START OF REEL JOB NO. 4 (2 ta mi operator (M Monge DATE May fi THIS MICROFILM IS THE PROPERTY OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT ee MICROFILMED BY NPPSO-—NAVAL DISTRICT WASHINGTON MICROFILM SECTION Rondon Go-k1D Vago ten Cer. Fite Recrion Wolbareqsee Wa Ttas User bs TEQUGSIFIED Zaadece. Loa Nagao tina NR Corsunt Neenne octaves lala (es Sacro. Division 5 written the ep: Yates is the vile of Capt 9 was commissioned on 12 June 1937. the best of food fishes, @ mari: uIP coasts of North Anericu. warded a tattle star ne Pearl Harbor yet arrived from Mare Island. Reachiug port, shortly after Kart December 1941, bouna fh oy 4 damage. Trouble with her gear wa down. Contsnwal leaks frequently flooded developed, leaving @ conspicuous oi) slick on 1 The POMPANO arrive: ny shipe sunk ty the Marine defenser she inspected ‘Biko: the re ctivity. Severs] i on 13 January hen one a Four torpedoes vessels previously sightel at anchor came out. Fifteen minutes after firing, target lying to avout three miles avay she began to creep POMPANIO. vor vnen both torpedoes exploded prematur her, the sub a until 30 that his