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        Declassified by authority: NWMDM-D 984369
        BY: SG
        NARA Date 11/17/03

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

        Monday, 2 October 1967 (No 1 Oct due to crossing International Date Line)
0000-   Steaming in company with Task Unit 15.8.8 composed of COMDESRON 3, COMDESDIV 72,
0400    USS KING (DLG 10), USS ORLECK (DD 886), USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852), USS
        WILTSIE (DD 716) and USS BUCK (DD 761), enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to Guam,
        Marianas Islands, in accordance with COMDESRON THREE OpOrder 301-67. This ship in
        station #3 in a formation 20. Formation course 267°T, speed 21 knots. Formation axis
        267°T. SOPA and OTC is COMDESRON THREE in USS KING (DLG 10). USS KING is guide
        bearing 202°T, distance 870 yards. Condition of readiness FOUR and material condition YOKE
        set. Ship darkened except for running lights. All clocks advanced 24 hours to conform with -
        12M time zone. Next entry to be in 2 October 1967.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
0400-   Underway as before.
0800
0504    Changed formation base course and axis to 265°. Guide bears 200°, range 870 yards.

0603    Departed station. Steering various courses at various speeds while prosecuting sonar contact.

0604    Set condition 1 AS.
0614    Sonar contact classified as non-submarine. Suspected marine life. Proceeding on various
        courses at various speeds to regain station.
0616    Secured from condition 1 AS. Set the normal underway watch.
0707    On station. Resumed base course 265°, base speed 23 knots.
0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. New absentees: None.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
0800-   Underway as before.
1200
0930    Set the DASH Fire Party while turning DASH.
1026    C/form/c to 277°. Formation Axis changed to 277°.
1029    Secured the DASH Fire Party.
1033    Change formation speed to 25 knots.
        N. J. REPPEN, JR., LTJG, USN
1200-   Underway as before.
1600
1356    Executed Formation 1, speed 20 knots. When on assigned station three, the guide, USS KING
        (DLG 10), will bear 277° at 2000 yards. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to
        obtain and maintain station.
1407    C/form/s to 25 knots.
1532    C/form/s to 20 knots.
1542    C/form/s to 25 knots.
1545    C/form/c to 260°.
1558    Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds proceeding to waiting station 500 yards
        astern of USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) alongside to starboard of USS HASSAYAMPA (AO
        145). Replenishment course 240°. Replenishment speed 12 knots.

        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
1600-   Underway as before.
1800
1613    On waiting station.
1628    Set the Special Sea and Replenishment Detail. Commenced preparations for refueling from
        USS HASSAYAMPA (AO 145).
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
1810    Commenced approach, Captain on the bridge.
1811    On station alongside stbd. side of USS HASSAYAMPA.
1812    First line over.
1819    Received first fuel hose.
1825    Commenced receiving fuel.
1907    Fueling completed.
1915    Set clocks back 1 hour to conform with -11L Zone time. All lines and hoses clear.
        Maneuvering to clear stbd. side of HASSAYAMPA. Proceeding to lifeguard station 1000 yards
        astern HASSAYAMPA.
1824    Secured the Replenishment Detail. Set the Lifeguard Detail.
1831    On station, base course 240°, speed 12 knots.
1845    Captain at the conn. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to investigate lighted
        object in water.
1845    Object identified as flashlight which fell from HASSAYAMPA. Resuming lifeguard station.
1900    On station.
1903    USS BUCK (DD 761) suffered steering casualty while refueling from HASSAYAMPA. Minor
        collision followed.
1905    BUCK executed emergency breakaway from HASSAYAMPA. This ship maintaining lifeguard
        station.
1946    Incident reports from BUCK and HASSAYAMPA indicate no personnel casualties and only minor
        material damage. Both ships maneuvering normally.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
2000-   Underway as before.
2400
2005-   Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to assume station one in Formation 3C5. Base
2034    course is 240°, base speed is 12 knots. Formation guide is USS HASSAYAMPA (AO 145)
        bearing 060°, 5,500 yards.
2034    Changed base speed to 18 knots.
        N. J. REPPEN, JR., LTJG, USN
        Tuesday, 3 October 1967
0000-   Steaming in company with USS HASSAYAMPA (AO 145) and Task Unit 15.8.8 composed of
0400    COMDESRON 3, COMDESDIV 72, USS KING (DLG 10), USS WILTSIE (DD 716), USS BUCK
        (DD 761), USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852), and USS ORLECK (DD 886), enroute from
        Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to Guam, Marianas Islands, in accordance with COMDESRON THREE
        OpOrder 301-67. This ship in station one of Formation 3C5. Formation course and speed:
        240° at 18 knots. Formation axis is 240°. The guide USS HASSAYAMPA (AO 145) in station 0
        bears 060° at 5500 yards. The OTC is CTU 15.8.8 embarked in USS KING (DLG 10). SOPA is
        CTU 15.8.8 and COMDESRON 3. Condition of Readiness FOUR and Material Condition YOKE
        set. The ship is darkened except for navigational lights.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
0400-   Underway as before.
0800
0530    C/formation/s to 12 knots.
0731    Formation changed to a Formation 20. Formation Axis 240°, base course 240°, base speed
        12 knots. This ship is guide in station #1.
0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. New absentees: None.
0750    Changed base speed to 15 knots.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
0800-   Underway as before.
1200
0854    Changed formation course to 258°.
0859    Guide of formation changed to USS KING (DLG 10) in station #2. Guide bears 143° distance
        870 yards.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
1200-   Underway as before.
1600
1315    Went to General Quarters.
1317    Set Condition ZEBRA.
1354    Fired two rounds to starboard.
1439    Secured from General Quarters. Set Condition YOKE. Ammunition expended: Two rounds
        BL&P Projectiles with two rounds Full Service Smokeless Powder Cartridges with no casualties.

        N. J. REPPEN, JR., LTJG, USN
1600-   Underway as before.
1800
1704    C/form/s 18 knots.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
2000-   Underway as before.
2400
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
        Wednesday, 4 October 1967
0000-   Steaming in company with Task Unit 15.8.8 composed of COMDESRON 3, COMDESDIV 72,
0400    USS KING (DLG 10), USS ORLECK (DD 886), USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852), USS
        WILTSIE (DD 716), and USS BUCK (DD 761), enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to Guam,
        Marianas Islands, in accordance with COMDESRON THREE OpOrder 301-67. This ship in
        station #1 in a Formation 20, formation course 258°, speed 18 knots, formation Axis 258°.
        SOPA and OTC is COMDESRON THREE in USS KING (DLG 10). USS KING (DLG 10) is
        formation guide, bearing 143° at a range of 170 yards. Condition of Readiness FOUR and
        Material Condition YOKE are in effect. Ship is darkened except for navigational lights.
        N. J. REPPEN, JR., LTJG, USN
0400-   Underway as before.
0800
0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. New absentees: None.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
0800-   Underway as before.
1200
0803    C/formation/s to 15 knots.
0811    USS ORLECK (DD 886) became the guide.
0836    Commenced tactical exercises, steering various courses at various speeds on signals from
        COMDESDIV 72.
0955    Secured from tactical exercises. Exercised at General Quarters.
1010    Maneuvering to take station 5 in Formation 20, course 258°, speed 15 knots. Guide is USS
        WILTSIE (DD 716) in station 3.
1101    Secured from General Quarters. Set Material Condition YOKE.
1112    C/formation speed to 18 knots.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
1200-   Underway as before.
1600
1311    Formation speed changed to 15 knots. Guide changed to USS BUCK (DD 761) in station #4.
        Guide bears 168°, distance 1380 yards.
1355    Formation base speed changed to 17 knots.
1539    Formation changed to a 4 ship circular Formation (11C4). Formation course and Axis 258°,
        formation speed 17 knots. This ship proceeding to station #3 on various courses at various
        speeds. Formation guide is USS BUCK in station #4 bearing 168°, distance 8500 yards when
        on station.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
1600-   Underway as before.
1800
1618    Changed base speed to 17 knots.
1704    USS KING (DLG 10) became guide, bearing 213° at a range of 6,000 yards.
1742    Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to assume new station three. The USS KING
        (DLG 10) is still the guide, bearing 213° at a range of 3000 yards when on station.

