Events from the
Official DECK LOG RECORDS of the USS SALT LAKE CITY CA25

November, 1942
List of Information Transcribed from Copies of Originals

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November 1st, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Steaming in condition of readiness II in company with Task Group 66.7. Radar contact, distance 5 miles proved to be friendly ship. Ceased zigzagging in order to avoid merchant ship and escort.

[4-8 Hours]
Steaming as before. Sighted Island of Oahu, distance 35 miles. Commenced maneuvering incident to launching aircraft CS-16, pilot, Cheney & CS-14, pilot, Katenkamp. Making preparations for entering port. Standing into Pearl Harbor, T.H. Captain at the Conn., Exec. Officer and Navigator on the Bridge. Passed Pearl Harbor entrance buoy.

[8-12 Hours]
Steaming as before. Stopped and received pilot, Mr. Oddisen. Commenced maneuvering, standing into Pearl Harbor, T.H. Pilot at the Conn., Captain, Exec. Officer & Navigator on the Bridge. Moored, port side to Berth B-2, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

Sutton, C. C., MM1c reported on board from temporary duty with the power boats.

Gailey, W. S., APC left the ship to report to commandant of nearest Naval District for futher transfer.

Maxwell, R. G.(C.), Ensign, D-V(S), left the ship to proceed and report to Commandant 14th Naval District for duty.

Received for transfer the following named Japanese Prisoners of War to Captain G. C. Long, USMC.
Kozima,Unknown,(rank unknown); Okamato, Hiso, (rank unknown); Fukuma, Kenchi, P.O.1c; Otushi, Tsuchizo, Special Ensign; Higoshi, Unknown,(rank unknown); Kita, Sampei, Ensign; Furukawa, Yoshio, Ensigh; Matsumoto, Jiro, Warrant Officer; Morohashi, Koyumaro, Lt.(jg); Natusul, Shotoro, Lt. Cmdr.

The following named Officers left the shp to proceed and repoprt to Commandant 14th Naval District for futher transportation in compliance with base orders.
Hunt, Alan T., USMCR, Ingram, Joseph F., USMCR and Smith, J. F., Marine Gunner, USMC

Made daily inspections of magazines and smokeless powder samples: Condition normal except for A-414-M leaked 200 gallons of water and A-4130-M leaked 10 gallons of water. Water being removed.

[12-16 Hours]
Moored as before.

U.S. Navy regulations transferred Reno, Rex C., Field Cook, USMC and Beeson, Marcus M., S1c, USN to U.S. Naval Mobile Hospital #2 for treatment

Mr. K. de G. MacVitty, Consul General of the United States, left the ship, having completed transportation provided.

Transferred approx. 400 bags of US Mail to Fleet P.O.

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November 2nd, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Moored port side to Berth B2, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T.H. Receiving fresh water and telephone service from the dock.

[8-12 Hours]
Moored as before.

Transferred Merryman, Leroy, Mach., USN to the US Naval Hospital, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

[12-16 Hours]
Moored as before.

Ramage, J. D., Lt., USN reported aboard for duty involving flying with ScoRon Five.

[16-18 Hours]
Moored as before.

While returning from liberty, ball-red-02 Kent, H. A., S1c was hit by a lumber truck in the yard. Left leg was injured and man was taken to U.S. Naval Hospital, Pearl Harbor, T. H., for treatment.

Exercised with Searchlight drill with other ships in the harbor.

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November 3rd, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Moored in Berth B-2, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

[4-8 Hours]
Moored as before. Set Special Condition II in Anti-Aircraft Battery. Sighted ship.

Transferred McGrew, D. R., Gunnery Sgt., USMC to Amphibious Corps, Pacific Fleet, Camp Elliot, San Diego, CA. with bag, hammock, and staff returns for duty.

[8-12 Hours]
Moored as before.

Transferred the following men to Marine Barracks, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T.H. Staff returns to be forwarded to new Commanding Officer by mail.
ball-red-02 Deceased Nave, B. R., Sgt., USMC; Farris, Walter A., Sgt., USMC; Mayers, J. W., Cpl., USMC and Simon, G. L., Cpl., USMC

Received Renner, Ira V., AMM2c on board for duty.

Pursuant to post transfer of Marine Barracks, Pearl Harbor, T.H., received the following men on board with staff records for duty:
Dickinson, S. E., Pvt., USMC Deceased; Fletcher, Jr., J. C., Pvt., USMCR; Fletcher, D. L., Pvt., USMC ball-red-02 Deceased;
Fults, H. C., Pvt., USMC ball-red-02 Deceased; Huskey, Jr., J. E., Pvt., USMCR Deceased and Lowe, D. A., Pvt., USMC

Bittenbender, Stephen, Ensign was detached from this vessel to report to Commandant 5th Naval District, INCOFO USS ESSEX

[12-16 Hours]
Moored as before.

ball-red-02 Deceased Bitler, Worthington S., Commander reported for duty on board this vessel.

McKenney, Jr., Charles V., Acting Pay Clerk was detached from the vessel and ordered to duty at the nearest naval District in the United States for duty with supply officer, pending a further assignment by BuPers.

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November 4th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Moored port side to Berth B-2, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

[8-12 Hours]
Moored as before. Pearl Harbor Navy Yard held air raid drill. This ship did not participate.

Transferred the following men with bags, hammocks, records & accounts to the Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H. for further transfer [FFT].
Nunnery, A. M., MM2c, USN; Rackow, A. T., S1c, USN and Ware, J. D., RM2c, USN Deceased

[12-16 Hours]
Moored as before.

