Frank Cable (AS 40) - Naval Cruise Book

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. • .a I. .. ■ - «o ? Contents BIOGRAPHIES _ - Ship ' s History 4 - Mr. Frank Cable, ship ' s namesake 5 - Ship ' s Seal 6 - Captain John D. Porter, commandins officer, USN 8 - Commander James F. Johanek, executive officer, USN 9 - Master Chief James M. Samuels, master chief of the command 9 - Lieutenant Judy A. Lamb, command chaplain 10 - Charleston, CABLE ' S homeport 21 - Captain Charles L. Moore, commander Submarine Squadron 22 22 - Submarine Squadron Four EVENTS 14 - Steel Beach Bash 16 - Damase Control Olympics 18 - Arriving LaMaddalena, Italy 20 - Turnover with USS ORION (AS-18) 32 - GROUP EIGHT Change of Command 54 - Fourth of July Picnic 58 - Halfway Night 60 - Beach Clean-up Program 62 - Port Tege Orphanage Renovations 64 - Friendship Day 66 - Sailing Regatta 67 - Soul Night 70 - Halloween Party 80 - Sports 94 - Homecoming PORTS AND SIGHTS 26 - Italy 28 - LaMaddalena 30 - Palau 34 - Naples 36 - Capri 38 - Rome 42 - Pompeii 44 - Mt. Vesuvius 46 - Monaco 68 - Oktoberfest 90 - Spain 93 - Morocco FEATURES 24 - Italian Navy on Site 25 - Liberty Boats 50 - Father ' s Day 52 - Newborns 73 - Mail Call 74 - Vertical Replenishment of Supplies (VERTREP) 76 - Gospel Choir 78 - FRANK CABLE ' S Band 79 - CABLE ' S Military Affiliate Radio Station (MARS) 84 - Units Tended 86 - The Mediterranean 88 - Ombudsmans 89 - Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist Qualifiers (ESWS) 96 - In Memory DEPARTMENTS 97 - Deck 107 - Engineering 125 - Executive 130 - Medical Dental 136 - Operations 141 - Repair 176 - Supply 196 - Weapons Built by ABLE eed Shipbuilding onstruction Co. le, Washington No mber 20, 1974 arch 2 MMiary 14 peptenr er 1 3 Contract Awarded Keel Laid Christenedv Ai Acc ptanceJHj at Sea __ Delivered toNuHNavy t BkSepterrfl r 28 Commissioned W October 20 Arrived Momeport I Dekemb r 21 Commisiiening Ceremony February 5 Ref reshjer Training February 7, 1 980 - March 1 8 Comme iced Servicing fcOMSUBRON 4 unitsV April 1 980 " " " " ■ ' ' " 1981 1986 SWAMP! FOX 81 February 1 8, 1 981 SWAMP FOX 86 June 22, 1986 Depl y d to Service COMSUBRON 22 1975 1978 1979 1979 1979 1979 1980 1980 Len Be V. Full Load Displaceme Fulljrap Draft Power Sustained Speed TotaHremplement Decks Lj yels Compartments apd ] March 7 July 10 May 20, 1 988 - November 7, 1988 644 feet 85 feet 23,000 tons 1 26 feet 20,000 shajft hprsepower 1 8 knots persons 13 913 SHIPS HISTORY The USS FRANK CABLE (AS-40) was built by Lockheed Shipbuildins and Con- struction Company in Seattle, Washington. The ship was christened on January 14, 1978 by sponsor Mrs. Rose S. Michaelis, wife of Admiral F. H. Michaelis, then Chief of Naval Material. USS FRANK CABLE (AS-40) was officially commissioned as a ship of the United States Navy on February 5, 1980. USS FRANK CABLE (AS-40) is the second of three ships in her class and is classi- fied as an auxiliary ship, providing mobile support to submarines and related sur- face ships. USS FRANK CABLE is specially designed to tend the nuclear-powered SSN 688 LOS ANGELES class attack submarines, and has proven her versatility by providing support to Submarine Squadron FOUR, which includes ten SSN 637 class nuclear attack submarines, one SS 580 class diesel submarine, two subma- rine rescue vessels and a torpedo recovery vessel. The ship contains 53 specialized shops for submarine support as well as various personal services like laundry, medical and dental facilities, legal counseling, mail, disbursing services, barbershops and ship ' s stores. There are living quarters for up to 1,351 officers and enlisted personnel, both male and female. USS FRANK CABLE (AS-40) recently won a second Battle " E " , Supply Blue " E " (fourth year), Engineering Red " E " (second year), Communications Green " C " (third year), Medical yellow " M " (third year) and six Edward F. Ney awards and has established a reputation for excellent performance in day-to-day operations, as well as in numerous complex inspections. As a result USS FRANK CABLE was awarded the Meritorious Unit Commendation. ■ aa bj -p| v I 4 |M USS FRANK CABLE ' S mission is to provide a mobile support base for nuclear-powered SSN 688 LOS ANGELES class and SSN 637 STURGEON class high-speed attack submarines. As an auxiliary ship FRANK CABLE can provide maintenance, supplies and other operational services to these submarines. As USS ORION (AS-18) was required to return to the United States for a needed refit, FRANK CABLE ' S mission was to report to the Santo Stefano site to provide required submarine support to Submarine Squadron 22 submarines during ORION ' S absence. Mr. Frank Cable The ship ' s seal Shortly after USS FRANK CABLE (AS-40) was commissioned, the crew submitted drawings of logos for selection as the ship ' s seal. " Parata Vollensque " , which means ready and able, was one of the five finalist drawings, and by direction of the commanding officer, was chosen as FRANK CABLE ' S Ship ' s Seal. The picture in the heart of the symbol represents today ' s nuclear Navy with USS FRANK CABLE as the overall team supporter with a surface and submarine-qualified crew to tend submarines. The ship ' s captain CAPTAIN JOHN D. PORTER Dear CABLE Team: This book documents the success of CABLE ' S deployment to the Mediterranean. It chronicles the joy, the heartache and the effort to conduct 13 upkeeps over a six-month period while far from home. Each of you made a significant contribution to establishing the CABLE TEAM ' S 4.0 reputation in the Sixth Fleet. You also estab- lished the standard for serving as United States Navy ambassa- dors overseas through your superior conduct and significant efforts to improve the quality of life in the islands of La Maddale- na. Captain Porter entered the Navy through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Pro- gram and was commissioned an Ensign upon graduation from Stanford Univer- sity in 1963. Following nuclear power and submarine training, Captain Porter served on USS THOMAS A. EDISON (SSBN 610) from August 1 965 through July 1 968. He next served as Engineer Officer in USS CASI- MIR PULASKI (SSBN 633) from July 1 968 through January 1972. From February 1 972 until May 1 974 he was assigned to the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Examining Board, United States Atlantic Fleet. From June 1974 through June 1977 he served as Executive Officer in USS SKATE (SSN 578). Following Prospective Command- ing Officer training in March 1978, he took command of the USS KAMEHA- MEHA (SSBN 642) Blue Crew where he served until April 1980. In April 1980 he took command of the USS TREPANG (SSN 674) where he served until June 1 983. Upon completion of command, he served as COMSUBLANT Representa- tive, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard from June 1 983 until March 1 986. He reported to the United States Naval War College in March 1 986 as a student in the College of Naval Warfare and graduated in March 1987. Upon graduation Captain Porter received the President ' s Award as the College of Naval Warfare Honor Graduate. Captain Porter is entitled to wear the Meritorious Service Medal with two stars, the Navy Achievement Medal, and the National Defense Ribbon. