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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
ARM 1c Howard Pedersen USN
T Sgt Perry Pert USMC
1 Lt George Petersen USMC
Y 1c Edward Petersen USN
F 2c Edwin Peterson USN
EM 2c Vito Petrilli USN
Sea 2c Tony Petrin USN
Sgt Francis Petty USMC
ARM 1c John Phelan USN
Sea 2c Christopher Poma USN
EM 3c Eugene Popek USN
AMM 1c Robert Potts USN
Lt(jg) Gene Powell USN
ART 1c Edward Prendergast USN
ART 1c Thomas Price USN
AMM 1c Robert Purdin USN
LCdr Frank Quady USN
MM 2c Donald Quagan USN
Lt Maurice Quint USN
F 1c Marshall Rasmussen USN


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