USS LANSING (DER-388) ACTIVITY LOG

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

 

In the interest of protecting their anonymity, ship’s company have been assigned aliases,

which have no correlation to their actual name

 

 

 

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

                                       The USS WILTSIE, who is tied to the pier,

                              Pearl Harbor, Naval Station, BRAVO-23’

                                       But in just one more day we’ll be putting to sea.

                              Miscellaneous services from the pier we get

                                       And Modified Material Condition YOKE is set

                              Through all of the day and these holiday nights

                                       SOPA’s been CINCPACFLT at Makalapa Heights.

                              In company with us to watch the old year drop aft

                                       Units of the Pacific Fleet, yard and district craft

 

                  0400    Moored as before

                  0745    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none.

                  0800    Moored as before

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

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

                  0715    Commenced preparations for getting underway

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

                                       period of forty-five (45) minutes

                  0830    Stationed the special sea and anchor detail

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

                  0931    Underway for NAVAID/SAR Station “AA” in compliance with

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

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

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

                  1012    Passed buoys #1 and #2

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

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

                                       USS HASSAYAMPA (AO-145).

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

                                       Commenced steering by magnetic compass.

                                       Took No. 2 main engine off the line

                  1039    Set course 230 PSTGC, speed 8 kts

                  1044    C/s 10 kts

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

                  1051    C/s 12 kts

                  1053    C/c 260 PSTGC

                  1059    C/s 14 kts

                  1116    C/s 270 PSTGC

                  1120    C/s 15 kts

                  1127    C/c 260 PSTGC

                  1130    Commenced steering course 293T

                  1215    C/c 338

                  1306    Stopped all engines

                  1310    Dropped No. 2 and No. 3 main engines

                  1311    Changed speed to 10 kts

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

                                       on course 338, speed 12 kts.

                  1356    All engines stop

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

                  1411    C/s 10 kts

                  1437    C/s 15 kts.

                  1445    C/s 16.5 kts

                  1620    C/s to 12 kts

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

                  1632    C/s to 10 kts

                  1642    C/s to 12 kts

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

                  1737    C/s to 12 kts

                  1740    C/s to 16 kts

                  1750    C/c to 17 kts

                  1845    C/s to 16.5 kts

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

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

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

                  2016    Unidentified flying object faded bearing 025T, lat 22025’N, long 159001’W.

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

                                       in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-61 and

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       All four main engines are in use.

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

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

                                       casualty on the air check valve on No. 1

                  1440    Experienced frontal passage characterized by heavy precipitation and high winds

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

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

                  1541    Lost gyro compass, commenced steering 325 PSTGC

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

                  1605    Exercised the crew at abandon ship drill

                  1700    Secured from drill.

                  1845    Commenced steering by gyro compass. Steering 328T

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

                                       in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 42-62 and

                                       COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

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

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

                                       Skunk “A” on course 263, speed 17 kts.

                  0110    Sighted Skunk “A” bearing 320, distance 10 miles

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

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

                  0203    Skunk “A” faded bearing 245, distance 13.5 miles

                  0821    C/s to 17 kts.

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

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

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

                                       Conducted weekly test of magazine sprinklers. Tested: satisfactory

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

                  1600    Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

                  1607    Condition Zebra set throughout the ship.

                  1612    Manned abandon ship stations

                  1622    Remanned 1AA GQ stations

                  1630    Set Condition YOKE throughout the ship

                  1630    Secured from General Quarters: set Condition IV

                  2045    Visibility decreased to zero. Commenced sounding fog signals

                  2058    Visibility increased to two miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

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

                                       in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 42-62 and

                                       COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

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

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

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

                  0919    Decreased speed to 8 kts.

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

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

                                       punishment: Awarded Summary Court-Martial.

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

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

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

                                       punishment: Awarded Summary Court-Martial.

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

                                       slowing to take the engine off the line.

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

                  1707    C/s 12 kts

                  1726    C/s 8 kts

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

                  1728    Port engine ahead 1/3

                  1730    C/s 12 kts

                  1735    C/s 15 kts

                  1741    C/s 17 kts.

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

                                       in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 42-62 and

                                       COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       Condition of Readiness IV and Material Condition YOKE is set.

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

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

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

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

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

                  0504    C/s to 16.5 kts

                  0515    C/s to 16 kts

                  0526    C/c to 300

                  0537    C/s to 15 kts

                  0536    C/s to 14 kts

                  0539    C/s to 12 kts

                  0540    C/c to 290

                  0542    C/s to 10 kts

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

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

                  0802    Stopped starboard engine

                  0804    Starboard engine ahead 1/3

                  0807    Port engine stop

                  0835    C/c to 060

                  0838    all engines ahead 1/3

                  0840    Starboard engine stop

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

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

                  0913    C/c to 050

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

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

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

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

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

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

                  1650    Set Condition ZEBRA below the main deck.

                  2024    C/c to 090

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

                  2243    C/c to 085

                  2306    C/c to 095

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

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

                                       No. 1 main engine is on the line

                                       The electrical load is split between No’s 1 and 3 ship service generators.

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

                                       Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

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

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

                  0435    C/c 090

                  1000    Visibility reduced to 1 mile commenced sounding fog signals

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

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

                  1149    C/s to 8 kts

                  1150    C/c to 255

                  1155    Starboard engine stopped

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

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

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

                  1902    C/c 155

                  1927    C/c to 150

                  2015    C/c to 140

                  2155    C/c to 120

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

                                       COMBARPAC Op Order 201-60. Base course 120.

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

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

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

                                       Condition of Readiness IV is set

                  0054    Port engine ahead 1/3

                  0100    C/c to 300

                  0110    Starboard engine stop

                  0254    C/c to 265 to ride more comfortably

                  0700    C/c to 085

                  0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

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

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

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

                  1024    Set Material Condition YOKE below the main deck

                  1059    C/c to 090

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

                  1244    C/c to 115

                  1246    C/c to 090

                  1247    C/c to 075

                  1248    C/c to 080

                  1256    C/c to 090

                  1357    Starboard engine ahead 1/3

                  1400    C/c to 270

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

                  1753    C/c to 085

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

                                       the International Rules of the Road

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

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

                  2043    Visibility decreased to ½ mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

                                       the International Rules of the Road

                  2050    Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

                  2259    C/c to 095

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

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

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

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

                  0200    C/c to 295

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

                  0819    C/c to 115

                  0845    C/c to 125

                  0858    C/c to 130

                  0903    C/s to 8 kts

                  0945    C/c to 140

                  1000    C/c to 150

                  1121    C/c to 160

                  1252    C/c to 200

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

                  1745    C/s to 8 kts

                  1900    C/c to 010

                  1903    C/c to 330

                  2217    C/c to 000

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

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

                                       No. 4 main engine is on the line

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

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

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

                  0104    C/s to 8 kts.

                  0106    C/c to 200

                  0135    C/t to 190

                  0140    C/c to 200

                  0450    C/c to 210

                  0600    C/c to 190

                  0501    C/c to 210

                  0504    C/c to 200

                  0736    C/c to 140

                  0740    C/c to 120

                  0741    C/c to 090

                  1315 to 1709         Numerous course and speed changes

                  1711    Starboard engine ahead 1/3

                  1718    Starboard engine ahead 2/3

                  1720    All engines ahead 1/3

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

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

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

                  1901    Maneuvering to maintain course into the seas from 105

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

                                       to 28.40 at 2300. At 2400 the barometer is 28.36

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

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

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

                                       Condition of Readiness IV and Material Condition YOKE are set.

                                       Base course is 105, speed 8 kts.

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

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

                                       designated Skunk Alpha Alpha.

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

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

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

                                       distance 7.2 miles at 1515

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

                  1511    Lost contact visually

                  1636    Skunk Alpha Alpha faded bearing 208, distance 14.5 miles

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

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

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

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

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

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

                                       Condition of Readiness IV and Material Condition YOKE are set

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

                  0255    C/c to 130 for weather balloon launch.

                  0315    Returned to base course 140

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

                  0816    Stopped the port shaft

                  0827    C/s 10 kts. on the starboard shaft

                  0902    Brought no. 3 main engine on the port shaft

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

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

                  2100    Set Material Condition ZEBRA below the main deck

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

                                       NAVAID/SAR Station “AB”

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

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

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

                                       Condition of Readiness IV and Material Condition YOKE are set.

                  0455    In accordance with COMBARPAC Message 141335Z, proceeding to

                                       NAVAID/SAR Station “AO”.

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

                  1325    Launched weather balloon

                  2034    Visibility decreased to ½ mile due to fog. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

                                       International Rules of the Road

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

                  2229    Visibility increased to 6 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

                  2315    C/s to 10 kts

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

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

                                       Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby.

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

                                       to maintain course

                  0428    Set Material Condition Zebra below the main deck.

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

                  0458    C/c to 270

                  0604    C/c to 275

                  0627    C/c to 280

                  1520    Starboard engine ahead 2/3

                  1525    C/c to 120

                  1526    Starboard engine ahead 1/3

                  1533    C/c to 115

                  1535    Port engine stop

                  1536    C/s to 10 kts

                  1538    C/s to 9 kts

                  1611    C/s to 8 kts.

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

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

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

                  0105    C/c to 300 to launch weather balloon

                  0107    C/c to 310 to launch weather balloon

                  0624    Lost power to ship’s gyro due to a casualty to generator. Commenced steering

                                       by magnetic compass, course 104

                  0650    Regained power to ship’s gyro

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

                                       No. 4 main engine in immediate standby.

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

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

                                       courses to compensate magnetic steering compass and compile deviation table

                  1628    Secured from compensating magnetic compass. Set course 275

                  1805    Commenced engineering casualty control drills on the port shaft

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

                  1940    Secured from engineering casualty control drills

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

                  2247    Commenced engineering casualty drills

                  2305    Secured from engineering casualty drills.

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

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

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

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

                                       Placed No. 1 main engine in 5 minute standby

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

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

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

                                       accordance with the international rules of the road.

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

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

                  1556    C/c to 180

                  1601    C/s to 9 kts

                  1606    C/s to 9.5 kts

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

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

                  1658    Ceased sounding fog signals

                  1725    Wind veered from 285 to 315.

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

                  1813    C/c to 290

                  1820    C/s to 9 kts

                  1821    C/c to 285

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

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

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

                  2340    Commenced testing No. 2 main engine

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

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

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

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

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

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

                  1319    Unidentified air contact bearing 346, 30 miles

                  1331    Air contact identified as Navy 31517.

                  1348    Air contact faded bearing 173, 90 miles

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

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

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

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

                  0828    Starboard engine stopped. Commenced lying to on southerly headings

                  1100    The Commanding Officer held mast in the case of

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

                                       2 weeks extra duty.

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

                  1256    Set course 260.

                  1330    Stopped and commenced lying to

                  1502    C/s to 8 kts on the starboard shaft

                  1508    Stopped and commenced lying to.

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

                                       International Rules of the Road.

                  1353    C/c to 180

                  1420    Set Condition ZEBRA below the main deck

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

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

                  2321    On course 240.

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

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

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

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

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

                                       Condition of Readiness IV is set

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

                  0719    C/s to 10 kts

                  0720    C/c to 090

                  0723    C/s to 8 kts

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

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

                  0853    Set Material Condition YOKE below the main deck.

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

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

                                       No. 4 main engine is in 5 minute standby;

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

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

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

                  0135    C/c to 290

                  0400    C/c to 145

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

                  0829    C/c to 180

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

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

                  0907    C/s to 10 kts

                  0909    C/c to 195

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

                  0928    C/s to 12 kts

                  0933    C/s to 14 kts

                  0944    C/s to 15 kts

                  1039    C/s to 16 kts

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

                                       the International Rules of the Road.

                  1140    Visibility increased to 6 miles: Ceased fog signals

                  1149    C/s to 15 kts

                  1205    C/s to 13 kts

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

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

                  1435    Visibility decreased to ½ mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

                                       the International Rules of the Road

                  1447    Visibility increased to 4 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

                  1600    C/s to 13.5 kts

                  1602    C/s to 14 kts

                  1731    C/s to 13 kts

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

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

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

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

                                       Base course is 1955, base speed 13 kts.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

                  1856    C/c to 240

                  1902    C/s to 14 kts

                  1903    C/c to 200

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

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

                                       The ship is riding comfortably in moderate seas.

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

                  0706    Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

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

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

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

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

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

                  0946    Cased sounding fog signals as visibility increased to 2 miles

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

                  1004    C/s to 12 kts

                  1012    C/s to 13 kts

                  1014    C/s to 14 kts

                  1133    Obtained radar surface contact bearing 221, range 12 miles

                  1145    C/c to 210

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

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

                                       with skunk “A”

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

                                       engines off the line due to loss of fuel oil suction

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

                  1226    Lost visual contact with skunk “A”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

                                       and took No. 2 main engine off the line.

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

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

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

                  0858    Set the special sea and anchor detail

                  0900    Maneuvering to receive a tug and pilot alongside

                  0918    YTM 372 (TATARRAX) alongside to starboard

                  0920    The pilot, Mr. YATES, came aboard

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

                                       are on the bridge

                  0929    Maneuvering to conform to Midway Island Channel

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

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

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

                  1030    The pilot departed the ship

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

                  1100    Commenced taking of fuel from the pier

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

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

                                       TAD with COMAEWBARRONPAC

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

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

                                       Steering various courses at various speeds

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

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

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

                                       COMDESFLOT FIVE MOV-ORD 5-63

                  1649    Set Base course 135 and increased speed gradually.

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

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

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

                                       Condition of readiness IV is set.

                                       Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

                  0729    C/s to 17.5 kts

                  1829    C/s to 17.7 kts

                  1830    C/c to 104

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

                                       with COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVE-ORDER 5-63.

                                       Base course is 104, base speed 17.8 kts.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

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

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

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

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

                                       (orange kapok) floating in the water

                  1407    Set base course 104

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

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

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

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

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

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

                  1753    C/s to 15.5 kts

                  1758    C/s to 16 kts

                  1759    Sighted Skunk “ALFA” bearing 170, distance 11 miles

                  1807    Skunk “ALFA” is at CPA bearing 190, 10.4 miles

                  1807    Skunk “ALFA” evaluated as a Passenger Liner

                  1825    Skunk “ALFA” faded visually bearing 220, 12 miles.

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

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

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

                                       on course 260, speed 14.5 knots

                  2126    Skunk “B” passed CPA bearing 026, range 6.2 miles

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

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

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

                  0641    C/c to 089

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

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

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

                  1119    Skunk “ALFA” faded bearing 287, range 21 miles

                  1440    Passed Barber’s Point light abeam to port, bearing 355, distance 2 miles

                  1501    Stationed the special sea and anchor detail

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

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

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

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

                                       speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

                  1550    Maneuvering to come along side berth BRAVO-23.

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

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

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

                  1715    Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the pier

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

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

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

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

                  0700    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

1-30-63     0730    Set the modified sea detail

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

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

                                       and took the conn

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

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

                                       standard destroyer mooring lines

                  0818    Pilot left the ship and Tugs got underway from alongside

                  0830    Commenced off-loading fuel, draft forward 11’8”; draft aft 10’3”

                  1505    Secured from off-loading fuel, draft forward 11’6”; draft aft 10’

                  1530    Set the modified sea detail

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

                                       quarter and port bow respectively.

                  1638    Pilot GILLEN came aboard and took the conn

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

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

                                       standard destroyer mooring lines doubled

                  1707    Pilot left the ship and Tugs got underway from alongside

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

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

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

                  1900    Held fire drill.

                  1930    Secured from fire drill.

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

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

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

                                       Receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier. Ship’s present include various units of the

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

                                       Modified Material Condition YOKE is set.

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

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

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

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

                  1230    Mustered the crew at quarters for Captains inspection of personnel

                  1310    Secured from inspection

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

                                       from confinement and restored to duty, following completion of the

                                       period of confinement adjudged by sentence of Commanding Officer’s non-judicial punishment.

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

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

                  1630    Exercised the crew at a fire drill

                  1650    Secured from fire drill

                  1830    Exercised the crew at a fire drill

                  1855    Secured from fire drill.

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

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

                  1830    Held fire drill

                  1840    Secured from fire drill

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

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

                                       Ships present include the HMS CASSANDRA (DD-10)

                  0700    Mustered the crew at quarters Absentees: none.

                  2030    SOPA shifted from CINCPACFLT to Commander Hawaiian Sea Frontier

                                       with headquarters located at COMNAVBASE 14ND.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

                  1641    Exercised the crew at a fire drill

                  1700    Secured from fire drill

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

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

                  0835    Commenced fueling. Draft: 11’9” forward; 9’11” aft

                  1130    Ceased fueling. Draft: 11’3” forward; 10’10” aft

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

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

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

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

                                       Punishment: dismissed with a warning.

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

                                       Punishment: dismissed with a warning

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

                                       Punishment: fourteen (14) days extra duty

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

                                       Punishment: fourteen (14) days extra duty

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

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

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

                                       Punishment: seven (7) days extra duty.

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

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

                                       reduction in rate to Seaman Recruit.

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

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

                  1100    Commenced Captain’s Material Inspection

                  1245    Completed Captain’s Material Inspection

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

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

                                       headquarters at Makalapa Heights

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

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

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

                                       HMCS BEACON HILL, AND HMCS JONQUIRE.

                  0800    Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none.

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

                  1625    Held fire drill

                  1640    Secured from fire drill

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

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

                                       MANHOLE, O.H., ENFN.

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

                                       returned on board, having been AWOL since 0700 this date

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

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

                  0725    Set the special sea and anchor detail

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

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

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

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

                                       of Pearl Harbor Lagoon

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

                                       with standard mooring lines.

