USCGC LANSING (WDE-488) ACTIVITY LOG

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

 

6-11-52     0800    This vessel now in full commission as USCGC LANSING (WDE-488) under the

                              command of LCDR William F. Adams  USCG, who accepted command under

                              authorization #511691.  Moored port side to at Berth #4-B-1, Pier #4, U.S. Naval Station,

                              Green Cove Springs, Florida, receiving water and electrical power from shore facilities

                  0840    CPCLK HATCH and guard departed this vessel for the Federal Reserve Bank,

                              Jacksonville, Florida

                  1220    CPCLK HATCH and guard returned

                  1448    Commissioning party aboard.  Quarters for muster

                  1500    Commenced commissioning ceremonies.  CAPT BROWN, USN;

                              CAPT LEGWEN, USN; CDR APPLEGATE, USCG; commissioning party. 

                              Authority for commissioning:  Commander Florida Group, Atlantic Reserve Fleet,

                              ltr dtd 4 June 1952, ser. 3046.  CDR. APPLEGATE, USCG, Commissioning Officer.

                  1515    Secured from commissioning ceremonies

                  1520    Commissioning party departed

                  1945    Held evening reports

6-12-52     1110    CDR APPLEGATE aboard

                  1135    CDR APPLEGATE departed

                  1300    All hands to quarters for muster

                  1323    All hands take stations for abandon ship drill

                  1332    Secure from drills – Turn to

                  1650    Secure from ship’s work

                  1700    Set uniform of the day

                  1929    Held evening colors.  On mooring lights

                  1945    Held evening reports

                  2200    Lights out.  All secure about the deck

6-13-52     0000    Moored port side to Berth 4B1, U.S. Naval Station, Green Cove Springs, Fla,

                              receiving fresh water and electrical power from shore facilities.  Anchor and aircraft

                              lights burning brightly

                  0530    Reveille all hands

                  0740    St. John’s River Bar pilot, Mr. WADE aboard

                  0800    Morning colors.  Ship’s draft 10’6” forward, 12’9” aft

                  0845    U.S. Navy Tugs YTB 547 (USS YANABA) secured forward and

                              YTB 544 (USS YATANOCAS) secured aft on starboard side

                  0900    Loaded Coast Guard jeep license No. T-9293 aboard

                  0910    Underway in tow of YTB 547 (USS YANABA) and YTB 544 (USS YATANOCAS)

                  0921    Cast off YTB544 (USS YATANOCAS) and YTB547 (USS YANABA), proceeding up

                              St. John’s River enroute Mayport, Florida, in company with

                              CGC CHAMBERS (WDE-491)

                  1310    Pilot away

                  1320    Departed St. John’s River

                  1812    Standing into St. John’s River Jetties, commenced maneuvering on

                              various courses and speeds

                  1835    Dropped the port anchor in 5 fathoms of water with twenty (20) fathoms of chain at

                              the waters edge on the following true bearings: St. Johns Light Ship – 0920T,

                              Ribault Channel buoy #5 – 103.50T, Old Abandon Light House 2650T, and

                              Ribault Channel buoy #7 – 2500T.  Anchored in Ribault Bay, Mayport, Florida

                  1840    CG 83463 along side

                  1920    CG 83463 departed

                  1928    Held evening reports, mustered department heads, all secure

                  1955    CG 83643 along side

                  2035    CG 83463 departed with liberty party

                  2343    CG 83463 alongside with liberty party.  All men returned on time

                  2346    CG 83463 cast off

6-14-52     0525    Sunrise

                  0600    Reveille, commenced carrying out plan of the day routine

                  0615    Set special sea detail

                  0625    Commenced heaving around on anchor

                  0628    Anchor at short stays

                  0634    Anchors aweigh, standing out of Ribault Bay, Mayport, Fla

                  0658    No 3 Black can buoy abeam to starboard

                  0703    Red Bell Buoy #2 abeam to port

                  0714    St. Johns Light Ship abeam to port

                  0813    Commenced full power trial

                  0830    Commenced compensating steering compass

                  1115    Secured from compensating steering compass

                  1200    Underway as before, vicinity St. John’s Lightship

                  1505    Man overboard drill

                  1520    Secured from man overboard drill

                  1524    Standing in St. John’s River conforming to the channel, proceeding to

                              anchor in Ribault Bay

                  1549    Entered Ribault Channel

                  1601    Let go starboard anchor

                  1602    Anchored in Ribault Bay on twenty fathoms of chain to starboard anchor, in fifty feet

                              of water, on the following true Bearings: Ribault channel Buoy #5 – 0920,

                              Ribault channel Buoy #7 – 2510, Mayport tower 2660

                  1700    83463 along stb side with ships lifeboat

                  1905    Held Swim call

                  1921    Commanding Officer ashore

                  1928    Executed evening colors, Sunset, turned on deck truck and anchor lights

                  2000    Held Evening Reports, mustered department heads, seamen of the watch. 

                              No unauthorized absentees

                  2004    CG 83463 departed

                  2040    Commanding Officer aboard

                  2100    Liberty was granted.  Commenced liberty boats according to schedule

                  2200    Taps

6-15-52     0000    Reported for duty to Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard via Dispatch 150500Z

                  0458    Ship’s boat departed for dock

                  0509    Ship’s boat alongside

                  0528    Sunrise.  Out all anchor and aircraft warning lights

                  0700    Reveille – Carrying out holiday routine

                  0800    Held morning colors

                  0930    Commanding Officer ashore

                  1030    Commanding Officer aboard, All hands to muster, all present & accounted for

                  1100    Chronometer wound

                  1230    Set special sea detail

                  1300    Commenced heaving around on anchor

                  1306    Anchor on short stay

                  1307    Anchors aweigh, underway, standing out of Ribault Bay, Mayport, Florida, enroute

                              Norfolk, Va. In company with USCGC CHAMBERS (WDE-491), maintaining a

                              position of 1000 yds astern of USCGC CHAMBERS (WDE-491)

                  1310    Ribault Channel Buoy #4 close aboard to port

                  1318    St. Johns River lighted Bell Buoy #9 close aboard to stb

                  1323    Secured Special Sea Detail, set sea watch

                  1331    St Johns Lighted Whistle Buoy #2 abeam to port.  Entered North Atlantic Ocean

                              and International Waters

                  1340    St Johns Light Ship close aboard to port

                  2200    Lights out, all quiet about the deck

6-16-52     0000    Underway in North Atlantic Ocean enroute from Mayport Florida to

                              Norfolk Virginia.  In company with CGC CHAMBERS O.T.C. keeping

                              guide on CGC CHAMBERS two thousand yards on his port beam

                  0455    Sunrise

                  0730    This vessel assumed guide position.  USCGC CHAMBERS (WDE-491) took

                              position 1000 yds astern this vessel

                  1030    Held fire drill

                  1037    Secured from fire drill

                  1125    USCGC CHAMBERS (WDE-491) took position 1000 yds on starboard beam

                  1152    USCGC CHAMBERS (WDE-491) assumed guide.  Took position 1000 yds on

                              port beam of guide

                  1347    “O” and “S” Divisions sea bag inspection

                  1527    Maneuvering on various courses and speed conducting various exercises

                  1528    Man overboard drill

                  1630    Secured from man overboard drill

                  1743    Diamond Shoal Lightship abeam to port 3100T distant 7½ miles

                  1745    Steering casualty drill

                  1828    Maneuvering to test emergency steering

                  1930    Sunset turned on deck and running lights

                  1946    Secured from steering casualty drill

                  2032    Hatteras Wreck Lighted bell Buoy abeam to port, range 7 miles

                  2148    Radar target buoy # “TB” abeam to starboard, range two miles

                  2215    USCGC CHAMBERS (WDE-491) assumed guide position.  This vessel 2000 yds

                              on port beam of USCGC CHAMBERS (WDE-491)

6-17-52     0446    Sunrise

                  0625    Took position 1000 yards astern of CGC CHAMBERS

                  0752    Chesapeake Lightship abeam to port 1000 yards

                  0815    Cape Henry approach lighted whistle buoy “A2” abeam to port distant one half mile

                  0856    #2 Red Bell Buoy abeam to starboard

                  0902    Cape Henry lighthouse abeam to port distant one (1) mile, steering various courses

                              and speeds enroute to Norfolk Virginia via Thimble Shoals channel

                  1002    Red buoy #12 lighted buoy abeam to port.  Set the special sea detail

                  1009    Thimble Shoals light abeam to starboard distance one half mile

                  1023    Old Point Comfort light abeam 3390 distance 1 mile

                  1035    Black buoy #1A abeam to port, entered Hampton Roads proceeding to

                              C.G. Base Berkley Virginia

                  1116    Approaching pier three (3) Berth 6 Coast Guard Base Berkeley Virginia

                  1125    Entered slip

                  1128    First line ashore

                  1141    Moored Pier 3, Berth 6, C.G. Base, Berkeley, Virginia

                  1300    Ships clocks advanced one hour to zone +4 time

                  2000    All department heads, Restricted men, duty section to muster, all present

                              and accounted for

                  2017    Sunset, executed evening colors

                  2200    Lights out, silence about decks

6-18-52     0545    Sunrise, turned off deck and anchor lights

                  0615    Reveille

                  0730    Liberty expired for first & third sections, all hands returned on time

                  0745    All hands to muster

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  0803    Set special sea detail

                  0825    Underway standing out of South Branch of Elizabeth River enroute for

                              Anchorage, Hampton Roads, Va

                  0834    Secured Special Sea Detail

                  0848    Black lighted buoy #23 abeam to starboard

                  0902    Craney Island lighted Bell Buoy abeam to port

                  0921    Red lighted buoy #6 abeam to port

                  0939    Newport News Middle Ground light house abeam to starboard, range 700 yds

                  0941    Anchored in Fox Anchorage, Newport News Middle Ground in five fathoms of water

                              with soft bottom, twenty fathoms of chain at the waters edge on the port anchor

                              on the following true bearings:  0380T – Newport News Middle Ground light house,

3450T Newport News point radio tower, and 2410T – Pig Point Lighted Beacon

                  0953    CG 83493 along side – commenced loading ammunition.  Received the

                              following ammunition from NAD, St Julien’s Creek, VA.: Sixteen (16) SDCP

                              Impulse Charges, NO 1; twenty-four (24) 3”/50 A.A. 5825 C.R.-100-1-52,

                              CTG Case Mk 9-0, primer Mk 14-0, projectile Mk 27-3, TNT Booster Charge,

                              nose fuze MK 51-4, Aux. Det Mk 54-0; One-Hundred twenty-eight (128) 40mm

                              AP-T N9253, 110351; three-hundred sixty (360) 20mm HE-T N7682,  251611

                  1005    CG 83493 departed

                  1300    Quarters followed by general quarters drill

                  1321    Secured form general quarters drill

                  1527    Held fire drill

                  1533    Secured from fire drill

                  1618    CG 83493 moored starboard side to our port quarter

                  1620    CG 83493 departed this unit

                  1620    CGC CHAMBERS moored portside to our starboard side

                  1640    Smoking lamp is out throughout the ship

                  1700    Commenced transferring ammunition from LANSING to CHAMBERS. 

                              The following ammunition transferred to CGC CHAMBERS for her structured firing

                              test:  Eight (8) SDCP Impulse Charges, No 1; twelve (12) rounds 3”50 AA (N5825),

                              sixty four (64) rounds 40mm APT (N9253) and one hundred eighty (180) rounds

                              20mm HET (N7682)

                  1710    Secured from transferring ammunition

                  1744    Commenced transferring ammunition from CHAMBERS to LANSING. 

                              The following ammunition components received from Naval Mine Depot, Yorktown, Va

                              via CGC CHAMBERS:  Eighteen (18) Detonators, percussion MK 1-1;

                              Thirteen (13) Case, TNT, Depth Charge, MK 6-0; Thirteen (13) Booster,

                              TNT, Depth Charge, MK 6-2; Thirteen (13) Extenders depth charge MK 6-0;

                               Thirteen (130 Pistol, depth charge, MK 6-2; Eight (8) arbors, depth charge MK 7-3

                  1816    Secured from transferring ammunition

                  1833    CGC CHAMBERS departed this unit

                  1851    Smoking lamp on all deck except for fantail

                  1852    Set the special sea detail

                  1854    Commenced heaving around to short stay

                  1858    Anchor at short stay

                  1903    Anchors away (Ed. - spelling as per log).  Underway one engine on both

                              shafts standing out Fox Anchorage Hampton Roads, Va for designated firing area

                  1902    Newport News Middle Ground Light House abeam to port distance 700 yards

                  1912    Secured special sea detail except for anchor detail and after steering engine room detail

                  1935    Entered Norfolk Ship Channel.  Buoy #3 close aboard on stbd beam

                  2000    Held evening reports mustered department heads

                  2008    Thimble Shoals light abeam to port distant 300 yards

                  2026    Sunset.  Turned on running lights

                  2102    Cape Henry light abeam to starboard distance one (1) mile

                  2107    Entered International waters

                  2205    Chesapeake lightship abeam to port distance one (1) mile

6-19-52     0000    Underway, North Atlantic Ocean enroute 500 fathom curve off Norfolk, Va.

                              Watch uneventful

                  0602    Held general quarters drill

                  0614    Secured from general quarters drill

                  0805    General quarters for structured firing tests

                  0815    Maneuvering conducting structured firing tests in accordance with Operations

                              Memorandum #49-51, and CincLantFlt Instructions 09111-1 (confi).

                              Expended twelve (12) rounds 3”/50 A.A. (N-5825); Sixty four (64) rounds 40mm

                              AP-T (N-9253); One hundred eighty (180) rounds of 20mm HET (N7682);

                              and thirteen (13) assembled depth charges case TNT MK-6-0; and

                              eight (8) arbors; MK 7-3; and eight (8) SDCP impulse charges No. 1

                  0959    Completed structured firing tests.  All bores clear, no casualties,

                              no major structural damage

                  1001    Set course for destination CG Moorings Berkeley, Norfolk, VA

                  1015    Secured from general quarters

                  1034    All engines stopped

                  1255    All hands to quarters

                  1300    Held quarters all present and accounted for

                  1428    Chesapeake lightship abeam to starboard distant four miles

                  1443    Red lighted buoy abeam to starboard, distant one half mile

                  1513    Passed red lighted buoy #2A abeam to starboard close aboard

                  1527    Thimble Shoals channel red lighted buoy #2 abeam to port, distance 150 Yards

                  1543    Thimble Shoals channel red buoy #6 to port, proceeding up Thimble Shoals

                              channel to Norfolk, Virginia

                  1609    Thimble Shoals Light abeam to starboard, range 900 yds

                  1613    Entered Hampton Roads

                  1623    Old Point Comfort light abeam to starboard, range 2000 yds

                  1656    Craney Island Light abeam to starboard, close aboard

                  1730    All hands to mooring stations, set special sea detail

                  1736    Moored Berth 6, Pier 3, C.G. Moorings, Berkeley, Virginia

                  1745    Secured from mooring stations and Special Sea Detail

                  2000    Held Evening Reports, mustered department heads

                  2027    Executed Evening Colors

                  2110    USCGC CHAMBERS (WDE-491) moored starboard side to Berth #5, Pier 3,

                              C.G. Moorings, Berkeley, Va

                  2200    Taps, all secure

6-20-52     0547    Sunrise

                  0630    Reveille, carried out morning routine

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  1006    CGC CONIFER (WAGL-301) moored to starboard side to remove vehicle #T-9293

                  1032    Vehicle #T9293 placed on dock

                  1035    CGC CONIFER (WAGL-301) un-moored

                  1305    Commenced preparations for getting underway.  Vehicle #T9293 invoiced to

                              U.S. Coast Guard Garage, Berkley Moorings, Virginia

                  1334    Underway, standing up South branch of Elizabeth River,  enroute

                              C.G. Yard, Curtis Bay, Baltimore, Maryland

                  1410    Craney Pt. Lt. Abeam to port, close aboard

                  1454    Thimble Shoal Lt. Abeam to port, close aboard

                  1455    Secured special sea detail, set sea watch

                  1516    Thimble Shoals Channel Lighted Bell Buoy #5 bearing 2700T, close aboard

                  1539    Tail of Horseshoe Shoal Lighted buoy #1 abeam to starboard close aboard

                  1716    Passed Wolf Trap Light abeam to port 2500 yards

                  1955    Passed Smith Point Lighthouse 2000 yds abeam to port

                  1932    Fire Drill

                  1942    Secure from fire drill

                  1948    Solomon Island light abeam to starboard distant five miles

                  2026    Proceeding to anchorage at Point-No-Point

                  2029    Sunset, turned on running lights

                  2045    Let go port anchor

                  2048    Anchored in six fathoms of water to 20 fathoms of chain at waters edge on port anchor

                              at Point-No-Point, Chesapeake Bay, on the following bearings.