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Adminis- tration from George Washington Univer- sity and a Master of Arts Degree in Inter- national Relations from Salve Regina Col- lege. Captain Porter is married to the former Mary Katherine Kroeger of Menlo Park, California. They have two children, Philip and Sarah, and reside in Charleston, South Carolina while Captain Porter is as- signed as Commanding Officer of USS FRANK CABLE (AS 40) from April 25, 1987 to April 1989. You can be justifiably proud of your accomplishments. BRAVO ZULU! Executive Officer COMMANDER JAMES F. JOHANEK The success of a command, in its ability to carry out its mission relies heavily on the performance of assigned personnel. FRANK CABLE ' S six-month deployment to the Mediterranean was a great suc- cess. I attribute this to the outstanding, profession- al performance of the crew. The men and women of FRANK CABLE can be justifiably proud of their individual accomplishments. Each person ' s posi- tive action contributed to the " CABLE Team " effort and thus reflected positively on the reputation of the ship. The core values of the Navy, integrity, professionalism and tradition, are practiced on a daily basis on FRANK CABLE and fully support our contention of being the Navy ' s only 4.0 tender. 8 Command Master Chief After 26 years in the Navy and over nine duty stations, I can commend FRANK CABLE sailors on their excep- tional Navy professionalism, not only for a cruise, but in meeting all the military ' s missions and traditions as a whole. It takes a great sense of pride and effort for a sailor to service his country by striving to master his technical abilities to form a team of professionals who can preserve freedom. Navies have sailed the world ' s oceans throughout history, but none meet the stupen- dous reputation and pride of today ' s U.S. Navy and sailors, represented exceptionally by USS FRANK CA- BLE, you should be proud to be sailing the world on CABLE as a part of today ' s Navy. Master Chief James M. Samuels Bm ' ir - Command Chaplain A treasure chest of golden memories surrounding work and travel, while moored in unique Mediterra- nean locations — that is how I would describe the FRANK CABLE cruise. When it came to routine and not- so-routine challenges the crew responded with, " It ' s no big thing, " and gave their all. The beach clean-up program, Tege Orphanage renovations, Gospel Choir concerts, chapel and sports participation illustrate that your " can do " spirit knows no bounds. Your examples of international friendship and good will surfaced dur- ing our cruise to Italy. The positive impression you left on the Italians will last a long time! The time we spent together on the cruise reaffirms my opinion that you are top performing sailors in every field, in all catego- ries. Dio ti benedica (God bless you) now and always. Lieutenant Judy A. Lamb CABLES. USS FRANK CA port in the contin River, in the heart ,outbCarolirTa ' s 10 The city of Charleston itself is on a coastal peninsula formed by the Cooper and Ashley rivers. Charleston depicts America ' s 1 8th century lifestyle and history as its southern traditions are vibrant with romantic mansions, cobblestone streets and open-air markets. Marble stairwells, rod-iron sates and southern-bell balconies of the colonial age still line the streets of Charles- ton ' s picturesque plantation country. Home of landscape gardens and one of the first conti- nental consressmen, Charleston has seen the Revolutionary and Civil wars of America and continues to bear our country ' s original beauty, heritage and ideals. homepor: Jim T " V ri m » if HHH i;| ' Jv il il PI CABLE departs Charleston ' i " m-rr-n Crossing the water Crew has bash on helo deck During the 1 5 days CABLE steamed en route to her Italian destina- tion, crew members spent numerous hours standing look-out and engineering watches, conducting group professional and dam- age control training sessions, attending Intercultural Relations classes to prepare them for Italian lifestyles and completing pro- fessional qualification skills. The relief to this rigorous underway schedule came when the crew had an all-day picnic and talent show one Sunday while out on the Atlantic Ocean. Barbecued chicken, hamburgers and hot dogs with all the trimmings were served by the Food Services Division as the crew was entertained by over 20 talented sailors who competed in the talent show. 14 Damage Control Olympics Damage Control Olympics was an exciting, educational event for CABLE sailors while they crossed the Atlantic. It was an exciting race against the clock and other teams to win the Olympics. It was an educational event that simulated actual damage control casualties and tested the expedient capabilities of the crew to combat them. CABLE arrives June, 4 1 988 After 1 5 days at sea, crew members manned the rails with excit rrent in anticipation for their first glimpse of their tempora home at Santo Stefano Island as USSfR NK CABLE slipped b tvveen the rocky cliffs of the Archipelago islands of Italy at 9: a.m. on June 4; 1988r " Moored, shift colors, " passed over tl 1 -MC signaled to over 800.sailors that they were now at th home-away-from-TiOTne " Italian military and civilian officii boarded at first-brow to welcome CABLE to their country. CABLE relieves ORION After a seven day turn-over with Submarine Squadron Twenty- - Two, USS FRANK CABLE (AS-40) assumed the duties olrepairing and re-supplying submarines at the Santo Stefano site when USS ORION (AS-18) pulled anchor early Saturday morning June 1988 to transit to Charleston, S.C. for her scheduled efit. Captain Charles L Moore Commander Submarine Squadron Twenty-Two The officers, men and women of USS FRANK CABLE are to be commended for their superior performance as a Mediterranean submarine tender. Every aspect of submarine support and repair has been executed in a totally professional manner. Your willing- ness to pitch-in and help our host nation through the beach- clean-up program and local fire fighting has raised the local Ital- ian esteem for American presence to new heights. FRANK CABLE is truly a " good friend " and represents our nation as an ambassa- dor of god will. Well done to all hands! 21 Squa n 22 y B B _ ' • t. ' lt i — USS FRANK CABLE (AS-40) is the submarine tender and flagship for Submarine Squadron FOUR, homported in Charleston, South Carolina. However, as USS ORION (AS-18) was scheduled for a needed refit in 1 988, FRANK CABLE temporarily detached from Squadron FOUR to provide submarine repair support required by Submarine Squadron TWENTY-TWO in Italy, durins ORION ' S absence from May to November 1988. USS SEAHORSE USS L. MENDEL RIVERS raojuj USS PETREL USS NARWHAL USS RAY Two navies share island FRANK CABLE sailors were privileged to become acquainted with Italian navy personnel who shared the NATO site on Santo Stefano Island with them. The Italian sailors lived in a barracks on the island and provided security to the site. They also shared their traditions and cultures with CABLE sailors, leaving both na- tionalities with a better understanding and appreciation for each other ' s countries and navies. Liberty boats for Med moor pberty boats (Lem ' s) were filled each night at liberty call with sailors headed for a night onlaMaddalena or in Palau, Sardegna. jAs the small Santo Stefano Island sits between these two points, la " liberty boat " ran from the site to both Italian towns allowing CABLE sailors a chance to shop, sightsee and relax away from Ithe ship. ITAL s8£ nharSirWcuItu ' ■ FRANK CABLE sailors enjoyed six months of the enhancing Ital Open-air flea markets with fresh fruit and fish, stucco building high cliffs,a clear ocean and welcoming people touched the American sailors and impressed everlasting memories of their La Maddalena The Archipelago of La Maddalena consists of seven Italiaq islands, the largest being La Maddalena. The 1 3-square-mile island of La Maddalena, named after the virj gin mother Mary Magdalene, was where most CABLE sailor spent their liberty time shopping and dining. La Maddalena ha been of great military importance throughout history becaus of its location in the Straits of Bonifacio, and over 50 fortressel from the 17th century still remain there. The permanent