Pursuant to COMSERFOR Personnel Order No. 2798 of Oct. 18, 1942, the following named men were received aboard the USS SLC for duty.
Aldrich, Herbert J., S2c,
Aldridge, Jewel E., S2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Amos, Arthur Vernon, S2c
Anderson, Jr., Frank O., S2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Aragon, Moises G., S2c
Baker, James A., S2c Deceased
Barnes, Leland N., S2c
Bashford, Roger C., S2c
Bertman, Robert H., S2c
Boudreaus, Louis R., S2c
Brow, Tommie B., S2c
Brown, Charles K., S2c
Cash, Lem Augusta, S2c
Contreras, Edward, S2c
Cooper, Gerald H., S2c
Crawford, Carl W., S2c
Dickey, James H., S2c
Elmendorf, Harold P., S2c Deceased
England, John L., S2c
Ewing, William C., S1c ball-red-02 Deceased
Golson, Harry R., S2c, V6
Henson, Orville Leo, S2c
Hicks, David S., S2c, V6
Jarrand, Raymond L., AS
Jowdy, Albert A., S2c, V6 ball-red-02
King, William C., S2c, V6
Mayfield, Brady G., S2c
Riesterer, Joseph V., AS
Ripley, George M., AS
Robinson, James W., AS
Rock, Walter E., AS
Rodebaugh, Gerald A., AS
Romines, Robert M., AS Deceased
Rooks, Hubert L., AS
Rose, James K., AS
Ross, Joseph R., AS
Rowe, Eugene A., AS Deceased
Royals, William E., AS
Ruffino, Anthony S., AS
Rupert, Floyd C., AS
Rupinski, Walter J., AS
Ruth, Joseph L., AS
Rydz, Robert S., AS ball-red-02 Deceased
Ryhdal [Ryhal], Frederick J., AS
Sadler, Carl M., AS
Safreed, Richard, AS ball-red-02 Deceased
Stewart, James AS
Stewart, Richard, AS
Stewart, William F., AS
Stines, C. E., AS
Stokes, Jr., Louis B.
Stollar, Wilbur E., AS
Storms, Charles H., AS
Strickland, A. C., AS
Strickler, Tilghman, AS
Strum, Henry A., AS
Sundsvold, Loren L., AS
Susalla, Jr., Joseph C., AS
Swain, Marshall W., AS
Swanson, Stanley C., AS

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Swearingen, Charles, AS ball-red-02 Deceased
Sykes, Charles D., AS
Takach, Alex, AS
Tallman, Clyde J., AS Deceased
Tankersley, Lloyd D., AS
Tatich, Peter, AS Deceased
Taylor, Ethan A., AS
Taylor, John Ilk, AS
Terrebrood, Rene, AS ball-red-02 Deceased
Terry, John F., AS
Thill, Frank P., AS
Thomas, Alvin P., AS ball-red-02 Deceased
Thomas, Frederick H., AS
Thomason, George E., AS
Thompson, Howard C., AS ball-red-02
Thompson, Leslie F., AS
Thompson, Louis W., AS
Thompson, Walter H., AS
Tobin, Leon C., AS
Trainer, Lyle R., AS
Tripp, Marion G., AS
Trippe, Frederick H., AS ball-red-02 Deceased
Tucker, George P., AS ball-red-02 Deceased
Turner, Leo S., AS
Turner, Jr., William R., AS Deceased
Tweady, Sydney M., AS
Urey, James C., AS
Valentine, John S., AS
Valledor, L. A., AS
Valloric, Joseph L., AS
Vanberkum, Gerrita, AS
Vanderford, Cecil N., AS
Van Etten, Omar C., AS
Van Huss, Paul R., AS ball-red-02 Deceased
Verney, Donald W., AS
Walker, Arnold C. [G.], AS
Walls, George A., AS
Walters, Vincent J., AS Deceased
Ward, John P., AS
Ware, Jack L., AS
Watson, Glen B., AS
Watson, Clauborne V. ball-red-02 Deceased
Watt, Everett D., AS
Webb, Briscoe J., AS
Weightman, John A., AS
Whalen, James H., AS
Whetston, James W., AS Deceased
White, Linn S., AS
Whittle, J. C., AS
Wickline, Paul E., AS ball-red-02 Deceased
Wienen, Francis H., AS
Wiles, Robert F., AS
Wilhite, Cleo V., AS Deceased
Wilkinson, William K., AS Deceased
Wilkerson, Mervin E., AS
Wilkins, Earl F., AS
Wilkins, Grady A., AS
Wilkins, James C., AS
Wille, Alfred H., AS
Willett, Charles M., AS
Williams, Charles H., AS
Williams, D. J., AS
Williams, Thomas G., AS
Wilson, Edward E., S2c

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Wingett, Kenneth E., AS
Woolworth, Roderick, AS ball-red-02 Deceased
Wooten, Thomas E., AS ball-red-02
Wozniak, Jr., John M., AS Deceased
Wright, James E., AS
Yates, Albert J., AS
Zerran, Edward A., AS

[16-20 Hours]
Moored as before. Hoisted out to starboard, SO3C type planes. Pilots, Genest, W. H., Lt., USN and Ballard, G. C., Lt., USN

Pursuant to orders from Commanding Officer, Kershall, F. F., AMM1c was transferred to US Naval Air Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H., for temporary duty. The following men were transferred under his charge:
Amador, N. A., AMM3c
Bradshaw, C. A., AMM1c
Craig, J. P., AM2c
Denney, J. E., AMM3c ball-red-02 Deceased
Fitzsimmons, E. J., AMM1c
Grant, R. L., AM2c
Higgins, Jr., P. G., AMM2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Kepper, C. F., AMM2c ball-red-02
Kocurek, E. H., AMM3c
McNees, R. S., AMM3c ball-red-02
Mertz, H. A., AMM2c
Mesarik, J. A., AMM3c
Morath, J. F., AMM3c
Morgan, C. W., ARM1c ball-red-02 Deceased
Puryear, I. M., AMM3c Deceased
Renner, I. V., AMM2c
Rholl, D. A., ARM2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Seaton, R. A., AM3c
Storms, L. C., ARM3c
Stucker, J. R., AMM3c
Timmons, W. E., AGM2c
Tolhurst, F. H., ARM2c
Usher, G. T., AMM2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Vickery, H. W., AMM2c
Williams, G. E., AOM3c




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November 5th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Moored port side to Berth B-2, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

[8-12 Hours]
Moored as before. Commenced transferring service communication to dock for transport.

Transferred the following men to Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H., FFT to US Naval Training Station, Norfolk, VA., for course of instruction at Diesel Engine School, with bags, hammocks, records & accounts.
Blackburn, John Wade, MM2c    Fardie, Norman Earl, MM2c    Mayo, Bruce Ray, MM1c

Transferred the following men to Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H., FFT to receiving ship to San Francisco, CA. for assignment to new construction, with bags, hammocks, records & accounts.
Fisher, John William, RM3c
Gargiulo, Frank William, RM3c Deceased
Mikkelsen, Dennis Alfred, RM3c
McColloch, Warren Murray, S1c
McLaughlin, Roy Albert, S1c
Robinson, Harold Victor, S1c
Taylor, Oscar Hurdt, CM2c


Transferred Kopp, Eugene Leroy, SM1c to receiving ship, Pearl Harbor, T.H., FFT to Naval Air Station, Moffett Field, Sunnyvale, CA. with bag, hammock, records and accounts, for a course of instruction in the lighter than air class convening on or about Dec. 1, 1942.

