USCGC LANSING (WDE-488) ACTIVITY LOG

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

1-1-54       0000    Moored port side to berth ‘GEORGE”, Sand Island, Oahu, T.H. receiving

                              fresh water and telephone service from shore facilities.  Vessel in status ‘CHARLIE-24”

                              under the operational and administrative control of CCGD14

1-2-54       0745    Liberty expired for all hands, all returned on time except FLEMISHDOWN, C.L.

                  0800    Mustered all hands at quarters, all present or accounted for.  Published sailing date

                              of LANSING as of1530, 3 January 1954

                  1100    Wound chronometers

                  1200    FIELDDAY, S.C. and CLAMPDOWN, S.D. were administratively transferred to

                              CG Base, Sand Island, as per Art 4-B-26 Personnel

                  2200    Lights out

1-3-54       0630    Reveille

                  0800    FLEMISHDOWN, C.L., Twenty-four hours and fifteen minutes absent without leave

                  1020    FLEMISHDOWN, C.L., returned aboard clean, sober, and in proper uniform after being

                              absent without leave for a period of twenty-six (26) hours and thirty-five (35) minutes

                  1120    DECON, C.C. in custody, returned aboard from Brig Confinement, Marine barracks,

                              Pearl Harbor, T.H.

                  1430    Mustered all hands at quarters, no unauthorized absentees, liberty expired for all hands,

                     all returned on time

         1445    Set Condition Modified BAKER

         1515    Set special sea detail.  Draft prior to departure: 10’-6” fwd, 11’-8” aft

                  1530    Underway on various courses and speeds standing out of Honolulu Harbor enroute

                              Long Beach, California

                  1546    Honolulu Harbor Lighted Buoy #4 abeam to port, close aboard

                  1553    Set course 1280 T & pgc, 1150 pstgc, both shafts ahead 265 rpm

                  1600    Changed course to 1170 T & pgc, 1020 pstgc

                  1608    Diamond Head Lighthouse abeam to port, distance 1.4 miles

                  1613    Changed course to 0900 T & pgc, 0760 pstgc

                  1633    Changed course to 0600 T & pgc, 0480 pstgc

                  1644    Koko Head abeam to port, distance 1.4 miles

                  1659    Changed course to 0900 T & pgc, 0760 pstgc, increased speed to 290 rpm

                  1705    Makapuu Point Light abeam to port, distance 2.3 miles.  Took departure for Long Beach, CA

                  1714    Changed course to 0620 T & pgc, 0470 pstgc

                  2000    Underway on course 0620 T and pgc, 0480 psc

                  2200    Lights out

                  2399    Observed PSC to be 0500

1-4-54       0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean enroute Long beach, Calif. Course 0620 pgc & T,

                              both shafts ahead 290 rpm. Vessel under operational and administrative control of CCGD11

                  0809    Changed course to 0650 T & pgc, 0510 psc

                  1130    Wound chronometers

                  1500    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the case of FLEMISHDOWN, C.L. for violation of

                              Article 86, UCMJ.  Awarded: twelve (12) hours extra duty to be worked of at the rate

                              of two (2) hours per day

                  1752    Commenced fog signals due to visibility of less than one (1) mile

                  1830    Visibility increased to three (3) miles, secured fog signals

                  2200    Lights out

1-5-54       0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean enroute Long Beach, Calif., course 0650 pgc & T,

                              both shafts ahead 290 rpm, under operational and administrative control of CCGD11

                  0600    Reveille

                  1000    Changed course to 0670 T and pgc, 0520 psc

                  1315    Increased to both shafts ahead 340 rpm

1-6-54       0600    Reveille

                  0810    Changed course to 0690 T and pgc, 0520 psc

                  1306    Held fire drill

                  1331    Secured from fire drill

                  1430    Changed course to 0720 pgc & T

                  1900    Advanced all ships clocks one (1) hour to conform to zone +9 time

                  2200    Lights out

1-7-54       0000    Underway in North Pacific Ocean enroute Long Beach, Calif. on course 0730 pgc & T,

                              both shafts ahead 340 rpm.  Vessel under operational and administrative control of CCGD11

