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Jan 04, 1945

During attacks against the Lingayen Gulf bound U.S. Navy force, a kamikaze crashed into escort carrier Ommaney Bay (CVE 79) in the Sulu Sea and damaged her beyond repair. As a result of the damage, USS Burns (DD 588) scuttled the escort carrier.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

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Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-01-04

Tags: Escort Carrier, Destroyer

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