Commenced making preparations for getting underway to shift berths. Called away special sea and anchor detail. Pilot, R. L. Green came on board. Completed preparations and got underway to shift to Berth B-16.

[12-16 Hours]
Moored as before.

Transferred the following named men to Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H. FFT to Fire Control School, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. with bags, hammocks, records & accounts.
ball-red-02 Deceased Metzler, Lawrence C., CFC(AA)    Stewart, Glenn W., FC1c    Deceased Van Uitert, Legrand G., FC2c

Transferring of service ammunition.

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November 6th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Moored port side to Berth B-16, Pearl Harbor, T.H. Receiving fresh water, electricity, steam and telephone service from the dock.

[8-12 Hours]
Moored as before.

Transferred the following men with bags, hammock, records & accounts, to US Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H., FFT to the US Receiving ship, San Francisco, CA., for assignment to duty by COMSERFOR, subordinate COMPACFLT.
Andrews, J. H., S1c
Bender, W., S1c
Booty, M. R., GM1c Deceased
Bukala, H., S1c
Carroll, Charles H., QM1c ball-red-02 Deceased
Cissna, W. R., F1c
Cowell, K. W., S1c
Dale, J. W., F1c
Dean, H. C., SM3c Deceased
Dempsey, M. M., S1c, V-6
Eskew, W. V., MM1c ball-red-02 Deceased
Pollak, A. J., S1c
Postlethwaite, R. E., BM1c Deceased
Renfroe, M. J., QM3c
Simmons, J. T., S1c
Spence, A. J., BM1c
Sweet, G. A., S1c




Jacoby, Jack M., Lt. (MC), USN, left the ship on 10 days leave.

[12-16 Hours]
Moored as before.

Transferred Pike, S. G., FM, USMC to US Naval Hospital Mobile Base #2, AEIA, T.H., with bag & hammock, for treatment.

The following men left the ship at times indicated on leave.
Carveth, E. C., S1c for 3 days, Turner, R. L., CBM(AA) for 10 days, Lambert, John R., Lt. ball-red-02 Deceased for 10 days

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November 7th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Moored port side to Berth B-16, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

[4-8 Hours]
Moored as before.

Deceased Cole, P. M., MM1c & Shaffner, H. F., MM2c left the ship on 15 days leave to expire on board at 0800, Nov. 22, 1942.

[8-12 Hours]
Moored as before.

Transferred with bags, hammocks, records & accounts to Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H. FFT to Navy Yard, Washington DC for instruction in Gunner's Mate School. Yarbrough, Jr., B. D., GM1c and ball-red-02 Deceased Kellett, Thad A., GM2c

Transferred with bags, hammocks, records & accounts to Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H. FFT to nearest Receiving Station on west coast of the United States for assignment to new construction.
Ankrom, R. M., S1c
Derra, R. J., SM2c Deceased
Detweiler, D. C., RM2c
Frank, A. J., S1c
Gould, A. J., RM3c
Hall, Jr., E. H., S1c
Jennings, D. G., MM1c
Lacher, A. J., GM2c
Lewis, Leland F., SM2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Looney, F. L., S1c
Medley, R. H., S1c
Mercer, Arthur, GM2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Meyers, Jr., J. H., S1c
Murray, H. A., S1c
Robertson, B. B., WT1c
Rush, E., F1c
Scott, W. W., S1c
Shipley, J. P., F1c
Smith, W. W., S1c
Tomaski, E., S1c
Walker, H. E., S1c

Bostic, H. J., Carpenter left the ship on 10 days leave.

[12-16 Hours]
Moored as before.

Deceased Young, J. A., CTC(AA) left the ship on temporary shore patrol duty. Returned at 1730 hour.
Donnie, J. D., F2c left the ship on two days leave.

[16-18 Hours]
Moored as before.

DeLos Santos, Gregorio, OCC(AA) left the ship on 15 days leave.

[18-20 Hours]
Moored as before.

ball-red-02 Bommarito, Vito J., SF1c left the ship on 30 days emergency leave. Returned on Dec. 25th, 1942.

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November 8th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Moored port side to Berth B-16, Pearl Harbor, T.H. Receiving fresh and flushing water, steam, electricity & telephone services from the dock.

[12-16 Hours]
Moored as before.

Transferred the following men, with bags, hammocks, records & accounts to the Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H., FFT to West Coast, USA for assignment to new construction.
Acton, W., S1c
Barkley, W. M., RM3c
Baucom, R. G.[O.], SM3c
Brooks, J. F., S1c
Davison, E. C., S1c ball-red-02
Edwards, J. L., RM2c V3
Griffith, C. C., SM3c
Kertis, J., EM3c
Lewis, Charles W., SM3c ball-red-02 Deceased
Livingston, R. B., S1c
Long, R. J., MM1c
McGann, P. J., S1c
McGinnis, F. X., RM1c V3
Moore, M. M., EM3c
Nelson, D. N., S1c Deceased
Pinson, T. L., S1c
Reynolds, E. P., MM1c
Saraczewski, F. P., S1c ball-red-02 Deceased
Shulte, J. E., S1c
Simon, Kenneth A., RM3c Deceased
Stevens, E. B., AOM3c
Vaughn, R., S1c
Yelenich, R. P., EM2c



Conally, R. B., CGM(AA) left the ship on temporary shore patrol duty at US Submarine Base, Pearl Harbor, T.H. Returned at 1750.

[16-18 Hours]
Moored as before.

Transferred Ewing, LeRoy E., SK1c Deceased and Jones, E. C., M1c, Deceased with bags, hammocks, records & accounts, to report to Commanding Officer at the US Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H., FFT to nearest Receiving Ship on west coast of USA for assignment and duty in new construction.

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November 9th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Moored portside to Berth B-16, Pearl Harbor, T.H.. Receiving fresh and flushing water, steam, electricity and telephone services from the dock.

