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Pacific Typhoon, 18 December 1944: Aircraft Losses Suffered by Third Fleet, 17-18 December 1944, Compiled From Official Sources

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Typhoons and Hurricanes: The Effects of Cyclonic Winds on U.S. Naval Operations
Pacific Typhoon, 18 December 1944


 Ship Lost Damaged Beyond Repair  Total
 Task Group 30.7  - - -
 Task Group 30.8      
 Kwajalein   3 -    3
 Cape Esperance 31 12  43
Nehenta Bay   4  4   8
Altamaha 32  8  40
       
 Task Group 38.1  
 Cowpens   7 -   7
Monterey 18 -  18
 Boston   1 -    1
Massachusetts   2 -    2
Alabama   2 -    2
Baltimore    1 -    1
       
Task Group 38.2      
 Miami  2 -    2
Vincennes  1 -    1
Pasadena  2 -    2
Astoria  2 -    2
Iowa  1 -    1
Wisconsin  3 -    3
       
Task Group 38.3      
 Santa Fe  1 -    1
Biloxi  1 -    1
San Jacinto  8 -    8
       
 Total     146

A true copy. Attest:

/s/
Herbert K. Gates
Captain, U.S. Navy
Judge Advocate


Source: Exhibit 15, Court of Inquiry to the loss of USS Hull, USS Spence, and USS Monaghan and damage to other Third Fleet ships, Modern Military Branch, National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD.


10 April 2001