WED 25 FEB 1942
Coast Guard assumes responsibility for U.S. port security.
Japanese force lands on Bawean Island, 85 miles north of Surabaya, Java, and sets up a radio station (see 26 February).
Submarine Perch (SS-176) attacks what she identifies as a Japanese merchantman but is damaged by shellfire and is forced to break off action. Perch remains on patrol.
Japanese cargo ship Fukushima Maru runs aground on a reef and is wrecked, Katsura Bay, 35°09'N, 140°18'E.
Saturday, February 25, 2017
75 Yrs. Ago In Nothin'
by M. Bouffant at 19:42