October 1951

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					        Transcribed by Doug Zak

        Declassified by authority: NND 9.27605
        BY: D.R.F. NARA Date: 10-7-59

        Granstrom, Donald, M., CDR: Commanding Officer
        Shropshire, Paul H., Jr., LCDR: Executive officer
        Davenport, Fred W., LT: Engineering Officer
        Sheridan, John B., LT: Operation Officer
        Brown, Clarke "C", LT: Communication Officer
        Reeb, Edward L., LTJG: ASW Officer / Personnel Officer
        Pryor, Frank P., LTJG: Navigator
        Carson, Richard F., LTJG: CIC Officer
        Carlock, Chester L., LTJG: Supply Officer
        Dwiggins, Daniel F., LTJG: Asst. Gunnery Officer
        Kanakanui, William A. Jr., LTJG: Gunnery Officer
        Hushion, John K., LTJG: Damage Control Officer
        Quinn, William F. Jr., ENS: Registered Publications Officer
        Miller, Forrest A., ENS: First Lieutenant
        Wille, James E., ENS: Asst. Engineering Officer
        Hammershoy, Ronald H., ENS: Electronics Officer
        Alvis, John G., ENS: Torpedo Officer
        Howe, Richard B., ENS: Asst. ASW Officer
        Smith, Herbert R., ENS: Supply Officer
        Klepak, Philip H., LT

NOTE    Names marked with an asterisk (*) are assigned aliases.

        Monday, 1 October 1951
0000-   Steaming in company with DesDivELEVEN enroute to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, from Yokosuka,
0400    Japan, on course 095 (T&pgc), 092 (psc), on boilers No. 3 and No. 4, plant cross connected,
        speed 17.4 knots (164 RPM). In formation, column open order, ships in normal order at double
        distance. Guide in U.S.S. FLOYD B. PARKS (DD-884) bearing 096½ (T) at a distance of 3000
        yards. OTC is ComDesRonONE in U.S.S. FLOYD B. PARKS (DD-884). Ship is lighted with
        material condition Baker and Condition of Readiness IV set.
        J.B. Sheridan, LT, USNR
0400-   Steaming as before.
0800
        C.C. Brown, LT, USNR
0800-   Steaming as before.
1200
0800    Mustered crew at quarters. Absentees, none. Made daily inspection of magazines and
        smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.
        W.A. Kanakanui Jr., LTJG, USN
1200-   Steaming as before.
1600
        E.L. Reeb, LTJG, USN
1600-   Steaming as before.
2000
        R.F. Carson, LTJG, USNR
2000-   Steaming as before.
2400
        D.F. Dwiggins, LTJG, USNR
        Tuesday, 2 October 1951
0000-   Steaming in company with DesDivELEVEN enroute to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, from Yokosuka,
0400    Japan, on boilers No. 3 and No. 4 with plant cross connected; on base course 095 (T&pgc),
        088 (psc), speed 17.4 knots (165 RPM). In column open order, double distance, ships in
        normal order. Guide in U.S.S. FLOYD B. PARKS (DD-884) bearing 096¼ (T) at a distance of
        3000 yards. OTC is ComDesRonONE in U.S.S. FLOYD B. PARKS (DD-884). Ship lighted with
        material condition Baker and condition of readiness IV set.
        J.B. Sheridan, LT, USNR
0400-   Steaming as before.
0800
        C.C. Brown, LT, USNR
0800-   Steaming as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None. Changed course to 100 (T&pgc), 093 (psc).
        Guide bears 101¼ (T).
1100    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
1200-   Steaming as before.
1600
1345    Changed course to 120 (T&pgc), 112 (psc). Changed speed to 22 knots (224 RPM).
        Maneuvering to take station 3000 yards on the starboard quarter of the U.S.S. FLOYD B.
        PARKS (DD-884).
1350    Felt heavy vibration and commenced investigation. Instructed engine room to make
        investigation.
1353    Chief engineer informed of vibration and commenced investigation.
1355    On station 3000 yards on the starboard quarter of U.S.S. FLOYD B. PARKS (DD-884). Guide
        U.S.S. FLOYD B. PARKS (DD-884) bearing 055 (T), distance 3000 yards. Changed course to
        100 (T&pgc), 092 (psc). Changed speed to 17.4 knots (164 RPM).
1407    Engine room reported vibration coming from port screw. Commenced slowing port engine to
        conduct investigation. Slowed port engine to 16 knots (150 RPM).
1440    Port engine ahead two thirds.
1445    Starboard engine ahead 21 knots (202 RPM).
1446    Port engine stopped.
1452    Starboard engine ahead 22 knots (213 RPM).
        E.L. Reeb, LTJG, USN
1600-   Steaming as before.
2000
1605    All engines stopped.
1614    Lying to, diver over the side to investigate port propeller.
1617    Diver out of water, reported several large nicks in two propeller blades and one large dent.

1626    Set course 100 (T&pgc), 092 (psc), speed 215 RPM on starboard shaft, port shaft locked.

1652    Changed speed to 210 RPM    on   starboard   shaft.
1655    Changed speed to 215 RPM    on   starboard   shaft.
1705    Changed speed to 225 RPM    on   starboard   shaft.
1800    Changed speed to 213 RPM    on   starboard   shaft.
        R.F. Carson, LTJG, USNR
2000-   Steaming as before.
2400
        J.B. Sheridan, LT, USNR
        Tuesday, 2 October 1951
0000-   Steaming in company with DesDiv ELEVEN enroute to Pearl Harbor, Oahu, T.H., from
0400    Yokosuka, Japan, under boiler No. 3 with starboard shaft only, the port shaft locked, on base
        course 100 (T&pgc), 092 (psc), using 192 RPM on starboard shaft to maintain base speed of
        15 knots. In line of bearing with guide in U.S.S. FLOYD B. PARKS (DD-884) bearing 095 (T),
        distance 3000 yards. OTC is ComDesRonONE in U.S.S. FLOYD B. PARKS (DD-884). Ship is
        lighted with material condition Baker and condition of readiness IV.
0001    Changed to +12 time zone.
        C.C. Brown, LT, USNR
0400-   Steaming as before.
0800
        W.A. Kanakanui Jr., LTJG, USN
0800-   Steaming as before. Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.
1200
0955    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

1000    Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to change formation.
1019    U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) designated guide.
1040    On station in formation of line of bearing of sections, sections in column with U.S.S. PERKINS
        (DDR-877) guide bearing 100 (T), distance 1000 yards. Changed course to 100 (T&pgc), 089
        (psc), changed speed to 21 knots (200 RPM) on the starboard engine.

