FRI 30 APR 1943
Submarine Gudgeon (SS-212) lands men and equipment on Panay, P.I.
Submarine Scorpion (SS-278) sinks Japanese guardboat No.5 Ebisu Maru east of Japan, 37°24'N, 154°40'E.
Submarine Snook (SS-279) lays mines off Saddle Island, China.
U.S. freighter Phoebe A. Hearst is torpedoed and sunk by Japanese submarine I-19 about 240 miles southeast of Suva, Fiji Islands, 19°48'S, 176°44'E (see 1, 5 and 14 May).
Atlantic Fleet turns over responsibility for convoys between Halifax and United Kingdom to British and Canadian naval forces.
Monday, April 30, 2018
Atlantic Fleet Shirks Duty;
Men & Equipment Landed On Panay
by M. Bouffant at 19:43