        N. J. REPPEN, JR., LTJG, USN
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
2000-   Underway as before.
2400
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
        Thursday, 5 October 1967
0000-   Steaming in company with Task Unit 15.8.8 composed of COMDESRON 3, COMDESDIV 72,
0400    USS KING (DLG 10), USS ORLECK (DD 886), USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852), USS
        WILTSIE (DD 716), and USS BUCK (DD 761), enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to Guam,
        M.I., in accordance with COMDESRON THREE Operation Order 301-67. This ship in station #3
        of a circular screen 11C4. Formation course 258°, speed 17 knots, formation Axis 258°.
        SOPA and OTC is COMDESRON THREE in USS KING (DLG 10). USS WILTSIE (DD 716) is
        guide, bearing 258°, distance 4200 yards. Condition of Readiness FOUR and Material
        Condition YOKE set. Ship darkened except for running lights.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
0400-   Underway as before. Guide shifted to USS KING (DLG 10) in station ZZ, bearing 213°, range
0800    3000 yards.
0615    Lightened ship.
0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.
        N. J. REPPEN, JR., LTJG, USN
0800-   Underway as before.
1200
0800    Proceeding independently, remaining in UHF range of OTC while conducting 20 knot Economy
        Trial (Z-111-E).
0830    C/s 20 knots.
0900    Commenced 20 knot Economy Trial.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
1200-   Underway as before.
1600
1255    Exercised the ship at General Quarters for Helter Skelter Exercise.
1441    Secured from General Quarters. Set Material Condition YOKE.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
1600-   Underway as before.
1800
1600    Completed 20 knot Economy Trial (Z-111-E). Steaming independently on course 258°, speed
        20 knots.
1625    Maneuvering to take station #3 in Formation 11C4, Axis 258°, course 258°, speed 15 knots.
        Guide is USS WILTSIE (DD 716) in station #1.
1658    C/s to 12 knots to make BT drop.
1700    BT in water.
1705    BT on deck. C/s to 18 knots to regain station.
1721    C/s 15.5 knots. On station guide bears 258°, range 4200 yards. Assumed base course and
        speed 258°, 15 knots.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
1814    Base speed changed to 18 knots.
1820    Base speed changed to 15 knots.
1830    Darkened ship with the exception of navigation lights.
1901    Base speed changed to 18 knots.
        N. J. REPPEN, JR., LTJG, USN
2000-   Underway as before.
2400
2210    Formation guide shifted to USS KING (DLG 10) in station 0, bearing 213°, 3000 yards.

2316    C/s to 12 knots while making BT drop.
2326    C/s 19.5 knots. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to regain and maintain
        station 3 in 11C4 screen with guide USS KING (DLG 10) in station 0, bearing 213°, 3000
        yards.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
        Friday, 6 October 1967
0000-   Steaming in company with Task Element 70.8.2.2 composed of COMDESRON 3, COMDESDIV
0400    72, USS KING (DLG 10), USS ORLECK (DD 886), USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852), USS
        WILTSIE (DD 716), and USS BUCK (DD 761), enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to Guam,
        M.I., in accordance with COMDESRON THREE Operation Order 301-67. This ship in station #3
        of a circular screen 11C4. Formation course 258°, speed 18 knots, formation Axis 258°T.
        SOPA, OTC is COMDESRON THREE in USS KING (DLG 10). USS KING (DLG 10) is guide,
        bearing 213°T, distance 3000 yards. Condition of Readiness FOUR and Material Condition
        YOKE set. Ship darkened except for running lights.
0050    Obtained sonar contact bearing 128°, range 2600 yards. Contact evaluated as non-
        submarine.
0109    Lost contact.
0110    Steering various courses at 20 knots to regain station in formation.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
0400-   Underway as before.
0800
0504    C/s to 12 knots to make BT drop.
0506    BT in water.
0510    BT on deck.
0511    C/s to 20 knots to regain station.
0546    On station, resumed base course and speed (258°/18 knots).
0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. New absentees: None.
0752    Changed formation base course to 261°.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
0800-   Underway as before. Commenced Task Element Tactical Exercises. Steering various courses
1200    at various speeds.
0952    Exercised at General Quarters. Set Material Condition ZEBRA.
1052    Fired two rounds. Ammunition expended: 2 rounds 5"/38 Cal. High Explosive Projectiles with
        2 rounds Full Service Smokeless Powder Cartridges with no casualties.

1039    Held Abandon Ship Drill.
1102    Secured from Abandon Ship Drill, remained on all General Quarters Stations.
1107    Secured from General Quarters and Maneuvering Exercises. Base course 255°, speed 18
        knots. This ship in station five of circular formation. Formation Axis 255°. USS KING (DLG
        10) is guide in station one bearing 216°, distance 1600 yards.
1159    Guide shifted to USS BUCK (DD 761) in station two bearing 192°, distance 1950 yards.

        N. J. REPPEN, JR., LTJG, USN
1200-   Underway as before.
1600
1231    Changed guide of formation to USS KING (DLG 10) in station one. When on station the guide
        will bear 213° at 1580 yards.
1250    C/form/s to 12 knots.
1259    C/form/s to 16 knots.
1322    Lit fires to number four boiler.
1329    Shifted steering to starboard motor and starboard cable.
1417    Set the Special Highline and Transfer Detail.
1430    C/s to 20 knots. C/c to 190°, maneuvering to take stand-by station 500 yards astern of the
        USS KING (DLG 10) for highline transfer of personnel.
1437    By order of OTC, highline transfer delayed until 1500. Maneuvering to regain assigned station
        five.
1455    C/form/c to 300°.
1459    C/form/c to 320°.
1505    C/form/c to 255°, c/form/s to 12 knots.
1507    Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to obtain assigned stand-by
        station 500 yards astern of the USS KING (DLG 10).
1512    Obtained stand-by station, began making approach on USS KING (DLG 10) to facilitate
        starboard side for highline transfer of personnel. Using various speeds on various courses to
        obtain alongside station.
1530    First line over.
1537    McGHEN, M.A., SN, 997 07 03, departed this ship by highline transfer to USS KING (DLG
        10) to facilitate early departure on emergency leave.
1552    All lines clear. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to clear USS KING (DLG 10)
        and return to assigned station five in Formation 20.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
1600-   Underway as before. Maneuvering to take station 5 in Formation 20, 255°T, speed 16 knots.
1800
1605    C/s to 15 knots.
1606    C/s to 17 knots.
1607    C/c to 305°. C/s to 12 knots.
1610    C/c to 299°.
1622    C/s to 16 knots. C/c to 255°.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
1901    Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds while proceeding to station #5 in a column
        open order.
1918    On station. C/c to 255°, c/s to 16 knots. Guide in station 1 is USS KING (DLG 10) bearing
        254°, range 4000 yards.
1926    Set the DASH Fire Party.
1955    Commenced DASH Flight Ops.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
2000-   Underway as before.
2400
2150    Secured from DASH Operations.
        N. J. REPPEN, JR., LTJG, USN
        Saturday, 7 October 1967
0000-   Steaming in company with Task Element 70.8.2.2 composed of USS KING (DLG 10), USS
0400    WILTSIE (DD 716), USS BUCK (DD 761), USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) and USS
        ORLECK (DD 886), enroute from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to Guam, M.I., in accordance with
        COMDESRON THREE OpOrd 301-67. This ship in station five of Formation E, column open
        order with guide in USS KING (DLG 10) in station 1, bearing 254°, 4000 yards. Formation
        course 255°, formation speed 16 knots. SOPA and OTC is CTE 70.8.2.2 (COMDESRON
        THREE) embarked in USS KING (DLG 10). Condition of Readiness FOUR and Material
        Condition YOKE set. Ship is darkened with the exception of standard running lights.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
0400-   Underway as before.
0800
0443    C/formation/c to 260°T, c/formation/s to 18 knots.
0501    C/formation/s to 12 knots.
0502    C/formation/s to 5 knots. C/formation/c to 222°T.
0643    C/s to 20 knots.
0655    Detached from CTU 70.8.2. Proceeding in company with the USS MASON to rendezvous for
        ASW Exercises. Maneuvering at various speeds and on various courses while following the
        movements of the USS MASON.
0723    New base course 175°T, base speed 15 knots.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
0800-   Underway as before.
1200
0800    Commenced steering on various courses at various speeds while conducting ASW Exercises
        with USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) and USS BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (SSBN 640). OTC and
        OCE is COMSUBRON 15 embarked in BENJAMIN FRANKLIN.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
1200-   Underway as before.
1600
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
1200-   (Continued).
1600
1305    Set Condition 1AS. Commenced maneuvering at various courses and speeds while conducting
        ASW exercises.
1308    Condition 1AS set on the bridge, sonar and CIC.
1525    Set the DASH Fire Party.
1549    DASH airborne.
1600    Water spout sighted bearing 178°T.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
1600-   Underway as before.
1800
1718    DASH on deck.
1730    Secured Condition 1AS having completed ASW Exercises.
1735    Set course 075°, speed 22 knots, enroute Apra Harbor, Guam, M.I.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
1805    C/c to 080°T.
1821    C/c to 089°, c/s to 15 knots.
1828    C/c to 095°.
1833    Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Maneuvering at various courses and speeds
        conforming to Apra Harbor, Guam.
1925    Moored starboard side Berth S-2, Apra Harbor, Guam, with standard mooring lines doubled.
        Receiving fresh water from the pier. Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific
        Fleet, harbor and district craft. SOPA is COMSUBRON 15 in the USS PROTEUS (AS 19).
1926    Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        R. A. METIVIER, RD1
        Sunday, 8 October 1967
0000-   Moored starboard side to Berth S-2, Apra Harbor, Guam, M.I., with standard destroyer
0400    mooring lines doubled. Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, harbor
        and district craft. SOPA is COMSUBRON 15 in the USS PROTEUS (AS 19).

        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
0528    Commenced fueling from YON 267, draft forward 14' 1", aft 14' 3".
0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
0800-   Moored as before. Commenced preparations for getting underway.
1200
0807    Commenced receiving fuel forward.
0847    Completed fueling forward having received a total of 107,785 gallons NSFO.
1000    Stationed the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. The Officer Of the Deck shifted his watch from
        the quarterdeck to the pilot house.
        N. J. REPPEN, JR., LTJG, USN
0800-   (Continued). Moored as before.
1200
1025    Completed preparations for getting underway.
1036    Underway for Subic Bay P.I., in accordance with COMDESRON THREE OpOrder 301-67 dated
        12 September 1967. Maneuvering to clear the berth, Commanding Officer conning. The
        Navigator is on the bridge.
1048    Maneuvering at various courses and speeds standing out of Apra Harbor, Guam, M.I.