1125    U.S.S. ORLECK (DD-886) detached in accordance with ComDesRon dispatch 022310Z to
        proceed independently to Pearl Harbor, T.H. Set course 100 (T&pgc), 089 (psc). Set speed 20
        knots (190 RPM) on the starboard engine.
        E.L. Reeb, LTJG, USN
1200-   Steaming as before.
1600
1217    Changed course to 103 (T&pgc), 093 (psc).
1230    Changed course to 106 (T&pgc), 096 (psc).
1306    Changed speed to 20.3 knots (195 RPM) on the starboard engine.
1314    Changed course to 110 (T&pgc), 099 (psc).
        R.F. Carson, LTJG, USNR
1600-   Steaming as before.
2000
1907    Changed speed to 20.1 knots (193 RPM).
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
2000-   Steaming as before.
2400
        D.F. Dwiggins, LTJG, USNR
        Wednesday, 3 October 1951
0000-   Steaming independently enroute to Pearl Harbor, T.H., from Yokosuka, Japan, under boiler No.
0400    3 using starboard shaft only. Port shaft locked. Using 195 RPM on starboard shaft to maintain
        base speed of 14.5 knots, on course 110 (T&pgc), 099 (psc). Ship lighted. Material condition
        Baker and condition of readiness IV set.
        J.B. Sheridan, LT, USNR
0400-   Steaming as before.
0800
        F.A. Miller, ENS, USN
0800-   Steaming as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.
1020    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
1200-   Steaming as before.
1600
1331    Changed course to 106 (T&pgc), 096 (psc).
        C.C. Brown, LT, USNR
1600-   Steaming as before.
2000
        E.L. Reeb, LTJG, USN
2000-   Steaming as before.
2400
2009    Changed course to 102 (T&pgc) 092 (psc).
        R.F. Carson, LTJG, USNR
        Thursday, 4 October 1951
0000-   Steaming independently enroute to Pearl Harbor, Oahu, T.H., from Yokosuka, Japan, under
0400    boiler No. 3, on course 102 (T&pgc), 092 (psc), speed 14.1 knots (195 RPM) on starboard
        engine only; port shaft locked. Ship is lighted with material condition Baker and condition of
        readiness IV set.
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
0400-   Steaming as before.
0800
        D.F. Dwiggins, LTJG, USNR
0800-   Steaming as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.
0808    Changed course to 105 (T&pgc), 094 (psc).
0925    Made daily inspection of magazine and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.
        J.B. Sheridan, LT, USNR
1200-   Steaming as before
1600
        C.C. Brown, LT, USNR
1600-   Steaming as before.
2000
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
2000-   Steaming as before.
2400
2026    Changed course to 100 (T&pgc), 090 (psc).
        F.A. Miller, ENS, USN
        Friday, 5 October 1951
0000-   Steaming independently under boiler No. 3 enroute Yokosuka, Japan, to Pearl Harbor, T.H., on
0400    course 100 (T&pgc), 090 (psc) at 20.3 knots (195 RPM) on the starboard engine. Port screw is
        damaged, port shaft locked and port engine secured. Ship is in material condition Baker
        modified.
0100    Set all clocks ahead one hour to conform to plus 11 (W) time zone.
        E.L. Reeb, LTJG, USN
0400-   Steaming as before.
0800
        R.F. Carson, LTJG, USNR
0800-   Steaming as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.
0802    Changed course to 095 (T&pgc), 089 (psc).
0942    Changed course to 090 (T&pgc), 080 (psc).
0945    Changed course to 095 (T&pgc), 085 (psc).
1025    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal. Made
        weekly inspection of magazine sprinkling system. Conditions normal.
1123    Changed course to 065 (T&pgc), 053 (psc).
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
1200-   Steaming as before.
1600
1206    Passed Barbers Point light abeam to port, distance 4 miles.
1226    Captain is at the conn. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds approaching channel
        entrance to Pearl Harbor, Oahu, T.H.
1233    Cut in boiler No. 4 on the main steam line.
1240    Stopped all engines. Set the special Sea Detail.
1241    Pilot Captain B. MacMulkin came aboard.
1242    Starboard engine ahead standard, set course 347 (T&pgc), 335 (psc).
1243    Pilot took the conn.
1249    Passed buoy No. 1 to port and buoy No. 2 to starboard, entering inland waters. Standing into
        Pearl Harbor, Oahu, T.H., on various courses at various speeds conforming to the channel,
        Pilot at conn, Captain and Navigator on the bridge.
1304    Stopped all engines. U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) passed abeam to port, standing out of the
        harbor.
1305    YTL 455 made fast to starboard bow; YTB 412 made fast to starboard quarter.
1307    Secured main engines, proceeding under power from tugs.
1313    U.S.S. JOHN R. CRAIG (DD-885) passed abeam to port, standing out of the harbor.
1318    U.S.S. FLOYD B. PARKS (DD-884) passed abeam to port, standing out of harbor.
1331    U.S.C.G.C. IROQUOIS (WPG-43) passed abeam to port, standing out of the harbor.
1345    Crossed sill of Dry Dock No. 1, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, T.H.
1347    Pilot left the ship.
1348    YTB-412 and YTL-455 cleared the ship to starboard.
1400    Dry dock caisson closed, commenced draining water from dry dock.
1426    Secured the Special Sea Detail.
1435    Pursuant to BuPers Dispatch 071303Z of September 1951, LTJG W.A. Kanakanui Jr., USN,
        513100/1100, was detached from this vessel and ordered to report to Commanding Officer,
        Fleet Training Center, San Diego, California.
1540    Pursuant to BuPers B114 S-AMB-1 of 20 August 1951, ENS H.R. Smith (SC), USN, reported
        for duty on board this vessel.
        D.F. Dwiggins, LTJG, USNR
1600-   Moored in dry dock No. 1 as before with pumping operations continuing.
2000
1631    Pursuant to ComServPac personnel order R-5898 of 11 September 1951, Martini, V.A., 358
        32 54, SA, USN; Ross, G.W., 344 91 19, RDSN, USN; Morris, J.L., 989 17 13, SA, USN;
        Dodge, O.L., 569 01 02, SA, USN; Lee, J.H., 260 90 96, SA, USN; Stevenson, W.T., 281
        02 26, SN, USN; Jordan, J.E., 347 76 83, SN, USN; Barthelemy, J.H., 420 05 99, SA,
        USN; Buck, C.M., 272 91 61, MM2, USN; McIntyre, J.E., 798 34 00, SA, USN; Estep,
        C.E., 277 58 88, SN, USN; Busby, J.M., 420 06 07, SA, USN; Tully, M.J. Jr., 303 19 32,
        SA, USN; and Whitten, G.A., 420 01 05, SA, USN, were transferred with bag, baggage,
        records and transfer papers to U.S. Naval Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, for further transfer
        to Commander San Diego Group Pacific Reserve Fleet for reactivation of U.S.S. FRONTIER (AD-
        25). Pursuant to ComSerPac personnel order No. 16-1-14873 of 20 May 1951, Paul, G.R.,
        296 56 60, SO2, USN, was transferred with bag, baggage, records and transfer papers to
        U.S. Naval Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, for further transfer to Fleet Training Center, San
        Diego, California. Pursuant to ComSerForce Pacific Fleet personnel
        order No. 4969 of 23 July 1951, Scott, S. (n), 347 51 15, CS3, USN, was transferred with
        bag, baggage, records and transfer papers to U.S. Naval Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, for
        further transfer to Commander Naval Forces, Philippine Islands. Pursuant to
        ComSerForcePacFlt personnel order No. X-5721, Mills, K.O., 995 94 26, YNSN, USN, was
        transferred with bag, baggage, records and transfer papers to U.S. Naval Receiving Station,
        Pearl Harbor, for further transfer to Flag Allowance, CinCPacFlt, Pearl Harbor. Pursuant to
        ComSerForce PacFlt personnel order No. 4836, Allen, R. (n) Jr., 634 18 22, CS2, USN, was
        transferred to U.S. Naval Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, for further transfer to ComNavFe
        Navy Number 1165. Pursuant to Standard Transfer Order, Vik, A.D., 555 18 71, FN, USN,
        was transferred to U.S. Naval Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, for further transfer to CLUS for
        discharge by authority AlNav 62-51.
1650    Inspection by U.S. Customs and Agriculture Department completed, results negative.
1655    Ceased pumping dry dock.
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
2000-   On the keel blocks as before.
2400
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
        Saturday, 6 October 1951
0000-   Resting on keel blocks in Dry Dock No. 1, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Oahu.
0400    Receiving fresh water, steam, electricity and telephone services from dockside.
0230    Navy yard crane parted ship to shore telephone line while lowering staging into dry dock.

