USS LANSING (DER-388) ACTIVITY LOG

(Excerpted from actual deck logs obtained from National Archives, Washington DC)

 

(In the interest of protecting their anonymity, ships company have been assigned aliases,

which have no correlation to their actual name)

 

1-1-62 0000 With the Old Year nearly done.

we lay here moored at FOXTROT One,

In Pearl Harbor we securely lay

at a Ford Island berth, this very first day.

With port to the WILHOITE, one of our kind,

were tied with the usual standard mooring line.

The ships presently in the nest,

naturally are all the best

The first is the HAMUL (AD-20) with repairs and spare parts aplenty

And nestled snugly to her side, the FLETCHER (DDE-445)

DER-397, the WILHOITE next to her,

and then the best, we all concur.

The LANSING then on the outboard side,

taking things casually in her stride.

Ships present are from the Pacific Fleet,

Ready to cope with any force we meet.

Other are yard and district craft,

From a fast ocean tug to a side painters raft.

SOPA is CINCPACFLT in all his might

With headquarters at Makalapa Height.

The tender provides us with comforts of home,

Electricity, steam, fresh water, and phone.

At midnight the hatches are in the position,

For modified YOKE, the material condition.

 

0800 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: NONE

1-2-62 0000 Moored as before.

1-3-62 1000 Made routine inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples, conditions normal

1-4-62 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentee: ROUSEIN, H.I., EN2.

0802 LCDR THORSON, Commanding Officer USS WILHOITE, accompanied

by inspection party came onboard and commenced Administration Inspection.

0855 ROUSEIN, H.I., EN2, returned onboard having been AWOL since 0700 this date.

1059 Commanding Officer, USS WILHOITE (DER-397) and inspection party left the ship.

1815 Received 100 rounds of 3/50 Cal. VTNF ammo from USS HAMUL (AD-20)

1-5-62 0630 Mustered crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

0800 Mustered crew on the pier for Squadron Commanders, (CORTRON FIVE) Inspection of personnel.

0825 Secured from inspection

0900 Commenced Squadron Commanders Material Inspection of the ship.

1012 YTL 166 came alongside to starboard

1023 Commenced breasting out for purpose of moving camel between ships

1030 Secured from Inspection

1051 Completed maneuvering clear of starboard side

1100 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples, conditions normal.

Made weekly inspection of sprinkling system and flooding system; condition satisfactory.

1410 COMCORTRON FIVE and Members of his inspecting Party departed the ship

having completed Administrative Inspection.

1-6-62 0800 Mustered the crew on station. No unauthorized absentees.

1810 High temperature alarm in magazines 1-129, 1-31, 4-27 sounded. All magazines were investigated

and no excessive temperatures were noted.

1-7-62 1120 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

1-8-62 0710 Two officers and nineteen crew departed the ship on TAD Orders to

Commander Fleet Training Group, Pearl Harbor.

0800 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: MISFIRE, S.F., SFM3 and MAINTOP, T.M., FTG2.

1021 MISFIRE, S.F., SFM3, returned to the ship having been AWOL since 0800, 8 January

a period of 2 hours and 21 minutes.

1-9-62 0800 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: (1) One, MAINTOP, T.M., FTG2.

USS DURANT (DER-389) moored alongside to starboard.

2213 Assumed the electrical load on #2 Ships service generator

2224 Shifted the electrical load to emergency generator

2315 Shifted to tender power.

1-10-62 0551 Shifted from shore power to ships power

0630 Made all preparations for getting underway.

0655 Pilot MACHALKIN came on board

0700 USS DURANT (DER-389) underway from alongside by tugs

0700 Set special sea and anchor detail

0702 YTM 195 (USS YONAGUSKA) alongside starboard bow.

0706 YTB 262 (USS ONEYANA) came alongside starboard quarter

0711 Underway from alongside USS WILHOITE (DER-397)

0732 USS HASSAYAMPA (AO-145) standing in

0740 Moored portside to USS DURANT (DER-389) in a nest of four ships at Foxtrot One,

U.S. Naval Air Station, Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Ships from inboard to outboard are

USS HAMUL (AD-20), USS FLETCHER (DDE-445), USS DURANT (DER-389) and

USS LANSING (DER-388)

0750 YTB 262 (USS ONEYANA) departed from alongside starboard quarter and

YTM 195 (USS YONAGUSKA) departed from alongside starboard bow.

0750 Pilot departed from ship

0800 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: One (1) MAINTOP, T.M., FTG2,

absent since 0730, 8 January 1962.

1235 D/F Antenna on starboard side of after mast fell to the 01 level. No one was injured.

Antenna was damaged

1308 Divers commenced diving under the USS DURANT (DER-389)

1355 A motor launch came alongside to transfer dummy torpedoes

1405 Received (2) two Mk 32 Mod 2 practice torpedoes from NAD Oahu. Motor launch cast off

1516 YOGN-115 came alongside to starboard

1540 Commenced taking on fuel

1620 Secured from taking on fuel having received 17,919 gallons

1900 YOGN-115 maneuvered clear of starboard side

1-11-62 0800 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: MAINTOP, T.M., FTG2

1237 Commenced taking on plaster loaded hedge hogs from USS HAMUL (AD-20).

1400 Secured from taking on plaster loaded hedge hogs, having loaded 26 on board.

1640 Set the special sea and anchor detail for breasting out.

1650 Tugs YTB 162 alongside starboard to assist in breasting out.

1731 Underway breasting out cold iron. Under tug power with USS DURANT (DER-389) moored

alongside USS CARPENTER (DDE-825) moored alongside USS FLETCHER (DDE-445).

1805 Moored. Breasting out completed

1708 YTB 262 (USS ONEYANA) and YTM 162 departed.

1-12-62 0800 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentee: MAINTOP, T.M., FTG2, and MAINMAST, S.M., YN2.

0925 MAINMAST, S.M., YN2, reported on board

1110 HMCS ASSINIBOINE (DDE-234) standing out in channel

1400 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

MAINMAST, S.M., YN2, Offense: AWOL from 0745, 12 January 1962 to

0930, 12 January 1962, a period of One hour and 45 minutes.

Punishment, Restriction to limits of ship for 7 days commencing on 12 January 1962.

1-13-62 0800 Mustered the crew at Stations, Absentee: MAINTOP, T.M., FTG2.

1-14-62 0000 Moored portside to the USS DURANT (DER-389) in a nest of five ships,

USS HAMUL (AD-20, USS FLETCHER (DDE-445), USS CARPENTER (DD-825),

USS DURANT (DER-389) and USS LANSING (DER-388) at Berth FOXTROT-1,

NAS Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii using standard mooring lines doubled.

SOPA is CINCPACFLT with headquarters at Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Ships present include various Units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, harbor and district craft and

3 units of the Canadian Escort Squadron 2, HMCS ASSINIBOINE (DDE-234),

HMCS MARGAREE (DDE-230) and HMCS OTTAWA (DDE-229).

Modified material condition YOKE is set throughout the ship. Receiving all services except

electrical and phone from the tender.

0620 Housed starboard anchor, dipped port anchor

0710 Set modified sea detail.

0716 Received YTM 188 (USS NEGWAGON) on starboard bow and embarked Pilot TAYLOR.

0721 Received YTM 195 (USS YONAGUSKA) on starboard quarter.

0722 Disconnected all services from tender

0731 Singled all lines

0751 Underway

0831 Moored portside to USS SAVAGE (DER-386).

0900 Mustered the crew on station, Absentee: MAINTOP, T.M., FTG2.

1-15-62 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters, Absentees: MAINTOP, T.M., FTG2, and MAINDECK, H.C., SK3.

0730 Set the Special Sea and Anchor detail.

0800 Captain and Navigator are on the bridge

0801 Commenced maneuvering away from alongside the SAVAGE (DER-386).

0802 Underway, enroute from Foxtrot one to operating area GOLF one.

Assumed various course and speed changes to conform to Pearl Harbor channel

0844 Entered international waters.

0859 Sustained a casualty to No. 2 main engine. Slowed the starboard shaft to 1/3

to take no. 2 main engine off the line

0906 Placed No. 2 main engine back on the line. Commenced increasing speed.

0909 All engines ahead full, making 305 RPMs for 17 Kts.

0915 C/c to 1840T

0921 C/c to 1770T

1030 C/s 16 Kts.

1047 Momentarily lost lube oil pressure to port reduction gear. Slowed port shaft

for approximately two (2) minutes and returned to 12 Kts.

1245 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters.

1255 Material condition ZEBRA is set.

1308 Commenced steering various courses and speeds while conducting Gunnery Exercise, Z-6-G.

1432 Secured from Gunnery exercise having expended 24 rounds of VT Non-Frag, 3/50 Ammunition

1435 Tested the ABC washdown system and found satisfactory

1451 Set material condition YOKE throughout the ship.

1455 Secured from General Quarters

1622 Set the special sea and anchor detail. Entered inland waters. Captain and Navigator are on the bridge

OOD has the conn.

1624 Commenced steering various courses and various speeds to conform with Pearl Harbor channel

1630 Passed buoy No. 2 abeam to starboard

1634 Passed buoy No. 3 & 4 abeam to port and starboard respectively

1700 Commenced maneuvering to go alongside pier.

1705 Secured the special sea and anchor detail. Moored starboard side with standard mooring lines

to Berth 23, pier Bravo at U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor Hawaii.

1720 USS FORSTER (DER-334) moored alongside to port. Shifted the electrical load from

No. 1 and 3 Ships service generators to No. 2 Ships service generator

1730 Commenced receiving telephone and fresh water from the pier.

1920 MAINDECK, H.C., SK3, returned on board having been absent since 0700 this date.

1-17-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentee: MAINTOP, T.M., FTG2, having been

U/A since 0730, 8 January 1962

0850 Moored starboard side to pier Bravo, Berth 23.5

0905 ENS B.G. MAINBATTERY reported aboard for duty accordance with BuPers Orders.

1250 Commenced taking on fuel, from YOGN-115. Draft fwd 106, aft 107.

1350 Secured from taking on fuel. Draft forward 111, aft 111, 17,500 gal. of diesel oil

1400 Shifted from ships power to shore power

1500 YOGN-115 departed from port side of ship

1-18-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. One (1) unauthorized absentee: MAINTOP, T.M., FTG2,

AWOL since 0730, 8 January 1962.

1615 Set modified sea detail. The Captain and Navigator are on the bridge

1620 YTM 496 alongside portside aft

1622 Took in brow

1626 YTM 262 alongside portside forward.

1627 All lines singled aft

1632 All lines singled forward

1635 All lines on deck. Underway for Berth Bravo 21, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

1643 Moored berth Bravo 21, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

1650 Cast off YTM 262

1651 Cast off YTM 496.

1-19-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentee: MAINTOP, T.M., FTG2, AWOL

since 0730, 8 January 1962.

0919 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples,

conditions normal. Made weekly test of sprinkler system.

1-20-62 0745 Mustered the crew. Absentees: MAINTOP, T.M., FTG2, since 0730, 8 January 1962

0750 Pursuant to verbal authority of CORTRON FIVE, LTJG WILGENBUSCH,,

reported aboard for Temporary Duty from the USS DURANT (DER-389)

0835 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. The Captain and Navigator are on the bridge

0925 Underway in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 3-62 &

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

0926 Commenced steering of various courses at various speeds while standing out of Pearl Harbor Channel

1006 Passed Channel Buoy 1 abeam to starboard. Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

1010 Entered international waters. Set course 269. Speed 16 Kts.

1036 C/s 17 Kts

1052 Passed Barbers Point abeam to starboard set course 302.

1210 Commenced Air Control Exercise Z-17-CC.

1430 Changed course to 000

1432 Completed Air Control Exercise (Z-17-CC)

1802 C/c 3380.

2011 Unidentified radar surface contact 0820T, distance 38,000 yds; designated Skunk Alpha.

2017 Skunk Alphas course 2400T, speed 22 Kts.

2037 Skunk Alpha held visually 1100T

2038 Skunk Alpha at CPA 1150T distance 31,800 yds.

2125 Skunk Alpha faded bearing 1750T distance 56,000 yds.

1-21-62 0000 Underway independently proceeding from U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to

NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMDESFLOT V MOVORD 3062 AND COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

Base course is 3380T, Base speed is 17 Kts.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set throughout the ship.

No. 1, 2, 3, and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 Ships service generators

0027 Visibility decreased to mile in heavy rain. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the international rules of the road

0037 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

0310 Visibility decreased to 200 yds. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with the

international rules of the road

0320 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Cased sounding fog signals.

2050 Lost steering control on the bridge

2055 Regained steering control on the bridge

1-22-62 0000 Underway independently proceeding from U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to

NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMDESFLOT V MOVORD 3-62 and COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

Base course 3400, speed 17 Kts. No. 1, 2, 3, and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 Ships service generators.

0223 Experienced ruptured fuel oil return line on No. 1 ships generator. Shifted the forward electrical load

to No. 2 Ships service generator

0254 Completed repairs to number 1 ships service generator. Shifted the forward electrical load

to number 1 ships service generator.

1535 Exercised the crew at ditching at sea stations

1545 Secured from ditching at sea drill

1-23-62 0000 Underway independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to

NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60

and COMDESFLOT V MOVORD 3-62.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

No. 1, 2, 3, and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 Ships service generators.

Base Course 3400. Base speed 17 Kts.

1538 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

1541 Material condition ZEBRA set.

1542 Held an abandon ship drill

1547 Secured from abandon ship drill

1552 Material condition YOKE set

1556 Secured from drill.

1-24-62 0000 Underway independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to

NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60

and COMDESFLOT V MOVORD 3-62.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

Numbers 1, 2, 3, and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 Ships Service Generators.

Base Course 3400. Base speed 17 Kts.

0102 C/c to 120

0125 C/c to 340

0545 C/s to 16 Knots

0930 Sustained casualty to No. 1 Ship Service Generator. Placed No. 2 Ships Service on the line

0931 C/c 3380.

0945 Casualty to No. 1 Ships Service Generator has been restored. Placed No. 1 Ship Service

Generator back on the line. Took No. 2 Ships Service Generator off the line.

1135 C/s 15 Kts.

1835 C/s to 16 Knots

2103 Detected faulty contact brushes on No. 1 Ships Service Generator and

shifted the forward electrical load to No. 2 Ship Service Generator

2216 C/c to 3330.

1-25-62 0000 Underway independently enroute from U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to

NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60

and COMDESFLOT V MOVORD 3-62. Base course is 333. Base speed is 16 Kts.

Number 1, 2, 3 and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 Ships Service Generators.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

0315 C/s 15 Kts

0330 C/s 12 Kts

0345 C/s 10 Kts

0359 All engines ahead 1/3, 136 RPM for 8 kts

0400 Underway as before. Number 2 and 4 main engines are in immediate standby.

Maximum RPM on Nos 1 and 2 is 247.

0404 All engines ahead 2/3 172 RPM for 10 kts

0409 All engines ahead standard 227 Rpm for 13 Kts.

0831 C/s 12 kts

0836 C/c to 0000. C/c 0100 PGC

0840 C/s 8 Kts. Stopped the port shaft

0905 Placed No. 4 main engine in 30 minute standby and number 2 and 3 main engines in 5 minute standby.

0933 Shifted the electrical load to number 2 Ship Service Generator

1014 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

1017 Placed number 1 main engine in 5 minute standby

2000 Underway with no way on, on a heading of 325

2125 Sighted an unidentified flying object on a bearing of 145, position angle 85.

2125 Unidentified flying object faded from sight

2204 Placed No. 3 main engine on the line. P/E/A 1/3, 138 Turns: 2 turns over eight Knots.

2206 C/c 0300.

2216 C/c 0200.

1-26-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60 and COMDESFLOT V MOVORD 3-62.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

Number 3 main engine is on the line with number 1 main engine in 5 minute standby.

The electrical load is on number 2 ships service generator. Base course 0200. Speed 8 Kts.

0204 C/c to 0100.

0903 No. 2 Ships Service Generator not maintaining constant frequency. Shifted the electrical load

to No. 3 Ships Service Generator

1117 Completed repairs on No. 2 Ships Service Generator. Shifted the electrical load from

No. 3 to No. 2 Ships Service Generator

1249 C/c to 0000.

1252 C/c to 005

1253 C/c to 010.

1731 C/c 020.

1808 C/c 0150 PGC

2014 C/c to 0200

1-27-62 0000 Underway independently on NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60 and COMDESFLOT V MOVORD 3-62.

No. 3 main engine is on the line; port ahead 1/3 starboard stop, 138 RPM for 2 turns over 8 Kts.

No. 1 main engine in 5 minute standby.

The ships electrical load is on No. 2 Ships Service Generator.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set throughout the ship.

Base course is 0200T.

1125 Port engine ahead two thirds. C/c 020

1129 Port engine ahead one third.

1941 Visibility decreased to zero, due to snow. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the international rules of the road.

1959 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

2110 Visibility decreased to zero in snow, and sleet. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the international rules of the road.

2121 Visibility increased to 7 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1-28-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60 and COMDESFLOT V MOVORD 3-62.

No. 3 Main Engine is on the line. No. 1 Main Engine is in (5) minute standby.

The electrical load is on number 2 Ships Service Generator.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

Base course 030. Base speed is 8 Kts on the port shaft.

0019 C/c 015 for balloon launch

0517 Visibility decreased to 100 yds in heavy snow. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the international rules of the road.

0519 Visibility increased to 6 miles. Cease sounding fog signals

0545 C/s 10 Kts

0547 C/s 11.6 Kts. Placed #1 main engine in immediate standby, to bring ship out of trough

0550 All engines ahead 1/3, 138 RPM's.

0551 Stopped the starboard shaft and placed No. 1 main engine in 5 minutes standby.

0919 C/s 10 Kts

0921 C/c 020

0926 C/s 8 Kts

0942 Put No. 1 and 3 s/s generators on the line

0943 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 and 3 s/s generators

0944 Secured No. 2 s/s generator

1025 Put No. 1 main engine on the line

1028 S/e ahead 1/3, speed 8 Kts

1030 Commenced maneuvering various speeds and various courses to pick up container spare parts

dropped by parachute from aircraft.

1050 READYROOM, C.A., RD2, received contusion and abrasions of the left index finger while

holding grapple line attempting to recover capsule from air drop when his finger was caught

between stanchion and line. The injury was not due to his own misconduct. Treatment

administered was bacitracin ointment, dressing and splint for possible fracture at 1100.

Disposition; duty. Treatment administered by Medical Department Representative, HM1.

1105 Retrieved package dropped by aircraft

1109 Set base course 020, p/e ahead 1/3, speed 8 Kts.

1128 Put No. 2 s/s generator on the line

1129 Shifted the electrical load from 1 & 3 s/s generators to No. 2 s/s generator

1130 Secured No. 1 & 3 s/s generators

1144 Suffered casualty to Gyro Compass. Commenced steering course 0090 PStgC.

1215 Gyro Compass restored. Commenced steering 0200 by Gyro Compass

1526 Stopped all engines and commenced lying to.

1926 Placed No. 3 main engine on the line. Set course 0000. Speed 8 Kts, on port shaft

2052 Visibility decreased to mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with the

international rules of the road.

2108 Ceased sounding fog signals

1-29-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60 and COMDESFLOT V MOVORD 3-62.

No. 3 main engine is on the line. The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

Base course is 020, speed 8 Kts.

0350 A/e stop. Commenced lying to.

0405 Placed No. 3 main engine on the line. Set base course 180

0538 Obtained unidentified radar surface contact bearing 310, range 42,700 yds.

0607 Contact determined to be on course 070, speed 14 Kts.

0613 Contact at CPA bearing 330, range 33,000 yds.

0642 Contact faded from scope bearing 350 range 42,000 yds.

0840 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to. Placed No. 4 main engine in immediate standby.

1540 Exercised the crew at Man overboard Drill

1545 Secured from Man overboard Drill

1604 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 Ships Service Generator

1952 Put No. 2 Main engine on the line. S/e ahead 1/3. Set course 010

2000 Underway as before in intermittent snow storms, sounding fog signals from

time to time in accordance with the international rules of the road.

1-30-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60 and COMDESFLOT V MOVORD 3-62.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

No. 2 main engine is in immediate standby and No. 3 main engine is in five minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 1 ships service generator. Underway with no way on.

1536 Exercised the crew at General Quarters. Condition 1AA.

1542 Set condition ZEBRA

1605 Set material condition YOKE

1606 Secured from general Quarters

1-31-62 0000 Underway with no way on, independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set throughout the ship.

No. 2 & 3 main engines are in 5 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 2 Ships Service Generator.

0530 Put No. 3 main engine on the line. Port engine ahead 1/3, speed 8 Kts.

0535 Set course 0000.

0850 Shifted the electrical load from No. 2 to No. 3 Ships Service Generator

0854 Port engine stop. Commenced lying to.

1727 Port engine ahead one-third, 138 turns: 2 turns over 8 kts.

1735 C/c 110

1816 C/c 115

2045 Put No. 2 main engine on the line, ahead 1/3, speed 8 Knots.

2-1-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling Pacific NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60 and COMDESFLOT 5 MOVORD 3-62.

