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USS Chester {CA-27} torpedoed by ?

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USS Chester {CA-27} torpedoed by ?

Postby PF on 03 Oct 2007 02:22

USS Chester {CA-27} torpedoed 20 OCtober 1942 in Solomon Islands.
Torpedoed by Japanese or American Submarine?
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Postby Peter H on 03 Oct 2007 04:03

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Postby Takao on 03 Oct 2007 04:05

The USS Chester was torpedoed by I-176 of the Imperial Japanese Navy. I-176's commander at the time was Commander TanabeYahachi. While commanding the I-168 during the Battle of Midway, he sank the US aircraft carrier USS Yorktown and the destroyer USS Hammann.
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Postby PF on 03 Oct 2007 12:32

Thanks for info :D
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