                  0929    Commenced transferring and loading ammunition

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

                                       84 training ammunition and exchanged 2 MK 320Z torpedoes,

                                       complete war shots, plus miscellaneous small arms ammunition

                  1020    Set the special sea and anchor detail

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

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

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

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

                  1145    Entered International Waters

                  1445    All engines stopped. Tested backing bell

                  1456    Set the special sea and anchor detail, OOD conning

                  1503    Entered Inland waters

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

                  1510    Passed between buoys 1 and 2

                  1535    Navigator assumed the conn

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

                                       Pearl Harbor with standard mooring lines doubled

                  1555    Secured the special sea and anchor detail

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

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

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

2-16-63     0020    Lost power

                  0030    Regained power

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

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

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

                  0949    Commenced fueling from trucks. Draft forward, 11’9”; aft, 190’11”

                  1140    Completed fueling having taken on 5000 gallons. Draft forward, 11’8”; aft, 11’.

                  1150    Set the special sea and anchor detail

                  1220    USS WILHOITE (DER-397) underway from alongside

                  1228    Underway for NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in accordance with

                                       COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORDER 10-63.

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

                  1306    Secured the special sea and anchor detail

                  1312    Entered International Waters

                  1325    Set base course 260, speed 15.5 kts

                  1332    C/s to 16 kts

                  1345    C/s to 16.5 kts

                  2354    C/s to 17 kts

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

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

                  1633    Commenced steering course 320 PSTGC

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

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

                  1945    Sighted Kilauea Light bearing 232, 27 miles

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

                                       accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE Movement order 10-63 and

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and condition of readiness IV are set.

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

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

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

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

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

                                       in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 10-63 and

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

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

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

                                       On course 095, speed 11.5 kts

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

                                       not held visually

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

                                       designated SKUNK BRAVO

                  0438    Sighted SKUNK BRAVO visually bearing 320

                  0444    C/c to 325

                  0458    C/c to 335

                  0500    SKUNK BRAVO’S course 080, speed 17 kts

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

                  0531    Lost visual contact with SKUNK BRAVO

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

                  0738    C/c to 332

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

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

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

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

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

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

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

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

                                       NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in accordance with

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

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

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

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

                  0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

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

                                       accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MOVORD 10-63 and

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

                                       All four main engines are on the line.

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

                                       Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                  0010    Changed operational control from COMDESFLOT FIVE to COMBARPAC

                  0015    Assumed CTU 50.8.2.

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

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

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

                  0210    SKUNK “A” at CPA and opening

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

                  0845    C/c to 030

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

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

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

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

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

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

                  1306    Starboard engine stop. Commenced lying to.

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

                  1940    Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to.

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

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

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

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

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

                                       No. 3 main engine in 15 minute standby

                  1432    Obtained radar contact on unknown surface ship designated SKUNK “A”

                                       bearing 011, range 18 miles

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

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

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

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

                  1758    Obtained Sonar contact bearing 270, distance 3300 yds

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

                  1807    C/s to 9 kts

                  1809    C/c to 250

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

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

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

                  2113    Surface contact sighted visually bearing 305, 15 miles

                  2115    Surface contact on course 080, 11 kts

                  2205    Surface contact at CPA bearing 345, 12 miles

                  2254    Surface contact faded visually bearing 020, 16 miles

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

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

                                       in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-62.

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

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

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

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

                  1225    Set the Airdrop Recovery Detail.

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

                  1258    Commenced maneuvering to recover canister of electronics spare parts

                                       dropped from Barrier Aircraft (6 CHECK POOL).

                  1311    Air-dropped canister retrieved on the port bow

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

                                       No. 3 main engine in 15 minute standby

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

                  1544    Exercised the crew at Aircraft Ditching at sea drill

                  1603    Fired one High Altitude Flare. No casualties

                  1608    Secured from ditching at sea drill

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

                                       in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

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

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

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

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

                                       head for Bathythermograph Soundings

                  0818    Port engine stop. Commenced lying to

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

                                       Contact designated SKUNK ALFA.

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

                                       bearing 347, distance 5,000 yds.

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

                                       CPA of SKUNK ALFA.

                  1431    Sighted SKUNK ALFA bearing 064, distance 8 miles.

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

                  1450    C/s to 160.

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

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

                  1600    SKUNK ALFA faded visually bearing 272, 16 mile

                  1635    SKUNK ALFA faded on Radar bearing 269, 20.5 miles

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

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       The ship is lying to on a heading of 230.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       No. 1 main engine is in five minute standby.

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

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

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

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

                  1524    Port engine stop

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

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

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

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

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

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

                                       Material condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

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

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

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

                  1000    Made weekly test of magazine sprinkler systems. Test satisfactory

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

                                       COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       Condition of Readiness IV is set.

                                       Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

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

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

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

                  1324    C/c to 220 to launch weather balloon

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

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

                                       accordance with the provisions of the Manual of the Medical

                                       Department and placed in the Reefer Decks for preservation

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

                  1428    C/s to 8 kts

                  1429    C/c to 150

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

                  1441    C/s to 10 kts

                  1502    C/s to 10.5 kts

                  1513    C/s to 11.5 kts

                  1520    C/s to 12 kts

                  1526    C/s to 12.5 kts

                  1530    C/s to 13 kts

                  1531    C/c to 140

                  1536    C/s to 13.5 kts

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

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

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC MSG 030205Z March 1963.

                  1549    C/s to 13 kts

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

                                       and retained for safekeeping in the custody of the Supply Officer

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

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

                  1937    Lost visual contact with the NEWELL

                  2000    C/c to 145

                  2005    USS NEWELL faded bearing 323, distance 16 miles

                  2117    Obtained radar surface contact bearing 148, distance 14 miles

                  2123    C/c to 150

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

                  2152    SKUNK ALFA at CPA bearing 106, distance 10 miles

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

                  2305    SKUNK ALFA faded bearing 063, distance 1.5 miles

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

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

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

                  1508    Visibility reduced by rain squalls. Commenced sounding fog signals

                                       intermittently, in accordance with the International Rules of the Road

                  1605    Visibility increased to 4 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

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

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

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

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

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

                  1115    C/s to 17 kts.

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

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

                                       All four main engines are on the line.

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

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

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

                                       accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

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

                                       accordance with the International Rules of the Road

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

                  0935    SKUNK ALFA on course 346, 9 kts.

                  0941    SKUNK ALFA at CPA bearing 245, 21400 yds

                  0953    SKUNK ALFA faded bearing 260, 23400 yds

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

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

                  1333    C/c to 140

                  1349    C/c to 150.

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

                  1427    SKUNK “B” faded bearing 315, range 14.5 miles

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

                                       dead in the water

                  1505    SKUNK “C” passed CPA bearing 230, range 5.5 miles

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

                  1544    Condition ZEBRA set throughout the ship

                  1555    Set Material Condition YOKE throughout the ship

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

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

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

                                       with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       Condition of Readiness IV is set.

                                       Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

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

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

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

                                       CPA bearing 077, range 23 miles.

                  1830    SKUNK “ALPHA” faded bearing 058, range 23.8 kts

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

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

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

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

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

                  0018    Exchanged calls with USS CHIPOLA (AO-63)

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

                  0120    C/s to 10 kts

                  0135    C/s to 10.5 kts

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

                  0158    C/s to 11 kts

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

                  0202    SKUNK “F” on course 305, speed 11 kts

                  0223    C/c to 145

                  0225    C/s to 11.5 kts

                  0233    SKUNK “F” at CPA bearing 225, range 6 miles

                  0245    C/c to 140

                  0319    SKUNK “F” faded bearing 291, range 19 miles

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

                  0400    C/c to 120

                  0401    SKUNK “G” on course 328, speed 3 kts

                  0410    Sighted Kaena Point Light bearing 058, distance 14 miles

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

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

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

                                       speed 20.5 kts

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

                                       speed 8 kts

                  0523    C/s to 11 kts

                  0524    C/s to 10.5 kts

                  0526    C/s to 10 kts

                  0538    SKUNK “H” passed CPA 030, range 3.6 miles’

                  0607    C/c to 8 kts

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

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

                  0700    Commenced all preparations for entering port

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

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

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

                                       to Pearl Harbor Channel entrance, base course 335

                  0801    LTJG PULLS assumed the Conn.

                  0807    Entered inland waters with Diamond Head light bearing 098

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

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

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

                                       Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled

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

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

                                       Naval Admin Unit, Tripler General Hospital for autopsy in accordance

                                       with BUMED Manual, Chapter 17.

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

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

                                       remembrance of the late KIBBY, Billy Joe, HM1.

                                       YOG 78 came alongside and moored to port.

                  1005    Commenced taking on fuel. Draft fwd 10’6”, draft aft 9’11”. Commenced

                                       receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier

                  1030    Colors were closed up

                  1300    Completed taking on fuel, draft fwd 12’6”, draft aft 10’9”

                  1305    YOG 78 cast off to port

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

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

                  0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

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

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

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

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

                                       and placed on sick list.

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

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

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

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

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

                                       The Pilot, Mr. TAYLOR, came on board

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

                  1100    Tug YTB 762 underway from port quarter

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

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

                  1110    Tug YTB 762 underway from port bow.

                  1112    Tug YTB 762 came alongside starboard bow

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

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

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

                                       and the USS LANSING (DER-388).

                  1137    YTB 762 underway from alongside starboard bow

                  1140    YTB 761 underway from alongside starboard quarter

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

                  1900    Held fire drill

                  1915    Secured from fire drill

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

                                       LOG, B.C., ENFN.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

                                       for temporary additional duty.

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

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

                                       Disposition: Placed on sick list.

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

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

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

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

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

                  1230    COMCORTRON FIVE and his party departed

                  1506    JACOBSLADDER, L.L., SA, while working on a 0-1 level stanchion received a ¼” laceration

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

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

                                       Disposition: returned to normal duty.

                  1630    Commenced conducting damage control drill and man overboard drill

                  1710    Secured drills

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

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

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

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

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

                                       ship having completed temporary duty as Shore Patrol

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

                  1030    Divers report their inspection completed. Divers flag hauled down

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

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

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

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

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

                                       for temporary duty.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

                                       Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for TAD

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

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

                                       unlawfully answered statement.

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

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

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

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

                                       12 March 1963 to 0919, 12 March 1963.

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

                                       Fireman Recruit commencing 15 March 1963.

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

                                       12 March 1963 to 0919, 12 March 1963.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

                                       commencing 15 March 1963

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

                                       intent to deceive another Armed Forces Identification Card.

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

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

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

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

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

                                       returned to the ship, having completed temporary duty.

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

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

                  0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees; none

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

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

                  0937    Pearl Harbor Pilot, Captain WILSON came aboard.

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

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

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

                  1055    Pilot, Captain WILSON, departed ship.

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

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

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

                                       TAD as Shore Patrol

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

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

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

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

                                       for TAD (Shore Patrol).

                  0745    Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none.

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

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

                                       (Shore Patrol).

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

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

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

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

                                       Shore Patrol at Building 77, Ford Island.

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

                  0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

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

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

                                       Ford Island, Hawaii for temporary duty

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

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

                                       Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for Beach Guard

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

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

                  0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

                                       as Shore Patrol

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

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

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

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

                  0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

                  1135    Captain SHARPE, from Inspector General’s Office aboard

                  1345    Captain SHARPE departed

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

                                       departed ship for TAD with Petty Officer of the Watch

                                       for Shore Patrol at Bldg. 77, Ford Island

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

                                       having completed temporary duty.

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

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

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

                                       and moored at Pier ALPHA, Berth 2

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

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

                                       for TAD as Beach Guard

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

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

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

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

                  2130    Started No. 2 s/s generator

                  2250    Secured No. 2 s/s generator

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

                  0745    Mustered the crew at quarters.

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

                  0759    Set Special Sea and Anchor Detail

                  0812    Captain and Navigator on the bridge

                  0817    Completed all preparations for getting underway. Draft forward, 11’3”; aft, 10’6”.

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

                                       Maneuvering to clear the nest

                  0829    Steering various courses at various speeds standing to BRAVO Docks

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

                                       with standard destroyer mooring lines

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

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

                  2254    Secured steam to the ship

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

                  0745    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none.

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

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

                  1630    USS O’BANNON (DD-450) moored BRAVO 24

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

                  0845    CDR SCHWASS, Commander Escort Squadron FIVE, accompanied by

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

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

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

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

                  1120    Commanding Officer, USS NEWELL, departed ship

                  1600    CDR SCHWASS, Commander Escort squadron FIVE, accompanied by

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

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

                  1640    The inspecting party from the NEWELL departed the ship

                  1655    COMCORTRON FIVE departed the ship.

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

                  0715    Commenced preparations for getting underway

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

                                       getting underway. Draft fwd.; 11’6”. Draft aft.; 11’9”

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

                                       charge reported on board for Temporary Additional Duty.

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

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

                                       Maneuvering to clear the Berth.

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

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

                                       Special Sea and Anchor detail. Set Condition of Readiness IV

                  0952    With Diamond Head Light bearing 098, entered International Waters

                  1245    Went to General Quarters

                  1252    Set Material Condition ZEBRA

                  1331    Set Material Condition YOKE.

                  1350    Secured from General Quarters. Set Condition of Readiness IV

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

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

                                       Station as assigned by the OTC in the USS O’BANNON.

                  1503    Assumed Guide.

                  1534    Assumed the duties of OTC

                  1600    Secured from tactical drills with the USS O’BANNON. Released to proceed on duties assigned.

                  1600    Commenced making preparations to enter port.

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

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

                                       Commenced approach on “PH”

                  1641    With Diamond Head Light bearing 098, entered inland waters

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

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

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

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

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

                                       having completed Temporary Additional Duty.

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

                  0600    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees:

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

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

                                       Draft fwd, 11’4”; draft aft, 11’4”.

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

                                       a period of 24 hours and 54 minutes.

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

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

                                       Maneuvering to clear the Berth

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

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

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

                  0730    Underway steering various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel.

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

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

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

                                       Set course 205, speed 13.5 kts

                  1020    Called the crew to General Quarters

                  1021    Set Material Condition YOKE. Commenced maneuvering on various

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

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

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

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

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

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

                  2350    C/s to 8 kts

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

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

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

                                       in accordance with COMFLTTRAGRU Op-order 13-16,

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

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

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

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

                                       designated SKUNK ALFA

                  0005    SKUNK “A” faded on radar.

                  0230    C/c to 095

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

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

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

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

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

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

                  0317    Sighted Diamond Head Light bearing 018, distance 18.7 miles

                  0351    SKUNK “C” at CPA

                  0400    C/c to 270

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

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

                  0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

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

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

                                       and two Torpedo Retrievers

                  0805    Maneuvering at various courses and speeds while conducting scheduled exercises

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

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

                                       scheduled exercises.

                  1445    Completed scheduled exercises

                  1450    Stopped all engines

                  1452    Underway on course 037, 8 kts

                  1500    Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

                  1510    Steering various courses to enter Pearl Harbor Channel

                  1513    Entered Inland Waters with Diamond Head Light bearing 098.

                  1513    C/s to 12 kts

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

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

                                       various courses and speeds to conform to Pearl Harbor Channel

                  1550    Steering various courses and speeds to moor

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

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

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

                  1640    Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier.

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

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

                  0745    Commenced fueling from YO-78.

                  0837    Fueling completed, draft forward, 11’3”; aft, 10’10”.

3-31-63     0735    INLANDRULES, R.E., FN, was delivered on board by the Hawaiian Armed Services Police,

                                       accused of drunk and disorderly conduct

                  0740    LANDLUBBER, S.T., RD3, returned on board having been AWOL since 0730 this date

                  0745    Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none.

                  2255    BOURQUE, USNVSL Engineer, reported aboard for approximately thirty (30) days duty.

4-1-53       0700    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

                  1143    ENS SMITH reported aboard for temporary duty from USS WILHOITE (DER-397)

                  1247    Commenced maneuvering to unmoor. The Captain and Navigator are on the bridge, LTJG PULLS

                                       has the Conn.

                  1254    Underway from Berth BRAVO 23.5, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii,

                                       enroute to local Op Areas to conduct scheduled exercises in accordance with

                                       COMFLTRAGRU Pearl Op-order 14.63.

                  1302    Maneuvering to conform to Pearl Harbor Channel

                  1332    Channel buoy No. 1 abeam to starboard

                  1333    Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Set the regular underway watch

                  1338    Entered International Waters with Diamond Head Light bearing 098

                  1342    Underway on course 120, speed 12 kts

                  1640    Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to take station on

                                       USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8). When on station, VALLEY FORGE will bear 000 relative,

                                       range 1000 yards.

                  1803    C/c to 035. Took station 1000 yards astern of the USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8).

                                       Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds maintaining station

                  1830    Set Condition 1AA

                  1834    Condition “Z” set throughout the ship

                  1847    Set Condition YOKE

                  1848    Secured from Condition 1AA, set the Plane Guard Detail. The ship is darkened

                  1849    Assumed Plane Guard

                  1850    Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds maintaining Plane Guard Station No. 1.

                  1900    USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8) commenced Helo Operations

                  2200    USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8) secured from Flight Operations. Secured the Plane Guard Detail,

                                       set Condition IV

                  2205    Completed Plane Guard Operations, set course 120

                  2302    Stopped both shafts momentarily and took Nos. 2 and 4 main engines off the line

4-2-63       0000    Underway independently, night steaming in Pearl Harbor Operating areas in accordance with

                                       COMFLTRAGRU Pearl Op-order 14-63.

                                       Base course is 185, speed 12 kts. No’s 1 and 4 main engines are on the line.

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set. The ship is darkened

                  0115    Commenced a 12 kt. engineering economy run

                  0336    Sighted an unidentified surface contact bearing 316, 6.5 miles. Designated SKUNK “A”.

                  0340    SKUNK “A” on course 100, speed 8 kts.

                  0350    SKUNK “A” at CPA bearing 004

                  0455    Radar contact bearing 114, 10 miles. Designated SKUNK “B”.

                  0510    SKUNK “B” reported to be on course 315, speed 10 kts.

                  0511    CPA of SKUNK “B” 045, 64 yards.

                  0636    SKUNK “B” reported to be on course 322, speed 9.5 kts

                  0637    CPA of SKUNK “B” now 300, 5900 yards

                  0639    Sustained casualty to No. 1 s/s generator. Electrical load split between Nos. 2 and 3 s/s generators.

                                       Casualty due to governor

                  0741    Starboard engine stop

                  0745    Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

                  0749    Nos. 2 and 4 main engines back on the line. C/s to 11 kts

                  0750    Condition “Z” is set throughout the ship, all stations manned and ready.

                  0805    Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds conducting S-2-T Exercise in company with

                                       the USS TIRU (SS-416) and the USS PICKERAL (SS-524).

