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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
Sea 1c George Brookhart USN
AMM 1c Clifford Brown USN
Sea 2c Cecil Buckner USN
AMM 1c Sedric Bull USN
Sea 2c Robert Burns USN
Y 1c John Byous USN
ARM 1c Jasper Caldwell USN
Cpl Aubrey Calhoun USMC
Sea 2c Donald Carey USN
Sea 1c Virgil Carringer USN
Lt(jg) Clifford Carter USN
Sea 1c William Cartwright USN
GM 2c Byron Casey USN
F 1c Samuel Cataldo USN
Sea 1c Albert Cervenak USN
Lt(jg) George Chandler USN
Ens James Chaney USN
Lt Alfred Charles USN
S Sgt Leo Chasse USMC
Sea 2c Homer Childress USN


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