1110    The Officer Of the Deck has the conn.
1116    Apra Harbor Breakwater abeam to starboard, entered international waters. Set course 268°T
        at 18 knots to join up with USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852). Secured the Special Sea and
        Anchor Detail.
1136    C/c to 271°T.
1143    C/s to 15 knots to take #1 boiler off the line.
1150    C/s to 18 knots.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
1200-   Underway as before. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to take station 1000
1600    yards astern of the guide, USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852). Formation course 268°,
        formation speed 10 knots.
1204    C/form/s to 20 knots.
1348    On order from OTC, executed Formation 3 - double standard distance. Maneuvering on
        various courses at various speeds to obtain and maintain station, when on assigned station
        the guide will bear 178° at 1000 yards. The guide is USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852).

1432    C/form/s to 18 knots.
1439    Guide of the formation shifted to this ship as OTC executed Formation 4 - range 3,000 yards
        and designated the USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) to take station.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
1600-   Underway as before.
1800
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
1900    Retarded all ship's clocks one hour to conform to -10 (k) Time Zone.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
2000-   Underway as before.
2400
2055    Shifted the electrical load forward to #1 s/s generator. Commenced preparations for 17 knot
        Economy Trial.
2100    Detached to proceed independently and conduct economy trial, remaining within visual
        signaling range. C/s to 17 knots.
2200    Commenced 17 Knot Economy Trial.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
        Monday, 9 October 1967
0000-   Steaming in company with USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) enroute from Guam, M.I., to
0400    Subic Bay, Philippines. Operating in accordance with Operation Order 301-67 of COMDESRON
        3 (CTE 70.8.2.2) as modified by the OTC. The OTC and SOPA is Commanding Officer, USS
        LEONARD F. MASON. This ship presently steaming independently, but remaining within visual
        range of USS LEONARD F. MASON, conducting 17 knot Economy Trial (Z-111-E). Condition of
        Readiness FOUR and Material Condition YOKE set. The ship is darkened except for
        navigational lights. LT, USNR
        E. G. ENNERBERG,
0400-   Underway as before.
0800
0400    Secure from 17 knot Economy Trial (Z-111-E).
0429    Maneuvering to take station 1 in Formation 4, 268°(T) course, 19 knots speed. Guide is USS
        ORLECK (DD 886) in station 1.
0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: None.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
0800-   Underway as before.
1200
0909    Commenced DASH Operations, Drone D/S 1584 airborne.
0957    USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) assumed the guide bearing 178°, 2500 yards.
1054    Completed DASH Operations. Drone D/S 1584 on deck.
1125    C/s 12 knots to make BT drop.
1135    C/s 21 knots. Maneuvering at various speeds to regain and maintain station, base course
        268°, speed 19 knots.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
1200-   Underway as before.
1600
1208    Base speed changed to 16 knots.
1210    C/s to 19 knots.
1211    C/c to 268°T.
1242    Regained station. Guide bears 178°T at 2500 yards. C/s to 16 knots.
1307    Proceeding independently while conducting Steering Casualty Drills. Commenced exercising
        after steering watches in hand steering.
1445    Maneuvering to take station 1500 yards astern of the guide, USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD
        852). When on station guide will bear 268°T, 1500 yards.
1451    C/c to 268°T, c/s to 16 knots, on station. Set Condition of Readiness ONE and Material
        Condition YOKE.
1506    Set Condition of Readiness THREE, Section One. Set Material Condition YOKE. Maneuvering
        as necessary to maintain station.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
1600-   Underway as before.
1800
1558    C/s to 12 knots to make BT drop.
1605    BT on deck, c/s to 19 knots.
1609    C/c to 258°, proceeding to station 2500 yards abeam USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852).
        When on station the guide will bear 358°T, 2500 yards. Base course 268°T, base speed 16
        knots.
1615    Set Condition FOUR.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
1600-   (Continued). On station 2500 yards abeam the USS MASON.
1800
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
1900    Set clocks back one hour to conform with -9 (I) Zone Time.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
2000-   Underway as before.
2400
2000    C/form/s 15 knots.
2105    C/s 12 knots while making BT drop.
2115    C/s 18 knots to regain station.
2126    Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to maintain station. Base course 268°,
        base speed 15 knots.
2147    Guide shifted to this ship. Set course 268°, speed 15 knots.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
        Tuesday, 10 October 1967
0000-   Steaming in company with USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) as a detached unit of Task
0400    Element 70.8.2.2 enroute from Guam M.I., to Subic Bay, P.I., in accordance with
        COMDESRON THREE OpOrder 301-67 as amended by Commanding Officer USS LEONARD F.
        MASON in his letter Serial 076 dated 7 October 1967. This unit is the guide in station two of
        a Form 178. USS LEONARD F. MASON is in station one and bears 358°T, 2500 yards when on
        station. Base course is 268°T, base speed 15 knots. Condition of Readiness IV and Material
        Condition YOKE are set. Steaming #4 boiler with s/s generators #1 and 2 on the line.
        Commanding Officer, USS LEONARD F. MASON, is SOPA and OTC.
0259    Guide shifted to USS LEONARD F. MASON.
0300    Slowed to 12 knots to make BT drop.
0309    BT on deck, c/s to 17 knots to resume station. When on station guide will bear 358°T at
        2500 yards.
0332    On station, slowed to base speed 15 knots.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
0400-   Underway as before.
0800
0434    Shifted the guide of the formation to this ship.
0630    USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) assumed the guide.
0726    OTC executed Formation 1. When on station the guide, USS LEONARD F. MASON will bear
        268° at 1500 yards. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to obtain and
        maintain station.
0735    Mustered the crew on station. New absentees: None.
0745    Exercised the crew at General Quarters. Set Material Condition ZEBRA.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
0800-   Underway as before.
1200
0805    Commenced Counter Battery and Pre-Action Calibration Exercise. Commenced firing.

0923    Changed formation base course to 270°. Guide shifted to this ship. Ceased Firing.
0927    Set Material Condition YOKE. Secured from General Quarters. Ammunition expended: 10
        rounds of AAC, 31 rounds of BL&P 5"/38 Cal. Projectiles with 41 rounds Full Service Non
        Flashless Powder Cartridges with no casualties.
1030    While standing watch in after fireroom *Blesbok, R.G., FA, USN, suffered a laceration of right
        eyebrow, when hit by *Banderman, D.A., BT3, USN. Cause of hostility under investigation.
        Treatment administered by the Hospital Corpsman. Disposition: Returned to duty.

        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
1200-   Underway as before.
1600
1307    Maneuvering independently remaining within visual signaling range of USS LEONARD F.
        MASON (DD 852) while conducting Damage Control Drills.
1420    Damage Control Drills completed. USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) maneuvering to regain
        station, bearing 000°, 2500 yards, base course 270°, speed 15 knots. Guide is this ship.

        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
1600-   Underway as before.
1800
1700    USS LEONARD F. MASON closed to 1000 yards to conduct Double Echo Checks.
1730    USS LEONARD F. MASON commenced opening to 12,000 yards in preparation for Sonar Noise
        Level Tests.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
1900    Set clocks back 1 hour to conform with -8 (H) Zone Time.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
2000-   Underway as before.
2400
2010    Commenced steering at various speeds on base course 270° while conducting Sonar Self
        Noise Level Tests.
2209    Completed Sonar Self Noise Level Test. Resumed base speed 15 knots.
2213    Commenced steering on various courses at 20 knots while taking station #2 in a two ship
        column formation. Guide is USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) in station #1.

2231    On station. Guide bears 268°, distance 1000 yards. Steering formation base course 268°,
        speed 15 knots.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
        Wednesday, 11 October 1967
0000-   Steaming in company with USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) as a detached unit of Task
0400    Element 70.8.2.2 enroute from Guam, M.I., to Subic Bay, P.I., in accordance with
        COMDESRON THREE OpOrd 301-67 as amended by Commanding Officer USS LEONARD F.
        MASON (DD 852) in his letter Serial 076 dated 7 October 1967. This unit is in station two of a
        Form 1. USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) is the guide in station one, bearing 268° at a
        distance of 1,000 yards. Base course is 268°, base speed is 15 knots. Condition of Readiness
        FOUR and Material Condition YOKE are set. Steaming #2 and #4 boilers with s/s generators
        #1 and #2 on the line. Commanding Officer USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) is SOPA and
        OTC. CLARK, LT, USN
        J. S.
0400-   Underway as before. Changed base course to 277°T at 0417. Guide now bears 277°T, 1000
0800    yards when on station. The Navigator is on the bridge.
0435    C/s to 10 knots.
0447    C/s to 15 knots.
0512    C/s to 18 knots.
0600    Changed base course to 270°T.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
0800-   Underway as before. Making approach to the entrance of San Bernidino Strait.
1200
0818    C/s to 15 knots.
0823    C/s to 18 knots.
0923    C/s to 16 knots.
0926    San Bernidino Island Light bears 152.5°, c/c to 195°.
1006    C/s to 17 knots.
1011    C/c to 191°.
1022    C/c to 196°.
1033    C/s to 18.5 knots.
1040    C/c to 204°.
1053    C/c to 209°.
1055    Calantas Rock Light bears 265°, c/c to 226°.
1105    Calantas Rock Light bears 327°. C/c to 285°.
1126    C/c to 310°.
1146    C/s to 16 knots.
1156    C/s to 14 knots.
1157    C/c to 313°.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
1200-   Underway as before.
1600
1212    C/c to 310°.
1214    C/c to 312°, c/s to 15 knots.
1215    C/c to 313°, c/s to 17 knots.
1217    C/c to 312°.
1235    C/c to 299°.
1237    C/s to 19 knots.
1249    C/s to 21 knots.
1302    C/s to 17 knots.
1307    C/c to 270°.
1312    Bagatao Island Light abeam to starboard, range 12 miles.
1313    C/c to 240°.
1320    San Miguel Island Lighthouse abeam to port, range 2 miles.
1325    C/s to 16 knots.
1347    C/s to 18 knots.
1351    C/c to 250°.
1404    C/c to 289°, c/s to 16 knots. Colorada Point Lighthouse abeam to port, range 6 miles.

