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PacificWrecks.com Iron Bottom Sound Florida Island Olevuga Island Lengo Channel Sealark Channel Ngello Channel Henderson Field USS John Penn (APA-23) USS Seminole AT-65 I-1 USS Serpens AK-97 USS Colhoun (APD-2) Hiei Teruzuki Cape Esperence Guadalcanal Fighter 1 Tulagi
Map of Iron Bottom Sound in the Solomon Islands
The map includes Guadalcanal with Henderson Field, Lunga Point, Koli Point, Cape Esperence, Lengo Channel, Sealark Channel, Ngello Channel, Tulagi Island, Savo Island and Florida Island (Nggela Sule, Big Gela) and Nggela Pile (Small Gela).

Allied vessels sunk chronologically:
USS George F. Elliott (AP-13) sunk August 8, 1942 by G4M1 Betty piloted by Sasaki
USS Quincy (CA-39) sunk August 9, 1942 during the Battle of Savo Island
USS Vincennes (CA-44) sunk August 9, 1942 during the Battle of Savo Island
USS Astoria (CA-34) sunk August 9, 1942 during the Battle of Savo Island
HMAS Canberra (D33) damaged August 9, 1942 Battle of Savo Island and scuttled
USS John Penn (APA-23) sunk August 13, 1942 by aerial torpedo from B5N Kate
USS Blue (DD-387) sunk August 22, 1942 **
USS Colhoun (APD-2) sunk August 30, 1942 by Japanese dive bombers
USS Seminole (AT-65) sunk October 25, 1942 by gunfire from Japanese destroyers
YP-284 sunk October 25, 1942 by gunfire from Japanese destroyers
USS Laffey (DD-459) sunk November 13, 1942 during Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
USS Cushing (DD-376) sunk November 13, 1942 during Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
USS Monssen (DD-436) sunk November 13, 1942 during Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
USS Barton (DD-599) sunk November 13, 1942 during Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
USS Atlanta (CL-51) scuttled November 13, 1942 following Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
USS Northampton (CA-26) sunk November 30, 1942 Battle of Tassafaronga
USS Minneapolis (CA-36) damaged November 30, 1942 Battle of Tassafaronga bow removed and sunk
PT-44 sunk December 12, 1942 by gunfire from destroyers Kawakaze and Suzukaze
PT-112 sunk January 11, 1942 by gunfire from destroyers
PT-37 sunk February 1, 1943 by gunfire from destroyer Kawakaze
PT-111 sunk February 1, 1943 by gunfire from destroyer Kawakaze
PT-123 sunk February 1, 1943 by fire from a bomb dropped by F1M2 Pete
USS De Haven (DD-469) sunk February 1, 1943 by Japanese dive bombers during Operation KE
HMNZS Moa (T233) sunk April 7, 1943 by Japanese dive bombers during Operation I-Go
USS Aaron Ward (DD-483) sunk April 7, 1943 by Japanese dive bombers during Operation I-Go
USS LST-342 sunk July 18, 1943 bow towed to Purvis Bay and abandoned
USS Serpens (AK-97) sunk January 29, 1945 due to accidental explosion

Japanese vessels sunk chronologically:
Kikuzuki (Kikitsku) damaged May 4, 1942 sunk May 5, 1942 salvaged 1943
Fubuki sunk October 11, 1942 during the Battle of Cape Esperance
Hiei sunk November 14, 1942 during the Second Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
Ayanami sunk November 15, 1942 during the Second Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
Kirishima sunk November 15, 1942 during the Second Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
Teruzuki sunk December 12, 1942 by PT-37 and PT-40
I-3 sunk December 8, 1942 by torpedo fired by PT-59
I-1  sunk January 29, 1943 by depth charges, gunfire and ramming by HMNZS Kiwi and HMNZS Moa
Makigumo sunk February 1, 1943 sunk by sea mine during Operation KE
Credit: Map by Wolfgang via Wikipedia Date: December 31, 2004
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