USCGC LANSING (WDE-488) ACTIVITY LOG

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

1-1-53       0325    COMPASSROSE, D.C., placed on report for violation of UCMJ, Article 116,

                              discharging fireworks in compartment C-203-L

                  0900    Liberty party returned with exception of CONNING, S.S.

                  1015    CONNING, S.S., reported aboard clean, sober and in uniform having been AWOL

                              one (1) hour and fifteen minutes

                  1210    CHAINLOCKER, F.L., returned aboard in custody of Hawaiian Armed Services Police (HASP),

                              having been apprehended by HASP Patrol and charged with Violation of article #134, UCMJ –

                              Drunk and Disorderly -, CHAINLOCKEER, S.S., returned to this command for necessary action

                  1258    CGC FORSTER (WDE-434) unmoored from port side

                  1940    Held Evening Reports; all restricted men present

1-2-53       0000    Vessel in CHARLIE 24 status

                  0858    Underway standing out of Honolulu harbor enroute Pearl Harbor

                  0914    Honolulu Harbor Entrance Buoy #1 abeam to starboard, close aboard

                  0955    Pearl Harbor Entrance Buoy #2 abeam to starboard, close aboard

                  1013    Ran Pearl Harbor Degaussing Range

                  1034    Moored port side to Berth H2, Fuel Annex, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1102    Commenced fueling

                  1246    Secured from fueling, having received aboard 784 barrels (32928 gallons)

                  1300    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for.  Exercised at Condition Watches

                  1419    Secured from drills

                  1448    Underway standing down South Channel enroute Berth A-14

                  1520    Moored port side to Berth A-14, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1545    Received aboard 20 Mk 10 projector charges, plaster loaded from

                              Naval Ammunition Depot, Oahu, T.H.

1-3-53       0602    Received aboard commissary stores from Levy’s Bakery and from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Co

                  0800    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for

                  0950    Received stores for general mess from Dairyman’s Assoc., LTD

                  1000    Received stores for general mess from Provision Co LTD

                  1035    Held ASW talker drill

                  1050    Held small arms instruction, Rifle M01, for deck force

                  1520    This vessel reported for Operational Control and training to ComFleTraGru and

                              Underway Training Element, Pearl Harbor, T.H., effective 050800W

                  2200    Lights out

1-4-53       0630    Reveille

                  0900    Liberty expired for the 2nd section, all returned on time

                  1000    Granted liberty to section one (1) to expire on board prior 0630 Monday, January 4, 1953

                  2200    Lights out, silence about decks

1-5-53       0745    Two (2) officers and seven (7) men departed for two (2) days TAD at U.S. Fleet Training Center,

                              Pearl Harbor, for instruction in course #346, as per training schedule FF 8-6/PH

                  0800    Reported for operational control to ComFleTraGru UWATE Pearl Harbor for training

                  0820    Sounded General Quarters drill

                  0900    Commenced gunnery and engineering instructions

                  1250    Held fire drill

                  1637    Held man overboard drill

                  1800    Set security watch

                  1940    Evening reports, mustered department heads, duty section and restricted men

1-6-53       0745    Enlisted personnel departed for modified Fire Fighting Course #441 and modified

                              Damage Control Course #401 at U.S. Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor,

                              in accordance with ref. FF0806 P11-1(02) serial

                  1130    Enlisted personnel reported aboard from Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                              having completed Fire Fighting Course, #441 and Damage Control Course #401

                  1305    Radiomen and electronic technicians departed for FleTraGruUWATE for instruction

                  1500    CLAMPDOWN, S.D., placed on report  for violation of

                              Art 92(1) UCMJ (Failure to obey order or regulation)

                  1535    Radiomen and electronic technicians returned aboard

                  1630    Two officers and nine enlisted men reported aboard having completed TAD

                              at Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  2200    Lights out

1-7-53       0610    Received commissary supplies from Dairymen’s Assoc. Ltd

                  0802    Held GQ (ASW) Drill

                  0820    Held GQ drill

                  0900    Received aboard commissary stores from Rico Ice Cream Company

                  0901    Secured from General Quarters

                  1102    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast on the following men: 

                              CHAINLOCKER, F.L., action withheld pending further investigation;

                              CONNING, S.S., excused; COMPASSROSE, D.C., awarded 4 hours extra duty;

                              CLAMPDOWN, S.D., awarded 4 hours extra duty

                  1130    CAMEL, W.F., placed on no duty status; diagnosis, influenza, acute

                  1250    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for.  Exercises at the following drills: 

                              General Quarters, Gun, CIC, ASW, Communication and Damage Control

                  1420    Secured from all drills

                  1435    Summary Court Case #1-53 in the case of CORDAGE, G.T., convened on board

                  1500    Received aboard commissary stores from U.S. Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor

                  1515    Summary Court Case #1-53 in the case of CORDAGE, G.T., adjourned

                  2107    Exercised at fire drill

                  2116    Secured from fire drill

1-8-53       0700    Making preparations to get underway

                  0732    II Section to mooring stations

                  0745    Underway leaving Pearl Harbor enroute operating area.  Effective 070105Z,

                              COCKBILL, A.V., transferred administratively to 14th Coast Guard District

                  0812    Pearl Harbor sea buoy #1 abeam to starboard

                  0815    General Quarters

                  0830    Secured from General Quarters; conducting Damage Control, Signal, Gunnery, and CIC drills.

                              Services rendered by USS WANDANK (ATA-204)

                  1200    Underway on various courses and speeds in operating area Nan 1, conducting

                              radar fade chart calibration

                  1317    Held fire drill

                  1330    Secured from fire drill and radar fade chart calibration.  Enroute anchorage #2 off Diamond Head

                  1407    Set anchorage detail, commence radar navigation exercises

                  1427    Let go port anchor in 45 fathoms water with 60 fathoms chain on deck.  Anchor bearings:

                              Diamond Head L/H 0950, Aloha Tower 332.50 True

                  1436    Anchor aweigh, maneuvering on various courses and speeds enroute Pearl Harbor

                  1500    Man Overboard drill

                  1505    Boat #1 away

                  1522    Boat #1 aboard secured from drill

                  1550    Standing up Pearl Harbor Channel on various courses and speeds

                  1620    Moored port side to Pier ABLE-14, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

1-9-53       0545    Reveille

                  0630    Liberty expired for Sections One (1) and Two (2) all returned on time except:

                              BOOTCAMP, S.E., KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., COMPANIONWAY, P.B., and COWLING, R.C.

                  0710    Quarters for muster, all present or accounted for except: 

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O.W. and COMPANIONWAY, P.B. 

                              The above men returned aboard with the exception of COMPANIONWAY, P.B.,

                              and placed on report for Violation of UCMJ Article 86 namely absent from the

                              CGC LANSING (WDE-488) without proper authority from 0630, 9 January 1953 to

                              0710, 9 January 1953, a period of forty (40) minutes

                  0715    All hands to mooring stations

                  0734    Underway standing down Pearl Harbor Channel

                  0750    Secured from mooring stations, set sea watches Section Three duty section

                  0751    Pearl Harbor sea buoy abeam to starboard distance fo seventy-five (75) yards

                  0755    Collision Drill

                  0756    Held fire, signal and damage control drills

                  0800    Underway, maneuvering on various courses and speeds to rendezvous with

                              USS TILEFISH (SS-306)

                  0811    Exercised at General Quarters ASW

                  0850    Rendezvoused with USS TILEFISH (SS-306). Commenced ASW runs with

                              USS TILEFISH (SS-306)

                  1200    Underway conducting ASW drills

                  1300    KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., placed on report for Violation of Article 86 UCMJ –

                              failing to go to Quarters on three occasions

                  1405    Secured from ASW General Quarters, having fired a total of two (2) 7.2, plastic loaded,

                              Mk 4, Mod 0 projector charges, exercises with USS TILEFISH (SS-306) completed

                  1415    Maneuvering to rendezvous with USS WANDANK (ATA-204)

                  1448    Commenced high line transfer drill with WANDANK

                  1505    Secured from high line transfer

                  1515    Maneuvering to take WANDANK in tow

                  1535    Commenced towing

                  1555    Secured towing and signal exercise with WANDANK

                  1600    Secured from all drills, maneuvering on various courses proceeding to Pearl Harbor

                  1630    BOWLINE, F.L., placed on report for violation of Article 92, UCMJ, in that

                              BOWLINE having knowledge of a lawful order to assist in securing lines from high-line transfer

                              and towing drills, an order which it was his duty to obey, did, on board the

                              CGC LANSING, on or about 1600, 9 January, 1953, fail to obey same

                  1647    Set special sea detail

                  1648    Pearl Harbor Channel sea buoy abeam to port, close aboard

                  1657    Proceeding to Berth A-14 for mooring

                  1715    Moored port side to Berth A-14, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1723    Secured from mooring stations

                  2200    Lights out

1-10-53     0753    Quarters for muster, all present or accounted for except COMPANIONWAY, P.B.,

                              AWOL one day, one hour, twenty five minutes

                  1000    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast on the following men:  KNEEKNOCKER, O.W.,

                              for violation of Article 86, UCMJ on three counts, awarded 2 weeks restriction and

                              vacation of suspended sentence to Summary Court Martial case #3 – reduction to the rate of PO2;

                              BOOTCAMP, S.E. and COWLING, R.C. for violation of Article 86 UCMJ: excused

                  1030    Held Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  1105    Secured from inspection

                  1645    Exercised at fire drill

                  1652    Secured at fire drill

                  2200    Lights out

1-11-53     0630    Reveille

                  0815    Held quarters for muster, duty section all present or accounted for

                  0915    Mustered duty section all present

                  1940    Evening reports, department heads and restricted men to muster, all present

1-12-53     0545    Reveille

                  0555    Received commissary supplies from Dairymen’s Association Limited

                  0630    Liberty expired for all hands, all present except COMPANIONWAY, P.B.,

                              who is AWOL three (3) days

                  0722    Set the special sea detail

                  0746    Underway on various courses and speeds standing out Pearl Harbor Channel

                  0809    Pearl Harbor buoy #One abeam to starboard close aboard – enroute on various

                              courses and speeds for Pearl Harbor Operating Area #C-3

                  0931    Held Fire Drill

                  0955    Secured from Fire Drill

                  1000    Commence exercises with sleeve towing plane

                  1025    Commenced firing various scheduled gunnery exercises

                  1143    Complete all gunnery exercises with no casualties having expended the following ammunition: 

                              390 rounds 20mm, HEI, HET and BL&P, Index N7623, Lot ZB-261-NFM-45, 524 rounds 40mm,

                              HET, BL&T and APT, Index N6967, Lot UV-1350-U-44 and 8 rounds 3”50, AAC,

                              Index N10138, Lot PJR-4-S-J-52

                  1147    Secured from General Quarters

                  1201    Fire in exhaust blower motor to steering engine room.  All hands to GQ stations. 

                              Fire extinguished upon securing power to motor.  Cause of fire: motor froze, overheated

                              and insulation burned

                  1207    Secured form GQ stations

                  1215    Unable to pick up target sleeve; sleeve apparently sunk.  Maneuvering on various courses

                              and speeds enroute to area South of Pearl Harbor in accordance with training schedule

                  1338    Quarters

                  1345    Held Prepare to Abandon Ship Drill, nearest land 3500 Mag, 17 Mi

                  1356    Secured from Abandon Ship Drill

                  1510    Exercised at emergency steering drill

                  1520    Secured from emergency steering drill

                  1533    Put #2 and #3 engines on line

                  1534    Set special sea detail

                  1545    Pearl Harbor Channel sea buoy abeam to port, close aboard, entered channel

                  1553    Buoy #6 abeam to starboard, close aboard

                  1611    Moored port side to Berth A-14, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1950    Received eight (8) dummy NK 10 hedgehog projectiles from USCGC RICHEY (WDE-485)

                  2200    Lights out

1-13-53     0545    Reveille

                  0630    Prepared for getting underway

                  0630    Liberty expired for second and third sections, no absentees

                  0700    Quarters for muster.  All hands present or accounted for except COMPANIONWAY, P.B.,

                              now AWOL four (4) days thirty (30) minutes

                  0715    Set special sea detail

                  0728    Underway on various courses and speeds standing out Pearl Harbor Channel

                  0755    Sea buoy abeam to starboard, close aboard, proceeding to operating area Sub 10 & 11

                  0756    Secured special sea detail

                  0805    Held Fire and Rescue Drill for all hands

                  0818    Secured from Fire and Rescue Drill

                  0827    Held General Quarters

                  0835    Shifted to ASW General Quarters.  Held signal and damage control drills

                  0855    Entered Submarine Operating Area S-10, commenced ASW exercises with USS CAIMAN (SS-323)

                  1235    Exercised at emergency steering

                  1243    Secured from emergency steering drill

                  1347    Secured from ASW General Quarters.  Expended five (5) 7.2” projector charges,

                              head – Mk 4-0 plaster-loaded, tail MK 5

                  1415    Exercised at breakdown status, hoisted signals accordingly

                  1425    Set special sea detail.  Commenced approach on USS ELKHORN (AOG-7) for towing

                              and fueling exercises

                  1430    USS ELKHORN (AOG-7) maneuvering to put shot line out

                  1437    Shot line aboard, making preparations to be taken in tow

                  1444    Towing hawser aboard

                  1459    USS ELKHORN (AOG-7) commenced towing this vessel

                  1519    Cast off hawser, securing from towing operation.  Commenced preparations for fueling exercise.

                              Proceeding to neutral operating area

                  1605    Commenced approach on port side of USS ELKHORN (AOG-7)

                  1615    Messenger aboard

                  1635    Fuel hose aboard and secured

                  1648    Secured from fueling exercise, cast off all lines.  Enroute U.S. naval Station, Pearl Harbor

                  1720    Set special sea detail

                  1725    Pearl Harbor Channel Lighted Buoy #1 abeam to port, close aboard, entered channel

                  1749    Moored port side to Berth A-14, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  2200    Lights out

1-14-53     0545    Reveille

                  0630    Liberty party returned on time

                  0700    Held Quarters for muster, all present or accounted for except COMPANIONWAY, P.B.

                  0710    Set special sea detail

                  0729    Underway enroute operating area

                  0745    Pearl Harbor Channel Lighted Buoy #1 abeam to starboard, close aboard.  Secured special sea detail

                  0835    Held Steering Casualty drill

                  0855    Held Fire Drill

                  0915    Commenced Engineering Casualty Drills in area south of Diamond Head

                  1200    Underway as before, enroute Pearl Harbor Submarine Areas S7 and S8 to rendezvous

                              with USS CABEZON (SS-334)

                  1220    Exercised at General Quarters ASW stations

                  1301    Commenced Hedge Hog attacks on CABEZON

                  1555    Secured from ASW Drills having expended 13, 7.2” plaster loaded projectiles.

                              CABEZON services completed

                  1616    Held General Quarters for Damage Control and Engineering personnel

                  1637    Secured from all drills – underway for Pearl Harbor

                  1654    Pearl Harbor buoy #2 abeam to starboard, close aboard

                  1712    Moored starboard side to CGC VANCE (WDE-487) outboard of Berth A-14

                  1730    Liberty granted to Sections One (1) and Two (2) to expire on board prior to 0630 15 January 1953

                  1940    Evening reports, department heads and restricted men to muster, all present

1-15-53     0545    Reveille

                  0630    Liberty expired for Sections One (1) and Two (2), all returned on time except

                              COMPANIONWAY, P.B., who is now AWOL for six (6) days

                  0720    Set special sea detail and mooring stations

                  0730    Underway standing out of Pearl Harbor Channel on various courses and speeds

                  0753    Secured mooring stations and special sea detail

                  0756    Passed Sea buoy 1 to starboard distant 100 yds

                  0800    Underway as before enroute to operating area NAN #1

                  0820    All hands to general Quarters

                  0850    Maneuvering on various courses, commencing firing runs on surface target furnished by

                              USS WANDANK (ATA-204) making following type runs:  Z-1-George, EP-2-George,

                              EP-5-George, EP-9-George and X-9-George

                  1150    Secured from firing runs and General Quarters.  Secured USS WANDANK (ATA-204).

                              Following number of rounds and amount of ammunition expended:  67-3”50 AAC;

                              60 rounds 40mm-HET-APT-BLT; 40 rounds 20mm-HEI-HET-BLP

                  1200    All engines ahead standard, 340 RPM, enroute operating area VICTOR #1

                  1300    Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speed to rendezvous with

                              USS SUNNADIN (ATA-197) in V-1 operating area

                  1310    Rendezvoused with USS SUNNADIN (ATA-197)

                  1312    Exercised at General Quarters.  Commenced firing exercise Z-13-G against drone targets

                  1450    Completed firing exercises.  Expended the following amount of ammunition:  12-3”/50 AAC;

                              324 40mm HET, APT, & BL&T and 290 20mm HEI, HET, and BL&P

                  1510    Departed V-1 operating area, enroute Pearl Harbor

                  1515    Exercises at General Quarters for all engineering and damage control personnel

                  1608    Secured from General Quarters

                  1642    Set special sea detail

                  1645    Pearl Harbor Channel Buoy abeam to port, close aboard, entered Pearl Harbor Channel

                  1707    Moored port side to Berth A-14, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1925    Held evening reports

1-16-53     0545    Reveille

                  0630    Liberty expired, no absentees

                  0700    Quarters, all present or accounted for except COMPANIONWAY, P.B.,

                              AWOL seven (7) days and thirty (30) minutes

                  0720    Set special sea detail

                  0723    CAPT COLLETT, USN and UWATE observers aboard for battle problem

                  0729    Underway standing out of Pearl Harbor

                  0733    Placed all engines on line

                  0736    Sea buoy abeam to starboard, close aboard

                  0745    Secured special sea detail

                  0755    Exercised at General Quarters drill

                  0801    Commenced battle problem

                  0900    Checked magazines and smokeless powder samples, conditions dry and normal. 

                              Checked and accounted for all small arms

                  0901    Secured from battle problem

                  0928    Set special sea detail

                  0937    Passed Pearl harbor Sea Buoy #1 abeam to port distant 100 yards, standing up

                              Pearl harbor Channel

                  0954    Set mooring stations

                  1001    Moored port side to Berth Able-14, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1015    Secured mooring stations and special sea detail

                  1015    Commenced the “Battle Problem Critique” conducted by CAPT COLLETT USN

                  1100    Adjourned from the “Battle Problem Critique”

                  1105    CAPT COLLETT USN and observers ashore

                  1245    Set special sea detail and unmooring detail

                  1310    Underway standing out of Pearl Harbor Channel

                  1329    Passed Pearl Harbor sea buoy #1 abeam to starboard distant 75 yards, enroute to

                              Honolulu Harbor

                  1418    Passed Honolulu Harbor entrance buoy #1 close aboard to port

                  1450    Moored starboard side to CGC RICHEY (WDE-485) at Berth KING, C.G. Base, Sand Island,

                              Honolulu, T.H.

                  1510    Secured special sea detail and mooring stations

                  1530    Liberty granted to Section One (1) to expire on board prior to 0900 18 January 1953 and

                              to Section Three (3) to expire on board prior to 0900 17 January 1953.

                              Ships complement paid this date.JOC

                  2230    In accordance with ComFleTraGruUWATE message 170048Z, completed training and reported

                              to CCGD 14 for operational control.  Assumed status DOG

1-17-53     0000    CRADLE, S.R., returned aboard in the custody of the Hawaiian Aramed Services Police for

                              Violation of UCMJ Article 134: Conduct prejudice to good order and discipline of

                              the Armed Forces as per HASP report #705A

                  0630    Reveille

                  0630    CLOTHESSTOP, C.L., returned aboard in the custody of the Hawaiian Armed Services Police

                              for Violation of UCMJ Article 134: Conduct prejudicial to the good order and discipline of

                              the Armed Forces as per HASP report #907

                  0930    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for except COMPANIONWAY, P.B.,

                              who is now AWOL 8 days, 2 hours and 30 minutes

                  2200    Lights out

1-18-53     0630    Reveille

                  0815    Mustered duty section, all present or accounted for except COMPANIONWAY, P.B.,

                              now AWOL for a period of nine (9) days, one (1) hour and (45) forty-five minutes

1-19-53     0200    SWITCHBOARD, E.P., placed on report for Violation of Article #134 UCMJ, in that

                              SWITCHBOARD did, on or about 0200, 19 January 1953, wrongfully appear on board

                              CGC LANSING without his uniform (in civilian clothes).

                  0415    Received commissary stores from Love’s Bread Co

                  0520    Received commissary stores from Dairymen’s Assn

                  0600    Reveille for all hands

                  0745    Liberty expired for all hands; all present or accounted for except: COMPANIONWAY, P.B.,

                              now AWOL about ten (10) days

                  0850    COMPANIONWAY, P.B., reported aboard clean, sober and in uniform having been

                              AWOL since 0630, 9 January 1953, a period of ten (10) days, two hours and twenty minutes

                  0942    Set special sea detail

                  1013    Underway enroute to Hawaiian Dredging Co, Honolulu, T.H.

                  1030    Moored port side to Hawaiian Dredging Co, Ltd, Pier 41

                  1045    Secured special sea detail

                  2200    Lights out

1-20-53     0600    Reveille

                  0800    Quarters for muster, all hands present or accounted for

                  0810    Received commissary supplies from the Provision Co. Ltd, Honolulu, T.H.

                  1105    Received engineering spare parts from C.G. Supply Depot, Sand Island, T.H. as per

                              Fairbanks Morse & Co., Beloit, Wis. Invoice

                  1133    Received stores for general mess from Levy’s Bakery, Honolulu, T.H.

                  1300    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the case of the following named men: 

                              CLOTHESSTOP, C.L., violation of Article 134 UCMJ, Case deferred pending receipt

                              of further information; 

                              COMPANIONWAY, P.B., violation of Article 86, UCMJ, awarded: referred to

                              Summary Court Martial;

                              CRADLE, S.R., violation of Article 134, UCMJ, Awarded:  Seven (7) days restriction

                              to the limits of the USCGC LANSING (WDE-488), such restriction suspended; and

                              SWITCHBOARD, E.P., violation of Article 134, UCMJ, Awarded: excused

                  2200    Taps, lights out

1-21-53     0600    Reveille

                  0800    Mustered all hands for quarters; no unauthorized absentees except

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O.W.  Subject man placed on report for violation of Article 134,

                              UCMJ, failure to make the 0800 muster

                  1300    All hands to Quarters, all present or accounted for except

                              DEGAUSSING, E.G., placed on report for violation of the

                              Uniform Code of Military Justice Article 134

                  2200    Lights out, silence below decks

1-22-53     1130    Captain’s Mast held in case of  DEGAUSSING, E.G., for violation of UCMJ Article 134,

                              subject man excused

                  1250    Received commissary stores from NSC, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1430    Held Summary Court Martial in case COMPANIONWAY, P.B. 

                              Court adjourned to await action by the convening authority

                  1630    Granted liberty to Sections One (1) and Two (2) to expire n board prior to 0745 23 January 1953

1-23-53     0600    Reveille.  Received commissary supplies from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Co. Ltd

                  0745    Liberty expired for Sections One (1) and Three (3), all returned on time

                  0815    Quarters for Commanding Officer’s personnel inspection

                  1400    Inspection of Communication Department

                  2200    Lights out

1-24-53     0000    Moored port side to Pier 41, Hawaiian Dredging Co. Ltd, Honolulu, T.H., receiving fresh water

                              and telephone service from shore facilities.  Vessel on operational status DOG

1-25-53     0630    Held Reveille, commenced carrying out holiday routine

                  2200    Lights out

1-26-53     1005    Special Court Martial #1-53 convened in the case of BLOCKBUSTER, A.B.

                  1050    Special Court Martial #1-53 adjourned

                  1305    Held instruction on boarding, for all boarding officers and Petty Officers

                  1420    Secured from boarding instruction

                  2200    Lights out silence about decks

1-27-53     1819    Held fire drill

                  1940    Evening reports, department heads and restricted men to muster, all present

1-28-53     0330    Received commissary supplies from Levy’s Bakery

                  0845    Received commissary supplies from Ala Moana Produce Co

                  0852    Received commissary supplies from Dairyman’s Association LTD

                  0906    Received aboard commissary stores from Chun Chong Co Ltd

1-29-53     1005    A Special Court Martial #1-53 reconvened in the case of BLOCKBUSTER, A.B.

                  1105    Special Court adjourned

                  1146    Received 20,000 rounds .22 caliber ammunition from C.G. Supply Center, Sand Island

                  1330    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the case of:  CLOTHESSTOP, C.L., charged with

                              violation of Article #134, UCMJ, i.e. conduct prejudicial to good order and discipline

                              of the Armed Forces.  Awarded: Restriction to the limit of CGC LANSING for a period

                              of two (2) weeks, such restriction to commence as of 21 January 1953

                  1345    Special Court Martial reconvened

                  1611    Secured Special Court Martial in the case of BLOCKBUSTER, A.B.

                  1630    Liberty granted Sections One and Two until 0745, 30 January 1953

                  1940    Held Evening Reports, all restricted men present

1-30-53     0340    Received commissary stores from Levy’s Bakery

                  0600    Reveille for all hands

                  1900    Assumed status BAKER-two

                  2200    Lights outs

1-31-53     0600    Reveille

                  0700    Commenced preparations for getting underway

                  0745    Liberty party returned, no absentees

                  0810    Set special sea detail

                  0840    Underway shifting berth

                  0853    Moored starboard side to Berth “MIKE”, C.G. Base, Sand Island, T.H.

                  1000    Held Commanding Officer’s weekly inspection of the ship

                  2200    Taps, lights out, all secure

2-1-53       0630    Reveille, commenced carrying out holiday routine

                  0800    Assumed radio guard duties – Relieved USCGC FORSTER (WDE-434)

                  1030    Shifted ship from berth ‘MIKE NAN” to Marginal Wharf

                  2200    Lights out silence about decks

2-2-53       0000    Moored starboard side to Marginal Pier, U.S. Army Base, Sand Island, Honolulu. 

                              Receiving fresh water and phone service from shore.  Vessel in ‘BAKER TWO (2)”

                              status under operational control of Commander 14th Coast Guard District, Honolulu, T.H.

                  0856    Western Inspectors under command of CAPTAIN W.W. HARWOOD USCG aboard

                  0900    Inspected magazines and smokeless powder samples, conditions dry and normal. 

                              Checked and accounted for all small arms

                  0940    Received commissary supplies from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Co. Ltd

                  1000    Commanding Officer in company with the Western Area Inspector conducted

                              inspection of the ship

                  1225    Received commissary supplies from Dairymen’s Association Ltd

                  1230    Set the special sea detail

                  1250    Underway on various courses and speeds standing out Honolulu Harbor

                  1301    Honolulu Harbor entrance buoys abeam close aboard

                  1324    Held fire drill

                  1345    Held man overboard drill, put #1 boat in the water

                  1431    Held steering casualty drill

                  1451    Held abandon ship drill

                  1530    Held General Quarters drill.  Above drills held in area south of Honolulu

                  1615    Set the special sea detail

                  1630    Honolulu Harbor entrance buoy #1 abeam to port, close aboard

                  1647    Moored port side to Marginal Pier, U.S. Army Base, Sand Island, T.H., secured the

                              special sea detail

                  1659    Western inspection party under the command of CAPT C. W. HARWOOD USCG ashore

                  1705    Liberty granted to Sections Two (2) and Three (3) to expire on board prior to 0745 3 February 1953

                  1940    Held evening reports, restricted men and department heads to muster, all present

2-3-53       1045    Commenced Dock trial on #4 main engine

                  1134    Completed dock trial

                  1300    Liberty granted to the first and third sections to expire on board prior to 0745, 4 January 1953.

                  1335    Received aboard deck supplies from Coast Guard Supply Depot, Sand Island as per invoice

                  1940    Evening reports, mustered department heads and restricted men

                  2200    Lights out

2-4-53       0600    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty party returned on time

                  0800    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for

                  0900    Inspected Magazines and smokeless powder samples; Compartment A0404-M, A-406-M and

                              A0407-M are damp due to leaky main sprinkler valve.  All small arms accounted for

                  1245    Quarters;  all present or accounted for.  Held Search and Rescue Instructions for all hands

                  1305    Received commissary stores from Naval Supply center per invoice

                  1345    Liberty granted section Two to Expire on board prior 0745, 5 February 1953

                  1430    Approximately 1 ½ ‘ salt water found in bilges of compartment A0492-C (lower sound room),

                              source of water unknown.  Damage Controlmen pumping out water to determine source

                  1640    Liberty granted section ONE to expire on board prior 0745, 5 Feb. 1953

2-5-53       0345    Received commissary supplies from Levy’s Bakery per invoice

                  0600    Reveille for all hands

                  0615    CROWSNEST, L.P., reported aboard in custody of Hawaiian Armed Services Police having

                              previously been apprehended for violation of Sec 11771.01 SLH 49 (Disorderly Person). 