Base course is 115, speed 8 knots. No. 2 & 3 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is on No. 1 Ships Service Generator.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

0800 Underway as before in 25 foot seas and 40 knots of wind.

0913 Placed No. 1 & 4 main engines in immediate standby.

0920 Stopped each shaft individually to place No. 1 & 4 main engines on the line

0938 Split the electrical load between No. 1 & 3 Ships Service Generator

0939 C/s 10 Kts

0940 C/s 12 knots. C/c 280

0941 C/s on port shaft to 15 knots

0943 C/s 12 knots

0945 C/s 10 knots

0947 C/c 2850. C/s 8 knots

1008 C/s 10 knots

1010 Placed No. 2 & 4 main engines in 5 minute standby.

1013 C/s 9 knots

1143 C/c 2900.

1540 Stopped the starboard shaft

1620 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

1828 All engines ahead 1/3, 138 RPMs, 2 turns over 8 knots

1832 All engines ahead 2/3, 208 RPM for 12 knots; changed course to 0900T.

1834 All engines ahead 1/3, 138 RPMs, 2 turns over 8 knots.

1835 Starboard engine stop

1836 C/c 1000T

1838 C/c 0900T

1848 Visibility increased to 4 miles, ceased sounding fog signals

1914 Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with the international rules of the road

due to reduced visibility

1925 Swung ship to 0700T then to 1100T to clear baffles for 3600 Sonar Search

1934 Ceased sounding fog signals

1958 C/c to 1000.

2150 Visibility decreased to mile due to fog. Commenced sounding fog signals

in accordance with the international rules of the road

2-2-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60 and COMDESFLOT 5 MOVORD 3-62.

Base course is 115, speed 8 knots on the port shaft. No. 3 main engine is on the line,

No. 1 main engine is in immediate standby, No. 2 & 4 main engines are in 5 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 1 Ships Service generator.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

Visibility is less than mile Sounding Fog Signals.

0042 C/c 1100.

0227 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

0308 C/c 1200.

2108 Visibility reduced to mile by heavy fog. Commenced sounding fog

signals in accordance with the international rules of the road.

2-3-62 0000 Underway independently on NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60 and COMDESFLOT 5 MOVORD 3-62.

No. 3 main engine is on the line and No. 1 s/s Generator is on the line.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

Base course is 120, speed 8 knots. Visibility is less than mile.

Sounding fog signals in accordance with International Rules of the Road.

0200 C/c 300

0310 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

0620 Shifted steering motor and cables

1030 Visibility decreased to mile due to fog. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

International Rules of the Road.

1043 Visibility increased to four miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1210 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

1244 Visibility decreased to one mile, due to fog. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

International Rules of the Road.

1400 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

1414 Placed the number one main engine on the line. Starboard engine ahead one-third,

138 turns: 2 turns over 8 knots. Port engine stopped. Took number three main engine off the line,

and placed it in 5 minute standby.

1541 C/c 0900T.

2046 C/c 250.

2-4-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60 and COMDESFLOT 5 MOVORD 3-62.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

No. 1 Main Engine is on the line with No. 3 Main Engine in five minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 1 Ships Service Generator. Base course 250, base speed 8 kts.

0826 C/c 235

0827 Stopped the starboard shaft and commenced lying to.

0857 Placed no. 1 Main Engine in 5 minute standby.

1545 No. 3 Main Engine was placed in immediate standby preparatory to getting underway

1600 Port engine ahead 1/3, 138 RPM for 2 turns over 8 knots.

1605 Set course 1950T

2156 Obtained radar surface contact bearing 2570, range 20 miles

2230 Placed No. 1 Main Engine in immediate standby

2233 Placed starboard shaft on the line ahead 1/3

2234 C/s 10 Kts. C/c 1800.

2300 C/c 1900.

2301 C/s 8 Kts. Contact is at CPA bearing 3380, range 4.6 miles

2303 C/c 1850.

2309 Stopped starboard shaft

2328 Placed No. 1 Main Engine in five (5) minute standby.

2-5-62 0000 Steaming independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60 and COMDESFLOT 5 MOVORD 3-62.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness four are set.

Number 3 Main Engine is on the line with number 1 Main Engine in 5 minute standby.

The electrical load is on number one Ships Service Generator. Base course 195, speed 8 knots.

Tracking skunk A bearing 058, 22 miles opening.

0000 Took departure NAVAID/SAR Station AA enroute to NAVAID/SAR Station AO

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60

and COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORDER 3-62.

0012 Skunk A faded from radar bearing 059, distance 23 miles.

1535 Exercised the crew at ditching at sea detail

1540 Secured from ditching at sea detail

2-6-62 0000 Underway from NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60

and COMDESFLOT V MOVORD 3-62. On base course 1950 PGC.

No. 3 Main Engine is on the port shaft, 138 RPM for 2 turns over 8 knots.

No. 1 Main Engine is in 5 minute standby.

The ships electrical load is on No. 1 Ships Service Generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set throughout the ship.

0610 Obtained unidentified radar surface contact bearing 261, range 17 miles.

Contact determined to be on course 088, speed 20

0620 Placed No. 1 Main Engine on the line. Started the starboard shaft.

0625 C/s to 10 Kts

0626 C/c to 180

0631 C/s to 12 Kts.

0652 Contact passed CPA bearing 330, range 5 miles.

0653 C/c to 185. C/s to 10 Kts

0656 C/s to 8 Kts

0658 C/c to 190

0700 C/c to 195

0704 Stopped the starboard shaft

0715 Placed No. 1 Main Engine in five minute standby.

0756 Contact faded from radar bearing 060, range 20 miles

0845 Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 to No. 3 Ships Service Generator

1425 C/c 220

1445 C/c 235

1650 C/c 250

2-7-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60 and COMDESFLOT V MOVORD 3-62.

Base course is 2500, base speed is 8 Kts. on port shaft. No. 3 Main Engine is on the line.

No. 1 Main Engine is in five minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 1 Ships Service Generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

0001 Placed No. 1 Main Engine in immediate standby.

0003 Placed starboard shaft on the line, at 8 Kts. Increased speed on port shaft to 10 Kts

0004 C/c 1350.

0008 C/s 8 Kts. on both shafts

0010 Stopped the port shaft

0017 Placed No. 3 Main Engine in 5 minute standby.

0807 Commenced lying to

0915 S/e ahead 1/3. Set course 330, speed 8 knots.

1230 Starboard engine stop. Commenced lying to

1235 Placed #1 Main Engine in 5 minute standby. Ships head is westerly with winds blowing lightly

against the seas, drifting to leeward.

2250 Winds increased to 24 Kts. from 160 taking occasional 25 degree rolls.

Placed number three Main Engine, port shaft, in immediate standby.

2253 Placed number 3 Main Engine on the line, speed 8 Kts., set course 350.

2-8-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60 and COMDESFLOT V MOVORD 3-62.

No. 3 Main Engine is on the line and No. 1 s/s Generator on the line.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

Burning all required navigational lights. Base course is 350, base speed 8 knots.

0056 C/c 010.

0102 C/c 350.

0242 C/c 040

0250 C/c 345

0454 Placed No. 1 Main Engine on the line at 8 knots

0459 C/c 210. Used Main Engines at various speeds while changing course

0515 Stopped the port shaft. Placed No. 3 Main Engine in immediate standby.

Ship is rolling moderately in 10 ft. seas from 200. Barometer is falling.

0830 Placed No. 3 Main Engine in five minute standby

0921 C/c to 205

1255 C/c 2000T.

1446 Shifted the electrical load from No. 3 Ships Service Generator to No. 1 Ships Service Generator

1659 C/c 0200 PGC

2125 Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with the International Rules of the Road

due to reduced visibility in drizzle and rain

2200 AEW aircraft report an accluded front (Occluded front - To force (air) upward from

Earth's surface, as when a cold front overtakes and undercuts a warm front.)

bearing 2250T, distance 90 miles; extending northeast to southwest and

heading northeast at 15 knots.

2300 The barometer read 29.36 having dropped 8/100 in the last hour and 44/100 since 1400.

Left full rudder c/c 3100T.

2345 Port engine ahead 1/3, No. 3 Main Engine on the line

2347 Starboard engine stopped

2350 Starboard engine placed in 5 minute standby.

2-9-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV

are set. No. 3 Main Engine is on the line with No. 1 Main Engine in five minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 1 Ships Service Generator. Base course 310, base speed 8 Kts.

Visibility is mile due to fog. Sounding fog signals in accordance with

the International Rules of the Road.

0356 C/c 1400.

0446 Ceased sounding fog signals. Visibility increased to six (6) miles.

0646 Lost fuel pressure to No. 3 Main Engine. Placed No. 1 Main Engine on the line on the starboard shaft

0654 Restored casualty to No. 3 Main Engine. Placed No. 3 Main Engine in five (5) minute standby.

0738 C/c 1500T.

1403 Put No. 3 s/s Generator on the line. Split the electrical load between No. 1 and 4 s/s Generator.

1430 Put No. 3 and 4 Main Engines on the line. P/E ahead 1/3

1433 Put No. 2 Main Engine on the line. S/e stop

1434 S/e ahead 1/3, speed 8 knots

1445 C/s to 10 knots

1500 C/s 12 knots

1515 C/s 14 knots

1530 C/s 16 knots

1545 C/s 16.5 knots

1600 Departed Pacific NAVAID/SAR Station AO.

1620 Obtained unidentified radar surface contact bearing 158, range 24,000 Yd.

1626 Obtained surface contact visually bearing 167, range 14,100 Yd. Contact identified as

USS SAVAGE (DER-386) at CPA, bearing 240, range 8,000 Yd.

1640 C/c 150

1701 Lost visual sight of USS SAVAGE (DER-386) bearing 316, range 24,000 Yd.

1711 USS SAVAGE (DER-386) faded from radar scope bearing 316, range 40,000 Yd.

Ship is pitching moderately in 8 ft. seas with heavy ground swell from 190. Barometer is falling.

1800 Changed operational control to COMDESFLOT FIVE

2047 Sustained casualty to No. 2 Main Engine. Reduced speed and took No. 2 Main Engine off the line.

Increased speed to 14 Kts

2054 Restored casualty to No. 2 Main Engine reduced speed and placed No. 2 Main Engine on the line.

Increased speed to 15.5 Kts.

2143 C/s 14 Kts. C/c 1600.

2210 C/c 1700.

2-10-62 0000 Underway steaming independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AO to Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORD 201-60.

base course 1700 PGC, 160 PStgC. Base speed 208 RPM for 12 knots.

No. 1, 2, 3 and 4 main engines are on the line.

Ships Service Generators #1 and #3 are on the line split.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set throughout the ship.

The ship is not darkened.

0003 C/s 199 RPM 11.5 knots

0028 C/s 172 RPM 10 knots.

0100 C/c 1800 PGC, 168 PStgC

0247 C/c 170 PGC, 1570 PStgC.

0250 C/c 180 PGC.

0313 C/c 185 PGC 173 PStgC.

0330 C/c 190 PGC

0331 Lost #1 s/s generator momentarily due to heavy rolls

0333 C/c 195 PGC

0339 C/c 200 PGC.

0609 C/c to 210

0900 C/c 2200T.

0920 C/c 2250T

1127 C/c to 230

1149 c/c to 235.

1211 C/c to 240.

1319 C/c to 245

1403 C/c to 250

1708 C/c 1200, c/s 15 knots

1711 Experienced a temporary loss of the fuel suction on No. 1 s/s generator, c/s 10 knots

1714 C/c 1250, c/s 12 knots

1757 C/c 130.

1835 C/s 135.

1838 Casualty to No. 3 s/s generator fuel oil pump. Paralleled the electrical load

between number one and two s/s generator

2007 Put No. 3 s/s generator on the line. Split the electrical load between No. 1 and 3 s/s generators

2144 C/c to 140

2-11-62 0000 Underway independently enroute from Pacific NAVAID/SAR Station AO to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60 and COMDESFLOT 5 MOVORD 3-62.

Base Course 140, speed 16 Kt. No. 1, 2, 3, and 4 Main Engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 Ships Service Generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

0015 C/c 150.

0831 C/s 16.5 Kts: All ahead standard.

0903 C/s 17 Kts: All ahead full.

0920 Set Material Condition YOKE throughout the ship.

0942 Shifted steering control to after steering for purposes of instruction

0949 C/s 17.5 Kts.

1010 Shifted steering control to the bridge.

2306 Obtained unidentified radar surface contact bearing 231, range 22 miles.

Contact determined to be on course 086, speed 16 Kts.

2-12-62 0000 Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AO to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

in accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60 and

COMDESFLOT FIVE (5) MOVORD 3-62. Base course is 1500 Base speed is 17.5 knots.

Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

Skunk A bears 2680 range 9 miles. Determined to be on course 085 speed 16 knots.

Skunk A can be seen visually.

0019 Skunk A is at CPA bearing 3040 range 7 miles.

0128 Lost Skunk A visually

0136 Skunk A faded from radar bearing 0120 range 28 miles

1117 Conducted steering casualty drill

1127 Secured from steering casualty drill

2132 Sighted unidentified flying object, having the appearance of a first magnitude star.

Directly overhead, position angle 900. Object was visible for approximately two minutes,

moving on a course of 1200T. The object was reported in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

2-13-62 0000 Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AO to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

in accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60 and

COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 3-62. No. 1, 2, 3 and 4 main engines are on the line.

No. 1 and 3 generators are on the line with the electrical load split.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

Base course is 150, Speed 17.5 knots.

0810 Commenced Captains Personnel inspection

0830 Secured from Captains Personnel inspection

1307 C/c 1450.

1425 Fired one (1) 7.2 plaster loaded projectiles to Starboard

1426 Fired two (2) plaster loaded projectiles to starboard

1427 Fired two (2) 7.2 plaster loaded projectiles to starboard

1436 Fired a full pattern of 24, 7.2 plaster loaded projectiles to starboard

1939 Obtained radar contact on the Island of Kauai bearing 163, 78 miles

1940 C/s to 17 knots

1955 C/s to 16.5 knots

2000 C/s 16 knots

2005 C/s 15.5 knots

2010 C/s 15 knots

2223 C/c 140.

2320 Sighted Kilauea Point Light bearing 166, range 36 miles

2335 C/c 135

2351 Sighted Kilauea Point Light bearing 175, range 26 miles.

2-14-62 0000 Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AO to U.S. Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

No. 1, 2, 3 and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

Base course 135. Base speed 16 knots.

0105 Sighted the loom of Kahala Pt. Light bearing 180, range 15 miles

0123 Passed Kilauea Pt. Light abeam to starboard bearing 225, range 16.5 miles

0137 C/c to 180

0144 C/s to 16 kts

0146 C/s to 15 Kts

0149 C/s to 14 knots

0229 C/c to 178

0239 C/c to 175

0256 C/c to 175

0520 Lost Island of Kauai visually

0630 Set condition ZEBRA

0659 C/s 17.5 knots. Commenced Depth Charge Structural Test

0716 Secured from Structural Test seven (7) MK9 MD4 Depth Charges expended. Set condition YOKE

1143 Commenced slowing ship to test backing bells

1145 Tested backing engines at 8 knots

1148 Set base speed 10 knots. Set the special sea and anchor detail. Captain has the conn.

The Executive Officer and Navigator are on the bridge.

1153 Commenced steering various courses and speeds to conform with Pearl Harbor Channel.

1207 Passed buoys No. 1 and 2 to starboard and port respectively

1210 Entered inland waters

1215 Maneuvered to receive pilot

1222 Pilot, WILSON, arrived onboard

1225 Entered West Loch Channel

1239 Maneuvered to go alongside pier

1245 Moored starboard side to Berth 3, Whiskey pier, U.S. Naval Ammunition Depot,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, with all lines singled up.

1247 Secured the special sea & anchor detail

1255 Commenced off-loading ships ammunition, set the ammunition handling detail.

1300 LTJG WILGENBUSCH departed the ship having completed TAD

1343 Completed off-loading entire ships ammunition. Draft forward 9 ft. aft 9 ft., 5 inches

1405 Set the special sea and anchor detail. Pilot WILSON assumed the conn.

Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. YTM 142 (USS NOKOMIS)

maneuvered alongside to port and tied up

1420 Underway with tug and Pilot for Berth 22.5, Bravo pier, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

1421 Maneuvered clear of the pier

1427 Commenced steering various courses and speeds to conform with West Loch Channel

1459 Stopped all engines, secured the special sea and anchor detail. Moored starboard side to

Berth 22.5 pier Bravo, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with standard mooring lines.

1505 Pilot departed the ship.

1508 YTM 142 (USS NOKOMIS) maneuvered clear of port side

1520 Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the pier.

1530 Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 and 3 s/s generator to No. 2 s/s generator.

2-15-62 0730 Mustered the crew at Quarters. 3 unauthorized absentees:

MACHINERYCOMPT, B.R., SOG3, NUNBUOY, C.S., FN, and

MAGAZINE, C.U., FA.

0745 Set modified sea detail. YTM 263 (USS NEOGA) alongside to port. Capt. WILSON,

Pearl Harbor Pilot arrive on board to shift to berth Foxtrot One, Ford Island

0751 Disconnected fresh water and telephone services from the pier.

0800 YTM 142 (USS NOKOMIS) moored starboard quarter.

0802 NUNBUOY, C.S., FN, and MAGAZINE, C.U., FA, reported aboard as unauthorized absentees

0805 Underway for Foxtrot 1

0812 YTM 263 (USS NEOGA) moored starboard bow.

0822 Moored Foxtrot 1 portside to out board USS MARSH (DE-699)

0831 YTM 142 (USS NOKOMIS) cast off.

0832 YTM 263 (USS NEOGA) cast off with pilot aboard

0833 MACHINERYCOMPT, B.R., SOG3, reported aboard

0850 USS QUAPAW (ATF-110) moored starboard side.

2-16-62 0000 Moored is a nest of 6 ships at Foxtrot 1, Ford Island, NAS, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in following order:

USS BRYCE CANYON (AD-36) port side to pier, USS McCAIN (DL-3),

USS BRANNON (DE-446), USS MARSH (DE-699), USS LANSING (DER-388)

moored port side to USS MARSH (DE-699) with six (6) standard mooring lines,

USS QUAPAW (ATF-110) moored to starboard side. SOPA is CINCPACFLT,

Headquarters at Makalapa heights, Hawaii.

0730 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: MIL, S.A., ENFN.

2-17-62 0851 YTM 262 (USS ONEYANA) Made up starboard side aft

0852 Set Modified Sea and Anchor Detail

0905 Pilot MACMULKIN embarked.

0907 YTM 253 made starboard side forward

0923 Breasted out with USS MARSH (DE-699), USS BRANNON (DE-446).

0940 Cast off USS MARSH (DE-699), USS BRANNON (DE-446).

0958 Moored port side to USS FORSTER (DER-334) at FOXTROT 1, NAS Ford Island, Hawaii

out-board USS BRYCE CANYON (AD-36), USS MCCAIN (DL-3)

USS FORSTER (DER-334).

1004 Pilot MACMULKIN disembarked YTM 353 & YTM 262 cast off.

1034 USS QUAPAW (ATFR-110) moored starboard side to.

2100 SOPA passed from CINCPACFLT to COMHAWSEAFRON

2-18-62 0900 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: None.

2-19-62 0730 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: LUCKYBAG, L.S., ET2;

LUBBERSLINE, V.B., SN; MESS, T.E., SN.

1140 Commanding Officer held mast and awarded the following Non-Judicial Punishment.

SHORTBLAST, W.B., SN, Violation of Article 134, UCMJ, Drunkenness.

Reduced to the next inferior rate.

NAVIGATION, S.C., SA, Violation of Article 121, UCMJ, Wrongful Appropriation.

7 Days confinement at hard labor.

LOOM, O.B., ETR3, Violation of Article 108, UCMJ,

Wrongful Disposition of Government Property. Warning

1212 NAVIGATION, S.C., SA, departed the ship for Naval Station Brig for (7) Seven days

confinement in custody of Master-At-Arms.

1715 Two petty officers, AG2 and SOG3, departed the ship to report to the senior shore patrol officer,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

2-20-62 0025 Two petty officers, AG2 and SOG3, returned aboard from TAD with Shore Patrol Headquarters,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii at 0025.

0730 Mustered the crew at Quarters, no absentees

1455 LOOKOUT, M.S., BT3, while carrying a lube oil pump across the deck of the

USS FORSTER (DER-334), received a laceration on his right heel when the pump slipped

from his grip. Injury was sustained in the course of duty, and was not due to misconduct.

Treatment was administered by the ships Hospital Corpsman.

Disposition: Placed on light duty for three days.

2-21-62 0000 Pursuant to orders, two petty officers, EN3 and ETN3, returned from Shore Patrol duties

0730 Mustered the crew at Quarters. No absentees.

1000 Captains Mast was held for the following personnel: NUNBUOY, C.S., FA,

violation of Art. 86, UCMJ, awarded two (2) weeks restriction,

MESS, T.E., SN, Violation of Art. 86, UCMJ, awarded dismissal.

1205 RADM THACH, COMASWFORPAC assumed SOPA

1700 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, two petty officers, ET2 and SOG2,

left the ship to report to Senior Shore Patrol Officer, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

for TAD.

2-22-62 0032 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, two petty officers, ET2 and SOG2,

returned from Shore Patrol duties.

0800 Mustered the crew at Stations, absentees none.

2-23-62 0730 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.

2-24-62 0655 Shifted the electrical load from the tender to No. one ships service generator. Disconnected all services.

0730 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: MESSENGER, L.L., ETNSN.

0740 Set the Modified Sea and Anchor Detail

0756 USS QUAPAW (ATF-110) and USS TAWAKONI (ATF-114) were maneuvered free

of starboard side by tugs.

0800 Pilot, Captain WILSON came aboard and assumed the conn. Captain and Navigator are on the bridge.

0806 YTM-195 (USS YONAGUSKA) came alongside starboard quarter.

0811 Maneuvered clear of USS FORSTER (DER-334)

0824 YTM-263 (USS NEOGA) came alongside starboard bow.

0830 Maneuvering to go alongside Berth 4, MIKE pier, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

0848 Moored starboard side to Berth 4, MIKE pier with standard destroyer mooring lines.

0854 Secured the Modified Sea and Anchor Detail

0856 Pilot, Captain WILSON, departed the ship. YTM-195 and YTM-263 maneuvered clear of ship

0900 Commenced off loading spare parts in preparation for yard overhaul

1100 Secured from off loading spare parts

1125 Set the Modified Sea and Anchor Detail

1126 Pilot, Captain WILSON, came aboard and assumed the conn.

1128 U.S. Naval Station tug No. 15 came alongside port bow

1130 YTM-263 came alongside port quarter. The Captain and the Navigator are on the bridge

1134 Underway by tugs for berth 18, pier BRAVO, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

to commence shipyard overhaul

1150 Moored starboard side at berth 18, pier BRAVO with standard destroyer mooring lines

1155 Pilot departed the ship. YTM-263 and U.S. Naval Station tug No. 15 maneuvered clear of port side.

1156 Secured the Modified Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Draft Forward 10 Ft. 10 In., Aft., 10 Ft. 1 In.

