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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services


Bunker Hill

Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Friday, May 11, 1945
Kamikaze Attacks off Okinawa
In support of Okinawa operations, Bunker Hill is hit and severely damaged by 2 kamikaze. Gasoline fires and several explosions take place killing 346 wounding 264 and 43 missing and unaccounted for.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 209

Namesort descending Service Branch
Y 2c Clyde Abbott USN
Sea 1c Gunnar Abildgaard USN
AM 3c Stanley Abramowicz USN
Sea 1c Nelson Ahlquist USN
WT 1c James Allen USN
Pfc Joseph Applebaum USMC
ARM 1c Thomas Arbuckle USN
F 1c Daniel Arington USN
Sea 1c Garnet Baker USN
SC 2c Maurice Ballew USN
WT 3c Albert Banesky USN
MM 3c Joseph Banyacsky USN
WT 3c Raymond Barnes USN
Pfc Milton Barrett USMC
Sea 2c Jesus Barrona USN
Ens Howard Bartlett USN
StM 2c Robert Barton USN
Pfc Raymond Basham USMC
Sea 1c Allen Bass USN
Ens George Bauer USN


Prepared by CAPT R.O. Strange USN (Ret.)