                  1310    Held man overboard drill

                  1312    Changed to course 0770 pgc & T both shafts ahead 300 rpm

                  1225    Secured man overboard drill

                  1330    Held abandon ship drill

                  1340    Secured abandon ship drill

1-8-54       0320    Entered 11th Coast Guard District

                  0600    Reveille

                  1001    Changed course to 0750 T and pgc, 0560 psc

                  1530    Held personnel inspection

                  2100    Advanced ship’s clocks one hour to conform to zone plus eight time

                  2205    Sighted quick-flashing light on San Miguel Island bearing 0200T

                  2329    Reduced speed to 265 rpm on both shafts

                  2345    Changed course to 0950 T and pgc with South Point Light on Santa Rosa Island

                              bearing 0000 T, distant 7.5 miles

                  2349    Reduced speed to 235 rpm, took no. two and no. four main engines off the shafts

                  2352    Changed course to 0940 T and pgc

1-9-54       0400    Underway on course 0940 T & pgc (per gyro compass), 0740 psc (per steering compass),

                              engines #1 & #3 on the line, both shafts ahead 235 rpm.  Taking bearings on navigational aids,

                              making approach to Los Angeles, California Harbor Area at Long Beach

                  0545    Reveille

                  0630    Changed course to 0700 T & pgc and put all engines on the line, increased shaft speed to

                              300 rpm, both shafts

                  0654    Commenced steering various courses, making approach to West Breakwater Entrance

                              of Los Angeles Harbor

                  0713    Anchored in Anchorage EASY THREE in Los Angeles Channel in six (6) fathoms of water.

                              Used Port anchor with thirty (30) fathoms of chain at the waters edge.  Position fixed on

                              following true bearings:  MiddleBreakwater Light 1780 T, Tower 3410 T, Jetty Light 2830 T

                  0718    CG 40330 alongside

                  0720    Boats #1 and #2 waterborne

                  0730    Transferred one (1) Coast Guard Motor SB Surfboat #253091 to Coast Guard Base, Terminal Island

                  0820    Boat no. one aboard

                  0830    Weighed anchor, underway on various courses and speeds enroute San Diego, California

                  0843    Los Angeles Harbor Light abeam to starboard close aboard

                  0851    Set course 1430 T and pgc, both shafts ahead 300 rpm

                  1030    Held Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  1110    Secured Commanding Officer’s inspection

                  1321    Maneuvering on various courses and speeds entering San Diego Harbor

                  1329    Point Loma Light abeam to port distant 5000 yards

                  1455    Harbor tug alongside to starboard.  Pilot STEINHAUSER aboard

                  1502    Moored port side to Pier 3, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.

                  1515    Granted liberty to second section to expire prior to 0900 10 January 1954 and third section

                              to expire prior to 0745 11 January 1954

                  2200    Lights out

1-10-54     0000    Moored port side to Pier 3, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif., receiving

                              fresh water and electrical power from shore facilities.  Vessel in DOGstatus today, under

                              administrative control of CCGD11 and operational control

                              of ComPacResFlt (Commander Pacific Reserve Fleet), San Diego, Calif

                  0630    Reveille

                  0900    Liberty expired for the second section on board, all returned on time

                  1000    Liberty granted to the first section to expire on board prior to 0745, 11 January 1954

1-11-54     1309    Set special sea detail, draft 9’ 6” forward, 12’ 3” aft

                  1328    Pilot WILLIAMSON aboard.  Underway various courses and speeds enroute Pier 5,

                              U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.

                  1340    Moored starboard side to Berth 3, Pier 5, Naval Station, San Diego, Calif. Assume ‘DOG’ status

                  1405    USCGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482) moored to port side of this ship

                  1505    FLOATERNET, L.N. restricted to the limits of the ship for period of two (2) weeks for

                              failure to comply with results of Commanding Officer’s inspection, (Personnel) 8 January 1954

1-12-54     0000    Moored starboard side to berth 3, pier 5, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.  Receiving

                              fresh water, salt water, steam, electricity and telephone services from shore facilities.

                              USCGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482) moored port side this vessel.  Vessel in status ‘DOG’ under

                              operational control of ComPacResFlt, San Diego, Calif. and administrative control

                              of CCGD/11, Long Beach, Calif

1-13-54     0800    Quarters, all present except DISPLACEMENT, W.W.