                              Point Lookout Light 1970T,  St Jerome’s Creek forward range light bearing 3120T,

                              Point-No-Point light bearing 0150T

                  2200    Lights out, silence about decks

6-21-52     0600    Commenced preparation for getting underway

                  0635    Underway standing out of anchorage area, enroute Curtis Bay, MD

                  0743    Cedar Island Lt. Abeam to port dist. 2.0 mi.

                  0802    Cove Point Light abeam to port distant 2 miles

                  0845    Passed Red lighted Buoy “18A” close aboard to port

                  0936    Passed buoy “20A” one mile abeam to port

                  0959    Bloody Point Light abeam to starboard distant one mile

                  1009    Passed Thomas Point Shoal Light 3000 yds abeam to port

                  1040    Passed under new Matapeake Bridge

                  1047    Sandy Point Light abeam to port 1000 yards

                  1100    Held ship’s inspection

                  1125    Secured from ship’s inspection

                  1149    Entered Craighill Channel, Red buoy “2C” abeam to starboard. 

                              Black buoy “1C” abeam to port

                  1155    Passed Baltimore Light House abeam to port distant 1000 yards

                  1234    Seven Foot Light House abeam to starboard 400 yards distance

                  1342    Entered Fort McHenry Channel

                  1325    Ft Carral Light abeam to starboard distance 300 yards

                  1333    Entered Curtis Bay channel

                  1349    Set the special sea detail

                  1351    Entered Curtis Creek

                  1410    CG Tug 85009 alongside to starboard

                  1415    Moored Berth 5, C.G. Yard, Curtis Bay, Baltimore, MD

                  1451    C.G. Tug 85009 cast off

                  1430    Secured special sea detail

                  1945    Held evening reports

                  2036    Held evening colors

6-22-52     0800    Held morning colors

                  1000    Liberty party returned

                  1000    Regular liberty granted to the first section to expire at 0745, 23 June 1952

                  2000    Held evening reports

                  2037    Held evening colors

6-23-52     0815    CGB-50 (Coast Guard Barge, over 100 feet) alongside to starboard for

                              removal of diesel fuel oil

                  0900    Shifted to shore power

                  2000    Held evening reports, mustered department heads and seamen of the watch.

                              No unauthorized absentees

                  2036    Executed evening colors

                  2330    CGB-50 (Coast Guard Barge, over 100 feet) secured from receiving diesel fuel oil.

                              A total of 48,174 gals transferred this date

6-24-52     0000    Receiving fresh water and electricity and telephone services from shore facilities

                  0615    Reveille, commenced carrying usual morning routine

                  0755    First call to colors, mustered all hands

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  0950    Commenced turning over main engines for dock trials

                  1116    Secured from dock trials

                  1130    Chronometers wound

                  1450    Tested ships general and chemical alarms

                  2000    Held evening reports

                  2037    Sunset, executed evening colors, turned on deck, truck, and anchor lights

                  2200    Lights out, silence about decks

6-25-52     0800    Executed morning colors

                  1515    Damage by fire of clothing owned by DOOR, W. T. SA, reported. Cause of

                              fire determined to be stray sparks from acetylene cutting torches being used in berthing

                              space.  Damaged articles, 1 raincoat, 1 seabag.

                  1815    Held fire drill

                  1832    Secured from fire drill

                  1945    Held evening reports

6-26-52     0800    Observed morning colors

                  0830    All small arms checked and accounted for

                  0915    Fire in Compartment 13-103-E (Muffler space).  Origin of fire determined to be from

                              sparks from acetylene torch being used by yard workman falling on cardboard cartons

                              stored in B103-E

                  0918    Secured Fire parties, Fire extinguished, no casualties, no apparent damage done to ship. 

                              One and One half bottles of CO2 used

                  1822    Held Fire drill

                  1828    Secured from fire drill

                  1955    Duty section and restricted men to muster, all present and accounted for

                  2039    Sunset, executed evening colors

                  2200    Lights out, silence about decks

                  2250    Oil barge alongside, smoking lamp out throughout ship

6-27-52     0000    Coast Guard Barge #50 moored to starboard side

                  0615    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty expired for first and second section, all hands returned on time

                  0800    Executed morning colors, all hands to muster, all present and accounted for

                  0900    Checked and accounted for all small arms and ammunition. 

                              CPCLK W.T. HATCH USCG departed with guard for

                              Reserve Bank, Curtis Bay, Maryland

                  0925    CPCLK W.T. HATCH (25163) USCG returned aboard with guard from

                              Reserve Bank, Curtis Bay, Maryland

                  1630    Granted liberty to the 2nd and 3rd sections to expire on board for the 2nd

                              section prior 0900 28 June 1952; for the 3rd section at 0900 29 June 1952

                  1920    Held fire drill.  CGB #50 departed after receiving 21,000 gals of diesel oil

                              from this vessel

                  2000    Held Evening Reports, mustered all Department Heads and seamen of the watch.

                              No unauthorized absentees

                  2039    Executed Evening Colors

                  2200    Lights out – taps

6-28-52     0605    Sunrise

                  0700    Reveille

                  0800    Executed morning Colors

                  1945    Held evening reports.  All departments secure.  No unauthorized absences

                  2040    Held evening Colors

                  2200    Lights out.  All quiet about the deck

6-29-52     0910    All small arms checked and accounted for

                  1847    Violent windstorm, with rain squalls, winds force #6 (22 - 27 nautical mph

                              or 25-31 statute mph), with gusts to force #9 (41 - 47 nautical mph or 47-54 statute mph)

                  1849    Forward breast line parted.  Piped all hands to take in slack on all line and

                              replace parted line

                  1900    Secured all hands, having taken in slack, replaced parted line, and doubled up

                              as necessary. Wind dropped to force #5 (17 - 21 nautical mph or 9-24 statute mph)

                              with light steady rain

6-30-52     0600    Sunrise

                  0615    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty expired for all sections.  All hands returned on time

                  0800    Morning colors.  Muster.  All hands present or accounted for.  Turn to

                  0900    CGB-50 alongside to starboard

                  0820    Held fire drill

                  1832    Secured from fire drill

                  1940    Held evening reports

                  2051    Executed evening colors

7-1-52       0720    Received commissary supplies from Wodeman’s Bakery

                  0800    Quarters for muster, observed morning Colors

                  0948    CG Oil Barge #50 departed; smoking lamp lit

                  1905    Fire drill for duty section

                  1920    Secured from fire drill

                  2005    Held evening reports, all department heads and security watch to muster, all present and

                              accounted for

                  2036    Sunset, executed evening colors., turned on deck and anchor lights

                  2200    Lights out, silence about decks

7-2-52       0556    Sunrise

                  0615    Reveille

                  1935    Held fire drill

                  2000    Held Evening Reports, mustered Dept Heads and Seamen of the Watch,

                              no unauthorized absentees

                  2036    Executed Evening Colors

                  2200    Taps, lights out – all secure

7-3-52       0615    Held reveille, Commenced carrying out usual morning routine

                  0800    Executed morning Colors

                  0830    Checked and accounted for all small arms and ammunition

                  1945    Held evening reports.  All department heads and seamen of the watch to

                              muster.  All departments secure.  Duty section all present and accounted for

                  2037    Executed evening colors

                  2200    Lights out.  All quiet about the decks.  Inspected ship throughout.  All secure

7-4-52       0544    Sunrise

                  0700    Reveille

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  1945    Held evening reports

                  2034    Executed evening colors

7-5-52       0800    Executed morning colors

                  2000    Held evening reports.  All department heads and security watch mustered

                  2039    Sunset.  Executed evening colors, turned on deck truck and anchor lights

                  2200    Lights out silence about decks

7-6-52       0000    Moored port side to Berth #5, Coast Guard Yard Curtis Bay, Maryland

                  0545    Sunrise, turned off deck, truck and anchor lights

                  0700    Reveille

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  0900    Liberty party returned on time

                  1000    Liberty granted to third section to expire prior 0730 7 June, 1952

                  2000    All department heads and anchor security watch to muster, all present and accounted for

                  2200    Lights out, silence about deck

7-7-52       0547    Sunrise, turned off deck truck and anchor lights

                  0800    All hands to quarters, executed morning colors

                  0900    Checked and accounted for all small arms and ammunition

                  1836    Held fire drill

                  1945    Held Evening Reports, mustered all department, restricted men, and seamen of the watch,

                              no unauthorized absentees

                  2036    Executed Evening Colors

                  2200    Taps

7-8-52       0545    HATCH, W. T. reported aboard clean, sober, and in proper uniform after

                              being absent over leave for a period of twenty-two (22) hours and fifteen (15) minutes

                  1255    First call to quarters

                  1300    Quarters for muster.  All hands present or accounted for

                  1945    Held evening reports.  Mustered all department heads and restricted men. 

                              All present or accounted for.  All departments secure

                  2036    Held evening colors

                  2200    Lights out.  All quiet about the decks.  Inspected ship throughout.  All secure

7-9-52       0000    Moored port side to berth #5, Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay, Baltimore, Md.,

                              receiving fresh water, electrical power and telephone services from dock facilities

                  0547    Sunrise

                  0755    Mustered all hands for colors

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  0805    Commenced moving crew from CGC LANSING to Barracks Building #33, Yard, Baltimore, Md

                  0930    Completed moving crew to Barracks #33

                  1315    Commanding Officer held mast proceedings in case of the following:  HATCH, W. T.,

                              AWOL twenty-two (22) hours and fifteen (15) minutes, two (2) week restriction

                  2036    Executed evening colors

7-10-52     0730    Quarters for muster

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  0830    All small arms accounted for

                  1235    All hands to quarters, all present and accounted for

                  1945    Held evening reports, mustered cold iron and fire watches, all present and accounted for

                  2036    Sunset, executed evening colors

7-11-52     0530    William F ADAMS, LCDR  USCG departed US Naval Fleet Sonar School, Key West, Fla

                              For temporary additional duty

                  0730    All hands to quarters for muster, all present and accounted for

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  2000    Held evening reports, mustered duty section, restricted men and cold iron watch, all present

                  2035    Sunset, executed evening colors, turned on mooring lights

7-12-52     0605    Sunrise, turned off mooring lights

                  0800    Made morning colors

                  0900    Checked and accounted for all small arms and ammunition

                  2000    Held evening reports, mustered duty section and watch standers and restricted men,

                              no unauthorized absentees

                  2034    Executed evening colors

                  2200    Taps

7-13-52     0800    Executed morning colors

                  0900    Checked and accounted for all small arms and ammunition

                  0930    Liberty expired for the 2nd section, all returned on time

                  1000    Liberty was granted to the 1st section to expire on board prior 0730, 14 July, 1952

                  2000    Held evening reports, mustered duty section and watch standers, no unauthorized absentees

                  2033    Executed evening reports (should be colors)

7-14-52     0000    Moored portside to Berth #5, Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay, Maryland,

                              receiving fresh water, electricity and telephone services from shore facilities

                  0740    Mustered all hands, no unauthorized absentees

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  1205    Singled up mooring lines

                  1230    Tug CG 85009 alongside

                  1240    Disconnected telephone, water and power connections preparatory to moving ship to drydock

                  1248    Unmoored and underway with no power with CG85009 on starboard quarter proceeding

                              from Berth #5 to drydock for repairs and other work in connection with conversion of ship

                  1305    Entered drydock

                  1315    Commenced pumping out drydock

                  1340    Receiving telephone, fresh water and electrical power form drydock facilities

                  1400    Completed pumping out dry dock

                  1600    All civilian yard workmen secured

                  1600    Liberty granted to 1st and 2nd sections to expire prior 0730, 15 July, 1952 at

                              Barracks Bldg #33, CG Yard, Curtis Bay, Md

                  1830    Mustered duty section and restricted men.  All present or accounted for

                  2031    Sunset.  Executed evening colors

                  2200    Lights out.  All quiet about the decks

                  2345    Made inspection of ship throughout.  All secure

7-15-52     0000    In Drydock, Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay, Baltimore, Md, receiving fresh water,

                              telephone service and electrical power from drydock facilities

                  0549    Sunrise

                  0740    Approximately thirty-five (35) civilian yard workers aboard performing various jobs

                              in connection with conversion of ship

                  0745    Quarters for muster.  All hands present or accounted for

                  0755    First call to colors

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  1530    Civilian yard workers departed

                  2032    Executed evening colors

7-16-52     0730    Civilian yard workers aboard

                  0745    Quarters for muster.  All hands present and accounted for

                  0800    Observed morning colors

                  0900    CPCLK HATCH departed with guard for bank, Curtis Bay, Maryland

                  0945    CPCLK HATCH and guard returned from bank

                  1245    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for

                  1545    All yard workers ashore

                  2000    Evening reports, mustered duty section and restricted men, all present

                  2031    Sunset.  Executed colors, turned on mooring lights

7-17-52     0745    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for.  Approximately thirty (30)

                              yard workmen aboard

                  0800    Made colors

                  1245    Held quarters for muter, all present or accounted for

                  1530    Yard workers departed

                  1610    Liberty granted to the first and second sections to expire at 0730 19 July 1952

                  2000    Mustered duty sections and restricted men.  All present or accounted for

                  2032    Sunset.  Executed evening colors

                  2200    Lights out.  All quiet about the decks

7-18-52     0735    Approximately twenty (20) yard workers aboard

                  0745    Muster for quarters, all present or accounted for

                  0800    Observed morning colors

                  0900    Dry-docked as before

                  1300    All hands to quarters.  USCGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482) moored portside to Berth #8

                  1530    All yard workmen ashore

                  2000    Held Evening Reports, mustered duty section and watch standers; no unauthorized absentees

                  2030    Executed Evening Colors

7-19-52     0554    Sunrise

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  2000    Evening Reports.  Mustered duty section and restricted men, all present

                  2029    Sunset, executed evening colors, turned on mooring lights

7-20-52     0555    Sunrise, secured mooring lights

                  0800    Made colors

                  0930    Liberty party returned on time

                  1000    Liberty granted to the second section to expire on board prior to 0730, 21 July 1952

                  2000    Evening reports, mustered all duty section and restricted men, all present

                  2030    Sunset, executed colors, turned on mooring lights

7-21-52     0556    Sunrise, turned off mooring lights

                  0730    Regular liberty party returned on time

                  0745    Held quarters for muster.  All present or accounted for.  Approximately thirty (30) yard

                              workmen aboard

                  0800    Made colors

                  1245    Held quarters for muster.  All hands present or accounted for

                  1540    Yard civilian workmen secured

                  1635    Approximately nine (9) civilian yard workmen in drydock performing various welding

                              operations on ship’s bottom

                  1830    Evening reports.  All duty section, watch standers and restricted men present or accounted for

                  2029    Evening colors.  Turned on anchor and aircraft warning lights

                  2200    Lights out, all quiet about the decks

                  2320    Civilian yard workers secured from working on ship’s bottom

                  2340    Made inspection of ship throughout.  All secure

7-22-52     0555    Sunrise

                  0740    Approximately thirty (30) yard civilian workers aboard performing various jobs

                              in connection with conversion of ship

                  0745    All hands to muster.  All present or accounted for

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  0930    All small arms checked and accounted for

                  1245    All hands to quarters for muster, all present and accounted for

                  1540    Yard workmen secured

                  1630    Yard workmen aboard

                  1830    Held evening reports, all present and accounted for

                  2028    Executed evening colors, turned on deck truck and anchor lights

                  2315    Yard workmen secured, made inspection of ship throughout, all secured

7-23-52     0558    Sunrise

                  0745    All hands to quarters for muster, Liberty expired for first & third sections. 

                              All present and accounted for

                  0745    Yard workmen aboard

                  0800    Executed morning Colors

                  1245    All hands to quarters for muster.  All present or accounted for

                  1945    Held evening reports.  All present or accounted for

                  2027    Held evening colors.  Turned on anchor and aircraft warning lights

                  2325    Yard workers secured.  All secure about the ship

7-24-52     0559    Sunrise

                  0735    Approximately (35) thirty-five yard workers aboard

                  0745    Muster for quarters, all present or accounted for

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  1245    Quarters for muster.  All hands present or accounted for

                  1525    Civilian yard workers secured

                  1630    Approximately nine (9) civilian yard workers aboard and in drydock,

                              performing various welding jobs in connection with conversion of ship

                  1830    Evening muster.  All watch standers and duty section present or accounted for

                  2026    Executed evening colors

                  2330    Civilian yard workers secured

                  2345    Made inspection of ship throughout.  All secure

7-25-52     0600    Sunrise. Turned off anchor and aircraft warning lights

                  0740    Approximately thirty-five (35) civilian yard workers aboard, performing

                              various jobs in connection with conversion of ship

                  0745    Quarters for muster.  All hands present or accounted for

                  0800    Morning colors

                  1100    Various professional books and papers and several items of clothing belong to the

                              C.O. were damaged by water due to temporary stowage in the Captain’s shower

                  1245    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for

                  1600    All yard workmen ashore

                  1630    Six yard workmen aboard for night shift

                  2000    Evening reports, mustered duty section, all present or accounted for

                  2025    Sunset, executed colors, turned on mooring lights

                  2345    All yard workmen ashore

7-26-52     0600    Sunrise, turned off mooring lights

                  0800    Made colors

                  1830    Held duty section (3) to muster.  All present or accounted for

                  2024    Executed evening colors.  Turned on anchor and aircraft warning lights

                  2350    Made inspection of ship.  All secure

7-27-52     0602    Sunrise.  Anchor and aircraft warning lights turned off

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  1945    Held evening reports.  All present or accounted for

                  2023    Held evening colors turned on anchor and aircraft warning lights

                  2310    Made inspection of ship, all secure

7-28-52     0603    Sunrise, turned off anchor and aircraft warning lights

                  0745    Quarters for muster, all present or accounted for

                  0800    Executed morning colors.  Approximately forty (40) yard workers aboard

                  1245    All hands to quarters for muster, all present and accounted for

                  1600    Yard workmen ashore

                  1700    Yard workmen aboard

                  2025    Executed evening colors

                  2330    Yard workmen secured

7-29-52     0603    Sunrise, turned off deck, truck and anchor lights

                  0740    All hands to muster, all present and accounted for

                  0800    Executed morning colors, yard workmen aboard

                  1245    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for

                  1250    Secured sanitary system

                  1545    All yard workmen ashore

                  2000    Evening reports, mustered duty sections and restricted men, all present

                  2022    Sunset, executed colors, turned on mooring lights

7-30-52     0604    Sunrise, turned off mooring lights

                  0730    Liberty party returned on time

                  0745    Held quarters for muster.  All present or accounted for

                  0750    Making preparations to undock

                  0800    Made colors

                  0810    Telephone disconnected, flood gates opened

                  0827    Flood gates closed due to leak around fathometer packing, compartment A-408-A

                  0948    Flood gates reopened, fathometer packing having been repaired

                  0958    Waterborne

                  1002    In tow of C.G. Mule

                  1013    Cleared Dry-Dock #1 in tow of CG mule and CG Tug 85009

                  1023    Moored portside to Pier #2, Berth #6, C.G. Yard, Curtis Bay, Maryland

                  1245    Held quarters, all present or accounted for

                  1600    Yard workers departed

                  1610    Liberty granted to the second and third sections to expire at 0730, 31 July 1952

                              at Barracks Bldg #33, CG Yard, Curtis Bay, Md.

