Each sail has its own type of resin snorkel like the ones shown below. A veteran of the "Battle of Tassafaronga," her bow was nearly blown off by Japanese torpedoes but she managed to limp back to Tulagi, where American sailors finished severing her bow and built a temporary one from coconut logs. Finally reaching the Northwest coast of the island on the night of November, Tanaka drove the four remaining transports, Yamatsuki Maru , Kinugawa Maru , Hirokawa Maru and Yamaura Maru , onto the beach at Tassafaronga to facilitate a quick unloading before the expected daylight arrival of the now familiar Cactus Air Force. Fearful of more aerial attacks, the three US carriers supporting the amphibious landings withdrew, quickly followed by the remainder of the American naval forces. Aaron Ward 's stern is bent upward as a result of impacting the bottom when she sank. Built submarines shown below are for display purposes only, and are not for sale.
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Strong currents often sweep over the site, supporting a rich variety of marine fauna including gorgeous soft corals and lots of pelagic fish. This article was originally published in Issue 12 of Wreck Diving Magazine. Sunk by US carrier planes on May 4, , during the opening moves of the "Battle of the Coral Sea," the wreck is listing to port in feet of fantastically clear water. The Ward surely ranks as one of the best wreck dives anywhere--she is that impressive. Looking out from one of the Hirokawa Maru 's cargo holds, just off the beach. Neil has permanent moorings on most of the wrecks, and those on the Tulagi side are literally minutes from the dive shop--the Aaron Ward is only 11 minutes from dock to wreck! Neil and Yolande are currently making final plans to build a new resort and move the dive operation to nearby historic Gavutu Island--keep your eye on their website for the latest news!
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In August , during the American attack on Guadalcanal, which was supported by Australian warships, both Read and Mason were instructed to move inland and to maintain radio silence. The RAN suffered casualties of whom 84, all crewmen in Canberra , were killed or died of wounds. Built submarines shown below are for display purposes only, and are not for sale. Explosions rocked the destroyer as near misses tore holes in the side of her hull; a direct hit in the engine room cut power to the gun mounts and steering gear. The month was rounded out with Japanese aircraft sinking the high-speed transport Colhoun off Lunga Point with the loss of 51 men on August Atlanta and Aaron Ward were taken under tow, but the crew were unable to keep the cruiser afloat and Atlanta was scuttled; Aaron Ward made it to the anchorage at Tulagi--she would live to fight and die another day.
Description:October closed out with yet another carrier battle to the East, pitting four Japanese carriers against two American in the "Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands. Rear-Admiral Victor Crutchley, a Royal Navy officer who had been seconded to the RAN, was placed in charge of a screening force to protect the transports and supply ships against air, submarine and surface attack. Three days later planes from Enterprise teamed up with the Cactus Air Force to sink the destroyer Asagiri and damage two others north of Guadalcanal. While caught flat-footed, the Japanese rapidly launched an aerial counterattack with land-based planes from Rabaul that was largely blunted by planes from the three American carriers, although the transport George F Elliott was lost in the action off Tulagi. Accommodations at the attached Vanita Lodge are simple dormitory style with common toilet facilities. The US carrier Wasp and battleship North Carolina were torpedoed at mid-month by Japanese submarines; the Wasp was so badly damage that she was abandoned and scuttled. Much was done between the hours of to to attend the wounded and dying men.