Follow Us

Follow us   

The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Monday, November 27, 1944
Kamikaze Attack off Luzon
While providing support at Leyte Gulf Colorado was hit by two kamikazes on November 27, which killed 19 of her men, wounded 72, and caused moderate damage. ... Nevertheless she continued her mission and bombarded Mindoro between 12 and 17 December.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 16

Namesort descending Service Branch
Sea 1c Orrn Arnst USN
Sea 1c Robert Baggs USN
Sea 1c Frank Browning USN
Sea 1c Carl Carlson USN
Sea 2c Clayton Cline USN
F 2c William Kirwin USN
Cox Howard Little USN
Sea 2c William May USN
Sea 1c Walter Melton USN
GM 3c Dale Rock USN
Sea 1c Samuel Sanders USN
Sea 1c Robert Sherk USN
Cox Manuel Silveira USN
Cox Andrew Slivinski USN
F 2c Norman Thormodsgard USN
F 2c Clarence Willey USN
Prepared by CAPT R.O. Strange USN (Ret.)