|December 11, 1941.|
|From:||The Commanding Officer.|
|To:||The Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet.|
|Subject:||Report of action on December 7, 1941, in accordance with references (a) and (b).|
(a) Art. 840 Navy Regs.
(b) Cincpac conf. desp. 102102 of Dec. 1941.
Unidentified dead - Three, one from 3" anti-aircraft gun platform and two from stern of Vestal. These men may have been either Arizona personnel blown over by magazine blast or members of Vestal after gun crews; they were burned beyond recognition.
Missing - Seven.
Hospitalized - Nineteen. About twenty per cent of those hospitalized are seriously injured suffering primarily from burns and fractures.
Copy to: Combasefor.