Map of the Battle of Tassafaronga
Solid black line indicates the track of Imperial Japanese Navy destroyers: Naganami, Takanami (sunk by gunfire off Tassafaronga), Kuroshio, Oyashio, Kagerō, Suzukaze, Kawakaze, and Makinami.
Solid black line indicates the track of U. S. Navy cruisers. At 22:22 both USS Minneapolis (CA-36) and USS New Orleans (CA-32) sustained torpedo hits and withdrew. At 23:39 USS Pensacola (CA-24) was also hit by a torpedo and withdrew and the track of USS Honolulu CL-48. Also indicated is Iron Bottom Sound between Florida Island, Savo Island and the north coast of Guadalcanal.
Credit: USN Date: November 30, 1942
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