                              CROWSNEST placed on report for violation of article #134, UCMJ, Conduct to the prejudice

                              and good order of the Armed Forces on the basis of Case Number; HASP 211, and

                              HPD F037304 of 4 February 1953

                  0900    Magazines inspected, conditions dry and normal except magazines A04940M, A-406-M,

                              A-407-M, are damp due to leaky sprinkler valve

                  1305    Commanding Officer held Mast in case of CROWSNEST, L.P., violation of UCMJ Article 134,

                              Conduct to prejudice of good order of the Armed Forces, awarded Summary Court Martial,

                              place on administrative restriction until Court convenes

                  2200    Lights out

2-6-53       0930    Mustered all hands on dock for Personnel Inspection, no unauthorized absentees

                  1050    Received commissary stores for general mess from Ala Moana Produce Co., Honolulu, T.H.

                              as per invoice

                  1253    Held inport collision drill followed by general quarters and gun drill

                  1640    Held inport Fire Drill

                  2200    Lights out – all secure

2-7-53       0900    Inspected magazines and smokeless powder samples.  Condition dry and normal

                              except for leak in magazine sprinkling system in Compartment A-407-MT

                  2200    Lights out, silence about deck

2-8-53       0630    Reveille

                  0800    Mustered duty section, all present and accounted for

                  1940    Held evening reports; mustered department heads and restricted men, all present

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

2-9-53       0410    Received commissary supplies from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Co., Ltd

                  0504    Power failure to number one (1) generator, due to overload

                  0511    Switched to generator number two (2), regained power

                  0520    Power failure on number two (2) generator

                  0546    Regained all power

                  0600    Reveille

                  0903    Received aboard commissary stores from Dairymen’s Association Ltd as per bill

                  0921    Class A fire reported in B3

                  0922    Fire extinguished no damage

                  0930    Received aboard 3000 gallons of lubricating oil from Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor

                  1320    Summary Court Martial in the case of CROWSNEST, L.P., convened on board

                  1430    Summary Court Martial adjourned to await action of convening authority

                  1530    Received aboard commissary stores from Shiraki Bros as per bill

                  2200    Lights out

2-10-53     0345    Received aboard commissary stores from Levy’s Bakery as per bill

                  0750    Set Special Sea Detail

                  0800    Received aboard commissary stores from Produce Distributor as per bill

                  0832    Underway on various courses and speeds standing out of harbor enroute to position south

                              of Diamond Head Light to calibrate direction finder

                  0848    Honolulu Harbor Lighted Buoy #1 abeam to starboard, close aboard

                  0853    Secured the Special Sea Detail

                  0935    Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds to calibrate ships radio direction finder

                  1130    Secured from RDF calibration

                  1245    Holding boat drill number one (1) boat lowered away

                  1402    Secured from boat drill, number one (1) boat aboard

                  1430    Exercising at man overboard drill

                  1500    Secured from man overboard drill

                  1516    Honolulu Harbor entrance buoy #1 chose aboard to port, standing into Honolulu Harbor

                  1515    First line ashore to pier NAN, U.S. Army Base

                  1531    Moored Marginal Wharf, Pier NAN, Honolulu, T.H.

                  1630    Liberty granted Sections One and Two until 0745, 11 Feb 1953

                  1940    Held evening reports, all restricted men present

2-11-53     1405    Received on board commissary supplies from Ala Moana Produce Co. per invoice

                  1525    Received commissary supplies from Rands Produce Co. per invoice

                  2200    Lights out

2-12-53     0600    Reveille, commenced preparations for getting underway

                  0745    Liberty party returned, no absentees

                  0750    Quarters for muster, all hands present or accounted for

                  0810    Set Special Sea Detail

                  0855    Underway  on various courses and speeds, standing out of Honolulu Harbor, enroute to area

                              south of Oahu to conduct drills and compensate compass

                  0912    Sea buoy abeam to starboard, close aboard, departed channel, secured special sea detail

                  0926    Maneuvering on various courses and speeds in area South of Oahu.  Exercised at Ditch

                              and Rescue Drill

                  0950    Boat #1 waterborne

                  1000    Boat #2 waterborne

                  1015    Tested 15 man rubber boats, exercises at lifesaving drills

                  1038    Secured from Ditch and Rescue Drill

                  1040    Held swim call

                  1200    Underway, drifting as before with engine rooms on immediate standby status

                  1205    Boat #1 hoisted aboard

                  1210    Underway, maneuvering on various courses and speeds to pick up Boat #2

                  1215    Boat #2 alongside, hoisted aboard

                  1255    Commenced swinging ship operation to compensate magnetic compass

                  1400    Held quarters for all hands, no unauthorized absentees

                  1448    Secured from compass compensation

                  1520    Set Special Sea Detail, commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds standing

                              into Honolulu Harbor

                  1524    Honolulu lighted buoy #1 abeam to port, close aboard

                  1526    Set mooring stations

                  1535    Moored portside to Pier Nan, C.G. Base, Sand Island, T.H.

                  2200    Taps, lights out, all secure

2-13-53     0800    Mustered all hands at quarters for Colors, no unauthorized absentees

                  1035    Inspection party with RADM PERKINS, CAPT CARLSTEDT, ENS MOUSBEY aboard

                  1045    Commenced Admiral’s personnel inspection

                  1105    Secured from Admiral’s personnel inspection

                  1115    Commenced Admiral’s ships inspection

                  1155    Secured from Admirals ships inspection

                  1300    RADM PERKINS, CAPT CARLSTEDT, ENS MOUSBEY departed ship

                  2200    Lights out silence about decks

2-14-53     1000    Liberty granted to Section Three (3) to expire on board prior to 0745 16 February 1953

                  2200    Lights out silence about the deck

2-15-53     0630    Reveille

                  0900    Liberty returned on time

                  1000    Liberty granted to the First Section to expire on board prior to 0745, 16 February 1953

                  2200    Lights out

2-16-53     0600    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty party returned on time

                  0800    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for.  Assume operational status C-12

                  1200    DEADWEIGHT, D.B., failed to report from authorized leave, now considered AWOL

                  1400    Published finds of Summary Court Martial, Case #3-53, in the case of CROWSNEST, L.P.,

                              Spec 1, Chg 1 plea guilty, finding Guilty, sentence: To forfeit $50.00 per month for one month and

                              to be restricted to the limits of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter LANSING (WDE-488) for twenty days.

                              Action of the convening authority: Sentence approved and suspended for six months at which time,

                              unless the suspension is sooner vacated, the sentence will be remitted without further action

                  1405    Received GSK stores from Naval Supply Depot, Pearl Harbor per invoice

                  1440    Received GSK stores from U.S. Coast Guard Supply Depot per invoice

                  2320    DEADWEIGHT, D.B., reported aboard clean, sober and in uniform having been AWOL for

                              eleven hours and twenty minutes

2-17-53     0855    Received commissary stores from Dairymen’s Assn per invoice

                  1045    Received commissary supplies from Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1400    Liberty granted to the third section to expire prior to 0745, 18 February 1953

                  1630    Liberty granted to the second section to expire prior to 0745, 18 Feb 1953

                  2200    Lights out

2-18-53     0730    LTJG HATCH, LTJG DOOR, and ENS PUMP departed this unit for

                              U.S. Naval Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor, Oahu for temporary additional duty of

                              approximately three (3) days duration in connection with instruction in Voice Radio, Course #710

                  0731    Nine (9) enlisted men departed this unit for U.S. Naval Training Center, Pearl Harbor, Oahu,

                              for temporary additional duty of approximately three (3) days duration in connection with

                              instruction in Voice Radio, Course #710

                  0800    Mustered all hands at quarters for Colors; no unauthorized absentees.  Commenced

                              training indoctrination schedule for all hands

                  1000    Commanding Officer’s Mast held in the case of DEADWEIGHT, D.B., for violation of Article 86,

                              UCMJ (Absent Over Leave) for a period of eleven (11) hours and twenty (20) minutes,

                              award: excused

                  1101    Assumed radio guard duties from USCGC FORSTER (WDE-434)

                  1130    USCGC FORSTER (WDE-434) relieve this vessel of radio guard duties

                  1300    Held quarters for all hands, no unauthorized absentees.  Resumed training indoctrination exercises

                  1620    Secured from training indoctrination exercises.  The following exercises were completed

                              this date including the number completed:  Seamanship (8), Gunnery (9), Small Arms (4),

                              Damage Control (6), Chemical Attack (5), First Aid (6), Steering Engine Casualty (5),

                              Signal (10) and Military Etiquette

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

2-19-53     0800    Mustered all hands at quarters for Colors.  Mustered Landing Force party, carried out

                              Infantry Drill.  Relieved USCGC FORSTER (WDE)434) of radio guard duties

                  0905    Secured from Infantry Drill

                  1020    Received stores from Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor as per invoice

                  1322    Held inport Collision Drill

                  1328    Secured from Collision Drill

                  1335    Held inport Fire Drill

                  1342    Secured from Fire Drill

                  2200    Lights out silence about deck

2-20-53     0000    Moored port side to berth “NAN” U.S. Coast Guard Base, Sand Island, Honolulu T.H.

                              receiving fresh water sand phone service from shore.  Vessel in status

                              CHARLIE-(12) TWELVE under administrative and operational control of C14thCGC

                  1030    Held Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  1145    Secured from Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  1545    The following named men reported aboard from temporary additional duty,

                              U.S. Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, T.H. in connection with course of instruction

                              number 710:  LTJG HATCH, LTJG DOOR, and ENS PUMP

                  1630    Nine (9) enlisted men returned from three (3) day temporary additional duty at

                              U.S. Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H. in completion of course #710

                  2200    Lights out, silence about the deck

2-21-53     0400    Received commissary supplies from Levy’s Baker per invoice and from Love’s Biscuit and

                              Bead Co per invoice

                  0800    Assumed status DOG

                  0900    Inspected Magazines and smokeless powder samples, conditions dry and normal,

                              compartments #A-404, 406, 407-M still damp

                  1940    Held evening reports

2-22-53     0700    Reveille for all hands; carried out Sunday routine

                  1600    LCDR ADAMS departed for office COMWESTAREA, San Francisco, Cal. for TAD

                  2200    Lights out

2-23-53     0700    Reveille, carried out holiday routine

                  0800    Colors, full dressed ship in compliance with C14CGD and C.G. Regs

                  1833    Sunset, secured from Full Dress Ship

2-24-53     0730    Five (5) officers and nine (9) men departed for U.S. Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor

                              for ASW Training

                  1130    ASW party returned from instruction course, USN Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1300    Held small arms instruction

                  1530    Received commissary stores for general mess from Naval Supply Depot, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                              per invoice

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

2-25-53     0400    Received stores for general mess from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Company, Ltd as per invoice

                  0600    Reveille

                  0800    Commenced ships indoctrination training program

                  0802    Relieved USCGC FORSTER (WDE-434) of radio guard duties

                  0810    Range party departed for pistol range, Sand Island, T.H. for indoctrination firing

                  0950    Range party returned from pistol range

                  1300    Held quarters for muster, continued ships indoctrination training

                  1320    Number three generator secured due to becoming air bound

                  1340    Number three generator back in operation

                  2200    Lights out silence below deck. The following drills and instructions were held this day:

                              Seamanship Instruction (11), Emergency Steering Drill (6), First Aid Instruction (6),

                              Signaling Drill (12), Damage Control Drill (20), Military Etiquette (6)

2-26-53     0600    Reveille

                  0600    Received “ALERT” on tidal wave from C14/CGD, making preparation for getting underway

                  0750    Alert on tidal wave secured

                  0800    Five (5) officers and six (6) men departed this unit for training at Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor

                  1140    All men attending U.S. Fleet Training Center this date returned aboard

                  1305    General Quarters; held collision drill and 3”/50 cal loading drill

                  1400    Convened Narcotics and Alcohol Board; inventory taken; all alcohol and narcotics accounted for

                  2200    Lights out, silence about the deck

2-27-53     0400    Received commissary supplies from Levy’s Bakery on invoice

                  0410    Received commissary supplies from Love’s Biscuit and Bred Co., Ltd on invoice

                  0530    Received commissary supplies from Dairymen’s Assoc. Ltd on invoice

                  0915    Received aboard commissary stores from Dairymen’s Association Ltd as per bill

                  0925    All hands mustered on the dock for personnel inspection

                  0940    Secured from personnel inspection

                  1200    Received aboard commissary stores from the Ala Moana Produce To as per bill

                  1300    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for.  Sailing date for Sangley Point P.I.

                              published tentatively as 1 April 1953

                  1330    Received aboard commissary stores from Shiraki Bros as per invoice

                  2200    Lights out

2-28-53     0630    Reveille, carried out holiday routine

                  2030    LCDR ADAMS reported aboard from temporary additional duty with

                              COMWESTAREA, San Francisco, Cal

3-1-53       0800    Assumed status “BAKER-TWO”

                  2200    Lights out

3-2-53       0600    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty expired for second and third sections, KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., failed to return,

                              now AWOL

                  0900    KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., returned aboard clean, sober and in proper uniform having been

                              AWOL since 0745, 2 March 1953, placed on report for violation of UCMJ, Art. 86,

                              in that KNEEKNOCKER did, on or about 0745, 2 March 1953, without proper authority,

                              absent himself from his unit, to wit:  USCGC LANSING (WDE-488) located at Berth NAN,

                              C.G. Base, Sand Island, T.H. and did remain so absent until on or about 0900, 2 March 1953.

                  1030    Held payday for all hands

                  1330    Held Commanding Officers Mast in the case of KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., for violation

                              of Article 86, UCMJ; awarded: excused

                  2200    Taps, lights out, all secure

3-3-53       0415    Received stores for general mess from Love’s Biscuit & Bread Co., LTD as per sales slip

                  0600    Reveille

                  0730    LTJG HATCH, LTJG DOOR, ENS PUMP departed for approximately two (2) days

                              temporary additional duty at Emergency Ship Handling School, Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor

                  0815    CDR THOMAS, Western Inspector aboard

                  1450    CDR THOMAS, Western Inspector departed vessel

                  2200    Lights out, silence below decks

3-4-53       0730    Twenty-four (24) enlisted men departed for U.S. Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor,

                              to attend firefighting school

                  0745    Liberty expired for section one (1) and two (2).  All hands returned on time except

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O.W. absent over leave as of this time and date

                  0800    Commenced ships inport training program

                  0800    Relieved of radio guard by CGC FORSTER (WDE-434)

                  1615    Secured from in port training program

                  1640    Twenty-four enlisted men returned from US Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1645    LTJG HATCH, LTJG DOOR, and ENS PUMP returned from US Fleet Training Center

                              in completion of Emergency Ship Handling Course #607

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

3-5-53       0725    Twenty-four (24) enlisted men departed for temporary additional duty at U.S. Fleet Training Center

                              for Fire Fighting instruction

                  0745    Liberty expired for Sections Two 2) and Three (3); all returned on time except

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O.W. now AOL for one (1) day

                  1200    Received aboard general supplies from Naval Supply center, Pearl Harbor per invoices

                  1500    CDR THOMAS, USCG, Western Inspector, aboard

                  1525    Received aboard commissary stores from Naval Supply center, Pearl Harbor per invoices

                  1535    CDR THOMAS, USCG, Western Inspector, ashore

                  1632    Twenty-four (24) enlisted men reported aboard from Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor

                  2200    Lights out

3-6-53       0435    Received aboard commissary stores from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Co. Ltd as per bill

                  0600    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty party returned on time with the exception of KNEEKNOCKER, O.W.,

                              who is now absent without leave for a period of two (2) days

                  0910    Received commissary stores from Dairymen’s Assn per invoice

                  0940    Received deck stores from Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, as per invoice

                  1045    Commanding Officer held ship’s inspection

                  1105    Secured from Rifle range training

                  1320    Rifle Range party departed for instructions

                  1530    Rifle Range party returned

                  2000    Held Evening Reports

3-7-53       0510    LINECROSSING, C.E., and CATFALL, O.A., reported aboard in custody of HASP

                              having been previously apprehended and charged with violation of Article 134, UCMJ (S1)

                  0630    Reveille for all hands

                  1140    Received commissary supplies from Dairymen’s Assoc Ltd

                  2200    Lights out

3-8-53       0630    Reveille, carried out holiday routine

                  0930    Liberty expired for the second section, all returned on time except for KNEEKNOCKER, O.W.,

                              who has been absent without leave for a period of four (4) days and one and one-half (1 ½) hours

                  1000    Liberty was granted to the first section to expire on board prior to 0745, 9 March 1953

                              except for men designated for range party whose liberty will expire prior 0100 9 March 1953

                  2200    Taps, all secure

3-9-53       0100    Liberty expired for all men going to the range, all returned on time

                  0600    Reveille

                  0615    ENS PUMP departed for temporary additional duty of approx. five (5) days duration as

                              Range Officer, U.S. Rifle Range, Puuloa Point, Oahu, T.H.  Twenty-three men departed

                              for temporary additional duty of approximately five (5) days duration for U.S. Rifle Range,

                              Puuloa Point, Oahu, T.H.

                  0745    LTJG DOOR departed for temporary additional duty of two (2) weeks duration in connection

                              with course of instruction “Shallow Water Diving Equipment”, U.S. Submarine Base,

                              Pearl Harbor, T.H.  Two (2) men departed for temporary additional duty of approx. two (2) weeks

                              duration in connection with course of instruction ”Shallow Water Diving Equipment”,

                              US Submarine Base, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  0800    Mustered all hands at quarters for Colors; no unauthorized absentees except

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., who has been absent without leave for a period of five (5) days

                              and fifteen (15) minutes.  Assumed CHARLIE TWELVE (12) status

                  1315    Officers conducted small arms firing at Sand Island pistol range

                  1432    Officers secured from small arms firing

                  2200    Lights out, silence about decks

3-10-53     0320    KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., returned aboard, out of uniform, in custody of HASP patrolman #443,

                              after being absent without leave for a period of five (5) days, nineteen (19) hours

                              thirty five (35) minutes

                  1055    Received aboard commissary stores from Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor as per invoice

                  1130    One man departed for approximately 2 weeks temporary additional duty at

                              Shallow Water Diving School, Pearl Harbor

                  2200    Lights out

3-11-53     0555    Received aboard commissary stores from Dairymen’s Association Ltd as per bill

                  0600    Reveille

                  0850    Received aboard office supplies from 14th Coast Guard District Supply Depot per invoice

                  0930    Received commissary supplies from Nesbitt Bottling Co. of Hawaii as per invoice

                  0945    Received engineering supplies from the Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay, Maryland as per invoices

                  1205    ENS PUMP returned from temporary additional duty at the US Rifle Range,

                              Puuloa Point, Oahu, T.H.

                  1300    Captain’s Mast held in case of KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., for violation of UCMJ Article 86,

                              referred to Summary Court Martial

                  1600    Boiler and evaporator instruction held this date

                  2200    Lights out

3-12-53     0745    Liberty expired for Sections One (1) and Three (3), all returned on time except DAVIT, C.M.

                  0930    DAVIT, C.M., reported aboard clean, sober and in uniform having been AWOL for one hour

                              and forty-five minutes

                  2000    Held Evening Reports – all restricted men present

3-13-53     1030    Commenced Commanding Officer’s inspection of ship

                  1120    Secured from inspection

                  1300    Quarters, all hands present or accounted for except BOOTCAMP, S.E.

                  1305    Search of ship for BOOTCAMP, S.E., conducted, ascertained to be AWOL as of 1300,

                              13 March 1953, placed on report for violation of UCMJ Article 86

                  1315    Summary Court Martial convened in case of KNEEKNOCKER, O.W.

                  1435    Summary Court Martial adjourned to await convening authority action

                  1540    Twenty three (23) men returned aboard having completed TAD at U.S. Naval Rifle Range,

                              Puuloa Point, Oahu, T.H.

                  1743    BOOTCAMP, S.E., returned aboard in proper uniform having been AWOL since 1300 this date

                  2200    Lights out

3-14-53     0415    Received commissary supplies from Love’s Bakery Co

                  0630    Reveille

                  1200    LTJG DOOR returned aboard from temporary additional duty, U.S. Submarine base,

                              Pearl Harbor, T.H.  Three men reported aboard from temporary additional duty,

                              U.S. Submarine Base, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

3-15-53     0800    This vessel relieved USCGC RICHEY (WDE-485) of radio guard duties

                  2200    Lights out silence about decks

3-16-53     0750    Twelve (12) men departed to report to Commanding Officer, Fleet Training center,

                              Pearl Harbor, for telephone talker course “C-3”

                  0800    Assumed status DOG

                  1340    Received supplies from Hawaiian Gas Products LTD per invoice

                  1620    Twelve men returned from Fleet Training center, Pearl Harbor

                  2200    Lights out

3-17-53     0720    Twelve (12) men departred for Telephone Talker School, Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  0900    Received aboard commissary stores from Chun Chong Co. as per bill and from

                              Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor as per invoice

                  1140    Received aboard commissary stores from Ala Moana Produce Co as per bill

                  1305    Exercises at General Quarters

                  1330    Secured from drills

                  1540    Received aboard laundry supplies from Mid Pacific Soap and Supply co as per bill

                  1615    Twelve men returned from Telephone Talker School, Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor

                  2200    Lights out

3-18-53     0650    Singled up all mooring lines, making preparation for getting underway

                  0815    Set Special Sea Detail

                  0847    Underway on various courses and speeds, standing out of Honolulu Harbor

                  0904    Honolulu entrance buoy #1 abeam to starboard

                  1033    Exercises at General Quarters, conducted ASW, Gunnery, Damage Control, Signal and

                              Naval Maneuvering Drills

                  1155    Secured from General Quarters, set War Cruising Watches

                  1200    Underway in company with USCGC DURANT (WDE-489) OTC, carrying out

                              provisions of COM14CG Dist. Operation Order #21-53

                  1355    Commenced making preparations for high line transfer

                  1425    USCGC DURANT (WDE-489) close aboard to port, commenced high line transfer exercise

                  1432    Personnel transfer chair passed to CGC DURANT (WDE-489)

                  1445    Secured from exercise, completed COM14CG Dist. Operation Order #21-53

                  1541    Set Special Sea Detail

                  1549    Honolulu Entrance Buoy #1 abeam to port, close aboard

                  1609    Moored port side to Berth NAN, U.S. Coast Guard Base, Sand Island, Honolulu, T.H.,

                              resumed status “DOG” and Radio Guard

                  1940    Held Evening Reports – all restricted men present.  Summary Court Martial Case No. 4-53 re

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., held on 13 March 1953 approved and ordered executed this date

                              by Convening Authority – Sentence:  To forfeit $50.00 per month for one month and to be

                              restricted to the limits of the CGC LANSING for 20 days

3-19-53     0415    Received commissary supplies from Love’s Bakery Co., LTD per invoices

                  0630    Three officers and five men departed for Pearl Harbor for one day temporary additional duty

                  0740    Received commissary stores from Dairymen’s Assn per invoice

                  0800    Quarters for muster – all present or accounted for except KNEEKNOCKER, O.W. 

                              A thorough search of the vessel made by MAA to no avail.  KNEEKNOCKER now

                              considered AWOL

                  1302    Held locker inspection

                  1415    Exercised at breeches buoy drill

                  2200    Lights out

3-20-53     0210    KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., reported aboard, clean, sober and in proper uniform having been

                              AWOL since 0800, 19 March 1953

                  0800    Quarters for muster, all hands present or accounted for except KNEEKNOCKER, O.W.

                  0805    KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., located aboard, placed on report for violation of Article 86,

                              UCMJ, failure to make muster

                  1030    Held Commanding Officers ships inspection

                  1105    Received supplies from Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H. in accordance with invoices

                  1300    Held quarters for all hands.  Held boat drill (2).  Commanding Officer’s Mast held in the case

                              of BOOTCAMP, S.E. for violation of Article 86, UCMJ, who did on or about

                              1300, 13 March 1953 without proper authority, absent himself from this unit. 

                              Awarded:  dismissed.  An investigation was held in the case of

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., and subject man was placed in custody of Brig,

                              Marine Barracks, Pearl Harbor, T.H. for safe keeping

                  1354    KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., departed this unit in custody for Brig, Marine Barracks,

                              U.S. Naval Base, Pearl Harbor, T.H. for safekeeping pending completion of investigation of charges

                  1436    Received commissary stores aboard from Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H. as per invoice

                  1510    One officer and one man returned aboard after putting KNEEKNOCKER, O.W.,

                              in custody of brig Officer, Marine Barracks, US Naval Base, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

3-21-53     0630    Reveille

                  0800    Vessel assumed BAKER TWO  status.  Relieved USCGC RICHEY (WDE-485) of

                              radio guard duties

                  2000    Held evening reports.  All present and accounted for

                  2200    Lights out silence about decks

3-22-53     1200    BOOTCAMP, S.E., placed on report for violating Article 91 UCMJ disobeying a petty officer

                  1942    Held fire drill

                  1947    Secured from fire drill

                  2200    Lights out

3-23-53     0400    Received commissary supplies from Love’s Biscuit & Bread Co. Ltd

                  0525    Received commissary supplies from Dairymen’s Association, LTD

                  0950    Received aboard engineering supplies from CG Supply Depot as per invoices

                  1300    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for.  Held ASW drill, telephone talker

                              instruction, and gunnery instruction

                  1550    KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., delivered aboard from Marine Brig, Pearl Harbor

                  2200    Lights out

3-24-53     1105    Commanding Officer held Mast in case of KNEEKNOCKER, O.W.,

                              for violation of UCMJ Article 86, two counts and Article 134

                  1310    COMPANIONWAY, P.B., departed for CG Base, Sand Island, T.H. for

                              Board of Medical Survey and necessary test for chronic sea-sickness

                  2200    Lights out

3-25-53     0430    Received commissary supplies from Love’s Bakery LTD

                  0600    Reveille, commenced preparations for getting underway

                  0700    Liberty party returned on time

                  0715    Set special sea detail

                  0732    Underway  on various courses and speeds, standing out of Honolulu Harbor

                  0751    Honolulu channel entrance buoy #1 abeam to starboard, close aboard, departed channel

                              enroute to sub areas 7 & 8

                  0755    Exercises at BQ Drill

                  0810    Rendezvoused with USS CAIMAN (SS-323)

                  0946    Secured from General Quarters with exception of ASW personnel, conducting ASW exercises

                              with USS CAIMAN (SS-323), maneuvering on various courses and speeds

                  1225    Secured ASW exercises

                  1315    Exercised at General Quarters

                  1340    Rendezvoused with USS WANDANK (ATA-204), commenced maneuvering on various

                              courses and speeds to carry out gunnery firing exercise

                  1410    Commenced firing exercise SGD-3”

                  1420    Completed firing exercise.  Expended a total of ten (10) rounds of 3”/50 AAC

                              ammunition (SPDN 3417, 10138) with no casualties

                  1505    Secured from general quarters, set sea watch

                  1600    Underway, maneuvering on various courses and speeds, standing into Honolulu Harbor

                  1624    Set special sea detail

                  1650    Moored starboard side to Berth KING-LOVE, USCG Base, Sand Island, T.H. 

                              Vessel assumed BAKER TWO status

                  2200    Taps, lights out, all secure

3-26-53     0800    Mustered all hands at quarters, no unauthorized absentees.  Relived

                              USCGC NEWELL (WDE-422) of all radio guard duties

                  0930    Received aboard commissary supplies as per invoice

                  1302    Held General Quarters Drill

                  1327    Secured from General Quarters Drill

                  1330    Held Abandon Ship Drill

                  1350    Secured from Abandon Ship Drill

                  2200    Lights out, silence about deck

3-27-53     0755    Relieved of radio guard by CGC NEWELL (WDE-422)

                  0758    All lines aboard, underway on various courses and speeds, standing out of Honolulu Harbor

                  0800    Vessel assumed status CHARLIE TWENTY FOUR (24)

                  0830    All engines ahead standard 265 RPM enroute to US Navy Fuel Annex, Pearl Harbor

                  0847    Pearl Harbor entrance buoy #1 abeam close aboard to port, maneuvering on various courses

                              and speeds entering Pearl Harbor

                  0905    Crossed degaussing range, degaussing satisfactory

                  0921    Moored starboard side to Berth H-3, U.S. Naval Fuel Annex, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  0935    Commenced taking on fuel

                  1005    Convened Summary Court Martial in case of KNEEKNOCKER, O.W.

                  1035    Adjourned Summary court Martial in case of KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., pending action

                              of Convening Authority

                  1055    Secured taking on fuel, received 45,822 gallons

                  1134    All lines aboard, underway on various courses and speeds standing out of Pearl Harbor

                  1220    Pearl Harbor entrance buoy #1 passed close abeam to starboard.  Enroute to Honolulu Harbor

                  1304    Honolulu Harbor entrance buoy passed close abeam to port

                  1318    Moored starboard side to Pier KING, Sand Island, in status CHARLIE-24

                  1422    Conducted personnel inspection of ship’s complement

                  2200    Lights out

3-28-53     0530    Power failure switching generators

                  0542    Regained power

                  0630    Reveille

                  1300    BOWPAINTER, S.B., placed on report for violation UCMJ Article 91,

                              willful disobedience to a petty officer and Article 86, leaving place of duty without proper authority

                  1310    BOWPAINTER, S.B., returned aboard having been absent from place of duty for a period

                              of ten minutes

                  1315    Received aboard commissary stores from Dairymen’s Assn as per bill

                  2200    Lights out

3-29-53     1229    CGC RICHEY (WDE-485) moored to port side

                  2200    Lights out

3-30-53     0430    Received commissary supplies from Love’s Bakery

                  0925    Received commissary stores from Chun Chong Co., LTD as per invoice

                  0950    Received commissary stores from Tai Hing Co as per invoice

                  1110    Received commissary stores from Ala Moana Produce Co as per invoice

                  1220    Received stores for general mess from Produce Distributor as per invoice

                  1300    Mustered all hands at quarters.  Published departure date for Sangley Point, P.I. as

                              1330, 1 April 1953

                  2200    Taps, lights out, all secure

3-31-53     0500    Received commissary stores for general mess from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Co., LTD

                              as per invoice

                  0815    Received stores for general mess from Nesbitt Bottling Co. Of Hawaii as per invoice

                  1026    Held Ditch and Rescue Drill

                  1045    Secured from Ditch and Rescue Drill

                  1500    Gyro Error found to be ½ 0 Ely, by azimuth of sun

                  2200    Lights out, silence about decks

4-1-53       1305    Mustered all hands at quarters; no unauthorized absentees

                  1310    Set special sea detail

                  1329    Underway on various courses and speeds, standing out of Honolulu

                              Harbor, T.H. enroute Guam, Marianas, in accordance with CCGD/14 Operation Order #27-53

                  1345    Honolulu entrance lighted buoy #1 abeam to starboard, close aboard

                  1348    USCGC FORSTER (WDE-434) abeam to port, close aboard

                  1449    Exercised a general quarters, gun and loading drills

                  1430    Barbers Point Light abeam to starboard, distance 2.2 miles

                  1455    Set Condition ABLE

                  1515    Exercised at emergency steering exercise

                  1530    Set Condition BAKER (Modified)

                  1542    Exercised at man overboard drill, commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds

                  1612    Boat #2 waterborne

                  1615    Secured from man overboard drill

                  1630    Boat #2 aboard

                  1940    Held evening reports

                  2200    Lights out

4-2-53       0600    Reveille

                  0900    Magazines inspected, compartments A-404, A-406, A-407 damp from leak in sprinkler system,

                              all small arms accounted for

                  1000    Held drill in lowering boat

                  1055    Set speed of all ahead 300 RPM (17.1 kts)

                  1056    Secured from boat drill

                  1300    Held quarters for muster all present or accounted for, held resuscitation and seamanship instruction

                              Summary Court Martial #5-53 in the case of KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., approved by convening

