On the morning of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941, the repair ship USS Vestal was moored beside the battleship USS Arizona. Two direct bomb hits combined with explosions from the attack on the Arizona blew the Vestal's captain and hundreds of crewmen overboard. Seven crew members were killed, and the ship was severely damaged, but the Vestal wasn't finished. After repairs, it continued in service through the end of World War II.
Pearl Harbor is located on which Hawaiian island?
A) Hawaii (the "Big Island")
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