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

 

 

 

1-1-63 0000 Six nylon lines hold our starboard side near

The USS WILTSIE, who is tied to the pier,

Pearl Harbor, Naval Station, BRAVO-23

But in just one more day well be putting to sea.

Miscellaneous services from the pier we get

And Modified Material Condition YOKE is set

Through all of the day and these holiday nights

SOPAs been CINCPACFLT at Makalapa Heights.

In company with us to watch the old year drop aft

Units of the Pacific Fleet, yard and district craft

 

0400 Moored as before

0745 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none.

0800 Moored as before

1030 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions: normal

1-2-63 0700 Held quarters for muster and inspection. Absentees: LONGSHOREMAN, L.L., BMSN.

0715 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0745 LONGSHOREMAN, L.L., BMSN, returned on board after being AOL for a

period of forty-five (45) minutes

0830 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail

0900 Completed preparations for getting underway, draft: forward 11 6, aft 10 8.

0931 Underway for NAVAID/SAR Station AA in compliance with

COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 42-62 and COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

0932 Maneuvering to clear the berth, OOD conning, Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

0939 Steering various courses at various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

1012 Passed buoys #1 and #2

1013 Secured the special sea and anchor detail, set Condition IV

1014 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to remain clear of

USS HASSAYAMPA (AO-145).

1018 Experienced fluctuating power from No. 1 S/S generator.

Commenced steering by magnetic compass.

Took No. 2 main engine off the line

1039 Set course 230 PSTGC, speed 8 kts

1044 C/s 10 kts

1047 Slowed to 1/3, stopped the starboard shaft and placed No. 2 main engine on the line

1051 C/s 12 kts

1053 C/c 260 PSTGC

1059 C/s 14 kts

1116 C/s 270 PSTGC

1120 C/s 15 kts

1127 C/c 260 PSTGC

1130 Commenced steering course 293T

1215 C/c 338

1306 Stopped all engines

1310 Dropped No. 2 and No. 3 main engines

1311 Changed speed to 10 kts

1318 With Kaena Pt. Light abeam to starboard took departure for NAVAID/SAR Station AA

on course 338, speed 12 kts.

1356 All engines stop

1358 Brought No. 2 and No. 3 main engines on the line. Increased speed to 8 kts.

1411 C/s 10 kts

1437 C/s 15 kts.

1445 C/s 16.5 kts

1620 C/s to 12 kts

1624 C/s to 8 kts. Dropped No. 2 main engine to affect repairs

1632 C/s to 10 kts

1642 C/s to 12 kts

1730 C/s to 8 kts. Stopped the starboard shaft to bring No. 2 main engine on the line.

1737 C/s to 12 kts

1740 C/s to 16 kts

1750 C/c to 17 kts

1845 C/s to 16.5 kts

2002 Paralleled No. 1 and 2 S/S generators. Shifted load to No. 1 S/S generator.

Load split between No. 1 and No. 2 S/S generators

2008 Observed unidentified flying object, bearing 2700T, position angle 40, course 070T

2016 Unidentified flying object faded bearing 025T, lat 22025N, long 159001W.

1-3-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to NAVAID/SAR Station AA

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-61 and

COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 42-62, on course 3380T, speed 16.5 kts.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

All four main engines are in use.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 S/S generators

0045 Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 to No. 2 S/S generator due to a

casualty on the air check valve on No. 1

1440 Experienced frontal passage characterized by heavy precipitation and high winds

1518 Shifted the electrical load to Nos. 2 and 3 S/S generators due to a casualty on No. 1 S/S generator

1537 The electrical load placed on No. 3 S/S generator due to a casualty on No. 2 S/S generator

1541 Lost gyro compass, commenced steering 325 PSTGC

1544 Electrical load split between No. 1 and No. 3 ships service generators.

1605 Exercised the crew at abandon ship drill

1700 Secured from drill.

1845 Commenced steering by gyro compass. Steering 328T

1-4-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to NAVAID/SAR Station AA

in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 42-62 and

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

Base course is 338, base speed 16.5 kts. Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between No. 2 and 3 S/S generators.

0100 Obtained radar surface contact bearing 334, distance 12 miles. Contact designated Skunk A.

Skunk A on course 263, speed 17 kts.

0110 Sighted Skunk A bearing 320, distance 10 miles

0127 Skunk A at CPA bearing 315, distance 8 miles.

0146 Lost sight of Skunk A bearing 260, distance 10 miles

0203 Skunk A faded bearing 245, distance 13.5 miles

0821 C/s to 17 kts.

0833 Shifted the electrical load from No. 2 S/S generator to No. 1 S/S generator.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1, 2, and 3 S/S generators.

0943 Made daily inspection of all magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions: normal.

Conducted weekly test of magazine sprinklers. Tested: satisfactory

1200 Underway as before. The barometer dropped 18 hundredths between 1100 and 1500

1600 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

1607 Condition Zebra set throughout the ship.

1612 Manned abandon ship stations

1622 Remanned 1AA GQ stations

1630 Set Condition YOKE throughout the ship

1630 Secured from General Quarters: set Condition IV

2045 Visibility decreased to zero. Commenced sounding fog signals

2058 Visibility increased to two miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1-5-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to NAVAID/SAR Station AA

in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 42-62 and

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

Base course is 338, base speed is 17 kts. Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 S/S generators.

0822 Decreased speed to 8 kts. Stopped starboard shaft. Dropped No. 2 main

engine to repair ruptured fuel line. Increased speed to 12.5 kts

0919 Decreased speed to 8 kts.

1118 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFN, OFFENSE: Violation of UCMJ Article 134, disorderly conduct.

punishment: Awarded Summary Court-Martial.

KEELHAUL, R.S., EN2, OFFENSE: Assault and battery.

punishment: Reduction to next inferior rate, reduction suspended for six (6) months.

LIFELINE, L.S., RD3, OFFENSE: Failure to obey regulation.

punishment: Awarded Summary Court-Martial.

1654 Main control reported a fresh water leak in no. 3 main engine. Commenced

slowing to take the engine off the line.

1700 All ahead 2/3, 172 rpm for 10 knots. Took No. 3 main engine off the line for repairs.

1707 C/s 12 kts

1726 C/s 8 kts

1727 Port engine stop. Put No. 3 main engine on the line

1728 Port engine ahead 1/3

1730 C/s 12 kts

1735 C/s 15 kts

1741 C/s 17 kts.

1-6-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to NAVAID/SAR Station AA

in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 42-62 and

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Condition of Readiness IV and Material Condition YOKE is set.

Base course is 338, base speed is 17 kts. Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 S/S generators.

1-7-63 0000 Underway independently enroute to NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60 and COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 42-62

on course 338, speed 17 kts. All four main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 S/S generators.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0504 C/s to 16.5 kts

0515 C/s to 16 kts

0526 C/c to 300

0537 C/s to 15 kts

0536 C/s to 14 kts

0539 C/s to 12 kts

0540 C/c to 290

0542 C/s to 10 kts

0547 C/s to 8 kts. Dropped No. 2 and No. 3 main engines off the line and placed them in 5 minute standby

Mustered the crew at foul weather parade. Absentees: none.

0802 Stopped starboard engine

0804 Starboard engine ahead 1/3

0807 Port engine stop

0835 C/c to 060

0838 all engines ahead 1/3

0840 Starboard engine stop

0906 Shifted the electrical load from Nos. 1 and 3 S/S generators to Nos. 1 and 2 S/S generators

in parallel. Dropped No. 1 S/S generator. Electrical load on No. 2 S/S generator

0913 C/c to 050

0926 Shifted electrical load to Nos. 1 and 4 S/S generator split, due to a casualty to No. 2 S/S generator

0937 Shifted the electrical load back to No. 2 S/S generator

1200 Increasing speed intermittently to 10 kts. to maintain heading in moderate to heavy seas

1600 Maneuvering at various speeds on the port shaft to remain on course 050 in

the face of 35 kt. winds and 25 foot seas.

1625 Split the electrical load between Nos. 2 and 3 S/s generators

1650 Set Condition ZEBRA below the main deck.

2024 C/c to 090

2055 Shifted electrical load from Nos. 2 and 3 generators to Nos. 1 and 3 S/S generators

2243 C/c to 085

2306 C/c to 095

1-8-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op Order 201-60 On course 095, speed 8 kts.

No. 1 main engine is on the line

The electrical load is split between Nos 1 and 3 ship service generators.

Material YOKE, with Material Condition ZEBRA below the main deck, and

Condition of Readiness IV are set.

The ship is riding comfortably in heavy seas with wind speed of 30 kts. gusting to 35 kts.

0430 Placed No. 4 main engine on the port shaft. A/E/A 1/3 for 8 kts.

0434 Port engine stopped. Starboard engine ahead 1/3 for 9 kts.

0435 C/c 090

1000 Visibility reduced to 1 mile commenced sounding fog signals

1040 Visibility increased to 2 miles. Ceased sounding for signals.

1147 Port engine ahead 1/3. C/c to 250

1149 C/s to 8 kts

1150 C/c to 255

1155 Starboard engine stopped

1754 Brought no. 2 main engine on to the starboard shaft.

Starboard engine ahead 1/3, 136 RPM for 8 kts.

1754 Stopped the port shaft. Placed No. 4 main engine in 5 minute standby. C/c to 160.

1902 C/c 155

1927 C/c to 150

2015 C/c to 140

2155 C/c to 120

1-9-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op Order 201-60. Base course 120.

No. 2 main engine is on the starboard shaft ahead 1/3, turns for 8 kts.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 S/S generators.

Material Condition ZEBRA is set below decks with YOKE above decks.

Condition of Readiness IV is set

0054 Port engine ahead 1/3

0100 C/c to 300

0110 Starboard engine stop

0254 C/c to 265 to ride more comfortably

0700 C/c to 085

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

0914 Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 S/S generator

0915 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions: normal

0940 Placed No. 1 main engine in immediate standby; Nos. 2 and 3 main engines in 30 minute standby

1024 Set Material Condition YOKE below the main deck

1059 C/c to 090

1106 Unidentified radar contact bearing 327, 18 miles; on course 085, speed 8 kts.

1244 C/c to 115

1246 C/c to 090

1247 C/c to 075

1248 C/c to 080

1256 C/c to 090

1357 Starboard engine ahead 1/3

1400 C/c to 270

1405 Starboard engine stop. Placed No. 1 main engine in immediate standby.

1753 C/c to 085

1956 Visibility decreased to 200 yds. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the International Rules of the Road

2010 Visibility increased to 3 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

2034 Shifted the electrical load to Nos. 1 and 3 S/S generators split

2043 Visibility decreased to mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the International Rules of the Road

2050 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

2259 C/c to 095

1-10-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op Order 201-60 on course 095, speed 6 kts.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 2 S/S generators.

Condition of Readiness IV is set. Material Condition YOKE is being maintained.

0200 C/c to 295

0502 C/c to 090. Base speed 8 kts. on the port shaft

0819 C/c to 115

0845 C/c to 125

0858 C/c to 130

0903 C/s to 8 kts

0945 C/c to 140

1000 C/c to 150

1121 C/c to 160

1252 C/c to 200

1737 C/c to 029; C/s to 9 kts

1745 C/s to 8 kts

1900 C/c to 010

1903 C/c to 330

2217 C/c to 000

1-11-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC OpOrder 201-60, on course 000, speed 8 kts.

No. 4 main engine is on the line

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 S/s generators.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0025 Shifted electrical load to No. 1 S/S generator

0100 C/s to 10 kts. C/c to 180

0104 C/s to 8 kts.

0106 C/c to 200

0135 C/t to 190

0140 C/c to 200

0450 C/c to 210

0600 C/c to 190

0501 C/c to 210

0504 C/c to 200

0736 C/c to 140

0740 C/c to 120

0741 C/c to 090

1315 to 1709 Numerous course and speed changes

1711 Starboard engine ahead 1/3

1718 Starboard engine ahead 2/3

1720 All engines ahead 1/3

1722 Starboard engine stop. Placed No. 2 main engine in immediate standby

1730 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 S/S generators.

1751 Starboard engine ahead 1/3. Port engine ahead 2/3

1901 Maneuvering to maintain course into the seas from 105

2000 Underway as before. The barometric pressure dropped from 28.52 at 2000

to 28.40 at 2300. At 2400 the barometer is 28.36

1-12-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. No. 4 main engine is on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 S/S generators.

Condition of Readiness IV and Material Condition YOKE are set.

Base course is 105, speed 8 kts.

1259 Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 S/S generator

1406 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 090, distance 12.4 miles;

designated Skunk Alpha Alpha.

1425 The Summary Court Martial which opened at 1400 in the case of

LIFELINE, L.S., RD3, adjourned to await action of the convening authority

1428 Unidentified contact tracked and determined to be on course 255, speed 11 kts; CPA 145,

distance 7.2 miles at 1515

1500 Sighted contact visually bearing 120 and identified it as a freighter

1511 Lost contact visually

1636 Skunk Alpha Alpha faded bearing 208, distance 14.5 miles

2351 No. 2 main engine put back in commission and placed in 30 minute standby

1-13-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. Base course is 140

with No. 4 main engine on the port shaft ahead 1/3 for 8 kts.

No. 1 main engine is in 5 minute standby and Nos. 2 and 32 are in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is being carried by No. 2 S/S generator.

Condition of Readiness IV and Material Condition YOKE are set

0025 Shifted electrical load from No. 2 to No. 1 S/S generator

0255 C/c to 130 for weather balloon launch.

0315 Returned to base course 140

0813 Brought no. 2 main engine on the starboard shaft at turns for 8 kts.

0816 Stopped the port shaft

0827 C/s 10 kts. on the starboard shaft

0902 Brought no. 3 main engine on the port shaft

1325 C/s to 4 kts. Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby.

1647 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 S/S generators

2100 Set Material Condition ZEBRA below the main deck

1-14-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AA to

NAVAID/SAR Station AB

on course 195, speed 8 kts. in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

No. 2 and 4 main engines area on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators.

Condition of Readiness IV and Material Condition YOKE are set.

0455 In accordance with COMBARPAC Message 141335Z, proceeding to

NAVAID/SAR Station AO.

1040 Placed electrical load on No. 1 s/s generator.

1325 Launched weather balloon

2034 Visibility decreased to mile due to fog. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

International Rules of the Road

2158 Starboard engine stop. Placed No. 2 main engine in 5 minute standby

2229 Visibility increased to 6 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

2315 C/s to 10 kts

2325 Placed No. 2 main engine on the line. All engines ahead 1/3

2328 Port engine stop. Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby.

1-15-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. Base course is 160, base speed 8 kts.

Maneuvering at various speeds on port and starboard shafts to maintain course.

No. 2 main engine is on the line. No. 3 main engine is in immediate standby.

Nos. 1 and 4 main engines are in 5 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 1 s/s generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0125 C/c to 140. Brought No. 4 main engine on the line.

Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby.

0400 Split electrical load between No. 1 and No. 3 s/s generators. Maneuvering at various speeds

to maintain course

0428 Set Material Condition Zebra below the main deck.

0435 All engines ahead 1/3 for 8 kts., 136 RPM

0458 C/c to 270

0604 C/c to 275

0627 C/c to 280

1520 Starboard engine ahead 2/3

1525 C/c to 120

1526 Starboard engine ahead 1/3

1533 C/c to 115

1535 Port engine stop

1536 C/s to 10 kts

1538 C/s to 9 kts

1611 C/s to 8 kts.

1-16-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. Base course is 115, base speed 8 kts.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

No. 2 main engine is on the line. No. 4 main engine is in five minute standby.

Nos. 1 and 3 main engines are in thirty minute standby.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

0105 C/c to 300 to launch weather balloon

0107 C/c to 310 to launch weather balloon

0624 Lost power to ships gyro due to a casualty to generator. Commenced steering

by magnetic compass, course 104

0650 Regained power to ships gyro

0810 C/s to 0. Commenced lying to, placed No. 2 main engine out of commission;

No. 4 main engine in immediate standby.

0833 shifted the load to No. 2 and No. 3 s/s generators.

1323 Port engine ahead 1/3, 136 RPM for 8 kts. Commenced steering various

courses to compensate magnetic steering compass and compile deviation table

1628 Secured from compensating magnetic compass. Set course 275

1805 Commenced engineering casualty control drills on the port shaft

1900 Stopped the port shaft. Brought no. 1 main engine on the starboard shaft, 8 kts.

1940 Secured from engineering casualty control drills

2045 Shifted the electrical load from No. 2 and No. 3 s/s generator to No. 2 s/s generator

2247 Commenced engineering casualty drills

2305 Secured from engineering casualty drills.

1-17-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60, base course is 275.

Starboard engine is ahead 1/3, 136 rpm for 8 kts. No. 1 main engine is on the line,

No. 4 is in 5 minute standby; Nos. 2 and 3 are in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 2 S/S generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

0944 Stopped the starboard shaft. brought no. 4 main engine on the line. c/s to 8 kts.

Placed No. 1 main engine in 5 minute standby

1314 Placed No. 1 main engine on the line. Placed no. 4 main engine in 5 minute standby

Placed No. 1 main engine in 30 minute standby. Put No. 2 main engine on the line.

1555 Visibility reduced to 1 mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in

accordance with the international rules of the road.

Wind veered from 125 to 285, barometer dropped 7 hundredths and temperature dropped

3 degrees F within 5 minute period signifying passage through a front. Winds gusting to 45 kts.

1556 C/c to 180

1601 C/s to 9 kts

1606 C/s to 9.5 kts

1608 Port engine ahead 1/3, 136 rpm for 8 kts on both shafts

1643 Unable to steer course 180. Changed base course to 195.

1658 Ceased sounding fog signals

1725 Wind veered from 285 to 315.

1801 Split the electrical load between Nos. 2 and 3 s/s generators

1813 C/c to 290

1820 C/s to 9 kts

1821 C/c to 285

1824 C/s to 8 kts. Stopped the starboard shaft.

1918 C/s to 280. Starboard engine ahead 1/3.

1936 Stopped the starboard shaft. c/s to 9 kts.

2340 Commenced testing No. 2 main engine

1-18-63 0000 Underway independently on course 280, speed 5 knots, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. Condition of Readiness IV is set.

Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

No. 4 main engine is on the line and the electrical load is split between

Nos. 2 and 3 S/S generators. Conducting tests on No. 2 main engine

0110 Completed tests on No. 2 main engine. No. 2 main engine is still out of commission

0357 Placed No. 2 main engine back in commission and on the line.

1012 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 S/S generators

1319 Unidentified air contact bearing 346, 30 miles

1331 Air contact identified as Navy 31517.

1348 Air contact faded bearing 173, 90 miles

2348 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 S/S generator

1-19-63 0000 Underway independently enroute to NAVAID/SAR Station AB in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. Base course is 180, base speed 9 kts.

Nos. 2 and 4 main engines are on line. Nos. 1 and 4 main engines are in 30 minutes standby.

The electrical load is on No. 1 S/S generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

0524 Placed No. 4 main engine in 5 minute standby. C/s to 5 kts.

0828 Starboard engine stopped. Commenced lying to on southerly headings

1100 The Commanding Officer held mast in the case of

MASTHEADLIGHT, W.R., SN, and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows

2 weeks extra duty.

1255 Placed No. 2 main engine on the line. C/s to 8 kts on the starboard shaft.

1256 Set course 260.

1330 Stopped and commenced lying to

1502 C/s to 8 kts on the starboard shaft

1508 Stopped and commenced lying to.

1-20-63 0000 Underway independently, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AB in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. The ship is lying to on an easterly heading.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

No. 2 main engine is in immediate standby and No. 4 main engine is in 5 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 1 S/S generator.

0400 Lost the electrical load on No. 1 S/S generator due to a fuel rack casualty

0404 Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 S/S generator

0432 Lost the electrical on No. 2 S/S generator due to salt water contamination of fuel supply

0436 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 S/S generator.

0451 Lost the electrical load on No. 1 S/S generator due to salt water contamination of fuel supply

0452 Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 S/S generator.

0647 Split the electrical load between Nos. 2 and 3 S/S generators

0656 Underway on course 220, speed 8 kts with No. 4 main engine on the line.

0955 Shifted the electrical load from N. 2 S/S generator to No. 1 S/S generator.

The load is now split between Nos. 1 and 3 S/S generators.

1201 Visibility reduced; commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with the

International Rules of the Road.

1353 C/c to 180

1420 Set Condition ZEBRA below the main deck

1551 C/c to 185. it was necessary to place the port engine ahead 1/3 intermittently to maintain course.

2005 Commenced maneuvering on various courses to maintain ships head into the sea

2321 On course 240.

1-21-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AB in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. Base course is 240. S/E/A 1/3, 136 RPM for 8 kts.

No. 2 main engine is on line, No. 4 in immediate standby, Nos. 1 and 3 in 15 minute standby

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

Material Condition YOKE is set above, and Material Condition ZEBRA below, the main deck.

Condition of Readiness IV is set

0655 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator due to casualty to No. 3 s/s generator

0719 C/s to 10 kts

0720 C/c to 090

0723 C/s to 8 kts

0737 Paralleled the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 2 s/s generators

0755 Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

0853 Set Material Condition YOKE below the main deck.

1-22-63 0000 Underway independently on course 300 patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AB in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. No. 2 main engine is on the line;

No. 4 main engine is in 5 minute standby;

Nos. 1 and 3 main engines are in 15 minute standby.

Speed is 5 kts. The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator.

Material Condition YOKE is being maintained. Condition of Readiness IV is set

0135 C/c to 290

0400 C/c to 145

0808 Stopped the starboard shaft momentarily and placed no. 1 main engine on the line

0829 C/c to 180

0853 Placed Nos. 3 and 4 main engines on the line, port shaft ahead 1/3

0900 Departed NAVAID/SAR Station AB enroute to U.S. Naval Station, Midway

0907 C/s to 10 kts

0909 C/c to 195

0927 Paralleled the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 2 s/s generators

0928 C/s to 12 kts

0933 C/s to 14 kts

0944 C/s to 15 kts

1039 C/s to 16 kts

1110 Visibility decreased to 2 miles: Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the International Rules of the Road.