                  1630    Six (6) yard workers aboard to perform welding jobs in connection with

                              ship’s conversion.  Telephone installed.  Now receiving fresh water,

                              electrical power and telephone service from shore facilities.  Duty

                              section (1) held to muster.  All present or accounted for

                  2021    Executed evening colors.  Anchor and aircraft warning lights turned on

                  2330    Yard workers secured.  Inspected ship throughout.  All secure

7-31-52     0605    Sunrise.  Turned off aircraft warning and mooring lights

                  0735    Approximately twenty-five (25) yard workers aboard

                  0745    All hands to muster.  All present or accounted for

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  1120    Checked and accounted for all small arms

                  1245    Held quarters for all hands, no unauthorized absentees

                  1530    All yard workmen ashore except for four (4) men

                  2000    Held Evening Reports, mustered duty section, seamen of the watch, and restricted men. 

                              No unauthorized absentees

                  2030    Executed Evening Colors

                  2315    All yard personnel ashore

8-1-52       0735    Approximately forty (40) yard workmen reported aboard

                  0930    Checked and accounted for all small arms

                  1550    Yard workers secured

                  1610    Small barge alongside, commenced pumping bilges

8-2-52       2018    Sunset.  Executed evening colors.  Turned on anchor and aircraft warning lights

8-3-52       0608    Sunrise.  Turned off anchor and aircraft warning lights

8-4-52       0730    Mr WELLER, civilian engineer from Westinghouse Corp, aboard working in B-4 engine room

                  0800    Executed morning colors.  Full dressed ship in observance of Coast Guard Day

                  1110    Mr WELLER of Westinghouse, secured and ashore

8-5-52       1225    Held base fire drill; mustered fire and rescue parties; all present or accounted for

                  1235    Secured from fire drill

8-6-52       0740    Approximately fifty (50) yard workers aboard

                  1100    Received engineering supplies from NSC, Norfolk, Va

8-7-52       0800    Executed morning Colors.  Approximately forty (40) yard workmen aboard

8-8-52       1600    All yard workmen ashore

                  1610    Liberty granted to the second section to expire on board prior to 0930, 9 August 1952

8-9-52       0000    Moored port side to Berth #6, Pier #2, U.S. Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay, Maryland,

                              receiving fresh water, electricity and telephone service from shore facilities

8-10-52     1000    Liberty was granted to the 2nd section to expire on board at 0730, 11 August, 1952

8-11-52     0800    Executed Morning Colors.  Approximately forty (40) yard workmen aboard

8-12-52     0735    Approximately thirty (30) yard workers aboard

                  1600    Yard workers secured

                  1610    Liberty granted to the first (1) and third (3) sections to expire prior to 0730 13 August 1952

8-13-52     0735    Approximately thirty five (35) yard workers aboard

                  1300    Held Captain’s Mat in the case of BROACHING, T.O., awarded one week’s deprivation of liberty

                  1550    All civilian yard workers ashore

8-14-52     0730    Approximately forty (40) yard workmen aboard performing various jobs in connection with

                              conversion of ship

                  1530    All yard workmen ashore except for four (4) men

                  2339    All yard workmen ashore

8-15-52     0730    Liberty expired for the 2nd and 3rd sections, all returned on time.  Approximately forty (40)

                              yard workmen aboard

                  1300    Held Captain’s Mast in the case of HATCH, W. T. for violation Article eighty-six (86)

                              Absent Without Leave for a period of seven (7) hours and thirty (30) minutes.  Subject man excused

                  1530    All yard workers ashore

                  1610    Three (3) yard workers aboard

                  1800    Five (5) burners and welders aboard

                  2200    Yard workers ashore

8-16-52     0930    Liberty party returned on time

                  1000    Liberty granted to the second section to expire on board prior to 0730, 18 August 1952

8-17-52     1959    Sunset, executed colors

8-18-52     0740    Approximately 40 yard workmen aboard

                  0803    HATCH, W. T. reported aboard sober and in clean uniform after having been absent without leave

                              for a period of 4 days, 20 hours, and 3 minutes

                  1630    Commenced pumping bilges

                  2325    Civilian yard workers secured

8-19-52     0745    Held quarters for muster.  All present or accounted for.  Approximately fifty (50) yard

                              workmen aboard

                  1300    Held Captain’s Mast on KNEE-KNOCKER, O. W., awarded twenty-eight (28) hours extra duty

                  1545    All civilian yard workers ashore

                  1630    Approximately twenty (20) civilian yard workmen aboard performing various welding and

                              burning operations in connection with conversion of ship

                  1800    KNEE-KNOCKER, O. W., completed two (2) hours extra duty.  Twenty-six (26) hours

                              extra duty remain

                  2340    Civilian yard workers secured

8-20-52     0740    Approximately fifty (50) yard workmen aboard performing various jobs in connection with

                              conversion of ship

                  1502    Fire broke out on berth #6, Pier #2, caused by scrap iron severing acetylene and oxygen cord

                  1505    Secured, no damage done

                  1545    All civilian yard workers ashore

                  1615    Seven (7) civilian yard workers aboard

                  2310    Yard workers secured

8-21-52     0735    Approximately seventy five (75) yard workers aboard

                  1535    All yard workmen ashore

                  1620    Approximately six (6) yard workmen aboard

                  2330    All yard workmen ashore

8-22-52     0625    Sunrise

                  0730    Liberty expired for all hands; no unauthorized absentees

                  0740    Approximately fifty (50) yard workmen aboard

                  0745    Quarters for all hands; no unauthorized absentees

                  1600    Duty section mustered and turned to

                  1610    Liberty granted to the first section to expire on board prior to 0945, 23 August 1952 and to

                              the second section to expire on board prior to 0945 24 August 1952

                  1630    Eight yard workmen aboard

                  2345    All yard workmen ashore

8-23-52     0745    Duty section mustered and turned to.  Approximately thirty (30) yard workmen aboard

                  1530    Civilian yard workers secured

                  1600    Six (6) civilian yard workers aboard

                  2300    All civilian yardmen ashore

                  2330    Made inspection of ship throughout. All secure

8-24-52     0930    Liberty party returned on time with the exception of SCUTTLE, D. F.

                  1845    Liberty card of OVERHEAD, D. G., missing.  Subject man piped at barracks but not

                              report to OOD

                  2215    JOOD conducted search of barracks for SCUTTLE, D. F., and OVERHEAD, D. G. 

                              Subject men not found

8-25-52     0740    Approximately sixty (60) civilian yard workers aboard

                  0745    OVERHEAD, D. G., reported aboard for duty having been Absent Without Leave for

                              a period of twenty-two (22) hours and fifteen (15) minutes. 

                              SCUTTLE, D. F. reported aboard for duty having been Absent Without Leave for a period

                              of thirteen (13) hours.  Subject men placed on report for violation of Article 86

                              (Absence without leave), U.C.M.J.

                  1330    BOWPAINTER, S.B. not aboard.  Search of ship made with negative results. 

                              BOWPAINTER logged as being AWOL this time and date

                  1555    All civilian yard workers ashore

                  1605    Approximately fifteen (15) yard civilian workmen aboard

                  2340    Civilian yard workers secured

8-26-52     0745    Approximately one hundred (100) civilian yard workers aboard performing various jobs in

                              conversion of vessel

                  0810    BOWPAINTER, S.B. reported aboard for duty clean, sober and in proper uniform having

                              been absent without leave a period of eighteen (18) hours and forty (40) minutes

                  1545    Yard workers secured

                  1620    Yard workers aboard, resume work

                  2330    Yard workers secured for night

8-27-52     1605    Approximately twenty five (25) yard workmen aboard

                  2330    All yard workmen ashore

8-28-52     0735    Approximately sixty (60) civilian workmen aboard

                  1525    Yard workers secured

                  1630    Ten yard workers aboard

                  1945    Held evening reports.  All present or accounted for except WAVEGUIDE, R.R.

                              who is AOL seven (7) hours and forty-five (45) minutes

                  2230    Yard workers ashore

8-29-52     0130    WAVEGUIDE, R.R., returned from twenty days leave late thirteen (13) hours

                              and thirty (30) minutes

                  0735    Approximately one-hundred (100) yard workers aboard

                  1600    Civilian yard workers ashore

8-30-52     0745    Duty section mustered and turned to.  All present or accounted for.  Approximately

                              thirty (30) civilian yard workers aboard

                  2000    Yard workers secured for night

8-31-52     0000    Moored portside to pier #2 berth #6 at Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay, Maryland

                  2000    Yard workers secured for night

8-31-52     0000    Moored portside to pier #2 berth #6 at Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay, Maryland

9-1-52       0635    Sunrise

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  1940    Sunset.  Held evening colors

                  2200    Inspected ship, all secure

9-2-52       1610    Liberty granted to the 1st & 3rd sections to expire prior to 0730, 3 Sept., 1952

                  1630    Seven (7) civilian yard workers aboard

                  2330    Civilian yard workers secured

9-3-52       0735    Approximately one hundred twenty five (125) civilian yard workers aboard

                  1545    Civilian workers ashore

                  1610    Ten (10) civilian yard workers aboard

                  2330    Civilian yard workers ashore

9-4-52       0430    DRYSTORES, C.B., reported aboard in uniform in clean and sober condition after being

                              AWOL for a period of one (1) day and twenty one (21) hours

                  0735    Approximately one hundred twenty five (125) civilian yard workers aboard

                  1630    Approximately fifteen (15) yard workers aboard

                  2330    Yard workers secured.  Made inspection about the decks, all secure

9-5-52       0735    Approximately one hundred twenty five (125) yard workers aboard

                  1330    Commanding Officer’s mast held in case of DRYSTORES, C.B., for being

                              AWOL 0730 9/2/52 to 0430 9/4/52, awarded fourteen (14) days restriction

                  1600    Yard workers secured

                  1615    Yard workers aboard

9-6-52       0000    Moored portside to pier #2 Berth #6 at Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay Md. 

                              Receiving fresh water, power, and phone service from shore

                  0945    Duty section to muster.  All present or accounted for except for SCUTTLE, D.F.

                              who is AWOL for a period of thirteen hours (13) and forty-five (45) minutes

                  1630    Approximately eight (8) yard workers aboard

                  2335    Yard workers ashore.  Inspected ship, all secure

9-7-52       0640    Sunrise

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  0900    LT HATCH USCGR departed for TAD in CIC team at US Navy Training Center,

                              Navy Building 495, Boston, Mass. For a period of two (2) weeks

                  1525    ENS BROWN  USCG departed for U.S. Naval Fleet Training Center, U.S. Naval Base,

                              Norfolk, VA for assignment to temporary additional duty

                  1925    ENS DOOR U.S.C.G. reported aboard from temporary additional duty

                              U.S. Fleet Sonar School, Key West, Florida

                  1928    Sunset, executed evening colors

                  2200    Inspected ship, all secure

9-8-52       0740    Approximately 115 yard workers aboard

                  0800    SCUTTLE, D. F., returned aboard having been AWOL for a period of two (2) days and

                              twelve (12) hours

                  1540    Civilian yard workers ashore

                  1615    Approximately fifteen (15) civilian yard workers aboard

                  2240    SCUTTLE, D. F., place on report for violation of article (1 UCMJ,

                              Failure to obey a petty officer; and violation of Article 92, UCMJ, Dereliction in the performance

                              of his duty; and Article 121 UCMJ, Wrongful Appropriation by false statements

                  2340    Civilian yard workers secured

9-9-52       0730    Approximately one hundred and twenty-five (125) civilian yard workers aboard

                  2335    Yard workers secured

9-10-52     0730    Approximately sixty (60) civilian yard workers aboard

                  1418    Smoking lamp out in vicinity of galley

                  2325    Yard workers secured for the day

9-11-52     0735    Approximately seventy five (75) yard workers aboard

                  1530    Civilian yard workers secured

                  1605    LTJG HATCH USCG accepted appointment as LTJG for temporary service effective 8 August 1952

9-12-52     0740    Approximately one hundred and fifty (150) civilian yard workers aboard

                  0800    LT DOOR USCGR accepted appointment to Lieutenant. LT PUMP USCG accepted

                              appointment as Lieutenant for temporary service

                  2325    Yard workers ashore

9-13-52     0735    Twenty (20) yard workers aboard

                  0800    Morning colors.  Duty section to muster, all present or accounted for

                  1600    Yard workers secured

9-14-52     1500    Received aboard approximately 750 gals. fog generating oil

9-15-52     0745    Quarters for muster.  All present and accounted for except BULKHEAD, A.S. and

                              BUCKLER, B.F.

                  0830    BULKHEAD, A.S. returned aboard having been AWOL one (1) hour

                  0845    Mattress fire in C.P.O. Quarters from sparks from welding torch – extinguished by fire watch

                              with use of CO2

                  0900    BUCKLER, B.F. reported aboard having been AWOL one (1) hour and thirty (30) minutes

9-16-52     0000    Moored portside to pier #2, Berth #6, Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay Maryland.  Receiving

                              fresh water, electrical power, and phone service from shore

                  0730    Liberty expired for first and second section

                  0745    All hands to muster.  All present and accounted for

                  0800    Executed morning Colors

                  1600    All yard workmen ashore except for ten (10)

                  1615    Liberty was granted to the second (2nd) and third (3rd) sections to expire on board

                              prior 0730, 17 September 1952

                  1620    Received commissary stores for general mess

                  1916    Executed evening Colors

                  1945    Held Evening Reports, mustered watch standers and duty sections; no unauthorized absentees

                  2100    LADDER, S.T., reported aboard clean, sober, and in proper uniform from ten (10) days

                              leave after being Absent Without Leave for a period of nine (9) hours.  Subject man placed

                              on report for violation of Art. 86 UCMJ this date

                  2330    Yard workmen secured

9-17-52     0800    Executed Morning Colors.  Approximately fifty (50) yard workmen aboard

                  0900    A Commanding Officer’s Mast was held in the case of  LADDER, S.T.  Excused

                  1430    A Commanding Officer’s Mast was held in the case of SCUTTLE, D. F. – Findings:

                              Guilty.  Awarded:  Restricted to the limits of the CG Yard, Curtis Bay, Md., for a period

                              of two (2) weeks, this restriction to terminate on 28 Sept. 1952

                  1550    All civilian yard workers ashore

                  1620    Approximately ten (10) civilian yard workers aboard

                  2330    All civilian yard workers secured

9-18-52     0735    Approximately one hundred (100) yard workers aboard

                  2330    Yard workers secured

9-19-52     0735    Approximately fifty (50) yard workers aboard

                  1545    Civilian yard workers secured

                  1630    Approximately five (5) yard workmen aboard

                  1908    Executed Evening Colors

                  2230    Civilian yard workmen secured

                  2300    Made inspection of ship.  All secure

9-20-52     0745    Approximately fifteen (15) civilian yard workers aboard

                  0800    Executed morning colors

                  1530    Yard workmen secured

                  1907    Executed Evening Colors

                  2200    Taps, all secure about the decks

9-21-52     0900    Liberty expired for all men departing for school this date.  No unauthorized absentees. 

                              Mustered all men going to school

                  0930    Liberty expired for the 3rd section; all returned on time

                  1000    Liberty was granted to the 2nd section to expire on board prior 0730 22 September 1952

                  1030    ENS DOOR Jr USCG departed on temporary additional duty to Commanding Officer,

                              Fleet Air Defense Training Center, Dam Neck, Va. for purposes of observing ship’s

                              personnel in course of instruction #174A. Twelve (12) men departed for temporary additional duty

                              at the Fleet Air Defense Training Center for course of instruction #185A (40MM Quad). 

