#10 PT Action 0030.scn - HPS/JTS Guadalcanal
#10 PT Action 0030.scnBy John Tiller
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|First Side:||Imp. Japanese Navy|
|Second Side:||US Navy|
0030 11 January 1943. With the Japanese group forces on Guadalcanal starving and being beaten, the Japanese make attempt after attempt to supply and reinforce them. Small groups of destroyers were sent to Guadalcanal in the "Tokyo Express" at night in attempts to reach the Japanese forces with supplies. On January 11th, one such attempt was intercepted by PT boats guarding the approach to Guadalcanal and a fierce night action took place.