1140 Visibility increased to 6 miles: Ceased fog signals

1149 C/s to 15 kts

1205 C/s to 13 kts

1223 Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator due to governor casualty on No. 1

1234 Paralleled the electrical load on Nos. 1 and 2 s/s generators

1435 Visibility decreased to mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the International Rules of the Road

1447 Visibility increased to 4 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1600 C/s to 13.5 kts

1602 C/s to 14 kts

1731 C/s to 13 kts

2318 Split the electrical load between Nos. 2 and 3 s/s generators. Sounding fog signals intermittently,

in accordance with the International Rules of the Road in rain squalls.

1-23-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AB to

Midway Island in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Base course is 1955, base speed 13 kts.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 2 and 3 S/S generators.

Material condition ZEBRA is set below the main deck. Condition of Readiness IV is set

0020 Lost the electrical load on No. 2 S/S generator due to loss of fuel suction

0034 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 S/S generators

0037 Lost the electrical load on No. 1 S/S generator due to loss of fuel suction.

0045 Split the electrical load between Nos. 2 and 3 S/S generators

0130 Lost the electrical load on No. 2 S/S generator due to loss of fuel suction

0135 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 S/S generators.

1849 Sighted small fishing vessel bearing 150, distance about 700 yards on course of approximately 240

1850 C/c to 260; c/s to 10 kts

1856 C/c to 240

1902 C/s to 14 kts

1903 C/c to 200

1-24-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AB to U.S. Naval Station,

Midway Island in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

Base course is 200, base speed 14 kts. Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between no. 1 and 3 S/S generators.

The ship is riding comfortably in moderate seas.

0701 Visibility decreased to 1 mile due to heavy rain. Commenced sounding fog signals.

0706 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

0900 Sustained casualty to No. 1 S/s generator due to loss of fuel oil pressure.

Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 S/s generator.

Electrical load split between Nos. 2 and 3 S/s generators.

0913 Sustained casualty to Nos. 1 and 2 main engines; lost fuel oil pressure. C/s to 6 kts.

0939 Commenced sounding fog signals as visibility is reduced to 1000 yards in a heavy rain squall

0946 Cased sounding fog signals as visibility increased to 2 miles

0945 Restored Nos. 1 and 2 main engines; c/s to 10 kts

1004 C/s to 12 kts

1012 C/s to 13 kts

1014 C/s to 14 kts

1133 Obtained radar surface contact bearing 221, range 12 miles

1145 C/c to 210

1148 Obtained visual contact with skunk A: bearing 211, range 6 miles on course 068, speed 16 kts.

1202 Skunk A at CPA bearing 140, range 4500 yards. Unable to establish visual communication

with skunk A

1218 Slowed the port engine and stopped the starboard engine. Nos. 1 and 2 main

engines off the line due to loss of fuel oil suction

1220 No. 1 main engine back on the line at 200 rpm

1226 Lost visual contact with skunk A

1229 Placed No. 2 main engine on the line. Increased speed to base speed and

took No. 2 main engine off the line due to loss of fuel oil suction

1517 Placed No. 2 main engine back on the line.

2125 Made radar landfall on Midway Island bearing 177, range 32 miles

2207 Sighted the loom of the aero beacon light on Midway Island bearing 180

2247 Sighted the aero beacon light on Midway Island bearing 160, range 18 miles

2343 Sustained casualty to No. 2 main engine, fuel oil leak. Slowed to 10 kts.

and took No. 2 main engine off the line.

1-25-63 0000 Underway independently making an approach on Midway Island, passing between Midway and

Kure Islands. Nos. 1, 3 and 4 main engines are on the line, all engines ahead 2/3 for 10 kts.

Base course is 210. The electrical load is split between Nos. 2 and 3 S/s generators.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0002 Slowed to put No. 2 main engine on the line then returned to base speed

0858 Set the special sea and anchor detail

0900 Maneuvering to receive a tug and pilot alongside

0918 YTM 372 (TATARRAX) alongside to starboard

0920 The pilot, Mr. YATES, came aboard

0923 Maneuvering to enter Midway Island Channel. The pilot has the conn. The Captain and Navigator

are on the bridge

0929 Maneuvering to conform to Midway Island Channel

0944 YTM 372 made up on port bow. Maneuvering to moor

0951 Moored starboard side to pier 2, south, U.S. Naval Station, Midway Island

1008 Secured the special sea and anchor detail. Set the inport watch

1030 The pilot departed the ship

1052 Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 S/S generator

1100 Commenced taking of fuel from the pier

1440 In accordance with CO USS LANSING (DER-388) Orders of 25 Jan 1963,

Ensign P.O. LEATHER and two men departed the ship on three days

TAD with COMAEWBARRONPAC

1552 The pilot Mr. YATES embarked. Set the special sea and anchor detail.

1614 Underway from Pier Two, South and proceeding out of the Midway Islands Harbor entrance.

Steering various courses at various speeds

1635 Cleared channel entrance. Tug alongside to port and Pilot debarked to tug

1638 Secured the special sea and anchor detail. Took departure from Midway Islands with

aero beacon bearing 310, distance 5,000 yards, enroute Pearl Harbor in accordance with

COMDESFLOT FIVE MOV-ORD 5-63

1649 Set Base course 135 and increased speed gradually.

1733 At Base speed, all engines ahead full, 310 RPM for 5 turns over 17 kts.

1-26-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from Midway Island to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in accordance with

COMDESFLOT FIVE MOV-ORD 5-63 on course 135, speed 17.2 Kts.

Condition of readiness IV is set.

Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

0729 C/s to 17.5 kts

1829 C/s to 17.7 kts

1830 C/c to 104

1-27-63 0000 Underway independently enroute to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in accordance

with COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVE-ORDER 5-63.

Base course is 104, base speed 17.8 kts.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3s/s generators.

1302 Exhaust detected in the crankcase of No. 2 main engine. Took No. 2 off the line;

slowed to 1/3 on the starboard shaft, 2/3 on the port shaft, turns for 10 kts

1310 C/s all engines ahead standard 300 RPM, 6 turns over 16.5 kts

1401 Came around left in a circle at standard rudder to investigate a life preserver

(orange kapok) floating in the water

1407 Set base course 104

1415 Shifted the electrical load from Nos. 1 and 3 to Nos. 2 and 4 s/s generators

1419 Reduced RPM on the starboard shaft to 240, 6 turns under 14 kts

1742 Obtained radar surface contact bearing 130, distance 20 miles. Contact designated skunk ALFA.

1745 Commenced slowing to bring No. 2 main engine on the line, c/s to 10 kts

1746 Stopped the starboard shaft momentarily and place No. 2 main engine on the line. C/s to 15 kts.

1748 Skunk ALFA determined to be on course 280, speed 19 kts

1753 C/s to 15.5 kts

1758 C/s to 16 kts

1759 Sighted Skunk ALFA bearing 170, distance 11 miles

1807 Skunk ALFA is at CPA bearing 190, 10.4 miles

1807 Skunk ALFA evaluated as a Passenger Liner

1825 Skunk ALFA faded visually bearing 220, 12 miles.

1825 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

1840 Skunk ALFA faded on radar bearing 251, 23 miles.

2042 Obtained radar contact bearing 099, range 19.5 miles, designated Skunk B

on course 260, speed 14.5 knots

2126 Skunk B passed CPA bearing 026, range 6.2 miles

1-28-63 0000 Underway independently enroute to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in accordance

with COMDESFLOT FIVE MOV-ORDER 5-63. Base course is 104, base speed 17.5 kts.

The ships electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 S/s generators.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

0455 Made radar landfall on Kuala rock bearing 062, distance 35 miles

0615 Made radar landfall on Kauai, bearing 013, distance 91 miles

0641 C/c to 089

0702 Obtained radar surface contact bearing 030, 17 miles, designated skunk ALFA

0705 Skunk ALFA determined to be on course 100, speed 11 kts

1005 Obtained island of Oahu on radar bearing 071, range 76 miles

1119 Skunk ALFA faded bearing 287, range 21 miles

1440 Passed Barbers Point light abeam to port, bearing 355, distance 2 miles

1501 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail

1508 Stopped all engines and tested back bell prior to entering Pearl Harbor Channel

1520 Entered inland waters; maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

entering Pearl Harbor Channel, OOD conning, Captain and Navigator on the bridge

1529 Passed buoys Nos. 1 and 2; maneuvering on various courses at various

speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

1550 Maneuvering to come along side berth BRAVO-23.

1556 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, Berth 23, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

1612 Secured the special sea and anchor detail; set the inport watch

1758 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) came alongside and moored outboard to port

1715 Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the pier

1810 Ensign P.O. LEATHER returned on board having completed three days temporary additional duty

2000 Called away the emergency assistance party due to a fire on the USS WILHOITE (DER-397)

2011 Secured the emergency assistance party; further assistance not required.

1-29-63 0530 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) underway from alongside

0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

1-30-63 0730 Set the modified sea detail

0744 YTM 263 (NEOGA) CAME ALONGSIDE THE PORT QUARTER.

0746 YTM 195 (YONAGUSKA) came alongside the port bow. Pilot MACMULKIN came aboard

and took the conn

0800 Underway with Tug power. Ship in dead plant status. Maneuvering to go alongside Hotel Pier

0812 Moored starboard side to Berth HOTEL 1.5, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with

standard destroyer mooring lines

0818 Pilot left the ship and Tugs got underway from alongside

0830 Commenced off-loading fuel, draft forward 118; draft aft 103

1505 Secured from off-loading fuel, draft forward 116; draft aft 10

1530 Set the modified sea detail

1637 YTM 496 (CHAHAO) and YTM 195 (YONAGUSKA) came alongside port

quarter and port bow respectively.

1638 Pilot GILLEN came aboard and took the conn

1644 Underway with Tug power. Ship in dead plant status; maneuvering to go alongside Berth BRAVO 21

1700 Moored starboard side to Berth BRAVO 21, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with

standard destroyer mooring lines doubled

1707 Pilot left the ship and Tugs got underway from alongside

1935 The Summary Court-Martial which convened at 1756 in the case of

OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFN adjourned to await action of the convening authority.

1-31-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

1900 Held fire drill.

1930 Secured from fire drill.

2-1-63 0000 Moored starboard side to Berth BRAVO 21, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with

standard destroyer mooring lines. Lines Nos. 1, 2, and 6 have 5 parts out and

No. 4 has 4 parts out in expectation of high winds. Nos. 3 and 5 are doubled.

Receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier. Ships present include various units of the

Pacific Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA is CINCPACFLT at Makalapa Heights.

Modified Material Condition YOKE is set.

0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: KEEL, B.S., GMG2;

NUNBUOY, C.S., FN, AWOL since 0700 this date.

0727 KEEL, B.S., GMG2. returned on board, having been AWOL since 0700 this date

0800 NUNBUOY, C.S., FN, returned on board having been AWOL since 0700 this date

1230 Mustered the crew at quarters for Captains inspection of personnel

1310 Secured from inspection

1645 By order of the Commanding Officer, LAY, D.T., RMSA, was released

from confinement and restored to duty, following completion of the

period of confinement adjudged by sentence of Commanding Officers non-judicial punishment.

2-2-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

0854 USS NEWELL (DER-322) moored alongside to port.

1630 Exercised the crew at a fire drill

1650 Secured from fire drill

1830 Exercised the crew at a fire drill

1855 Secured from fire drill.

2-3-63 0730 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: KEDGE, A.U., AG3.

0827 KEDGE, A.U., AG3, returned aboard AOL since 0730 this date

1830 Held fire drill

1840 Secured from fire drill

2-4-63 0000 Moored starboard side to Berth BRAVO 21, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii,

with standard mooring lines doubled. USS NEWELL (DER-322) alongside to port.

Ships present include the HMS CASSANDRA (DD-10)

0700 Mustered the crew at quarters Absentees: none.

2030 SOPA shifted from CINCPACFLT to Commander Hawaiian Sea Frontier

with headquarters located at COMNAVBASE 14ND.

2-5-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: LUBBERSLINE, V.B., SN.

0710 LUBBERSLINE, V.B. returned aboard AWOL since 0700 this date.

1345 USS NEWELL breasted out, assisted by Tugs and pilot and placed her boat in the water

1349 USS NEWELL moored alongside to port with standard mooring lines.

2-6-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

1000 RADM BUCHANAN, COMHAWSEAFRONTIER, hauled down his flag and departed on TAD.

RADM DUERFELDT, COMNABS 14ND, assumed the duties of SOPA

1641 Exercised the crew at a fire drill

1700 Secured from fire drill

2-7-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees; none

0725 YO 78 moored alongside NEWELL (DER-322) for the purpose of fueling LANSING

0835 Commenced fueling. Draft: 119 forward; 911 aft

1130 Ceased fueling. Draft: 113 forward; 1010 aft

1830 Mustered duty damage control party at quarters. Absentees: none

2-8-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

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

KAPOK, W.R., GMG2; Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Article 92;

Punishment: dismissed with a warning.

MESS, T.E., SOGSN; Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Article 92;

Punishment: dismissed with a warning

JURYRIG, M.R., SOGSN, Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Article 92;

Punishment: fourteen (14) days extra duty

JOINT, R.O., SA; Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Article 92;

Punishment: fourteen (14) days extra duty

LONGSHOREMAN, L.L., BMSN; Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Article 134;

Punishment: ten (10) days restriction to the ship plus twenty (20) hours extra duty

MASTHEADLIGHT, W.R., SN; Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Articles 86, 92, and 107;

Punishment: seven (7) days extra duty.

LADDER, M.W., SA; Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Articles 86 and 92;

Punishment: ten (10) days restriction to the ship plus twenty (20) hours extra duty and

reduction in rate to Seaman Recruit.

KENTERSHACKLE, P.S., SN; Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Article 86;

Punishment: ten (10) days restriction to the ship plus twenty (20) hours extra duty.

1100 Commenced Captains Material Inspection

1245 Completed Captains Material Inspection

2-9-63 0800 Mustered crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

0907 CINCPACFLT returned to Pearl Harbor and resumed duties as SOPA, with

headquarters at Makalapa Heights

2-10-63 0000 Moored starboard side to Berth BRAVO 21, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, with

standard mooring lines doubled. USS NEWELL (DER-322) moored alongside to port.

Ships present include various units of the Pacific Fleet, HMS CASSANDRA (DD-10),

HMCS BEACON HILL, AND HMCS JONQUIRE.

0800 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none.

2-11-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

1625 Held fire drill

1640 Secured from fire drill

2-12-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

2-13-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: LANDFALL, F.S., FA; PAY, F.S., FN;

MANHOLE, O.H., ENFN.

0740 LANDFALL, F.S., FA; ; PAY, F.S., FN; MANHOLE, O.H., ENFN,

returned on board, having been AWOL since 0700 this date

2-14-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

2-15-63 0630 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: MARK, C.U., AGAN, absent since 0630 this date

0725 Set the special sea and anchor detail

0830 The USS NEWELL (DER-322) underway from alongside.

0836 Underway for Whiskey Piers, NAD Oahu, West Loch. Maneuvering to clear the Berth.

The Captain, Navigator on the bridge, the Officer of the Deck conning

0840 Steering various courses at various speeds conforming to the main and West Loch Channels

of Pearl Harbor Lagoon

0913 Moored starboard side to Whiskey Pier, Berth 1, West Loch, NAD Oahu

with standard mooring lines.

0929 Commenced transferring and loading ammunition

1018 Completed transferring and loading ammunition, having transferred to NAD Oahu

84 training ammunition and exchanged 2 MK 320Z torpedoes,

complete war shots, plus miscellaneous small arms ammunition

1020 Set the special sea and anchor detail

1035 Underway for sea trials and type training in Local Operating Area A1.

Captain and Navigator on the bridge and Officer of the Deck conning.

Steaming various courses at various speeds standing out of Pearl Harbor.

1108 Passed between sea buoys 1 and 2. Secured the special sea and anchor detail

1145 Entered International Waters

1445 All engines stopped. Tested backing bell

1456 Set the special sea and anchor detail, OOD conning

1503 Entered Inland waters

1504 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

1510 Passed between buoys 1 and 2

1535 Navigator assumed the conn

1546 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, Berth 24.5, U.S. Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor with standard mooring lines doubled

1555 Secured the special sea and anchor detail

1750 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) moored alongside to port

1916 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, KEDGE, A.U., AG3, left

the ship to report to the Quarterdeck, U.S. Naval Station for duty as Shore Patrol

2-16-63 0020 Lost power

0030 Regained power

0155 KEDGE, A.U., AG3, returned to the ship having completed duty as Shore Patrol

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: MARK, C.U., AGAN.

0800 Commenced preparations for getting underway. Recalled personnel on liberty.

0949 Commenced fueling from trucks. Draft forward, 119; aft, 19011

1140 Completed fueling having taken on 5000 gallons. Draft forward, 118; aft, 11.

1150 Set the special sea and anchor detail

1220 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) underway from alongside

1228 Underway for NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORDER 10-63.

1229 Steering various courses at various speeds standing out of Pearl Harbor

1306 Secured the special sea and anchor detail

1312 Entered International Waters

1325 Set base course 260, speed 15.5 kts

1332 C/s to 16 kts

1345 C/s to 16.5 kts

2354 C/s to 17 kts

1355 C/c to 323 with Barbers Point Light bearing 000

1535 Kaena Point Light bearing 090, range 5 miles, taken in departure of Oahu Island. C/c to 332

1633 Commenced steering course 320 PSTGC

1834 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator due to a governor failure on No. 3 s/s generator

1850 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators

1945 Sighted Kilauea Light bearing 232, 27 miles

2-17-63 0000 Underway independently enroute to NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE Movement order 10-63 and

COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. Base course 333, base speed 17 kts.

All four main engines are on line. Electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

Material Condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

0745 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: MARK, C.U., AGAN; JIGGER, L.H., RD2;

JEWSHARP, A.S., EN3; LANDINGFORCE, M.O., FN; JETTY, S.P., FA

2245 MARK, C.U., AGAN, was apprehended by military authorities in

Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.A. from this command since 0630 15 February 1963.

2-18-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to NAVAID/SAR Station AO

in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 10-63 and

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-62, on course 335, speed 16 kts.

Condition of Readiness IV is set. Material Condition YOKE being maintained throughout ship

Obtained radar contact designated SKUNK AKA bearing 014, range 14 miles

On course 095, speed 11.5 kts

0015 SKUNK AKA c/c to 055; commenced opening. CPA was 0935, range 12.5 miles,

not held visually

0428 Unidentified radar surface contact bearing 313.5, distance 35,800 yds;

designated SKUNK BRAVO

0438 Sighted SKUNK BRAVO visually bearing 320

0444 C/c to 325

0458 C/c to 335

0500 SKUNK BRAVOS course 080, speed 17 kts

0509 SKUNK BRAVO at CPA bearing 019, distance 12,900 yds.

0531 Lost visual contact with SKUNK BRAVO

0609 SKUNK BRAVO faded bearing 099, distance 42,000 yds.

0738 C/c to 332

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: JIGGER, L.H., RD2;

JEWSHARP, A.S., EN3; LANDINGFORCE, M.O., FN; JETTY, S.P., FA.

2-19-63 0000 Underway independently enroute to NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 10-63, on course 330, speed 14.5 kts.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: JIGGER, L.H., RD2; JEWSHARP, A.S., EN3;

LANDINGFORCE, M.O., FN; JETTY, S.P., FA., AWOL since 1230, 16 February 1963.

0830 Slowed to 8 kts; took Nos. 2 and 4 main engines off the line

1308 Stopped both shafts momentarily and placed Nos. 2 and 4 main engines on the line.

2-20-63 0000 Underway independently, enroute from U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to

NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 10-63, and COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Base course is 330, base speed, 16 kts. Material Condition YOKE and

Condition of Readiness IV are set. Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators.

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

2-21-63 0000 Underway independently enroute to NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 10-63 and

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. Base course is 325, speed 16 kts.

All four main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators. Material Condition YOKE and

Condition of Readiness IV are set.

0010 Changed operational control from COMDESFLOT FIVE to COMBARPAC

0015 Assumed CTU 50.8.2.

0100 C/s to 12 kts. Took Nos. 2 and 4 main engines off the line, and placed them in 30 minute standby

0153 Obtained radar and visual contact on unknown ship bearing 014, distance 22,000 yds.

Designated SKUNK A. SKUNK A, course 119, speed 14 kts

0210 SKUNK A at CPA and opening

0215 C/s to 8 kts. Starboard engine stop. Placed No. 1 main engine in 5 minute standby

0220 Tried various courses to ride easily. Returned to course 325

0234 SKUNK A faded from radar 080, distance 30,000 yds

0820 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator.

0935 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to. Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby

1339 Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 s/s generator to No. 3 s/s generator

2-22-63 0000 Lying to on NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-62.

Material Condition YOKE being maintained throughout ship. Condition of Readiness IV set

The electrical load on No. 3 s/s generator. Nos. 1 and 3 main engines are in 5 minute standby;

Nos. 2 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

0823 Placed No. 3 main engine on the line. C/s to 8 kts. on the port shaft. Set course 040

0845 C/c to 030

0944 Stopped the port shaft and commenced lying to. Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby

2-23-63 0000 Underway independently, with no way on, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. Nos. 1 and 3 main engines are in 5 minute standby;

Nos. 2 and 4 main engines in 30 minute standby. The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

2-24-63 0000 Underway independently, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Base course is 340, base speed 8 kts. Material Condition YOKE and

Condition of Readiness IV are set. No. 1 main engine is on the line.

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator.

1306 Starboard engine stop. Commenced lying to.

1933 Underway on No. 2 main engine, course 320, speed 8 kts

1940 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to.

2-25-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60, lying to.

