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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
AOM 1c Charles Metler USN
Lt(jg) R. Miller USN
Lt(jg) Thomas Mitchell USN
S Sgt Kenneth Montgomery USMC
Sea 2c Paul Morrison USN
AMM 3c Robert Morrison USN
AMM 3c Thomas Moss USN
Sea 1c Anthony Mugaveiro USN
CY John Munson USN
M Gy Sgt Kenneth Muthard USMC
ARM 2c Warren Newhouser USN
EM 2c Eugene Ott USN
Sea 1c Milton Palleske USN
ARM 2c Seva Palmerston USN
F 1c Thomas Parnell USN
Sea 1c Glenn Parrish USN
F 1c George Patisteas USN
SC 2c Michael Pawlusiak USN
EM 3c Joe Pearl USN
Sea 1c Charles Pearson USN


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