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)

 

1-1-58 0000 The LANSING spent Christmas on an SAR mission

But New Years were spending in the Waikiki addition,

 

U.S.S. DURANT, were moored starboard side to

So Hauole Makahiki Hou to you,

 

With us on Pier BRAVO, Berth Twenty-three point five

SOPAs secure in CincPacFlts Malalapa hive.

 

The U.S. Pac Fleet stands a vigilant guard

As Pearl Harbor Base wears a hangover hard,

 

Though harbor and district craft are all bedded down

Our gay sporty captain is still on the town.

 

Its raining a little; the watch is all wet

And modified Baker is already set.

 

1-2-58 0000 Moored starboard side to USS DURANT (DER-389) with standard mooring lines at berth 23,

pier BRAVO, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H. Modified material condition BAKER is set

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

SOPA is CINCPACLFT in CINCPACFLT Headquarters, Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

1128 Received the YO 78 alongside to port to refuel the USS DURANT (DER-389)

1423 YO-78 completed refueling and got underway

1-3-58 0815 YO78 came alongside to refuel the USS JOYCE (DER-317)

1425 YO78 got underway from alongside

1-4-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations; absentees; none

1-5-58 1119 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples; conditions normal

1-6-58 1830 Held fire drill

1840 Secured from fire drill

1-7-58 0530 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0545 Mustered the crew at quarters, absentees, SWELL, H.S., SN, AWOL since 0530, 7 January 1958

0620 Stationed the special sea and anchoring detail

0630 Completed preparations for getting underway, draft readings, forward 10'6", aft 10'6", mean 10'6"

0656 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU OPORDER 2-58.

Steaming on various courses and speeds to conform to the channel

0730 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Exercised the crew at general quarters and

set condition 1-AS. Acting as target ship for opposed sortie USS HARVESON (DER-316)

and USS BRISTER (DER-327). Carrying out cross over barrier patrol.

OTC is COMCORTRON 7 in USS BRISTER.

0808 Commenced steaming independently on various courses at various speeds while conducting

engineering drills

1129 Completed drills

1226 c/s to 10 kts. Commenced maneuvering to take Station 5 in a circular screen on circle 1000.

USS BRISTER (DER-327) Guide in station 1, USS HARVESON (DER-317) in station 4.

When on Station the Guide will bear 270, 1750 yds

1258 Exercised the crew at General Quarters, Condition 1AA for Gunnery Tracking exercises

1259 On Station. Came to Base course 330 Speed 12 kts

1320 Commenced maneuvering to close distance to circle 5. When on station the Guide will bear 270, 850 yds

1327 On station

1438 c/s to 20 kts. Detached to proceed independently into port

1645 Set the special sea and anchoring details. Entered inland waters

1700 Passed buoys 1 and 2

1703 Passed buoys 3 and 4

1704 Commenced maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor channel

1734 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, berth B23 with standard destroyer mooring lines.

1745 Secured the special sea and anchoring details

1746 USS BRISTER (DER-327) came alongside to port.

1-8-58 0000 Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, HMS MESSINA (LST-3),

yard and district craft

0001 LTJG I.R. THIMBLE, was detached from this ship with orders to report to

Naval Administrative Unit, Lake Meade, Las Vegas, Nevada, for duty

0615 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentees: SWELL, H.S., SN, AWOL since 0545,

Tuesday, 7 January 1958

0620 Commenced making preparations for getting underway

0650 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0700 Completed making preparations for getting underway. Draft: forward 10'6", aft 10''6"

0720 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU OpOrder 2-58, Captain at the conn,

Navigator on the bridge.

0727 Commenced steering various courses at various speeds. Standing out of Pearl Harbor channel.

0800 c/c to 180. c/s to 18 kts. Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular steaming watch.

Entered international waters

1011 Commenced ship handling exercises, maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

1109 Secured from ship handling exercises

1236 Exercised the crew at general quarters. Commenced steering on various courses and at various speeds

while conducting Z-28-G surface firing exercise. Set material condition ABLE

1355 Completed exercise Z-28-G

1401 Secured from general quarters. Set material condition BAKER

1614 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1616 Entered inland waters

1624 Passed buoy no. 1 abeam to port, 100 yds. Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel

1701 Moored starboard side to USS BRISTER (DER-327) at berth 22.5, US Naval Shipyard,

Pearl Harbor, T.H. with standard mooring lines. Ships present include HMS MESSINA (LST-3)

1-9-58 0615 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: SWELL, H.S., SN, AWOL since 0545, 7 January 1958

0640 SWELL, H.S., SN, returned on board having been AWOL since 0545, 7 January 1958,

a period of approximately two (2) days and 55 minutes

0630 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0700 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU Pearl Weekly Op-Order 2-58.

Captain has the conn. The Navigator is on the bridge. Commenced maneuvering

to conform to the channel.

0735 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular underway watch.

Set course 205, speed 20 knots

0739 Entered international waters

0820 Exercised the crew at general quarters, condition 1-AA for gunnery tracking exercises

0835 Secured from general quarters, except gun control, CIC and bridge personnel

0956 Completed gunnery exercises. Secured from general quarters. Set the regular underway watch

1006 Commenced engineering

1015 Completed engineering casualty drill

1250 Conducted engineering casualty drill

1252 Completed engineering casualty drill. Commenced maneuvering on various courses and

at various speeds to take station 1000 yds astern of the USS BRISTER (DER-327).

1300 On station. BRISTER bears 2500 at 1000 yds. Base course 2500. Base speed 15 kts

1310 Maneuvering while backing up the USS BRISTER (DER-327) during gunnery exercises.

1430 Completed gunnery exercise with BRISTER, returning to Pearl Harbor, T.H.

1610 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1614 Commenced maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor channel, OOD has the conn,

Captain and Navigator on the bridge. Entered inland waters

1648 Navigator assumed the conn. Commenced maneuvering to come alongside pier BRAVO,

Berth 22 , U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

1657 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, Berth 22, US Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

1715 Received the USS BRISTER (DER-327) alongside to port.

1-10-58 0720 USS BRISTER (DER-327) underway from alongside

0800 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none. Commenced preparations for getting underway

0830 Stationed the special sea and anchoring detail

0832 YTB 256 (MENOQUET) came alongside to port with Harbor Pilot WILSON aboard

0845 Completed preparations for getting underway

0901 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU OpOrder 2-58.

Proceeding to berth W-1, NASD, West Loch, Oahu, T.H. to off load

and load torpedoes and depth charge components.

0950 Moored starboard side to the quay at berth W-1, NAD, West Loch, Oahu, T.H.

0955 Commenced off loading six (6) MK 32 Mod 2 torpedoes and twelve (12)

Mk 6 depth charge pistols and booster extenders

1010 Completed off loading

1011 Commenced loading four (4) MK 32 Mod 2 torpedoes and twelve (12) MK 6 depth charge pistols

and booster extenders

1018 Completed loading

1020 Received YTB 256 (MENOQUET) alongside port bow.

1021 Underway for operation area in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU OpOrder 2-58.

1022 YTB 256 (MENOQUET) cast off, commenced maneuvering to conform to channel

1039 Harbor Pilot WILSON left the ship

1054 Passed buoys 1 and 2 abeam to starboard and port, 75 yds

1055 c/c to 1800. Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular underway watch

C/s to 15 kts.

1101 Entered international waters

1342 c/s to 10 kts. Commenced steering various courses to check magnetic compasses

1550 Commenced swinging ship

1631 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1639 Entered inland waters

1640 Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel

1711 Moored starboard side to USS BRISTER (DER-327) at berth BRAVO 22.5

at the US Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T.H. with standard mooring lines

1-11-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations; absentees: none

1-12-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations; absentees: none

1-13-58 0700 Commenced making preparations for getting underway

0725 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

0741 Obtained draft readings. Fwd. 10'5". Aft 10'6"

0805 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0843 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU PEARL OpOrder 3-58.

Captain has the conn. The Navigator is on the bridge. Commenced

maneuvering to conform to the channel

0901 LT W.P. TAMPION assumed the conn

0923 Passed buoy #1 abeam to starboard 70 yds on course 154, speed 12 kts.

0926 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular underway watch

0931 Entered international waters

1529 Entered inland waters

1535 Set the special sea and anchoring detail. Captain is on the bridge

1540 Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel. Passed buoy no. 1 abeam to port, 100 yds.

1607 LT C.P. THWART assumed the conn.

1617 Moored starboard side to USS BRISTER (DER-327) at berth BRAVO 22.5

at the US Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T.H. with standard mooring lines

2100 Captain SHAMER, Commander Escort Squadron SEVEN, broke his pennant in this vessel.

1-14-58 0615 Commended making preparations for getting underway

0630 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0654 Underway. This ship and USS JOYCE (DER-317) being breasted out together with the aid of tugs.

Captain and Navigator on the Bridge.

0700 USS BRISTER (DER-327) underway.

0705 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, berth 22 at the US Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

with standard mooring lines

0717 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

0800 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

1140 YO 78 came alongside to refuel this vessel

1203 COMCRUDESPAC, RADM FENNO, came aboard to conduct a brief informal inspection.

Broke the flag of COMCRUDESPAC.

1336 Completed refueling, YO 78 underway from alongside

1345 COMCRUDESPAC departed, hauled down the flag of COMCRUDESPAC.

1357 Received the USS NEWELL (DER-322) and the USS HARVESON (DER-316) alongside to port.

1-15-58 0720 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees, none

1125 The Commanding Officer held mast and awarded non-judicial punishment as follows:

WIDEBERTH, P.C., ENFN, offense: Sitting on the fanfare. Punishment: One week extra duty.

WATERBREAKER, W.C., DC2, offense, sitting on the fanfare. Punishment: One week

extra duty.

SWEEPBACK, T.A., FA, offense, sitting on the fanfare. Punishment: One (1) week extra duty.

WHIPPING, E.L., FN, offense, failure to man sea detail station. Punishment: Five (5) days

restriction.

WORMING, L.P., MM3, offense: failure to man sea detail station. Punishment:

Five (5) days restriction.

WATERTIGHT, K.S., FN, offense, failure to man sea detail station. Punishment:

Five (5) days restriction.

STAY, P.R., FN, offense: Failure to man sea detail station. Punishment: Five (5) days restriction.

SWELL, H.S., SN, offense: Conduct of a nature tending to bring discredit on the Armed Forces.

Punishment; Reduction in rate to SA

1130 At 1000 COMCORTRON SEVEN shifted his pennant from this vessel to USS BRISTER (DER-327)

1-16-58 0736 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentees: none

1-17-58 0900 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples; condition normal.

Made weekly test of magazine sprinklers; test satisfactory

1-18-58 0801 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

1-19-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations; absentees: none

1-20-58 0725 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentees: none

1-21-58 0915 Commenced taking on fuel from USS NEWELL (DER-322), draft forward 11'2", aft 10'6"

1047 Fueling completed having taken on 1810 gallons of diesel oil, draft forward 11'3", aft 10'5"

1-22-58 0755 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none. Commenced making preparations to get underway

0830 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0955 Secured the sea and anchoring detail

1330 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1400 Completed all preparations for getting underway

1410 Underway to moor outboard of USS NEWELL (DER-322), pier BRAVO, berth 22,

US Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

1450 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

1530 Set the special sea and anchoring detail. Commenced making preparations for getting underway

1547 Completed all preparations for getting underway

1549 Underway in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE msg 132149Z and COMBARPAC

message 180210Z for Pacific Barrier Patrol Station ALFA ROMEO.

Captain at the conn, Navigator on the bridge

1555 Steering to conform to the channel

1628 Passed buoy no. 1 abeam to starboard, 50 yds

1635 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

1637 LT TAMPION assumed the conn. Steering course 2650, speed 18 kts.

1643 Entered international waters

1647 LTJG TRACKING assumed the deck and the conn

1700 Changed operational control from COMDESFLOT FIVE to COMBARPAC.

1715 c/c to 335

1745 Port engine ahead 2/3s

1751 c/c to 332

1755 Port engine ahead standard

1840 c/c to 342

1900 All engines ahead full. C/s to 19 kts

1-23-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to Barrier Pacific Patrol Station

ALFA ROMEO in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 180210Z and

COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57, on course 344, speed 19 knots.

Material condition BAKER and condition IV watches are set

1-24-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to Barrier Pacific Patrol Station

ALFA ROMEO in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 180210Z and

COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57, on course 342, speed 17.5 knots.

Material condition BAKER and condition IV watches are set

1800 Set all clocks back one (1) hour to conform to (+11) XRAY time zone

1-25-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to Barrier Pacific Patrol Station

ALFA ROMEO in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 180210Z and

COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57, on course 342, speed19 knots.

Material condition BAKER and condition IV watches are set

0100 c/s to 17 knots

1205 c/c to 337

1400 c/s to 15 kts

1600 c/c to 330

2000 c/c to 331

1-26-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to Barrier Pacific Patrol Station

ALFA ROMEO in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 180210Z and

COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57, on course 331, speed 15 knots.

Material condition BAKER and condition IV watches are set

1325 Arrived on Barrier Pacific Station ALFA ROMEO. Commenced operating

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57.

1-27-58 0000 Steaming independently on Pacific Barrier Patrol Station AR, on course 1350 at 7.5 kts.,

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57.

Condition of Readiness IV and material condition BAKER are set

1-28-58 1620 Sighted merchant vessel bearing 270, distance about 5 miles.

1636 Mitsui Lines merchant vessel passed 2500 yards abeam to port on course 095, speed 14 knots.

1-29-58 0000 Steaming independently on Pacific Barrier Station AR in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57 on course 0400, speed 7.5 knots.

Material condition BAKER and condition IV watches are set

1-30-58 1218 c/c to 2510.

1234 c/s to 15.5 kts. Proceeding to special search area.

1-31-58 2004 c/c to 095

2006 c/s to 13.5 kts. Diverted in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 010518Z Feb. to proceed

to Barrier Patrol Station ALFA HOTEL.

2-1-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute to Pacific Barrier Station ALFA HOTEL in

accordance with COMBARPAC message 010518Z Feb. on course 095, speed 13.5.

Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

0329 While shifting load from no. 1 to no. 2 generator, lost power to the gyro.

Commenced steering 0840 magnetic

0442 Commenced steering 0950T by gyro compass

2100 While shifting load from no. 3 to no. 1 generator, lost power to the gyro compass.

Commenced steering 0860 magnetic.

2226 Commenced steering 0980 by gyro compass.

2-2-58 0000 Steaming independently on course 0980, speed 12 kts, enroute to Pacific

Barrier Station ALFA HOTEL in accordance with COMBARPAC message 010518Z Feb.

Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

0732 c/s to 7.5 kts and secured port engines

0830 Arrived on Pacific Barrier Station AH. Commenced operating in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57.

2303 c/s to 10 kts to facilitate reversing course to 1600 while repairing radar equipment

2340 c/s to 10 kts to facilitate reversing course

2-3-58 0000 Steaming independently patrolling Pacific Barrier Station ALFA HOTEL in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57 on course 340, speed 7.5 kts. Material condition BAKER set

0158 c/s to 10 kts to facilitate reversing course

1430 c/c to 270 to launch weather balloon.

1828 c/s to 10 kts to facilitate reversing course

1940 Steering various courses to head into the sea

2206 c/s to 10 kts to facilitate reversing course

2208 c/c to 145

2220 c/s to 7.5 kts.

2-4-58 0000 Steaming independently on Barrier Pacific Station AH in accordance with COMBARPAC

Op Order 201-57 on course 145, speed 7.5 kts. Material condition BAKER

and condition IV are set

1034 Fire in the galley. Set general quarters.

1035 Fire extinguished.

1044 Secured from general quarters; set condition IV watch. No damage resulted from the fire.

2-5-58 0000 Steaming independently on Barrier Pacific Station AH in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57 on course 1450T, speed 7.5 kts.

Material condition BAKER and condition IV are set

1159 c/s to 10 kts to facilitate reversing course

2-6-58 0000 Steaming independently on Pacific Station AH in accordance with

COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57 on course 1600T, speed 7.5 kts.

Material condition BAKER and condition IV are set

0830 Departed station AH. Set course 1540, speed 10 kts enroute to Pearl

Harbor, T.H. in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 0500140Z.

1200 c/c to 1530.

2-7-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pacific Barrier Patrol Station AH to Pearl Harbor, T.H.

on course 1530 at 10 kts. Material condition and condition of readiness IV are set

2-8-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pacific Barrier Patrol Station AH to Pearl Harbor, T.H.

on course 1550 at 10 kts. Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

2-9-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pacific Barrier Patrol Station AH to Pearl Harbor, T.H.

in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 050014Z on course 156, speed10 kts.

Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

0000 Set all clocks ahead one (1) hour to conform to +10 (W) time zone

2-10-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pacific Barrier Patrol Station AH to Pearl Harbor, T.H.

in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 050014Z on course 1560, speed10 kts.

Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

0155 Sighted vessel bearing 1560, distance about 7 miles on approximately reverse course.

Contact was challenged but did not reply. Contact evaluated as merchant ship.

2-11-58 0000 Steaming independently on course 1650 at 10 kts. enroute from Pacific Barrier Station AH

to Pearl Harbor, T.H. Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

2-12-58 0000 Steaming independently on course 1700 at 10 kts. enroute from Pacific Barrier Station AH

to Pearl Harbor, T.H. Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

0140 Made landfall on Oahu, T.H. Bearing 1560 at 86 miles, on radar.

1020 Commenced maneuvering at various speeds while testing the fathometer (AN/UQN-1C).

1050 c/s to 10 kts

1126 c/c to 153 to avoid surface contact

1134 c/c to 150

1357 Set the special sea and anchoring details. Commanding Officer and Navigator on the bridge

1359 Entered inland waters

1402 Passed buoys 1 and 2. Commenced maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor channel

1422 Executive Officer at the conn

1434 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, berth B22.5, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

with standard mooring lines

1445 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular in port watch

2-13-58 0755 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees; none

2-14-58 0725 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: UPANCHOR, H.U., EN2

0810 UPANCHOR, H.U., EN2, returned on board having been AWOL since 0715 this date

0900 In accordance with BUPERS Orders 3/8/006599, 283363/1100 LCDR Edwin B FLORY

reported on board for duty as prospective Commanding Officer.

2-15-58 0410 SWAMP, S.F., CS2, was returned on board by Hawaiian Armed Services Police, arrested on charges

of drunkenness, no liberty card or identification card on person.

0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: SWAB, R.M., DKSN

0838 Received the USS NEWELL (DER-322) alongside to port.

0848 SWAB, R.M., DKSN, reported aboard AWOL for a period of about 1 hour and 3 minutes

2-16-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees; none

2-17-58 0725 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: WINDLASS, E.D., END2, AWOL since

0715, 17 February 1958

0741 WINDLASS, E.D., END2, reported aboard AWOL for a period of about 27 in.

2-18-58 0000 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, berth 22, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

with standard destroyer mooring lines. USS NEWELL (DER-322) and

USS BRISTER (DER-327) alongside to port. Modified condition BAKER is set.

Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, yard and District Craft. SOPA is

CINCPACFLT in CINCPACFLT Headquarters, Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

0725 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None

0857 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

SWAMP, S.F., CS2, Offense: drunkenness. Punishment: one (1) weeks restriction

suspended for three (3) months. Commencing 18 February 1958.

2120 WIDEBERTH, P.C., ENFN, returned on board with laceration on great toe of right foot.

Injury sustained during liberty ashore. Treatment administered by Dispensary,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H. Disposition: returned to duty.

2-19-58 0725 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None

0727 USS BRISTER (DER-327) underway from alongside the USS NEWELL (DER-322)

2-20-58 0720 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None

0835 Mustered the crew at quarters for the change of command ceremony.

0903 LCDR E. B. FLORY, relieved LCDR C. N. DeBUHR, as Commanding Officer.

1025 Commenced fueling from YO 78, draft, forward 9 10, aft 9 10

1314 Fueling completed, draft forward 10 10, aft 10 6.

1335 Pursuant to BUPERS Orders 3/8/006599, 283363/1100, Pers-B1131-dw-1,

LCDR C. N. DeBUHR, was detached from this vessel with orders to report to BUORD for duty.

2-21-58 0725 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

2-22-58 0400 Moored as before

2-23-58 0400 Moored as before

2-24-58 0725 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentees: none

0800 Commenced making preparations to get underway

0830 Set the special sea and anchoring details

0932 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU Pearl Op Order 2-9-58.

Captain at the conn. Navigator on the bridge. Material condition BAKER is set.

Commenced maneuvering to conform with the channel

1009 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular underway watch.

On course 1550. Speed 15 kts

1015 Entered international waters

1119 Exercised the crew at general quarters for Z-2-G AA tracking exercise. Set material condition ABLE

1133 Set material condition BAKER

1139 Secured from general quarters

1144 Commenced maneuvering during Z020G AA tracking exercise

1239 Completed Z-2-G AA tracking exercise.

1534 Entered inland waters. Set the special sea and anchoring details. Captain

and the Navigator on the bridge

1540 Passed buoys 1 and 2. Commenced maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor channel

1606 Captain at the conn

1612 Moored starboard side to USS NEWELL (DER-322), pier BRAVO, berth B22.5,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

1626 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular in port watch

1835 USS HARVESON (DER-316) moored alongside to port.

2-25-58 0525 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: SUPERSTRUCTURE, A.E., BT3.