1229 Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 ships service generator to shore power.

Commenced receiving all services from the pier

2-25-62 0902 Mustered crew on stations, one (1) absentee: MESSENGER, L.L., ETNSN,

AOL since 0730, 24 February 1962.

1230 NAVIGATION, S.C., SA, released and returned aboard, having completed seven (7) days

confinement at the Marine Brig, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

1720 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, two petty officers, ET2 and SOG2, were detached

to report to Shore Patrol Office, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

for Temporary Additional Duty.

2-26-62 0645 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.

2-27-62 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.

1615 ENS NACELLE, E.S., departed on TAD orders to Commanding Officer, Fleet ASW School,

San Diego, California for instruction in Course C-551

2-28-62 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.

3-1-62 0000 Moored starboard side to Berth Bravo 18, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard with standard mooring lines

doubled. Receiving all services from the pier.

SOPA is CINCPACFLT. Ships present include units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet,

yard and district craft, and the SS SIMPSON of the Chilean Navy.

Modified material condition YOKE is set throughout the ship.

0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

0737 In accordance with BuPers Msg 021713Z and BuPers Msg 092218Z, Ensign B.O. LOOKALIVE

reported on board for duty.

3-2-62 0800 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.

0801 ROCKSHOALS, A.G., RM3, departed FFT CONUS RecSta, T.I., San Francisco, Calif. for separation

3-3-62 0000 Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, HMCS SUSSEXVALE (DDE-313),

HMCS SUTLER (DDE-311) of the Canadian Navy,

SS SIMPSON (ALMIRANTE SIMPSON [SS-21]) of the Chilean Navy, yard and district craft

0745 Mustered on Station. Absentees: None.

3-4-62 0900 Mustered the crew on Station. Unauthorized absentees: None.

3-5-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. There were no absentees.

0800 Commander Escort Squadron FIVE broke his flag aboard this vessel.

3-6-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: none.

3-7-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

3-8-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1845 Exercised the Duty Damage Control Party at Fire Drill.

1858 Secured from Fire Drill.

3-9-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: PIPETHESIDE, C.G., RDSA;

LONGSHOREMAN, L.L., SN; LONGITUDINAL, F.S., FA.

1010 LONGSHOREMAN, L.L., SN, LONGITUDINAL, F.S., FA, and PIPETHESIDE, C.G., RDSA,

arrived onboard AWOL from 0700, 9 March 1962 to 1010, 9 March 1962

3-10-62 0700 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: None

3-11-62 0800 Mustered the crew on station. No absentees.

3-12-62 0800 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: One (1); NAVALSTORES, O.P., RD2.

1005 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

LONGSHOREMAN, L.L., SN, violation of article 86, UCMJ.

Punishment: 2 weeks extra duty.

PIPETHESIDE, C.G., RDSA, violation of article 86, UCMJ.

Punishment: 2 weeks restriction and 2 weeks extra duty.

1445 NAVALSTORES, O.P., RD2, returned onboard having been AWOL for a period of about

7 hours and 45 minutes

3-13-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

0730 Set the modified sea and anchoring detail

0812 YTM 496 came alongside to port

0815 Pilot HILLENS came aboard

0825 Underway to AFDL-35.

0832 YTB-761 (USS OTTUMWA) came alongside to starboard quarter aft

0837 YTM 496 cast off.

0850 Bow passed over sill of dock

0852 YTM-761 cast off, and pilot left the ship

0914 Commenced pumping water out of drydock

0934 Resting on keel blocks

1020 Commenced receiving electrical power, fresh and flushing water from dock

1045 Inspection completed all hull openings.

1855 Exercised the crew at Fire Drill

1905 Secured from Fire Drill

3-14-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: LONGBLAST, W.B., SN.

0810 LONGBLAST, W.B., SN, returned onboard having been AWOL since 0700 this date

1000 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

NAVALSTORES, O.P., RD2: Offense, AWOL from 0700, 12 March 1962 to

1445, 12 March 1962, a period of about 7 hours and 45 minutes.

Punishment: Reduced to the next inferior rate, suspended for six (6) months.

3-15-62 0001 The Shore Patrol detail returned aboard, having completed temporary duty.

0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

3-16-62 0000 Shore patrol reported back aboard, having completed temporary duty

0230 Notified by HASP Headquarters that NAVALSTORES, O.P., RD2, had been arrested,

to be turned over to Civil Authority at 0800 for interrogation.

0800 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

1702 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, two petty officers, EN2 and GM3,

departed the ship to report to the Senior Shore Patrol Officer, U.S. Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for TAD

2230 Shore patrol detail returned to the ship having completed TAD

3-17-62 0745 Mustered the crew on stations: Absentees: None.

3-18-62 0000 Floating on keel blocks in floating drydock (AFDL 35) at Berth Bravo 20,

U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Receiving all services from the pier.

Ships present include various units of the Pacific Fleet, yard and district craft,

and three foreign ships, they are STUTTER and TUNNER, Canadian and

one Vietnam ship, the VNNS DONG-DA.

0800 The OOD shifted the Watch to the pier and entire ships company removed

while shipyard workers applied a highly flammable and toxic vinyl coating on ship.

0900 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: None

1530 Vinyl undercoating is completed. The ship is gas free. Shifted the OOD Watch back to the ship.

3-19-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: PADRE, A.S., ENFA, and LOG, B.C., FA,

AWOL as of 0700, 19 March 1962.

1000 Captains Mast was held, the following Non-judicial punishment was awarded:

NAVIGATION, S.C., SA, awarded Summary Courts-Martial,

LONGITUDINAL, F.S., FA, awarded two weeks extra duty.

3-20-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: PADRE, A.S., ENFA, and LOG, B.C., FA

3-21-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: LOG, B.C., FA, and PADRE, A.S., ENFA,

absent without leave since 0700, 19 March 1962

1905 PADRE, A.S., ENFA, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0700, 19 March 1962.

3-22-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: LOG, B.C., FA

3-23-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: LOG, B.C., FA

1300 The Summary Courts-Martial opened in the case of NAVIGATION, S.C., SA

1400 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed Non-Judicial Punishment as follows:

PADRE, A.S., ENFA, Offense: Insufficient funds to return from leave on 18 March 1962.

Punishment: 10 hours extra duty.

LOCK, C.C., EM2, Offense: Conduct prejudicial to good order and discipline.

Punishment: Warning

1410 The Summary Courts-Martial in the case of NAVIGATION, S.C., SA,

recessed to await action of convening authority

1415 The Summary Courts-Martial in the case of NAVIGATION, S.C., SA, reopened.

Sentence was approved by the convening authority,

punishment: 21 days confinement at hard labor

1445 Pursuant to Commanding Officers Order, NAVIGATION, S.C., SA, was place in confinement

for 21 days in the Pearl Harbor Brig, in execution of Summary Courts-Martial Sentence

3-24-62 0745 Mustered the duty section on station. Absentee: LOG, B.C., FA

3-25-62 0745 Mustered the duty section on station. Absentee: LOG, B.C., FA

3-26-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: LOG, B.C., FA, AWOL since 0700, 19 March 1962.

3-27-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: LOG, B.C., FA

3-28-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters, Absentees: LOG, B.C., FA

1613 Pursuant to orders of Commanding Officer, one petty officer, SOG3, departed ship for TAD,

Shore Patrol Duty with Senior Shore Patrol Officer at U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

2330 The Shore Patrol Detail returned to the ship at 2330 having completed TAD.

3-29-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: LOG, B.C., FA

3-30-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: LOG, B.C., FA

3-31-62 0815 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: LOG, B.C., FA

4-1-62 0000 Resting on keel blocks in Drydock AFDL-35 at Berth Bravo 20, U.S. Naval Shipyard,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present include

various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA is CINCPACFLT

with Headquarters at Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

0156 One petty officer, FTG3, returned from TAD Shore Patrol at U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

0630 Ship cleared of all personnel for painting of Underwater Hull

0815 Mustered the crew. Absentees: LOG, B.C., FA

1500 The ship is checked by the Gas Free Engineer: percentage of explosive vapors on board, none.

1545 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, one petty officer, SFM3, departed the ship to

report to the Senior Shore Patrol Officer, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for TAD

4-2-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentee: LUCKYBAG, L.S., ET2

0745 LUCKYBAG, L.S., ET2, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0700 this date.

1210 Set the Modified Sea and Anchoring Detail. The Captain is on the bridge.

Flooding commenced in Drydock

1240 Ceased flooding drydock for purpose of repairing leaking valve

1253 Inspection completed of all spaces for watertight integrity

1254 Commenced flooding Drydock

1302 Ceased flooding Drydock for purpose of repairing leaky valve.

1405 Resumed flooding Drydock

1421 Ship clear of keel blocks

1432 All services disconnected from ship

1435 Commenced moving ship clear of dock

1437 Stern passed over sill

1442 YTM 496 alongside to port quarter

1443 Pilot HILLEANS came on board

1455 Bow of ship passed over sill. Underway for pier Bravo 18

1501 Moored starboard side to Berth Bravo 18, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii,

with standard destroyer mooring lines.

1510 Pilot left ship.

1545 Receiving miscellaneous services from the pier

1842 Held Fire Drill

1850 Secure from Fire Drill.

4-3-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1045 Commanding Officer held mast and imposed Non-Judicial Punishment as follows:

LUCKYBAG, L.S., ET2, charge U/A for a period of forty five (45) minutes.

Punishment, extra duties of two hours for a period of seven (7) days.

4-4-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

4-5-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

1000 Captains mast conducted upon LOG, B.C., FN. Awarded 14 days extra duty.

4-6-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1000 Captain held mast and awarded the following Non-Judicial Punishment:

MONOPLANE, S.W., SOGSN, Violation Article 92, UCMJ,

2 weeks extra duty, 2 hours per day, total 28 hours.

LIST, I.V., SN, Violation Article 92, UCMJ,

2 weeks Restriction, 2 weeks extra duty, total of 28 hours extra duty.

4-7-62 0745 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: None

1135 Fire Main rupture on 01 level, secured fire main, secured all burning and cutting

1222 Fire main back in normal operation

1415 Held Damage Control Drill

1420 Secure from drill.

4-8-62 0900 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: None

4-9-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: none.

1000 OVERHANG, P.S., FN, cut wrist and reported to Shipyard Dispensary treatment.

1045 OVERHANG, P.S., FN, returned to ship from treatment.

Disposition: returned to duty. Injury not due to his own misconduct

4-10-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentee: LINEOFFICER, O.W., SN.

0909 LINEOFFICER, O.W., SN, returned on board having been AWOL since 0700 this date

1732 Pursuant to the orders of the Commanding Officer, one petty officer, ETN3, departed the ship

to report to the Senior Shore Patrol Officer, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for TAD.

4-11-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

0959 Fire reported in Dempster Dumpster. Notified personnel concerned and called shipyard fire department

1000 Fire hoses rigged to scene of fire

1001 Base Fire Department arrived on the scene and rigged fire hoses to the fire

1012 Fire put out and Fire Department departed.

4-12-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1832 Held Fire Drill

1836 Secure from Drill.

4-13-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

4-14-62 0900 Commander Escort Squadron FIVE held personnel inspection at 0900 at Barracks Seven.

4-15-62 0930 Mustered the crew on Station. Absentees: None.

1740 Pursuant to the orders of the Commanding Officer, one petty officer, EN2, left the ship to report

to Senior Shore Patrol Officer, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for Temporary Additional Duty.

2210 One petty officer, EN2, returned to the ship having completed TAD as Shore Patrol

4-16-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

0945 Commanding Officer departed on seven (7) days leave.

1425 While attempting to moor directly astern at Berth B-17.5, the USS CHURCHILL COUNTY (LST-583)

assisted by YTM 195 (USS YONAGUSKA) collided with the stern, slightly to port.

Extent of damage: Stern light smashed so as to render it unusable;

fairlead block for fanfare equipment bent considerably. Personnel casualty: None.

1427 The USS CHURCHILL COUNTY (LST-583) backed off and doubled up.

1706 PAY, F.S., FN, reported on board AWOL for a period of 10 hours and 6 minutes.

4-17-62 0000 Moored starboard side to Berth Bravo 18, U.S. Naval Shipyard., Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled. Receiving all services from the pier.

Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, yard and district craft.

SOPA is CINCPACFLT with Headquarters at Makalapa Heights. Also three

Foreign ships are present in the Harbor; HMS ETHIOPIA (A O1) of the Ethiopian Navy and

the ROK DO BONG (ATA 3) and ROK YONG HUN (ATA 2) of the Korean Navy.

0705 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

4-18-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

4-19-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

0947 LTJG S.N. SHIPSHAPE became Acting Commanding Officer, the Commanding Officer is

on leave in excess of 72 hours.

4-20-62 0700 Quarters for muster and inspection. Absentees: PADRE, A.S., ENFA;

LINE, E.Q., RD3; OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFN.

0710 OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFN, returned aboard AWOL 0700 to 0710, 20 April 1962.

0810 LINE, E.Q., RD3, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0700 this date

0845 PADRE, A.S., ENFA, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0700 this date

4-21-62 0000 Ships present include HMS BELFAST (C-35) of the British Navy, and the

ROK YONG HUN (ATA-2) and ROK DO BONG (ATA-3) of the Korean Navy.

0800 Mustered the crew on Station, absentees: None

1200 HMS BELFAST fired a twenty one (21) gun salute in honor of Queen Elizabeths Birthday

1201 U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, returned the twenty one (21) gun salute

in honor of Her Majestys Birthday, Queen Elizabeth of England

4-22-62 0000 The ship is opened between the main deck and the first deck aft on the starboard side

0900 Mustered the crew at Station. Absentees: None

1600 UNPINGCO, SFP2, left for Tripler Army Hospital with a Urinary Tract infection,

which required immediate attention. (Embarked 4-2-62 for TAD, not ships company)

4-23-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

4-24-62 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentee: None.

4-25-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

4-26-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

0815 COMCORTRON FIVE shifting Flag to USS LANSING (DER-388) admin remains ashore

0925 Commenced taking on board 1,000 gals. lube oil

1013 Secured from taking on 500 gals. of lube oil

1210 Commenced taking on lube oil

1310 Completed taking on 500 gals. of lube oil.

4-27-62 0000 The ship is opened between the main deck and the first deck on the starboard side aft.

0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

0800 SETCOURSE, G.S., EN2, received a severe laceration on the index finger of his left hand,

when a knife he was using, slipped while he was cutting a gasket.

Not due to his own misconduct. Treatment administered by

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Dispensary.

1620 Commenced fueling from U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Draft forward 8, Aft 9.

1720 Fueling completed, draft Forward 8, Aft 9.

4-28-62 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: None.

4-29-62 0900 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: None.

4-30-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

0900 The Summary Court Martial in the case of OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFN, opened at 0900

0930 The Summary Court-Martial in the case of OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFN,

Adjourned to await the action of the Convening Authority

0935 OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFN, was convicted this date by Summary Court-Martial of Art. 121, UCMJ,

Possession of another mans I.D. Card; Art. 123, UCMJ, Intent to defraud,

falsely making a signature of another man; Art. 134, UCMJ, Altering another mans I.D. Card.

Sentence: Confinement at Hard Labor for a period of thirty (30) days.

The Commanding Officer as convening authority, approved and ordered executed the sentence

of thirty (30) days confinement at Hard Labor.

The U.S. Naval Station Brig, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is designated as the place of confinement.

1020 Pursuant to the orders of the Commanding Officer, OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFN, was

placed in confinement at Hard Labor for thirty (30) days in execution

of punishment assigned him at Summary Court-Martial this date.

5-1-62 0000 Moored starboard side to Berth Bravo 18, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled. SOPA is CINCPACFLT with

Headquarters at Makalapa Heights. Ships present include various units of the

U.S. Pacific Fleet and yard and district craft. Receiving all services from the pier.

The ship is open in the starboard side aft between the waterline and the main deck.

0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1005 Commanding Officers Non-Judicial Punishment held this date on the following named men:

PAY, F.S., FN. Awarded: Seven days extra duty.

PADRE, A.S., ENFA. Awarded: Two days extra duty.

5-2-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1040 Started conducting dock trials

1137 Secure from dock trials

1330 resumed dock trials

1441 Secure from dock trials

5-3-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

5-4-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

5-5-62 0745 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: None

5-6-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

5-7-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

5-8-62 0700 Mustered the crew. Absentees: None.

5-9-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

5-10-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1755 One petty officer, SM3, departed on orders of the Commanding Officer for Temporary Additional Duty

at Senior Shore Patrol Office, Pearl Harbor.

2244 One petty officer, SM3, returned aboard from TAD with Shore Patrol Office at U.S. Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

5-11-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

5-12-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1450 YO-78 moored alongside

1505 Commenced taking on fuel from YO-78. Draft readings forward 93 aft 9.

1945 COMASWFORPAC assumed SOPA

2230 Completed fueling YO-78 cast-off, draft forward 106 draft aft 105.

5-13-62 0900 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: None.

5-14-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1330 In accordance with BuPers Orders 115593 of 15 January 1962, LT S.S. LIGHTSHIP

reported on board for duty as Executive Officer.

1645 Commenced fueling from trucks of fuel farm, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Draft forward 10 ft. 6 inches, aft 10 ft., 6 inches.

2010 Fueling completed, draft forward, 11 ft. 0 in., aft 10 ft. 6 inches. Received 10,000 gallons diesel oil.

5-15-62 0630 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

0700 Set the special sea and anchor detail.

0800 Completed all preparations for getting underway. Captain and Navigator are on the bridge,

the Captain has the conn.

0819 Underway for local operating areas for sea trials. Commenced various speeds and

maneuvering various courses to conform with the Pearl Harbor Channel.

0828 OOD assumed the conn.

0901 Passed buoy No. 1 and 2. Secured the special sea and anchor detail

0910 Entered international waters Commenced maneuvering at various courses and at various speeds

while conducting shipyard acceptance trials of electronic, ordnance and engineering equipment

1233 LIGHTHOUSE, S.V., SA, while on liberty on 14 May 62 sustained a contusion in his right upper leg

at time 2130. Treatment was administered at time 1030 this date by the ships medical department.

Disposition: returned to duty.

1234 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters. Set Material Condition ZEBRA.

1306 Commenced test firing mount 31 to port.

1308 Ceased fire, 10 rounds 3/50 Cal. VT non-frag expended, no casualties.

1331 Commenced test firing mount 32 to port.

1334 Ceased fire, 10 rounds 3/50 VT non-frag expended, no casualties.

1344 Energized the salt water washdown system

1351 Secured the salt water washdown system

1417 Secured from 1AA General Quarters. Set Material Condition YOKE.

1508 Commenced sounding fog signals

1515 Ceased sounding fog signals

1534 LTJG SEAKEEPING assumed the conn. and the deck. Stopped the port shaft to

place #4 main engine on the line.

1617 LTJG SENNIT assumed the deck and the con

1629 LTJG PULLS assumed the conn and the deck.

1635 Set the special sea and anchor detail. The Captain is on the bridge

1645 Passed Pearl Harbor Channel buoy #1 and 2. Steering various courses to conform

to Pearl Harbor Channel

1713 Captain GILLAN, port pilot, embarked

1715 The Captain assumed the conn., YTS-166 standing by to starboard.

1730 Moored port side to Berth Bravo 17, Pearl Harbor

1735 Secured the special sea Detail. Capt. GILLAN, debarked.

5-16-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

5-17-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1845 Held fire drill

1904 Secure from fire drill

5-18-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentee: LUCKYBAG, L.S., ET2.

0735 LUCKYBAG, L.S., ET2, returned aboard AOL a period of thirty five (35) minutes.

1310 Commenced Commanding Officers Inspection of lower decks

1355 Completed Commanding Officers lower decks Inspection

1400 CINCPACFLT assumed SOPA

5-19-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1005 Held Captains Mast, LIST, I.V., SN, awarded Summary Court Martial.

5-20-62 0900 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: None.

5-21-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1345 Shifted from shore power to ships power

1350 Shifted from ships power to shore power

5-22-62 0105 OARLOCK, D.C., ENFN, was brought aboard by HASP.

0600 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0630 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

0700 Set material condition YOKE

0730 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail

0735 Completed all preparations for getting underway. Draft Forward 1011, aft 106.

0738 Underway to local operating area to run radiation pattern tests.

Maneuvering to clear the channel. Captain is at the conn, Navigator on the bridge

0758 Steering various speeds while standing out of Pearl Harbor, Channel

0809 OOD has the conn., secured the special sea and anchor detail, set the regular underway watch.

Steering various courses at various speeds to test underway sound devices

0949 Secured test of underwater sound devices. Set course 320, speed 12 kts.

1004 Arrived at operational area and commenced radiation pattern tests. Set Left 10 degree rudder.

1202 C/c 090T to reposition ship in radiation area

1214 Left 10 degree rudder to resume circling for exercise

1301 Exercised the crew at general quarters condition 1AA. Set condition zebra throughout the ship

1330 Skunk LIMA tracked on course 200, speed 15 knots at CPA 100T, 1300 yds

1426 Set condition YOKE throughout the ship

1429 C/c 120T to reposition ship in radiation area

1435 Secured from general quarters.

1436 Left 10 rudder to resume circling for exercise.

1600 C/c 040T

1615 Stopped all engines

1627 Passed sea buoy #1 & 2, steering various speeds and courses to conform to the Pearl Harbor Channel

1702 Moored starboard side to berth Bravo 17.

1833 Shifted electrical power to shore power.

1845 Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the pier.

