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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
Ens Irvin Thompson USN
Sea 2c George Thompson USN
F 1c Charles Thompson USN
SC 1c Clarence Thompson USN
Sea 2c Arthur Thinnes USN
F 2c Benjamin Terhune USN
Sea 1c Houston Temples USN
Sea 1c Monroe Temple USN
Pfc Charles Taylor USMC
Sea 2c Rangner Tanner USN
Sea 1c Edward Talbert USN
MM 1c Charles Swanson USN
Sea 1c Milton Surratt USN
CBM James Stouten USN
FC 3c Robert Stout USN
Sea 1c Donald Stott USN
Ens Lewis Stockdale USN
MM 2c Everett Stewart USN
Ens Charles Stern USN
F 1c Samuel Steiner USN


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