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0155 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

0800 Underway on No. 1 main engine on course 320, 8 kts.

1000 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to. Placed No. 1 main engine in 5 minute standby,

No. 3 main engine in 15 minute standby

1432 Obtained radar contact on unknown surface ship designated SKUNK A

bearing 011, range 18 miles

Placed No. 1 main engine in immediate standby and No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby

1503 SKUNK A is at CPA bearing 359, range 14.5 miles on course 261, speed 12 kts.

Placed No. 1 main engine in 5 minute standby, and No. 3 main engine in 15 minute standby

1538 SKUNK A faded bearing 320, distance 40,000 yds.

1758 Obtained Sonar contact bearing 270, distance 3300 yds

1803 Placed No. 1 main engine on the line, underway on course 275, speed 8 kts, to investigate contact

1807 C/s to 9 kts

1809 C/c to 250

1825 Contact evaluated as non-Sub. C/s to 8 kts

1835 Stopped starboard shaft and commenced lying to. Placed No. 1 main engine in 5 minute standby.

2101 Unidentified surface contact obtained on radar bearing 299, 16.5 miles.

2113 Surface contact sighted visually bearing 305, 15 miles

2115 Surface contact on course 080, 11 kts

2205 Surface contact at CPA bearing 345, 12 miles

2254 Surface contact faded visually bearing 020, 16 miles

2315 Surface contact faded on radar bearing 029, 18 miles.

2-26-63 0000 Underway independently, lying to, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-62.

Material Condition YOKE being maintained throughout ship. Condition of Readiness IV set

The electrical load is on No. 1 s/s generator.

1006 Placed No. 1 main engine on the line. Underway for Station center on course 320, speed 8 kts

1101 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators

1225 Set the Airdrop Recovery Detail.

1243 Brought No. 3 main engine on the line on the port shaft. All engines ahead 1/3 for 8 kts

1258 Commenced maneuvering to recover canister of electronics spare parts

dropped from Barrier Aircraft (6 CHECK POOL).

1311 Air-dropped canister retrieved on the port bow

1320 Secured the Recovery detail. Commenced lying to. Placed No. 1 main engine in 5 minute standby;

No. 3 main engine in 15 minute standby

1340 Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator

1544 Exercised the crew at Aircraft Ditching at sea drill

1603 Fired one High Altitude Flare. No casualties

1608 Secured from ditching at sea drill

2-27-63 0000 Underway independently, with no way on, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO,

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Nos. 1 and 3 main engines are in 5 minute standby;

Nos. 2 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

0100 Underway on No. 3 main engine on course 320, 8 kts.

0600 C/s to 0 kts. Commenced lying to. Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minutes standby

0814 Port engine ahead 1/3, turns for 8 kts., right full rudder to reverse ships

head for Bathythermograph Soundings

0818 Port engine stop. Commenced lying to

1335 Obtained Radar Surface Contact bearing 070, distance 15 miles.

Contact designated SKUNK ALFA.

1405 SKUNK ALFA determined to be on course 257, speed 12 kts., CPA;

bearing 347, distance 5,000 yds.

1430 Placed No. 1 main engine on the line. Underway on course 180, speed 8 kts. to open

CPA of SKUNK ALFA.

1431 Sighted SKUNK ALFA bearing 064, distance 8 miles.

1446 C/c to 150. Attempted to exchange calls with SKUNK ALFA, but received no intelligible response

1450 C/s to 160.

1450 Stopped all engines and commenced lying to. Placed No. 1 main engine in 5 minute standby

1451 Skunk Alfa at CPA bearing 002, distance 8,000 yds

1600 SKUNK ALFA faded visually bearing 272, 16 mile

1635 SKUNK ALFA faded on Radar bearing 269, 20.5 miles

2-28-63 0000 Underway independently, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

The ship is lying to on a heading of 230.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

No. 1 main engine is in five minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator.

0731 Underway on No. 1 main engine on course 140, 8 kts

1200 Underway as before. Making speed adjustments to maintain base course

1507 C/c to 330,. Using starboard engine ahead 2/3, port engine 1/3

1524 Port engine stop

1605 C/s to 12 kts. on both shafts to bring ship back on course

1630 Paralleled the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

3-1-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Base course is 330. Port engine ahead 1/3, turns for 8 kts. No. 3 main engine is on the line.

The electrical load is on Nos. 1 and 2 s/s generators paralleled.

Material condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0340 Shifted the electrical load to 1 and 3 s/s generators

0430 C/s to 10 kts., increasing speed to reverse course

1000 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions: normal.

1000 Made weekly test of magazine sprinkler systems. Test satisfactory

3-2-63 0000 Underway on course 020, speed 4 kts., patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

Condition of Readiness IV is set.

Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

0904 Lost the electrical load on No. 1 s/s generator, placed the load on No. 3 s/s generator

0926 Split the electrical load between Nos. 2 and 3 s/s generators

1030 Placed the electrical load on No. 3 s/s generator.

1324 C/c to 220 to launch weather balloon

1410 KIBBY, Billy J, HM1, died on board as a result of causes undetermined.

Time of death estimated to have been about 1310. Remains treated in

accordance with the provisions of the Manual of the Medical

Department and placed in the Reefer Decks for preservation

1427 Stopped the port shaft. Placed all four main engines on the line

1428 C/s to 8 kts

1429 C/c to 150

1430 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

1441 C/s to 10 kts

1502 C/s to 10.5 kts

1513 C/s to 11.5 kts

1520 C/s to 12 kts

1526 C/s to 12.5 kts

1530 C/s to 13 kts

1531 C/c to 140

1536 C/s to 13.5 kts

1540 Departed NAVAID/SAR Station ALFA OSCAR, with Station Center

bearing 355, 30 miles. Proceeding to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in

accordance with COMBARPAC MSG 030205Z March 1963.

1549 C/s to 13 kts

1605 The personal effects of the late KIBBY, BILLY J., HM1, were inventoried

and retained for safekeeping in the custody of the Supply Officer

1917 Gained visual contact on USS NEWELL (DER-322), bearing 119, distance 7,900 yds.

1930 NEWELL at CPA, bearing 0456, distance 2,200 yds

1937 Lost visual contact with the NEWELL

2000 C/c to 145

2005 USS NEWELL faded bearing 323, distance 16 miles

2117 Obtained radar surface contact bearing 148, distance 14 miles

2123 C/c to 150

2139 Contact designated SKUNK ALFA, determined to be on course 060, speed 12 kts.

2152 SKUNK ALFA at CPA bearing 106, distance 10 miles

2205 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

2305 SKUNK ALFA faded bearing 063, distance 1.5 miles

3-3-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station ALFA OSCAR to

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in accordance with COMBARPAC MSG 030205Z March 1963.

Base course is 150, speed 13 kts. All four main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

1508 Visibility reduced by rain squalls. Commenced sounding fog signals

intermittently, in accordance with the International Rules of the Road

1605 Visibility increased to 4 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

3-4-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AO to

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Base course is 150,. Base speed 15 kts. Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

1106 Sustained casualty to No. 1 main engine. C/s to 12 kts

1109 Restored casualty to No. 1 main engine. C/s to 8 kts

1115 C/s to 17 kts.

3-5-63 0000 Underway independently enroute to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in accordance

with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. Base course 150, speed 17 kts.

All four main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

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

0535 Entered fog patches. Commenced sounding fog signals intermittently, in

accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

0920 Visibility decreased to one (1) mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in

accordance with the International Rules of the Road

0930 Unidentified radar contact bearing 231, 10 miles. Designated SKUNK ALFA.

0935 SKUNK ALFA on course 346, 9 kts.

0941 SKUNK ALFA at CPA bearing 245, 21400 yds

0953 SKUNK ALFA faded bearing 260, 23400 yds

1100 Visibility increased to 4 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

1330 Obtained radar contact bearing 166, range 12.2 miles. Designated SKUNK B.

1333 C/c to 140

1349 C/c to 150.

1352 SKUNK B passed CPA bearing 243, range 3.7 miles on course 326, speed 8 kts.

1427 SKUNK B faded bearing 315, range 14.5 miles

1444 Obtained radar and visual contact bearing 185, range 8 miles. Designated SKUNK C is

dead in the water

1505 SKUNK C passed CPA bearing 230, range 5.5 miles

1530 Set Condition 1AA for drill, called the crew to General Quarters

1544 Condition ZEBRA set throughout the ship

1555 Set Material Condition YOKE throughout the ship

1605 Secured from 1AA general Quarters. Set the regular underway watch.

3-6-63 0000 Underway independently on course 150, speed 15 kts. enroute from

NAVAID/SAR Station AO to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance

with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Condition of Readiness IV is set.

Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

1615 Radar landfall obtained on Kauai Island, bearing 172, 74 miles.

1740 Unknown radar contact bearing 094, range 24 miles. Designated SKUNK ALPHA.

1750 SKUNK ALPHA determined to be on course 358, speed 21.4 kts.

CPA bearing 077, range 23 miles.

1830 SKUNK ALPHA faded bearing 058, range 23.8 kts

2133 Sighted Kilauea Pt. Light bearing 217, distance 21 miles

2258 Obtained radar landfall on Oahu bearing 132, distance 79 miles

3-7-63 0000 Underway independently enroute to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in accordance

with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. Base course is 148, speed 12 kts.

All four main engines on the line. Electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0018 Exchanged calls with USS CHIPOLA (AO-63)

0055 Made landfall on the Island of Oahu, bearing 120, 41 miles

0120 C/s to 10 kts

0135 C/s to 10.5 kts

0152 Sighted an unidentified light bearing 160, distance 15 miles. Contact designated SKUNK F.

0158 C/s to 11 kts

0200 USS CHIPOLA crossed the bow on course 110 at range of 2.5 miles

0202 SKUNK F on course 305, speed 11 kts

0223 C/c to 145

0225 C/s to 11.5 kts

0233 SKUNK F at CPA bearing 225, range 6 miles

0245 C/c to 140

0319 SKUNK F faded bearing 291, range 19 miles

0350 Obtained Radar Contact bearing 098, range 12.3 miles. Designated SKUNK G.

0400 C/c to 120

0401 SKUNK G on course 328, speed 3 kts

0410 Sighted Kaena Point Light bearing 058, distance 14 miles

0424 USS CHIPOLA (AO-63) at CPA bearing 110, range 3.2 miles on course 141, speed 8 kts

0434 SKUNK G at CPA bearing 040, range 6 miles, on course 328, speed 3 kts

0516 Obtained Radar Contact bearing 110, range 9 miles. Designated SKUNK H on course 230,

speed 20.5 kts

0520 Obtained Radar Contact bearing 230, range 26.5 miles. Designated SKUNK I on course 085,

speed 8 kts

0523 C/s to 11 kts

0524 C/s to 10.5 kts

0526 C/s to 10 kts

0538 SKUNK H passed CPA 030, range 3.6 miles

0607 C/c to 8 kts

0608 C/c to 090. SKUNK I is at CPA

0650 Passed Barbers Point Light abeam to port bearing 000, range 3 miles

0700 Commenced all preparations for entering port

0756 Set the special sea and anchor detail. Completed all preparations for entering port.

Captain and the Navigator on the bridge. The OOD has the Conn.

0800 Underway as before. Maneuvering on various courses making the approach

to Pearl Harbor Channel entrance, base course 335

0801 LTJG PULLS assumed the Conn.

0807 Entered inland waters with Diamond Head light bearing 098

0815 Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to conform to Pearl Harbor Channel

0845 Commenced approach on Berth BRAVO 22.5, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

0900 Moored starboard side to Pier BRAVO at Berth BRAVO 22.5, U.S. Naval Shipyard,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled

0908 Secured the special sea and anchor detail. Set Condition of Readiness V

0925 The remains of the late KIBBY, Billy Joe, HM1, were transferred to the

Naval Admin Unit, Tripler General Hospital for autopsy in accordance

with BUMED Manual, Chapter 17.

Honors were rendered in accordance with U.S. Navy Regulations 1948, Chapter 21.

The ships colors were half-masted by the order of the Commanding Officer in

remembrance of the late KIBBY, Billy Joe, HM1.

YOG 78 came alongside and moored to port.

1005 Commenced taking on fuel. Draft fwd 106, draft aft 911. Commenced

receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier

1030 Colors were closed up

1300 Completed taking on fuel, draft fwd 126, draft aft 109

1305 YOG 78 cast off to port

1431 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) moored outboard to port.

3-8-63 0726 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) got underway from alongside

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

1003 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) came alongside and moored to port

1015 LONGSHOREMAN, L.L., SN, while working on the motor whaleboat, fell

from the starboard side to a camel and sustained a sprain to his right ankle,

not due to his own misconduct. Disposition: treated by Pearl Harbor Shipyard Dispensary

and placed on sick list.

3-9-63 0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: LOG, B.C., ENFN.

0827 LOG, B.C., ENFN, returned on board having been AWOL since 0730 this date.

0925 Ships electrical load was placed on No. 3 s/s generator

0940 Ships electrical load placed on No. 2 s/s generator

1050 YTB 762 (USS TUSCUMBIA) came alongside port quarter.

The Pilot, Mr. TAYLOR, came on board

1052 YTB 761 (USS OTTUMWA) came alongside starboard quarter.

1100 Tug YTB 762 underway from port quarter

1103 Tug YTG 762 came alongside port bow. All services disconnected from the Pier

1106 Underway Dead Plant for Berth FOXTROT 1, U.S. Naval Station, Ford Island, Oahu, Hawaii

1110 Tug YTB 762 underway from port bow.

1112 Tug YTB 762 came alongside starboard bow

1130 Moored port side to USS EPPERSON (DD-719), Berth FOXTROT 1, U.S. Naval Station,

Ford Island, Oahu, Hawaii, in a nest of four ships; ships in the nest are the

USS ISLE ROYALE (AD-29), USS WALKER (DD-517), USS EPPERSON (DD-719)

and the USS LANSING (DER-388).

1137 YTB 762 underway from alongside starboard bow

1140 YTB 761 underway from alongside starboard quarter

1341 Receiving all services from the USS ISLE ROYALE (AD-29)

1904 Electrical load lost from the USS ISLE ROYALE (AD-29)

1909 Electrical load placed on No. 3 s/s generator

1920 Electrical load restored from USS ISLE ROYALE (AD-29)

3-10-63 0745 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

3-11-63 0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

0900 USS TAWAKONI (ATF-114) came alongside and moored to starboard

0915 The Shore Patrol Detail, KEDGE, A.U., AG3 returned aboard having

completed TAD with Senior Shore Patrol Officer, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

1705 The Shore Patrol detail, MACHINERYCOMPT, B.R., SOG2, departed on

TAD with the Senior Shore Patrol Officer, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

1900 Held fire drill

1915 Secured from fire drill

3-12-63 0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: LANDFALL, F.S., FA, and

LOG, B.C., ENFN.

0900 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

JIGGER, L.H., RD2, Offense: AWOL, missing ships movement at 1230 16 February 1963.

Punishment: Reduced to RD3, restricted to ship until 20 March 1963,

fifteen (15) hours extra duty, Proficiency-Pay revoked.

JETTISON, T.T., SA, Offense: Derelict in the performance of his duties.

Punishment: Extra duty for seven (7) days, Sundays and holidays excluded.

PAYOUT, L.O., ICFN, Offense: Insufficient funds to travel while on leave.

Punishment: Restriction to limits of the ship for thirty (30) days commencing 12 March 1963.

0919 LANDFALL, F.S., FA, returned on board having been AWOL since 0500 this date.

LOG, B.C., ENFN, returned on board having been AWOL since 0730 this date

1241 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, JEWSHARP, A.S., EN3,

left ship to report to Senior Shore Patrol Officer, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

for temporary additional duty.

1645 JETSAM, G.W., ETR2, slipped on ladder and injured his back. Not due to his own misconduct.

Corpsman from USS ISLE ROYALE (AD-29) administered first aid:

Disposition: Placed on sick list.

2130 JEWSHARP, A.S., EN3, returned aboard having completed TAD with the

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

03-13-63 0550 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, JETPROPULSION, P.B., FTG3,

left the ship to report to Senior Shore Patrol Officer, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for temporary duty.

1035 COMCORTRON FIVE and his inspection party came aboard to conduct NEY inspection

1230 COMCORTRON FIVE and his party departed

1506 JACOBSLADDER, L.L., SA, while working on a 0-1 level stanchion received a laceration

on the right corner of the mouth, not due to his own misconduct.

Treatment administered by the Medical Officer of the USS ISLE ROYALE (AD-29).

Disposition: returned to normal duty.

1630 Commenced conducting damage control drill and man overboard drill

1710 Secured drills

1845 LANDFALL, F.S., FN, burned the anterior portion of left foot while welding in ships office.

Injury not due to his misconduct. Treatment administered by the Medical Officer on

USS ISLE ROYALE (AD-29). Disposition: returned to normal duty.

3-14-63 0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

0915 The Shore Patrol Detail, JETPROPULSION, P.B., FTG3, returned to the

ship having completed temporary duty as Shore Patrol

0930 Divers over the side to inspect the hull. Divers flag hoisted

1030 Divers report their inspection completed. Divers flag hauled down

1730 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, JACKSTAFF, S.V., RM1,

left the ship to report to the Senior Shore Patrol Officer, Building 77,

Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for temporary duty.

1800 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, JACKOFTHEDUST, E.M., BM3,

left the ship to report to the Senior Shore Patrol Officer, U.S. Naval Station, Bldg. 150,

for temporary duty.

3-15-63 0520 JACKOFTHEDUST, E.M., BM3, returned to the ship from TAD (Shore Patrol).

0745 Mustered crew at quarters. Absentees: KEELHAUL, R.S., EN2;

LIFELINE, L.S., RD3, UA from 0730 this date

0755 LIFELINE, L.S., RD3, returned aboard having been UA since 0730 this date

0957 KEELHAUL, R.S., EN2, returned aboard having been UA since 0730 this date.

1240 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, LANDLUBBER, S.T., RD3,

left the ship to report to the Senior Shore Patrol Officer, Building 150,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for TAD

1330 The Commanding Officer held Mast and imposed Non-Judicial Punishment as follows:

JACKFLAG, N.E., RD3: Offense: Article 134 UCMJ, wrongfully and

unlawfully answered statement.

Punishment: Reduction in rate to RDSN. Reduction suspended six (6) months.

ISLAND, S.S., EN3: Offense: Article 91 UCMJ, willfully disobeyed a lawful order.

Punishment: Ten (10) hours extra duty commencing 15 March 1963.

LANDFALL, F.S., FA: Offense: Article 86 UCMJ, unauthorized absentee from 0500,

12 March 1963 to 0919, 12 March 1963.

Punishment: Thirty (30) days restriction to the limits of the ship and reduction in rate to

Fireman Recruit commencing 15 March 1963.

LOG, B.C., ENFN: Offense: Article 86 UCMJ, unauthorized absentee from 0730,

12 March 1963 to 0919, 12 March 1963.

Punishment: Fourteen (14) hours extra duty commencing 15 March 1963.

KENTERSHACKLE, P.S., SN: Offense: Article 86 UCMJ, absent appointed place of duty.

Punishment: Twenty (20) hours extra duty commencing 15 March 1963.

IRISHPENNANT, U.D., SN: Offense: Article 86 UCMJ, absent appointed place of duty.

Punishment: Ten (10) hours extra duty commencing 15 March 1963.

MOORING, S.S., FN: Offense: Disrespectful in language to a senior petty officer.

Punishment: Fourteen (14) hours extra duty and reduction in rate to Fireman Recruit

commencing 15 March 1963

JURYRIG, M.R., SN: Offense: Article 134 UCMJ, wrongfully have in his possession with

intent to deceive another Armed Forces Identification Card.

Punishment: Reduction in rate to Seaman Recruit commencing 15 March 1963.

1650 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, INTERIORCOMM, T.C., BM1, left the ship

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

1930 LANDLUBBER, S.T., RD3 returned to ship after completing TAD (Shore Patrol)

3-16-63 0017 The Shore Patrol Detail, consisting of INTERIORCOMM, T.C., BM1,

returned to the ship, having completed temporary duty.

0618 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, KAPOK, W.R., GMG2, left the ship to report to

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

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees; none

0930 YTM 263 (USS NEOGA) came alongside to starboard and YTB 496 (USS CHAHAO) went

alongside to starboard of the USS TAWAKONI (ATF-719) to depart the nest

0937 Pearl Harbor Pilot, Captain WILSON came aboard.

0952 Underway dead plant with USS TAWAKONI (ATF-114) moored alongside.

1030 USS RENSHAW (DD-499) moored port side to USS WALKER (DD-517).

1048 Moored port side to USS RENSHAW (DD-499) with standard mooring lines.

1055 Pilot, Captain WILSON, departed ship.

1058 YTB 263 departed the side and YTB 496 departed the side of USS TAWAKONI (ATF-114)

1709 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, POINTER, M.G., DC1, left the ship to report to

Petty Officer of the watch, Building 77, Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

TAD as Shore Patrol

1828 KAPOK, W.R., GMG2, returned aboard from TAD as Shore Patrol

3-17-63 0140 POINTER, M.G., DC1, returned to the ship, having completed temporary duty as Shore Patrol

0519 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer JETPROPULSION, P.B., FRG3, left the ship to

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

for TAD (Shore Patrol).

0745 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none.

1645 Pursuant to orders of Commanding Officer, INTERCARDINALPOINT, F.P., RD1, left the ship

to report to the Petty Officer of the Watch, Building 77, Ford Island, Hawaii, for TAD

(Shore Patrol).

2330 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, JACKFLAG, N.E., RD3,

departed ship for TAD with Senior Shore Patrol Officer at Building 150,

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

2332 INTERCARDINALPOINT, F.P., RD1, reported aboard from TAD with

Shore Patrol at Building 77, Ford Island.

