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According to electronic intelligence data gathered by the Seventh Fleet, as of 8:00 a.m., 13 October, the following U.S. battleships were noticed in the vicinity of Cheongjin: USS “Missouri,” three heavy aircraft carriers (“Valley Forge,” “Leyte,” “The Philippine Sea”), two escort aircraft carriers (“Sicily,” “Beduin Strait”), three heavy cruisers (“Rochester,” “Toledo,” “Helena”), three cruisers (“Wooster,” “Juno,” “Ceylon”), twelve destroyers, the third squadron of mine-sweepers, the first and the third assault landing groups.
Cheongjin was heavily bombarded from the air and the sea.
[signature] G O L O V K O
[signature] F O K I N
13 October 1950