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Bagleyy Class Destroyer
341' 8" x 35' 6" x 12' 10"
4 x 5" guns
4 x 50 cal MG
12 x 21" torpedo tubes
2 x depth charge racks
USN December 1937
USN May 8, 1942
In mid-July, when she joined the task force that was preparing for the invasion of Guadalcanal and Tulagi on August 7, 1942. The next day, she was hit by an aerial torpedo in the bow area. A torpedo opened a hole 50ft long in her boiler room. After emergency repairs at Lunga Point, the ship set sail for Brisbane under her own power but only 8 knots speed.
While passing north-eastern Guadalcanal two day later she was engaged briefly by Japanese ships during the Battle of Savo Island.
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