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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 ascending Service Branch
Bkr 3c Anthony Zekonis USN
RT 1c Robert Zbinden USN
Sea 1c Joseph Zabka USN
ARM 1c Louis Yount USN
MM 2c Morton Young USN
Lt(jg) Holden York USN
Sea 1c Leon Yenney USN
Cpl Edward Yanik USMC
AMM 2c Jerry Wyland USN
AOM 1c Jack Wright USN
F 1c Edward Wood USN
AMM 3c Richard Witt USN
AMM 1c Edwin Wilty USN
Sea 1c Peter Williams USN
Sea 2c Donald Wilkins USN
F 1c Raymond Wiley USN
AOM 3c John Wiencek USN
Sea 1c Robert Whitesel USN
SC 2c John White USN
Sea 1c Joseph White USN


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