                  0855    DISPLACEMENT, W.W. placed on report for violation of Article 86 UCMJ

1-14-54     0815    Held ship’s inspection

                  0830    Part I Inactivation Inspection Party aboard, CDR NELSON senior member

                  1115    Part I Inactivation Inspection party departed this vessel

                  1310    Placed S.B. Motor Surfboat No. 2 in the water F.F.T. (For Further Transfer) to

                              C. G. Base, Terminal Island, Long Beach, CA

1-15-54     0800    Mustered all hands to quarters, all present or accounted for except BOWPAINTER, S.B.

                  0915    No. one boat (Boat No. 253090) taken aboard by the USCGC HEATHER (WAGL-331)

                              to be transferred to CG Base Terminal Island, Long Beach, CA as per invoice no. 488/61-54

1-16-54     0000    Moored starboard side to berth 3, pier 5, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.  Receiving

                              fresh water, salt water, steam, electricity and telephone services from shore facilities. 

                              USCGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482) moored port side this vessel.  Vessel in status ‘DOG’ under

                              operational control of ComPacResFlt, San Diego, Calif. and administrative control

                              of CCGD/11, Long Beach, Calif

1-17-54     0000    Moored starboard side to berth 3, pier 5, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif. 

                              Receiving fresh water, salt water, steam, electricity and telephone services from shore facilities.

                               USCGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482) moored port side this vessel.  Vessel in status ‘DOG’ under

                              operational control of ComPacResFlt, San Diego, Calif. and administrative control

                               of CCGD/11, Long Beach, Calif

                  0630    Reveille

                  0900    Checked and accounted for all small arms.  Liberty expired for the third section, all returned on time.

                              Mustered second and third sections, no unauthorized absentees

                  1000    Liberty granted to the second section to expire on board prior 0745, 18 January 1954

                  1940    Mustered Evening Reports, all Dept. Heads reported secure.

                  2200    Lights out, all secure

1-18-54     0000    Moored starboard side to berth 3, pier 5, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.  Receiving

                              fresh water, salt water, steam, electricity and telephone services from shore facilities. 

                              USCGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482) moored port side this vessel.  Vessel in status ‘DOG’ under

                              operational control of ComPacResFlt, San Diego, Calif. and administrative control

                              of CCGD/11, Long Beach, Calif

                  1600    Seven men received dental examinations from Dental Disp. Bldg #267, US Naval Station,

                              San Diego, Calif

1-19-54     0800    Mustered all hands to quarters; FLOTSAM, F.W., FLATTOP, A.C., and

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O.W. absent

                  0820    FLOTSAM, F.W., and FLATTOP, A.C. returned from liberty twenty (20) minutes late

                              in proper uniform, clean shaven and sober

                  0824    KNEEKNOCKER, O.W. returned from liberty twenty four (24) minutes late, in proper uniform,

                              clean shaven & sober

                  1500    Ship’s company transferred to shore base housing, Bldg 271, Receiving Station Annex,

                              U.S. naval Station, San Diego, CA as per verbal order of Commander SubGru One

                  1600    Four men departed to report to the CO US Naval Station Receiving Station,

                              San Diego, California, for assignment to temporary additional duty as mess cooks at the

                              Receiving Station Messing Facility, Building no. 89

1-20-54     0000    Moored starboard side to berth 3, pier 5, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.  Receiving

                              fresh water, salt water, steam, electricity and telephone services from shore facilities. 

                              USCGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482) moored port side this vessel.  Vessel in status ‘DOG’ under

                              operational control of ComPacResFlt, San Diego, Calif. and administrative control

                              of CCGD/11, Long Beach, Calif

                  0755    Liberty expired on board for the second, third, fourth and fifth sections.  All returned on time

                  1600    Nine men received outpatient treatment, Dental Clinic, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.

1-21-54     0000    Moored starboard side to berth 3, pier 5, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.  Receiving

                              fresh water, salt water, steam, electricity and telephone services from shore facilities. 

                              USCGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482) moored port side this vessel.  Vessel in status ‘DOG’ under

                              operational control of ComPacResFlt, San Diego, Calif. and administrative control

                              of CCGD/11, Long Beach, Calif

                  1600    Seven men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

1-22-54     0000    Moored starboard side to berth 3, pier 5, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.  Receiving

                              fresh water, salt water, steam, electricity and telephone services from shore facilities. 

