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Guadalcanal

                            


Allied Naval Forces

Order of Battle for the Invasion of Guadalcanal
7 August 1942


Task Force 61: (Covering Force)

Aircraft Carriers:

CV-3 USS Saratoga, CV-6 USS Enterprise, CV-7 USS Wasp

Battleship:

BB-55 USS North Carolina

Heavy Cruisers:

CA-27 USS Salt Lake City, CA-32 USS New Orleans, CA-33 USS Portland, CA-36 USS Minneapolis, CA-38 USS San Francisco

Light Cruiser:

CL-51 USS Atlanta

Destroyers:

DD-348 USS Farragut, DD-351 USS MacDonough, DD-352 USS Worden, DD-353 USS Dale, DD-360 USS Phelps, DD-363 USS Balch, DD-397 USS Benham, DD-399 USS Lang, DD-401 USS Maury, DD-406 USS Stack, DD-407 USS Sterret, DD-433 USS Gwin, DD-435 USS Grayson, DD-459 USS Laffey, DD-483 USS Aaron Ward, DD-491 USS Farenholt

Fleet Oilers:

AO-1 USS Kanawha, AO-22 USS Cimarron, AO-24 USS Platte, AO-25 USS Sabine, AO-27 USS Kaskakia


Task Force 62: (Amphibious Force)

Heavy Cruisers:

CA-29 USS Chicago, CA-34 USS Astoria, CA-39 USS Quincy, CA-44 USS Vincennes, HMAS Australia, HMAS Canberra

Light Cruisers:

CL-54 USS San Juan, (AAA) HMAS Hobart

Destroyers:

DD-349 USS Dewey, DD-350 USS Hull, DD-357 USS Selfridge, DD-386 USS Bagley, DD-387 USS Blue, DD-389 USS Mugford, DD-390 USS Ralph Talbot, DD-391 USS Henley, DD-392 USS Patterson, DD-393 USS Jarvis, DD-398 USS Ellet DD-408 USS Wilson, DD-436 USS Monssen, DD-484 USS Buchanan

High Speed Minesweepers:

DMS-10 USS Southard, DMS-11 USS Hovey, DMS-13 USS Hopkins, DMS-14 USS Zane, DMS-16 USS Trevor

Attack Transports:

APA-3 USS Zelin, APA-4 USS McCawley, APA-5 USS Barnett, APA-7 USS Fuller, APA-9 USS Nevelle, APA-14 USS Hunter Liggett, APA-7 USS American Legion, APA-18 USS President Jackson, APA-20 USS President Adams, APA-21 USS Cresent City

Transport:

AP-13 USS George F. Elliot

Attack Cargo Transports:

AKA-3 USS Bellatrix, AKA-5 USS Formalhaut, AKA-9 USS Alhena, AKA-11 USS Betelguese, AKA-12 USS Libra

High Speed Transports:

APD-2 USS Calhoun, APD-3 USS Gregory, APD-4 USS Little, APD-5 USS McKean

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