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    Battle of Kula Gulf
USN July 6, 1943

The Battle of Kula Gulf occured in Kula Gulf between Kolombangara Island and New Georgia Island.

Wartime History
On July 6, 1943 a U. S. Navy (USN) force of three cruisers and four destroyers intercepted an Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) force of ten destroyers in three groups.

USS Helena (CL-50)
Sunk July 6, 1943 by three torpedoes into Kula Gulf

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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