PARTIAL LIST OF US DESTROYERS SUNK OR DAMAGED BY KAMIKAZE AIRCRAFT NEAR OKINAWA IN 1945

SUNK:

April 6, 1945 USS Bush DD-529

April 6, 1945 USS Colhoun DD-801

April 12, 1945 USS Manert L Abel DD-733

April 16, 1945 USS Pringle DD-477

May 3, 1945 USS Little DD-803

May 3, 1945 USS Luce DD-522

May 4, 1945 USS Morrison DD-560

May 28, 1945 USS Drexler DD-741

June 10, 1945 USS William D Porter DD-579

June 16, 1945 USS Twiggs DD-591

July 28, 1945 USS Callaghan DD-792

 

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Damaged:

April 6, 1945 USS Leutze DD-481

April 6, 1945 USS Morris DD-417

April 6, 1945 USS Newcombe DD-586

April 11, 1945 USS Kidd DD-661

April 14, 1945 USS Sigsbee DD-502

April 15, 1945 USS Laffey DD-724

April 29, 1945 USS Haggard DD-555

April 29, 1945 USS Hazelwood DD-531

May 3, 1945 USS Aaron Ward DD-773

****May 11, 1945 USS Evans DD-552

May 11, 1945 USS Hugh W Hadley DD-774

May 27, 1945 USS Braine DD-630

May 29, 1945 USS Shubrick DD-639

May 30, 1945 +/- USS Thatcher DD-514

****This web site owners Cousin, Donald E Erwin WT 2/c of Charleston, WV

            died when the USS Evans was hit by 4 Kamikaze planes off Okinawa May 11, 1945.****