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  1. NIGHT BATTLE OF SAVO ISLAND 8 AUGUST 1942

  2. US HEAVY CRUISER

  3. US LIGHT CRUISER 6 INCH GUNS

  4. US NAVY ANTI AIRCRAFT CRUISERS

  5. US DESTROYER

  6. US 5 INCH NAVAL SHELLRANGE @10 MILES

  7. 8 INCH SHELLMAIN ARAMENT ON WW II CRUISERSRANGE @13 MILES

  8. CONTINUED 16 INCH BATTLESHIP SHELL RANGE @22 MILES

  9. US SHIP DEPLOYMENT PRIOR TO THE BATTLE

  10. ALLIED CRUISERS USS Astoria USS VINCENNES USS ASTORIA HMAS Camberra USS QUINCY

  11. JAPANESE CRUISERS IJN ATOBA IJN CHOKAI IJN KINUGASA IJN FURUTAKA

  12. SAVO ISLAND WITH GUADALCANAL TO THE LEFT http://www.historyanimated.com/SavoIslandPage.html

  13. DAMAGE TO USS CHICAGO

  14. Damaged HMAS Canberra

  15. The artist's rendering at the left depicts the bottom of “Iron Bottom Sound” as seen by the explorer Robert Ballard as he returned to the area in 1993. The illustration shows the approximate positions of the ships found. 1-Kirishima 2-Quincy 3-Ayanami 4-DeHaven 5-Yudachi 6-Laffey 7-Canberra 8-Northampton 9-Cushing 10-Barton 11-Monsse