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Tuesday, June 5, 1945
Kamikaze Attack off Okinawa
In May 1945 she rejoined TF 58 to provide fire support for forces on Okinawa. On 5 June another Kamikaze attack caused minor damage to the ship killing one sailor and injuring 59. After temporary repairs by the crew she was able to continue her fire support mission until relieved on 15 June.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 8

Namesort ascending Service Branch
RM 1c Winfield Watkins USN
RT 2c Ervin Stephen USN
Sea 2c Carroll Mcgarvey USN
Sea 2c Ronald Lucas USN
Sea 2c Raymond Jelle USN
Sea 2c Edward Frost USN
Sea 2c William Coady USN
Sea 2c Bobby Cloud USN