                              USCGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482) moored port side this vessel.  Vessel in status ‘DOG’ under

                              operational control of ComPacResFlt, San Diego, Calif. and administrative control

                              of CCGD/11, Long Beach, Calif

                  1300    Commissary stores invoiced to SubGru One, PacResFlt as per invoices

                  1600    Twelve men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

1-23-54     0000    Moored starboard side to berth 3, pier 5, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.  Receiving

                              fresh water, salt water, steam, electricity and telephone services from shore facilities. 

                              USCGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482) moored port side this vessel.  Vessel in status ‘DOG’ under

                              operational control of ComPacResFlt, San Diego, Calif. and administrative control

                              of CCGD/11, Long Beach, Calif

1-24-54     0000    Moored as before

1-25-54     0000    Moored as before

                  1310    Held Captain’s Mast for the following men: 

                              DISPLACEMENT, W.W., violation Article 86 UCMJ, excused;

                              BOWPAINTER, S.B., violation of Article 86 UCMJ; awarded: four hours extra duty

                  1600    Twelve men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

1-26-54     0000    Moored as before

                  1600    Eight men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

1-27-54     0000    Moored as before

                  1410    USCGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482) departed port side this vessel

                  1412    Set special sea detail, draft forward 9 ft 4 in, aft 11 ft, 3 in

                  1450    Tug alongside & departed Berth 3, Pier 5 enroute to Berth 1, Pier 5

                  1512    Moored starboard side to port side of USCGC VANCE (WDE-487), Berth 1, Pier 5

                  1520    Secured from special sea detail

                  1600    Four men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

                  1615    Held Captain’s Mast in the case of  FLATKEEL, E.C., for violation of

                              Article 86 UCMJ; awarded: excused & returned to mess cook duty at

                              U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

1-28-54     0845    Set special sea detail, draft forward 9 ft 4 in, aft 11 ft 3 in

                  0850    Tugs alongside & departed Berth 1, Pier 5; secured to USCGC VANCE (WDE-487),

                              for Dry Dock #1, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, CA

                  0914    Ship entered dry dock

                  1000    Two men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

                  1100    Dry-docked in Dry Dock #1, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Ca, with

                              USCGC VANCE (WDE-487) to starboard.

                  1250    Received aboard preservative as per invoice requisition from NSD, San Diego, Calif

1-29-54     0000    Drydocked in Drydock #1, U.S. naval Station, San Diego, Calif., receiving electrical power

                              and telephone service from shore facilities.  Vessel in “DOG” status under operational

                              control of ComPacResFlt, administrative control of CCGD11

                  0830    FLATKEEL, E.C., departed for Mess Cook duty temporary additional duty , U.S. Naval Station,

                              San Diego, Calif, as per order #1461

                  1340    DISPLACEMENT, W.W., was placed on report for violation of Article 92, UCMJ

                              (failure to obey lawful order or regulation, to wit: Ship’s Order #1 – failure to salute

                              National Ensign when coming aboard ship.  Commanding Officer’s Mast held in the case

                              of above named man for violation of Article 92, UCMJ, awarded: four (4) hours of extra duty to

                              be performed at the rate of two (2) hours per day

                  1600    Four men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

1-30-54     0000    Drydocked in Drydock #1, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif., receiving electrical power

                              and telephone service from shore facilities.  Vessel in “DOG” status under operational control

                              of ComPacResFlt, administrative control of CCGD11

1-31-54     0000    Drydocked as before

2-1-54       0000    Drydocked in Drydock #1, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif., receiving electrical power

                              and telephone service from shore facilities.  Vessel in “DOG” status under operational control

                              of ComPacResFlt, administrative control of CCGD11

                  0915    DISPLACEMENT, W.W., was placed on report for violation of Article 92, UCMJ –

                              failure to obey lawful order of superior

                  1020    Held pay call

                  1200    Four men departed for temporary additional duty as mess cooks, Receiving Station,

                              US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

                  1305    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the case of the following named man: 

                              DISPLACEMENT, W.W. for violation of Article 92, UCMJ, awarded: two (2) weeks restriction

                              and two (2) weeks extra duty, total extra duty to be twenty-four (24) hours to be

                              worked off at the rate of two (2) hours per day

                  1600    Four men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

                  1700    Four men returned on board from temporary additional duty (assigned 1-19-54) as Mess Cooks,

                              Receiving Station, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

2-2-54       0000    Drydocked as before

                  1200    DISTRESS, F.S., placed on report for violation of Article 92 UCMJ, Derelict in performance of duty

                  1300    Quarters, all present and accounted for.  Following announcement published:

                              “There will be no smoking below the main deck.”