                              Three (3) men departed for temporary additional duty to Commanding Officer, Fleet Air Defense

                              Training Center, Dam Neck, Va. for course of instruction #182A, (20MM Twin) 2 days duration

                              and thence report to Commanding Officer, Fleet Training Center, Norfolk, Va. for assignment to

                              course of instruction #134 (MK 14 Sight).  One (1) man departed for temporary additional duty

                              to Commanding Officer, Fleet Air Defense Training Center, Dam neck, Va., for course

                              of instruction #174A, 2 days duration; and thence report to Commanding Officer, Fleet Training

                              Center, Norfolk, Va, for course of instruction #134 (MK 14 Sight).  One (1) man departed for

                              temporary additional duty to report to Commanding Officer, Fleet Air Defense Training Center,

                              Dam Neck, Va for course of instruction #174A (Mk 51).  Nine (9) men departed for temporary

                              additional duty to Commanding Officer, Fleet Training Center, Norfolk, Va. for course of

                              instruction #401 (Damage Control).  Five (5) men departed for temporary additional duty to

                              Commanding Officer, Fleet Training center, Norfolk, Va in connection with the following courses

                              of instruction:  #305 (CIC Basic), #326 (CIC Advanced), #520 (ASW Basic).  Three (3) men

                              departed for temporary additional duty to report to Commanding Officer, Fleet Training Center,

                              Norfolk, Va for course of instruction #401 (Damage Control), 5 days duration; and thence

                              report to Commanding Officer, Fleet Air Defense Training center, Dam Neck, Va for course of

                              instruction #180A (3”/50)

                  1500    LT HATCH, USCGR reported aboard from temporary duty, C.I.C. team,

                              U.S. Naval Training Center, Bldg 495, Boston, Mass

9-22-52     0735    Approximately fifty (50) yard workmen aboard

                  1115    Received aboard commissary supplies fro Maryland Biscuit Co

                  1610    CGB 50 moored to starboard side

                  1623    Commenced fueling

                  1905    Executed evening Colors

                  2005    CGB #50 cast off.  Received 56.630 gal. diesel fuel oil

                  2030    Yard workers secured

9-23-52     0730    Approximately fifty (50) yard workmen aboard

                  1550    Civilian yard workers secured

                  1600    Duty section to muster,  All present

                  1902    Executed evening colors

                  1940    Muster.  All duty section present

9-24-52     0440    Sixteen (16) men reported aboard from two (2) days TAD at Fleet Air Defense Training Center,

                              Dam Neck, Va

                  0655    Sunrise

                  0730    Liberty expired for the 1st and 3rd sections.  All men returned on time

                  0740    Quarters for muster.  All men present or accounted for

                  0740    Approximately seventy-five (75) civilian yard workers aboard

                  0800    Executed morning Colors

                  1230    ENS DOOR Jr  USCG returned aboard from temporary additional duty,

                              Fleet Air Defense Training Center, Dam Neck, Virginia

                  1240    Mustered all hands for quarters; no unauthorized absentees

                  1600    All yard workmen ashore except four (4)

                  1901    Executed evening Colors

                  1940    Mustered duty section and watch standers.  No unauthorized absentees

                  2200    All yard workmen ashore

9-25-52     0500    Two (2) men returned aboard from temporary additional duty, Fleet Air defense Training center,

                              Dam Neck, Va

                  0730    Approximately fifty (50) yard workmen aboard

                  1630    Four (4) yard workers aboard

                  2340    Yard workers secured

9-26-52     0000    BITTEREND, C.R. AWOL this unit seventeen (17) hours and thirty (30) minutes

                  0740    Forty (40) yard workers aboard

                  1330    LCDR ADAMS USCG departed on TAD for C.G. Training Station,

                              Groton, Conn

                  1540    Received two typewriters from N.S.C. Norfolk, Va

                  1550    Yard workers secured

9-27-52     0300    Eight (8) men reported aboard from five (5) days TAD at Fleet Training Center, Norfolk, Va

                  0800    Observed morning Colors

                  0945    Liberty expired for the 3rd section.  All men returned on time

                  1530    ENSIGN PUMP reported aboard from temporary additional duty at Fleet Training Center,

                              San Diego, Calif

                  1856    Evening Colors

                  2330    Made inspection of ship throughout.  All secure

9-28-52     0200    Moved ship’s clocks back one (1) hour to conform to Eastern Standard Time (Z+5)

                  0558    Sunrise

                  0945    Liberty expired for the 1st section.  All men returned on time

                  1000    Liberty granted to the 3rd section to expire prior to 0730, 29 September, 1952

                  1030    LTJG Warren W WAGGETT (4487) departed for TAD at Fleet Air Defense Trng. Center,

                              Dam Neck, Va

                  1030    LTJG HATCH departed for TAD under instruction at Fleet Training Center, NOB, Norfolk, Va

                  1030    Thirty one (31) men departed for TAD under instruction at Fleet Training Center, NOB, Norfolk, Va

                  1755    Evening Colors

9-29-52     0740    Approximately one hundred (100) civilian yard workers aboard

                  1415    Number two (2) main engine started for dock trial

                  1505    Secured number two (2) main engine

                  1540    Yard workers secured

                  1600    Three (3) yard workers aboard

                  1752    Sunset.  Executed evening Colors

                  1940    Duty section to muster; all present or accounted for

9-30-52     0740    Fifty yard workers aboard

                  1130    Tested chemical attack and general alarm, results normal

                  1255    Commenced dock trials

                  1545    Secured from dock trials

                  1600    All yard workmen ashore

                  1751    Sunset, executed Colors, turned on mooring lights

                  1940    Evening reports, mustered duty section, all present

                  2200    Inspected ship, all secure

10-1-52     0000    Moored port side to Pier #2, Berth #6, U.S. Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay, Maryland,

                              receiving fresh water, telephone service, and electrical power from shore facilities. 

                              Liberty party ashore.

                  0310    Fifteen (15) men reported aboard on time from TAD under instruction at Fleet Air Defense

                              Training Center, Dam Neck, Virginia

                  0602    Sunrise, secured mooring lights

                  0730    Liberty party returned on time

                  0735    Approximately fifty (50) yard workmen aboard

                  0740    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for

                  0800    Made Colors

                  1145    LTJG DOOR reported aboard from TAD under instruction at Fleet Air defense Training

                              Center, Dam Neck, Va

                  1240    All hands to quarters for muster.  All present or accounted for

                  1301    Commenced dock trials of all engines

                  1545    Secured from dock trials

                  1600    Mustered duty section.  All present

                  1750    Executed evening Colors

                  1610    Liberty granted to the 2nd & 3rd sections to expire prior to 0730, 2 October, 1952

                  1800    CLEAT, C. I., declared unfit for duty and placed on binnacle list until 6 October, 1952

                  1940    Held muster for duty section.  All present

                  2330    Make inspection of ship throughout.  All secure

10-2-52     0735    Approximately seventy five (75) civilian yard workers aboard

                  0740    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for except BITTEREND, C.R. and

                              BLINKER, Y.A.

                  1330    BLINKER, Y.A. reported aboard after being six (6) hours Absent Over Leave

                  1530    Yard workers secured

                  1630    Yard workers aboard

                  2330    Yard workers secured

10-3-52     0730    Yard workers aboard

                  1000    Crew moved aboard ship

                  1030    Commenced dock trials

                  1120    Secured dock trial

                  1330    Tested ship’s siren and whistle, test satisfactory

                  1515    Commenced dock trial

                  1530    Secured dock trial

                  1550    All yard workmen ashore

                  1700    Approximately eight (8) yard workmen aboard

                  2200    ENS BROWN reported aboard from temporary additional duty,

                              US Naval Fleet Training Center, Norfolk, Va

                  2315    All yard workmen ashore

10-4-52     0345    Eight (8) men reported aboard from temporary additional duty Fleet Training Center,

                              U.S. Naval Station, Norfolk, Va

                  0735    One man reported aboard from temporary additional duty Fleet Training Center,

                              U.S. Naval Station, Norfolk, Va

                  0930    One man reported aboard from temporary additional duty Fleet Training Center,

                              U.S. Naval Station, Norfolk, Va

                  1000    Liberty granted to the third section to expire on board prior to 0730, 6 October 1952.

                              Mustered duty section, all present or accounted for, duty section turned to

                  1015    ENS DOOR reported aboard from temporary duty at Fleet Training Center, Norfolk, Virginia

                  1130    Duty section secured

10-5-52     0612    Sunrise

                  0630    Reveille, carried out holiday routine

10-6-52     0615    Sunrise, secured mooring lights.  One man reported aboard from temporary additional duty

                              Fleet Training Center, U.S. Naval Station, Norfolk, Va

                  0720    One man reported aboard from temporary additional duty Fleet Training Center,

                              U.S. Naval Station, Norfolk, Va

                  0730    Liberty party returned on time.  Approximately fifty (50) yard workmen aboard

                  0850    Commenced dock trials

                  1130    LCDR ADAMS USCG reported aboard having completed TAD at U.S.C.G. Tra. Sta.,

                              Groton, Conn. And at Fleet Training Group, Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island

                  1240    Secured from fire drill

                  1303    Started dock trials

                  1545    Secured dock trials

                  1555    Yard workers secured

                  1940    Held evening reports

10-7-52     0700    Commenced preparations for getting underway

                  0730    Liberty party returned

                  0740    Quarters for muster

                  0835    Unmoored – proceeding on various courses and speeds enroute to area south of

                              Chesapeake Bay Bridge for engine trials

                  0920    Ft Carroll abeam to port, close aboard

                  1035    Passed under Chesapeake Bay Bridge

                  1058    Thomas Point L/H abeam to starboard 700 yds

                  1100    On various courses and speeds undergoing engine and electronic trials

                  1415    Secured from sea trials.  Standing up Chesapeake Bay enroute U.S. Coast Guard Yard

                  1427    Passed under Chesapeake Bay Bridge

                  1553    Fort Carroll abeam to starboard, close aboard

                  1600    Maneuvering standing into Curtis Creek, Curtis Bay, Maryland

                  1627    Moored Berth #3-B, C.G. Yard, Curtis Bay, MD

                  1830    Approximately ten (10) yard workmen aboard

                  2330    All yard workmen ashore

10-8-52     0000    Moored portside to Berth #3-B, C.G. Yard, Curtis Bay, Maryland

10-9-52     0725    Received 50 lbs white bread from General Baking Co., Baltimore Md

                  1330    Received milk, meat and eggs per invoice from U.S. Army Supply Depot, Fort Meade, Maryland

                  1625    Approximately ten (10) yard workers aboard

                  2200    Lights out, silence about the deck

                  2330    Yard workers secured.  Inspected ship; all secure

10-10-52   0530    Received forty (40) cans of pasteurized milk from the Annapolis Dairy Products Co

                  0745    Quarters for muster, all present or accounted for except BITTEREND, C.R.

                              and BLOCKBUSTER, A.B.

                  1240    Officers call, all hands to muster, all present

                  1805    HATCH, W.T. cut index finger of right hand on milk can.  Treated by Hospitalman

                  2200    Lights out, silence about decks

10-11-52   0945    Quarters for Section Two; all [present or accounted for

                  1000    Liberty granted Section One until 0730, 13 October 1952

                  1945    Evening Reports – Duty section to muster; all present or accounted for

10-12-52   0000    Moored port side to Berth 3-B, U.S. Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay, Md.  Receiving fresh water,

                              telephone and electrical power from shore.  Vessel in status “DOG”

                  0700    Reveille for all hands; carried out Sunday routine

                  0945    Liberty party returned.  Mustered duty section

                  1000    Liberty granted to the Second Section to expire at 0730, 13 October 1952

                  1940    Held evening reports

10-13-52   1245    Quarters for muster; all present or accounted for.  Published Ships Orders One (1)

                              through Seven (7)

                  1530    Yard workers ashore

10-14-52   1255    Officers Call

                  1545    Yard workmen aboard

10-15-52   0630    Reveille

                  0730    Liberty party returned on time

                  0800    Made Colors, held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for.  Approximately 40 yard

                              workers aboard

                  0905    Received the following ammunition from the CGC DUANE (WAGC 33) (High Endurance Cutter): 

                              Twenty four (24) 7.2” projector charges, Body Mk4A, Tail Assembly Case Mk 2 Mod 0

                              SPDN 3624 and twenty-four (24) fuses MK 158

                  1000    Secured from loading ammunition

                  1140    Received commissary stores for general mess from Delvale Dairies, Baltimore Md

                  1400    Held dock trials

                  1445    Secured from dock trials

                  1940    Mustered duty section and watch standers for Evening Reports; no unauthorized absentees

                  2200    Taps

10-16-52   0540    Received commissary stores for general mess from Annapolis Dairy Produce Co.,

                              Annapolis, Maryland

                  0800    BITTEREND, C.R administratively transferred to the C.G. Yard, Curtis Bay, Md.

                              Having been Absent Without Leave since 0800, 25 Sept., 1952

                  0830    Singled up all lines

                  0850    Set the Special Sea Detail

                  0945    All hands to mooring stations

                  0956    Underway standing out of Curtis Creek enroute to Norfolk, Va

                  1011    Cleared Stahl Point R.R. bridge

                  1015    Cleared Curtis Creek Bascule Bridge (a drawbridge, counterbalanced so that when one end

                              is lowered the other is raised)

                  1035    Entered Fort McHenry Channel

                  1042    Determined Gyro error to be 00 by azimuth of the sun

                  1043    Entered Brewerton Channel

                  1120    Undergoing backing tests on engines

                  1132    Entered Craighill Channel

                  1143    Lowered Pitlog reading 197.5

                  1150    Baltimore L/H abeam to starboard approx 800 yds – commenced maneuvering in area north

                              of Chesapeake Bay Bridge

                  1205    Secured special sea detail, set sea watch

                  1300    Quarters for muster

                  1307    Commenced calibration of DAK-3, Radio direction finder

                  1330    Magazines inspected, conditions dry and normal except for port water tank leak into

                              C-304-M, all small arms accounted for

                  1500    Completed calibration of DAK-3

                  1519    Sandy Point Lt. Abeam to stbd, close aboard

                  1526    Passed under Chesapeake Bay Memorial Bridge

                  1536    Set special sea detail.  Commenced maneuvering into anchorage

                  1546    Anchored in Chesapeake Bay in six fathoms of water with fifteen fathoms of chain to the

                              port anchor on the following bearings: Sandy Point Light 0160t, South Radio Tower 256.50t,

                              Greenbury Point Shoal Lt 247.50t

                  1555    Secured special sea detail.  Engines on one (1) hr standby.  #2 Boat waterborne,

                              exercised at boat drill.  Eight yard workmen ashore in #2 boat

                  1635    #2 boat returned and moored alongside

                  1923    Veered port chain to 30 fathoms on deck

                  1940    Evening reports, all departments secured for the night

                  2015    Motor life Boat #2 departed for shore with five (5) yard workmen

                  2110    Motor lifeboat #2 alongside

                  2130    Motor life boat #2 aboard and secured

                  2200    Lights out silence about decks

10-17-52   0000    Anchored in Chesapeake Bay in six (6) fathoms of water with thirty (30) fathoms of chain on decks

                              on the port anchor on the following true bearings:  Sandy Point Light – 0170,

                              Bloody Point Light – 1770, Greenbury Point Shoal Light – 2480, and South Radio Tower – 2570. 

                              Port and starboard shafts on one (1) hour standby

                  0600    Commenced preparations for getting underway

                  0618    Set special sea detail

                  0637    Anchor aweigh, underway standing out of anchorage

                  0649    Secured special sea detail

                  0710    Thomas Point Shoal Light abeam to starboard, dist. 0.8 Mi

                  0745    Popular Shoal Buoy 20A abeam to port, close aboard

                  0855    Inspected magazines, conditions dry and normal.  Checked and accounted for all small arms

                  0905    Cone Point Light abeam to starboard, distance 2 miles

                  0945    Hooper Point Light abeam to port, distance 2.4 miles

                  1011    Point No Point Light abeam to starboard, distance 1.1 miles

                  1114    Smith Point Light abeam to starboard, distance 1.0 mile

                  1220    Passed Windmill Point Light abeam to starboard, distance three and one half miles

                  1308    Wolf Trap Light abeam to starboard distance three miles

                  1332    Steering various courses and speeds swinging ship to compensate compass

                  1540    Secured from swinging ship

                  1606    Commenced High Speed Turn test – Diameter of turning circle ascertained to be

                              320 yds in 3.25 minutes

                  1626    Middleround Lighted Buoy #1 abeam to stb, dist 300 yds

                  1653    Set Special Sea Detail

                  1655    Commenced maneuvering standing into Thimble Shoal Channel for anchorage

                  1732    Anchored in Lynnhaven Roads in five (5) fathoms of water, muddy bottom, with 30 fathoms

                              of chain on deck on the following true bearings:  Cape Henry Light – 1110,

                              Little Creek Lighted buoy #2 – 251.50, and Lighted Red Radio Tower – 2550

                  1741    Secured Special Sea Detail, placed all engines on an indefinite standby

                  1940    Held Evening Reports, mustered Dept. Heads. Executed Evening Colors

10-18-52   0000    Anchored in Naval Anchorage L-A #25, Lynnhaven Roads in 6 fathoms with muddy bottom

                              to 30 fathoms of chain on the port anchor on the following true bearings: 

                              Cape Henry Light – 1110, Little Creek Harbor Jetty #1 – 251.50, Red Tower – 2550. 

                              Port and starboard shafts on indefinite standby

                  0614    Sunrise, turned off anchor and truck lights

                  0630    Reveille

                  0825    Held Pay Call

                  0830    Made daily inspection of ships magazines, condition dry and normal.  Checked and accounted

                              for all small arms and ammunition

                  1030    Commenced Commanding Officer’s ship’s inspection

                  1130    Secured from Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  1140    All Departments report ready for getting underway

                  1143    Set Special Sea Detail

                  1156    Commenced heaving around port anchor to short stay

                  1159    Anchor at short stay

                  1200    Anchor aweigh.  Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds standing out of

                              Lynnhaven Roads, Naval Anchorage

                  1207    Secured Special Sea Detail

                  1225    Entered Thimble Shoal Channel

                  1235    Set special sea detail

                  1248    Thimble Shoals Light abeam to starboard, close aboard

                  1306    Old Point Comfort Light abeam to stbd., close aboard

                  1323    Entered Norfolk Harbor

                  1423    Moored port side to Pier two, Berth #4, Coast Guard Moorings, Berkeley, Virginia

                  1431    Secured engines and special sea detail

                  1430    Liberty granted to the second section to expire at 1000, 19 Oct and to the third section to

                              expire at 0700, 20 Oct, 1952

                  1940    Evening reports, all departments secured for the night

10-19-52   1000    Liberty expired for Section Two.  All present and accounted for except SCUTTLE, D. F.,

                              now considered AWOL

                  1040    Liberty granted Section One until 0700, 20 Oct. 1952

                  1318    Received dispatch from SCUTTLE, D. F., requesting four (4) days emergency leave –

                              no leave granted pending verification by Red Cross

                  1945    Evening Reports – Duty Section to muster, all present or accounted for

10-20-52   0000    Moored port side to Pier 2, U.S. Coast Guard Moorings, Berkeley, Virginia. 

                              Receiving fresh water from shore.  Vessel in transit to 14th C.G. District (Honolulu). 