3-18-63 0645 JACKFLAG, N.E., RD3, returned to the ship having completed TAD

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

1738 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, JACKSTAFF, S.V., RM1,

left the ship to report to the Petty Officer of the Watch, Building 77,

Ford Island, Hawaii for temporary duty

1835 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, KEDGE, A.U., AG3, left

the ship to report to Officer of the Deck, Building 150, U.S. Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for Beach Guard

2335 JACKSTAFF, S.V., RM1, returned to the ship having completed TAD as Shore Patrol

3-19-63 0250 KEDGE, A.U., AG3, returned to ship from TAD as Shore Patrol

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

1210 Pursuant to orders of Commanding Officer, MACHINERYCOMPT, B.R., SOG2, left ship to

report to Senior Shore Patrol Officer, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, for temporary duty.

1713 Pursuant to orders of Commanding Officer, INTERIORCOMM, T.C., BM1, left the ship to report

to Petty Officer of the Watch, Ford Island as Shore Patrol for TAD

1945 MACHINERYCOMPT, B.R., SOG2, returned to the ship having completed TAD (Shore Patrol)

2335 INTERIORCOMM, T.C., BM1, returned to the ship having competed TAD (Shore Patrol)

3-20-63 1215 Pursuant to orders of Commanding Officer, INSHORE, T.L., EM3, left the ship to report to the

Officer of the Day, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for (TAD) as Beach Guard.

1720 Pursuant to orders of Commanding Officer, POINTER, M.G., DC1, left the ship to report to the

Petty Officer of the Watch, Building 77, Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for (TAD)

as Shore Patrol

2034 The Shore Patrol Detail, consisting of INSHORE, T.L., EM3, returned ship, completed TAD

2325 The Shore Patrol Detail, consisting of POINTER, M.G., DC1, returned aboard, completed TAD.

3-21-63 0705 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, LTJG E.S. NACELLE,

departed ship for TAD aboard the USS WILHOITE (DER-397).

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

1135 Captain SHARPE, from Inspector Generals Office aboard

1345 Captain SHARPE departed

1830 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, INTERCARDINALPOINT, F.P., RD1,

departed ship for TAD with Petty Officer of the Watch

for Shore Patrol at Bldg. 77, Ford Island

2335 INTERCARDINALPOINT, F.P., RD1, returned to ship from Shore Patrol,

having completed temporary duty.

3-22-63 0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

0845 JETPROPULSION, P.B., FTG3, returned to ship from TAD (Shore Patrol)

1300 USS TAWAKONI (ATF-114) got underway from alongside to starboard

and moored at Pier ALPHA, Berth 2

1458 Pursuant to orders of Commanding Officer, INNERBOTTOM, T.D., ETN3, departed ship to

report to the Officer of the Deck, Bldg. 150, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii,

for TAD as Beach Guard

1725 Pursuant to orders of the Commanding Officer, JACKSTAFF, S.V., RM1,

left the ship to report to Senior Shore Patrol Officer, Building 77, Ford Island, for TAD

1800 LTJG E.S. NACELLE, and KAPOK, W.R., GMG2, reported aboard to resume regular duties

2005 INNERBOTTOM, T.D., ETN3, reported on board having completed TAD, as Shore Patrol

2130 Started No. 2 s/s generator

2250 Secured No. 2 s/s generator

3-23-63 0040 JACKSTAFF, S.V., RM1, reported on board having completed TAD as Shore Patrol

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters.

Absentee: LIGHTER, D.L., AG2, AOL since 0730 23 March 1963.

0759 Set Special Sea and Anchor Detail

0812 Captain and Navigator on the bridge

0817 Completed all preparations for getting underway. Draft forward, 113; aft, 106.

0824 Underway for pier BRAVO Berth 23.5. Executive Officer at the Conn.

Maneuvering to clear the nest

0829 Steering various courses at various speeds standing to BRAVO Docks

0843 Moored starboard side to Berth BRAVO 23.5. U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii,

with standard destroyer mooring lines

0906 LIGHTER, D.L., AG2, returned on board, having been AWOL since 0730 this date

2249 Secured all power to the ship at the after board while cleaning the switch boards

2254 Secured steam to the ship

3-24-63 0231 Restored electrical power and steam throughout the ship

0745 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none.

3-25-63 0645 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: MEETHER, S.R., MR3, AWOL since 0630 this date

0719 MEETHER, S.R., MR3 returned on board, having been AWOL since 0630 this date.

1630 USS OBANNON (DD-450) moored BRAVO 24

3-26-63 0608 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: ISLAND, S.S., EN3, and LOG, B.C., FN.

0845 CDR SCHWASS, Commander Escort Squadron FIVE, accompanied by

members of USS NEWELL (DER-322) and Commanding Officer

USS NEWELL (DER-322) came on board for Administrative inspection

0951 ISLAND, S.S., EN3, and LOG, B.C., FN, returned to ship AWOL since 0545 26 March 1963

1052 CDR SCHWASS, Commander Escort Squadron FIVE, and party departed ship

1120 Commanding Officer, USS NEWELL, departed ship

1600 CDR SCHWASS, Commander Escort squadron FIVE, accompanied by

members of USS NEWELL (DER-322) and Commanding Officer of

USS NEWELL (DER-322), came on board for a critique of Administrative Inspection

1640 The inspecting party from the NEWELL departed the ship

1655 COMCORTRON FIVE departed the ship.

3-27-63 0700 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees; OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFN, UA since 0530 this date

0715 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0730 Set the Special Sea and Anchor detail. Completed all preparations for

getting underway. Draft fwd.; 116. Draft aft.; 119

0735 The observing party from the USS NEWELL (DER-322), LTJG BAILEY in

charge reported on board for Temporary Additional Duty.

0902 Underway in accordance with COMFLTGRU Pearl Harbor Op-order 13-63.

The Captain and the Navigator are on the bridge; the OOD is Conning.

Maneuvering to clear the Berth.

0911 Steering various courses at various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

0946 On course 151, speed 8 kts. Passed Buoy 1 abeam to starboard. Secured the

Special Sea and Anchor detail. Set Condition of Readiness IV

0952 With Diamond Head Light bearing 098, entered International Waters

1245 Went to General Quarters

1252 Set Material Condition ZEBRA

1331 Set Material Condition YOKE.

1350 Secured from General Quarters. Set Condition of Readiness IV

1410 Made rendezvous with the USS OBANNON (DD-450) and commenced tactical drill.

Maneuvering on various courses to conform to the movements of the Guide and maintain

Station as assigned by the OTC in the USS OBANNON.

1503 Assumed Guide.

1534 Assumed the duties of OTC

1600 Secured from tactical drills with the USS OBANNON. Released to proceed on duties assigned.

1600 Commenced making preparations to enter port.

1621 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Completed preparations for entering port.

Captain and the Navigator are on the bridge. OOD is Conning.

Commenced approach on PH

1641 With Diamond Head Light bearing 098, entered inland waters

1645 Maneuvering on various courses at speed 8 kts. conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

1715 Commenced approach on Pier MIKE at Berth M2, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

1722 Moored portside to Pier MIKE with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled.

Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Set Condition of Readiness V

1723 The observing party from the USS NEWELL (DER-322), departed the ship

having completed Temporary Additional Duty.

3-28-63 0500 Commenced preparations for getting underway.

0600 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees:

OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFN, UA from 0530 27 March 1963.

0613 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Completed all preparations for getting underway.

Draft fwd, 114; draft aft, 114.

0624 OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFN, returned aboard having been UA since 0530 27 March 1963,

a period of 24 hours and 54 minutes.

0643 Underway in accordance with COMFLTRAGRU Op-order 13-63 for local operations.

The Captain and the Navigator are on the bridge, the OOD is Conning.

Maneuvering to clear the Berth

0654 Steering various courses at various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

0720 Stopped all engines and commenced lying to at the mouth of North (Ford Island)

Channel to allow the USS HANCOCK (CVA-19) to pass.

0730 Underway steering various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel.

0758 On course 180, speed 13.5 kts. Passed Buoy No. 1, 50 yards abeam to starboard.

Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Set Condition of Readiness IV

0802 With Diamond Head Light bearing 098, entered International Waters.

Set course 205, speed 13.5 kts

1020 Called the crew to General Quarters

1021 Set Material Condition YOKE. Commenced maneuvering on various

courses at various speeds conducting ASW Drills with the USS CARBONERO (SS-337).

1200 Underway as before. Conducting ASW Drills with the USS CARBONERO

1600 Underway as before. Conducting ASW Drills with the USS CARBONERO

1800 Underway as before. Conducting ASW Drills with the USS CARBONERO

2000 Underway as before. Conducting ASW Drills with the USS CARBONERO.

2335 Completed ASW Drills. C/c to 090, speed 12 kts.

2350 C/s to 8 kts

2354 C/s to 10 kts. Secured No's 2 and 3 main engine.

2359 Obtained radar contact bearing 057, range 11 miles, designated SKUNK A.

3-29-63 0000 Underway independently on Local Operations enroute to rendezvous Point Sierra2Sub7

in accordance with COMFLTTRAGRU Op-order 13-16,

on base course 090, speed 9 kts. Nos. 2 and 4 main engines are on the line;

the electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Material Condition YOKE is set. Condition of Readiness IV is set.

Unidentified surface contact bearing 053, range 10.5 miles, on course 090, speed 9 kts.

designated SKUNK ALFA

0005 SKUNK A faded on radar.

0230 C/c to 095

0246 Obtained unidentified surface contact bearing 040, range 17.6 miles, on course 278, speed 15.5 kts

designated SKUNK BRAVO. CPA on SKUNK B 003, range 14.5 miles.

0305 Obtained unidentified surface contact bearing 091, range 12.8 miles on course 270, speed 10 kts.

designated SKUNK CHARLIE. CPA on SKUNK C 007, range 2500 yds.

0304 Obtained unidentified surface contact bearing 065.5, range 14.2 miles on course 290, speed 4 kts

designated SKUNK DELTA. CPA SKUNK D is 010, range 8 miles

0317 Sighted Diamond Head Light bearing 018, distance 18.7 miles

0351 SKUNK C at CPA

0400 C/c to 270

0641 Stopped both shafts momentarily and placed Nos. 1 and 3 main engines on the line.

0642 Increased speed to 8 kts. with all four main engines on the line

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

0800 Rendezvoused with USS SPROSTON (DD-577). Commenced scheduled exercise (S-13-T).

OTC is in USS BLUEBACK (SS-581). Other units involved are USS BONEFISH (SS-582)

and two Torpedo Retrievers

0805 Maneuvering at various courses and speeds while conducting scheduled exercises

0915 Shifted the electrical load to Nos. 2 and 3 s/s generators split

1200 Underway as before. Maneuvering at various courses and speeds while conducting

scheduled exercises.

1445 Completed scheduled exercises

1450 Stopped all engines

1452 Underway on course 037, 8 kts

1500 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

1510 Steering various courses to enter Pearl Harbor Channel

1513 Entered Inland Waters with Diamond Head Light bearing 098.

1513 C/s to 12 kts

1515 The Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. LTJG PULLS has the Conn.

1520 Entered Pearl Harbor Channel with Buoy No. 1 abeam to port. Steering

various courses and speeds to conform to Pearl Harbor Channel

1550 Steering various courses and speeds to moor

1555 Moored starboard side to USS NEWELL (DER-322), Berth BRAVO 23.5,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, with standard destroyer mooring lines.

1612 Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Set the regular in-port watch

1640 Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier.

3-30-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: KNOCKOFF, C.W., QM3

0720 KNOCKOFF, C.W., QM3, returned on board having been AWOL since 0700 this date

0745 Commenced fueling from YO-78.

0837 Fueling completed, draft forward, 113; aft, 1010.

3-31-63 0735 INLANDRULES, R.E., FN, was delivered on board by the Hawaiian Armed Services Police,

accused of drunk and disorderly conduct

0740 LANDLUBBER, S.T., RD3, returned on board having been AWOL since 0730 this date

0745 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none.

2255 BOURQUE, USNVSL Engineer, reported aboard for approximately thirty (30) days duty.

4-1-53 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

1143 ENS SMITH reported aboard for temporary duty from USS WILHOITE (DER-397)

1247 Commenced maneuvering to unmoor. The Captain and Navigator are on the bridge, LTJG PULLS

has the Conn.

1254 Underway from Berth BRAVO 23.5, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii,

enroute to local Op Areas to conduct scheduled exercises in accordance with

COMFLTRAGRU Pearl Op-order 14.63.

1302 Maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor Channel

1332 Channel buoy No. 1 abeam to starboard

1333 Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Set the regular underway watch

1338 Entered International Waters with Diamond Head Light bearing 098

1342 Underway on course 120, speed 12 kts

1640 Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to take station on

USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8). When on station, VALLEY FORGE will bear 000 relative,

range 1000 yards.

1803 C/c to 035. Took station 1000 yards astern of the USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8).

Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds maintaining station

1830 Set Condition 1AA

1834 Condition Z set throughout the ship

1847 Set Condition YOKE

1848 Secured from Condition 1AA, set the Plane Guard Detail. The ship is darkened

1849 Assumed Plane Guard

1850 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds maintaining Plane Guard Station No. 1.

1900 USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8) commenced Helo Operations

2200 USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8) secured from Flight Operations. Secured the Plane Guard Detail,

set Condition IV

2205 Completed Plane Guard Operations, set course 120

2302 Stopped both shafts momentarily and took Nos. 2 and 4 main engines off the line

4-2-63 0000 Underway independently, night steaming in Pearl Harbor Operating areas in accordance with

COMFLTRAGRU Pearl Op-order 14-63.

Base course is 185, speed 12 kts. Nos 1 and 4 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set. The ship is darkened

0115 Commenced a 12 kt. engineering economy run

0336 Sighted an unidentified surface contact bearing 316, 6.5 miles. Designated SKUNK A.

0340 SKUNK A on course 100, speed 8 kts.

0350 SKUNK A at CPA bearing 004

0455 Radar contact bearing 114, 10 miles. Designated SKUNK B.

0510 SKUNK B reported to be on course 315, speed 10 kts.

0511 CPA of SKUNK B 045, 64 yards.

0636 SKUNK B reported to be on course 322, speed 9.5 kts

0637 CPA of SKUNK B now 300, 5900 yards

0639 Sustained casualty to No. 1 s/s generator. Electrical load split between Nos. 2 and 3 s/s generators.

Casualty due to governor

0741 Starboard engine stop

0745 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

0749 Nos. 2 and 4 main engines back on the line. C/s to 11 kts

0750 Condition Z is set throughout the ship, all stations manned and ready.

0805 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds conducting S-2-T Exercise in company with

the USS TIRU (SS-416) and the USS PICKERAL (SS-524).

1200 Underway as before. Continuing Tactical Exercises with USS TIRU and USS PICKERAL.

Steering various courses at various speeds.

1529 Secured from Tactical Exercises. C/c to 285. C/s to 15 kts. Underway to

rendezvous with USS VALLEY FORGE for Plane Guard Duty.

1750 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 284, distance 22 miles

1755 Established radio communications with contact. Determined to be USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8).

1815 Commenced maneuvering at various courses and speeds to conduct Exercise Z-10-CC with

USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8)

1830 Commenced Exercise Z-10-CC

1847 Darkened ship

1930 Completed Exercise Z-10-CC

1944 C/c to 290 to close USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8) to conduct Plane Guard Exercise

1950 Set the Plane Guard Detail

2005 Assumed Plane Guard Station No. 1, maintaining station on the USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8).

Flight course is 070, speed 8 kts.

Steering various courses and speeds maintaining Plane Guard Station

2102 USS VALLEY FORGE secured from Helicopter Flight Operations

2103 Secured the Plane Guard Detail, set condition IV. Restored normal navigational lighting, lightened ship.

2104 Set course 180, speed 8 kts.

4-3-63 0000 Underway independently night steaming in Pearl Harbor Operating Areas in

accordance with COMFLTRAGRU Pearl Op-order 14-63.

Base course is 110, speed 8 kts.

Material Condition YOKE being maintained throughout ship. Condition of Readiness IV set.

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

0920 Visibility reduced to two miles. Commenced sounding fog signals and

stationed lookout in the eyes of the ship

1052 Visibility increased to 6 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1138 Visibility decreased to two miles. Commenced sounding fog signals

1153 Visibility increased to six miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

1400 Completed economy run

1555 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFN: Violation of Articles 87 and 86, UCMJ:

Punishment: Reduction in rate to ENFA and six (6) days restriction to the limits of the ship

ISLAND, S.S., EN3: Violation of Article 86, UCMJ:

Punishment: Reduction in rate to ENFN, suspended to six (6) months and six (6) days

restriction to the limits of the ship.

INLANDRULES, R.E., FN: Violation of Article 89, UCMJ:

Punishment: Restriction to the limits of the ship for six (6) days and

extra duties for two (2) hours a day for five (5) days commencing 3 April 1963.

LOG, B.C., FN: Violation of Article 86, UCMJ:

Punishment: Reduction in rate to FA and extra duties of two (2) hours a day for ten (10) days

commencing 3 April 1963.

1646 Visibility decreased to 1 mile. Commenced sounding fog signals

1720 Visibility increased to two miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

1850 Maneuvering on various courses while manning Plane Guard Station Number 1 with

the USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8).

1855 Darkened ship

1905 Turned on all running lights

2009 Secured from Plane Guard Exercises with the USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8). Lightened ship.

2025 Visibility decreased to 2 miles. Commenced sounding fog signals

2217 Visibility increased to 4 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

4-4-63 0000 Underway independently enroute to Op-Area A-1 in accordance with

COMFLTRAGRU Pearl Harbor Op-order 14-63, on course 150, speed 8 kts.

Condition of Readiness IV set. Material Condition YOKE being maintained throughout ship

0052 Obtained radar contact bearing 092, range 142 miles, on course 280, speed 3 kts.

designated SKUNK A.

0212 SKUNK A passed CPA bearing 162, range 15 miles, on course 358, speed 8 kts. designated

SKUNK B

0634 Obtained radar contact bearing 048, range 22 miles, on course 270, speed 11 kts. designated

SKUNK D.

0745 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none.

0902 Set the buoy launching detail maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

0958 Secured from buoy launching detail; set course 000, speed 8 kts.

1213 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

1227 Commenced approach on Pearl Harbor Channel on course 035, speed 12 kts

1237 With Diamond Head light bearing 098, entered Inland Waters.

Maneuvering on various courses conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel.

1319 Commenced approach on Berth BRAVO 24.5, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

1336 Moored starboard side to Pier BRAVO at Berth 24.5, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled

1400 Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier

1524 In accordance with BUPERS Orders 188754(1) of 28 Feb 1963, ENSIGN S.C. INBOARD,

reported for duty.

4-5-63 0530 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0600 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

0615 Stationed the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

0640 Completed preparations for getting underway, draft forward, 104; draft aft, 108.

0650 Underway for Berth D.P.-3, Degaussing Station, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Maneuvering to clear the Berth, OOD Conning, Captain and Navigator on the bridge

0703 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds, conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

0716 Pearl Harbor Pilot, Mr. TAYLOR came on board, YTM 142 (USS NOKOMIS) standing by.

0725 Maneuvering to come alongside Berth D.P.-3.

0730 Moored port side to Berth D.P.-3, Degaussing Station, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii,

with five (5) mooring lines, Nos. 1 and 5 doubled.

0752 Secured the Special Sea and anchor Detail, set Condition V. Pilot departed ship.

0810 Commenced preparation for Deperming Operations

1050 Commenced Deperming

1230 Completed Deperming

1400 Commenced preparations for getting underway

1430 Stationed the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

1455 Completed preparation for getting underway; draft forward, 106, draft aft, 108.

1505 Underway for Berth BRAVO 22, assisted by YTL 15, OOD Conning.

Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

1515 Cast off Tug. Maneuvering to clear the Berth.

1515 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

1546 Moored starboard side to USS SAVAGE (DER-386) at Pier BRAVO Berth 22 with

standard mooring lines.

1605 Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail, Set Condition V

4-6-63 0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: IDLER, M.S., SA, AOL since 0630 this date

4-7-63 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: IDLER, M.S., SA, AOL since 0630 6 April 1963

4-8-63 0740 YO 78 alongside to port

0800 Mustered the crew at quarters for squadron Commanders Personnel Inspection.

Absentees: IDLER, M.S., SA, AOL since 0630 6 April 1963;

HUNTERKILLER, A.S., EN3, AOL since 0700 this date

0815 Commenced taking on fuel; draft fwd, 116; draft aft, 105.

0910 Completed taking on fuel, having taken on 14,275 gallons.

0935 YO 78 cast off.

1030 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

INLANDRULES, R.E., FN; Offense: Drunk and disorderly conduct;

possession of two (2) armed forces Liberty cards.

Punishment: Reduction to next inferior rate, 30 Days extra duty, excluding Sundays

and Holidays and 40 days restriction to the limits of the ship commencing 8 April 1963.

2158 HUNTERKILLER, A.S., EN3, returned on board having been AOL since 0700 this date.

2210 Shipyard Dispensary Duty Officer advises that IDLER, M.S., SA, AOL

since 0630 6 April 1963, checked in with the Shipyard Dispensary

Duty Officer at 2100, and was placed in the Naval Station Brig for safe

keeping for approximately 24 hours.

4-9-63 0630 Commenced making preparations for getting underway.

0705 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: KEDGE, A.U., AG3 and HULLDOWN, D.V., SM2.

Pursuant to Com Op Test and Evaluation Force orders, LT WELSH, reported on board

for TAD, CNO Project C/s 29 FY 62 Sect.

0815 Set the Special Sea and Anchoring Detail

0850 Underway for Barrier Station AA in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrder 18-63

Steering various courses at various speeds standing out of Pearl Harbor.

Captain and Navigator on the bridge, OOD Conning

0935 Secured the Special Sea and Anchoring Detail

1020 Shifted from No. 1 to No. 2 s/s generator.

Electrical load is split between Nos. 2 and 3 s/s generators

1151 Kaena Pt. Light bearing 090, range 5 miles, taken in departure of Oahu, Hawaii to

NAVAID/SAR Station AA: in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60

and COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrder 18-63 on course 338, speed 16 kts.