                              Authority.  Sentence, to be reduced in rating from DC2 to DC3,

                              ordered executed and published at quarters

                  1425    Exercised at Ditch and Rescue drill

                  1505    Secured from drills

                  1940    Held evening reports

                  2000    Retarded ships clocks one (1) hour to zone (+11) time.

                  2040    Degaussing turned on

                  2200    Taps, lights out, all secure

4-3-53       1300    Held quarters, followed by seamanship, signal, radio, engineering, small arm, and CIC training

                  1410    Exercised at General Quarters

                  1422    Secured no. 2 main engine due to defective speed trip, reduced speed to standard 265 RPM

                  1427    All main engines on the line, increased speed to all ahead standard 300 RPM

                  1430    Carried out CIC instruction, telephone talker drill, signal drill, and gun drill and instructions

                  1452    Secured from all drills and training

                  2200    Lights out

4-4-53       0600    Reveille

                  1015    Held Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  1125    Secured from inspection

                  1306    Reduced speed to ahead 1/3, 165 RPM, 9 knots, with one engine on each shaft

                  1310    Exercised at boat drill

                  1325    Boat #1 away with ENS HATCH in charge of five men

                  1335    Boat #2 away with LTJG DOOR in charge of four men

                  1345    Boat #1 along side and hoisted

                  1350    All engines stopped

                  1407    Swim call

                  1452    Secured from Swim Call

                  1457    Maneuvering at various speeds to pick up Boat #2

                  1504    Boat #2 along side and hoisted

                  1510    Two engines placed on each shaft, all engines ahead 2/3, 210 RPM, 12 knots

                  1514    Increased speed to ahead standard, 300 RPM, 17.1 knots

                  1945    Evening reports.  Crossed International Date Line (180th Meridian) at

                              latitude 19059’.  Ships clocks advanced (24) twenty-four hours

4-5-53       1945    Crossed 180th Meridian at latitude 19059’.  Vessel under operational control of COMWESTAREA

                  2200    Taps, lights out, all secure

                  2400    Retarded all ships clocks one (1) hour to conform to Zone (-12) time

4-6-53       0600    Secured radar watch

                  1514    Decreased speed to 265 RPM for standard, removed No. 4 main engine from the line

                  1542    All main engines on the line, increased speed to 300 RPM for standard speed

                  1800    Placed SU surface radar in operation

                  1945    Held evening reports

                  2200    Lights out

4-7-53       0600    Reveille, secured SU radar

                  0901    Took No. 1 MDE off line due to excess un-explained noise in vicinity

                              of engine.  Reduced to 265 RPM (15.0 knots)

                  0911    Put No. 1 MDE on line, noise determined to be from hammering on hull

                  1300    Exercised at the following drills and instructions:  semaphore, maneuvering, small arms,

                              engine casualty, first aid, and radio communication

                  1333    Turned on SU radar

                  1947    Fire Drill in B-4 engine room.  General Quarters.  All engines stopped

                  1950    Commenced steering 2510M from after steering

                  1956    All engines ahead 1/3, 165 RPM (9 Kts)

                  1957    All engines ahead 2/3, 210 RPM (12 kts)

                  2000    Increased speed to all ahead standard, 265 RPM (15 kts)

                  2003    Set Modified Condition BAKER, secured from General Quarters

                  2007    Shifted steering to bridge control

                  2220    Taps, lights out

                  2305    Gyro back in operation, commenced steering by gyro course 2580T & pgc, 2510 pstgc

4-8-53       0630    Secured SU radar

                  1300    Held quarters for all hands followed by instruction in Military Fundamentals, Loran Operation,

                              Radio Remote Control Systems, BT operation, and reduction gears

                  1545    Gyro compass inoperative, commenced steering course 2510 pstgc, 2580T

                  1800    Placed SU in operation

                  1825    Gyro compass operating satisfactorily

                  1945    Held evening reports

                  2237    Exercised at Ditch and Rescue Drill

                  2243    Maneuvering on various courses and speeds executing Plan Charlie

                  2320    Secured from Ditch and Rescue drill, all engines ahead standard 265 RPM, 15 knots

                  2400    Retarded ship’s clocks 1 hour to keep zone –11 time

4-9-53       0600    Reveille, SU radar placed on standby

                  1300    Exercised at Power Casualty Drill, and Emergency steering Drill

                  1310    Secured from drill, all power restored

                  1742    Power failure due to failure of #2 generator

                  1743    All engines stopped

                  1747    Power restored generator #3 on the line

                  1750    All engines ahead standard, 240 RPM (13.8 kts)

                  1945    Evening reports

                  2000    Increased speed to 265 RPM for standard

                  2200    Taps, lights out

4-10-53     0600    Reveille, secured SU radar

                  1404    Stopped starboard shaft

                  1409    All engines ahead standard 265 RPM

                  1428    Stopped port shaft

                  1433    All engines ahead standard

                  1530    Held Commanding Officer’s ship inspection

                  1622    Secured from Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  1800    Placed SU in operation

                  1945    Held evening reports

                  2200    Lights out

4-11-53     0000    Reduced speed to ahead two-thirds 220 RPM (12.5 kts).  Removed main engines #1 and #4

                              from the line

                  0600    Clocks retarded one hour to zone minus ten (-10)

                  0600    Reveille

                  0855    Placed #1 and #4 MDE on line

                  0908    Stopped port shaft due to loss of lube oil pressure in #3 and #4 MDE, starboard shaft

                              ahead standard, 265 RPM

                  0950    Set special sea detail.  Changed to various courses and speeds, maneuvering to enter

                              Apra Harbor, Guam, Marianas

                  1012    Sea buoy abeam to port close aboard, entered outer harbor

                  1034    Entered inner harbor

                  1041    Moored starboard side to Berth TARE, U.S. Naval Base Guam, Marianas

                  1053    YOG-78 moored to port side for fueling

                  1130    Received commissary supplies from International Dairy Supply Co

                  1237    Received stores for general mess from O.S. Naval Supply Depot, Guam

                  1255    Secured from fueling, received 975 barrels (40950 gallons) of diesel oil.  Navy YOG-78

                              departed ships side

                  1710    Received commissary stores from International Dairy Supply Co. Guam as per sales slip

                  1945    Held Evening Reports

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

                  2400    Liberty expired for the first and third sections, all returned on time

4-12-53     0000    Moored starboard side to Berth TARE, U.S. Naval Operating Base, Apra Harbor,

                              Guam, Marianas, receiving fresh water and telephone services from shore facilities.

                              Vessel under operational control of COMWESTAREA, administrative control of CCGD/14

                  0630    Reveille

                  1000    Liberty granted to the first and second sections to expire at 2400, 12 April 1953

                  2200    Lights out

                  2400    Liberty expired, no absentees

4-13-53     0800    Commenced preparations for getting underway

                  1041    Underway, all lines aboard, steaming out of Apra Harbor

                  1111    Apra Harbor lighted sea buoy #1 close

                  1113    All engines ahead standard 240 RPM one (1) engine on each shaft,

                              enroute to Sangley Point, Philippine Islands via San Bernadino Straits

                  1800    Port engine stopped due to loss of lube oil pressure

                  1804    Port engine ahead standard, 240 RPM

                  1854    Exercised at Fire Drill in compartment B-3

                  1910    Secured from Fire Drill

                  1945    Held evening reports

                  2200    Lights out

4-14-53     0710    All four engines on the line, all ahead 2/3 210 RPM

                  0725    All ahead standard, speed 240 RPM

                  0800    Commenced increasing speed slowly to 385 RPM for full power trial

                  0900    Commenced full power trial at 385 RPM

                  1100    Completed full power trial, reducing speed slowly to 240 RPM

                  1123    One engine on each shaft ahead standard 240 RPM, 13.8 knots

                  1340    Rescue Survivors Drill, all engines stopped

                  1350    Boat #1 in water

                  1524    Secured from Rescue Survivors Drill

                  1600    Underway, drifting as before, engine rooms on immediate standby

                  1605    Secured from swim call

                  1610    Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds to pick up M/S boat #1

                  1632    M/S boat #1 hoisted aboard

                  2200    Lights out

                  2220    Reduced to ahead 2/3, 210 RPM (12.0 kts)

4-15-53     0600    Reveille

                  0630    Secured SU radar

                  0910    Stopped port shaft, placed two (2) engines on starboard shaft. 

                              Starboard shaft ahead standard 265 RPM (15.0 kts)

                  2000    Ship’s clocks retarded one hour, now keeping zone –9 time

                  2328    Reduced speed to one-third (1/3) ahead on starboard shaft

                  2329    Increased speed to standard on starboard shaft 265 RPM

                  2340    Visibility less than two miles, commenced sounding fog signal

                  2345    Secured sounding fog signal

4-16-53     0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean enroute Sangley Point, P.I., port

                              shaft on immediate standby, starboard shaft ahead standard 265 RPM 15.9 kts

                  0900    Starboard engine stopped, two engines on port shaft ahead 2/3, 210 RPM

                  0915    Two engines on port shaft ahead standard, 265 RPM

                  1505    All engines stopped

                  1523    Held swim call

                  1600    Underway, drifting as before, all engines on immediate standby

                  1620    Secured from swim call, port shaft ahead 2/3, 210 RPM – two engines

                  1635    Port shaft ahead standard, 265 RPM, 11.6 kts

                  1918    Secured SU Radar for repairs

                  2140    SU radar in operation

                  2200    Lights out

                  2200    Retarded ships clocks one (1) hr. to conform with zone time minus eight (-8)

                  2200    Changed to one engine on each shaft ahead 210 RPM (12.0 kts)

4-17-53     0508    Bataq Island sighted bearing 2240, 22.6 miles

                  0745    Secured SU radar from repairs

                  0940    Commenced maneuvering on various courses standing into San Bernardino Straits

                  0955    San Bernardino Island lighthouse abeam to starboard

                  1120    Entered Ticao Pass

                  1515    San Miguel Light bearing 1800T, dist 1.8 Mi

                  1525    Held personnel inspection

                  1545    Secured from personnel inspection

                  1644    With Aguja Point bearing 0000T at 1.5 miles, changed course to 2900T

4-18-53     0000    Underway in Tablas Straits, Philippine Islands, inland waters, all engines ahead 2/3 220 RPM,

                              one engine on each shaft, enroute Sangley Point, P.I.

                  0035    Baltasar Island Light abeam to starboard, range 3700 yds

                  0358    Baco Chico Island light abeam to port, range 3 miles

                  0400    Underway, transiting Verde Island passage

                  0500    Reveille

                  0622    CGC VANCE WDE487 abeam to starboard, reported to CDR SAR group Sangley

                  0637    #1 boat away

                  0707    #1 Boat aboard.  CAPT SNYDER aboard

                  1026    San Nicholas Shoal Light abeam to starboard, range 1 mile

                  1052    All engines stopped

                  1056    Port Director aboard from small boat

                  1057    All engines ahead 2/3, 210 RPM, standing in to anchorage on various courses and speeds

                  1058    Set the special sea detail

                  1115    CAPT SNYDER ashore.  Anchored in Manila Bay off Sangley Point in 5 fathoms of water

                              with two shots of chain to the port anchor on the following true bearings;

                              Sangley Point Light – 2400, 22 Fathom Wreck – 1560, Cavite Point – 1520. 

                              Engines secured on two hour notice

                  1330    Liberty was granted to the third section to expire on board prior 0230, 19 April 1953

                  1530    Received stores for electronics department from Naval Supply Depot. 

                              Carried out liberty boat schedule in accordance with ships schedule

                  2200    Lights out.  Carried out liberty boat schedule in accordance with ships schedule

4-19-53     0000    Anchored in Naval Anchorage CHARLIE, Sangley Point, Manila Bay, Philippines on port

                              anchor with two (2) shots (30 fathoms) on deck in thirty (30) fathoms of water (rocky bottom)

                              on the following true bearings:  Sangley Point Light –2420T, Aero Rotating W&G – 0730T,

                              and Flashing W. Lt (Manila Area) – 0260T.  Vessel under operational control of COMSARGRU,

                              Sangley Point, P.I., administrative control of CCGD/14

                  0630    Commenced carrying out holiday routine

                  0830    Church party departed for Sangley Point in ships boat

                  0900    Church boat alongside

                  2200    Lights out silence about deck

4-20-53     0200    Two men returned from tour of shore patrol duty

                  0200    Liberty party returned on time

                  0600    Reveille

                  0800    All hands to muster, all present and accounted for

                  0950    RADM PERKINS, USCG, Commander 14 Coast Guard District, aboard for official inspection

                  1000    All hands to quarters for personnel inspection

                  1030    Secured from personnel inspection

                  1100    Commenced ships inspection

                  1135    Secured from ship’s inspection

                  1255    RADM PERKINS, USCG, departed having completed official inspection

                  1422    USS YO-196 moored to port side to deliver fuel

                  1430    Commenced fueling

                  1545    Water barge alongside

                  1548    Commenced receiving water

                  1557    Completed fueling, received 13,550 gal. of diesel fuel

                  1602    USS YO-196 cast off

                  1625    Completed taking on water, received 7,800 gals

                  1627    Water barge departed

                  1800    Two men departed for shore patrol HQ for duty

4-21-53     0000    Vessel in BAKER TWO status

                  1035    Received commissary supplies for general mess from U.S. Naval Station, Sangley Pt., P.I.

                  1525    Received medical stores from CCGD/14, Honolulu, T.H. in accordance with bill of lading

                  1630    Two men departed for temporary additional duty as shore patrol, Naval Shore Patrol Headquarters,

                              Sangley Point, P.I. in accordance with SOPA Instructions

                  1945    Held Evening Reports, mustered Dept. Heads, no unauthorized absentees

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

4-22-53     0110    Two men returned aboard from temporary additional duty as shore patrol

                  0230    Liberty expired for all hands, all returned on time

                  0500    Reveille

                  0700    Mustered all hands at quarters, no unauthorized absentees

                  0905    Water barge alongside. Holding underwater communication drill with

                              DE-414 (USS LERAY WILSON)

                  0920    Exercising at visual signal drill with DE-414 (USS LERAY WILSON)

                  0953    Water barge departed

                  0955    Held fire and rescue drill

                  1024    Secured from all drills

                  1415    Liberty granted to section two (2) to expire on board prior to 0230, 23 April 1953

                  1600    Liberty granted to section three (3) to expire on board prior to 2400, 22 April 1953

                  2200    Lights out, silence about decks

                  2400    Liberty expired for section three (3)

4-23-53     1100    Held signal drill with USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414)

                  1800    Two men departed for shore patrol duty

                  2400    Standby section returned on time

                  2400    CLAMPDOWN, S.D., failed to return from special liberty

4-24-53     0100    Two men returned from shore patrol duty

                  0230    Liberty expired, SCUTTLE, D.F., failed to return

                  0700    Quarters for muster, all present or accounted for except

                              CLAMPDOWN, S.D., and SCUTTLE, D.F.

                  1000    Held Commanding Officers ships inspection

                  1010    U.S. Navy Water Barge (YWN-147) along side

                  1150    U.S. Navy Water Barge (YWN-147) departed ship’s side after having discharged 13,700 gals.

                              of fresh water

                  1323    CLAMPDOWN, S.D., and SCUTTLE, D.F., returned aboard sober, clean, and in the

                              uniform of the day after having been absent without leave for a period of

                              ten (10) hours and fifty-three (53) minutes

                  1405    Commanding Officer’s Mast in the case of the following names men for violation of

                              Article 92 UCMJ – Failure to Obey Order or Regulation:

                              DEADHEAD, P.S.,

                              BOOTCAMP, S.E.,

                              DEADAHEAD, D.A.,

                              DAVEYJONES, L.P.,

                              DAMAGECONTROL, W.I., and

                              DECKTACKLE, H.D. – All awarded:  excused

                  1430    Liberty granted to the third section to expire on the Fleet Landing,

                              U.S. Naval Station, Sangley Point., P.I. at 2400 this date

                  1700    Two men departed for temporary additional duty as shore patrol,

                              Shore Patrol Headquarters, U.S. Naval Station, Sangley Pt., P.I.

                  2100    Lights out, all secure

                  2400    Liberty expired for all hands, all returned on time except LINECROSSING, C.E.

4-25-53     0004    Two men returned aboard from temporary additional duty as shore

                              patrol, Shore Patrol Headquarters, U.S. Naval Station, Sangley Pt., P.I.

                  0048    LINECROSSING, C.E., returned aboard clean, sober, and in uniform

                              after having been absent without leave for a period of forty-eight (48) minutes

                  0400    #1 boat aboard

                  0510    Commenced heaving round on port anchor

                  0515    Port Anchor aweigh, underway on various courses and speeds,

                              standing out of Sangley Point anchorage area

                  0640    Corregidor Island light abeam to port distant one and one half (1 ½) miles

                  0800    Underway enroute to Subic Bay

                  0830    Steering various courses and speeds, entering Subic Bay

                  0843    Subic Bay light abeam to port, distant two (2) miles

                  0910    Port authorities aboard, LTJG NICHOLS and ENS HUDSON

                  0927    Standing into moor port side to USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414)

                  0937    Moored outboard, port side to USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414)

                  1030    Port authorities ashore, LTJG NICHOLS and ENS HUDSON

                  1200    Moored outboard, port side to USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414) berth Three ABLE,

                              U.S. Naval Base, Subic Bay

                  1300    Liberty granted to section two (2) to expire on board at 0130, 26 April 1953

                  1600    Liberty granted to section three (3) to expire on board at 2400, 25 April 1953

                  1845    Held evening reports, mustered restricted men and security watch, all present and accounted for

                  2100    Lights out silence about deck

4-26-53     0000    Liberty expired for standby liberty section three (3), all hands returned on time

                  0130    Liberty expired for section two (2), all hands returned on time

                  0630    Reveille

                  0830    Mustered duty section three (3)

                  0830    Liberty granted to section one (1) to expire on board prior to 0030 27 April 1953

                  1300    Liberty granted to the second section to limits of base, to expire at 2400 this date

                  1900    DEADLIGHT, C.G., failed to return from special liberty

                  2040    DEADLIGHT, C.G., returned aboard having been AWOL for one (1) hour and forty minutes

                  2100    Lights out

                  2400    Liberty expired for second section, no absentees

4-27-53     0030    Liberty expired for all hands, DEACON, C.C., failed to return

                  0200    Commenced receiving water

                  0315    Secured receiving water, 2,500 gals received

                  0500    Reveille, commenced preparations for getting underway

                  0535    UTE observer reported aboard

                  0540    Set special sea detail

                  0601    Underway on various courses and speeds, standing out of Subic Bay

                  0630    Secured special sea detail, departed Subic Bay for area BAKER to conduct exercises

                  0735    Exercised at General Quarters drill

                  0745    Commenced preparing to receive high-line from USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414)

                  0815    High line secured

                  0830    Secured from high line transfer drill

                  0846    Conducted casualty power drill, emergency steering drill

                  0850    Secured from General Quarters

                  0910    Held emergency steering drill

                  0911    Held collision drill, Damage Control drill, engineering casualty drill, all hands to general Quarters.

                  0935    Secured from all drills

                  0940    Making preparation to hold high line transfer with USS DOYLE (DMS-34),

                              CGC LANSING provide.

                  0950    Passed shot line to USS DOYLE (DMS-34)

                  0955    High line secured to USS DOYLE (DMS-34)

                  1005    Completed high line transfer

                  1013    Secured from drills

                  1200    Underway as before on various courses and speeds, maneuvering to take station 1000 yds astern

                              USS DOYLE (DMS-34) Guide and 500 yds astern of  USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414).  

                              Commenced carrying out maneuvering drills

                  1400    Exercised at flag hoist and flashing light drills, carried out gunnery instruction and loading drill

                  1520    Secured from maneuvering exercises.

                  1545    Commenced standing into Subic Bay, P.I., maneuvering on various courses and speeds

                  1615    Set Special Sea Detail

                  1633    Moored port side to starboard side of USS DOYLE (DMS-34), U.S. Naval Station,

                              Subic Bay, P.I.  Assumed BAKER TWO status

                  1647    DEACON, C.C., reported aboard, clean, sober, and in uniform of the day from

                              Naval Receiving Station, US Naval Station, Subic Bay, P.I. after having been

                              absent without leave for a period of sixteen (16) hours and seventeen (17) minutes

                  1725    Liberty was granted to the third (3rd) section to expire on board prior 0030, 28 April 1953

                              and to the first section (standby) to expire on board prior 2400, 27 April 1953

                  2400    Liberty expired for first section (standby), all returned on time

4-28-53     0030    Liberty expired for all hands, all returned on time

                  0600    Reveille

                  0730    Mustered all hands at quarters, no unauthorized absentees except

                              DEGAUSSING, D.G.

                  0731    LT POWELL, USN, and MOATES, ENC, USN reported aboard for temporary additional duty

                              as observers in accordance with Commander Underway Training Unit, Subic.

                  0740    Set Special Sea Detail

                  0754    Underway  on various courses and speeds, standing out of Subic Bay, P.I.

                  0836    Held fire drill

                  0855    Secured from fire drill

                  0945    Held loading drill

                  1000    Secured from loading drill

                  1000    Held man overboard drill

                  1007    Held boat drill, #1 boat in the water

                  1012    #1 boat aboard, held resuscitation drill

                  1012    Secured from man overboard drill

                  1020    Held man overboard drill, exercises at life saving drill

                  1106    Secured from drills, enroute to center of area BAKER to rendezvous

                              with USS DOYLE (DMS-34) and USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414)

                  1248    Steering by Sinuous clock in formation with USS DOYLE (DMS-34)

                              and USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414), steaming in formation

                              bearing 2100 distant 700 yards from USS DOYLE (DMS-34), guide

                  1304    All hands to General Quarters

                  1315    Held signal drill

                  1317    Steaming in column on course 320 pgc & true, guide USS DOYLE (DMS-34)

                              bearing 3200 true distant 1400 yards

                  1320    Secured steering by sinuous clock

                  1320    Holding target acquisition and tracking drill

                  1512    Secured from general quarters

                  1530    Secured from all drills

                  1600    Commenced steering by sinuous clock

                  1635    Secured steering by sinuous clock

                  1640    Stopped all engines, placed same on immediate standby, commenced drifting

                  1815    Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds to rendezvous with

                              USS DOYLE (DMS-34) and USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414)

                  1830    Commenced carrying out night steaming exercises with USS DOYLE (DMS-34) and

                              USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414)

                  1920    Exercised at signal drill – flashing light

                  1925    Held darken ship exercise.

                  1941    Secured from darken ship condition

                  1945    Held evening reports, mustered department heads, all secure

                  2000    Underway on various courses and speeds in North section operating area FOX

4-29-53     0600    Reveille

                  0658    Placed all four engines on line

                  0840    Held seamanship instruction

                  0915    Small boat from USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414) alongside

                  0932    Small boat from USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414) departed with LT POWELL, USN,

                              and MOATES, ENC

                  0935    Enroute to render assistance to SS HAWAII BEAR, aground off Maculabo Island,

                              all engines ahead 305 RPM

                  1332    Entered Verde Island Passage

                  1415    Maricaban Island abeam to port

                  1446    Escaricq Point light abeam to starboard

                  1449    Entered south pass.

                  1505    Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds for rendezvous with

                     CG 34085 (JRF) aircraft

                  1517    All engines stopped, placed same on immediate standby, commenced drifting.

                  1548    Boat #2 in the water

                  1558    CG 34085 JRF aircraft in the water close aboard to port

                  1559    Boat #2 departed for aircraft

                  1605    CG 34085 airborne

                  1606    Commenced maneuvering to pick up #2 boat

                  1608    #2 boat aboard LTJG KING, USN, and ENS JACOBSON, USN, reported aboard

                  1841    Baltasar Island Light bearing 0250T

                  2200    Lights out silence below deck

                  2350    Aguja Point bearing 0000 distant 1.9 miles

4-30-53     0000    Underway in Masbate Pass, Philippine Islands enroute Maculabo Island, P.I. to

                              assist SS HAWAII BEAR

                  0045    Entered Ticao Pass

                  0225    Entered San Bernardino Straits

                  0330    Entered North Pacific Ocean

                  0400    All engines ahead 350 RPM (19.9 kts)

                  0410    Altered course to avoid steamer

                  0419    Resumed base course 0120 T

                  0600    Reveille

                  0631    Entered Maqueda Channel

                  0657    Departed Maqueda Channel

                  0809    Molar Rock abeam to port bearing 1980T distant 3 ½ miles

                  0940    Butuanan Island abeam bearing 1970T distant 7 miles

                  1020    Matandumaten Rock abeam to starboard bearing 0170T distant 2 miles

                  1050    Angalan Island abeam to starboard bearing 0170T distance 1 mile

                  1132    Let go port anchor, anchored in fourteen fathoms of water, to four shots of chain to the

                              port anchor, off the southeastern end of Maculabo Island.  Anchored on the following bearings:

                              Tailan Island light bearing 2850T, Right Tangent Maculabo Island bearing 3460T,

                              left tangent to Maculabo Island bearing 3240T

                  1145    Put number two (#2) boat in water

                  1153    Put #1 boat in water

                  1156    Away Damage Control party to SS HAWAII BEAR

                  1205    #1 boat with LTJG DOOR and crew of 4 away making sounding runs on west side

                              of Maculabo Island

                  1545    #1 boat along side with damage control party

                  1600    Starboard boat hoisted aboard

                  1655    Port boat returned upon completion of soundings astern of SS HAWAII BEAR,

                              tied alongside port side

                  1840    Held evening reports

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

5-1-53       0950    No II boat along and hoisted aboard

                  1310    Small boat #2 departed with LT KING USN and ENS JACOBSON

                              aboard to await CG Plane #4722 for further transfer to Manila

                  2100    Lights out

5-2-53       1000    Held Commanding Officer’s ships inspection

                  1310    Held Captain’s Mast in case of DEGAUSSING, D.G., excused. 

                              CLAMPDOWN, S.D., awarded (14) fourteen hours extra duty. 

                              LINECROSSING, C.E., excused.

                              DEADLIGHT, C.G., awarded four hours extra duty

                  2115    Lights out

5-3-53       0530    Reveille

                  1430    #2 boat aboard

                  1550    Commenced heaving up anchor

                  1600    Anchor aweigh, underway on various courses and speeds standing out

                              of Tanas Pass, enroute area of grounding of SS HAWAII BEAR

                  1730    Boat #2 waterborne

                  1845    Boat #2 aboard, completed sounding

                  1855    Set course 0000, all ahead 1/3, 165 RPM

                  2000    Underway on course 1060, all engines ahead standard 305 RPM

5-4-53       0000    Underway enroute Subic Bay

                  0410    San Bernadino Light abeam to port, dist. 5 Mi.

                  0500    Reveille

                  0513    Calantas Rock bearing 0550T, dist. 3.0 Mi

                  0800    Entered Sibuyan Sea

                  1041    Bondoc Point abeam to starboard – distance 13.3 miles

                  1151    Banlon Island abeam to port – distance 9.1 miles

                  1845    Entered Manila Bay

                  1954    Maneuvering on various courses and speeds approaching anchorage Sangley Point Philippine Islands

                  2014    Anchored in four fathoms (fathom equals 6 feet) of water with three

                              shots (shot equals 15 fathoms) of chain to the port anchor on the

                              following bearings:  Sangley Point light 2310T, Port District

                              Mast Light 0260T, Manila Bay, Sangley Point, P.I.

                  2025    Liberty granted to  the second section to expire at Fleet Landing prior

                              2400 this date, and to the 3rd section to expire on board prior 2330 this date

                  2330    Liberty expired for the 3rd section, all returned on time

5-5-53       0148    Boat #2 aboard

                  0212    Anchor aweigh, underway various courses and speeds standing out of Sangley Point

                  0309    Entered north channel

                  0350    Corregidor Light abeam to port distance 3 miles

                  0559    Entered Subic Bay

                  0619    Sueste Light abeam to port

                  0625    Grande Island abeam to starboard, dist. 0.7 Mi

                  0633    Changed to various courses and speeds maneuvering to berth

                  0647    Set special sea detail

                  0755    Moored port side to U.S. Naval Station, Berth ABLE-1, ROGER-4

                  1430    Liberty granted to first section to expire on board at 0030, 6 May 1953

                  1800    Liberty granted to standby section to expire on board at 2400 this date

                  2100    Lights out

                  2400    Standby section liberty expired, no absentees

5-6-53       0030    Liberty expired for first section, no absentees

                  0500    Reveille

                  0625    BOWPAINTER, S.B., placed on report for violation Article 91, UCMJ, disrespectful

                              toward senior petty officer

                  0630    DEPTHCHARGE, E.C., placed on report for Violation Article 92, UCMJ, derelict in

                              performance of duty

                  0710    U.S. Navy YO-46 to starboard side

                  0712    Commenced receiving fuel

                  0825    Secured from receiving fuel, received 26,200 gal. of diesel fuel oil

                  0855    U.S. Navy YO-46 cast off

                  0900    Received commissary stores from general mess from U.S. Naval Station, Subic Bay, P.I.

                  0950    Set special sea detail

                  1008    Underway on various courses and speeds clearing berth

                  1039    Let go port anchor in twenty-two (22) fathoms of water with 4 shots

                              of chain to the port anchor on the following bearings: Kalakan Point – 2660T,

                              Mayauga Island 3380T, Right Tangent Grande Island 2050T

                  1055    Anchor aweigh, maneuvering on various courses and speeds for assigned berthing

                  1121    Moored port side to USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414), Berth ABLE 1 ROGER,

                              U.S. Naval Station,  Subic Bay, P.I.