                  1600    Eight men received outpatient treatment at Dispensary, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

2-3-54       1315    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the case of DISTRESS, F.S. violation Article 92 UCMJ,

                              awarded: excused

                  1445    Transferred bathythermographs to U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, California

                              as per invoice WDE-488/7-54

                  1530    Transferred ship’s supplies to USCG Supply Center, Alameda, California as

                              per invoices WDE-488/79 through 94-54

                  1600    Three men received outpatient treatment at Dispensary, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

2-4-54       0000    Drydocked as before

                  1600    Four men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif. 

                              Two men received outpatient treatment at Naval Dispensary, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif. 

                              One man received outpatient treatment, US Naval Hospital, San Diego, Calif

2-5-54       0000    Drydocked as before

                  1600    Three men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

2-6-54       0000    Drydocked as before

2-7-54       0000    Drydocked as before

2-8-54       0800    Held quarters for muster, all present and accounted for

                  0935    Received general stores aboard from U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif as per invoice

                  1600    Four men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif. 

                              One man received outpatient treatment at Naval Dispensary, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.

2-9-54       0000    Drydocked as before

                  1600    Seven men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif. 

                              Four men received outpatient treatment at Naval Dispensary, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

2-10-54     0000    Drydocked as before

                  1420    Exchange supplies shipped to USCG Air Station, San Diego, Calif as per invoice

                              #WDE488/12-54 & WDE488/13-54

                  1600    Nine men received outpatient treatment at Naval Dispensary, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

2-11-54     0000    Drydocked as before

                  1340    Received engineering supplies aboard from U.S. Naval Station Supply Depot,

                              San Diego, California as per stub requisition

                  1600    Nine men received outpatient treatment at Naval Dispensary, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

2-12-54     0000    Drydocked as before

                  1400    Transferred electronic equipment to U.S. Naval Station Supply Office, San Diego, Calif

                              as per invoice #(W)DE488-20-54

                  1520    SCUTTLE, D.F. departed for U.S. Naval Station Sick Bay, San Diego, Calif for emergency treatment

                  1600    One man received treatment (outpatient) at Dental Clinic, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.

                              One man received treatment (outpatient) at Dispensary, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.

2-13-54     0000    Drydocked as before

2-14-54     0000    Drydocked as before

2-15-54     0905    Four men departed to report to Commander, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, California

                              for assignment T.A.D. for mess cooking duty

                  1245    Transferred technical books to CG Supply Center, Government Island, Alameda, California

                              as per invoice nos. WDE 488/14-54 thru 19-54

                  1305    Received aboard deactivation materials from Naval Supply Depot

                  1400    Four men reported aboard from assignment to mess cooking duty (assigned 2-1-54)

                  1545    Received aboard deactivation materials from Naval Supply Depot

                  1600    Three men received outpatient treatment at Dispensary, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif. 

                              Two men received outpatient treatment, Dental Clinic, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, California

2-16-54     1245    Received inactivation supplies from U.S. Naval Supply Depot, San Diego, Calif as per stub requisition

                  1345    Received electronic supplies aboard from USCGC RAMSDEN (WDE-482)

                  1350    Transferred electronic stores to U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif. As per invoice

                  1600    One man received outpatient treatment at U.S. Naval Dispensary, San Diego, Calif. 

                              One man received outpatient treatment from Dental Clinic, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.

2-17-54     1300    BOWPAINTER, S.B. place on report for violation of article 86 UCMJ

                              (absent without leave for period of four and one half (4 ½) hours; failure to at time prescribed

                              to his appointed place of duty, to wit: engine room)

                  1410    Received misc. deck supplies from Supply Department, US Naval Station, San Diego, California

                              in accordance with requisition

                  1430    BOWPAINTER, S.B. restricted to the limits of the Naval Reservation, US Naval Station

                              San Diego, California for safekeeping

                  1600    Three men received outpatient treatment, Dental Clinic, US Naval Station, San Diego Calif. 

                              Two men received outpatient treatment, Naval Dispensary, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif. 

                              One man received outpatient treatment, US Naval Hospital, San Diego, California

2-18-54     0755    Liberty expired for all hands, all returned on time except DOG, B.N.

