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Braine

Sunday, May 27, 1945
Kamikaze Attacks near Okinawa
On May 27, Braine was hit in quick succession by two suicide planes. ... The first hit forward seriously damaging the bridge and the second hit amidships blowing number two funnel overboard and demolishing the amidships superstructure. ... Brasine retired to Kerama Retto, Ryukyu Islands, for emergency repairs.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 65

Namesort descending Service Branch
Cox Walter Teetsel USN
Sea 1c Fred West USN
StM 1c Edward White USN
M 1c Elmer Williams USN
WT 2c Michael Zemlin USN

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