5-23-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1730 Pursuant to the orders of the Commanding Officer, one petty officer, SOG3, left the ship to report to

Senior Shore Patrol Officer, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for

Temporary Additional Duty.

5-24-62 0000 Ships present include Chilean Naval Training Ship ESMERALDA.

0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

2238 Secured receiving electrical power from the pier for the purpose of cleaning electrical switchboard.

5-25-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1150 CDR NEWLAND, Commander Escort Squadron FIVE arrived on board for dinner.

1155 RADM FARRIN, Commander Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard arrived on board for dinner;

broke the flag RADM FARRIN in this vessel.

1315 RADM FARRIN, Commander Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard departed; took down his flag.

1320 CDR NEWLAND, Commander Escort Squadron FIVE departed.

1330 Commenced Captains material inspection

1420 Secured from inspection

1850 SOPA passed from COMASWFORPAC to COMSERVPAC. Administrative Headquarters

remain CINCPACFLT Headquarters, Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

5-26-62 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: RUNNINGLIGHTS, L.R., EN3.

5-27-62 0800 Mustered the crew on Station. Absentees: RUNNINGLIGHTS, L.R., EN3

1745 Two petty officers, SH2 and SM3, departed ship TAD to U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

for Shore Patrol.

2352 Two petty officers, SH2 and SM3, reported aboard from Shore Patrol.

5-28-62 0620 Commenced making preparations for getting underway

0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: RUNNINGLIGHTS, L.R., EN3,

absent since 0700, 26 May 62.

0742 RUNNINGLIGHTS, L.R., EN3, return to the ship unescorted.

0800 Set the special sea detail.

0833 Underway from berth bravo 17 to Mike 2. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

in accordance with channel

0847 Moored port side to Mike 2

0930 The Summary Courts-Martial opened at this time, in the case of LIST, I.V., SN.

0950 The Summary Courts-Martial in the case of LIST, I.V., SN, adjourned to await the action

of the convening authority.

1000 The convening authority approved and ordered executed the following sentence to

LIST, I.V., SN: To be restricted to the limits of the USS LANSING (DER-388) for

45 days and to be reduced in rate to seaman apprentice.

5-29-62 0600 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

0725 Stationed the Special Sea Detail

0750 Completed preparations for getting underway. Draft forward 116 aft 107.

0758 Underway for Berth W-1 USNAD West Loch, Hawaii. Maneuvering various courses and

speeds to conform to channel.

0835 Moored starboard side to Berth W-1 USNAD West Loch, Hawaii using standard mooring lines

0844 Secured the Special Sea Detail

0850 Commenced loading ammunition.

1215 Completed loading ammunition

1230 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail.

1247 Underway from pier W-1 to pier M-2, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Steering various courses at

various speeds to conform to channel

1322 Moored pier M-2, port side using mooring lines doubled up.

1336 Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

1600 Mustered the Damage Control Party, all present.

5-30-62 0730 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: LINE, E.Q., RD3, and MESSENGER, L.L., ETNSN,

absent without authority from muster

2052 LINE, E.Q., RD3, returned on board having been AWOL since 0730, 30 May 1962.

5-31-62 0020 LIGHTHOUSE, S.V., SA, left the ship for shipyard dispensary. Complained of a stomach ailment

0125 LIGHTHOUSE, S.V., SA, was administered emergency treatment at the shipyard dispensary and

was admitted to Tripler Army Hospital for further medical treatment.

0415 LIGHTER, D.L., AG3, and LIFELINE, L.S., RD3, were in a automobile accident and were

admitted at Tripler Hospital for minor treatment.

0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

0710 LIFELINE, L.S., RD3, was released from Tripler Hospital and returned to ship.

0800 Stationed the special Sea Detail

0800 OOD shifted his watch from the Quarterdeck to the bridge.

0830 Underway from pier M-2, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for local operations

in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU OP-ORDER 22-62.

Draft forward 116, aft 107. The Captain and Navigator are on the bridge.

Steering various courses and speeds to conform with Pearl Harbor Channel.

0924 Entered International waters, course 297

0943 C/c 067. Commenced running the measured mile

1234 Completed running the measured mile. Set course 1800.

1256 C/c 1700.

1300 C/s 12 Kts.

1318 Commenced swinging ship to compensate the compass

1501 Exercised the crew at General Quarters. Set Condition ZEBRA.

1615 Conducted an Abandon Ship Drill

1620 C/c 310. Continuing to swing ship

1634 C/c 270.

1644 Completed Abandon Ship Drill. Set material condition YOKE.

1646 Secured from General Quarters. Set the regular underway watch.

1800 Underway as before, swinging ship

1936 C/s 8 Kts

1937 Stopped both shafts momentarily and took No. 1 and 4 main engines off the line.

1946 C/s 12 kts.

2000 Underway as before, engaged in swing ship.

2048 Completed swing ship, set course 180 speed 12 knots, for night cruising

6-1-62 0000 Underway independently in local operating areas, South of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in accordance with

COMFLTRAGROUP OP-ORDER 22-62. Base course 1800, Base speed 12 Kts.

Nos 2 and 3 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 ships service generators.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

0200 C/c 0000.

0240 Sustained casualty to No. 2 main engine placed No. 1 main engine on the line

0245 Restored casualty to No. 2 main engine and placed it in standby.

0250 Took No. 3 main engine off the line, placed No. 4 main engine on the line.

0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

0910 C/c 0900. Commenced swing ship

0940 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples; conditions normal.

Made weekly test of magazine sprinkling and flooding system; conditions satisfactory.

1222 C/c 0000. Commenced swing ship.

1300 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters, set condition ZEBRA

1406 Set condition YOKE

1415 Secured from General Quarters

1452 Secured from swing ship, set course 3000.

1513 Set the Special sea and anchoring detail.

1518 Tested the backing bell

1522 Set speed 12 Kts

1524 Entered inland waters

1539 Steering various courses at various speeds to conform to the Pearl Harbor Channel

1630 Moored starboard side to USS FALGOUT (DER-324) at Berth Bravo 24.

6-2-62 0730 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

0920 Commenced taking on fuel from YO-78.

1006 Completed refueling, received 6,396 gallons of fuel oil.

1135 Took on board 488 gallons of lube oil, at completion of fueling, draft fwd, 117, draft aft 108.

6-3-62 0800 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees. None

1710 Lit off #1 and #2 main engines for test

1825 Secured #1 and #2 main engines from test. Test satisfactory.

6-4-62 0700 Quarters for muster, absentees: None.

0735 Set the special Sea & Anchor Detail.

0806 Completed preparations for getting underway.

0808 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU OP-ORDER 23-62 to local operating area.

Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. Captain has the conn.,

steering various courses and speeds to conform to the Pearl Harbor Channel

0849 Secured the special sea and anchor detail.

0855 Entered International Waters

0938 Commenced swinging ship to compensate compass

1030 Completed swinging ship.

1035 Exercised the Helm at a steering casualty drill.

1038 Secured from drill.

1100 Commenced man overboard drill, steering various courses at various speeds

1142 Completed man overboard drill.

1227 Sighted USS TIRU (SS-416) bearing 093, range 5 miles

1230 USS TIRU (SS-416) determined to be on course 290, speed 5.5 knots

1246 Stopped port shaft, placed no. 3 and 4 main engines in immediate standby.

1326 USS TIRU (SS-416) submerged bearing 205, range 2600 yds., commenced Z-30/31U,

single ship ASW exercises

1330 Placed port shaft on the line at 8 Kts.

1331 Commenced steering various courses and speeds for exercise.

1500 Exercised the crew at General Quarters.

1510 Material condition ZEBRA is set.

1613 Set condition YOKE throughout the ship.

1614 Secured from General Quarters with the exception of the ASW Team

1708 Submarine surfaced bearing 030, distance 2000 yds. Secured from ASW exercise Z-30/31U.

2216 Took No.s 2 and 3 main engines off the line and placed them in 5 minute standby.

2250 C/c 090, to avoid coming within 10 miles of a surface contact.

6-5-62 0000 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU Pearl OP-ORDER No. 23-62.

Steaming independently in local Op-areas A-1 and A-2, on a base course of 0000T,

base speed 10 kts. main engines no. 1 and 4 are on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos 1 and 3 Ships service Generators.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set throughout the ship.

0736 Placed number 2 and 3 main engines on the line.

0745 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

0800 Steering various courses and speeds while conducting gunnery exercise Z-17-G

1105 Completed gunnery exercise.

1150 Sustained casualty to No. 4 main engine. Took off the line.

1249 Conducting ASW Exercise with the USS TIRU (SS-416), steering various courses at various speeds

1433 Fired one MK-32 Dummy Torpedo

1455 Commenced searching for the torpedo at various courses and speeds. Ceased ASW Exercises.

1912 Secured from searching for torpedo

2010 Commenced engineering casualty control drills

2043 Secured from engineering casualty control drills

2059 Took number 1 and 4 main engines off the line, for night steaming.

6-6-62 0000 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGROUP OP-ORDER 23-62.

steaming independently south of Pearl Harbor in local operating area A1 on a

base course of 090 degrees, base speed 10 knots. Number 2 and 3 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between number 1 and 3 ships service generators.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

0400 Placed number 1 and 4 main engines on the line.

0522 Set the special sea and anchor detail. Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. OOD at the Conn,

commenced steering various courses and speeds to conform to Pearl Harbor channel.

0545 Entered inland waters

0551 Passed sea buoys 1 and 2 abeam to port and starboard respectively.

0603 Lowered motor whale boat

0606 Captain conning, boat away for Alfa Landing.

0610 Maneuvered ship to reverse course

0619 Boat along side

0624 LTJG BOWEN and ENS HAUER, reported on board to observe competitive exercises

0647 Passed buoys 1 and 2 abeam to starboard and port respectively

0649 Entered international waters

0650 Secured the special sea and anchor detail. Set base course 155, speed 16 knots.

0745 Mustered the crew on station, absentees: none.

0830 Exercised the crew at 1AA general quarters

0839 Set condition Z throughout the ship. Commenced exercise Z-G-G, AA surprise:

maneuvering on various courses and speeds

1051 Completed exercise Z-G-G: 63 rounds V.T. non frag expended. Set condition Yoke throughout the ship

1052 Secured from general quarters with the exception of bridge, CIC, and gunnery personnel

1055 Set course 060 degrees true

1105 C/s 16 knots.

1106 C/s 15 knots. Commenced exercise Z-17-G, target designation and acquisition.

Maneuvering on various courses and speeds. UTRON TRACTOR #52 considers its feet dry

1211 Secured from target Acquisition drill.

1339 Set 1AS general quarters

1345 Condition Zebra is set. Steering various courses and speeds while

conducting anti-submarine warfare exercises.

1931 Commenced steering various courses and speed to take station bearing 270, range 8000 yards

on guide, USS BUCHANAN (DDG-14). Guide on base course 180, speed 12 knots.

Conducting communications drills with USS BUCHANAN (DDG-14).

1959 Guide changed base course to 000

2000 Steaming as before, maneuvering on various courses and speeds, conducting

ECM calibration exercises Z-3-CM and Z-2-CM with the USS BUCHANAN (DDG-14)

6-7-62 0000 Steaming in company with the USS BUCHANAN (DDG-14), bearing 130, distance, 9 miles,

base course 180, base speed 12 kts, in accordance with

COMFLETRAGRU PEARL op-order 23-62. Number 1, 2 & 3 main engines on the line.

The electrical load is split between number one and three ship service generators.

Material Condition YOKE and condition of readiness four are set.

Steering various courses while conducting electronics exercises,

maintaining base course and speed.

Obtained unidentified Radar contact bearing 188, distance 22 miles. Designated Skunk A.

0135 Skunk A determined to be on course 030, speed 11 knots. CPA 165, distance 3 miles

0147 Sighted Skunk A bearing 185, distance 15 miles.

0204 C/c 210

0216 Skunk A at CPA, bearing 165, distance 4 miles

0818 Exercise the crew at General Quarters

0821 Material Condition ZEBRA is set

0825 Commenced Z-6-G, Gunnery exercise. Steering various courses and speeds for the exercise

1105 Secured from Gunnery exercise, Z-6-G, expended 22 3/50 VT, non-frag rounds with no casualties

1111 Material Condition YOKE is set

1146 Commenced exercise Z-17-G.

1148 Commenced steering various courses and speeds for purposes of the exercise.

1220 Completed exercise Z-6-G, and released aircraft

1223 Aircraft considered their feet dry.

1242 Sighted USS ABNAKI (ATF-96), bearing 004, distance 7 miles

1244 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

1246 Commenced exercise Z-27-G, surface shoot-local control with the USS ABNAKI (ATF-96)

towing an S-40 type target sled as assisting ship. Set base course 260.

Maneuvering on various courses maintaining station on the USS ABNAKI (ATF-96).

Captain is on the Bridge

1331 Commenced firing on run no. 1

1337 Ceased fire: 6 rounds B.L.&T expended

1353 Commenced firing on run no. 2

1356 Ceased fire: 2 rounds B.L.&T expended

1412 Commenced firing, on run no. 3

1413 Ceased firing: 2 rounds B.L.&T expended

1418 Changed base course to 080

1445 Commenced firing on run no. 4

1456 Ceased fire: 7 rounds B.L.&T expended.

1515 Commenced firing on run no. 5

1515 Ceased fir on run No. 5: 7 rounds B.L.&T expended

1519 Completed exercise, Z-27-G, set course 100

1527 C/s 320 RPM

1530 Set Condition YOKE throughout the ship

1539 Secured from General Quarters.

1555 Commenced Air Control Exercise Z-17-CC.

1630 C/c 070, commenced full power speed trial

2030 Secured from full power trial. Commenced to slow to 15 kts

2254 Slowed and stopped shafts momentarily to take no. 2 and 3 main engines off the line

6-8-62 0000 Underway independently conducting local operations in areas A-1 and A-2

in accordance with COMFLTRAGRU Pearl Op-Orders 201-60 and 23-62.

Base course is 1800 PGC, base speed 13 Kts.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set throughout the ship.

Numbers 1 and 4 main engines are on the line. Numbers 2 and 3 main engines

are in 30 min. standby. The electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 Ships service generator

0700 Placed number 2 and 3 main engines on the line. C/s 8 Kts.

0800 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

0806 Set condition Zebra. Maneuvering at various courses and at various speeds

while conducting an AA Gunnery Shoot.

1002 Secured from AA Gunnery Shoot having expended 79 rounds of 3/50 Cal. VTNF Ammunition

with no casualties. Commenced ABC Drill

1112 Set condition YOKE throughout the ship.

1118 Secured from General Quarters. Set course 080. Speed 14 Kts

1340 Set the special sea and anchor detail

1342 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds while conducting a precision anchoring exercise.

Captain at the conn., Navigator is on the bridge

1401 Entered inland waters

1401 Simulated anchor at number 10, South Honolulu, Anchorage.

1407 Secured from anchoring exercise. Set base course 210, speed 8 Kts.

1409 Secured the special sea and anchor detail. Entered international waters.

1545 Set the special sea and anchor detail.

1547 Commenced steering various courses and various speeds to conform to Pearl Harbor, channel.

Captain and Navigator are on the bridge.

1607 Passed buoy #2 abeam to starboard, range 40 yds

1639 Maneuvered to go alongside USS FALGOUT (DER-324), at Berth 24, pier Bravo,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

1640 Stopped all engines, moored starboard side to USS FALGOUT (DER-324).

1650 Secured the special sea and anchor detail. Draft forward 11 ft. 3 in., aft 10 ft. 6 in.

1710 Shifted the electrical load from number 1 and 3 Ships Service Generators,

to number 3 Ships Service Generator

1900 Shifted the electrical load from No. 3 Ships Service Generator to shore power,

commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the pier.

6-9-62 0745 Quarters for muster were held, no absentees.

0855 Commenced taking on fuel from YOG-71. Draft forward 115, Draft Aft 105, before fueling

1055 Secured taking fuel. Draft Fwd 116. Draft Aft 109.

6-10-52 0000 COMCORTRON FIVEs Flag is aboard

0800 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: None.

1000 LT JORDAN, Squadron Chaplain conducted Protestant Divine Services aboard

1100 Secured from Divine Services.

6-11-62 0600 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0725 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail.

0740 Mustered crew on station; Absentees none. LTJG O.T. PROW departed the ship for home of record

0750 Completed all preparations for getting underway. Draft forward 116, aft 107.

0759 Underway to shift berths to pier H berth 4. The Captain has the conn. The Navigator is on the bridge.

Steering various courses and speeds to conform with Pearl Harbor Channel.

0856 Moored starboard side to pier H berth 4, Naval Fuel Annex, Naval Supply Center,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with standard mooring lines doubled.

1300 M Boat came alongside to pick up torpedoes

1355 M Boat departed from alongside to return three Mark 32-2 Practice Torpedoes to NAD Westloch,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

6-12-62 0700 Quarters for muster. Absentees: None.

1445 Shifted electrical load from #2 ship service generator to #2 ship service generator.

Secured #2 ship service generator.

1759 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) moored to port.

6-13-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1814 USS FALGOUT (DER-324) standing in the harbor.

1826 USS FALGOUT maneuvering to come along side to port

1847 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) standing in the harbor

1853 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) maneuvering to come alongside USS FALGOUT (DER-324) to port

1857 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) outboard USS FALGOUT (DER-324) to port

6-14-62 0730 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1106 The USS FALGOUT (DER-324) got underway from the port side

6-15-62 0635 COMCORTRON FIVE shifted his Flag from USS LANSING (DER-388) to

USS WILHOITE (DER-397)

0645 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) underway from alongside

0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters, Absentees: None.

0830 USS BUCKLEY (DD-808) stood into the harbor and moored at berth H-2

0900 USS MCCAIN (DL-3) got underway from berth H-1 and stood out of the harbor

1130 Commenced preparations for getting underway.

1145 Set material condition YOKE

1200 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1220 Tested shafts, steering motors, and engine order telegraphs. Test results satisfactory

1230 Underway from Berth H-4 in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU OP-ORDER 22-62.

Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to leave Pearl Harbor

1301 Gyro error determined to be 150 by range sight

1310 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set readiness condition 3

1317 Entered international waters and commenced steering through simulated minefields swept channel

1321 Commenced navigating by radar

1331 Commenced steering by magnetic compass

1332 Set 150 correction into Gyro

1425 Steering various courses maneuvering in local op-area Bravo Papa

1428 Set condition Circle William throughout the ship. Simulated hits for Battle Problem

1544 Set condition YOKE throughout the ship

1547 Secured from General Quarters

1600 Underway on various courses at various speeds to proceed to the entrance to Pearl Harbor Channel

1608 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1623 Entered inland waters. Steering various courses at various speeds while navigating the

Pearl Harbor Channel

1702 Moored port side to Fueling pier, Naval Supply Center, Berth Hotel One

1708 Doubled all lines

710 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

1840 Commenced taking on fuel. Draft forward 110, aft 105. Receiving telephone and fresh water

services from the pier

2045 Secured taking on fuel. 5,000 gallons brought aboard. Draft 105 aft, 112 forward

6-16-62 0800 Mustered the crew at Quarters. no absentees

1021 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) came alongside to starboard

1121 Shifted COMCORTRON FIVE Flag from USS WILHOITE (DER-397) to

USS LANSING (DER-388)

6-17-62 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: None

6-18-62 0730 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1500 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) maneuvering clear of starboard side with tugs,

to shift berths to berth Hotel 4

1515 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) moored starboard side to berth Hotel 4

6-19-62 0645 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

0645 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0700 Set the sectional sea and anchor detail. Commenced Z-5-S, getting underway with the

sectional sea and anchor detail. Draft forward 11 ft., aft 10 ft. 9 in.

Underway in accordance with COMFLTRAGRU Pearl Op-Order 26-62. OOD at the conn.

Captain and Navigator are on the bridge

0735 Maneuvered clear of berth. Commenced steering various courses and speeds to conform to

Pearl Harbor Channel

0755 Secured from exercise Z-5-S. Set the special sea and anchor detail.

0812 Passed buoy no. 1 abeam to starboard, range 40 yds.

0819 Entered international waters

0830 Secured the special sea and anchor detail. Set base course 130, speed 12 Kts

0908 Stopped port shaft to repair lube oil leak at No. 2 reduction gear

0922 Completed repairs to No. 2 reduction gear. Placed port shaft on the line at 8 Kts

1000 held man overboard drill. Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds to

effect recovery of dummy

1013 Recovered dummy

1025 Secured from drill. Set base course 270, speed 12 kts.

1048 Conducted man overboard drill. Commenced steering various courses and speeds to effect recovery

1101 Secured from drill. Set course 090, speed 8 Kts.

1235 Sighted surface contact bearing 140, distance 12 miles.

1334 C/c 090. Sighted surface contact bearing 085 Distance about 12 miles.

1346 Maneuvering to take standby station astern of the USS CHIPOLA (AO-63)

1400 Captain assumed the conn. Commenced approaching to port side of oiler

1437 Received first fuel hose

1440 (Simulated) Commenced receiving fuel

1449 Fueling completed, all hoses clear

1501 Commenced light transfer

1503 Completed light transfer

1509 All lines clear. Maneuvered clear of the CHIPOLA.

1523 Commenced division tactical exercises. Steering various courses at various speeds.

Conforming to maneuvers signaled by USS CHIPOLA (AO-63) in area 1.