1226 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

1330 Split the electrical load between Nos. 2 and 3 s/s generators

1540 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

4-10-63 0000 Underway independently enroute to NAVAID/SAR Station AA from U.S. Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 18-63, and

COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. Base course is 338, base speed 16 kts.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set. Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4

main engines are on the line. The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

1448 Unknown radar surface contact bearing 315, distance 19 miles. Designated SKUNK ALPHA

1451 SKUNK ALPHA tracked and determined to be on course 262, speed 17.5 kts. CPA 300,

range 18.5 miles at time 1503

1457 SKUNK ALPHA has turned away and is opening

1533 SKUNK ALPHA faded bearing 277, range 22.5 miles

4-11-63 0000 Underway independently enroute to NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60 and COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrder 18-63.

Base course 338, speed 16 kts. All four main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

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

4-12-63 0000 Underway independently on course 340, speed 16 kts, enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

to NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60 and

COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 18-63.

Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

Condition of readiness IV is set

0123 Visibility reduced to 500 yards in fog. Commenced sounding fog signals

0126 Visibility increased to 6 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1515 Exercised the crew at General Quarters and abandon Ship Drills

1554 Secured from general Quarters and Abandon Ship Drills

4-13-63 0000 Underway independently on course 338, speed 16 kts. enroute to NAVAID/SAR Station AA in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60 and

COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 18-63.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of readiness IV are set.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

1100 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed Non-Judicial Punishment as follows:

LANDLUBBER, S.T., RD3; Offense: Violation of Article 92, UCMJ; hitchhiking.

Punishment: Reduction to RDSN, suspended for 6 months commencing 13 April 1963.

LIFELINE, L.S., RD3; Offense: Violation of Article 92, UCMJ; driving without a valid license

Punishment: Reduction in rate of RDSN and loss of driving privileges while

attached to the Command.

HULL, F.W., SN; Offense: Violation of Article 92, UCMJ;

violations of State of Hawaii vehicle code.

Punishment: Reduction to SA, suspended for 6 months and 6 months loss of driving privileges

HULLDOWN, D.V., SM2; Offense: Violation of Article 92, UCMJ;

driving without a valid license or safety sticker.

Punishment: Reduction to SM3, suspended for 6 months.

JETTISON, T.T., SA; Offense: Violation of Article 912 and Article 92, UCMJ;

dereliction of duty and contempt and disrespect to a Senior Petty Officer.

Punishment: Thirty (30) days extra duty of two (2) hours per day,

Sundays and Holidays excluded commencing 13 April 1963.

HULK, W.O., SA; Offense: Violation of Article 89 and Article 134, UCMJ;

disrespect to a Commissioned Officer and appearing at Commodores Personnel Inspection

with an improperly stenciled uniform.

Punishment: Reduction to SR and extra duties for fifteen (15) days, two (2) hours per day,

Sundays and Holidays excluded commencing 13 April 1963.

1428 Took Nos. 2 and 4 main engines off the line.

1648 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 192, 14 miles, designated SKUNK ALFA

1655 SKUNK A on course 085, 9 kts. CPA was at 192, 14 miles at time 1648

1711 SKUNK A faded bearing 166, 17.5 miles

4-14-63 0000 Underway independently, enroute from U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to

NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance with

COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 18-63 and COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Base course is 338, base speed 10 kts.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

Nos. 1 and 3 main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

0613 Obtained USS VANCE (DER-387) on radar bearing 277, 14.5 miles

0647 VANCE on course 120, 5 kts.

0651 C/s to 8 kts

0652 Stopped the port shaft

0652 VANCE at CPA bearing 242, 10.5 miles

0655 VANCE altered course to 135, 5 kts.

0712 Chopped from COMDESFLOT FIVE to COMBARPAC. Assumed OTC from VANCE

0714 Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby

0845 Visibility reduced to 1 mile. Commenced sounding fog signals

1138 Visibility increased to four miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1315 Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with the International Rules of the Road

1457 Ceased sounding fog signals

1624 Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

1730 Visibility decreased to 1 mile. Commenced sounding fog signals

in accordance with the International Rules of the Road

2000 Underway as before. Visibility between 0 and 1 mile. Sounding fog signals

in accordance with International Rules of the Road.

4-15-63 0000 Underway independently on course 190, speed 4 kts. patrolling

NAVAID/SAR station AA in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

No. 3 main engine is on the port shaft ahead 1/3. No. 1 main engine is in 5 minute standby.

Nos. 2 and 4 in 30 minute standby. The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator.

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

Visibility is mile: sounding fog signals in accordance with the International Rules of the Road

0312 Ceased sounding fog signals

0820 Visibility decreased to mile. Commenced sounding fog signals

in accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

0841 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to.

0850 Visibility increased to 2 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1030 Visibility decreased to mile in fog. Commenced sounding fog signals

in accordance with the International Rules of the Road

1051 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

1310 Placed No. 2 main engine out of commission

1350 Cease sounding fog signals

1415 No. 2 main engine back in commission.

1711 Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

1800 Obtained radar surface contact bearing 332, distance 11.5 miles; designated SKUNK ALFA

1805 SKUNK ALFA on course 018, speed 16 kts

1822 SKUNK ALFA c/c to 109

1827 SKUNK A at CPA bearing 342, distance 9.5 miles

1845 SKUNK A faded bearing 025, distance 12 miles

4-16-63 0000 Underway lying to patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA in accordance

with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Material Condition YOKE is set. Condition of Readiness IV modified is set.

Nos. 1 and 3 main engines are in 5 minute standby.

Nos. 2 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby. Electrical load is on Nos. 2 s/s generator

0418 Visibility reduced; commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with the

International Rules of the Road

0430 Got underway on course 210; starboard engine ahead 1/3, turns for 8 kts

0800 Stopped all engines and launched buoy

1115 Underway, maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to recover buoy

1221 Underway on course 105, speed 8 kts

1227 Visibility decreased to mile; commenced sounding fog signals

in accordance with the International Rules of the Road

1320 Stopped all engines, commenced lying to

1334 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

1354 Launched the buoy

1642 Visibility reduced to 1 mile; commenced sounding fog signals

1752 Ceased sounding fog signals

1817 Visibility reduced; commenced sounding fog signals

1815 Retrieved buoy

1827 Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minutes standby; No. 1 in 15 minute standby.

4-17-63 0000 Underway independently with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

Nos. 2 and 4 main engines in 30 minute standby; No. 1 main engine is in 15 minute standby;

No. 3 main engine is in 5 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator. Visibility is reduced to mile in heavy fog.

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

0400 Visibility increased to four miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

0637 Underway on course 105, speed 4 kts

0825 Changed shaft repeatedly at 1/3 speed to test No. 2 main engine after No. 1 main engine

suffered casualty from an air lock and to put No. 1 back on line after casualty was restored

0924 No. 1 main engine in immediate standby; No. 3 main engine on the line

1025 Starboard engine ahead 1/3, port engine stop

1200 Increasing speed occasionally to maintain ships heading in heavy seas

1843 Visibility reduced to 1000 yards commenced sounding fog signals

2005 Split the electrical load between Nos. 2 and 3 s/s generators

2149 Reduced speed to turns to 8 kts. on the starboard shaft

2300 Port engine ahead 1/3; C/c to 220

2310 Starboard engine stop. Placed no. 1 main engine in 5 minute standby

4-18-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AA in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Base course is 220, base speed 8 kts. on the port shaft.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

No. 3 main engine is on the line with No. 1 in 5 minute standby.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 2 and 4 s/s generators.

The ship is sounding fog signals in accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

Visibility is mile.

0723 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to.

1441 Ceased sounding fog signals

1509 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters. Condition Zebra set throughout the ship

1555 Set Condition YOKE

1557 Secured from 1AA General Quarters

1615 Visibility decreased to mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

the International Rules of the Road

1616 Obtained an unidentified radar contact bearing 220, 18 miles. Designated SKUNK ALFA

1627 SKUNK A on course 078, 17.5 kts

1705 SKUNK A at CPA bearing 161, 9.5 miles

1809 SKUNK A faded bearing 104, distance 17.5 MILES

1920 Placed No. 1 main engine on the line. C/s to 8 kts. Set course 195

2000 Underway as before. C/s to 4.5 kts

2214 C/s to 5 kts

2216 C/c to 190

4-19-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AA to Station AB

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60 and

COMBARPAC Message 182004Z.

Base course is 190, speed: starboard engine ahead 1/3, turns for 9 kts.

No. 1 main engine is on the line; No. 3 is in 15 minute standby;

Nos. 2 and 4 in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator. Material Condition YOKE and

Condition of Readiness IV are set throughout the ship.

Visibility is mile. Fog signals are being sounded in accordance with

the International Rules of the Road

1510 Visibility reduced to 1 mile. Commenced sounding fog signals

1545 Visibility increased to 6 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

1657 Acquired USS WILHOITE on surface search radar bearing 188, range 19.5 miles.

1715 Visibility reduced; commenced sounding fog signals.

1717 Ceased sounding fog signals

1740 Visual contact with WILHOITE

1755 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to.

1810 USS WILHOITE came alongside. Commenced transfer by raft

1840 Attempted raft transfer cancelled due to rough weather

1848 Maneuvering to clear the USS WILHOITE (DER-397).

1851 Set course 195. C/s to 8 kts., with No. 3 main engine on the line

1853 C/s to 9 kts

1932 Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator

2250 Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

4-20-63 0000 Underway independently course 195, speed 5.5 kts. enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AA

to Station AB in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Material Condition Yoke is being maintained throughout the ship.

Condition of Readiness IV is set

0340 Visibility reduce to 500 yards. Commenced sounding fog signals

0529 Visibility increased; ceased sounding fog signals

0805 Visibility decreased to mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in

accordance with the International Rules of the Road

0832 Split the electrical load between no. 2 s/s generator and the emergency generator

0925 Visibility increased to 5 miles, ceased sounding fog signals

1117 Obtained radar surface contact bearing 290, 13 miles. Designated SKUNK ALFA

1128 SKUNK A determined to be on course 087, speed 18 kts

1152 SKUNK A at CPA bearing 352, distance 8.5 miles

1205 SKUNK A faded on radar bearing 018, 13 miles

1258 Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

1259 Brought No. 1 main engine on the line, on the starboard shaft. C/s to 8 kts

1327 C/s to 9 kts

1332 C/c to 160 to launch weather balloon

1337 Balloon away. C/c to 195

2032 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

4-21-63 0000 Underway independently on course 195, speed 9 kts. enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AA

to Station AB in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

The electrical load is on NO. 1 s/s generator

0234 Stopped the port shaft to bring No. 4 main engine on the line. Placed No. 3 main engine

out of commission to repair ruptured cooling system line

0330 No. 3 main engine is back in commission, in 30 minute standby

0807 Placed No. 3 main engine on the port shaft; removed No. 4 main engine.

0844 Unknown surface radar contact bearing 243, range 11 miles

0845 Contact sighted visually

0847 Came right to 280 to avoid contact

0850 Contact identified as Pacific Far East Lines, KOREAN BEAR, on course 075, speed 21 kts

0900 Returned to base course 195

0934 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions: normal

0940 Lost visual contact on KOREAN BEAR

0945 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 34 s/s generators

0959 KOREAN BEAR faded from radar bearing 063, range 20 miles

1022 Unknown radar surface contact bearing 247, range 19.5 miles

1022 Contact sighted visually

1032 Came right to avoid contact

`038 Contact identified as ship of United Philippines Lines on course 087, speed 16 kts.

1105 Resumed base course

1107 Took No. 1 s/s generator off the line; the entire load is on No. 3 s/s generator

1142 Lost visual sight of contact

1158 Contact faded from radar bearing 070, range 12 miles

1220 Stopped the port shaft and placed No. 3 main engine in 15 minute standby

1600 Took Nos. 3 and 4 main engines out of commission to effect repairs to salt water cooling line

2038 Nos. 3 and 4 main engines back in commission; No. 3 placed in 15 minute standby

No. 3 in 30 minute standby.

4-22-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AB in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Base course is 200, base speed is 9 kts. on starboard shaft

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

No. 1 main engine is on the line. The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator

0210 Visibility decreased to mile; commenced sounding fog signals in

accordance with the International Rules of the Road

0300 Stopped all engines and commenced lying to

0307 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

0607 Underway on course 050, speed 8 kts. on the starboard shaft

0718 C/c to 090

0810 Set the Buoy Launching Detail

0853 Launched Buoy A

0900 Secured the Buoy Launching Detail

1119 On course 015, speed 4 kts.

1128 C/s to 0 kts. Commenced lying to

1621 C/s to 8 kts. Underway on various courses readjusting station on buoy.

1659 C/s to all stop. Commenced lying to.

1848 Underway on the starboard shaft on course 210, speed 8 kts

1908 C/c to 220

1908 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

2036 C/c to 220, c/s to 4 kts

2041 C/s to 0 kts. Commenced lying to

2140 Obtained radar surface contact bearing 053, range 16 miles , on course 260, speed 16 kts.

Designated SKUNK ABA. CPA 245, range 5 miles at 2233

2350 SKUNK ABA faded from radar bearing 291, range 17 miles

2353 C/c to 220, c/s to 4 kts.

4-23-63 0000 Underway with no way on, independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AB

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

No. 1 main engine is in immediate standby;

No. 3 is in 5 minute standby; and Nos. 2 and 4 in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator. Material Condition YOKE and

Condition of Readiness IV are set throughout the ship

0012 Underway on the starboard shaft, turns for 8 kts., course 220

0019 Starboard engine stopped, commenced lying to

0111 Starboard engine ahead 1/3, course 210

0120 Starboard engine stop; commenced lying to

0308 Starboard engine ahead 1/3, course 180

0320 Starboard engine stop; commenced lying to.

0441 Underway on various courses at speed 8 kts., readjusting station on buoy.

0504 C/s to all stop. Commenced lying to

0534 Underway on various courses at speed 8 kts., readjusting station on buoy

0553 Commenced lying to

0654 Underway on various courses at speed 8 kts., readjusting station on buoy

0737 Commenced lying to

0815 Set the Buoy Launching detail

0830 Commenced maneuvering at 8 kts. on various courses to launch the buoy

0852 Launched Buoy C

0858 Secured the Buoy Launching Detail

0927 Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

0956 Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain station on the buoy

1013 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

1102 Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain station on the buoy

1244 Maneuvering to close the buoy

1301 Commenced lying to

1407 Maneuvering to close the buoy

1428 Commenced lying to

1500 Set the Buoy Recovery Detail

1505 Maneuvering to recover buoy

1535 Buoy C on deck. Secured the buoy recovery detail

1536 Commenced lying to.

1616 Underway 1/3 on the starboard shaft on course 180

1626 Starboard engine stopped. Commenced lying to

1634 Placed No. 1 main engine in 15 minute standby

1657 Port engine ahead 1/3 on course 220

1705 Port engine stopped, commenced lying to

1842 C/s to 8 kts. Underway on various courses readjusting station on buoy.

1853 Stopped all engines; commenced lying to

1932 C/s to 8 kts. Underway on various courses readjusting station on buoy

1937 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

2056 Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain station on the buoy

2129 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

2255 Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain station on the buoy

2342 All engines stopped. Commenced lying to.

4-24-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AB in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

maintaining station on Buoy A.

Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

Condition of Readiness IV is set

0418 Port engine ahead 1/3, steering 260

0434 Port engine stop

0544 Port engine ahead 1/3, steering 240

0554 Port engine stop

0606 Port engine ahead 1/3

0608 Port engine stop

0633 Port engine ahead 1/3

0643 Port engine stop

0907 C/s to 8 kts. Underway on various courses adjusting station on buoy

1050 C/s to 8 kts. Underway on various courses adjusting station on buoy

1238 Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain station on the buoy

1317 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

1355 Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator.

1444 Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain station on the buoy

1523 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to.

1545 Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

1600 Maneuvering on various course at various speeds maintaining station on the buoy

1800 Maneuvering on various courses on the port shaft

2045 Stopped all engines; commenced lying to

2105 Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator

2115 C/s to 8 kts. Maneuvering on various courses adjusting station on buoy.

2130 Stopped all engines; commenced lying to

2202 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

2315 C/s to 8 kts. Maneuvering on various courses adjusting station on buoy

2315 Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

2335 Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator

2355 Stopped all engines, commenced lying to.

4-25-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AB in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator. No. 3 main engine is in immediate standby;

No. 1 is in 15 minute standby; Nos. 2 and 4 are in 30 minute standby

0015 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

0141 Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

0225 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

0229 Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain station on Buoy A

0302 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

0400 Underway as before. Maneuvering to maintain station on the buoy

0800 Underway as before. Maneuvering to maintain station on the buoy

0925 Retrieved buoy

0930 Underway on the port shaft, turns for 8 kts. on course 000.

1046 All engines stopped. Commenced lying to. No. 3 main engine is in 5 minute standby,

No. 1 is in 15 minute standby

1322 C/s to 8 kts. Commenced maneuvering on various course in accordance

with the Navigators recommendations while swinging ship.

1530 Exercised the crew at 1AS General Quarters

1549 Set Condition YOKE throughout the ship. Secured from 1AS General Quarters

1729 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

2200 Underway on course 340 with the starboard engine ahead 1/3, turns for 8 kts

2204 C/c to 350

4-26-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AB in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-50. Base course is 350,

base speed in 8 kts. indicated on the port shaft.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

No. 3 main engine is on the line; No. 1 main engine is in 15 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator

0125 C/c to 020 for weather balloon launch

0127 C/c to 350

0200 Stopped all engines and commenced lying to

0638 Underway on course 000, speed 8 kts

0815 Commenced lying to. Set the Buoy Launching Detail

0850 Commenced maneuvering to launch to buoy

0852 Launched Buoy B. Commenced lying to. Maneuvering as necessary to maintain station on buoy

1200 Underway as before. Maneuvering as necessary to maintain station on the buoy

1430 Commenced Commanding Officers Material Inspection

1546 Secured from Captains Material Inspection

1608 C/s to 8 kts. Maneuvering on various course readjusting station on buoy

1632 Stopped all engines; commenced lying to

1732 C/s to 8 kts. maneuvering on various courses readjusting station on buoy

1741 Stopped all engines; commenced lying to

1810 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

1814 Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain station on the buoy.

1834 Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

2000 Underway as before. Maneuvering to maintain station on the buoy

4-27-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AB in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. Lying to with No. 3 main engine in immediate standby;

No. 1 in 5 minute standby; No. 2 and 4 in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 1 s/s generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

Maneuvering on various courses, port shaft ahead 1/3, turns for 8 kts.,

to maintain station on the buoy

0417 C/s to 8 kts. Maneuvering on various courses readjusting station on buoy.

0442 Stopped all engines; commenced lying to

0654 C/s to 8 kts. Maneuvering on various courses readjusting station on buoy.

0713 Stopped all engines; commenced lying to

0825 Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain position on the buoy

0852 Stopped all engines; commenced lying to

1020 Set the buoy handling detail

1038 Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator

1039 Commenced maneuvering to recover the buoy

1059 The buoy is on deck; commenced lying to

1238 Maneuvering on various courses at speed 4 kts. while adjusting ships magnetic compass

1639 Secured from swinging ship. Set course 180.

1652 Commenced lying to

1836 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

4-28-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AB in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. Material Condition YOKE is

being maintained throughout the ship. Condition of Readiness IV is set

0235 Alarm sounded in FWD Hedge Hog Magazine. Sounding and Security inspected magazine.

Inspection revealed conditions normal.

Temperature in magazine 68 degrees. Apparent cause of alarm is faulty alarm.

0940 Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds recovering fishing ball

1100 Stopped all engines; commenced lying to.

1623 Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 to No. 3 s/s generator

1755 Port engine stop; commenced lying to.

1823 Shifted the electrical load from No. 3 to No. 1 s/s generator

2010 Paralleled the electrical load between No. 1 and 2 s/s generators

2100 Placed all 4 main engines in immediate standby

2159 C/s to 8 kts., c/c to 146.

2200 Departed NAVAID/SAR Station AB enroute to U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

2210 Sighted the USS DURANT (DER-389) bearing 186, distance 8 miles

2217 C/s to 10 kts.

2230 C/s to 12 kts

2245 C/s to 14 kts

2259 C/s to 16 kts

2300 Lost visual contact with the USS DURANT (DER-389) bearing 287, distance 12 miles

2316 C/s to 17 kts

2330 C/s to 17.5 kts.

4-29-63 0000 Underway on course 146, speed 17.5 kts. enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AB to

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 Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

1055 Obtained unidentified radar surface contact bearing 175, range 28000 yds.

Designated SKUNK A.

1057 SKUNK A Tracked and his course determined to be 302, speed 14.5 kts

1059 SKUNK A changed course to 265, speed 17.5 kts

1107 SKUNK A acquired visually and appears to be three (3) contacts.

Unable to identify by ship type

1110 SKUNK A at CPA 205, range 24,000

1121 Lost visual contact with SKUNK A

1132 SKUNK A faded from radar

1200 C/c to 145

4-30-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AB to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Base course is 144, base speed, 17.5 kts.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

0551 C/s to 14 kts. Dropped No. 1 main engine

0605 Stopped the starboard shaft to put No. 1 main engine on the line

1823 Obtained unidentified surface contact bearing 169, 13 miles. Designated SKUNK A.

1830 SKUNK A on course 272, 11.5 kts.

1841 SKUNK A at CPA bearing 210, 18500 yds.

1930 SKUNK A faded bearing 275, 21 miles

5-1-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AB to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Base Course is 140, speed 17.5 kts. All four main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

JETTISON, T.T., SA; Offense; Damaging Government Property.

Punishment: Ten (10) days restriction

LAY, D.T., RMSA,; Offense; Disrespect towards a superior petty officer.

Punishment: Ten (10) hours extra duty.

1452 Sustained casualty to No. 1 main engine overheating due to air bound salt water circulating pump.

C/s to 15 kts.

1530 Restored casualty to No. 1 main engine.

5-2-63 0000 Underway independently on course 140, speed 16.5 kts, enroute from

NAVAID/SAR Station AB to Pearl Harbor in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

Material Condition YOKE being maintained throughout ship.