0304    *Longacre, Y., GM2, USN, was returned to the ship in the custody of Hawaiian Armed Forces
        Police. SOPA is CinCPacFlt, located at Makalapa.
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
0400-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
0800
0650    *Godfrey, H., SN, USNR, *Lacatus, K.M., BM2, USN and *Douke, H., GM2, USNR, were
        returned aboard in custody of H.A.S.P. and were made prisoners at large by order of the
        Commanding Officer.
        D.F. Dwiggins, LTJG, USNR
0800-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentee: *Ward, M.E., MM3, USN.
1000    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.
1115    Pursuant to Standard Transfer Order No. 583-51, Authority ComCruDesPac dispatch 130629Z
        of 13 July 1951, Acosta, P.P., 583 11 31, SD2, USN, was transferred aboard with bag and
        baggage from Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Philippines, for resumption of regular duties.
        Pursuant to Standard Transfer Order No. 9-0990, Authority BuPers Dispatch 221240Z of
        August 1951 and ComELEVEN Spd Ltr 4592/1112B of 23 August 1951, Feldman, R. (n), 425
        50 21, PNSA, USN, was transferred aboard with bag and baggage for duty from U.S. Naval
        Receiving Station, San Diego, California.
1155    Pursuant to standard transfer order No. 5549A-51, Authority Art C-5209 (3) BuPers Manual,
        Lewis, J.H., 297 24 42, SA, USN, was transferred aboard with bag and baggage for duty
        from U.S. Naval Training Center, San Diego, California.
        D.F. Dwiggins, LTJG, USNR
1200-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
1600
        F.W. Davenport, LT, USN
1600-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
2000
        F.W. Davenport, LT, USN
2000-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
2400
        F.W. Davenport, LT, USN
        Sunday, 7 October 1951
0000-   Resting on keel blocks in dry dock No. 1, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Oahu.
0400    Receiving steam, fresh water, electricity and telephone service from dockside. Ships present
        include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA is CinCPacFlt
        located at Makalapa.
        F.W. Davenport, LT, USN
0400-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
0800
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
0800-   Resting on keel blocks as before. Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: *Ward, M.E.,
1200    MM3, USN, *Napper, M.A., BM2, USNR, *Chipak, H.V., SN, USNR.
0808    *Napper, M.A., BM2, USNR, and *Chipak, H.V., SN, USNR, returned to the ship having been 38
        minutes over leave and were made prisoners at large by order of the Commanding Officer.

0830    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.
1015    The Engineering Officer made an inspection of the underwater hull, propellers, bearings and
        shafting. Bottom paint was found to be in generally poor condition and there was extensive
        pitting and corrosion of rudder plating. The after fairwater for the port propeller shaft outboard
        coupling had carried away and passed through the port propeller causing damage to the
        leading edge of one blade.
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
1200-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
1600
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
1600-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
2000
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
2000-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
2400
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
        Monday, 8 October 1951
0000-   Resting on keel blocks in dry dock No. 1, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Oahu.
0400    Receiving the following services from dockside: Steam, electricity, fresh water, telephone
        service. Ships present: Various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous yard and
        district craft. SOPA is CinCPacFlt at Makalapa.
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
0400-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
0800
0700    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: *State, C.J., SN, USN; *Sockwell, F.W., SN, USN;
        *Ward, M.E., MM3, USN; and *Griff, L., SD3, USN.
0715    *Griff, L., SD3, USN, returned absent over leave since 0700, 8 October 1951 and was made a
        prisoner at large by order of the Commanding Officer.
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
0800-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
1200
0900    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

0905    *State, C.J., SN, USN, and *Sockwell, F.W., SN, USN, returned aboard having been absent
        over leave since 0700, 8 October 1951 and were made prisoners at large by order of the
        Commanding Officer.
1100    Mustered the crew at quarters.
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
1200-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
1600
        F.A. Miller, ENS, USN
1600-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
2000
        C.C. Brown, LT, USNR
2000-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
2400
        C.C. Brown, LT, USNR
        Tuesday, 9 October 1951
0000-   Resting on keel blocks in dry dock No. 1, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Oahu,
0400    T.H. Receiving the following services from the pier: Steam, fresh water, electricity and
        telephone. Ships present: Various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous yard and
        district craft. SOPA is CinCPacFlt at Makalapa.
0205    The starboard rudder was satisfactorily tested using 5 pounds of air pressure.
0300    *Caudle, J.W., DK3, returned to the ship without identification or liberty card.
        C.C. Brown, LT, USNR
0400-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
0800
        C.C. Brown, LT, USNR
0800-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentee: *Ward, M.E., MM3, USN.
0849    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

