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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 2c Angelo Viteritti USN
Lt Philip Wainwright USN
F 2c Henry Waldrop USN
EM 3c Clifford Walker USN
ARM 2c Donald Warnock USN
Cpl Allen Weaver USMC
Sea 2c Norman Weilage USN
ARM 3c Meyer Weisberg USN
F 1c Joseph Whirl USN
SC 2c John White USN
Sea 1c Joseph White USN
Sea 1c Robert Whitesel USN
AOM 3c John Wiencek USN
F 1c Raymond Wiley USN
Sea 2c Donald Wilkins USN
Sea 1c Peter Williams USN
AMM 1c Edwin Wilty USN
AMM 3c Richard Witt USN
F 1c Edward Wood USN
AOM 1c Jack Wright USN


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