[4-8 Hours]
Moored as before. J. D. Donnie returned to the ship from two days leave.

[8-12 Hours]
Moored as before.

The following men left the ship on leaves as indicated:
Dugan, H. W., FC2c, Deceased 5 days    Engle, A. D., Lt. (jg), Deceased 10 days    Feid, F. L., S1c, Deceased 10 days

[12-16 Hours]
Moored as before.

Transferred the following men, with bags, hammocks, records & accounts, to the US Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H., FFT to the nearest receiving ship or station on the West Coast of the USA for assignment to duty to new construction:
Barkley, Oris D., RM2c
Cigainero, Leonard P., RM3c Deceased
McEnery, Douglas W., RM3c
Olney, Theodore L., SC2c
Siminski, Roman A., RM2c



Transferred Porterfield, Ernest C., RM3c ball-red-02 Deceased to US Naval Air Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H., for duty while temporarily based ashore.

Messner, A. F., CWT(PA) Deceased left the ship on temporary shore patrol duty.

Transferred Schumann, Paul A., Lt.(jg) (SC) with health records to US naval Hospital, Pearl Harbor, T. H. for treatment.

Received Keele, Roy E., FM1c, USMC, with bag, hammock & staff returns for duty.

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November 10th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Moored port side to Berth B-16, Pearl Harbor, T. H. Receiving fresh and flushing water, electricity, steam & telephone services from the dock.

[8-12 Hours]
Moored as before.

Lee, Chester M., Lt.(jg) Deceased     Donstan, R. F., Ensign    and Golden, W. A., Ensign, left the ship for temporary duty at Fighter Director School, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

Transferred the following men to US Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H., FFT to West Coast, USA for assignment duty in new construction, with bags, hammocks, records and accounts.
Daggett, Gearold R., CYC(PA) Deceased
Davis, Andrew G., CCS(PA)
Kovanda, Robert F., CMM(PA)
Sharit, Charles R., CMB(AA)


Mathews, S. P., CWT(PA) ball-red-02 Deceasedleft the shop on 5 days leave.

Transferred with bag, hammock, records & account, Conner, William E., AMM3c to US Receiving Ship, Pearl Harbor, T. H., FFT to US naval Air Station, Seattle, Washington, for assignment to duty.

Received the following named men with bags, hammocks, records & accounts from US Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H. for duty.
Janecko, Stephen J., F1c
Johnson, Robert L., F1c ball-red-02 Deceased
Johnson, William R., F1c
Jones, H. W., F1c
Kastelic, Anthony J., F1c
Kellner, Henry J., F1c Deceased
Kennedy, Neil J., F1c
Kerkveliet, Francis J., F1c ball-red-02
Kidney, Jr., M. J., F1c ball-red-02 Deceased
Kleinschmidt, Paul G., F1c Deceased


[12-16 Hours]
Moored as before.

Transferred Bailey, W. E., S1c, with bag, hammock & health records, to US Naval Hospital, Pearl Harbor, T. H. for treatment.

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November 11th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Moored port side to Berth B-16, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

[4-8 Hours]
Moored as before.

The following men left the ship for Camp Andrews, with ball-red-02 Deceased Matusek, R. J., Lt.(jg), USNR in charge.
Alexander, W., S1c
Bagdricwicz, J., MM2c
Bay, D. C., S1c ball-red-02 Deceased
Bell, C., Pfc, USMC
Bottrell, E. W., GM2c
Bowen, J., S1c
Buidick, D. O., GM3c
Caton, E. H., S2c Deceased
Collins, J. R., F1c
Coonse, B. D., EM3c ball-red-02 Deceased
Cordellas, A. P., GM3c
Crane, G. F., S2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Creamer, G. R., S1c ball-red-02 Deceased
Crowley, C. M., S1c
Cushion, H. L., EM2c
Davis, C. C., S1c
Denney, L. E., S1c Deceased
Duba, S. E., F1c
Dunham, H. C., SF2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Fanning, L., S1c
Fawcett, H. S1c
Fillmore, C. W., EM3c
Graham, M. J., S2c
Grevencamp, P. E., QM3c ball-red-02 Deceased
Hall, F. C., RM3c
Henderson, J. R., RM3c
Herox, C. L., S2c
Hubbard, J. M., SF2c
King, H. A., GM1c
Kratke, H. J., S1c
Labrum, F. B., Cox ball-red-02
Larning, R. L., S1c
Larson, L. E., F2c, USN ball-red-02
Lathrop, J. D., S1c Deceased
Mason, E. L., F2c
McCarthy, R. P., MM2c
Metcalf, Charles A., S1c ball-red-02 Deceased
Miller, L. A., Phm2c
Mitchell, P. J., S1c
Moore, E. H., S1c
Murray, W. R., WT1c
Myers, H. L., S1c
Nelson, C. W., S1c
Nrey, J. C., S1c
Petersen, H. C., S2c Deceased
Piggott, R. A., MM2c
Rathsack, R. C., Pvt., USMC
Schmidt, R. C., S1c
Scott, J. W., S1c
Sharpe, W. L., S1c
Sloan, L. G., S1c
Southwell, J. E., F1c
Speer, E. E., Cox
Starnes, O. D., MM2c
Stewart, J. D., S1c
Storey, R. M., Ptr2c ball-red-02
Todd, R. J., S2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Turner, L. S., S1c
Virden, T. G., S2c
Vosper, S., Pfc, USMC
Watkins, J. R., EM3c
Willey, G., S1c Deceased
Wilson, S. H., S1c
Wilson, W. J., FC3c
Wirtz, K. W., B1c






[8-12 Hours]
Moored as before.

The Captain called officially on the manager of the Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

Godde, Bernard E., BKr2c ball-red-02 left the ship on 30 days emergency leave.


[16-18 Hours]
Moored as before.

The following Officers and Men left the ship on leave to expire on Dec. 15th, 1942 or when directed by COMDT 12 NAV Dist.