        F.A. Miller, ENS, USN
1200-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
1600
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
1600-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
2000
1925    All sea valves reported closed and secured.
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
2000-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
2400
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
        Wednesday, 10 October 1951
0000-   Resting on keel blocks in dry dock No. 1, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Oahu,
0400    T.H. Receiving the following services from dockside: Steam, fresh water, electric power and
        telephone. Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous yard
        and district craft. SOPA is CinCPacFlt at Makalapa.
0330    *Godfrey, H., SN, USNR, was returned aboard without I.D. and liberty card.
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
0400-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
0800
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
0800-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew on station. Absentee: *Ward, M.E., MM3, USN.
0845    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
1200-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
1600
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
1600-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
2000
1800    Pursuant to ComServPac personnel order R-5225 of 30 August 1951, and by authority of the
        Commanding Officer, Pike, D.T., 372 99 37, MMFN, USN, was transferred with baggage,
        records and transfer papers for temporary duty in connection with reactivation of Cruiser "X".
        Pursuant to NavMed form "G" and authority of the Commanding Officer, Medrano, J. (n), 798
        91 36, SA, USN, was transferred with baggage, records and transfer papers to officer in
        charge, Tripler General Hospital, Oahu, T.H., for treatment.
1814    Lighted fires under boiler No. 4.
1950    Commenced undocking operation.
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
2000-   Resting on keel blocks as before.
2400
2135    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentee: *Ward, M.E., MM3, USN.
2142    Commenced flooding dry dock.
2153    *Jackson, R.D., PN3, USN, and *Fisher, R., PNSA, USN, returned aboard having been absent
        without official leave since 1830, 10 October 1951, and were made prisoners at large by order
        of the Commanding Officer.
2219    Set the special sea detail. Made all preparations for getting underway.
2339    Opened caisson of dry dock.
2345    Underway, proceeding out of dry dock No. 1 under winch power.
2350    YTB-142 made fast to starboard quarter. Pilot, Captain R.L. Greene came aboard.
2355    Continued backing out of dry dock under power from YTB-142, assisted by YTL-235. Pilot is at
        the conn, Captain and Navigator are on the bridge.
2359    Crossed sill of Dry Dock No. 1, proceeding to fuel dock H-2, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor,
        T.H.
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
        Thursday, 11 October 1951
0000-   Underway from dry dock No. 1, U.S. Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, T.H., under power
0400    from YTB-142 made fast to starboard quarter assisted by YTL-235. Enroute fuel dock H-2, U.S.
        Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, T.H., with pilot Captain R.L. Greene at the conn; Captain
        and Navigator on the bridge. Boiler No. 4 is on the line. Special sea detail is set.

0022    YTL-235 shifted station to starboard bow and made fast.
0040    YTL-235 cast off from starboard bow.
0050    Moored port side to fuel dock H-2 with six 6" manila lines all doubled.
0053    Pilot left the ship. YTB-142 cast off from starboard quarter.
0055    Secured the special sea detail.
0102    Commenced taking on fuel and fresh water.
0155    Completed taking on fresh water having received 13,900 gallons.
0315    *Ward, M.E., MM3, USN, returned aboard having been absent over leave since 0700, 6
        October 1951, and was made a prisoner at large by order of the Commanding Officer.
        D.F. Dwiggins, LTJG, USNR
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
0410    Lighted fires under boiler No. 1.
0520    Completed taking on fuel having received 180,385 gallons.
0545    Set the special sea detail. Made all preparations for getting underway.
0605    Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds conforming to the channel while departing
        from Pearl Harbor, Oahu, T.H. Captain is at the conn, Navigator is on the bridge.

0624    Received ammunition boat to starboard, commenced loading ammunition.
0630    Completed taking on ammunition.
0654    Passed buoy No. 1 abeam to starboard and buoy No. 2 abeam to port. Took departure from
        inland waters. Set base course 153 (T&pgc), 138 (psc). Enroute San Diego, California, U.S.A.

0700    Secured special sea detail.
0720    Set base speed 20 knots (192 RPM). Changed course to 112 (T&pgc), 102 (psc).
0745    Changed course to 066 (T&pgc), 054 (psc).
        D.F. Dwiggins, LTJG, USNR
0800-   Steaming as before.
1200
0838    Changed speed to 22 knots (213 RPM).
0945    Changed speed to 15 knots (139 RPM).
0948    Changed speed to 12 knots (108 RPM).
1000    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.
1005    Changed speed to 15 knots (139 RPM).
1007    Changed speed to 18 knots (171 RPM).
        C.C. Brown, LT, USNR
1200-   Steaming as before.
1600
1210    Changed speed to 19 knots (181 RPM).
1251    Lighted fires under boiler No. 2.
1410    Let fires die out under boiler No. 2.
1513    Changed speed to 20 knots (192 RPM).
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
1600-   Steaming as before.
2000
1849    Changed speed to 21 knots (202 RPM).
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
2000-   Steaming as before.
2400
2224    Changed speed to 22 knots (213 RPM).
        D.F. Dwiggins, LTJG, USNR
        Friday, 12 October 1951
0000-   Steaming independently enroute to San Diego, California, from Pearl Harbor, Oahu, T.H.,
0400    under boilers No. 1 and No. 4 on course 066 (T&pgc), 056 (psc), speed 22 knots (213 RPM).
        Ship is lighted with material condition Baker and condition of readiness IV.
        C.C. Brown, LT, USNR
0400-   Steaming as before.
0800
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
0800-   Steaming as before. Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: None.
1200
0854    Lighted fires under boiler No. 3 and cut in same on the main steam line at 0942.
0950    Let fires die out under boiler No. 1 and cut out same from main steam line.
1025    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal. Made
        weekly test of magazine sprinkling system. Test satisfactory.
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
1200-   Steaming as before.
1600
        D.F. Dwiggins, LTJG, USNR
1600-   Steaming as before.
2000
        C.C. Brown, LT, USNR
2000-   Steaming as before.
2400
2155    Changed speed to 23 knots (224 RPM).
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
        Saturday, 13 October 1951
0000-   Steaming singly under boilers No. 3 and No. 4 on course 066 (T&pgc), 054 (psc) at 23 knots
0400    (224 RPM), enroute Pearl Harbor, T.H., to San Diego, California. Ship in material condition
        Baker modified.
0100    Set all clocks ahead one hour to conform to plus 9 (V) time zone.
        E.L. Reeb, LTJG, USN
0400-   Steaming as before.
0800
        D.F. Dwiggins, LTJG, USNR
0800-   Steaming as before. Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: None.
1200
0900    Changed course to 070 (T&pgc), 058 (psc). The Captain held Mast this date and awarded the
        following punishments: *Ward, M.E., MM3, Violation of Article 86 U.C.M.J. absent over leave
        from 0700, 6 October 1951 to 0315, 11 October 1951, a period of four days and twenty hours
        and fifteen minutes. Reduced to next inferior rating; *Aduna, C.L., EM3, USN, Violation of
        Article 92 U.C.M.J., failure to get up at reveille. 10 hours extra duty; *Godfrey, H., SN, USNR,
        Violation of Article 108 U.C.M.J. loss of I.D. and liberty cards. 1 week restriction.
1000    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

        C.C. Brown, LT, USNR
1200-   Steaming as before.
1600
1300    Commenced inspection of the ship for contraband goods.
1415    Completed inspection of the ship for contraband goods, having discovered no contraband
        goods.
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
1600-   Steaming as before.
2000
        D.F. Dwiggins, LTJG, USNR
2000-   Steaming as before.
2400
2000    Changed course to 074 (T&pgc), 061 (psc).
        C.C. Brown, LT, USNR
        Sunday, 14 October 1951
0000-   Steaming independently enroute to San Diego, California, from Pearl Harbor, Oahu, T.H.,
0400    under boilers No. 3 and No. 4 on course 074 (T&pgc), 061 (psc), at speed 23 knots (224
        RPM). Ship is in material condition Baker modified and condition of readiness IV. Discharge
        line on port chain driven lube oil pump is leaking.
0007    Changed speed to 15 knots (139) RPM.
0015    Stopped and locked port shaft to effect repairs on port chain driven lube oil pump, using 139
        RPM on starboard shaft to maintain speed of 10.5 knots.
0030    Repairs completed. Port shaft unlocked. Increased speed of port shaft to 139 RPM.
0035    Change speed to 23 knots (224 RPM).
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
0400-   Steaming as before.
0800
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
0800-   Steaming as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: None. Changed course to 076 (T&pgc), 066 (psc).

