15 September 1941
Re my #601*.
According to secret information received it is the St. Louis, with three other vessels (names unknown) said to be starting for Singapore. It was observed that waves of about 24 or 25 knots are painted on the bows. At present explosives are being lowered (red flags being hoisted).
JD-1: 5271 (F) Navy Trans. 9-18-41 (6-AR)
*JD-1: 5263 (SIS #22422).
(EXHIBITS OF JOINT COMMITTEE , EXHIBIT NO. 2 JAPANESE MESSAGES CONCERNING MILITARY INSTALLATIONS, SHIP MOVEMENTS, ETC.)