Interview with Gene Merrill, a veteran of Pearl Harbor...courtesy of Archive.org.
B.E.(Gene) Merrill was a signalman on the USS West Virginia (BB-48) during the sneak attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Gene also served on the USS Whipple (DD-217), USS Mahan (DD-364), and USS C.K. Bronson (DD-668).