Condition of Readiness IV set

0235 Obtained radar contact bearing 071, range 12.5 miles on course 324, speed 20 kts

0240 SKUNK A passed CPA bearing 052, distance 12 miles

0245 Made radar landfall on the Island of Kauai bearing 174, range 52 miles

0350 Obtained radar surface contact bearing 152, range 19 miles. Designated SKUNK B.

0356 SKUNK B acquired visually

0359 SKUNK B tracked and determined to be on course 323, speed 18 kts.

0410 Sighted the loom of Kilauea Point Light bearing 180.

0419 SKUNK B at CPA bearing 230, distance 7000 yds.

0441 Lost visual contact with SKUNK B

0504 SKUNK B faded from radar bearing 231, range 18.5 mils

0818 Made radar landfall on Oahu bearing 130, distance 42 miles

1233 Stationed the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

1235 Stopped all engines and tested backing bell. Test satisfactory.

1250 Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds, entering

Pearl Harbor Channel, OOD Conning, Captain and Navigator on the bridge

1251 With Diamond Head bearing 098, entered Inland Waters

1258 Passed buoys 1 and 2, maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel.

1317 With Berth FOXTROT 1 abeam to port, stopped all engines

1322 YTL 553 came alongside and made up on the starboard bow. Pearl Harbor pilot, Mr. TAYLOR

came on board.

1324 Pilot assumed the Conn. Maneuvering to moor out board to starboard of the

USS WILHOITE (DER-397) at Berth BRAVO 21.

1337 Moored port side to the USS WILHOITE (DER-397) at Berth BRAVO 21,

U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with standard mooring lines.

SOPA is CINCPACFLT at CINCPACFLT Headquarters, Makalapa Heights,

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

1346 Pilot disembarked and YTL 553 departed the side

1347 Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail; set Condition V

1405 YO 78 came alongside and moored outboard to starboard

1445 Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier

1541 Commenced receiving fuel from YO 78, draft; forward, 10 ft. 4 in.; aft, 9 ft. 8 in.

1637 Ceased fueling having received 27420 gallons diesel oil. Draft; forward, 11 ft. 4 in.; aft, 9 ft. 6 in.

1641 YO 78 departed the side.

5-3-63 0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

1330 Pursuant to COMOPTEVFOR Orders, LT WELSH, departed the ship to

return to COMOPTEVFORPAC, San Diego California, havingcompleted

temporary additional duty in connection with CNO Project C/s 29 FY63 SECT

2250 MOORING, S.S., FN, returned to the ship from Pearl Harbor, Naval

Shipyard Dispensary where he received treatment for flash burns

received on board this date in the course of routine welding work.

Injury was not due to his own misconduct. Disposition: Returned to duty.

5-4-63 0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

1630 Held fire drill

1645 Secured from fire drill

5-5-63 0000 Moored portside to USS WILHOITE (DER-397) with standard mooring lines doubled.

USS WILHOITE moored port side to Berth Bravo 21,

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

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

HMNZS OTAGO (F-111).

0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none.

5-6-63 0700 Mustered crew at quarters. Absentees: NOTHINGTOLEFT, C.O., TN.

2342 LETGO, A.L., TR, fell over the starboard side, due to his own misconduct

and was brought back on board without injury.

5-7-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. absentees: none.

1052 LETGO, A.L., TR, absent over leave since 0730,. 6 May 1963

1122 While working on fantail, HUG, K.C., BM1, received a fracture of the

second metatarsal of the right foot, when some steel stanchions fell on him;

not due to his own misconduct. Treatment administered by Shipyard Dispensary.

Disposition: Cast on foot for six weeks.

5-8-63 0700 Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: NOTHINGTOLEFT, C.O., TN., UA

since 0730 6 May 1963.

1845 Held fire drill

1900 Secured from fire drill

5-9-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: NOTHINGTOLEFT, C.O., TN., AOL

since 0730 6 May 1963.

1620 COMASWFORPAC returned to the area and assumed the duties of SOPA.

Headquarters remain at COMNAVBASE Pearl Harbor

5-10-63 0615 Shifted from shore to ship power. No. 3 s/s generator on the line

0645 Shifted from No. 3 to No. 1 s/s generator

0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: NOTHINGTOLEFT, C.O., TN.,

absent over leave since 0730 6 May 1963

0724 YTM 263 (USS NEOGA) made up on starboard quarter

0724 Pearl Harbor Pilot, Mr. WHITE came aboard

0725 YTM 726 made up on starboard bow

0738 Underway breasting out to allow USS WILHOITE (DER-397) to unmoor

0829 Moored portside to Berth BRAVO 21, with standard mooring lines

0838 Pilot left the ship and Tugs departed the side

0853 Commenced receiving telephone services from the pier.

0900 Commenced receiving fresh water

0901 Shifted from ships power to shore power

0902 Commenced receiving steam from the Pier

1200 Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

NEST, B.S., FN: Violation of Art. 86, UCMJ;

Punishment: Extra duty two (2) hours per day for seven (7) days

commencing 10 may 1963

LETGO, A.L., TA: Violation of Art. 134, UCMJ;

Punishment: Twelve (12) days restriction and extra duty for two (2) hours per day

for fourteen (14) days commencing 10 May 1963.

HOVETAUT, P.T., SR: Violation of Art. 121, UCMJ:

Punishment: Extra duty two (2) hours per day for

fourteen (14) days commencing 10 May 1963

5-11-63 0800 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

5-12-63 0745 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

1630 Commenced Collision Drill

1645 Completed Drill

5-13-63 0700 Mustered crew at quarters, absentees: none

0721 YO 78 came alongside starboard quarter

0726 Commenced fueling from YO 78. Draft forward 11 feet 4 inches, aft 9 feet 8 inches

1022 Fueling completed, draft forward 11 feet 6 inches, aft 10 feet 6 inches

1017 YO 78 underway from starboard quarter

1830 Held fire drill

1845 Secured from fire drill

5-14-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

1930 ADM SIDES, CINCPACFLT, returned to Pearl Harbor, broke his flag at

Makalapa Heights and assumed the duties of SOPA

5-15-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees none.

1620 HOUSINGANCHOR, H.P., SA, suffered slight burns on his hand while moving a steam line.

Not due to his own conduct. The injury was treated by the ships Medical representative.

Disposition: returned to duty.

5-16-63 0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

1513 Mustered the crew at quarters for Captains Inspection

1537 Secured from Captains Personnel Inspection

1916 JOINT, R.O., SN, was returned on board ship by ships MAA,

accused of violation of Art 92 and 134

5-17-63 0000 Moored port side to Pier BRAVO Berth 21, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled.

Receiving miscellaneous 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.

Condition of Readiness V is set.

Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout ship

0730 Commenced preparations for getting underway.

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

0800 Moored as before. Set the special sea and anchor detail. Completed all preparations

for getting underway. Draft fwd 115; aft 111.

0839 On verbal orders of the Commanding Officer, got underway from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

enroute to Honolulu, Hawaii with fifty (50) dependents and guests embarked.

The Captain is Conning; the Navigator is on the bridge. Maneuvering to clear the Berth.

0846 Steering various courses to conform to Pearl Harbor Channel at various speeds while

standing out of Pearl Harbor. LTJG PULLS assumed the Conn

0931 Secured the special sea and anchor detail. Set Condition of Readiness IV

0940 With Diamond Head Light bearing 098, distance 12 miles, entered

International Waters. On course 260, speed 12 kts

0953 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds while conducting pit

log calibration on measured mile. Base courses 073 and 253.

1200 Underway as before. Steering various courses at various speeds while

conducting pit log calibration

1220 Completed pit log calibration. Set course 080 at speed 16 kts.

1250 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds off the entrance to

Honolulu Harbor, Hawaii. Maneuvering in accordance with Inland

Rules of the Road as necessary to avoid other shipping.

1553 Sustained casualty to No. 1 s/s generator, lost lube oil pressure to the blower.

Shifted the electrical load to Nos. 2 and 3 s/s generator.

1602 Sustained casualty to No. 2 s/s generator, over-heating due to lack of cooling water.

Secured No. 2 s/s generator. Shifted the load to No. 3 s/s generator

1606 Commenced preparations for entering port. Set the special sea and anchor detail

1622 On course 050, commenced approach on Honolulu Harbor.

Captain and Navigator are on the bridge.

1630 The Captain assumed the Conn. Pilots HASSELGREN and MCKENSEY embarked.

Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

conforming to Honolulu Harbor Channel

1651 Commenced approach on Pier 10, Honolulu Harbor

1659 Moored starboard side to Pier 10, Honolulu Harbor, Honolulu, Hawaii with

standard destroyer mooring lines doubled.

SOPA is Commanding Officer, USS LANSING (DER-388).

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

plus various foreign and domestic merchant vessels.

1708 Secured the special sea and anchor detail, set Condition of Readiness V

2100 Casualty restored on No. 2 s/s generator. Shifted the load to no. 2 s/s generator

5-18-63 0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

5-19-63 0800 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none.

1300 Commenced general visiting

1600 Secured from general visiting, 128 visitors reporting aboard and

departing with no incidents occurring

5-20-63 0700 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0720 Completed all preparations for getting underway

0730 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Draft fwd 11 6; aft 10 10.

0809 Underway for local operations and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Maneuvering to clear the Pier.

The Officer of the deck is at the Conn, Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

0816 Steering various courses at various speeds standing out of Honolulu Harbor

0834 Entered International Waters with Diamond Head Light bearing 098

0846 Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail and set the underway watch

1432 All Engines stop

1433 All engines back 1/3

1433 All engines stop.

1440 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

1458 Entered Inland Waters with Diamond Head bearing 098

1459 Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to conform with Pearl Harbor Channel,

Junior Officer of the Watch at the Conn, Captain and Navigator on the bridge

1527 The Officer of the Deck assumed the Conn

1541 Moored starboard side to Pier BRAVO, Berth 22.5, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

with standard destroyer mooring lines. Receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier.

5-21-63 0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

5-22-63 0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

0827 Divers from USS ISLE ROYALE (AD-29) came alongside to make

monthly inspection of ships underwater hull and sonar dome

0915 Divers departed the side

0950 Commenced fueling from truck on the Pier, draft forward, 11; aft 108.

0955 Fueling completed, draft forward, 115; aft, 108

1920 LETGO, A.L., TA, ingested approximately 1 oz. of lighter fluid and was

taken to the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Dispensary for examination and treatment

2000 COMHAWSEAFRON assumed duties as SOPA

5-23-63 0730 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

0727 COMCORTRON FIVE came aboard

0737 COMCORTRON FIVE departed

0945 USS PHILIP (DD-498) moored alongside this vessel

1114 LETGO, A.L., TA, was released from confinement for safekeeping and

restored to duty by order of the Commanding Officer

1125 Pursuant to BUPERS Msg 142126Z May 1963, LTJG E.S. NACELLE was

detached from this ship with orders to report to U.S. Naval Destroyer

School, U.S. Naval Base, Newport, Rhode Island for duty under instruction.

5-24-63 1540 COMASWFORPAC returned to Pearl Harbor, broke his flag on Ford Island and assumed

the duties of SOPA

1700 Commenced fire drill

1715 Secured from fire drill

5-25-63 0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

5-26-63 0800 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

2200 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none.

5-27-63 0502 Shifted the electrical load from shore power to No. 3 s/s generator

0518 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

0530 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0615 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

0625 CINCPACFLT returned to Pearl and assumed SOPA with headquarters at Makalapa Heights

0735 Secured from Special Sea and Anchoring Detail; set the normal in-port watch.

1442 Took draft readings; 116 forward; 1010 aft; 112 mean

1500 Set the Special Sea and Anchoring Detail

1558 Underway for NAVAID/SAR Station AP in accordance with

COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 25-63.

Captain and Navigator on the bridge, OOD conning.

Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds standing out of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

1632 Compared gyro against range. Error: none.

1636 Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail.

1646 Entered International Waters, Diamond Head bears 098.

1842 Commenced indicating various speeds on the port shaft while making

adjustments to No. 4 main engine.

1902 C/c to 316. With Kaena Point bearing 090, range 5 miles, took departure

from the Island of Oahu enroute to NAVAID/SAR Station AP in accordance with

COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 25-63 and COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

1906 Completed adjustments to No. 4 main engine. Returned the port shaft to base speed

1907 Obtained radar and visual surface contact bearing 290, distance 11 miles,

designated SKUNK E. SKUNK E on course 058, speed 6.5 kts.

2025 Obtained radar surface contact bearing 250, distance 14 miles

2040 Lost radar contact on SKUNK D bearing 168, distance 16.8 miles

2041 SKUNK bearing 250 designated SKUNK E, CPA 218, distance 13 miles

2049 SKUNK E passed CPA.

2111 Lost radar contact on SKUNK E bearing 177, distance 17 miles

2127 Radar landfall on Island of Kauai bearing 279, distance 27.8 miles

2212 C/c to 317

2216 Sighted Kilauea Light bearing 288, distance 28 miles

2320 Passed Kilauea Light abeam to port.

5-28-63 0000 Underway independently on course 317, speed 17 kts. enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to

NAVAID/SAR Station AP in Accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60 and

COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 25-63.

Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

Condition of Readiness IV is set

0047 Lost visual contact with Kilauea Point Light bearing 163, range 25 miles

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

1530 Went to General Quarters. Set Material Condition ZEBRA

1600 Held Abandon Ship Drill

1609 Secured from Abandon Ship Drill

1616 Set Material Condition YOKE

1618 Secured from General Quarters.

5-29-63 0000 Underway Independently on course 317, speed 17 kts. enroute from Pearl Harbor to

NAVAID/SAR Station AP in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60, and

COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 25-63.

Material Condition YOKE is set throughout the ship.

Condition of Readiness IV is set

0713 Sustained casualty to Nos. 1 and 2 main engines. Low fuel oil pressure due to clogged strainer.

Stopped starboard shaft, slowed to 9 kts. on port shaft

0718 Restored casualty to Nos. 1 and 2 main engines

0730 C/s to 13 kts

0734 C/s to 17 kts

0754 Sustained casualty to No. 1 main engine. Leak in fuel suction line due to faulty nipple;

stopped starboard shaft to take No. 1 main engine off line. Slowed to 13 kts. on port shaft

0757 Went to 13 kts. on starboard shaft with No. 2 main engine on the line

0826 Stopped starboard shaft to place No. 1 main engine back on the line.

0828 Starboard engines ahead 1/3

0829 Starboard engines ahead 2/3

0831 Starboard engines ahead standard

0833 C/s to 17 kts

1200 C/c to 316

1604 Split electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

2141 Sighted unidentified flying object bearing 060, elevation angle 45,

brightness of second magnitude star fading then reappearing.

Final fade 022, elevation angle 12 at 2144.

5-30-63 0000 Underway independently, enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to NAVAID/SAR Station AP

in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 25-63 and

COMBARPAC Op-Order 20-160

base course is 316, base speed 16.5 kts.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

1720 Material Condition YOKE set throughout the ship.

2142 Obtained radar contact bearing 260, range 18 miles designated SKUNK A

on course 090, speed 22 kts.

2204 SKUNK A passed CPA at bearing 201, range 9 miles. Identified as

PIONEER MILL enroute from Yokohama to New York.

5-31-63 0000 Underway independently, enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to NAVAID/SAR Station AP

in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 25-63 and

COMBARPAC Op-Order 20-160

base course is 316, base speed 15 kts. All four main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 2 and 3 s/s generators.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0000 Changed operation control from COMDESFLOT FIVE to COMBARPAC

and assumed CTU 50.8.2.

0130 Took Nos. 2 and 4 main engines off the line and c/s to 11.5 kts

0200 Arrived on Station AP. C/c to 343 and commenced patrolling station.

1110 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 078, distance 28 miles

1130 Unidentified contact determined to be on course 267, sped 22.5 kts.,

CPA 155, distance 8 miles.

1315 SKUNK A faded from radar bearing 226, range 24.5 miles

1435 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 106, range 23 miles. Designated SKUNK B.

1440 Unidentified contact tracked and determined to be on course 270, speed 15 kts. CPA 134,

distance 39,500 yards.

1530 Went to General Quarters

1535 Set Material Condition Zebra

1555 SKUNK B faded from radar, bearing 134, distance 20 miles.

1630 Secured from 1AA General Quarters

1650 Stopped the starboard shaft in order to place No. 2 main engine on the line and take No. 1 off.

1651 Starboard engine ahead 1/3

2230 Sighted possible white light bearing 350, distance 5 miles.

6-1-63 0000 Underway independently on course 016, speed 11.4 kts, enroute from

NAVAID/SAR Station AP to Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

Condition of Readiness IV is set.

Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship

0012 Visibility reduced to 500 yards in heavy squall. Commenced sounding fog signals

0058 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

0548 No. 2 s/s generator stopped due to broken fuel pump shaft

0551 Shifted the electrical load to Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators, split

6-2-63 0000 Underway independently on course 010, speed 11.5 kts. patrolling

NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

Condition of Readiness IV and Material Condition YOKE are set.

0057 Stopped port shaft

0100 Placed port shaft in 5 minute standby

1545 Shifted the electrical load from Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators to No. 3 s/s generator

1710 Stopped port shaft, commenced lying to.

6-3-63 0000 Underway independently, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. The ship is lying to on a heading of 205.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby, No. 3 main engine is in 15 minute standby.

No. 1 and No. 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator.

6-4-63 0000 Underway independently with no way on at NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. Ships head is Westerly.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 3 main engine is in 15 minute standby;

Nos. 1 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator

0815 C/s to 8 kts

0820 C/c to 240

1057 Set the 1AS Attack Team

1123 Maneuvering various courses at various speeds during ASW Exercise

1120 Launched 21-B-12 Torpedo

1315 Maneuvering at various courses at various speeds to recover 21-B-12 Target Simulator

1340 Secured the 1AS Attack Team. All engines stopped. Commenced lying to

1350 Ships electrical load placed on No. 1 s/s generator

1545 Went to 1AS General Quarters

1549 Set Material Condition ZEBRA

1630 Secured from 1AS General Quarters

2216 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 108, distance 18.3 miles

2200 Unidentified contact tracked and determined to be on course 260, speed 15 kts

2241 C/c to 200

2252 C/s to 10 kts. CPA unidentified contact 030, distance 2.1 miles.

2333 C/s to 8 kts

2336 C/c to 090

2339 Stopped starboard engine

2342 Stopped port engine. Commenced lying to. Contact identified as HOWAMARU bound from

San Francisco to Kobe, Japan

6-5-63 0000 Underway independently lying to, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout ship.

Condition of Readiness IV is set

0015 SKUNK A faded visually bearing 248, range 10 miles.

0910 Starboard engine ahead 1/3 for 8 kts.

1400 Stopped starboard engine. Commenced lying to

1850 Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 to No. 3 s/s generators

2117 Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

6-6-63 0000 Underway independently lying to, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby. No. 3 main engine is in 15 minute standby.

Nos. 1 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

0843 Split the electrical load between No. 1 and emergency generator due to heavy

KW load on No. 1 s/s generator

1247 Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 s/s generator and the emergency generator split to

No. 1 s/s generator

1506 Sighted Navy P2V Aircraft bearing 260, 9 miles

1530 Went to General Quarters, Condition 1AA for drills

1535 Material Condition ZEBRA set

1555 Starboard engine ahead 1/3, c/c to 240, c/s to 8 kts.

1627 Set Material Condition YOKE throughout the ship

1630 Secured from General Quarters. Set Condition of Readiness IV

1830 Starboard engine stopped. Commenced lying to. Placed No. 2 main engine in 5 minute standby.

2005 JACKFLAG, N.E., RD3, received a laceration on the back of his head,

when he fainted and fell down in the after crews head.

Treatment administered by the Corpsman. Disposition: Placed on the sick list.

2230 Split electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

2231 Port engine ahead 1/3, c/s to 8 kts, c/c to 280

6-7-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station in accordance

with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. Base course is 280, base speed 8 kts.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

No. 3 main engine is on the line. No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

0101 Placed No. 2 main engine on the line

0106 C/c to 090

0110 Placed No. 2 main engine in 5 minute standby

0615 Unidentified radar surface contact bearing 349, distance 13 miles. Designated SKUNK A.

0626 SKUNK A tracked and determined to be on course 113, speed 11.5 kts

0713 SKUNK A at CPA bearing 020, range 9.3 miles

0800 Maneuvering to maintain fair headway into the seas

1125 Sustained casualty to No. 3 main engine. Salt water cooling pump became air bound.

Placed No. 2 main engine on the starboard shaft

1140 Restored casualty to No. 3 main engine. Placed No. 3 main engine on the line.

1200 Underway as before, increasing speed as necessary to maintain heading in heavy winds and seas.

1207 C/c to 190

1210 C/c to 185

1345 Set Condition ZEBRA below the main deck

1532 C/c to 190

1955 C/c to 195

2000 Underway as before, increasing speed as necessary to maintain heading in heavy winds and seas

2055 C/c to 200

2332 C/c to 210

6-8-63 0000 Underway independently in vicinity of NAVAID/SAR Station AO

engaged in storm evasion on base course 210. Port engine ahead 1/3, turns for 8 kts.

Starboard engine stopped. No. 3 main engine is on the line;

No. 2 main engine is in immediate standby; Nos. 1 and 4 main engine in 15 minute standby.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Material Condition ZEBRA is set on main deck and below with

YOKE set above main deck

Condition of Readiness IV is being maintained

0400 Underway as before. Maneuvering as necessary to maintain headway into the seas

1152 Placed starboard shaft on the line and c/c to 280

1153 Stopped the port shaft. Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby;

No. 2 main engine is on line, turns for 8 kts

2045 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 201, distance 14.5 miles on course 080,

speed 14.5 kts. CPA 181, distance 13.5 miles

2055 SKUNK A passed CPA.

2155 Lost radar contact on SKUNK A bearing 121, distance 21 miles

2252 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 041, distance 16 miles. Designated SKUNK B.

