USS Wasp



DescriptionOn 15 September 1942, while in convoy to Guadalcanal, the US aircraft carrier was torpedoed and sunk by the Japanese submarine I-15. Of her crew 193 men were killed and 366 wounded.
Year1942
Nationaliy of ShipUnited States
Lives Lost193
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Wasp_(CV-7)