populaj tion of the island numbers about 14,000 but in the peek touris season the population increases to as many as 35,000 people Several U.S. Navy facilities are available on the island for Amer can sailor s deployed there. liPi, s I ' Ulllllil i=l SJ M . «9 5feA ff •I ' S S ' " -■ Struts 1 r H ' r " P JS BmSI § ' Palau The city of Palau is on Sardegna, a neighbor island to Santo Ste- fano. Liberty boats took crew members to Palau where they could find an excellent Italian meal, disco club or cafe. From Pa- lau, sailors could journey to larger towns on the island and visit Sardegna ' s forts and castles, or take an eight-hour ferry to main- land Italy from the port in Olbia. Change Mi comreiihd in Naples As temporary flagship for the Mediterranean Sixth Fleet, USS FRANK CABLE deployed to Na pies to host the change of command ceremony for the Commander of Submarine Group Eight a Molo Angionio, Naples Harbor, Italy on July 1 : 1988. Rear Admiral Roger F. Bacon was reW Rear Admiral Henry G. Chiles Jr. as Commander Submarine Group Eight, Submarines Mediterra- nean and area Anti-Submarine Warfare (A ' Sixth Fleet commands. The ceremony was held on CABLE ' S front po „aaW:00 a.m. with Italian and American dignitai guests present for the breaking of the Admiral ' s •lag and r Jing of his relievin litary Naples i s JJaples to host the Submarine Grou EIGHT change of commarrcPceremony, s§ While FRANK CABLE was] otoriou NapJ«»and took Special Services trips to ' 8Iher iisto»ical any beautiful sights. From Naples CABhE crew members siaw the e erlasting beauty of Capri Island, Rone, tfce cfiilling ruins of Porr peiuffcd even climbed th nount n that caused itj a r«Mhing port-of-call fply in thedefi| Capri The enchanting island ■ T J fiiffliLiJi i iBlmKj i ' .p -. i - - -- » x H iST- Rome The eternal city . . . The ruins . . , The people . . . Pompeii Mt Vesuvius rt-of-call Away on ! - ' ' ft; it ,,efr arms and fingers stretc. :y leap into the air, for the They trust him to catc They play on the floo Then on to the coucl r And into the room they leac weir Daddy ' s love and attentioi Is all they really neeo A tea party Then Barbie dolls Daddy ' s patience really strides Are reward enough you set For all these places are exactly wher Their Daddy ought to b But, I lie here in my rack, long nights Aboard a Navy vessel, and throug! My mind memories race, as with tean And emotions I wrestld So, I pray to God, please keep them saf And wrapped up in his arm: Please keep my precious childrej Away from all evil and harrr By MM3 (SS) James K. Robert •fegs LM ifl£)her every Jjay V A Loving " asflfor is not always gay and lov fc a sailor is a high price to Itjs mostly loving yrith notbing to hoi jrs being young, yet bei It ' s hayi it ' s w,hisp Thpn com knowing Reluctantly ur . j M whMfe you r JV r Jfc .Wa atching standing a It ' s sendin to a far-a ftfs going and really .Jhfough you knov? you just. keep ve tp you; icfye h too i$e of lo proveckfr Zi Twantin full o{4e creams and a stamp upsid fargaway town. o knell and pray thifls you rfay. tar away e and raor Being in love wjff merit y IJ dream ' s wjitfi thoughts of heajjertpmere ove ' s I r ' a spell, outV aitrfor a wSrd billing she js letter comes and,y are ffied wi ou ' re fike a small child wjth ' a shiny, Your fingers ' trimbl an our he as you tear open the Idfter andrfead She ' s doing well and rg(f| fbu so, |v g well and s filled with the love e months and Uing for the es slowly, yet It ' s gone very f arely aware it ' s here, until it ' s g a sajhSr brin s, sadness and sailor isn ' t 4huch worth the price e Her, miss h ays jbe proijd of loi er she ? thinking «tj ajW lonely Honorary crew members WfTF Andrew Williamson Tremonisha West Bear had babies too! Dustin Wienand 53 Phillip Winters aw. ' ■■• ' - i w m. f W ' ' - J aJSr - . -r - - -_- ' • :• .C ' -MH ■:■ ' :.■ ' ■ . ■Jt i Eat, drink and be merry seenie « " »: du Beach en Sardegna Islam, fourth. ' ' USS FRANK CABLE hosted the Infaependenl Day Picnic with bake beans, barbeiued chick KT3ihTO»fitS9?S M M•»R yl=IJ® , condimems. V 4 43ofldiwf»«f meal and oVe 5§Q cases ofJbe ert§e Mtfl woter wgre obnsume dJ The Brijrfs teatjd €rfmes and Passi — t peted in Special Services ' ' thetJeach. 0 Nearly one-fourth of th£ peoplejjafthe pic were Italian natives wha were in ted g wh- normally frequent the Porto Pud c%j be r The grand finale of the picnic was ajE fireworks display. r «t£± £ ? ' •»-. 4 „ ' TPs_ A loVeiy Hjh WXntiUT y ou i l - . q I ' ll a coays remember S T 7 " " . f C %s l — . q L ' H a eoays remember - m - E iQr, +bc Summer of } 22 V- CA Qi a , s " e longcse and « i jPK %3 alts sfuLe • ST r 3y i V Half-way night On August 27, 1988 FRANK CABLE sailors cele- brated reaching the half-way point of their de- ployment with a talent show, free soft drinks and music. The crew spent the Saturday evening at the Paradiso Complex on La Maddalena Island enjoying and celebrating that their cruise was over the hump. i z 4 Crew helps clean As the Archipelago Islands are reknown for their many resort beaches, CABLE sailors enjoyed their beauty and volunteered to help keep them clean. Over 64 crew members joined with 86 local Italian school students, civilians, Italian navy members and Carabinieri personnel as part of the " Comorano Due " project (trans- lated from Italian to mean a second operation of the co- morano, or seagull). Together, the two nationalities un- dertook this ecology project by cleaning 1 5 different beaches during the last week of June. ocal beaches tSjjf C? 17 ■3Sw-; iUt ' s ■ ' ■«, ' ,-.- While deployed to Italy, FRANK CABLE sailors volunteered to complete a very special project for the local Italian community of LaMaddalena Island. Over 30 crew members joined as a team on their liberty time to complete repairs and restorations to the Sisters of Charity Italian orphan summer camp at Point Tegse, " Flat Rock " , on La Maddalena, for eight weeks during July and August. A Project ol the heart Friendship Da ! With hoistinss of the Italian and American flass, giving a drum roll and releasing 50 balloons, the gates of the Naval Support Com- pound in La Maddalena, Italy were thrown open on September 1 7, 1 988 for the 1 3th annual celebration of Italian-American Friendship Day. Here the two nationalities joined to share cultures in dance, food, song and ideals. Different booths were displayed to explain Amer- ican crime prevention, afro-American heritage, the U.S. Navy ' s mis- sion and even Mickey Mouse to the local Italian guests and dignitar- ies. The Navy ' s Sixth Fleet Band, FRANK CABLE band and American Chapel Gospel Choir were a few of the performing American enter- tainers. The Sardenian Folklore Italian dancers brought sailors into their dancing ring part of the night as well. Together, the two na- tionalities shared their cultural ideals and friendship. with Italians CABL partjof sailing race inter, iitu it • • " 1h Italy, FRANK CABLE and Squadron 22 command representatives at- tended the annual Mediterranean Trophy Sailing Regatta and presented the race ' s winner with a trophy provided by FRANK CABLE. Soul Night at the EM Club While Mediterranean moored to the Santo Stefano island, the closest form of entertainment for the crew was actually on the island at the Enlisted Members ' Club, symnasium and bowling alley. Crew members gathered there for celebrations and special events each night of the week, as they did for this Soul Night party at the EM Club. 67 In Europe for Oktoberfest r— fMH Over 30 FRANK CABLE sailors ventured into Ger- many, while the ship was deployed to Italy, for the annual, authentic Oktoberfest! The special tour took service members to premiere tourist attractions in Germany and to the Oktoberfest festivities for about a week. Holloween