Diary November 14, 1942

damaged battleship 'USS South Dakota'

After the battles of Guadalcanal the damaged battleship ‘USS South Dakota’ and two destroyers lay next to the repair ship ‘Prometheus’ at Noumea.

WW2 War Diary for Saturday, November 14, 1942:

Sea War

Pacific: 7 of 11 Japanese transports, carrying reinforcements to Guadalcanal, sunk by US planes from carrier Enterprise and Henderson Field.
SECOND BATTLE OF GUADALCANAL: Battleship-vs-battleship action; Washington sinks Kirishima; South Dakota damaged.

Sea War

Mediterranean: British occupy Bone harbour in Algeria; first tanker arrives on November 17.

Call of War
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