USS Gwin



DescriptionOn 13 July 1943, in the Battle of Kolombangara, the US destroyer was torpedoed and sunk. Of 276 crew, 61 were killed.
Year1943
Nationaliy of ShipUnited States
Lives Lost61
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Gwin_(DD-433)