Below are the codes Francis Line used to cable is wife when he was making the Circle Of Fire. It was 1940 when he visited Japan, China, Dutch East Indies, Guam and Wake Island before meeting his wife in Hawaii. In his book Adventure Unlimited you will find a more complete record of his journey.
CODES FOR USE IN CABLES OR RADIOGRAMS
ABIRA -Arrived in Japan. Find the people friendly and tourist bureau doing its utmost to help me. Will probably be able to get quite a few pictures with their help. Apparently no difficulty or trouble will be encountered doing this.
DUBOG – Arrived in Japan. Find the people friendly and tourist bureau doing its utmost to help me, so far as seeing the country is concerned. But won’t be able to get too many pictures because there are quite a few restrictions. But I am assured that I can get certain pictures and will have no trouble in getting the ones which are not restricted.
ELBOX – Arrived in Japan. Find the people friendly and tourist bureau doing what it can to help me, but won’t be able to do much of any picture-taking because of restrictions. Otherwise I can see the country and have a good time. No other difficulties except can’t take many pictures.
KIGIM – Arrived in Japan. People friendly but can’t take any pictures at all, so will leave just as soon as possible.
LOBOT – Am on the ship approaching Japan. Reports indicate that conditions won’t be favorable for getting any pictures so will continue on this ship without stopping.
MEBIB – Found conditions unfavorable to landing in Japan so I passed it up and am now on my way south.
ABTEY – I have virtually decided to go to Dutch East Indies.
DUBEW – I have virtually given up any plans of going to Dutch East Indies
ESFEX – Provided I can get reservations, I’ll probably come to Hawaii by Clipper plane.
KIJUB – I have about given up plans of returning by Clipper plane and will probably return by ship.
LOHOZ – I am tentatively planning on returning via Australia and then
MEGUS – Am tentatively planning on arriving in Hawaii third week in June
AGDEN – Am tentatively planning on arriving in Hawaii fourth week in June
EVCIB – Am tentatively Planning on arriving in Hawaii first week in Aug.
KOHAL – Am tentatively planning on arriving in Hawaii second week in Aug
Tokyo. Care Canadian Pacific SS Co. No. E.147 Sanchome Marunouchi. Tokyo
(I will probaly leave Japan about June 5 or so.)
Hong Kong. Care Can. Pa c. SS Co. Opposite Blake Pier, Hon; 1..0c13.
(Will probably leave here about June 12. Use airmail here.
Manila. Care Can. Pac. SS Co. Narsman Bldg. Port area, Manila P.I.
(Dont know when will arrive but take chance on writs :g
after writing Hong Kong. Use airmail. 1 week service.
HONOLULU. CARE AMERICAN EXPRESS CO. HELEN, .10T.: THIS ADDRESS AND
YOUR LOCATION AS SOON AS YOU ARRIVE—. I’ll ALSO WRITE YOU