From: Panama (Akiyama)
October 28, 1941
1. On the 27th, a warship of the Omaha class left this port for the Pacific.
2. On the same day, two single-funnel destroyers, one light cruiser, and one 10,000 ton class
transport were anchored in Balboa harbor.
3. On the 26th, one American destroyer and two submarines were anchored in the harbor at Cristobal.
4. From the 22nd until the 27th, four American and four British merchant vessels passed through the Canal bound for the Pacific (one of the British vessels was of the 14,000 ton class). Six American merchant vessels, one American tanker, and one Netherlands cargo ship passed through the Canal in the direction of the Atlantic.
ARMY 24995 Trans. 11/19/41 (2)
(EXHIBITS OF JOINT COMMITTEE , EXHIBIT NO. 2 JAPANESE MESSAGES CONCERNING MILITARY
INSTALLATIONS, SHIP MOVEMENTS, ETC.)