                  1200    Underway as before. Continuing Tactical Exercises with USS TIRU and USS PICKERAL.

                                       Steering various courses at various speeds.

                  1529    Secured from Tactical Exercises. C/c to 285. C/s to 15 kts. Underway to

                                       rendezvous with USS VALLEY FORGE for Plane Guard Duty.

                  1750    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 284, distance 22 miles

                  1755    Established radio communications with contact. Determined to be USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8).

                  1815    Commenced maneuvering at various courses and speeds to conduct Exercise Z-10-CC with

                                       USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8)

                  1830    Commenced Exercise Z-10-CC

                  1847    Darkened ship

                  1930    Completed Exercise Z-10-CC

                  1944    C/c to 290 to close USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8) to conduct Plane Guard Exercise

                  1950    Set the Plane Guard Detail

                  2005    Assumed Plane Guard Station No. 1, maintaining station on the USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8).

                                       Flight course is 070, speed 8 kts.

                                       Steering various courses and speeds maintaining Plane Guard Station

                  2102    USS VALLEY FORGE secured from Helicopter Flight Operations

                  2103    Secured the Plane Guard Detail, set condition IV. Restored normal navigational lighting, lightened ship.

                  2104    Set course 180, speed 8 kts.

4-3-63       0000    Underway independently night steaming in Pearl Harbor Operating Areas in

                                       accordance with COMFLTRAGRU Pearl Op-order 14-63.

                                       Base course is 110, speed 8 kts.

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

                  0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

                  0920    Visibility reduced to two miles. Commenced sounding fog signals and

                                       stationed lookout in the eyes of the ship

                  1052    Visibility increased to 6 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

                  1138    Visibility decreased to two miles. Commenced sounding fog signals

                  1153    Visibility increased to six miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

                  1400    Completed economy run

                  1555    The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

                                       OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFN: Violation of Articles 87 and 86, UCMJ:

                                       Punishment: Reduction in rate to ENFA and six (6) days restriction to the limits of the ship

                                       ISLAND, S.S., EN3: Violation of Article 86, UCMJ:

                                       Punishment: Reduction in rate to ENFN, suspended to six (6) months and six (6) days

                                       restriction to the limits of the ship.

                                       INLANDRULES, R.E., FN: Violation of Article 89, UCMJ:

                                       Punishment: Restriction to the limits of the ship for six (6) days and

                                       extra duties for two (2) hours a day for five (5) days commencing 3 April 1963.

                                       LOG, B.C., FN: Violation of Article 86, UCMJ:

                                       Punishment: Reduction in rate to FA and extra duties of two (2) hours a day for ten (10) days

                                       commencing 3 April 1963.

                  1646    Visibility decreased to 1 mile. Commenced sounding fog signals

                  1720    Visibility increased to two miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

                  1850    Maneuvering on various courses while manning Plane Guard Station Number 1 with

                                       the USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8).

                  1855    Darkened ship

                  1905    Turned on all running lights

                  2009    Secured from Plane Guard Exercises with the USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8). Lightened ship.

                  2025    Visibility decreased to 2 miles. Commenced sounding fog signals

                  2217    Visibility increased to 4 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

4-4-63       0000    Underway independently enroute to Op-Area A-1 in accordance with

                                       COMFLTRAGRU Pearl Harbor Op-order 14-63, on course 150, speed 8 kts.

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

                  0052    Obtained radar contact bearing 092, range 142 miles, on course 280, speed 3 kts.

                                       designated SKUNK “A”.

                  0212    SKUNK “A” passed CPA bearing 162, range 15 miles, on course 358, speed 8 kts. designated

                              SKUNK “B”

                  0634    Obtained radar contact bearing 048, range 22 miles, on course 270, speed 11 kts. designated

                                       SKUNK “D”.

                  0745    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none.

                  0902    Set the buoy launching detail maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

                  0958    Secured from buoy launching detail; set course 000, speed 8 kts.

                  1213    Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

                  1227    Commenced approach on Pearl Harbor Channel on course 035, speed 12 kts

                  1237    With Diamond Head light bearing 098, entered Inland Waters.

                                       Maneuvering on various courses conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel.

                  1319    Commenced approach on Berth BRAVO 24.5, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

                  1336    Moored starboard side to Pier BRAVO at Berth 24.5, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

                                       with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled

                  1400    Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier

                  1524    In accordance with BUPERS Orders 188754(1) of 28 Feb 1963, ENSIGN S.C. INBOARD,

                                       reported for duty.

4-5-63       0530    Commenced preparations for getting underway

                  0600    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

                  0615    Stationed the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

                  0640    Completed preparations for getting underway, draft forward, 10’4”; draft aft, 10’8”.

                  0650    Underway for Berth D.P.-3, Degaussing Station, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

                                       Maneuvering to clear the Berth, OOD Conning, Captain and Navigator on the bridge

                  0703    Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds, conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

                  0716    Pearl Harbor Pilot, Mr. TAYLOR came on board, YTM 142 (USS NOKOMIS) standing by.

                  0725    Maneuvering to come alongside Berth D.P.-3.

                  0730    Moored port side to Berth D.P.-3, Degaussing Station, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii,

                                       with five (5) mooring lines, Nos. 1 and 5 doubled.

                  0752    Secured the Special Sea and anchor Detail, set Condition V. Pilot departed ship.

                  0810    Commenced preparation for Deperming Operations

                  1050    Commenced Deperming

                  1230    Completed Deperming

                  1400    Commenced preparations for getting underway

                  1430    Stationed the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

                  1455    Completed preparation for getting underway; draft forward, 10’6”, draft aft, 10’8”.

                  1505    Underway for Berth BRAVO 22, assisted by YTL 15, OOD Conning.

                                       Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

                  1515    Cast off Tug. Maneuvering to clear the Berth.

                  1515    Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

                  1546    Moored starboard side to USS SAVAGE (DER-386) at Pier BRAVO Berth 22 with

                                       standard mooring lines.

                  1605    Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail, Set Condition V

4-6-63       0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: IDLER, M.S., SA, AOL since 0630 this date

4-7-63       0800    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: IDLER, M.S., SA, AOL since 0630 6 April 1963

4-8-63       0740    YO 78 alongside to port

                  0800    Mustered the crew at quarters for squadron Commanders Personnel Inspection.

                                       Absentees: IDLER, M.S., SA, AOL since 0630 6 April 1963;

                                       HUNTERKILLER, A.S., EN3, AOL since 0700 this date

                  0815    Commenced taking on fuel; draft fwd, 11’6”; draft aft, 10’5”.

                  0910    Completed taking on fuel, having taken on 14,275 gallons.

                  0935    YO 78 cast off.

                  1030    The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

                                       INLANDRULES, R.E., FN; Offense: Drunk and disorderly conduct;

                                       possession of two (2) armed forces Liberty cards.

                                       Punishment: Reduction to next inferior rate, 30 Days extra duty, excluding Sundays

                                       and Holidays and 40 days restriction to the limits of the ship commencing 8 April 1963.

                  2158    HUNTERKILLER, A.S., EN3, returned on board having been AOL since 0700 this date.

                  2210    Shipyard Dispensary Duty Officer advises that IDLER, M.S., SA, AOL

                                       since 0630 6 April 1963, checked in with the Shipyard Dispensary

                                       Duty Officer at 2100, and was placed in the Naval Station Brig for safe

                                       keeping for approximately 24 hours.

4-9-63       0630    Commenced making preparations for getting underway.

                  0705    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: KEDGE, A.U., AG3 and HULLDOWN, D.V., SM2.

                                       Pursuant to Com Op Test and Evaluation Force orders, LT WELSH, reported on board

                                       for TAD, CNO Project C/s 29 FY 62 Sect.

                  0815    Set the Special Sea and Anchoring Detail

                  0850    Underway for Barrier Station “AA” in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrder 18-63

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

                                       Captain and Navigator on the bridge, OOD Conning

                  0935    Secured the Special Sea and Anchoring Detail

                  1020    Shifted from No. 1 to No. 2 s/s generator.

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

                  1151    Kaena Pt. Light bearing 090, range 5 miles, taken in departure of Oahu, Hawaii to

                                       NAVAID/SAR Station “AA: in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60

                                       and COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrder 18-63 on course 338, speed 16 kts.

                  1226    Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

                  1330    Split the electrical load between Nos. 2 and 3 s/s generators

                  1540    Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

4-10-63     0000    Underway independently enroute to NAVAID/SAR Station “AA” from U.S. Naval Station,

                                       Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 18-63, and

                                       COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. Base course is 338, base speed 16 kts.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set. Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4

                                       main engines are on the line. The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators

                  0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

                  1448    Unknown radar surface contact bearing 315, distance 19 miles. Designated SKUNK ALPHA

                  1451    SKUNK ALPHA tracked and determined to be on course 262, speed 17.5 kts. CPA 300,

                                       range 18.5 miles at time 1503

                  1457    SKUNK ALPHA has turned away and is opening

                  1533    SKUNK ALPHA faded bearing 277, range 22.5 miles

4-11-63     0000    Underway independently enroute to NAVAID/SAR Station “AA” in accordance with

                                       COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60 and COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrder 18-63.

                                       Base course 338, speed 16 kts. All four main engines are on the line.

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

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

4-12-63     0000    Underway independently on course 340, speed 16 kts, enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

                                       to NAVAID/SAR Station “AA” in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60 and

                                       COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 18-63.

                                       Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

                                       Condition of readiness IV is set

                  0123    Visibility reduced to 500 yards in fog. Commenced sounding fog signals

                  0126    Visibility increased to 6 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

                  1515    Exercised the crew at General Quarters and abandon Ship Drills

                  1554    Secured from general Quarters and Abandon Ship Drills

4-13-63     0000    Underway independently on course 338, speed 16 kts. enroute to NAVAID/SAR Station “AA” in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60 and

                                       COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 18-63.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of readiness IV are set.

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

                  1100    The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed Non-Judicial Punishment as follows:

                                       LANDLUBBER, S.T., RD3; Offense: Violation of Article 92, UCMJ; hitchhiking.

                                       Punishment: Reduction to RDSN, suspended for 6 months commencing 13 April 1963.

                                       LIFELINE, L.S., RD3; Offense: Violation of Article 92, UCMJ; driving without a valid license

                                       Punishment: Reduction in rate of RDSN and loss of driving privileges while

                                       attached to the Command.

                                       HULL, F.W., SN; Offense: Violation of Article 92, UCMJ;

                                       violations of State of Hawaii vehicle code.

                                       Punishment: Reduction to SA, suspended for 6 months and 6 months loss of driving privileges

                                       HULLDOWN, D.V., SM2; Offense: Violation of Article 92, UCMJ;

                                       driving without a valid license or safety sticker.

                                       Punishment: Reduction to SM3, suspended for 6 months.

                                       JETTISON, T.T., SA; Offense: Violation of Article 912 and Article 92, UCMJ;

                                       dereliction of duty and contempt and disrespect to a Senior Petty Officer.

                                       Punishment: Thirty (30) days extra duty of two (2) hours per day,

                                       Sundays and Holidays excluded commencing 13 April 1963.

                                       HULK, W.O., SA; Offense: Violation of Article 89 and Article 134, UCMJ;

                                       disrespect to a Commissioned Officer and appearing at Commodore’s Personnel Inspection

                                       with an improperly stenciled uniform.

                                       Punishment: Reduction to SR and extra duties for fifteen (15) days, two (2) hours per day,

                                       Sundays and Holidays excluded commencing 13 April 1963.

                  1428    Took Nos. 2 and 4 main engines off the line.

                  1648    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 192, 14 miles, designated SKUNK ALFA

                  1655    SKUNK “A” on course 085, 9 kts. CPA was at 192, 14 miles at time 1648

                  1711    SKUNK “A” faded bearing 166, 17.5 miles

4-14-63     0000    Underway independently, enroute from U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to

                                       NAVAID/SAR Station “AA” in accordance with

                                       COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 18-63 and COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       Base course is 338, base speed 10 kts.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       Nos. 1 and 3 main engines are on the line.

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

                  0613    Obtained USS VANCE (DER-387) on radar bearing 277, 14.5 miles

                  0647    VANCE on course 120, 5 kts.

                  0651    C/s to 8 kts

                  0652    Stopped the port shaft

                  0652    VANCE at CPA bearing 242, 10.5 miles

                  0655    VANCE altered course to 135, 5 kts.

                  0712    Chopped from COMDESFLOT FIVE to COMBARPAC. Assumed OTC from VANCE

                  0714    Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby

                  0845    Visibility reduced to 1 mile. Commenced sounding fog signals

                  1138    Visibility increased to four miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

                  1315    Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with the International Rules of the Road

                  1457    Ceased sounding fog signals

                  1624    Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

                  1730    Visibility decreased to 1 mile. Commenced sounding fog signals

                                       in accordance with the International Rules of the Road

                  2000    Underway as before. Visibility between 0 and 1 mile. Sounding fog signals

                                       in accordance with International Rules of the Road.

4-15-63     0000    Underway independently on course 190, speed 4 kts. patrolling

                                       NAVAID/SAR station “AA” in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       No. 3 main engine is on the port shaft ahead 1/3. No. 1 main engine is in 5 minute standby.

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

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

                                       Visibility is ½ mile: sounding fog signals in accordance with the International Rules of the Road

                  0312    Ceased sounding fog signals

                  0820    Visibility decreased to ½ mile. Commenced sounding fog signals

                                       in accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

                  0841    Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to.

                  0850    Visibility increased to 2 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

                  1030    Visibility decreased to ½ mile in fog. Commenced sounding fog signals

                                       in accordance with the International Rules of the Road

                  1051    Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

                  1310    Placed No. 2 main engine out of commission

                  1350    Cease sounding fog signals

                  1415    No. 2 main engine back in commission.

                  1711    Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

                  1800    Obtained radar surface contact bearing 332, distance 11.5 miles; designated SKUNK ALFA

                  1805    SKUNK ALFA on course 018, speed 16 kts’

                  1822    SKUNK ALFA c/c to 109

                  1827    SKUNK “A” at CPA bearing 342, distance 9.5 miles

                  1845    SKUNK “A” faded bearing 025, distance 12 miles

4-16-63     0000    Underway lying to patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AA” in accordance

                                       with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

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

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

                                       Nos. 2 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby. Electrical load is on Nos. 2 s/s generator

                  0418    Visibility reduced; commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with the

                                       International Rules of the Road

                  0430    Got underway on course 210; starboard engine ahead 1/3, turns for 8 kts

                  0800    Stopped all engines and launched buoy

                  1115    Underway, maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to recover buoy

                  1221    Underway on course 105, speed 8 kts

                  1227    Visibility decreased to ½ mile; commenced sounding fog signals

                                       in accordance with the International Rules of the Road

                  1320    Stopped all engines, commenced lying to

                  1334    Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

                  1354    Launched the buoy

                  1642    Visibility reduced to 1 mile; commenced sounding fog signals

                  1752    Ceased sounding fog signals

                  1817    Visibility reduced; commenced sounding fog signals

                  1815    Retrieved buoy

                  1827    Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minutes standby; No. 1 in 15 minute standby.

4-17-63     0000    Underway independently with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AA”

                                       in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       Nos. 2 and 4 main engines in 30 minute standby; No. 1 main engine is in 15 minute standby;

                                       No. 3 main engine is in 5 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator. Visibility is reduced to ½ mile in heavy fog.

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

                  0400    Visibility increased to four miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

                  0637    Underway on course 105, speed 4 kts

                  0825    Changed shaft repeatedly at 1/3 speed to test No. 2 main engine after No. 1 main engine

                                       suffered casualty from an air lock and to put No. 1 back on line after casualty was restored

                  0924    No. 1 main engine in immediate standby; No. 3 main engine on the line

                  1025    Starboard engine ahead 1/3, port engine stop

                  1200    Increasing speed occasionally to maintain ship’s heading in heavy seas

                  1843    Visibility reduced to 1000 yards commenced sounding fog signals

                  2005    Split the electrical load between Nos. 2 and 3 s/s generators

                  2149    Reduced speed to turns to 8 kts. on the starboard shaft

                  2300    Port engine ahead 1/3; C/c to 220

                  2310    Starboard engine stop. Placed no. 1 main engine in 5 minute standby

4-18-63     0000    Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AA” in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       Base course is 220, base speed 8 kts. on the port shaft.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       No. 3 main engine is on the line with No. 1 in 5 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is split between Nos. 2 and 4 s/s generators.

                                       The ship is sounding fog signals in accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

                                       Visibility is ½ mile.

                  0723    Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to.

                  1441    Ceased sounding fog signals

                  1509    Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters. Condition Zebra set throughout the ship

                  1555    Set Condition YOKE

                  1557    Secured from 1AA General Quarters

                  1615    Visibility decreased to ½ mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with

                                       the International Rules of the Road

                  1616    Obtained an unidentified radar contact bearing 220, 18 miles. Designated SKUNK ALFA

                  1627    SKUNK “A” on course 078, 17.5 kts

                  1705    SKUNK “A” at CPA bearing 161, 9.5 miles

                  1809    SKUNK “A” faded bearing 104, distance 17.5 MILES

                  1920    Placed No. 1 main engine on the line. C/s to 8 kts. Set course 195

                  2000    Underway as before. C/s to 4.5 kts

                  2214    C/s to 5 kts

                  2216    C/c to 190

4-19-63     0000    Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station “AA” to Station “AB”

                                       in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60 and

                                       COMBARPAC Message 182004Z.

                                       Base course is 190, speed: starboard engine ahead 1/3, turns for 9 kts.

                                       No. 1 main engine is on the line; No. 3 is in 15 minute standby;

                                       Nos. 2 and 4 in 30 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator. Material Condition YOKE and

                                       Condition of Readiness IV are set throughout the ship.