on the Rock On Holloween at " the Rock " , FRANK CABLE sailors continued the tradition of dressing in costumes and went to the Enlisted Members ' Club on Santo Stefano island for a party and judging of best costumes. FRANK CABLE Special Services Representative Mike Dum, dressed as Santa Claus, gave Ship ' s Store gift certifi- cates to the costume winners while CABLE ' S disc jockey Keith Behm played hauntingly superb party tunes. Mail Call The hishlight o f each day, while CABLE was de- ployed, was when they said " mail call " over the ship ' s announcement system. Mail Call prompt- ed Mail Petty Officers to run and get in a long line to receive their department ' s mail. When the mail was distributed to the divisions, a small crowd hovered the Mail Petty Officers while shouting " Did I get anything? " During the ship ' s six-month deployment FRANK CABLE postal clerks carried over 1 1 tons of mail on board the ship to the anxious sailors waiting for mail from home. m % C3 fk (-O I LOVE YOU Xrt-«, YOU ' RE SC N C? I LOVE YOU wSiSKi. YOU RE bA I LOVE YOU NX l-i ,- YOU ' RE KIDdWL- • LOVE YOU WHEKi • YOU ' RE GLAD 1 C? I LOVE YOU WHEM ' " YOU ' RE pl vJ-vL- Y °U RE BLUE YOU RE YOU. dp -rr 9S7 fl •! VERTREP of supplies Although USS FRANK CABLE was 4,1 30 miles from Charleston, South Carolina, crew members could still enjoy many American products. Supplies came to CABLE by supply ships from as far away as the Naval Supply centers in Charleston and Norfolk. Once a month a Vertical Replenishment (VERTREP) was conducted to bring the supplies to the ship. These were full-day evolutions of helicop- ters lifting pallets from a supply ship and bringing them to the Santo Stefano site. Gospel choir sings to community While CABLE was stationed in LaMaddalena, Mess Manage- ment Specialist David Jamison recruited a group of FRANK CABLE personnel to sing in LaMaddalena ' s American Cha- pel choir. While the group gave regular concerts at the American Chapel and Sisters of Tege Italian children ' s or- phanage, they were also invited to share their musical ta- lents at the local Italian Catholic Church and Italian-Ameri- can Day festival. The FRANK CABLE personnel who were in the choir are: SOPRANO; Kathy Clyburn, Valencia Court- ney, Rosalind Robinson, ALTO; Rachelle Boyd, Carol Rav- enel, TENOR; Lynette Garrett, Kenneth Graham, David Jam- ison, Eugene O ' Neal, Reginald Reid, Robert Whetstone. A Prayer For My Sailor Heavenly Father, oh up above Please protect the sailor I love. No matter when or whet jflteund Keep him always reound. Help him to know an HRim to see That I love hinufl fcves me. Then D The " I once had a But no You pick Am me to be was young and gay Tz since he ' s away. ut from all the rest your help hell do his best. So takerare of him and bring him home to me. Dear Heavenly, I pray to thee. Teresa Maningding Our band " Cable Country " , FRANK CABLE ' S own band, was a comforting source of American music and entertainment to the sailors as well as a spectacular feature for the local Italians. These talented musicians did shows regularly at the Enlisted Member ' s Club for CABLE sailors on Santo Stefano and shared their American music with the local Italians at the Comorano Due " beach clean-up " party, the Italian-American Friendship Day Festival and at the Italian navy officers and chief ' s clubs. PHONE HOME 9 ass mANK cable (as io. f ■ ■■• 1 H Liji £»JW BjllHIIII 1 The Military Affiliate Radio System (MARS) was utilized for the crew during FRANK CABLE ' S deployment to Italy to make phone calls to the United States via shortwave radiophone. Ten dedi- cated operators volunteered their liberty time battling atmos- pheric conditions to share the use of shore MARS stations with several other ships to initiate over 3,500 calls to the United States for CABLE sailors. Lt Oyster, LT Richardson, AECS Copeland, TMCS Moore, ETC Knapp, HTC Ingram, TMC Garza, MMC Lambert, EN1 Nolan and MM1 Deyerle participated in this venture, com- pleting about 2,500 calls. To the crew from all the operators: " We would do it again in a heartbeat; over " . 79 WVflfTO - Mttfel Soorts • ' »»! [ill! U v ■ ■.. Hfc-r yf ym J T w L X V 51 H T I «l ,t- A C, WtSZr H f. While FRANK CABLE sailors were stationed overseas they kept active playins various sports. Leagues were formed with teams that would compete each week in basketball, bowling, softball and volleyball. Some of these teams competed internationally, playing in tournaments against military and civilian Italians and Americans. Intra-mural sports like darts, soccer, billiards, foot- ball and golf were enjoyed by a large portion of the crew. 80 ' £ k m ' 1 1 Jlwif - m LV « 1 I WJHj « w. ' i. ■ IP hr05£» :i IP .tKi Units Tended USS CINCINNATI (SSjN-693) USS GREENUNG ( N-614) USS HAMMERHEAP (SSN-6 USy ARGO (SS| 650) USS PITtSBURGB (SSN-720) USS RECOVERJfl(AHS-43) USS SCqLPlNiBSN-590) ABLE is ABLE Fifteen days and fifteen hights We sailed the rough Atlantic, Heading for our new-found home And feeling quite ecstatic. The ORIOhUeft without goodbye, WJ ®t never wbrnft cry of%et , ' Cause CABLE does it bett A foreign port wi ely t£§t stre i ' hvsmm. r r 3WraEiBi3r we ' re wearing. Each time r we.send a sub aw aire We ' ll sin LaMad (Blues Some long and lonely night. ■ . Time will pass and we ' ll return To tears and bands To home. Pld LaMad won ' t soon forget When FRANK CABLE stood alone! lk a ¥ " ur families should be grateful for all the good you do, I laking this time easier for all of us to go through. eing our source of information that holds all of us toget nitecnjfca special family facing all types of weathefT H Vliversion of activities to help pass the time away, Peeing the ship sail in will be a beautiful day. I I I any here on earth should have compassion like you, s filled with sunshine will make this easier to go through, etter is informative and such a pleasure to read, veryone ' s needs. yoj | ■per best to always By: Family Herson, Menominee, Michigan Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist Qualifiers On Med Cruise 1988 Terry L. Altman Ricky A. Asaro Kermit C. Baird Gregory L. Benfield Shannon S. Blackwell Jonathan J. Bradshaw Anna M. Brosovich Rita K. Brown Barry W. Coe Patricia B. Dabis Ronald K. Edwards Reta M. Fain Brad O. Fortenberry Keith Garland Jimmie Gilchrist Joseph P. Gimenez Richard S. Graule Barry W. Hall Victor D. Harris Alan R. Henry Robert C. Holtman Justine G. Irwin Norman Jackson, Jr. Joseph R. Johnson Kenneth E. Jones Todd M. Jung George E. Korbe William T. Lammers, Jr. Grace A. Lebert Philip A. Lennie Mark G. MacFadzen William H. Mackey Kelly A. Mahaffey Michael Mahaffey Kimberly A. McLaughlin Joseph J. Moody Adolph A. Morgan John S. Novotny Bruno Pesanti Michael J. Phillips Gary A. Rankin Rodney A. Sanders Frederica Smith Roger Thomas Glenn W. Tommie Mark A. Vines Johnnie Williams, Jr. Ivory Wilson Leonard Witte David N. Wolfert 89 Port-of-call in Spain " • On CABLE ' S return to the United States from Italy, crew members experienced yet another cultural awakening during the port-of-call to Malaga, Spain from November 4 through 7, 1988. For many FRANK CABLE sailors it was their first exposure to the true Spanish lifestyle. In Spain the crew en- joyed traditional bullfights, Spanish cuisine, night- life and customs. FRANK CABLE ' S stop in Spain provided a perfect end to a highly successful de- ployment. LB! misffM ■ ' I J " ? ' to MVWiN i a ' JS : M % xdl 3 TtATRO MUN ' ' MIGUfl DF «■ Iff, h»S BR l tf ,%«f si ■JSr I ' tit " %fa i ;i ' - I QDmni NCIA QFICIAl AGENCiA QFICIAL I! fa 1 J n s» 1 ' iVtVtWiw. Spanish Bullfights w Journey to Morocco While CABLE made its port-of-call to Malaga, Spain crew members were able to take advan- tage of a Special Services trip across the Strait of Gibraltar to