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

March, 1943
List of Information Transcribed from Copies of Originals

FLAGBAR

gem Dec. 1941   gem Jan. 1942   gem Feb. 1942   gem Mar. 1942   gem Apr. 1942   gem May 1942   gem Jun. 1942
gem Jul. 1942   Aug. 1942   gem Sept. 1942   gem Oct. 1942   gem Nov. 1942   gem Dec. 1942   gem Jan. 1943
gem Feb. 1943   gem Mar. 1943   gem Apr. 1943   gem May 1943   gem Jun. 1943   Jul. 1943   gem Aug. 1943
gem Sept. 1943   gem Oct. 1943   gem Nov. 1943   gem Dec. 1943   gem Jan. 1944   gem Feb. 1944   gem Mar. 1944
  gem Apr. 1944   gem May 1944   gem Jun. 1944   gem Jul. 1944   gem Aug. 1944   gem Sept. 1944   gem Oct. 1944
gem Nov. 1944   gem Dec. 1944   gem Jan. 1945

FLAGBAR

March 1st, 1943
[08-12 Hours]
Mustered crew on Station: Absentee:
Strickland, D. S., MM2c AWOL since 1800 Feb. 23, 1943

March 2nd, 1943 - No Remarks

March 3rd, 1943
[8-12 Hours]
ball-red-02 Deceased McWaid, John A., Ensign reported aboard for duty.

Transferred Natran, J. J., Bkr2c and Lay, R. T., S1c to Navy 603 for treatment.

Received on board from US naval Receiving Ship, Pearl Harbor, for duty.
Mielke, Harold R., CFC(AA)Miller, Albert R., CMM(AA)Lasswell, Roy W., EM1c Deceased and Frei, Leo R., EM2c

Schaffner, Harold F., MM2c left the ship on leave.

[12-16 Hours]
Bailey, R. B., S2c received contusions of the head when he fell while descending a ladder on the well deck and struck his head on hatch coaming. negligence not apparent. Treated in Sick Bay and returned to duty.

Received Henessey, J. D., WT1c on board for duty.

Piggott, R. A., MM2c received puncture wound to right wrist while working in "After Engine Room" when he caught his hand on haiil in box. Negligence not apparent. Treated in Sick Bay and returned to duty.

Transferred Arceneaux, Frennie, CWT(AA) to USS MINNEAPOLIS for duty.

Charles, Thomas Eldon, Ensign ball-red-02 Deceased reported for duty on board this vessel.

[16-20 Hours]
Lieut.(jg) James D. Taylor reported back on board for duty having completed treatment at the US Naval Hospital, Pearl Harbor, T.H.
ocean wave

March 4th, 1943
[0-4 Hours]
No Remarks

[8-12 Hours]
The following men reported aboard for duty.
Barritt, George N., S2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Bartley, A. L., S2c
Beck, J. M., S2c
Beeler, C. H., S2c
Beets, L., S2c Deceased
Merda, J., S2c
Paige, H. L., S1c
Perkinson, M. A., AS
Porreca, W. R., S2c



Hildebrand, Norman, CRE Deceased was detached from this vessel and directed to report to Commander of the nearest Naval District FFT to Naval Radio Material School, Washington, DC. for temporary duty pending assignment on board USS CABOT

Linn, Ray S., Ensign Deceased was detached and directed to report to the Commander of the nearest Naval District FFT to Twelfth Naval District for temporary duty pending reassignment by BUPERS.

[12-16 Hours]
Taylor, James David, Lt.(jg) ball-red-02 Deceased was detached from this vessel and ordered to report to CO of Scout Observation Service Unit #1 for temporary duty pending further assignment.

Received Iford, H. C., SP(M)3c on board for duty from US Naval Air Station, PHTH

Received Rosales, H. A., S1c on board for duty from US Naval Hospital, PHTH.

Cheney, Ralph E., Lieut. ball-red-02 Deceased was detached from this vessel and ordered to report to CO of the 14th Naval District FFT to nearest Fleet Air Command for assignment by Commander Fleet Air, West Coast.
ocean wave

March 5th, 1943
[0-4 Hours]
No Remarks

[4-8 Hours]
Schaffnen, H. F., MM2c returned on board from leave.

[8-12 Hours]
Received 4000 gals. avaition gasoline.

Transferred Czupek, A., to Receiving Station, PHTH, FFT to USS NEW ORLEANS for duty.