[NOTE FROM SANDY ESKEW]
I have listed the names, but have not linked them to the main roster at this time. I will linked them at a later date.
Ancel, J. B., S1c
Anderson, I. P., BM2c
Ballerini, Victor F., Pl Sgt., USMC
Barnes, S. C., Jr., Lt.(jg)
Barritt, G. N., S1c
Bartlett, D. L., SC2c
Batcheler, T. F., S1c
Bean, W. H., BM2c
Bennett, L. E., S1c
Bielanin, C., GM3c
Bikle, B. L., Lt.(jg)
Blum, R. L., Lt.(jg)
Border, F. L., WT1c
Bowen, A. J., CMM
Boyd, W. T., CM2c
Brandon, V. P., CTC
Branson, D. K., S1c
Brasswell, H. R., SF2c
Breeze, E. H., GM3c
Brewer, J. T., Lt. Comdr.
Briscoe, E. W., S1c
Brown, L. B., S1c
Bush, G. A., S1c
Bustinza, F. B., CWT
Cabana, E. R., S1c
Calvert, R. A., CY
Campbell, E. D., S1c
Camper, N. R., OC3c
Chapman, C., S1c
Chittenden, M. V., SM2c
Clatterbuck, P. H., S1c
Clower E. V., S2c
Cole, D. F., MM2c
Connal, D. R., RM3c
Conner, R. A., FC3c
Cook, A. T., MM2c
Cooper, S. D., S1c
Cotton, G. L., S1c
Cox, A. C., GM2c
Craig, J. P., AM2c
Cullen, C. J., EM3c
Cunningham, J. L., RM3c
Dabney, J. O., S1c
Dakan, S. E., S1c
Dillard, T. Q., EM3c
Dodge, C. W., BM2c
Driscoll, J. W., GM3c
Drummond, H., S1c
Egeland, E. D., GM3c
Elam, H. B., S1c
Ely, E. N., WT2c
Ernst, W. J., S1c,
Faller, C., OC1c
Fife, J. D., S1c
Fitzgerald, P. J., S1c
Fitzsimmons, E. H., AMM1c
Fletcher, D. P., SK2c
Forbes, G. S., MM2c
Frame, C. A., Lt.(DC)
Fratianni, J. G., RM2c
Gardner, V., S1c
Gnader, F. U., SC2c
Gorohoff, G. J., Phm1c
Guess, O. A., MM1c
Hair, E. C., S1c
Hamilton, J. D., WT2c
Hancock, J. R., Cpl., USMC
Hankins, L. D., GM2c
Hanks, W. A., S1c
Harden, H. W., CBM
Hargrove, J. M., S1c
Harkreader, D. E., S1c
Harper, V. A., S1c
Harrell, A. B., S1c
Hawkins, D. D., Lt. Comdr.
Headrick, H. H. CWT
Henson, M. J., MM1c
Higgins, P. G., AMM2c
Hill, G. E., FC3c
Hilton, C. C., GM2c
Hinds, E. S., GM3c
Hober, W. L., MM1c
Hobson, R. L., S1c
Holmes, R. O., S1c
Holmes, S. F., F2c
Hudson, J. B., FC3c
Hurry, D. L., FC2c
Husak, J. L., Ptr3c
Jacobsen, J. R., S1c
Jacobson, O. M., S1c
Jennison, J. E., S1c
Jodoin, R. J., F2c
Johnson, S. E., QM2c
Johnson, W. R., PhM2c
Kalinowski, E. G., MM2c
Katenkamp, E. H., Lt.
Kauffman, C. T., WT2c
Kay, J. R., CSK
Kelley, S. B., Bkr2c
Kepper, C. F., AMM2c
Kershall, F. F., AMM1c
Kincaid, R. H., SM1c
Kobey, T. H., Lt. Comdr.
Kopytko, L. J., SC1c
Kuhn, W. J., Lt.(ChC)
La Gesse, L. E., FC3c
Lake, H. J., CSM
Lane, J. J., MA1c
Lanman, J. F., SK2c
Larson, P. G., S1c
Lathrop, A. V., Cox
Leslie, F., Cox
Levien, L. C., EM2c
Linn, R. S., Ensign
Lombardi, P., CPhM(?)
Lovegrove, D. W., WT2c
Lynch, J. E., RM2c
Lyon, A. T., S1c
Lyon, W. M., MM2c
Maher, J. F., Lt.(jg)
Mason, E. L., FC3c
Matison, C. O., EM1c
May, K. L., BM2c
McAlpin, J. R., Cpl., USMC
McCay, C. E., MM1c
McChesney, E. H., FC3c
McFarland, R. B., MM1c
McLaughlin, B. R., Lt.(jg)
McLear, F. W., S1c
McMichen, A. L., Cox
McMurray, B. C., ST2c
Medley, W. J., S1c
Metzler, M. E., RElec.
Meunier, A. L., Cox
Mickelson, J. L., S1c
Miller, A. L., Y3c
Moberg, D. C., S1c
Morgan, C. W., ARM1c
Mosebrook, R. A. BM1c
Moss, A. L., Jr., MM1c
Mulder, C. R., GM2c
Murphy, H. B., Y2c
Neufeldt, V. P., EM1c
Nielson, E. B., GM3c
Norris, C. M., MM2c
O'Connell, G. A., Lt.
O'Donoghue, T. P., Gy-Sgt., USMC
O'Toole, E. G., GM2c
Onnen, A. H., S1c
Orr, C. T., SF2c
Osborne, W. R., S1c
Pace, W. C., Cox
Patterson, R. A., S1c
Pek, V. C., S1c
Penny, F. E., F1c
Peterson, C. K., F1c
Phillips, A. D., S1c
Plemel, L. M., SF2c
Price, W. H., Jr., MM1c
Reeves, T. N., S1c
Rehbein, A. J., CM3c
Richardson, L., Bmkr2c
Ricker, L. R., GM2c
Ricketts, H., S1c
Roberts, J. R., BM1c
Rohe, L. V., FC1c
Rukamp, R. A., RM3c
Sandy, J. D., CGM
Schneider, C. P., Bkr3c
Schrader, K. R., GM2c
Schumann, P. A., Lt.(jg)
Scofield, W. G., S1c
Scott, J. D., Pfc, USMC
Scott, S. M., FC3c
Smith, A. E., CWT
Smith, W. B., S2c
Smith, W. T., F1c
Smyser, G. W., S1c
Sorensen, R., S1c
Sosnowski, A. J., EM3c
Spencer, R. L., GM2c
Spense, H. H., GM3c
Squires, A. J., Electrician
Stanford, T. E., F1c
Stendenfeld, O. R., SK2c
Stover, T. L., S1c
Swenson, T. R., MM1c
Taplett, R. D., Capt., USMC
Thomas, R. G., F1c
Thomas, W. C., S1c
Thompson, W. A., Pfc, USMC
Thompson, W. M., MA1c
Tolhurst, F. H., ARM2c
Torian, W. B., S1c
Tritsch, E. A., MM2c
Tritt, C. S., FC3c
Tullos, H. C., GM3c
Tworek, F. S., Y2c
Van Sandt, W. N., S1c
Van Schoyck, Q. H., Sgt., USMC
Vandre, G. E., Y3c
Ware, C. A., Lt.(jg)
Watkins, B. J., BM2c
Watkins, J. R., EM3c
Watson, H. L., GM3c
Weber, W. H., Boatswain
Weiner, F. R., Cox
West, E. W., S1c
White, C. E., SF2c
Willhite, R. N., SF3c
Wilroy, W. T., BM2c
Wilson, C. M., Carpenter
Wilson, S. H., S1c
Wiltzius, Alfred J., PFC
Winters, D. M., S1c
Wolfe, E. A., QM3c
Woodford, O. T., WT2c
Wortman, F. E., WT1c
Wright, W., OC3c
Wyckoff, G. N., BM2c
Yates, R., WT2c
Young, J. A., CTC Deceased


