From: Honolulu (Kita)
5 December 1941
(1) During Friday morning. the 5th, the three battleships mentioned in my message #239* arrived here. They had been at sea for eight days.
(2) The Lexington and five heavy cruisers left port on the same day.
(3) The following ships were in port on the afternoon of the 5th:
3 light cruisers.
Four ships of the Honolulu class and - - - - - - - - - - were in dock.
JD-1:7280 (D) Navy Trans. 12-10-41 (2)
*Available. dated 29 November.
(EXHIBITS OF JOINT COMMITTEE , EXHIBIT NO. 2 JAPANESE MESSAGES CONCERNING MILITARY
INSTALLATIONS, SHIP MOVEMENTS, ETC.)