USS Mannert L. Abele (DD-733)

Casualty List

Navy US Navy
Type Destroyer
Class Sumner 
Pennant DD 733 
Built by Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 9 Dec 1943 
Launched 23 Apr 1944 
Commissioned 4 Jul 1944 
Lost 12 Apr 1945 
Loss position 27.25N, 126.59E north-west of Okinawa
History USS Mannert L. Abele (Cdr. Alton Enoch Parker, USN) was sunk by Japanese kamikaze aircraft  in position  2725'N, 12659'E, 82 members of her crew were lost with the ship.