USS Astoria



DescriptionWas a heavy cruiser that was sunk in August 1942 at the Battle of Savo Island with 219 men being reported missing or killed.
Year1942
Nationaliy of ShipUnited States
Lives Lost219
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Astoria_(CA-34)