USS Longshaw (DD-559)

Casualty List

Navy US Navy
Type Destroyer
Class Fletcher 
Pennant DD 559 
Built by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 16 Jun 1942 
Launched 4 Jun 1943 
Commissioned 4 Dec 1943 
Lost 18 May 1945 
Loss position 26.11N, 127.34E
History Grounded of the southern end of Okinawa on 14 May 1945 and sunk by Japanese shore batteries on 18 May 1945 in position 2611'N, 12737'E, 62 of her crew were lost with the ship.