Commenced making preparations for getting underway

0550 Set the special sea and anchoring details. SUPERSTRUCTURE, A.E., BT3,

returned aboard having been AWOL since 0520 this date

0631 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU Pearl Op Order 9-58.

Captain at the conn. Navigator on the bridge. Material condition BAKER set.

Commenced maneuvering to conform with the channel

0708 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Exercised the crew at general quarters, condition 1AS.

Set material condition ABLE. Set course 2390, speed 15 kts.

Commenced maneuvering during opposed sortie exercise. Executed crossover barrier patrol.

USS HARVESON (DER-316) guide in station ONE. USS BRISTER (DER-327) in station TWO,

USS LANSING (DER-388) in station THREE and USS NEWELL (DER-322) in station 4.

0757 The guide, USS GREENLET (ASR-10) passed through Point OSCAR, with

USS NATCHAUG (AOG-54) in station 2, 500 yds astern the guide.

Commenced maneuvering to take station THREE in A/S screen 2C4.

USS HARVESON (DER-316) in Sta 1, USS BRISTER (DER-327) in Sta 2,

USS NEWELL in Sta 4, USS EDMONDS (DE-406) in Pouncer Sta 1 and

USS MCGINTY (DE-365) in Pouncer Sta 2, on base course 180, speed 10

0810 USS NEWELL, and USS MCGINTY detached to investigate sonar contact.

0811 Changed base course to 240. Commenced maneuvering to take station 3 in A/S screen 3C3.

USS HARVESON in station ONE, USS BRISTER in station TWO, and

USS EDMONDS in Pouncer Station 1, screen axis 240.

0813 USS BRISTER and USS EDMONDS detached to investigate sonar contact.

0814 USS HARVESON detached to investigate sonar contact

0815 Commenced maneuvering to take station 2000 yds ahead of the guide, on base course 240, speed 10.

0816 Commenced maneuvering to take station 2 in A/S screen 3C2, USS HARVESON in station 1

0820 Commenced zigzagging in accordance with plan 5R in ATP-3, base course 240

0825 On station. The guide now bears 010, range 3,200 yds

0831 Sortie exercise completed.

0832 Secured from general quarters. Set the regular underway watch, condition IV

1001 Exercised the crew at fire drill. Set general quarters.

1016 Exercised the crew at abandon ship

1029 Secured from abandon ship drill. Set general quarters

1033 Secured from general quarters. Set the regular underway watch, condition IV

1400 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1404 LT TAMPION relieved LTJG TRACKING of the deck and the conn. C/c to 335. Entered inland waters

1410 Passed buoy #1 abeam to port, 100 yds. Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel

1444 Moored starboard side to USS HARVESON (DER-316) at berth BAKER

BRAVO 22.5 at the U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

1450 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular in-port watch

1634 USS NEWELL (DER-322) came alongside to part, causing the following damage between

frames 50 to 59; dent, 117 inches long, buckled stanchion and bent lifeline stanchion

at frame 54, main deck, and scraped paint on port side between main and 01 decks, port side,

frames 65 to 82 with possible fracture to superstructure. There were no personnel casualties.

2-26-58 0525 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

0545 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0550 Stationed the special sea and anchoring detail. Draft readings, forward 1010 Aft 106, mean 108.

0622 Completed preparations for getting underway

0628 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU PEARL OP ORDER 9-58.

Captain has the conn, Navigator on the Bridge

0634 Commenced maneuvering to conform to channel

0707 Set course 235 at 15 kts.

0709 Secured the Special Sea and Anchoring detail. Exercised the crew at general quarters, condition 1-AS

0717 Entered International waters

0721 Commenced maneuvering while patrolling cross over Barrier Patrol Sta #1.

0747 Formed Bent line screen 2C4. This ship in Sta 3, formation axis 180, formation course 1800,

Base spd. 10 kts. Formation Guide is USS GREENLET (ASR-10). Guide bears 0500 at 3200.

OTC is COMCORTRON SEVEN in USS NEWELL (DER-322).

0758 This ship and NEWELL detached to investigate Sonar contact, maneuvering

on various courses at various speeds while conducting dual ship attack.

0825 Ceased dual ship attacks, commenced maneuvering to take Sta. 3 in 3C4 Bentline Screen,

Formation Axis 180, Base course 1800, Base spd. 10 kts, Guide is GREENLET.

0830 On Station. Guide bears 070 at 5,600 yds.

0902 Formation directed to depart on duties previously assigned

0903 This ship assumed tactical command of the USS BRISTER (DER-327) for all weather air control

exercise. Formed column formation. This ship formation Guide, NEWELL on Sta. 1000 yds. astern

0916 Secured from General Quarters, set the regular underway watch, Condition IV

0920 Commenced scheduled exercise, BRISTER conducting Z-55-CC.

1004 c/c to 0950 by Corpen movement

1113 BRISTER detached to proceed independently into port. Commenced maneuvering to take station 1

of a 3C2 Bentline screen formation axis 0000, Base course 0000, Base speed 15 kts.

1129 Commenced maneuvering in accordance with Zig Zag Plan 5R of ATP-3.

1143 On Station, guide is USS HARVESON (DER-316) bearing 2300 at 3200 yds

1220 Cease Zig Zagging. This ship maneuvering to take sta. 2

1233 On station, Guide bears 1260 at 3200 yds. formation axis 3540, base course 3540, base speed 7.5 kts

1250 Detached from formation to proceed independently into port

1255 Stationed the special sea and anchoring detail. Entered inland waters

1256 Commenced maneuvering to conform to channel

1348 Moored starboard side to the USS HARVESON (DER-316) at Pier BRAVO, Berth 22.5,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H., with standard mooring lines.

Modified material Condition BAKER is set.

1356 Received the USS NEWELL (DER-322) alongside to Port. Secured the

Special Sea and Anchoring Detail, Set the regular in port watch

2-27-58 0555 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

0600 Commenced making preparations for getting underway

0630 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0650 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU Pearl Op Order 9-58.

Captain has the conn. Navigator is on the bridge. Commenced

maneuvering to conform to the channel. Draft readings; fwd 106, aft 1010

0657 LT TAMPION assumed the conn

0734 Passed buoy no. 1 abeam to starboard, 100 yds. c/c to 180. c/s to 11 kts

0735 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular steaming watch, condition IV

0741 Commenced maneuvering in accordance with zigzag plan 5R of ATP-3. c/c to 160. Base course 180.

0742 Exercised the crew at general quarters, condition 1-AS. Commenced maneuvering while

conducting ASW exercises in company with USS NEWELL (DER-322) and

USS BRISTER (DER-327).

0830 Completed ASW exercises. c/c to 205. c/s to 20 kts. Commenced maneuvering to join a column

formation on base course 220, speed 10 kts. USS NEWELL in sta. 1;

USS LANSING in sta. 2 and USS BRISTER in Sta. 3 OTC is

COMCORTRON SEVEN embarked in NEWELL.

0840 Secured from general quarters. Set the regular underway watch, condition IV

0851 On station. Formation course 220, speed 16 kts.

0954 Exercised the crew at general quarters, condition 1-AA, for gunnery firing exercises

0959 Commenced scheduled exercise. Commenced maneuvering on base 250

1044 Commenced firing run

1048 Completed firing run
1136 Commenced firing run

1140 Completed firing run. Completed gunnery firing exercises, having

expended 24 rds. 3/50 cal. B.L. & P. No casualties

1156 Secured from general quarters. Set the regular underway watch, condition IV

1149 c/c to 070. The guide, NEWELL, now bears 070, range 500 yds

1235 Commenced maneuvering to take station 1500, range 1000 yds from the guide, NEWELL

1250 On station

1305 Commenced maneuvering during AA target acquisition exercise

1450 Completed AA target acquisition exercise.

1452 Formed column formation, LANSING the guide in station 1, NEWELL in station 2,

BRISTER in station 3, distance 500 yds

1540 c/c to 3540 by corpen movement

1626 c/c to 3480 by corpen movement

1645 Detached from formation to proceed independently into port

1647 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail

1649 Entered inland waters. Commenced maneuvering to conform to channel

1725 Moored starboard side to the USS JOYCE (DER-317) at pier BRAVO, berth 22,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H., with standard mooring lines.

Material condition BAKER (modified) is set

1734 Received the USS NEWELL (DER-322) alongside to port. Secured the special sea and anchor detail

2-28-58 0720 Mustered the crew on stations; absentees: WINDLASS, E.D., END2

0750 WINDLASS, E.D., END2, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0715 this date

3-1-58 0000 Moored starboard side to USS JOYCE (DER-317) pier BRAVO, berth 22, U.S. Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, T.H. with standard destroyer mooring lines. USS NEWELL (DER-322) moored

alongside to port. Modified material condition BAKER is set. Ships present include

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

CINCPACFLT in CINCPACFLT headquarters, Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: SUCTIONS, T.S., SA, AWOL since 0745 this date

0806 SUCTIONS, T.S., SA, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0745 this date, a period of

approximately 21 minutes.

3-2-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations; absentees: none

3-3-58 0725 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

3-4-58 Mustered the crew at quarters, absentees: TURNTO, B.W., ENC; TRAIN, S.R., FN, AWOL

since 0700, 4 March 1958

0740 TRAIN, S.R., FN, reported aboard AWOL for a period of about 40 minutes

3-5-58 0558 TURNTO, B.W., ENC, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0700 Tuesday, 4 March 1958

0705 Mustered the crew on stations; absentees: none

3-6-58 0705 Mustered the crew on stations, absentees: WALKBACK, G.H., SH3, and

SUBMERSIBLE, P.E., SN, AWOL since 0700 this date.

0710 WALKBACK, G.H., SH3, returned on board AWOL since 0700 this date,

a period of approximately 10 min

0729 SUBMERSIBLE, P.E., SN, returned on board AWOL since 0700 this date,

a period of approximately 29 minutes

3-7-58 0710 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentees: none

1350 Mustered the crew at quarters for Captains inspection of personnel and upper decks

1530 Secured from inspection

3-8-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations; absentees: none

0832 Made daily inspection of magazine spaces and smokeless powder samples; conditions normal

3-9-58 0830 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

0900 USS NEWELL (DER-322) got underway from alongside this vessel and stood out of the harbor

3-10-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

0750 Set the special sea and anchoring details

0904 Received YTB 262 (ONEYANA) alongside to port. Pilot WILSON boarded the ship

0927 Underway to allow USS JOYCE (DER-317) to get underway. Pilot at the conn.

Maneuvering to allow JOYCE room to get underway

0944 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, berth B22, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H

with standard destroyer mooring lines

0949 Pilot left the ship. YTB 262 (ONEYANA) got underway from alongside to port.

0954 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular in port watch.

1655 Received USS STRICKLAND (DER-333) alongside to port.

3-11-58 0700 Commenced making preparations to get underway

0725 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

0730 Set the special sea and anchoring details

0945 Commenced taking on fuel

1213 Secured from taking on fuel, having received 23,945 gal. of diesel fuel. Draft fwd. 115, aft 108

1543 Commenced taking on fuel.

1558 Secured from taking on fuel, having on board a total of 101,412 gal. of diesel fuel

Draft fwd. 112, aft. 1010

3-12-58 0750 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentees, none

0800 Commenced preparations for getting underway, draft readings Forward

111 Aft 1010 mean 1011.5

0830 Stationed the special sea and anchoring detail

0845 Completed preparations for getting underway. Captain and Navigator are on the Bridge

0901 Underway for Pacific Barrier Patrol, Station AJ in accordance

with COMDESFLOT FIVE msg 031937Z March 1958

0906 Commenced steering by magnetic compass due to Gyro failure. Maneuvering to clear channel

0943 Passed Buoy 1 abeam to starboard at 125 yds.

0945 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

0954 Entered international waters. C/s to 17 kts

1000 c/c to 2530 (magnetic)

1033 Passed Barbers Point abeam to starboard at 2.8 miles

1034 c/c to 3170 (magnetic).

1152 Commenced steering by Gyro Compass on course 325.50.

1033 Passed Barbers Point abeam to starboard at 2.8 miles.

1600 c/c to 327

1900 c/c to 3290

3-13-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to barrier patrol

station AJ in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE message

031937Z March 1958 and COMBARPAC message 072205Z March 1958.

Base course is 329, base speed 17 knots. Material condition

BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set.

0800 c/c to 327. Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

1200 c/c to 325

2000 c/c to 326

3-14-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to barrier patrol

station AJ in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE message

031937Z March 1958 and COMBARPAC message 072205Z March 1958.

Base course is 326, base speed 17 knots. Material condition BAKER and

condition of readiness IV are set.

0839 c/c to 3220T. c/s to 16 kts

1300 c/c to 324.

1500 c/s to 15 kts

2350 Visibility decreased to 500 yds. Commenced sounding fog signals on ships whistle

3-15-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to barrier patrol

station AJ ion accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE message

031937Z March 1958 and COMBARPAC message 072205Z March 1958.

Base course is 324, base speed 15 knots. Material condition

BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set. Sounding fog signals due to low visibility.

0604 Ceased sounding fog signals.

1545 Arrived on Barrier Patrol Station AJ. Commenced patrol in

accordance with COMBARPAC OPORDER 201-57

1605 c/c to 0200T, c/s to 7.5 kts

3-16-58 0000 Steaming independently on course 0200 at 7.5 kts while patrolling Pacific

Barrier Patrol Station AJ in accordance with COMBARPAD Op-

Order 201-57. Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

3-17-58 0000 Steaming independently patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AJ in accordance

with COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57 on course 020, speed 7.5 kts

0010 c/c to 0250. Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

0800 Steaming as before. Mustered the crew at foul weather parade.

3-18-58 0000 Steaming independently patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AJ in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57. Base course 200.

Base speed 7.5 kts. Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

1300 c/s to 10 kts. Departed Barrier Patrol Station ALFA JULIET enroute to station AH

1318 c/c to 0400T.

3-19-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Barrier Patrol Station AJ to Barrier

Patrol Station AH in accordance with COMBARPAC message

072205Z March 1958. Base course 040, base speed 7.5 knots.

Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

0930 The Commanding Officer held mast and awarded non-judicial punishment as follows:

STRUT, W.F., AG2, violation of article 92, UCMJ, improper performance of duty.

Punishment: warning

1255 c/c to 3250 to launch weather balloon.

3-20-58 0000 Steaming independently patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AH in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-57. Base course 0400T. Base speed 7.5 kts.

Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

0700 c/s to 10 knots. Departed Pacific Barrier Station AH enroute to Pacific Barrier Station AQ

in accordance with COMBARPAC message 072205Z March 1958

0806 c/c to 010

0947 c/s to 12.5 kts

0952 c/c to 025

1300 c/s to 12 kts

1307 c/c to 0700T

1309 c/c to 0250T

3-21-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pacific Barrier Station AH enroute to Pacific Barrier Station AQ

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57. Material condition BAKER

and condition of readiness IV are set

0800 c/c to 0300T

2000 c/s to 10 knots

2050 c/s to 10.5 knots

2300 Arrived on Pacific Barrier Station AQ. Commenced patrolling in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57.

3-22-58 0000 Steaming independently patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AQ on course 030, speed 10.5 knots,

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57.

Material condition BAKER and condition IV of readiness are set

0000 Advanced all ships clocks ahead one (1) hour to conform with time zone +10(W)

1253 Sustained casualty on #1 ships service generator.

1304 Shifted load to #3 ships service generator.

3-23-58 0000 Steaming independently patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AQ on course 130, speed 10.5 knots,

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57. Material condition BAKER

and condition IV of readiness are set

0206 Sighted merchant vessel bearing 237, distance 13.5 miles, on course 093, speed 18.

0238 c/s to 7.5 knots

0250 c/c to 260

0300 Passed merchant vessel abeam to port, distance 3 miles. Unable to identify.

1001 Departed Pacific Patrol Barrier Station AQ enroute Pacific Patrol Barrier Station AN

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57.

1127 c/c to 2900T

1215 c/c to 0200T

1319 c/s to 12 kts

1403 c/c to 0650T to launch weather balloon

1413 c/c to 0300T

3-24-58 0000 Steaming independently patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AQ in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57. Course 0300, speed 12 knots.

Material condition BAKER and condition IV of readiness are set

1400 c/s to 10 kts

1437 c/c to 3200T

1444 c/c to 0250T

1450 c/c to 1200T

1452 c/s to 12 kts

1456 c/c to 1660T

1459 c/s to 12.5 kts

1505 c/c to 14.5 kts

1506 Enroute area of plane orbiting 1660 T, 120 miles to determine whether plane is in distress.

1600 Air contact identified as weather plane. No distress factor involved.

Proceeding to return to track enroute station AN.

1604 c/c to 0250T

3-25-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pacific Barrier Station AQ to Pacific Barrier Station AN

in accordance with COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57 on course 0250, speed 12 kts.

Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

1420 c/c to 2500 T to launch weather balloon.

2218 Arrived on Barrier Patrol Station AN. Commenced patrolling in

accordance with ComBarPac Op Order 201-57.

3-26-58 0000 Steaming independently on Pacific Barrier Patrol station AN in

accordance with COMBARPAC Op Order 201-57 on course 030, speed 10 knots.

Material condition of readiness IV are set.

0640 Chirikof Is. On radar bearing 0110 , 43 miles.

0700 Sighted Chirikof Is. Visually bearing 0130 , 42 miles.

1130 Stopped number 3 main engine

1133 c/s to 8.7 kts on number 3 main engine

1648 c/s to 10 knots, starboard engine ahead 2/3, port engine stop

3-27-58 0250 Detected Sitkinak Dome, Sitkinak Island by radar bearing 033, distance 51 miles.

0300 Departed Pacific Barrier Patrol Station AN enroute to U.S. Naval Station, Kodiak Island

in accordance with ComBarPac message 072205Z March 1958.

1430 Commenced preparations for entering port

1611 Passed buoy #1 abeam to port, 500 yards

1619 Commenced maneuvering to conform to channel of Kodiak, Alaska

1631 Stationed the special sea and anchor detail

1625 Rendezvoused with YTL 139 (USS ALA) to receive Pilot.

1644 Received Pilot aboard, Chief Boatswain KAY

1716 Moored starboard side to the quay at Marginal Pier, U.S. Naval Station, Kodiak, Alaska,

using standard mooring lines, plus a bow and stern wire. Modified material condition BAKER

is set. SOPA is COMALASKAN SEA FRONTIER in Administration Building,

U.S. Naval Station, Kodiak, Alaska. Other ships present include various

units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, harbor and district craft

3-28-58 1020 ComAlaskanSeaFrontier came aboard to return the official call of the Commanding Officer.

1112 ComAlaskanSeaFrontier departed.

3-29-58 0355 WILDCAT, F.D., EM3, returned on board having been AWOL since 0200 this date

0600 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0650 Mustered the crew at foul weather parade. Absentees: none

0725 Set the special sea and anchoring detail. Pilot, Chief Boatswain KAY, reported aboard

0741 Completed preparations for getting underway. Draft: forward 102, aft 108

0745 Underway for Pearl Harbor, T. H. in accordance with ComBarPac message 072205Z March 58.

Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds standing out of Kodiak harbor

0825 Pilot disembarked

0826 Steering 075 (magnetic), speed 10 kts

0844 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

0852 Buoy number One (1) abeam to starboard, 500 yards. Entered International Waters

1205 Commenced steering by gyro compass, 1860T and PGC, 1580 PSTGC

3-30-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Kodiak, T. A. to Pearl Harbor, T. H.

in accordance with COMBARPAC message 072205Z on course 186, speed 17 knots.

Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

1115 Gyro casualty, commenced steering 1600 (magnetic).

1200 c/c to 188T. Gyro operating normally

2110 c/s to 13 kts, due to casualty to waterline on number 1 main engine.

2250 Casualty to number 1 main engine repaired, c/s to 17 kts.

3-31-00 0000 Steaming independently from Kodiak, T. A. to Pearl Harbor, T. H.

in accordance with COMBARPAC message 072205Z on course 190, speed 17 knots.

Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

0210 c/s to 16 knots due to casualty to water line on #1 main engine

4-1-58 0716 Watertight door and door frame 1-59-1 stove in by heavy sea. Commenced shoring hole.

Taking water in compartments 1-47-0-L, 1-59-3-L, 2-47-1-L, and 3-47-0-C.

Skin of ship from frame 89 to frame 99 split along main deck seam. Starboard side frames

18 through 35 between first platform and main deck buckled about 3 inches. 01 deck,

starboard side, from frame 45 to frame 59 buckled.

STRIPSHIP, P.S. SN, received a deep scalp laceration and a contusion to right knee.

TURBINE, H.S., TN, received a contusion to left knee. Both men were injured as a

result of water rushing into the mess hall. Injuries were not due to their own misconduct.

Treatment was administered by ships Hospital Corpsman. Set condition Able.

0717 c/c to 100 PStgC. C/s to 9.9 knots

0751 c/c to 090 PStgC

0846 c/s to 10.5 knots

0958 c/c to 095 PStgC

1154 Removed all water from ship. Completed shoring hole caused by loss of watertight door 1-59-1.

1542 Secured the gyro. Steering 1150 PStgC

4-2-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Kodiak, Alaska, to Pearl Harbor, T.H. in accordance with

ComBarPac msg 072205Z on course 1200 PstgC, speed 10.5 kts. Maneuvering with engines

to aid steering. Material condition Able is set below the main deck.

Material condition Baker is set above the main deck.