                              Under operational control of COMEASTAREA

                  0720    Set special sea detail

                  0742    Underway on various courses and speeds enroute Hampton Roads Anchorage Fox

                  0750    Town Point Light abeam

                  0810    Craney Island Light abeam

                  0830    Newport News Middle Ground L/H abeam to starboard approx 200 yds

                  0845    Anchored in 4 fathoms of water in a blue mud bottom with 30 fathoms chain of the

                              port anchor on deck.  Anchor bearings true:  Middle Ground L/H 0710,

                              Newport News tank 3440, Pig Point eastern tank 2090

                  0945    U.S. Navy tug YTN 411 (USS Ponkabia) alongside to starboard

                  1009    U.S. Navy Barge YFN 795 moored to starboard side

                  1020    C.G. 40401 moored to starboard side

                  1048    Commenced loading of ammunition

                  1050    CG-40401 departed.  Received pyrotechnics from NAD (80), St. Julian Creek, Va.,

                              150 MK2 Very signals, various colors; 33 Mark 1 Navy lights, 24 MK13 Distress Signals,

                              20 D/C Markers, and 2 MK13 Mod 0 flare projectors, 50 MK 20, Mod 0 flares

                  1347    Completed loading of ammunition having received aboard 366 rounds 3”/50, 8848 rounds 40mm,

                              5400 rounds 20mm, 1152 primers, 34,800 rounds small arms, and 54 impulse charges

                  1453    US Navy Barge YFN 795 departed

                  1505    Anchor aweigh, maneuvering enroute York River

                  1559    Thimble Shoal Light abeam to port, distance 250 yards

                  1648    Entered York River channel

                  1727    Sunset, turned on running lights

                  1802    Maneuvering on various courses and speeds, coming to anchor in York River

                  1802    Let go port anchor in four fathoms of water to muddy bottom.  Anchored with thirty fathoms

                              on deck, taking bearings on the following:  The Marshes light 0870T,

                              Gloucester Point light 2940T, Lower Yorktown light 1890T

                  1940    Loss of ships electrical power due to generator failure

                  1950    Ships power restored

                  2000    Liberty granted to the 1st and 2nd sections to expire at dock landing prior

                              0700, 21 October, 1952.  Lowered Boat #2, first liberty party departed.  Held Evening Reports,

                              mustered Dept. Heads, all secure

                  2047    Boat #2 returned.  Carried out scheduled boat trips throughout the entire watch

10-21-52   0135    Boat #2 moored to starboard side

                  0650    #2 Boat away to pick up liberty party

                  0700    Liberty party returned on time with the exception of  BOATBOOM, B.S. and BOATFALL, T.B.

                  0735    #2 boat returned and moored along side to starboard

                  0745    #2 boat hoisted aboard

                  0853    Anchor aweigh, maneuvering various courses and speed proceeding up York River

                  0912    Passed beneath York River Bridge

                  0928    First line ashore to U.S. Navy Mine Depot, Yorktown VA

                  0931    Moored port side to Pier 2, Berth 4, U.S. Navy Mine Depot, Yorktown VA

                  1132    Commenced loading ammunition

                  1215    Secured from loading ammunition. Received the following ammunition from NMD, Yorktown, Va.

                              in accordance with BuOrd S/O No. 413002 and BuOrd AMSO # 539686:  fifty six (56)

                              D/C cases MK 9-4, forty-three (43) D/C Boosters MK 6-4, fifty-one (51) Detonators Mk 1-1,

                              thirteen (13) D/C Boosters D/C Mk 6-2, Extenders, three (3) MK 6-0 and fifty-six (56)

                              D/C Extenders Mk 6-2, fifty-nine (59) D/C pistols MK 6-2; Mk 6-0;

                              One (1) D/C case Mk 7-4 (Empty) two (20 D/C cases, Mk 6-0 (Empty); three (3) D/C Booster

                              Mk 6-4 (Empty; three (3) Detonators Mk 1-1 (Dummy); thirty-two (32 D/C Arbors; Mk 7-3;

                              One (1) Box, red Mk 2-0, Complete; One (1) (unreadable) blasting, 10 Cap;

                              One tester, Circuit, Galvanometer; two-hundred (200) blocks, ½ lb TNT; and

                              ninety-six (96) Cap, Blasting, electro, Army (unreadable) 49-20.

                  1354    Underway, maneuvering on various courses and speeds standing down York River

                  1423    Cleared York River Gate Vessels

                  1425    Entered York River Channel

                  1455    York Spit Channel Light abeam to port

                  1547    (Unreadable) FL Bell Buoy abeam to starboard

                  1610    Thimble Shoals Light abeam to starboard, close aboard

                  1623    Set Special Sea detail

                  1636    Approaching Newport News Middle Ground Anchorage Area

                  1653    Anchored in five fathoms of water with a muddy bottom, with thirty fathoms of chain to the

                              port anchor on the following true bearings:  Sewall Point Light 0880, Middle Ground Light 2590,

                              Grain elevator (unreadable), Old Point Comfort 0320

                  1700    Secured special sea detail

                  1800    Liberty granted to the second and third sections to expire on the dock at the small boat landing,

                              NOB, Norfolk, Va. at 0730, 22 October 1952

                  1815    Boat #2 waterborne, to make hourly runs to fleet landing

                  1940    Held evening reports

                  2240    BOATBOOM, B.S., and BOATFALL, T.B., reported aboard from CG 40404,

                              sober and in clean uniform having been absent without leave since 0700, 21 October 1952

10-22-52   0025    Small Boat alongside

                  0058    Small boat departed for fleet landing

                  0123    Small boat alongside to starboard, secured for night

                  0630    Reveille, carried out morning routine

                  0715    Boat #2 departed for Naval Landing

                  0745    Boat #2 returned alongside.  Liberty expired for 2nd & 3rd sections, all returned on time

                  0831    Set special sea detail

                  0854    Anchor aweigh, maneuvering on various courses and speed to run degaussing range

                  0901    Started degaussing equipment

                  0905    Commenced maneuvering, running degaussing range in Norfolk Harbor Channel

                  1034    Completed degaussing runs, secured equipment.  Proceeding enroute to Craney Island, Va

                  1143    Moored North Pier Dog, Fuel Supply Depot, Craney Island, VA

                  1230    Commenced fueling

                  1300    Quarters for muster, general instruction drill aft

                  1328    Secured from general instructions

                  1500    Completed fueling of ship, received 938 barrels

                              (barrel = 42 gallons.  938 barrels = 39,390 gallons) of diesel fuel

                  1553    Underway standing up the Elizabeth River enroute C.G. Mooring, Berkeley Virginia

                  1617    Town Point Light abeam to port, close aboard

                  1630    Moored port side to Pier 2, Berth 4, C.G. Moorings, Berkeley VA

                  1730    Received aboard commissary supplies from N.O.B. Norfolk, Va and supplies for shipment to

                              CGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482), RICHEY (WDE-485), VANCE (WDE-487) and

                              DURANT (WDE-489) from C.G. Yard, Curtis Bay, Md

                  1940    Held evening reports

10-23-52   0530    Received commissary supplies from Copper (unreadable) Pie Co, Norfolk, Va

                  0650    Received commissary supplies from Nolde Bros Co, Norfolk, Va

                  0800    Liberty party returned with exception of BOATOARS, P.O.

                  0800    Quarters for muster.  All present or accounted for except SCUTTLE, D. F.

                  1015    Received commissary supplies from Pine Grove Dairy, Portsmouth, Va

                  1127    Received commissary supplies from Southern Dairys Inc

                  1345    Received engineering supplies from Navy Supply Center, Norfolk, Va

                  1600    Received supplies for laundry from the Morris & Eckels Co

                  1940    Held evening reports

10-24-52   0100    SCUTTLE, D. F., returned aboard after being AWOL four (4) days, fifteen (15) hours and no minutes

                  0730    Liberty party returned on time.

                  0800    Quarters for muster.  All present or accounted for except BOATOARS, P.O.

                  0816    Delivered empty brass to NAD, St. Juliens Creek, Va

                  0948    Conducted dock trials in preparation for getting underway

                  0952    Secured from dock trials

                  1022    Received aboard engineering stores from the Tide Water Supply Co., Philadelphia, Penn

                  1040    Set the special sea detail

                  1100    Singled up all lines

                  1105    Underway standing down Elizabeth River enroute Canal Zone in accordance with

                              Commandant (OFU) letter dated 7 October 1952

                  1200    Underway as before standing out of Norfolk harbor channel

                  1210    Sewell Point Light abeam to starboard, close aboard.  Entered Hampton Roads Channel

                  1227    Fort Wood Light abeam to starboard, close aboard

                  1240    Secured Special sea detail, set the sea watch

                  1245    Thimble Shoal Light abeam to port close aboard.  Entered Thimble Shoal Channel

                  1337    Cape Henry Light abeam to stbd, distance 1.25 miles

                  1338    Held abandon ship drill

                  1353    Turning buoy abeam to port close aboard

                  1357    Secured from, abandon ship drill.  Held Seamanship and communications instructions

                  1435    Chesapeake Light Ship abeam to port bearing 0140T distance (unreadable)

                  1522    Sea Buoy bearing 0590T close aboard

                  1949    Changed course to avoid crossing vessel

10-25-00   0000    Underway North Atlantic Ocean enroute Norfolk, Va to Panama Canal

                  1030    Held Commanding Officers inspection

                  1120    Secured from Commanding Officers inspection

                  1306    Held General Quarters drill

                  1337    Set Condition Able

                  1414    Secured from General Quarters drill, set Condition Modified Baker

                  1430    Held casualty steering drill

                  1500    Secured from casualty steering drill

                  1543    Secured #4 engine

                  1809    #4 engine back in operation

10-26-52   0715    Power failure, gyro and steering casualty, steering by magnetic compass and

                              trick wheel in after steering

                  0730    Power restored, steering by wheelhouse control, gyro still out

                  0820    Gyro operative

                  1720    All personnel warned to stay clear of all weather decks

                  2015    Sighted San Salvador Light

                  2045    San Salvador Light abeam to starboard, dist – 9 miles

10-27-52   0000    Underway in Caribbean Sea enroute Norfolk, Va. to Canal Zone

                  0025    Sighted Bird Rock Light, bearing 1680, dist. 18.5 mi

                  0143    Bird Rock Light abeam to port, dist 5.9 Mi

                  0332    Sighted Castle Island Light bearing 1540T, dist 18.5 mi

                  0446    Castle Island light abeam 075 distance 4½ miles

                  1222    Cape Maysi Light abeam to starboard, dist 4.5 mi

                  1300    Quarters for muster.  Held seamanship, communications and radio calibration instructions

                  1617    Holding man overboard drill, maneuvering on various courses and speeds

                  1729    Secured from man overboard drill

                  2113    Navassa Island abeam to port, distance 3 miles (in September 1996, the Coast Guard

                              ceased operations and maintenance of Navassa Island Light, a 46-meter-tall lighthouse

                              located on the southern side of the island)

10-28-52   0000    Underway in the Caribbean Sea enroute to Colon, Panama

                  1000    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the following cases:  SCUTTLE, D. F.;

                              referred to Summary Court Martial. BOATBOOM, B.S. and BOATBOOM, B.S. ,

                              both awarded two (2) hours extra duty and two (2) days restriction to the limits of the ship

                  1035    Commenced swinging ship with degaussing on

                  1115    Finished swinging ship, degaussing left on

                  1309    Held general quarters drill

                  1315    Held fire drill

                  1320    Held casualty steering drill

                  1324    Exercised at flag hoist drill

                  1331    Held man overboard drill

                  1345    Held casualty power control drill

                  1356    Modified Condition Baker set throughout ship

                  1400    Secured from all drills

                  1412    All hands to quarters, followed by instruction:  Deck Division; maintaining a proper lookout;

                              Engineering Divisions, Damage Control. Operation Division, instruction on plotting

10-29-52   0600    Reveille, up all hands

                  0828    Commenced maneuvering drills

                  1101    Secured from maneuvering drills

                  1310    Maneuvering on various courses and speeds conducting the following drills:  General Quarters,

                              Fire, Tactical Maneuvering, Steering casualty, Damage Control

                  1345    Master gyro compass out of order

                  1350    Secured from General Quarters

                  1425    Secured from all drills

                  1628    (unreadable) Radar back in operation

                  1742    Commenced maneuvering on various courses

                  1820    Gyro Compass operative

                  1945    Held Evening Reports

10-30-52   0500    Sighted Point Manzanillo Light bearing 1600T, distance 27.6 miles

                  0550    Put all engines on the line

                  0816    First breakwater light, Colon, Panama, abeam to starboard

                  0820    Quarantine and Customs officials aboard

                  0829    Anchored in Limon Bay, Colon, Panama, on the port anchor in five (5) fathoms of water,

                              muddy bottom, with fifteen (15) fathoms on deck on the following true bearings; 

                              Toro Point Light – 2670, Coco Solo Tower – 0930, West Breakwater Light – 015.50,

                              Signal Station Pier 6, Cristobel 1510.

                  0840    U.S. Army 40 footer along side.  The following passengers came aboard for transportation

                              to Balboa, C.Z.: MAJOR & MRS HAYTER, USAF; CAPTAIN & MRS HOOPES, USAF; 

                              and MR. REISSFELTER

                  0845    U.S. Army 40 footer departed

                  0932    Quarantine and Custom Officials departed

                  1000    Made daily inspection of ship’s magazines and smokeless powder samples,

                              condition dry and normal.  Checked and accounted for all small arms and ammunition

                  1133    MR WHITE, Canal Pilot aboard

                  1138    Seven (7) Canal Seamen reported aboard

                  1147    Anchor aweigh, commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds standing into

                              Gatun Approach

                  1227    Moored starboard side to Gatun Lock Dock

                  1303    Underway, entered Chamber #1, Gatun Lock

                  1324    Entered Chamber #2, Gatun Lock

                  1342    Entered Chamber #3, Gatun Lock

                  1359    Departed Gatun Lock, entered Gatun Reach, on various courses and speeds,

                              proceeding enroute Balboa, Canal Zone

                  1452    Entered San Pablo Reach

                  1511    Entered Gamboa Reach

                  1540    Entered Las Cassles Reach

                  1645    Entered Pedro Miguel Lock

                  1705    Departed Pedro Miguel Locks

                  1730    Moored starboard side to Miraflores Lock

                  1800    Entered Miraflores Locks

                  1837    Departed Miraflores Locks on various courses and speeds enroute to Pier #2, north,

                              U.S. Naval Base, Rodman, C.Z.

                  1905    Moored Pier #2, North, U.S. Naval Base, Rodman, C.Z. Receiving fresh water and

                              telephone service from shore facilities

                  1917    Pilot ashore

                  2000    Liberty granted to the second and third sections to expire on board prior to 0030, 31 October 1952

10-31-52   0030    Liberty party returned on time

                  0630    Reveille, carried out regular routine

                  0830    W.T. DOOR and 32 men departed on guided tour of city

                  1030    Commenced fueling from dock facilities, smoking lamps out throughout ship

                  1245    Completed fueling. Received 588.81 barrels

                              (barrel = 42 gallons.  588.81 barrels = 24,730 gallons), from U.S. Naval Station, Rodman, C.Z.

                  1300    Liberty granted to the first and third sections to expire at 0030, 1 Nov 1952

                  1940    Held evening reports

11-1-52     1035    Held Commanding Officer’s ship’s inspection

                  1100    Secured from Commanding Officer’s inspection, held pay call

                  2000    Held Evening Reports, mustered Dept. Heads; All secure

11-2-52     0000    Moored as before

11-3-52     0800    Quarters for muster, all present or accounted for

                  0830    Panama Canal pilot MR HARRINGTON aboard

                  0858    Let go all lines.  Standing out of Balboa Harbor enroute Acapulco, Mexico

                  0925    Panama Bay Buoy #1 abeam to port close aboard

                  0927    Pilot boat alongside and away with pilot

                  0933    Set the sea watch

                  0935    All engines on the line

                  1048    Bona Island Light abeam to starboard, range 6 miles

                  1329    Executed man overboard drill followed by First Aid Inst

                  1512    Cape Mala L/H abeam to stbd, range ¼ (one quarter) mile

                  1726    Morro Puercos Light bearing 0000, dist. 10.0 Mi

                  1915    Held fire drill.  All hands to GQ stations

                  1933    Secured from fire drill

                  2000    Retarded ships clocks one hour to conform with Zone plus six (+6) time.  Held evening reports

                  2100    Held man overboard drill

                  2110    Secured from man overboard drill

                  2115    Islia Juarita Light bearing 3530T distant eight miles

11-4-52     0600    Reveille, Commenced carrying out morning routine

                  1353    Held man overboard drills

                  1453    Secured from man overboard drills

11-5-52     0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean enroute Acapulco, Mexico

                  1055    HATCH, W.T., suffered mild shock and lacerations on right elbow when he

                              came in contact with 117 volts in IC Room

                  1305    Held General Quarters drill for Surface and ASW attacks

                  1330    Secured from General Quarters

                  1410    Secured one engine on each shaft, maneuvering on various courses and speeds

                              for man overboard drill

                  1453    Secured from man overboard drill

                  1600    Put two engines on each shaft and increased speed to standard on all engines

11-6-52     0723    Secured No. 3 main engine to repair water leak

                  0844    #3 engine placed on the line

                  1302    Put one engine on each shaft

                  1310    Maneuvering at various speeds conducting boat drill with #2 boat

                  1511    Secured from boat drill.  All engines ahead 2/3

                  1535    Maneuvering on various courses and speeds to pick up life ring

                  1559    Picked up unidentified life ring

                  1630    Placed all four (4) engines on the line

                  1943    Held Evening Reports, mustered Dept. Heads

11-7-52     0441    Sighted Roqueto (sp) Island Light bearing 0040T, range 26 miles

                  0735    Maneuvering on various courses and speeds.  Maintaining station 6 miles off Acapulco, Mexico

                  0800    Underway standing in to Acapulco Harbor, Mexico

                  0835    Pilot SENÕR MUNOZ aboard

                  0840    Grifo Island L/H abeam to port at 1 ¼ miles

                  0855    Entered Santa Lucia Bay

                  0859    Anchored in Santa Lucia Bay, Acapulco, Mexico, in eleven fathoms of water with a sand

                              over mud bottom using 60 fathoms of chain of the port anchor at the waters edge. 

