From: Honolulu (Okuda)
To: Tokyo (Gaimudaijin)
16 January, 1941
#011 (2 parts, complete)
Re my #008*.
1. The capital ships returned to Pearl Harbor immediately. The Pennsylvania arrived on the 14th.
2. The number of vessels seen in the harbor on the morning of the 16th was as follows: 5 battleships (Mississippi, New Mexico, Idaho, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma), 5 light cruisers of the Omaha class (of which one is in dock), 19 destroyers, 2 destroyer tenders 1 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _, about six small submarines, 1 submarine tender, 1 patrol boat, 7 vessels which may have been patrol boats, 3 transports.
The Yorktown is not in port.
3. It is reported that the capital ships Arizona, Tennessee, California, West Virginia, Colorado and Maryland which are at present around the mainland, will return here by 1 February.
The CinCUS shifted the flag from the New Mexico to the Pennsylvania on 15 January.
JD-1: 629 14163 16 January, 1941 Navy Trans. 1-31-41 (2)
*Available, not translated; too garbled to read. (Re: U. S. Navy ship movements.)
(EXHIBITS OF JOINT COMMITTEE , EXHIBIT NO. 2 JAPANESE MESSAGES CONCERNING MILITARY
INSTALLATIONS, SHIP MOVEMENTS, ETC.)