0744 c/c to 130 PStgC

1212 c/c to 150 PStgC

1215 c/c to 1600 PStgC

1517 c/c to 170 PStgC

1707 c/c to 1800 PStgC

1710 c/c to 1850 PStgC

1711 c/s to 13 kts

4-3-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Kodiak, T.A. to Pearl Harbor, T.H. on course 185 PStgC,

speed 13 knots, in accordance with COMBARPAC Message 072205Z.

Material condition ABLE is set below the main deck and material condition

BAKER is set above the main deck. Condition of readiness IV is set

0721 c/c to 1860 PStgC

0741 Commenced steering 2080 True

0805 c/s to 14 kts

1015 Set condition BAKER throughout the ship

2100 c/c to 206

2205 c/s to 16 kts

4-4-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Kodiak, T.A. to Pearl Harbor, T.H. in

accordance with COMBARPAC Msg 072205Z on course 2060, speed

16 knots. Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

2312 Commenced steering 1840 PStgC

4-5-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Kodiak, Alaska to Pearl Harbor, T.H.

in accordance with COMBARPAC Msg 072205Z on course 1840 PStgC, speed 17 knots.

Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

2220 Made radar land fall on Molokai, T.H. bearing 1730 at 77 miles.

2225 Made radar land fall on Oahu, T.H. bearing 2160 at 71 miles.

2247 Made radar land fall on Maui, T.H. bearing 1640 at 105 miles.

4-6-58 0205 Sighted Makapuu Point light bearing 205T, range 29 miles

0247 Sighted Pyramid Rock light bearing 240T, range 18 miles

0518 Sighted Diamond Head light bearing 2720T range 7 miles

0701 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0703 Entered inland waters

0711 Commenced maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor Channel. Buoy 1 abeam to starboard

0740 Moored starboard side to berth BRAVO 2, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

with standard mooring lines

0749 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular in port watch.

Draft aft 90, draft forward 96, mean draft 93

4-7-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentees: none

4-8-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

1548 While painting, VOID, E.S., SM2 sustained injury to left eye when paint fell into aforementioned eye;

not due to his own misconduct. Treatment administered by dispensary,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

1752 Commenced shifting ammunition within the ship

2045 Completed shifting ammunition within the ship

4-9-58 1200 Commenced making preparations to get underway

1210 Set the special sea and anchoring details

1224 Received YTB 290 (CANOCAN) and YTB 262 (ONEYANA) alongside to port.

1225 U.S. Naval Pilot HANNUS came aboard

1236 Underway, dead plant to shift berths to berth B15.5. Pilot HANNUS at the conn.

Captain and Navigator on the bridge

1257 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, berth B15.5, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

1313 Pilot left the ship. YTB 290 (CANOCAN) and YTB 262 (ONEYANA) cast off from alongside to port.

1314 Secured the special sea and anchoring details; set the regular in port watch

1630 Exercised the crew at fire drill

1638 Secured from fire drill

4-10-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

1630 Exercised the crew at fire drills

1639 Secured from fire drill

4-11-58 0655 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

0900 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples;

conditions normal. Conducted weekly test of magazine sprinkler system; test satisfactory

4-12-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations; absentees:

WINDLASS, E.D., END2, AWOL since 0650, 12 April 1958.

WHIPPING, E.L., FN, AWOL since 0745, 12 April 1958

0915 WINDLASS, E.D., END2, reported aboard AWOL for a period of about 2 hours and 25 minutes

0940 WHIPPING, E.L., FN, reported aboard AWOL for a period of about 1 hour and 55 minutes

4-13-58 0825 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

4-14-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

4-15-58 0605 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none. Commenced making preparations to get underway

0630 Set the special sea and anchoring details

0702 Received YTB 166 alongside to port. U.S. Naval Pilot TAYLOR came aboard

0707 Underway to shift berths to berth H2, U.S. Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel. Pilot TAYLOR at the conn.

Captain and Navigator on the bridge

0710 Captain at the conn

0712 Pilot left the ship. YTB 166 cast off from alongside to port.

0720 Moored port side to pier HOTEL, berth H-2, NSC Pearl

0727 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular in port watch

0850 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0905 Completed fueling having received 44,303 gallons of diesel fuel

0910 Underway to shift berths to the U.S. Naval Ammunition Depot, W-2.

Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel. Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

LCDR THWART at the conn

0940 Captain assumed the conn

0949 Moored starboard side to berth W-2 at the U.S. Naval Ammunition Depot, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

with all lines singled up

0955 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail with the exception of bridge personnel

0958 Commenced loading ammunition.

1010 Completed loading ammunition having received 66 rds of 3/50 BL&P and 24 rds of 7.2

hedgehog projectiles

1011 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1024 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU Pearl OpOrder 16-58.

Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. LCDR THWART has the conn.

Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel

1050 Passed buoy No. 1 abeam to starboard; 50 yds. Set course 151, speed 15 kts

1100 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular underway watch, condition IV

1102 Entered international waters

1235 Exercised the crew at general quarters, condition 1AA for surface gunnery exercises.

1251 Effected rendezvous with USS ABNAKI (ATF-96).

1255 Commenced scheduled exercise

1332 Gunnery exercise completed having expended 36 rds of 3/50 BL&T. No casualties

1338 Secured from general quarters. Set the regular underway watch, condition IV

1455 Set the special sea and anchoring detail. Entered inland waters

1501 Passed buoy no. 1 abeam to port, 100 yds. Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel.

Captain and Navigator on the bridge. LTJG TARPAULIN has the conn

1525 Captain has the conn

1538 Moored port side to Berth H-2, U.S. Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

with standard mooring lines

1549 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular in port watch

1644 Commenced fueling

1805 Completed fueling having received 21,079 gallons diesel fuel

4-16-58 0640 Underway in accordance with ComFleTraGru Pearl OpOrder 16-58, for

sortie and crossover barrier patrol exercises.

0750 Crossover barrier patrol disbanded. Commenced maneuvering to gain station with

USS GREENLET (ASR-10), USS NEWELL (DER-322),

USS HARVESON (DER-316), and USS BRISTER (DER-327)

0759 USS HARVESON, USS NEWELL and USS BRISTER detached to investigate sonar contacts.

1436 Moored starboard side to berth 22.5, pier BRAVO, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

1621 USS NEWELL (DER-322) moored alongside to port.

4-17-58 0530 Mustered the crew on stations; absentees: none. Commenced preparations for getting underway

0600 Stationed the special sea and anchoring detail

0629 Completed preparations for getting underway, draft reading forward 108, aft 104,

Captain and navigator are on the bridge

0630 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU Pearl OpOrder 16-58.

Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel

0709 Passed buoy 1 abeam to starboard 100 yds

0710 Exercised the crew at 1 ASW, commenced maneuvering to take station 3,

OTC is COMCORTRON 7 in USS NEWELL (DER-322).

0736 On station.

0743 Formation 34 ordered, this ship commenced maneuvering to take station 3.

Form. Course 1800, form. Axis 1800, speed 10 kts. Guide is USS GREENLET (ASR-10),

screen commander is Commanding Officer this vessel

0746 On station, the guide bears 0750 at 5900 yds

0802 c/c to 2400 by turn movement

0806 c/c to 2700 by emergency turn

0820 c/c to 1800 by turn movement

0835 Set condition BAKER, secured from condition 1 ASW

0932 Commenced maneuvering with zig-zag plan 3R on base course of 1200.

Exercised the crew at condition 1 ASW

0936 Commenced exercise S-2-T with USS STERLET (SS-392), this vessel is target ship.

1000 Sonar contact bearing 1510, 3000 yds, classified as submarine

1005 Torpedo passed under this vessel from bow to stern.

1007 Torpedo sighted on surface bearing 3450.

1010 Periscope sighted bearing 1100 at 1000 yds.

1013 Submarine surfaced astern.

1020 Commenced maneuvering to remain in vicinity of surfaced torpedo

1104 Torpedo retrieved.

1110 Submarine submerged in preparation for conducting Z-33-A-U with this vessel.

1119 Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds while

conducting single ship attacks on USS STERLET (SS-392)

1334 Secured from Anti-Submarine exercises.

1516 Entered inland waters

1524 Set the special sea and anchoring detail. Commenced maneuvering to

conform to Pearl Harbor channel. Passed buoy 2 abeam to starboard

1557 Moored starboard side to USS RAMSDEN (DER-382) at berth BRAVO 23,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H. with standard mooring lines

1608 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set modified condition BAKER.

Set the regular in port watch

4-18-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters, absentees: none. Commenced preparations for getting underway.

0730 Stationed the special sea and anchoring detail

0802 Completed preparations for getting underway, draft readings, forward 107 aft 105

0805 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU Pearl OpOrder 16-58.

Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel

0842 Passed buoy 2 abeam to port at 60 yds

0849 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

0850 Entered international waters

0902 Proceeding to area of Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, T. H. for anchoring drills.

0905 Stationed the anchoring detail

0909 Commenced maneuvering to anchorage 4, Captain has the conn

0922 Anchored in anchorage 4, Royal Hawaiian Hotel bears 0640, Aloha Tower bears 339.90 ,

stack bears 338.2

0932 Underway. Commenced maneuvering to make another approach to anchorage 4.

Executive Officer has the conn

1001 Anchored in anchorage 4, Royal Hawaiian Hotel bears 1620, Diamond Head bears 1030,

Aloha Tower bears 0230, stack bears 3400.

1008 Underway for measured mile run.

1017 Gyro casualty. Commenced steering 2570 (PStgC)

1030 LTJG TALKER has the conn

1229 Stationed the special sea and anchoring detail

1230 Entered inland waters. Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel

1310 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, berth 23.5, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

using standard mooring line. Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet,

harbor and district craft, HMCS ANTIGONISH (FFE-301) and HMCS STETTLER (FFE-311).

1326 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

4-19-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations, absentees: none.

4-20-58 0815 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

4-21-58 1110 USS JOYCE (DER-317) moored alongside to port.

4-22-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentees: none

4-23-58 1320 LTJG TALKER departed on TAD at Fleet Sonar School, San Diego, California in accordance with

COMCRUDESPAC msg 312237Z Mach 58.

4-24-58 0000 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, berth 23.5, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

with standard mooring lines. USS JOYCE (DER-317)

and USS STRICKLAND (DER-333) moored outboard to port.

4-25-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters, absentees: none.

4-26-58 0945 Mustered the crew at quarters for Captains Personnel Inspection

1000 Commenced personnel inspection

1025 Secured from personnel inspection

1030 Commenced Captains Inspection of Upper Decks

1140 Secured from all inspections

4-27-58 0825 Mustered the crew at stations. Absentees: none

4-28-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

4-29-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentee: WIDEBERTH, P.C., FN, AWOL since 0650 this date

4-30-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentee: WIDEBERTH, P.C., FN, AWOL

since 0650, Tuesday, 29 April 1958

2043 UNDERCARRIAGE, L.G., FN, returned on board from custody of Hawaiian Armed Forces Police

and was placed on report for violation of article 129, burglary and was

restricted to the limits of the ship.

WIDEBERTH, P.C., FN, returned on board in the custody of Hawaiian Armed Services Police,

AWOL since 0650, 29 April 1958; a period of approximately one (1) day, 13 hours

and 53 minutes, and was placed on report for violation of Art. 86, UCMJ and Art. 129,

burglary, and was restricted to the limits of the ship

5-1-58 0000 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, berth 23.5 at the U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

with standard mooring lines. USS JOYCE (DER-317) moored alongside to port.

0650 Mustered the crew at quarters. No absentees.

5-2-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentees: none

5-3-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations, absentees, none

5-4-58 0845 Mustered the crew on stations, absentees: none

5-5-58 0655 Mustered the crew at quarters, absentees: WINDLASS, E.D., END2, AWOL since 0650 this date.

1947 WINDLASS, E.D., END2, returned aboard, having been AWOL since 0650 this date,

a period of approximately twelve (12) hours and fifty two (52) minutes

5-6-58 0655 Mustered the crew on quarters. Absentees: none.

5-7-58 0650 Mustered the crew on stations; absentees: none.

5-8-58 0935 The Acting Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

WINDLASS, E.D., END2; Offense: AWOL from 0650, 5 May 1958 to 1710, 5 May 1958,

a period of ten (10) hours and twenty (20) minutes. Punishment: Reduction in rate to END3.

Sentence suspended for three (3) months

5-9-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

5-10-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

5-11-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations; absentees: none.

5-12-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentees: STRIKER, N.M., SN, absent since 0650 this date

0719 STRIKER, N.M., SN, returned aboard, AWOL for a period of about 29 minutes

0930 Commenced preparations for getting underway. Draft readings, fwd. 114, aft 106

1000 Stationed the special sea and anchoring detail

1020 Completed preparations for getting underway, Captain and Navigator are on the bridge

1026 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU PEARL OpOrder 20-58.

Commenced maneuvering to conform to channel

1101 Passed buoy #1 abeam to starboard, 75 yds

1111 Commenced maneuvering, while testing washdown system

1136 Secured washdown system test.

1150 Commenced maneuvering to conform to channel

1250 Moored portside to the pier at berth H2, U.S. Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, T. H.,

with standard mooring lines

1258 Broke COMCORTRON SEVENs pennant.

1353 COMCORTRON SEVEN departed.

5-13-58 0000 Moored port side to HOTEL pier, berth 2, U.S. Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

with standard lines. Modified condition BAKER is set throughout the ship.

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

SOPA is CINCPACFLT in CINCPACFLT Headquarters, Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentees: none

0830 Set the special sea and anchoring details

0900 Underway in accordance with COMCRUDESPAC msg 031829Z and CTF 32 msg 062313Z.

Captain at the conn. Navigator on the bridge. Steaming to conform to channel

0935 Set course 1530, speed 15 kts.

0939 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular steaming watch.

0943 Commenced maneuvering to take station 2000 yards astern of USS JOYCE (DER-317)

on base course 2550, base speed 15 kts.

1002 Arrived on station.

1014 c/c to 2980.

1056 c/c to 2700.

1010 (1110?) c/s to 17.5 kts

1509 c/c to 254.

5-14-58 0000 Steaming in company with the USS JOYCE (DER-317) enroute from Pearl Harbor, T. H. to

Eniwetok Atoll in accordance with COMCRUDESPAC message 031829Z and

CTF 32 message 062313Z. OTC is Commanding Officer in USS JOYCE (DER-317)

in station one, USS LANSING (DER-388) in station two. Guide is USS JOYCE (DER-317),

bearing 2540T, 2000 yards. Base course is 2540T, base speed 17.5 knots.

Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

0806 Exercised the crew at general quarters while conducting general drills

0809 Material condition ABLE set

0833 Formation changed to line abreast, commenced maneuvering to take station

0855 On station guide bears 3420 at 1000 yds. Guide is the JOYCE. Base course 2520, base speed 17.5 kts

0857 This vessel assumed the guide and OTC

0900 Secured from general quarters. Material condition BAKER, and condition of readiness four are set

1307 Changed formation to column. JOYCE, the guide in station 1. Commenced maneuvering to take station

1312 On station guide bears 2520 at 1000 yds

1323 Commenced maneuvering to take station 2520 at 500 yds from the guide

1359 Changed formation to column. LANSING the guide in station 1. JOYCE in station 2

bears 0720 at 500 yds. c/s to 17.5 kts

1450 Changed formation to line of bearing. JOYCE the guide in station 1.

Commenced maneuvering to take station

1502 On station guide bears 2070 at 1000 yds

1615 USS JOYCE resumed OTC. The guide shifted to this vessel. c/s to 17 kts.

USS JOYCE departed station to open range for ECM exercises

5-15-58 0000 Steaming in company with the USS JOYCE (DER-317) enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to

Eniwetok Atoll in accordance with COMCRUDESPAC msg 031829Z and CTF 32 msg 062313Z

OTC is Commanding Officer in USS JOYCE. JOYCE detached from formation for ECM exercise

and night steaming. LANSING the guide on base course 2520, base speed 17 kts

Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

0830 Exercised the crew at man overboard drill. Commenced maneuvering for a shipboard recovery.

0811 Secured from man overboard drill

0812 Set course 252, speed 17 kts.

0816 Exercised the crew at collision drill. Set general quarters, condition 1-AA

0819 Set condition ABLE throughout the ship

0842 Set condition BAKER throughout the ship. Secured from general quarters.

Set the regular steaming watch, condition IV

1003 c/c to 249

1010 Exercised at steering casualty drill

1303 Commenced maneuvering during tactical maneuvering exercises.

1452 Tactical exercises completed, formed a line of bearing formation, this vessel assigned to station 2,

base course 2490, base speed 10 kts.

1453 Commenced maneuvering to take station

1500 On station. The guide, (USS JOYCE (DER-388)) (??) bears 2940 at 1000 yds.

1510 Formation. c/s to 17.5 kts.

1823 Changed formation to line abreast formation. Commenced maneuvering to take station

1920 On station guide bears 3390T, 1000 yards.

2040 Obtained radar contact bearing 243T, range 14 miles. Contact on course 075, speed 12 kts,

CPA bearing 140, 3500 yds.

2041 Sighted contact visually.

2107 Contact identified as USS NATCHAUG (AOG-54)

5-16-58 0803 c/s to 12 kts.

0806 Commenced maneuvering to change station

0809 Exercised the crew at fire drill. Set general quarters, condition 1-AA

0812 Set condition ABLE

0815 On station. The guide now bears 339, 4000 yds

0825 Exercised the crew at abandon ship drill.

0839 Set condition BAKER

0840 Secured from general quarters. Set the regular underway watch, condition IV

0853 Commenced maneuvering to rotate in a clockwise direction at 4000 yds range about the guide,

for ECM calibration exercises.

1013 Completed ECM exercises for USS JOYCE

1017 Regained station. c/c to 249, c/s to 12 kts. USS JOYCE commenced counter-clockwise rotation

about this vessel for ECM calibration exercises.

1200 Completed ECM calibration exercises. c/s to 17.5 kts

1300 Commenced maneuvering while conducting tactical exercises with the USS JOYCE (DER-317).

1435 Completed tactical exercises. c/c to 249. c/s to 10 kts. Guide bears 204, range 1000 yds

1552 Changed formation to a line abreast. Assumed guide. This vessel in station one,

USS JOYCE (DER-317) in station two bearing 1590T, 1000 yards.

Commanding Officer in USS JOYCE (DER-317) assumed tactical command. c/s to 17.5 kts.

2026 Due to generator difficulties, USS JOYCE is changing station to open out on bearing 157 to 2000 yds

2114 Crossed the International Date Line. Set all clocks ahead 24 hours to

conform to 12 (M) Zone time and date to 17 May 1958.

5-18-58 0000 Steaming in company with the USS JOYCE (DER-317) enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to

Eniwetok Atoll in accordance with COMCRUDESPAC MSG 031829Z in a line abreast formation

USS JOYCE in station 2 bearing 157, range 2000 yards. This ship is the guide,

on base course 247, speed 17.5 kts. Material condition BAKER

and condition of readiness IV are set. OTC is the Commanding Officer of USS JOYCE

1520 c/s to 10 kts

1545 c/s to 17.5 kts

5-19-58 0301 Sighted surface contact bearing 261, 8 miles on course 110, speed 8, CPA bearing 337 range 3 miles

0320 Surface contact identified as T-LST-618 (CS) USNS.

0810 c/s to 10 kts. Commenced atomic attack and engineering drills. Set general quarters

0813 Set condition ABLE

0820 Commenced maneuvering to open range to 4000 yds from the USS JOYCE (DER-317).

Proceeding independently to conduct ECM exercise and scheduled drills

0915 Material condition BAKER set

0928 Secured from general quarters and all general drills. Set the underway watch

1015 c/c to 2570T. Change formation to line abreast, USS JOYCE (DER-317) is the guide,

bearing 1670T, 1000 yds. This vessel in station two

1017 c/s to 17.5 kts

1303 Set replenishment at sea detail.

1308 c/s to 12 kts

1315 c/c to 0600. Commenced maneuvering to go alongside to port USS JOYCE (DER-317)

for high line transfer. Captain at the conn

1318 Commenced 300 yd approach

1330 On station. Commenced high line transfer. ENS M.S. SWINGSHIP transferred to JOYCE

on verbal TAD orders.

1345 Secured from highline transfer. c/c to 2570. Changed formation to line of bearing. c/c to 2540.

1401 On station bearing 3470, 1000 yds from the guide

1402 Commenced maneuvering during tactical exercises

1520 Changed formation to line of bearing

1534 On station bearing 3440, 1000 yds from the guide

1635 c/s to 17.5 kts

1638 Detached to operate independently to be on station bearing 344, 15000 yards

from the guide by 0800, 20 May 1958

1647 c/c to 268. c/s to 18 kts

1655 c/c to 260, c/s to 17.75 kts

1815 c/c to 256

5-20-58 0340 Obtained radar contact on Kabben Island bearing 2940, 20 miles

0645 c/bc to 2730T. On station guide bears 1830T, 15,000 yds. Maneuvering to maintain station

0804 Exercised the crew at general quarters for ABC defense drills

0908 Secured from general quarters. Material condition BAKER, condition of readiness IV are set

0928 Commenced steaming independently, to be on station 4000 yds abeam to

starboard of the JOYCE at 1300, 20 May 1958

1154 c/s to 10 kts

1255 Changed formation to line abreast. Commenced maneuvering to take station 2, JOYCE in station 1

1313 On station bearing 0030, 1000 yds from JOYCE, the guide in station 1

1317 Commenced maneuvering during tactical drills

1357 Changed formation to line of bearing. Commenced maneuvering to take station 2,

bearing 0030, 1000 yds from JOYCE, the guide in station 1.

secured from tactical drills. Set base course 2730 base speed 15 kts

1418 On station

2100 c/c to 0010. c/s to 10 kts. Changed formation to column, LANSING, the guide, in station 1.

