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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Tuesday, March 27, 1945
Kamikaze Attack near Okinawa
On March 24, Nevada massed off Okinawa with the mightiest naval force ever seen in the Pacific, as pre-invasion bombardment began. ... She pounded Japanese airfields shore defenses, supply dumps, and troop concentrations through the crucial operation, although 11 men were killed and a main battery turret damaged when she was struck by a suicide plane on March 27.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 4

Namesort descending Service Branch
AMM 3c Keith Collins USN
CBM Joy Kortkamp USN
Ens Walter Morgan USN
Sea 1c K. Wilson USN
Dictionary of Ameircan Naval Fighting Ships