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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Monday, March 19, 1945
Air Attack off the coast of Japan
On March 19, 1945, while headed for strikes on airfields and naval bases in Japan, Wasp received a bomb hit that pierced the flight and hanger decks and exploded in a compartment below. ... It was her only major injury of the war. ... She remained in action for several more days before steaming to the U.S. for repairs.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 94

Namesort descending Service Branch
Sea 1c Thaddeus Krzyzanowski USN
F 1c Marquis Lake USN
Sea 2c Virgil Lambert USN
Sea 1c Wilfred Laplante USN
Sea 1c Maurice Lassauze USN
F 1c Blake Leaist USN
F 1c Paul Levine USN
F 1c Herman Lewis USN
F 1c Victor Lindfors USN
F 1c Donald Lippsett USN
Sea 1c Alvin Lochner USN
Sea 1c Willard Longbottom USN
F 1c Richard Lucas USN
F 1c Richard Lyell USN
MM 1c Morgan Lyon USN
Sea 1c Hung Mark USN
BM 1c Robert Marlar USN
SC 3c Juan Martinez USN
AMM 3c Thomas Matthews USN
WT 1c John Mcdougald USN


Various Sources