                              Anchor Bearings true:  Grifo Island L/H 1920, Las Dos Piedras 2720, S.E. Fiscal Wharf 3430

                  0907    Lowered boats #’s 1 and 2

                  0915    Pilot away

                  0926    CAPT KIRK, U.S. Naval Attache and SENÕR PELLEGER aboard

                  1015    Commanding Officer and party ashore to make official visit on the

                              senior Mexican Army and Naval Officials of the area and the Mayor of Acapulco

                  1108    Commanding Officer and party aboard returning from official visits

                  1153    Mexican Army and Naval Officials and the Mayor of Acapulco’s representative aboard to

                              make an official visit on the Commanding Officerrepresentative aboard to make an

                              official visit on the Commanding Officer.

                  1223    Mexican authorities departed

                  1236    CAPT KIRK and SENÕR PELLEGER away

                  1300    Liberty granted Sections one and three until 2400 this date.  Commenced running

                              scheduled liberty boats

                  1600    Anchored as before, maintaining scheduled liberty boat runs

11-8-52     0000    Anchored in Santa Lucia Bay, Acapulco, Mexico.  Vessel in status Able,

                              modified Condition BAKER.  Under operational control of COMWESTAREA,

                              administrative control of CCGD14.  Maintaining scheduled liberty boat trips

                  0140    BOOTCAMP, S.E. and BOWPAINTER, S.B. placed on report for violation of

                              Article 92, ECMJ, to wit:  failing to obey a lawful order

                  0209    Last liberty boat alongside, all hands present or accounted for

                  0210    KNEEKNOCKER, O. W., placed on report for violation of Articles 112 (Drunk on Duty)

                              and 134 (General Article), UCMJ, and BOWSPRIT, W.H., placed on report for

                              violation of Article 86 (Absence without leave).

                  0630    Reveille for all hands

                  0744    Commenced liberty boat trips

                  1030    Carried out Commanding Officer’s Inspection

                  1100    Commanding Officer’s Mast held in the case of the following names men: 

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O. W. – Violation of Articles 112 and 134, UCMJ.

                              Awarded – Summary Court Martial; BOOTCAMP, S.E. and

                              BOWPAINTER, S.B. – Violation of Article 92 (Failure to obey order)

                              Awarded – Restriction to limits o ship during remainder of stay in Acapulco, Mexico

                  1300    Liberty granted to the 1st and 2nd sections to expire on the docks at 2400 for all

                              non-rated men and 0100 for all petty officers.  Carried out scheduled boat trips throughout watch

                  2000    Held Evening Reports, mustered Dept. Heads and restricted men.  All secure. 

                              Carried out scheduled boat trips throughout watch

11-9-52     0000    Anchored in Santa Lucia Bay, Acapulco, Mexico in eleven (11) fathoms of water,

                              sand over mud bottom, with sixty (60) fathoms of chain on the port anchor at the waters edge.

                              Vessel in status Able, modified Condition BAKER, under operational control of

                              COMWESTAREA, administrative control of CCGD/14, maintaining scheduled liberty

                              boat trips.  Anchor bearings:  Roqueta (Grifo) Island Light 1920T,

                              Las Dos Piedras White Rocks – 2720T, and S.E. Corner of Fiscal Wharf 3430T.

                  0000    Liberty expired for all non-rated men of the 1st and 2nd sections, all returned

                              on time except BOWLINE, F.L. and BRIGHTWORK, M.W.

                  0100    Liberty expired for all petty officers of the 1st and 2nd sections, all returned on time

                              except for BLOCKBUSTER, A.B.

                  0145    BOWLINE, F.L. returned aboard sober and in proper uniform after having been

                              Absent Without Leave for a period of one (1) hour and forty-five (45) minutes

                  0700    Reveille

                  0800    Executed Morning Colors.  Mustered all hands at quarters, no unauthorized absentees

                              except BRIGHTWORK, M.W. who has been Absent Without Leave for a

                              period of eight (8) hours and

                              BLOCKBUSTER, A.B. who has been Absent Without Leave for a period of seven (7) hours

                  2041    BLOCKBUSTER, A.B. returned aboard clean, sober and in uniform after being

                              AWOL for nineteen hours and forty one minutes. BRIGHTWORK, M.W. returned aboard clean,

                              sober and in uniform after being AWOL for a period of twenty (20 hours forty one (41) minutes

                  2200    Lights out silence about deck

11-10-52   0000    Liberty expired for all seamen, all returned on time except BOATHOOK, W.S. and

                              CAISSON, D.D.AWOL as of this time and date

                  0100    CAISSON, D.D. returned clean, sober and in uniform after being AWOL a period of one (1) hour

                  0130    CAMEL, W.F. placed on report by Ensign BROWN USCG, senior shore patrol officer

                              for Direct Disobedience to orders:  drinking while on shore patrol duty

                  0200    BOATHOOK, W.S. returned aboard in uniform having been AWOL a period of two (2) hours

                  0600    Reveille

                  0745    All hands to quarters for muster, all present and accounted for

                  0817    Underway standing out of Acapulco Harbor, Mexico

                  0833    Grifo Island L/H abeam to starboard at 2500 yds

                  0925    All four main engines on the line at 265 rpm enroute San Diego, California

                  1000    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the following cases:  BOWSPRIT,

                              W.H., CAISSON, D.D., and BOWLINE, F.L.; Violation of art. 86 UCMJ – all excused;

                              BOATHOOK, W.S., Violation of Art 86 UCMJ, Awarded:  two (2) hours extra duty: 

                              BRIGHTWORK, M.W. and BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., Violation of Art. 86 UCMJ –

                              Awarded: Restriction to the limits of this vessel for a period of 2 weeks, such restriction to

                              commence upon arrival in San Diego, California

                  1221    #1 engine taken off the line for repairs

                  1305    Exercised at General Quarters

                  1345    Secured from General Quarters.  Commenced training exercises

                  1430    Secured from training exercises

                  1806    All four (4) engines placed on the line

                  1830    Held Darken Ship Drill, secured all running lights

                  2000    Secured from Darken Ship Drill, turned on running lights

                  2242    Point Telmo Light sighted bearing 3340T, dist 20.0 Mi.

                  2340    Point Telmo Light abeam to starboard, dist. 14.0 Mi

11-11-52   0420    #4 main engine taken off the line for repairs

                  0604    #4 main engine back on the line

                  1000    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the case of CAMEL, W.F., Violation of arts 90

                              (Willfully disobeying superior commissioned officer)and 134 (All disorders and neglects

                              to the prejudice of good order and discipline in the armed forces, all conduct of a nature

                              to bring discredit upon the armed forces, and crimes and offenses not capital),

                              UCMJ, Awarded:  Restriction to the limits of this vessel for a period of two (2) weeks;

                              such restriction to commence upon arrival in San Diego, Calif.

                  1300    Held quarters for all hands, all present or accounted for – Carried out Holiday Routine

                  2121    Took #1 main engine off the line reduced speed to 265 RPM

                  2213    #1 Main engine on the line, increased speed to 300 RPM Standard speed all engines

                  2400    Retarded clocks on hour to zone +7 time

11-12-52   1032    General Quarters; steering various courses and speeds for battle problem

                  1142    Secured from General Quarters, set War Cruising Watch #3 Section

                  1343    Changed to various courses and speeds, maneuvering for War Cruising Watch battle problem

                  1524    Secured War Cruising Watch battle problem

                  1945    Evening reports all department heads to muster

11-13-52   1311    Exercised at Man Overboard Drill on various courses and speeds

                  1405    Secured from all drills

                  1700    Reduced speed to 2/3 (210 RPM’s), placed one engine on each shaft on standby

                  2400    Retarded ships clocks one hour to conform with Zone +8 time

11-14-52   0835    Various courses and speeds standing into San Diego, California

                  0847    Point Loma L/H abeam to port

                  0849    Standing up San Diego Channel

                  0927    Moored port side to outer end of “B” Street Pier #1, San Diego California

                  0937    Customs agent W SMITH aboard

                  1016    Commenced taking on fresh water from shore

                  1023    Customs agent W SMITH departed

                  1045    Received commissary stores from Golden State Dairy Co

                  1300    Received commissary stores from Haces Dairy

                  1310    Received aboard 150 loaves bread from Snowflake Baking Co

                  1630    Liberty granted the Third Section to expire 0730, 15 Nov and the First Section

                              to expire 0800, 16 Nov 1952

                  2030    Held evening reports.  All restricted men present

11-15-52   0000    Moored port side to outer end of “B” Street Pier #1, San Diego California.  Receiving fresh water

                              from shore.  Vessel under operational control of ComFltTraGru, San Diego, Cal. and

                              administrative control of CCGD 14

                  1202    USCGC VANCE (WDE-487) moored alongside to starboard

                  1530    USCGC VANCE (WDE-487) cast off

                  1940    Held evening reports

11-16-52   0100    BOWPAINTER, S.B. complained of possible broken left hand. 

                              Reported aboard prior to midnight with no complaints at that time 

                              Treated by Hospitalman from CGC DURANT

                  0130    CANBUOY, M.B. reported finding lock to door on reefer vestibule had been forced open

                  0800    BOWPAINTER, S.B. placed on report for violation of Uniform Code of Military Justice,

                              Article 92 (Failure to obey order or regulation), Article 108 (Loss, damage, destruction

                              or disposition of military property of the United States), Article 134 (All disorders and

                               neglects to the prejudice of good order and discipline in the armed forces, all conduct

                              of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces, and crimes and offenses not capital)

11-17-52   0001    BOWPAINTER, S.B. failed to return aboard from Special Liberty which expired at 0000 this date

                  0540    Received supplies aboard for general mess from the Royal Pie Bakery, San Diego, Calif

                              and Bowie (sp) Pie Company, San Diego, Calif

                  0740    One (1) officer and fifteen (15) men departed to NavScolFleGun and Torp for training. 

                              Two (2) officers and five (5) men departed to CICTeamTraCen for training. 

                              Twenty-one (21) men departed to FleTraCen for training.  Two (2) officers and five (5) men

                              departed to FleSonarScol for training.  One (1) man departed for FlacTraCen for Training

                  0800    Mustered all hands at quarters; no unauthorized absentees except CASEMATE, A.E.

                  0810    Received stores for general mess from Coast Citrus Distributing, San Diego, Calif

                  0830    Naval Inspector and party aboard

                  0830    Naval Supervisor and staff aboard

                  0900    Received stores for general mess from Union Fish Co

                  1022    USN tug #6 alongside for garbage disposal

                  1030    Received supplies for general mess from Rideout Produce Co

                  1049    Navy Tug #6 departed

                  1307    Received supplies from Naval Supply Depot, Norva

                  1605    UWATE officers ashore

                  1615    Personnel returned from various schools

                  1705    Liberty granted to the 1st and 3rd sections to expire 0630 Tuesday, 18 November 1952

                  1945    Held evening reports, mustered department heads and restricted men; all present and accounted for

11-18-52   0745    Officers and men departed for various schools

                  0750    Received commissary stores from Golden State Co

                  0800    All hands to muster; all present or accounted for except CASEMATE, A.E.,

                              now AWOL thirty two (32) hours

                  0815    BOWLINE, F.L. placed on report for violation of Article 92 (Failure to obey order), UCMJ

                  0830    U.S. Navy UWATE inspector aboard

                  1321    Machinists (2) from Marine Construction Co aboard for engine repairs

                  1515    Commenced taking on commissary stores from U.,S. Naval Supply Depot, San Diego

                  1620    All commissary stores aboard

                  1622    E Division exercised at General Quarters

                  1630    Engine repairs completed, both civilian machinists ashore

                  1700    E Division secured from General Quarters Drills

                  2025    Fire discovered in #2 generator in B2

                  2027    Fire due to backfire in #2 generator extinguished.  Carried on with fire drill

                  2035    Secured from fire drill

11-19-52   0745    Officers and men concerned departed for training schools

                  0800    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for except CASEMATE, A.E.,

                              now absent without leave, for a period of 56 hours

                  1615    Officers and crew returned from Navy Training schools; all present or accounted for

                  1950    Evening reports, department heads, restricted men to muster.  All departments secure for the night

11-20-52   0735    Officers and men departed for various schools in accordance with ComFltTraGru UWATE,

                              San Diego, Cal dated 10 October 1952

                  0800    All hands to quarters, all present or accounted for except CASEMATE, A.E., now

                              AWOL for a period of 80 hours

                  0900    Received stores for general mess from Union Fish Company, San Diego, Calif

                  0945    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples.Conditions dry and normal. 

                              Checked and accounted for all small arms and ammunition

                  1035    Received stores for general mess from Sunbeam Bread Company, San Diego, Calif

                  1225    Received supplies from USCGT Air Station, San Diego, Calif. For USCGC VANCE (WDE-487)

                  1615    Officers and enlisted men attending Navy Training schools returned aboard

                  1805    Held General Quarters Drill

                  1825    Secured from drills

                  1830    Liberty granted to the first and third sections to expire at 0630, 21 November 1952

                  2000    Held evening reports

11-21-52   0630    Liberty party returned with exception of  CAPSTAN, V.B. and CARGONET, H.S.

                  0800    Quarters for muster.  All hands present or accounted for except

                              CASEMATE, A.E., AWOL four (4) days and eight (8) hours,

                              CAPSTAN, V.B., AWOL one (1) hour and thirty (30) minutes and

                              CARGONET, H.S., AWOL one (1) hour and thirty (30) minutes

                  0940    Received Exchange Store stores form C&R Transfer Co

                  1000    Received commissary stores from Admiral Sales Co

                  1028    Received commissary stores from Golden State Dairy Co

                  1510    Received Exchange store supplies from C&R Transfer Co

                  1525    Received Engineering Stores from U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, California

                  1545    Received commissary stores from Heffel’s Bakery and from Los Angeles Nut House

                  1600    In accordance with U.S. Naval School Fleet Gunnery and Torpedo Naval Station

                              Letter dated 20 November 1952, the following names men placed on report for

                              unauthorized absence from U.S. Naval School Fleet Gunnery and Torpedo Naval School; 

                              HEDGEHOG, D.P., from 1220 18 November 1952 to termination of course and

                              REDLEAD, P. B. from 1220 18 November 1952 to 0810 19 November 1952 and

                              0930 19 November 1952 to termination of course.  All men returned

                              from TAD in accordance with ComFltTraGru UWATE Naval Speed

                              ltr dated 10 Oct 1952 at various schools except HEDGEHOG, D. P. and REDLEAD, P. B.

                  1645    Received stores for ships exchange from Lester Hatcher

                  1912    REDLEAD, P. B. reported aboard clean, sober, and in proper uniform. 

                              Subject man placed on report for violation of U.C.M.J. Article 86 (Absence without leave)

                              & 90 (Willfully disobeying superior commissioned officer)

                  1940    Held evening reports.  No unauthorized absentees

11-22-52   0000    The following named men are AWOL: 

                              CASEMATE, A.E., CAPSTAN, V.B., BOOTCAMP, S.E. and CARGONET, H.S.

                  0530    Received stores for general mess from Royal Pie Bakery

                  0555    Received stores for general mess from Bowies Pies

                  0600    Reveille

                  0700    Thirteen men placed on report for failure to observe reveille

                  0700    SWITCHBOARD, E.P., placed on report for violation of Executive Officer memorandum 12-52

                  0800    All hands to quarters, no unauthorized absentees except CASEMATE, A.E.,

                              now AWOL for a period of five (5) days and eight (8 ) hours, CAPSTAN, V.B.,

                              now AWOL for a period of one (1) day one (1) hour and thirty (30) minutes,

                              CARGONET, H.S., now AWOL for a period of one (1) day, one (1) hour and thirty (30) minutes,

                              and BOOTCAMP, S.E., now AWOL for a period of three (3) days nineteen (19) hours

                              and thirty (30) minutes

                  0815    Received stores for general mess from Snowflake Baking Co

                  0830    BOWPAINTER, S.B. and BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., returned aboard, clean, sober,

                              and in civilian clothes in custody of Naval Shore Patrol, San Diego, California,

                              after being AWOL while in a restricted status, subject men placed on report for violation of UCMJ

                              Articles 86 (Absence without leave) and 134 (All disorders and neglects to the prejudice of good

                              order and discipline in the armed forces, all conduct of a nature to bring discredit upon

                              the armed forces, and crimes and offenses not capital)

                  1504    Held inport fire drill

                  1515    Secured from inport fire drill

                  1930    Held evening reports, mustered duty section and all restricted men, all present and accounted for

                  2200    Lights out silence about decks

11-23-52   0000    The following named men AWOL:

                              CASEMATE, A.E., AWOL six (6) days no (0) hours,

                              CAPSTAN, V.B. and CARGONET, H.S., one (1) day and seventeen (17) hours, thirty (30) minutes;

                              BOOTCAMP, S.E. one (1) day eight (8) hours

                  0800    CATFALL, O.A., AWOL as of this time and date

                  2105    CAPSTAN, V.B. and CARGONET, H.S., returned aboard having been AWOL for

                              a period of two (2) days fourteen hours and thirty-five (35) minutes. 

                              Subject men place on report for violation of UCMJ Article 86 (Absence without leave)

                  2300    CATFALL, O.A., returned aboard after having been AWOL for period of fifteen (15) hours. 

                              Subject man placed on report for violation of UCMJ Article 86 (Absence without leave)

                  2310    CATAPULT, L.A., KNEEKNOCKER, O. W. and CAULKOFF, S.S.

                              placed on report for violation of UCMJ Articles 80 (Attempt to commit an offense punishable

                               under the code) and 134 (General Article)

11-24-52   0630    Set Special Sea Detail in preparation for unmooring ship

                  0640    Officers and enlisted men from Underway Training Element, San Diego, Calif aboard

                  0650    Set Mooring Stations

                  0710    CHAINLOCKER, F.L, .returned aboard having been AWOL one (1) hour and ten (10) minutes

                  0718    Underway standing out North San Diego Bay

                  0740    Secured Special Sea Detail, set Anchor Detail

                  0750    Ballast Point Light abeam to starboard distance approximately 150 yards

                  0756    Point Loma Light abeam to starboard distant approximately 1000 yards

                  0800    Underway on various courses and speeds standing out of San Diego Channel

                  0850    Commenced maneuvering to carry out radar calibration exercises with

                              U.S. Navy AO-54 (USS CHICASKIA).

