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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
MM 1c Fred Jones USN
Sea 2c Charles Jones USN
Matt 3c Jerry Jones USN
Lt Julian Jordan USN
Sea 1c Wesley Jordan USN
Sea 2c Thomas Jurashen USN
F 1c Albert Kane USN
Sea 1c John Karli USN
Pvt Vernon Keaton USMC
RM 3c Howard Keffer USN
Sea 1c Ralph Keil USN
Sea 1c Donald Keller USN
Sea 2c Joe Kelley USN
RM 3c Warren Kempf USN
F 1c Leo Keninger USN
F 1c William Kennedy USN
F 1c Elmer Kerestes USN
Bkr 2c David Kesler USN
EM 3c William Klasing USN
Cox Verne Knipp USN


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