November 12th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Moored port side to Berth B-16, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

[8-12 Hours]
Moored as before.

Lavrakas, John, Lt.(jg)E-V(G), USNR was detached from this vessel to report for duty CFO, USS BALTIMORE.

Transferred the following men with bags, hammocks, records & accounts, to duty as indicated:
Pomplun, L. C., Y1c ball-red-02 course of instruction at the Stenography School, US Naval Training Station, San Diego, CA.
Kreyer, R. H., BM1c ball-red-02 Deceased course of instruction at the Deep Sea Divers School, US Navy Yard, Washington, DC.
Wilhelm, R. D., FCR3c ball-red-02 Deceased and Hackney, H. R., S1c; course of instruction at the Short Course Optical School, NYMI(?).

[12-16 Hours]
Moored as before.

Sauter, Frank G., Machinist was detached from this vessel and ordered to report to COMAIRPAC, for assignment to duty.

Godlewski, S. J., AS received a sprained ankle while going down a hatch. Negligence not apparent. Treated in Sick Bay and admitted to Sick List

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November 13th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Moored port side to Berth B-16, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

[12-16 Hours]
Moored as before.

Carveth, E. C., S1c left the ship for 3 days leave.

Received the following men with bags, hammocks, records & accounts for duty from the US Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H.
Brezina, E. G., SC3c
Davis, J. B., S2c
Donnell, D. W., S2c
Dunlor, E. R., S2c
Glueckert, G. W., S1c ball-red-02 Deceased
Gonzales, M., RM3c
Murphy, J. H., SK2c
Rael, M. J., SM3c
Wylie, Forest A., S2c





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November 14th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Moored port side to Berth B-16, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

[4-8 Hours]
Moored as before. Dugan, H. W., FC2c & Mathews, S. P., CWT, returned from 5 days leave.

ball-red-02 Hosey, W. B., Lt.(jg) left the ship with 42 men to proceed to Camp Andrews, Nanakuli, Oahu, T.H., for a three day recreation period.

[8-12 Hours]
Moored as before.

Letterman, Lincoln L., Supply Officer reported on board this vessel for duty as supply officer.

Matusek, R. J., Lt.(jg) returned to the ship with 72 men from a 3 day recreation period at Camp Andrews, Nanakult, Oahu, T.H.

[12-16 Hours]
Commenced making preparations to shift berts. Underway for No. 2 Drydock, being towed by tubs. Pilot, Capt. Ogtersen at the Conn., Captain, Executive Officer, & Navigator on the Bridge. Ship in position, commenced pumping out the drydock.

[16-20 Hours]
Keel settled on blocks in Drydock #2. Receiving electricity & telephone service from the dock.

Transferred Sneden, Ivan J., SK2c with bag, hammock, records & accounts to report to the Commandant 14th Naval District for assignment to duty.

Transferred Kidney, Jr., M. J., F1c ball-red-02 Deceased to Mobile Base Hospital, for treatment.

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November 15th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Resting on keel and bilge docks in Drydock #2, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

[8-12 Hours]
Drydock #2 as before.

Lt. J. R. Lambert, Engineering Officer, inspected propellers, shaft tubes, outboard portions of main shafting and bearings in accordance with US Naval Regs. and Manual Engineering Instructions: The following defects were noted: Serious erosion on all four strut members; loosened revets on lower members of Nos. 1 & 4 struts; Condtition of propellers shafting and bearings normal; clearance of strut and stern tube bearings recorded in machinery history.

Transferred the following men with bags, hammocks, records, and accounts, to Fleet Radar School, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T. H., for instruction:
Luczak, J. J., RM2c,    Howard, G. H., RM3c   &    ball-red-02 Deceased Lund, J. I., RM3c

[12-16 Hours]
Drydock #2 as before.

Genereux, S. O., GM1c left the ship on 10 days leave.
Fay, Thomas F., PhM3c returned from 3 days leave.

[20-24 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Upon orders from Harbor Authorities, blacked out topside and deck lights completely in readiness for possible enemy air attack. Set modified material condition "Zed". Held Reveille, all hands to be up and dressed throughout the remainder of the night.

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November 16, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Docked, resting on keel and bilge blocks in Drydock #2, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.. Ship darkened in condition of Readiness IV and material condition ZED (modified), receiving steam, electricity, air, fresh and flushing water, and telephone service from the dock.

[4-8 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Turner, R. L., CBM,(AA) returned to the ship from 10 days leave.
Amyett, D. C., WT1c returned to the ship from 3 days leave.

