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    Battle of Kula Gulf Western Province Solomon Islands
USN July 6, 1943
The Battle of Kula Gulf occured in Kula Gulf between Kolombangara Island and New Georgia Island.

Wartime History
On July 6, 1943 a U. S. Navy (USN) force of three cruisers and four destroyers intercepted an Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) force of ten destroyers in three groups.

USS Helena (CL-50)
Sunk July 6, 1943 by three torpedoes into Kula Gulf

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Last Updated
November 28, 2020


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