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January 18, 1942
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CENTRAL PACIFIC (Hawaiian Air Force): Another unsuccessful attack on enemy submarines in Hawaiian area. B-17's of Task Group 8.9 conduct anti-submarine patrols from Canton.

USN: During the night, PT-31 and PT-34 enter Subic Bay and spot a two masted freighter and fire torpedoes but one stuck in the tube and failed to launch. The other released but exploded a minute later prematurely.

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