1411    C/c to 288° following in the wake of the guide, USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852), distance
        1500 yards.
1420    C/s to 18 knots.
1422    C/s to 16 knots.
1427    Masbate Island Lighthouse abeam to port, range 3 miles.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
1600-   Underway as before.
1800
1623    C/c 296°.
1635    C/c 288°.
1655    C/c 295° to avoid shipping.
1715    C/c to 286°.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
1824    C/c to 285°T.
1838    C/c to 286°T.
1953    C/s to 15 knots.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
2000-   Underway as before.
2400
2015    C/c to 320°.
2120    C/c to 302°.
2142    C/s to 15.5 knots.
2207    C/s to 15 knots.
2252    C/c to 300°.
2301    Calapaw Point Light bears 198°.
2302    C/s to 17 knots.
2306    Malabrigo Point Light bears 044°. C/c to 243°.
2335    C/c to 315°.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
        Thursday, 12 October 1967
0000-   Steaming in company with USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) as a detached unit of Task
0400    Element 70.8.2.2 enroute from Guam, M.I., to Subic Bay, P.I., in accordance with
        COMDESRON THREE OpOrd 301-67 as amended by Commanding Officer USS LEONARD F.
        MASON (DD 852) in his letter Serial 076 dated 7 October 1967. This unit is in station 1,500
        yards astern of USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) who is guide. Condition of Readiness FOUR
        and Material Condition YOKE are set. Steaming #2 and #4 boilers with s/s generators #1 and
        #2 on the line. Commanding Officer USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) is SOPA and OTC.
        Base course is 315°, base speed is 17 knots.
0008    C/c 261°.
0030    C/s 15 knots.
0033    C/c 303°.
0145    C/s 14 knots.
0205    C/c 334°. C/s 12 knots.
0313    C/s 15 knots.
0330    C/s 17 knots.
0340    C/c 340°. C/s 15 knots.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR., LTJG, USNR
0400-   Underway as before.
0800
0528    C/c 350°.
0529    C/c 340°.
0615    Stationed the Navigational Detail. Received draft report: Mean 13' 9".
0630    C/s 5 knots. C/c 015°.
0632    Steering various courses at various speeds while entering Subic Bay Harbor.
0635    Stationed the Special Sea Detail.
0657    Passed Sueste Point Lighthouse abeam to port, distance 3,000 yards.
0710    Passed Buoy #4 abeam to starboard, distance 600 yards.
0748    Anchored in anchorage Golf 4, Subic Bay, P.I., in 5 fathoms of water, with 30 fathoms of chain
        to the port anchor. Awaiting opportunity to go alongside Naval Magazine Pier.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
0800-   Anchored as before.
1200
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
1200-   Anchored as before.
1600
1236    Commenced preparations for getting underway. Stationed the Special Sea Detail.
1306    Underway for Naval Magazine Pier, Subic Bay, P.I.
1311    Captain has the conn.
1320    Moored starboard side to Nabasan Point Naval Magazine Pier, Subic Bay, P.I., with standard
        mooring lines.
1340    Secured the Special Sea Detail. Commenced taking on ammunition.
1545    Completed taking on ammunition, received 250 rounds Full Service Non Flashless Powder
        Cartridges and 4 Rocket Thrown Torpedoes.
        J. A. WILKERSON, ENS, USNR
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
1615    Commenced preparations for getting underway. Received draft report: Forward 13' 4", aft
        13' 6".
1640    Stationed the Special Sea Detail.
1655    Completed all preparations for getting underway.
1709    Underway for Pier Rivera 9 & 10, U.S. Naval Base, Subic Bay, P.I., steering various courses at
        various speeds to approach Rivera Pier.
1733    Passed Cubi Point Aero Beacon abeam to starboard.
1756    Moored starboard side to USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) in a nest of four ships at Pier
        Rivera 9 and 10, U.S. Naval Base, Subic Bay, P.I. Inboard ship is USS KLONDIKE (AR 22)
        with USS FORT MARION (LSD 22), USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852), and USS ORLECK (DD
        886) outboard of her in that order. Ships present include various units of the U.S. Seventh
        Fleet, merchant ships of allied nations, and various yard, harbor, and district craft. SOPA is
        COMNAVBASE, Subic Bay.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        C. K. FOX, ENS, USNR
        Friday, 13 October 1967
0000-   Moored starboard side to USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) with standard mooring lines
0400    doubled at Rivera Pier, Berths 9 and 10, U.S. Naval Base, Subic Bay, Philippines. Ships from
        the pier are USS KLONDIKE (AR 22), USS FORT MARION (LSD 22), USS LEONARD F. MASON
        (DD 852), and USS ORLECK (DD 886). Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present
        include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, merchantmen of the world and assorted harbor,
        yard and district craft. SOPA is COMNAVBASE, Subic Bay.
        J. D. SQUIRES, FTGC, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. New absentees: None.
        F. J. FOUTS, BT1, USN
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
        R. J. GRAY, ENS, USNR
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
1210    YO 264 came alongside to port to fuel USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) and USS ORLECK
        (DD 886).
        W. J. MILLARD, ENS, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
1745    YO 264 clear to port. This ship received 79,674 gallons, total on board 201,980 gallons -
        99%.
        CALUBA, MR1, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        W. E. WILCOX, MMC, USN
        Saturday, 14 October 1967
0000-   Moored starboard side to USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) with standard destroyer mooring
0400    lines doubled at Rivera Pier, Berths 9 and 10, U.S. Naval Base, Subic Bay, Philippines. Ships
        from the pier are USS KLONDIKE (AR 22), USS FORT MARION (LSD 22), USS LEONARD F.
        MASON (DD 852), USS ORLECK (DD 886), USS O'BANNON (DD 450) and USS HAMNER (DD
        718). Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present include various units of the U.S.
        Pacific Fleet, merchant ships of the world and assorted harbor, yard and district craft. SOPA
        is COMNAVBASE, Subic Bay.
        R. J. PERKINS, GMG1, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
0720    Mustered the crew at quarters. New absentees: None.
0740    Set the Modified Sea Detail to make preparations to breast out to allow USS FORT MARION to
        get underway. YTB 775, YTM 369 and YTM 421 alongside USS BUCK.
0745    Underway.
        ROGER D. BALLARD, DC1, USN
0800-   Underway as before.
1200
0813    Moored alongside USS L. F. MASON.
0816    Secured Modified Sea Detail.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
        M. H. CARSTENS, ENS, USNR
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        J. PUSEY, SK1, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        W. McCOY, BTCS, USN
        Sunday, 15 October 1967
0000-   Moored starboard side to USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) with standard destroyer mooring
0400    lines doubled at Rivera Pier, Berths 9 and 10, U.S. Naval Base, Subic Bay, Philippines. Ships
        from the pier are USS KLONDIKE (AR 22), USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852), USS ORLECK
        (DD 886), USS O'BANNON (DD 450) and USS HAMNER (DD 718). Receiving all services from
        the pier. Ships present include units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, merchant ships of the world and
        assorted harbor, yard and district craft. SOPA is COMNAVBASE, Subic Bay.
        S. D. McGAMMON, GMG1, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
0745    Mustered the crew on stations. New absentees: None.
        R. H. PFUND, LTJG, USNR
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
        J. A. WILKERSON, ENS, USNR
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
        W. B. ROCHELLE, ENS, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        W. S. PACE, MM1, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        J. S. ZAHM, MMC, USN
        Monday, 16 October 1967
0000-   Moored starboard side to USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) at Rivera Pier, Berths 9 & 10
0400    with standard mooring lines doubled. From the pier ships are USS KLONDIKE (AR 22), USS
        LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852), USS ORLECK (DD 886), USS HAMNER (DD 718). SOPA is
        COMNAVBASE, Subic. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present include various
        units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, merchantmen of the world and assorted yard and harbor craft.
        W. E. MARTIN, RD1, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. New absentees: None.
        G. L. MYERS, AT1, USN
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
        S. D. ALLEY, ENS, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
        CHARLES E. AAKER, LTJG, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        LEE B. BRITTON, RMC, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        JOSE A. PEREZ, SH1, USN
        Tuesday, 17 October 1967
0000-   Moored starboard side to USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) with standard destroyer mooring
0400    lines doubled at Rivera Pier, Berths 9 and 10, U.S. Naval Base, Subic Bay, Philippines. Ships
        from the pier are USS KLONDIKE (AR 22), USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852), USS ORLECK
        (DD 886), USS O'BANNON (DD 450) and USS HAMNER (DD 718). Receiving all services from
        the pier. Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, merchant ships of the
        world and assorted harbor, yard and district craft. SOPA is COMNAVBASE, Subic Bay.
        W. E. WILCOX, MMC, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
0720    Mustered the crew at quarters. New absentees: None.
        J. BRUSSEAU, BT1, USN
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
1105    Rigged one spring lay forward to USS KLONDIKE and one aft to USS MASON.
        R. H. PFUND, LTJG, USNR
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
        M. H. CARSTENS, ENS, USNR
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        R. W. PERKINS, ENS, USNR
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        T. S. KING, MM1, USN
        Wednesday, 18 October 1967
0000-   Moored starboard side to USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) with standard destroyer mooring
0400    lines doubled at Rivera Pier, Berths 9 & 10, U.S. Naval Base, Subic Bay, Philippines. Ships
        from the pier are USS KLONDIKE (AR 22), USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852), USS ORLECK
        (DD 886), USS O'BANNON (DD 450) and USS HAMNER (DD 718). Receiving all services from
        the pier. Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, merchant ships of the
        world and assorted harbor, yard and district craft. SOPA is COMNAVBASE, Subic Bay.
        R. A. METIVIER, RD1, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
0720    Mustered the crew at quarters. New absentees: None.
        W. K. McCOY, BTCS, USN
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
        W. B. ROCHELLE, ENS, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
        C. K. FOX, ENS, USNR
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        W. E. MARTIN, RD1, USN
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        JOHN D. SQUIRES, FTC, USN
        Thursday, 19 October 1967
0000-   Moored starboard side to USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) at Rivera Pier, Berths 9 & 10,
0400    with standard destroyer mooring lines doubled. From the pier ships are USS KLONDIKE (AR
        22), USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852), USS ORLECK (DD 886), USS O'BANNON (DD 450)
        and USS HAMNER (DD 718). Receiving steam from the USS KLONDIKE, all other services
        from the pier. SOPA is COMCARDIV 5 embarked USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64). Ships
        present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, merchantmen of the world and assorted
        yard and harbor craft.
        G. L. MYERS, AT1, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. New absentees: None.
        JAMES M. JORDAN, EN1, USN
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
0830    USS HAMNER (DD 718) got underway.
0910    YO 115 alongside to port USS O'BANNON (DD 450).
0950    YO 115 commenced refueling USS KLONDIKE (AR 22).
        S. D. ALLEY, ENS, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
1413    YO 115 completed refueling USS KLONDIKE (AR 22).
        LEE B. BRITTON, RMC, USN
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        H. S. CLARKE, SKC
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        R. J. GRAY, ENS, USNR
        Friday, 20 October 1967
0000-   Moored starboard side to USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) with standard destroyer mooring
0400    lines doubled at Rivera Pier, Berths 9 & 10, U.S. Naval Base, Subic Bay, Philippines. Ships
        from the pier are USS KLONDIKE (AR 22), USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852), USS ORLECK
        (DD 886), and USS O'BANNON (DD 450). Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present
        include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, merchant ships of the world and assorted
        harbor, yard and district craft. SOPA is COMCARDIV FIVE embarked in USS CONSTELLATION
        (CVA PERKINS, GMG1, USN
        R. J. 64).
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
0720    Mustered the crew at quarters. New absentees: None.
        W. E. WILCOX, MMC, USN
0800-   Moored as before.
1200
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
        R. H. PFUND, LTJG, USNR
1600-   Moored as before.
2000
        R. W. PERKINS, ENS, USNR
2000-   Moored as before.
2400
        S. D. McGAMMON, GMG1, USN
        Saturday, 21 October 1967
0000-   Moored starboard side to USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852) with standard destroyer mooring
0400    lines doubled at Rivera Pier, Berths 9 & 10, U.S. Naval Base, Subic Bay, Philippines. Ships
        from the pier are USS KLONDIKE (AR 22), USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852), USS ORLECK
        (DD 886), and USS O'BANNON (DD 450). Receiving miscellaneous services from the pier.
        Ships present include various units of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, merchant ships of the world and
        assorted harbor, yard and district craft. SOPA is COMNAVBASE in U.S. Naval Base, Subic Bay,
        P.I.
        J. PUSEY, SK1, USN
0400-   Moored as before.
0800
0700    Mustered crew on stations. New absentees: SA *R. A. Vanilla, USN.
0715    Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail.
0740    OOD shifted his watch to the bridge.
0747    Underway to shift berths with USS O'BANNON (DD 450).
        R. A. METIVIER, RD1, USN
0800-   Underway as before.
1200
0816    Moored starboard side to USS O'BANNON (DD 450).
0826    Secured Special Sea and Anchor Detail.
0828    OOD shifted his watch from the pilot house to the quarterdeck.
1115    Following named men failed to muster with restricted men: SN *J. C. Tackhammer, SN *J. V.
        Catkin, FN *L. B. Pothole.
        W. B. ROCHELLE, ENS, USN
1200-   Moored as before.
1600
1350    Set the Special Sea and Anchor Detail. Commenced making preparations for getting
        underway.
1420    Completed preparations for getting underway. Using maneuvering combination with various
        rudders to clear USS O'BANNON (DD 450).
1426    Clear of the USS O'BANNON. Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds
        to conform with Subic bay Channel.
1430    BARRIERE, R. G., B13 42 83, FA, USN, collapsed in after fireroom when working.
        Diagnosis: Heat exhaustion, treatment by HM1 JORDAN. Disposition: Binnacle List.

