Ships involved at the Battle of Cape St. George (1943)

Can you name the ships involved at the Battle of Cape St. George?

US Navy, DESRON 23
Fletcher-class destroyer: 
Fletcher-class destroyer: 
Fletcher-class destroyer: 
Fletcher-class destroyer: 
Fletcher-class destroyer: 
Japanese Convoy
Fubuki-class destroyer: 
Fubuki-class destroyer: 
Mutsuki-class destroyer: 
Yūgumo-class destroyer: 
Yūgumo-class destroyer: 
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  • The Battle of Cape St. George was a small, but important engagement fought at night on 25 November 1943. Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 23 led by the legendary Arleigh Burke defeated a force of destroyers and destroyer transports led by Kiyoto Kagawa, sinking 3 without loss. The battle, which confirmed a superiority Allied radar and tactics at night, was the last naval battle in the Pacific for 8 months, was the last run of the Tokyo Express, and ended Japanese resistance on the Solomon Islands.
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