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Posted by Dick on 9/6/2021, 7:45 am, in reply to "Correct!
According to Wikipedia, cruiser Isuzu made several attempts to rescue crew from Chiyoda, but was unsuccessful. American ships were told not to pick up survivors, so the entire crew went down with the ship.
IJN Chiyoda, USS New Orleans, USS Wichita, Neptun models. Chiyoda, part of Adm. Ozawa's decoy force at the Battle of Leyte Gulf was sunk by New Orleans, Wichita and others after being damaged by pursuing US carriers. 25 Oct. '44.
Haven't done one of these for a while. Identify these ships (and models) and a historical connection between them: