Kerama Retto

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USS Cascade (AD-16) - Christmas 1945 USS Cascade At Wakeyama, Japan
... October 1944 Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, October 1944-May 1945 Kerama Retto, Okinawa, June 1945 Buckner Bay, Okinawa, July–September 1945 Wakayama, Japan ... Kerama Retto served as a refuge for destroyers and smaller ships damaged by the Japanese fliers ...
USS Natrona (APA-214) - Operational History - World War II - Invasion of Okinawa
... Early on the 26th, she arrived off Kerama Retto and proceeded to area "Jig" ... On 1 April, Okinawa was invaded and on the 2nd the Kerama Retto anchorage was the scene of a 13 hour battle against suicide planes, swimmers and boats ... Beach area of Okinawa to debark the Marine night fighters and then returned to Kerama Retto to transport the C.O ...
USS Adams (DM-27) - Service History - World War II
... sustained damage in a collision with a salvage vessel that forced her into the anchorage at Kerama Retto for emergency repairs ... On 1 April, while she was operating to the southeast of Kerama Retto, a badly damaged Japanese plane splashed close aboard her stern and what must have ... Later, Adams was towed into Kerama Retto to begin temporary repairs alongside Endymion ...
USS Wayne (APA-54) - World War II - Invasion of Okinawa
... However, instead of being ordered from the area, Wayne was directed instead to put into Kerama Retto, by way of "Point Oboe." She consequently loaded empty ... Wayne remained at Kerama Retto from 5 to 9 April, spending much of that time moored alongside the battle-battered attack transport USS Hinsdale (APA-120) that had been damaged by a suicide plane on 31 March ...
USS Recruit (AM-285) - U.S. Navy Career
... clearance sweeps south of Tokashiki Island, Kerama Retto, then shifted to Okinawa for a pre-invasion sweep off the western beaches ... operated north of Ie Shima, then returned to the Kerama Retto area ... The rest of April was spent in conducting clearance sweeps in the Kerama Retto and Tonachi Shima areas ...