Serial No. 2030001
2 January 1942
From: Commandant, Thirteenth Naval Disctrict
Subject: High Frequency D/F-Radio Intelligence Report
1. Contents Noted.
2. It is essential that this letter be forwarded with the least possible delay and its transmission by registered mail within the continental limits of the United States is necessary and authorized.
Guy Davis Chief of Staff
Dutch Harbor, Alaska.
December 1, 1941.
From: Radioman in Charge.
To : Commandant Fourtheenth Naval District.
Via: Commandant Thirteenth Naval District.
Subject: HF D/F- Radio Intelligence Report.
Reference: (a) Com14 SECRET Ltr., Z-2051 dated 8 Oct., 1941.
Enclosure: (A) Bearings of Orange Navy Ships and Stations.
1. Radio Intelligence Report forwarded herewith in compliance with reference (a). This report consists of three (3) pages.
2. It is hereby certified that the originator considers it to be impracticable to phrase this document in such a manner as will permit a classification other than secret.
6 Nov. to 1 Dec.,1941.
FOX, R.J. CRM "FX"
HESS, F.W. RM1c "BY"
GILMORE, T.E. RM1c V-3 USNR "TG"
HOOD, H RM1c V-3 USNR "HH"
TARIS, C.M. RM1c V-6 USNR "TS"
Copying Speed of Personnel
Fox,R.J. CRM 16 WPM.
|SECRET||6 Nov. to 1 Dec.,1941.|
Station K OPERATIONS
NORTH,CENTRAL,SOUTH CHINA FLEETS.
Station KOPERATIONS CONT.
On 7 November at 1050 GCT the Tatsuta Maru (JFYC) working station JQE on 8270 kos was noted to be exchanging considerable traffic with that station.
At 2210 GCT on Nov. 20 the following transmission was recorded:- 6802 de PKN Si A UNA KON2 K-Later called- SI A 0622 3450 5084 8114 9393 de PKN SI A KON ? k.(He had a shallow note like the Maru boats and tone of signals fluctuated-It is assumed that they are Russian).
Record Group 181 (RG 181); NARA, Pacific Alaska Region (Seattle); Thirteenth Naval District; Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments; Central Subject Files, 1934-1941 1937-1945 Entry 50; District Communications Office Classified; Box 4, Folder A8-2, Intelligence and Security, Reports from Dutch Harbor
The above format gives the box number for the report, current as of August, 2004. It is, however, not the citation format favored by the NARA archivists and box numbers can change over time, so a researcher wishing to contact NARA over these documents in the future may be better served by the following citation:
National Archives Format:
Dutch Harbor Monthly Report, January 2, 1942; Folder title "A8-2"; Central Subject Files, 1934-1945 (Entry 50); District Communications Office; Thirteenth Naval District; Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments, Record Group 181 (RG 181); NARA, Pacific Alaska Region (Seattle).