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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 David Edmonston USN
RM 3c Earl Ellis USN
RM 3c Bruce Ellison USN
Matt 1c Julius Ellsberry USN
Ens John England USN
Matt 1c Ignacio Farfan USN
MM 1c Luther Farmer USN
F 1c Lawrence Fecho USN
Mus 2c Charlton Ferguson USN
EM 3c Robert Fields USN
Ens William Finnegan USN
Ens Francis Flaherty USN
Sea 2c James Flanagan USN
OStd 2c Felcismo Florese USN
Sea 1c Walter Foley USN
SK 3c George Foote USN
F 2c George Ford USN
Sea 2c Joy French USN
CCM Tedd Furr USN
F 1c Michael Galajdik USN


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