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BackgroundEdit

The naval battle took place near the east coast of British Malaysia near the city of Kuantan on December 12, 1941. A small British cruiser task force attempted to attack Japanese troop transports, but was intercepted by a larger Japanese force.

Japanese ForcesEdit

Battleships

Cruisers

Other vessels

  • 6 destroyers

British ForcesEdit

Cruisers

Other vessels

  • 2 destroyers

OutcomeEdit

Japanese victory.

One British destroyer sunk. One British cruiser and one destroyer heavily damaged. Minor damage to the Japanese fleet.

The invasion of British Malaya continues.