                  1420    USS MARK (AKL-12) moored starboard side of this vessel

                  1610    Received supplies for general mess from Exchange, U.S. Naval Station,

                              Subic Bay, P.I. as per invoice

                  2100    Lights out, all secure

                  2330    Liberty expired for the 1st section, all returned on time

5-7-53       0030    Liberty expired for the 3rd section, all returned on time

                  0500    Reveille

                  0735    USS MARK (AKL-12) departed ship’s side

                  1310    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in case DEPTHCHARGE, E.C.,

                              violation of Article 92 UCMJ – referred to Summary Court Martial

                  1355    Commenced taking water on board

                  1515    Secured from taking on board water

                  1625    BOWPAINTER, S.B., departed under guard for confinement of one (1)     month

                              in Marine Brig US Naval Station, Subic Bay, P.I.

                  2100    Lights out silence about deck

                  2115    DIRECTOR, M.D., and DECON, C.C., found to be missing, AWOL as of this time and date

                  2300    DIRECTOR, M.D., and DECON, C.C., returned aboard after being

                              AWOL a period of one (1) hour and forty five (45) minutes

5-8-53       1300    Captain’s Mast held in case DECON, C.C., for violation of UCMJ

                              Article 92 failure to obey lawful order, Article 86 AWOL for

                              one (1) hour and forty-five (45) minutes, Article 134 breaking

                              restriction: awarded, fourteen (14) days restriction to the limits

                              of USCGC LANSING (WDE-488) to commence 1300, 8 May 1953. 

                              Mast held in case of DIRECTOR, M.D., for violation of

                              UCMJ Article 86 AWOL for one (1) hour and forty-five (45)

                              minutes awarded (14) fourteen days restriction to the limits of

                              USCGC LANSING (WDE-488) to commence 1300 8 May 1953

                  1430    Liberty granted to section One (1) to expire on board prior to 0030 9 May 1953

                  2100    Lights out

5-9-53       0520    Commenced preparations for getting underway

                  0535    Set the special sea detail

                  0555    Set mooring stations

                  0607    Underway on various courses and speeds standing out of Subic Bay

                  0800    Underway in company with USS DOYLE (DMS-34) OTC and guide,

                              and USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414) enroute rendezvous with forces of Operation Mushroom

                  0815    Took station on starboard beam of USS DOYLE (DMS-34), range 3000 yards, speed 15 knots

                  1302    Held fire drill

                  1332    Secured from fire drill, held General Quarters drill ASW

                  1417    Held man overboard drill

                  1427    Secured from man overboard , held abandon ship drill

                  1440    Secured from all drills

                  1600    Taking station on USS DOYLE (DMS-34), dist. 3300 yds

5-10-53     0000    Underway in the South China Sea enroute Operation Mushroom under the

                              operational control of ComNavPhil

                  1652    Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds to join Mushroom Convoy

                  1800    Joined Mushroom convoy

                  1817    Set Special Sea Detail, commenced maneuvering on various courses

                              and speeds to come alongside USS DOYLE (DMS-34), starboard side

                  1835    Shot line aboard

                  1839    Received guard mail from USS DOYLE (DMS-34)

                  1846    Secured from mail transfer

                  1917    Set Darken Ship Condition

                  1940    Assumed position bearing 2410T from guide, distance 6800 yds

                  2200    Lights out

5-11-53     0000    Underway in South China Sea engaged in Operation Mushroom

                  0500    Reveille

                  0714    Held General Quarters ASW

                  0745    Secured from General Quarters ASW

                  0820    Changed to various courses carrying out zig zag plan

                  1320    Summary Court Martial convened in the case of DEPTHCHARGE, E.C.

                  1405    Summary Court Martial adjourned to await action of Convening Authority

                  1449    Carried out various Zig-Zag plans throughout watch

                  1630    Held General Quarters ASW

                  1705    Commenced steering sinuous course

                  1720    Secured from ASW General Quarters

                  1850    Set Darken Ship Condition

                  2200    Lights out

5-12-53     0800    Underway on course 0200T & pgc, 0180 pstgc, both shafts ahead 150 RPM maintaining

                              position on guide USS DOYLE (DMS-34), 1000 yds bearing 1100T to guide

                  1403    Increased speed to 210 RPM

                  1927    Reduced speed to 170 RPM

                  1840    Held evening reports, all departments secure

                  2100    Lights out silence about deck

5-13-53     0400    Underway in company with USS DOYLE (DMS-34), USS LERAY

                              WILSON (DE-414), and F.S. COMMANDANT AMYOT D’INVILLE (F-738).

                  1047    Maneuvering on various courses and speeds to take station with HMS WHITESAND BAY

                  1240    Commenced steering Zig-Zag plan #3

                  1300    Ceased Zig-Zap.  Assumed new station with guide, USS DOYLE (DMS-34)

                              bearing 2100T, 6000 yd

                  1335    Assumed new station with guide bearing 2000T, 6000 yd

                  1342    Resumed Zig-Zag plan #3

                  1400    Ceased Zig-Zag

                  1920    Exercised at General Quarters ASW

                  1955    Secured from ASW General Quarters

                  2100    Lights out

5-14-53     0000    Underway in South China Sea on course 3100T & pgc, 3080 pstgc,

                              both shafts ahead 175 RPM in company with USS DOYLE (DMS-34),

                              USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414), P.F. WHITESAND BAY (F-633),

                              guide, P.F. CONCORD (D-03), F.S. COMMANDANT AMYOT D’INVILLE (F-738),

                              maintaining station 1000 yds astern of USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414).

                              Vessel member of CTG 35.1 under operational control of ComNavPhil,

                              administrative control of CCGD/14

                  1505    Held General Quarters ASW

                  1700    Secured from General Quarters ASW

                  2100    Lights out, all secure

5-15-53     0000    Underway in South China Sea enroute Sangley Point, R.P. in

                              company with USS LERAY WILSON (DE-414).  Vessel under

                              operational control of ComSarGru, Sangley Point, R.P.

                  0942    Let go port anchor in four and a half fathoms of water, two shots on

                              deck, taking bearings on Sangley Point Light 2400T, Wreck 1570T,

                              anchored in area CHARLIE, Sangley Point

                  1030    Held Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  1430    Liberty granted to third section to expire at Fleet Landing, Sangley Point at 0130, 16 May 1953

                              and at Fleet Landing Manila at 0100, 16 May 1953

                  1444    YO-196 alongside

                  1453    Commenced receiving fuel

                  1540    Completed fueling, received 16,266 gals. of diesel fuel oil.

                  1610    USS YO-196 cast off

                  1630    Two men departed for shore patrol duties

                  1800    Liberty granted for standby section to expire on board at 2400 this date

                  2400    Liberty expired for standby section, no absentees

5-16-53     0010    Shore patrol returned aboard

                  0030    Liberty expired, no absentees

                  0500    Reveille

                  0700    Quarters, all hands present or accounted for

                  1020    USS YWN-147 along side to discharge water

                  1030    Held Commanding Officer’s personnel inspection

                  1045    Liberty granted to the 2nd section to expire at Fleet Landing, Sangley Point, R.P.

                              prior 0130, 17 May 1953 or at Fleet Landing, Manila, R.P. prior 0100, 17 May 1953

                  1107    YWN-147 departed ship’s side

                  1630    Two men departed for routine Shore Patrol Duty

                  1800    Liberty granted to the 3rd section of limits of Naval Reservation, Sangley Point, R.P.

                              to expire on board LANSING (WDE-488) prior 2300 this date

                  2100    Lights out, all secure about the decks

                  2400    Liberty expired for the 3rd section, all returned on time

5-17-53     0045    Two men returned aboard from Shore Patrol Duty

                  0130    Liberty expired for all hands, all returned on time except:  DOLPHIN, C.P., DOLDRUMS, B.E.,

                              DOGWATCH, T.H.

                  0340    DOLDRUMS, B.E., AND DOGWATCH, T.H., returned aboard clean, sober, and

                              in proper uniform after being absent without leave for a period of two (2) hours and ten (10) minutes

                  0630    Reveille

                  0835    DOLPHIN, C.P., returned aboard clean, sober, and in proper uniform after being

                              absent without leave for a period of seven (7) hours and five (5) minutes

                  1300    Liberty granted section two (2) to expire 2400 this date

                  2100    Lights out silence about deck

5-18-53     0030    Liberty parties returned on time

                  0500    Reveille

                  1030    USS YWN-147 alongside, commenced receiving water

                  1045    Received commissary supplies from Naval Supply, Sangley Point, R.P.

                  1100    USS YWN-147 departed, received 4700 gals of water

                  1300    Quarters, all present or accounted for.  Held following drills Ditch and

                              Rescue, electrical safety and personal hygiene lectures

                  1430    Liberty granted to third section to expire at 0030, 19 May 1953, Fleet

                              Landing, Sangley and 0100 Fleet Landing Manila

                  1510    Received commissary supplies from Naval Supply, Sangley Pt, R.P.

                  1630    Two men departed for Shore Patrol duties

                  1800    Liberty granted to standby section to limits of Naval Station to expire

                              on board at 2400 this date.

                  1845    Held evening reports, all departments secure, restricted men present

                  2115    Lights out

                  2400    Liberty expired for standby section, no absentees

5-19-53     0015    Shore Patrol returned aboard

                  0030    Liberty expired for third section.  All returned except CASEMATE, A.E.,

                              BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., and DAVEYJONES, I.P.

                  0315    DAVEYJONES, I.P., returned aboard having been AWOL two hours and forty five minutes

                  0500    Reveille

                  2100    Lights out silence about decks

5-20-53     0030    CASEMATE, A.E., and BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., now twenty four hours AWOL

                              as of this time and date

                  0200    CASEMATE, A.E., returned aboard after being twenty five (25) hours

                              and thirty minutes AWOL

                  0910    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the case of the following named men: 

                              CASEMATE, A.E., violation of Article 86, UCMJ awarded:  dismissed,

                              amended to two (2) weeks restriction commencing this date;

                              DAVEYJONES, I.P., violation of Article 86 UCMJ, awarded: excused,

                              amended to two (2) weeks restriction commencing this date

                  1045    U.S. Navy YWN-147 alongside to discharge water

                  1212    U.S. Navy YWN-147 departed ship’s side after discharging 6210 gals of fresh water

                  2120    BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., returned aboard clean, sober and in proper uniform after being

                              absent without leave for a period of one (1) day twenty (20) hours and fifty (50) minutes

                  2100    Lights out, all secure

5-21-53     0030    Liberty expired for the 1st section, all returned on time except for

                              SCUTTLE, D.F. and CANBUOY, M.B.

                  0455    SCUTTLE, D.F. and CANBUOY, M.B. reported aboard clean, sober, and in proper uniform

                              after being absent without leave for a period of four (4) hours and twenty-five (25) minutes

                  0500    Reveille

                  0643    Set special sea detail

                  0705    Underway for ditch and rescue drills with C.G. Air Detachment, Sangley Point, R.P.

                  0807    San Nicholas Shoals Light abeam to port, dist 1.0 Mi

                  0845    Corregidor Island Light abeam to starboard

                  0935    Changed to various courses and speeds, exercising at ditch and rescue drill with CG 4722

                  1100    Secured from ditch and rescue drill, secured CG 4722

                  1327    Held man overboard drill

                  1332    Boat #2 waterborne

                  1332    Secured from man overboard drill, set special sea detail, maneuvering to anchorage

                  1347    Anchored in anchorage CHARLIE in four and one half fathoms of water with thirty fathoms

                              of chain to the port anchor on following bearing:  Sangley Point Light 2400T, Wreck 1600T,

                              Aero Beacon 0750T

                  1353    Secured special sea detail

                  2100    Lights out

5-22-53     0910    Held Captain’s Mast in the following cases:  CLOTHESSTOP, C.L., violation of Article 86 UCMJ,

                              absent without leave 1 hr and 30 min on 21 May 1953, case dismissed;

                              CANBUOY,  M.B., violation of Article 86, UCMJ, absent without leave 3 hr and 55 min on

                              21 May 1953, excused;

                              SCUTTLE, D.F., violation of Article 86, UCMJ, absent without leave 3 hr and 55 min

                              on 21 May 1953, awarded 8 hours extra duty; 

                              BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., violation of article 86, UCMJ, absent without leave for a period

                              of 44 hrs and 50 min, restricted to limits of the ship pending further investigation

                  1515    YWN-147 along side to starboard to deliver fresh water

                  1600    Received aboard 20 barrels of aviation oil from barge #11

                  1625    YWN-147 departed having delivered 8100 gal of fresh water

                  2100    Lights out

5-23-53     0030    Two men reported aboard for transportation to Tarumpitao, Palawan Island, R. of P.

                  0500    Reveille

                  0650    Set the Special Sea Detail. #2 boat hoisted

                  0705    Commenced heaving around on anchor

                  0709    Anchor away (aweigh), maneuvering on various courses and speeds standing out of

                              Manila Bay enroute Tarumpitao, Palawan Island, Republic of Philippines

                  0715    Set the sea watch

                  1030    Commanding Officer's inspection of ship

                  1300    Quarters followed by Collision drill

5-24-53     0000    Underway in South China Sea enroute Tarumpitao Loran Station, Palawan Island, R.P.

                  0600    Reveille

                  0810    Maneuvering on various courses and speeds standing into anchorage at Tarumpitao Point,

                              Palawan Island, R of P

                  0940    Set the special sea detail

                  1012    #2 boat away

                  1100    Let go port anchor in 7 fathoms with sandy bottom, 2 shots of chain on deck on the following

                              true bearings: Tarumpitao Point 0520, Malikabay Point 2000, Buoy 31, 3450, Buoy 32 2740

                  1330    Liberty granted to section (1) one and two (2) to expire on board prior to 1900 this date

                  1900    Liberty expired, no absentees

                  2100    Lights out, all secure

5-25-53     0500    Reveille

                  0610    Two U.S. Army men departed ship after receiving transportation from Sangley Point

                  1300    Quarters followed by following instruction: communications, landing

                              force and engineering

                  1430    Liberty granted to third section to expire on board at 1900 this date

                  1900    Liberty expired, no absentees

                  2130    Lights out

5-26-53     0740    Commanding Officer held Mast in case of the following:  DIPROPE, O.C. and

                              DOGVANE, S.S., violation Article 134 UCMJ, awarded: excused;

                              DOG, B.N., violation Article 134 UCMJ, referred to investigation

                  0830    Liberty granted to second and third sections to expire on board at 1900 this date

                  1900    Liberty Party returned on time

                  2100    Lights out

5-27-53     0500    Reveille

                  0700    #2 hoisted, set the special sea detail

                  0711    Commenced heaving around on port anchor

                  0717    Anchor away (aweigh).  Underway on various courses and speeds enroute

                              Talanpalan Island, R. of P.

                  0745    Secured the special sea detail

                  1030    Maneuvering on various courses and speeds to avoid reefs

                  1416    Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speed to put target in water

                  1422    Target in water

                  1427    Held General Quarters, maneuvering on various courses and speeds for gunnery firing runs

                  1443    Commenced firing run for Gun#22

                  1444    Ceased firing Gun #22

                  1446    Commenced firing run for Gun #21

                  1450    Ceased firing Gun #21

                  1455    Commenced firing run for guns #22, 42, 43

                  1458    Ceased firing on Guns #22, 42, 43

                  1501    Commenced firing run for Guns 321, 41, 43

                  1503    Secured from gunnery firing runs.  Completed Gunnery Firing Exercises AGD 20&40, SGD-20,

                              SGD40.  Expended the following ammunition with no casualties: Forty (40) rounds of

                              20MM HET, SPDN 7623; eighty (80) rounds of 20MM HI, SPDN 5437; and

                              thirty-six (36) rounds of 40MM HET, SPDN 6967

                  1514    Secured from General Quarters, picked up target

                  2200    Lights out

5-28-53     0000    Underway in South China Sea enroute to Talampalan P.I.

                  0600    Reveille

                  0806    Changed to various courses and speeds, maneuvering into anchorage,

                              approaching Talampalan Island, R.P.

                  0930    Set special sea detail

                  0947    Boat #2 waterborne

                  0958    Anchored in twelve fathoms of water with forty-five fathoms of chain

                              to the port anchor, on the following bearings, rt. tangent

                              Talampalan Island 1400T, left tangent Talampalan Island 1800T, right tangent, 2910T

                  1000    Secured special sea detail

                  1330    Liberty granted to the first section to expire on board prior to 1900 this date

                  1900    Liberty expired for section one (1) all hands returned on time

                  2200    Lights out, silence about deck

5-29-53     0500    Reveille

                  1400    Liberty granted to the 1st and 3rd sections to expire on board prior to 1900 this date

                  1405    Summary Court Martial held in the case of  DOG, B.N.

                  1500    Summary Court Martial in the case of DOG, B.N., adjourned to await action of Convening Authority

                  1815    Anchor aweigh maneuvering on various courses and speeds enroute Sangley Point

5-30-53     0152    Sighted Capra Island Light bearing 0400T, distance 17.4 miles

                  0325    Capra Island Light abeam to starboard, distance 4.9 miles

                  0724    San Nicolas Shoal Light abeam to starboard distance one (1) mile

                  0745    Maneuvering on various courses and speeds approaching anchorage EASY, Sangley Point

                  0818    Small boat #2 lowered away

                  0847    Let go port anchor, anchored in six (6) fathoms of water, two shots of

                              chain to the port anchor on the following true bearings: 

                              Obstruction buoy 3360T, Wreck 1790T, Sangley Point light 2400T

                  1402    Water Barge alongside

                  1449    Water Barge away

                  1700    Two men departed for routine tour of shore patrol duty

                  2100    Lights out, silence about deck

                  2255    DECON, C.C., placed on report for violation of Article 108 (Loss,

                              damage, destruction or wrongful disposition of military

                              property), 116 (Riot or breach of peace), 134 (General Article)

                              of the Uniform Code of Military Justice

                  2400    Liberty expired for section three (3) all hands returned on time

5-31-53     0050    Two men returned from routine tour of shore patrol duty

                  1138    Boat #1 waterborne

                  1313    Boat #2 aboard

                  2100    Lights out

6-1-53       0500    Reveille

                  1020    Assumed typhoon Condition III

                  1100    Received stores for general mess from US Naval Station, SangleyPoint, P.I.

                  1130    Summary Court Martial #7-53 in the case of DOG, B.N., approved and ordered executed

                              by Convening Authority; Sentence: to forfeit fifty (50.00) dollars per month for a

                              period of one (1) month and to be restricted to the limits of the USCGC LANSING (WDE-488)

                              for a period of twenty (20) days

                  1300    Mustered all hands at quarters followed by instruction in damage control, CIC, communications,

                              radio, and engineering

                  1600    Two men departed for temporary additional duty as shore patrol, Shore Patrol Headquarters,

                              USNS, Sangley Point, P.I.

                  1755    U.S. Navy YO-196 along side for fueling

                  1835    U.S. Navy Water Barge YWN-147 alongside

                  1904    U.S. Navy YO-196 departed ship's side.  Received on board 16,632 gals. of diesel oil

                  1917    U.S. Navy Water Barge (YWN-147) departed ship's side.  Received 7,080 gals of

                              fresh water aboard

                  2130    Lights out, all secure

                  2400    Liberty expired for the 1st section, all returned on time

6-2-53       0000    Two men returned aboard from temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol

                  0030    Liberty expired for the 3rd section, all returned on time except

                              COCKPIT, W.S., and CHAINSTOPPER, S.L.

                  0225    COCKPIT, W.S., and CHAINSTOPPER, S.L. returned aboard clean, sober, and in uniform

                              of the day after being absent without leave for a period of one (1) hour and fifty-five (55) minutes

                  0500    Reveille

                  1730    Two men departed on routine tour of shore patrol duties

                  2100    Lights out, silence about deck

6-3-53       0030    Two men returned from routine tour of shore patrol duty

                  0345    #2 boat aboard

                  0417    Anchor aweigh, maneuvering on various courses and speeds standing out of anchorage

                  0425    Secured special sea detail

                  0445    Set course 2350 (pgc & true), 2380 psc, one engine on each shaft ahead standard, 265 RPM,

                              enroute Catanduanes Island

                  0515    San Nicholas Shoals Light abeam to port, distance one mile

                  0520    All engines on line, increased to all ahead 280 RPM

                  0601    El Fraile Island bearing 1310T, dist 1.4 Mi

                  0602    Reveille

                  0802    Starboard engines stopped due to engine casualty

                  0828    Cape Santiago Light abeam to port, range 1.5 mile

                  0830    Entered Verde island Passage

                  0850    Engine casualty repaired, all engines ahead standard 280 RPM

                  1002    Changed course to 1180T & pgc, 116 psc with Escarceo Point Light abeam to starboard,

                              range 1.2 miles

                  1045    Baco Chico Island abeam to starboard, range 1.1 miles

                  1300    Entered Tablas Straits

                  1315    Baltasar Island abeam to port, distance 1.6 miles

                  1402    Elefante Island abeam to port, distance 2.4 miles

                  1415    Entered Sibuyan Sea

                  1930    Aguja Point abeam to port distant 1.2 miles

                  2018    San Miguel Light bearing 1800T, dist 1.5 Mi

                  2200    Lights out

                  2210    Reduced to various speeds, entered San Bernardino Straits

                  2320    Departed San Bernardino Straits

6-4-53       0500    Reveille

                  0506    Binorong Point, Catanduanes Island, P.I. abeam to port bearing 2700T, distance 5.3 miles

                  0620    Panay Island Light abeam to port, distance 6 miles

                  0706    Set Special Sea Detail, commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds for anchorage

                  0755    Anchored near Babaguan Bay off Macaritan Point, Panay Island in thirteen (13) fathoms

                              of water with three (3) shots of chain on deck to the port anchor on the following bearings: 

                              right tangent Panay island - 0900T, small island - 1200T, and mountain peak 1740T

                  0759    Secured Special Sea Detail, set inport port

                  0805    Boat #1 and #2 away to sound water in and around Panay Island

                  1300    All hands to quarters all present and accounted for.  Held signal drill for deck force and

                              quartermaster and CIC personnel, Engineering instruction for E division

                  1400    Boat #1 aboard.  Set special sea detail

                  1410    Boat #2 aboard

                  1428    Anchor Aweigh, maneuvering on various courses and speeds, departing anchorage,

                              enroute Naulo Loran Station

                  1432    Secured special sea detail

                  1845    Held evening reports, all departments secured for the night

                  2000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean, all engines ahead standard 310 RPM - 17.7 kts

                  2100    All lights out, all secure

6-5-53       0000    Underway in the Pacific Ocean enroute Naulo Loran Station, P.I. steering course

                              3380T  & pgc, 3360 psc, all engines ahead standard (310 RPM).

                  0315    Reduced speed to all ahead 1/3 (165 RPM), visibility reduced, commenced sounding fog signals

                  0335    Visibility increased to 3-5 miles, secured fog signals

                  1200    Underway in Babuyan Channel on course 2600T &PGC

                  1400    Centinela Point abeam to port, distance 3.6 miles

                  1446    Commenced sounding fog signals - International - due to decreased visibility

                  1508    Secured from sounding fog signals, visibility increased to three (3) miles

                  1945    Held evening reports, department heads to muster

                  2145    Put #1 engine on line

                  2200    Lights out

                  2220    Put #3 engine on line

6-6-53       0000    Underway in the South China Sea enroute Naulo Point Loran Transmitting Station

                  0730    Bolinao Point Light, Luzon, abeam to port, distance 16 miles

                  0755    Experienced power failure throughout ship, shifted to hand steering using magnetic heading of 1490

                  0800    Underway in South China Sea, with no ship's power

                  0805    Ships power restored

                  1030    Held Commanding Officer's ship's inspection

                  1350    Changed to various courses and speeds, entered Subic Bay

                  1435    Set special sea detail

                  1503    Moored port side to Berth ABLE three, U.S.N.S, Subic Bay, P.I.

                  1720    BOWPAINTER, S.B., reported aboard having completed one (1) month confinement

                              at U.S. Marine Barracks, U.S.N.S. Subic Bay, P.I.

                  2230    Liberty expired for second section.  All returned except DEVILCLAW, S.I.

6-7-53       0005    DEVILCLAW, S.I., returned aboard having been AWOL since 2230,

                              6 June 1953, placed n report for violation Article 86, UCMJ

                  0630    Reveille

                  0830    Liberty granted to the first and third sections to expire on board at 0030, 8 June 1953

                  1845    Held Evening Reports mustered Dept. Heads, security watches, and restricted men;

                              no unauthorized absentees

                  2100    Lights out, all secure

6-8-53       0900    Inspected magazine and smokeless powder samples condition dry except in compartment

                              A-404-M, A-406-M, A-407-m, C-310.  All small arms accounted for

                  0915    HMTS BANG KEDU moored alongside

                  1030    HMTS BANK KEDU departed from alongside

                  1305    Held Commanding Officer's Mast in case of:  DEVILCLAW, S.I., violation of

                              Article 86, UCMJ, excused. 

                              COCKPIT, W.S., CHAINSTOPPER, S.L., violation of Article 86, UCMJ,

                              awarded, excused.

                              BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., VIOLATION OF article 86, UCMJ,

                              awarded - two weeks restriction to commence as of 20 May 1953,

                              COMPASSROSE, D.C, violation of Article 92, UCMJ and Article 86, UCMJ, awarded

                              withheld, restricted to limits of vessel, pending final action by Commanding Officer

                  1840    Held evening reports mustered restricted men and security watches, all present and accounted for

                  2100    Lights out, silence about deck

6-9-53       0945    Received supplies from U.S. Naval Base, Subic Bay, P.I.

                  1032    Completed receiving lube oil

                  1107    YTB-496 (USS CHAHAO) moored to starboard side

                  1330    Held Commanding Officer's Mast in case DIHEDRAL, L.C., violation Article 134, UCMJ,

                              to wit: out of uniform, disobedience of orders, using profane language; awarded: excuses;

                              in case of SWITCHBOARD, E.P., violation Article 134, UCMJ, to wit: possessing a forged

                              Armed Force Liberty Pass Card, awarded; action postponed, restricted to limits of

                              LANSING, pending final action

                  1835    Two men departed for Shore Patrol duty

                  1845    Held evening reports, all departments report secure, restricted men present

                  2100    Lights out

6-10-53     0030    Shore Patrolmen returned aboard

                  0700    USN YTB-496 (USS CHAHAO) cast off

                  0743    USS MCCORD (DD-534) moored to starboard side

                  1020    Received stores for general mess, Commissary Center, US Naval Station, Subic Bay, P.I.

                              as per invoice

                  1100    USS MCCORD (DD-534) departed ship's side

                  1400    Received stores from Navy Exchange, USN Station, Subic Bay, P.I. as per invoice

                  1810    Two men departed for temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol, US Naval Station, Subic Bay, P.I.

                  1845    Held Evening Reports, mustered dept. heads, security watches and restricted men,

                              no unauthorized absentees

6-11-53     0015    Two men returned aboard from temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol

                  0800    DITTYBOX, S.W., placed on report for violation of Article 134, UCMJ (General Article) – unlawful

                              entry into CPO quarters

                  0910    Navy ship LSIL-1017 moored to starboard side

                  1800    Two men reported for temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol, U.S. Naval Station, Subic Bay, P.I.

                  1845    Held evening reports, mustered restricted men and security watches.  All present and accounted for

                  2100    Lights out, silence about the deck

6-12-53     0015    Two men reported aboard from temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol

                  0500    Reveille

                  1300    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in case of DITTYBOX, S.W., violation Article 134,

                              UCMJ, unlawful entry into CPO quarters, awarded one (1) weeks restriction to

                              commence 12 June 1953

                  1820    Two men departed for shore patrol duty

                  2100    Lights out

6-13-53     0700    Commenced preparations for getting underway

                  0801    Set special sea detail

                  0812    Underway in Subic Bay enroute Batan Island, P.I., on various courses and speeds

                  0857    Sueste Point Light abeam to starboard, distance 0.7 miles

                  0913    Entered South China Sea

                  1025    Held Commanding Officer’s ship’s inspection

                  1100    Capones Island abeam to starboard – distance 5 miles

                  1920    Lost bridge steering control, shifted to after steering control all engines stopped

                  1924    Commenced steering from bridge control

                  1928    All engines ahead 1/3

                  1930    All engines ahead standard 280 RPM

                  1945    Held evening reports, mustered department heads

                  2200    Lights out

6-14-53     0000    Underway in South China Sea enroute Batan Island, P.I. on course 0170T, pgc, pstgc.

                              All engines ahead standard 300 RPM

                  0040    Cape Bojeador Light abeam to starboard – distance 10.4 miles

                  0630    Reveille, carried out holiday routine

                  0947    Set special sea detail.  Maneuvering on various courses and speeds entering Mahatao Harbor,

                              Batan Island. R.P.

                  1007    Let go port anchor in 10 ½ fathoms of water to three shots of chain on deck;

                              taking bearings (T) on the following: Chawa Point 0550T, Church Tower 1140T, Mabutui Point 2180T

                  1010    #2 boat in water

                  1012    Secured special sea detail

                  1230    DORSAL, G.A., placed on report for violation Article 91, UCMJ, disobedience of lawful

                              order of petty officer and Article 91 UCMJ, disrespectful in language toward a petty officer

                  1340    Three men reported aboard from CGC KUKUI (WAK-186) for transportation to

                              ComPhilSect, Sangley Point, R.P.