                  0910    DOG, B.N. returned aboard one (1) hour and fifteen (15) minutes late; placed on report for violation

                              of article UCMJ, absence without leave, failure to go to appointed place of duty

                  0945    Received deck stores as per invoice from U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

                  1600    Seven men received outpatient treatment at Dispensary, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.

2-19-54     0800    Quarters, all present or accounted for except FLATTOP, A.C.

                  1030    FLANKSPEED, S.S. placed on report, violation of Article 92 UCMJ,

                              derelict in the performance of his duties

                  1330    Held Commanding Officer’s Mast in the cases of the following named men: 

                              FLATTOP, A.C., violation Article 92, UCMJ, awarded: eight hours extra duty;

                              DOG, B.N., violation Article 86 UCMJ, awarded: excused;

                              BOWPAINTER, S.B., violation Article 86 UCMJ, awarded: twenty-four hours extra duty

                  1600    Three men received outpatient treatment at Dispensary, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, California. 

                              Four men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, California

2-20-54     0000    Drydocked in Drydock No. ONE, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, California,

                              receiving electrical power and telephone service from shore facilities.  Vessel in “DOG”

                              status under administrative control of CCGD/11 and operational control ComPacResFlt

2-21-54     0000    Drydocked as before

2-22-54     0000    Drydocked as before

2-23-54     0755    Liberty expired for all hands, all returned on time.  FLATTOP, A.C.

                              returned aboard having been absent from the ship ninety-six (96) hours

                  1330    Commanding Officer’s Mast in the case of FLATTOP, A.C., violation of Article 86, UCMJ.

                              Awarded:  One (1) week’s restriction and fourteen (14) hrs extra duty.  Sentence suspended

                  1450    Transferred one (1) gangway to CG Supply Center, Alameda, Calif.

                  1600    Three men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif. 

                              One man received outpatient treatment at U.S. Naval Station Dispensary, San Diego, Calif. 

                              One man received outpatient treatment at U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego, Calif.

2-24-54     1545    Received supply stores from Naval Supply Depot, San Diego, Calif in accordance with invoice

                  1600    Three men received outpatient treatment, Naval Dispensary, US Naval Station, San Diego, California

2-25-54     1120    Transferred electrical gear to CG Supply Center, Alameda, Calif

                  1600    Two men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

2-26-54     0000    Drydocked as before

                  1600    Four men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, California. 

                              Two men received outpatient treatment at Dispensary, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, California

2-27-54     0000    Drydocked as before

                  0900    KNEEKNOCKER, O.W. placed on report for violation of Article 86 UCMJ

                  1400    BOWPAINTER, S.B. placed on report for violation of Article 86 UCMJ

2-28-54     0000    Drydocked as before

3-1-54       0000    Drydocked in Drydock #1, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, California receiving electricity

                              and telephone services from shore facilities.  USCGC VANCE (WDE-487) drydocked to starboard

                              of this vessel.  Vessel in “DOG” status under operational control of ComPacResFlt, San Diego,

                              California and administrative control of CCGD/11, Long Beach, California

                  0825    Four men departed for temporary additional duty as Mess Cooks, Receiving Station,

                              U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, California

                  1430    Four men reported aboard from temporary additional duty as mess cooks (Assigned 2-15-54)

                  1600    Two men received outpatient treatment, Dental Clinic, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego Calif.

3-2-54       0000    Drydocked as before

                  1250    Received aboard equipment as per invoice

                  1335    Invoiced one bathythermograph and two Assy kits to U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, as per invoice

                  1545    Four men returned from Commanding Officer, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif upon

                              completion of TAD

                  1600    Two men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, California.

                              Two men received outpatient treatment at Dispensary, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, California

3-3-54       0000    Drydocked as before

                  1415    Received aboard deactivation supplies as per invoice

                  1600    Three men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

                              One man received outpatient treatment at U.S. Naval Station Dispensary, San Diego, Calif.

3-4-54       0000    Drydocked as before

                  1000    Four men were transferred to CCGD/1 for assignment to duty. 

                              Three men were transferred to CCGD/2 for assignment to duty in accordance with

                              respective authorization order numbers. 

                              Twelve men were transferred to CCGD/3 for assignment to duty. 

                              Four men were transferred to CCGD/5 for assignment to duty in accordance with respective H/Q

                              Order numbers.

                              Five men were transferred to CCGD/8 for assignment to duty in accordance with H/Q Order. 

