USS Arizona Interments
USS Arizona Survivors (December 7, 1941)
(1) There were a total of 334 survivors of the USS Arizona sinking.
(2) Only USS Arizona survivors can be interred on the USS Arizona; Pearl Harbor survivors can have their ashes scattered over Pearl Harbor.
(3) The memorial service and interment of deceased USS Arizona Survivors is conducted on the USS Arizona Memorial. The service includes a committal service, interment, rifle salute, TAPS, flag presentation, and plaque presentation.
(4) The urns of the deceased are placed in the well of barbette no. four.
Did You Know?
The majority of the USS Arizona's crew went down with the ship; however, 337 crew members survived. Today, interments for deceased USS Arizona survivors are conducted on the ship. Over 25 interments have been conducted on the USS Arizona.