EXHIBIT NO. 28 (HART INQUIRY)

 
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                   TASK FORCE TWO EMPLOYMENT SCHEDULE
                           SECOND QUARTER 1942
 
A4-3/12-Hc/FF2-3 (0738)
 
                      UNITED STATES PACIFIC FLEET
                             TASK FORCE TWO
 
                     U. S. S. ENTERPRISE, Flagship
 
                                PEARL HARBOR, T. H., September 12, 1941.
 
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From: Commander Task Force TWO.
To: Task Force TWO.
Subject: Employment Schedule, Task Force TWO, U. S. Pacific Fleet,
         Second Quarter, 1942.
Reference: (a) Cincpac Conf. Serial 01254 of August 13, 1941.

1. In accordance with reference (a), the appended Employment Schedule, Task Force TWO, U. S. Pacific Fleet, for the second quarter, 1942, is forwarded for information and guidance.

2. Type Commanders will make own arrangements for services required.

3. Economy in fuel and mileage expenditures shall be given due consideration by all commands.

 
                                                            W. F. HALSEY
 
Distribution:
  Basis:
    List II, Case 1.-Fleet Force and Type Commanders, U. S. Pacific
    Fleet,Units of Task Force TWO less DD's, DM's, and Airons.
    List I, Case 2.-DD's, DM's, and Airons of Task Force TWO.
    List I, Case 1.-B2-2; B3-9; B4-01; B4-1; B4-3; B4-5; B5-1; C1-01;
    D2-4; D2-6; E1-1; F2; G4; H2-0; H2-1; H2-2; H4-1; H4-3; H6-0;
    H6-1; I4; I6; I6-2; I6-4; I8; I9; 110.
  Special:
    AA-1; AB-1; AAA-1; EN-1; EN-3; EN-4; EN-6; EN-11; FATU; FPO;
    NA-8, NA-11; NA-12: NA-37; ND-11; ND-12; ND-13; ND-14; H4-0;
    Comdg. Gen. Haw. Dept.; Fleet Post Office.
 
H. D. Moulton,
Flag Secretary.
 
          ORGANIZATION OF TASK FORCE TWO, U. S. PACIFIC FLEET
 
                  (CV 6) U. S. ENTERPRISE, Flagship
 
BATTLESHIPS-TASK FORCE TWO           CARRIER-TASK FORCE TWO
 
BatDiv ONE                           CarDiv TWO
   (BB 39) ARIZONA (F)                  (CV 6) ENTERPRISE (F)
   (BB 36) NEVADA
   (BB 37) OKLAHOMA
 
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                      CRUISERS-TASK FORCE TWO
 
                           CruDiv FIVE
                        (CA 26) NORTHAMPTON (F)
                        (CA 25) SALT LAKE CITY
                        (CA 24) PENSACOLA
                        (CA 27) CHESTER
 
                     DESTROYERS-TASK FORCE TWO
 
                       (CL 8) DETROIT (F)
                       (AD 11) ALTAIR
                       (AD 14) DIXIE
 
                      DESTROYER SQUADRON FOUR
                        (DD 357) SELFRIDGE (F)
 
DesDiv EIGHT                        DesDiv SEVEN
  (DD 389) MUGFORD (F)                 (DD 391) HENLEY (F)
  (DD 393) JARVIS (RF)                 (DD 386) BAGLEY
  (DD 392) PATTERSON                   (DD 388) HELM
  (DD 390) RALPH TALBOT                (DD 387) BLUE (RF)
 
                       DESTROYER SQUADRON SIX
                          (DD 363) BALCH (F)
 
DesDiv TWELVE                       DesDiv ELEVEN
(DD 384) DUNLAP (F)                    (DD 380) GRIDLEY (F)
(DD 398) ELLET                         (DD 401) MAURY (RF)
(DD 385) FANNING (RF)                  (DD 382) CRAVEN
(DD 397) BENHAM                        (DD 400) MCCALL
 
                   [1] DESTROYER DIVISION FIFTY,
 
                        (DD 113) RATHBURNE (F)
                        (DD 114) TALBOT
                        (DD 115) WATERS
                        (DD 116) DENT (RF)
 
MINECRAFT-TASK FORCE TWO            PATROL SQUADRONS-TASK FORCE TWO
 
MinDiv TWO                          (VP 12) Patrol Squadron TWELVE
  (DM 15) GAMBLE (F)                (VP 14) Patrol Squadron FOURTEEN
  (DM 18) BREESE
  (DM 16) RAMSAY
  (DM 17) MONTGOMERY
 
                       SUBMARINES-TASK FORCE TWO
SubDiv FORTY-TWO                    SubDiv SIXTY-TWO
  (SS 167) NARWHAL (F)                 (SS 201) TRITON (F)
  (SS 168) NAUTILUS                    (SS 202) TROUT
  (SS 169) DOLPHIN                     (SS 203) TUNA
  (SM 1)  ARGONAUT (FF)            [2] (SS 209) GRAYLING
                                   [2] (SS 210) GRENADIER
                                   [2] (SS 211) GUDGEON

(At this point in exhibit No. 28, there appear four Employment Schedules, second quarter, fiscal year 1942, for Battleships, Cruisers, Destroyers and Mine Craft, and Submarines and Patrol Planes, respectively, of Task Force Two of the U. S. Pacific Fleet. These schedules will be found reproduced as Items Nos. 8, 9, 10, and 11 EXHIBITS-ILLUSTRATIONS, Hart Inquiry. These illustrations are bound together following the printed exhibits of the Hart Inquiry. [Not yet included in electronic version, LWJ])

[1] In reduced commission. Operates with underwater sound training school.

[2] On reporting.