                  0946    Completed calibration exercises

                  1029    Commenced exercising on various engineering casualty drills

                  1042    Engine Order Telegraph Casualty

                  1053    Engine Order Telegraph operative

                  1100    Commenced AA tracking exercises with training plane

                  1200    Secured from all drills

                  1355    Exercised at General Quarters, held Sample Battle Problem

                  1458    Secured from General Quarters

                  1645    Entering San Diego Channel

                  1655    Point Loma Light abeam to port distance one half mile

                  1733    Underway Training Unit departed ship in naval launch

                  1940    First line ashore to “B” Street pier

                  1945    Moored “B” Street Pier North side

                  1956    Held General Quarters drill

                  2000    Secured from General Quarters for Instruction

                  2050    Leak discovered in Hull overboard discharge pipe fitting for Boiler and evaporator cover,

                              port side frame 82 in B-2 engine room.  Leak temporarily plugged with soft patch

                  2100    Secured from all Instructions

                  2200    Lights out silence about deck

11-25-52   0800    All hands to quarters for muster, all present except CASEMATE, A.E., AWOL a period of

                              eight (8) days, eight (8) hours and BOOTCAMP, S.E., AWOL a period of

                              three (3) days sixteen (16) hours

                  0922    Held inport Fire Drill

                  1000    Exercised at in-port Collision Drill

                  1150    Set material Condition Baker

                  1245    UWATE personnel aboard for Battle Problem

                  1250    Received misc. stores for ship from USCG YARD, Curtis Bay, Md

                  1301    All hands to General Quarters, commenced Training Readiness Battle Problem

                  1400    Secured from General Quarters

                  1507    All UWATE personnel ashore

                  1509    Set special sea detail

                  1522    Underway, standing out of San Diego Harbor, enroute U.S. Naval Fuel Annex

                  1608    Moored starboard side to U.S. Naval Fuel Annex

                  1635    Commenced fueling from dock

                  1743    Secured from fueling operation.  Received 37,128 gals of diesel oil

                  1805    Underway standing down San Diego Harbor enroute rendezvous with

                              USS LOFBERG (DD-759) and USS JOHN W THOMASON (DD-760) in OpArea YY1

                  1830    San Diego Sea Buoy abeam to starboard, dist ½ mile

                  1851    CIC & Bridge Personnel exercised at various drills

                  1855    Entered training area YY1

                  1900    Commenced maneuvering various courses and speed to take station on

                              USS THOMASON (DD-760) and USS LOFBERG (DD-759), USS THOMASON being OTC

                  1953    Held evening reports, mustered dept heads and restricted men, no unauthorized absentees

                  2000    Underway on various courses and speeds ships in column with USS THOMASON guide

                              and USS LOFBERG OTC, keeping station 1800 relative three thousand (3000) yards from guide

                  2200    Lights out silence about decks

11-26-52   0000    Underway on various courses and speeds, in North Pacific Ocean in operating area YY1

                              off San Diego, Cal., in station 1800 relative, dist 3000 yds. from USS THOMASON (DD-760),

                              guide, in company with USS LOFBERG (DD-759), OTC, with all engines on line

                  0530    Departed company of USS THOMASON (DD-760) and USS LOFBERG (DD-759)

                              to carry out basic orders

                  0555    Removed one engine from each shaft

                  0600    Reveille

                  0630    Made visual contact with USS CHIKASKIA (AO-54)

                  0710    Commenced maneuvering to take fueling station on USS CHIKASKIA (AO-54)

                  0816    First line aboard

                  0828    Conducting highline transfer drill

                  0828    Oil hose aboard

                  0830    Secured from high line transfer drill

                  0834    Secured from fueling

                  0844    Oil hose away

                  0850    All lines away

                  0854    Secured from fueling at sea drill

                  0900    Clear of USS CHIKASKIA (AO-54)

                  0955    Held General Quarters drill for tracking aircraft

                  1134    Secured from General Quarters drill

                  1253    Held General Quarters Drill for A/A. tracking and air control, maneuvering on various courses

                  1420    Secured from General Quarters drill, all engines ahead standard, 340 rpm

                  1533    Changed to various courses and speeds, maneuvering to enter San Diego Bay

                  1541    Set anchor detail

                  1542    Secured one engine on each shaft

                  1610    U.S. Navy boat alongside, UWATE observers departed

                  1627    Moored starboard side to “B” Street Pier, North side, San Diego, California

                  1629    Secured special sea detail

                  1730    Liberty granted to the first section to expire at 0900, 27 Nov. 1952 and to the second section

                              to expire at 0600, 28 Nov 1952

                  1940    Held evening reports

11-27-52   0900    Liberty party returned

                  1940    Held evening Reports.  All restricted men present except:

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O. W., and CENTERLINE, S.L.

                  2000    Boatswain Mate of the Watch conducted a thorough search of the ship for the above men

                              without success.  Informed Naval Shore Patrol, San Diego, and requested these men be apprehended

11-28-52   0750    Quarters for muster

                  0800    All present except:  CASEMATE, A.E., AWOL eleven (11) days and eight (8) hours;

                              BOOTCAMP, S.E., AWOL six (6) days and sixteen (16) hours;

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O. W. and CENTERLINE, S.L., AWOL sixteen (16) hours,

                              CHAINSTOPPER, S.L., CHARLEYNOBLE, G.S. and  CHOCKBLOCK, T.B. now AWOL

                  0803    Let go all lines, underway standing out of San Diego Bay

                  0822    Small boat alongside, Underway Training Unit (UWATE) aboard

                  0856    Sea Buoy abeam to starboard, proceeding to Area (VV6)

                  1200    Underway on various courses and speeds, in area VV6, running the measured mile

                  1250    Held GQ drill for A/A target designation and acquisition and air control

                  1450    Secured from GQ drill

                  1530    Secured one engine on each shaft

                  1600    Underway on various courses and speed in area MM19

                  1645    Set Condition BAKER – Darken Ship

                  1735    Made visual contact with USS WASHBURN (AKA-108).  Commenced screening exercises

                              with USS WASHBURN (AKA-108) OTC, USS BEXAR (APA-237),

                              USS JOHN W THOMASON (DD-760) and USS LOFBERG (DD-759). 

                              Took station 4000 yd, 2950 relative from USS WASHBURN (AKA-108)

                  1745    Held General Quarters Drill for CIC personnel

                  1832    Held General Quarters Drill

                  1929    Secured from General Quarters, set War Cruising Watches

                  1940    Held Evening Reports, mustered Department Heads, all secure

                  2000    In formation course 1800, formation speed 10 Knots, Area MM14 & 19 USS LOFBERG (DD-759)

                              & USS THOMASON (DD-760) OTC.  USS THOMASON bearing 0000

                              relative three thousand (3000) yards

                  2118    Secured War Cruising watch, set regular sea watch

                  2200    Lights out, silence about decks

11-29-52   0400    Underway on various courses and speeds in operation area MM14 & MM19 in company with

                              the USS THOMASON (DD-760) guide, & OTC, USS LOFBERG (DD-759)

                  0846    Held casualty steering drill

                  0925    Held man overboard drill

                  1004    Held collision drill

                  1030    Held casualty power failure drill and emergency radio drill

                  1032    Secured from all drills

                  1200    Underway on various courses and speeds, one engine on each shaft, enroute to operating area TT1

                  1245    Held GQ drill.  Exercises at A/A coordination and A/C control drills

                  1400    Secured from GQ drill

                  1425    Held engine over speed drill

                  1455    Set anchor detail

                  1504    Point Loma Light abeam to port, dist. 1.5 Mi.  Commenced maneuvering on various courses

                              and speeds, entering San Diego Bay Channel

                  1510    Ballast Point Light abeam to port, close aboard

                  1518    Navy boat FS54 alongside, UWATE observes departed

                  1528    Set mooring detail

                  1552    Moored starboard side to “B” Street Pier, North side, San Diego, California

                  1635    Commanding Officer’s Mast held in the case of the following named men: 

                              BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., violation of Article 86 (Absence without leave), UCMJ,

                              referred to Summary Court Martial;

                              BOWPAINTER, S.B., violation of Article 86 (Absence without leave), UCMJ,

                              referred to Summary Court Martial;

                              CAPSTAN, V.B., violation of Article 86 (Absence without leave) UCMJ,

                              awarded one (1) weeks restriction, administration of restriction to count;

                              CARGONET, H.S., violation of Article 86 (Absence without leave) UCMJ,

                              awarded one (1) weeks restriction, administration of restriction to count;

                              CATAPULT, L.A., violation of Article 80 (Attempts), UCMJ, awarded loss of one (1) liberty;

                              CAULKOFF, S.S., violation of Article 80 (Attempts), UCMJ, Excused;

                              CATFALL, O.A., violation of Article 86 (Absence without leave) UCMJ,

                              awarded loss of one (1) days liberty;

                              CLAMPDOWN, S.D., violation of Article 81 (Conspiracy) UCMJ, awarded – Warning;

                              CLOTHESSTOP, C.L., violation of Article 86 (Absence without leave) UCMJ,

                              awarded loss of one (1) days liberty;

                              CHAINLOCKER, F.L., Article 86 (Absence without leave) UCMJ,

                              awarded two (2) hours of extra duty

                  2000    BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., ascertained to be absent from the ship, placed on report for breaking arrest

11-30-52   0900    Mustered duty section and restricted men, all present and accounted for except: 

                              CASEMATE, A.E., AWOL thirteen (13) days nine (9) hours;

                              BOOTCAMP, S.E., AWOL eight (8) days seventeen (17) hours;

                              CHAINSTOPPER, S.L., AWOL two (2) days one (1) hour;

                              CHARLEYNOBLE, G.S., AWOL two (2) days one (1) hour;

                              CENTERLINE, S.L., AWOL two (2) days seventeen (17) hours;

                              CHOCKBLOCK, T.B., two (2) days one (1) hour;

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O. W., two (2) days seventeen (17) hours;

                              BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., AWOL thirteen (13) hours

                  2200    Lights out silence about decks

                  2350    CHAINSTOPPER, S.L., returned after being AWOL three (3) days three (3) hours fifty (50) minutes;

                              CENTERLINE, S.L., returned after being AWOL three (3) days three (3) hours fifty (50) minutes;

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., returned after being AWOL three (3) days three (3) hours fifty (50) minutes

12-1-52     0455    CHARLEYNOBLE, G.S. returned after being AWOL for two (2) days nineteen hours

                              five (5) minutes

                  0800    Quarters, all hands to muster, all present and accounted for except

                              BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., AWOL a period of one (1) day twelve (12) hours;

                              BOOTCAMP, S.E., AWOL nine (9) days sixteen (16) hours;

                              CHOCKBLOCK, T.B., AWOL three (3) days;

                              CLAMPDOWN, S.D., AWOL as of this time and date;

                              CASEMATE, A.E., AWOL a period of fourteen (14) days eight (8) hours

                  0850    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples, condition dry and normal. 

                              All small arms checked and accounted for

                  0945    Received deck supplies from Naval Supply depot, San Diego, California

                  1400    Held Commanding Officers Mast in the cases of the following named men:

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., Violation of UCMJ Articles 80 (Attempts), 86 (Absence without leave),

                              and 134 (General Article);

                              CENTERLINE, S.L., Violation of UCMJ Articles 86 and 134, case referred to a

                              Summary Court Martial;

                              CHAINSTOPPER, S.L., Violation of UCMJ Article 86, awarded two (2) weeks

                              restriction to the limits of the ship

                  1445    CHAINLOCKER, F.L., placed on report for violation of UCMJ Article 91

                              disrespectful in language to a petty officer

                  1525    Received from Naval Supply Depot, San Diego, California, twenty-nine (29) barrels of lubricating oil

                  1940    Mustered duty section and restricted men, all present or accounted for

                  2200    Lights out, silence about the deck

12-2-52     0530    Received commissary supplies from Royal Pie Bakery

                  0600    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty expired for the 2nd & 3rd section

                  0800    Quarters, all hands to muster, all present except:

                              BOOTCAMP, S.E., now AWOL ten (10) days, sixteen (16) hours;

                              CHOCKBLOCK, T.B., now AWOL twelve (12) hours;

                              CLAMPDOWN, S.D., now AWOL one (1) day;

                              CASEMATE, A.E.,  now AWOL fifteen (15) days, eight (8 hours);

                              CARGONET, H.S., and  CLOSEHAULED, C.W. AWOL from this date

                  0938    The following named men departed for NSPHS Relief Station, San Diego, Cal.

                              for medical examination prior to departing to U.S. Navy brig;

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., CENTERLINE, S.L., BOWPAINTER, S.B.

                  0945    Received commissary supplies from Growers Marketing Co, San Diego, Cal

                  1030    Received commissary supplies from Sam Marinos Co, San Diego, Cal and from

                              Sunbeam Bread Co. San Diego, Cal

                  1040    KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., CENTERLINE, S.L., and BOWPAINTER, S.B.,

                              reported aboard from USPHS Relief Station, San Diego, Cal

                  1101    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast proceedings in case of: COCKBILL, A.V., Violation of UCMJ,

                              Article 134, out of uniform, awarded warning

                  1310    Received commissary supplies from Rideout Produce Co, San Diego, Cal

                  1340    The following men departed for U.S. Naval Receiving Station, Naval Station, San Diego, Cal,

                              under protective custody to be confined for safe keeping, Authorization,

                              Commandant, 11th Naval District letter; KNEEKNOCKER, O.W.,

                              BOWPAINTER, S.B., and CENTERLINE, S.L.

                  1430    Received engineer’s supplies from U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Cal

                  1630    Completed pumping aboard 1537 gals of NSO #9250, lubricating oil

                  1940    Held evening reports

                  2350    CASEMATE, A.E., reported aboard unassisted, clean, sober and in proper uniform,

                              having been absent without leave fifteen (15) days, twenty-three (23) hours and fifty (50) minutes

12-3-52     0135    CLAMPDOWN, S.D., reported aboard unassisted, clean, sober, and in proper uniform,

                              having been absent without leave for one (1) day, seventeen (17) hours forty-five (45) minutes,

                              under orders from C.O., Barstow Annex, Marine Corps Depot of Supplies,

                              San Francisco, Cal dated 1 Dec 1952, ref. C.O. Marine Corps Supply Annex,

                              Barstow, Cal. dispatch 011900Z (Dec)

                  0600    Reveille

                  0600    Received commissary supplies from Bohemian Bakery Co, San Diego, Cal.,

                              and Golden State Col., San Diego, Cal

                  0745    Liberty expired for 1st & 3rd sections.  All returned with exception of

                              COCKPIT, W.S., COFFERDAM, F.O. and COMPANION, Q.D.

                  0745    The following men AWOL the times indicated:  CLOSEHAULED, C.W., one (1) day;

                              CHOCKBLOCK, T.B., five (5) days;

                              BOOTCAMP, S.E., eleven (11) days, sixteen (16) hours;

                              CARGONET, H.S., one (1) day;

                              BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., three (3) days, twelve (12) hours

                  0830    Received commissary supplies from Union Fish Co, San Diego, Cal

                  0920    Received commissary supplies from Hoges LTD

                  0925    Received commissary supplies from Bay City Produce Co

                  1000    Received commissary supplies from Coast Citrus Distributors

                  1445    COCKPIT, W.S., returned aboard, clean, sober and in the proper uniform AWOL seven (7) hours

                  1515    BELETTI SK1 reported aboard for further transfer to the CGC DURANT (WDE-489)

                              upon arrival at Honolulu, T.H.

                  1735    COFFERDAM, F.O., returned, clean, sober and in the proper uniform AWOL

                              nine (9) hours and fifty (50) minutes

                  1945    Held evening reports.  All departments secured.  All restricted men present

12-4-52     0200    BOOTCAMP, S.E., reported aboard clean, sober and in the proper uniform after

                              being absent without leave for a period of twelve (12) days, ten (10) hours

                  0330    COMPANION, Q.D., reported aboard clean, sober and in proper uniform after being

                              absent without leave for a period of nineteen hours (19) and forty-five (45) minutes

                  0600    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty expired for all hands; all present except the following:

                              CARGONET, H.S., CLOSEHAULED, C.W., both absent without leave for a period of one (1) day

                              and twenty-three (23) hours and forty-five (45) minutes;

                              BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., absent without leave for a period of four (4) days eleven (11) hours

                              and forty-five (45) minutes and

                              CHOCKBLOCK, T.B., absent without leave for a period of five (5) days twenty-three(23) hours

                              and forty-five (45) minutes

                  0830    Set special sea detail in preparation to getting underway

                  0905    The following named men returned aboard from confinement for safe keeping at

                              U.S. Naval Receiving Station, San Diego, California:

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., CENTERLINE, S.L., and BOWPAINTER, S.B.

                  0915    All hands to mooring stations

                  0926    Underway on various courses and speeds enroute to Naval Fuel Docks

                  1007    Moored port side to dock, Naval Fuel Annex, San Diego Cal.

                  1010    WENGROCKI, SA, reported aboard from C.G. Air Station, San Diego, Cal

                              for TAD and future transfer to CGC DURANT (WDE-489) at Honolulu, T.H.

                              for disciplinary action and resumption of regular duties

                  1028    Commenced taking on fuel

                  1100    The following men, being AWOL, were transferred C.G. Air Station, San Diego, Cal

                              in accordance with Personnel Circular 32-46: 

                              CARGONET, H.S., CLOSEHAULED, C.W., BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., and CHOCKBLOCK, T.B.

