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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 Calvin Palmer USN
PhM 3c George Paradis USN
Matt 3c Issac Parker USN
Pvt Robert Peak USMC
Sea 2c Dale Pearce USN
Pvt Raymond Pennington USMC
Sea 2c Walter Pentico USN
WT 1c Stephen Pepe USN
SF 1c Charles Perdue USN
B 2c Wiley Petway USN
WT 1c Milo Phillips USN
Sea 2c James Phipps USN
F 1c Gerald Pirtle USN
Sea 2c Rudolph Piskuran USN
Sea 1c Herbert Poindexter USN
F 1c Rand Pre USN
Sea 2c Brady Prewitt USN
FC 3c Robert Pribble USN
F 1c George Price USN
Ens Lewis Pride USN


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