USS Zane (DD-337) was acting as a high speed transport ferrying supplies to Guadalcanal when on 25 October 1942; Zane and her fellow ship USS Trever were engaged by Japanese destroyers in Ironbottom Sound in a running battle as Zane and Trever attempted to flee. USS ATR-98 sunk in collision off the Azores Islands, 12 April 1944. USS Grebe (AT-134) wrecked south of Fiji Islands, 5 December 1942. 80 of her crew went down with the Hammann. USS YC-887 lost at Guantanamo, Cuba, 3 February 1943. Late last month, the crash of a C-2 Greyhound southwest of Okinawa claimed lives. Lo became the first major warship to sink as the result of a kamikaze attack. USS Parrott (DD-218) scrapped after being damaged beyond repair in a collision with the SS John Norton at Hampton Roads, Virginia, 2 May 1944. The blast from that crippled the old Oglala which had been built as a civilian vessel in 1906. USS Northampton (CA-26) was operating with a cruiser-destroyer force on 30 November 1942 to prevent the Japanese from reinforcing their garrison on Guadalcanal. PT-200 lost after collision, 22 February 1944, off Newport, Rhode Island, and sank 23 February 1944. Salvage crews were forced to create large patches that were held in place with underwater concrete. USS Swerve (AM-121) sunk by a mine off Anzio, Italy, 9 July 1944. Japanese aircraft carrier IJN CV Hiryū, Sunk June 5, 1942 during the Battle of Midway, Approximate … Salt water had entered the fuel oil feed lines. In this attack 135 men were killed and another 190 wounded. USS YW-54 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942. The plane hit the ship's aft quarter, and penetrated two decks before its bomb exploded, killing 13 and wounding 44, and knocking out her rear turrets. After the war, the ship was sold to the Brazilian Navy, and sunk in 1980 while being towed to the scrap yard. USS Colorado (BB-45) was damaged by counter battery fire during the bombardment of Tinian on 24 July. After a fruitless attempt to put the fires out, all men abandoned ship by 1800, just a couple hours after the deadly strike. He wanted to get his wife’s love back. The battleship suffered only superficial damage, and the fire was brought quickly under control. USS SC-1059 lost by grounding off the Bahamas Islands, 12 December 1944. 74 men were saved. And it’s nothing personal — hell, even the cooks will skip their own food to grab a breakfast burrito from the gut truck. After several hours of fighting fires and suffering severe internal explosions caused by leaking gasoline vapors, the ship was abandoned and scuttled with a loss of 216 men. By the time I became Mrs. Morales, I was already a hard-core soldier. Strange ships entering the harbor!" The other aircraft continued on toward White Plains, but her antiaircraft guns finally brought it down yards astern, scattering debris all over the ship's deck and sides, but causing only 11 relatively minor casualties. USS PC-1261 sunk by shellfire from shore batteries off Normandy, France, 6 June 1944. Although several were shot down, at least six bombers were able to launch their warheads. PT-202 destroyed by enemy mine, off Point Aygulf, France, Mediterranean Sea, 16 August 1944. This time she was hit by two bombs and two torpedoes and left dead in the water with a severe list. USS LST-577 sunk by Japanese submarine RO-50 east of Mindanao, Philippine Islands, 11 February 1945. USS LCT(6)-579 sunk off Palau, Caroline Islands, 4 October 1944. On 5 June 1945, she was again hit by a kamikaze (initially identified as a friendly plane). USS Quincy (CA-39) While on patrol in the channel between Florida Island and Savo Island, in the early hours of 9 August, Quincy was attacked by a large Japanese naval force during the Battle of Savo Island. USS YC-1272 lost near San Pedro, California, June 1945. The bomb's explosion started fires in the gunnery, machine and electrical workshops and punched a hole through the deck over the forward engine room. Well, that’s what military spouses do every single day, and the difference between our service members and us is that, we don’t get trained for such challenging job. Well, between the ten Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and the freshly commissioned USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), the first of her class, you might think the answer is 11 — but you’d be underestimating. Steel plates were welded over the torpedo hole and on 31 December, Helena was refloated. She shot them all down, but one exploded close off her port quarter. USS LCI(L)-91 sunk off northern France, 6 June 1944. USS PGM-17 destroyed by grounding off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 4 May 1945. During her participation in the Battle of Santa Cruz Islands, she was hit by one bomb during a dive bomber attack which landed on the roof of the main turret. USS Kete (SS-369) missing in the Central Pacific, 20 March 1945. The second plane scored a hit on the light cruiser. On the 14th, at 1945 her group was attacked by six D3A "Val" dive bombers; two of the planes closed on St. Louis. USS Oklahoma (BB-37) was consecutively hit by at least five torpedoes during the attack on Pearl Harbor. This was the only American carrier sunk in the Atlantic during the war. That’s when the pilot opened the canopy of his jet aircraft (which he did slow down to 220 miles per hour) and pulled out his issued sidearm, a Colt M1911, and fired at the very full, very malfunctioning fuel tank. 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