1436    Held Kalakian Point Light abeam to starboard at 1500 yards.
1441    Held Buoy "A" abeam to port at 250 yards.
1504    Held Sueste Point Light abeam to starboard at 2500 yards.
1505    Secured the Special Sea and Anchor Detail.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
1200-   (Continued). Underway as before. Course 272°, speed 25 knots.
1600
1525    C/c to 273°.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
1600-   Underway as before.
1800
1735    C/s to 27 knots.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
2000-   Underway as before.
2400
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
        Sunday, 22 October 1967
0000-   Steaming independently enroute to Yankee Station from Subic Bay, Philippines. OTC and
0400    SOPA is Commanding Officer this ship. Condition of Readiness FOUR and Material Condition
        YOKE set. The ship is darkened with the exception of navigational lights. Course 273°, speed
        27 knots.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
0400-   Underway as before.
0800
0745    Mustered the crew on stations.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
0800-   Underway as before.
1200
0804    C/s to 23 knots.
0810-   Blew tubes on boilers 3 & 4.
0827
0825    C/s to 27 knots.
0903    C/c to 300°.
0909    C/s to 12 knots.
0912    C/s to 27 knots.
1003    C/c to 315°.
1010    Received muster report. New absentees: None.
1147    C/c 310°.
1150    Sighted breakers and sandy beach bearing 275°. Appears to be Triton Island.
1152    C/s 15 knots. C/c 220°.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
1200-   Underway as before.
1600
1204    Sonar reported shoal waters ahead. A/E back full.
1205    A/E back 2/3.
1207    C/s 12 knots.
1210    C/c 130°.
1247    C/c 290°.
1250    C/s 27 knots.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
1200-   (Continued). Underway as before.
1600
1335    C/c to 310°T.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
1600-   Underway as before.
1800
1600    C/c to 313°.
1616    C/s to 25 knots.
1618    C/s to 22 knots.
1628    C/c to 310°.
1643    C/s to 27 knots.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
2000-   Underway as before.
2400
2000    C/c to 300°T.
2052    C/s to 22 knots to blow tubes.
2113    C/s to 27 knots.
2200    Reported for duty to TG 77.3.
2238    C/c to 324°T, c/s to 25 knots.
2240    C/s to 15 knots.
2251    C/c to 270°T to join USS HASSAYAMPA (AO 145).
2340    C/c to 152°, c/s to 12 knots to remain in vicinity USS HASSAYAMPA throughout the night.

2357    C/c to 155°T.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
        Monday, 23 October 1967
0000-   Steaming independently off the coast of Vietnam, on course 155°, speed 12 knots. OTC and
0400    SOPA are Commanding Officer, USS ORLECK (DD 886). Condition of Readiness THREE and
        Material Condition YOKE set. Ship darkened with the exception of navigational lights.

0003    C/c to 155°.
0019    C/c to 160°.
0058    C/c to 331°.
0100    C/c to 335°.
0102    C/s to 10 knots.
0104    C/c to 331°.
0114    C/s to 11 knots.
0123    C/c to 333°.
0128    C/s to 12 knots.
0141    C/c to 325°.
0146    C/c 330°.
0210    C/c 332°.
0236    C/s 11 knots.
0318    C/s 12 knots.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
0400-   Underway as before. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to remain in the area
0800    of the USS HASSAYAMPA (AO 145).
0611    Set the Refueling and Replenishment Detail. Base course and speed for replenishment are
        170° at 12 knots.
0628    C/s to 20 knots, commenced making approach on the USS HASSAYAMPA. Maneuvering on
        various courses at various speeds to take and maintain replenishment station to starboard of
        USS HASSAYAMPA.
0650    First line over.
0750    All lines clear. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to clear USS HASSAYAMPA.