Cook, A. T., MM1c and Gebhardt, R. L., QM1c were disharged from this vessel and the US Naval Service with an honorable discharge.

Transferred Marsh, T. E., S1c to Navy #603 for treatment.

[12-16 Hours]
Transferred Barnes, Donald S., S2c to Navy #603 for treatment.

Received Wienen, F. H., S2c from US Naval Mobile Hospital #2 for duty.

Transferred Eytcheson, Cloid W., Sk2c to US Submarine Base, PHTH, for duty.

Transferred Leonard, Cecil B., F1c to US Receiving Station, PHTH, FFT to Sub Training School, New London, Conn. for instruction. Returned the same day.

Transferred Deceased Fowler, L. E., EM3c to Ship Repair unit, PHTH for duty.

Transferred Tworek, I. S., Y2c to Flag Allowance, ComCruPacFlt for duty.

[16-20 Hours]
Received ball-red-02 Deceased Swedberg, Kenneth C. E, WT2cBrooks, Leroy J., MA2c and Nadeau, Thomas C., WT2c Deceased for duty.
ocean wave

March 6th, 1943
[0-4 Hours]
Lit off boilers 1 and 2

[8-12 Hours]
Received Holmberg, K. J., 1st Sgt., USMC on board for duty.

[12-16 Hours]
Transferred Hughes, E. P., Sgt. Maj., USMC to Marine Barracks, NYPH for duty.

Received Hargrove, Jr., J. M., S1c from US naval Hospital, PHTH.

Transferred Webb, R. E., S1c to Navy 603 for treatment.

Transferred Nesbitt, T., BM2c,   Billingsley, K. W., GM2cMulder, C. R., GM2c,   Smith, E. E., GM3c,
Hildebrandt, W. H., GM3cCarroll, Jr., D. B., GM2c,   Marshall, G. D., GM3cCunningham, A. D., GM3c and Tidwell, C. E., Bkr2c to Receiving Ship, PHTH, FFT to New Construction.

Received F. Lauriskos, S1c, from US Naval Hospital, PHTH, on board for duty.

[16-20 Hours]
ball-red-02 Deceased Allen, Orris J., Carpenter reported aboard for duty.

Dobnikar, John, Gunner left the ship to report to Com14 for temporary duty pending assignment.
ocean wave

March 7th, 1943
[0-4 Hours]
No Remarks

[8-12 Hours]
Transferred Wilson, C. M., Carpenter to proceed and report to Com14 for duty in 14th Naval District.

[12-16]
Transferred Gordon F. Blahnik, MoMM1c, USN, with bag and hammack to US Rec. Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H. to await undesirable discharge. Records and accounts delivered by accompanying messenger.

J. L. B. Johnston, Lt., USN.

[16-20 Hours]
Johnson, Roy E., Gunner reported on board this vessel for duty.
ocean wave

March 8th, 1943
[0-4 Hours]
No Remarks

[4-8 Hours]
No Remarks

[8-12 Hours]
Mustered Crew on stations. Absentees: R. C. Thomas, S1c, AWOL

Lt. Comdr. J. T. Brewer, U.S.N.R., Senior Member, met to try the case of Donald S. Strickland, MM2c, U.S.N. and adjourned at 1035. Made daily inspection of all magazines and smokeless powder samples, conditions normal.
R. J. Matusek, Lt. U.S.N.R.

[12-16 Hours]
No Remarks

[16-20 Hours]
E. L. Janes, SK2c reported on board for duty with bag, hammock, records and accounts.
W. E. Anderson, SK2c was transferred to the 14th Naval District P. H. T. H. for assignment to duty with bag, hammock, records and accounts.
B. L. Kikle, Lt. U.S.N.R.

[20-24 Hours]
No Remarks
ocean wave

March 9th, 1943
[0-4 Hours]
Turner, A. A., Matt 3c was confined for safekeeping by order of the comminding officer. Offense: Attacking another man with a knife and slashing his left forearm.
G. G. Halvorson, Lt. (jg) USN ball-red-02 Deceased

[04-08 Hours]
Fletcher, Nathaniel, MA2c received lacerations of left wrist while protecting self from injury in scuffle with shipmate. Treated and placed on sick list.

