From: Manila (Nihro)
November 22, 1941
1. A camouflaged British cruiser (guessed to be 4 or 5 thousand tons; having 8 guns; name unknown) entered port on the morning of the 21st and anchored at Pier #7, sailing at 5 in the afternoon, destination unknown.
On the 21st an American transport (rumored to be the President Harrison) entered port and took on soldiers (number unknown) and materiel.
2. Boats anchored in port on the 22nd were :
Manila-Portland (entered the port on the 21st); Marblehead; Black Hawk; Isobel; Heron; Wohotosu [a]; Pisu [a]; one mine layer; 9 destroyers; 20 submarines.
Cavite-Houston (?); Canopus.
ARMY 25471 Trans. 11/29/41 (6)
[a] Kana gelling.
(EXHIBITS OF JOINT COMMITTEE , EXHIBIT NO. 2 JAPANESE MESSAGES CONCERNING MILITARY INSTALLATIONS, SHIP MOVEMENTS, ETC.)