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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 ascending Service Branch
QM 2c Daryle Artley USN
Pfc Marley Arthurholtz USMC
M 1c Kenneth Armstrong USN
Sea 1c Leon Arickx USN
F 2c Hal Allison USN
Ens Stanley Allen USN
LCdr Hugh Alexander USN
Sea 1c Willard Aldridge USN
GM 3c Marvin Adkins USN


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