2312 SKUNK B tracked and determined to be on course 275, speed 12 kts.

CPA 170, distance 3 miles

2320 Sighted SKUNK B bearing 099, distance 12 miles

6-9-63 0000 Underway independently on course 300, speed 3 kts. proceeding from storm evasion to

NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

Material Condition ZEBRA is set below the main deck. Above, Condition YOKE is set.

Condition of Readiness IV is set

0045 SKUNK B passed CPA bearing 169, range 3 miles on course 269, speed 11 kts.

Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby

0503 Stopped the starboard shaft; placed the port shaft ahead 1/3, turns for 8 kts.,

No. 3 main engine on line

0504 C/c to 202

0515 Placed No. 21 main engine in 5 minute standby.

0600 Reported arrival on Station AO, bearing 184, distance 30 miles from Station Center

to CTG 50.8.

0900 Set Condition YOKE throughout the ship

1242 Stopped port shaft, commenced lying to

1320 Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby

1630 Obtained radar contact designated SKUNK A bearing 216, range 20 miles,

on course 083, speed 12.32 kts. CPA bearing 173, range 14 miles

1730 SKUNK A passed CPA

1850 SKUNK A faded from radar bearing 118, range 22 miles

6-10-63 0000 Underway independently with no way on, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.,

Nos. 2 and 3 main engines are in 5 minute standby.

Nos. 1 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 1 s/s generator

0136 Lost electrical load on No. 1 s/s generator, due to worn slip ring brushes.

Placed electrical load on No. 3 s/s generator.

1300 Starboard engine ahead 1/3 to 8 kts

1302 C/c to 300

1323 Engineers commenced casualty control drills on main engines.

1455 Secured from casualty control exercises

1744 Commenced lying to.

6-11-63 0000 Underway independently, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

The ship is lying to. Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

Nos. 2 and 3 main engines are in 5 minute standby.

Nos. 1 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator

1124 Underway on starboard engine to close Station AO; course 310, speed 8 kts.

1530 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

1645 Secured from General Quarters

1658 C/c to 330

1730 Starboard engine stop. Commenced lying to

1803 Shifted the electrical load from No. 3 s/s generator to No. 2 s/s generator.

2222 Sustained casualty to No. 2 s/s generator. Fresh water circulating pump became air bound

causing excessive temperature. Secured No. 2 s/s generator.

Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator.

2359 Placed No. 3 main engine in 15 minute standby; No. 2 main engine in 5 minute standby.

6-12-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-Order 021-60. The ship is lying to on northeasterly headings.

No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 3 main engine is in 15 minute standby;

Nos. 1 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

1010 While working with drill press, HOUSE, S.S., SF1, received a laceration on his first finger,

right hand; not due to his own misconduct. Disposition: Binnacle list for 24 hours.

1457 Went to General Quarters

1500 Set Material Condition ZEBRA

1501 Underway to close Station AO, course 325, speed 8 kts

1638 Secured from General Quarters. Set Material Condition YOKE

1921 Stopped all engines and commenced lying to. Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby

1956 Shifted electrical load from No. 3 s/s generator to No. 2 s/s generator.

6-13-63 0000 Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. The ship is lying to.

Material Condition YOKE being maintained throughout the ship.

Condition of readiness IV is set.

0525 Shifted the electrical load from No. 2 to No. 1 s/s generators

1432 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 2 s/s generators

1450 All engines ahead 1/3

1456 C/c to 140. Went to 1AA general Quarters. Set Material Condition ZEBRA.

Commenced exercising at General Drills

1517 Maneuvering at various courses and speeds during General Drills

1541 Simulated Atomic Air Burst, bearing 290, distance 5000 yds.

Set ABC Condition Circle WILLIAM.

1626 Ships electrical was placed on No. 1 s/s generator

1629 All engines stop. Commenced lying to

1631 Set Material Condition YOKE. Secured from General Quarters.

1634 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 324, distance 34000 yds.

Designated SKUNK A. Course 100, speed 11 kts.

1700 Sighted P2V Aircraft identified as Free Transit 7

1726 SKUNK A at CPA, bearing 005, range 18000 yds

1830 SKUNK A faded from radar

6-14-63 0000 Underway independently with no way on, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. Material Condition YOKE and

Condition of Readiness IV are set

0028 Visibility decreased to one mile due to fog. Commenced sounding fog signals

0044 Visibility increased to five miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

0147 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 300, distance 17 miles. Designated SKUNK B

0152 SKUNK B tracked and determined to be on course 100, speed 10.3 kts

0155 SKUNK B CPA 010, distance 5.5 miles

0220 SKUNK B c/c to 080, c/s to 15.5 kts. CPA 356, distance 8.5 miles

0245 SKUNK B passed CPA opening

0326 Split electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

0500 Set course 150 at speed 6 kts

0636 C/s to 8 kts

0800 Stopped starboard shaft in order to place No. 1 main engine on the line.

Starboard engines ahead 1/3

0801 Stopped the port shaft to place No. 4 main engine on the line. Port engines ahead 1/3

0811 Obtained radar contact with USS DURANT (DER-389) bearing 159, range 18 miles

0831 Set the light-line transfer detail

0847 C/c to 320

0905 C/s to 10 kts

0907 C/s to 12 kts. USS DURANT (DER-389) maneuvering astern to make approach

0912 USS DURANT (DER-389) alongside. Commenced light-line transfer

0920 Completed light-line transfer

0921 C/c to 319

0922 C/c to 150

0923 C/s to 14 kts. Secured the light-line transfer detail

0926 C/s to 15 kts.

0930 C/s to 16 kts

0935 C/s to 17 kts

0938 Sustained casualty to No. 1 s/s generator. Shifted the load to No. 3 and emergency generators.

Casualty due to faulty fuel pump

0941 Departed from Station AO, enroute to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance

with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 27-63.

0950 Restored casualty to No. 1 s/s generator

1028 Sustained casualty to No. 1 s/s generator

1043 Casualty restored to No. 1 s/s generator.

2330 Suffered casualty to No. 1 s/s generator; the ships electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator

6-15-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AO to

Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 27-63

And COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. Base course is 150, base speed 17.5 kts.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator

0035 Visibility decreased to mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in

accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

0040 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators

0050 Visibility increased to 5 miles; ceased fog signals

0827 Ships electrical load placed on No. 3 s/s generator

0840 Visibility decreased to mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in

accordance with the International Rules of the Road

0850 Visibility increased to 4 miles; ceased sounding fog signals

1015 Ships electrical load placed on Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators.

1240 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters. Set Material Condition ZEBRA.

1252 Commenced firing to starboard

1256 Ceased fire

1300 Secured from General Quarters. Set Material Condition YOKE.

Ammunition expended; 37 rounds of BL&T. 18 rounds were fired

from Mount 31, 19 rounds were fired from Mount 32 with no casualties

1535 Commenced steering course 140 magnetic, due to excessive error in ships gyro.

6-16-63 0000 Underway independently enroute to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii from NAVAID/SAR Station AO

in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 27-63 and

COMBARPAC OpOrder 201-60

Base course is 150, speed 17.5 kts. Material Condition YOKE and

Condition of Readiness IV are set. All four main engines are on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators. Steering 140

by magnetic steering compass due to gyro casualty.

0800 C/c to 138 magnetic

1106 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 004, distance 14 miles

1114 Unidentified radar contact tracked and determined to be on course 280, speed 20 kts.

CPA 020, distance 13 miles

1200 C/c to 140 magnetic

1722 C/s to 17 kts

2031 Sighted unidentified flying object bearing 310, position angle 85, course 045

2042 Lost contact visually bearing 030, position angle 05, 21.3

2230 Sighted unidentified flying object bearing 290, position angle 20

2236 Lost contact visually on unidentified flying object bearing 355,

position angle 35. C/c to 142 magnetic

2300 Obtained surface contact visually bearing 147, distance 14 miles

2301 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 147, 14 miles. Designated SKUNK A

2303 C/s to 15 kts

2309 C/c to 230

2310 SKUNK A determined to be on course 310, speed 17 kts. CPA 092, distance 10500 yds

2315 Contact identified as USS SAMOSET (ATA-190).

2318 C/s to 16 kts

2321 C/s to 17 kts

2328 C/c to 220

2332 SKUNK A at CPA bearing 092, distance 10500 yds

2334 C/c to 210

2335 C/c to 200

2336 C/c to 190

2340 C/c to 180

2343 C/c to 160

2344 C/c to 170

6-17-63 0000 Underway independently on course 140 magnetic, speed 17 kts. enroute

from NAVAID/SAR Station AO to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout ship.

Condition of Readiness IV is set

0830 Shifted entire electric load to No. 1 s/s generator

0837 Split the electrical load between No. 1 and 3 s/s generators

1249 C/s to 16 kts

1500 C/c to 143 magnetic

1556 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

HORSELATITUDE, T.W., SM3; Offense: Reckless driving:

Punishment: Reduction in rate to SMSN, suspended three (3) months.

1630 Suffered Fuel manifold casualty to No. 4 main engine. Slowed to take No. 4 main engine off line

1640 C/s to 14.5 kts. on Nos. 1, 2 and 3 main engines.

1648 Sustained casualty to No. 3 s/s generator. Placed electrical load on No. 1 s/s generator

1651 Casualty restored. Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators

1714 C/s to 15 kts.

1838 Casualty to No. 4 main engine was restored, No. 4 main engine was placed

on the line and speed was increased to 16 kts.

1915 Hawang (Hawaiian Air National Guard) Jet Fighter made passes over the ship at 500 ft.

IFF Contact held on four (4) aircraft flying at various courses and speeds.

2021 C/c to 142 PSTGC

2032 Obtained radar land fall on Island of Kauai bearing 182, range 55 miles

2222 Obtained radar surface contact bearing 230, range 12 miles. Contact designated as SKUNK A

2230 SKUNK A at CPA bearing 234, range 10.5 miles

2236 Lost visual contact of SKUNK A bearing 245, range 11 miles

2300 SKUNK A faded bearing 283, range 14 miles.

6-18-63 0000 Underway independently on course 142 PSTGC, speed 15 kts, enroute from

NAVAID/SAR Station AO to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance

with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 27-63 and COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

Condition of Readiness IV is set.

0140 Obtained radar contact bearing 131, range 19.3 miles on course 127, speed 13 kts

0302 Sighted Kaena Point Light bearing 120, range 14 miles

0327 Sighted the loom of Barbers Point Light bearing 122, range 24 miles

0341 C/s to 13 kts.

0409 C/s to 12 kts

0503 C/c to 075 PSTGC

0530 C/s to 9 kts

0550 Sustained casualty to No. 3 s/s generator. Low lube oil pressure. Shifted

the electrical load to No. 1 and the emergency s/s generators

0600 Commenced preparations for entering port. Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

0619 Restored casualty to No. 3 s/s generator. Shifted electrical load to Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

0656 C/s to 8 kts

0700 Tested backing bell on port and starboard shaft. Test completed satisfactory

0703 C/c to 070 PSTGC

0730 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Completed all preparations for entering port.

Commenced steering various courses at various speeds making approach on Pearl Harbor

Channel entrance. Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. The OOD is conning

0750 Entered Inland Waters with Diamond Head Light bearing 098, range 10 miles

0800 Underway as before. Steering various courses at various speeds

conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

0834 Stopped all engines; slowed to lower motor whale boat

0836 Resumed steering various courses at speed 8 kts

0845 Commenced approach on Berth BRAVO 22

0850 Moored starboard side to Pier BRAVO at Berth 22, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled

0910 YO 78 came alongside and moored to port

0920 Commenced taking on fuel; draft forward, 106; draft aft, 10.

13420 Completed taking on fuel; draft forward, 113; draft aft; 109.

1330 Cast off YO 78 to port

1513 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) came alongside and moored to port

1823 Lost shore power due to an overload

1825 Shore power restored.

6-19-63 0000 Moored starboard side to berth BRAVO 22, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with

standard mooring lines doubled. USS WILHOITE (DER-397) is moored alongside to

port. 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.

Material Condition YOKE is set throughout the ship

0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

6-20-63 0700 Mustered crew at quarters. Absentees: LEAVE, S.P., SN, absent without authority from muster

0713 LEAVE, S.P., SN, returned on board, having been UA since 0700 this date.

0800 Captain departed on six (6) days leave

1830 Held fire drill.

6-21-63 0000 Moored starboard side to Berth BRAVO 22, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with

standard mooring lines doubled. USS WILHOITE (DER-397) moored alongside to port.

Receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier. Ships present include various units of the

U.S. Pacific Fleet, yard and district craft and the HMCS (FFE-313) SUSSEXVALE,

HMCS 309 STETHERESE, HMCS 315 NEW GLASGOW and

HMCS SETTLER (FFE-311).

0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

0710 Shifted the electrical load to ships power

0808 USS WILHOITE (DER-397) underway from alongside.

0813 Ships electrical power placed on shore power

0830 YO-78 came alongside to port

0855 Commenced fueling from YO-78. Draft forward 113, draft aft 109, Mean draft 11.

1010 Secured fueling from YO-78, draft forward 116, draft aft 113

1015 YO-78 underway from alongside

1630 Set Material Condition YOKE throughout the ship.

6-22-63 0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

1640 USS FALGOUT (DER-324) stood in and moored alongside to port.

6-23-63 0745 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none.

0930 Chaplain JORDEN held Protestant Divine Services on board

1030 Secured from Protestant Divine Services

1630 Commenced fire drill

1650 Secured from fire drill

6-24-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

0730 USS FALGOUT (DER-324) got underway from alongside

1830 Held fire drill

1840 Secured form fire drill

6-25-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

1755 USS FALGOUT (DER-324) moored alongside to port.

6-26-63 0440 ISLAND, S.S., EN3, was delivered on board by the Hawaiian Armed Services Police

accused of drunkenness.

0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

0747 USS FALGOUT (DER-324) underway from alongside.

6-27-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFA;

HORNS, H.A., ENFN, absent without authority from muster

0730 Commanding Officer returned from six days leave

0750 OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFA; HORNS, H.A., ENFN, returned on board,

having been AWOL since 0700 this date

6-28-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

1253 USS FALGOUT (DER-324) moored alongside

1830 Conducted fire drill

6-29-63 0730 Relieved of ready duty by USS NICHOLAS (DD-449)

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

1631 While conversing in the First Division Compartment,

HOLIDAYROUTINE, A.S., SOGSN, received a laceration on his

forehead when he struck his head on fire apparatus on the bulkhead,

not due to his own misconduct. Treatment administered by the

Medical Officer of the Shipyard Dispensary.

Disposition: returned to normal duty.

2205 HOLIDAY, V.S., SN, received minor abrasion when he fell slipped and fell

down a ladder, not due to his own misconduct. Treatment

administered by the Medical Officer, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

Dispensary. Disposition: returned to normal duty

6-30-63 0000 Moored starboard side to Berth BRAVO 22, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with

standard mooring lines doubled. USS FALGOUT (DER-324) moored alongside to port.

Receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier. Ships present include various

units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, yard and district craft and the

VNNS HAUGIANG (HQ-406). SOPA is CINCPACFLT with headquarters

at Makalapa Heights. Modified Material condition YOKE is set

0745 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

0800 Moored as before. Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples.

Conditions: normal.

7-1-63 0000 Moored starboard side to Berth BRAVO 22, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, with

standard mooring lines doubled. USS FALGOUT (DER-324) moored alongside to port.

Receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier. Ships present include various units of the

U.S. Pacific Fleet, yard and district draft, and HNNS HAUGIANG (HQ-406).

SOPA is CINCPACFLT with headquarters at Makalapa Heights.

Modified Material Condition YOKE is set throughout the ship.

0600 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

0725 Stationed the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Completed all preparations for getting underway.

Draft fwd 114; draft aft 106.

0807 Split electrical load between Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators

0816 Underway maneuvering to clear the Berth

0833 Steering various courses at various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel.

Captain and Navigator on bridge; Officer of the Deck at the conn.

0915 Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

0918 With Diamond Head Light bearing 098, distance 10 miles, entered International Waters

1002 Maneuvering various courses and speeds while enroute from Pearl Harbor to

Op-Area GOLF-2 in company with USS PRITCHARD (DD-561).

1009 Called the crew to General Quarters. Set Condition of Readiness 1AA

1015 Commenced Gunfire Control Exercise. Steering various courses at various speeds.

1110 Completed Gunfire Control Exercise.

1118 Secured from General Quarters. Set Condition YOKE throughout the ship

1137 Obtained visual surface contact bearing 146, designated SKUNK FOXTROT.

1145 Obtained visual surface contact bearing 060, course 277, speed 8 kts.,

designated SKUNK ECHO.

1154 SKUNK FOXTROT tracked and found to be on course 348, speed 17.5 kts.

1314 SKUNK F passed CPA bearing 110, range 7000 yds.

1330 Commenced preparations for entering port

1430 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Completed all preparations for entering port.

Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds while

making approach on Pearl Harbor Channel Entrance.

The Captain and the Navigator are on the bridge; the OOD is conning

1452 With Diamond Head Light bearing 098, range 10 miles, entered Inland Waters

1500 Steering various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

1528 Commenced approach on Berth BRAVO 23 alongside USS DURANT (DER-389).

1535 Moored starboard side to USS DURANT (DER-389)

with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled.

SOPA IS CINCPACFLT with headquarters at Makalapa Heights.

Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Set Condition of Readiness V

1700 Commenced fire drill

1715 Secured from fire drill.

7-2-63 0600 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0630 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

0700 Set the Special Sea and Anchor detail. Completed all preparations for getting underway.

Draft fwd 114; draft aft 106. The Captain and the Navigator are on the bridge;

the OOD is conning

0726 Commenced maneuvering to clear the Berth

0735 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds to conform to Pearl Harbor Channel

0800 Underway as before. Steering various courses at various speeds

to conform to Pearl Harbor Channel

0806 Secured the Special Sea and Anchor detail. Set Condition of Readiness IV.

Set course 190 at speed 15 kts., enroute Op-Area S-2

0810 C/c to 210

0811 With Diamond Head Light bearing 098, distance 10 miles, entered International Waters

0837 Called the crew to General Quarters. Set Condition of readiness 1AS

0842 Set Material Condition ZEBRA throughout the ship

0847 Commenced Antisubmarine Warfare Exercise with the USS SWORDFISH (SSN-579) in

Op-Area S-2. Steering various courses at various speeds while conducting the Exercise.

0930 Set Material Condition YOKE throughout the ship. Secured from General Quarters

with the exception of the ASW Attack Team

1200 Underway as before, steering various courses at various speeds while

conducting ASW Exercises with the USS SWORDFISH (SSN-579)

1523 Sustained casualty to No. 3 main engine. Stopped the port shaft. C/s to 14 kts.

Casualty was due to loss of fuel oil pressure.

1532 Restored casualty to No. 3 main engine. C/s to 16 kts.

1600 Underway as before. Completed ASW Exercise

1609 C/c to 210 Proceeding to Op-Area G-2

1620 Shifted the electrical load to Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators

1631 C/s to 10 kts

1800 Set the Ditching at Sea Detail. Commenced SAREX with aircraft from BARPAC

1800 Underway as before. Steering various courses at various speeds while conducting SAREX

1938 Completed SAREX. Set course 080 at speed 12 kts. to rendezvous with

USS FALGOUT (DER-324) and USS SPROSTON (DD-577) in Op-Area A-1

for ECM Exercise.

2022 Obtained radar surface contact bearing 140, distance 16 miles. Designated SKUNK JULIET

2022 SKUNK JULIET at CPA and opening

2054 KICK, S.S., SN, received a contused laceration of the third finger, left hand

and was treated by the ships medical representative. Injury was

received in the line of duty and not by his own misconduct

2140 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds while conducting ECM Calibration Exercise

with the USS SPROSTON (DD-577) and the USS FALGOUT (DER-324).

2337 Obtained unidentified surface contact bearing 135, range 12 miles

7-3-63 0000 Underway independently on Local Operations in Op-Area A-1 and A-2,

on course 180, speed 14 kts.in accordance with COMFLETRAGU Op-Order 27-63.

Conducting Exercises Z-1-CM and Z-2-CM.

Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

Condition of Readiness IV is set

0001 Completed Exercise Z-1-CM and Z-2-CM

0017 SKUNK J passed CPA at 095, range 5400 yds. on course 030, speed 9 kts.

0042 Commenced taking sonar noise level readings making various speeds on base course 180

0120 C/c to 250, c/s to 8 kts. Completed taking noise level readings. Proceeding to Op-Area S-2

off Oahu, Hawaii.

0310 Obtained radar surface contact designated SKUNK C on course 196, speed 10 kts.

bearing 021, range 19 miles. CPA 090,. Range 3.2 miles

0410 SKUNK C reversed course to 000, speed 8 kts

0821 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 064, distance 14 miles on course 172, speed 18 kts.

Designated as SKUNK ECHO

0823 CPA SKUNK E bearing 085, distance 12 miles at time 0833

0845 Went to 1AA General Quarters. Exercised at General Drills

0850 C/s to 8 kts. Set Material Condition ZEBRA throughout the ship.

0855 Maneuvering various courses and speeds while conducting General Drills

1018 Secured No. 3 s/s generator due to lube oil casualty. Paralleled No. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

1024 Secured from General Drills

1026 Set Condition YOKE throughout the ship

1035 Secured from General Quarters

1110 Maneuvering various course and speeds while conducting man overboard drills.

1200 Underway as before. Steering various courses at various speeds while conducting OOD Training

1248 Completed OOD Training, set course 090,. Speed 8 kts. for Pearl Harbor

and Pearl Harbor Channel Entrance. Commenced all preparations for entering port

1400 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Completed all preparations for entering port.

1414 Commenced approach on Pearl Harbor Channel Entrance. Captain and Navigator are on bridge;

the OOD is conning

1421 With Diamond Head Light bearing 098 at 10 miles, entered Inland Waters

1429 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds to conform to Pearl Harbor Channel

1502 Maneuvering to approach Berth BRAVO 22, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor.

1510 Moored starboard side to USS DURANT (DER-389)

with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled, at Berth BRAVO 22,

U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

1530 In accordance with BUPERS orders 178076 of 29 November 1962, ENS S.B. HOLD,

reported aboard for duty.

