USS Helena



DescriptionOn 6 July 1943, in the Battle of Kula Gulf, the US cruiser was hit by three torpedoes, split in two and sank. Of Helena's nearly 900 crew 168 were killed.
Year1943
Nationaliy of ShipUnited States
Lives Lost168
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Helena_(CL-50)