1600 Underway as before. Maneuvering at various courses and at various speeds

while conducting tactical exercises and signal drills with the USS CHIPOLA (AO-63)

1813 Changed base course to 270T. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

maintaining station on USS CHIPOLA (AO-63)

1900 USS CHIPOLA (AO-63) came to base course 224T for exercises Z-25S (N) and Z-28S

1902 Maneuvered to standby station astern of the USS CHIPOLA (AO-63).

1914 Commenced approach for refueling and replenishment exercises. Captain has the conn

1927 Refueling hose on board

1929 Commenced simulated receiving fuel

1938 Simulated fueling completed.

1940 Fueling hose clear

1943 Commenced transfer of light freight

1947 Completed transfer of light freight

1952 All lines clear. Maneuvering clear of the side of the USS CHIPOLA (AO-63)

1953 Set Base course 180T, speed 10 Kts.

2100 Commenced engineering casualty control drills

2245 Secured from engineering casualty control drills

6-20-62 0000 Steaming independently in OP-AREA, A-1 on base course 090T, base speed 8 knots

in accordance with COMFLTRAGRU OP-ORD 20-62.

Machinery on the line includes #1, 2, 3, 4 main engines, #1, 2 Ships service generators.

Condition YOKE and readiness condition IV are set

0015 Commenced casualty control drills

0129 Secured from drills

0134 Secured #1 and #3 main engines

0734 Placed No. 1 and 3 main engines on the line

0800 Sent the crew to General Quarters

0804 Material condition ZEBRA set

0839 Commenced basic damage control drills

0937 Secured from damage control drills

1030 Conducted drill of rigging casualty power to after steering

1056 Set material condition YOKE

1059 Secured from General Quarters

1303 Sent the crew to general Quarters

1305 Material condition ZEBRA is set

1316 Conducted exercise Z-52-O, Nuclear Detonation, shallow underwater burst

1430 Conducted casualty communications drill between the bridge and after steering

1508 Material condition YOKE is set

1509 Secured from General Quarters.

1525 Conducted Aircraft Ditching at Sea Drill

1600 Commenced preparations for entering port

1601 Conducted test of back down bell. Test satisfactory

1606 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail. Captain at the conn. Navigator is on the bridge

1617 Entered inland waters. Commenced steering various courses at various speeds

conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

1626 Passed buoy No. 1 and 2 abeam to port and starboard respectively

1702 Maneuvering to enter berth.

1703 Moored portside to berth 1, Hotel pier, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

using standard mooring lines doubled. Secured the special sea and anchor detail

1730 Receiving miscellaneous services from the pier

6-21-62 0600 Commenced preparations for getting underway.

0645 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

0700 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Draft readings 11 forward 105 aft.

0710 Completed preparations for getting underway.

0729 Underway in accordance with COMFLTRAGRU OP-ORD 25-62.

Maneuvering at various courses and speeds while standing out of Pearl Harbor Channel

0825 Entered international waters. Secured the special sea and anchor detail. Set course 115, speed 15 Kts

0901 Exercises the crew at 1AS General Quarters

0909 Set material condition ZEBRA. Commenced ASW Exercise. Commenced maneuvering at

various courses and at various speeds while conducting ASW exercises

1009 Set material condition YOKE

1010 Secured from GQ with the exception of the ASW Attack Team personnel

1055 Secured from ASW Exercises. Set course 180, speed 12 Kts.

1301 Exercised the crew at General Quarters.

1308 Material condition ZEBRA is set

1309 Commenced single ship ASW, exercise Z-31-U. Commenced steering various courses

at various speeds for purpose of the exercise.

1323 Material condition YOKE set

1330 Secured from General Quarters, with the exception of the ASW Attack Team personnel.

1510 Secured from exercise Z-31-U. Commenced exercise Z-32(B)-U, Dual Ship ASW

with the USS FINCH (DER-328). Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

for the purpose of the exercise.

1635 Secured from Dual Ship ASW Exercise Z-32(B)-U.

1742 Tested backing down bell

1746 Stationed the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Captain conning. Navigator is on the bridge.

Entered inland waters.

1749 Changed course to 320, speed 10 Kts.

1754 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

1858 Maneuvering to go alongside the pier

1902 Moored starboard side to Berth 22.5, pier Bravo, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

1922 Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail.

1955 Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the pier.

6-22-62 0645 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

0700 Commenced preparation for getting underway. The Captain and Navigator are on the bridge

0747 Underway for Pearl Harbor operating areas. The Captain has the conn.

Commenced steering various courses at various speeds to conform to the Pearl Harbor Channel.

0834 Entered international waters

0844 The OOD assumed the conn. Secured the special and anchoring detail. Set course 104. Speed 10 Kts

0910 Commenced maneuvering at various speeds and on various courses while conducting ASW Exercises

1150 Secured from ASW Exercises. Set course 090, speed 8 Kts.

1256 Exercised the crew at 1AS General Quarters. Commenced maneuvering various courses

at various speeds while conducting ASW Exercises.

1302 Set material condition ZEBRA

1528 Set material condition YOKE.

1530 Secured from ASW Exercises. Set course 060, speed 12 Kts.

1628 Set the special sea and anchoring detail. Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. OOD at the conn.

Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to conform

to the Pearl Harbor Channel

1729 Moored port side to the USS ELKHORN (AOG-7) at Pier Bravo, Berth 3,

U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with standard mooring lines.

6-23-62 0745 Musters the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

0855 YO-78 alongside to fuel

0908 Commenced fueling from YO-78. Draft forward 109, aft 107

0915 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

MASTHEADLIGHT, W.R., SN, offense violation art 91, UCMJ,

willfully disobeying a lawful order, punishment: Awarded 2 weeks extra duty.

LIFEBUOY, R.B., RM3, offense, willfully disobeying a lawful order, violation article 91, UCMJ,

Punishment: 7 days restriction.

LINE, E.Q., RD3, offense violation article 92, UCMJ, having in his possession more

than one liberty card, punishment: 2 days restriction

1026 Fueling completed Draft forward 115, aft 109

1053 YO-78 departed from alongside after fueling having delivered 12, 281 gallons of diesel oil

6-24-62 0717 LTJG B.R. SENNIT detached to report aboard USS WALKER (DDE-517) for duty.

BUPERS Orders 129249 of 27 March 1962.

0815 Mustered the crew on stations. No absentees

1855 Held fire drill.

1830 Secured from drill.

6-25-62 0445 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0720 Set the special sea and anchor detail

0743 Completed all preparations for getting underway; draft forward 105, aft 115.

Mustered the crew on station: Absentees, none.

0803 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU OP-ORD 26-62.

Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to clear berth and stand out the channel

0835 Passed abeam of buoys #1 and #2. Secured the special sea and anchor detail.

Exercised the crew at General Quarters

0842 Entered international waters

0844 Made BT drop.

1138 Secured from General Quarters. Set course 270, speed 8 knots.

1301 Exercised the crew at General Quarters. maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

while conducting Damage Control Drills

1541 Secured from General Quarters, set course 305, speed 12 knots. Set the special sea and anchor detail,

made all preparations for entering port.

1609 With Diamond Head Light bearing 098 entered inland waters. Maneuvering on various courses

at various speeds to conform to Pearl Harbor Channel

1657 Maneuvering to make berth

1658 Moored starboard side to berth M-3, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

using standard destroyer mooring lines doubled.

1707 Secured the special sea and anchor detail.

6-26-62 0645 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None. Commenced preparations for getting underway

0700 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. OOD at the conn.

0715 Completed all preparations for getting underway. Draft forward 113, aft 106

0749 Underway in compliance with COMFLETRAGRU OP-ORDER 26-62 for Pearl Harbor

operating areas. Maneuvering to clear the pier.

0800 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds standing out of Pearl Harbor.

0833 Passed buoy No. 1 abeam to starboard

0835 Entered international waters. Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Set course 151, speed 10 kts.

0838 Commenced Engineering Casualty Control Drills. Commenced steering various courses

at various speeds while conducting drills in Pearl Harbor operating areas SH, DH and KH.

1200 Underway as before. In operating areas SH, DH and KH, steering various courses at various speeds

while conducting Engineering Casualty Control Drills.

1525 Set course 090, speed 8 Kts. Secured from Engineering Casualty Control Drills

1529 Exercised the crew at 1AS General Quarters

1535 Set material condition ZEBRA

1559 Set material condition YOKE

1605 Secured from 1AS General Quarters. Stationed the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. OOD at the conn.

Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. Commenced maneuvering at various courses

and speeds to approach the Pearl Harbor Channel

1630 Entered inland waters. Draft forward 113, aft 106. Commenced steering various courses

at various speeds standing in the Pearl Harbor Channel

1639 Passed buoy No. 1 abeam to port

1713 Moored starboard side to USS VANCE (DER-387) at pier Bravo, Berth 22, U.S. Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. USS FINCH (DER-328) is inboard of the VANCE.

1946 Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the pier.

6-27-62 0545 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0635 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

0645 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail

0715 Completed all preparations for getting underway. Draft forward 113, aft 106

0728 Underway for local operating areas in compliance with COMFLTRAGRU OP-ORD 26-62.

Maneuvering various courses to clear the berth. Captain at the conn., Navigator on the bridge

0734 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds standing out of Pearl Harbor

0803 Secured the special sea and anchor detail. OOD was given the conn.

0806 Set base course 153, speed 16 knots.

0809 Entered international waters

0830 Commenced modified 16 Kts economy trial, (Z-111-E)

0930 Completed modified 16 kts. economy trial

0953 Sent the crew to General Quarters

0958 Material condition ZEBRA is set. Commenced target acquisition exercise (Z-17-G)

1023 Completed Z-17-G exercise. Commenced basic anti-aircraft exercise (Z-1-G).

1127 Completed exercise Z-1-G, having expended 28 rounds of 3/50 VT Non-Frag, with no casualties.

Commenced exercise Z-2-G

1205 Completed exercise Z-2-G, having expended 58 rounds of 3/50 Non-Frag with no casualties

1209 Set material condition YOKE

1210 Secured from General Quarters

1319 Exercised the crew at General Quarters

1324 Material condition zebra is set.

1350 Dropped five (5) Mark 9; mod 4 depth charges for exercise Z-19-U

1400 Set material condition YOKE

1405 Secured from General Quarters

1430 Commenced modified 14 Kt. economy trial

1530 Completed modified 14 knot economy trial, exercise Z-111-E

1608 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail. Captain conning., Navigator is on the bridge.

Conducted test of back bell. Test satisfactory

1613 Entered inland waters. Commenced steering various courses at various speeds,

conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

1623 Passed buoy No. 2 abeam to starboard, range 90 yd

1653 Maneuvering to enter berth

1658 Moored starboard side to the USS DURANT (DER-389) at Berth 22.5, Bravo pier,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with standard mooring lines. Stopped all engines.

1703 Secured the special sea and anchor detail.

1730 Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the pier

1755 USS FINCH (DER-328) maneuvering to come alongside to port.

6-28-62 0630 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0635 Mustered the crew at quarters: Absentees:, None.

0645 Stationed the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

0720 Completed preparations for getting underway, draft forward 113, aft 106.

0725 The USS FINCH (DER-328) breasted out to port

0735 Underway in accordance with COMFLTRAGRU OP-ORD 26-62.

Maneuvering to clear the pier. OOD conning, Captain and Navigator are on the bridge.

0739 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to clear Pearl Harbor Channel.

Maneuvering in various courses at various speeds in simulated swept channel.

0853 Entered international waters

0922 Completed running simulated swept channel. Commenced steaming on various courses at

various speeds in company with the USS ABNAKI (ATF-96) while conducting

communications exercises

0955 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Commenced steering various courses at various speeds

conducting precision anchoring exercises at South Honolulu Anchorage number 19.

1210 Completed first approach on South Honolulu Anchorage #19

1249 Completed second approach on South Honolulu Anchorage #19.

1252 Secured from precision anchoring exercise: Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

1254 Set course 2200 PGC, speed 8 Kts

1337 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds, in company with the

USS VANCE (DER-387) conducting ECM Exercises

1444 Commenced steering casualty drills

1450 Shifted conn to after conning station

1505 Shifted conn. To the bridge

1506 Secured from steering casualty drills

1530 Steaming various courses at various speeds conducting man overboard drill

1541 Secured from man overboard drill.

1603 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds, conducting magnetic compass piloting drill

1613 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail. OOD conning Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

Commenced steering various courses at various speeds to enter Pearl Harbor Channel

1628 Entered inland waters

1638 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

1708 Maneuvering to go alongside the pier

1712 Moored starboard side to pier Bravo, Berth 22.5, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii,

outboard of the USS FINCH (DER-328) with standard mooring lines.

6-29-62 0635 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: LIETO, U.W., RD1, LIBERTY, P.A., RM3.

0645 Set the special sea and anchor detail

0650 LIBERTY, P.A., RM3, returned aboard

0713 Recorded draft forward 11, aft 104

0730 Underway from berth bravo 22 in accordance COMFLTRAGRU OP-ORD 26-62

for local Op-Area Sierra 2. Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to leave Pearl Harbor.

0842 Secured the special sea and anchor detail

0851 C/c 220T, and commenced Bathythermograph sounding

0858 Completed sounding

0859 Set the ASW Attack Team

0915 All engines ahead 1/3, 135 RPM for 8 Kts.

0920 Maneuvering at various courses and speeds while awaiting the commencement of

Anti-Submarine Exercises with the submarine TIRU in company with Torpedo Retriever #3.

The TIRU is experiencing minor equipment difficulties preventing submerging

1132 Submarine submerged bearing 055T, distance 3000 yds.

1135 Commenced Z-30-U. Simulated attacking the submarine.

1537 Secured from Anti-Submarine Exercise

1618 Set the special sea and anchor detail with mine lookouts in preparation for passage through

the simulated minefield.

1620 Maneuvering on various courses and speeds to pass through the simulated minefield and enter

Pearl Harbor.

1728 Moored starboard side to USS FINCH (DER-328) at Berth Bravo 22 , Pearl Harbor

Naval Shipyard, Hawaii

1738 Secured the special sea and anchor detail

1745 LIETO, U.W., RD1, reported aboard from Escort Squadron Five Office being absent

11 hrs and 10 minutes

2000 Moored as before with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled. Receiving steam and

miscellaneous services from the pier

6-30-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

0919 YTM 263 (USS NEOGA) and YTB 142 (USS NOKOMIS) alongside, pilot Mr. MCMILLIAN.

Breasted out to permit USS DURANT (DER-389) to get underway.

0942 Moored alongside USS FINCH (DER-328).

1230 Shifted from ships electrical power to shore power

1231 Secured #2 Ships Service Generator

1815 NOTHINGTOLEFT, C.O., not to be located aboard ship. Notified Base Police,

Main Gate Sentry and HASP Headquarters for pick-up

2130 PADRE, A.S., ENFA, was confined to U.S. Naval Station Brig, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for safe keeping,

for alleged violation of UCMJ, Article 91, insubordination to a non-commissioned officer

2300 LETGO, A.L., TA, sustained several lacerations and bruises of the face due to slipping and striking

a door frame while going below

2312 LETGO, A.L., TA, taken to U.S. Naval Shipyard Dispensary for treatment

2345 LETGO, A.L., TA, returned on board having received medical treatment for injuries

caused by his own misconduct.

7-1-62 0000 Moored starboard side to outboard the USS FINCH (DER-328) at pier Bravo, Berth 22,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with standard mooring lines doubled.

Receiving telephone, steam and fresh water services from the pier.

0700 NOTHINGTOLEFT, C.O., TN, reported aboard by HASP carrier with charge sheet of absence

and was placed on report for AWOL from 1715, 30 June 1962 to 0700, 1 July 1962.

Orders to be restricted to the limits of the ship.

2235 A systematic search of entire ship for NOTHINGTOLEFT, C.O., TN, who

missed 2200 muster of PALs and Restricted men, disclosed that he was not on board.

7-2-62 0645 Mustered the crew at Quarters, absentees: None

0745 Set the special sea and anchor detail to breast out

0745 YTB-781 (USS NIANTIC) came alongside forward, YTB-765 (USS OKMULGEE) came

alongside aft. Captain Wilson, Pearl Harbor Pilot came on board

0809 Underway, breasting out with tugs to allow the USS FINCH (DER-328) to get underway.

0817 Moored starboard side to pier Bravo, berth 22.5, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

0821 Pilot departed the ship

0822 Tugs departed the side

0900 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0945 Set the special sea and anchor detail. Completed all preparations for getting underway.

Draft forward 111, aft 106.

0950 Underway in accordance with COMFLTRAGRU OP-ORD 308-62. Maneuvering to clear

the harbor, steering various courses at various speeds standing out of Pearl Harbor

1031 Secured the special sea and anchor detail, set the regular steaming watch

1047 Entered international waters

1116 Commenced submarine barrier patrol, steering various courses at various speeds.

1226 Set condition 1AS General Quarters, set material condition ZEBRA

1320 Commenced FLTRAGRU Battle Problem Exercise

1410 Set ABC Condition Probable

1415 Set ABC Condition Imminent

1420 (Simulated) Nuclear surface burst: (simulated) maneuvering to avoid base surge

1507 Secured from FLTRAGRU Drills, set material condition YOKE. Secured from General Quarters

1602 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail

1603 C/s 12 kts. Underway on various courses at various speeds entering Pearl Harbor Channel,

OOD conning, Captain and Navigator are on the Bridge

1604 Entered inland waters

1612 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

1640 Maneuvering to come alongside to USS VANCE (DER-387) moored at pier Bravo, berth 22.5

1647 Moored starboard side to the USS VANCE (DER-387) at pier Bravo, berth 22.5,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with standard mooring lines.

1705 Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the pier

1904 PADRE, A.S., ENFA, was released from confinement for safekeeping at the U.S. Naval Station Brig,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and returned on board by order of the Commanding Officer

2100 PADRE, A.S., ENFA, departed the ship to be placed in confinement for safekeeping at

the Pearl Harbor Naval Station Brig, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, pending investigation of charges

involving possession of narcotics, by order of the Commanding Officer

7-3-62 0000 Moored starboard side to USS VANCE (DER-387) with standard destroyer mooring lines.

USS VANCE (DER-387) moored starboard side to Berth B-22 , U.S. Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Ships present include HMNZS ROYALIST (C-89) of the New Zealand navy.

0635 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: LETGO, A.L., TA.

0650 Set the special sea and anchor detail. Commenced making preparations for getting underway

0715 Completed all preparations for getting underway. Draft forward 112, aft 106.

Captain and Navigator are on the bridge, OOD at the conn.

0750 Underway in accordance with COMFLTRAGRU OP-ORDER 26-62 for

Pearl Harbor Operating Areas. Maneuvering to clear the USS VANCE (DER-387)

0759 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds while standing out the Pearl Harbor Channel

0825 Passed buoy #1 abeam to starboard. Secured the special sea and anchor detail.

0836 Entered international waters

1040 Set the special anchoring detail. Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

while conducting simulated anchoring at anchorage #11 off Waikiki Beach

1151 Secured the special anchoring detail, set course 1800, speed 10 Knots.

1254 Commenced dual ship ASW Exercises with the USCGC BERING STRAIT (WAVP-382).

Steering various courses at various speeds while conducting exercises.

1541 Secured from ASW Exercises, having expended five (5) MK 12, mod O, miniature exercise hedgehogs

1640 Conducted test of back down bell. Test satisfactory. Set the special sea and anchor detail.

Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. OOD conning. Commenced steering various courses

at various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel.

1704 Passed buoy #2 abeam to starboard, range 90 yds

1731 Maneuvering to enter berth

1742 Moored port side to USS VANCE (DER-387) at Berth 2, Mike pier, U.S. Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

1754 Stopped all engines. Standard destroyer mooring lines are set.

Ships present include HMNZS ROYALIST (C-89).

1830 Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the pier

2010 LETFALL, A.O., DK3, reported on board having been AWOL for a period of about 37 hours

7-4-62 0455 While on watch in Radio Central, LIFEBUOY, R.B., RM3, slipped and fell striking his head on a desk

receiving a one (1) inch cut over the left eye, was sent to U.S. Naval Shipyard Dispensary

for treatment. Disposition: applied six (6) stitches, bandaged the wound and returned to duty

0800 Full dress ship

7-5-62 0635 Mustered the crew at Quarters, Absentees: None.

0635 Commenced making preparations for getting underway

0650 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail

0730 All preparations completed for getting underway. Draft Forward 11, aft 107.

0748 Underway for Refresher Training in accordance with COMFLTRAGRU Pearl Op-Order 201-62.

Maneuvering to clear the berth. Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. OOD conning.

0759 Steering various courses at various speeds standing out of Pearl Harbor

0829 Passed buoy #1 abeam to starboard, range 150 yds.

0830 Secured the special sea and anchor detail. Commenced low visibility piloting exercise Z-7-N

while navigating swept channel

0837 Entered international waters

0930 Commenced Engineering Casualty Control Drills. Maneuvering at various speeds while conducting drills

1215 Set the special anchor detail. Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. OOD at the conn.

Commenced steering various courses at various speeds while making approach

for simulated anchoring at anchorage #11 of Waikiki Beach

1252 Entered inland waters

1314 Entered international waters

1319 Secured the anchor detail.

1320 Held Man overboard Drills. Commenced maneuvering at various speeds to pick up dummy

1355 Secured from Man overboard Drills

1616 Conducted test of back down bell. Test satisfactory.

1625 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail. Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. OOD conning.

1636 Entered inland waters. Commenced steering various courses at various speeds to conform

to Pearl Harbor Channel.

1644 Passed buoy No. 2 abeam to starboard, range 100 yds.

1709 Maneuvering to enter berth.

1724 Moored port side to USS VANCE (DER-387) at Berth 2, Mike pier, U.S. Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

1732 Stopped all engines. Standard destroyer mooring lines are set. Secured the

special sea and anchor detail.

1800 Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the pier

7-6-62 0305 LOOM, O.B., ETR3, received cut lip while working on after mast

0322 LOOM, O.B., ETR3, left ship with corpsman for treatment by U.S. Naval Shipyard Dispensary.

Disposition: Returned to normal duties.

