Damage to U.S. Navy Ships
Okinawa Campaign: Operation Ten-Go: Damage to U.S. Navy Ships
The U.S. Navy suffered loss and damage to multiple ships during the ten-wave Kamikaze attacks in Operation Ten-Go from April to June 1945. The dates were: April 6-7, 12-13, 15-16, 27-28; May 3-4, 10-11, 23-25, 27-29; and June 3-7, 21-22. These images pertain to U.S. Navy ships under attack or subsequently damaged by the enemy.
Image: 80-G-343584: Operation Ten-Go, USS Longshaw (DD-559), May 18, 1945. Direct hit on Longshaw while aground off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands. Note, USS LCI-354 in the foreground. View from USS Vincennes (CL-64). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collection of the National Archives.