USS Morrison (DD-560)

Casualty List

Navy US Navy
Type Destroyer
Class Fletcher 
Pennant DD 560 
Built by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 30 Jun 1942 
Launched 4 Jul 1943 
Commissioned 18 Dec 1943 
Lost 4 May 1945 
Loss position 27.10N, 127.58E (north-west of Okinawa)
History Struck by 4 Japanese kamikaze aircraft and sunk north-west of Okinawa in position 2710'N, 12758'E, 155 of her crew were killed and 87 wounded in all there are 172 survivors which include the Commanding Officer Commander James Richard Hansen who were rescued by the LCS-21. 
Commanders  
  Cdr. Walter Harold Price, USN   from 18 Dec 1943 to     Oct  1944
  James Richard Hansen,  USN   from      Oct  1944 to 4  May 1945