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Thirty-six men were killed or wounded. Under fire from Kako, Vincennes quickly found a target for her 8in. guns and scored a hit on their second salvo, which damaged Kinugasa. Kako quickly began to score hits amidships which created a fire, again fed by the American cruiser’s floatplanes. As Vincennes’s captain attempted radically to maneuver, one torpedo from Chokai hit at about 0155hrs. Another torpedo, this one from Yubari, hit at 0203hrs. Chokai continued to pummel the crippled cruiser and as many as 74 shells struck the vessel.

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 ( The Japanese had lost their first night action of the war in convincing fashion.

Destroyers succeeded in delivering some 8,000 troops of the 38th Division between October 23 and November 11, but to move the division’s heavy equipment, a convoy would be required. To accomplish this, the Japanese organized a convoy of 11 fast transport ships, which were scheduled to arrive on the island on November 14. Preceding the arrival of the convoy, the Combined Fleet had ordered a repeat of the successful October battleship bombardment against Henderson Field. This was part of a massive operation in which the convoy was escorted by 12 destroyers and supported by the 8th Fleet with its four heavy cruisers, one light cruiser and six destroyers.

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