JOYCE in station 2 bearing 1830, 1000 yds.

5-21-58 0445 Sighted the loom of three lights bearing 0220.

0459 Made radar landfall on Eniwetok Atoll bearing 0310 at 21 miles.

0539 c/c to 0280 by wheeling

0600 Prepared ship for atomic device test at Eniwetok Island.

0630 Atomic device fired on schedule; no effects on this vessel. Observed mushroom at 0080, 18 miles.

( This was test HOLLY and was detonated on a barge. HOLLY was a

weapons related test sponsored by the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

with a yield of 5.9 kilotons)

0647 c/s to 7.5 kts. Formation reversed column order. USS JOYCE assumed the guide,

this vessel in station 2 at 1000 yds

0658 c/s to 15 kts

0659 c/c to 031. c/s to 10 kts on station, guide bears 0280 at 1000 yds

0704 c/bs to 13 kts

0705 c/bc to 0460T

0720 Sighted land bearing 3550T, 9 miles

0802 c/c to 0270T. Maneuvering independently to enter port on various courses and speeds.

0854 Anchored at berth E-5, Eniwetok Anchorage, Eniwetok Atoll in 25 fathoms of water,

sandy coral bottom with 70 fathoms of chain, to the starboard anchor,

at the waters edge on the following anchorage bearings: deep entrance channel light; 051.20T;

high tower Parry Island: 0780T; water tower Eniwetok Island: 1710T; water tower Parry

Island: 083.70T. Ships present include various units of TG 7.3. SOPA

is COMDESRON NINE in the USS BENNER (DDR-807).

5-22-58 0000 Anchored in berth E-5, Eniwetok Anchorage, Eniwetok Atoll in 25 fathoms

of water, sandy coral bottom with 70 fathoms of chain, to the starboard

anchor, at the waters edge. On the following anchorage bearings:

deep entrance channel light: 051.20T; high tower Parry Island: 0780T;

water tower Eniwetok Island: 1710T; water tower Parry Island: 083.70T.

Material condition BAKER is set. Ships present include various units of Task Group 7.3.

SOPA is Commander Destroyer Squadron 9

5-23-58 0545 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0725 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

0727 Mustered the crew on stations; absentees: none.

1055 The Commanding Officer held mast and awarded the following non-judicial punishment:

WARNINGHOWLER, S.H., FN, Offense: Violation of art. 91 and 92.

refusing to obey a lawful order of a senior petty officer.

Punishment: reduced in rate from FN to FA

1305 Fire in Baker 2. Went to general quarters.

1325 Secured from general quarters; fire extinguished. Report from fire: paint

on inside of exhaust of boiler number one burning one (?) to low water line.

5-24-58 0600 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0630 Stationed the special sea and anchoring detail

0655 Completed all preparations for getting underway. Captain and navigator are on the bridge

0700 Underway in accordance with SOPA Admin ENI msg. 231825Z to conduct

rehearsal run in test area. Set course 3350, spd 7.5 kts

0710 Secured the special sea detail

0715 c/c to 2800.

0719 c/c to 2850. Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

to maintain assigned station in Eniwetok Lagoon

0920 Completed rehearsal run, commenced maneuvering on various courses at

various speeds to return to anchorage.

1010 Anchored in berth E-5, Eniwetok Anchorage, Eniwetok Atoll in 25 fathoms

of water, sandy coral bottom, with 70 fathoms of chain to the starboard

anchor at the waters edge, on the following bearings; barge 0300, 300 ft.;

tower on Parry island 0740; Parry Island water tower 0820; right tangent of Parry Island 1070.

Ships present include various units of Task Group 7.3, harbor and project craft.

SOPA is Commander Destroyer Squadron 9. Material condition BAKER is set.

5-25-58 0800 Anchored as before.

0835 Made daily inspection of magazine spaces and smokeless powder samples, conditions normal

5-26-58 0555 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

0630 Set the special sea and anchoring details

0703 Underway for rehearsal. The Captain at the conn, Navigator on the bridge

0706 Set course 285, speed 7.5 kts

0708 Secured the special sea detail. Set the regular steaming watch

0711 c/c to 2820

0719 c/c to 2700

0722 c/c to 2750

0726 c/c to 280

0734 Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds to maintain station for test rehearsal.

0910 c/c to 092; c/s to 10 kts. Steering various courses at various speeds to make anchorage E-5

0950 Anchored in area E-5 in 25 fathoms of water in sandy bottom with 70

fathoms of chain on deck to the starboard anchor on the following

bearings: high tower 076, barge 053, water tower Parry Island 083,

Eniwetok water tower 169.5

1000 Secured the special anchor detail

1030 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1048 Underway in accordance with CTU 7.3.3 msg 252212Z. Steering various courses and speeds

standing out of harbor.

1118 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. c/c to 140. c/s to 20 kts.

Enroute to SAR station in connection with scheduled test YELLOWWOOD.

1138 c/s to 7.5 kts.

1139 c/c to 090. Arrived on SAR station.

1210 Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to keep on station.

1400 Scheduled test YELLOWWOOD conducted. ( This test was detonated on a barge.

YELLOWWOOD was a developmental weapons related test, sponsored by the

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory with a yield of 330 kilotons. The test was a fizzle,

the expected yield was 2.5 Megatons. A redesign of this system was retested

on June 28, 1958 as test OAK with a yield of 8.9 Megatons.

These tests led to the production of the B-53 (Mk-53) high yield strategic

thermonuclear bomb. Approximately 340 B-53 bombs were manufactured.

As of January 1997, the 50 remaining in service are being replaced, but will

be retained indefinitely in the hedge stockpile.)

1402 Ship sustained shock wave. Maneuvering to keep on station

1735 Relieved of SAR mission. Enroute to Eniwetok anchorage, E-5.

1753 Set the special sea detail on the bridge and the anchoring detail

1800 The Captain has the conn

1802 Passed buoy number 1 abeam to port, 25 yards. Maneuvering to make the anchorage

1839 Anchored in area E-5, in 25 fathoms of water, in sandy bottom, with 70 fathoms of chain on deck

to the starboard anchor. On the following bearings: high tower Eniwetok 075.5,

deep channel barge 052.5, Parry Island water tower 083, right tangent Parry Island 106.

1845 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

5-27-58 0515 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0804 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

5-28-58 0400 Anchored as before

0555 Mustered the crew at quarters, absentees: none

5-29-58 0933 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1011 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

1124 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1133 Underway to come alongside USS CACAPON (AO-52) for refueling in

accordance with msg 282310Z. Captain has the conn; Navigator is on the bridge.

Maneuvering to come alongside USS CACAPON (AO-52) port side to

1204 Completed approach to starboard side of USS CACAPON (AO-52). Commenced fueling.

1213 secured the special sea and anchoring detail

1440 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1458 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

1545 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1552 Underway for assigned anchorage, Echo 5, having completed fueling.

Received 65,156 gals. diesel fuel. Executive Officer has the conn;

Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. Maneuvering to make anchorage Echo 5

1628 Anchored in berth Echo 5 in 25 fathoms of water, sandy and coral bottom,

with 70 fathoms of chain on deck to the port anchor on the following bearings:

barge (deep channel) 051.50, 300 foot tower (Parry island) 075.70,

water tower (Parry Island) 083.50, right tangent Parry island 1100

1630 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

5-30-58 1320 Set the special sea and anchor detail. Made various preparations for test TOBACCO.

1415 Scheduled test TOBACCO conducted. ( This test was detonated on a barge. TOBACCO

was a weapons related test sponsored by the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

with a yield of 11.6 kilotons, 175 kilotons had been predicted. TOBACCO was

an exploratory shot, XW-50 Nike-Zeus prototype, 2nd stage failed to ignite.)

1416.5 Shock wave sustained by this vessel.

1445 Secured the special sea and anchor detail.

5-31-58 0730 Mustered the crew on stations: absentees: none. Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0741 Underway, the Captain at the conn, Navigator on the bridge, set course 2700T. Speed 10 knots

0750 c/c to 0900T

0754 c/s 7.5 kts.

0755 c/c to 0920T, commenced maneuvering for anchorage

0801 Anchored in E-5, Eniwetok Atoll in 25 fathoms of water, sandy bottom, with 70 fathoms of chain

on deck to the port anchor. On the following bearings; barge, 050.30T,

water tower Parry Island, 084.00T, water tower Eniwetok, 173.90T.

Ships present include various units of Task Group 7.3, SOPA is ComDesRon 9.

2400 Anchored as before.

6-1-58 0720 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

0750 (0740?) Set the special sea and anchoring details

0747 Underway for rehearsal. Executive Officer at the conn. Captain and Navigator on the bridge

0752 Set course 2890, speed 10 kts

0753 Secured the special sea detail. Set the regular underway watch

0755 c/c to 2920

0757 c/c to 2940

0803 c/s to 7.5 kts

0805 Arrived on station.

0808 Maneuvering to maintain station.

0909 c/c to 090, c/s to 10 kts

0937 All engines stopped

0939 Anchored in area E-5, Eniwetok Atoll in 25 fathoms of water, sandy bottom, with 70 fathoms of chain

on deck to the port anchor. On the following bearings: barge 050.5, Parry Island tower 076,

water tower Parry 084.5, right tangent Parry 111.5, Eniwetok Water Tower 173

0944 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

1600 While stepping down ladder from 03 deck to 02 deck, STREAMANCHOR, A.M., RMSN,

turned his left knee; not due to his own misconduct. Treatment administered at

Army TG 7.2 Hospital, Eniwetok. Disposition: remain in hospital

6-2-58 2100 Commenced preparations for getting underway

2125 Set the special sea and anchoring details

2158 Underway in accordance with CTU 7.3.3 012147Z. Captain at the conn. Navigator on the bridge.

Commenced maneuvering to conform to Deep Channel

2220 Passed Deep Channel barge abeam to port

2230 Passed Japtan Channel buoy abeam to port

2236 Set course 1250 speed 10 kts

2237 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular steaming watch

2255 Arrived on Lifeguard Station 5-7 miles east of Eniwetok Island.

6-3-58 0000 Steaming independently on SAR station in accordance with CTU 7.3.3 msg 012147Z on

base course 2450 speed 7.5 kts. Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV set.

0400 Maneuvering on various courses at 7.5 kts, to maintain station 5 to 7 miles east of Eniwetok.

0745 (0645) Observed fireball of test bearing 3250. ( This was test ROSE and was detonated

on a barge. ROSɔ was a weapons developmental related test sponsored by

the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory with a yield of 15 kilotons, 125 kilotons had

been predicted, the second stage failed to ignite.)

0646 Felt shock wave 1 minute 5 seconds after observing fire ball, position 110 21.00N 1620 26.12E.

0658 c/s to 10 kts

0745 Mustered the crew on stations; absentees, none.

0920 Released from SAR mission, c/s to 15 kts, c/c to 3100.

0954 A/E ahead, commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds to

anchor in anchorage E-5, , Eniwetok Lagoon

1012 Commenced 3400 yd approach to anchorage

1014 Anchor let go, anchored in area E-5, Eniwetok Atoll. 70 fathoms of chain on deck to the port anchor,

in 25 fathoms of water with sand & coral bottom

1020 Anchor raised to 15 fathoms to move further into anchorage. Maneuvering at various course

and speeds to reach center of anchorage E-5.

1024 Anchored in Area E-5, Eniwetok Atoll, in 25 fathoms of water, with 70 fathoms of chain on deck

to the port anchor, sand and coral bottom, on the following bearings;

barge 0470T; 300 foot tower Parry island 0710T; water tower Parry island 0790T;

right tangent Parry island 105.50T

1029 Secure the special sea and anchoring detail

6-4-58 0400 Anchored as before

6-5-58 0657 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0730 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0745 Completed preparations for getting underway; Captain and Navigator are on the bridge

0751 Underway in accordance with CTG 7.3 Op-Order 27-58. Commenced maneuvering

to make anchorage 95.

0825 Anchored in area 95, Eniwetok Lagoon in 28 fathoms of water, sand and coral bottom,

with 50 fathoms of chain to the port anchor on deck.

Anchor bearings, barge 083.30, 300 ft tower 0910, Eniwetok Aero R. Bn. 152.70.

SOPA is COMDESRON 9. Other ships present include various units of the

U.S. Pacific Fleet, Task Group 7.3 project and harbor craft

0840 Received LCU 1376 alongside to port.

0845 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

0850 LCU 1376 underway.

1405 Set the special sea and anchoring detail, Captain and Navigator are on the bridge

1415 Underway to return to anchorage E-5. Commenced maneuvering to return to assigned anchorage

1441 Anchored in anchorage E-5, Eniwetok Atoll, in 25 fathoms of water, with sand and coral bottom,

75 fathoms of chain to the port anchor on deck. Anchor bearings, barge (deep water channel) 0510

300 ft. tower (Parry Island) 075.80, right tangent (Parry Island) 1100

6-6-58 0000 Anchored as before

6-7-58 0000 Anchored as before

6-8-58 0000 Anchored as before

6-9-58 0730 Set the special sea and anchoring details

0750 Underway in accordance with CTG 7.3 msg 081959Z. Set course 2910 pstgc speed 7.5 kts

0845 Commenced maneuvering while approaching anchorage

0911 Anchored in anchorage 95 Eniwetok Atoll with 50 fathoms of chain on deck to the port anchor

in 28 fathoms of water with sand and coral bottom on the following bearings:

Deep channel barge 081.50, 300 tower (Parry Is.) 089.50, Eniwetok Is. Radio beacon 1610.

0915 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular in port watch

0926 Received LCU 1376 alongside to port

0940 Received LCM 58 alongside to port

0955 Received LCM 56 alongside to port

1000 Set the special sea and anchoring details

1115 Underwater shot detonated 2500, 10000 yards. Blast effect and slight underwater shock felt

six seconds after detonation. Radiation readings normal. ( This was test UMBRELLA.

A Mk-7 bomb was used for the test (30 inches in diameter, 54 inches long,

device weight 825 lb.) in a heavy pressure vessel (total weight 7000 lb.).

The spray plume from the 8 kiloton detonation, on the bottom, of

Eniwetok Lagoon in 180 feet of water rose to 5,000 feet in 20 seconds.

Umbrella was a DOD sponsored weapons effects test for a medium depth

underwater explosion. The device was detonated on the lagoon bottom

NNE of Mut (Henry) Island.

An underwater crater 3000 feet across and 20 feet deep was produced)

1130 Underway in accordance with CTG 7.3 Op-Order 29-58. Maneuvering on

various courses and speeds to conform to wide passage

1214 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular steaming watch

1433 Commenced maneuvering to recover a coracle pack

1630 Commenced maneuvering to retrieve orange cork rectangle bearing the number 10.

1650 Commenced maneuvering to recover balloon

1718 Commenced maneuvering to retrieve another balloon.

1830 Set the special sea and anchoring details

1846 Passed buoy 1 abeam to port. Commenced maneuvering to conform to wide passage

1855 Commenced maneuvering while approaching anchorage

1901 Anchored in anchorage 116 Eniwetok Atoll with 75 fathoms of chain on deck to the port anchor

in 20 fathoms of water on the following bearings; Deep Channel barge 0530,

300 tower (Parry) 060.50, Eniwetok Aero. Beacon 106.50

1908 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular in port watch

6-10-58 0715 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentees, none. Commenced preparations for getting underway

0730 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0735 Completed preparations for getting underway

0752 Underway for operation UMBRELLA retrieving assignment. Captain and Navigator on the bridge

0758 Set course 215, speed 10 kts

0805 Passed between buoys #3 and #4. c/c to 159. c/s to 15 kts

0808 c/c to 260

0812 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular underway watch

0845 c/s to 18 kts

0844 Maneuvering to retrieve object in water

0912 Retrieved wooden nun buoy

0920 Maneuvering to retrieve object in water.

0931 Retrieved plastic ball

0939 Maneuvering to retrieve object in water.

1000 Retrieved wooden blocks

1005 Sustained gyro casualty. Steering 240 PStgC

1100 Gyro back in operation.

1156 Released from retrieving operations.

1235 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1250 Maneuvering on various courses to make wide passage to Eniwetok lagoon

1311 Maneuvering to make anchorage E-5

1330 Anchored in area E-5, Eniwetok Atoll, in 25 fathoms of water with sand and coral bottom with

70 fathoms of chain to the port anchor on the following bearings; deep channel barge 051,

Parry Island 300 tower 074, Parry Is. Right tangent 106.6

1335 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

6-11-58 1128 RADM TYREE, CTG 7.3, came on board to make an official call on the Commanding Officer

and broke his flag in this vessel.

1205 ComTaskGru 7.3, RADM TYREE, departed; hauled down his flag.

6-12-58 0940 Set the special sea and anchoring details

1026 Underway. Captain at the conn. Navigator on the bridge. Commenced maneuvering to conform

to deep channel

1036 Passed buoy 2 abeam to port

1058 Set course 2000, speed 18 kts

1100 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular underway watch

1143 Lost electrical power

1149 Power restored.

1209 Set the special sea and anchoring details

1212 Passed buoy 1 abeam to port. Commenced maneuvering to conform to wide passage

1245 Anchored in anchorage E-5, Eniwetok Atoll with 60 fathoms of chain to the port anchor in 25 fathoms

of water on the following bearings: 300 tower (Parry Is.) 076.30, deep channel barge 0520,

right tangent (Parry Is.) 110.80.

1250 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular in port watch

1416 Set the special sea and anchoring details

1438 Underway enroute from Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands to Pearl Harbor, T. H., in accordance with

CTG 7.3 msg 112331Z. Captain at the conn. Navigator on the bridge.

Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds to conform to deep channel

1505 Passed buoy 2 abeam to port. Set course 0750, speed 16 kts

1506 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular steaming watch

1510 c/c to 0730. Formed line abreast formation, USS JOYCE (DER-317) is the guide in station 1

Base course 0720, base speed 16 kts

1534 c/s to 17.5 kts

1538 On station bearing 3420, 1000 yards from the guide

1545 c/s to 18.5 kts

1830 c/s to 18 kts

6-13-58 0000 Steaming in company with the USS JOYCE (DER-317) enroute from Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands,

to Pearl Harbor, T. H. in accordance with CTG 7.3 msg 112331Z June, in a line abreast formation

on course 0720 at speed 18 kts. JOYCE is the guide bearing 1620 at 1000 yds.

OTC is Commanding Officer in JOYCE. Material condition BAKER and

condition of readiness IV are set

0826 USS LANSING assumed the guide on course 072, speed 18. USS JOYCE is sta #2,

bearing 162, 1000 yds.

1236 USS JOYCE (DER-317) assumed the guide. Guide bears 1620 at 1000 yds

1500 Exercised the crew at general quarters for fire drill

1506 Material condition ABLE is set

1532 Material condition BAKER set

1533 Secured from general quarters. Condition of readiness IV is set

6-14-58 0800 Reported to the operational control of DESFLOT FIVE.

(Sat. #1) 0833 Assumed the guide

0919 USS JOYCE assumed the guide, bearing 162, 1000 yards

0930 Commenced Captains Inspection of all living and berthing spaces

1028 Secured from Captains Inspection

1035 Exercised the crew at general quarters, condition 1AA

1124 Secured from general quarters. Set the regular underway watch. Condition IV

1601 c/s to 18 kts

1800 Form. c/c to 0730. c/s to 18.5 kts

6-14-58 0000 Set all clocks back 24 hours to conform with +12Y zone time

(Sat. #2) 0801 c/c to 074. Guide now bears 164, 1000 yds

1300 Commenced Commanding Officers inspection of lower decks, zones 1 and 2

1430 Secured from Captains lower decks inspection

1627 This vessel assumed the guide

2015 c/c to 077.50.

6-15-58 0000 Steaming in company with the USS JOYCE (DER-317) enroute from Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands,

to Pearl Harbor T.H. in accordance with CTG 7.3 msg. 112331Z June.

In a line abreast formation, on course 077.50, speed 18.5 kts.

OTC is commanding officer in JOYCE.

Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV are set

0100 Set all clocks ahead one hour to conform to zone plus eleven X.

1208 c/bc to 0780T

6-16-58 0000 Steaming in company with the USS JOYCE (DER-317) enroute from Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands,

to Pearl Harbor T.H. in accordance with CTG 7.3 msg. 112331Z June in a line abreast formation

on course 0780, speed 18.5 kts. Formation guide is this vessel. USS JOYCE bears

1680 at 1000 yds. OTC is commanding officer in JOYCE. Material condition BAKER

and condition of readiness IV are set

0102 c/c to 0790T.

1500 Exercised the crew at general quarters

1503 Material condition ABLE set

1600 Material condition BAKER set

1603 Secured from general quarters

1630 c/c to 081

1634 c/s to 16 kts to repair main engine casualty.

1830 Main engine no. 2 back on the line. c/s to 18.5. Commenced steaming to arrive on

station bearing 3510T and 1000 yards abeam of USS JOYCE

1952 c/bc to 0830T.

