On the morning of December 7, 1941, the USS Oklahoma lay tied up next to the USS Maryland at pier Foxtrot 5 when the attack occurred. Though USS Oklahoma capsized and suffered 429 casualties, the second largest loss of life after the USS Arizona. The crew of the USS Oklahoma will be honored in the afternoon of December 7 at the USS Oklahoma Memorial on Ford Island.
Salvage operations, USS Oklahoma (BB-37), sunk during the Pearl Harbor attack. View aft of the ship at the 34° position. Copyright Naval History and Heritage Command.
USS Oklahoma Firing her 14/45 main battery guns during exercises in the early 1920s. USS Nevada (BB-36) is the next battleship in line. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives, H.S. Fawcett, USN. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.