4 Sep 1942

British Western Pacific Territories
  • Japanese barges attempting to bring artillery and heavy equipment to Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands were sunk off Santa Isabel Island by US aircraft based in Henderson Field on Guadalcanal. ww2dbase [Guadalcanal Campaign | Henderson Field | Santa Isabel | CPC]
3 Nov 1942

British Western Pacific Territories
  • USS Plunger attacked Tenryu off Santa Isabel Island, Solomon Islands; both torpedoes missed. ww2dbase [Plunger | Santa Isabel | CPC]

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