USS Vincennes (CA-44) – Solomon Islands

Description

USS Vincennes (CA-44), was built with federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The vessel served during World War II and sunk at the Battle of Savo, 1942.  It was re-discovered by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.

Source notes

Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Vincennes_(CA-44)

Garry Kozak, “Mapping the Fleet of Iron Bottom Sound,” Ocean News & Technology, May 2015
http://www.oceannews.com/feature-story/2015/06/01/may-feature-story

Federal Works Agency, Millions for Defense, Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1940.

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on November 17, 2016.

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Location Info


Savo Island, Solomon Islands

Coordinates: -9.121389, 159.88

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