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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 2c Martin Gara USN
Matt 2c Jesus Garcia USN
Matt 2c Eugene Garris USN
2 Lt Harry Gaver USMC
MM 1c Paul Gebser USN
F 1c Leonard Geller USN
Sea 2c George George USN
EM 3c George Gibson USN
F 2c George Giesa USN
RM 2c Quentin Gifford USN
FC 3c George Gilbert USN
Sea 1c Warren Gillette USN
Matt 1c Benjamin Gilliard USN
MM 1c Arthur Glenn USN
Mach Daryl Goggin USN
RM 3c Jack Goldwater USN
Sea 2c Charles Gomez USN
EM 3c George Gooch USN
Sea 1c Clifford Goodwin USN
SC 3c Robert Goodwin USN


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