Morocco, Africa. Here the Ameri- can sailors were awed to see the native flee mar- kets, customs, religious beliefs, dress codes and lifestyles of the Africans. CABLE returns home! On November 19, 1988 USS FRANK CABLE (AS- " 40) returned from the six-month Mediterranean deployment to her homeport in Charleston, South Carolina at 12:24 p.m. Over 1,000 friends and family members waited at Charleston Naval Base ' s Pier " M " as the submarine tender re- turned to service Submarine Squadron Four unfts. r ■■H » » T» HI i • S i i Donald E. Parker Peter A. Rizzi THE fc S „-% 1 : » V c R E W B v V 6 H V LJB H Sl 1 H 1 w W Uv aV " » t I Deck Lt. Michael Amado 98 First Division The First Division of Deck De- partment is the largest of Deck ' s four divisions. Its primary mis- sion is to maintain the appear- ance and preservation of the ship ' s weather decks and out- side hull. In addition, First Divi- sion is responsible for issuing ship ' s pneumatic tools. First Di- vision also provides spray- painting services to other de- partments for the maintainance of the ship ' s interior spaces. The professionals in First Division have enhanced USS FRANK CABLE ' S reputation as " The Navy ' s Only 4.0 Tender " with an outstanding ship ' s appearance. Jeffrey Poole 99 Dennis Widener Second Division The smallest of Deck Depart- ment ' s divisions is Second Divi- sion. Its primary mission is to preserve, maintain and operate FRANK CABLE ' S two 5-ton trav- elins cranes and 30-ton boat- and-repair crane. Through the Repair Work Center (72A), Sec- ond Division also manufactures rigging and weight-handling equipment. The ship ' s cranes are the backbone of all FRANK CABLE departments because without the ability to move sup- plies, weapons and submarine repair parts, FRANK CABLE could not fulfill her mission to the Navy. Kennith Graham 102 Michael Smithey Third Division : j==£ The Third Division of Deck De- partment is primarily responsi- ble for the preservation, mainte- nance and operation of the ship ' s eisht small boats. These boats include two 50-foot and two 40-foot utility boats, two 33-foot personnel transfer boats and two 26-foot motor whaleboats. These craft and their professional crews pro- vide many services that are vital to the submarine repair busi- ness, like movins weapons, transporting supplies and repair parts, providing liberty boats, submarine chase, life saving, se- curity patrol and overboard re- covery services. The combined services of Third Division are vitally important and enable FRANK CABLE to continue her mission as a submarine repair ship. " - . :»s H Charles Ra 104 John Daenzer Erleen Duarte Lara Goldfarb Herold Herson Christopher Kennedy ri Shelly McPherson Deanna Paulson Ricky Peterson Timothy Plotner Bernita Postell David Quellet The Snipe ' s Lament Now each of us, from time to time, has sazed upon the sea And watched the warships pullins out to keep this country free. And most of us have read a book or heard the lusty tale About the men who sail these ships through lightning, wind and hail. But there is a place within each ship that legend fails to teach, Authors never write about and preachers never preach. It ' s down below the waterline, it takes its living toll, A hot, metal burning hell that sailors call " The Hole. " It houses engines run by steam that make the shafts go ' round - A place of fire and noise and heat that beats your spirit down. Where boilers like a hellish heart with blood of angry steam Are molded gods without remorse, nightmares in a dream Whose threat that from the fires roars is like a living doubt That any moment would, with scorn, escape and crush you out. Where turbines scream like tortured souls alone and lost in hell, As ordered from above somewhere, they answer every bell. The men who keep the fires lit and make the engines run Are strangers to the world of night, and rarely see the sun. They have no time for man nor god, no tolerance for fear,- Their aspect pays no living thing the tribute of a tear. For there ' s not much that men can do that these men haven ' t done Beneath the decks, deep in " The Hole, " to make the engines run. And every hour of every day they keep their watch in hell For if the fires should ever fail, their ship ' s a useless shell. When ships converge to have a war upon an angry sea, The men below just grimly smile at what their fate might be. They ' re locked below like men foredoomed who hear no battle cry: It ' s well assumed that if they ' re hit, the men below will die. For every day ' s a war down there when the gauges all read red; Twelve hundred pounds of raging steam can kill you mighty dead. So if you ever write their sons, or try to tell their tale, The very words would make you hear a fired boiler ' s wail. And people, as a general rule, don ' t hear of men of steel, So little is heard about " The Hole " or how the men there feel. But I can sing about this place and try to make you see The hardened life of men down there, ' cause one of them is me. I ' ve seen these sweat-soaked heroes fight in superheated air To keep their ship alive and right, though no one knows they ' re there. And thus they ' ll fight for ages on till warships sail no more Amid the boiler ' s mighty heat and the turbine ' s hellish roar. So when you see a ship pull out to meet a warlike foe, Remember faintly, if you can, the men who sail below. o A Engineering Agniflft |||1U||| Lt. Cmdr. Daniel Hassell 107 Auxiliaries Division Engineering Department ' s Auxil- iaries Division (A-Div) maintains equipment and systems that provide comfortable habitabili- ty conditions for personnel on board FRANK CABLE, and are responsible for maintaining the ship ' s mooring and maneuvering equipment. Auxiliaries Division consists of machinist ' s mates and engine men who work in three individ- ual work centers of various re- sponsibilities. After Steering (EAOD maintains the conveyers, hydraulic systems and elevators used to move supplies needed to ser- vice FRANK CABLE ' S tended units; the deck handling equip- ment used for mooring and docking the ship; air supply systems and steering gear. The Air Conditioning and Refrig- eration (AC R) Shop maintains all food service equipment, laundry machinery and climate control systems. The Cryogenics (02N2) Shop produces liquid oxygen and ni- trogen for distribution to sub- marines for use in their life-sup- port oxygen systems. 108 David Kaylor Jeffrey Lucas Michael Mott Gideon Dean 109 A " 1 Juan Diaz Grace Lebert Robert Smith Robert Summerall William Terry Elizabeth Webster Boiler Division Engineerins Department ' s Boiler Division personnel maintain an important part of the ship ' s pro- pulsion system by generating the steam that the Machinery Di- vision uses to propell the ship. As USS FRANK CABLE is a steam-turbine propulsion type ship, Engineering ' s Boiler Divi- sion Fire Room has the important task of maintaining the equip- ment that generates steam for the ship ' s main engines and tur- bine generators as well as pro- viding fuel oil and air for com- bustion and feed water for steam generation. The Oil and Water Analysis Lab- oratory of the Boiler Division tests lube oil for use in various engineering machinery by ana- lyzing oil samples for basic sedi- ment and water. They also main- tain feed and potable water for ship ' s use and are responsible for implementing the Navy ' s oil analysis program on board USS FRANK CABLE. Paul Richey William Winters Gresory Benfield Kerry McKiven Patricia Rex 111 Rosers Brown David Norris Bruce Oliver Paulo Rouquayrol Jeffrey Sawyers Reid Schwarting Roger Thomas 113 Boats and Cranes I The Boats and Cranes Division of Engineering Department con- sists of four work centers manned by enginemen and ma- chinist ' s mates. The Boat Shop