2200 Sustained casualty to the circuit breaking switch during steering casualty drill.

2221 Casualty repaired.

2230 This vessel remaining 7600 yds astern USS JOYCE

6-17-58 0100 Set all ships clocks ahead one hour to conform to WHISKEY (+10) time zone

0505 Made radar landfall on Kauai Island, bearing 0200 at 62 miles.

0812 Detached by OTC to proceed independently into port

1120 Set the special sea and anchoring details. Captain and navigator on the bridge

1133 Passed buoy 1 abeam to port. Commenced maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor channel

1148 Captain at the conn

1202 Moored starboard side to pier HOTEL, berth H3, U.S. Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, T. H

with standard mooring lines

1212 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular in port watch

1305 Commenced refueling.

1715 Completed refueling having taken on board 54,772 gallons of diesel oil, draft 10 6, forward, 10 6 aft

6-18-58 0750 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STRAND, P.L., RMSN, AWOL since 0745 this date

0830 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0855 Underway in accordance with Pearl Harbor port control message 181819Z.

Enroute BRAVO 22.5, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

0911 Moored starboard side to USS BLAIR (DER-147) at pier BRAVO, berth 22.5,

U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

0917 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular in port watch

1055 STRAND, P.L., RMSN, returned on board having been AWOL since 0745 this date;

a period of approximately 3 hours and 10 minutes

1120 USS JOYCE (DER-317) came alongside to port.

6-19-58 0000 Moored starboard side to USS BLAIR (DER-147) at pier BRAVO, berth BRAVO 22.5,

U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T.H. with standard mooring lines.

USS JOYCE (DER-317) is moored alongside to port.

Modified material condition BAKER is set. Ships present include

various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Royal Australian Navy, Harbor

and district craft. SOPA is CINCPACLFT in CINCPACFLT

Headquarters, Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

1030 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

STRAND, P.L., RMSN, Offense: AWOL from 0745, 18 June 1958 to 1055, 18 June 1958,

a period of 3 hours and 10 minutes. Punishment: restricted to the limits of the ship for one week.

STRAKE, C.L., RDSA, Offense: Conduct prejudicial to the good order and discipline

of the U.S. Navy. Punishment: restricted to the limits of the ship for one week

6-20-58 0000 Moored starboard side to USS BLAIR (DER-147) at pier BRAVO, berth 22.5, U.S. Naval Shipyard,

Pearl Harbor, T.H. with standard mooring lines. USS JOYCE (DER-317) is alongside to port.

Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, HMS NARVIK (LST-3044),

HMAS MELBOURNE (CVL-R21), harbor and district craft. Modified condition BAKER is set.

SOPA is CINCPACFLT in CINCPACFLT Headquarters, Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H

6-21-58 0801 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none.

6-22-58 0805 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none.

6-23-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentees: UPANCHOR, H.U., EN2;

WILDCAT, F.D., EM3; STRAGGLER, M.A., FN; SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN.

AWOL since 0650 this date.

0730 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0732 WILDCAT, F.D., EM3, returned on board having been AWOL since 0650

this date, a period of forty-two (42) minutes

0745 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0830 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU Pearl Op-Order 26-58. Captain and Navigator

on the bridge. Commenced maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor channel

0910 Passed buoy 1 abeam to starboard and buoy 2 abeam to port

0913 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular steaming watch, condition IV

0918 Entered international waters

0920 Set course 2020, speed 10 kts

1039 Set the replenishment at sea detail

1040 Captain at the conn

1052 Commenced 300 yard approach. Commenced maneuvering to go alongside

USS HARVESON (DER-316).

1133 Secured the replenishment at sea drill.

1141 Exercised the crew at man overboard drill. Commenced maneuvering to

recover man overboard dummy

1212 Secured from man overboard drill

1221 Exercised the crew at general quarters. Set condition 1AA

1233 Set condition 1AS

1318 Set condition 1AA

1414 Held jammed rudder steering casualty drill. Commenced maneuvering while steering with engines

1445 Set condition BAKER Secured from general quarters. Set condition III steaming watch.

Secured from steering casualty drill.

1527 Exercised the crew at man overboard drill. Commenced maneuvering to

recover man overboard dummy

1535 Secured from man overboard drill.

1648 Set the special sea and anchoring details. Captain and navigator on the bridge

1702 Entered inland waters

1706 Passed buoy 1 abeam to port and buoy 2 abeam to starboard. Commenced

maneuvering to conform to channel

1746 Moored port side to USS NEWELL (DER-322), pier BRAVO, berth B23.5,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H. with standard mooring lines

6-24-58 0554 LTJG B.T. TALKER reported aboard from TAD at Fleet Sonar School, San Diego, California,

and resumed normal duties

0630 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentees: STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, and SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN,

AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958.

0700 COMCORTRON SEVEN broke his flag in this vessel.

0715 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0750 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU OP-ORDER 26-58.

Captain and Navigator on the bridge. Executive Officer has the conn.

Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel

0825 Passed buoy #1 abeam to starboard, buoy #2 abeam to port. Set course 1590, speed 15 kts

0829 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the replenishment at sea detail

0832 Captain has the conn

0843 Commenced 300 yd approach to station alongside the USS NEWELL (DER-322)

for transfer at sea exercise.

0850 Received first line, commenced transfer.

0900 Transfer completed, all lines clear

0906 Secured from replenishment at sea detail. Set course 1210 at 10 kts

0910 c/c to 1150

0913 LTJG F.T. TRACKING has the conn

0916 c/c to 1160

0928 Captain has the conn. Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to assist

the USS PRINCETON (CVS-37) in recovering man overboard.

0934 Helicopters from PRINCETON recovered man. This vessel maneuvering to recover life rings and helmet.

1014 Recovery operations completed.

1017 LTJG F.T. TRACKING has the conn

1018 Exercised the crew at general quarters, condition 1AS

1021 Material condition ABLE set. Commenced maneuvering while conducting single ship attacks

on the USS STERLET (SS-392)

1153 Single ship attack exercise completed.

1159 Exercised the crew at condition 1AA for battle messing exercise.

1303 Secured from general quarters.

1419 Exercised the crew at general quarters, condition 1AA

1424 Material condition ABLE set

1445 Material condition ABLE set

1455 Secured from general quarters. Set the regular underway watch

1505 Commenced maneuvering while conducting engineering casualty drills.

1553 All casualties restored. Secured from engineering casualty drills

1828 Set the special sea and anchoring detail, commenced maneuvering to conform to channel

1925 Moored starboard side to the USS JOYCE (DER-317) at berth M-3, U.S. Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, T. H. with standard mooring lines

1930 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

6-25-58 0630 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, and

SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN, AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958.

0720 Set condition ABLE below the main deck

0730 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0803 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU Pearl Op-Order 26-58.

Captain and Navigator on the bridge. Commenced maneuvering to conform to channel

0842 Passed buoy 1 abeam to starboard. Passed buoy 2 abeam to port

0843 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set condition III steaming watch

0845 Entered international waters. Commenced maneuvering to conform to mock mine field

0853 Completed traverse of mock mine field.

0855 Commenced maneuvering during battle problem

0910 Exercised the crew at general quarters. Set condition 1AS

0927 Set condition 1AA

1004 Completed battle problem. Set material condition BAKER

1010 Secured from general quarters. Set the special sea and anchoring details

1021 Exercised the crew at man overboard drill. Commenced maneuvering to recover man overboard dummy.

1048 Secured from man overboard drill.

1100 Entered inland waters

1106 Passed buoys 1 and 2 abeam. Commenced maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor channel

1137 Moored starboard side to USS FORSTER (DER-334), pier Bravo, berth B23, U.S. Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, T. H. with standard mooring Lines

1142 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular in port watch

1646 USS VANCE (DER-387) moored alongside to port.

6-26-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentees: STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, and SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN

0730 COMCORTRON SEVEN shifted his pennant to USS JOYCE (DER-317)

6-27-58 0755 Mustered the crew at quarters, absentees: SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN, and STRAGGLER, M.A., FN,

AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958

6-28-58 0800 Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN, and STRAGGLER, M.A., FN,

AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958

1100 LT P.G. STOW reported aboard for duty as prospective Executive Officer

6-29-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN, and STRAGGLER, M.A., FN,

AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958

6-30-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters, absentees: STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN, and

TOPPINGLIFT, L.U., ET2

0945 TOPPINGLIFT, L.U., ET2, returned aboard after being AOL since 0650 this date,

a period of about 2 hours and 55 minutes

7-1-58 0000 Moored starboard side to USS FORSTER (DER-334) at pier BRAVO, berth 23,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H. with standard mooring lines.

USS VANCE (DER-387) moored alongside to port. Modified material condition BAKER is set.

Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, HMS NEWCASTLE (C-76),

harbor and district craft. SOPA is CINCPACFLT in CINCPACFLT Headquarters,

Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

0700 Mustered the crew at quarters, absentees: SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN, and

STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958, and

STOPPER, S.L., FA, AWOL since 0650 this date

0910 USS VANCE (DER-387) underway from port side.

7-2-58 0655 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STRAGGLER, M.A., FN;

SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN, AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958,

STOPPER, S.L., FA, AWOL since 0650, 1 July 1958

1040 Captains Mast was held this date and the following action was taken:

WATERTIGHT, K.S., SA, violation of ART 91 UCMJ. Awarded a

Summary Court Martial;

TRICE, H.U., SA, violation of ART 91 UCMJ. Awarded Summary Court Martial

1550 STOPPER, S.L., FA, returned on board having been AWOL since 0650, 1 July 1958

7-3-58 0707 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STRAGGLER, M.A., FN,

SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN, AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958, and

STERNWAY, M.S., FN, AWOL since 0650 this date
0801 STERNWAY, M.S., FN, returned to the ship having been AWOL since 0650 this date

0900 USS JOYCE (DER-317) moored alongside to port.

7-4-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN and

STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958

1027 STERNSHEETS, S.B., ETN2, suffered a laceration on left index finger while in performance of duty,

not misconduct, U.S. Naval Shipyard Dispensary treated the wound

1341 ENS T.E. STEM reported aboard for duty

7-5-58 0815 Mustered the crew at stations. Absentees: STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, and

SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN, absent since 0650, 23 June 1958

7-6-58 0830 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, and

SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN, absent since 0650, 23 June 1958

1000 ENS S.S. STEERSMAN reported aboard for duty

1019 ENS W.V. STEERGEWAY reported aboard for duty

7-7-58 0655 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, and

SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN, since 0650, 23 June 1958

7-8-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN and

STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958

1400 A summary court-martial was convened by LANSING appointing order 1566 in the case of

TRICE, H.U., SA.

1403 A summary court-martial was convened by LANSING appointing order 1567 in the case of

WATERTIGHT, K.S., SA.

1426 A summary court-martial adjourned in the case of WATERTIGHT, K.S., SA

1502 A summary court-martial adjourned in the case of TRICE, H.U., SA

7-9-58 0655 Mustered the crew at quarters. STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, and

SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN, AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958

0917 Underway with USS FORSTER (DER-334) alongside to starboard and USS JOYCE (DER-317)

alongside to port to allow USS DURANT (DER-389) to get underway from the

inboard end of the nest.

0948 Moored starboard side to USS FORSTER (DER-334) at pier BRAVO, berth 23, U.S. Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, T. H.

1021 Commenced taking fuel from USS FORSTER (DER-334). Draft forward 106, Draft aft 108

2015 Completed fueling, having taken on 20,357 gallons. Draft forward 1011, Draft aft 111.

7-10-58 0655 Mustered the crew at quarters, absentees: STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, and

SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN, since 0650, 23 June 1958

0922 LCDR C.P. THWART departed the ship for duty at the U.S. Navy Post

Graduate School, Monterey, California

7-11-58 0655 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN and

STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, absent since 0650, 23 June 1958

0810 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples.

Condition: normal. Made weekly inspection of magazines sprinkling system. Condition normal.

7-12-58 0810 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: : STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, and

SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN, since 0650, 23 June 1958, STEADY, O.S., EM2, since 0745 this date

0815 STEADY, O.S., FN (?), returned n board having been AWOL since 0745, 12 July 1958

1300 In accordance with CRUDESPAC msg 272137Z June 1958, ENS M.S. SWINGSHIP

left the ship for temporary duty with Fleet Air Defense Training Center, San Diego, California

2245 Commenced preparations for getting underway. Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees:

STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, and SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN, since 0650, 23 June 1958, and

STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN, since 2245, 12 July 1958

2315 Set material condition BAKER

2323 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

2330 STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN returned on board having been AWOL since 2245, 12 July 1958.

2338 Completed all preparations for getting underway. Draft: forward, 10 8; aft, 10 7.

2353 Underway for Johnston Island in accordance with COMCRUDESPAC msg 072310Z July.

maneuvering to clear the berth. Captain at the conn, navigator on the bridge

7-13-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to Johnston Island

in accordance with COMCRUDESPAC msg 072310Z. Material condition BAKER

and condition readiness IV are set. Maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor channel

0041 Passed buoys 1 and 2 abeam on course 1550 speed 15 knots

0049 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular steaming watch. c/c to 2470

0050 Entered International Waters.

0124 Passed Barbers Point Light abeam to stbd bearing 3370, 4.5 miles

0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN and

STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, since 0650, 23 June 1958

7-14-58 0800 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN and

STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, absent since 0650, 23 June 1958

1430 c/s to 14 knots

1513 c/s to 13.5 knots

1800 Set all clocks back one hour to conform with time zone +11(X)

2102 c/s to 13 kts

2114 c/c to 2020 to check sound spoke on sonar

2121 c/c to 2470

7-15-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to Johnston island in accordance with

COMCRUDESPAC message 072310Z. Material condition BAKER and

Condition of readiness IV are set. Base course 247, base speed 13

0415 Sighted loom of Aero Beacon on Johnston Island and obtained radar contact

on Johnston Island bearing 2600 distance 32 miles.

0425 c/c to 2420

0535 c/c to 2470

0606 c/c to 2700

0630 Obtained visual contact on Johnston Island bearing 288.50 distance 11.6 miles

0700 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0721 Passed buoy ALFA 100 yards abeam to port

0725 Commenced maneuvering while approaching anchorage

0749 Anchored in berth A-3, Johnston Island in 12 fathoms of water, sand and coral bottom,

with 50 fathoms of chain on deck to the starboard anchor on the following bearings:

Left Tangent, Johnston island, 346.20, Water Tower Johnston Island 002.80,

Aero beacon 0040, Right Tangent Johnston Island 0130.

0802 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular in port watch

0820 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN and

STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958

7-16-58 0000 Anchored in berth A-3, Johnston Island, in 12 fathoms of water, sand and coral bottom,

with 50 fathoms of chain to the starboard anchor on the following bearings:

Left Tangent Johnston Island 346.2, Water Tower 002.8, Aero Beacon 004 and

the Right Tangent 013. Modified material condition BAKER is set. Ships present include

the USS COGSWELL (DD-651), USS DEHAVEN (DD-727), and the

USS BELLE GROVE (LSD-2). SOPA is Commanding Officer in USS BELLE GROVE.

0655 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN and

STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958

1230 Let go the port anchor with 15 fathoms of chain on deck

7-17-58 0805 Commanding Officer in USS BOXER (CVS-21) assumed SOPA.

1738 Commanding Officer in USS BELLE GROVE (LSD-2) assumed SOPA.

7-18-58 0630 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0655 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN and

STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958

0700 Set the special sea and anchoring details

0726 Underway in accordance with CJTF 7 msg 172345Z. Captain and Navigator on the bridge

0730 Set course 1400 speed 7.5 kts

0731 c/s to 10 kts

0732 c/s to 15 kts

0733 c/c to 1380

0738 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular steaming watch

0739 c/c to 1360

0740 c/c to 0900

0831 c/s to 17 kts

0846 c/s to 18.5 kts

0911 c/s to 15 kts

0917 c/s to 10 kts

1018 c/c to 2700

1125 c/s to 15 kts

1255 Set the anchoring detail. Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

1310 Commenced maneuvering while approaching anchorage

1335 Anchored in anchorage A-3, Johnston Island, in 12 fathoms of water, sand and coral bottom,

with 70 fathoms of chain on deck to the starboard anchor, on the following bearings:

Aero Beacon 003.8, Left tangent 3460, Right Tangent 0120

1354 Secured the anchoring detail. Set the regular in port watch

7-19-58 0000 Ships present include the USS BOXER (CVS-21), USS BELLE GROVE (LSD-2),

USS DEHAVEN (DD-727), and the USS COGSWELL (DD-651).

SOPA is Commanding Officer in USS BOXER (CVS-21).

1000 Mustered the crew at quarters for Captains Personnel Inspection

1032 Secured from Captains Personnel Inspection. Commenced Captains Inspection of

Living and Berthing Spaces

1115 Secured from all inspections

7-20-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations, absentees: SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN and

STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958

7-21-58 0400 Anchored as before

7-22-58 1700 Set the anchoring detail. Captain and Navigator on the bridge

1721 Underway in accordance with CTU 7.3.5 OpOrder 1-58.

1726 Set course 1800 speed 10 kts

1727 c/s to 15 kts

1736 Secured the anchoring detail. Set the regular steaming watch

1826 Commenced maneuvering to drop project 8.6 practice pod.

7-23-58 0000 Steaming independently in the area of Johnston Island, on course 2510 at 19 kts, in accordance with

CTU 7.3.5 Op-Order 1-58, OTC is the Commanding Officer of this vessel.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of readiness IV are set

0031 Commenced maneuvering to recover practice pod.

0100 STANDBY, P.O., SN, received a small laceration on his left eye lid when he

collided with an unidentified object on the fantail during recovery operations.

Not misconduct, in the line of duty. Prognosis, returned to duty

0102 Practice pod and one man life raft recovered.

0106 Practice nose cone placed in the water.

0141 Sighted flares in water. Commenced maneuvering to recover practice nose cone.

0206 Nose cone recovered.

0255 Stopped all engines

0305 Received LCU 430 alongside the port quarter.

0311 Transferred all project personnel and equipment to LCU 430.

0314 LCU 430 cast off.

0318 Commenced maneuvering to make anchorage

0330 Anchored in berth A-2, Johnston Island, in 12 fathoms of water, sand and coral bottom,

with 60 fathoms of chain to the starboard anchor on deck, on the following anchor bearings:

Aero beacon 3420, Sea Buoy 0010, Buoy BRAVO, 2180, Buoy ALFA 1640. Other ships present

include the USS BELLE GROVE (LSD-2), SOPA is Commanding Officer in the

USS BELLE GROVE

0650 STRAGGLER, M.A., FN, AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958 declared a deserter this date

0750 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: SWEEPBACK, T.A, FN, AWOL since 0650, 23 June 1958

0828 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0855 Underway in accordance with Deputy CTG 7.3 message 230500Z. Maneuvering to clear the anchorage

0907 Set course 090, speed 15 knots. Passed Buoy A abeam to port

0925 c/s to 10 knots

0935 c/s to 7.5 knots

1153 c/c to 260.

1329 c/s to 10 knots

1415 c/c to 100

1600 c/c to 270

1734 c/c to 090

1920 c/c to 270

2000 c/c to 090

2157 c/c to 270

2310 Set the sectional anchoring detail

2320 Passed Buoy ALFA 400 yards to starboard. Commenced maneuvering to approach anchorage

2351 Anchored in berth A-3, Johnston Island in 13 fathoms of water, sand and coral bottom,

with 60 fathoms of chain to the starboard anchor and 15 fathoms of chain to the port anchor

on the following bearings: Water Tower 003, Aero beacon 005, Buoy #2 035, Left Tangent 348.

2359 Secured the sectional anchoring detail set the regular inport watch.

Set modified material condition BAKER

7-24-58 0400 Anchored as before

7-25-58 0400 Anchored as before

7-26-58 1600 Commenced preparations for getting underway

1700 Completed preparations for getting underway. Port anchor heaved in and ready for sea.

Set the special sea and anchoring detail on the forecastle and bridge.

1717 Underway in accordance CTU 7.3.5 Op-Order 2-58 Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

Commenced maneuvering to clear anchorage

1733 Secured the anchor detail set the regular steaming watch. Set course 0900 at 10 kts

1800 c/c to 0750

1945 c/c to 0900

2015 c/c to 270

2115 c/c to 090

2236 c/c to 220

2300 c/c to 270

2311 c/c to 285

7-27-58 0021 c/c to 0900

0110 c/c to 1000

0128 c/c to 2700

0139 c/c to 2670

0155 c/c to 0900

0210 c/c to 2700

0212 c/s to 7.5 kts

0232 c/c to 2310

0235 c/s to 19 kts

0300 c/c to 0510

0306 c/s to 10 kts

0337 c/c to 0900

0347 c/c to 2700

0404 c/c to 0900

0427 c/c to 2600, c/s to 19 kts

0455 c/c to 2500

0533 c/c to 2700

0545 c/s to 15 kts. Set the anchoring detail. Passed Buoy ALFA abeam to starboard 150 yds

0600 Commenced maneuvering to make anchorage A-3

0608 Anchored in berth A-3, at Johnston Island, in 12 fathoms of water, sand and coral bottom,

with 60 fathoms of chain to the port anchor on deck, on the following anchorage bearings:

Aero Beacon 004.9, Left Tangent347.1, Right Tangent 012.3, Right Tangent Sand Island 024.6.

