|DD348/A16-3||U.S.S. Farragut (348)|
Pearl Harbor, T.H.
December 13, 1941.
|From:||The Commanding Officer.|
|To:||The Commander-in-Chief U.S. Pacific Fleet|
|Subject:||Report on measures taken during raid on December 7, 1941.|
(a) CincPac desp 102102 of December 1941.
(b) U.S.N.R., 1920 Art. 712.
|0758||Attack commenced. Went to General Quarters.|
|0812||Opened fire with main battery. Machine guns not employed at this time due to planes being out of range.|
|0828||Monaghan left nest.|
|0840||Dale left nest.|
|0852||Farragut left nest. Maintained continuous fire with main battery and with machine guns when planes were within range.|
|0921||Japanese plane attacked Farragut with machine gun. No casualties. Slight damage to topside, while proceeding through channel and abreast Hickam Field, BUSHE, Daniel, CMC(AA), according to witnesses, brought down a Japanese dive bomber with 50 Caliber Machine gun fire.|
|0927||Cleared channel ceased firing planes out of range.|
Ensign J.D.P. HODAPP Jr., U.S.N., USS Chew.
Ensign W.D. BONNVILLIAN, U.S.N., U.S.S. Chew.
Ensign G.A. MANNING, E-V(G), U.S.N.R., U.S.S. Dewey.
Lieutenant E.K. JONES, U.S.N.
Ensign W.W. DeVENTER, U.S.N.
Ensign D.C. SLEEPER, D-V(G), U.S.N.R.
Ensign J.A. BENHAM, D-V(G), U.S.N.R.
Ensign D.A. BERTIEN, E-V(G), U.S.N.R.