                                       Visibility is ½ mile. Fog signals are being sounded in accordance with

                                       the International Rules of the Road

                  1510    Visibility reduced to 1 mile. Commenced sounding fog signals

                  1545    Visibility increased to 6 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

                  1657    Acquired USS WILHOITE on surface search radar bearing 188, range 19.5 miles.

                  1715    Visibility reduced; commenced sounding fog signals.

                  1717    Ceased sounding fog signals

                  1740    Visual contact with WILHOITE

                  1755    Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to.

                  1810    USS WILHOITE came alongside. Commenced transfer by raft

                  1840    Attempted raft transfer cancelled due to rough weather

                  1848    Maneuvering to clear the USS WILHOITE (DER-397).

                  1851    Set course 195. C/s to 8 kts., with No. 3 main engine on the line

                  1853    C/s to 9 kts

                  1932    Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator

                  2250    Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

4-20-63     0000    Underway independently course 195, speed 5.5 kts. enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station “AA”

                                       to Station “AB” in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       Material Condition Yoke is being maintained throughout the ship.

                                       Condition of Readiness IV is set

                  0340    Visibility reduce to 500 yards. Commenced sounding fog signals

                  0529    Visibility increased; ceased sounding fog signals

                  0805    Visibility decreased to ½ mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in

                                       accordance with the International Rules of the Road

                  0832    Split the electrical load between no. 2 s/s generator and the emergency generator

                  0925    Visibility increased to 5 miles, ceased sounding fog signals

                  1117    Obtained radar surface contact bearing 290, 13 miles. Designated SKUNK ALFA

                  1128    SKUNK “A” determined to be on course 087, speed 18 kts

                  1152    SKUNK “A” at CPA bearing 352, distance 8.5 miles

                  1205    SKUNK “A” faded on radar bearing 018, 13 miles

                  1258    Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

                  1259    Brought No. 1 main engine on the line, on the starboard shaft. C/s to 8 kts

                  1327    C/s to 9 kts

                  1332    C/c to 160 to launch weather balloon

                  1337    Balloon away. C/c to 195

                  2032    Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

4-21-63     0000    Underway independently on course 195, speed 9 kts. enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station “AA”

                                       to Station “AB” in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

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

                  0234    Stopped the port shaft to bring No. 4 main engine on the line. Placed No. 3 main engine

                                       out of commission to repair ruptured cooling system line

                  0330    No. 3 main engine is back in commission, in 30 minute standby

                  0807    Placed No. 3 main engine on the port shaft; removed No. 4 main engine.

                  0844    Unknown surface radar contact bearing 243, range 11 miles

                  0845    Contact sighted visually

                  0847    Came right to 280 to avoid contact

                  0850    Contact identified as Pacific Far East Lines, KOREAN BEAR, on course 075, speed 21 kts

                  0900    Returned to base course 195

                  0934    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions: normal

                  0940    Lost visual contact on KOREAN BEAR

                  0945    Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 34 s/s generators

                  0959    KOREAN BEAR faded from radar bearing 063, range 20 miles

                  1022    Unknown radar surface contact bearing 247, range 19.5 miles

                  1022    Contact sighted visually

                  1032    Came right to avoid contact

                  `038     Contact identified as ship of United Philippines Lines on course 087, speed 16 kts.

                  1105    Resumed base course

                  1107    Took No. 1 s/s generator off the line; the entire load is on No. 3 s/s generator

                  1142    Lost visual sight of contact

                  1158    Contact faded from radar bearing 070, range 12 miles

                  1220    Stopped the port shaft and placed No. 3 main engine in 15 minute standby

                  1600    Took Nos. 3 and 4 main engines out of commission to effect repairs to salt water cooling line

                  2038    Nos. 3 and 4 main engines back in commission; No. 3 placed in 15 minute standby

                                       No. 3 in 30 minute standby.

4-22-63     0000    Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” in accordance with

                                       COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       Base course is 200, base speed is 9 kts. on starboard shaft

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

                                       No. 1 main engine is on the line. The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator

                  0210    Visibility decreased to ½ mile; commenced sounding fog signals in

                                       accordance with the International Rules of the Road

                  0300    Stopped all engines and commenced lying to

                  0307    Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

                  0607    Underway on course 050, speed 8 kts. on the starboard shaft

                  0718    C/c to 090

                  0810    Set the Buoy Launching Detail

                  0853    Launched Buoy “A”

                  0900    Secured the Buoy Launching Detail

                  1119    On course 015, speed 4 kts.

                  1128    C/s to 0 kts. Commenced lying to

                  1621    C/s to 8 kts. Underway on various courses readjusting station on buoy.

                  1659    C/s to all stop. Commenced lying to.

                  1848    Underway on the starboard shaft on course 210, speed 8 kts

                  1908    C/c to 220

                  1908    Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

                  2036    C/c to 220, c/s to 4 kts

                  2041    C/s to 0 kts. Commenced lying to

                  2140    Obtained radar surface contact bearing 053, range 16 miles , on course 260, speed 16 kts.

                                       Designated SKUNK “ABA”. CPA 245, range 5 miles at 2233

                  2350    SKUNK “ABA” faded from radar bearing 291, range 17 miles

                  2353    C/c to 220, c/s to 4 kts.

4-23-63     0000    Underway with no way on, independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AB”

                                       in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       No. 1 main engine is in immediate standby;

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

                                       The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator. Material Condition YOKE and

                                       Condition of Readiness IV are set throughout the ship’

                  0012    Underway on the starboard shaft, turns for 8 kts., course 220

                  0019    Starboard engine stopped, commenced lying to

                  0111    Starboard engine ahead 1/3, course 210

                  0120    Starboard engine stop; commenced lying to

                  0308    Starboard engine ahead 1/3, course 180

                  0320    Starboard engine stop; commenced lying to.

                  0441    Underway on various courses at speed 8 kts., readjusting station on buoy.

                  0504    C/s to all stop. Commenced lying to

                  0534    Underway on various courses at speed 8 kts., readjusting station on buoy

                  0553    Commenced lying to

                  0654    Underway on various courses at speed 8 kts., readjusting station on buoy

                  0737    Commenced lying to

                  0815    Set the Buoy Launching detail

                  0830    Commenced maneuvering at 8 kts. on various courses to launch the buoy

                  0852½          Launched Buoy “C”

                  0858    Secured the Buoy Launching Detail

                  0927    Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

                  0956    Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain station on the buoy

                  1013    Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

                  1102    Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain station on the buoy

                  1244    Maneuvering to close the buoy

                  1301    Commenced lying to

                  1407    Maneuvering to close the buoy

                  1428    Commenced lying to

                  1500    Set the Buoy Recovery Detail

                  1505    Maneuvering to recover buoy

                  1535    Buoy “C” on deck. Secured the buoy recovery detail

                  1536    Commenced lying to.

                  1616    Underway 1/3 on the starboard shaft on course 180

                  1626    Starboard engine stopped. Commenced lying to

                  1634    Placed No. 1 main engine in 15 minute standby

                  1657    Port engine ahead 1/3 on course 220

                  1705    Port engine stopped, commenced lying to

                  1842    C/s to 8 kts. Underway on various courses readjusting station on buoy.

                  1853    Stopped all engines; commenced lying to

                  1932    C/s to 8 kts. Underway on various courses readjusting station on buoy

                  1937    Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

                  2056    Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain station on the buoy

                  2129    Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

                  2255    Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain station on the buoy

                  2342    All engines stopped. Commenced lying to.

4-24-63     0000    Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” in accordance with

                                       COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

                                       maintaining station on Buoy “A”.

                                       Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

                                       Condition of Readiness IV is set

                  0418    Port engine ahead 1/3, steering 260

                  0434    Port engine stop

                  0544    Port engine ahead 1/3, steering 240

                  0554    Port engine stop

                  0606    Port engine ahead 1/3

                  0608    Port engine stop

                  0633    Port engine ahead 1/3

                  0643    Port engine stop

                  0907    C/s to 8 kts. Underway on various courses adjusting station on buoy

                  1050    C/s to 8 kts. Underway on various courses adjusting station on buoy

                  1238    Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain station on the buoy

                  1317    Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

                  1355    Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator.

                  1444    Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain station on the buoy

                  1523    Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to.

                  1545    Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

                  1600    Maneuvering on various course at various speeds maintaining station on the buoy

                  1800    Maneuvering on various courses on the port shaft

                  2045    Stopped all engines; commenced lying to

                  2105    Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator

                  2115    C/s to 8 kts. Maneuvering on various courses adjusting station on buoy.

                  2130    Stopped all engines; commenced lying to

                  2202    Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

                  2315    C/s to 8 kts. Maneuvering on various courses adjusting station on buoy

                  2315    Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

                  2335    Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator

                  2355    Stopped all engines, commenced lying to.

4-25-63     0000    Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” in accordance with

                                       COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator. No. 3 main engine is in immediate standby;

                                       No. 1 is in 15 minute standby; Nos. 2 and 4 are in 30 minute standby

                  0015    Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

                  0141    Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

                  0225    Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

                  0229    Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain station on Buoy “A”

                  0302    Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

                  0400    Underway as before. Maneuvering to maintain station on the buoy

                  0800    Underway as before. Maneuvering to maintain station on the buoy

                  0925    Retrieved buoy

                  0930    Underway on the port shaft, turns for 8 kts. on course 000.

                  1046    All engines stopped. Commenced lying to. No. 3 main engine is in 5 minute standby,

                                       No. 1 is in 15 minute standby

                  1322    C/s to 8 kts. Commenced maneuvering on various course in accordance

                                       with the Navigator’s recommendations while swinging ship.

                  1530    Exercised the crew at 1AS General Quarters

                  1549    Set Condition YOKE throughout the ship. Secured from 1AS General Quarters

                  1729    Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

                  2200    Underway on course 340 with the starboard engine ahead 1/3, turns for 8 kts

                  2204    C/c to 350

4-26-63     0000    Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” in accordance with

                                       COMBARPAC Op-order 201-50. Base course is 350,

                                       base speed in 8 kts. indicated on the port shaft.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       No. 3 main engine is on the line; No. 1 main engine is in 15 minute standby.

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

                  0125    C/c to 020 for weather balloon launch

                  0127    C/c to 350

                  0200    Stopped all engines and commenced lying to

                  0638    Underway on course 000, speed 8 kts

                  0815    Commenced lying to. Set the Buoy Launching Detail

                  0850    Commenced maneuvering to launch to buoy

                  0852    Launched Buoy “B”. Commenced lying to. Maneuvering as necessary to maintain station on buoy

                  1200    Underway as before. Maneuvering as necessary to maintain station on the buoy

                  1430    Commenced Commanding Officer’s Material Inspection

                  1546    Secured from Captain’s Material Inspection

                  1608    C/s to 8 kts. Maneuvering on various course readjusting station on buoy

                  1632    Stopped all engines; commenced lying to

                  1732    C/s to 8 kts. maneuvering on various courses readjusting station on buoy

                  1741    Stopped all engines; commenced lying to

                  1810    Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

                  1814    Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain station on the buoy.

                  1834    Stopped all engines. Commenced lying to

                  2000    Underway as before. Maneuvering to maintain station on the buoy

4-27-63     0000    Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” in accordance with

                                       COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. Lying to with No. 3 main engine in immediate standby;

                                       No. 1 in 5 minute standby; No. 2 and 4 in 30 minute standby.

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

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       Maneuvering on various courses, port shaft ahead 1/3, turns for 8 kts.,

                                       to maintain station on the buoy

                  0417    C/s to 8 kts. Maneuvering on various courses readjusting station on buoy.

                  0442    Stopped all engines; commenced lying to

                  0654    C/s to 8 kts. Maneuvering on various courses readjusting station on buoy.

                  0713    Stopped all engines; commenced lying to

                  0825    Maneuvering at 8 kts. to maintain position on the buoy

                  0852    Stopped all engines; commenced lying to

                  1020    Set the buoy handling detail

                  1038    Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator

                  1039    Commenced maneuvering to recover the buoy

                  1059    The buoy is on deck; commenced lying to

                  1238    Maneuvering on various courses at speed 4 kts. while adjusting ships magnetic compass

                  1639    Secured from swinging ship. Set course 180.

                  1652    Commenced lying to

                  1836    Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

4-28-63     0000    Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” in accordance with

                                       COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60. Material Condition YOKE is

                                       being maintained throughout the ship. Condition of Readiness IV is set

                  0235    Alarm sounded in FWD Hedge Hog Magazine. Sounding and Security inspected magazine.

                                       Inspection revealed conditions normal.

                                       Temperature in magazine 68 degrees. Apparent cause of alarm is faulty alarm.

                  0940    Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds recovering fishing ball

                  1100    Stopped all engines; commenced lying to.

                  1623    Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 to No. 3 s/s generator

                  1755    Port engine stop; commenced lying to.

                  1823    Shifted the electrical load from No. 3 to No. 1 s/s generator

                  2010    Paralleled the electrical load between No. 1 and 2 s/s generators

                  2100    Placed all 4 main engines in immediate standby

                  2159    C/s to 8 kts., c/c to 146.

                  2200    Departed NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” enroute to U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

                  2210    Sighted the USS DURANT (DER-389) bearing 186, distance 8 miles

                  2217    C/s to 10 kts.

                  2230    C/s to 12 kts

                  2245    C/s to 14 kts

                  2259    C/s to 16 kts

                  2300    Lost visual contact with the USS DURANT (DER-389) bearing 287, distance 12 miles

                  2316    C/s to 17 kts

                  2330    C/s to 17.5 kts.

4-29-63     0000    Underway on course 146, speed 17.5 kts. enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” to

                                       Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

                  1055    Obtained unidentified radar surface contact bearing 175, range 28000 yds.

                                       Designated SKUNK “A”.

                  1057    SKUNK “A” Tracked and his course determined to be 302, speed 14.5 kts

                  1059    SKUNK “A” changed course to 265, speed 17.5 kts

                  1107    SKUNK “A” acquired visually and appears to be three (3) contacts.

                                       Unable to identify by ship type

                  1110    SKUNK “A” at CPA 205, range 24,000

                  1121    Lost visual contact with SKUNK “A”

                  1132    SKUNK “A” faded from radar

                  1200    C/c to 145

4-30-63     0000    Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station “ABto Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

                                       in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       Base course is 144, base speed, 17.5 kts.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4 main engines are on the line.

                                       The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

                  0551    C/s to 14 kts. Dropped No. 1 main engine

                  0605    Stopped the starboard shaft to put No. 1 main engine on the line

                  1823    Obtained unidentified surface contact bearing 169, 13 miles. Designated SKUNK “A”.

                  1830    SKUNK “A” on course 272, 11.5 kts.

                  1841    SKUNK “A” at CPA bearing 210, 18500 yds.

                  1930    SKUNK “A” faded bearing 275, 21 miles

5-1-63       0000    Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

                                       in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       Base Course is 140, speed 17.5 kts. All four main engines are on the line.

                                       The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                  1045    The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed Non-Judicial Punishment as follows:

                                       JETTISON, T.T., SA; Offense; Damaging Government Property.

                                       Punishment: Ten (10) days restriction

                                       LAY, D.T., RMSA,; Offense; Disrespect towards a superior petty officer.

                                       Punishment: Ten (10) hours extra duty.

                  1452    Sustained casualty to No. 1 main engine overheating due to air bound salt water circulating pump.

                                       C/s to 15 kts.

                  1530    Restored casualty to No. 1 main engine.

5-2-63       0000    Underway independently on course 140, speed 16.5 kts, enroute from

                                       NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” to Pearl Harbor in accordance with

                                       COMBARPAC Op-order 201-60.

                                       Material Condition YOKE being maintained throughout ship.

                                       Condition of Readiness IV set

                  0235    Obtained radar contact bearing 071, range 12.5 miles on course 324, speed 20 kts

                  0240    SKUNK “A” passed CPA bearing 052, distance 12 miles

                  0245    Made radar landfall on the Island of Kauai bearing 174, range 52 miles

                  0350    Obtained radar surface contact bearing 152, range 19 miles. Designated SKUNK “B”.

                  0356    SKUNK “B” acquired visually

                  0359    SKUNK “B” tracked and determined to be on course 323, speed 18 kts.

                  0410    Sighted the loom of Kilauea Point Light bearing 180.

                  0419    SKUNK “B” at CPA bearing 230, distance 7000 yds.

                  0441    Lost visual contact with SKUNK “B”

                  0504    SKUNK “B” faded from radar bearing 231, range 18.5 mils

                  0818    Made radar landfall on Oahu bearing 130, distance 42 miles

                  1233    Stationed the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

                  1235    Stopped all engines and tested backing bell. Test satisfactory.

                  1250    Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds, entering

                                       Pearl Harbor Channel, OOD Conning, Captain and Navigator on the bridge

                  1251    With Diamond Head bearing 098, entered Inland Waters

                  1258    Passed buoys 1 and 2, maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

                                       conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel.

                  1317    With Berth FOXTROT 1 abeam to port, stopped all engines

                  1322    YTL 553 came alongside and made up on the starboard bow. Pearl Harbor pilot, Mr. TAYLOR

                                       came on board.

                  1324    Pilot assumed the Conn. Maneuvering to moor out board to starboard of the

                                       USS WILHOITE (DER-397) at Berth BRAVO 21.

                  1337    Moored port side to the USS WILHOITE (DER-397) at Berth BRAVO 21,

                                       U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with standard mooring lines.

                                       SOPA is CINCPACFLT at CINCPACFLT Headquarters, Makalapa Heights,

                                       Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

                  1346    Pilot disembarked and YTL 553 departed the side

                  1347    Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail; set Condition V

                  1405    YO 78 came alongside and moored outboard to starboard

                  1445    Commenced receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier

                  1541    Commenced receiving fuel from YO 78, draft; forward, 10 ft. 4 in.; aft, 9 ft. 8 in.

                  1637    Ceased fueling having received 27420 gallons diesel oil. Draft; forward, 11 ft. 4 in.; aft, 9 ft. 6 in.

                  1641    YO 78 departed the side.

5-3-63       0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

                  1330    Pursuant to COMOPTEVFOR Orders, LT WELSH, departed the ship to

                                       return to COMOPTEVFORPAC, San Diego California, havingcompleted

                                       temporary additional duty in connection with CNO Project C/s 29 FY63 ”SECT”

                  2250    MOORING, S.S., FN, returned to the ship from Pearl Harbor, Naval

                                       Shipyard Dispensary where he received treatment for flash burns

                                       received on board this date in the course of routine welding work.