0630 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

0640 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0650 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail

0720 Completed preparations for getting underway, draft forward 11, aft 107.

0725 Underway in accordance with COMFLTRAGRU OP-ORDER 201-62,

OOD conning, Captain and Navigator on the bridge. Maneuvering to clear the pier

0730 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds conforming with the Pearl Harbor Channel.

0806 Passed buoy #1 abeam to starboard, buoy #2 abeam to port. Secured the

special sea and anchor detail. Set condition of readiness IV.

0811 Entered international waters

0833 C/s 19.5 kts. Commenced Full Power Run

0853 Secured from full power run

0954 Exercised the crew at 1AA GQ.

1001 Condition ZEBRA set throughout the ship. Commenced steering various courses at various speeds

conducting target designation and acquisition exercise

1104 Set condition YOKE throughout the ship

1108 Secured from General Quarters. Secured from target designation and acquisition exercise.

1155 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

1159 Condition ZEBRA set throughout the ship

1200 Commenced maneuvering at various speeds on various speeds (courses)

while conducting AA Exercises.

1220 Fired 19 rounds of 3/50 VT frag to starboard with no casualties

1255 Fired 23 rounds of 3/50 VT frag to starboard with no casualties

1300 Fired 15 rounds of 3/50 VT frag to starboard with no casualties

1303 Fired 3 rounds of 3/50 VT frag to starboard with no casualties

1350 Secured from AA exercises having fired 60 rounds of VT frag with no casualties. Commenced ABC Drill

1446 Secured from 1AA General Quarters, set material condition YOKE.

1620 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail. OOD conning, Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

Commenced steering various courses at various speeds, entering Pearl Harbor Channel

1637 Entered inland waters

1646 Steering various course at various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

1729 Maneuvering to come alongside the USS NEWELL (DER-322)

1732 Moored starboard side to the USS NEWELL (DER-322) at pier Bravo, berth 23.5,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with standard mooring lines doubled.

7-7-62 0000 Moored starboard side to USS NEWELL (DER-322) at Berth Bravo 23.5,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with standard mooring lines doubled. Ships present include

HMNZS ROYALIST (C-89), the Dutch Ship UTRECHT (DD-817),

the Korean ships RYHL P.O. (PCE-58), PYOK P.O. (PCE-57),

SACHAN PO (PCE-59), TANG PO (PCE-56).

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.

0905 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

LETGO, A.L., TA, Offense: AWOL for a period of about two (2) hours and fifteen (15) minutes,

and missing ships movement on 3 July 1962.

Punishment: Two (2) weeks restriction and two (2) hours extra duty for a period of 14 days.

NOTHINGTOLEFT, C.O., TN, Offense: AWOL from 1715, 30 June 1962 to

0700, 1 June 1962, a period of about (13) hours and (45) minutes; breaking restriction on

30 June 1962. Punishment: Reduced in rate to TA, awarded Summary Court Martial.

7-8-62 0052 Completed taking on fuel, Draft 118, forward, aft 11, mean 114

0800 Mustered the crew on station. No absentees

2300 Observed flash in sky 1400R. Believed to be from testing grounds at Johnson Island

7-9-62 0715 Quarters for muster and inspection. Absentees: None.

0730 Set the special sea and anchor detail. Disconnected shore facilities

0815 Completed preparations for getting underway, draft: forward 118, aft 113.

0820 Underway in accordance with COMFLTRAGRU Op-Order 28-62.

Executive Officer conning, Captain and Navigator on the bridge. Maneuvering to clear the pier.

0824 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds conforming to the Pearl Harbor Channel

0903 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds running simulated swept channel

0904 Secured the special sea and anchor detail, set the mine watch

0940 Completed running swept channel, secure the mine watch. Commenced

steering various courses at various speeds conducting Engineering Casualty Control Drills

1130 Secured from Engineering Casualty Control Drills.

1220 Commenced Engineering Casualty control Drills.

1253 Secured Gyro. Steering by magnetic compass.

1454 Secured from Engineering Casualty Control Drills.

1628 Commenced steering by Gyro Compass

1650 Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds while

conducting tactical maneuvering exercises with HMNZS ROYALIST (C-89) and

the USCGC BERING STRAIT (WAVP-382). OCE is HMNZS ROYALIST (C-89)

1800 Conducted tactical maneuvering drills

1835 Secured from tactical maneuvering drill.

1911 Stopped both shafts momentarily and dropped No.s 2 and 4 main engines off the line.

Resumed speed 8 knots.

1913 C/s 10 knots.

7-10-62 0000 Underway independently in local exercise area A-1 off Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

in accordance with COMFLTRAGRU Pearl OP-ORD 28-62.

Base course is 0900, speed 10 kts. No. 1 and 3 main engines

are on the line. The electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

0420 Stopped both shafts momentarily and placed No. 2 and 4 main engines on the line.

0528 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds entering Pearl Harbor Channel

to pick up observers.

0546 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail

0614 Entered inland waters

0622 Entered Pearl Harbor Channel, commenced steering various courses at

various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

0634 Placed motor whaleboat in water to pick up observers from berth Alfa five.

0641 Maneuvered the ship to turn around in Pearl Harbor Channel

0704 Embarked observers, motor whaleboat out of water, on Davits.

0705 Steering various courses at various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

0720 Cleared Pearl Harbor Channel, set course 1530PGC., speed 15 Kts. Secured

the special sea and anchor detail. Set condition IV

0726 C/s 17 kts. Entered international waters

0850 Sent the crew to General Quarters

0857 Set material condition ZEBRA

0916 C/c 1000. Commenced exercise Z-1-G, AA Surprise Attack

0941 Commenced firing. The ship is maneuvering on various courses at various

speeds while conducting exercise

1014 Ceased firing having expended 96 rounds of 3/50 Cal. VT non-frag with no casualties.

Secured from exercise.

1034 Set condition YOKE

1040 Secured from General Quarters.

1225 Secured from Target Acquisition Exercise.

1605 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds joining up with the

HMNZS ROYALIST (C-89) and USS ELKHORN (AOG-7) for tactical maneuvering drills

1644 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds conducting tactical maneuvering drills

1827 Secured from tactical maneuvering drills

1832 All engines stop. Took number 2 and 4 main engines off the line

1833 All engines ahead one third (1/3), indicating turns for eight (8) knots.

7-11-62 0000 Underway independently in Pearl Harbor Operating area A-1 in accordance with

COMFLTRAGRU Pearl Op-Order 28-62. Material condition YOKE and

condition of readiness IV are set. No. 1 and 3 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between number 1 and 3 s/s generator.

0455 Stopped both shafts momentarily and placed No. 2 and 4 main engines on the line.

0610 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail. OOD conning, Captain and Navigator are on the bridge.

0627 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds entering the Pearl Harbor Channel.

0632 Entered inland waters

0643 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds conforming to the Pearl Harbor Channel

0653 Stopped, and placed the motor whaleboat in the water to pick up observers at berth Alfa five

0655 Maneuvering to reverse course in Pearl Harbor Channel

0710 Took motor whaleboat on board with COMFLTRAGRU observers embarked

0711 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds conforming to the Pearl Harbor Channel.

0728 Cleared Pearl Harbor Channel, secured the special sea and anchor detail, set condition three.

0732 Entered international waters.

0921 Secured No. 1 s/s generator. Split the electrical load between No. 2 and 3 s/s generator

1220 Set the special sea and anchor detail. Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. OOD conning

1244 Entered inland waters

1247 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds, proceeding to anchorage 11, South Honolulu.

1259 Stopped all engines

1302 Simulated anchoring at anchorage 11, South Honolulu

1308 Maneuvered free of anchorage. Captain conning

1313 Entered international waters

1404 Entered inland waters. Commenced steering various courses at various speeds

proceeding to anchorage 11, South Honolulu.

1410 Stopped all engines, simulated anchoring at anchorage 11, South Honolulu.

1419 Set base course 210, speed 10 kts

1422 C/s 12 kts. Secured the special sea and anchor detail

1430 Conducted man overboard drill, commenced steering various courses at various speeds

to effect recovery of dummy

1441 Secured from drill. Resume steering base course, speed 12 kts.

1446 Conducted man overboard drill, commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

to recover dummy

1453 Secured from drill, set base course 110, speed 12 kts.

1513 Commenced piloting, using magnetic compass exercise Z-1-N.

1553 C/c 310. Commenced making preparations for entering port

1554 Set the special sea and anchor detail.

1556 Tested back down bell. Test satisfactory

1600 Underway as before at various speeds and courses entering Pearl Harbor

1648 Moored portside to berth M-2 with standard mooring lines doubled.

Receiving fresh water and telephone services from pier.

1919 YTB-496 (USS CHAHAO) came along side, starboard quarter, walked lines

down the pier approximately 40 feet.

1943 YTB-496 (USS CHAHAO) departed

1946 All lines doubled up

7-12-62 0715 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

0820 Commenced holding Damage Control 3 Drills.

0917 In accordance with BUPERS ORDERS 152078 ENS T.F. LEFTHANDEDROPE

reported on board for duty.

1040 Secured from Damage Control 3 Drills

1200 Commenced Communication evaluation exercises. Tested magazine

sprinkler system. Test satisfactory, Condition normal

1615 Set 1AA General Quarters

1645 Secured from 1AA General Quarters

7-13-62 0630 Commenced preparations for getting underway. Set condition YOKE throughout the ship.

Mustered the crew on stations; no absentees

0645 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail

0710 Completed preparations for getting underway, draft: forward 114, aft 103.

0732 Underway in accordance with COMFLTRAGRU OP-ORDER 28-62.

Maneuvering to clear the pier, OOD conning, Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

0750 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds conforming to the Pearl Harbor Channel

0822 Cleared Pearl Harbor Channel: commenced final battle problem of refresher training.

Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds running simulated swept channel

and conducting battle problem

0900 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

0903 Set condition Z throughout the ship

0919 Shifted to 1AS General Quarters

0938 Shifted to 1AA General Quarters

1022 Secured from battle problem; set condition YOKE throughout the ship.

1039 Tested backing bell; test satisfactory

1048 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds entering Pearl Harbor Channel

1056 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

1131 Maneuvering to come alongside the pier

1136 Moored starboard side to pier Bravo, berth 23.5, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

with standard mooring lines.

1146 Secured the special sea and anchor detail, set the regular in-port watch

1531 Shifted from ships power to shore power. Secured #2 Ships service generator

2114 Lost electrical load from the pier

2123 Placed #2 s/s generator on the line.

2128 Shifted ships power to shore power, secured #2 s/s generator.

7-14-62 0745 Mustered the crew on station: Absentees: None

0750 Commenced taking fuel from YOG-78. Draft forward 113, aft 110

0835 Fueling completed, draft forward 116, aft 108.

0842 The USS LANSING (DER-388) has been relieved from ready duty by USS NEWELL (DER-322).

1158 Lost shore power, placed #2 s/s generator on the line.

1330 Shore power restored, secured #2 s/s generator

1430 LEEWAY, D.V., FA, was delivered on board by the base Police, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii,

accused of molesting a female juvenile. By order of the Command Duty Officer, LEEWAY

was restricted to the limits of the ship pending disposition of charges

7-15-62 0800 Mustered the crew on stations: Absentees: None

7-16-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

0800 The Commanding Officer held mast and the following Non-Judicial punishment was awarded as follows:

PADRE, A.S., ENFA, Summary Courts Martial;

ROUSEIN, H.I., EN2, Reduction in rate to EN3;

MARLINSPIKE, P.I., SM3, six months suspension of reduction of rate to SMSN;

LEEWARD, D.A., CS2, six months suspension of reduction of rate to CS3

1600 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, one petty officer, BM3, left

the ship to report to Senior Shore Patrol Officer, Bldg 150, U.S. Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for Temporary Duty.

7-17-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

1110 Made routine inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal\

7-18-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: SEALADDER, R.L., EN3

0819 Diving party from the USS SAFEGUARD (ARS-25) reported aboard to

conduct inspection of the underwater hull and sonar dome.

Commenced inspection of underwater hull and sonar dome

0855 SEALADDER, R.L., EN3, returned on board having been AWOL since 0730 this date

1005 Completed inspection of underwater hull and sonar dome.

1108 The Summary Court Martial opened at 1027 in the case of

NOTHINGTOLEFT, C.O., TA, and adjourned at 1108 to await action of convening authority.

2333 One petty officer, SOG3, returned aboard having completed TAD with

Senior Shore Patrol Officer. U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

as shore patrol detail and resumed his regular duties.

7-19-62 1126 Commander Escort Squadron 5 arrived on board for visit with Captain.

1150 Commander Destroyer Flotilla 5 arrived on board for visit with Captain.

1303 Commander Destroyer Flotilla 5 departed.

1306 Commander Escort Squadron 5 departed

1442 MANHOLE, O.H., ENFN, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0730 9 July 1962

1643 HMNZS ROYALIST (C-89) stood into the harbor

1808 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, one petty officer, RD3, left

the ship to report to the Senior Shore Patrol Officer, Bldg. 150, U.S.

Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for temporary duty.

7-20-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

1120 Held Captains mast. Awarded the following non-judicial punishment:

LEEWAY, D.V., FA, for violation of Article 134, UCMJ, two weeks extra duty,

LINE, E.Q., RD3, violation of Article 91, UCMJ, reduction on rate suspended for six months.

1330 Mustered the crew on the pier for Captains inspection of personnel

1347 Secured from inspection.

1350 Commenced Captains inspection of berthing and messing spaces

1443 Secured from missing and berthing inspection

1420 The Summary Court Martial, opened in the case of PADRE, A.S., ENFA

1500 The Summary Court Martial in the case of PADRE, A.S., ENFA, adjourned

to await the action of the convening authority

1530 PADRE, A.S., ENFA, was convicted on this date (20 July 1962) by

Summary Court Martial of a charge of Violation of Article 91, UCMJ,

Disrespectful language toward a non-commissioner officer, and

violation of Article 115, UCMJ, Intentionally injure himself.

Sentence: To be confined for thirty (30) days. The designated place of

confinement is: U.S. Naval Station Brig, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

7-21-62 0745 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: OUTOFTRIM, S.C., SN, AWOL

since 0730 this date.

1325 USS FINCH (DER-328) underway from alongside.

1335 USS FINCH (DER-328) standing out of the harbor.

7-22-62 0800 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: LUBBERSLINE, V.B., SN.

1700 Made safety inspection of all communications and radar antennas, conditions satisfactory.

2000 Lit off ships master gyro. Ships head 1210.

2305 LUBBERSLINE, V.B., SN, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0800 this date.

7-23-62 0000 Moored starboard side to berth Bravo 23, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with

six standard mooring lines doubled.

0550 Shifted the electrical load from shore power to #2 s/s generator

0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

0800 Commenced preparations for getting underway. Set material condition YOKE.

0820 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail

0855 Completed preparations for getting underway, draft forward 117, aft 108

0905 Underway for U.S. Naval Ammunition Depot, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

0907 Maneuvering to clear the pier, OOD conning, Captain and Navigator are on the bridge

0917 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor and West Loch Channels.

0939 Maneuvering to come alongside berth W-1

0955 Moored berth W-1, U.S. Naval Ammunition Deport, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

1016 Commenced loading ammunition

1058 Completed loading ammunition having received from U.S. Naval Ammunition Depot,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 6 pistol depth charges, MK#6, 100 rounds non-frag.,

100 grenades, MK 3A2, 6 case depth charges MK. 7 Mod 4,

160 rounds 3/50 caliber VT frag, flashless, 70 rounds #3/50 caliber flashless

1100 Set the special sea and anchor detail

1110 Completed preparations for getting underway, draft forward 111, aft 112

1115 Maneuvering to clear the pier, OOD conning, Captain and Navigator are on the bridge

1116 Underway in accordance with COMDESFLOT V MOVORD 25-62 and

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60

1121 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds conforming with West Loch and

Pearl Harbor Channels

1148 Cleared Pearl Harbor Channel, set course 1570PGC, speed 16 Kts. Secured

the special sea and anchor detail, set condition IV

1154 Entered international waters

1157 C/c 2650PGC

1158 C/s 17 kts.

1201 C/s 17.5 kts

1210 C/s 16 kts

1212 C/c 260

1218 C/c 265

1219 C/s 17 Kts.

1229 C/c 274

1230 C/c 310. c/s 17.5 Kts.

1420 Departed from Island of Oahu, Hawaii and set course and speed for Pacific

NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with COMBARPAC OP-

ORDER 201-60 and COMDESFLOT FIVE MESSAGE.

1502 C/c 327

1520 Sighted Island of Kauai, Hawaii bearing 305, range 45 miles

1805 Lube oil leak reported in governor of #3 main engine. C/s 15 kts.

Commenced slowing to take #3 main engine off the line

1810 C/s 12 Kts

1813 Slowed the port shaft and dropped #3 main engine off the line

1829 C/s 11 kts

1831 C/s 8 kts. Slowed to place #3 main engine on the line, repairs to governor completed

1833 Stopped the port shaft. Placed #3 main engine on the line

1835 C/s 10 kts

1841 C/s 15 kts

1847 C/s 17.5 kts

1852 C/c 3330PGC

2015 Aircraft identified as P2V made a low pass on the port beam and turned his

searchlight on to identify this ship. Aircraft made several passes and

communication was established by flashing light and by radio.

Aircraft advised that we were in a rocket firing danger zone and recommended course 0900

2055 C/c 0900T

2110 Aircraft faded from radar bearing 0920T, distance 35,000 yards. Designated as Skunk D

2127 Port engine ahead standard due to governor trouble on #4 main engine

2128 Skunk D course determined to be 3530T, speed 15 knots

2129 Skunk D held visually

2153 Skunk D at CPA bearing 0510T, distance 16,200 yards

2208 Port engine ahead full

2210 Skunk D no longer held visually

2302 C/c 0000T.

7-24-62 0000 Underway independently on base course 0000T, speed 17.5 kts, enroute to

Pacific NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60 and COMDESFLOT FIVE

MOVORD 25-62. Material condition YOKE and condition of

readiness IV are set. No. 1,2,3 and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between no. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

0430 C/c 330

2336 Sonar contact bearing 2250T distance 2100 yds evaluated possible submarine.

Commenced steering various courses to main Sonar contact 1500-2500 yds distance.

2345 Contact appears to be moving in a circle with radius of 125 yds and plots DIW frequently.

Contacts movement is in same direction as ship.

7-25-62 0000 Underway on various courses at speed 17.5 kts to maintain Sonar contact on

possible submarine. All four main engines are on the line. The Ships

electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 s/s generators. Material

condition YOKE is set throughout the ship, and condition of readiness IV

0010 Commenced sounding fog signals due to reduction in visibility because of rain

0015 Contact reported in accordance with COMASWFORPAC Instructions

0016 Ceased sounding fog signals

0132 Commenced speed reduction to determine effect on Sonar contacts track

0314 Sonar contact evaluated as submerged peak on the basis of fathometer traces and so reported

0315 Commenced increasing speed

0322 Steering course 3300T. All engines ahead full, 315 RPM for 17.5 knots.

Enroute NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORD 201-60 and COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 25-62.

7-26-62 0000 Underway independently enroute to Pacific NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORD 201-60 and COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 25-62.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set. No. 1,2,3 and 4 main engines

are on the line. The electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Base course is 3300T, base speed 17.5 kts.

0918 Obtained unidentified radar surface contact bearing 009, range 26,000 yards

0925 Sighted contact visually bearing 013, range 25,000 yards. Contact determined to be on course 185,

speed 13 kts

0935 Contact changed course to 135

0930 Contact at CPA bearing 076, range 7 miles.

0949 Unable to establish communication or exchange call signs via flashing light

1008 Lost visual sight of contact bearing 115, range 14 miles

1058 Contact faded from radar scope bearing 135, range 20 miles

1302 Exercised the crew at 1AS General Quarters

1309 Set condition ZEBRA throughout the ship

1349 Set material condition YOKE throughout the ship

1351 Secured from 1AS General Quarters

2105 Obtained unidentified radar surface contact bearing 245, range 15 miles.

2115 Sighted contact visually bearing 245, range 14 miles. Contact determined to be on course 090,

speed 10 kts.

2132 Contact at CPA bearing 220, range 12.5 miles

2146 Lost visual sight of contact bearing 200, range 15.5 miles

2226 Contact faded from radar scope bearing 169, range 22.5 miles

7-27-62 0000 Underway independently from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to NAVAID/SAR Station AO

in accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORD 201-60 and

COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 25-62. Material condition YOKE

and condition of readiness IV are set. No. 1,2,3 and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between number 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Base course 3320, base speed 17.5 kts.

1236 Obtained an unidentified radar surface contact bearing 002, range 18 miles

1240 Contact identified as the USS VANCE (DER-387), determined to be on course 187, speed 8 kts.

1250 USS VANCE (DER-387) at CPA bearing 075, range 14 miles

1315 Arrived on NAVAID/SAR (Pacific) Station AO. C/s 16 kts.

1330 USS VANCE (DER-387) faded from radar scope bearing 098, range 16 miles

1345 C/s 12 kts

1349 C/s 11 kts

1350 C/s 10 kts

1400 C/s 9 kts

1404 C/s 8 kts

1410 Stopped the port shaft. Placed no. 3 main engine in 15 minute standby and

No. 2 main engine in 30 minute standby

1415 Took No. 2 main engine off the line and placed in 15 minute standby

1454 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to.

1836 Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator

1842 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator.

7-28-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling Pacific NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORD 201-60 and

COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 25-62. This ship is underway with

no way on. No. 2 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby, no. 2

is in 5 minute standby and No. 1 main engine is out of commission.

The electrical loss is on No. 1 s/s generator. Material condition YOKE

and condition of readiness IV are set. The ship is riding comfortably

in one foot seas from 1300..

1115 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

MARK, C.U., AGAN, Offense: Violation of Art. 91 & 92, UCMJ.

