A Dictionary of American History

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Author: Thomas L. Purvis  | Date: 1995

Guadalcanal, Naval Battle of

Guadalcanal, Naval Battle of On 12–15 November 1942, while escorting 13,000 Japanese reinforcements to Guadalcanal, Vice Admiral Hiroake Abe’s task force (2 battleships, 1 cruiser, 6 destroyers) engaged Rear Admiral Daniel Callaghan’s 7 destroyers and 5 cuisers. Abe withdrew without landing the reinforcements. Japanese losses: 1 battleship, 2 cruisers. US losses: 2 cruisers, 4 destroyers.

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Chicago: Thomas L. Purvis, "Guadalcanal, Naval Battle of," A Dictionary of American History in A Dictionary of American History (Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell Reference, 1995), Original Sources, accessed April 14, 2024, http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=YTKAAM5KMK53F7Y.

MLA: Purvis, Thomas L. "Guadalcanal, Naval Battle of." A Dictionary of American History, in A Dictionary of American History, Cambridge, Mass., Blackwell Reference, 1995, Original Sources. 14 Apr. 2024. http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=YTKAAM5KMK53F7Y.

Harvard: Purvis, TL, 'Guadalcanal, Naval Battle of' in A Dictionary of American History. cited in 1995, A Dictionary of American History, Blackwell Reference, Cambridge, Mass.. Original Sources, retrieved 14 April 2024, from http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=YTKAAM5KMK53F7Y.