John Burke

DescriptionOn 28 December 1944, while transporting ammunition to Mindoro, Philippines, the Liberty ship Burke was hit by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft and disintegrated in a tremendous explosion with the loss of all hands.
Nationaliy of ShipUnited States
Lives Lost68
Ship UseMilitary
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
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