From: Honolulu (Okuda)
To: Tokyo (Gaimudaijin)
28 January, 1941
Re contents of my No. 11*.
1. Four battleships of the Colorado class and fourteen destroyers arrived in Pearl Harbor from the continent on the 27th.
2. The following vessels were seen in Pearl Harbor during the afternoon of the 27th, (the numbers in the parentheses represent the increase since the previous day); 9 battleships (4); 2 aircraft carriers; 1 heavy cruiser (1); 14 light cruisers (3); 4 old light cruisers of the Omaha class (1); 48 new destroyers (12); patrol boats, 5 Eagles (1) and 3 SC's (1); 1 submarine tender; 1 oil supply ship. There was also one destroyer lying outside of the harbor.
3. One cruiser of the 10,000 ton class and one light cruiser (both were included in the counts in the above paragraph) were alongside the repair dock. They were apparently being equipped with anti-U-boat wirings. and with antiaircraft guns.
JD-1:747 14304 28 January, 1941 Navy Trans. 2-6-41 (2)
*JD-1: 629. Re: U. S. Navy ship movements (SIS #14163).
(EXHIBITS OF JOINT COMMITTEE , EXHIBIT NO. 2 JAPANESE MESSAGES CONCERNING MILITARY
INSTALLATIONS, SHIP MOVEMENTS, ETC.)