History Basic Data
XIII. WORLD WAR II (continued)
1. Japanese Monograph 97, Pearl Harbor Operations:
General Outline of Orders and Plans, app. I.
2. Stetson Conn, Rose C. Engelman, and Byron
Fairchild, U. S. Army in World War IIThe Western Hemisphere,
Guarding the United States and Its Outposts (Washington, 1964), p.
86; Samuel E. Morison, The Rising Sun in the Pacific, 1931-April
1942 (Boston, 1947), p. 221. U. S. Army Transport Cynthia
Olsen was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine about 1,000 miles
northeast of Oahu on December 7; S. S. Lahaina was shelled and
sent to the bottom about 700 miles on the same bearing on December 11;
S. S. Manimi was torpedoed and sunk December 17, not far from
Honolulu; and S. S. Prusa was torpedoed and sunk, December 19,
150 miles south of Hawaii.
3. Morison, The Rising Sun in the Pacific, p.
4. Conn, Engelman, & Fairchild, Guarding the
United States and Its Outposts, p. 87.
5. Del Norte Triplicate, Dec. 26, 1941. The
five casualties in the attack on Emidio were: Assistant Engineer
B. A. Winters and Fireman K. K. Kines of San Pedro killed in the
explosion of the torpedo; and Seaman F. W. Potts, Messboy S. McGilvary,
and R. S. Pennington blown overboard and drowned. There were 31
6. Ibid. Emidio had come ashore on the
southwest side of Steamboat Rock, and about 440 yards off-shore from the
harbor entrance light.
7. Ibid., Jan. 16, 1942.
8. Ibid., Jan. 23, 1942. Oil seeping from the wreck
plagued the local crab fishermen.
9. Coan, "Sea Takes its Toll as Death Stalks Marine
History of Del Norte," Del Norte Triplicate, Centennial Edition
(1954), p. 5-E.
10. Japanese Monograph 102, pp. 16-17.
11. Conn, Engelman, & Fairchild, Guarding the
United States and Its Outposts, pp. 87-88.
12. U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey, Interrogations
of Japanese Officials (2 vols, Washington, 1946), Interview 97,
Comdr. Masatake Okumiya, Oct. 10, 1945.
13. Japanese Monograph 110, pp. 21-23; Conn,
Engelman & Fairchild, Guarding the United States and Its
Outposts, p. 92.
14. Japanese Monograph 110, pp. 32-33.
15. Conn, Engelman, & Fairchild, Guiding the
United States and Its Outposts, p. 113.
17. Ibid., pp. 89, 91, 93; Malcolm F. Willoughby,
The United States Coast Guard in World War II (Annapolis, 1957),
18. Personal Interview Chaffey with Bearss, April
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