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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
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
Sea 2c Hans Kvalnes USN
CM 3c William Kvidera USN
Sea 2c D. Kyser USN
Mus 1c Elliott Larsen USN
Matt 1c Johnnie Laurie USN
Sea 1c Elmer Lawrence USN
F 3c Willard Lawson USN
F 3c Gerald Lehman USN
Sea 2c Myron Lehman USN
Bug M 2c Lionel Lescault USN
Sea 2c Harold Lindsey USN
F 3c John Lindsley USN
F 3c Alfred Livingston USN
WT 2c Clarence Lockwood USN
FC 3c Adolph Loebach USN
MM 1c Vernon Luke USN
Matt 1c Octavius Mabine USN
Sea 2c Howard Magers USN
Sea 2c Michael Malek USN
SF 2c Algeo Malfante USN


Prepared by CAPT R.O. Strange USN (Ret.)