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0329 BUCKLEY, alongside sub, gives hard right rudder, rides up on forecastle of sub and stays there. Men begin swarming out of submarine and up on BUCKLEY's forecastle. Machine gun, tommy gun, and rifle fire knocks off several. Ammunition expended at this time included several general mess coffee cups which were on hand at ready gun station. Two of the enemy were hit in the head with these. Empty shell cases were also used by crew of 3" gun #2 to repel boarders. 3" guns could not bear. BUCKLEY suffers only casualty of engagement when man bruises fist knocking one of enemy over the side. Several men, apparently dead, could be seen hanging over the side of the sub's bridge at this time. The boatswain's mate in charge of forward ammunition party kills a man, attempting to board, with .45 pistol. Man falls back over side. Midships repair party equipped with rifles mans life lines and picks off several men on deck of submarine. Chief Fire Controlman uses Tommy gun from bridge with excellent results.