provides all me- chanical repairs to FRANK CABLE ' S ten small boats that are used for personnel and supply transfers and emergency rescue operations. The Crane Shop performs main- tenance on the ship ' s two 10- ton sail cranes and one 30-ton boat and cargo crane that are used to move supplies, weap- ons and repair parts on USS FRANK CABLE and to its tended units. Emergency Diesel provides emergency electrical power to the ship when needed to sup- port vital functioning systems, including important necessities from ship ' s steering capabilities and propulsion machinery to emergency lighting and fire fighting systems. The Governer Injector Shop, the fourth shop, repairs and re- builds diesel engine combus- tion-control fuel regulators and injectors for tended units. Felix Delacruz 114 Steven Ballou Wendell Burnette Timothy Shaver George Alurac Lawrence Bromell David Heywood Michael Kidd Karla Malone George Mostatt Charles Pettway Louis Watkins 115 Damage Control Division The Damase Control Division personnel have an extremely maticulous and urgent responsi- bility of maintaining all equip- ment and systems that are used in controlling the damage of a ship both in war and peace times. The Damage Control Division ' s C02 Transfer Shop on USS FRANK CABLE is the nerve cen- ter for the ship ' s survival as they keep all fire fighting equipment and material conditions battle- ready. The Damage Control Workshop repairs all types of piping systems, bulkheads and decks on the ship and do sheetmetal fabrications for the Engineering Department. They are also re- sponsible for providing sewage services for USS FRANK CABLE and its tended units when alongside. Robert Stucker J ENGINEER LOGS Johnny Emberlin Michael Hart Steven Mayville Joseph Moody Thomas Mosley 118 David Pickerins Scott Reeves Electrical Division The Electrical Division consists of seven individual Engineering shops. The Battery and Lighting Shop installs and repairs all lighting circuits on the ship while the Power Shop maintains all 440- volt electrical circuits through- out the ship. The Main Power and Distribution Shop is responsible for the ship ' s five distribution boards which are the nerve center of all electrical power on FRANK CA- BLE and tended units alongside. The Interior Communications Gyro and Interior Communica- tions Telephone Repair shops maintain the ship ' s alarm panels, sound-powered telephone cir- cuits as well as the ship ' s Dimen- sion 2000 telephone center. A shipboard entertainment and training system is coordinated on FRANK CABLE by the Engi- neering Department ' s Closed Circuit Television Studio (CCTV). Here information and training is distributed throughout the ship and submarines alongside via closed circuit television and ra- dio. James Whitson Terrence Carmody John Novotny Philip Lennie Reta Fain Michael Mahaffey 119 Steven Alexander Thomas Allen Dawn Anderson Carol Hodorowski Madeleine Horner Darriette Lazarre Anna Brosovich Mary Delery Kara Franko Glenn Gunderman Kimberly Le May Rita Brown Mildred Cox 120 Monica Lessard Robert McLaughlin Ronald Mitchell Adolph Morgan Theresa Ortega Patricia Perry Joy Price Carla Reed V a V V - »_» Claude Richardson Roger Thomas IW1 r v John Tripp ■ $T Sharon Yavner 121 Machinery Division The Machinery Division person- nel of Engineering Department provide a vital source to the propulsion plant of USS FRANK CABLE by repairing and survey- ing the main engines ' reduction gears, ship ' s service turbine generators and fresh and feed water distilling plants, which all work together to propell the ship and distill salt water for potable and feed use. Leslie Doane Steven Donovan Erik Falcon Wallace Freeman Jimmie Gilchrist Roberts Goodwin Randy Hamilton Orby Harmon 123 124 Executive y w ¥ • 125 Administrative Division The Administration Department (Admin) provides a combination of administrative and human re- lation services for USS FRANK CABLE. The department ' s nine divisions work tosether to pro- vide professional services for the executive branch of the command. Admin Department includes the Ship ' s Admin Of- fice which maintains command instructions notices, official correspondence and officer records while the Personnel Of- fice maintains enlisted crew members ' service records, gives indoctrination classes to new personnel and performs various customer services. The Religious Ministries Division programs reli- gious functions and maintains the Ship ' s Library while the Command Career Counselor and Educational Services offices as- sist personnel in achieving their Navy career goals. The Public Affairs Office publishes the ship ' s newspaper and acts as a liaison between USS FRANK CA- BLE and the civilian community. Postal and legal services are also provided by the Administrative Department. The Command Master Chief and the Master-At- Arms force provide a liaison be- tween the enlisted crew mem- bers and the commanding offi- Gloria Turner 126 John Wise James Brown William Garvin Charles Ramsey Rosalind Robinson 128 Robert Winslow Donald Wienand Master-at-Arms Division As part of the Executive Depart- ment the Master-at-Arms Divi- sion provides law and order for USS FRANK CABLE personnel. The Master-at-Arms personnel are specially trained to inforce the laws of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, Captain ' s Mast, provide prisoner care and han- dle drug dogs. Robert Allen Susan Bicek Valencia Courtney Lynette Garrett Fredrick Lozier William Schnuphase Kimberly Shannon Richard Smith John Snodsrass 129 Medical Dental Lt.Cmdr. George Kredich, DDS 130 Lt. Charles Thompson, MD Medical • FRANK CABLE ' S Medical De- partment services include lab work, x-rays, pharmaceutics, physical examinations, hearing tests, sickcall and minor surgery. Medical also provides health education for all ship ' s person- nel, maintenance of approxi- mately 1 ,200 health records and other medical services as cir- cumstantially required by the tender and tended units. Kenneth Kerns Bobby Boyd 131 William Lammers Mark Macfadzen Kimberly McLaughlin Barkley Park Margaret Webb David Wolfert Dental " Drills Held Daily ' Dental Department is charged with the responsibility to pro- vide dental care to personnel at- tached to FRANK CABLE and tended units. The Dental Depart- ment on CABLE provides the same dental services that are rendered at large dental cen- ters. Exams, cleanings, oral sur- gery, tooth replacement and sil- ver and composite fillings are a few of the primary services Dental Department provides. John Epperson John Walker 135 Operations Lt. Ferrel Conyers 136 Operations The Operations Department (OPS) plays an important role in the ship ' s mission. Operation ' s quartermasters plot the ship ' s position, record hourly weath- er, keep deck loss and plan port-to-port transits. The ra- diomen in OPS provide telecom- munications for FRANK CABLE. They maintain voice communi- cations as well as teletype cir- cuits with shore-based com- mands, enabling the ship to communicate its needs to the shore commanders. The elec- tronics technicians perform pre- ventative and corrective mainte- nance on electronic equipment within the Operations Depart- ment using special test equip- ment to ensure all devices are operating up to required stan- dards. The signalmen provide fast and reliable communica- tions with other ships via sema- phore for close-range signaling, flashing lights for long-range and night signaling and flag hoist for formational signals. The op- erations specialists in OPS use the ship ' s radars to detect other vessels and also help quarter- masters plot the ship ' s position. Mark Chayer Russell Carr Betty Colbow Daniel English John Martin 137 Edward Donohue 138 Charlie Harvey Vernon Hensley La Rhonda Irons Renard Jackson Lynn Leishman