USS Ommaney Bay (CVE-79) on fire, 4 January 1945
Here we see the Casablanca class escort carrier USS Ommaney Bay (CVE-79) on fire on 4 January 1945 after being hit by a kamikaze in the Sulu Sea. It was impossible to put the fires out and she had to be abandoned and sunk by a torpedo fired by the destroyer USS Burns (DD-588).
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J (24 April 2021), USS Ommaney Bay (CVE-79) on fire, 4 January 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Ommaney_Bay_CVE79_burning.html