NESHOBA DEPARTS TODAY FOR
The USS Neshoba gets under way today on the final leg of its roundabout voyage from Seattle to Japan.
The special sea and anchor detail for the departure from Apra Harbor, Guam, is scheduled for 1030, with departure set for 1100.
Rumors that 400 highpoint GIs were going to board the APA for this part of the trip were denied by responsible officers. The rumor was that these men were to be bound for the United States via Yokohama.
The trip to Japan will take from four to five days.
The battleship Pennsylvania, drydocked here, was refloated yesterday and was reported to have sailed for Pearl Harbor, with only two of her four screws in operation.