Awarded: fourteen (14) hours extra duty.

MANHOLE, O.H., FN, Offense: Violation of Art. 86, UCMJ,

Awarded: fourteen (14) hours extra duty.

OUTOFTRIM, S.C., SN, Offense: Violation of Art. 86, UCMJ.

Awarded: fourteen (14) hours extra duty.

LUBBERSLINE, V.B., SN, Offense: Violation of Art. 86, UCMJ,

Awarded: Two (2) weeks extra duty and reduction in rate to Seaman Apprentice

2030 Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator. Secured No. 2 s/s generator.

7-29-62 0000 Underway independently with no way on patrolling Pacific NAVAID/SAR Station AO

in accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORD 201-60 and

COMDESFLOTFIVE MOVORD 25-62. Material condition YOKE

and condition of readiness IV are set throughout the ship. Number 3

main engine is in 15 minute standby, with number 2 and 4 main

engines in 30 minute standby. The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s

generator. The ship is riding comfortably in calm seas on a heading of 2940PGC.

0730 Commenced warming up No. 2 main engine

0801 Placed No. 2 main engine on the line, at 8 kts. Set course 234.

0935 No. 3 s/s generator developed trouble and is unable to maintain the electrical load.

Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

1610 All engines stop. Commenced lying to

1635 Placed No. 2 main engine in 5 minute standby

1655 Secured from small arms firing practice. Expended 210 rounds of 45 caliber, with no casualties.

2059 Shifted the electrical load from No. 2 s/s generator to No. 3 s/s generator

2218 No. 3 s/s generator acting sluggish, shifted the load to No. 2 s/s generator

7-30-62 0000 Underway independently, with no way on, patrolling NAVAID/SARStation Alfa Oscar

in accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORD 201-60.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

Number 2 & 3 main engines are in fifteen (15) minute standby.

Number 1 and 4 main engines are in thirty (30) minute standby.

The electrical load is on number 2 s/s generator. The ship is riding

comfortably in calm seas on a heading of 3280PGC.

0702 Visibility decreased to mile due to fog. Commenced sounding fog signals

0818 Ceased fog signals, visibility increased to five miles

0820 Placed No. 2 main engine in immediate standby

0828 Placed N. 2 main engine in 5 minute standby

0905 Shifted the electrical load aft to emergency generator.

1029 Shifted the electrical load aft to No. 2 s/s generator

1038 Visibility decreased to mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in

accordance with the international rules of the road

1117 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased fog signals

1213 Ceased sounding fog signals: visibility increased to 6 miles

1312 Visibility decreased to 2 miles. Commenced sounding fog signals

1345 Shifted the electrical load from No. 2 to No. 2 s/s generator

1402 S/E ahead 1/3, making turns for 8 knots on No. 2 main engine, on course 2300PGC

1755 C/s 0 kts. Stopped No. 2 main engine and placed it in five minute standby.

1801 Put No. 2 main engine on the line. Started the starboard shaft. Set course 2400, speed 8 kts

1813 C/c 0 kts. Stopped the starboard shaft. Commenced lying to. Placed No. 2

main engine in five (5) minute standby.

7-31-62 0000 Underway independently, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORD 201-60. Material condition

YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set throughout the ship. No.

2 main engine is in 5 minute standby, No. 3 main engine is in 15

minute standby, No. 1 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator. The ship is riding

comfortably in light seas. Visibility is reduced slightly by haze.

0148 Visibility reduced to one half mile: Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the international rules of the road.

0534 Visibility increased to four miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

0552 Visibility decreased to mile due to fog. Commenced sounding fog signals

in accordance with the international rules of the road.

0611 Main steam stop gasket for No. 2 auxiliary boiler blew out causing forward

auxiliary machinery room to fill with saturated steam. Secured the

electrical power forward and evacuated the space

0634 Remanned the space. Restored all electrical power and miscellaneous

services throughout the ship. Investigation revealed no casualties.

1036 Visibility increased to 3 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1235 Put No. 2 main engine on the line

1239 Set course 2450, speed 8 kts.

1927 Put No. 3 main engine on the line.

1930 Port engine ahead 1/3. Starboard engine ahead 2/3, c/c 0400PGC

1933 A/E/A 1/3.

1934 S/E/A 2/3.

1936 S/E/A 1/3, steady course 0400PGC

2037 Stopped port shaft to take No. 3 main engine off the line, and place it in

immediate standby.

2221 Placed No. 3 main engine on the line at 1/3 speed.

2330 Stopped No. 3 main engine and placed it in immediate standby

2334 C/c 235. The ship is rolling moderately in 15 foot seas from 2100. Winds are at 30 kts from 2100.

Atmosphere is cloudy and dark. Barometer is rising slowly.

8-1-62 0000 Underway independently in accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORD 201-60 patrolling

NAVAID/SAR Station AO. Material condition YOKE is set and condition of readiness IV is set.

Number 2 main engine is on the line with No. 3 main engine in immediate standby.

No. 1 and 4 main engines are in 15 minute standby.

The electrical load is split between number 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Base course 2350, base speed 8 kts

0214 Visibility decreased to mile due to fog and rain. Commenced sounding fog signals

in accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

0254 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

0749 Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby.

0842 Stopped the starboard shaft momentarily due to low lube oil pressure in reduction gear.

0844 Casualty to starboard shaft corrected, c/s 10 kts

0930 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples:

conditions normal. Topside magazines not inspected due to rough weather.

1450 Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 to No. 2 s/s generator

1455 Placed No. 3 main engine on the line at 8 kts. Stopped the starboard shaft.

Placed No. 2 main engine in five minute standby

1624 Visibility decreased to mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the International Rules of the Road.

1726 Visibility increased to 3 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1804 Visibility decreased to mile due to fog and rain. Commenced sounding fog signals

in accordance with the International Rules of the Road

1827 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

2110 Visibility reduced to mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the International Rules of the Road

2159 Visibility increased to 4 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

2225 Obtained racket bearing 2350T.

2240 Fingerprints of racket taken. Evaluated as possible fire control radar

2310 Visibility decreased to mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the International Rules of the Road

2310 Made 3600 turn to evaluate bearing of racket.

8-2-62 0000 Underway independently in accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORD 201-60,

patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO. Material condition YOKE is set and

condition of readiness IV is set, throughout the ship.

Steering course 2200PGC, speed 8 kts. No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby,

Nos 1 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

No. 3 main engine is on the port shaft. The electrical load is on number 2 s/s generator.

Sounding fog signals in accordance with the International Rules of the Road. Visibility one (1) mile.

0230 C/c 1800PGC to launch weather balloon

0231 C/c 1700PGC

0232 Weather balloon away. Returned to course 2200PGC

0334 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

0640 Placed No. 2 main engine on the line at 8 kts

0653 C/s 10 kts

0845 Stopped the starboard shaft. Placed No. 2 main engine in immediate standby.

Sounded fog signals intermittently throughout the watch due to rain and fog

1201 Visibility decreased to one (1) mile. Commenced sounding fog signals

1227 Visibility increased to 4 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1509 Visibility decreased to one (1) mile. Commenced sounding fog signals.

1520 Visibility increased to 3 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

1627 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1703 Visibility reduced to mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the International Rules of the Road

2221 Visibility decreased to one (1) mile. Commenced sounding fog signals

2325 Visibility increased to 3 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

2327 Radar contact bearing 2730T, range 8 miles

2340 Visibility decreased to one (1) mile. Commenced sounding fog signals

2358 Visibility increased to 4 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals. Radar contact evaluated to be a cloud.

8-3-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

Material condition YOKE and condition of Readiness IV are set.

No. 3 main engine is on the line with No. 2 in five minutes standby. Nos 1 and 4

main engines are in 15 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator. Base course 2000, base speed 8 kts.

0247 Visibility decreased to mile due to rain and fog, commenced sounding fog signals

in accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

0950 All engines stop

0955 Lost steerageway. Commenced lying to. Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby

1430 Commenced Captains Zone Inspection

1604 Secured from Captains Zone Inspection

2021 Visibility decreased to mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the International Rules of the Road

8-4-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

Material condition YOKE and condition of Readiness IV are set.

The ship is lying to with No. 2 and 3 main engines in five minute standby and No.

1 and 4 main engines in 15 minute standby.

The electrical load is on number 2 s/s generator. Visibility is less than 1000 yards. Sounding

fog signals in accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

The ship is rolling moderately in four (4) foot seas from 1800.

0547 Visibility increased to 2 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

0709 Visibility decreased to mile. Commenced sounding fog signals

1103 Visibility increased to 3 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1212 Visibility decreased to mile by fog. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the International Rules of the Road.

1349 Ceased sounding fog signals

1352 Placed No. 2 main engine on the line, c/s 8 kts on the starboard shaft, set course 1700PGC

1416 C/c 1400PGC for balloon launch

1419 C/c 1700PGC.

2053 Put No. 3 Main engine on the line. Started the port shaft.

2101 Stopped the starboard shaft. Placed No. 2 main engine in five minute standby

2215 Visibility decreased to 100 feet due to fog. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the International Rules of the Road

8-5-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

The ship is on base course 0100PGC, speed 8 kts, P/E/A 1/3 138 RPM.

Material condition YOKE and condition of Readiness IV are set throughout the ship.

No. 3 main engine is on the line. No. 2 main engine is in 5

minute standby. No. 1 and 4 main engines are in 15 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator.

The ship is engulfed in dense fog. Sounding fog signals in accordance with the International

Rules of the Road.

0534 Stopped the port shaft. Commenced lying to on a heading of 1100PGC

0558 Placed No. 3 main engine in five minute standby

0745 Placed No. 3 main engine on the line, at speed 8 kts. Set base course 2300PGC.

8-6-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

Material condition YOKE and condition of Readiness IV are set. No. 3 main

engine is on the line, No. 2 main engine is in five minute standby, and

No. 1 and 4 main engines are in fifteen minute standby.

Base course is 015, speed 8 kts. The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator.

Visibility is less than 100 yds due to fog. Sounding fog signals in

accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

1016 Shifted the electrical load from No. 2 to No. 1 s/s generator.

1228 Stopped the port shaft and commenced lying to

1236 Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby

1401 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1925 Visibility decreased to 1/5 mile. Commenced sounding fog signals

2213 Visibility increased to six miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

8-7-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

Material condition YOKE and condition of Readiness IV are set throughout the ship.

The ship is lying to on a heading of 3100PGC. Riding comfortably in light swells from the south.

Visibility is reduced to 500 yds. by heavy fog. No. 2 and 3 main engines are in five minute

standby, No. 1 and 4 main engines are in 15 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 1 s/s generator. The ship is sounding fog

signals in accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

0646 Visibility increased to two (2) miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1414 Visibility increased to 6 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1434 Visibility decreased to mile due to fog. Commenced sounding fog signals

in accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

1524 Placed No. 2 and 4 main engines on the line. Split the electrical load

between No. 1 and 4 s/s generators. Set course 2500, speed 8 kts

1535 Ceased sounding fog signals

1546 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

1552 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator.

2219 Placed No. 1 main engine on the line at 8 kts. Set base course 2300.

2221 Visibility increased to 4 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

2226 Lost the electrical load due to low lube oil pressure on No. 1 s/s generator. Stopped all engines.

2227 The electrical load regained by using No. 2 s/s generator

2231 Placed No. 1 main engine back on the line at 8 kts. Set course 2000.

2301 Obtained unidentified radar surface contact bearing 330, range 13 miles.

Contact determined to be at CPA

2306 Contact determined to be on course 0750, speed 18 kts

2321 C/c 2300.

2322 Contact faded from scope bearing 3500, range 14 miles

2331 Visibility decreased to zero. Commenced sounding fog signals in

accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

8-8-01 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

Steaming on base course 2300PGC., speed 8 kts. on No. 1 main engine.

Material condition YOKE and condition of Readiness IV are set throughout the ship.

Visibility is reduced to 100 yds. by heavy fog. Sounding fog signals in accordance with

the International Rules of the Road.

The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator. No. 2 and 4 main engines are

in 15 minute standby. No. 3 main engine and number 1 s/s generator

are out of commission for repairs.

The ship is riding comfortably with five foot seas off the starboard bow and

15 kts of wind off the port bow.

0107 C/c 2000PGC, to launch weather balloon

0110 Returned to base course 2300PGC.

0400 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to.

0412 Placed No. 1 main engine in five minute standby

0519 Visibility increased to 4 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

0915 Visibility decreased to mile, commenced sounding fog signals in

accordance with the International Rules of the Road

1204 Visibility increased to 4 miles. Ceased sound fog signals

1440 Shifted the electrical load, placing it on No. 1 and 2 s/s generators, in parallel

1520 A/E/A 1/3, 138 RPM for 8 kts. Underway to maneuver for recovery of material to be dropped

from #33 Checkpool Aircraft. Nos 1 and 4 main engines are on the line.

1520 Steady on course 2200PGC.

1523 C/c 2600PGC, base course for airdrop recovery. The wind is from 2100T, 10 kts

1543 #33 Checkpool Aircraft released parachute with buoyant canister attached off the port bow.

1544 Commenced maneuvering to recover canister.

1550 Recovered canister and parachute on the starboard bow, with A/E stopped.

The contents of the canister were: 2 bearings and 1 gear for the

AN/SPS-10 radar; 1 pulse transformer for the AN/URN-3 tacan

1556 Commenced lying to in a calm sea. Placed No. 1 main engine in 5 minute standby.

Placed No. 3 and 4 main engines in 15 minute standby

1601 Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 and 2 s/s generator in parallel to No. 2 s/s generator

2205 The Combat Watch Officer reported the possibility of the AN/SPS-10 radar

having been radiating during the period while LTJG PULLS, LEESHORE, ETRSN, and

LEE, ETRSA, were working aloft on the radar antenna

2237 LTJG PULLS, LEESHORE, ETRSN, and LEE, ETRSA, descended from

the forward mast and reported to sick bay for medical examination.

8-9-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

Material condition YOKE and condition of Readiness IV are set. No. 1 main

engine is in five minute standby, and No. 2, 3, and 4 main engines are in fifteen (15) minutes standby

No. 2 s/s generator is carrying the electrical load.

0121 Visibility decreased to mile due to fog. Commenced sounding fog signals

in accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

0220 Visibility increased to six (6) miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

0710 Visibility decreased to mile due to fog. Commenced sounding fog signals

in accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters, absentees: None.

0854 Underway on No. 3 main engine to reverse ships head to bring the wind

and the seas on the port beam.

0900 All engines stop. Commenced lying to

1520 Visibility increased to 8 miles, ceased sounding fog signals

1540 Underway on no. 1 main engine steering course 240, speed 6 knots.

1610 Went to general quarters for practice surface gunnery shoot. Set material condition ZEBRA.

Began maneuvering on various courses to maintain position on practice target

1630 Commenced firing to port

1703 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 and 2 s/s generators in split plant

1716 Ceased fire

1727 Set material condition YOKE

1737 Secured from general quarters. Ammunition expended: 82 rounds 3/50 Caliber VT Frag,

with no casualties

1743 Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator.

1920 C/c 2300.

2118 Stopped the port shaft. Commenced lying to

2121 Placed No. 3 main engine in five minute standby.

8-10-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

Material condition YOKE and condition of Readiness IV are set throughout the ship.

No. 3 and 2 main engines are in 5 minute standby, No. 1 and 4 main engines

are in 15 minute standby. The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator.

The ship is lying to, riding comfortably on a heading of 2750T in calm seas.

Visibility is clear, Barometer steady.

0513 Visibility decreased to 1/10 of a mile in fog. Commenced sounding for signals.

0529 Visibility increased to 4 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters; Absentees: None.

1035 Obtained unidentified radar surface contact, bearing 2000, range 16 miles

1044 Placed no. 1 main engine on the line at 8 kts., set base course 000.

1046 Placed No. 3 main engine on the line at 8 kts

1100 Obtained visual sight of contact bearing 2400, range 6 miles

1107 C/c 3300

1109 C/c 3000

1115 C/c 2600. Contact determined to be on course 085, speed 14 kts.

1120 C/c 2300

1125 C/c 1900

1131 C/c 1800

1132 C/c 1750.

1142 Stopped the port shaft and placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby

1153 Surface contact faded visually bearing 1130, range 8 miles

1430 Commenced Captains Zone Inspection

1600 Manned Mt. 31 and Repair #2 to conduct test firing of mount 31.

Set material condition ZEBRA forward of frame 59

1610 All Stop. Commenced lying to, cancelled test firing of mount 31

1612 Secured from Captains Inspection of material

1634 Set condition YOKE throughout the ship

1801 Underway on the starboard shaft (No. 1 main engine) to maneuver to

retrieve a floating object. Assuming various courses and speeds

1819 Starboard shaft stop. Commenced lying to. The ship being set 0620T, drift 1.0 kts

1830 The ship drifted down on an object to leeward, evaluated to be a fishing float

1832 Retrieved fishing float on the starboard beam

1845 Placed No. 1 main engine in 5 minute standby

8-11-62 0000 Underway independently, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

Material condition YOKE and condition of Readiness IV are set throughout the ship.

No. 1 and 4 main engine are in 5 minute standby. No. 2 and 4 main engines are

in 15 minute standby. The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator. Underway with no way one

0110 Visibility decreased to mile, due to fog. Commenced sounding fog

signals in accordance with the International Rules of the Road

0641 Visibility increased to 6 miles, ceased fog signals

0800 Placed No. 3 main engine on the line, set base course 2100PGC, speed 8 kts.

0903 Split the electrical load between No. 2 and 3 s/s generators.

0907 Shifted the forward electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator due to arcing in No. 1 s/s generator

0917 Placed No. 1, 2, 3, and 4 main engines on the line at 8 kts

1000 Completed repairs to No. 1 s/s generator, placed the electrical load forward on No. 1 s/s generator

1022 C/c 1520PGC

1025 C/c 2100PGC

1102 C/s 10 kts

1127 C/s 12 kts

1133 C/c 1520PGC

1145 Departed NAVAID/SAR Station bearing 1520T, distance 30 miles, enroute to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

1200 C/s 14 kts. Obtained unidentified radar surface contact, bearing 1660T, range 15 miles

1215 Sighted contact bearing 1850T, distance 9 miles. Contact identified as the

USS WILHOITE (DER-397). C/s 15 kts

1225 C/s 16 kts

1240 C/s 17 kts

1257 C/s 17.5 kts

1309 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) at CPA bearing 2470T, distance 3.5 miles

1343 USS WILHOITE faded bearing 3000T, 20 miles

1815 Sighted surface contact bearing 0700T, distance 7 miles. Contact designated skunk AKA

1827 Lost sight of skunk AKA bearing 3400T, distance 7.5 miles. Skunk

AKA on course 2700T, speed 15 kts.

2253 Entered an area of patchy fog wherein visibility varies intermittently from 5 miles to 1 mile.

Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with the International Rules of the Road

8-12-62 0000 Underway independently enroute to U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

The electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 s/s generators. No. 1, 2, 3,

and 4 main engines are on the line. Base course is 1520, speed 17.5 kts.

The ship is encountering numerous small patches of fog causing

visibility to be reduced to several hundred yards. Sounding fog signals

in accordance with the international rules of the road

1500 Lost the electrical load on No. 1 s/s generator due to casualty to the fuel pump on No. 1 s/s generator.

1501 Split the electrical load between No. 2 and 3 s/s generator

1726 Sustained casualty to No. 2 main engine. Commenced to slow engines.

1739 C/s 14 kts. Took No. 2 main engine off the line

1841 Found small water leak on No. 2 main engine, repaired same, and placed No. 2 main engine on the line.

1744 C/s 15 kts

1745 C/s 16 kts.

1801 C/s 17 kts

1812 C/s 17.5 kts

1817 C/s 18 kts

2130 C/c to 149

2153 Unidentified surface contact reported bearing 1370 range 24 miles designated skunk AKA

2220 C/c to 1200

2242 Skunk AKA at CPA bearing 2040 6.1 miles

2250 C/c to 1490

2305 Sustained casualty to No. 1 main engine, c/s to 15 kts

2315 Casualty to No. 1 main engine restored, waterline repaired. C/s to 10 knots

2316 C/s 16 kts

2318 C/s 17 knots

2322 C/s 17.5 kts

2329 C/s 18 kts

2345 Skunk AKA faded from radar, last bearing 2910, range 25 miles

8-13-62 0000 Underway independently enroute to Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60 and COMDESFLOT MOVORD 25-62.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

The electrical load is split between No. 2 and 3 s/s generator.

No. 1, 2, 3 and 4 main engines are on the line. Base course 1490, speed 18 kts.

1000 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 and 3 s/s generator. Secured No. 2 s/s generator

1600 Set material condition ZEBRA forward of frame 59. Lost the electrical load on No. 1 s/s generator

due to loss of lube oil pressure. Shifted the forward electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

1603 Commenced firing MT 31 to port

1606 Ceased fire. Ammunition expended: 10 rounds VT Frag, no casualties

1610 Set material condition YOKE forward of frame 59.

1654 Radar contact bearing 1160T, range 20 miles., designated skunk AKA, on course 0500T, speed 6 kts.

1733 Skunk AKA at CPA bearing 0730T, range 14 miles

2055 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 and 3 s/s generators. Secured No. 2 s/s generator

2100 C/c 1280

2300 C/c 1510. C/s 17.5 kts.

8-14-62 0000 Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AO to

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

The electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 s/s generator.

No. 1, 2, 3, and 4 main engines are on the line. Base course is 1510T, speed 17.5 kts.

The seas are clam, visibility clear, and the barometer is falling slowly.

0800 C/c 148. C/s 17 kts.

1010 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed Non-Judicial punishment as follows:

LEAVE, S.P., SN, offense: Violation of UCMJ, Article 91, Disrespect to

a non-commissioned officer.