                              Four men were transferred to CCGD/9 in accordance with H/Q Order. 

                              Four men were transferred to CCGD/12 for assignment to duty in accordance with H/Q Order. 

                              One man was transferred this date to report to USPHS Hospital, San Francisco, Calif.

                              Fft. CCGD/12 and fft CCGD/3 for assignment to duty in accordance with H/Q Order. 

                              One man was transferred to CCGD/13 for assignment to duty in accordance with H/Q Order. 

                              Two men were transferred to CG Base, Alameda, Calif. Fft. CCGD/14 in accordance with

                              H/Q Order. 

                              One man was transferred to CCGD/2 for assignment to duty in accordance with H/Q Order

                  1330    Miscellaneous supplies transferred to U.S.C.G. Supply Center, Alameda, Calif. In accordance

                              with invoice

                  1600    Five men received outpatient treatment Dental Clinic, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.

3-5-54       0000    Drydocked as before

                  0842    Commenced flooding drydock

                  0945    Vessel waterborne

                  1039    Departed drydock

                  1100    Moored starboard side to Pier #5, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego Calif., outboard

                              CGC VANCE (WDE-487). Draft fwd. 8’8” aft 11’3”.

                  1600    Three men received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif.

3-6-54       0000    Moored starboard side to Pier 5 U.S. Naval station, San Diego, Calif., outboard of

                              CGC VANCE (WDE-487) receiving fresh water electrical power and telephone service

                              from shore facilities.  Vessel in “DOG” status under operational control of

                              ComPacResFlt and administrative control of CCGD11

3-7-54       0000    Moored as before

3-8-54       0000    Moored as before

                  0930    Transferred miscellaneous spare parts to Supply Depot, U.S. Naval Station,

                              San Diego Calif. as per invoices

                  1445    Received supplies aboard from U.S. Naval Station Supply Annex, San Diego, Calif as per invoice

                  1500    Transferred miscellaneous engineering spare parts to Supply Depot, U.S. Naval Station,

                              San Diego Calif.  Three men received outpatient treatment, Dental Clinic, US Naval Station,

                              San Diego, Calif

3-9-54       0040    Power failure from dock facilities, cause: unknown

                  0142    Electric power resumed

                  0900    Transferred miscellaneous gear to Supply Depot, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego Calif.

                  1600    Two men received outpatient treatment U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

3-10-54     0000    Moored as before

                  0145    One man removed to admitted for inpatient treatment U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego, Calif.

                  1600    One man received outpatient treatment at USPHS, Post Office Bldg, San Diego, California

3-11-54     0000    Moored as before

                  1330    Off loaded medical supplies to Medical & Dental Supply Depot, Oakland Calif. as per invoice

                  1600    One man received outpatient treatment at USPHS, San Diego, California

                  1800    Commenced off-loading fuel

                  2350    Secured pumping off fuel, having off loaded 31,296 gal. to USCGC DURANT (WDE-489)

3-12-54     0821    Resumed off loading fuel

                  1100    Secured from off loading fuel

                  1300    Mustered all hands at quarters, no unauthorized absentees.  Resumed off loading fuel

                  1600    Secured from off loading fuel.  Transferred 11550 gals. of diesel oil to

                              USCGC DURANT (WDE-489)

3-13-54     0000    Moored as before

3-14-54     0000    Moored as before

3-15-54     1555    Received Engineering supplies aboard as per invoice

                  1600    One man received outpatient treatment from U.S. Naval Dental Clinic, San Diego, Calif

3-16-54     0830    Inspection Board, San Diego Group, Pacific Reserve Fleet, Senior member

                              CDR WINNE, USN, aboard to conduct Part II Inactivation Inspection on board this vessel

                  0930    Transferred misc. equipment to U.S. Naval Supply Depot Annex, US Naval Station,

                              San Diego, Calif. as per invoice

                  1000    Navy Staff Inspection Party ashore

                  1330    Off loaded Medical Supplies to US Naval Medical and Dental Supply Depot,

                              Oakland, Calif as per invoice

                  1345    Off loaded misc. supplies to Naval Supply Depot, San Diego, Calif. as per invoice

3-17-54     0000    Moored as before

                  1440    Material invoiced to NSD, San Diego as per invoices

3-18-54     0000    Moored as before

                  0900    ENS DeYOUNG detached this unit to report to CO USCGC EASTWIND (WAGB-279)

                              for further assignment to duty as per orders. 