Arrie O ' Brien David Rhives 139 Pattie Rupinen Levern Scarboroush Buffy Walker Bobbie Stephens 140 Ricky Watson Rodney Williams Gresory Zimmerman Repair 5 %-z- Mllf I w I I t $ ■ V V £ 4- Cmdr. Lance Home 141 ♦ ♦ ♦ Administrative Division Frankie Choyeski Charles Capps Repair Departmen t ' s Adminis- trative Division (R-O) consists of the Repair Administrative Of- fice, Ship ' s Superintendents, Print Shop, Photo Laboratory, Draftins Shop and the Analysis, Records and Reports Section (ARRS). The Administrative Of- fice provides administrative support that effectively pro- vides Repair Department per- sonnel with pay, evaluation re- ports, advancements and re- ports control. The Ship ' s Super- intendent ' s Office provides liaison between the Intermedi- ate Maintenance Activity (IMA) and tended units to ensure that work requests are processed and routed to various shops for implementation. The Print Shop provides various offset-printing and photoengraving services. The Drafting Shop provides original drawings and graphic services in the form of charts, posters and flyers. The Photo Lab provides studio and loca- tion photography services for various ceremonial, investiga- tive and public relations func- tions with both black and white and color processing and print- ing capabilities. The ARRS office provides maintenance docu- mentation analyses and coordi- nates the IMA calibration pro- gram. Steven Insram 142 Merle Knapp Douglas Smith Melissa Dyer Candie Becker Lori Carlton Thomas Case John D ' Angelo Grace Henderson Vanessa Meuhlen 143 Hull Repair Division " R-1 is Number One " The Hull Repair Division (R-1) is one of the eleven divisions with- in Repair Department. With sev- en work centers assisned to R-1 they are able to do shipfitting, welding, brazing, lagging and work with sheetmetal and flex hose. R-1 is a division filled with hull maintenance technicians (HTs) who have special job qual- ification training. Larry Solice William McCain Daniel Swain Lawrence Cherry Willie Spencer Carl Basgett Russell Anderson Luke Harp 145 Richard Bulas 146 Michael Duffie Jonathan Gray ' i Larry Lamme Tracey McKinley Harold Neales 147 Mechanical Repair Division R-2 is The Mechanical Repair Di- vision consisting of seven indi- vidual shops that provide vital services to keep CABLE ' S tended .units operational and battle-ready. The Fleet Machine Shop manufactures repair parts ranging from simple bolts to complex gears and shafts. Metal and plastic signs are made in the Engraving Shop. Locks and keys are made and repaired in the Locksmith Shop. The Business Machine and Clock Repair shops keep the ship ' s copiers and time pieces operational while the Mechanical Instrument Repair Calibration Services (MIRCS) Laboratory calibrates gauges and measures instruments. Per- iscopes, binoculars and other navigational devices are ser- viced by the Optical Shop. These work centers are manned by skilled machinery repairmen, opticalmen and instrumentmen. William Chatterton James Parrish Thomas Haigwood George Korbe Michael Ellis Steven Coleman 149 Darryl Barr Koryna Dickinson Dena Beakley Jon Colson David Cupec Sharon Dittbrenner Lorna Burlison Eileen Byrd Brian Clements 150 yvonne Fishel Clarence Gambill Julie Havermann Sharon Lyttle Steven McCoy Robert Melin Robert Millard Fiaz Moinuddin Henry Sanders Randall Schafer 1 Scott Schell 151 John Snyder Richard Tostevin Steven Tuckey Kenneth Wasner James West Ronald Thompson Tony Thompson 152 Jody Young Electrical Repair Division rjm The Electrical Repair Division (R- 3) is comprised of seven work centers, each with its own re- sponsibilities. The Rewind Shop provides electrical services to tended units and FRANK CABLE by trouble-shooting electrical systems and rewinding motors. Repair Tool Issue provides por- table, electrical tools through- out Repair Department and tended units. Sound Analysis is responsible for ensuring all electrical motors are within noise operating limits. Rubber and Plastics Division is tasked with various plastisol services and manufacturing command plaques. The Gyro Shop trou- ble-shoots and repairs a wide variety of gyros and associated equipment while the Calibration Shop is responsible for calibrat- ing various types of meters. Donald Davis Orlando Maningding Richard Meader John Roberson Francisco Basilio Palmer Duncan Kenneth Parker Michael Phillips Rodney Sanders Richard Schultz Michael Whetsel 153 Electronics Repair Division " If We Can ' t Fix It, It Ain ' t Broke " Smp R-4, the Electronics Repair Divi- sion, consists of six work cen- ters. 67 A, the Electronics Repair Shop, provides testing, align- ment, trouble-shooting and re- pair to periscopes, antennas and all communications and nav- igational equipment. The Elec- tronic Calibrations Lab (67B) maintains control of all test and measurement systems. 67ATE, Micro-miniature Repair, tests, repairs and aligns circuit boards, including miniaturized boards and modules. 67C and D, the Cryptological Repair and Tele- type Repair shops, provide technical assistance by trouble- shooting and repairing teletype systems and cryptographic communications equipment. The Antenna Repair Shop (67H) tests, repairs, cleans and installs all surface and submarine anten- na systems while 67G, the Sonar Repair Shop, provides technical assistance by trouble-shooting and repairing all submarine so- nar systems. Karl Ladd 156 Richard Adamson Grady Gaines Randy Cherry Ansel Davis Robert Brown Debora Gowans Allen Grosser John Grove Robert Heath James Juckett 157 William Mo Allan Tillman Radiological Controls Division j " » % 4V s? «7F The Nuclear Support Facility (R- 5 Division) is comprised of two work centers, 67F, the Radiolog- ical Calibrations Shop, and 94A, the Radiological Controls and Quality Assurance Division. Both shops provide support for nuclear work and radiological services done on FRANK CABLE and its tended units. 67F accom- plishes this goal by calibrating radiation detection equipment and personal dosimeters. 94A uses these instruments, and maintains a high level of skill and knowledge in nuclear work. James Provo Jack Colbaugh Royal Ward 159 Christopher Morahan David Pope Kenneth Weeks Larry Pope Sue Rapp Teresa Redknap Arthur Srosi Rodser Winn IADIOACT CA iADIOACTI ATlkl f P Repair Services Division The Repair Services (R-6) Divi- sion consists of four work cen- ters. 64A and C, the Carpenter and Pattern shops who lay vari- ous types of decks, install for- mica, make plaques, picture frames and furniture. Pattern makers ' completed patterns are sent to 81 A, the Ship ' s Foundry in R-6. Here, the patterns are replicated in sand molds for metal casting to make deck cleats, plaques, hatch dogs and other metal products. The Can- vas Shop (74A) in R-6 sews awn- ings, makes covers for machin- ery and re-covers ship ' s furni- ture. The fourth shop, whose personnel can be distinguished by their green uniforms, is the Dive Locker (72B). The deep-sea divers on FRANK CABLE main- tain a hyperbaric chamber, a pressure simulation tank and perform technical underwater dives. Charles Virgil Wesley Gummel Melvin Wright Michael Martin Claude Behrens 162 Patrick Bohne Joseph Coe James Hayes Jeffrey Bennett John Bradley Bobby Brown Daniel Crowley Ronald Deramus 5 rt Robert McGough Richard McKenzie Ronald Miller Brian Pratschner Jeffrey Roberts John Robins David Rudd Lionel Weinmann 164 Marc Silfies Shane Wilson Nuclear Non-nuclear Planning Division " Planners are the Spearhead " of Naval Sea Power The Planning and Estimating Division (R-7) is composed of only the most knowledgeable and experienced senior machinists, welders and elec- tricians. Their mission is to apply technical expertise in determining specific maintenance and testing procedures. R-7 maintains a com- plete technical