This ceremony honors and commemorates the loss of the USS Oklahoma (BB-37) and 429 its crew. The USS Oklahoma was moored along Battleship Row and was hit by as many as 8 to 12 torpedoes during the attack. The ship’s portside was opened up by the salvo of torpedoes. The ship capsized 12 minutes after the first torpedo hit. Public wishing to attend the ceremony may catch a free shuttle departing every 15 minutes from the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, which is adjacent to the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.
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