                  1345    Set special sea detail

                  1406    Anchor aweigh, maneuvering on various courses and speeds to take Navy LCM #5 in tow

                  1415    Navy LCM #5 in tow, secured special sea detail

                  1430    Four Navy personnel aboard for transportation to USS LSI(L)-1017

                  1430    Boat #2 aboard

                  1600    Underway in Luzon Straits with navy LCM #5 in tow on course 2120T & pgc, 2140 pstgc,

                              all engines (#2 & #3) ahead 2/3 190 RPM

                  1620    Pit log inoperative

                  1747    Pit log operative

                  1800    Entered Balintang Channel

                  2200    Lights out

6-15-53     0400    Gyro failure commenced steering 2140 psc

                  0600    Reveille

                  0648    Cape Bojeador Light abeam to port, dist 5.0 Mi

                  1011    Bacloc Island abeam to port – distance 2 miles

                  1100    Pinge Island abeam to port, distance 1.6 miles

                  1130    Salomangue Island abeam to port – distance 2 miles

                  1300    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for.  Carried out shipboard training

                  1947    Port engine stopped

                  1815    All engines ahead, 165 RPM

                  2048    Altered course to avoid steamer 2350 pstgc, 2360 psc

                  2151    Pedra Point Light bearing 0900T dist. 4.7 mi

                  2200    Lights out

6-16-53     0000    Underway in South China Sea enroute Subic Bay, P.I. with navy LCM #5 in tow with

                              300 ft of towline.  Pit log and SU radar inoperative

                  0104    Hermana Major Island abeam to port – distance 7.9 miles

                  0600    Reveille

                  0738    Changed course to 1510T with Capones Island Light abeam to port, 2 miles

                  0937    Subic Bay Light abeam to port.

                  0958    Lowered #2 small boat, with Navy personnel aboard

                  1015    LANSING relieved towing LCM#5 by other Navy LCM

                  1022    #2 small boat aboard

                  1030    Standing out of Subic Bay Harbor

                  1044    Subic Bay Light abeam to starboard distance 1.5 miles.  Enroute Sangley Point, R.P.

                  1255    Corregidor Light abeam to starboard – distance two (2) miles, entered Manila Bay

                  1337    San Nicholas Shoals lighted buoy abeam to starboard – distance one (1) mile. 

                              Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds standing into

                              Naval Anchorage, Sangley Point, P.I.

                  1418    Set special sea detail

                  1427    Anchored  in Manila Bay, off Sangley Point, P.I. in 6 ¾ fathoms of water with three shots

                              of chain on deck to the port anchor, on the following bearings:  Wreck – 1580T,

                              Sangley Point Light – 2360T, and Barge 1980T.  Vessel assumed BAKER TWO status

                  1432    Navy Port Director Boat alongside

                  1435    Three Navy personnel departed for US Naval Station, Sangley Point, P.I. after having received

                              transportation from Batan Island, P.I. by this unit

                  1437    Port Directors Boat departed ship’s side.

                  1448    U.S. Navy YO-196 along side to fuel

                  1500    Liberty granted to the 3rd section to expire at Fleet Landing, Manila at 0100 17 June 1953

                              and at Fleet Landing US Naval Station, Sangley Point, P.I. at 0030, 17 June 1953.  Gyro compass

                              inoperative

                  1600    Two men departed for temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol, US Naval Station,

                              Sangley Point, P.I.

                  1650    U.S. Navy YO-196 departed ship’s side after discharging 25, 944 gals of diesel oil

                  1800    Gyro operative.  Liberty granted to the 1st section to expire on board prior 2400 this date

                  2100    Lights out, all secure

                  2400    Liberty expired for the 1st section, all returned on time

6-17-53     0040    Two men returned aboard from temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol

                  0500    Reveille

                  0700    Mustered all hands at quarters, no unauthorized absentees

                  0820    U.S. Navy Water Barge YWN-147 along side

                  1100    Received commissary stores from Sangley Point Supply Depot as per invoice

                  1115    Two Navy personnel reported aboard for transportation to Hong Kong BCC

                  1300    Mustered all hands at quarters, all hands present or accounted for

                  1310    Commanding Officer’s Mast held this date in the case of DORSAL, G.A., violation of

                              Article 91 UCMJ.  Awarded:  action postponed

                  1420    One Navy officer reported aboard for transportation to Hong Kong BCC.  Two Navy

                              personnel reported aboard for temporary additional duty in connection with transportation

                              to Hong Kong

                  1440    All hands mustered at quarters, all hands present or accounted for

                  1442    Special sea detail set in preparation to get underway

                  1451    Number one boat hoisted aboard

                  1503    Anchors aweigh, maneuvering on various courses and speeds, standing out Manila Bay

                              enroute to Hong Kong, BCC

                  1518    Standing out Manila Bay, all main engines on the line, 210 RPM

                  1540    All engines ahead 265 RPM

                  1556    San Nicholas Shoals Light abeam to port distance (3) three mi.  Increased speed to 300 RPM

                  1600    Underway in Manila Bay on course 2500 T, both shafts ahead 300 rpm

                  1637    Corregidor Island Light abeam to port, dist 2 ¼ mi

                  1752    Increased speed to both shafts ahead 340 RPM

                  1830    Changed to various courses and speeds, entered Subic Bay

                  1854    LCM alongside.  DORSAL, G.A., departed on thirty (30) days emergency leave

                  1858    LCM cast off

                  1859    Proceeding out of Subic Bay

                  1717    Departed Subic Bay, set course 2410T, both shafts ahead 300 RPM

                  1945    Held evening reports, all departments report secure

                  2000    Underway in South China Sea on course 3230T, all engines ahead standard 300 RPM

                  2030    Capones Island Light abeam to starboard – distance 4.9 miles

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

                  2318    Removed #2 main engine from the line due to casualty to water cooling system. 

                              Reduced speed on starboard shaft to 265 RPM

6-18-53     0025    Engine 2 placed on line, all engines ahead 300 RPM

                  0900    Magazines inspected, compartments A-404, 406, 407 and C-310

                              damp, sprinkler system test unsatisfactory.  All small arms accounted for

                  1300    Held quarters, followed by general quarters, fire, collision, abandon ship, gun drill,

                              damage control instruction

                  1415    Secured from all drills and instruction

                  1516    Special Court Martial convened in the case of DECON, C.C.

                  1620    Engines 1 and 3 taken off the line

                  1632    Special Court Martial in the case of DECON, C.C., recessed until 1900

                  1800    Ship’s clocks advance one hour, now keeping zone time (-9)

                  1900    Special Court Martial reconvened in the case of DECON, C.C.,

                  1940    Held evening reports, all departments secure

                  2123    Special Court Martial in the case of DECON, C.C., adjourned until the morning of 19 June 1953

                  2200    Lights out

                  2232    Increased to 265 RPM

6-19-53     0432    All four (4) engines on the line

                  0600    Reveille

                  0625    Increased speed to 340 RPM

                  0640    SU radar inoperative

                  0645    Reduced speed to 250 RPM – placed one engine on each shaft

                  0700    Sighted Li-Ma Ch’un Islands dead ahead, distance 31 miles

                  0718    SU Radar operative

                  0855    Special Court Martial reconvened

                  0920    Wang Lan Light abeam to port – ditance 1.8 miles

                  0940    Special Court Martial recessed

                  0950    Commanding Officer’s Mast held in the case CLAMPDOWN, S.D., violation of Article 92

                              UCMJ.  Awarded:  four (4) hours extra duty

                  0958    Set special sea detail

                  1000    Entered Tathong Channel, commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds,

                              standing into Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, BCC

                  1103    Boat #2 in the water

                  1105    British Boat TAMAR (T-19) alongside, LT DREWE, RN, aboard

                  1107    Commenced approach on mooring buoy #5

                  1113    Moored to Buoy #5, Naval Anchorage, Kowloon Harbor, Hong Kong, BCC, with

                              one (1) shot (15 fathoms – fathom = 6 feet) of chain to buoy

                  1121    LCM #201 along side, U.S. Naval Boarding Party aboard

                  1147    LT DREWE, RN, departed on British Boat TAMAR (T-19)

                  1300    Liberty granted to the port section to expire at Fleet Landing, Blake’s Pier, Hong Kong, BCC,

                              prior to 2400 this date.  U.S. Naval Boarding Party ashore on LCM #201

                  1400    Three men departed for temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol, Shore Patrol Headquarters,

                              Office of Royal Navy Provost Marshall at HMS TAMAR (T-19), Wellington Barracks,

                              Hong Kong, BCC

                  2400    Liberty expired for all hands, all returned on time.  Three men returned aboard from temporary

                              additional duty as Shore Patrol

6-20-53     0500    Reveille

                  0700    Quarters for muster, no unauthorized absentees

                  0730    Boat #2 in the water

                  0830    Special Court Martial reconvened

                  0900    Held Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  0930    Special Court Martial adjourned

                  1000    Liberty granted to starboard section to expire prior to 2400 this date

                  1230    Water Barge alongside

                  1255    Water barge departed

                  1300    Three men departed for tour of Shore Patrol duty

                  2200    Lights out, silence about deck

6-21-53     0000    All hands returned from liberty on time

                  0900    Church services secured

                  1000    Liberty granted to the port section to expire at Fleet Landing, Blake’s Pier, Victoria,

                              Hong Kong, BCC prior 2400 hours this date

                  1400    Three men departed for temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol, Victoria, Hong Kong, BCC

                  1945    Evening Reports, department heads, security watches, and restricted men to muster;

                              no unauthorized absentees

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

                  2400    Liberty expired for the port section, all returned on time.  Three men

                              reported aboard from temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol

6-22-53     0806    Special Court Martial reconvened

                  1030    Special Court Martial in case of DECON, C.C., adjourned to await action of  Convening Authority

                  1310    Two men departed on tour of Shore Patrol

                  2230    Lights out, silence about deck

                  2400    Liberty party returned on time

6-23-53     0000    Moored to buoy #5, Man-of-0War Anchorage, Kowloon Harbor, Hong Kong, BCC

                  0035    Two men returned aboard from routine tour of Shore Patrol

                  0500    Reveille

                  0700    Quarters, all present and accounted for

                  1046    Water Boat from Union Water Boat Co., LTD alongside

                  1124    Water Boat departed after discharging 9,450 gals of fresh water

                  1300    Three men departed for temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol, Victoria City,

                              Hong Kong, BCC.  Liberty was granted to the port section to expire at Fleet Landing,

                              Blake’s Pier, Hong Kong, BCC, prior 2400 this date

                  1826    Two Navy personnel reported aboard for transportation to U.S. naval Station, Sangley Point, P.I.

                              for further transfer to the USS CHAUNCEY (DD-667) due duty

                  1940    Evening Reports, mustered Dept. Heads and security watches, all secure

                  2225    Lights out, all secure

                  2400    Liberty expired for the port section, all returned on time

6-24-53     0015    One USAF SSGT reported aboard for transportation to US Naval Station, Sangley Point, P.I. 

                              Three men reported aboard from temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol

                  0050    No. 2 Boat hoisted aboard

                  0500    Reveille

                  0730    One Navy AD3 reported aboard for transportation to US Naval Station, Sangley Point, P.I.

                              in accordance with CDR, US Navy Forces, Philippines letter

                  0845    Set the Special sea Detail

                  0858    Unmoored, underway on various courses and speeds, standing out of Kowloon Harbor

                  0950    Secured the Special Sea Detail

                  0955    Cleared Kowloon Bay, set course for Sangley Point, R. of P. 1240T.  All engines ahead 265 RPM

                  1019    Increased speed ahead on all engines to 300 RPM

                  1305    Exercised at General Quarters drill

                  1355    Secured from General Quarters

                  1404    Reduced speed to 245 RPM

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

6-25-53     0800    Quarters for muster, all present or accounted for

                  0812    Took #2 engine off line, put #1 on line

                  0900    Magazines inspected, compartments A-404, 406, 407, and C-310 damp, tested sprinkler system,

                              test unsatisfactory

                  1300    Quarters, followed by General Quarters, Gun Drill, and Damage Control instruction

                  1420    Commenced steering by sinuous clock courses

                  1505    Removed #1 main engine from line due to casualty, replaced same   with #2 main engine

                  1705    Made landfall West Coast of Luzon bearing 0950T

                  1807    Secured from sinuating, resumed base course

                  1900    Retarded ship’s clocks 1 hour keeping zone –8 time.  The time is now 1800

                  2016    Changed course to 1660 pgc, 167T, 1680 psc with Hermana Major Light bearing 0760T range 5 miles

                  2347    Changed course to 1460 pgc (per gyro compass), 1470T, 1450 psc (per steering compass)

                              reduced speed to 165 RPM.  Capones Island Light bearing 0900T, range 5 miles

6-26-53     0058    Los Frailes Rock bearing 0900T, dist. 2.1 miles

                  0445    La Monja Light abeam to starboard, distance 1 mile

                  0458    Corregidor Island Light abeam to starboard, distance 1.6 miles

                  0535    San Nicholas Shoals Light abeam to starboard, distance 2 miles

                  0610    Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds for anchorage

                  0624    Anchored in anchorage “CHARLIE”, Manila Bay, P.I. in four fathoms

                              of water with three (3) shots of chain on deck to the port anchor

                              on the following bearings:  Sangley Point Light 2400T, Barge 2030T, Wreck 1640T

                  0645    Boat #2 in the water

                  0745    Six Navy and one Air Force personnel departed after having received

                              transportation from Hong Kong, BCC to Sangley Point, P.I. in accordance with basic orders

                  0850    Water barge alongside

                  0934    Received aboard commissary stores from U.S. Naval station, Sangley Point, R. of P

                  1020    One Navy officer departed having received transportation from Hong

                              Kong, BCC to Sangley Point, R. of P. in accordance with basic orders

                  1420    #2 boat hoisted aboard

                  1503    Anchor aweigh, maneuvering on various courses and speeds standing out of Manila Bay

                  1518    Secured the special sea detail.

                  1605    San Nicholas Shoals Light abeam to port, dist 0.6 Mi

                  1646    El Fraile Island bearing 1210T, dist 1.4 Mi, entered South China Sea

                  1737    Fortune Island abeam starboard, dist. 3 miles

                  1832    Cape Santiago Light bearing 1050T, dist 3.6 Mi.

                  1840    Held evening reports, all department report secure

                  2005    Escarcio Point Light abeam to starboard – distance 1.4 miles

                  2015    Verde Island abeam to port – distance 1.3 miles

                  2020    Entered South Pass

                  2034    Baco Chico Island abeam to starboard – distance 1.2 miles

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

                  2205    Entered Tablas Straits

                  2251    Baltasar Island abeam to port – distance 1.6 miles.  Elefante Island abeam to port – distance 1.4 miles

6-27-53     0000    Underway in Sibuyan Sea enroute Panay Island, R. of P.

                  0320    Sighted Bugui Point Light bearing 1420T, 15 miles

                  0415    Changed course to 0670T with Aguja Point bearing 0000T, distant 1.8 miles

                  0457    Changed course to 1210T with San Miguel Island bearing 1800T, distant 1.8 miles

                  0600    Reveille

                  0654    Changed course to 0660T with Calantas Rock Light bearing 3150T

                  0702    Passed Tatoog Point Light to starboard distant 1.7 mi

                  0812    San Bernardino Island Light abeam to starboard, dist. 3.6 mi

                  0930    Ungay Point Light abeam port, dist 7.2 Mi

                  1030    Held Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  1247    Licteir Point, Catanduanes Island abeam to port – distance 3.1 miles

                  1334    Lolong Point, Panay Island abeam to port – distance 2.8 miles

                  1410    Stopped all engines, commenced drifting

                  1425    Underway, maneuvering various courses and speeds to pick up LCM tow

                  1425    Navy LCM # in tow, 300 ft. of towing hawser

                  1440    Boat #2 in the water

                  1450    Boat #2 hoisted aboard. One Navy SN and one Navy FN, crew of Navy LCM#9 reported

                              aboard for transportation to U.S. naval Station, Subic Bay, P.I. in accordance with

                              Standard Transfer Order

                  1830    LCM #9 settling slowly, port shaft stopped

                  1843    Starboard shaft stopped

                  1849    #2 boat away with crew of 6 and damage control equipment

                  1926    #2 boat along side and hoisted

                  1932    #2 boat away with additional damage control equipment

                  2000    Underway on course 1610T, maneuvering with various speeds, towing LCM #9 astern. 

                              Damage control party aboard LCM #9 attempting to stop flooding

                  2146    #2 boat hoisted aboard.  Damage control party aboard

                  2210    USN LCM#9 cast loose, and capsized and sank in 400 fathoms of water position

                              130 06’N 1240 05’E

                  2230    Lights out

                  2252    Commenced one mile square search for LCM#9

                  2322    Completed search.  Negative results

                  2331    Increased speed to 265 RPM

6-28-53     0000    Underway in the Philippine Sea enroute Subic Bay, R.P.

                  0153    Ungay Point Light abeam to starboard, 11.5 Mi

                  0320    San Bernardino Light abeam to port, dist 4.1 Mi

                  0400    Underway in San Bernardino Straits

                  0408    Teclin Island Light abeam to starboard – distance 2.4 miles

                  0437    Calantas Rock Light abeam to starboard – distance 2 miles.  Entered Naranjo Pass

                  0458    Entered Ticao Pass

                  0630    Reveille

                  0645    San Miguel Light abeam to port – distance 1.6 miles

                  0657    Entered Masbate Pass

                  0737    Aguja Point abeam to starboard – distance 1.8 miles

                  1535    Changed course to 2980T with Baltasar Light bearing 0140T range 2.8 miles

                  1837    Baco Chico Island abeam port, dist. 1.0 Mi

                  1931    Escarcio Point Light abeam port, dist. (?)

                  2024    Changed course to 3020T, Maricaban Island abeam to starboard – distance 2.1 miles

                  2050    Port shaft stopped, placed on immediate standby, starboard shaft making 220 RPM

                  2200    Entered South China Sea, Cape Santiago Light abeam to starboard distance 1.2 miles.

                  2230    Lights out, all secure

                  2300    Calatagan Point abeam to starboard – distance 2.5 miles

6-29-53     0000    Underway in South China Sea enroute Subic Bay, R. of P.

                  0005    Changed course to 3060T with Fortune Island Light 3 miles abeam to port

                  0634    Sueste Point Light abeam to port distance 1.1 miles

                  0652    Steering various courses and speeds standing in Olangapo Channel

                  0715    Set the anchor detail

                  0730    Set the special sea detail.  Maneuvering on various courses and speeds

                              for mooring berth

                  0804    Moored port side to USS YON-144, moored to buoy #22, Subic Bay, R.P.

                  0835    One Navy SN and one Navy FN, crew of LCM #9, departed auth.

                              Standard Transfer Order #697-53

                  0845    USS YO-46 moored to starboard side

                  0900    Commenced receiving fuel from YO-46

                  1010    Completed fueling, received 22,000 gal. of diesel fuel oil

                  1025    YO-46 cast off

                  1255    Underway on various courses and speeds standing out of Subic Bay

                  1528    Entering north channel Corregidor Island

                  1627    San Nicholas Shoal Light abeam to starboard

                  1712    Let go port anchor, anchored in six (6) fathoms of water, three shots of chain to port anchor

                              in anchorage “CHARLIE”, Sangley Point, on the following true bearings: 

                              Wreck bearing 1560T, Sangley Point Light bearing 2400T.  Boat #2 in the water.

                  1825    Liberty granted section three (3) to expire on board prior 2400 this date, section two (2) to

                              expire on Fleet Landing Sangley Point prior 0030, June 30 1953

                  1825    Two men departed for routine tour of shore patrol duty

                  2200    Lights out silence about deck

                  2400    Liberty expired for section three (3).  All hands returned on time except BLOCKBUSTER, A.B.,

                              AWOL as of this time and date

6-30-53     0000    Two men returned from routine tour of Shore Patrol duty

                  0030    Liberty expired for section two (2) all hands returned on time except

                              BROACHING, T.O., and DERELICT, A.V., both AOL as of this time and date

                  0515    BROACHING, T.O., returned aboard clean, sober and in uniform after being AOL a period

                              of four (4) hours forty five (45) minutes

                  0700    All hands to quarters for muster, all present and accounted for except

                              BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., absent without leave for a period of seven hours,

                              DERELICT, A.V., absent over leave for a period of six hours thirty minutes

                  1430    Liberty granted to the first section to expire at 0030, 1 July 1953 at Fleet Landing, Sangley Point

                              and in time to return on the 0100 boat from Manila Fleet Landing, 1 July 1953.

                  1700    Two men departed for Shore Patrol duty

                  2110    Lights out

                  2240    U.S. Navy YWN #17 moored to starboard side

                  2400    Liberty expired for second section, no absentees

7-1-53       0013    DERELICT, A.V., returned aboard, placed on report for violation

                              Article 86, UCMJ, AWOL from 0030, 30 Jun 1953 to present, a

                              period of twenty-three (23) hours and forty-three (43) minutes

                  0013    Shore patrol returned aboard

                  0015    Secured from receiving water.  Received 8000 gals.  U.S. Navy YWN317 cast off

                  0030    Liberty expired for first section, all returned except BOATHOOK, W.S.

                  0125    BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., returned aboard, place on report for violation of Article 86, UCMJ,

                              AWOL from 2400, 29 June 1953, to present, a period of one (1) day, one (1) hour

                              and twenty-five (25) minutes

                  0455    DERELICT, A.V., returned aboard, place on report for violation of Article 86, UCMJ,

                              AWOL from 0030 this date to present, a period of four (4) hours and twenty five (25) minutes

                  0500    Reveille

                  0800    CLAMPDOWN, S.D., placed on report for violation Article 134, UCMJ, being disorderly

                              in that he struck engineman CANBUOY, M.B., his superior petty officer

                  1300    Mustered all hands at quarters, no unauthorized absentees.  Carried out the following drills

                              and instruction:  general quarters, fire, gun, ditch & rescue, signal (flag hoist), radio, coding, and

                              telephone talker drills, and damage control instruction.

                  1645    Two men departed for temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol, Naval Station, Sangley Point, P.I.

                  2130    Lights out, all secure

7-2-53       0010    Two men reported from temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol

                  0030    Liberty expired for all hands, all returned on time except DINGHY, F.O.

                  0700    Mustered all hands at quarters, no unauthorized absentees except DINGHY, F.O., who has been

                              absent without leave for a period of six (6) hours and thirty (30) minutes

                  0947    DINGHY, F.O., returned on board having been AWOL for a period of

                              nine (9) hours forty three (43) minutes

                  1000    Held Captain’s Mast in cases of:  DERELICT, A.V., AWOL (23) twenty-three hours

                              (43) forty-three minutes, awarded – eight (8) days restriction to limits of LANSING;

                              BROACHING, T.O., AWOL four (4) hours and forty five (45) minutes – Excused;

                              BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., AWOL twenty five (25) hours twenty five (25) minutes –

                              awarded two (2) weeks restriction to limits of the LANSING;

                              BOATHOOK, W.S., AWOL four (4) hours twenty five (25) minutes – Excused;

                              CLAMPDOWN, S.D., disorderly – Voided.

                  2200    Lights out, silence about deck

7-3-53       0815    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in case of DINGHY, F.O., AWOL nine (9) hours

                              (17) seventeen minutes, awarded two weeks restriction

                  0817    USN water barge alongside

                  1605    Two men departed for Shore Patrol duty

7-4-53       0030    Shore Patrol aboard

                  0030    Liberty expired all returned except COCKPIT, W.S., DUNNAGE, L.M., and DUNGAREE, B.W.

                  0500    Reveille

                  0740    COCKPIT, W.S., and DUNNAGE, L.M., returned aboard, placed on report for violation

                              Article 86, UCMJ, AWOL from 0030 this date to present, a period of seven (7) hours

                              and ten (10 minutes

                  0830    Held Commanding Officers’ personnel inspection

                  0850    Liberty granted to third section to expire at 0030, Fleet Landing, Sangley Point or

                              0100 Fleet Landing, Manila

                  1650    Two men departed for temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol, U.S. Naval Station,

                              Sangley Point, P.I., prior 0130 5 July 1953

                  1800    Liberty granted to the 1st section to expire at Fleet Landing, U.S. Naval Station,

                              Sangley Point., P.I.

                  2330    DUNGAREE, B.W., returned on board, clean, sober, and in proper uniform, after having been

                              absent without leave for a period of twenty three (23) hours.  Subject placed on report for violation

                              of article 86, UCMJ (unauthorized absence from unit).

7-5-53       0200    Two men returned from routine Shore Patrol duty, Sangley Point, P.I.

                  0630    Reveille

                  1710    Two men departed for routine tour of Shore Patrol duty

                  2200    Lights out silence about decks.

                  2400    Liberty expired section three (3), all hands returned on time.

7-6-53       0025    Two men returned from routine tour of Shore Patrol duty

                  0100    Liberty expired for sections two (2) all returned on time except CONNING, S.S.

                              AWOL as of this time and date

                  0500    Reveille

                  0515    CONNING, S.S., returned clean sober and in uniform after being AWOL a period of

                              four hours and fifteen minutes

                  0700    Quarters, all present and accounted for

                  0801    Anchor aweigh, underway on various courses and speeds standing out of Manila Bay enroute

                              Subic Bay, R.P.

                  0858    San Nicholas Shoals Light abeam to port, distance 0.7 miles

                  0948    Corregidor Island Light abeam to port – distance 0.9 mile

                  1042    (unreadable) Point abeam to starboard, distance 2 miles

                  1257    Held man overboard drill

                  1300    All engines stopped

                  1302    Boat #1 in the water

                  1307    Held general quarters drill, maneuvering on various courses and speeds, standing in Subic Bay

                  1345    Secured from general quarters

                  1348    Set the special sea detail

                  1407    Moored port side to Berth A-2, U.S. Naval Base, Subic Bay, R.P.

                  1412    Secured the special sea detail

                  1848    Two men departed for Shore Patrol duty

7-7-53       0015    Shore Patrol returned aboard

                  0720    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in case of CONNING, S.S., violation of Article 86, UCMJ,

                              awarded – excused;

                              COCKPIT, W.S., violation Article 86, UCMJ, awarded – warning;

                              DUNNAGE, L.M., violation Article 86, UCMJ, awarded – warning;

                              DUNGAREE, B.W., violation Article 86, UICMJ, awarded two (2) weeks restriction

                              to limits of this unit

                  1300    Held quarters followed by instructions in boat; gunnery, navigation, seamanship, telephone talker

                              and damage control.  Board of Inspection convened, LCDR, USCG president

                  1415    Board of Inspection adjourned

                  1740    Two men departed for temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol, USNS, Subic Bay, R.P.

7-8-53       0021    Two men reported aboard from temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol

                  1300    Held quarters followed by Seamanship instruction, damage control instruction, lookout

                              & telephone talker instruction

                  1833    Two men departed for routine tour of Shore Patrol

                  2345    Two men returned from routine tour of Shore Patrol

7-9-53       0500    Reveille

                  0834    Last line aboard, underway on various courses and speeds standing out of Subic Bay

                  0906    Held fire drill

                  0922    Held collision drill.  Carried out the following drills and/or instruction:  steering casualty,

                              damage control, fire fighting, casualty power, signal, radio, crypto board, gunnery, telephone talker

                  1025    COMPASSROSE, D.C., placed on report for violation of Ship’s Order #Four (4),

                              smoking during general quarters

                  1035    Secured from general quarters, set ASW general quarters

                  1042    Secured from ASW general quarters

                  1045    Held abandon ship drill

                  1100    Secured from all drills

                  1304    Changed to various courses and speeds, maneuvering off of Los Frailes Bombardment Range

                              to conduct SGD-3 and SGD-40 gunnery exercises

                  1320    Commenced exercise

                  1440    Completed exercise, secured from general quarters.  The following ammunition expended;

                              twenty (20) rounds 3”/50 cal. AA No. SPDN 3417, ninety-six (96) rounds 40mm HET,

                              No SPDN 6967, no casualties

                  1515    Changed to various courses and speeds entering Subic Bay

                  1543    Set special sea detail

                  1555    Moored port side to Berth Able-2, U.S. Naval Base, Subic Bay, R.P.

                  1820    Two men departed for Shore Patrol duty

7-10-53     0005    Shore Patrol returned aboard

                  1018    Received stores from general mess from Navy exchange, USNS, Subic Bay, P.I.

                  1108    Received 1007 gals of lube oil from U.S. naval Base, Subic Bay, P.I.

                  1300    Held quarters followed by the following training: seamanship, gunnery, damage control,

                              telephone talker, navigation instructions

                  1445    Commanding Officer’s Mast held in the case of the following named men: 

                              COCKPIT, W.S., violation of Article 134 UCMJ – Disorderly on U.S. Naval Station,

                              Sangley Point, R.P. on or about 0225 4 July 1953 – Awarded: restricted to limits of

                              LANSING for a period of seven (7) days;

                              DUNNAGE, L.M., violation of Article 134 UCMJ – Disorderly on or about 0225, 4

                              July 1953 at US Naval Station, Sangley Point, R.P. – Awarded:  Seven (7) days restriction

                              to the limits of the LANSING;

                              DRYDOCK, B.R., violation of NavSta Sangley Point R.P. notice #1620 – Out of bounds –

                              Awarded:  excused;

                              COMPASSROSE, D.C., violation of Ship’s Order #4 – smoking during general drills and

                              instruction – Awarded: excused with warning;

                              DOWSE, T.I., violation of Article 91 UCMJ – disobeyance of lawful order –

                              Awarded: ten (10) hours of extra duty to be performed at the rate of two (2) hours per day

                  1800    Liberty granted to the first section to limits of USNS, Subic Bay, R.P. to expire on board

                              prior 2400 this date.

                  1825    Two men departed for temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol, USNS, Subic Bay, R.P.

7-11-53     0016    Two men returned aboard from duty as Shore Patrolmen

                  0500    Reveille

                  1030    Held Commanding Officer’s inspection of ship

                  1100    Vessel assumed ready status on fifteen (15) minutes standby

                  1200    Vessel secured from fifteen (15) minute standby assumed regular BAKER-TWO status

                  1815    Two mend departed on routine tour of shore patrol

7-12-53     0110    Two men returned from tour of shore patrol

                  1300    Liberty granted to second section to limits of Naval Station to expire aboard, prior to 2400 this date

                  1835    Two men departed for Shore Patrol duty

                  2230    DISTRESS, F.S., placed on report for violation Article 89, UCMJ, disrespect to superior officer

                              and Article 90, disobedience of orders

7-13-53     0010    Shore Patrol returned aboard

                  1020    Received stores for general mess from US Naval Station, Subic Bay, R.P.

                  1305    Set Condition Modified BAKER

                  1314    Set special sea detail

                  1330    Underway in Subic Bay, enroute mooring buoy #12

                  1345    #2 boat waterborne

                  1359    Moored to mooring buoy #12, Subic Bay, P.I. on the following

                              bearings; Kalaklan Pont Light – 0000T, Magauga Island Light – 3100T, Luzon Point – 1110T

                  1800    Two men departed for temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol, USNS, Subic Bay, R.P.

7-14-53     0055    Two men returned from Shore Patrol duty

                  0500    Reveille

                  0730    Hoisted #2 boat, #1 boat waterborne

                  1300    Held quarters followed by Gunnery instruction, seamanship instruction, Damage Control

                              and Engineering instruction, telephone talker and lookout instruction

                  1425    YW 123 alongside commenced taking on water

                  1520    Secured from taking on water, YW 123 away

                  2200    Lights out, silence about deck

7-15-53     0500    Reveille

                  0730    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast on DISTRESS, F.S. – awarded eight (8) hours extra duty

                  1550    Garbage scow alongside

                  1605    Garbage scow departed

                  1800    Two men departed for Shore Patrol duty

                  2115    Lights out.

7-16-53     0045    Shore Patrol returned aboard

                  0500    Reveille

                  0700    Held pay call

                  1300    Mustered all hands at quarters, followed by training:  seamanship, signaling (blinker), seamanship,

                              navigation, gunnery instruction

                  1420    YW-123    alongside to starboard

                  1455    YW-123    departed ship’s side – discharged 8100 gals of fresh water

                  1800    Two men departed for temporary additional duty as Shore Patrol, Subic Bay, R.P.

                  2145    Lights out, all secure

7-17-53     0044    Two men returned aboard from Shore Patrol duty

                  0500    Reveille

                  1120    Received stores aboard from US Naval Station, Subic Bay

                  2100    Lights out, silence about deck

7-18-53     0500    Reveille

                  0945    Set special sea detail

                  1002    Cast off from buoy #12, underway on various courses and speeds enroute to Alava dock

                  1020    Moored port side to USS ORCA (AVP-49), berth ONE-ROGER, U.S. Naval Station,

                              Subic Bay, R.P.