                  1215    Secured from fueling, received fourteen thousand, seven hundred seventy seven gals (14,777)

                  1240    Let go all lines

                  1244    Underway various courses and speeds standing down San Diego Channel

                  1255    Ballast Point Light abeam to starboard distance one hundred fifty yards

                  1303    Point Loma Light abeam to starboard distant one half mile

                  1317    San Diego sea buoy 15D close aboard to starboard

                  1320    Set course 253T all engines ahead two thirds 210 RPM enroute to Honolulu T.H.

                  1325    All engines ahead Standard 265 RPM

                  1352    Increased speed to 300 RPM for Standard

                  1400    All hands to General Quarters

                  1410    Set Condition ABLE

                  1436    Set modified condition “BAKER”

                  1440    Secured from General Quarters, carried out drills and instruction in telephone talking,

                              knot tying, and flag hoist

                  1555    Secured from all drills and instructions

                  1940    Held evening reports

                  2115    Crossed one thousand (1000) fathom curve

12-5-52     1000    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the following cases: 

                              CHAINLOCKER, F.L., Violation of Article 91, UCMJ – disrespect toward his superior

                              petty officer.  Awarded:  eight (8) hours extra duty;

                              BOOTCAMP, S.E. – Violation of Article 86, UCMJ – AWOL from on or about

                              1220 – 11-18-52 to 0200 – 12-9-52.  Awarded:  Reduction in rating from PO3 to SN;

                              COMPANION, Q.D., Violation of Article 86, UCMJ; AWOL from on or about

                              0745 – 12-3-52 to 0330 – 1204052.  Awarded: One (1) weeks restriction to commence upon

                              arrival in Honolulu, T.H.;

                              COCKPIT, W.S. – Violation of Article 86, UCMJ, AWOL from on or about

                              0745 – 1203052 to 1445 – 12-3-52, Awarded: Excused;

                              COFFERDAM, F.O. – Violation of Article 86, UCMJ, AWOL from on or about

                              0745 – 12-3-52 to 1735 – 12-3-52. Awarded: One (1) week restriction upon

                              arrival in Honolulu, T.H.;

                              CLAMPDOWN, S.D., Violation of Article 85, UCMJ, (1) failed to go at the prescribed time

                              to his appointed place of duty, to wit: 0000 to 0400, boiler watch, and

                              (2) did on or about 2400 – 11-30-52, absent himself from his unit without proper authority. 

                              Awarded: Referred to Summary Court Martial;

                              CASEMATE, A.E. – Violation of Article 86, UCMJ – AWOL from on or about

                              2400 – 11-16-52 to 2350 – 12-2-52.  Awarded: Referred to Summary Court Martial

                  1100    Held Instructions in Notices to Mariners for all Quartermasters

12-6-52     1010    Commenced Commanding Officer’s Personnel and Ship’s Inspection

                  1115    Secured from Inspections

                  1130    Inspected magazines and smokeless powder samples; conditions dry and normal;

                              All small arms accounted for.  Tested Magazine sprinklers – test satisfactory

                  1310    Decreased speed to all ahead 2/3 (210 RPM), lowered BT (Bathy-thermograph)

                  1330    Raised BT, increased speed to all engines ahead standard (300 RPM)

                  1747    Reduced speed to ahead 2/3, 210 RPM, lowered BT

                  1750    Raised BT, increased speed to standard ahead, 300 RPM, on all main engines

                  2200    Lights out, silence about deck

12-7-52     0000    Underway in the North Pacific Ocean, enroute Honolulu, T.H., on course 253T,

                              all engines ahead standard, 300 rpm, material condition, modified BAKER, set throughout ship

                  0400    Retarded ship’s clocks one hour to conform with Zone plus nine (+9) time

                  0800    Entered 14th Coast Guard District

                  1203    COMPANIONWAY, P.B., treated for multiple, self-inflicted, superficial lacerations of

                              both wrists, requiring simple antiseptic treatment and dry bandages

                  1404    Reduced speed to 2/3, 210 RPM, lowered BT

                  1415    Raised BT, increased speed to standard ahead, 300 RPM

                  1429    Changed course to 2810T, 2800 pgc, 2650 psc, rendering right of way to privileged vessel

                  1438    Resumed course 2510T, 2500 pgc, 2310 psc

12-8-52     0930    Held Sea Bag and Locker Inspection

                  1100    Held QM instructions

                  1300    All hands to quarters, maneuvering on various courses and speeds to launch gunnery target

                  1310    Launched gunnery target, sounded General Quarters

                  1315    Retrieved gunnery target, exercised at General Quarters

                  1325    Condition ABLE set throughout ship

                  1356    Set modified condition BAKER

                  1404    Secured from General Quarters

                  1645    Launched surface gunnery target

                  1715    All hands to General Quarters stations

                  1717    Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds

                  1730    Commenced surface firing exercises

                  1900    Completed firing exercises SGD-3, GGD-40, SGD –20 and SGD-3-40. 

                              The following ammunition expended: 3”50 A.A. SPDF 10138, ten (10) rounds,

                              3”50 illumination SPDN 5847, five (5) rounds, 40mm BL&T, SPDN 7805,

                              sixty four (64) rounds, 20mm BL&P, SPDN 7501, eighty (80) rounds. No casualties

                  1915    Retrieved target

                  1920    Retarded ship’s clocks one (1) hour to conform with zone plus ten (10) time

                  2200    Lights out

12-9-52     0900    A Summary Court convened in the case of KNEEKNOCKER, O.W.

                  0955    Court adjourned

                  1000    A Summary Court convened in the case of CENTERLINE, S.L.

                  1040    Court adjourned

                  1300    Quarters, followed by Ditch and Rescue Drill

                  1337    Secured from Ditch and Rescue Drill

                  1400    A Summary Court convened to try cases of following named men: 

                              BOWPAINTER, S.B., CASEMATE, A.E., and CLAMPDOWN, S.D.

                  1630    Summary Court adjourned

                  2000    Held evening reports, all departments secure

12-10-52   0310    Molokai light bearing 2250T  distance twenty (20) miles

                  0530    Reveille

                  0648    Makapuu Point Light bearing 0000T, distance 5.0 Mi

                  0720    All hands to quarters

                  0721    Changed to various courses and speeds, maneuvering to enter Honolulu harbor

                  0729    Set special sea detail

                  0800    Underway on various courses and speeds approaching Honolulu Harbor,

                              Honolulu harbor entrance lighted buoy #1 abeam to port, close aboard

                  0829    Moored starboard side to moor extension pier #2, Honolulu, T.H.

                  1006    Underway proceeding to Sand Island Coast Guard Base

                  1020    Moored starboard side to Sand Island Coast Guard Pier, Berth King

                  1250    BELETTI, SK1 departed this unit to report to C.O. USCGC DURANT (WDE-489)

                              for resumption of regular duties

                  1300    Quarters for muster.  Liberty granted to the 2nd & 3rd sections to expire on board prior to

                              0745 11 December 1952

                  1940    Held evening reports.  Mustered department heads and restricted men, all departments secure

                              and all restricted men present

                  2200    Lights out, silence about the deck

12-11-52   0000    Moored starboard side to pier KING, Coast Guard Base, Sand Island, Honolulu, T.H.

                              receiving fresh water and telephone service from shore facilities

                  0600    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty expired for the 2nd and 3rd section, all hands returned on time

                  0800    Quarters for muster, all present

                  1300    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for.  Liberty granted to the first section to

                              expire on board prior to 0745, 12 December 1952

                  1445    COAMING, R.F., placed on report for violation of UCMJ Article 134

                  2200    Lights out

12-12-52   0550    Received aboard commissary stores from Levy’s Bakery

                  0600    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty party returned on time

                  0800    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for

                  0900    Made weekly inspection of Magazine sprinkler systems and a small leak was

                              discovered in C-310-M

                  1400    Commanding Officer held inspection of ship

                  1515    Secured from inspection

12-13-52   0700    Reveille for all hands; carried out holiday routine

                  1015    Received commissary supplies fro Dairymen’s Association ltd, Honolulu, Hawaii

                  1822    Held fire drill

                  1940    Held evening reports all restricted men present

                  2200    Lights out

12-14-52   0700    Reveille, carried out holiday routine

                  0930    Mustered new duty section, Section two (2) all present or accounted for

                  1800    Held fire drill

                  2000    Held evening reports, all restricted men present

12-15-52   1050    USCGC VANCE (WDE-487) SOPA departed Pier K for dry docks; LANSING designated SOPA

                  1340    Commanding Officer’s Mast held in the case of COAMING, R.F. – Violation of

                              article 134 UCMJ – Wearing of improper uniform – Awarded four (4) hours extra duty

                              to be performed at the rate of two (2) hours/day

                  1449    CGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482) moored Pier K

                  1455    CGC DURANT (WDE-489) moored along port side of this vessel. DURANT assumed SOPA status

                  1500    Received stores for general mess from Naval Supply Depot, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1530    COCKBILL, A.V., placed on report for violation of article 91, UCMJ – Insubordinate conduct

                              towards noncommissioned officer – Direct disobedience of orders

                  2200    Lights out

12-16-52   0000    Moored starboard side to Berth K, C.G. Base, Sand Island, Honolulu, T.H.,

                              receiving fresh water and telephone services from shore facilities.  USCGC DURANT (WDE-489)

                              moored to port side of this vessel.  Maintaining radio guard in accordance with

                              SOPA instructions (CGC DURANT)

                  0340    Received stores for general mess from Levy’s Bakery

                  0600    Reveille, carried out morning routine

                  0800    Relieved of Radio Guard duties by CGC DURANT (WDE-489)

                  1255    Officers Call, all hands to quarters

                  2200    Lights out, silence about decks

12-17-52   0745    Liberty expired for all hands.  All hands returned on time except

                              CORDAGE, G.T., absent without leave as of this time and date

                  1030    WENGROCKI, SA, detached and departed to report to Commanding Officer,

                              CGC DURANT (WDE-489) in accordance with HQ message 250232Z November 1952

                  1405    COCKBILL, A.V. placed on report for violation of ECMJ Article 90(2) in that he

                              willfully disobeyed a lawful order of a superior officer.  COCKBILL, A.V. was found

                              to be physically qualified to stand the duties of his rate by medical examination

                              by the proper authority this date

                  2200    Lights out

12-18-52   0430    Received aboard commissary stores from Dairymen’s Association

                  0800    Assumed Radio Guard.  Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for except

                              CORDAGE, G.T. who is now absent without leave for a period of one (1) day and

                              fifteen (15) minutes

                  1005    Held Captain’ Mast in the case of  COCKBILL, A.V., charges with violation of Articles 90

                              (Willfully disobeying superior commissioner officer) and 91 (Insubordinate conduct toward

                               warrant officer, noncommissioned officer, or petty officer) UCMJ – Awarded: Seven (7) days

                              confinement in the Brig

                  1513    COCKBILL, A.V. transferred to U.S. Marine Corps Brig, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                              to carry out award of Commanding Officer’s Mast

12-19-52   0625    CONNINGTOWER, A.S., placed on report for failing to turn to at reveille

                  0735    CGC DURANT (WDE-389) unmoored from port side

                  0745    Liberty expires for the First and Second Sections.  All present and accounted for except

                              CORDAGE, G.T., now AWOL two (2) days

                  1940    Evening reports, department heads and restricted men to muster; all present

12-20-52   0345    Received commissary supplies from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Co., Ltd

                  0545    Received commissary supplies from Levy’s Bakery

                  0930    Mustered duty section, all present or accounted for except

                              CORDAGE, G.T., now AWOL three (3) days, one (1) hour, forty five (45) minutes

                  2200    Lights out, silence about the decks

12-21-52   0700    Reveille, carried out holiday routine

                  0930    Mustered duty section. 

                              CORDAGE, G.T., now AWOL four (4) days, one (1) hour, forty five (45) min

                  2200    Lights out

12-22-52   0605    Received commissary supplies from Dairymen’s Association Ltd., Honolulu, T.H

                  0800    Quarters for muster.  All present or accounted for except

                              CORDAGE, G.T., now AWOL five (5) days and fifteen (15) minutes

                  0915    Carried out telephone talker drill and lookout instruction

                  1110    Received commissary stores from Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1300    Quarters, no unauthorized absentees.  Held General Quarters and Gun Drill

                  1645    Held Fire Drill

12-23-52   0800    Mustered all hands at quarters, no unauthorized absentees except

                              CORDAGE, G.T., now AWOL six (6) days, fifteen (15) min. 

                              Relieved of Radio Guard duty by USCGC. RAMSDEN (WDE-482)

                  1300    Quarters, all hands to muster. All present and accounted for, carried out

                              phone talker instruction and repair party drills

                  1400    Secured from drills and instructions

                  1455    Received from Naval Supply Center, supplies as per invoice

                  1540    Received supplies as per invoice

                  1840    Held fire drill

                  1850    Secured from fire drill

                  2200    Lights out silence below decks

12-24-52   0800    All hands to Quarters for muster, all present except

                              CORDAGE, G.T., AWOL a period of seven (7) days and fifteen (15) minutes

                  1050    Received commissary supplies from Mokulaia Ranch.  Received exchange supplies

                              from Coca Cola Bottling Co

                  1118    CGC FORSTER (WDE-434) moored alongside to port

                  1545    BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., reported aboard for assignment to duty and disciplinary action from

                              14th C.G. District order #515440 dtd 12/24/52. Subject man placed on administrative restriction

                  1600    Moored as before.  Assumed BAKER-2 status

                  1630    Received GS&K supplies from Pearl Harbor Supply Depot, Honolulu’, T.H.

                  2020    Held fire drill

12-25-52   0630    Reveille, carried out holiday routine

                  2200    Lights out

12-26-52   0630    Reveille, carried out holiday routine

                  0815    Held Quarters for muster, all present or accounted for except CORDAGE, G.T.,

                              who is now absent without leave for a period of nine (9) days and thirty (30) minutes

                  1813    Held fire drill on the dock

                  1822    Secured from Drill

                  1940    Evening Reports, all restricted men present

12-27-52   0450    Received commissary stores from Levy’s Bakery

                  0600    Reveille for all hands

                  0745    Liberty expired for all hands, all present except:  CORDAGE, G.T., now AWOL for ten (10) days

                  0815    Received commissary stores from The Provision Co

                  0825    Received commissary sores from Dairymen’s Assn, Ltd

                  1000    Held Commanding Officer’s personnel inspection

                  1030    BLOCKBUSTER, A.B. placed on report for violation of UCMJ, Article 86

                              (Absence without leave), Article 87 (Missing Movement), and Article 134 (General Article)

                  1125    CORDAGE, G.T., reported aboard clean, sober and in proper uniform, having been

                              AWOL ten(10) days, three (3) hours and forty (40) minutes

12-28-52   0819    Held fire drill

                  1620    Received phone call from CCGD/14(o) alerting this vessel for possible rescue operations

                              rescue operations

                  1645    Notified by CCGD/14(o) via phone to prepare to get underway for rescue operation

                  1650    Notified by CCGD/14(o) via phone of cancellation of alert

                  2050    Transferred Seventy-five (75) ½ lb Demolition Charges with Detonators and associated gear

                              to CGC BASSWOOD (WAGL-388) in accordance with CCGD/14

                              Dispatch via phone 290459Z Dec., 1952

                  2102    HATCH, W. T. GMC, departed for temporary additional duty on board the

                              USCGC BASSWOOD (WAGL0388) for approximately two (2) day duration for the purpose

                              of demolition work in accordance with verbal authority from CCGD/14(p)

                  2200    Lights outs

12-29-52   0000    Moored starboard side to Pier K, Coast Guard Base, Sand Island, T.H., receiving fresh water

                              and telephone services from shore facilities, keeping Zone +10 time on operating status

                              BAKER – two hour standby.  USCGC FORSTER (WDE-434) moored to port side of this

                              vessel.  Vessel under operational and administrative control of CCGD/14

                  0600    Reveille, Commenced carrying out plan of the day

                  0655    USCGC FORSTER (WDE-434) departed for NAD Pearl Harbor, T.H.  Slight damage

                              sustained forward by this vessel as a result of departure of CGC FORSTER

                  1000    Held Mast in case of CONNINGTOWER, A.S., awarded two (2) hours extra duty;

                              CORDAGE, G.T., referred to Summary Court Martial; 

                              BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., referred to a Summary Court Martial

                  1000    Held First Aid instruction

                  1030    Secured from First Aid instruction

                  1308    Held At Sea Fire Drill

                  1327    Secured from fire drill

                  1334    Held At Sea Fire Drill

                  1358    Held abandon ship drill

                  1405    Secured from all drills, carrying out departmental instructions: Lookout Training for lookouts,

                              Engineering casualty instructions for Engineers, 40mm Indoctrination for gun crew,

                              Flag Hoist drill for Quartermasters, Towing gear indoctrination for Deck force,

                              Combat Information and ASW instruction for CIC personnel

                  1600    Secured from all instructions

                  2200    Lights out, silence about deck

12-30-52   0800    All hands to quarters, all present and accounted for

                  1040    Held first aid instruction on the dock

                  1135    Received commissary stores from Tai Hing Co

                  1300    Held collision drill

                  1340    Secured from general drill, carried out the following departmental instructions: engineering,

                              damage control; gunnery, ASW drill;, semaphore drill, seamanship

12-31-52   0225    C.G.C. FORSTER (WDE-434) moored to portside

                  0410    Received commissary supplies from Levy’s Bakery, Honolulu, T.H.

                  0600    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty expired for sections One (1) and Two (2), all returned on time

                  0800    Quarters for muster, all present or accounted for

                  0900    QM’s held flashing light drill

                  1020    Received aboard ½ lb demolition charges and associated gear from

                              CGC BASSWOOD (WAGL-388)

                  1130    Received aboard commissary supplies from Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1300    Held GQ and GQ (ASW) drills

                  1404    Held man overboard drill

                  1431    Secured from all drills

                  1435    Liberty granted to the second section to expire at 0900, 1 Jan 1953, and to 

                              third section to expire at 0745, 2 Jan 1953

                  1752    Held fire drill

2200        Lights out

 

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