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Timeline Event: USS Pringle Sunk by Kamikaze

Apr 16, 1945

USS Pringle Sunk by Kamikaze

The Destroyer USS Pringle (DD-477) was sunk off Okinawa by a Kamikaze attack. One single plane with a 1,000lb bomb struck breaking the ship in half and she sank in 5 min. 285 were rescued,62 crew members did not survive.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

Source:  Michael Huggins

Date Added: 2010-04-16

Tags: USS Pringle, Okinawa, Destoryer, Kamikaze, DD-477

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