                                       Injury was not due to his own misconduct. Disposition: Returned to duty.

5-4-63       0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

                  1630    Held fire drill

                  1645    Secured from fire drill

5-5-63       0000    Moored portside to USS WILHOITE (DER-397) with standard mooring lines doubled.

                                       USS WILHOITE moored port side to Berth Bravo 21,

                                       U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Receiving miscellaneous services from pier.

                                       Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet yard and district craft and

                                       HMNZS OTAGO (F-111).

                  0800    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none.

5-6-63       0700    Mustered crew at quarters. Absentees: NOTHINGTOLEFT, C.O., TN.

                  2342    LETGO, A.L., TR, fell over the starboard side, due to his own misconduct

                                       and was brought back on board without injury.

5-7-63       0700    Mustered the crew at quarters. absentees: none.

                  1052    LETGO, A.L., TR, absent over leave since 0730,. 6 May 1963

                  1122    While working on fantail, HUG, K.C., BM1, received a fracture of the

                                       second metatarsal of the right foot, when some steel stanchions fell on him;

                                       not due to his own misconduct. Treatment administered by Shipyard Dispensary.

                                       Disposition: Cast on foot for six weeks.

5-8-63       0700    Mustered the crew at Quarters. Absentees: NOTHINGTOLEFT, C.O., TN., UA

                                       since 0730 6 May 1963.

                  1845    Held fire drill

                  1900    Secured from fire drill

5-9-63       0700    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: NOTHINGTOLEFT, C.O., TN., AOL

                                       since 0730 6 May 1963.

                  1620    COMASWFORPAC returned to the area and assumed the duties of SOPA.

                                       Headquarters remain at COMNAVBASE Pearl Harbor

5-10-63     0615    Shifted from shore to ship power. No. 3 s/s generator on the line

                  0645    Shifted from No. 3 to No. 1 s/s generator

                  0700    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: NOTHINGTOLEFT, C.O., TN.,

                                       absent over leave since 0730 6 May 1963

                  0724    YTM 263 (USS NEOGA) made up on starboard quarter

                  0724    Pearl Harbor Pilot, Mr. WHITE came aboard

                  0725    YTM 726 made up on starboard bow

                  0738    Underway breasting out to allow USS WILHOITE (DER-397) to unmoor

                  0829    Moored portside to Berth BRAVO 21, with standard mooring lines

                  0838    Pilot left the ship and Tugs departed the side

                  0853    Commenced receiving telephone services from the pier.

                  0900    Commenced receiving fresh water

                  0901    Shifted from ship’s power to shore power

                  0902    Commenced receiving steam from the Pier

                  1200    Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

                                       NEST, B.S., FN: Violation of Art. 86, UCMJ;

                                       Punishment: Extra duty two (2) hours per day for seven (7) days

                                       commencing 10 may 1963

                                       LETGO, A.L., TA: Violation of Art. 134, UCMJ;

                                       Punishment: Twelve (12) days restriction and extra duty for two (2) hours per day

                                       for fourteen (14) days commencing 10 May 1963.

                                       HOVETAUT, P.T., SR: Violation of Art. 121, UCMJ:

                                       Punishment: Extra duty two (2) hours per day for

                                       fourteen (14) days commencing 10 May 1963

5-11-63     0800    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

5-12-63     0745    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

                  1630    Commenced Collision Drill

                  1645    Completed Drill

5-13-63     0700    Mustered crew at quarters, absentees: none

                  0721    YO 78 came alongside starboard quarter

                  0726    Commenced fueling from YO 78. Draft forward 11 feet 4 inches, aft 9 feet 8 inches

                  1022    Fueling completed, draft forward 11 feet 6 inches, aft 10 feet 6 inches

                  1017    YO 78 underway from starboard quarter

                  1830    Held fire drill

                  1845    Secured from fire drill

5-14-63     0700    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

                  1930    ADM SIDES, CINCPACFLT, returned to Pearl Harbor, broke his flag at

                                       Makalapa Heights and assumed the duties of SOPA

5-15-63     0700    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees none.

                  1620    HOUSINGANCHOR, H.P., SA, suffered slight burns on his hand while moving a steam line.

                                       Not due to his own conduct. The injury was treated by the ships Medical representative.

                                       Disposition: returned to duty.

5-16-63     0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

                  1513    Mustered the crew at quarters for Captain’s Inspection

                  1537    Secured from Captain’s Personnel Inspection

                  1916    JOINT, R.O., SN, was returned on board ship by ship’s MAA,

                                       accused of violation of Art 92 and 134

5-17-63     0000    Moored port side to Pier BRAVO Berth 21, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

                                       with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled.

                                       Receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier. Ships present include various units of the

                                       U.S. Pacific Fleet, yard and district craft.

                                       SOPA is CINCPACFLT with headquarters at Makalapa Heights.

                                       Condition of Readiness V is set.

                                       Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout ship

                  0730    Commenced preparations for getting underway.

                  0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

                  0800    Moored as before. Set the special sea and anchor detail. Completed all preparations

                                       for getting underway. Draft fwd 11’5”; aft 11’1”.

                  0839    On verbal orders of the Commanding Officer, got underway from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

                                       enroute to Honolulu, Hawaii with fifty (50) dependents and guests embarked.

                                       The Captain is Conning; the Navigator is on the bridge. Maneuvering to clear the Berth.

                  0846    Steering various courses to conform to Pearl Harbor Channel at various speeds while

                                       standing out of Pearl Harbor. LTJG PULLS assumed the Conn

                  0931    Secured the special sea and anchor detail. Set Condition of Readiness IV

                  0940    With Diamond Head Light bearing 098, distance 12 miles, entered

                                       International Waters. On course 260, speed 12 kts

                  0953    Commenced steering various courses at various speeds while conducting pit

                                       log calibration on measured mile. Base courses 073 and 253.

                  1200    Underway as before. Steering various courses at various speeds while

                                       conducting pit log calibration

                  1220    Completed pit log calibration. Set course 080 at speed 16 kts.

                  1250    Commenced steering various courses at various speeds off the entrance to

                                       Honolulu Harbor, Hawaii. Maneuvering in accordance with Inland

                                       Rules of the Road as necessary to avoid other shipping.

                  1553    Sustained casualty to No. 1 s/s generator, lost lube oil pressure to the blower.

                                       Shifted the electrical load to Nos. 2 and 3 s/s generator.

                  1602    Sustained casualty to No. 2 s/s generator, over-heating due to lack of cooling water.

                                       Secured No. 2 s/s generator. Shifted the load to No. 3 s/s generator

                  1606    Commenced preparations for entering port. Set the special sea and anchor detail

                  1622    On course 050, commenced approach on Honolulu Harbor.

                                       Captain and Navigator are on the bridge.

                  1630    The Captain assumed the Conn. Pilots HASSELGREN and MCKENSEY embarked.

                                       Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds

                                       conforming to Honolulu Harbor Channel

                  1651    Commenced approach on Pier 10, Honolulu Harbor

                  1659    Moored starboard side to Pier 10, Honolulu Harbor, Honolulu, Hawaii with

                                       standard destroyer mooring lines doubled.

                                       SOPA is Commanding Officer, USS LANSING (DER-388).

                                       Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, yard and district craft,

                                       plus various foreign and domestic merchant vessels.

                  1708    Secured the special sea and anchor detail, set Condition of Readiness V

                  2100    Casualty restored on No. 2 s/s generator. Shifted the load to no. 2 s/s generator

5-18-63     0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

5-19-63     0800    Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none.

                  1300    Commenced general visiting

                  1600    Secured from general visiting, 128 visitors reporting aboard and

                                       departing with no incidents occurring

5-20-63     0700    Commenced preparations for getting underway

                  0720    Completed all preparations for getting underway

                  0730    Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Draft fwd 11’ 6”; aft 10’ 10”.

                  0809    Underway for local operations and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Maneuvering to clear the Pier.

                                       The Officer of the deck is at the Conn, Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

                  0816    Steering various courses at various speeds standing out of Honolulu Harbor

                  0834    Entered International Waters with Diamond Head Light bearing 098

                  0846    Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail and set the underway watch

                  1432    All Engines stop

                  1433    All engines back 1/3

                  1433    All engines stop.

                  1440    Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

                  1458    Entered Inland Waters with Diamond Head bearing 098

                  1459    Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to conform with Pearl Harbor Channel,

                                       Junior Officer of the Watch at the Conn, Captain and Navigator on the bridge

                  1527    The Officer of the Deck assumed the Conn

                  1541    Moored starboard side to Pier BRAVO, Berth 22.5, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

                                       with standard destroyer mooring lines. Receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier.

5-21-63     0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

5-22-63     0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

                  0827    Divers from USS ISLE ROYALE (AD-29) came alongside to make

                                       monthly inspection of ship’s underwater hull and sonar dome

                  0915    Divers departed the side

                  0950    Commenced fueling from truck on the Pier, draft forward, 11’; aft 10’8”.

                  0955    Fueling completed, draft forward, 11’5”; aft, 10’8”

                  1920    LETGO, A.L., TA, ingested approximately 1 oz. of lighter fluid and was

                                       taken to the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Dispensary for examination and treatment

                  2000    COMHAWSEAFRON assumed duties as SOPA

5-23-63     0730    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

                  0727    COMCORTRON FIVE came aboard

                  0737    COMCORTRON FIVE departed

                  0945    USS PHILIP (DD-498) moored alongside this vessel

                  1114    LETGO, A.L., TA, was released from confinement for safekeeping and

                                       restored to duty by order of the Commanding Officer

                  1125    Pursuant to BUPERS Msg 142126Z May 1963, LTJG E.S. NACELLE was

                                       detached from this ship with orders to report to U.S. Naval Destroyer

                                       School, U.S. Naval Base, Newport, Rhode Island for duty under instruction.

5-24-63     1540    COMASWFORPAC returned to Pearl Harbor, broke his flag on Ford Island and assumed

                                       the duties of SOPA

                  1700    Commenced fire drill

                  1715    Secured from fire drill

5-25-63     0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

5-26-63     0800    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

                  2200    Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none.

5-27-63     0502    Shifted the electrical load from shore power to No. 3 s/s generator

                  0518    Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

                  0530    Commenced preparations for getting underway

                  0615    Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

                  0625    CINCPACFLT returned to Pearl and assumed SOPA with headquarters at Makalapa Heights

                  0735    Secured from Special Sea and Anchoring Detail; set the normal in-port watch.

                  1442    Took draft readings; 11’6” forward; 10’10” aft; 11’2” mean

                  1500    Set the Special Sea and Anchoring Detail

                  1558    Underway for NAVAID/SAR Station “AP” in accordance with

                                       COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 25-63.

                                       Captain and Navigator on the bridge, OOD conning.

                                       Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds standing out of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

                  1632    Compared gyro against range. Error: none.

                  1636    Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail.

                  1646    Entered International Waters, Diamond Head bears 098.

                  1842    Commenced indicating various speeds on the port shaft while making

                                       adjustments to No. 4 main engine.

                  1902    C/c to 316. With Kaena Point bearing 090, range 5 miles, took departure

                                       from the Island of Oahu enroute to NAVAID/SAR Station “AP” in accordance with

                                       COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 25-63 and COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                  1906    Completed adjustments to No. 4 main engine. Returned the port shaft to base speed

                  1907    Obtained radar and visual surface contact bearing 290, distance 11 miles,

                                       designated SKUNK “E”. SKUNK “E” on course 058, speed 6.5 kts.

                  2025    Obtained radar surface contact bearing 250, distance 14 miles

                  2040    Lost radar contact on SKUNK “D” bearing 168, distance 16.8 miles

                  2041    SKUNK bearing 250 designated SKUNK “E”, CPA 218, distance 13 miles

                  2049    SKUNK “E” passed CPA.

                  2111    Lost radar contact on SKUNK “E” bearing 177, distance 17 miles

                  2127    Radar landfall on Island of Kauai bearing 279, distance 27.8 miles

                  2212    C/c to 317

                  2216    Sighted Kilauea Light bearing 288, distance 28 miles

                  2320    Passed Kilauea Light abeam to port.

5-28-63     0000    Underway independently on course 317, speed 17 kts. enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to

                                       NAVAID/SAR Station “AP” in Accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60 and

                                       COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 25-63.

                                       Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

                                       Condition of Readiness IV is set

                  0047    Lost visual contact with Kilauea Point Light bearing 163, range 25 miles

                  0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

                  1530    Went to General Quarters. Set Material Condition ZEBRA

                  1600    Held Abandon Ship Drill

                  1609    Secured from Abandon Ship Drill

                  1616    Set Material Condition YOKE

                  1618    Secured from General Quarters.

5-29-63     0000    Underway Independently on course 317, speed 17 kts. enroute from Pearl Harbor to

                                       NAVAID/SAR Station “AP” in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60, and

                                       COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 25-63.

                                       Material Condition YOKE is set throughout the ship.

                                       Condition of Readiness IV is set

                  0713    Sustained casualty to Nos. 1 and 2 main engines. Low fuel oil pressure due to clogged strainer.

                                       Stopped starboard shaft, slowed to 9 kts. on port shaft

                  0718    Restored casualty to Nos. 1 and 2 main engines

                  0730    C/s to 13 kts

                  0734    C/s to 17 kts

                  0754    Sustained casualty to No. 1 main engine. Leak in fuel suction line due to faulty nipple;

                                       stopped starboard shaft to take No. 1 main engine off line. Slowed to 13 kts. on port shaft

                  0757    Went to 13 kts. on starboard shaft with No. 2 main engine on the line

                  0826    Stopped starboard shaft to place No. 1 main engine back on the line.

                  0828    Starboard engines ahead 1/3

                  0829    Starboard engines ahead 2/3

                  0831    Starboard engines ahead standard

                  0833    C/s to 17 kts

                  1200    C/c to 316

                  1604    Split electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

                  2141    Sighted unidentified flying object bearing 060, elevation angle 45,

                                       brightness of second magnitude star fading then reappearing.

                                       Final fade 022, elevation angle 12 at 2144.

5-30-63     0000    Underway independently, enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to NAVAID/SAR Station “AP”

                                       in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 25-63 and

                                       COMBARPAC Op-Order 20-160

                                       base course is 316, base speed 16.5 kts.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4 main engines are on the line.

                                       The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

                  1720    Material Condition YOKE set throughout the ship.

                  2142    Obtained radar contact bearing 260, range 18 miles designated SKUNK “A”

                                       on course 090, speed 22 kts.

                  2204    SKUNK “A” passed CPA at bearing 201, range 9 miles. Identified as

                                       PIONEER MILL enroute from Yokohama to New York.

5-31-63     0000    Underway independently, enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to NAVAID/SAR Station “AP”

                                       in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 25-63 and

                                       COMBARPAC Op-Order 20-160

                                       base course is 316, base speed 15 kts. All four main engines are on the line.

                                       The electrical load is split between Nos. 2 and 3 s/s generators.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

                  0000    Changed operation control from COMDESFLOT FIVE to COMBARPAC

                                       and assumed CTU 50.8.2.

                  0130    Took Nos. 2 and 4 main engines off the line and c/s to 11.5 kts

                  0200    Arrived on Station “AP”. C/c to 343 and commenced patrolling station.

                  1110    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 078, distance 28 miles

                  1130    Unidentified contact determined to be on course 267, sped 22.5 kts.,

                                       CPA 155, distance 8 miles.

                  1315    SKUNK “A” faded from radar bearing 226, range 24.5 miles

                  1435    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 106, range 23 miles. Designated SKUNK “B”.

                  1440    Unidentified contact tracked and determined to be on course 270, speed 15 kts. CPA 134,

                                       distance 39,500 yards.

                  1530    Went to General Quarters

                  1535    Set Material Condition Zebra

                  1555    SKUNK “B” faded from radar, bearing 134, distance 20 miles.

                  1630    Secured from 1AA General Quarters

                  1650    Stopped the starboard shaft in order to place No. 2 main engine on the line and take No. 1 off.

                  1651    Starboard engine ahead 1/3

                  2230    Sighted possible white light bearing 350, distance 5 miles.

6-1-63       0000    Underway independently on course 016, speed 11.4 kts, enroute from

                                       NAVAID/SAR Station “AP” to Station “AO” in accordance with

                                       COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       Condition of Readiness IV is set.

                                       Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship

                  0012    Visibility reduced to 500 yards in heavy squall. Commenced sounding fog signals

                  0058    Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

                  0548    No. 2 s/s generator stopped due to broken fuel pump shaft

                  0551    Shifted the electrical load to Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators, split

6-2-63       0000    Underway independently on course 010, speed 11.5 kts. patrolling

                                       NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       Condition of Readiness IV and Material Condition YOKE are set.

                  0057    Stopped port shaft

                  0100    Placed port shaft in 5 minute standby

                  1545    Shifted the electrical load from Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators to No. 3 s/s generator

                  1710    Stopped port shaft, commenced lying to.

6-3-63       0000    Underway independently, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in accordance with

                                       COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. The ship is lying to on a heading of 205.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby, No. 3 main engine is in 15 minute standby.

                                       No. 1 and No. 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator.

6-4-63       0000    Underway independently with no way on at NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. Ships head is Westerly.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 3 main engine is in 15 minute standby;

                                       Nos. 1 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator

                  0815    C/s to 8 kts

                  0820    C/c to 240

                  1057    Set the 1AS Attack Team

                  1123    Maneuvering various courses at various speeds during ASW Exercise

                  1120    Launched 21-B-12 Torpedo

                  1315    Maneuvering at various courses at various speeds to recover 21-B-12 Target Simulator

                  1340    Secured the 1AS Attack Team. All engines stopped. Commenced lying to

                  1350    Ships electrical load placed on No. 1 s/s generator

                  1545    Went to 1AS General Quarters

                  1549    Set Material Condition ZEBRA

                  1630    Secured from 1AS General Quarters

                  2216    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 108, distance 18.3 miles

                  2200    Unidentified contact tracked and determined to be on course 260, speed 15 kts

                  2241    C/c to 200

                  2252    C/s to 10 kts. CPA unidentified contact 030, distance 2.1 miles.

                  2333    C/s to 8 kts

                  2336    C/c to 090

                  2339    Stopped starboard engine

                  2342    Stopped port engine. Commenced lying to. Contact identified as HOWAMARU bound from

                                       San Francisco to Kobe, Japan

6-5-63       0000    Underway independently lying to, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AO”

                                       in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout ship.