7-28-58 1232 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

STANDARDSPEED, C.U., FT2. Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Article 92

(Failure to obey order), Punishment: Warning

1745 Set the special sea and anchoring detail. Set condition BAKER

1805 Underway in accordance with CTU 7.3.5 message 282156Z. Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

Commenced maneuvering to clear anchorage

1822 Passed buoy A 100 yards to port. Set course 085, speed 10 knots

1823 Secured special sea and anchoring detail, set regular steaming watch

1827 c/c to 278

2021 c/s to 10 knots

2027 c/c to 276

2039 c/c to 280. Commence maneuvering to recover practice nose cone.

2127 Secured from recovery exercise, set course 045, speed 15 knots

2355 Passed buoy A 100 yards abeam to starboard. Commenced maneuvering to approach anchorage

7-29-58 0000 Commenced maneuvering to conform to Johnston Island channel, Captain at the conn,

navigator on the bridge

0021 Anchored in anchorage A-3 at Johnston Island, sand and coral bottom, 60 fathoms of chain

to the starboard anchor on the following bearings: Aero beacon 007, A Buoy 137,

B Buoy 207

1745 Commenced making preparations to get underway

1750 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1813 Underway in accordance with CTU 7.3.5 msg 292108Z of July.

1819 Commenced maneuvering to conform to Johnston island channel

1828 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail, set the Condition IV steaming watch

1831 c/c to 085, c/s to 10 kts

1836 Lost steering control, commenced steering by engines.

2026 Regained steering control. C/c to 090

2040 c/c to 060

2125 c/c to 270

2158 c/c to 250

2257 c/s to 18 kts, c/c to 270

2300 c/c to 260

2326 c/c to 270

2330 c/c to 280

2332 c/c to 285

2336 Commenced maneuvering to conform to Johnston island channel. Set the anchor detail

2351 Anchored in anchorage A-3 at Johnston Island in 12 fathoms of water, sand and coral bottom

with 60 fathoms of chain to the starboard anchor, 15 fathoms of chain to the port anchor,

using the following anchorage bearings: Aero beacon 004.5, Sea Buoy 032.7 and A Buoy 138.

Secured the anchor detail

7-30-58 0400 Anchored as before

7-31-58 1235 Pursuant to Commanding Officers orders of 31 July 1958, ENS S.S. STEERSMAN

left the ship for temporary duty with USS BOXER (CVS-21)

1644 Commenced preparations for getting underway. Set material condition BAKER

1700 Stationed the special sea and anchoring detail

1726 Underway for station 080, 20 miles from Johnston Island in compliance

with CTU 7.3.5 OpOrder 3-58. Maneuvering to clear anchorage

1736 Secured special sea and anchoring detail, set the regular underway watch

2004 Arrived on station 080. Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to stay on station.

2350 Atomic device detonated astern. ( This was test TEAK and was a high altitude rocket blast

in the megaton range. TEAK was a Department of Defense sponsored

Redstone rocket-launched test of a live W-39 nuclear warhead. Purpose was

to measure the effects of high altitude nuclear explosions in order to design warheads

for the Nike-Zeus anti-ballistic missile system.

The Hardtack Configuration Redstone shot the 3.8 megaton warhead to an altitude

of 252,000 ft. This was the first rocket-launched nuclear test by the United States. )

2352 c/c to 235, c/s to 20 kts

8-1-58 0000 Steaming independently in accordance with CTU 7.3.5 OpOrder 3-58 on course 235 speed 20 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of readiness IV are set

0153 Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds while conducting search operations.

0312 Commence maneuvering while conducting recovery operations.

0351 Completed recovery operations, resumed search operations.

0420 Commenced maneuvering while conducting recovery operations.

0535 Completed recovery operations. Resumed search operations.

0733 Received transfer from helicopter. Resumed search operations.

0843 Received transfer from helicopter. Resumed search operations.

1055 Rendezvoused with USS BELLE GROVE (LSD-2) and made transfer to LCM 43.

1056 Resumed search operations.

1136 Received LCM 35 alongside to port. Made transfer of personnel.

1141 Completed transfer of personnel and LCM 35 departed.

1416 c/s to 19 kts. Departed Johnston Island enroute to Pearl Harbor.

1508 c/c to 0670T

8-2-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Johnston Island to Pearl Harbor, T. H.

in accordance with Deputy CTG 7.3 msg 012141Z on course 0670 speed 18.5 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of readiness IV are set

2100 c/c to 069

8-3-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Johnston Island to Pearl Harbor, T.H.

in accordance with Deputy CTG 7.3 msg 012140Z on course 069 speed 18.5 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0100 Set all clocks ahead one hour to conform with +10W zone time

0756 Sighted Barbers Point Light bearing 045.80 range 9.3 miles.

0822 Passed Barbers Point Light abeam to port 3.9 miles.

0839 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0850 c/c to 330. Entered Inland Waters

0855 Passed Buoy No. 1 abeam to port 100 yds. Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel

0935 Moored starboard side to USS DURANT (DER-389) at Pier BRAVO, berth 22.5,

U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T. H., with standard mooring lines

0941 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular in port watch

1250 YOG 115 alongside to port. Commenced taking on fuel.

1735 Completed fueling having received 54,597 gals of diesel fuel. YOG 115 cast off.

8-4-58 0750 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

1101 Pursuant to the orders of the Commanding Officer, LTJG F.T. TRACKING

left the ship for temporary additional duty at Tripler Army Hospital

8-5-58 1230 Commenced making preparations to get underway

1430 Set the special sea and anchoring details

1500 Underway in accordance with Deputy CTG 7.3 msg 012140Z. Captain and

Navigator on the bridge. Commenced maneuvering to conform to channel

1530 Passed buoys 1 and 2 abeam. Set course 2470 speed 18.7 kts

1539 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular steaming watch

2330 Sighted visually USS BOXER (CVS-21) bearing 073 range 18 miles.

8-6-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T. H. to Johnston Island

in accordance with Deputy CTG 7.3 message 012140Z of August 1958, on course 247,

at speed 18.9 knots. Condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

1800 Set all ships clocks back one hour to conform to XRAY (+11)

8-7-58 0850 Set special set and anchor detail

0856 All stop

0857 Anchored at Johnston Island in berth A-3 in 12 fathoms of water 45 fathoms of chain to the waters edge

with coral and sand bottom. Anchorage bearings are: Aero beacon 005.90T,

Sea Buoy 035.30T, Buoy A 1420T.

0907 Secured special sea and anchor detail

0953 Set the special sea and anchor detail. Set condition BAKER

1005 Underway in accordance with Deputy CTG 7.3 message 062010Z August 1958.

1014 Secured the special sea detail

1248 Commenced maneuvering while vectoring USS SAFEGUARD (ARS-25) in recovery operations.

1319 Completed recovery operations.

1858 Set the Anchoring detail

1906 Commenced maneuvering to anchor at Johnston Island

1913 Anchored in berth A-3, Johnston Island on the following bearings: Aero Beacon 004.8,

Buoy A 137.5, Buoy B 214.8, Sea Buoy 032, with 60 fathoms of chain on deck,

sand and coral bottom.

1918 Secured the anchoring detail, set the regular in port watch

8-8-58 1025 Held Captains Mast on SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN. Awarded: Summary Court-Martial

1500 Set the special sea and anchoring details

1729 Underway in accordance with CTU 7.3.5 OpOrder 4-58. Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

Set course 1350 speed 7.5

1736 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular steaming watch

2355 Set the sectional anchoring detail, Captain and Navigator are on the bridge

8-9-58 0016 c/c to 2800. Commenced maneuvering while approaching anchorage.

0039 Anchored in anchorage A-3 Johnston Island in 13 fathoms of water , sand and coral bottom,

with 60 fathoms of chain on deck to the starboard anchor on the following bearings:

Aero beacon 004.50, Buoy A 140.20, Buoy B 2140, Left Tangent 3470.

8-10-58 0000 Anchored in berth A-3 at Johnston Island in 12 fathoms of water, sand and coral bottom,

with 60 fathoms of chain to the starboard anchor and 15 fathoms of chain to the port anchor

on the following bearings: Aero beacon 004.5, Buoy A 140.2, Buoy B 214, Left Tangent 347.

Modified material condition BAKER is set. Ships present include the USS BOXER (CVS-21),

USS BELLE GROVE (LSD-2), USS DEHAVEN (DD-727), USS EPPERSON (DDE-719

and USS SAFEGUARD (ARS-25). SOPA is Commanding Officer in USS BOXER.

0800 CTG 7.3 RADM Tyree, broke his flag on the USS BOXER (CVS-21) and assumed duties of SOPA.

8-11-58 1430 Set the special sea and anchoring details

1504 Underway in accordance with CTU 7.3.5 OpOrder 5-58. Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

Set course 1600 speed 7.5 kts

1511 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular underway watch

1655 Maneuvering to put Radar Reflector in the water. Lat. 160 10.8N Long. 1690 34.3E.

2330 Observed detonation of nuclear device. ( This was test ORANGE and

was a high altitude rocket blast in the megaton range. ORANGE was a

Department of Defense sponsored, Redstone rocket-launched, test of the W-39 warhead.

Purpose was to measure the effects of high altitude nuclear explosions in order to

design warheads for the Nike-Zeus anti-ballistic missile system. The Hardtack

Configuration Redstone shot the 3.8 megaton warhead to an altitude of 141,000 ft.)

2333 Sustained shock wave.

2335 c/c to 218, c/s to 18 kts

8-12-58 0207 Commence maneuvering while conducting search and recovery operations.

0400 Steaming as before, conducting search and recovery operations.

0800 Steaming as before, conducting search and recovery operations.

1200 Steaming as before, conducting search and recovery operations.

1600 Steaming as before, conducting search and recovery operations.

1614 Completed search and recovery operations

1627 c/c to 095, c/s to 10 kts to receive helicopter on the fantail.

1637 Made personnel transfer to helicopter.

1753 Commence maneuvering to receive LCM-41 alongside to starboard.

1817 Received LCM-41 alongside to starboard. Made personnel and equipment transfer.

1825 LCM-41 departed.

1841 Received LCM-35 alongside to starboard.

1845 Received personnel transfer from LCM-35.

1847 LCM-35 departed.

1902 c/s to 18.5 kts. Underway for Pearl Harbor from Johnston Island in accordance with

Deputy CTG 7.3 msg 130358Z August 1958.

2008 c/c to 067

8-13-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Johnston Island to Pearl Harbor, T.H. in accordance with

Deputy CTG 7.3 msg 130358Z of August 1958, on course 067, speed 18.5 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

1300 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None

2000 c/c to 069

8-14-58 0100 Set all clock ahead one (1) hour to conform with +10 WHISKEY zone time

0740 Obtained radar contact on Kauai, T. H. bearing 011, range 85 miles.

1015 Sighted Oahu Island, T. H. visually.

1018 c/c to 075

1358 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1420 Passed between buoys 1 and 2. Commenced maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor channel

1452 Moored starboard side to M-3 dock, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

1622 Commenced receiving fuel from fuel dock M-3.

1808 Completed refueling. Received 47,000 gals. Draft fwd. 100 aft. 106

8-15-58 0750 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STERNWAY, M.S., FN, and

STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN, AWOL since 0750 this date

0830 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0911 Underway to shift berths to BRAVO Pier, berth 23. Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel

0925 Moored starboard side to USS BLAIR (DER-147) at pier BRAVO, berth 23,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H. with standard mooring lines

0950 STERNWAY, M.S., FN, returned aboard, AWOL since 0750 this date;

a period of approximately 2 hours

8-16-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN, AWOL

since 0745, 15 August 1958

2212 A systematic search of entire ship for STANCHION, M.U., SN, whose liberty was cancelled

disclosed that he was not on board

2236 Telephone call from Hawaiian Armed Services Police disclosed that

STANCHION, M.U., SN, was apprehended by them at 2220 this date

8-17-58 0031 STANCHION, M.U., SN, was delivered on board by the Hawaiian Armed

Services Police, having been AWOL since 2212 this date

0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: WEATHEREYE, B.A., SN,

AWOL since 0745 this date, and

STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN, AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

0917 WEATHEREYE, B.A., SN, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0745 this date.

8-18-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

1652 While closing the Refer door, STAGE, P.R., TN, caught and cut his thumb:

not due to his own misconduct. Treatment administered by U.S. Naval Shipyard Dispensary,

Pearl Harbor, T.H. Disposition: Returned to light duty.

8-19-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958,

STANCHION, M.U., SN, AWOL since 0630, 19 August 1958, and

WILDCAT, F.D., EM3, AWOL since 0630, 19 August 1958.

0858 WILDCAT, F.D., EM3, returned aboard AWOL since 0630 this date

0913 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0922 Received YTB 42 (Should be YTB 142) alongside port quarter

0927 Pilot RIFE came aboard

0931 Received YTB 262 (MENOQUET) alongside port bow.

0941 Commenced breasting out.

0948 USS BLAIR (DER-147) underway.

0957 Moored starboard side to BRAVO pier, berth B-23, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

1002 Pilot departed ship

1003 YTB 142 (NOKOMIS) cast off and underway from alongside port quarter.

1005 YTB 262 (MENOQUET) cast off and underway from alongside port bow.

1006 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

8-20-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958 and

STANCHION, M.U., SN, AWOL since 0630, 19 August 1958

0836 JMSDF (Japanese Marine Self Defense Force) Harukaze (DD-101), JMSDF Ayanami (DD-103),

JMSDF Unanami (DD-105), JMSDF Sugi (PF-285), JMSDF Kaya (PF-288,

JMSDF Kiri (PF-291) of the Japanese Navy standing in.

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

STAFFOFFICER, O.D., SN, Offense: drunk and disorderly. Punishment: warning.

SWAMP, S.F., CS2, Offense: drunk and disorderly. Punishment: warning.

WILDCAT, F.D., EM3, Offense: AWOL from 0630, 19 August 1958 to 0858, 19 August 1958

a period of two (2) hours and 28 minutes. Punishment: ten (10) days restriction.

STADIMETER, I.M., SN, Offense: drunk and disorderly. Punishment: ten (10) days restriction.

TRUCK, F.C., SA, Offense: failure to go to place of duty. Punishment: one (1) weeks restriction

1007 USS NEWELL (DER-322) moored alongside to port.

1037 USS DURANT (DER-389) moored alongside to port of USS NEWELL.

8-21-58 0000 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, berth 23, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

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

USS DURANT (DER-389) is moored alongside USS NEWELL. Modified material condition

BAKER is set. Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, yard and

district craft, (LST-224), (LST-225) of the Chinese Nationalist Navy,

MNSDF HARUKAZE (DD-101), JMSDF AYANAMI (DD-103),

JMSDF UMANAMI (DD-105), JMSDF SUGI (PF-285, JMSDF KAYA (PF-288),

JMSDF KIRI (PF-291) of the Japanese Navy. SOPA is CINCPACFLT in

CINCPACFLT Headquarters, Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

0655 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees:

STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN, since 0745, 15 August 1958 and

STANCHION, M.U., SN, since 0630, 19 August 1958

0815 In accordance with BUPERS Orders ENS W.R. WEATHER reported on board for duty

1000 The summary court-martial opened in the case of SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN

1017 The summary court-martial in the case of SWEEPBACK, T.A., FN,

adjourned to await the action of the convening authority

1229 STANCHION, M.U., SN, was returned to the ship by the Hawaiian Armed Services Police,

having been AWOL since 0630, 19 August 1958

8-22-58 0655 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958, and

WALKBACK, G.H., SH3, AWOL since 0630 this date

0700 WALKBACK, G.H., SH3, returned board having been AWOL since 0630 this date

8-23-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

8-24-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

1746 USS DURANT (DER-389) underway.

8-25-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

0930 Chung Chang (LST-224) and Chung Chiang (LST-225) of the Chinese Nationalist Navy

standing out of the harbor.

1527 Chung Chang (LST-224) and Chung Chiang (LST-225) of the Chinese Nationalist Navy

standing into the harbor.

8-26-58 0655 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

1743 USS HARVESON (DER-316) moored starboard side to USS NEWELL (DER-322)

8-27-58 0655 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

0705 USS HARVESON (DER-316) got underway from alongside USS NEWELL (DER-322)

8-28-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

0836 USS NEWELL (DER-322) underway from alongside.

0915 STACK, S.P., FN, slipped on brow while carrying CO2 bottle, and injured both wrists,

not due to his own misconduct. Treatment was administered at U.S. Naval Shipyard Dispensary.

Disposition: light duty for four days

1514 USS NEWELL (DER-322) moored alongside to port.

8-29-58 0655 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

0745 USS NEWELL (DER-322) underway from alongside.

1144 USS JOYCE (DER-317) moored alongside to port.

8-30-58 0801 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

0913 USS JOYCE (DER-317) underway.

8-31-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

9-1-58 0000 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, berth 23, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

with standard mooring lines. Modified material condition BAKER is set.

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

LST 224 (CHUNG CHANG) and LST 225 (CHUNG CHIANG) of the

Chinese Nationalist Navy. SOPA is CINCPACLFT in CINCPACLFT Headquarters,

Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

9-2-58 0643 STABILIZER, H.T., FN, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0630 this date,

a period of about 13 minutes

0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

1007 LST 224 (CHUNG CHANG) and LST 225 (CHUNG CHIANG) of the Chinese Nationalist Navy

underway from berth BRAVO 23.

1106 USS RAMSDEN (DER-382) moored alongside to port.

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9-4-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

1300 Commenced Captains Lower Deck Inspection

1415 Secured from Captains Lower Deck Inspection

9-5-58 0000 USS NEWELL (DER-322) is moored alongside to port of USS RAMSDEN (DER-382).

1315 Mustered the crew at quarters for Captains Inspection of Personnel, Living and Berthing Spaces.

1409 Secured from inspection

9-6-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: STABILIZER, H.T., FN, AWOL since 0745 this date and

STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN, AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

0830 STABILIZER, H.T., FN, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0745 this date,

a period of about 45 minutes

9-7-58 0000 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, berth 23, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

with standard mooring lines. USS RAMSDEN (DER-382) moored alongside to port.

USS NEWELL (DER-322) moored alongside USS RAMSDEN (DER-382) to port.

Modified material condition BAKER is set. Ships present include various units of the

U.S. Pacific Fleet, LST 224 (CHUNG CHANG) and LST 225 (CHUNG CHIANG)

of the Chinese Nationalist Navy, harbor and district craft. SOPA is CINCPACFLT in

CINCPACFLT Headquarters, Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

9-8-58 0650 TRAIN, S.R., EN3, returned on board, AWOL since 0630, 8 September 1958

and was placed on report

0655 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

9-9-58 0000 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, berth 23, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

with standard mooring lines. USS RAMSDEN (DER-382) moored alongside to port.

USS FORSTER (DER-334) moored to port of USS RAMSDEN (DER-382).

Modified material condition BAKER is set. Ships present include various units of the

U.S. Pacific Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA is CINCPACFLT in

CINCPACFLT Headquarters, Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

9-10-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

9-11-58 0655 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

1635 While operating electrical drill, SQUILGEE, D.D., BM1, accidentally ran drill into his hand.

Diagnosis: laceration of left hand. Disposition: sent to Shipyard Dispensary for treatment.

Was treated and returned to the ship for duty. Not due to own misconduct

2120 Magazine high temperature alarm lighted. Inspection of magazines and alarm system showed cause

to be a flown fuse in the alarm system.

9-12-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

0912 USS FORSTER (DER-334) underway

1234 USS FORSTER (DER-334) moored alongside to USS RAMSDEN (DER-328) to port.

1300 Commenced Captains Lower Deck Inspection

1412 Secured from Captains Lower Deck Inspection

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9-14-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

9-15-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN,

AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1958

0745 STANDINGRIGGING, W.P., SN, declared a deserter this date

1342 ENSIGN P.V. TOW was detached from this ship in accordance with

BUPERS Orders No. B1123D-DW-3 Dated 15 August 1958 to report aboard the

USS HANNA (DE-449) at Long beach, California

9-16-58 0000 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, berth 23, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

with standard mooring lines. USS FORSTER (DER-334) moored alongside to port.

Modified material condition BAKER is set. Ships present include various units of the

U.S. Pacific Fleet, CHUNG FU (LST-223) of the Chinese Nationalist Navy, yard and

district craft. SOPA is CINCPACLFT in CINCPACLFT Headquarters,

Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

0630 Commenced preparations for getting underway

0655 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: TRIM, A.H., SN; SQUAREAWAY, S.D., BT3

and STABILIZER, H.T., ENFN, AWOL since 0630, 16 September 1958

0710 Set material condition BAKER

0729 SQUAREAWAY, S.D., BT3 returned aboard having been AWOL since 0630, 16 September 1958,

a period of approximately 59 minutes

0730 Set the special sea and anchor detail

0739 STABILIZER, H.T., ENFN, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0630, 16 September 1958,

a period of approximately 1 hour and 9 minutes

0745 USS FORSTER (DER-334) got underway from alongside.

0751 Completed all preparation for getting underway, draft 11 5 forward, 10 9 aft

0759 Underway to shift berths to berth WHISKEY 1, U.S. Naval Ammunition Depot, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

LT P.G. STOW has the Conn. Captain and Navigator are on the bridge.

Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel.

