8 Sep 1942

British Western Pacific Territories
  • Sendai, Yugure, and seven other destroyers sortied from Shortland Islands, Solomon Islands against US landings at Taivu, Guadalcanal. The force sank patrol craft USS YP-346 at 2240 hours off Tulagi. ww2dbase [Guadalcanal Campaign | Sendai | Yugure | Shortland Islands | CPC]
3 Dec 1942

British Western Pacific Territories
  • Ariake and Yugure arrived at Shortland Islands, Solomon Islands at 0530 hours. At 1100 hours, Yugure, Naganami, and Makinami departed Shortland Islands to serve as escort for a group of seven destroyers carrying supply drums for Tassafaronga Point, Guadalcanal. ww2dbase [Guadalcanal Campaign | Yugure | Shortland Islands | CPC]
4 Dec 1942

British Western Pacific Territories
  • Yugure, Naganami, and Makinami arrived at Shortland Islands, Solomon Islands. ww2dbase [Yugure | Shortland Islands | CPC]
9 Dec 1942

British Western Pacific Territories
  • Amagiri and Yugure departed Shortland Islands, Solomon Islands at 1230 hours on a transport run to Guadalcanal. They arrived at Guadalcanal at 2011 hours, unloaded, and departed at 2315 hours. ww2dbase [Guadalcanal Campaign | Amagiri | Yugure | Shortland Islands | CPC]
10 Dec 1942

British Western Pacific Territories
12 Dec 1942

British Western Pacific Territories
13 Dec 1942

British Western Pacific Territories
15 Dec 1942

British Western Pacific Territories
16 Dec 1942

British Western Pacific Territories
18 Dec 1942

British Western Pacific Territories
  • Yugure began escorting convoys between Shortland Islands, Solomon Islands and Rabaul, New Britain, Solomon Islands. ww2dbase [Yugure | Shortland Islands | CPC]
9 Jul 1943

British Western Pacific Territories
10 Jul 1943

British Western Pacific Territories
4 Aug 1943

British Western Pacific Territories
  • US Marine Corps squadron VMF-214, flying Corsair fighters, provided top cover for another squadron's strafing mission against the Japanese anchorage at Faisi, Shortland Islands, Solomon Islands. VMF-214 pilots claimed 3 Japanese aircraft shot down plus 2 probables. ww2dbase [Faisi, Shortland Islands | CPC]
6 Aug 1943

British Western Pacific Territories
  • Two divisions of US Marine Corps squadron VMF-214 and two divisions of US Marine Corps squadron VMF-221 escorted a P-38 reconnaissance aircraft over the Shortland Islands. The 16 Corsair fighters shot down five Japanese aircraft, losing one (Bill Blakeslee). ww2dbase [Shortland Islands | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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