bottom Sound  Solomon Islands

Location
Body of water located to the north of Guadalcanal, and south of the Florida Island Group, and Savo Island. Most of warships sunk in the sound are too deep for recreational divers. There are a number of deep wrecks in the Guadalcanal and Florida Island area.

USS Aaron Ward (DD-483)
Sunk April 7, 1943 off Tulagi

R4D-1 Dakota Bureau Number 01648
Crashed November 12 or 13, 1942

USS Seminole (AT-65)
Sunk October 25, 1942

Makigumo
Damaged by mine on February 1, 1942, scuttled south-southwest of Savo

Takanami
Sunk December 1, 1942 during Battle of Tassafaronga

HMAS Canberra (D33)
Damaged during the night of August 9, 1942 during the Battle of Savo Island afterward scuttled

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Last Updated
August 27, 2014

 

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