The following Plan of the Day was copied from the USS Helena Newsletter dated June 2002.
U.S.S. HELENA "HOLD BACK THE DAWN"
PLAN OF THE DAY
Sunday 7 December 1941
DAILY ROUTINE IN PORT EXCEPT:
DUTY WATCH SECTION 4, WORK DIVISION 2, DUTY ML NO. 1.
MILITARY AND MEDICAL GUARD - U. S. S. ST LOUIS.
DUTY HEAD OF DEPT. - Lt Comdr. BUERKLE.
0800 Rig for Church on forecastle. Muster on stations.
0830 Mass on forecastle.
Notes: (a) Annual Material Inspection will be conducted Monday 8 December 1941.
Open all voids, fire control tubes, wiring passages under turret handling rooms,
and have the lower drawers of desks, transoms and bunks removed.
Charles Boyer - Olivia de Havilland
Mark - 3.9
"HOLD BACK THE DAWN"