[08-12 Hours]
Mustered crew on stations. Absentees:
Thomas, R. C., S1c. Awol since 0800, March 8th, 1943
Hughes, T. A., MM1c. Awol since 0745 this date ball-red-02 Deceased
Schaffner, H. F., MM2c. Awol since 0745 this date
Pederson, Harold G.. Awol since 0745 this date

Received Bessolo, P. E., S2c from U. S. Rec. Sta. Pearl Harbor, T.H. with bag, hammock, records, and accounts for duty

By order of the Commanding Officer, Turner, A. A., Matt3c, was released from confinement and made a P.A.L.
By order of the Commanding Officer, Fletcher, Nathaniel, MA2c was made a P.A.L. pending investigation.
Hughes, T. A., MM1c, returned on board. Awol since 0745 this date. Was made a P.A.L. by order of the Commanding Officer.

J. L. B. Johnston, Lt., USN. [12-16 Hours]
The following named men were returned on board this ship by the Shore Patol after having been AWOL.
Thomas, R. C., S1c., AWOL for a period of one day and forty minutes
Pederson, Harold G., AWOL for a period of forty minutes. Both made P.A.L's by order of the Commanding Officer.
C. M. Lee, Lt. (jg) USN

[20-24 Hours]
No Remarks
ocean wave

March 10th, 1943
[0-04 Hours]
Fuel - 7,693 barrels

[04-08 Hours]
Schaffner, H. F., MM2c returned on board having been AWOL for a period of 23 hours and 15 minutes. Made P.A.L. by order of C.O.

[08-12]
Held quarter for muster, no adsentees

Cowan, Knox Monroe, S1c reported aboard for duty from the submarine base PHTH, with bag, hammock and reocrds.
Transferred Barger, Gerald Edmund, S2c to the Commanding Officer Submarine Base, PHTH for further assignment to duty at the Royal Hawaiian Recreation and Recuperation Annex, with bag, hammack, records and accounts.

[12-16]
ball-red-02 Deceased Bohlin, Howard Harold, F1c returned aboard ship from 20 days emergency leave in the United States via Government transportation.

Published the transcript of Deck Court Martial in the case of Wells, Calvin Arthur, S1c. Offense: AWOL for a period of 2 days, 4 hours and 30 minutes. Finging guilty approved by Convening Authority. Sentence: To lose $26 dollars from his pay per month for a period of 2 months. Total loss of pay: $52.

Published the transcript of Deck Court Martial in the case of Evans, Billy Louis, S2c and ball-red-02 Deceased Todd, Richard Junior, S2c. Offense: AWOL for 2 days, 4 hours and 30 minutes. Finging guilty approved by Convening Authority. Sentence: To lose $21 dollars from his pay per month for a period of 2 months. Total loss of pay: $42.

The Commanding Officer held mast this date and assigned the following punishments:
Turner, Alfonso Alonzo, Matt2c. Offense: Attacking another man with a knife, fighting; punishment: Three days of solitary confinement on bread and water.
Fletcher, Nathanial, Matt2c. Offense: 1. Fighting, 2. Direct Disobedience of an order. Punishment: Three days of solitary confinement on bread and water.

Pederson, Harold George, F2c. Offense: AWOL for 1 day 40 minutes. Improper Uniform. No Liberty Card. Punishment: A deck court.

Feid, F. L., S1c, returned aboard having been AWOL for 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Main, Kenneth Leroy, MM2c reported aboard with bag, hammock, records and accounts for duty.

Transferred Schaffner, Harold Francis, MM2c to the USS UTAH for duty.

Bertman, Robert H., S2c returned aboard under guard and in an intoxicated condition having been overboard for 40 minutes; as a resut of his own misconduct. Sent to sickbay.

Received Igno, F, OS1c on board for duty with bag, hammock, records and accounts.
ocean wave

March 11th, 1943
No Remarks

ocean wave

March 12th, 1943
[12-16]

Published the transcript of Deck Court Martial in the case of the following men:
ball-red-02 Deceased Brown, Richard G., S2c: Offense: Breaking arrest; AWOL for 3 hours and 30 minutes: Sentence to lose $20 per month of his pay for a period of 6 months for a total loss of $120.
ball-red-02 Deceased Ancel, John B., S1c: Offense: Breaking arrest; AWOL for 3 hours and 30 minutes: Sentence to lose $25 per month of his pay for a period of 6 months for a total loss of $150.
ocean wave

March 13th, 1943
No Remarks

ocean wave

March 14th, 1943
[12-16]
Commenced operating on ball-red-02 Deceased Beard, James F., S2c for acute appendictis. The operation was performed by Whitehead, Dr. R. N. Deceased. Patient resting confortably.

ocean wave

March 15th, 1943
[20-24]
Turner, A. A., MA2c was placed in confinement for safekeeping by order of the CO after threatening his superior with a knife.
ocean wave

March 16th-17th, 1943
No Remarks


ocean wave

March 18th, 1943
[08-12]
Wilson, Woodrow, MAtt2c was put on the report this date. Charge" Theft of a traveling clock missing from Lt. Blum's room. It was found by Lt. Ramsey on Wilson's person. Made a PAL by order of the CO.