                                       Condition of Readiness IV is set

                  0015    SKUNK “A” faded visually bearing 248, range 10 miles.

                  0910    Starboard engine ahead 1/3 for 8 kts.

                  1400    Stopped starboard engine. Commenced lying to

                  1850    Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 to No. 3 s/s generators

                  2117    Shifted the electrical load to No. 1 s/s generator

6-6-63       0000    Underway independently lying to, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AO”

                                       in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby. No. 3 main engine is in 15 minute standby.

                                       Nos. 1 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                  0843    Split the electrical load between No. 1 and emergency generator due to heavy

                                       KW load on No. 1 s/s generator

                  1247    Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 s/s generator and the emergency generator split to

                                       No. 1 s/s generator

                  1506    Sighted Navy P2V Aircraft bearing 260, 9 miles

                  1530    Went to General Quarters, Condition 1AA for drills

                  1535    Material Condition ZEBRA set

                  1555    Starboard engine ahead 1/3, c/c to 240, c/s to 8 kts.

                  1627    Set Material Condition YOKE throughout the ship

                  1630    Secured from General Quarters. Set Condition of Readiness IV

                  1830    Starboard engine stopped. Commenced lying to. Placed No. 2 main engine in 5 minute standby.

                  2005    JACKFLAG, N.E., RD3, received a laceration on the back of his head,

                                       when he fainted and fell down in the after crews head.

                                       Treatment administered by the Corpsman. Disposition: Placed on the sick list.

                  2230    Split electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

                  2231    Port engine ahead 1/3, c/s to 8 kts, c/c to 280

6-7-63       0000    Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station in accordance

                                       with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. Base course is 280, base speed 8 kts.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       No. 3 main engine is on the line. No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

                  0101    Placed No. 2 main engine on the line

                  0106    C/c to 090

                  0110    Placed No. 2 main engine in 5 minute standby

                  0615    Unidentified radar surface contact bearing 349, distance 13 miles. Designated SKUNK “A”.

                  0626    SKUNK “A” tracked and determined to be on course 113, speed 11.5 kts

                  0713    SKUNK “A” at CPA bearing 020, range 9.3 miles

                  0800    Maneuvering to maintain fair headway into the seas

                  1125    Sustained casualty to No. 3 main engine. Salt water cooling pump became air bound.

                                       Placed No. 2 main engine on the starboard shaft

                  1140    Restored casualty to No. 3 main engine. Placed No. 3 main engine on the line.

                  1200    Underway as before, increasing speed as necessary to maintain heading in heavy winds and seas.

                  1207    C/c to 190

                  1210    C/c to 185

                  1345    Set Condition ZEBRA below the main deck

                  1532    C/c to 190

                  1955    C/c to 195

                  2000    Underway as before, increasing speed as necessary to maintain heading in heavy winds and seas

                  2055    C/c to 200

                  2332    C/c to 210

6-8-63       0000    Underway independently in vicinity of NAVAID/SAR Station “AO”

                                       engaged in storm evasion on base course 210. Port engine ahead 1/3, turns for 8 kts.

                                       Starboard engine stopped. No. 3 main engine is on the line;

                                       No. 2 main engine is in immediate standby; Nos. 1 and 4 main engine in 15 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

                                       Material Condition ZEBRA is set on main deck and below with

                                       YOKE set above main deck

                                       Condition of Readiness IV is being maintained

                  0400    Underway as before. Maneuvering as necessary to maintain headway into the seas

                  1152    Placed starboard shaft on the line and c/c to 280

                  1153    Stopped the port shaft. Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby;

                                       No. 2 main engine is on line, turns for 8 kts

                  2045    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 201, distance 14.5 miles on course 080,

                                       speed 14.5 kts. CPA 181, distance 13.5 miles

                  2055    SKUNK “A” passed CPA.

                  2155    Lost radar contact on SKUNK “A” bearing 121, distance 21 miles

                  2252    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 041, distance 16 miles. Designated SKUNK “B”.

                  2312    SKUNK “B” tracked and determined to be on course 275, speed 12 kts.

                                       CPA 170, distance 3 miles

                  2320    Sighted SKUNK “B” bearing 099, distance 12 miles

6-9-63       0000    Underway independently on course 300, speed 3 kts. proceeding from storm evasion to

                                       NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       Material Condition ZEBRA is set below the main deck. Above, Condition YOKE is set.

                                       Condition of Readiness IV is set

                  0045    SKUNK “B” passed CPA bearing 169, range 3 miles on course 269, speed 11 kts.

                                       Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby

                  0503    Stopped the starboard shaft; placed the port shaft ahead 1/3, turns for 8 kts.,

                                       No. 3 main engine on line

                  0504    C/c to 202

                  0515    Placed No. 21 main engine in 5 minute standby.

                  0600    Reported arrival on Station “AO”, bearing 184, distance 30 miles from Station Center

                                       to CTG 50.8.

                  0900    Set Condition YOKE throughout the ship

                  1242    Stopped port shaft, commenced lying to

                  1320    Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby

                  1630    Obtained radar contact designated SKUNK “A” bearing 216, range 20 miles,

                                       on course 083, speed 12.32 kts. CPA bearing 173, range 14 miles

                  1730    SKUNK “A” passed CPA

                  1850    SKUNK “A” faded from radar bearing 118, range 22 miles

6-10-63     0000    Underway independently with no way on, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AO”

                                       in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.,

                                       Nos. 2 and 3 main engines are in 5 minute standby.

                                       Nos. 1 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is on No. 1 s/s generator

                  0136    Lost electrical load on No. 1 s/s generator, due to worn slip ring brushes.

                                       Placed electrical load on No. 3 s/s generator.

                  1300    Starboard engine ahead 1/3 to 8 kts

                  1302    C/c to 300

                  1323    Engineers commenced casualty control drills on main engines.

                  1455    Secured from casualty control exercises

                  1744    Commenced lying to.

6-11-63     0000    Underway independently, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       The ship is lying to. Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       Nos. 2 and 3 main engines are in 5 minute standby.

                                       Nos. 1 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator

                  1124    Underway on starboard engine to close Station “AO”; course 310, speed 8 kts.

                  1530    Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

                  1645    Secured from General Quarters

                  1658    C/c to 330

                  1730    Starboard engine stop. Commenced lying to

                  1803    Shifted the electrical load from No. 3 s/s generator to No. 2 s/s generator.

                  2222    Sustained casualty to No. 2 s/s generator. Fresh water circulating pump became air bound

                                       causing excessive temperature. Secured No. 2 s/s generator.

                                       Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator.

                  2359    Placed No. 3 main engine in 15 minute standby; No. 2 main engine in 5 minute standby.

6-12-63     0000    Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in accordance with

                                       COMBARPAC Op-Order 021-60. The ship is lying to on northeasterly headings.

                                       No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 3 main engine is in 15 minute standby;

                                       Nos. 1 and 4 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                  1010    While working with drill press, HOUSE, S.S., SF1, received a laceration on his first finger,

                                       right hand; not due to his own misconduct. Disposition: Binnacle list for 24 hours.

                  1457    Went to General Quarters

                  1500    Set Material Condition ZEBRA

                  1501    Underway to close Station “AO”, course 325, speed 8 kts

                  1638    Secured from General Quarters. Set Material Condition YOKE

                  1921    Stopped all engines and commenced lying to. Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby

                  1956    Shifted electrical load from No. 3 s/s generator to No. 2 s/s generator.

6-13-63     0000    Underway independently patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in accordance with

                                       COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. The ship is lying to.

                                       Material Condition YOKE being maintained throughout the ship.

                                       Condition of readiness IV is set.

                  0525    Shifted the electrical load from No. 2 to No. 1 s/s generators

                  1432    Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 2 s/s generators

                  1450    All engines ahead 1/3

                  1456    C/c to 140. Went to 1AA general Quarters. Set Material Condition ZEBRA.

                                       Commenced exercising at General Drills

                  1517    Maneuvering at various courses and speeds during General Drills

                  1541    Simulated Atomic Air Burst, bearing 290, distance 5000 yds.

                                       Set ABC Condition Circle WILLIAM.

                  1626    Ship’s electrical was placed on No. 1 s/s generator

                  1629    All engines stop. Commenced lying to

                  1631    Set Material Condition YOKE. Secured from General Quarters.

                  1634    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 324, distance 34000 yds.

                                       Designated SKUNK “A”. Course 100, speed 11 kts.

                  1700    Sighted P2V Aircraft identified as “Free Transit 7”

                  1726    SKUNK “A” at CPA, bearing 005, range 18000 yds

                  1830    SKUNK “A” faded from radar

6-14-63     0000    Underway independently with no way on, patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AO”

                                       in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. Material Condition YOKE and

                                       Condition of Readiness IV are set

                  0028    Visibility decreased to one mile due to fog. Commenced sounding fog signals

                  0044    Visibility increased to five miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

                  0147    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 300, distance 17 miles. Designated SKUNK “B”

                  0152    SKUNK “B” tracked and determined to be on course 100, speed 10.3 kts

                  0155    SKUNK “B” CPA 010, distance 5.5 miles

                  0220    SKUNK “B” c/c to 080, c/s to 15.5 kts. CPA 356, distance 8.5 miles

                  0245    SKUNK “B” passed CPA opening

                  0326    Split electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

                  0500    Set course 150 at speed 6 kts

                  0636    C/s to 8 kts

                  0800    Stopped starboard shaft in order to place No. 1 main engine on the line.

                                       Starboard engines ahead 1/3

                  0801    Stopped the port shaft to place No. 4 main engine on the line. Port engines ahead 1/3

                  0811    Obtained radar contact with USS DURANT (DER-389) bearing 159, range 18 miles

                  0831    Set the light-line transfer detail

                  0847    C/c to 320

                  0905    C/s to 10 kts

                  0907    C/s to 12 kts. USS DURANT (DER-389) maneuvering astern to make approach

                  0912    USS DURANT (DER-389) alongside. Commenced light-line transfer

                  0920    Completed light-line transfer

                  0921    C/c to 319

                  0922    C/c to 150

                  0923    C/s to 14 kts. Secured the light-line transfer detail

                  0926    C/s to 15 kts.

                  0930    C/s to 16 kts

                  0935    C/s to 17 kts

                  0938    Sustained casualty to No. 1 s/s generator. Shifted the load to No. 3 and emergency generators.

                                       Casualty due to faulty fuel pump

                  0941    Departed from Station “AO”, enroute to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance

                                       with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 27-63.

                  0950    Restored casualty to No. 1 s/s generator

                  1028    Sustained casualty to No. 1 s/s generator

                  1043    Casualty restored to No. 1 s/s generator.

                  2330    Suffered casualty to No. 1 s/s generator; the ship’s electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator

6-15-63     0000    Underway independently enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” to

                                       Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 27-63

                                       And COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. Base course is 150, base speed 17.5 kts.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 main engines are on the line.

                                       The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator

                  0035    Visibility decreased to ½ mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in

                                       accordance with the International Rules of the Road.

                  0040    Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators

                  0050    Visibility increased to 5 miles; ceased fog signals

                  0827    Ship’s electrical load placed on No. 3 s/s generator

                  0840    Visibility decreased to ¾ mile. Commenced sounding fog signals in

                                       accordance with the International Rules of the Road

                  0850    Visibility increased to 4 miles; ceased sounding fog signals

                  1015    Ship’s electrical load placed on Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators.

                  1240    Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters. Set Material Condition ZEBRA.

                  1252    Commenced firing to starboard

                  1256    Ceased fire

                  1300    Secured from General Quarters. Set Material Condition YOKE.

                                       Ammunition expended; 37 rounds of BL&T. 18 rounds were fired

                                       from Mount 31, 19 rounds were fired from Mount 32 with no casualties

                  1535    Commenced steering course 140 magnetic, due to excessive error in ship’s gyro.

6-16-63     0000    Underway independently enroute to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii from NAVAID/SAR Station “AO”

                                       in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 27-63 and

                                       COMBARPAC OpOrder 201-60

                                       Base course is 150, speed 17.5 kts. Material Condition YOKE and

                                       Condition of Readiness IV are set. All four main engines are on the line.

                                       The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators. Steering 140

                                       by magnetic steering compass due to gyro casualty.

                  0800    C/c to 138 magnetic

                  1106    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 004, distance 14 miles

                  1114    Unidentified radar contact tracked and determined to be on course 280, speed 20 kts.

                                       CPA 020, distance 13 miles

                  1200    C/c to 140 magnetic

                  1722    C/s to 17 kts

                  2031    Sighted unidentified flying object bearing 310, position angle 85, course 045

                  2042    Lost contact visually bearing 030, position angle 05, 21.3

                  2230    Sighted unidentified flying object bearing 290, position angle 20

                  2236    Lost contact visually on unidentified flying object bearing 355,

                                       position angle 35. C/c to 142 magnetic

                  2300    Obtained surface contact visually bearing 147, distance 14 miles

                  2301    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 147, 14 miles. Designated SKUNK “A”

                  2303    C/s to 15 kts

                  2309    C/c to 230

                  2310    SKUNK “A” determined to be on course 310, speed 17 kts. CPA 092, distance 10500 yds

                  2315    Contact identified as USS SAMOSET (ATA-190).

                  2318    C/s to 16 kts

                  2321    C/s to 17 kts

                  2328    C/c to 220

                  2332    SKUNK “A” at CPA bearing 092, distance 10500 yds

                  2334    C/c to 210

                  2335    C/c to 200

                  2336    C/c to 190

                  2340    C/c to 180

                  2343    C/c to 160

                  2344    C/c to 170

6-17-63     0000    Underway independently on course 140 magnetic, speed 17 kts. enroute

                                       from NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout ship.

                                       Condition of Readiness IV is set

                  0830    Shifted entire electric load to No. 1 s/s generator

                  0837    Split the electrical load between No. 1 and 3 s/s generators

                  1249    C/s to 16 kts

                  1500    C/c to 143 magnetic

                  1556    The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

                                       HORSELATITUDE, T.W., SM3; Offense: Reckless driving:

                                       Punishment: Reduction in rate to SMSN, suspended three (3) months.

                  1630    Suffered Fuel manifold casualty to No. 4 main engine. Slowed to take No. 4 main engine off line

                  1640    C/s to 14.5 kts. on Nos. 1, 2 and 3 main engines.

                  1648    Sustained casualty to No. 3 s/s generator. Placed electrical load on No. 1 s/s generator

                  1651    Casualty restored. Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators

                  1714    C/s to 15 kts.

                  1838    Casualty to No. 4 main engine was restored, No. 4 main engine was placed

                                       on the line and speed was increased to 16 kts.

                  1915    Hawang (Hawaiian Air National Guard) Jet Fighter made passes over the ship at 500 ft.

                                       IFF Contact held on four (4) aircraft flying at various courses and speeds.

                  2021    C/c to 142 PSTGC

                  2032    Obtained radar land fall on Island of Kauai bearing 182, range 55 miles

                  2222    Obtained radar surface contact bearing 230, range 12 miles. Contact designated as SKUNK “A”

                  2230    SKUNK “A” at CPA bearing 234, range 10.5 miles

                  2236    Lost visual contact of SKUNK “A” bearing 245, range 11 miles

                  2300    SKUNK ”A” faded bearing 283, range 14 miles.

6-18-63     0000    Underway independently on course 142 PSTGC, speed 15 kts, enroute from

                                       NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance

                                       with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 27-63 and COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       Material Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

                                       Condition of Readiness IV is set.

                  0140    Obtained radar contact bearing 131, range 19.3 miles on course 127, speed 13 kts

                  0302    Sighted Kaena Point Light bearing 120, range 14 miles

                  0327    Sighted the loom of Barber’s Point Light bearing 122, range 24 miles

                  0341    C/s to 13 kts.

                  0409    C/s to 12 kts

                  0503    C/c to 075 PSTGC

                  0530    C/s to 9 kts

                  0550    Sustained casualty to No. 3 s/s generator. Low lube oil pressure. Shifted

                                       the electrical load to No. 1 and the emergency s/s generators

                  0600    Commenced preparations for entering port. Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

                  0619    Restored casualty to No. 3 s/s generator. Shifted electrical load to Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

                  0656    C/s to 8 kts

                  0700    Tested backing bell on port and starboard shaft. Test completed satisfactory

                  0703    C/c to 070 PSTGC

                  0730    Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Completed all preparations for entering port.

                                       Commenced steering various courses at various speeds making approach on Pearl Harbor

                                       Channel entrance. Captain and Navigator are on the bridge. The OOD is conning

                  0750    Entered Inland Waters with Diamond Head Light bearing 098, range 10 miles

                  0800    Underway as before. Steering various courses at various speeds

                                       conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

                  0834    Stopped all engines; slowed to lower motor whale boat

                  0836    Resumed steering various courses at speed 8 kts

                  0845    Commenced approach on Berth BRAVO 22’

                  0850    Moored starboard side to Pier BRAVO at Berth 22, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

                                       with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled

                  0910    YO 78 came alongside and moored to port

                  0920    Commenced taking on fuel; draft forward, 10’6”; draft aft, 10’.

                  13420  Completed taking on fuel; draft forward, 11’3”; draft aft; 10’9”.

                  1330    Cast off YO 78 to port

                  1513    USS WILHOITE (DER-397) came alongside and moored to port

                  1823    Lost shore power due to an overload

                  1825    Shore power restored.

6-19-63     0000    Moored starboard side to berth BRAVO 22, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with

                                       standard mooring lines doubled. USS WILHOITE (DER-397) is moored alongside to

                                       port. Receiving all services from the Pier. Ships present include various units of the

                                       U.S. Pacific Fleet, yard and district craft.

