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Oklahoma

Sunday, December 7, 1941
Multiple Air Attacks at Pearl Harbor
Three torpedo hits occurred to Oklahoma soon after the attack commenced. As ship began to capsize, two more torpedoes struck; as men abandoned ship Japanese planes dove in for strafing runs. Oklahoma rolled over with mast touching the bottom of the harbor. ... 415 killed during the attack and 32 others were wounded. Many crew members were trapped in the overturned battleship surviving in pockets of air until rescuers could cut access holes in the bottom of the ship to rescue them; a total of 32 survivors were ultimately saved.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 429

Namesort descending Service Branch
F 2c Carl Bradley USN
Sea 1c Oris Brandt USN
FC 3c Jack Breedlove USN
Matt 1c Randall Brewer USN
Sea 1c William Brooks USN
F 1c Wesley Brown USN
Sea 1c William Bruesewitz USN
MM 2c James Buchanan USN
Bkr 3c Earl Burch USN
WT 1c Oliver Burger USN
Sea 1c Millard Burk USN
SC 1c Rodger Butts USN
Matt 2c Archie Callahan USN
F 1c Raymond Camery USN
Sea 2c William Campbell USN
Sea 1c Murry Cargile USN
MM 1c Harold Carney USN
F 2c Joseph Carroll USN
F 2c Edward Casinger USN
Sea 1c Biacio Casola USN

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