Fredrick, Carl Richard, RT1c reported on board with bag, hammock, records and accounts for duty.

The following men left the ship for shore patrol duty:
Dugan, H. W., FC1c Deceased
McCoy, W. O., WT1c
McElwain, R. J., GM2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Skinner, M. R., GM2c
Swenson, T. R., MM1c ball-red-02 Deceased

All men returned to the ship at 2050 having completed temporary shore patrol duty.

ocean wave

March 19th, 1943
[08-12]
Pederson, H. G., F2c and Thomas, Richard C., S1c tried for improper uniform, no liberty card and AWOL for a period of 1 day and 40 minutes. Sentence: To be reduced to the next inferior rating. Approved by the CO.

The Following men and Deceased Grahn, H. E., Lt., officer in charge, left the ship on temporary shore patrol duty:
Watkins, B. J., BM1c
Balser, L. L., EM2c
Connor, R. A., FC2c
Hurry, D. L., FC2c ball-red-02 Deceased
Johnson, W. R., PhM1c

1215: All men returned to the ship having completed temporary shore patrol duty

Transferred the following men to the USS GUADALUPE, fft USS CALDWELL for duty, with bags and hammocks, records and accounts: [None of the names were listed in the SLC roster records]
Paulhamus, E. R., MoMM2c; Terpin, T. T., TM3c; Plumg, S. W., TM3c; Gonsales, P. C., F1c; Krikscuin, S. H., F2c; Dove, M. W., F2c; Zielinski, F. A., S2c; Thompson, C. A., S2c; Sullivan, H. A., S2c, Strong, L. C., S2c; Nelson, E. J., S2c; Nelson, A. J., AS

ocean wave

March 20th - 21st - 22nd, 1943 No Remarks

ocean wave

March 23rd, 1943
[08-12]
Turner, A. A., MAtt3c was released from solitary confinement

ocean wave

March 24th, 1943
[08-12]
Harins, J. J., SF3c [not listed in the SLC roster] received a 4" laceration on his left leg when because of the heavy roll of the ship he slipped and fell against a mess hall scraping table. Man was treated and admitted to Sick Bay.

ocean wave

March 25th, 1943
Records Missing

ocean wave

Deck Logs for March 26, 1943
Damage Control Dept. Records

ocean wave

March 27th - 28th - 29th, 1943 - No Remarks

FLAGBAR

gem SLC Officer's List
gem Return to SLC Deck Log Index
gem Return to Index of Articles
gem Other Webpage of Interest

FLAGBAR

gem Dec. 1941   gem Jan. 1942   gem Feb. 1942   gem Mar. 1942   gem Apr. 1942   gem May 1942   gem Jun. 1942
gem Jul. 1942   Aug. 1942   gem Sept. 1942   gem Oct. 1942   gem Nov. 1942   gem Dec. 1942   gem Jan. 1943
gem Feb. 1943   gem Mar. 1943   gem Apr. 1943   gem May 1943   gem Jun. 1943   Jul. 1943   gem Aug. 1943
gem Sept. 1943   gem Oct. 1943   gem Nov. 1943   gem Dec. 1943   gem Jan. 1944   gem Feb. 1944   gem Mar. 1944
  gem Apr. 1944   gem May 1944   gem Jun. 1944   gem Jul. 1944   gem Aug. 1944   gem Sept. 1944   gem Oct. 1944
gem Nov. 1944   gem Dec. 1944   gem Jan. 1945

FLAGBAR

SLC MAIN INDEX     SLC MAIN ROSTER     WEBSITE UPDATES     ARTICLE INDEX
LG. GROUPS     MISC. PICTURES     SHIP PICTURES     SCOUT PLANES     HELPFUL INFORMATION
VETERAN'S STORIES     SHIP'S STORE     SLC ASSOCIATION     OFFICIAL DECKLOGS     SLC HISTORIAN

The address of this page is decklg21.htm
Send Questions, Comments or Report Problems to Website Curator, Sandy Eskew
Return to SLC Main Index for Email Address
©Copyright
TO THE TOP