From: Southern California
*************December 10, 1941(e)*************
Chicago moves for a possible intercept of transports at a chokepoint in the Ceram Sea.
Boise moves to cover a possible move on Sorong. Chicago has a clean sweep of transport heading back to Palau. Boise is hit by 2 x 250 kg bombs with light to moderated damage. Chicago hides in a rainsquall.
Ryujo barely escapes destruction from bombers operating from Ambon.
Day Time Surface Combat, near Gebe at 81,104, Range 23,000 Yards
DMS W-8, Shell hits 4, and is sunk
xAK Hasuna Maru, Shell hits 10, and is sunk
xAK Meigen Maru, Shell hits 7, and is sunk
xAK Yamafuku Maru, Shell hits 14, and is sunk
xAKL Kakyu Maru, Shell hits 5, and is sunk
< Message edited by Cap Mandrake -- 12/28/2014 2:25:12 AM >