Battle Damage
Columbia arrives in US for repairs

Picture of Columbia ariving in US for repairs

1st Kamikaze damage   Jan. 6, 1945 

2nd Kamikaze damage  Jan. 6, 1945  (Most devastating attack)18 KIA, 20 MISSING, 39 WOUNDED

3rd Kamikaze damage   Jan. 9,1945  (Loss of 6in Gun Director), 17 KIA, 7 MISSING

                       Gun Director damage

                       Gun Director damage p30 in Battle History book