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The destroyer-minesweeper Perry was moored south of Pearl City in the mouth of Middle Loch. Her anti-aircraft machine guns were out of action and heavily greased when the Japanese attack began, and the crew poured fuel over them to clean them off and bring them into action.

See also: Middle Loch; Pearl City

You can find out more about Middle Loch in the following Osprey book:

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