0850 Moored starboard side to pier WHISKEY, berth 1, USNAD, West Loch, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

with standard mooring lines

0904 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular in port watch

1030 Commenced offloading torpedoes.

1039 Set the special sea and anchoring details

1045 Completed loading 4 Mark 32 torpedoes.

1056 Underway to shift berths. Captain at the Conn. Navigator on the bridge.

Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel

1138 Moored starboard to pier BRAVO, berth 23, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

with standard mooring lines

1144 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular in port watch

9-17-58 0033 TRIM, A.H., SN, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0630, 16 September 1958

0800 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None. Commenced preparations for getting underway

0815 Set condition BAKER

0830 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0835 Obtained draft readings; fwd. 11 5, aft. 10 9.

0900 Underway in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE msg 061915Z of September 1958.

Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. LT P.G. STOW has the Conn.

Commenced maneuvering to conform to the Channel

0910 LT W.P. TAMPION assumed the Conn.

0937 Bridge lost steering control. Shifted control to After Steering.

0938 Passed Buoy No. 1 abeam to starboard 40 yards. Set course 153, speed 15 kts

0941 Bridge regained steering control.

0944 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular underway watch, Condition IV

1000 Changed Op-control to Commander Barrier Pacific. Commenced steaming

in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 152143Z of Sept 1958.

9-18-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T. H. to Pacific Barrier Station AQ

in accordance with COMBARPAC message 152143Z of September 1958.

Course is 347, speed 17 kts. Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

1800 Set all clocks back one hour to conform to +11 (X-ray) time zone

9-19-58 0743 Suffered Gyro casualty, commenced steering 342 PStgC

1300 Exercised the crew at General Quarters, condition 1AA

1305 Set material condition ABLE

1352 Set material condition BAKER. Secured from General Quarters. Set the regular steaming watch

1500 Commanding Officer held mast and awarded non-judicial punishment as follows:

STABILIZER, H.T., FN; offense: Violation of Art. 86, UCMJ. Punishment: 7 days extra duty.

TRIM, A.H., SN; offense: Violation of Art. 86, UCMJ. Punishment: 14 days extra duty

9-20-58 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to Pacific Barrier Station AQ in accordance with

COMBARPAC msg 152143Z on course 340 PStgC speed 17 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

1405 c/c to 339 PStgC

9-21-58 0833 c/s to 7.5 kts

1030 Arrived on Pacific Barrier Station AQ. Commenced patrolling station in accordance with

ComBarPac Op-order 70-58.

1814 Commenced maneuvering on starboard engine to assist steering.

1830 Obtained ECM contact on bearing 2110. Identified as AEW Aircraft.

1837 Secured starboard engine. Commenced steaming on port shaft.

9-22-58 0000 Steaming independently on Pacific Barrier Station AQ on course 200 PStgC, speed 7.5 kts.

in accordance with COMBARPAC op-order 70-58. Material condition

BAKER and Condition of readiness IV are set

0900 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal

9-23-58 1300 Exercised the crew at AA Tracking drill. Commenced maneuvering during exercise

1342 Secured from AA Tracking Exercise.

9-24-58 0000 Steaming independently on Pacific Barrier Station AQ. in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-order 70-58 on course 0100 PStgC speed 10 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of readiness IV are set

9-25-58 0458 Obtained visual contact bearing 1640R distance 12 miles. Identified as the

GOLDEN BEAR enroute from Yokohama, Japan, to San Francisco, California.

0500 c/c to 0200 PStgC. Enroute to Barrier Station AP in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 152143Z.

0912 c/s to 13 kts

1741 c/s to 10 knots

1744 c/c to 300 PStgC

9-26-58 0000 Steaming independently on course 040 PStgC speed 10 kts, patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AP

in accordance with COMBARPAC OP-order 70-58. Material condition BAKER and

Condition of Readiness IV are set.

2300 Departed Barrier Station AP enroute to Barrier Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC msg 270150Z.

9-27-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pacific Barrier Station AP to Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC msg 270150Z and patrolling in accordance with COMBARPAC

OP-order 70-58 on course 040 PStgC, speed 12 kts. Material condition BAKER and

Condition of Readiness IV are set.

9-28-58 0000 Steaming independently patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AO in

accordance with COMBARPAC OP-order 70-58 on course 0150 PStgC, speed 10 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0229 Commenced maneuvering with engines to aid steering.

0600 Lost steering control Shifted control to after steering.

1700 Departed old Station AO enroute to new Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC msg 27015Z (270150Z).

9-29-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute to new Pacific Barrier Station AO from old Station AO

in accordance with COMBARPAC message 270150Z on course 270 PStgC, speed 10 knots.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0400 Commenced maneuvering with engines to assist steering

0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

0802 c/c to 130 PStgC

1800 Commenced maneuvering with engines to assist steering.

9-30-58 0000 Steaming independently patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AO in accordance with COMBARPAC

OP-order 70-58 on course 180 PStgC, speed 7.5 kts. Material condition BAKER and

Condition of Readiness IV are set.

10-1-58 0000 Steaming independently on Pacific Barrier Station AO on course 005 PStgC, speed 10 kts.

Patrolling in accordance with COMBARPAC OP-order 70-58.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of readiness IV are set

0645 SQUALL, V.G., FA, fractured right thumb while going down ladder into shaft alley when hatch fell

on his right hand, not due to misconduct, in the line of duty

10-2-58 1107 c/c to 055 PStgC

1110 Departed Station AO enroute to Pacific Barrier Station AN

1650 Arrived Pacific Barrier Station AN.

10-3-58 0000 Steaming independently patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AN in accordance with

COMBARPAC OP-order 70-58 on course 065 PStgC, speed 10 knots.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

10-4-58 1000 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

Commenced Captains Lower Decks Inspection

1125 Secured from Captains Lower Decks Inspection

10-5-58 2000 Departed Station AN enroute to Pearl Harbor, T. H. in accordance with COMBARPAC

message 152142Z September 1958.

2030 c/s to 7.5 knots

2032 c/s to 15 knots

2234 c/s to 15.5 knots

10-6-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pacific Barrier Station AN to Pearl Harbor, T.H.

in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 152143Z September 1958 on

course 155 PStgC, speed 15.5 kts. Material condition BAKER and

Condition of Readiness IV are set

0725 Obtained surface radar contact bearing 175, range 16 miles, on course 300, speed 9 kts,

CPA bearing 247 range 11,000 yds.

10-7-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pacific Barrier Station AN to Pearl Harbor, T.H.

in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 152143Z September 1958 on course 160 PStgC,

speed 18 knots. Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

10-8-58 0100 Set all clocks ahead one (1) hour to conform with +10W time zone

10-9-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pacific Barrier Station AN to Pearl Harbor, T.H.

on course 167 PStgC, speed 18 knots, in accordance with COMBARPAC

msg 152143Z Sep 58. Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

10-10-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pacific Barrier Station AN to Pearl Harbor, T.H.

in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 152143Z SEP on course 166 PStgC, speed 18 knots.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

1435 Sighted Oahu Island bearing 145, 32 miles

1800 Set the special sea and anchoring detail, Commanding Officer and Navigator are on the bridge

1805 LT W.P. TAMPION has the conn

1822 Passed buoy #2 abeam to starboard. Commenced maneuvering to conform to

Pearl Harbor, T.H. channel

1837 The Commanding Officer has the conn

1849 Moored starboard side to MIKE pier, berth 3, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

with standard mooring lines

1855 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail, set the regular inport watch

2116 ENS T.E. STEM, departed the ship to report to U.S. Fleet Sonar School, San Diego, California,

for temporary additional duty. In accordance with BUPERS orders Pers-B11351-awl

dtd 22 August 1958,

LT W.P. TAMPION was detached to report to the Commanding Officer,

U.S. Naval Schools Command, Great Lakes, Illinois

10-11-58 0750 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none. Commenced making

preparations to get underway

0800 ENS M.S. SWINGSHIP having completed temporary additional duty at

Fleet Air Defense Training Center, San Diego, Calif. returned aboard

and resumed his normal duties

0848 Set the special sea and anchoring details

0940 Underway to shift berths to B23.5. Captain at the conn. Navigator on the bridge.

Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel

0956 Moored starboard side to USS SILVERSTEIN (DE-534) pier BRAVO, berth 23.5,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

1006 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular inport watch

10-12-58 0000 Moored starboard side to USS SILVERSTEIN (DE-534) pier BRAVO, berth 23.5,

U.S. Naval Station Pearl Harbor, T.H. with standard mooring lines.

Modified material condition BAKER is set. Ships present include various units of the

U.S. Pacific Fleet, harbor and district craft. SOPA is CINCPLACFLT in CINCPACFLT

Headquarters, Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

10-13-58 0652 SWAB, R.M., DKSN, reported aboard having been AWOL since 0630, a period of about 22 minutes

0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: TRUCK, F.C., SN

0710 TRUCK, F.C., SN, reported aboard having been AWOL since 0630, 13 October 1958,

a period of about 40 minutes

10-14-58 0000 Moored starboard side to USS SILVERSTEIN (DE-534) pier BRAVO, berth 23.5,

U.S. Naval Station Pearl Harbor, T.H. with standard mooring lines.

Modified material condition BAKER is set. Ships present include various units of the

U.S. Pacific Fleet, harbor and district craft. SOPA is CINCPLACFLT in CINCPACFLT

Headquarters, Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

10-15-58 1045 Exercised the crew at sectional sea detail

1100 Secured from sectional sea detail

10-16-58 0655 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: SQUAD, M.U., AG2

1051 SQUAD, M.U., AG2, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0630 this date

1402 USS RAMSDEN (DER-382) moored alongside to port.

10-17-58 0530 STOPPER, S.L., FN, returned aboard in the custody of Hawaiian Armed Services Police,

having been apprehended drunk and disorderly in a public place

0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

10-18-58 0000 Moored starboard side to USS SILVERSTEIN (DE-534) pier BRAVO, berth 23.5,

U.S. Naval Station Pearl Harbor, T.H. with standard mooring lines.

USS RAMSEDEN (DER-382) moored alongside to port. Modified material condition

BAKER is set. Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, harbor and

district craft. SOPA is CINCPLACFLT in CINCPACFLT Headquarters,

Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

10-19-58 0000 Moored starboard side to USS SILVERSTEIN (DE-534) pier BRAVO, berth 23.5,

U.S. Naval Station Pearl Harbor, T.H. with standard mooring lines.

USS RAMSDEN (DER-382) moored alongside to port. Modified material condition

BAKER is set. Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, harbor and

district craft. SOPA is CINCPLACFLT in CINCPACFLT Headquarters,

Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

0850 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

10-20-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: TRAIN, S.R., EN3, AWOL since 0630, 20 October 1958

0918 TRAIN, S.R., EN3, returned on board having been AWOL since 0630, this date

1225 The Commanding Officer held mast and awarded STOPPER, S.L., FN, a Special Court-Martial

10-21-58 0000 Moored starboard side to USS SILVERSTEIN (DE-534) pier BRAVO, berth 23.5,

U.S. Naval Station Pearl Harbor, T.H. with standard mooring lines.

USS RAMSDEN (DER-382) moored alongside to port. Modified material condition

BAKER is set. Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, harbor and

district craft. SOPA is CINCPLACFLT in CINCPACFLT Headquarters,

Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

10-22-58 0655 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: SPRING, D.L., FN, AWOL since 0630, 22 October 1958

0831 Commenced preparations for getting underway to shift berths. Set the

special sea and anchoring detail.

0840 Completed preparations for getting underway. Draft 106 forward, 104 aft. Captain on the bridge

0853 Underway to shift berths. Commenced maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor channel.

Captain has the conn

0903 Moored starboard side to USS STRICKLAND (DER-333), pier BRAVO, berth 22.5,

U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T. H. with standard mooring lines.

USS RAMSDEN (DER-328) moored alongside to port.

0908 USS RAMSDEN (DER-382) got underway from alongside.

0948 USS BRISTER (DER-327) moored alongside to port.

1052 USS FESSENDEN (DER-142) moored outboard to port of USS BRISTER.

1515 SPRING, D.L., FN, was returned aboard by the Hawaiian Armed Services Police with the

charge of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile. SPRING had been AWOL since

0630, 22 October 1958, a period of approximately 8 hours, 45 minutes

10-23-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. No absentees

0705 USS FESSENDEN (DER-142) underway from alongside USS BRISTER (DER-327)

0715 USS BRISTER (DER-327) underway

1215 Received injury report on SPLINTERSCREEN, P.P., ENFN, crushed and lacerated left index finger

at 1155 this date, injury treated at 1200 with following disposition; light duty for 24 hours

1745 USS FESSENDEN (DER-142) moored alongside to port.

10-24-58 0655 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

0732 USS FESSENDEN (DER-142) got underway from alongside to port

0820 YO-78 moored alongside to port.

0830 Commenced fueling. Draft 11 5 forward 10 0 aft

1115 Completed fueling, having taken on 33, 922 gallons of diesel oil. Draft 1110 forward 1010 aft

1436 YO-78 got underway from alongside to port.

10-25-58 0000 Moored starboard side to USS STRICKLAND (DER-333), pier BRAVO berth 22.5,

U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T.H., with standard mooring lines.

Modified material condition BAKER is set. Ships present include various units of the

U.S. Pacific Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA is CINCPACFLT in CINCPACFLT

Headquarters, Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

0750 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

10-26-58 0355 STREAMANCHOR, A.M., RMSN, was delivered on board by the Hawaiian Armed Services Police

10-27-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

0831 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU Pearl Op-Order 44-58.

Captain and Navigator on the bridge. Commenced maneuvering to conform to channel

0903 Passed buoy 2 abeam to port on course 151 speed 17 kts

0907 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular steaming watch

0924 Commenced maneuvering to take station 3 in 3C3 bent line screen, USS EPPERSON (DDE-719),

the guide in station 1, USS RENSHAW (DDE-499) in station 2 base course 225,

base speed 15 kts

1023 Commenced ASW drills with USS SARGO (SSN-583), commenced attack on sonar contact.

Bearing 030, Range 1200 yds. Contact evaluated as possible submarine.

1024 Completed attack

1025 Commenced re-attack on sonar contact.

1032 Completed attack.

1033 c/c to 145

1034 c/c to 220. Lost sonar contact

1046 Commenced maneuvering to take station 3 in 3C3 bent line screen axis to 070

1109 Base course reversed to 070

1122 Sonar contact 079, 6300 yds. Commenced maneuvering while attacking sonar contact.

1158 Completed attack. Commenced maneuvering to take station 0 in 3C3 bent line screen,

this ship guide, USS EPPERSON (DDE-719) in station 1,

USS NICHOLAS (DDE-449) in station 2, USS RENSHAW (DDE-499) in station 3.

Screen axis 060, base course 060, base speed 15 kts

1236 c/c to 060, c/s to 16 kts. Commenced maneuvering to broad weave.

1321 Changed screen axis and base course to 270. Commenced zig zag plan 13S

1501 Changed screen axis and base course to 080, changed base speed to 17 kts

1515 Exercised the crew at General Quarters, set Condition 1AS

1557 Secured from General Quarters, set the regular steaming watch

1611 Changed base course and screen axis to 070

1628 Changed base course and screen axis to 250

1656 Changed base course and screen axis to 340

1706 Changed base course and screen axis to 160. Changed base speed to 12 kts

1800 Changed base course and screen axis 340. Changed base speed to 13 kts

1813 Commenced maneuvering to take station 3 in 3C3 bent line screen. Screen axis is 000,

Base course 000, Base speed is 15 kts. USS EPPERSON (DDE-719)

is the guide in station 0. When on station the guide will bear 056, 4700 yards

1849 Set condition 1AS

1850 Commenced anti-submarine search plan GOYA 3.

1945 c/s to 18 kts. c/c to 272. Commenced maneuvering to take station 0 in a Bent Line Screen,

this ship the guide. Screen Axis is 280 Base Course is 280, Base speed is 18 kts

2009 Changed Base course and screen axis to 080

2034 Commenced maneuvering while attacking sonar contact.

2312 Broke off attacks, commenced maneuvering to take station 3 in a Diamond Formation,

base course 270, Base speed 12 kts. USS EPPERSON (DDE-719) is the guide in station 1

bearing 225, 1000 yds

10-28-58 0000 Steaming in company with USS EPPERSON (DDE-719) and USS RENSHAW (DDE-499)

in area S3 in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU Pearl Op-order 44.58 in station 3

of a diamond formation, RENSHAW guide in station 1, EPPERSON in station 2 on

base course 270 speed 12 kts. Material condition BAKER is set.

SOPA is COMDESDIV 252 in EPPERSON

0741 Commenced steering by sinuous course clock

0751 Commenced ASW exercises with USS SARGO (SSN-584)

0800 Exercised the crew at General Quarters. Set Condition 1AS. Commenced maneuvering

while conducting ASW exercises.

0858 Completed ASW exercises. Commenced maneuvering to take station 0 in 3C3 bent line screen.

This ship is the guide. USS EPPERSN (DDE-719) in station 1, USS RENSHAW (DDE-499)

in station 2, USS NICHOLAS (DDE-449) in station 3. Screen axis 090. Base course 90,

base speed 12 kts

0930 Commenced maneuvering while steering zig-zag plan

1101 Commenced maneuvering while conducting ASW exercise.

1115 Completed ASW exercise. Formed 3C4 bent line screen. Guide is USS EPPERSON (DDE-719)

in station 0. USS RENSHAW (DDE-499) in station 1, USS (NICHOLAS) (DDE-449)

in station 2, USS CARPENTER (DDE-825) in station 3, This ship in station 4.

Base course 250, base speed 15 kts. Screen axis 250

1211 Screen axis rotated to 280. Commenced ASW exercise. Commenced maneuvering

while conducting ASW exercises

1318 Secured from all drills. Secured from General Quarters. Set the regular steaming watch.

c/c to 060, c/s to 18 kts

(The following message was sent to LANSING from COMDESDIV 252 via flashing light at

280050Z 28 October 1958: To Lansing goes the historic honor of being the first ship to

deliver a successful ASW attack against a nuclear submarine in the Hawaiian Barrier X

Lansing thus joins Santa Maria, Clermont, Savanna and Nautilus.)

1324 c/s to 15 kts, c/c to 030. Assumed the guide in station 0 of 3C4 bent line screen on base course 045,

base speed 17 knots. The screen axis is 045. Commenced maneuvering on

various courses to narrow weave

1352 Changed base course to 300, changed screen axis to 300

1420 Commenced maneuvering to search for exercise torpedo.

1448 Ceased search. Set course 066, speed 18 knots

1559 Set the special sea and anchoring detail, Captain and Navigator on the bridge

1621 Commenced maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor channel. Passed between entrance buoys 1 and 2

1654 Captain has the conn.

1700 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, berth 23.5, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

with standard mooring lines. Set modified material condition BAKER

10-29-58 0640 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None

0645 Commenced making preparations for getting underway

0700 Set the special sea and anchoring details.

0755 Underway in accordance with COMFLETRAGRU Pearl, Op-order 44-58. Captain at the conn.

Navigator on the bridge. Commenced maneuvering to conform to channel

0831 Passed buoy 1 abeam to starboard. Set course 155, speed 15 kts

0832 c/s to 10 kts

0834 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular underway watch

0908 Took station 5 in 3C3 screen, guide is the USS KAWISHIWI (AO-146) in station 0

bearing 142 at 8200 yds

1015 Commenced maneuvering during ASW exercises.

1121 Commenced maneuvering to take station D in 3C5 screen

1150 On station guide, KAWISHIWI, in station 0 beans (bears) 030 at 3000 yds,

base course 030 speed 16 kts. Commenced maneuvering to patrol station.

1225 Commenced maneuvering in accordance with zig zag plan 175

1245 Commenced maneuvering during ASW exercises

1325 Commenced maneuvering to take station 4 in 3C5 bent line screen

1404 On station. Guide KAWISHIWI, in station 0 bearing 128, 7200 yds., base course 010

base speed 15 kts. Commenced maneuvering in accordance with zig zag plan 145.

1513 Commenced maneuvering to take station A in 3C4 bent line screen. When on station the guide,

KAWISHIWI, will bear 142, 7200 yds., base course 030 speed 16 kts.

1604 Commenced maneuvering during ASW exercise

1640 Secured from ASW exercises.

1704 Set the replenishment at sea detail

1715 c/s to 10 kts

1744 Commenced maneuvering while making approach on KAWISHIWI for Z-25-S refueling exercise.

1810 Completed Z-25-S exercise.

1850 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1855 Passed buoy 2 abeam to starboard. Commenced maneuvering to conform to channel

1931 Moored starboard side to USS STRICKLAND (DER-333), pier BRAVO, berth 22.5,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

1945 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular inport watch

10-30-58 1300 CAPTAIN CUTTLE, COMCRUDESPAC Staff, accompanied by his staff, came on board

and accompanied by members of the inspecting party of the USS LANSING,

commenced Health and Hygiene inspection.

1508 CAPTAIN CUTTLE, COMCRUDESPAC Staff and his staff left the ship.

10-31-58 0650 Mustered the crew at quarters; Absentees: none

0900 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0915 Received tugs YTB 195 (ALLAMAKEE) at port quarter, YTB 410 (ALLAMAKEE) at port bow.

0928 Underway dead plant to shift berths to BRAVO 23.

0932 Moored starboard side to USS BRISTER (DER-327) pier BRAVO, berth 23,

U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H. with standard mooring lines

0939 Cast off tugs YTB 410 (ALLAMAKEE) and YTB 195 (ALLAMAKEE).

0940 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

1409 The Special Court-Martial appointed by the Commanding Officer serial 1787 of 27 October 1958

met in the case of STOPPER, S.L., FN

1530 USS VANCE (DER-387) moored alongside to port.

1531 The Special Court-Martial which met in the case of STOPPER, S.L., FN,

adjourned to await the action of the convening authority

11-1-58 0000 Moored starboard side to USS BRISTER (DER-327), pier BRAVO berth 23 US Naval Station,

Pearl Harbor, T.H. with standard mooring lines. USS VANCE (DER-387)

moored alongside to port. Modified material condition BAKER is set.

