From: Seattle (Sato)
October 28, 1941
In commemoration of Navy Day, the 27th, fifteen Coast Guard vessels sailed through the harbor here in single file. Their names were as follows: The Kane, Ciruma, [a] the Brooks, the Fox (the above listed vessels have had their four-inch guns replaced by five-inch guns; all of these were brand-new ones), the Frigate Bird, the Crow, the Pintail, the Eagle 57, Batukei, [a] the Butternut, the Amber, the YP 83, 87, 89, and 90.
ARMY 24997 Trans. 11/19/41 (2)
[a] Kana spelling.
(EXHIBITS OF JOINT COMMITTEE , EXHIBIT NO. 2 JAPANESE MESSAGES CONCERNING MILITARY INSTALLATIONS, SHIP MOVEMENTS, ETC.)