Punishment: extra duty for (2) two hours per day for a period of seven (7) days.

1650 Landfall made on the Island of Kauai, bearing 1750T, range 80 miles.

2028 C/s 14 kts

2145 Sighted the loom of Kilauea Point light on the Island of Kauai, bearing 213

2204 Made radar landfall on the Island of Oahu, bearing 1430, range 87 miles.

2240 Passed Kilauea Point light abeam to starboard, bearing 2350

2314 C/c 146. C/s 13 kts.

8-15-62 0000 Underway independently, enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AO to

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance with COMBARPAC OP-ORDER 201-60.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

No. 1, 2, 3 and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Base course 1460PGC, speed 13 kts.

0030 Kilauea Point faded visually, bearing 2820T

0036 Surface radar contact obtained, bearing 2210T, range 22.5 miles, designated skunk A

on course 0690T, speed 11.5 kts.

0137 Reduced speed to 10 kts

0148 C/c 2300PGC

0200 C/c 2000PGC

0207 C/c 1800PGC

0210 C/c 1600PGC

0212 C/c 1460PGC. Resumed base speed of 13 kts

0214 Attempted to communicate with skunk A by flashing light, with no success

0159 Skunk A at CPA, bearing 1450T, range 6 miles

0243 Sighted radio beacons bearing 1050T on the horizon

0259 Skunk A faded visually bearing 0650T, range 9 miles

0337 Kaena Point bears 1150T

0455 Increased speed to 15 kts

0500 Unidentified light sighted visually bearing 0000R on the horizon

0502 C/c 1350PGC

0531 Decreased speed to 13 kts

0536 Decreased speed to 10 kts

0556 C/c 0750PGC

0615 C/c 0720PGC

0619 C/c 1450PGC

0705 C/c 0850PGC

0739 Barbers Point abeam to port, range 3 miles

0814 C/s 8 kts.

0818 Tested backing bell. Test satisfactory

0821 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail. OOD at the conn. Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

Commenced steering various courses at various speeds while approaching

the Pearl Harbor Channel.

0849 Entered inland waters. Draft: Forward 95, aft 98. Commenced steering

various course at various speeds conforming to the Pearl Harbor Channel.

0900 Passed buoy No. 1 abeam to port

0936 Moored starboard side to pier Bravo, Berth 23.5, U.S. Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with standard mooring lines.

0951 Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the pier

0959 YOG-78 came alongside to port. Commenced fueling, Draft forward 95, aft 98.

1336 Completed fueling. Draft forward 114, aft 109. YOG-78 departed

1629 USS FORSTER (DER-324) moored alongside to port.

8-16-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None

0801 USS FORSTER (DER-324) got underway from alongside to port and stood out of the harbor

1510 In accordance with BUPERS MSG 042214Z of Apr 1962, ENS P.O. LEATHER

reported on board for duty.

8-17-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: LEADSMAN, S.D., SN.

0924 LEADSMAN, S.D., SN, returned aboard after been AWOL for one hour and fifty four minutes

1300 Commenced preparations for getting underway

1330 Set the special sea detail, completed all preparations for getting underway with dead plant

1338 Received pilot, Mr. PAPE aboard.

1355 YTB-162 made fast on the port quarter, YTN-263 (USS NEOGA) made fast on the port bow.

1401 Underway shifting berths to Berth B-2, U.S. Naval Shipyard,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, pilot conning, Captain and Navigator are on the bridge

1413 Shifted YTM-263 (USS NEOGA) to the starboard bow.

1420 Shifted YTB-162 to the starboard quarter, while shifting, YTB-162 rammed starboard side,

cracking welds at frames 113, 114, 115 and dislocating rivets.

Commenced approach on berth B-2.

1439 Moored port side to ten-ten pier at berth B-2, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

1515 Removed AN/SPS-10 antenna from the forward mast

1529 Cast off all lines. Underway for berth F-1, U.S. Naval Station, Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

1540 Commenced approach on Berth F-1

1545 Moored port side to USS NEWELL (DER-322) with standard mooring lines

doubled, in a nest of five ships. Nest includes USS OBANNON (DD-450),

USS JENKINS (DD-447), USS FRONTIER (AD-25). The FRONTIER is moored

portside to pier Foxtrot, Berth 1. Receiving miscellaneous services from the tender.

1602 Cast off YTM-263 (USS NEOGA) and YTB-162 to starboard

1603 Secured the special sea detail, set the regular in-port watch

2127 Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 s/s generator to tender power.

8-18-62 0745 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: NEST, B.S., ENFN, AWOL since 0730, 18 August 1962.

1155 NEST, B.S., ENFN, returned onboard having been AWOL since 0730, this date

8-19-62 0800 Mustered the crew on station. No Absentees.

8-20-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: LEADLINE, L.S., SN.

8-21-62 0045 MARK, C.U., AGAN, complaining of stomach pains was sent to sick bay

on the USS FRONTIER (AD-25) for treatment

0100 MARK, C.U., AGAN, returned on board having received treatment

0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters and inspection. Absentees: LEADLINE, L.S., SN,

AWOL since 0730, 20 August 1962

8-22-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentee: LEADLINE, L.S., SN, UA from 0900, 19 August 1962

1300 LAY, D.T., RMSA, was treated for sunburn of facial area, upper torso,

shoulders, back and chest, abdominal area, upper thighs, lower legs

and upper portions of both feet, sustained while on liberty, 19 August

1962. Due to his own misconduct. Treatment administered by

Medical Corpsman. Disposition: Placed on Binnacle List.

8-23-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees:

LAUNCH, P.W., SA, AWOL 0800 this date.

LEADLINE, L.S., SN, AWOL since 0900, 19 August 1962.

1450 YTM-263 (USS NEOGA) alongside on starboard bow.

1530 YTM-195 (USS YONAGUSKA) alongside on starboard quarter.

Set modified sea detail for breasting out.

1553 Underway dead plant. Breasting out in a nest of three ships under tug power.

Alongside to port of the USS NEWELL (DER-322) is the USS OBANNON (DD-450).

1625 USS OBANNON (DD-450) moored port side to USS FRONTIER (AD-25)

at Berth Foxtrot 1, Ford Island

1635 YTM-195 (USS YONAGUSKA) cast off all lines aft.

1650 YTM-263 (USS NEOGA) cast off forward

1711 Reconnected all services

1727 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, one petty officer, RD3, left

the ship to report to the Officer of the Deck, Bldg. 77, U.S. Naval Air Station,

Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for temporary duty as Shore Patrol.

2340 The Shore Patrol detail, RD3, returned to the ship having completed temporary duty.

8-24-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: LEADLINE, L.S., SN, Absent

since 0900, 19 August 1962.

1100 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

MARK, C.U., AGAN, Offense: Disobedience of an order on 22 August 1962.

Punishment: Summary Court Martial.

MARLINSPIKE, P.I., SM3, Offense: Disobedience of an order and AWOL on 22 August 1962.

Punishment: Reduction to next inferior rate and 14 days extra duty commencing 24 August 1962.

8-25-62 0650 Shifted the electrical load from USS FRONTIER (AD-25) to No. 1 s/s generator

0700 Commenced preparations for getting underway by tug

0745 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees:

LEADLINE, L.S., SN, AWOL from 0900, 19 August 1962 and

PAYOUT, L.O., ICFN, AWOL from 1700, 24 August 1962.

0745 Completed preparations for getting underway

0745 YTM-142 (USS NOKOMIS) came alongside starboard quarter and

YTM-195 (USS YONAGUSKA) came alongside to port bow

0759 Underway by tugs for berth Bravo Two. Pilot is at the conn. Captain and Navigator are on the bridge.

0845 Moored Berth Two, pier Bravo, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

for purpose of mounting AN/SPS 10B on foremast. Tugs maneuvered clear of ship

0935 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

0940 YTB-762 (USS TUSCUMBIA) came alongside to starboard bow.

1006 YTM-195 (USS YONAGUSKA) came alongside to starboard quarter. Pilot, Mr. PAPE,

came on board and assumed the conn. The Captain and Navigator are on the bridge.

1011 Underway for Berth One, Foxtrot pier, U.S. Naval Station, Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

1041 Moored portside to USS FALGOUT (DER-324). The FALGOUT (DER-324)

is moored portside to the USS FRONTIER (AD-25) which is moored portside to

Berth One, pier Foxtrot, U.S. Naval Station, Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

1041 Pilot, Mr. PAPE, departed the ship. Tugs maneuvered clear of the ship

1100 USS ELKHORN (AOG-7) moored alongside to starboard

1140 USS ARIKARA (ATF-98) moored starboard side to USS ELKHORN (AOG-7)

1150 Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 s/s generator to USS FRONTIER (AD-25).

Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the tender.

8-26-62 0030 One petty officer, BM3, reported aboard having completed TAD with Shore Patrol at Bldg 77,

NAS Ford Island. PAYOUT, L.O., ICFN, reported aboard having been

AWOL since 1715, 24 August 1962.

0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: LEADLINE, L.S., SN, absent without leave

since 0900, 19 August 1962.

8-27-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters, absentees:

MOTORWHALEBOAT, P.W., EM3, AWOL from 0700, 26 August 1962,

LEADLINE, L.S., SN, AWOL since 0900, 19 August 1962.

1115 LEADLINE, L.S., SN, returned aboard after being AWOL from 0900, 19 August 1962.

2000 One petty officer, RD3, left the ship to report to the Officer of the Deck, Bldg. 77,

NAS Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for temporary duty as shore patrol.

2335 One petty officer, RD3, returned onboard having completed shore patrol.

8-28-62 0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

8-29-62 0125 OVERHEAD, E.T., FN, returned on board having been treated by Medical Officer of the

USS FRONTIER (AD-25) for lacerations of fingers of right hand.

Injury due to his own misconduct. Disposition: Assigned to light duty.

0745 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: None.

1025 LETGO, A.L., TA, returned on board having been treated by the Medical Officer,

U.S. Submarine Base, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for head cuts

received due to his own misconduct. Disposition: Returned to normal duty.

8-30-62 0750 Mustered the crew at Quarters: Absentees; none.

1100 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed the following non-judicial punishment:

LASH, T.S., SN, Offense: Dereliction of duty, disrespect to a Senior Petty Officer,

Punishment: Seven (7) days extra duty;

LETGO, A.L., TA, Offense: Incapacitated for the proper performance of his duties,

Punishment: reduction in rate to TR;

LANYARD, L.M., TM3, offense: Conduct unbecoming a petty officer, willful

disobedience of a superior officer,

Punishment: Reduction in rate of TMSN suspended for a period of three (3) months;

PAYOUT, L.O., ICFN, Offense: AOL one (1) day,

Punishment: Two (2) weeks extra duty.

LEADLINE, L.S., SN, Offense: AOL for seven (7) days,

Punishment: Summary Court Martial

8-31-62 0645 In accordance with BUPERS Orders 152139 of 19 May 1962, ENS C.O. LANDMARK

reported on board for duty.

0730 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: RATLINE, S.L., RD2.

0856 RATLINE, S.L., RD2, returned on board, having been AWOL since 0730, this date.

1530 Mustered the crew at Quarters for Captains Personnel Inspection

1600 Secured from Captains Personnel Inspection

1952 Pursuant to the orders of the Commanding Officer, one petty officer, BM3,

left the ship to report to the Officer of the Deck, Bldg. 77, NAS Ford Island,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for temporary duty.

9-1-62 to 9-30-62 These logs were lost by the National Archives and copies are not available.

10-1-62 0000 Underway independently patrolling station 1700 West longitude, 100 North Latitude in accordance with

CTU 8.3.6 Op Orders 12-62 and 14-62 and CJTG 8.3 Op-Order 4-62.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set throughout the ship.

No. 3 main engine is in 5 minute standby and No. 1 main engine is in 15 minute standby

and No. 2 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is split between no. 1 and 4 s/s generators. The ship is not darkened.

0400 Lying to as before.

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

1348 Underway on No. 3 main engine, course 1800T to launch weather balloon: speed 8 kts.

1403 C/c to 2000T

1431 Launched weather balloon with relative wind broad on the port beam

1453 C/c to 1200T

1500 All engines stop. Commenced lying to. Placed No. 3 main engine in 15 minute standby,

No. 1 main engine in 30 minute standby; No. 2 main engine in 5 minute standby.

10-2-62 0000 Lying to on station at 1700W 100N in accordance with CTU 8.3.6 Op-Order 14.62.

SOPA is Commanding Officer this ship. Condition of readiness IV is set.

Material condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship

0515 Set condition 1AA

0520 Condition ZEBRA set

0530 Placed No. 2 main engine on the line. C/s to 8 knots

0545 All hands with the exception of the Commanding Officer, Officer of the deck, Helmsman

and Engineering Officer took ready shelter

0616 Observed nuclear detonation bearing 3500T. (This was a blast named ANDROSCOGGIN

of Operation Dominic. It was an airdrop in the 75 kiloton range and

was detonated 250 Mi. SSW of Johnston Island. The shot was a fizzle.)

0618 Condition of the ship evaluated as normal

0629 Set condition YOKE throughout the ship

0637 Secured from General Quarters, Set condition 3

0703 C/c to 0210

0711 Stopped the starboard shaft and placed all four main engines on the line, c/s to 8 knots.

Underway for observation station S-Z2 in accordance with CTU 8.3.6 msg. 021700Z

0720 C/s to 10 knots

0730 C/s to 13 knots

0742 C/s to 16 knots

0752 C/s to 17.5 knots

0758 C/c to 0250

1231 C/c to 0000T to launch weather balloon

1237 Weather balloon launched on port quarter. C/c to 0250T

1826 C/c to 3300 for balloon launch

1830 C/c to 0250

2000 C/c 0300

10-3-62 0000 Underway independently in accordance with CTU 8.3.6 Op-Order 12.62 and

CJTG 8.3 Op-Order 4-62, enroute to station SZ2. Material condition YOKE

and condition of readiness IV are set throughout the ship. All main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between No. 1 & 3 s/s generators.

0000 Reduced speed to 16 kts.

0115 C/c to 3400T to launch weather balloon

0117 Launched weather balloon with relative wind broad on the starboard bow.

Returned to base course 0300T

0130 Reduced speed to 15.5 kts

0205 Reduced speed to 15 kts

0222 Reduced speed to 14 kts

0258 Reduced speed to 12 kts

0337 C/c to 0900T

0406 C/c to 2050.

0415 C/c to 2100.

0511 Made radar contact with target raft, bearing 2500, range 11 miles. C/c to 2500.

0522 Maneuvering to take station on the target raft

0608 Sighted target raft bearing 0850, distance 2000 yards

0612 C/c to 0900. C/s to 8 kts.

0615 Secured #2 and #4 main engines

0631 C/c to 2600.

0700 C/c to 0800.

0737 C/c to 2600. Secured #3 main engine. C/s to 6 knots

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters: absentees: none.

0802 C/c to 0800.

0830 C/c to 0850

0834 C/c to 3200

0844 Stopped all engines; commenced lying to. Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby

and No. 1 main engine in 15 minute standby

1015 Placed No. 2 main engine in 5 minute standby and No. 3 main engine in 15 minute standby

1119 Obtained radar surface contact bearing 2470, distance 12 miles.

Contact identified as USS FORSTER (DER-334).

1130 Commenced placing all main engines on the line

1149 C/s to 8 kts, set course 0850.

1151 C/s to 10 kts.

12092 C/s to 12 kts

1207 With target raft SZ2 abeam to port, 1000 yards, took departure for station bearing 1200T,

range 150 miles from SZ2

1215 C/s to 14 kts

1225 C/s to 15 kts

1231 Reversed course to rendezvous with USS FORSTER (DER-334).

1231 C/s to 0800T

1234 A/E stop. Commence lying to. USS FORSTER approaching from the west

1320 USS FORSTER (DER-334) lying to off port beam, 500 yards. Outboard powered

rubber raft alongside to port from the FORSTER to transfer movies

1330 USS FORSTERs raft departed alongside

1346 Underway for station on course 1200T, speed 8 kts.

1347 C/s to 10 kts

1349 C/s to 12 kts

1353 Launched weather balloon

1354 C/s to 15 kts

1400 C/s to 16 kts

1409 C/s to 16.5 kts

1412 C/s to 17 kts

1419 C/s to 17.5 kts

2205 Sighted an unidentified flying object bearing 3000, position angle 400. The object had the appearance

of a first magnitude star moving slowly across the sky in a northeasterly direction

2215 Unidentified flying object faded bearing 0100T, position angle 350.

2304 C/s to 17 kts

2333 C/s to 16.5 kts.

10-4-62 0000 Underway independently in accordance with CJTG 8.3 Op-Order 4-62 and

CTU 8.3.6 041008Z of OCT 1962 enroute to station in Johnston Island danger area.

All 4 main engines are on the line, 294 RPM for 16.5 knots. Course is 1200T.

No. 1 and 3 Ships Service generators split the ships electrical load.

Material condition YOKE is set throughout the ship. Operating as a member of TU 8.3.6

0000 Changed speed to 16 kts.

0026 C/s to 16.5 kts

0033 C/c to 1600T to provide a lee for weather balloon launching and returned to base courses.

C/c to 1630T to proceed to station

0042 C/s All engines ahead full for 17 kts.

0728 C/s to 1150, C/s to 16 knots

0730 C/c to 1050

0741 C/s to 15 knots

0800 C/s to 14 knots

0830 C/s to 12 knots

0845 C/s to 8 knots. Secured #3 main engine on 5 min standby and #4 and 1 main engine

on 30 minutes standby

1000 C/s to 0, commenced lying to. Placed #2 main engine in 5 minute standby

and #3 main engine on 15 minute standby

1129 Made radar contact on aircraft bearing 0570 distance 44 miles

1200 Aircraft passed overhead

1530 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

1536 Condition ZEBRA set throughout the ship

1539 Manned abandon ship stations

1551 Remanned 1AA General Quarters stations

1557 Set condition YOKE throughout the ship

1559 Secured from General Quarters

1600 All hands manned their replenishment at sea stations

1615 Secured from replenishment at sea drill

1908 Sighted unidentified flying object bearing 2250, high altitude, on course 0450, speed very great

1920 Unidentified flying object faded bearing 0450T

2000 Set condition of readiness IV. Set course 0900, speed 6 knots.

2300 C/s to 0 knots. Commenced lying to. Set condition of readiness IV modified.

Placed #1 and #4 main engines in 30 minute standby;

placed #3 main engine in 15 minute standby; and

placed #2 main engine in 5 minute standby

10-5-62 0000 Underway independently, patrolling surveillance station with coordinates 1420

Bravo 395 miles in accordance with CTU 8.3.6 Op-Order 15-62

and CJTG 8.3 Op-Order 4.62.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV (modified) are set throughout the ship.

No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby, No. 3 main engine is in 15 minute standby,

No. 1 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is split between No. 1 and 3 ships service generators. The ship is not darkened.

0139 Placed No. 2 main engine on the line. C/s to 8 kts. Underway to assist in tracking Rawin launch

(Rawin - a meteorological system that measures air pressure, air temperature, humidity,

wind speed, and wind direction received via a radio link from ascending weather balloons.)

0140 Set course 2100.

0153 C/s to 10 kts

0200 C/c to 1300

0208 C/s to 8 kts

0209 All stop. Commenced lying to. Placed No. 2 main engine in 5 minute standby.

1249 Set course 0950, speed 6 knots

1515 Shifted the ships electrical load from #1 and #3 ships service generator

split to #1 and #2 ships service generator parallel

1606 All stop, commenced lying to

1608 Placed No. 2 main engine in 15 minute standby

1640 Split the electrical load between No. 1 and 3 ships service generator.

10-6-62 0000 Underway with no way on, patrolling surveillance station at 1650W and 110N

in accordance with CTU 8.3.6 Op-Order 15-62 and CJTG 8.3 Op-Order 4-62.

Material condition YOKE is being maintained and condition of readiness IV (Modified) is set.

0055 Set course 0450, speed 6 knots

0130 Commenced lying to.

0144 Set course 0450, speed 6 knots.

0256 C/c to 2250.

0449 C/c to 0450.

0500 Manned 1AA General Quarters Stations.

0509 Condition ZEBRA set throughout the ship. Sent all topside personnel to ready shelter

0602 Observed nuclear detonation bearing 3500. (This was a blast named

BUMPING of Operation Dominic. It was an airdrop from a B-52 with

a yield of 11.3 kiloton and was detonated at Johnston Island. It was

dropped in a Mk-36 drop case. This was an advanced concepts test to

improve warhead yield-to-weight ratio. The yield was much lower

than expected. The mushroom rose to 50,000 ft.)

0607 C/c to 3200.

0611 Placed No. 1, 2, 3, and 4 main engines on the line

0613 C/s to 8 kts on two shafts

0618 Set condition YOKE throughout the ship. Secured from General Quarters, set condition IV

0632 C/s to 10 kts

0640 Paralleled the electrical load between No. 1 and 2 ships service generators

0650 C/s to 14 kts

0701 C/s to 15 kts

0706 C/s to 17 kts

0715 C/s to 17.5 kts

0800 C/c to 3250T

1240 Launched weather balloon on the port quarter

2000 C/c to 3300T

10-7-62 0000 Underway independently enroute to Johnston Island in accordance with

CTU 8.3.6 Op-Order 14-62 and CJTG 8.3 Op-Order 4-62.

Base course is 3300T, base speed 17.5 kts. All four main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is paralleled between No. 1 and 2 s/s generators.

Material condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set throughout the ship

0550 Made visual contact with (USS) HASSAYAMPA (AO-145) bearing 3550, distance 12 miles.

C/c to 0000.

0614 C/c to 3500.

0615 C/c to 3300.

0637 C/c to 3100.

0647 C/c to 2800. C/s to 16 knots

0658 C/c to 2500.

0721 C/c to 2000.

0735 Shifted the electrical load to #1 and #3 ships service generators