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USS Astoria (CA-34) was a New Orleans Class Heavy Cruiser in the US Navy


Took Part in the First Invasion of the Marshall Islands (2/15/1942)

Escorted USS Lexington

Ordered to Wake Island (3/2/1942)

Failed to prevent Torpedo attack on the Lexington (3/3/1942)

Attacked by Japanese Planes at Wake Island (3/19/1942)

Defended Wake from Raid by IJN Hiei, IJN Haruna, and IJN Yubari (3/20/1942)

Took 2 Shell hits causing Heavy Fires
Sank the Yubari

Ordered Back to Pearl Harbor (3/21/1942)

Under refit at Pearl Harbor (4/1/1942)

11 days of repairs at Pearl Harbor (5/8/1942)

Ordered to Support invasion of Tarawa with USS Arizona, USS California, USS Oklahoma, USS Colorado USS Vincennes, USS Quincy, USS Minneapolis, USS Honolulu, USS Nashville, USS Phoenix, USS Helena, and USS San Juan. (9/2/1942)

Supported Invasion of Tarawa (9/16/1942)

Took 1 Torpedo Hit (9/19/1942)

Supported invasion of Ocean Island with USS Vincennes, USS Quincy, USS Minneapolis, USS Nashville, USS Honolulu, USS Phoenix, USS Helena, and USS San Juan. (9/26/1942)

Under Repair and Refit at Pearl Harbor (10/15/1942)

Repairs Completed at Pearl Harbor (11/5/1942)

Took part in The Battle of Niihau (11/18/1942)

Drove off Japanese raider near Lihue with USS West Virginia, USS North Carolina, USS Wichita, USS Helena, USS Phoenix, USS Honolulu, and USS Columbia (12/6/1942)

Attacked by Japanese raiders near French Frigate Shoal while escorting USS Nassau, USS Altamaha, USS Prince William, and USS Long Island, with USS North Carolina, HMS Exeter, USS San Diego, USS Trenton, and USS Columbia (12/23/1942)

Supported Invasion of Roi Namur with USS Indiana, USS Washington, USS Salt Lake City, USS Chicago, USS Concord, and USS Juneau (1/7/1943)

Defended allied landing at Roi Namur from IJN Atago and IJN Isuzu with USS Indiana, USS Washington, USS Salt Lake City, USS Chicago, USS Concord, and USS Juneau (1/8/1943)

Supported invasion of Kwajalein with USS Washington, USS Indiana, USS Chicago, and USS Concord (1/17/1943)

Supported Invasion of Kwajalein Island with USS Arizona, USS Colorado, USS West Virginia, and USS Chicago (2/7/1943)

Arrived at Pearl Harbor (2/17/1943)

Supported Invasion of Ailinglaplap with USS Massachusetts, USS Washington, USS Arizona, USS Colorado, USS New Orleans, USS Pensacola, USS Northampton, and USS San Juan (3/23/1943)

Supported Invasion of Maloelap with USS Massachusetts, USS Washington, USS Arizona, USS Colorado, USS New Orleans, USS Pensacola, USS Northampton, and USS San Juan (4/10/1943)

Took 26 Shell hits causing fires

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