Aircraft transport Kitty Hawk loaded men, equipment and aircraft of the 2nd Echelon of the 23rd Marine Air Group moored alongside the escort carrier Long Island at Efate, transferring 40 aircraft which were immediately catapulted by Long Island and flown directly into combat over Guadalcanal. Spider Navy Long Island and SMY31 Kitty Hawk.
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