0920    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

        D.F. Dwiggins, LTJG, USNR
1200-   Steaming as before.
1600
1500    Set clocks ahead one hour to +8 zone.
        C.C. Brown, LT, USN
1600-   Steaming as before.
2000
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
2000-   Steaming as before.
2400
2100    Changed course to 075 (T&pgc), 064 (psc).
        E.L. Reeb, LTJG, USN
        Monday, 15 October 1951
0000-   Steaming independently under boilers No. 3 and No. 4 on course 075 (T&pgc), 065 (psc), at
0400    speed 23 knots (224 RPM), enroute San Diego, California, from Pearl Harbor, Oahu, T.H. Ship
        is in material condition Baker modified, condition of readiness IV.
        D.F. Dwiggins, LTJG, USNR
0400-   Steaming as before.
0800
0538    Changed speed to 25 knots (247 RPM).
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
0800-   Steaming as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: None.
0842    Changed course to 083 (T&pgc), 071 (psc).
0950    Changed course to 096 (T&pgc), 084 (psc).
1100    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
1200-   Steaming as before.
1600
1205    Changed course to 095 (T&pgc), 083 (psc).
1224    Lighted fires under boiler No. 2.
1312    Changed speed to 22 knots (213 RPM).
1321    Changed course to 090 (T&pgc), 078 (psc).
1328    Changed course to 065 (T&pgc), 053 (psc).
1329    Changed speed to 20 knots (192 RPM).
1330    Set the special sea detail. Captain is at the conn, Navigator is on the bridge. Maneuvering on
        various courses at various speeds approaching San Diego Harbor, San Diego, California.

1343    Passed buoy No. 5 abeam to port, distance 150 yards. Entering inland waters, standing up San
        Diego Harbor, San Diego, California, to anchorage.
1346    Passed Point Loma Light abeam to port, distance 2000 yards.
1430    Stopped. Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) with six 6" manila lines all
        doubled and 15 fathoms of starboard anchor chain to buoy No. 28. U.S.S. JOHN R. CRAIG (DD-
        885) is moored alongside to starboard outboard of U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877), U.S.S. FLOYD
        B. PARKS (DD-884) is moored alongside to starboard outboard of U.S.S. JOHN R. CRAIG (DD-
        885).
1443    Secured the special sea detail.
1510    Pursuant to Commanding Officer's letter No. 666, LTJG E.L. Reeb, 482534/1100, USN, was
        detached from this vessel and ordered to temporary additional duty at Fleet Training Center,
        San Diego, California.
1511    Commenced taking on fresh water.
1530    Sargent, F.W., 230 60 76, SN, USN, left this vessel to report to U.S. Naval Hospital, San
        Diego, California, for treatment.
1540    Completed taking on fresh water having received 6000 gallons.
1545    SOPA is ComAirPac, North Island Naval Air Station, San Diego, California.
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
1825    Pursuant to ComCruDesPac ltr FF 4-5/FF 4-9 P11-114 Ser. 11496 of 25 September 1951,
        Klotz, P.B. Jr., SN, 332 15 24, USN, left the ship for temporary duty to Commanding
        Officer, Naval Torpedo School, Newport, Rhode Island.
1826    Pursuant to ComCruDesPac ltr. FF 4-5/FF 4-9 P11-114 Ser 11496 of 25 September 1951,
        Gattis, C.W., SN, 296 98 92, USN, left the ship for temporary additional duty to
        Commanding Officer, Naval Torpedo School, Newport, Rhode Island.
1835    Pursuant to BuPers ltr. Pers. B2 11V-WFM-7 of 29 August 1951, Carle, W.C., SK1, 379 96
        60, USN, reported for duty on board this vessel with bag, records and transfer papers from
        U.S. Naval Air Station, Alameda, California. Pursuant to ComCruDesPac Dispatch 052122Z of 7
        September 1951, Moore, C.W., SK3, 996 56 61, USN, reported aboard for duty on board
        this vessel with bag, records and transfer papers from U.S.S. BAYONNE (PF-21). Pursuant to
        ComCruDesPac Dispatch 061938Z of September 1951, Linville, E.J., CS2, 850 78 02, USN,
        reported for duty on board this vessel with bag, records and transfer papers from U.S. Naval
        Receiving Station, San Diego, California. Pursuant to ComCruDesPac Dispatch 222108Z of
        September 1951, Yater, R.L., YNSA, 430 41 77, USN, reported for duty on board this vessel
        with bag, records and transfer papers from U.S. Naval Receiving Station, San Diego,
        California. Pursuant to BuPers 121230 CWSF 132214 ComCruDesPac Dispatch 151928 of
        September 1951, Allen, Robert P., 304 14 95, MMFA, USN, reported for duty on board this
        vessel with bag, records and transfer papers. Pursuant to ComCruDesPac

        Dispatch 290155Z of September 1951, Barnes, J.E., BT3, 372 56 44, USNR, reported for
        duty on board this vessel with bag, records and transfer papers from U.S. Naval Receiving
        Station, San Diego, California. Pursuant to BuPers ltr. Pers B211 JWFM 10/C/TD of September
        1951, Platek, K.M., TE3, 326 38 31, USN, reported for duty on board this vessel with bag,
        records and transfer papers from U.S. Naval Receiving Station, San Diego, California. Pursuant
        to ComCruDesPac Dispatch 291851Z of September 1951, Smith, V.G., GMM2, 342 61 60,
        USNR, reported for duty on board this vessel with bag, records and transfer papers from U.S.
        Naval Receiving Station, San Diego, California. Pursuant to ComCruDesPac Dispatch 28001Z
        of September 1951, Maxwell, W.E., BM1, 295 75 39, USN, reported for duty on board this
        vessel with bag, records and transfer papers from U.S. Naval receiving station, San Diego,
        California. Pursuant to ComCruDesPac Personnel Order No. 995 dtd 19 July 1951, Johnson,
        W.E., TN, 276 05 75, USN, reported for duty on board this vessel with bag, records and
        transfer papers from US Naval Receiving Station, San Diego, California.

        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
        Tuesday, 16 October 1951
0000-   Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) in nest consisting of DesDivELEVEN at
0400    buoy No. 28, San Diego Harbor, San Diego, California, using standard six line moor, all lines
        doubled and with 17 fathoms starboard anchor chain to buoy, anchor chain doubled. Ships
        present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous yard and district craft.
        SOPA is ComFirstFleet in U.S.S. CURTISS (AV-4). Boiler No. 2 on the line for auxiliary
        purposes and supplying steam and electricity to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877).
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: *Loutan, C.E., SN, USN, *Rodgers, H.C., SN, USN,
        *Ward, M.E., FN, USN, *Romero, H.C., FP3, USN and *McMurtry, V.J., EMFN, USN.