                  1035    Secured special sea detail

                  1810    Two men departed for Shore Patrol duty

7-19-53     0115    Shore Patrol returned aboard

                  0600    Reveille

                  1755    Two men departed for Shore Patrol duty

7-20-53     0005    Two men returned from routine Shore Patrol duty

                  1300    Quarters followed by Signal drill, Seamanship instruction, gun drill, D.C. instruction,

                              Engineering drill, telephone talker and lookout instruction

                  1750    Two men departed on Shore Patrol duty

7-21-53     0040    Two men returned from tour of Shore Patrol duty

                  1300    Quarters, all present or accounted for. Held training

                  1900    Two men departed for Shore Patrol duty

                  2115    Lights out

7-22-53     0740    USS YD-115 alongside

                  0810    USS YD-115 cast off

                  0845    Set Condition Modified BAKER

                  0915    Set special sea detail

                  0923    Underway enroute Sangley Point

                  1020    Commenced sounding fog signals in accordance with International Rules of the Road. 

                              Visibility reduced

                  1100    Secured fog signals

                  1213    Due to decreased visibility, commenced fog signals as before

                  1232    Luzon Point abeam to port – distance 1.6 miles

                  1240    Secured fog signals

                  1300    Mustered all hands at quarters, no unauthorized absentees; held instruction in engineering,

                              telephone talker procedure, and navigation

                  1322    La Mouja (sp) Island abeam to starboard, distance 1.2 miles

                  1337    Corregidor Island Light abeam to starboard distance 1 mile

                  1425    San Nicholas Shoals Light abeam to starboard – distance .8 mile

                  1510    Set special sea detail

                  1515    Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds for assigned anchorage

                  1525    Anchored in Manila Bay, Sangley Point, R.P. in 4 ½ fathoms of waterwith three (3) shots of chain

                              to the starboard anchor on the following bearings:  Sangley Point Light 2400T, Wreck 1670T,

                              Barge 2030T

                  1529    #2 Boat in water.  Vessel assumed BAKER TWO status

                  1800    Two men departed for routine Shore Patrol duty, Sangley Point, R. P.

7-23-53     0010    Two men returned aboard from routine Shore Patrol duty

                  0500    Reveille

                  0915    US Navy YW 148 alongside, taking on water

                  0950    Secured from taking on water.  YW-147 departed

                  1012    Convened Summary Court Martial in case of DUNNAGE, L.M.

                  1300    Held Quarters followed by Signal drill, Gun drill, Seamanship instruction,

                              Damage Control instruction, Engineering instruction

                  1410    Summary Court Martial in case of DUNNAGE, L.M., adjourned

                  1730    Two men departed for routine tour of Shore Patrol

                  2200    Lights out, silence about deck

7-24-53     0010    Two men returned from tour of Shore Patrol duties

                  0030    Liberty expired for section two (2) all hands returned on time except DEVILCLAW, S.I.

                  0500    Reveille

                  0500    DEVILCLAW, S.I., returned aboard after being AWOL a period of six (6) hours and five (5) minutes

                  0700    Quarters all present except DISPLACEMENT, W.W., who failed to muster

                  1310    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in case of DISPLACEMENT, W.W., violation Article 86,

                              UCMJ, AWOL, failure to make muster; awarded, excused

                  1600    Two men departed for Shore Patrol duty

7-25-53     1035    CAPT, USCG, Commander Philippine Section, Sangley Point, R.P. reported aboard for

                              official visit.  Mustered all hands at quarters, carried out personnel inspection

                  1100    Secured from personnel inspection, carried out ship’s inspection

                  1145    Secured from ship’s inspection.

                  1300    CAPT, USCG, ComPhilSect, departed ship after official visit

                  1700    Two men departed for routine duty as Shore Patrol, USNS, Sangley Point, R.P.

                  1837    U.S. Navy YW0147 along side to starboard to discharge water

                  1920    U.S. Navy YW0147 departed ship’s side after delivering 9180 gals of fresh water

                  2100    Lights out, all secure

7-26-53     0010    Two men returned aboard from routine Shore Patrol duty

                  0130    Liberty expired for the 3rd section and all hands, all returned on time except

                              DOUBLEUP, S.S., CHAINSTOPPER, S.L.,

                              BROACHING, T.O., DOUBLEBOTTOM, W.S. and

                              DOUBLEBANKED, T.M.

                  0515    DOUBLEBOTTOM, W.S., returned aboard, clean, sober and in proper uniform after having

                              been absent without leave for a period of 3 hours and forty-five (45) minutes

                  0600    Reveille

                  1700    Two men departed for tour of Shore Patrol duty

                  1720    DOUBLEBANKED, T.M. and DOUBLEUP, S.S., returned aboard after being AWOL

                              a period of sixteen (16) hours fifty (50) minutes

                  2200    Lights out, silence about decks

7-27-53     0000    LINECROSSING, C.E., taken to Infirmary, Sangley Point Naval

                              Station for treatment of dislocated knee;

                              BROACHING, T.O., and CHAINSTOPPER, S.L., now AWOL twenty two (22) hours

                              and thirty (30) minutes

                  0030    Liberty expired for section two (2) all hands returned except BLOCKBUSTER, A.B.

                              AWOL as of this time and date

                  0700    Quarters, all present and accounted for except BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., and

                              CHAINSTOPPER, S.L.

                  0900    Fuel barge alongside

                  0912    Commenced receiving fuel

                  0913    Water barge alongside, commenced receiving water

                  1000    Completed receiving water, received 5270 gals

                  1025    Completed fueling, received 16239 gallons diesel fuel oil

                  1030    Fuel barge departed

                  1310    Commanding Officer’s Mast in case of following men: 

                              DOUBLEBOTTOM, W.S., violation Article 86 UCMJ, AWOL from 0130, 26 July to

                              0515 26 July 1953, Awarded, excused;

                              BROACHING, T.O., violation Article 86, UCMJ, AWOL, from

                              0130, 26 July to 0030, 27 July 1953, Awarded, restricted to LANSING till 2 Aug 1953;

                              DEVILCLAW, S.I., AWOL from 0030, 24 July to 0635 24 July 1953, Awarded,

                              restrict to LANSING till 2 Aug 1953;

                              DOUBLEUP, S.S., and DOUBLEBANKED, T.M., violation Article 86, UCMJ, AWOL

                              from 0130, 26 July to 1720, 26 July 1953, Awarded, restricted to limits of LANSING until

                              2 Aug 1953; BOATHOOK, W.S. and

                              CATFALL, O.A., wearing civilian clothes aboard ship, referred to investigation

                  1431    Anchor aweigh, underway maneuvering to new anchorage position

                  1437    Let go starboard anchor, anchored I four and one half fathoms of water with thirty fathoms

                              of chain on deck, on following bearings: Sangley Point Light 2390 pgc, Wreck, 1520 pgc,

                              Barge 1990 pgc

                  1700    Two men departed for Shore Patrol duty

                  2101    BOWPAINTER, S.B., returned aboard, liberty card in custody of base Shore Patrol

7-28-53     0030    Liberty expired for first section, all returned except DUNGAREE, B.W.

                  0500    Reveille

                  0700    Quarters, all present or accounted for.

                  0801    Held Ditch and Rescue Drill

                  0820    Held at sea collision drill and fire drill

                  0846    Secured from at sea collision drill and fire drill

                  0851    Held  at sea fire drill

                  0900    Secured from fire drill

                  0900    Carried out the following instruction:  Atomic Defense, Engineering, Signaling and C.I.C.

                  0905    Held Summary Court Martial in the case of DEADHEAD, P.S..  Adjourned to await action

                              of Convening Authority

                  1011    Secured from fire drill

                  1015    Held in-port fire drill

                  1033    Secured from fired drill

                  1037    Held fire and rescue drill

                  1046    Secured from fire and rescue drill

                  1051    Held general quarters followed by gun drill and the following instructions: 

                              Biological & Chemical Defense, C.I.C., engineering and signaling

                  1630    BOWPAINTER, S.B., absent without leave as of this date and time having failed to return

                              from special liberty

                  1700    Two men departed for routine Shore Patrol duty, USNS, Sangley Point, R.P.

                  2100    Lights out, all secure

7-29-53     0050    Two men returned aboard from routine Shore Patrol duty. 

                              CHAINSTOPPER, S.L., returned aboard clean, sober, and in

                              proper uniform after having been absent without leave for a

                              period of two (2) days, twenty-three (23) hours and twenty (20) minutes

                  0500    Reveille

                  0810    USN YWN-147 along side to port to discharge water

                  0855    USN YWN-147 departed ship’s side after delivering 6700 gals. of fresh water

                  1301    Held instruction in Gunnery, Seamanship, Gunnery, Damage Control;, Biological and Chemical

                              Defense. 

                              Commanding Officer’s Mast held in case of CHAINSTOPPER, S.L., violation of Article 86,

                              UCMJ, action suspended, temporarily restricted to limits of CGC LANSING (WDE-488)

                  1820    BOWPAINTER, S.B., reported aboard after being AWOL fifteen (15) hours and

                              twenty (20) minutes,

                              DUNGAREE, B.W., reported aboard after being AWOL for a period one (1) day

                              seventeen (17) hours and twenty (20) minutes

                  2135    BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., returned aboard having been AWOL a period

                              of two (2) days, twenty (21) hours and five (5) minutes

7-30-53     0815    DIRECTOR, M.D., and DECKTACKLE, H.D., returned on board

                              after being AWOL seven (7) hours and forty five (45) minutes

                  0805    Water barge alongside

                  0850    Water barge departed

                  0900    Commenced preparations for getting underway

                  0915    Set Modified Baker

                  0945    Set special sea detail

                  0950    Boat #1 aboard

                  0958    Anchor aweigh, underway on various courses and speeds, standing out

                              of anchorage, enroute Lingayen Gulf on search and rescue mission

                  1005    Secured special sea detail

                  1030    Engine No. 3 developed fuel pump casualty, took #3 off line

                  1047    San Nicholas Shoal Light abeam to port, 2.5 mi

                  1102    Engine #3 back on line, both shafts ahead 365 rpm

                  1120    Corregidor Island Light abeam to port

                  1143    Entered South china Sea

                  1210    Luzon Point abeam to starboard – distance 1.2 miles

                  1323    Los Frailes Island abeam to starboard – distance 1.7 miles

                  1359    Capones Island abeam to starboard – distance 1.7 miles

                  2200    Lights out silence about deck

                  2347    Reduced to ahead 165 rpm, commenced expanding square clockwise search, 2 Mi spacing

                  2350    Took #2 & #4 MDE off line

7-31-53     0000    Underway in South China Sea carrying out clockwise two (2) mile search plan for possible

                              survivors and wreckage of U.S. navy PBM.  Vessel in company with

                              USS ORCA (AVP-49) OTC and various aircraft.

                  0157    Tested high altitude flare mortars – expended two (2) high altitude flares

                  0949    Sighted object in water, changed to various courses and speeds, maneuvering to investigate object

                  1005    Object determined to be a cardboard carton

                  1053    Sighted object in water, changed to various courses and speeds, maneuvering to investigate object

                  1100    Object determined to be a wooden carton

                  1945    Evening reports mustered department heads all secured about ship

                  2041    Ordered to discontinue search by OTC, USS ORCA (AVP-49) msg 311232Z

                  2200    Lights out

                  2206    Changed course to 0730 pgc, enroute Honolulu, T.H.

                  2210    Put all four engines on line

                  2220    Increased speed to both shafts ahead standard 265 rpm

8-1-53       0000    Underway in South China Sea enroute Honolulu, T.H. on course 0520 PGC & T, making

                              265 rpm on both shafts.

                  0203    May(unreadable) Point Light abeam to starboard distance 5.2 miles

                  0319    Pala Point Light abeam to starboard – distance 6 miles.  Entered Babuyan Channel

                  0600    Reveille

                  0700    Reported to ComWestArea for operational control

                  1030    Held Commanding Officer’s inspection

8-2-53       1600    Underway in Pacific Ocean on course 0810 pgc & T, both shafts ahead 265 rpm

                  1945    Held Evening Reports, mustered Dept. Heads, all secure

                  2200    Lights out

8-3-53       0000    Underway in the Pacific Ocean enroute Honolulu, T.H. on course 0810T &pgc,

                              both shafts ahead 265 rpm, under operational control of ComWestArea and administrative

                              control of Commander, 14th Coast Guard District

8-4-53       1000    Held request mast.

                  1300    Quarters, held following instructions, damage control, first aid, emergency steering and military etiquette

                  1434    Increased to both shafts ahead 290 rpm

                  1610    The following names men appeared before Commanding Officer’s Mast this date: 

                              BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., violation of Article 86 UCMJ – Absent without leave from

                              0030, 7-27-53 to 2135, 7- 29-53, Awarded:  seven (7) days confinement at hard labor, to

                              commence on day of return to Honolulu, T.H.;

                              BOWPAINTER, S.B., violation of Article 86, UCMJ – absent without leave from 1630 28 July 1953

                              to 1820, 29 July 1953, violations of Article 109, UCMJ, destruction of private property, and violation

                              of Article 134, UCMJ, out of uniform, Awarded: seven (7) days confinement

                              at hard labor to commence on day of return to Honolulu, T.H.;

                              DUNGAREE, B.W., violation of Article 86, absent without leave from 0030, 28 July 1953

                              to 1820, 29 July, 1953 – Awarded:  extra duty for a period not to exceed two consecutive weeks;

                              and not to exceed two hours per day, holidays included;

                              DIRECTOR, M.D., violation of Article 86, UCMJ, absent without leave from 0030 30 July 1953

                              to 0815 30 July 1953, Awarded:  six (6) hours extra duty, not to exceed two hours per day; and

                              DECKTACKLE, H.D., violation of Article 86, UCMJ, absent without leave from 0030, 30 July 1953

                              To 0815, 30 July 1953, Awarded:  eight (8) hours extra duty, not to exceed two hours per day

                  2200    Lights out

8-4-53       0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean enroute Honolulu, T.H. on course 0890 pgc, T, 0860 psc,

                              both shafts ahead 290 rpm

                  1800    Advance all ships clocks one (1) hour to –10 zone time

                  2200    Lights out

8-5-53       1055    Placed following men on report for violation of Article 92 (Failure to obey order), UCMJ,

                              EASEOFF, S.U., DOGWATCH, T.H., CLOTHESSTOP, C.L., CANBUOY, M.B., EBBTIDE, C.T.

8-6-53       1100    Commanding Officer held Mast in the following cases: EASEOFF, S.U., DOGWATCH, T.H.,

                              CLOTHESSTOP, C.L., CANBUOY, M.B., EBBTIDE, C.T., all for violation of Article 91,

                              UCMJ – failure to turn out at late sleepers call.  All awarded 2 hours extra police duty as

                              non-judicial punishment

                  1300    Quarters, all present or accounted for, held following instructions: first aid, damage control,

                              gunnery, military etiquette, signals

                  2200    Lights out

8-7-53       0130    ELEVATOR, T.P., while on lookout watch, received slight head injury from metal cover to

                              sight on MK 52 director, which was shaken loose by heavy pounding of ship

                  0600    Reveille

                  0656    Commenced fog signals due to low visibility

                  0701    Secured fog signals

                  0831    Both shafts stopped due to lube oil casualty

                  0833    Both shafts ahead 290 rpm

                  2200    Lights out

8-8-53       0600    Reveille

                  0634    SU radar inoperative

                  0808    SU radar back in operation

                  1030    Held Commanding Officer’s material inspection

                  1109    Secured from inspection

                  2200    Lights out

8-9-53       1300    Advanced clocks one(1) hour to conform with zone minus twelve (Sunday) time

                  1940    Held Evening Reports, all Dept. reported secure

8-10-53     0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean, enroute Honolulu, T.H. on course

(Monday)               0880  pgc, T, 0760 psc, both shafts ahead 290 rpm

                  0500    Crossed 180th Meridian at 220-22’N, retarded all ships clocks twenty-

                              four (24) hours to conform to zone +12 time.  Entered Western Hemisphere

8-9-53       1257    Held fire drill

(Sunday)    1302    Changed course to 0940 pgc, T, 0800 psc

                  1305    Carried out following instruction:  resuscitation, damage control, emergency steering, gunnery,

                              C.I.C., signals, telephone talker, engineering

                  1405    Held Ditch and Rescue Drill

                  1430    Held man overboard drill

                  1445    Held Collision drill

                  1500    Secured from all drills

                  1850    Held Ditch & Rescue Drill

                  1857    Commenced night illumination drill, Gun #2 firing

                  1905    Secured firing, expended a total of five (5) rounds of 3”/50 illuminating projectiles SPDN 5847. 

                              There were no casualties

                  1906    Secured from Ditch & Rescue Drill

                  1940    Held Evening Reports, all Dept. heads reported secure

                  2200    Lights out

8-10-53     0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean enroute Honolulu, T.H. on course 0940 pgc, T, 0800 psc,

                              both shafts ahead 290 rpm.

                  1300    Quarters, all present or accounted for

                  1335    Increased to 340 rpm

                  1339    Decreased to 320 rpm

                  1400    Advanced clocks one (1) hour to conform with zone plus eleven (+11) time

                  2112    Reduced rpm on both shafts to 290

                  2200    Lights out

                  2300    Reduced rpm on both shafts to 165 rpm

                  2302    Changed course to 0600T & pgc, 0450 psc

                  2310    Increased rpm on both shafts to 265, changed course to 0940 T & pgc, 0800 psc

8-11-53     0025    Put no. 4 main engine back on line, increased to 290 rpm

                  0030    Increased to 320 rpm

                  0600    Reveille

                  0631    Reduced speed to 290 rpm

                  1240    Took no 4 engine off the line, port shaft ahead 265 rpm

                  1301    Increases starboard shaft to 320 rpm

                  1450    Placed No. 4 engine on line, both shafts ahead 320 rpm

8-12-53     0600    Reveille

                  0627    Increased speed to 340 rpm

                  0635    Increased speed to 350 rpm

                  0820    Increased rpm on both shafts to 365 rpm

                  0930    Sighted Oahu bearing 0750 T, 50 miles

                  1300    Advanced clocks one (1) hour to conform to zone plus ten (+10) time

                  1403    Barber’s Point light bearing 0000 T, dist. 5.0 Mi., changed course to 0700 pgc, T, 0530 psc

                  1405    Reduced to ahead 265 rpm

                  1445    Set special sea detail

                  1450    Changed to various courses and speeds, entering channel to Pearl

                              Harbor, Oahu.

                  1553    Moored starboard side to Berth HOW-three, Navy Fuel Depot, Pearl Harbor, Oahu

                  1630    Commenced taking on fuel

                  1640    Liberty granted to the second and third sections to expire on board prior to 0755, 13 August 1953

                  1818    Finished fueling, having received 71106 gallons of diesel fuel

                  1945    Held evening reports, all departments secure.

8-13-53     0755    Liberty party returned on time except BOOTCAMP, S.E.

                  0800    Making preparations to get underway

                  0840    Set condition BAKER

                  0850    Set the special sea detail

                  0902    Underway on various courses and speeds, enroute Sand Island, Oahu

                  0947    Secure special sea detail

                  0950    Set course 1300 pgc, T, 1150 psc, both shafts ahead 265 rpm

                  1009    Changed to various courses and speeds, entering Honolulu harbor, T.H.

                  1010    Set special sea detail

                  1039    Moored starboard side to Berth “DOG”, CG Base, Sand Island, Oahu

                  1053    Secured the special sea detail, set in-port watch

                  1315    Liberty granted to the first section and third section to expire at 0745, 14 August 1953

                  1430    Received commissary supplies from Love’s Bakery

                  1610    Received commissary supplies from Chun Chong Co.

                  2200    Lights out

8-14-53     0415    BOWPAINTER, S.B., returned aboard in custody of HASP, placed on

                              report for violation Article 134, UCMJ, drunk in public

                  0440    Received commissary supplies from Love’s Bakery

                  0545    Received Commissary supplies from Dairymen’s Assn

                  0600    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty expired, all returnee except BLOCKBUSTER, A.B.

                  0800    Quarters, all present or accounted for except BLOCKBUSTER, A.B. and BOOTCAMP, S.E.

                  0900    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples, condition dry and normal

                              except in compartments A-406-M, A-494-M, A-407-MT, C0304-MT, C-310-M which are damp

                              due to leaky sprinkler valves.  Checked and accounted for all small arms and ammunition. 

                              Make weekly test of magazine sprinkler system, test unsatisfactory

                  0932    Received commissary stores for general mess from Dairymen’s Assoc. Ltd

                  1515    Received commissary stores for general mess from Ala Moana Produce Co., Honolulu, T.H.

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

8-15-53     0000    Vessel in CHARLIE TWENTY-FOUR status.  The following names

                              men now absent without leave for the periods indicated: 

                              BOOTCAMP, S.E. – one (1) day, sixteen (16) hours and fifteen (15) minutes;

                              BLOCKBUSTER, A.B. – sixteen (16) hours and fifteen (15) minutes

                  0430    Received commissary stores for general mess from Love’s Bread and Biscuit Co. LTD

                  0600    Reveille

                  0800    Assumed radio guard duties from USCGC DURANT (WDE-489)

                  1000    Liberty expired for section one (1), all hands returned on time

                  1000    Liberty granted section three to expire prior 0755, 17 August 1953

                  2200    Lights out, silence about deck

8-16-53     0630    Reveille

                  0800    Relieved of radio guard by CGC IROQUOIS (WPG-43)

                  2200    Lights out

8-17-53     0115    BOOTCAMP, S.E., returned aboard sober and in clean uniform after

                              having been absent without leave 3 days, 17 hours, 30 minutes

                  0415    Received aboard commissary stores from Love’s Bread and Biscuit Co

                  1305    DOUBLEUP, S.S., placed on report for violation of Article 92, UCMJ – violation Ship’s Order #9. 

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

                              BOOTCAMP, S.E., violation of Article 96 UCMJ – absent without leave period

                              0755, 13 Aug – 0115 17 Aug 1953 – Awarded: fourteen (14) days restriction to

                              limits of USCGC LANSING (WDE-488);

                              BOWPAINTER, S.B. – violation of Article 134, UCMJ – Drunk in public – Awarded:

                              four (4) days restriction to limits of USCGC LANSING (WDE-488)

                  1600    Held pay call

                  1630    Liberty granted to the 1st and 2nd sections to expire on board prior 0745, 18 August 1953

                  1940    Held Evening Reports, mustered Dept. Heads and restricted men, all present or accounted for,

                              all secure

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

8-18-53     0000    BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., now absent without leave for a period of three (3) days, sixteen (16) hours

                              and fifteen (15) minutes

                  0600    Reveille

                  0800    Assumed radio guard duties from USCGC DURANT (WDE-489)

                  1305    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in case of DOUBLEUP, S.S. – awarded one (1) hour extra duty

                  1750    Held in port fire drill

                  1800    Secured from fire drill

                  2200    Lights out, silence about decks

8-19-53     0000    BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., now absent without leave for a period of four (4) days, sixteen (16) hours

                              and fifteen (15) minutes

                  0600    Reveille

                  0800    Relieved of radio guard by CGC DURANT

                  2315    BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., reported aboard sober and in clean uniform

                              after having been absent without leave for a period of 5 days, 15 hours, and 30 minutes

8-20-53     0600    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty party returned on time

                  0800    Assumed radio guard

                  1045    Received commissary stores for general mess from NSC, Pearl Harbor, T.H. as per invoices

                  1050    Received stores from K.Y. Lellie Co, Honolulu, T.H. as per slip

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

8-21-53     0435    Received commissary stores for general mess from Love’s Biscuit & Bread Co, LTD

                  0600    Reveille, commenced making preparations for getting underway

                  0745    Liberty expired for all hands, all returned on time.  Mustered all hands at quarters,

                              no unauthorized absentees.  Set special sea detail

                  0807    Underway on various courses and speeds, standing out of Honolulu Harbor enroute Pearl Harbor

                  0820    No. 1 channel buoy close aboard to starboard

                  0823    Commenced shifting ammunition, smoking lamp out

                  0853    Pearl Harbor channel buoy #2 abeam to starboard, close aboard.  Commenced maneuvering

                              on various courses and speeds standing into Pearl Harbor Channel.

                  0945    Moored starboard side to Berth WILLIAM-1, Pearl Harbor Naval Base

                  1015    Commenced unloading ammunition

                  1425    All hands secured from unloading ammunition with all ammunition having been transferred to

                              Naval Ammunition Depot, Pearl Harbor Naval Base, T.H..  Draft 10’ 5” fwd 11’ 9“ aft

                  1442    Departed ammunition dock on various courses and speeds enroute to fuel docks, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1516    Moored starboard side to Berth HOW-3, Pearl Harbor, T.H.  Assumed DOG status

                  1600    Liberty granted to second section to expire on board prior to 0900 22 August 1953 and

                              section three to expire on board prior to 0900 23 August 1953

                  1615    Commenced unloading fuel, smoking lamp out above deck on starboard side

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

8-22-53     0000    Vessel in DOG status under the operational and administrative control of CCGD 14,

                              guarding 2716 KCS

                  0115    Secured pumping fuel ashore to the fuel docks, Pearl Harbor, T.H.  Transferred 67,290 gals fuel. 

                              Draft reading 9’ fwd, 11’ 6” aft

                  0630    Reveille

                  2200    Lights out, silence about deck

8-23-53     0630    Reveille

                  1940    Evening reports – all departments secure, restricted men present

                  2200    Lights out

8-24-53     0715    Received aboard commissary stores from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Company as per bill

                  0745    Set the special sea detail

                  0803    Underway on various courses and speeds enroute Berth B-21

                  0819    Moored port side to Berth B-21, U.S. Naval Base, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  0930    Reported to U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T.H. for availability

8-25-53     0550    Received commissary stores for general mess from Dairymen’s Assoc, LTD, Honolulu, T.H.

                              as per sales slip

                  0600    Reveille

                  0900    Boilers secured, steam provided from shore

                  1315    Received aboard commissary stores Ala Moana Produce Co as per invoice

                  1610    YSR-8, Shop 72 moored along starboard side

                  2200    Lights out, all secured

8-26-53     (First page missing)

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

8-27-53     0600    Reveille

                  1945    Held Evening Reports, all departments secure, restricted men present

                  2299    Lights out

8-28-53     0600    Reveille

                  0630    Received aboard commissary stores from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Co as per bill

                  0745    Liberty party returned on time

                  0900    Received commissary stores for general mess from Dairymen’s Assoc LTD as per sales slip

                  0945    Received commissary stores for general mess from Love’s Biscuit & Bread Co as per invoice

                  1306    Received stores for general mess from Ala Moana Produce Co as per invoice

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

8-29-53     0630    Reveille

                  0800    Liberty expired for the 3rd section all returned on time

                  1000    Liberty granted to 1st section to expire on board prior to 0745 30 August 1953 and to the 2nd

                              section to expire on board prior to 0745 31 August 1953

                  1630    BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., AWOL

                  1830    BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., reported aboard AWOL 2 hours 9 minutes. 

                              BOOTCAMP, S.E., returned aboard AWOL approx 30 minutes

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

8-30-53     0630    Reveille

                  0900    Liberty expired for section one (1), all returned on time

                  1000    Granted liberty to section three (3) to expire on board prior to 0745 31 August 1953

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

8-31-53     0730    One officer departed for five (5) days temporary additional duty at U.S. Fleet Training Center,

                              Pearl harbor, for training course in C.I.C. Plotting and Fundamentals.  One man departed

                              for five (5) days temporary additional duty at U.S. Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor,

                              to attend M.P.O. school

                  2200    Lights out

9-1-53       0600    Reveille

                  0800    Commenced preparations to enter drydock

                  0834    U.S. Navy tug 142 (USS NOKOMIS) and 455 alongside to maneuver vessel

                  0834    Cast off, underway maneuvering to enter drydock

                  0840    Bow crossed sill of AFDL(L)-35

                  0845    U.S. Navy tugs 142 and 455 cast off

                  0848    Secured in AFDL(L)-35

                  1300    Commanding Officer’s Mast held this date in the case of the following named men: 

                              BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., violation of Article 86, UCMJ – absent without leave for a period

                              of two (2) hours and nine (9) minutes, violation of Article 134, UCMJ, absence from unit while

                              in restricted status, awarded:  seven (7) days confinement in brig;

                              BOOTCAMP, S.E., violation of article 86, UCMJ – absent without leave for a

                              period of ten (10) minutes, violation of Article 134, UCMJ, absence from unit while in

                              restricted status, awarded:  ten (10) hours extra duty

                  1500    BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., departed in custody for seven (7) days

                              confinement in Brig, Marine Barracks, Naval Base, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

9-2-53       0000    Drydocked in AFDL #35, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.  Receiving both fresh

                              and salt water, electricity, steam and telephone services from shore facility.  Vessel in DOG status,

                              under operational and administrative control of CCGD/14, Honolulu T.H.

