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Timeline Event:

Feb 02, 1943

The Japanese destroyer Makigumo was damaged by one of the mines laid by light minelayers USS Tracy (DM 19), USS Montgomery (DM 17), and USS Preble (DM 20) off Cape Esperance the previous night. Makigumo was later scuttled by Japanese destroyer Yugumo.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

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Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-02-02

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