0805    *Romero, H.C., FP3, USN, and *McMurtry, V.J., EMFN, USN, reported aboard having been
        absent over leave since 0730, 16 October 1951.
0830    *Rodgers, H.C., SN, USN, reported aboard having been absent over leave since 0730, 16
        October 1951.
1010    *Loutan, C.E., SN, USN, reported aboard having been absent over leave since 0730, 16
        October 1951; released from receiving ward, U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego, California at
        0850, 16 October 1951.
1020    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
1500    Pursuant to ComServPac personnel order R-898 of 12 September 1951; Martello, V.J.,
        EMFN, 230 75 04, USN, was transferred to report to Commander San Diego Group, Pacific
        Reserve Fleet for temporary duty in connection with reactivation of U.S.S. LAERTES (AR-20),
        with bag, records and transfer papers. Pursuant to ComServPac Personnel order R-5723 of 2
        September 1951, Stuart, F.G., Jr., BT3, 558 20 81, USN, was transferred to Commander
        Bremerton Group Pacific Reserve Fleet for temporary duty in connection with the reactivation
        of U.S.S. BALTIMORE (CA-68), with bag, records and transfer papers.
1515    Pursuant to (A) BuPers dispatch 272335Z of July 1951, (B) BuPers dispatch 221313Z of
        August 1951, LTJG C.L. Carlock, (SC) USNR, was detached from this vessel and ordered to
        U.S. Naval Receiving Station, San Diego, California, for separation.
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        D.F. Dwiggins, LTJG, USNR
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        D.F. Dwiggins, LTJG, USNR
        Wednesday, 17 October 1951
0000-   Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) in a nest consisting of DesDivELEVEN at
0400    buoy No. 28, San Diego Harbor, San Diego, California, using 17 fathoms of anchor chain to
        buoy and six 6" manila lines all doubled up. Ships present include various units of the U.S.
        Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous yard and district draft. SOPA is ComAirPac at Pier Love, North
        Island Naval Air Station, San Diego, California. Boiler No. 2 on the line for auxiliary purposes
        and supplying steam and electricity to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-887).
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentee: *Ward, M.E., FN, USN.
0810    YO-200 alongside to port.
0825    Commenced receiving bunker fuel oil from YO-200.
1030    Completed taking on fuel oil, having received 120,036 gallons at 60° F.
1040    YO-200 away from alongside to port.
1100    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
1320    Pursuant to NavMed form "G" of 17 October 1951, Sargent, F.W., Jr., 230 60 76, FC3, USN,
        was transferred to U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego, California, for treatment with bag,
        hammock, records and transfer papers.
1522    Commenced taking on fresh water from U.S. Navy YW-113.
        F.W. Davenport, LT, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
1630    Secured from taking on fresh water having received 16,000 gallons.
1720    Pursuant to ComCruDesPac dispatch 182048Z of September 1951, Torres, Arthur W., 373
        47 65, SA, USN, reported aboard for duty from U.S. Naval Receiving Station, San Diego,
        California.
1905    Pursuant to ComCruDesPac dispatch 140043Z of September 1951, the following men reported
        aboard for duty from U.S. Naval Receiving Station, San Francisco, California: Bolles, Louie L.,
        318 82 62, FA, USN; Herrera, Joseph A., 460 82 70, FA, USN; Martinez, Jimmy (n),
        460 82 63, FA, USN; Moreno, Porfirio, 460 82 67, FA, USN.
        F.W. Davenport, LT, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        F.W. Davenport, LT, USN
        Thursday, 18 October 1951
0000-   Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) in a nest consisting of DesDivELEVEN at
0400    buoy No. 28, San Diego Harbor, San Diego, California, using 17 fathoms of starboard anchor
        chain to buoy and six 6" manila lines all doubled. Ships present include various units of the
        U.S. Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous yard and district craft. SOPA is ComFirstFleet in U.S.S.
        CURTISS (AV-4). Ship is in material condition Baker modified. Boiler No. 2 is on the line for
        auxiliary purposes and supplying steam to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877).
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
0800-   Moored as before. Mustered crew at quarters. Absentees: *Washington, H.L., MM3, USN,
1200    *Ward, M.E., FN, USN.
1015    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

1123    *Washington, H.L., MM3, USN, returned aboard having been AOL since 0700, 18 October
        1951, a period of four hours and twenty-three minutes and was made a prisoner at large by
        order of the Commanding Officer.
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
1300    Pursuant to Standard Transfer Order BuMed form "G" of 18 October 1951, Tarpey, G.E., TM2,
        366 61 18, USN, was transferred to U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego, California, for treatment.

        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
1632    Pursuant to ComCruDesPac dispatch 182330Z of September 1951, Dowers, Milton Lee,
        ETSN, 425 31 48, USN, reported for duty on board this vessel with bag, records and transfer
        papers from U.S. Naval Receiving Station, Naval Station, San Diego, California.

1940    SOPA shifted to ComFirst Flt, in U.S.S. CURTISS (AV-4).
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
        Friday, 19 October 1951
0000-   Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) in nest consisting of DesDivELEVEN at
0400    buoy No. 28, San Diego Harbor, San Diego, California, using six 6" manila lines all doubled,
        with 17 fathoms of starboard anchor chain to buoy doubled. Ships present include various
        units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous yard and district craft. SOPA is ComFirst Fleet
        in U.S.S. CURTISS (AV-4). Ship is in material condition Baker modified. Boiler No. 2 is on the
        line for auxiliary purposes, supplying steam and electricity to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877).
0115    *Ward, M.E., FN, USN, returned aboard having been absent over leave since 0730, 16 October
        1951.
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
0730    Pursuant to Standard Transfer Order, Stilp, J.A., SA, 303 83 03, USN and Miller, H.L., SA,
        303 82 92, USN, were transferred to U.S. Fleet Sonar School, San Diego, California, for
        temporary duty under instruction on returnable quota basis.
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.
0915    Tested magazine sprinkling systems: Operation satisfactory.
0917    The Captain held Mast and awarded the following punishments: *Worthington, L., SN, USN, 5
        days restriction; *Ward, M.E., FN, USN, Summary Court Martial; *Washington, H.L., MM3,
        USN, Warning.
1000    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
1540    Commence taking aboard fresh water.
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
1710    Completed taking on fresh water having received 10,300 gallons.
1719    LST-1123 standing out of harbor.
1722    LST-822 standing out of harbor.
1910    U.S.S. WILSON (DDE-847) standing into harbor.
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
        Saturday, 20 October 1951
0000-   Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) in nest consisting of DesDivELEVEN at
0400    buoy No. 28, San Diego Harbor, San Diego, California, using 17 fathoms of starboard anchor
        chain to the buoy and six 6" manila lines all doubled. Ships present include various units of the
        U.S. Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous yard and district craft. SOPA is ComFirst Fleet in U.S.S.
        CURTISS (AV-4). Ship is in material condition Baker modified. Boiler No. 2 is on the line for
        auxiliary purposes and supplying steam and power to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877).
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
0900    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None
1015    Pursuant to Commanding Officer's orders Ser. 678 of 20 October 1951, Ensign Forrest A.
        Miller, USN, left the ship for temporary additional duty at Naval Damage Control Training
        Center, Treasure Island, San Francisco, California.
1100    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
        Sunday, 21 October 1951
0000-   Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) in nest consisting of DesDivELEVEN at
0400    buoy No. 28, San Diego Harbor, San Diego, California, using 17 fathoms of starboard anchor
        chain to buoy and six 6" manila lines, all doubled. Ships present include various units of the
        U.S. Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous yard and district craft. SOPA is ComFirst Fleet in U.S.S.
        CURTISS (AV-4). Ship is in material condition Baker modified. Boiler No. 2 is on the line for
        auxiliary purposes; supplying power to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877).
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentee: *State, C.J., SN, USN.
0840    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
1425    Pursuant to ComCruDesPac dispatch No. 062223Z of September 1951, Crossley, J.R., 988
        73 84, QMSN, reported aboard with baggage, records and transfer papers for duty.

