From: Manila (Nihro)
November 12, 1941
On the morning of the 12th, an American cruiser of the Chester class entered port. She is now tied up at dock #7 and is taking on -----. It is thought likely that this vessel accompanied one of the President line ships into port. This vessel preceded the cruiser into port.
ARMY 24923 Trans. 11/18/41 (6)
(EXHIBITS OF JOINT COMMITTEE , EXHIBIT NO. 2 JAPANESE MESSAGES CONCERNING MILITARY INSTALLATIONS, SHIP MOVEMENTS, ETC.)