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U.S. Ships during Pearl Harbor attack

Photos and articles

         

~ Battleships





   
         
Chart of ships in Pearl Harbor
Ship positions


USS Arizona
USS Arizona

USS California at Pearl Harbor
USS California

USS Maryland
USS Maryland

USS Oklahoma
USS Oklahoma


USS Nevada along Battleship Row
USS Nevada

USS Pennsylvania
USS Pennsylvania

Damaged Tennessee
USS Tennessee


Sunken West Virginia
USS West Virginia


 

~ Cruisers


 

~ Destroyers

   
     
USS Phoenix
USS Phoenix


USS Raleigh
USS Raleigh


USS Cassin and USS Downes
Cassin & Downes

USS Shaw
  USS Shaw

 

~ Auxiliaries


       
         
Capsized USS Oglala
USS Oglala


USS Utah
USS Utah


USS Vestal
USS Vestal


   

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Damaged or lost Ships -
Pearl Harbor Attack

On December 7, 1941, most of the United States Pacific Fleet was at Pearl Harbor, totaling over 90 vessels. Fortunately the aircraft carriers were out at sea. Twenty-one US ships were sunk or damaged during the Japanese attack.

Battleships

USS Arizona (BB-39) - total loss, lies at bottom of Pearl Harbor.
USS California(BB-44) - sunk, later raised, repaired and rejoined fleet May 1944.
USS Maryland (BB-46) - damaged, repaired and rejoined fleet February 1942.
USS Nevada (BB-36) - heavily damaged, grounded, repaired and rejoined fleet December 1942.
USS Oklahoma (BB-37) - capsized, total loss.
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) - was in drydock, slightly damaged, repaired and rejoined fleet August 1942.
USS Tennessee (BB-43) - damaged, repaired and rejoined fleet March 1942.
USS West Virginia (BB-48) - sunk, later raised, repaired and rejoined fleet July 1944.

Cruisers

USS Helena (CL-50) - heavily damaged, repaired and rejoined fleet June 1942.
USS Honolulu (CL-48) - damaged, repaired and rejoined fleet January 1942.
USS Raleigh (CL-7) - heavily damaged, repaired and rejoined fleet July 1942.

Destroyers

USS Cassin (DD-372) - was in drydock - heavily damaged, rebuilt and rejoined fleet February 1944.
USS Downes (DD-375) - was in drydock - heavily damaged rebuilt and rejoined fleet November 1943.
USS Helm (DD-388) - damaged, continued on patrol, repaired and rejoined fleet January 1942.
USS Shaw (DD-373) - in floating drydock - severely damaged and repaired.

Minelayers

USS Oglala (CM-4) - sunk, raised, repaired and rejoined fleet February 1944.

Auxiliaries

USS Curtiss (AV-4), Seaplane Tender - damaged, repaired and rejoined fleet January 1942.
USS Sotoyomo (YT-9), Harbor Tug -- with Shaw - sunk, raised, repaired and rejoined fleet August 1942.
USS Utah (AG-16) capsized, on bottom of Pearl Harbor.
USS Vestal - heavily damaged, beached, refloated, repaired and rejoined fleet February 1942
YFD-2 floating drydock- sunk, raised, refloated, repaired and rejoined fleet May 1942.

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