                  0600    Reveille

                  0625    Received commissary stores for general mess from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Co. Ltd as per invoice

                  0643    BOATHOOK, W.S., was returned aboard in custody of HASP for violation of Article 134,

                              UCMJ – drunk in public, subject man placed on report for above violation

                  0745    Liberty expired for all hands; all returned on time

                  0800    Mustered all hands for quarters, all present or accounted for except

                              FAIRTIDE, T.R.  Subject man placed on report for violation of Article 92, UCMJ – violation of

                              ship’s general order – failure to make quarters

                  0935    Received commissary stores from Dairymen’s Association, Ltd as per invoice

                  1025    Received deck supplies from U.S. Naval Supply center, Pearl Harbor as per invoice

                              and engineers stores as per invoice

                  1135    Received commissary stores from Shuaki Bros as per invoice

                  1150    Received commissary stores from Chun Chang Company Ltd as per order

                  1220    Commanding Officer’s Mast held this date in the cases of the following named men: 

                              FAIRTIDE, T.R., violation of Article 92 UCMJ, failure to obey lawful ship’s regulation,

                              to wit:  failure to attend quarters, awarded:  excused. 

                              BOATHOOK, W.S., violation of article 134, UCMJ, Drunk in public; awarded, excused

                  1500    Received commissary stores from Sunset Produce Wholesale Company as per invoice

                  1600    Liberty granted to the 2nd and 3rd sections to expire on board prior to 0745, 3 September 1953

                  1730    Secured electricity to ship

                  1732    Electricity power restored

                  2200    Lights out

9-3-53       0900    Received commissary stores from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Co. Ltd as per invoice

                  1420    Received aboard quarterly stores as per invoices

                  1940    Held evening reports, mustered all department heads, all secure

                  2200    Lights out

9-4-53       0600    Reveille

                  1000    Held Commanding Officer’s Ships Inspection

                  1015    Received aboard commissary stores from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Co, Ltd as per delivery slip

                  1035    Secured from inspection

                  2200    Lights out

9-5-53       0630    Reveille

                  0640    Received aboard commissary stores from Love’s Biscuit & Bread Co as per delivery slip

                  0800    Mustered duty section, all present or accounted for

                  1300    Held fire drill for duty section

                  1308    Secured from fire drill

                  1940    Held evening reports, all departments report secure.

                  2200    Lights out

9-6-53       0630    Reveille

                  0715    BOOTCAMP, S.E., taken to Tripler Hospital, diagnosis gastroenteritis acute

                  2200    Lights out

9-7-53       0630    Reveille

                  0800    Mustered duty section, no unauthorized absentees

                  2200    Lights out

9-8-53       0715    EMBARK, B.S., departed on five (5) days temporary additional duty to U.S. Fleet Training Center

                              for Motion Picture Operators school, course #892 in accordance with Commanding Officer’s

                              letter dated 4 September 1953 Serial 1153.

                              ENDON, S.G., departed on five (5) weeks temporary additional duty to U.S. Fleet Training Center

                              for Teletype Printer Maintenance School, Course #728 in accordance with Commanding Officer’s

                              letter dated 7 September 1953

                  1030    Received aboard commissary stores from Dairymen’s Association, Ltd as per delivery slip

                  1100    BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., returned aboard having completed 7 days confinement at U.S. Marine Brig,

                              Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1520    Received aboard commissary stores from Naval Supply center, Pearl Harbor, T.H. as per invoice

                  2200    Lights out

9-9-53       0530    Received aboard commissary stores from Levy’s Bakery as per bill

                  0600    Reveille

                  0635    Received aboard commissary stores from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Co. Ltd as per bill

                  0720    ENS E. B. FAIRLEAD and ENS F. P. EYES departed on temporary additional duty at

                              U.S. Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H. in accordance with CO LANSING

                              ltr dtd 8 September 1953

                  0830    EVENKEEL, F.L., placed on no duty status, diagnosis undetermined

                  1000    EVENKEEL, F.L., departed for in-patient treatment Tripler Hospital

                  1105    Received commissary supplies from Sunset Produce Co. and from Chun Chang Co

                  1130    Received commissary supplies from Ala Moana Produce Co

                  1220    One officer and seven men departed for Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H. for

                              Attack Teacher training

                  1615    All personnel attending Attack Teach training returned aboard

                  1835    Held fire drill

                  1842    Secured from fire drill

                  2200    Lights out

9-10-53     0600    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty expired, no absentees

                  2200    Lights out

9-11-53     0600    Reveille

                  0625    Received commissary stores from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Company Ltd as per bill

                  0930    Received on board commissary stores from Dairymen’s Association as per invoice

                  1000    Received aboard commissary stores from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Co Ltd as per ticket

                  1014    Held Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  1025    Secured from inspection

                  1500    ENS E. B. FAIRLEAD returned on board from three (3) day temporary duty at

                              U.S Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1605    ENS F. P. EYES returned on board from three (3) days temporary additional duty at

                              U.S. Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  2200    Lights out

9-12-53     0630    Reveille

                  1940    Held evening reports, all departments secure

                  2200    Lights out

9-13-53     0630    Reveille

                  2200    Lights out

9-14-53     0600    Reveille

                  0622    Received commissary supplies from Love’s Bakery Ltd

                  0730    FIRECONTROL, G.T., departed on temporary additional duty at U.S. Navy Fleet Training Center,

                              Pearl Harbor, Motion Picture Operators Course

                  0730    ENS F. P. EYES departed on temporary additional duty at U.S. navy Fleet Training Center,

                              Pearl harbor, T.H., Damage Control course

                  0745    Liberty expired for first and second sections, all returned except

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O.W. and LINECROSSING, C.E.

                  0800    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for except

                              BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., conducted search of ship, negative results

                  1135    KNEEKNOCKER, O.W. reported aboard, absent without official leave

                              three (3) hours fifty (50) minutes

                  1220    Received aboard supplies form Lewers and Cooke, Ltd as per invoice

                  1247    Secured electrical power in forward part of ship

                  1252    Electrical power restored

                  2200    Lights out

9-15-53     0515    Received commissary stores from Dairymen’s Association ltd as per invoice

                  0740    Two officers departed for two (2) days temporary additional duty at U.S. Fleet Training Center,

                              Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  0805    Received commissary stores from Dairyman’s Association, Ltd

                  1100    Commanding Officer departed on twenty two (22) days regular leave to expire at 0800 8 October 1953.

                  1105    Received on board commissary stores from Shiraki Bros, Honolulu, as per invoice

                  1210    Commanding Officer’s Mast held in the case of  KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., violation of

                              Article 86 UCMJ, awarded four (4) days restriction to the limits of this vessel

                  1900    LINECROSSING, C.E., reported aboard, sober and in clean uniform, being absent without leave

                              one (1) day, eleven (11) hours and fifteen (15) minutes

                  2200    Lights out

9-16-53     0600    Reveille

                  1225    One officer and seven men departed to report to Commanding Officer, U.S. Fleet Training Center,

                              Pearl Harbor, for temporary additional duty

                  1610    ASW team returned aboard from Fleet Training Center in accordance with basic orders

                  2200    Lights out

9-17-53     0450    BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., reported aboard sober and in clean uniform having

                              been absent without leave for a period of 68 hours and 50 minutes

                  0600    Reveille

                  2200    Lights out  

9-18-53     0600    Reveille

                  2200    Lights out

9-19-53     0630    Reveille

                  0800    Mustered duty section, all present or accounted for

                  0900    Liberty party returned on time

                  1200    SCUTTLE, D.F., AWOL as of this time and date, failure to return from thirty (30) days leave

                  2200    Lights out

9-20-53     0630    Reveille

                  0900    Liberty party returned on time

                  2200    Lights out

9-21-53     0800    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for except SCUTTLE, D.F., who is absent

                              without leave a period of 44 hours

                  1200    Commanding Officer’s Mast held in the case of BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., violation of Article 86,

                              UCMJ – punishment deferred pending receipt of medical report – subject man placed in a restricted

                              status to limits of the ship

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

9-22-53     0600    Reveille

                  0615    Received commissary stores for general mess from Dairymen’s Assoc LTD in accordance with invoice

                  0745    Liberty expired for all hands, all returned on time

                  0800    Mustered all hands at quarters for colors, no unauthorized absentees except

                              SCUTTLE, D.F. who is absent without leave for a period of sixty-eight (68) hours

                  1000    Received aboard electrical stores from U.S. Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1215    Received commissary supplies from Chun Chong Co Honolulu, T.H. and from Ala Moana Produce Co

                  1300    Held Crypto board drill

                  1520    Received commissary supplies from Sunset Produce Co., Honolulu, T.H.

                  2200    Lights out

9-23-53     0745    Three officers and five men departed for U.S. Navy Fleet Training Center,

                              Pearl Harbor, T.H. for TAD in course No. 501

                  1115    The above named men attending U.S. Navy Fleet Training Center course no. 501 returned on board

                  1430    SCUTTLE, D.F., reported aboard, sober and in clean uniform having been

                              absent without leave for a period of ninety-eight (98) hours and thirty (30) minutes, his

                              thirty days (30) regular leave having expired 1200, 19 September 1953

                  1520    Fire reported and extinguished in compartment C-203-L, at frame 133.  Cause of fire was a

                              spark from welding in the compartment; following personal effects of FENDER, C.W.,

                              were burnt by fire:  one (1) white jumper, three (3) white trousers, two (2) chambray shirts,

                              one (1) dungaree pants and one (1) shaving kit

                  2200    Lights out

9-24-53     1205    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the case of SCUTTLE, D.F., violation of Article 86 UCMJ,

                              absent without leave and of Article 92 UCMJ, failure to obey lawful order.  Awarded

                              two (2) weeks extra duty to be served at the rate of two (2) hours per day

                  2200    Lights out

9-25-53     1055    DUNNAGE, L.M., placed on report for violation of article 92, UCMJ, failure to obey lawful order

                              to wit CGC LANSING Ship’s Order #35, civilian clothes

                  1105    Held Crypto Board training

                  1200    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the case of DUNNAGE, L.M., for violation of Article 92,

                              UCMJ: Awarded 3 days restriction

9-26-53     0630    Reveille

                  2200    Lights out

9-27-53     0600    FATHOM, U.M., returned aboard in custody of Hawaiian Armed Services Police (HASP) for

                              violation of article 134, UCMJ – Drunk in Public Place, to wit: Armed Forces YMCA Hotel. 

                              Subject man placed on report for above violation

                  0630    Reveille

                  2200    Lights out

9-28-53     0600    Reveille

                  0700    Five men departed for temporary additional duty to report to Commander, Fleet Training Center,

                              Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  0730    COMPANION, Q.D., was placed on report for violation of Article 91, to wit: disobeying a

                              lawful order of senior petty officer

                  0745    Commenced flooding drydock

                  0820    Ship waterborne

                  0830    Underway in tow by U.S. Navy Tug to Berth 17½ , BAKER Dock

                  0852    Moored starboard side to BAKER Dock, Berth 17-1/2, outboard of USS CURRIER (DE-700),

                              U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T.H., receiving fresh water, steam, electricity and phone service

                              from shore facilities; draft fwd 9.1 ft, draft aft 11 feet

                  2200    Lights out

9-29-53     1240    Commanding Officer held Mast in case of COMPANION, Q.D. violation Article 134, UCMJ,

                              awarded – warned

                  1245    DISTRESS, F.S., placed on report for violation Article 91, UCMJ, disrespectful to his

                              superior petty officer

                  2200    Lights out

9-30-53     0420    CROWSNEST, L.P., reported aboard without I.D. card and liberty card

                  1215    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the case of the following: 

                              COMPANION, Q.D., violation of Article 91 UCMJ, Disrespectful in language and actions towards

                              a superior petty officer.  Awarded three (3) days restriction to the limits of this vessel to

                              commence 30 September 1953

                  2200    Lights out

10-1-53     0745    Liberty party returned on time

                  1400    Held Crypto board training

                  2040    Exercised at fire drill

                  2050    Secured from fire drill

                  2200    Lights out

10-2-53     1000    Commanding Officer returned aboard on time from sixteen (16) days regular accrued leave

                              as granted by CCGD/14(p)

                  1030    U.S. Navy tugs #142 (NOKOMIS) & 166 alongside to port, Yard Pilot aboard

                  1038    Underway in tow of tugs shifting berths

                  1051    Moored starboard side to berth Baker seventeen (17), U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.,

                              receiving fresh & salt water, steam, electricity and telephone services from shore facilities

                  1110    Received stores from general mess from Nesbitt Bottling Co as per invoice

                  1545    Held Commanding Officer's Ship's Inspection

                  2200    Lights out

10-3-53     0900    USS NICHOLAS (DDE-449) moored starboard side to outboard of this vessel

10-4-53     0000    Moored as before

10-5-53     0800    Quarters, all present or accounted for

                  2200    Lights out

10-6-53     0745    Two officers departed for U.S. Fleet Training Center for one (1) day temporary additional duty

                              course #C-423 Basic Atomic Defense Indoctrination

                  1210    Held Commanding Officer's mast in the case of BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., for violation of article 86,

                              UCMJ, referred to Summary Court Martial

                  2200    Lights out

10-7-53     0745    Two officers and six men departed to report to Commanding Officer, Fleet Training Center,

                              Pearl Harbor, T.H. for temporary additional duty

                  1120    Two officers and six men returned aboard after completing temporary additional duty at

                              Fleet Training Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1350    Held Summary Court Martial in the case of BLOCKBUSTER, A.B., for violation of Article 86,

                              UCMJ.  Action awaiting further considerations of Convening Authority

                  2200    Lights out

10-8-53     0810    Commenced taking aboard lube oil

                  0850    Received commissary stores aboard from Tai Hing Co as per invoice

                  1015    Received commissary supplies from Shiraki Bros Co., Honolulu, T.H. on invoice

                  1040    Received commissary supplies from Ala Moana Produce Co Honolulu, T.H. on sales slip

                  1115    Commenced dock trials of main engines

                  1150    Secured from receiving lube oil, received four thousand (4000) gals

                  1300    Received commissary supplies from Chun Chong Co. Ltd. Honolulu, T.H.

                  1330    Secured from dock trials

                  1843    Shore power failed

                  1853    Power restored

                  1912    Shore power failed

                  1918    Power restored

                  2200    Lights out

10-9-53     1300    Held Commanding Officer's ships inspection

                  2200    Lights out

10-10-53   0830    Received stores for general mess from Rico Ice Cream Co, Ltd as perinvoice

                  1045    FEATHER, T.B., returned aboard having completed two (2) weeks course in shallow water diving

                              and free ascent training at U.S. Naval Submarine Base, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  2200    Lights out

10-11-53   0000    Moored starboard side to Berth B-17 U.S. Naval Shipyard Pearl Harbor, Oahu, T.H.,

                              receiving fresh and salt water, steam, electrical power and telephone services from shore facilities.

                              The USS NICHOLAS (DDE-449) moored outboard to portside.  Vessel in status DOG under

                              administrative and operational control of CCGD14 

10-12-53   0555    Received aboard commissary stores from Love's Biscuit and Bread Company, Ltd. as per bill

                  0600    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty party returned on time

                  2200    Lights out

10-13-53   0000    Moored as before

10-14-53   0550    Reveille

                  0620    USS NICHOLAS (*DDE-449) cast off from port side

                  0730    Set Modified BAKER

                  0742    Set special sea detail

                  0800    Assumed status C-24

                  0800    Underway on various courses and speeds, enroute West Loch

                  0846    Moored starboard side to berth WILLIAM-3, U.S. Naval Ammunition Depot, West Loch,

                              Pearl Harbor, Oahu, T.H.

                  0858    Secured special sea detail, smoking lamp out

                  0930    Draft readings: 9'-7" fwd, 11'-6" aft.  Commenced loading ammunition

                  1430    Secured from loading ammunition, draft readings 10'-2" fwd, 11'-4" aft. 

                              The following new ammunition was received on board:  72 - 3"/50 Ill. Projectiles,

                              powder index #N3381; 88 - 3"/50 AP, P.I. #F-10164; 64 - 3"/50A.P., P.I. #N5825;

                              3 - 3"/50 AA, P.I. #N5825; 192 - 40mm HET, P.I. N6135, N4738, N5174; 64 - 40mm APT,

                              P.I. #N7252; 16 - 40mm BL&T, P.I. #N4274; 360 - 20mm HET, P.I. #N6565;

                              180 - 20mm HEI, P.I. #N5707; 48 - 7".20 Projector Chg Head & Tail Assembly,

                              Plaster-loaded, SPDN 3674 in accordance with BuOrd AMSO No. 534171, 547619, 548295. 

                              Received 72 - 7".20 Projector Chg Head & Tail Assembly, TNT loaded SPDN 3575 and

                              72 - 7".20 Fuzes Mk 158 from USCGC IROQUOIS (WPG-43) in accordance with verbal

                              authority, Commander, 14th CG District, Honolulu, T.H.

                  1430    Mr. WILSON, Navy Pilot aboard - Set special sea detail & mooring stations. US Navy tug along side

                  1500    Underway on various courses and speeds, standing down West Loch Channel, enroute

                              U.S. Naval Fuel Depot, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1535    Moored starboard side to Berth HOW-THREE, U.S. Naval Fuel Depot, 

                              Pearl Harbor, T.H.  Vessel assumed CHARLIE-TWENTY-FOUR status

                  1545    Mr. WILSON, Navy Pilot ashore

                  1600    Liberty granted to the 2nd and 3rd sections to expire on board prior 0730, 15 October, 1953.

                  1605    Commenced taking on fuel

                  1816    Secured from taking on fuel - received 69,762 gals of diesel oil

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

10-15-53   0804    Underway on various courses and speeds standing out of East Loch

                              Channel, for compass compensation.  Draft readings: 12' fwd, 11'-6" aft

                  0900    Underway as before, all engines ahead 240 rpm, enroute neutral area south of

                              Diamond Head Light to adjust compasses

                  0920    Changed to various courses and speeds, commenced adjusting compasses

                  1000    Magazines inspected, conditions dry and normal, all small arms accounted for, tested

                              sprinkler system, test satisfactory

                  1220    Completed adjusting compasses

                  1302    Enroute CG Base, Sand Island, Oahu, T.H.

                  1406    Moored port side to Berth GEORGE, Sand Island, Oahu, T.H.  Vessel

                              assumed CHARLIE TWENTY-FOUR status.  Draft readings 11'-8" fwd, 12'-3" aft

                  1500    Commenced receiving fresh water

                  2200    Lights out

10-16-53   0600    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty party returned on time

                  1030    Received damage control supplies from Hawaiian Gas Products Ltd Honolulu, T.H. on invoice

                  1100    Commenced dock trials

                  1115    Secured dock trials

                  1302    BuShips barometer #N-15913-42 taken to U.S. Weather Bureau for calibration

                  1940    Held evening reports, all departments report secure

                  2200    Lights out

                  1515    Commenced dock trials

                  1545    Secured dock trials

10-17-53   0630    Reveille

                  1200    FAKEDOWN, C.D., ascertained to be absent without leave after a thorough search of ship

                  2200    Lights out

10-18-53   0630    Reveille

                  0800    Mustered duty section, all hands present or accounted for except SCUTTLE, D.F., and

                              BOATHOOK, W.S. reported AWOL after a thorough search of the ship.  Assumed radio guard

                              from USCGC DURANT (WDE-489)

                  0925    FAKEDOWN, C.D. returned aboard, clean, sober, and in proper uniform, after having been

                              absent without leave for a period of twenty one (21) hours and twenty-five (25) minutes

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

10-19-53   0130    SCUTTLE, D.F., and BOATHOOK, W.S. ascertained to be on board after having been

                              absent without leave for a period of seventeen and one half (17½) hours

                  0800    Mustered all hands at quarters, no unauthorized absentees.  Published sailing date as

                              0900 20 October, 1953.  Relieved of Radio Guard duties by USCGC WINNEBAGO (WPG-40)

                  1345    Commanding Officer held personnel inspection

                  2200    Lights out

10-20-53   0903    Underway on various courses and speeds enroute to calibration area for Radio Direction Finder

                  0920    Honolulu sea buoy no. 4 on port side close at hand

                  1003    Diamond Head Lighthouse bearing 0000T, commenced calibration of Radio Direction Finder

                  1200    Underway on various courses and speeds, carrying out calibration exercise for Radio Direction Finder

                  1306    Held General Quarters

                  1325    Secured calibration exercise

                  1336    Held Ditch & Rescue Drill

                  1356    Held Abandon Ship and ASW Drills, Gun Drill and Damage Control Instruction

                  1440    Barbers Point Light House abeam to starboard, distance 3.1 miles

                  1615    With point of departure for Ocean Station Queen, Kaena Point bearing 0900 pgc, 0910T,

                              distant 5 miles, changed course to 3400 pgc, 3410T, 3330 pstgc

                  1637    Reduced speed to all ahead 1/3

                  1646    Increased speed to all ahead standard, 256 rpm

                  1652    Reduced speed to all ahead 1/3, 165 rpm

                  1700    Increased speed to all ahead standard, 265 rpm, made bathythermograph observation

                  2050    Reduced speed to all ahead one-third, made bathythermograph observation

                  2200    Lights out

10-21-53   0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean enroute OWS "QUEEN" on course 3410T, 3400 pgc, 3330 pstgc,

                              both shafts ahead 265 rpm.  Vessel under the operational control of ComWestArea,

                              administrative control of CCGD/14, Honolulu, T.H.

                  0514    Reduced starboard shaft to ahead 165 rpm to adjust stern tube packing

                  0525    Resumed base speed, both shafts ahead 265 rpm

                  0600    Reveille

                  0900    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powders samples, conditions dry and normal

                              with the exception of C-310-M which was damp.  All small arms checked and accounted for

                  0910    Stopped starboard shaft to repair lube oil strainer

                  0927    Resumed base speed, both shafts ahead 265 rpm

                  1104    Increased speed to both shafts ahead 290 rpm

                  1309    Held man overboard drills

                  1353    Held fire drill

                  1700    Made BT observation

                  1804    Pit log inoperative

                  2257    Made BT observation

10-22-53   0750    Made BT observation

                  0800    Made BT observation

                  0928    Pit log in operation

                  1100    Made BT observation

                  1309    Maneuvering at various courses and speeds, commenced boat drill

                  1500    Completed fourth boat drill resumed base course 3390T, 3380 pgc, 3270 pstgc

                  1954    Made BT observation

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

                  2300    Made BT observation

10-23-53   0453    Made BT observation

                  2200    Lights out

10-24-53   0600    Reveille

                  1002    Changed course to 3550 pgc, 3560 T, 3400 pstgc

                  1110    Relief offered

                  1115    Relief accepted

                  1115    Relieved USCGC VANCE (WDE-487) of Ocean Station “QUEEN” duties in grid VICTOR JIG

                  1314    Rendezvoused and passed mail to USCGC VANCE (WDE-487)

                  1547    Entered grid UNCLE JIG, beacon changed appropriately

                  1725    Entered grid TARE JIG, changed beacon accordingly

                  1857    Entered grid ROGER JIG, changed beacon accordingly

                  1957    Entered grid QUEEN JIG

                  2110    Entered grid QUEEN ITEM

                  2120    Entered grid PETER ITEM

                  2200    Lights out

                  2325    Entered grid NAN ITEM

10-25-53   0117    Entered grid MIKE HOW (MH), beacon changed accordingly

                  0325    Entered grid LOVE HOW (LH), changed beacon accordingly

                  0400    Underway on course 3360T, 3350 pgc, 3210 psc, in grid MIKE HOW with engines 2 and 3 on line,

                              starboard shaft ahead one third (1/3) 165 rpm, port shaft on immediate standby

                  0515    Entered grid KING GEORGE

                  0630    Reveille

                  0712    Entered grid OBOE GEORGE

                  0920    FIELDDAY, S.C. placed on report for violation of Ship's Order #23 - Entering restricted area

                              without proper authority

                  1018    Entered grid JIG GEORGE

                  1247    Entered grid ITEM HOW

                  1317    Entered grid JIG HOW

                  1352    Entered grid JIG ITEM

                  1400    Made BT observation

                  1420    Entered grid ITEM ITEM

                  1530    Entered grid ITEM JIG

                  1640    Entered grid HOW JIG

                  1659    Entered grid ITEM JIG

                  1825    Entered grid JIG JIG

                  1915    Navigational fix ascertained vessel to be in grid JIG SUGAR

                  1925    Entered grid OBOE SUGAR

                  2000    Made BT observation

                  2053    Entered grid KING SUGAR

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

                  2221    Entered grid LOVE SUGAR

                  2242    Entered grid KING SUGAR

10-26-53   0022    Entered grid OBOE SUGAR

                  0200    Made BT observation

                  0240    Entered grid JIG SUGAR

                  0325    Entered grid OBOE SUGAR

                  0400    Underway on course 1800T, 1790 pgc, 1670 psc, with number one (1) main engine on the starboard

                              shaft ahead one third (1/3), 165 rpm.  Remaining engines on immediate standby status

                  0449    Entered grid KING SUGAR

                  0600    Reveille

                  0725    Entered grid OBOE SUGAR

                  0812    Made BT observation

                  0858    Entered grid "JS"

                  0901    Change course to 1900T and pgc

                  0913    Entered grid "OS"

                  1100    Made BT observation

                  1232    Entered grid "LS"

                  1335    Entered grid "OS"

                  1400    Held Commanding Officer's Mast in the case of FIELDDAY, S.C., violation of Article 92, UCMJ,

                              awarded: four (4) hours extra duty.  Made BT observation

                  1500    Entered grid "KS"

                  1700    Made BT observation

                  1720    Entered grid "OJ"

                  1825    Entered grid "JJ"

                  1830    Visibility reduced to 1000 yards, commenced fog signals

                  2000    Made BT observation

                  2136    Entered grid "OJ"

                  2200    Lights out

                  2202    Secured fog signals

10-27-53   0000    Entered grid "KJ"

                  0200    Made BT observation

                  0253    Entered grid "OJ"

                  0326    Entered grid "OS"

                  0450    Entered KS

                  0540    Entered JK

                  0600    Reveille

                  0637    Entered IK

                  0744    Entered IL

                  0816    Changed course to 2200 pgc and T

                  0820    At LAT 430 27'N, LONG 1660 38'W lost one BT (2BS) #8356

                  0903    Entered IK

                  1030    Entered JK

                  1139    Entered JS

                  1245    Entered grid OS

                  1305    Commenced shipboard drills

                  1417    Secured from drills

                  1451    Entered grid KS

                  1515    Entered grid KJ

                  1604    Entered grid "OS"

                  1801    Entered grid "JK"

                  1930    Entered grid "IK"

                  1952    Entered grid "IL"

                  2003    Entered IK

                  2025    Entered JK

                  2200    Light out

                  2203    Entered JS

                  2237    Entered OS

                  2357    Entered OJ

10-28-53   0057    Entered grid "KJ"

                  0200    Entered grid "KI"

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

10-29-53   0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean, Ocean Weather Station 'QUEEN" grid OK

                  1300    Held General Quarters followed by the following instruction:  CIC, Gunnery (Safety precautions),

                              Boiler & evaporator, casualty power, engineering

                  1402    Secured from all drills and instruction

10-30-53   0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean - Ocean Weather station "QUEEN" in grid "OJ"

                  1600    Commanding Officer's Mast held in the case of SCUTTLE, D.F. for violation of article 86, UCMJ,

                              absent without leave for a period of seventeen (17) hours and thirty (30) minutes;

                              awarded: two (2) hours extra duty

                  2200    Lights out

10-31-53   0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean, Ocean Weather Station "QUEEN" in grid "OS"

                  1030    Held Commanding Officer's Ships Inspection

11-1-53     0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean – Ocean Weather Station Queen in grid KJ

                              on course 0450 pgc & T, port shaft ahead 165 rpm.