The following men were transferred to Anti-Aircraft Training Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H. for instruction as indicated: [Returned to the ship on Nov. 28th, 1942]

40 MM AA Guns
Bearer, T. G., GM3c
Bell, Owen, Pfc, USMC
Cain, G. W., S2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Davis, I. K., Cpl., USMC
Flynn, C. F., GM1c
Whetstone, D. E., Pfc, USMC
Wilson, M. E., Pfc, USMC



20 MM AA Guns
Albee, C. D., S1c
Appling, Herman M., Pfc, USMC ball-red-02 Deceased
Bailey, J. E., S1c
Pattoon, C. W., S1c
Thomas, R. C., S1c
Whitlock, J. W., Pfc, USMC
[8-12 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Lt. J. M. Jacoby (MC) returned from 10 days leave.
E. C. Carveth returned from 3 days leave.
Transferred Murphy, J. F., SK2c, with bag, hammock, records & accounts to US Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H. for assignment by COMSERFORPAC.

[12-16 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Walters, V. J., AS reported aboard for duty from US Naval Hospital, Pearl Harbor, T.H., with bag, hammock, records & accounts.

[16-20 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Received the following men, with bags, hammocks, records, & accounts, aboard this vessel.
Deceased Albert, Jack A., MM1c, from Machinist Mate School, San Diego, CA., for duty.
Soft, Charles M., AS, from Great Lakes Naval Training Station.

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November 17th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Resting on keel and bilge blocks in Drydock #2, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

[4-8 Hours]
Drydocked as before. A. J. Boxtic, Carpenter, returned from 10 days leave.

Forty-nine (49) men left the ship for a recreation period for 3 days at Camp Andrews, Nanakoli, Oahu, T.H., with Lt.(jg) J. E. Coie in charge.

[8-12 Hours]
Drydocked as before. Forty-two (42) men were returned to the ship from a three day recreation period at Camp Andrews, Nanaduli, Oahu, T.H., by Lt.(jg) J. E. Coie.

Transferred Cash, L. A., S2c to US Navy Hospital, Pearl Harbor, T.H. for treatment.

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November 18th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Resting on keel and bilge blocks in Drydock #2, navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T. H.

[8-12 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Transferred the following men, with bags, hammocks, records, & accounts, to the US Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H., FFT to Naval Receiving ship for assigment to new construction.
MacDowall, E. J., MM1c
Nowak, T., MM1c
Payne, G. F., Bkr2c
Ricci, J. W., SC1c
Ziemer, K. H., CM1c Deceased



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November 19th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Resting on keel and bilge blocks in Drydock #2, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

[8-12 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Transferred Smith, William Herman, Ensign to US Naval Hospital, Pearl Harbor, T.H. with health records, for treament for acute appendicitis. Returned to the ship on Dec. 15, 1942 after treatment.

[12-16 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Received the following men on board with bags, hammocks, records, & accounts, from US Naval Mobil Hospital #2, Pearl Harbor, T.H.  Beeson, M. M., S1c   Stewart, J., AS   Halvorson, G. G., Lt. ball-red-02 Deceased

[16-20 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Crowley, C. M., S1c returned on board wet after reported having fallen overboard from a ship's boat. He was examined by Davis, N. G., PhM1c, who reported he was un-injured and negilence not apparent.

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November 20th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Resting on keel and bilge blocks in Drydock #2, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

NOTE FROM SANDY E.
Unable to read Hours 4-12 records

[12-16 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Lt. (jg) W. B. Hosey returned to the ship with 50 men from a three day recreation period at Camp Andrews, Nanakuli, Oahu, T. H.

Received Birmingham, J. A., AMM3c from Utility Squadron One for duty.

[16-20 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Transferred Sukola, R. R., S2c to US Navy 603 for treatment.

Transferred Clyde W. Dechant, GM2c ball-red-02 Deceased & Smith, S. L., GM2c to US Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H. FFT to US Navy Yard, Washington, DC for an instruction course at the Electric Hydraulic School, convening Dec. 1, 1942.

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November 21st, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Resting on keel and bilge blocks in Drydock #2, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

[12-16 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Puryear, I. M., AMM3c Deceased was transferred to VJ-1, N.A.S., Ford Island, T.H. for duty.

[16-20 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Received the following men from Fleet AA Traning Center, Pearl Harbor, T. H. having received course of instruction
Flynn, C. F., GM1c,   Bearer, T. G., GM3c,   Davis, I. K., Corp, USMC,   Bell, O., Pfc, USMC,   Whetstone, D. E. Pfc, USMC,   Wilson, M. E., Pfc, USMC,   Caine, G. W., S2c

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November 23rd, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Resting on keel and bilge blocks in Drydock #2, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

Received the following men on board from Naval Training School, Great Lakes, IL. for duty. Rate of all men is AS.
Heard, O. K.
Salvato, P. F.
Samek, J. T.
Sanders, R. J. ball-red-02 Deceased
Sanzari, S. A.
Sargent, T.
Sagolla, Sal J. ball-red-02 Deceased
Schaffner, E. M.
Schmidt, F. J.
Schhckeleomd(?), C. W.


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November 25th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Resting on keel and bilge blocks in Drydock #2, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

[8-12 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Received the following men aboard for duty from the USS NASHVILLE.
Rogers, B. M., MoMM2c   Schaller, R. C., MoMM2c    Schwarz, George J., MoMM2c ball-red-02 Deceased

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November 26th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Resting on keel and bilge blocks in Drydock #2, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

[8-12 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Smallwood, Roy C., Lt. Deceased was detached from this vessel and ordered to duty at New London, Conn.

Hawkins, Joseph K., Ensign was detached from this vessel and ordered to temporary duty at Twelfth Naval District, pending further transfer.

Bagdricwicz, Joseph, MM2c and Morris, Richard B., WT1c were discharged from this vessel due to expiration of enlistment. Re-enlisted on Nov. 27th, 1942, for four full years.