        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
        Monday, 22 October 1951
0000-   Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) in nest consisting of DesDivELEVEN at
0400    buoy No. 28, San Diego Harbor, San Diego, California, using 17 fathoms of starboard anchor
        chain to buoy and six 6" manila lines, all doubled. Ships present include various units of the
        U.S. Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous yard and district craft. SOPA is ComFirstFleet in U.S.S.
        Curtis (AV-4). Ship is in material condition Baker modified. Boiler No. 2 is on the line for
        auxiliary purposes and supplying steam and electricity to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877).
0040    *State, C.J., SN, USN, reported aboard after having been absent over leave since 0730, 21
        October 1951, and was made a prisoner at large by order of the Commanding Officer.

        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentee: *Estep, R., SN, USN.
0935    Pursuant to NavMed Form "G" dated 22 October 1951, Saenz, A.M., 568 85 63, SN, USN,
        was transferred to U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego, California, for treatment.
1014    Water barge YW-111 alongside.
1017    Commenced taking on fresh water.
1035    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

1055    Secured from taking on fresh water having received 10,600 gallons.
1155    YW-111 underway from alongside.
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
1215    Commenced receiving electricity and steam from U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877).
1220    Secured fires under boiler No. 2.
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
        Tuesday, 23 October 1951
0000-   Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) in nest consisting of DesDivELEVEN at
0400    buoy No. 28, San Diego Harbor, San Diego, California, using 17 fathoms of starboard anchor
        chain to buoy and six 6" manila lines, all doubled. Ships present include various units of the
        U.S. Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous yard and district craft. SOPA is ComFirstFlt in U.S.S.
        CURTISS (AV-4). Ship is in material condition Baker modified, receiving auxiliary steam and
        power from U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877).
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
0510    *Estep, R., SN, USN, returned on board A.O.L. since 0730, 22 October 1951, a period of
        twenty-one hours and forty minutes and was made a prisoner at large by order of the
        Commanding Officer.
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
0800-   Moored as before. Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.
1200
0842    U.S.S. MONTRAIL (APA-213) standing out of the harbor.
0900    Branham, C.E., ME3, 990 89 09, USN, was transferred to U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego,
        California, for treatment. Authority: BuPers Form "G".
0904    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

0922    U.S.S. ELDORADO (AGC-11) standing out of harbor.
        F.P. Pryor, LTJG, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
        Wednesday, 24 October 1951
0000-   Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) in a nest consisting of DesDivELEVEN at
0400    buoy No. 28, San Diego Harbor, San Diego, California, using 17 fathoms of starboard anchor
        chain to the buoy and six 6" manila lines all doubled. Ships present include various units of the
        U.S. Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous yard and district craft. SOPA is ComFirstFleet in U.S.S.
        CURTISS (AV-4). Ship is in material condition Baker modified, receiving auxiliary steam and
        power from U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877).
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
0700    SOPA shifted to ComAirPac, North Island Naval Air Station, San Diego, California.
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
0800-   Moored as before. Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.
1200
0855    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

0950    U.S.S. McKEAN (DD-784) standing into the harbor.
1135    Pursuant to Article C-5205 BuPers Manual Par. No. 2 of 24 October 1951, Sargent, F.W., Jr.,
        FC3, 230 60 76, USN, reported aboard for duty from U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego,
        California, with bag, records and transfer papers.
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
1257    Commenced taking on fresh water.
1320    LSD-22 standing into harbor.
1340    Completed taking on fresh water having received 12,000 gallons.
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
        Thursday, 25 October 1951
0000-   Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) in nest consisting of DesDivELEVEN at
0400    buoy No. 28, San Diego Harbor, San Diego, California, using 17 fathoms of starboard anchor
        chain to buoy and six 6" manila lines all doubled. Ships present include various units of the
        U.S. Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous yard and district craft. SOPA is ComAirPac at North Island
        Naval Air Station, San Diego, California. Ship is in material condition Baker modified and
        receiving auxiliary steam and electricity from U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877).
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: None.
0900    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
        Friday, 26 October 1951
0000-   Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) in a nest consisting of DesDivELEVEN to
0400    buoy No. 28, San Diego Harbor, San Diego, California, using 17 fathoms of starboard anchor
        chain to buoy and six 6" manila lines all doubled. Ships present include various units of U.S.
        Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous yard and district craft. SOPA is ComAirPac in U.S. Naval Air
        Station, San Diego, California. Ship is in material condition Baker modified, receiving auxiliary
        steam and power from U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877).
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
0750    U.S.S. TUCKER (DD-875) standing out of harbor.
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
0800-   Moored as before. Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.
1200
0900    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

0928    Lighted fires under boiler No. 2.
1100    Made weekly inspection of magazine sprinkler system. Test satisfactory.
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
1330    Captain and Executive Officer commenced inspection of lower decks, holds and storerooms.

1410    Secured from Captain's inspection.
1521    Water barge YW-111 made fast to port quarter.
1539    Commenced taking on fresh water.
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
1610    Completed taking on fresh water having received 9,000 gallons.
1706    YW-111 cast off from port quarter.
1715    Held fire drill for starboard section.
1725    Secured from fire drill: Performance excellent.
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
2350    Pursuant to BuPers Manual, paragraph No. 2, Article C-5205, dated 26 October 1951, Tarpey,
        G.E., 360 61 18, TM2, USN, returned aboard from U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego, California.