7-4-63 0745 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

7-5-63 0800 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

0854 YTB 761 (USS OTTUMWA) came alongside the port quarter. YTM 263 (USS NEOGA)

came alongside the port bow. Pilot GILLEN crossed over to USS DURANT (DER-389)

0938 Underway by Tug with USS DURANT (DER-389) alongside to starboard

0949 Moored Berth BRAVO 23

0958 YTM 761 (USS OTTUMWA) got underway from alongside

0959 Pilot GILLEN crossed over from USS DURANT (DER-389) to YTM 263 (USS NEOGA).

1001 YTM 263 (USS NEOGA) got underway from alongside.

7-6-63 0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

7-7-63 0730 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

0730 Assumed Ready Duty.

7-8-63 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none. Commenced preparations for getting underway

0711 Shifted from shore power to Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

0725 Stationed the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

0748 Completed all preparations for getting underway. Draft fwd 110; draft aft 114.

0803 Underway for local operations under FLTTRAGRU Op-Order 28-63.

Maneuvering to clear the Berth. Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

LTJG OILSKINS at the conn.

0809 Steering various courses at various speeds standing out of Pearl Harbor

0842 Secured Special Sea Detail, set the regular steaming watch

0846 Entered International Waters with Diamond Head bearing 098

1115 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

HOISTINGROD, M.P., RMSN; Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Article 86.

Punishment: Reduced to RMSA, suspended for three (3) months.

ISLAND, S.S., EN3; Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Article 134.

Punishment: Reduced to ENFN, extra duty of two (2) hours a day for seven (7) days.

1205 Obtained unidentified surface contacts, designated SKUNKS H and I.

SKUNK H on course 050, speed 9 kts. CPA 288, 7.5 miles;

SKUNK I on course 057, speed 9 kts. CPA 290, 10.5 miles.

1345 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

1350 Set Condition ZEBRA throughout the ship

1356 Commenced firing to port

1359 Ceased fire

1442 Secured from General Quarters, set condition YOKE throughout the ship.

Steering various courses at various speeds while conducting Z-17-G Acquisition Exercise.

1526 Secured from Z-17-G Exercise

1645 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Steering various courses at various speeds to

conform to the Pearl Harbor Channel. Captain and Navigator on the bridge; OOD conning

1817 Moored starboard side to USS DURANT (DER-389) at Berth BRAVO 23

1820 Secured from Special Sea and Anchor Detail

7-9-63 0630 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none.

1645 Held fire drill

1650 Secured from fire drill.

7-10-63 0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

0900 YO-78 came alongside to port

0910 Commenced taking on fuel. Draft fwd 116; draft aft 100.

0930 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

HOIST, S.F., AG2; Violation of Article 134, UCMJ: Drunkenness.

Punishment: Reduced in rate to AG3, suspended for six (6) months.

HITCH, G.C., FA; Violation of Article 134, UCMJ: Conduct as to

bring discredit on Armed Services.

Punishment: Twenty-eight (28) hours extra duty.

LANDFALL, F.S., FR; Violation of Article 90, UCMJ: Disobedience of a lawful order.

Punishment: Warning.

1011 Completed taking on fuel. Draft fwd 116; draft aft 106. Cast off YO-78 to port.

7-11-63 0700 Held quarters for muster and inspection. Absentees: none.

0730 Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

0800 Completed all preparations for getting underway.

0812 Underway for NAD, Oahu. Captain and Navigator on the bridge. LTJG HIGHSEAS at the conn.

Maneuvering to conform with the Pearl Harbor Channel

0820 LTJG OILSKINS assumed the conn

0903 Moored starboard side to Pier WHISKEY, Berth 1, NAD, Oahu, with

standard destroyer mooring lines singled.

Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail; commenced loading ammunition

1000 Completed loading ammunition, having received; four (4) MK 32 MOD 2 Torpedoes;

twelve (12) MK 9 MOD 4 Complete Round Depth Charges;

six (6) MK 14 MOD 0 Depth Charge Components;

twenty-four (24) MK 12 MOD 0 2.25 Practice Projectiles;

forty-eight (48) rounds SCAT Projectiles;

one-hundred fifty (150) MK 3-A2 Offensive Hand Grenades;

twelve (12) Marine Smoke Floats;

fifty (50) rounds 3/50 B.L. and P. Projectiles

1010 Set Special Sea and Anchor Detail, in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 33-63,

and COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. Captain and Navigator on the bridge,

LTJG OILSKINS at the conn.

Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to conform with the Pearl Harbor Channel

1058 Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail, c/c to 180

1104 Entered International Waters, Diamond Head bears 098

1320 C/c to 325 with Kaena Point Light bearing 090, range five (5) miles taken in

departure of Oahu Island enroute to NAVAID/SAR Station AB in

accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 33-63 and

COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

7-12-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to

NAVAID/SAR Station AB in accordance with COMDESFLOTFIVE MovOrd 33-63

And COMBARPAC Op-Ord 201-60 on course 325, speed 16.5 kts.

All four main engines are on the line.

The ships electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Modified Material Condition YOKE is set

0910 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples.

Conditions: normal. Conducted weekly test of magazine sprinkling system: Test satisfactory.

1614 Shifted the electrical load from Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators split to Nos. 1

and 2 s/s generators in parallel

1649 Shifted the electrical load from Nos. 1 and 2 s/s generators in parallel to

Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators split.

7-13-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to NAVAID/SAR Station AB

in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 33-63 and

COMBARPAC Op-Ord 201-60 on base course 325, speed 16.5 kts.

All four main engines are on the line.

The ships electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Modified Material Condition YOKE is set and Condition of Readiness IV are set

7-14-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to NAVAID/SAR Station AB

in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 33-63 and

COMBARPAC Op-Ord 201-60 on base course 325, speed 16.5 kts.

All four main engines are on the line.

The ships electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Modified Material Condition YOKE is set and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0500 Acquired unknown surface contact visually and by radar bearing 062, range 13.5 miles.

Contact designated SKUNK A

0521 SKUNK A tracked and determined to be on course 283, speed 13 kts., CPA 113,

range 9.2 miles

0646 Lost visual contact on SKUNK A bearing 155

0703 SKUNK A faded from radar bearing 164, range 16 miles.

1703 Maneuvering to pick up fishing ball

1747 Maneuvering to pick up fishing ball

2029 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 029, distance 21 miles

2036 Unidentified contact tracked and determined to be on course 097, speed 17.5 kts.

CPA past and opening. Contact designated SKUNK B

2047 SKUNK B faded on radar bearing 043, distance 21 miles

7-15-63 0000 Underway independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to NAVAID/SAR Station AB

in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 33-63and

COMBARPAC Op-Ord 201-60 on base course 325, speed 16.5 kts.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

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

Modified Material Condition YOKE is set and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0338 Visibility decreased to one mile due to heavy mist. Commenced sounding fog signals

0346 Visibility increased to five miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

0621 Maneuvering to pick up floating object

0648 Set course 325

0651 Maneuvering to pick up floating object

0700 Set course 325

0740 Stopped all engines, commenced lying to

0805 Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator

1510 Held collision drill

1514 Material Condition ZEBRA set

1516 Held abandon ship drill, provide

1525 Secured from abandon ship drill

1530 Set Material Condition YOKE throughout the ship

1535 Secured from General Quarters.

1604 Right full rudder. Port engine ahead 1/3. Commenced maneuvering on

various courses to recover floating object.

1620 Port engine stop. Commenced lying to

1740 Shifted electrical load from No. 3 s/s generator to No. 2 s/s generator

1742 Shifted electrical load from No. 2 s/s generator to No. 3 s/s generator

2020 Shifted the load from No. 3 to No. 2 s/s generator.

7-16-63 0000 Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AB in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

The ships electrical load is placed on No. 2 s/s generator.

Modified Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

0937 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 280, distance 17 miles.

0940 Sighted Merchant Vessel bearing 288, distance about 8 miles

0941 Unidentified Merchant Vessel designated SKUNK ABB, tracked and

determined to be on course 090, speed 17.6 kts., CPA 000, distance 3.5 miles.

1006 Underway on course 135, speed 4 kts

1030 SKUNK ABB at CPA bearing 355, distance 5 miles

1108 Maneuvering to pick up floating object

1137 Set the recovery detail to recover air-dropped canister

1143 Aircraft sighted bearing 151, distance 12 miles

1150 Aircraft dropped parachute and canister. Maneuvering to pick up canister

1157 Canister recovered and on deck

1200 Secured the recovery detail. Condition of Readiness IV is set

1244 Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

1300 All engines stop, commenced lying to.

7-17-63 0000 Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AB in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 4 in 15 minute standby; and

Nos. 1 and 3 in 30 minute standby. The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

0733 Underway on the port engine, course 170, speed 4 kts.

1200 Underway as before. Stopped all engines, commenced lying to.

7-18-63 0000 Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AB inaccordance with

COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby;

No. 4 in 15 minute standby; Nos. 1 and 3 are in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of readiness IV are set.

0724 Underway on the starboard shaft with No. 2 main engine at 8 kts., on course 175.

1230 Starboard engine stop. Commenced lying to.

7-19-63 0000 Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AB in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 4 main engine is in 15 minute standby;

Nos. 1 and 3 are in 30 minute standby. No. 2 s/s generator is carrying electrical load.

Material Condition YOKE (Modified) and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

0600 Underway on the starboard shaft with No. 2 main engine on the line at 8 kts. on course 175

1300 Starboard engine stopped, commenced lying to

1325 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 265, distance 38000 yds. (19 miles).

1340 Sighted radar contact visually bearing 263, distance about 14 miles;

determined to be on course 089, speed 18 kts.

1415 Shifted the electrical load from No. 2 s/s generator to No. 1 s/s generator

1436 Unidentified radar contact at CPA bearing 179, 4500 yds.

1440 Contact identified as USNS SGT ANDREW MILLER enroute from

Yokohama, Japan to Port Hueneme, California, USA.

1550 Contact faded on radar bearing 103.5, distance 20 miles.

7-20-63 0000 Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AB in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

No. 4 main engine in 5 minute standby; No. 2 main engine in 15 minute standby; and

Nos. 1 and 3 main engines in 30 minute standby.

The ships electrical load is placed on No. 1 s/s generator.

Modified Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0107 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 249, distance 24 miles.

Designated SKUNK A. SKUNK A determined to be on course 095, speed 17 kts.

CPA bearing 185, range 7.5 miles

0333 SKUNK A faded from radar bearing 109, range 24 miles.

0723 Underway with No. 4 main engine on the port shaft, speed 4 kts. on course 140

1000 Observed partial eclipse of the sun at latitude 40 North. Duration approximately 1 hours

1400 Stopped all engines, commenced lying to

1839 Obtained unidentified radar surface contact bearing 243, distance 19 miles.

SKUNK designated as ABA.

1900 SKUNK ABA tracked and found to be on a course of 103, speed 20 kts.

CPA bearing 195, distance 12 miles

SKUNK ABA c/c to 095, c/s to 16 kts. CPA bearing 184, distance 10.5 miles

1910 SKUNK ABA sighted visually bearing 220, distance 10 miles

2312 Obtained unidentified radar surface contact bearing 337, range 25 miles.

Course determined to be 084, speed 15.5 kts. Designated SKUNK ABB.

2340 SKUNK ABB at CPA bearing 355, range 20.5 miles

2359 SKUNK ABB faded from radar bearing 006, range 25 miles.

7-21-63 0000 Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AB in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

No. 4 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 2 main engine is in 15 minute standby; and

Nos. 1 and 3 main engine in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 1 s/s generator.

Material Condition YOKE (Modified) and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

0145 Placed No. 2 main engine in 5 minute standby.

0452 Ships electrical load placed on No. 1 s/s and the emergency generators

0500 Starboard engine ahead 1/3, course 014. Underway enroute to

NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with COMBARPAC Msg 160004Z

0505 All engines ahead 1/3, speed 8 kts

0515 C/s to 10 kts

0520 C/s to 11.5 kts

0525 Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 265, distance 26 miles, designated SKUNK A.

SKUNK A on course 102, speed 23 kts. CPA 224, distance 17 miles

0745 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none

0750 SKUNK A faded from radar 165, distance 25.

0945 Placed the electrical load on No. 1 s/s generator. Secured emergency generator

7-22-63 0000 Underway on course 040, speed 11.5 kts., enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AB to

NAVAID/SAR Station AO in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60,

And COMBARPAC Message 160004Z.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0100 All engines stop. Placed No. 4 main engine in 5 minute standby;

No. 1 main engine in 15 minute standby;

Nos. 2 and 4 main engines in 30 minute standby.

0900 Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 s/s generator to No. 3 s/s generator

1030 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

JOINT, R.O., SN; Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Article 86:

Punishment: Fourteen (14) hour extra duty

7-23-63 0000 Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

No. 4 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 1 main engine is in 15 minute standby;

Nos. 2 and 3 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator

0755 Placed No. 4 main engine on the line.

0800 Underway on the port shaft to close center of NAVAID/SAR Station AO.

Course 220, speed 8 kts

1431 Commenced lying to

1530 Commenced exercising at General Drills. Set Condition ZEBRA

1615 Set Material Condition YOKE

1625 Secured from General Quarters

2105 Sonar contact detected, bearing 332, distance 300 yds. Tracked on course 250, speed 3 kts.

2108 Lost sonar contact. Underway on port shaft, turns for 8 kts. on course 240.

2111 Placed starboard engine ahead 1/3

2115 C/c to 260

2123 Commencing lying to after failure to regain sonar contact.

7-24-63 0000 Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 4 main engine in 15 minute standby;

Nos. 1 and 3 main engines in 30 minute standby.

The ships electrical load is placed on No. 3 s/s generator.

Modified Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

1943 Underway on course 000, speed 5.5 kts.

2100 All engines stop, commenced lying to

2114 Port engine ahead 1/3. Underway to change ships head, putting the wind on the port beam.

2152 All engines stop, commenced lying to.

7-25-63 0000 Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

No. 4 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 2 main engine is in 15 minute standby;

Nos. 1 and 3 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

1540 Shifted the electrical load to Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

1600 Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

1603 Set Material Condition ZEBRA throughout the ship

1647 Placed No. 4 main engine on the line. Underway on the port shaft to close center of

NAVAID/SAR Station AO. Course 150, speed 8 kts

1714 Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator

1715 Secured from 1AA General Quarters. Set Condition YOKE throughout the ship

1944 Port engine stop, commenced lying to.

7-26-63 0000 Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

No. 4 main engine is in 5 minute standby;

Nos. 1, 2, and 3 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

1455 Commenced Captains material Inspection

1700 Secured from Captains Material Zone Inspection

1937 Unidentified surface contact acquired on radar, designated SKUNK AOA.

1938 SKUNK AOA sighted visually bearing 040, range 13 miles.

1948 SKUNK AOA tracked and determined to be on course 270, speed 16 kts.

2024 Exchanged call signs visually with SKUNK A. Identified SKUNK A as Greek Merchant

vessel HERMOUPOLIS, routed independently from Long Beach, California to Japan

2045 SKUNK A faded visually

2117 SKUNK A faded from radar bearing 296, range 19.5 miles.

7-27-63 0000 Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

No. 4 main engine is in 5 minute standby;

Nos. 1 and 3 main engines are in 30 minute standby;

and No. 2 main engine is in 15 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0111 Obtained unidentified radar surface contact bearing 052, distance 22.2 miles.

Designated SKUNK AOA

0123 SKUNK AOA tracked and found to be on course 270, speed 17 kts.

CPA 000, distance 12 miles.

0127 Sighted SKUNK AOA visually, bearing 046. Distance approximately 14 miles.

0210 SKUNK A at CPA bearing 359, distance 10.5 miles.

0227 SKUNK AOA identified as OREGON BEAR bound for Yokohama, Japan

0235 SKUNK AOA faded visually

0313 Lost radar contact on SKUNK AOA bearing 286, distance 24 miles.

0900 Mustered the landing party detail for drill and instructions

0940 Secured from landing party drill

1000 Went to 1AA General Quarters

1005 Set Material Condition ZEBRA throughout the ship.

1010 Mustered the Visit and Search Party

1020 Mustered the Boarding and Salvage Party

1035 Mustered the Prize Crew

1050 Secured from 1AA General Quarters. Set Material Condition YOKE throughout the ship

1100 Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

1544 Port engine ahead 1/3 for 8 kts. C/c to 175, returning to center of station

1900 Stopped all engines, commenced lying to. Placed No. 4 main engine in 5 minute standby

1920 HIGHLINE, L.R., GMG2, received lacerations of the scalp. While on watch in after steering,

he was sitting below an open hatch that leads from after steering to the main deck,

when a trash can was dropped through the hatch from the upper deck causing the injury.

The injury was not due to his own misconduct.

Treatment was administered by the Medical Representative.

Disposition: Placed on the sick list.

7-28-63 0000 Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

No. 4 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 2 main engine is in 15 minute standby; and

Nos. 1 and 3 main engines in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is placed on No. 2 s/s generator.

Modified Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

1325 Placed Nos. 2 and 4 main engines on the line. Underway maneuvering on various courses while

swinging ship to compensate the ships standard magnetic compass. Speed is 8 kts.

1435 Starboard stop. Took No. 2 main engine off the line;

placed No. 1 main engine on the starboard shaft

1437 Starboard engine ahead 1/3

1438 Port stop. Took No. 4 main engine off the line: placed No. 3 main engine on the port shaft.

1439 Port engine ahead 1/3

1530 Secured from swinging ship. Set course 165.

1549 Stopped the starboard shaft and placed No. 1 main engine in 15 minute standby;

Nos. 2 and 4 in 30 minute standby.

2010 Commenced lying to. Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby.

7-29-63 0000 Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

No. 3 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 2 main engine is in 15 minute standby; and

Nos. 1 and 4 in 30 minute standby.

The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0300 Commenced warming main engines

0320 Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

0345 All engines ahead 1/3, turns for 8 kts. Set course 152 for Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Departed NAVAID/SAR Station AO as directed by

COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 36-63.

Relieved by USS FALGOUT (DER-324). USS FALGOUT held visually

bearing 141, range 14 miles, course 330, speed 5.5 kts

0355 C/s to 10 kts.

0455 USS FALGOUT faded visually bearing 354, range 7.2 miles

0524 USS FALGOUT faded from radar bearing 245, range 16.5 miles

0934 C/c to 332, proceeding to rendezvous with USS FALGOUT (DER-324) for

personnel transfer in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE msg 291925Z

1103 Visibility decreased to one mile, due to fog. Commenced sounding fog signals

1119 Visibility increased to five miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

1245 Obtained radar contact bearing 345, distance 17 miles. Contact identified as

USS FALGOUT (DER-324) on course 165, speed 18 kts

1259 Set the Transfer at Sea Detail

1300 Obtained visual contact bearing 344, distance 6 miles

1306 C/c to replenishment course 220. C/s to replenishment speed 12 kts.

1325 Commenced transfer at sea operations with USS FALGOUT (DER-324),

FALGOUT making the approach, LANSING providing

1326 First line secured

1350 Completed transfer at sea operations. Transferred movies, spare parts and embarked:

MILAN SK1, received on board for transportation to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Secured the replenishment at sea detail. Set Condition of Readiness IV.

1351 C/c to 150, c/s to 14 kts

1402 C/c to 152, c/s to 18 kts

1407 FALGOUT faded from radar bearing 327, distance 19 miles

1430 Received injury report on LOOM, O.B., ETR2, who received multiple

second and third degree rope burns to the right hand with two small

lacerations on the tips of the second and third fingers; also probably

fracture of the digital phalanx of the third finger.

Injury was received when he caught his hand in a trolley block while helping perform a

high line transfer between ships. Injury received was not due to his own misconduct.

Treatment administered by Medical Representative. Disposition: Placed on Binnacle List.

7-30-63 0000 Underway on course 152, speed 18 kts. enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AO to

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60 and

COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 36-63. Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 main engines are on line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

0020 Sustained casualty to No. 2 main engine. Slowed to 15 kts.

0242 Repaired broken fuel line in No. 2 main engine.

0256 Increased speed to 18 kts.

0415 Small lube oil leak in the starboard suction line on No. 3 main engine.

Took No. 3 main engine off the line and slowed to 15 kts.

0513 Casualty to No. 3 main engine restored. Slowed to bring No. 3 main engine on the line and

then increased speed to 18 kts.

1600 The Commanding Officer held mast and administered non-judicial punishment as follows:

LIFELINE, L.S., RDSN. Violation of UCMJ Article 108; Disposition:

Case dismissed

1613 Sustained casualty to No. 2 main engine, fuel line leak. C/s to 15 kts.

1859 Slowed to place No. 2 main engine back on the line after restoration of casualty

1900 All engines ahead full turns for 18 kts.

7-31-63 0000 Underway on course 152, speed 18 kts. enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AO to

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60 and

COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 36-63. Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 main engines on the line.

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

0850 Sustained casualty to No. 2 main engine. Fuel line leak determined to be cause

0851 Stopped the starboard shaft to take No. 2 main engine off the line.

Slowed to standard on the port shaft

0854 Starboard engine ahead standard

1240 C/s starboard engine ahead 2/3

1241 C/s to starboard engine ahead 1/3. Placed No. 2 main engine on the line

1244 C/s to starboard engine ahead 2/3

1245 C/s to 15 kts.

1247 C/s to 16 kts

1250 C/s to 17 kts

1252 C/s to 18 kts

2046 C/c to 150

8-1-63 0000 Underway on course 150, speed 18 kts. Enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station AO to

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 33-63.

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

The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 /s generators.

Material Condition YOKE and Condition of readiness IV are set

0110 Sustained fuel oil line casualty to No. 2 main engine. C/s to 16.5 kts. on port shaft and 15 kts

on starboard

0234 Casualty to No. 2 main engine restored. All engines on the line at 16 kts

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