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Braine

Ship Designation: 
DD-630
Date Lost: 
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

Name Service Branchsort descending
Lt(jg) Raymond Eiserman USN
SSM 2c Raymond Bigley USN
Sea 2c Donald Robin USN
SM 3c George Minarck USN
CCS Curtis Ezzell USN

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