0754    Secured the Refueling and Replenishment Detail. Steering course 350°, speed 20 knots.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
0800-   Underway as before.
1200
0828    C/s to 25 knots.
0912    C/c to 000°.
0956    C/c to 290°.
1007    C/c to 296°. Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to remain within
        visual signaling range of USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43).
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
1200-   Maneuvering as before.
1600
1423    Set Condition of Readiness I and Material Condition ZEBRA.
1447    Secured from General Quarters.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
1600-   Underway as before.
1800
1730    Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to take and maintain station 3 SNX, with guide
        USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43).
1751    Maneuvering to take station L4 for underway replenishment of USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43) and
        USS HAMNER (DD 718) by USS GRAFFIAS (AF 29).
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
1800-   Underway as before. Maneuvering at various courses and speeds in order to assume station
2000    L4.
1843    Helicopter in the water off port quarter of USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43). Maneuvering at various
        courses and speeds to recover personnel from helicopter.
1855    Motor Whale Boat is in the water, presently picking up one man. Helicopters from USS CORAL
        SEA have rescued four men; one man still in helicopter.
1941    Helicopter co-pilot is brought aboard ORLECK.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
2000-   Underway as before, utilizing various rudders and maneuvering combination while retrieving
2400    debris from downed helicopter.
2024    Brought aboard one life raft.
2116    Recovered one life raft.
2130    Retrieved small life raft starboard bow.
2146    Recovered life raft cover port side.
2318    Recovered survival kit.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
        Tuesday, 24 October 1967
0000-   Steaming in company with USS HAMNER (DD 718) in TU 77.3.2 conducting SAR operations in
0400    the Gulf of Tonkin. Maneuvering to recover debris and search for survivor of helicopter
        accident. OSC is CO USS HAMNER. The USS WALKE (DD 723) is closing the area to assume
        the search. The ship is lighted for search, including aircraft warning lights. Condition of
        Readiness and Material Condition YOKE is set. #3 and 4 boilers and s/s generators 1 and 2
        are on the line and cross connected. The electrical load is split. OTC is COMCARDIV THREE
        (CTG 77.0) embarked in USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43).
0034    Relieved from SAR Ops by USS WALKE and proceeding in company with USS HAMNER to
        rejoin TG 77.3 and USS CORAL SEA. Steaming in column formation on base course 320° at
        20 knots. USS HAMNER is the guide and bears 320°T, 1000 yards, when on station.

0040    Wheeled in column to new course 045°T.
0103    Turned to new course 315°T. Guide bears 045°T, 1000 yards.
0105    C/c to 300°T.
0110    C/c to 280°T.
0114    C/c to 293°T.
0140    Released to take station No. 2 in a 3C2 screen about the USS CORAL SEA.
0150    On station. The guide, USS CORAL SEA bears 350°T at 4000 yards. Base course is 215°T,
        speed 13 knots. The USS HAMNER is in station one.
0231    Split the plant out on No's 1 and 3 boilers. Took No. 4 boiler off the line.
0321    C/s to 20 knots to reorient the screen to 350°T. C/c to 335°T.
0332    Changed base course to 350°T. Maneuvering to take station one of a 3C2 screen.
0340    On station. Guide bears 215°T at 4000 yards.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
0400-   Underway as before. Maneuvering to maintain station 1 in a 3C2 screen. Guide is the USS
0800    CORAL SEA (CVA 43).
0530    Detached by CTU 77.3.2 for ISE. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to
        remain within visual signaling range of the USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43).
0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. New absentees: None.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
0800-   Underway as before. Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to assume station 2 SNX
1200    with USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43) as guide.
0915    Maneuvering to maintain station.
0906    Set Helo Detail.
0915    LT. Robert WILDMAN departed the ship by helicopter "52" enroute to USS KEARSARGE (CVS
        33).
0915-   Maneuvering to maintain station 2 SNX.
1007
1007    Set Helo Detail.
1019    Received supplies from helo "15" from USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43).
1019-   Maneuvering to maintain station 2 SNX.
1200
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
1200-   Underway as before. Steering various courses at various speeds to maintain station 2 SNX on
1600    the USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43).
1332    Exercised the crew at General Quarters.
1405    Secured from General Quarters.
1456    Set the Helicopter Detail.
1502    C/c to 090° in preparation for Helicopter Operations.
1506    Transfer complete. Helicopter away to port.
1506    Secured the Helicopter Detail. Steering various courses at various speeds to regain and
        maintain station 2 SNX astern the USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43).
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
1600-   Underway as before. Steering various courses at various speeds to maintain station 2 SNX on
1800    the USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43). Blew tubes on #1 and #3 boilers from 1612 to 1628.

1626    Set the Plane Guard Detail.
1628    Secured the Plane Guard Detail.
1647    Set the Plane Guard detail.
1745    Secured Plane Guard Detail.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
1827    Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to take and maintain station 3 SNX on USS
        CORAL SEA (CVA 43).
1848    Maneuvering to take and maintain lifeguard station on USS VESUVIUS (AE 15). Stationed Life
        Guard Detail. Replenishment course 170°, speed 12 knots.
1932    Stationed Special Sea and Replenishment Detail.
1952    Commenced approach on USS VESUVIUS (AE 15) to port.
1858    Alongside USS VESUVIUS (AE 15) to port. First line over.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
2000-   Underway as before. Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to maintain station
2400    alongside USS VESUVIUS (AE 15).
2037    Secured the Special Sea and Replenishment Detail, all lines are clear.
2057    Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to assume and maintain screening station on
        replenishment group. Group bears 350° at 4000 yards.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
        Wednesday, 25 October 1967
0000-   Steaming in company with USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43), USS HAMNER (DD 718) on Yankee
0400    Station, Gulf of Tonkin, in accordance with COMSEVENTHFLT Quarterly Operation Schedule,
        Second Quarter Fiscal Year 1967. The USS VESUVIUS (AE 15) presently alongside the USS
        CORAL SEA. SOPA and OTC is COMCARDIV 3 (CTG 77.0) embarked in USS CORAL SEA. This
        ship assigned station A2. The guide USS CORAL SEA bears 350° at 4000 yards. Formation
        course 170°, speed 12 knots. Condition of Readiness III and Material Condition YOKE set.
        The ship is darkened with the exception of navigational lights.
0125    The USS VESUVIUS completed rearming USS CORAL SEA clear to starboard. OTC executed
        bent line screen 3C2 on course 080°. Steering various courses at various speeds to gain and
        maintain assigned station 1. When on station, the guide USS CORAL SEA will bear 305° at
        4000 yards.
0148    C/form/c to 330°, steering various courses at various speeds to gain and maintain assigned
        station 1. When on station the guide USS CORAL SEA will bear 195° at 4000 yards.

0219    C/form/s to 15 knots.
0236    C/form/s to 19 knots.
0338    C/form/c to 000°.
0345    C/form/c to 330°.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
0400-   Underway as before.
0800
0550    Proceeding to Plane Guard Station, 1500 yards astern USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43).
0558    On station, base course 330°T, speed 20 knots.
0610    C/c to 020°. Set Plane Guard Detail, set lighting measure green.
0624    C/s to 17 knots. Set normal navigation lights.
0635    C/c to 200°T.
0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. New absentees: None.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
0800-   Underway as before. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to maintain plane
1200    guard station 2 SNX, 1500 yards astern of the USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43).

0825    Set Plane Guard Detail.
0836    Secured Plane Guard Detail.
0901    Set Plane Guard Detail.
0945    Secured Plane Guard Detail.
1052    Set Plane Guard Detail.
1127    Secured Plane Guard Detail.
1134    Left station 2 SNX. Maneuvering to receive Helicopter from the USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43).
        Set Helicopter Detail.
1140    Helicopter over fantail.
1144    Helicopter clear of ship.
1145    Secured Helicopter Detail.
1146    Set Plane Guard Detail. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to take plane
        guard station 2 SNX, 1500 yards astern of the USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43).
1150    Assumed Plane Guard in station 2 SNX. Maneuvering to maintain station.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
1200-   Underway as before. Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to maintain station 2 SNX
1600    on USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43).
1415    Secured Plane Guard Detail.
1452    Set Helo Detail. Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to receive helo.
1459    Secured Helo Detail. Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to assume and maintain
        station 2 SNX on USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43).
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
1600-   Underway as before. Steering various courses at various speeds to maintain plane guard
1800    station 2 SNX astern USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43).
1627    Set the Helicopter Detail.
1636    Secured the Helicopter Detail.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
1800-   Received 1800 position 19°03'N - 107°22'E. Underway as before, steering various courses
2000    and speeds to maintain plane guard station 2 SNX astern USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43).

1843    Set Plane Guard Detail and lighting measure green.
1856    Secured Plane Guard Detail and set lighting measure white.
1918    Blew tubes on #1 and #3 boilers.
1935    Lit fires under #4 boiler.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
2000-   Underway as before.
2400
2008    Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to take lifeguard station 1000
        yards astern of the USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43) and the USS HASSAYAMPA (AO 145).