                                       SOPA is CINCPACFLT with headquarters at Makalapa Heights.

                                       Material Condition YOKE is set throughout the ship

                  0700    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

6-20-63     0700    Mustered crew at quarters. Absentees: LEAVE, S.P., SN, absent without authority from muster

                  0713    LEAVE, S.P., SN, returned on board, having been UA since 0700 this date.

                  0800    Captain departed on six (6) days leave

                  1830    Held fire drill.

6-21-63     0000    Moored starboard side to Berth BRAVO 22, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with

                                       standard mooring lines doubled. USS WILHOITE (DER-397) moored alongside to port.

                                       Receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier. Ships present include various units of the

                                       U.S. Pacific Fleet, yard and district craft and the HMCS (FFE-313) SUSSEXVALE,

                                       HMCS 309 STETHERESE, HMCS 315 NEW GLASGOW and

                                       HMCS SETTLER (FFE-311).

                  0700    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

                  0710    Shifted the electrical load to ship’s power

                  0808    USS WILHOITE (DER-397) underway from alongside.

                  0813    Ship’s electrical power placed on shore power

                  0830    YO-78 came alongside to port

                  0855    Commenced fueling from YO-78. Draft forward 11’3”, draft aft 10’9”, Mean draft 11’.

                  1010    Secured fueling from YO-78, draft forward 11’6”, draft aft 11’3”

                  1015    YO-78 underway from alongside

                  1630    Set Material Condition YOKE throughout the ship.

6-22-63     0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

                  1640    USS FALGOUT (DER-324) stood in and moored alongside to port.

6-23-63     0745    Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none.

                  0930    Chaplain JORDEN held Protestant Divine Services on board

                  1030    Secured from Protestant Divine Services

                  1630    Commenced fire drill

                  1650    Secured from fire drill

6-24-63     0700    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

                  0730    USS FALGOUT (DER-324) got underway from alongside

                  1830    Held fire drill

                  1840    Secured form fire drill

6-25-63     0700    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

                  1755    USS FALGOUT (DER-324) moored alongside to port.

6-26-63     0440    ISLAND, S.S., EN3, was delivered on board by the Hawaiian Armed Services Police

                                       accused of drunkenness.

                  0700    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

                  0747    USS FALGOUT (DER-324) underway from alongside.

6-27-63     0700    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFA;

                                       HORNS, H.A., ENFN, absent without authority from muster

                  0730    Commanding Officer returned from six days leave

                  0750    OVERHEAD, E.T., ENFA; HORNS, H.A., ENFN, returned on board,

                                       having been AWOL since 0700 this date

6-28-63     0700    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

                  1253    USS FALGOUT (DER-324) moored alongside

                  1830    Conducted fire drill

6-29-63     0730    Relieved of ready duty by USS NICHOLAS (DD-449)

                  0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

                  1631    While conversing in the First Division Compartment,

                                       HOLIDAYROUTINE, A.S., SOGSN, received a laceration on his

                                       forehead when he struck his head on fire apparatus on the bulkhead,

                                       not due to his own misconduct. Treatment administered by the

                                       Medical Officer of the Shipyard Dispensary.

                                       Disposition: returned to normal duty.

                  2205    HOLIDAY, V.S., SN, received minor abrasion when he fell slipped and fell

                                       down a ladder, not due to his own misconduct. Treatment

                                       administered by the Medical Officer, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

                                       Dispensary. Disposition: returned to normal duty

6-30-63     0000    Moored starboard side to Berth BRAVO 22, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with

                                       standard mooring lines doubled. USS FALGOUT (DER-324) moored alongside to port.

                                       Receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier. Ships present include various

                                       units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, yard and district craft and the

                                       VNNS HAUGIANG (HQ-406). SOPA is CINCPACFLT with headquarters

                                       at Makalapa Heights. Modified Material condition YOKE is set

                  0745    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

                  0800    Moored as before. Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples.

                                       Conditions: normal.

7-1-63       0000    Moored starboard side to Berth BRAVO 22, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, with

                                       standard mooring lines doubled. USS FALGOUT (DER-324) moored alongside to port.

                                       Receiving miscellaneous services from the Pier. Ships present include various units of the

                                       U.S. Pacific Fleet, yard and district draft, and HNNS HAUGIANG (HQ-406).

                                       SOPA is CINCPACFLT with headquarters at Makalapa Heights.

                                       Modified Material Condition YOKE is set throughout the ship.

                  0600    Commenced preparations for getting underway

                  0700    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

                  0725    Stationed the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Completed all preparations for getting underway.

                                       Draft fwd 11’4”; draft aft 10’6”.

                  0807    Split electrical load between Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators

                  0816    Underway maneuvering to clear the Berth

                  0833    Steering various courses at various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel.

                                       Captain and Navigator on bridge; Officer of the Deck at the conn.

                  0915    Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

                  0918    With Diamond Head Light bearing 098, distance 10 miles, entered International Waters

                  1002    Maneuvering various courses and speeds while enroute from Pearl Harbor to

                                       Op-Area GOLF-2 in company with USS PRITCHARD (DD-561).

                  1009    Called the crew to General Quarters. Set Condition of Readiness 1AA

                  1015    Commenced Gunfire Control Exercise. Steering various courses at various speeds.

                  1110    Completed Gunfire Control Exercise.

                  1118    Secured from General Quarters. Set Condition YOKE throughout the ship

                  1137    Obtained visual surface contact bearing 146, designated SKUNK FOXTROT.

                  1145    Obtained visual surface contact bearing 060, course 277, speed 8 kts.,

                                       designated SKUNK ECHO.

                  1154    SKUNK FOXTROT tracked and found to be on course 348, speed 17.5 kts.

                  1314    SKUNK “F” passed CPA bearing 110, range 7000 yds.

                  1330    Commenced preparations for entering port

                  1430    Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Completed all preparations for entering port.

                                       Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds while

                                       making approach on Pearl Harbor Channel Entrance.

                                       The Captain and the Navigator are on the bridge; the OOD is conning

                  1452    With Diamond Head Light bearing 098, range 10 miles, entered Inland Waters

                  1500    Steering various speeds conforming to Pearl Harbor Channel

                  1528    Commenced approach on Berth BRAVO 23 alongside USS DURANT (DER-389).

                  1535    Moored starboard side to USS DURANT (DER-389)

                                       with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled.

                                       SOPA IS CINCPACFLT with headquarters at Makalapa Heights.

                                       Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Set Condition of Readiness V

                  1700    Commenced fire drill

                  1715    Secured from fire drill.

7-2-63       0600    Commenced preparations for getting underway

                  0630    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

                  0700    Set the Special Sea and Anchor detail. Completed all preparations for getting underway.

                                       Draft fwd 11’4”; draft aft 10’6”. The Captain and the Navigator are on the bridge;

                                       the OOD is conning

                  0726    Commenced maneuvering to clear the Berth

                  0735    Commenced steering various courses at various speeds to conform to Pearl Harbor Channel

                  0800    Underway as before. Steering various courses at various speeds

                                       to conform to Pearl Harbor Channel

                  0806    Secured the Special Sea and Anchor detail. Set Condition of Readiness IV.

                                       Set course 190 at speed 15 kts., enroute Op-Area S-2

                  0810    C/c to 210

                  0811    With Diamond Head Light bearing 098, distance 10 miles, entered International Waters

                  0837    Called the crew to General Quarters. Set Condition of readiness 1AS

                  0842    Set Material Condition ZEBRA throughout the ship

                  0847    Commenced Antisubmarine Warfare Exercise with the USS SWORDFISH (SSN-579) in

                                       Op-Area S-2. Steering various courses at various speeds while conducting the Exercise.

                  0930    Set Material Condition YOKE throughout the ship. Secured from General Quarters

                                       with the exception of the ASW Attack Team

                  1200    Underway as before, steering various courses at various speeds while

                                       conducting ASW Exercises with the USS SWORDFISH (SSN-579)

                  1523    Sustained casualty to No. 3 main engine. Stopped the port shaft. C/s to 14 kts.

                                       Casualty was due to loss of fuel oil pressure.

                  1532    Restored casualty to No. 3 main engine. C/s to 16 kts.

                  1600    Underway as before. Completed ASW Exercise

                  1609    C/c to 210 Proceeding to Op-Area G-2

                  1620    Shifted the electrical load to Nos. 1 and 4 s/s generators

                  1631    C/s to 10 kts

                  1800    Set the Ditching at Sea Detail. Commenced SAREX with aircraft from BARPAC

                  1800    Underway as before. Steering various courses at various speeds while conducting SAREX

                  1938    Completed SAREX. Set course 080 at speed 12 kts. to rendezvous with

                                       USS FALGOUT (DER-324) and USS SPROSTON (DD-577) in Op-Area A-1

                                       for ECM Exercise.

                  2022    Obtained radar surface contact bearing 140, distance 16 miles. Designated SKUNK JULIET

                  2022    SKUNK JULIET at CPA and opening

                  2054    KICK, S.S., SN, received a contused laceration of the third finger, left hand

                                       and was treated by the ship’s medical representative. Injury was

                                       received in the line of duty and not by his own misconduct

                  2140    Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds while conducting ECM Calibration Exercise

                                       with the USS SPROSTON (DD-577) and the USS FALGOUT (DER-324).

                  2337    Obtained unidentified surface contact bearing 135, range 12 miles

7-3-63       0000    Underway independently on Local Operations in Op-Area A-1 and A-2,

                                       on course 180, speed 14 kts.in accordance with COMFLETRAGU Op-Order 27-63.

                                       Conducting Exercises Z-1-CM and Z-2-CM.

                                       Condition YOKE is being maintained throughout the ship.

                                       Condition of Readiness IV is set

                  0001    Completed Exercise Z-1-CM and Z-2-CM

                  0017    SKUNK “J” passed CPA at 095, range 5400 yds. on course 030, speed 9 kts.

                  0042    Commenced taking sonar noise level readings making various speeds on base course 180

                  0120    C/c to 250, c/s to 8 kts. Completed taking noise level readings. Proceeding to Op-Area S-2

                                       off Oahu, Hawaii.

                  0310    Obtained radar surface contact designated SKUNK “C” on course 196, speed 10 kts.

                                       bearing 021, range 19 miles. CPA 090,. Range 3.2 miles

                  0410    SKUNK “C” reversed course to 000, speed 8 kts

                  0821    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 064, distance 14 miles on course 172, speed 18 kts.

                                       Designated as SKUNK ECHO

                  0823    CPA SKUNK “E” bearing 085, distance 12 miles at time 0833

                  0845    Went to 1AA General Quarters. Exercised at General Drills

                  0850    C/s to 8 kts. Set Material Condition ZEBRA throughout the ship.

                  0855    Maneuvering various courses and speeds while conducting General Drills

                  1018    Secured No. 3 s/s generator due to lube oil casualty. Paralleled No. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

                  1024    Secured from General Drills

                  1026    Set Condition YOKE throughout the ship

                  1035    Secured from General Quarters

                  1110    Maneuvering various course and speeds while conducting man overboard drills.

                  1200    Underway as before. Steering various courses at various speeds while conducting OOD Training

                  1248    Completed OOD Training, set course 090,. Speed 8 kts. for Pearl Harbor

                                       and Pearl Harbor Channel Entrance. Commenced all preparations for entering port

                  1400    Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Completed all preparations for entering port.

                  1414    Commenced approach on Pearl Harbor Channel Entrance. Captain and Navigator are on bridge;

                                       the OOD is conning

                  1421    With Diamond Head Light bearing 098 at 10 miles, entered Inland Waters

                  1429    Commenced steering various courses at various speeds to conform to Pearl Harbor Channel

                  1502    Maneuvering to approach Berth BRAVO 22, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor.

                  1510    Moored starboard side to USS DURANT (DER-389)

                                       with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled, at Berth BRAVO 22,

                                       U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

                  1530    In accordance with BUPERS orders 178076 of 29 November 1962, ENS S.B. HOLD,

                                       reported aboard for duty.

7-4-63       0745    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none

7-5-63       0800    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

                  0854    YTB 761 (USS OTTUMWA) came alongside the port quarter. YTM 263 (USS NEOGA)

                                       came alongside the port bow. Pilot GILLEN crossed over to USS DURANT (DER-389)

                  0938    Underway by Tug with USS DURANT (DER-389) alongside to starboard

                  0949    Moored Berth BRAVO 23

                  0958    YTM 761 (USS OTTUMWA) got underway from alongside

                  0959    Pilot GILLEN crossed over from USS DURANT (DER-389) to YTM 263 (USS NEOGA).

                  1001    YTM 263 (USS NEOGA) got underway from alongside.

7-6-63       0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

7-7-63       0730    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none

                  0730    Assumed Ready Duty.

7-8-63       0700    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none. Commenced preparations for getting underway

                  0711    Shifted from shore power to Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

                  0725    Stationed the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

                  0748    Completed all preparations for getting underway. Draft fwd 11’0”; draft aft 11’4”.

                  0803    Underway for local operations under FLTTRAGRU Op-Order 28-63.

                                       Maneuvering to clear the Berth. Captain and Navigator on the bridge.

                                       LTJG OILSKINS at the conn.

                  0809    Steering various courses at various speeds standing out of Pearl Harbor

                  0842    Secured Special Sea Detail, set the regular steaming watch

                  0846    Entered International Waters with Diamond Head bearing 098

                  1115    The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

                                       HOISTINGROD, M.P., RMSN; Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Article 86.

                                       Punishment: Reduced to RMSA, suspended for three (3) months.

                                       ISLAND, S.S., EN3; Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Article 134.

                                       Punishment: Reduced to ENFN, extra duty of two (2) hours a day for seven (7) days.

                  1205    Obtained unidentified surface contacts, designated SKUNKS “H” and “I”.

                                       SKUNK ”H” on course 050, speed 9 kts. CPA 288, 7.5 miles;

                                       SKUNK “I” on course 057, speed 9 kts. CPA 290, 10.5 miles.

                  1345    Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

                  1350    Set Condition ZEBRA throughout the ship

                  1356    Commenced firing to port

                  1359    Ceased fire

                  1442    Secured from General Quarters, set condition YOKE throughout the ship.

                                       Steering various courses at various speeds while conducting Z-17-G Acquisition Exercise.

                  1526    Secured from Z-17-G Exercise

                  1645    Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Steering various courses at various speeds to

                                       conform to the Pearl Harbor Channel. Captain and Navigator on the bridge; OOD conning

                  1817    Moored starboard side to USS DURANT (DER-389) at Berth BRAVO 23

                  1820    Secured from Special Sea and Anchor Detail

7-9-63       0630    Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none.

                  1645    Held fire drill

                  1650    Secured from fire drill.

7-10-63     0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.

                  0900    YO-78 came alongside to port

                  0910    Commenced taking on fuel. Draft fwd 11’6”; draft aft 10’0”.

                  0930    The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

                                       HOIST, S.F., AG2; Violation of Article 134, UCMJ: Drunkenness.

                                       Punishment: Reduced in rate to AG3, suspended for six (6) months.

                                       HITCH, G.C., FA; Violation of Article 134, UCMJ: Conduct as to

                                       bring discredit on Armed Services.

                                       Punishment: Twenty-eight (28) hours extra duty.

                                       LANDFALL, F.S., FR; Violation of Article 90, UCMJ: Disobedience of a lawful order.

                                       Punishment: Warning.

                  1011    Completed taking on fuel. Draft fwd 11’6”; draft aft 10’6”. Cast off YO-78 to port.

7-11-63     0700    Held quarters for muster and inspection. Absentees: none.

                  0730    Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail

                  0800    Completed all preparations for getting underway.

                  0812    Underway for NAD, Oahu. Captain and Navigator on the bridge. LTJG HIGHSEAS at the conn.

                                       Maneuvering to conform with the Pearl Harbor Channel

                  0820    LTJG OILSKINS assumed the conn

                  0903    Moored starboard side to Pier WHISKEY, Berth 1, NAD, Oahu, with

                                       standard destroyer mooring lines singled.

                                       Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail; commenced loading ammunition

                  1000    Completed loading ammunition, having received; four (4) MK 32 MOD 2 Torpedoes;

                                       twelve (12) MK 9 MOD 4 Complete Round Depth Charges;

                                       six (6) MK 14 MOD 0 Depth Charge Components;

                                       twenty-four (24) MK 12 MOD 0 2.25 Practice Projectiles;

                                       forty-eight (48) rounds SCAT Projectiles;

                                       one-hundred fifty (150) MK 3-A2 Offensive Hand Grenades;

                                       twelve (12) Marine Smoke Floats;

                                       fifty (50) rounds 3”/50 B.L. and P. Projectiles

                  1010    Set Special Sea and Anchor Detail, in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 33-63,

                                       and COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. Captain and Navigator on the bridge,

                                       LTJG OILSKINS at the conn.

                                       Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to conform with the Pearl Harbor Channel

                  1058    Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail, c/c to 180

                  1104    Entered International Waters, Diamond Head bears 098

                  1320    C/c to 325 with Kaena Point Light bearing 090, range five (5) miles taken in

                                       departure of Oahu Island enroute to NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” in

                                       accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 33-63 and

                                       COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

7-12-63     0000    Underway independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to

                                       NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” in accordance with COMDESFLOTFIVE MovOrd 33-63

                                       And COMBARPAC Op-Ord 201-60 on course 325, speed 16.5 kts.

                                       All four main engines are on the line.

                                       The ships electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

                                       Modified Material Condition YOKE is set

                  0910    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples.

                                       Conditions: normal. Conducted weekly test of magazine sprinkling system: Test satisfactory.

                  1614    Shifted the electrical load from Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators split to Nos. 1

                                       and 2 s/s generators in parallel

                  1649    Shifted the electrical load from Nos. 1 and 2 s/s generators in parallel to

                                       Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators split.

7-13-63     0000    Underway independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to NAVAID/SAR Station “AB”

                                       in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 33-63 and

                                       COMBARPAC Op-Ord 201-60 on base course 325, speed 16.5 kts.

                                       All four main engines are on the line.