                  1940    Evening reports, all departments secure

                  2000    Navigational fix ascertained position to be in grid OS

                  2200    Lights out

11-2-53     0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean, Ocean Weather Station QUEEN in grid OL,

                              on course 2900 T & pgc, port shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  0600    Reveille

                  1300    Held General Quarters, held instruction in the following; damage control, C.I.C., gunnery and signaling

                  1340    Gyro compass failure, steering casualty

                  1345    Gyro compass in normal operation, normal steering assumed

                  1410    Secured from general quarters

                  1450    Navigational fix ascertained position to be in grid KK

                  2299    Lights out

11-3-53     0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean, Ocean Weather Station QUEEN, in grid OJ

                              on course 3000T and pgc, starboard shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  0600    Reveille

                  0830    With visibility less than 2 miles, commenced fog signals in accordance with International

                              Rules of the Road

                  1601    Secured fog signals

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

11-4-53     0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean, Ocean Station QUEEN in grid OS on course

                              1400 pgc & T, starboard shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  0600    Reveille

                  1230    Aircraft beacon inoperative

                  1245    Aircraft beacon operative

                  1413    Pit Log inoperative

                  2200    Lights out

11-5-53     0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean, Ocean Weather Station QUEEN, grid KK on course

                              0500T & pgc, port shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  0327    FAIRWAY, O.C., suffered multiple wounds on left hand when quick-acting door (2-47-2)

                              was accidentally slammed on his hand.  Subject man treated for wounds and

                              fourth finger left hand was splinted

                  0600    Reveille

                  1300    Held quarters, all hands present or accountef ror

                  1305    Commenced drills, held general quarters; team training and instruction carried out in the following:

                              damage control, resuscitation, CIC, gunnery, and visual communication

                  1400    Secured from drills

                  1420    Man overboard drill

                  1435    Secured from man overboard drill

                  1525    Casualty steering drill

                  1550    Secured from casualty steering drill

                  2200    Lights out

11-6-53     0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean, Ocean Weather Station QUEEN in grid JS,

                              starboard shaft ahead 165 rpm, on course 2950T and pgc

                  0600    Reveille

                  0943    All engines ahead 2/3 210 rpm, commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds

                              to carry out ASW run

                  1050    Secured from ASW runs, stopped port shaft, starboard shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  1401    Held man overboard rill and ship handling drill

                  1545    Secured from drills

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

11-7-53     0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean on Ocean Station QUEEN, grid OS, course 1400 pgc & T,

                              starboard shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  1030    Commanding Officers inspection

                  2000    Loran Fix ascertained position to be in grid JS

                  2200    Lights out

11-8-53     0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean, Ocean Weather station QUEEN, grid OS

                              on course 0200T & pgc, starboard shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  0640    Power failure occurred due to salt water in fuel

                  0646    All engines on the line

                  0707    Changed course to 0800 pstgc

                  0810    Set course 2700 pgc, t, various speeds testing starboard shaft

                  0900    Magazines inspected, conditions dry and normal, all small arms accounted for

                  0930    Set speed, port shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  1806    Changed course to 3000 T & pgc, starboard shaft ahead 165 rpm, stopped port shaft

                  2200    Lights out

11-9-53     0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean, Ocean Weather Station QUEEN, in grid MH

                              on course 3000T and pgc; starboard shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  1340    Instruction held for CIC, quartermasters, communication and deck force

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

11-10-53   0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean, Ocean Station QUEEN in grid OJ, course 3150 pgc, 3160 T,

                              starboard shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  0600    Reveille

                  1102    Visibility reduced to less than two miles, commenced sounding fog signals

                  1300    Held quarters for all hands followed by damage control and coding instruction

                  1515    Sounded fog signals throughout watch in accordance with International Rules of the Road

                  1550    Secured fog signals due to increased visibility

                  2200    Lights out

11-11-53   0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean, Ocean Weather Station QUEEN grid JM

                              on course 2500 pgc, 2510T, port shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  1000    Held CIC and quartermaster instruction

                  1050    Visibility reduced to two miles, commenced fog signals

                  1140    Secured fog signals

                  1157    Commenced fog signals

                  1314    Visibility increased to four miles, secured fog signals

                  1355    Visibility decreased to three thousand yards, commenced fog signals

                  1905    Secured fog signals due to visibility of three miles

                  2200    Lights out

11-12-53   0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean, ocean Weather Station QUEEN in grid OJ

                              on course 2410T, 2400 pgc, port shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  0600    Reveille

                  1300    Quarters, all present or accounted for.  Held following instruction:  radiomen; quartermasters,

                              damage control, crypto-board

                  1340    Repositioned, now in grid JK

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

                  2325    Stopped starboard shaft, port shaft ahead 165 rpm

11-13-53   0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean on Ocean Station QUEEN, grid OS,

                              course 2200 pgc & T, port shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  0600    Reveille

                  1008    Held fire drill

                  1020    Secured from fire drill

                  1307    Changed course to 3150 pgc, T, stopped port shaft, starboard shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  1940    Evening reports, all departments secure

                  2200    Lights out

11-14-53   0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean n Ocean Station QUEEN in grid JS, on

                              course 2500 pgc, T, starboard shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  0600    Reveille

                  0900    Inspected magazines and smokeless powder samples, conditions dry and normal. 

                              Small arms checked and accounted for

                  1030    Held Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  1120    Secured from Commanding Officers’ inspection

                  1400    Navigational fix ascertained position to be in grid PK

                  2200    Lights out

11-15-53   0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean on Ocean Station QUEEN in grid NI, on

                              course 3250 pgc, 3270T, starboard shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  0630    Reveille (Sunday)

                  2200    Lights out

                  2250    Changed course to 1650 pgc, 1670T.

                  2321    Secured starboard shaft; port shaft ahead 165 rpm

11-16-53   0000    Underway in grid OK, Ocean Station Queen, North Pacific Ocean on course

                              1650 pgc, 1670T, port shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  0600    Reveille

                  1845    Held darken ship drill

                  1920    Secured from darken ship drill

                  2050    Port shaft stop due to engine failure; starboard shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  2054    Starboard shaft stop, port shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  2200    Lights out

11-17-53   0000    Underway in the North Pacific Ocean on ocean Station QUEEN, grid LS,

                              course 2100 pgc, 2120T, port shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  0600    Reveille

                  0830    Repositioned in grid PS

                  0920    Commenced fog signals

                  0926    Secured fog signals

                  1150    Commenced fog signals

                  1305    Held following instructions:  CIC, Communications, Quartermaster and Seamanship,

                              Engineering Instructions

                  2200    Lights out

11-18-53   0000    Underway in grid NK, Ocean Station QUEEN, North Pacific Ocean, on

                              course 2900 pgc, 2920T, port shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  0802    Repositioned to grid MS

                  0859    Changed to starboard shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  1253    Commenced fog signals due to reduced visibility

                  1300    Held quarters, all hands present or accounted for.  Instruction was held in the following:

                              CIC, communications, gunnery, engineering, damage control, seamanship,

                              commissary, quartermasters

                  1825    Visibility increased to over 3 mi, secured fog signals

                  1835    Stopped starboard shaft

                  2200    Lights out

11-19-53   0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean, ocean Station QUEEN, grid PK, on course

                              0000pgc, 0020T, port shaft ahead 165 rpm.  Vessel under operational control of

                              ComWestArea, administrative control of CCGD14

                  0900    Repositioned in grid KL

                  0950    Visibility reduced to two miles, commenced fog signals

                  1005    Secured fog signals

                  1021    Port shaft stopped, starboard shaft ahead 165 rpm

                  1055    Changed course to 1600 pgc, 1620T, increased speed to both shafts ahead 210 rpm

                  1130    Increased to both shafts ahead 240 rpm

                  1202    Increased speed to both shafts ahead 265 rpm

                  1300    Held quarters, all hands present or accounted for.  Instruction was held in the following: 

                              Tactical Maneuvers, seamanship, Radio, CIC, Quartermaster, Semaphore; gunnery and engineering

                  1445    Entered grid NM.  Commenced fog signals

                  1457    Secured fog signals

                  1510    Changed course to 1620 pgc, 1640 T, increased speed to both shaft ahead 290 rpm

                  1527    Entered grid PN

                  1607    Entered grid QN

                  1647    Entered grid QP

                  1725    Entered grid TP

                  1815    Entered grid VP

                  1900    Entered grid VQ

                  1930    Departed Ocean Station “QUEEN”

                  2200    Light out

11-20-53   0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean enroute Honolulu, T.H. on course 1620 pgc, 1640 T,

                              both shafts ahead 290 rpm

                  0136    Departed 17th C.G. District, entered 14th C.G. District at LAT 400 00’N, LONG 1650 03’W

                  0345    Port shaft ahead 240 rpm, fuel injector casualty on #3 main engine

                  0350    Port shaft ahead 290 rpm

                  0600    Reveille

                  0915    Visibility reduced to 1000 yards, commenced fog signals

                  1113    Changed course to 1450 pgc, 1470 T

                  1140    Both shafts ahead 265 rpm

                  1200    Underway on course 1450 pgc, 1470 T, both shafts ahead 265 rpm

                  1318    Gyro compass inoperative due to switch of power to different generator

                  1415    Gyro compass steering resumed

                  1455    Secured fog signals due to increased visibility

                  2048    Changed course to 1500 pgc, 1520 T

                  2148    Power failure due to failure of number three generator, shifted to emergency steering

                  2150    Power resumed

                  2200    Lights out

11-21-53   0035    Changed course to 1600 pgc, 1620 T

                  0750    Changed course to 1680 pgc, 1700 T

                  0840    FALSEKEEL, T.C., placed on report for violation Article 91, UCMJ, in that

                              FALSEKEEL was disrespectful in language to DOGWATCH, T.H., his superior petty officer

                  0858    Increased speed to both shafts ahead 290 rpm

                  0926    Changed course to 1650 pgc, 1670 T

                  1025    Held Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  2200    Lights out

11-22-53   0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean enroute Honolulu, T.H. on course 1650 pgc, 1670 T,

                              both shafts ahead 290 under administrative control of CCGD14 and operational control

                              of ComWestArea

                  0303    SU Radar inoperative

                  0400    SU Radar operating

                  0630    Reveille (Sunday)

                  1310    All engines stopped, maneuvered to launch gunnery target

                  1331    Launched target; manned General Quarters stations, commenced gunnery exercises; commenced

                              maneuvering on various courses and speeds. The following ammunition was expended with

                              no casualties: 10rounds 3”/50 AP SPDF 10164, 16 rounds 40mm BL&T SPDN 4294,

                              16 rounds 40mm  BL&T SPDN 8751, 32 rounds 40mm HET SPDN 5074, 16 rounds

                              40mm HET SPDN 6135, 40 rounds 20mm BL&N SPDN 7501, 40 rounds 20mm,

                              40 rounds 20mm HEI SPDN 6571, 20 rounds 20mm HET SPDN 8517. 

                              The following gunnery exercises were held: SGD-3, SGD-40, SGD-20, AGD-1

                  1547    Secured from gunnery exercises, secured from general quarters

                  1615    Increased to both shafts ahead 340 rpm

                  2200    Lights out

11-23-53   0340    Changed course to 1230 pgc, 1250 T

                  0450    Changed course to 0850 pgc, 0870 T

                  0459    Changed course to 1470 pgc, 1490 T

                  0500    Changed course to1430 pgc, 1450 T

                  0501    Changed course to 1440 pgc, 1460 T

                  0507    Kaena Point Light abeam to port

                  0510    Reduced speed to both shafts ahead 210 rpm

                  0600    Reveille

                  0620    Barber’s Point Light abeam to port, 3.3 miles

                  0640    Barber’s point Light bearing 0000T, changed course to 0730 pgc, 0750 T

                  0710    Changed course to 0350pgc, 0370 T

                  0720    All engines stopped

                  0730    Set the special sea detail

                  0736    Changed course to 3330 pgc, 3350 T. 

                  0740    Both shafts ahead 165 rpm

                  0742    Pearl Harbor channel buoy No. 2 abeam to starboard, close at hand

                  0800    Underway on various courses and speeds enroute to Fuel Docks, Pearl Harbor

                  0815    Moored starboard side to Berth HOW 3 Naval Fuel Docks, Pearl Harbor

                  0843    Commenced taking on fuel, draft forward 10’6” aft 11’2”

                  1010    Secured fueling, received on board 64,386 gallons diesel fuel as per requisition,

                              draft forward 11’6” aft 12’0”

                  1015    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the case of FALSEKEEL, T.C., violation of UCMJ

                              Article number 91.  Awarded: dismissed

                  1049    Underway on various courses and speeds enroute Sand Island, Oahu, T.H.

                  1241    Moored port side to Berth GEORGE, Sand Island, Oahu, T.H.  Vessel assumed BAKER SIX status

                  1300    Liberty granted to the second section toe xpire on board prior to 0745 24November 1953,

                              and to the third section to expire on board prior to 0745, 25 November 1953

                  1325    Received aboard commissary stores from Love’s Biscuit and bread Co Ltd as per invoice

                  1415    Received aboard commissary stores from Rico Ice Cream Co. Ltd as per slip

                  1450    Received aboard commissary stores from Love’s Biscuit and Bread Co. Ltd as per invoice

                  1800    Received aboard commissary stores from Dairymen’s Association Ltd as per invoice

                  2200    Lights out

11-24-53   0000    Moored portside to Berth GEORGE, Sand Island, Oahu, T.H. receiving fresh water and

                              telephone service from shore facilities.  Vessel in BAKER-6 status, under the operational

                              and administrative control of CCGD 14

                  0030    DOLPHIN, C.P., brought aboard by Hasp

                  0420    Received aboard commissary stores from Snowflake Bakery Co. as per slip

                  0500    FANTAIL, S.S., brought aboard in custody of HASP

                  0500    CATFALL, O.A., and DECON, C.C., brought aboard in custody of HASP,

                              report to CCGD14 to follow

                  0530    DECON, C.C., placed on report for violation of UCMJ Article 134, possession of two ID cards

                  0600    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty party returned on time

                  0800    Mustered first and second sections, all present or accounted for except BOOTCAMP, S.E.

                  1035    CATFALL, O.A., placed on report for violation of Article 134, UCMJ-51, drunkenness, and

                              for violation of Article 128, UCMJ-51, assault and battery, the above violations

                              committed on or about 2140, 23 November 1953

                  1250    CLAMPDOWN, S.D., placed on report for violation of Article 91, UCMJ-51

                  1300    Held quarters, all hands present or accounted for except BOOTCAMP, S.E.

                  1320    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the cases of the following men: 

                              CATFALL, O.A., violation of Articles 128 and 134, UCMJ-51, awarded:

                              twelve (12) hours extra duty, to be performed at the rate of two (2) hours per day

                              except Sunday and restriction to the limits of the ship for a period of two (2) weeks,

                              such restriction suspended. 

                              CLAMPDOWN, S.D., violation of article 91, UCMJ-51, awarded: twelve (12) hours extra duty

                              to be performed at the rate of two (2) hours per day except Sunday.

                              DECON, C.C., violation of Article 134, UCMJ and possession of two liberty cards,

                              awarded: referred to Summary Court Martial

                  2200    Lights out

11-25-53   0130    BOOTCAMP, S.E., returned aboard, sober and in clean uniform after being

                              absent without leave from this unit for a period of seventeen (17) hours and thirty (30) minutes.

                              FLASHPLATE, P.M., brought aboard in custody of HASP

                  0600    Reveille

                  0745    CROWSNEST, L.P., returned from liberty in civilian clothing; liberty expired for third (3rd) section;

                              all returned on time except FLAGBAG, S.F., who is absent without leave from this unit

                              fifteen (15) minutes. 

                              Assumed radio guard from USCGC WINNEBAGO (W40)

                  0945    Vessel alerted for tidal wave, made preparations for getting underway

                  1100    Commissary stores returned to Dairymen’s Association Ltd as per order

                  1300    Held quarters, all hands present or accounted for with the exception of BOOTCAMP, S.E.

                  1314    FLAGBAG, S.F., returned aboard clean, sober, and in uniform, having been absent this unit for

                              a period of five (5) hours and fourteen (14) minutes

                  1355    Secured from tidal wave alert

                  1357    Liberty granted to the second section to expire on board prior to 0745, 27 November 1953

                  2200    Lights out

11-26-53   0630    Reveille

                  0745    Liberty expired for section one, all hands returned on time except FIELDDAY, S.C.

                  0800    Mustered section one and three, all hands present or accounted for except SCUTTLE, D.F.

                              and FIELDDAY, S.C.

                  1200    FIELDDAY, S.C., returned aboard, clean, sober, and in proper uniform after

                              being absent without leave for a period of four (4) hours and fifteen (15) minutes

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

11-27-53   0745    Liberty expired for all hands, no unauthorized absentees except DIRECTOR, M.D.

                  0920    DIRECTOR, M.D., returned on board having been AWOL one (1) hour, thirty five (35) minutes

                  0950    DIRECTOR, M.D., placed on report for violation of Article 86 UCMJ

                  1200    RADM KENNER, CCGD14 and party aboard

                  1300    Held personnel inspection

                  1310    Held ships inspection

                  1401    Secure from inspection, RADM KENNER and party ashore

                  2200    Lights out

11-28-53   0000    Moored port side to Berth GEORGE, Sand Island, Oahu, T.H. receiving fresh water and

                              telephone service from shore facilities.  Vessel in BAKER-6 status, under operational and

                              administrative control of CCGD14

11-29-53   0000    Moored port side to Berth GEORGE, Sand Island, Oahu, T.H. receiving fresh water and telephone

                              service from shore facilities.  Vessel in BAKER-6 status, under operational and

                              administrative control of CCGD14

11-30-53   1030    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the case of the following named men: 

                              FLAGBAG, S.F., violation of Article 86, UCMJ (AWOL 5 hrs – 14 mins) awarded:  excused;

                              DIRECTOR, M.D., violation of Article 86, UCMJ (AWOL 1 hr – 35 min), awarded:  excused;

                              SCUTTLE, D.F.,violation of Article 86 UCMJ – (failure to make muster), awarded: 

                              four (4) hours extra duty; and

                              FIELDDAY, S.C., violation of article 86, UCMJ – (AWOL 4 hrs – 15 mins), awarded:

                              six (6) hours extra duty

                  1305    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in case of the following named men: 

                              BOOTCAMP, S.E., violation of Article 86, UCMJ-51, awarded: referred to Summary Court Martial;

                              FANTAIL, S.S., violation of Article 134, UCMJ-51, awarded: excused;

                              DOLPHIN, C.P., violation of article 134, UCMJ-51, awarded: four (4) hours extra duty;

                              CROWSNEST, L.P., violation of Article 92 UCMJ (Ship’s Order #35), awarded: excused

12-1-53     0745    Liberty expired for all hands, all returned on time

                  0800    Mustered all hands at quarters, no unauthorized absentees.  Assumed status DOG

                  1000    Summary Court Martial convened in the case of DECON, C.C.

                  1040    Summary Court Martial adjourned in the case of DECON, C.C. to await action of Convening Authority

                  1330    Summary Court Martial convened in the case of BOOTCAMP, S.E.

                  1340    Summary Court Martial in case of BOOTCAMP, S.E., adjourned to await action of Convening Authority

                  1806    Held fire drill

                  1818    Secured from fire drill

                  2200    Lights out

12-2-53     1600    Held Ditch and Rescue drill and CIC drill

                  1830    Held collision drill

                  1843    Secured from collision drill

12-3-53     0800    Relieved of radio guard duties by USCGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482)

                  1105    One hundred one helium bottles transferred from this vessel to Naval Supply Center

                              at Pearl Harbor, T.H. as per invoice

                  1300    Held quarters, all hands present or accounted for except DISPLACEMENT, W.W.

                  2200    Lights out

12-4-53     0800    Assumed radio guard from USCGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482)

                  1330    Held Commanding Officer’s Ship’s Inspection

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

12-5-53     0800    Relieved of radio guard duties by USCGC RASMDEN (WDE-482)

                  2200    Lights out

12-6-53     0000    Moored portside to Berth GEORGE, Sand Island, Oahu, T.H. receiving fresh water and

                              telephone service from shore facilities.  Vessel in DOG status under operational and administrative

                              control of CCGD14

                  0630    Reveille

12-7-53     0800    Vessel assumed status CHARLIE TWELVE (12)

                  1305    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast for DISPLACEMENT, W.W., for violation of Article 86;

                              awarded – excuses

                  2200    Lights out

12-8-53     0800    Assumed radio guard from USCGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482)

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

12-9-53     0800    Relieved of radio guard duties by USCGC RASMDEN (WDE-482)

                  0805    Held fire drill for duty section

                  1840    Held collision drill

                  1848    Secured from collision drill

                  2200    Lights out

12-10-53   0700    Received aboard commissary stores from Mother’s Doughnuts as per invoice

                  1307    Held fire and rescue drill

                  1315    Secure from fire and rescue drill

                  1830    Held fire drill

                  1840    Secured from fire drill

                  1940    Held evening reports, all departments secure

                  2200    Lights out

12-11-53   0800    Assumed radio guard from USCGC DURANT (WDE-489)

                  1400    Held Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  1420    Secured from Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  2200    Lights out

12-12-53   0600    Reveille; FANTAIL, S.S., failed to return from liberty on time

                  0800    Relieved of radio guard by CGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482)

                  0945    FANTAIL, S.S., returned aboard clean, sober, and in proper uniform after being absent without leave

                              for a period of three (3) hours and forty five (45) minutes

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

12-13-53   0000    Moored portside to Berth GEORGE, Sand Island, Oahu, T.H. receiving fresh water and telephone

                              service from shore facilities.  Vessel in CHARLIE TWELVE (12) status under operational and

                              administrative control of CCGD14

12-14-53   0600    Reveille

                  0635    Received aboard commissary stores from Mother’s Doughnuts as per invoice

                  0745    Liberty party returned on time

                  0800    Quarters, all present or accounted for.  Draft forward 10’8”, aft 12’5”

                  0800    Assumed status BAKER 2

                  0805    District Material Inspection Party aboard, CDR LOWE, USCG senior member

                  0900    Set mooring stations

                  0909    While getting underway, this vessel’s stern collided with the stern of the USCGC Vance (WDE-489).

                              Damage was sustained to both vessels’ port depth charge tracks

                  0911    Underway standing out of Honolulu Harbor for full power trial

                  0935    Honolulu Harbor Buoy #1 abeam to starboard, close aboard

                  0936    Conducted anchoring tests

                  0957    Conducted emergency steering drills

                  1007    Set course 2600 pstgc, 2700 T, all engines ahead 265 rpm

                  1010    All engines ahead 265 rpm

                  1035    Increased speed to 365 rpm

                  1043    Increased speed to 385 rpm

                  1045    Barber’s Point Light abeam to starboard, distance four (4) miles

                  1048    Changed course to 0790 pstgc, 0900 T

                  1055    Commenced full power trial

                  1155    Decreased speed to 265 rpm.  Secured from full power run

                  1156    Stopped all engines

                  1158    All engines back 165 rpm

                  1159    All engines stopped.  Port engine ahead 210 rpm, set course 2640 pstgc, 2750T

                  1201    All engines stop

                  1204    Port shaft ahead 265 rpm

                  1224    Diamond Head Light abeam to starboard

                  1235    Changed course to 2890 psc, 3000 T

                  1257    Both shafts stop

                  1320    Changed course to 0150 psc, both shafts ahead 210 rpm

                  1327    Set special sea detail

                  1335    Honolulu Harbor Buoy #1 abeam to port

                  1346    Moored port side to Berth “GEORGE”, Sand Island, Oahu, T.H.

                  1400    Inspection party ashore

                  1800    Held Fire and Rescue Drill

                  1815    Secured from Fire and Rescue drill

                  1800    Assumed status “DOG”

                  2200    Lights out

12-15-53   0700    Commanding Officer departed for temporary additional duty of three days to Commandant,

                              14th Naval District, Naval Base, Pearl Harbor for instruction in Special Weapons Orientation Class

                  1300    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast for FANTAIL, S.S. for violation of Article 86, UCMJ,

                              awarded four hours extra duty

                  1620    Received alert for distress call from CCGD 14.

                  1630    Secured from distress alert

                  1725    Vessel ordered to depart base to scene of distress by CCGD 14.

                  1730    Made all preparations to get underway, liberty expired immediately, recalled all available personnel

                  1745    Set condition modified BAKER throughout the ship

                  1818    Relieved of radio guard by CGC RICHEY (WDE-485)

                  1841    Underway on various courses and speeds in Honolulu Harbor

                  1900    All engines ahead standard 265 rpm set course 2450 psc

                  1906    Increased speed to 295 rpm

                  1912    Increased speed to 320 rpm on both shafts

                  1950    Barber’s Point Light bearing 0000 dist 4.7 miles changed course to 2690 pstgc

                  2105    Maneuvering at various speeds on various courses to reach distress scene

                  2118    Stopped engines, rendezvoused with CG-40493, assumed OTC

                  2203    Sighted disabled boat.  Boat alongside, commenced taking aboard.

12-16-53   0000    All engines stopped, retrieving abandoned boat; vessel under operational and

                              administrative control of CCGD14

                  0005    Both shafts ahead 165 rpm

                  0010    Increased speed to both shafts ahead 320 rpm, set course 0890 psc

                  0042    Changed course to 0990 psc

                  0121    Changed course to 0880 psc

                  0133    Barber’s Point Light bear 0000 T, 5.4 mi., changed course to 0660 psc

                  0145    Reduced speed to both shafts, ahead 270 rpm

                  0202    Reduced speed to both shafts ahead 165 rpm

                  0212    Changed course to 0450 psc

                  0225    Commenced steering various courses and speeds entering harbor channel

                  0243    Honolulu Harbor channel buoy No. 1 abeam close aboard

                  0256    Moored port side to Berth GEORGE, Sand Island, Oahu, T.H.  Assumed radio guard from

                              CGC RICHEY (WDE-485), receiving telephone service from shore facilities

                  0630    Reveille

                  0800    Held quarters, all hands present or accounted for

                  0810    Relieved of radio guard by CGC RICHEY (WDE-485)

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

12-17-53   0220    FLAGBAG, S.F., DAVEYJONES, L.P., and DIHEDRAL, L.C., ascertained

                              to be absent without leave while in a duty status after a thorough search of the ship had been

                              made for subject men’s presence. 

                              Automobile accident on Marginal Wharf in vicinity of Berth “HOW” & “ITEM”, C.G. Base,

                              Sand Island, T.H. involving the following named men: 

                              FLAGBAG, S.F.,  DAVEYJONES, L.P., DIHEDRAL, L.C., LINECROSSING, C.E.,

                              and DEADHEAD, P.S. 

                  0300    The above named men were admitted to Tripler Army Hospital, Honolulu, T.H. as a result

                              of accident at 0220 this date.  Above named men for inpatient treatment

                  0810    Held collision drill for duty section

                  1730    Commanding Officer returned aboard from three days temporary additional duty instruction

                              in Special Weapons

                  2200    Lights out

12-18-53   0725    Held fire drill

                  0735    Secured from fire drill

                  1400    Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  2200    Lights out

12-19-53   0000    Moored port side to berth “GEORGE”, sand Island, Oahu, T.H., receiving fresh water and telephone

                              service from shore facilities.  Vessel in status BAKER 2 under operational and administrative

                              control of CCGD14

12-20-53   0000    Moored port side to berth “GEORGE”, sand Island, Oahu, T.H., receiving fresh water and telephone

                              service from shore facilities.  Vessel in status BAKER 2 under operational and administrative

                              control of CCGD14

12-21-53   0745    Liberty expired for all hands, all returned on time except FLASHBURN, B.R.

                  0800    Assumed CHARLIE TWENTY-FOUR status

                  1005    FLASHBURN, B.R., returned aboard after being absent without leave for a period of two (2) hours

                              and twenty (20) minutes, placed on report for violation of Article 86, UCMJ

                  1700    DEADHEAD, P.S., returned aboard from inpatient treatment at Tripler Army Hospital

                  2200    Lights out

12-22-53   1045    The following men, all in  inpatient status at Tripler Army Hospital were administratively transferred

                              this date to C.G. Base, Sand Island, Honolulu, T.H.:

                              FLAGBAG, S.F., DAVEYJONES, L.P., and DIHEDRAL, L.C., authorization section 4-B-26,

                              Personnel Manual CG-207 and District Circular No 8-53

                  1320    Commanding Officer’s Mast held in the case of DAVIT, C.M., violation of Article 92 UCMJ-51;

                              awarded: excused and four (4) hours extra duty; and in the case of

                              FLASHBURN, B.R., violation of Article 86, UCMJ-51; awarded: excused

                  2200    Lights out

12-23-53   0810    Assumed radio guard from USCGC DURANT (WDE-487)

                  1930    DECON, C.C., was returned aboard by HASP for violation of Article 128, UCMJ, to wit:

                              Assault and Battery

                  1632    Relieved of radio guard by CGC DURANT (WDE-487)

12-24-53   0725    Held collision drill

                  0745    Liberty expired, no unauthorized absentees except FLAP, H.S.

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

12-25-53   0630    Reveille

                  0750    Assumed radio guard duties from USCGC FORSTER (WDE-434)

                  2200    Lights out

12-26-53   0800    Relieved of radio guard by USCGC VANCE (WDE-487)

                  2200    Lights out

12-27-53   0800    Moored port side to berth GEORGE, and Island, Oahu, T.H., receiving fresh water and telephone

                              service from shore facilities.  Vessel in status

                              CHARLIE 24, under operational and administrative control of CCGD14

12-28-53   0000    Moored port side to berth GEORGE, and Island, Oahu, T.H., receiving fresh water and telephone

                              service from shore facilities.  Vessel in status CHARLIE 24, under operational and administrative

                              control of CCGD14

                  1807    Held fire and rescue drill

                  2200    Lights out

12-29-53   0530    Reveille

                  0700    Liberty expired on board for the first and second sections.  No unauthorized absentees except for

                              CAULKOFF, S.S. and FLASHBURN, B.R.

                  0715    Set the special sea detail

                  0720    Completed preparations for getting underway

                  0727    Underway on various courses and speeds out Honolulu Harbor for West Loch, Pearl Harbor

                  0743    Cleared Honolulu Harbor passing buoy No. one abeam close aboard to starboard

                  0842    Moored Berth WILLIAM-TWO, starboard side to

                  0849    Secured special sea detail

                  0850    Smoking lamp out throughout the ship.  Draft aft, 10 feet, forward, 12.5 ft

                  0900    Commenced off loading ammunition

                  1030    Commanding Officer’s Mast held in the case of DECON, C.C., in violation of Article 89 UCMJ,

                              disrespectful language to an officer, Awarded:  five (5) days confinement to Marine Brig

                  1257    Completed offloading ammunition.  Draft fwd. 10.2 feet, aft 12 ft

                  1317    Underway standing out Pearl Harbor on various courses and speeds

                  1347    Pearl Harbor Channel buoys #1 and #2 abeam to starboard and port respectively, set course

                              1550 psc, both shafts ahead 265 rpm

                  1409    Commenced on various courses and speeds standing in Honolulu Harbor

                  1431    Moored portside to USCGC KUKUI (WAK-186), Honolulu Harbor, T. H.

                  1455    CAULKOFF, S.S., reported aboard this unit after being AWOL seven (7) hours fifty five (55) minutes

                  1558    Completed loading automobiles belonging to following men:  LTJG WAGGETT,

                              ENS STRYFFELER, BONVILLE RMC, DEANER RDC, WONG TN

                  1605    Departed KUKUI enroute Berth ‘GEORGE”

                  1610    Moored Berth GEORGE, C.G. Base, Sand Island, T.H.

                  1940    Evening reports, all departments secure, restricted men present

                  2200    Lights out

12-30-53   0800    Assumed radio guard from USCGC DURANT (WDE-489)

                  0830    DECON, C.C., departed for Marine Brig, U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H. in custody

                  1126    The following men were placed on report for violation of Article 86, UCMJ-51: 

                              CAULKOFF, S.S., FLEMISHDOWN, C.L., FLASHBURN, B.R.

                  2200    Lights out

12-31-53   0750    Held collision drill

                  0755    Secured from collision drill

                  0800    Held quarters; all hands present or accounted for

                  2200    Lights out

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