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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Monday, June 11, 1945
Kamikaze Attack near Okinawa
On the night of the 11th of June 1945, three Japanese planes attacked this vessel. One was shot down, an assist was credited on another, and the third plane crashed into the base of the pilothouse, causing heavy casualties. Eleven men were killed and twenty-nine were wounded. Due to the extensive damage suffered, the ship had to be sent to a rear area for repairs.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 11

Namesort descending Service Branch
Sea 2c Nicholas Black USN
RDM 2c Charles Downs USN
RT 3c Dan Hedrick USN
Sea 1c Charles Higgins USN
RM 3c Ernest Kelly USN
QM 3c George Murphy USN
RDM 3c John Peoples USN
RM 3c Douglas Robertson USN
SM 3c Frank Salemo USN
Ens MacDonald Thomas USN
Sea 1c Jay Wiseman USN
Richard M. McCool-