                                       The ships electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

                                       Modified Material Condition YOKE is set and Condition of Readiness IV are set

7-14-63     0000    Underway independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to NAVAID/SAR Station “AB”

                                       in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 33-63 and

                                       COMBARPAC Op-Ord 201-60 on base course 325, speed 16.5 kts.

                                       All four main engines are on the line.

                                       The ships electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

                                       Modified Material Condition YOKE is set and Condition of Readiness IV are set

                  0500    Acquired unknown surface contact visually and by radar bearing 062, range 13.5 miles.

                                       Contact designated SKUNK “A”

                  0521    SKUNK “A” tracked and determined to be on course 283, speed 13 kts., CPA 113,

                                       range 9.2 miles

                  0646    Lost visual contact on SKUNK “A” bearing 155

                  0703    SKUNK “A” faded from radar bearing 164, range 16 miles.

                  1703    Maneuvering to pick up fishing ball

                  1747    Maneuvering to pick up fishing ball

                  2029    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 029, distance 21 miles

                  2036    Unidentified contact tracked and determined to be on course 097, speed 17.5 kts.

                                       CPA past and opening. Contact designated SKUNK “B”

                  2047    SKUNK “B” faded on radar bearing 043, distance 21 miles

7-15-63     0000    Underway independently enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to NAVAID/SAR Station “AB”

                                       in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 33-63and

                                       COMBARPAC Op-Ord 201-60 on base course 325, speed 16.5 kts.

                                       The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

                                       Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 main engines on the line.

                                       Modified Material Condition YOKE is set and Condition of Readiness IV are set

                  0338    Visibility decreased to one mile due to heavy mist. Commenced sounding fog signals

                  0346    Visibility increased to five miles. Ceased sounding fog signals

                  0621    Maneuvering to pick up floating object

                  0648    Set course 325

                  0651    Maneuvering to pick up floating object

                  0700    Set course 325

                  0740    Stopped all engines, commenced lying to

                  0805    Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator

                  1510    Held collision drill

                  1514    Material Condition ZEBRA set

                  1516    Held abandon ship drill, provide

                  1525    Secured from abandon ship drill

                  1530    Set Material Condition YOKE throughout the ship

                  1535    Secured from General Quarters.

                  1604    Right full rudder. Port engine ahead 1/3. Commenced maneuvering on

                                       various courses to recover floating object.

                  1620    Port engine stop. Commenced lying to

                  1740    Shifted electrical load from No. 3 s/s generator to No. 2 s/s generator

                  1742    Shifted electrical load from No. 2 s/s generator to No. 3 s/s generator

                  2020    Shifted the load from No. 3 to No. 2 s/s generator.

7-16-63     0000    Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       The ships electrical load is placed on No. 2 s/s generator.

                                       Modified Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                  0937    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 280, distance 17 miles.

                  0940    Sighted Merchant Vessel bearing 288, distance about 8 miles

                  0941    Unidentified Merchant Vessel designated SKUNK “ABB”, tracked and

                                       determined to be on course 090, speed 17.6 kts., CPA 000, distance 3.5 miles.

                  1006    Underway on course 135, speed 4 kts

                  1030    SKUNK “ABB” at CPA bearing 355, distance 5 miles

                  1108    Maneuvering to pick up floating object

                  1137    Set the recovery detail to recover air-dropped canister

                  1143    Aircraft sighted bearing 151, distance 12 miles

                  1150    Aircraft dropped parachute and canister. Maneuvering to pick up canister

                  1157    Canister recovered and on deck

                  1200    Secured the recovery detail. Condition of Readiness IV is set

                  1244    Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

                  1300    All engines stop, commenced lying to.

7-17-63     0000    Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 4 in 15 minute standby; and

                                       Nos. 1 and 3 in 30 minute standby. The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                  0733    Underway on the port engine, course 170, speed 4 kts.

                  1200    Underway as before. Stopped all engines, commenced lying to.

7-18-63     0000    Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” inaccordance with

                                       COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60. No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby;

                                       No. 4 in 15 minute standby; Nos. 1 and 3 are in 30 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of readiness IV are set.

                  0724    Underway on the starboard shaft with No. 2 main engine at 8 kts., on course 175.

                  1230    Starboard engine stop. Commenced lying to.

7-19-63     0000    Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 4 main engine is in 15 minute standby;

                                       Nos. 1 and 3 are in 30 minute standby. No. 2 s/s generator is carrying electrical load.

                                       Material Condition YOKE (Modified) and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                  0600    Underway on the starboard shaft with No. 2 main engine on the line at 8 kts. on course 175

                  1300    Starboard engine stopped, commenced lying to

                  1325    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 265, distance 38000 yds. (19 miles).

                  1340    Sighted radar contact visually bearing 263, distance about 14 miles;

                                       determined to be on course 089, speed 18 kts.

                  1415    Shifted the electrical load from No. 2 s/s generator to No. 1 s/s generator

                  1436    Unidentified radar contact at CPA bearing 179, 4500 yds.

                  1440    Contact identified as USNS SGT ANDREW MILLER enroute from

                                       Yokohama, Japan to Port Hueneme, California, USA.

                  1550    Contact faded on radar bearing 103.5, distance 20 miles.

7-20-63     0000    Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       No. 4 main engine in 5 minute standby; No. 2 main engine in 15 minute standby; and

                                       Nos. 1 and 3 main engines in 30 minute standby.

                                       The ship’s electrical load is placed on No. 1 s/s generator.

                                       Modified Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

                  0107    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 249, distance 24 miles.

                                       Designated SKUNK “A”. SKUNK “A” determined to be on course 095, speed 17 kts.

                                       CPA bearing 185, range 7.5 miles

                  0333    SKUNK “A” faded from radar bearing 109, range 24 miles.

                  0723    Underway with No. 4 main engine on the port shaft, speed 4 kts. on course 140

                  1000    Observed partial eclipse of the sun at latitude 40 North. Duration approximately 1½ hours

                  1400    Stopped all engines, commenced lying to

                  1839    Obtained unidentified radar surface contact bearing 243, distance 19 miles.

                                       SKUNK designated as “ABA”.

                  1900    SKUNK “ABA” tracked and found to be on a course of 103, speed 20 kts.

                                       CPA bearing 195, distance 12 miles

                                       SKUNK “ABA” c/c to 095, c/s to 16 kts. CPA bearing 184, distance 10.5 miles

                  1910    SKUNK “ABA” sighted visually bearing 220, distance 10 miles

                  2312    Obtained unidentified radar surface contact bearing 337, range 25 miles.

                                       Course determined to be 084, speed 15.5 kts. Designated SKUNK “ABB”.

                  2340    SKUNK “ABB” at CPA bearing 355, range 20.5 miles

                  2359    SKUNK “ABB” faded from radar bearing 006, range 25 miles.

7-21-63     0000    Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       No. 4 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 2 main engine is in 15 minute standby; and

                                       Nos. 1 and 3 main engine in 30 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is on No. 1 s/s generator.

                                       Material Condition YOKE (Modified) and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                  0145    Placed No. 2 main engine in 5 minute standby.

                  0452    Ship’s electrical load placed on No. 1 s/s and the emergency generators

                  0500    Starboard engine ahead 1/3, course 014. Underway enroute to

                                       NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in accordance with COMBARPAC Msg 160004Z

                  0505    All engines ahead 1/3, speed 8 kts

                  0515    C/s to 10 kts’

                  0520    C/s to 11.5 kts

                  0525    Obtained unidentified radar contact bearing 265, distance 26 miles, designated SKUNK “A”.

                                       SKUNK “A” on course 102, speed 23 kts. CPA 224, distance 17 miles

                  0745    Mustered the crew on station. Absentees: none

                  0750    SKUNK “A” faded from radar 165, distance 25.

                  0945    Placed the electrical load on No. 1 s/s generator. Secured emergency generator

7-22-63     0000    Underway on course 040, speed 11.5 kts., enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station “AB” to

                                       NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60,

                                       And COMBARPAC Message 160004Z.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

                  0100    All engines stop. Placed No. 4 main engine in 5 minute standby;

                                       No. 1 main engine in 15 minute standby;

                                       Nos. 2 and 4 main engines in 30 minute standby.

                  0900    Shifted the electrical load from No. 1 s/s generator to No. 3 s/s generator

                  1030    The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non-judicial punishment as follows:

                                       JOINT, R.O., SN; Offense: Violation of UCMJ, Article 86:

                                       Punishment: Fourteen (14) hour extra duty

7-23-63     0000    Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                                       No. 4 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 1 main engine is in 15 minute standby;

                                       Nos. 2 and 3 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator

                  0755    Placed No. 4 main engine on the line.

                  0800    Underway on the port shaft to close center of NAVAID/SAR Station “AO”.

                                       Course 220, speed 8 kts

                  1431    Commenced lying to

                  1530    Commenced exercising at General Drills. Set Condition ZEBRA

                  1615    Set Material Condition YOKE

                  1625    Secured from General Quarters

                  2105    Sonar contact detected, bearing 332, distance 300 yds. Tracked on course 250, speed 3 kts.

                  2108    Lost sonar contact. Underway on port shaft, turns for 8 kts. on course 240.

                  2111    Placed starboard engine ahead 1/3

                  2115    C/c to 260

                  2123    Commencing lying to after failure to regain sonar contact.

7-24-63     0000    Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       No. 2 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 4 main engine in 15 minute standby;

                                       Nos. 1 and 3 main engines in 30 minute standby.

                                       The ship’s electrical load is placed on No. 3 s/s generator.

                                       Modified Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                  1943    Underway on course 000, speed 5.5 kts.

                  2100    All engines stop, commenced lying to

                  2114    Port engine ahead 1/3. Underway to change ship’s head, putting the wind on the port beam.

                  2152    All engines stop, commenced lying to.

7-25-63     0000    Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       No. 4 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 2 main engine is in 15 minute standby;

                                       Nos. 1 and 3 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                  1540    Shifted the electrical load to Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

                  1600    Exercised the crew at 1AA General Quarters

                  1603    Set Material Condition ZEBRA throughout the ship

                  1647    Placed No. 4 main engine on the line. Underway on the port shaft to close center of

                                       NAVAID/SAR Station “AO”. Course 150, speed 8 kts

                  1714    Shifted the electrical load to No. 3 s/s generator

                  1715    Secured from 1AA General Quarters. Set Condition YOKE throughout the ship

                  1944    Port engine stop, commenced lying to.

7-26-63     0000    Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       No. 4 main engine is in 5 minute standby;

                                       Nos. 1, 2, and 3 main engines are in 30 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                  1455    Commenced Captain’s material Inspection

                  1700    Secured from Captain’s Material Zone Inspection

                  1937    Unidentified surface contact acquired on radar, designated SKUNK “AOA”.

                  1938    SKUNK “AOA” sighted visually bearing 040, range 13 miles.

                  1948    SKUNK “AOA” tracked and determined to be on course 270, speed 16 kts.

                  2024    Exchanged call signs visually with SKUNK “A”. Identified SKUNK “A” as Greek Merchant

                                       vessel ‘HERMOUPOLIS”, routed independently from Long Beach, California to Japan

                  2045    SKUNK “A” faded visually

                  2117    SKUNK “A” faded from radar bearing 296, range 19.5 miles.

7-27-63     0000    Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       No. 4 main engine is in 5 minute standby;

                                       Nos. 1 and 3 main engines are in 30 minute standby;

                                       and No. 2 main engine is in 15 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is on No. 3 s/s generator.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

                  0111    Obtained unidentified radar surface contact bearing 052, distance 22.2 miles.

                                       Designated SKUNK “AOA”

                  0123    SKUNK “AOA” tracked and found to be on course 270, speed 17 kts.

                                       CPA 000, distance 12 miles.

                  0127    Sighted SKUNK “AOA” visually, bearing 046. Distance approximately 14 miles.

                  0210    SKUNK “A” at CPA bearing 359, distance 10.5 miles.

                  0227    SKUNK “AOA” identified as OREGON BEAR bound for Yokohama, Japan

                  0235    SKUNK “AOA” faded visually

                  0313    Lost radar contact on SKUNK “AOA” bearing 286, distance 24 miles.

                  0900    Mustered the landing party detail for drill and instructions

                  0940    Secured from landing party drill

                  1000    Went to 1AA General Quarters

                  1005    Set Material Condition ZEBRA throughout the ship.

                  1010    Mustered the Visit and Search Party

                  1020    Mustered the Boarding and Salvage Party

                  1035    Mustered the Prize Crew

                  1050    Secured from 1AA General Quarters. Set Material Condition YOKE throughout the ship

                  1100    Shifted the electrical load to No. 2 s/s generator

                  1544    Port engine ahead 1/3 for 8 kts. C/c to 175, returning to center of station

                  1900    Stopped all engines, commenced lying to. Placed No. 4 main engine in 5 minute standby

                  1920    HIGHLINE, L.R., GMG2, received lacerations of the scalp. While on watch in after steering,

                                       he was sitting below an open hatch that leads from after steering to the main deck,

                                       when a trash can was dropped through the hatch from the upper deck causing the injury.

                                       The injury was not due to his own misconduct.

                                       Treatment was administered by the Medical Representative.

                                       Disposition: Placed on the sick list.

7-28-63     0000    Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       No. 4 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 2 main engine is in 15 minute standby; and

                                       Nos. 1 and 3 main engines in 30 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is placed on No. 2 s/s generator.

                                       Modified Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                  1325    Placed Nos. 2 and 4 main engines on the line. Underway maneuvering on various courses while

                                       swinging ship to compensate the ship’s standard magnetic compass. Speed is 8 kts.

                  1435    Starboard stop. Took No. 2 main engine off the line;

                                       placed No. 1 main engine on the starboard shaft

                  1437    Starboard engine ahead 1/3

                  1438    Port stop. Took No. 4 main engine off the line: placed No. 3 main engine on the port shaft.

                  1439    Port engine ahead 1/3

                  1530    Secured from swinging ship. Set course 165.

                  1549    Stopped the starboard shaft and placed No. 1 main engine in 15 minute standby;

                                       Nos. 2 and 4 in 30 minute standby.

                  2010    Commenced lying to. Placed No. 3 main engine in 5 minute standby.

7-29-63     0000    Underway with no way on patrolling NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” in

                                       accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60.

                                       No. 3 main engine is in 5 minute standby; No. 2 main engine is in 15 minute standby; and

                                       Nos. 1 and 4 in 30 minute standby.

                                       The electrical load is on No. 2 s/s generator.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set

                  0300    Commenced warming main engines

                  0320    Split the electrical load between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators

                  0345    All engines ahead 1/3, turns for 8 kts. Set course 152 for Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

                                       Departed NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” as directed by

                                       COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 36-63.

                                       Relieved by USS FALGOUT (DER-324). USS FALGOUT held visually

                                       bearing 141, range 14 miles, course 330, speed 5.5 kts

                  0355    C/s to 10 kts.

                  0455    USS FALGOUT faded visually bearing 354, range 7.2 miles

                  0524    USS FALGOUT faded from radar bearing 245, range 16.5 miles

                  0934    C/c to 332, proceeding to rendezvous with USS FALGOUT (DER-324) for

                                       personnel transfer in accordance with COMDESFLOT FIVE msg 291925Z

                  1103    Visibility decreased to one mile, due to fog. Commenced sounding fog signals

                  1119    Visibility increased to five miles. Ceased sounding fog signals.

                  1245    Obtained radar contact bearing 345, distance 17 miles. Contact identified as

                                       USS FALGOUT (DER-324) on course 165, speed 18 kts

                  1259    Set the Transfer at Sea Detail

                  1300    Obtained visual contact bearing 344, distance 6 miles

                  1306    C/c to replenishment course 220. C/s to replenishment speed 12 kts.

                  1325    Commenced transfer at sea operations with USS FALGOUT (DER-324),

                                       FALGOUT making the approach, LANSING providing

                  1326    First line secured

                  1350    Completed transfer at sea operations. Transferred movies, spare parts and embarked:

                                       MILAN SK1, received on board for transportation to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

                                       Secured the replenishment at sea detail. Set Condition of Readiness IV.

                  1351    C/c to 150, c/s to 14 kts

                  1402    C/c to 152, c/s to 18 kts

                  1407    FALGOUT faded from radar bearing 327, distance 19 miles

                  1430    Received injury report on LOOM, O.B., ETR2, who received multiple

                                       second and third degree rope burns to the right hand with two small

                                       lacerations on the tips of the second and third fingers; also probably

                                       fracture of the digital phalanx of the third finger.

                                       Injury was received when he caught his hand in a trolley block while helping perform a

                                       high line transfer between ships. Injury received was not due to his own misconduct.

                                       Treatment administered by Medical Representative. Disposition: Placed on Binnacle List.

7-30-63     0000    Underway on course 152, speed 18 kts. enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” to

                                       Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60 and

                                       COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 36-63. Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 main engines are on line.

                                       The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                  0020    Sustained casualty to No. 2 main engine. Slowed to 15 kts.

                  0242    Repaired broken fuel line in No. 2 main engine.

                  0256    Increased speed to 18 kts.

                  0415    Small lube oil leak in the starboard suction line on No. 3 main engine.

                                       Took No. 3 main engine off the line and slowed to 15 kts.

                  0513    Casualty to No. 3 main engine restored. Slowed to bring No. 3 main engine on the line and

                                       then increased speed to 18 kts.

                  1600    The Commanding Officer held mast and administered non-judicial punishment as follows:

                                       LIFELINE, L.S., RDSN. Violation of UCMJ Article 108; Disposition:

                                       Case dismissed

                  1613    Sustained casualty to No. 2 main engine, fuel line leak. C/s to 15 kts.

                  1859    Slowed to place No. 2 main engine back on the line after restoration of casualty

                  1900    All engines ahead full turns for 18 kts.

7-31-63     0000    Underway on course 152, speed 18 kts. enroute from NAVAID/SAR Station “AO” to

                                       Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in accordance with COMBARPAC Op-Order 201-60 and

                                       COMDESFLOT FIVE MovOrd 36-63. Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 main engines on the line.

                                       The electrical load is split between Nos. 1 and 3 s/s generators.

                                       Material Condition YOKE and Condition of Readiness IV are set.

                  0850    Sustained casualty to No. 2 main engine. Fuel line leak determined to be cause