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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
F 1c Charles Casto USN
F 2c Richard Casto USN
CPhM James Cheshire USN
SF 3c Patrick Chess USN
Sea 2c David Clark USN
SK 2c Gerald Clayton USN
FC 1c Hubert Clement USN
Sea 2c Floyd Clifford USN
Sea 1c George Coke USN
Pfc Walter Collier USMC
Sea 1c James Collins USN
Ch P Clk John Connolly USN
HA 1c Keefe Connolly USN
EM 1c Edward Conway USN
F 1c Grant Cook USN
FC 1c Robert Corn USN
F 1c Beoin Corzatt USN
SK 1c John Craig USN
Pfc Alva Cremean USMC
F 3c Warren Crim USN


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