[12-16 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Received the following men on board from US Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H. for duty, with bags, hammocks, records & accounts.
Agers, Lloyd W., AS Deceased
Basta, E. P., AS
Becker, R. C., AS
Bellati, F., AS
Belvees, C. N., AS ball-red-02
Berben, H. J., AS
Berry, W. T., AS ball-red-02 Deceased
Bird, E. C., AS
Bishop, E. L., AS
Black, H. G., AS
Blackburn, George E., AS ball-red-02 Deceased
Blanchard, L. A., AS
Blank, M. R., AS
Boardwell, J. I., AS ball-red-02
Boguslaw, W., AS
Boles, K. W., AS ball-red-02 Deceased
Bolls, D. V., AS
Bordick, M. S., AS
Bordner, P. H., AS,
Borth, J. J., AS
Bovard, W. G., AS
Bowlin, R. B., AS ball-red-02 Deceased
Bradford, W. R., AS
Brady, K. R., AS
Bramblett, R. L., AS
Briggs, F. F., AS
Britton, D. R., AS
Brockmann, John E., AS ball-red-02 Deceased
Davlin, E. M., EM3c
Diggs, S. M., AS
Fugate, E. J., S2c
Heffner, B. S., F1c ball-red-02 Deceased
Hesson, G. T., Jr., S2c
Howard, F. S., Jr., AS
Hudson, C. R., AS ball-red-02
Hughes, R. D., S2c
Jordan, M. F., AS ball-red-02 Deceased
Jeter, R. D., S2c
Karins, J. J., S2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Keeton, G. E., F2c
Kennedy, J. J., F2c
Kerns, D. E., S2c Deceased
Laycock, R. L., S2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Marcaurele, W. M., FC3c
Mautz, H. T., S2c
McLaughlin, I. J., S2c
Mosely, E. L., S2c
Murphy, James R., S2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Obensus, W. E., S2c
Owen, W. A., S2c
Rico, F. S., AS
Shelton, E. E. [or F. E.], S2c
Short, V. R., S2c
Sugg, C. J., S2c Deceased
Tentler, M. W., S2c
Thacker, O., S2c
Vashue, L., S2c


ball-red-02 Coie, John E., Lt.(jg) D-V(G), USNR was detached from this vessel to proceed to Quincy, Mass. and report to ship shop, Bethlehem Steel Co., duty CFO Baltimore, and duty on board when commissioned.

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November 27th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Resting on keel and bilge blocks in Drydock #2, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

[8-12 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Wells, Samuel F., CTC(AA) ball-red-02 Deceased left the ship on 2 days leave.

[12-16 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Dbnikar(?), John, Gunner and Harer, Arnold W., Boatswain reported on board this ship for duty.

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November 28th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Resting on keel and bilge blocks in Drydock #2, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

[12-16 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Transferred Schmitt, A. L., RM3c Deceased to ReceivingStation, Pearl harbor, T. H. FFT to the nearest Receiving Ship or Station on the West Coast of the USA for assignment to duty.

Transferred Hunt, J. K., S1c(V-6) and Rourke, J. P., GM3c to Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T. H., FFT to US Submarine Base, New London, Conn. for a course of instruction at the Submarine Training School.

Transferred Mertz, H. A., AMM2c to Receiving Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H., FFT to report to CO, Automatic Pilot School, El Segundo, CA.

The following men returned aboard from Anti-Aircraft Training Center, Fort Weaver, T.H., having completed a course of instruction in 40mm anti-aircraft gunnery.
Bingham, B. L., S1c
Carroll, Jr., D. B., S1c
Cox, C. N., Pfc, USMC
Cox, D. H., Pfc, USMC
McElwain, R. J., GM2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Welch, D. E., S1c

Welch, D. E., S1c, Bingham, B. L., S1c and Carroll, D. B., S1c suffered superficial lacerations as a result of a casualty, which occurred during the firing of the 40mm guns at the Anti-Aircraft Training Center. The men were treated and returned to duty.

Stevens, H. F., S1c Deceased was transferred to Navy 603 for treatment. Diagnosis: Furuncle left large toe.

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November 29th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Resting on keel and bilge blocks in Drydock #2, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

[4-8 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Wells, S. F., CTC(AA) returned from 2 days leave.

Kingston, B., Ensign in charge of twenty men, left the ship to proceed to Camp Andrews, Nanakuli, Oahu, for a three-day period of recreation.

[8-12 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Transferred Cole, Percy M., MM1c to Navy 603 for treatment. Diagnosis: Appendicitis.

Note[in Deck Log]:
In accordance with Art. 1361 (I), US navy Regs., the first Lt. completed inspection of outer, under-water portion of the hull. Conditions were as follows: C. & R. valves were about 10% blocked by sea growth (algae); the inboard, horizontal brace of the strut for #1 shaft was loose and the rivets badly corroded; there was heavy pitting on the leading edge of all struts and the rudder; all other underwater fittings were satisfactory.

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November 30th, 1942
[0-4 Hours]
Resting on keel and bilge blocks in Drydock #2, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T.H.

[4-8 Hours]
Drydocked as before.

Transferred the following men for temporary duty to the Anti-Aircraft Training Center, Pearl Harbor, T.H.
ball-red-02 Deceased Corder, C. S., S1c; Crowley, C. M., S1c; Keberline, Lloyd J., Pfc, USMC ball-red-02 Deceased; Leach, H. L., FC2c; Miller, S. M., S1c and Swan, J. W., FC2c
Unable to read two of the names with this list. They returned on Dec. 5th, 1942

Commenced flooding drydock.

[8-12 Hours]
Ceased flooding drydock to inspect sea valves. Discovered leakage through suction valve in Comp A-526-A. Leakage due to yard workmen's failure to fit gasket on valve. Commenced pumping water out of drydock to repair valve.

Carveth, E. C., S1c, returned from 3 days leave.

Commenced removing breasting logs from beams of the ship. Commenced flooding drydock, valve repaired.

Pilot R. L., Greene came onboard. Commenced flooding A-6 fuel tank. Ship water born with 1/2 degree list to starboard. Commenced disconnecting all utilities from the dock.

McKalson, Bruce M., Lt.(jg) was detached from this vessel and ordered to report to Supt. of Shipbuilding, Bethlehem Steel Co. for duty in commissioning and fitting out the USS BOSTON.

Ceased flooding drydock. Commenced opening cassion. Received towline from Tug astern. Got underway in tow to shift berths. Captain, Exec. Officer, & Navigator on the Bridge. Pilot at the Conn. Stern passed end of drydock. Received tug alonside on the starboard quarter.

[12-16 Hours]
Bow passed sill of drydock. Ship clear of drydock. Cast off Tug on Starboard quarter. Moored port side to Berth 21, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T. H. Pilot, R. L. Greene left the ship.

Commenced receiving steam, electricity, compressed air, fresh & flushing water from the dock.

Caplinger, Frank C.,[R.?] Acting Pay Clerk was detached from this vessel and ordered to proceed to report to the nearest US Naval District for temporary duty with the Supply Corps., pending further assignment.

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