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US Navy Report of Japanese Raid on Pearl Harbor, Enclosure E, USS Detroit

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10 Dec 1941

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Serial 1471
U.S.S. Detroit11/Ge/

December 10, 1941.

From: The Commanding Officer.
To: Commander-in-Chief, U.S. PACIFIC FLEET.
 
Subject: URDIS 102102 December 1941.

  1. Set Condition Zed throughout ship.
  2. Manned and fired all A.A. Guns, both 3" and .50 calibre machine guns. Round fired: 422 3"; 10,000 .50 calibre.
  3. Two planes were brought down by joint fire of this vessel and Curtiss.
  4. Two men received superficial wounds.
  5. No damage to ship, Motor boat sunk by explosion alongside Nevada.
  6. No case of distinguished conduct.
  7. One aerial torpedo passed about ten yards astern of Detroit at Berth F-13. Believe this torpedo buried in mud or coral between Berths F-12 and F-13.

[signed]
L.J. WILTSE.


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Source(s):
United States National Archives, Modern Military Branch

Added By:
C. Peter Chen





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