2012    USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43) reports man overboard, starboard side. Commenced maneuvering
        on various courses at various speeds in effort to locate the man. Set the Lifeguard and
        Recovery Detail.
2021    Put the motor whale boat in the water.
2129    Recovered the motor whaleboat.
2127    Shifted from #3 boiler to #4 boiler.
2144    Commenced expanding spiral search around datum at 7 knots.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
        Thursday, 26 October 1967
0000-   Steaming in company with USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43), and USS HAMNER (DD 718) on Yankee
0400    Station, Gulf of Tonkin, in accordance with COMSEVENTH FLEET Quarterly Operation
        Schedule, Second Quarter Fiscal Year 1967. SOPA and OTC is COMCARDIV 3 (CTG 77.0)
        embarked in USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43). This ship assigned search and recovery mission for
        man lost overboard from USS CORAL SEA at 2012, 25 October. Maneuvering at various
        courses at 7 knots while conducting expanding spiral search around datum.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
0400-   Underway as before. Maneuvering on various courses at 7 knots while conducting expanding
0800    spiral search centered on datum for man lost overboard USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43) at 2012,
        25 October 1967. Results - Negative.
0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. New absentees: None.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
0800-   Underway as before. Maneuvering on various courses at 7 knots while conducting search and
1200    rescue mission for man lost overboard USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43) at 2012, 25 October 1967.
        Results negative.
0745    USS ORLECK (DD 886) went on water hours.
0916    Secured search and rescue mission. Results negative. C/c to 270°, c/s to 20 knots to
        rendezvous with USS MISPILLION (AO 105) to take on fuel.
1012    C/c to 183°(T), c/s to 7 knots to make approach on USS MISPILLION (AO 105).
1034    Set Underway Refueling Detail.
1053    Received lines from USS MISPILLION (AO 105).
1103    USS MISPILLION (AO 105) commenced pumping fuel.
1113    Pumping secured forward to USS ORLECK (DD 886).
1131    Secured pumping aft.
1140    All lines clear. Received 82,916 gallons of fuel.
1142    Secured Underway Refueling Detail. C/c to 130°(T), c/s 20 knots, proceeding to station for
        ASW exercises.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
1200-   Underway as before.
1600
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
1600-   Underway as before. Proceeding to assigned rendezvous for ASW training.
1800
1626    Arrived assigned rendezvous, operating with USS THOMASON (DD 760) and USS OZBOURN
        (DD 846), course 180°, speed 25 knots.
1635    Commenced steering various courses at various speeds to obtain assigned station 3000 yards
        astern USS THOMASON.
1643    Commenced steering various courses at various speeds to obtain and maintain assigned
        station 6000 yards port beam of USS THOMASON.
1715    Set Condition 1AS on the bridge, sonar and CIC.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
1810    Detached from company USS THOMASON and USS OZBOURN. Directed to take control of and
        conduct single ship ASW attack drills on USS SABALO (SS 302).
1915    Assumed control one S2F and one SH3A of USS KEARSARGE (CVS 33). Using these aircraft,
        commenced single ship attack drills.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
2000-   Underway as before. Conducting single ship attack drills with two aircraft on USS SABALO
2400    (SS 302).
2014    Stationed the helicopter in Flight Refueling Detail and DASH Fire Party.
2025    C/c to 035° to obtain desired wind for in-flight Helicopter refueling.
2039    Commenced refueling Helicopter.
2051    Helicopter clear to port after receiving 400 gallons JP5. Resumed ASW drills.
2115    Detached helicopter to return USS KEARSARGE. Detached fixed wing to conduct area search
        prior to returning to USS KEARSARGE.
2250    C/c to 180°T safety course. Made preparations to surface the submarine.
2300    USS SABALO on the surface and running normally. C/s to 12 knots.
2313    C/c to 125°T.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
        Friday, 27 October 1967
0000-   Steaming independently in the Gulf of Tonkin as a detached unit of TE 77.9.4.2 on course of
0400    125°, speed 12 knots. SOPA and OTC is Commanding Officer USS THOMASON (DD 760).
        Intentions are to remain in the vicinity of ASW Exercise Area and rejoin exercises at about
        0730 this day. Condition of Readiness III and Material Condition YOKE are set. Ship
        darkened with the exception of navigational bright lights.
0041    C/c to 320°(T).
0336    C/c to 315°(T).
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
0400-   Underway as before.
0800
0457    C/c to 340°(T), c/s to 10 knots.
0507    C/s to 7 knots.
0508    Maneuvering at various courses to take and maintain station 2000 yards astern of USS
        THOMASON (DD 760). Base course is 130°, base speed is 5 knots.
0538    C/s to 5 knots.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
0800-   Underway as before, steering various courses at various speeds to maintain 3000 yards north
1200    of USS THOMASON (DD 760).
0817    Set the Helicopter Detail. C/c to 080°, c/s to 15 knots to obtain desired wind for helicopter
        operations.
0823    Helicopter over the fantail.
0830    Helicopter away to port.
0831    Secured the Helicopter Detail. USS SABALO (SS 302) surfaced. Steering various courses at
        various speeds to close USS SABALO to 3000 yards.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
0800-   (Continued). Underway as before.
1200
0813    Set Condition 1AS on the bridge, sonar and CIC. USS THOMASON (DD 760) has tactical
        control while conducting ASW drills with one SH3A on USS SABALO (SS 302). Maneuvering
        on various courses and various speeds while conducting ASW drills.
1041    Assumed control one SH3A.
1150    Detached assigned SH3A for return to USS KEARSARGE (CVS 33).
1156    Steering various courses at various speeds to obtain and maintain assigned station 2000
        yards south of USS SABALO (SS 302).
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
1200-   Underway as before. Steering various courses to take position south of USS SABALO (SS
1600    302) on course 090°(T).
1334    Set Condition 1AS on bridge, sonar and CIC.
1344    Commenced ASW exercises with USS SABALO (SS 302) and USS THOMASON (DD 760).
        Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds while conducting drills.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
1600-   Underway as before.
1800
1710    Completed ASW drills. Steering course 270°(T).
1724    Set the Helicopter Detail. C/c 090° to obtain desired wind for helicopter operations.
1738    Helicopter over the fantail.
1742    Helicopter away to port. Secured the Helo Detail. C/c to 300°(T).
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
1804    C/s to 15 knots.
1806    C/c to 350°(T) to take station 2000 yards astern of USS THOMASON (DD 760), base course
        300°(T).
1825    C/c to 303°(T). C/s 7.5 knots. Blew tubes on boilers #3 and #4 from 1835 to 1841.
1855    Steering various courses and speeds while proceeding to rendezvous with USS CORAL SEA
        (CVA 43), for transit exercise.
1955    Set Condition 1AS in CIC, bridge, sonar. Assumed screen station 129°, 10 miles from USS
        CORAL SEA (CVA 43), base course 149°(T), base speed 16 knots.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
2000-   Underway as before. Steering various courses and speeds while conducting transit ASW
2400    exercises.
2305    C/s 15 knots.
2317    C/c 090°(T), secured from ASW exercises.
2318    C/c 000°(T).
2327    C/c 315°(T), speed 15 knots. Underway to rendezvous with ORISKANY (CVA 34) for flight
        ops and plane guard duty.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
        Saturday, 28 October 1967
0000-   Steaming independently in the Gulf of Tonkin enroute to CTG 77.8 embarked aboard USS
0400    ORISKANY (CVA 34). Our course is 315°(T), 15 knots. Condition of Readiness III and
        Material Condition YOKE are set. Ship darkened with the exception of navigational bright
        lights.
0151    C/c to 352°(T).
0202    C/c to 339°(T).
0326    C/c to 350°(T).
0344    C/c to 000°(T).
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
0400-   Maneuvering to close and join TG 77.4.
0800
0406    C/c to 180°.
0456    C/c to 104°.
0524    CTG 77.4 embarked aboard USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64), assumed tactical command of
        this unit.
0527    C/c to 000°.
0528    C/c to 150°.
0528    Reported for duty to CTG 77.4.
0534    Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to take and maintain station
        S2 in a 3C2 screen. Screen Axis 000°, speed 10 knots.
0555    C/c to 000°.
0622    Commenced maneuvering to assume station 3 of a 3C3 screen, screen Axis 290°, formation
        course 000°, speed 10 knots.
0650    Assumed station 3 of 3C3 screen. C/c to 000°.
0701    C/s to 13 knots.
0703    C/c to 290°.
0706    C/s to 17 knots.
0708    C/s to 20 knots.
0719    Reoriented screen Axis to 270°. C/form/c 270°.
0729    Stationed the Helo Detail.
0742    Secured Helo Detail.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
0800-   Underway as before.
1200
0840    C/c 290°, c/s 20 knots. Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to maintain station 3 in
        3C3 screen.
0920    Proceeded at various courses and speeds, steaming independently while staying within visual
        range of USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64).
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
1200-   Underway as before. Steering various courses at various speeds to remain within visual
1600    range of USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64).
1217    Set the Helo Detail. Steering course 195° at 15 knots to obtain desired wind for helo
        operations.
1233    Secured the Helo Detail.
1237    Set the Helo Detail. Steering 195° at 17 knots to obtain desired wind for helo operations.