                              One man was transferred to CCGD2, St Louis, MO fasdu (for assignment to duty) as

                              per H/Q Order. 

                              Seven men were transferred to CCGD3, New York, NY fasdu (for assignment to duty) as

                              per H/Q Order. 

                              Three men were transferred to CCGD5, Norfolk, Va. fasdu (for assignment to duty) as

                              per H/Q Order. 

                              Three men were transferred to CCGD8, New Orleans, La. fasdu (for assignment to duty) as

                              per H/Q Order. 

                              Two men were treansferred to CCGD9, Cleveland, O. fasdu (for assignment to duty) as

                              per H/Q Order.  Two men were transferred to CCGD13, Seattle, Wash.

                              fasdu (for assignment to duty) as per H/Q Order

3-19-54     0000    Moored as before

                  1320    Received aboard 2014 gals. of lube oil from Naval Supply Depot, San Diego, Calif. as per invoice

3-20-54     0000    Moored as before

3-21-54     0000    Moored as before

3-22-54     1600    One man received outpatient treatment at Dental Clinic, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, California

                  1800    One man transferred to CCGD/3 for assignment to duty in accordance with H/Q Order

3-23-54     0000    Moored as before

                  0600    One man transferred to CCGD/9 for assignment to duty as per HQ Order

                  0830    Five men transferred to their respective units in accordance with the listed HQ order numbers

                              for further assignment to duty:  CCGD/2, CCGD/1, CCGD/9, CCGD/8, CCGD/3

                  1600    One man received outpatient treatment, Dental Clinic, US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

3-24-54     0000    Moored as before

                  1625    Commenced fueling

                  1745    Secured fueling operation after receiving 2000 gal. from U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

3-25-54     0000    Moored as before

                  0800    Held quarters for muster, all present or accounted for except

                              KNEEKNOCKER, O.W.

                  0925    KNEEKNOCKER, O.W., returned aboard having been absent without leave

                              one (1) hour and thirty (30) minutes

                  1405    Commenced taking fuel aboard into tanks:  A-2F, A-4F, A-5F, C-5F, B-401F and B-402F

                  2000    Completed taking on 10,000 gals fuel oil

3-26-54     0000    Moored as before

                  0945    Commenced fueling

                  1100    Secured from fueling.  Received (blank) gals of fuel oil from US Naval Station, San Diego, Calif

3-27-54     0000    Moored as before

3-28-54     0000    Moored as before

3-29-54     0755    Liberty expired for all hands, all returned on time

                  0800    Held muster at quarters, all present or accounted for

                  0845    The following men were transferred to units indicated: 

                              LCDR ADAMS, CCGD12 fft Honolulu, T.H. fasdu CO, CGC BASSWOOD (WAGL-388);

                              ENS FITZGERALD, CCGD12 fft CCGD14, Honolulu, T.H. fasdu;

                              CPCLK KOFFLER, CG Base, Staten Island, NY fasdu;

                              LT LUPTON, CG Supply Center, Jersey City, N.J. fasdu to Engineering Duty;

                              ENS STRYFFELER, CCGD11 fasdu (for assignment to duty);

                              LTJG WAGGETT, CGC MESQUITE (WAGL-305) fasdu (for assignment to duty) XO;

                              Two men - CCGD1, Boston, Mass. fasdu (for assignment to duty). 

                              Twelve men – CCGD3, New York, N.Y. fasdu (for assignment to duty). 

                              Four men – CCGD5, Portsmouth, Vir., fasdu (for assignment to duty). 

                              Six men – CCGD8, New Orleans, La., fasdu (for assignment to duty). 

                              Four men – CCGD9, Cleveland, Ohio, fasdu (for assignment to duty). 

                              Three men – CCGD12, San Francisco, Calif., fasdu (for assignment to duty). 

                              Two men – CCGD13, Seattle, Wash., fasdu (for assignment to duty).

                  0855    CAPT DICKIE, USN, Commander, Sub Group One, San Diego Group,

                              Pacific Reserve Fleet, aboard

                  0900    U.S.C.G.C. Lansing (WDE-488) decommissioned

                              in accordance with order from CCGD/11, Ltd 26 March 1954, A4-1, Serial:480

 

3/5/2001