PART VII - Personnel Performance and Casualties
(1a) A list of officers and men killed and missing in action as reported to the Bureau appended.
(1b) Accounting of personnel.
In the initial report of casualties only those known dead were reported as such. A summary of best information available as to disposition of killed and mission follows:
|Officers||2||- (1 died of burns, 1 killed vicinity 3rd crash).|
|Men||12||- Buried on Okinawa (died of drowning).|
|Officers||2||- Killed on board (1 in forward engineroom; 1 killed by strafing).|
|2||- Could not survive in water.|
|1||- Lost alongside rescue vessel.|
|Men||22||- Killed on board (4 in forward fireroom. 9 in
1 in after fireroom, 4 in wardroom, 4 on torpedo mount #1.)
|33||- Could not survive in water and were seen to go down.|
|10||- Lost alongside rescue vessels.|
|3||- No information.|
(c) Recommendations for awards will be the subject of separate correspondence.
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