1253    Secured the Helo Detail. Resumed steering various courses at various speeds to remain
        within visual range of USS CONSTELLATION.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
1600-   Underway as before. Steering various courses and speeds to remain within visual range of
1800    USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64).
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
1800-   Underway as before. Steering various courses at various speeds to remain within visual
2000    range of USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64).
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
2000-   Underway as before. Steering various courses at various speeds to remain within visual range
2400    of USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64).
2309    Maneuvering at various courses at various speeds to assume and maintain station two in 3C3
        screen. The guide is USS CONSTELLATION, bearing 033° at 5400 yards.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
        Sunday, 29 October 1967
0000-   Steaming in company with Task Group 77.4 composed of USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64),
0400    USS ORLECK (DD 886), USS LEONARD F. MASON (DD 852), and USS O'BANNON (DD 450)
        operating on Yankee Station, Gulf of Tonkin, in accordance with COMSEVENTHFLT Quarterly
        Operation Schedule, Second Quarter Fiscal Year 1968. This ship in station #2 in bentline
        screen 3C3. Formation course 270°, speed 10 knots. Formation Axis 270°. SOPA and OTC is
        CTG 77.4 (COMCARDIV 5) embarked in USS CONSTELLATION. CONSTELLATION is guide
        bearing 033°, distance 5400 yards. Condition of Readiness THREE and Material Condition
        YOKE set. Ship is darkened except for running lights.
0130    C/form/c to 180°. Maneuvering to regain station.
0137    On station. Guide bears 303°, distance 5400 yards.
0212    C/form/c to 090°. Maneuvering to regain station.
0231    On station. Guide bears 213°, distance 5400 yards.
0356    C/form/c to 320°. Maneuvering to take station #3.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
0400-   Underway as before.
0800
0407    On station. Guide bears 197°, distance 5400 yards.
0407-   Steering various courses and speeds to remain on station.
0435
0435    C/c 270°(T). Guide bears 197°, distance 5400 yards.
0451    C/c 320°(T).
0630    C/c 298°(T), c/s 15 knots, proceeding to take station 4000 yards ahead of the USS
        MISPILLION (AO 105), steering 000°(T).
0644    C/s 22 knots, steering various courses proceeding to station.
0647    C/s 15 knots.
0705    C/c 357°(T).
0713    On station, guide bears 180°, 4000 yards.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
0800-   Underway as before.
1200
0816    Commenced maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to assume lifeguard station
        1000 yards astern of USS MISPILLION (AO 105).
0830    Set Lifeguard Detail.
0834    Assumed lifeguard station. Guide bears 000°, 1000 yards.
0847    Set Refueling and Replenishment Detail.
0916    Secured Lifeguard Detail.
0918    Commenced making approach on USS MISPILLION (AO 105). Base course will be 000°,
        speed 12 knots.
0926    Alongside USS MISPILLION (AO 105).
0930    Commenced receiving supplies amidships.
0937    Commenced pumping aft.
0939    Commenced pumping forward.
0951    Secured pumping aft.
0955    Secured pumping forward.
1004    Secured receiving supplies amidships.
1010    Maneuvering to clear USS MISPILLION (AO 105).
1011    Secured Refueling and Replenishment Detail. Maneuvering to close USS CONSTELLATION
        (CVA 64).
1030    Set the Helo Detail. Maneuvering to receive helo over the fantail.
1042    Chaplain LT. HELVESTON departed the ship via helo.
1050    Three civilian workers departed the ship via helo.
1052    Secured the Helo Detail.
1053    Maneuvering on various courses to close USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64).
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
1200-   Underway as before. Maneuvering at various courses at various speeds to maintain station
1600    within visual range of USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64).
1254-   Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to recover four UB containers dropped overboard
1428    from USS CONSTELLATION.
1428    Commenced maneuvers to stay within visual range of USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64).

        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
1600-   Underway as before, steering various courses at various speeds to remain within visual range
1800    USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64).
1705    Set the Helicopter Detail. Steering course 040° at 20 knots to obtain desired wind for
        helicopter operations.
1714    Secured the Helicopter Detail. Resumed steering various courses at various speeds to remain
        within visual range of USS CONSTELLATION.
1751    Set the Helicopter Detail.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
1800-   Underway as before, steering 040°(T), 20 knots to receive helicopter.
2000
1807    Helicopter away. C/s 25 knots.
1808    Secured Helicopter Detail.
1809    C/c 140°(T). Steering various courses and speeds to take station 3 SNX astern of USS
        CONSTELLATION (CVA 64).
1919    Set the Plane Guard Detail.
1925    Set lighting measure green.
1936    Set lighting measure white.
1939    Secured the Plane Guard Detail.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
2000-   Underway as before. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to maintain station 3
2400    SNX astern of USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64).
2047    Set the Plane Guard Detail.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
        Monday, 30 October 1967
0000-   Steaming in company with Task Group 77.4 composed of USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64),
0400    USS ORLECK (DD 886), and USS O'BANNON (DD 450) operating on Yankee Station, Gulf of
        Tonkin, in accordance with COMSEVENTHFLT Quarterly Operation Schedule, Second Quarter
        Fiscal Year 1968. This ship in station 3 SNX while USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64) conducts
        flight operations. SOPA and OTC is CTG 77.4 (COMCARDIV 5) embarked in USS
        CONSTELLATION. Condition of Readiness THREE and Material Condition YOKE are set. Ship is
        darkened except for normal navigational lights. Present course is 040°, speed 20 knots.
        Maneuvering at various courses and speeds to maintain station 2 SNX while USS
        CONSTELLATION conducts flight operations.
0043    Maneuvering at various courses at various speeds to take and maintain station 2 in bentline
        screen 3C2. Base course is 180°, base speed 15 knots.
0142    C/base/c to 200°.
0225    C/base/c to 180°.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
0400-   Underway as before.
0800
0527    C/form/c to 090°. Maneuvering to regain station.
0554    On station. Guide bears 225°, distance 4000 yards. Changed base speed to 10 knots.

0745    Mustered the crew at quarters. New absentees: None.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
0800-   Underway as before, steering various courses and speeds to maintain station 2 in bentline
1200    screen 3C2. Base course is 090°(T), speed 10 knots. On station guide bears 225°, distance
        4000 yards.
0802    Formation Axis rotated to 000°(T). Maneuvering various courses and speeds to take station.
        On station guide bears 135°, distance 4000 yards.
0815    Formation Axis rotated to 320°(T), speed 25 knots. Maneuvered various courses and speeds
        to take new station, on station guide bears 095°, distance 4000 yards.
1023    Maneuvered various courses and speeds proceeding to Plane Guard Station 2 SNX astern of
        USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64).
1034    Set the Plane Guard Detail.
1035    On station, 1500 yards astern of the guide.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
1200-   Underway as before.
1600
1231    Set Helo Detail.
1241    Three civilian workers departed the ship via Helo.
1254    Three civilian workers departed ship via helo.
1257    One civilian worker departed ship via helo.
1300    Secured Helo Detail.
1330    Maneuvering to take pilot rescue station bearing 090°, 2000 yards from USS CONSTELLATION
        (CVA 64). Set Pilot Rescue Detail.
1350    Two pilots ejected astern of ship. Chutes visible.
1354    Both pilots aboard rescue helo.
1358    Secure Pilot Recovery Detail.
1407    Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to take and maintain station 2 SNX, 1500
        yards astern of USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64).
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
1600-   Underway as before. Maneuvering at various courses at various speeds to maintain station 2
1800    SNX while the guide, USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64) conducts flight operations.

        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
1929    Set lighting measure green.
1944    Set normal navigational lighting.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
2000-   Underway as before, maneuvering at various courses and speeds to maintain station 2 SNX
2400    astern of USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64).
2043    Station the Plane Guard Detail.
2055    Set lighting measure green.
2141    Set lighting measure white.
2221    Set lighting measure green.
2258    Set lighting measure white.
2347    Set lighting measure green.
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
        Tuesday, 31 October 1967
0000-   Steaming in the Gulf of Tonkin in company with Task Group 77.4, comprised of USS
0400    CONSTELLATION (CVA 64), USS O'BANNON (DD 450) and this ship. OTC and SOPA is
        Commander Task Group 77.4 (COMCARDIV 5) embarked aboard USS CONSTELLATION (CVA
        64). This ship in station 2 SNX astern of USS CONSTELLATION (CVA 64). Condition of
        Readiness THREE and Material Condition YOKE set. Lighting condition green in effect. Plane
        Guard Detail set. Maneuvering on various courses at various speeds to maintain station 2
0024    SNX.
        Lighting condition white in effect. Ship darkened except for normal navigational lights.

0025    Secured Plane Guard Detail.
0032    Detached from TG 77.4 enroute Subic Bay, P.I. Course 160°, speed 20 knots.
0054    C/s to 27 knots.
0057    C/c to 145°.
0116    C/c to 132°.
0232    C/c to 127°.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
0400-   Underway as before.
0800
0510    C/s to 22 knots.
0537    C/s to 27 knots.
        E. G. ENNERBERG, LT, USNR
0800-   Underway as before. Enroute Subic Bay, P.I., from Yankee Station, Tonkin Gulf.
1200
1000    C/c to 097°.
1002    C/s to 22 knots.
1021    C/s to 27 knots.
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
1200-   Underway as before.
1600
        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN
1600-   Underway as before.
1800
        F. P. WHITBECK, JR, LTJG, USNR
1800-   Underway as before.
2000
1837    C/s 22 knots.
1904    C/s 27 knots.
        J. S. CLARK, LT, USN
2000-   Underway as before.
2400
2218    C/s to 22 knots.
2309    C/s to 27 knots. Secured #1 boiler. Steaming with #3 and #4 boilers cross connected.

        T. A. WILLANDT, LT, USN

        Examined By: LCDR. T. L. FREEMAN, USN, Navigator
        Approved By: CDR. R. O. GOODEN, USN, Commanding Officer

								
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