Action highlights for the period from 22 December through 31 December were as follows:

December 24 - Lieutenant Commander W. L. KAUBER on a joint operation with PT Boats made a visual sighting at 0115 Item/25 position 0l-46-40N 127-57-30E. Illuminating the area with three f1ares, he identified the object sighted as two barges 75' x 25' camouflaged with branches. A string of four 100-pound G.P. bombs was dropped and two direct hits scored, Lieutenant Commander KAUBER circled back over the area immediately and dropped two more flares but there was no trace of the barges remaining.




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