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

CINCPACLFT in CINCPLACFLT Headquarters, Makalapa Heights, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

0800 Mustered the crew on stations, Absentees: none

0915 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples, conditions normal

11-2-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations; Absentees: none

11-3-58 0655 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: STOPPER, S.L., FN, AWOL since 0630 this date

0827 USS VANCE (DER-387) got underway from alongside to port.

0920 YO-78 came alongside to port

0930 Commenced fueling from YO-78, draft 106 forward, 116 aft.

1100 Completed fueling from YO-78, having received 18,032 gallons of diesel oil.

1106 YO-78 got underway from alongside to port.

1750 USS VANCE (DER-387) moored alongside to port.

1755 Commenced fueling from USS BRISTER (DER-327).

1932 Completed fueling, having received 2234 gallons of diesel oil. Draft 10 10 forward, 119 aft

11-4-58 0650 STOPPER, S.L., FN, returned on board having been AWOL since 0630, 3 November 1958

0745 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

1510 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

1700 Commenced preparations for getting underway

1715 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1811 Underway in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 010124Z Nov 1958 enroute to

Barrier Station AQ. Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

Commenced maneuvering to conform to the channel

1840 Passed buoy 1 abeam to starboard. Set course 158, speed 17 kts

1845 c/c to 240. Secured the special sea and anchoring detail, set the regular underway watch

2024 Sighted Kaena Point Light bearing 343, 14 miles.

2121 Passed Kaena Point Light abeam to starboard bearing 073, 29 miles.

11-5-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to Pacific Barrier Station AQ

in accordance with COMBARPAC message 010124Z November 1958

on course 343, speed 17.5 kts. Modified material condition BAKER and

Condition of Readiness IV are set

1015 Commanding Officer held mast and awarded the following non-judicial punishment:

STOPPER, S.L., FN; Offense: AWOL from 3 November 1958 to 4 November 1958,

a period of about 24 hours. Punishment: Summary Court-Martial;

TRUCK, F.C., SN: Offense: Disorderly conduct and fighting.

Punishment: Summary Court-Martial;

STREAMANCHOR, A.M., RM3, Offense: Disorderly conduct. Punishment: warning

11-6-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to Pacific Barrier Station AQ

in accordance with COMBARPAC message 010124Z November 1958

on course 343, speed 17.5 knots. Modified material condition BAKER and

Condition of readiness IV are set

11-7-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to Pacific Barrier Station AQ

in accordance with COMBARPAC message 010124Z November 1958 on course 343,

speed 17.5 knots. Modified material condition BAKER and Condition of readiness IV are set

11-8-58 0217 Sighted merchant vessel bearing 289, 27,400 yds on course 080, speed 11 knots. CPA 205, 6,500 yds

1400 c/s to 12 kts

1406 c/s to 13 kts

1421 c/c to 230

1425 c/s to 14 kts

1428 c/c to 225. Enroute to rendezvous with USNS GENERAL WILLIAM MITCHELL (T-AP-114)

at 42010 N Lat. 171005W Long. in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 082250Z and

COMALSEAFRON msg 090401Z Nov 1958.

1625 c/s to 17.5 kts

11-9-58 0000 Steaming independently to rendezvous with USNS GENERAL WILLIAM MITCHELL (T-AP-114)

at 42010 N Lat. 171005W Long. to transfer patient in accordance with

COMBARPAC msg 082250Z and COMALSEAFRON msg 090401Z Nov 1958.

Base course 228, base speed 17.5 kts. Material condition BAKER and

Condition of readiness IV are set

0015 c/c to 291

0322 c/c to 270

0705 c/c to 290

0711 c/c to 320

0715 c/c to 344. Sighted USNS GENERAL WILLIAM MITCHELL (T-AP-114) bearing 320, 11,500 yds.

0723 c/c to 350

0736 Commenced maneuvering to approach port side of

USNS GENERAL WILLIAM MITCHELL (T-AP-114).

0810 Received shot line from USNS GENERAL WILLIAM MITCHELL (T-AP-114)

0815 Commenced personnel transfer.

0826 Completed personnel transfer. SPLINTERDECK, D.F., FA, transferred to

USNS GENERAL WILLIAM MITCHELL (T-AP-114).

0831 All lines clear of ship.

0840 c/c to 015 c/s to 17.5 kts. Enroute to Pacific Barrier Station AQ in accordance

with COMBARPAC message 082250Z of Nov 1958.

0845 TRUCK, F.C., SN, sustained injury to 3rd finger of left hand during personnel transfer in the line of duty;

not due to misconduct. Diagnosis: finger lacerated with possible fracture

0910 c/s to 15 kts

1015 c/s to 12.5 kts

1300 c/c to 018

2000 c/c to 020

11-10-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to Pacific Barrier Station AQ

in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 082250Z of Nov 1958 on course 020,

speed 12.5 kts. Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0420 Sighted surface contact bearing 324, 18 miles. Contact evaluated as merchant vessel

on course 070, speed 15

0543 Contact at CPA bearing 025, 16,600 yds.

0918 c/s to 10 kts. Commenced patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AQ in accordance with

COMBARPAC message 010124Z of November 1958.

2142 Obtained radar contact 235, 18 miles.

2155 Sighted contact visually bearing 231, 16.6 miles.

2220 Exchanged visual signals with ANDROS STAR, merchant vessel enroute from

Tokyo to Portland. CPA 180, 10.5 miles.

11-11-58 0000 Steaming independently patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AQ in accordance with COMBARPAC

message 010124Z of November 1958 on course 320, speed 9.5 knots.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0750 Mustered the crew at foul weather parade.

1900 Set all clocks back one hour to conform to +11 X-Ray time zone

11-12-58 0800 Mustered the crew at foul weather parade. Absentees; none.

1017 Sighted surface contact bearing 262, 11 miles.

1040 Contact evaluated as Matson Freighter.

1048 Contact at CPA bearing 190, 9100 yds.

1130 c/c to 120

1323 c/c to 180

1700 c/c to 019

1928 c/c to 199

2100 c/c to 019

11-13-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pacific Barrier Station AQ to Station AP in accordance with

COMBARPAC msg 010124Z November 1958, course 019, speed 9.5 knots.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

1204 Arrived on Pacific Barrier Station AP

1528 The Summary Court-Martial opened in the case of TRUCK, F.C., SN.

1550 The Summary Court-Martial in the case of TRUCK, F.C., SN, adjourned to

await the action of the Convening Authority

11-14-58 0000 Steaming independently patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AP in accordance with COMBARPAC

msg 010124Z November 1958, course 019, speed 9.5 kts. Material condition BAKER and

Condition of Readiness IV are set

1400 Summary Court-Martial convened in the case of STOPPER, S.L., FN.

1413 Adjourned to await the action of the Convening Authority

2035 Commenced steering 307 per steering compass (3200T).

2140 Commenced steering 320 by Gyro.

11-15-58 0000 Steaming independently patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AP in accordance with COMBARPAC

msg 010124Z November 1958, course 335, speed 9.5 kts. Material condition BAKER and

Condition of Readiness IV are set

2100 c/c to 060

2216 c/c to 075

2240 c/c to 070

2300 Enroute to Barrier Station AO.

11-16-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pacific Barrier Station AP to Station AO in accordance with

COMBARPAC message 010124Z November 1958 on course 070, speed 9.5 knots.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

2147 c/c to 120, c/s to 15 kts, while changing course

2148 c/s to 9.5 kts.

11-17-58 0000 Steaming independently patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AP in accordance with COMBARPAC

msg 010124Z November 1958, course 120, speed 9.5 kts. Material condition BAKER and

Condition of Readiness IV are set

0800 Mustered the crew at Foul Weather Parade. Absentees: none

0803 c/c to 305

0830 SPLICE, T.L., FN, during the night of 17 November 1958 dislocated his right shoulder due to the roll

and pitch of the ship. Injury not due to his own misconduct. Treatment:

administration of morphine syrette, grain, dislocation reduced, right shoulder bandaged.

Disposition: no duty for 4 to 5 days

11-18-58 1301 Set General Quarters (drill)

1322 Secured from General Quarters

11-19-58 1116 Departed Pacific Barrier Station AO in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 010124Z Nov 58.

1417 The Special Court-Martial convened in the case of SPITKIT, C.P., MRFN

1530 The Special Court-Martial in the case of SPITKIT, C.P., MRFN adjourned

to await the action of the Commanding Officer

11-20-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pacific Barrier Station AO to AN in accordance with

COMBARPAC msg 010124Z Nov 58, on course 130, speed 9.5 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0300 Arrived on Pacific Barrier Station AN in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 010124Z Nov 58

2014 Obtained land on radar, bearing 326, 106 miles. Evaluated Cold Harbor Mountain.

2221 Arrived on Pacific Barrier Station ALFA NOVEMBER

11-21-58 1710 Sustained gyro casualty.

11-22-58 0000 Steaming independently patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AN in accordance with COMBARPAC

msg 010124Z November 1958, on course 040 per steering compass (PStgC) (0540T),

speed 9.5 kts. Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0831 Sighted surface contact bearing 196, 8 miles. Contact evaluated as MSTS ship on course 290 speed 14.

0846 Commenced steering 230 per gyro compass (PGC).

0900 Contact at CPA bearing 216, 5.5 miles.

2200 Departed Pacific Barrier Station AN enroute to Kodiak, Alaska, in accordance with

COMBARPAC msg 220130Z Nov 1958.

11-23-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pacific Barrier Station AN to Kodiak, Alaska

in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 220130Z November 1958, on course 047,

speed 18 knots. Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0900 Obtained radar contact on Chirikof Island bearing 032 distance 34 miles.

0907 Sighted Chirikof Island visually bearing 033 distance 30 miles.

0942 c/c to 049

1055 Passed Chirikof Island abeam to port bearing 314 at 7.2 miles

1145 Obtained radar contact on Sitkinak Island bearing 034 distance 51 miles.

1326 Sighted Sitkinak Island visually bearing 021 range 28 miles.

1530 Passed Sitkinak Island abeam to port bearing 323 at 4 miles.

2247 Ugac Island abeam to port bearing 330 distance 4.5 miles.

11-24-58 0720 Set the special sea and anchoring detail. Commenced maneuvering to approach Kodiak Harbor

0755 Captain has the conn

0802 Pilot CHBOSN KAY came aboard

0808 Passed buoy 10 abeam to starboard. Commenced maneuvering to conform to Kodiak Harbor channel

0849 Moored starboard side to U.S. Naval Fuel Pier, Nyman Peninsula, Kodiak Island,

Kodiak, Territory of Alaska.

0910 Secured the special sea and anchoring details. Set the regular in port watch

1005 Commenced fueling, drat 10 forward, 102 aft

1415 Completed fueling. Received 56,116 gallons. Draft 1010 forward, 1011 aft

11-25-58 0000 Moored starboard side to U.S. Naval Fuel Pier Nyman Peninsula, Kodiak Island Kodiak,

Territory of Alaska. Ships present include various units of the U.S. Coast Guard,

harbor and district craft. Modified material condition BAKER is set.

SOPA is Commander Alaskan Sea Frontier in Administration Building,

U.S. Naval Station, Kodiak Island, Kodiak, Territory of Alaska

0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees; none. Commenced making

preparations for getting underway

0720 Set the special sea and anchoring detail. Draft forward 1010 aft 1011.

0745 Pilot CHBOSN KAY, came aboard

0757 Underway in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 220130Z Nov 58 for Pearl Harbor, T. H.

0759 Commenced maneuvering to conform with Kodiak Harbor Channel. Pilot has the conn,

Captain and Navigator on the bridge

0847 YTB 539 (SIKIS) alongside to starboard.

0853 Pilot left the ship. YTB 539 (SIKIS) clear of starboard quarter.

0900 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail, set the regular underway watch, condition IV

0901 c/s to 17.5 kts

0906 c/c to 100

1038 c/c to 110, c/s to 10 kts

1305 c/c to 115

1855 c/c to 120

2200 c/c to 130

2216 c/s to 12 kts

11-26-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Kodiak, Alaska to Pearl Harbor, T.H. in accordance with

COMBARPAC msg 220130Z Nov 58, on course 130 speed 12 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

1759 Sighted contact bearing 233 distance 7 miles.

1901 c/c to 201. Evaluated surface contact as Japanese merchant vessel, BHIKOSAN MARU, c/c to 191.

11-27-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Kodiak, Alaska to Pearl Harbor, T.H. in accordance with

COMBARPAC msg 220130Z Nov 58, on course 191 speed 18 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

1228 c/s to 18.5 kts

11-28-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Kodiak, Alaska to Pearl Harbor, T.H. in accordance with

COMBARPAC msg 220130Z Nov 58, on course 191 speed 18.5 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

11-29-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Kodiak, Alaska to Pearl Harbor, T.H. in accordance with

COMBARPAC msg 220130Z Nov 58, on course191 speed 18 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

11-30-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Kodiak, Alaska to Pearl Harbor, T.H. in accordance with

COMBARPAC msg 220130Z Nov 58, on course 250 speed 14 kts.

Condition ABLE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

12-1-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Kodiak, T.A. to Pearl Harbor, T.H. in accordance with

COMBARPAC message 220130Z November 1958, on course 185, speed 18.5 kts.

Material condition BAKER and condition of readiness IV area set

12-2-58 0235 Obtained radar contact on Oahu Island bearing 204, 93 miles

0557 Sighted Makapuu Point Light bearing 218, 28 miles.

0610 Sighted Kaneohe Light bearing 243.

0826 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

0842 Entered Inland Waters

0844 Passed buoy 2 abeam to starboard. Commenced maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor channel

0916 Moored starboard side to pier WHISKEY, berth 2, NAD West Loch, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

0922 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

0935 Commenced off loading ammunition.

1003 Completed off loading ammunition having transferred 11 depth charges, 227 rounds 3/50 ammunition,

82 7.2 projector charges, and 4 MK 32 torpedoes.

1020 Set the special sea and anchoring detail

1031 Underway to shift berths maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor channel

1106 Moored starboard side to pier BRAVO, berth 12, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

with standard mooring lines

1116 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail

1356 ENS A.T. SPEEDLIGHT reported aboard for duty

12-3-58 0854 YTB 142 (NOKOMIS) came alongside port bow.

0855 Stationed the line handling party

0857 Underway to shift berths aft 100 feet.

0904 Completed shifting berths.

0910 YYB 142 (NOKOMIS) got underway from alongside to port

12-4-58 2240 SPEEDCONE, C.S., EN2 was transferred to the Pearl Harbor Naval Base Dispensary for treatment.

He was suffering from a possible heart ailment

12-5-58 0800 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

12-6-58 0750 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

12-7-58 0800 (SUNDAY) Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

12-8-58 0730 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

12-9-58 0708 While conducting daily magazine inspection, SPARBUOY, W.S., SN,

received contusions of the right hand when a hatch cover fell on his hand. Treatment

administered by Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Dispensary. Disposition: light duty for a period

of two days

12-10-58 0930 Commanding Officer held mast and awarded non-judicial punishment as follows:

STERNWAY, M.S., FN, Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Article 134. Punishment:

Restriction to the limits of the ship for a period of seven days

12-11-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

12-12-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters; absentees: none

12-13-58 0700 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none.

12-14-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

12-15-58 1300 Commanding Officer held mast and awarded non-judicial punishment as follows:

WATERTIGHT, K.S., SN; Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Article 92.

Punishment: Restricted to the limits of the ship for a period of six days

12-16-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: TOWINGSPAR, S.T., SH3, AWOL

0950 TOWINGSPAR, S.T., SH3, returned on board having been AWOL since 0700 this date,

a period of approximately 2 hr. 50 min.

1035 The Commanding Officer held mast and awarded non-judicial punishment as follows:

SPAR, P.S., SOG3, Summary Court-Martial

1930 Small fire discovered in dumpster on Pier.

1935 Fire on Pier extinguished.

12-17-58 0950 The Commanding Officer held mast and awarded non-judicial punishment as follows:

WATERTIGHT, K.S., SN, Offense: Violation of article 92, UCMJ.

Punishment: summary court-martial.

TOWINGSPAR, S.T., SH3, Offense: Violation of article 86, UCMJ,

Punishment; restriction to the limits of the ship for five (5) days commencing 17 December 1958

12-18-58 0700 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

12-19-58 1350 Set the special sea and anchoring detail. Commenced making preparations for getting underway

1415 Underway to shift berths to pier MIKE berth 2. The Captain and Navigator are on the bridge.

LT P.G. STOW has the conn. Maneuvering to conform to the Pearl Harbor channel

1425 Moored port side to pier MIKE, berth 2, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

with standard mooring lines

1437 Secured from the special sea and anchoring detail

1700 Commenced fueling from U.S. Naval Fueling Docks draft forward 10 feet, 0 inches; aft 10 feet 0 inches

1945 Fueling completed, draft forward 11 feet, 0 inches; aft 10 feet, 6 inches

2138 ENS T.E. STEM reported aboard having completed temporary duty at Fleet Sonar School,

San Diego, California

12-20-58 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

12-21-58 1528 Commenced taking on fuel; draft 110 forward, 108 aft, 1010 mean

2240 Completed taking on 5000 gals. fuel; draft 113 forward, 1010 aft, 1011 mean

12-22-58 0615 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

0630 Set the special sea and anchoring details.

0658 Underway to shift berth to W1. Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

Commenced steaming to conform to channel

0746 Moored starboard side to pier WHISKEY, berth 1, U.S. Naval Ammunition Depot,

West Loch, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

0750 Commenced loading ammunition.

0751 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail. Set the regular inport watch

0840 Secured from loading ammunition.

0925 Set the special sea and anchoring detail.

1001 Underway in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 180052Z of Dec enroute to

Pacific Barrier Station AQ. Commenced maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor channel.

Captain and Navigator are on the bridge

1040 Secured the special sea and anchoring detail, set the Condition IV steaming watch

1041 Entered International waters.

1056 c/c to 275

1115 c/c to 328

1232 c/c to 342

12-23-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to Pacific Barrier Station AQ

in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 180052Z DEC, on course 342, speed 16.5 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

12-24-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to Pacific Barrier Station AQ

in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 180052Z DEC, on course 342, speed 16.5 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

12-25-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to Pacific Barrier Station AQ

in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 180052Z DEC, on course 342, speed 16.5 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

12-26-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to Pacific Barrier Station AQ

in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 180052Z DEC, on course 342, speed 17 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0800 Mustered the crew at foul weather parade. Absentees: none

0846 c/c to 345, c/s to 15 kts

0951 Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

Made weekly test of magazine sprinkling system. Test satisfactory

12-27-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, T.H. to Pacific Barrier Station AQ

in accordance with COMBARPAC msg 180052Z DEC, on course 345, speed 15 knots.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

0400 Arrived on Pacific Barrier Station AQ began patrolling in accordance with COMBARPAC

msg 180052Z Dec 1958.

0803 All engines stopped. Lying to.

1012 Gyro casualty.

1042 Exercised the crew at General Quarters

1047 Set condition ALPHA

1052 Set condition BAKER

1053 Secured from General Quarters

1200 Underway as before

1201 c/s to 8.5 knots, c/c to 240

1235 c/c to 235

1313 All engines stopped. Lying to.

1636 c/s to 9 knots

12-28-58 0000 Steaming independently patrolling Pacific Barrier Station AQ in accordance with COMBARPAC

msg 180052Z of DEC, on course 199 PStgC, speed 9 kts.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of Readiness IV are set

12-29-58 1302 Exercised the crew at General Quarters.

1307 Set condition ALPHA

1310 Manned abandon ship stations.

1322 Returned to General Quarters. Set condition BAKER

1330 Secured from General Quarters.

1354 SPAN, B.E., BM1, sustained concussion with abrasion on the head when guard chain on Mount 32

snapped. Injury not due to his own misconduct. Treatment: observation and DSD to laceration.

Disposition: returned to normal duty.

1838 c/s to 0 knots

12-30-58 0850 The Summary Court-Martial opened in the case of WATERTIGHT, K.S., SN.

0925 The Summary Court-Martial in the case of WATERTIGHT, K.S., SN,

adjourned to await the action of the convening authority

1430 The Commanding Officer held mast and awarded the following non-judicial punishment:

SOUNDPOWERED, P.P., IC3, Summary Court-Martial

1614 The Summary Court-Martial opened at 1548 in the case of SPAR, P.S., SOG3

1620 Adjourned to await the action of the convening authority

12-31-58 0000 Steaming independently enroute from Pacific Barrier Station AQ to AP in accordance with

COMBARPAC msg 180052Z Dec on course 005,speed 10 knots.

Material condition BAKER and Condition of readiness IV are set

0130 c/c to 010

0151 c/c to 005

0631 c/c to 020

0635 c/c to 025

0641 c/c to 020

0656 c/c to 005

0711 c/c to 060

0717 c/s to 15 kts

0719 c/s to 10 kts

0800 Mustered the crew at foul weather parade. Absentees: none

2400 Steaming as before

 

See 1959 deck logs for continuation

 

03-26-2001