The USS Oklahoma capsizes during the attack on Pearl Harbor. The Navy spent the next three years recovering the remains of the dead from the wreckage. As of 1947, only 35 crew members had been identified. The rest were buried in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, also known as the Punchbowl, in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Stationed next to the USS Arizona, the USS Nevada was the only vessel able to pull away from a line of moored U.S. ships during the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
An Oklahoma sailor killed in World War II is finally coming home. Hobart native James Webb served on the USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor and was killed during the attack in 1941. He was 23 years old. Webb’s remains went unidentified for nearly 80 years and were recently identified and accounted for in 2019.
Shown are the approximate positions of the vessels in Pearl Harbor at the time of the Japanese carrier-borne surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The USS Condor AMc-14 minesweeper, the USS Ward, an old destroyer, and the USS Antares, a cargo ship with barge, were outside the harbor and not shown on the chart. The Condor spotted what looked like a periscope in the water at the ...
The battleship U.S.S. Arizona burns and sinks after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Dec. 7, 1941. US Navy—Interim Archives/Getty Images By Sanya Mansoor
Pearl Harbor Raid, 7 December 1941 --Post-attack Ship Salvage. During the weeks following the Japanese raid, a great deal of repair work was done by the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, assisted by tenders and ships' crewmen.
Sailed with Pearl Harbor Task Force but was assigned to bombard Midway Island. Sunk by aircraft from Task Force 38 in Manila Bay, 13 November 1944. DD- Ushio Sailed with Pearl Harbor Task Force but was assigned to bombard Midway Island. Ushio was the only Japanese ship that took part on the attack on Pearl Harbor not to be sunk during the war.
These are the 13 U.S. Navy ships that were repaired after the attack on Pearl Harbor and returned to service The nine battleships in the harbor were the main target for Japanese fighter pilots on ...
Some of the ships formed in a vain search for the Japanese strike force while others conducted defensive anti-submarine operations in the waters off Pearl Harbor. The fact that all of these ships were able to get underway and navigate through the chaos of the attack, often under the command of junior officers and without key crew members was a ...