        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
        Saturday, 27 October 1951
0000-   Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) in nest including U.S.S. JOHN R. CRAIG
0400    (DD-885), U.S.S. FLOYD B. PARKS (DD-884) at buoy No. 28, San Diego Harbor, San Diego,
        California, using 17 fathoms of starboard anchor chain to buoy and six 6" manila lines, all
        doubled. Ships present include various units of U.S. Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous yard and
        district craft. SOPA is ComAirPac at North Island Naval Air Station, San Diego, California. Ship
        is in material condition Baker modified. Boiler No. 2 is on the line for auxiliary purposes.
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
0615    Lighted fires under boiler No. 3.
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: None.
0815    Set the special sea detail. Made all preparations for getting underway.
0822    Opened main stops on boiler No. 3 and boiler No. 2.
0845    Underway from buoy No. 28, San Diego Harbor, San Diego, California. Maneuvering on various
        courses at various speeds conforming to the channel while proceeding to U.S.S. PRAIRIE (AD-
        15) at buoy No. 21, San Diego Harbor, San Diego, California. Captain is at the conn, Navigator
        is on the bridge.
0955    Stopped. Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) with six 6" manila lines all
        doubled. U.S.S. PRAIRIE (AD-15) is moored alongside to starboard, outboard of U.S.S.
        PERKINS (DDR-877).
1004    Secured Special Sea Detail. Secured main engines. U.S.S. JOHN R. CRAIG (DD-885) came
        alongside and moored to port.
1010    Pursuant to BuPers Orders Pers. B111, 3-Mar. 1 No. 47876 dated 20 June 1951, Philip H.
        Klepak, LT, USN, reported aboard for duty.
1042    Shifted power load. Receiving auxiliary steam and electricity from U.S.S. PRAIRIE
        (AD-15).
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
        Sunday, 28 October 1951
0000-   Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) in nest consisting of DesDivELEVEN,
0400    U.S.S. PRAIRIE (AD-15) and U.S.S. COWELL (DD-547) at buoy No. 21, San Diego Harbor, San
        Diego, California, using six 6" manila lines all doubled and a 1¼" cable forward. Ships present
        are various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and various yard and district craft. SOPA is
        ComAirPac. Receiving the following services from the U.S.S. PRAIRIE (AD-15): Steam and
        electricity.
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
0800-   Moored as before. Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: None.
1200
0900    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
        R.F. Carson, LTJG, USNR
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        R.F. Carson, LTJG, USNR
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
2225    Pursuant to Art. C-5205 BuPers Manual, McQuain, William, BM1, 258 29 23, USN, returned
        to duty on board this vessel with bag, records and transfer papers from U.S. Naval Receiving
        Station, San Francisco, California.
        R.F. Carson, LTJG, USNR
        Monday, 29 October 1951
0000-   Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) in a nest consisting of DesDivELEVEN,
0400    U.S.S. PRAIRIE (AD-15) and U.S.S. COWELL (DD-547) at buoy No. 21, San Diego Harbor, San
        Diego, California, using six 6" manila lines, all doubled and a 1¼" cable forward. Ships present
        are various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and various yard and district craft. SOPA is
        ComAirPac. Receiving the following services from the U.S.S. PRAIRIE (AD-15): Steam and
        electricity.
        R.F. Carson, LTJG, USNR
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
0800-   Moored as before. Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentee: *Jollian, W.E., TN, USN.
1200
0900    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

1015    Pursuant to AlNav 62-51 of 29 October 1951, Tinkle, E.E., SA, 296 67 71, USN, and Reed,
        R.R., RM3, 339 96 03, USN, were transferred to U.S. Naval Receiving Station pending
        discharge with bags, records and transfer papers.
1100    *Jollian, W.E., TN, USN, returned A.O.L. being absent a period of 5 hours and was made a
        prisoner at large by order of the Commanding Officer.
        J.G. Alvis, ENS, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
1256    Commenced taking on fresh water from YW-111.
1335    Completed taking on fresh water having received 10,000 gallons.
        J.K. Hushion, LTJG, USNR
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        J.K. Hushion, LTJG, USNR
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        J.K. Hushion, LTJG, USNR
        Tuesday, 30 October 1951
0000-   Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) with six 6" manila lines and 1-1¼" cable
0400    in a nest consisting of DesDivELEVEN, U.S.S. COWELL (DD-547) and U.S.S. PRAIRIE (AD-15)
        at buoy No. 22. Receiving following services from U.S.S. PRAIRIE (AD-15): steam, electricity
        and compressed air. Ships present include various units of U.S. Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous
        yard and district craft. SOPA is ComAirPac.
        J.K. Hushion, LTJG, USNR
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
        J.K. Hushion, LTJG, USNR
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: None.
1005    Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal.

        J.B. Sheridan, LT, USNR
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
1240    Pursuant to ComCruDesPac dispatch 272304Z of 27 October 1951, Rives, H.C., FP3, 211 26
        53, USN, was transferred with bag, records, and transfer papers to U.S. Naval Fleet Training
        Center, San Diego, California.
1310    Pursuant to ComCruDesPac letter Ser. 12643 of 19 October 1951, Bankston, D.A., Jr., FN,
        988 36 91, USN, was transferred with bag, records, and transfer papers to U.S. Naval Fleet
        Training Center, San Diego, California, for temporary additional duty under instruction.

        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
2320    Pursuant to ComCruDesPac Personnel Order Serial 2141 of 15 October 1951, McGlasson,
        S.R., 632 99 56, RMN1, USNR; Hoegh, J.N., Jr., 890 34 20, QMS2, USNR; McClelland,
        J.W., 386 51 82, BMG3, USNR, reported aboard for duty with bags, records, and transfer
        papers.
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
        Wednesday, 31 October 1951
0000-   Moored starboard side to U.S.S. PERKINS (DDR-877) with six 6" manila lines all doubled and a
0400    1¼" cable to the U.S.S. PRAIRIE (AD-15) in a nest consisting of ships of DesDivELEVEN, U.S.S.
        COWELL (DD-547) and U.S.S. PRAIRIE (AD-15) at buoys No. 21 and No. 22 in San Diego
        Harbor, San Diego, California. Receiving steam, electricity and compressed air from the U.S.S.
        PRAIRIE (AD-15). Ship is in material condition Baker modified. Ships present include various
        units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and miscellaneous yard and district craft. SOPA is ComAirPac at
        U.S. Naval Air Station, San Diego, California.
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
0800    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.
1014    Pursuant to AlNav 62-51, Boyko, N. (n), 985 78 78, SK2, USN, was transferred with bag,
        records and transfer papers to U.S. Naval Receiving Station, San Diego, California, for
        discharge.
1110    Pursuant to ComCruDesPac dispatch 262354Z of October 1951, Weeks, G. (n), 229 72 93,
        SH2, USN, was transferred with bags, records and transfer papers to U.S. Naval Fleet Training
        Center, San Diego, California. Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder
        samples. Conditions normal.
        J.E. Wille, ENS, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
1805    Exercised the crew at fire and rescue drill.
1810    Secured from all drills.
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        R.H. Hammershoy, ENS, USN

        Examined: F. P. Pryor, LTJG, USN, Navigator
        Approved: D. M. Granstrom, CDR, USN, Commanding Officer

				
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