USS Mindanao



DescriptionOn 10 November 1944, while anchored in Seeadler Harbor, the repair ship was severely damaged when the ammunition ship USS Mount Hood exploded. Mindanao was 350 yards (320 m) away when Hood exploded, causing extensive damage particularly to Mindanao's superstructure and aft. Of her crew 82 were killed and 98 wounded.
Year1944
Nationaliy of ShipUnited States
Lives Lost82
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Mindanao_(ARG-3)