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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
F 1c Joseph Whirl USN
ARM 3c Meyer Weisberg USN
Sea 2c Norman Weilage USN
Cpl Allen Weaver USMC
ARM 2c Donald Warnock USN
EM 3c Clifford Walker USN
F 2c Henry Waldrop USN
Lt Philip Wainwright USN
Sea 2c Angelo Viteritti USN
BM 2c Harley Vandine USN
AMM 2c Alfred Vandermeulen USN
Sea 1c Byron Travis USN
Sea 2c Harvey Toms USN
AMM 2c Mirko Tomac USN
Par Rig 3c Joseph Tempio USN
AOM 2c Edwin Taylor USN
Sea 2c John Tate USN
Bkr 2c Leo Sylvia USN
Lt(jg) Stanley Sydlowski USN
ART 3c Virgil Swope USN


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