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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Sunday, March 11, 1945
Kamikaze Attack at Ulithi Atoll
Riding at anchor at Ulithi March 11, a kamikaze a twin-engine Japanese bomber, hit Randolph on the starboard side aft just below the flight deck, killing 25 men and wounding 106. ... Battle damage was successfully repaired at Ulithi which enabled Randolph to join the Okinawa Task Force 7 April.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 26

Name Service Branchsort descending
ACMM Joel Huntsman USN
AMM 2c Charles Lavine USN
CWT Harry Kirby USN
AMM 3c Paul Kempert USN
Sea 1c Kenneth Bonsett USN
Sea 1c Vernon Molino USN
AMM 2c Doyle Breazeale USN
AMM 1c Harris Odum USN
AMM 1c James Cash USN
AMM 2c Norman Pierson USN
AMM 3c Angelo Chiarelli USN
ACMM Louis Pucilowski USN
Sea 2c Justin Dagostino USN
AMM 1c Harold Robinson USN
F 1c Charles Hickey USN
Sea 1c Charles Ruiz USN
AMM 1c Willis Guynn USN
AOM 2c Harold Smith USN
AMM 2c Robert Fox USN
AMM 2c Robert Stewart USN


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