library whose staff works closely with both the Repair Department, and ship ' s force Engi- neering personnel, to supply techni- cal data of every type. R-7 is the " front line " division whose job re- quires determining underlying causes, behind sometimes obscure mechanical maladies, and providing prompt and detailed procedures for disassembly, inspection, repair, controlled reassembly and testing of components. All of which must pass close scrutiny by the ship ' s Quality Assurance Division before, during and upon completion of the job. Leo Fitzsimmons Don Ort Robert Whalen 165 Robert Cornelius Carrie Deleon Mike Fahrenkoff James McCrory Carl Miller 166 Carlette Prince David Sturtz Dale Tilley Timothy Webb Johnnie Williams 167 Quality Assurance Division " We Keep Repair Department 4.0 " R-8 is the Quality Assurance Di- vision, or QA. It has three work centers. The Non-Destructive Testing Lab (NDT) provides vari- ous metal testing services rang- ing from acid spot-testing to ra- diographic testing of welds. NDT also provides welder, braz- er and NDT inspection requalifi- cation services in conjunction with other Intermediate Mainte- nance Activity (IMA) work cen- ters on FRANK CABLE. The Wa- ter and Oil Chemical Lab performs purity testing of pe- troleum products such as hy- draulic and fuel oils and battery electrolyte. The QA office monitors all Repair Department wo rk centers to ensure quality work is performed and to identi- fy problem areas. The office also reviews and approves all controlled work procedures for objective quality evidence. Kenneth Allen Wayne Beisner Laura Chase Richard Deyerle Christopher Dixon Thomas Fernandez Judith Franko Harold Hemming Doran Johnson Sherri Ingleston David Miller 169 Russell Noffsinger Ronald Nolan Robert Norman Gary Sexton Stephen Strapp Willis White Harold Vallerie 170 Outside Machinery Repair Division The Best Outside Machine Shop in the Atlantic Fleet " The Outside Machinery Repair (R-9) Division is the " heart spe- cialist " of Repair Department. The division consists of the Hy- draulic Shop, Outside Machine Shop and the Air Conditioning Repair Shop. R-9 is responsible for repairing major mechanical components like hydraulic ac- tuators, air reducers, pump shaft alignments, bearings, pumps and valves of all types and sizes. R-9 personnel are also uniquely capable of repairing highly sensitive oxygen systems which require the highest grade of system cleanliness and main- tenance practice. R-9 supplies various services to other Repair Department Divisions by mea- suring close components, dril- ling and tapping metallic com- ponents for refurbishment and repair, and by researching and ordering spare parts. R-9 per- sonnel are tasked with a variety of jobs that require long hours of hard work. David Lloyd Gary Young Robert Windrow James Stanley Marvin Berger Timothy Reed Doc Boswell Donald Deweese 171 Michael Daws 172 James Roberts Keith West 173 Nuclear Repair Division The Nuclear Repair Division (R-10) plans and completes all nuclear work done to USS FRANK CABLE and tended units. This work in- cludes corrective mainte- nance, alterations and im- provements made to ten- ded vessels. R-10 consists of work centers 10D and 38N. Nuclear Plannins and Estimates (10D) maintains a vast technical library of source documents and re- searches technical data to write detailed work pack- ages and schedules for each job that needs done. Nu- clear Production (38N) coor- dinates and completes the work in accordance with the written procedures. 38N also maintains and issues test equipment for verifying reactor safety circuits and primary fluid systems. William Carman Herman Booker Timothy Tew Bryon Gordon 174 Glen Lundsten Joseph Ricks Jeffrey Kuykendall Curtis Manley Donald Rix Gregory Stanley Allen Powers EBBBHn Hi HflHBBM William Lash Gri Ripp 175 Supply Cmdr. Terry Ippel 176 Stores Division ' We Are the Workhorse of Supply " The Stores Division (S-1) main- tains 30 storerooms on FRANK CABLE that provide repair parts and consumables that other de- partments need for their jobs. Storeroom storekeepers are re- sponsible for the receipt, stor- age, issue and turn-in of all sup- ply materials, except provisions and Ship ' s Store Stock. In a con- tinuing effort to provide FRANK CABLE and tended units with the best possible supply sup- port, an average of 25 pallets of 300 line items are brought aboard daily. Of these items one will find supplies from heavy pumps and valves to the smallest resistor. S-1 is like a floating convenience store. Richard Heimbaush Charles Rein Vic Victoria 177 James Jacobs Terrence Lee Marjorie McCrorie Todd Meadows Cheryl Nelson Thomas Richardson Kenneth Tate William Vandiver Earl Smith Dale Robinson 178 James Wilson Food Service Division " Striving to do it ' The CABLE Way ' " The largest division on the ship, the Food Service (S-2) Division, has the primary mission of pro- viding quality food to crew members in a pleasant environ- ment. As the proud recipient of six Edward F. Ney Food Service Awards, CABLE ' S S-2 Division can be considered the best large mess afloat in the Navy. Each month S-2 adds to the crew ' s morale and welfare by providing a variety of special meals for birthdays, holidays and ethnic cultures. Decorated cakes are a standard provision for each occasion. From cold and hot box lunches to division- al picnics, S-2 is always willing to provide the CABLE crew with a well-balanced, nutritious meal. The division ' s workforce is 50% Food Service Attendants (FSA). These individuals rotate from other divisions to work in S-2 when reporting aboard as Seamen, receiving their first " taste " of Navy shipboard life. Kent Cochrin Robert Huffhine Elizabeth Walker 179 =1 Vance Edwards Michael Gonzalez Keith Jones Gordon Hall Alicia Ham Michael Hawkins Michele Hess Brian Lewis Louvenia Lewis Anthony Linforth Robert Lowe 181 ■tr Richard Pittman Carol Ravenel Mia Marshall Rod Nichols James Payton Bradford Persinko Darlene Ray Robert Miles 182 Sandra Sunderlik Sonya Taylor Daniel Terpening Sabine Theodore Timothy Thomas Eunice Tompkins Robert Washington Terry Wenzel 183 Sales and Service Division The Sales and Service Division (S-3) of Supply Department is one of the morale boosters of the ship. Ship ' s servicemen pro- vide services for personnel on CABLE and tended units by op- erating the Laundry, Barber Shop, Retail Stores, Dry Cleaning Plant and Self Service Laundry. S-3 also purchases, maintains in- ventory control and keeps fi- nancial records for these supply operations, keeping these per- sonnel services available to crew members. William Drakes Abraham Bonina Donald Caldwell Jonathan Gibbs David Little 185 Disbursing Division The Disbursing Division (S-4) provides complete disbursing services for ship ' s company personnel. Disbursing maintains leave and earning statements, processes allotments, reenlist- ments, discharges, direct de- posit elections, computes spe- cial and regular pay, provides check cashing services, travel claims and liquidations, and ex- changes foreign currency for over 900 personnel attached to FRANK CABLE. Diana Farraday Elpidio Felipe Lauriann Brown James Chambers John Courtney David Farr Loren Hudson Cynthia Kohler Donna Rupert Richard May 187 Supply Quality Assurance Division " We Are The Enforcers " Supply Quality Assurance Divi- sion (S-5) is responsible for ana- lyzing Supply Department ' s performance as compared to established Navy standards. They monitor the performance and procedures of Supply De- partment to verify compliance with current applicable direc- tives. S-5 verifies that appropri- ate training for Supply Depart- ment personnel and other pro- ductivity enhancement pro- grams are followed as directed by the supply officer. Dean Bosnak Patricia Dabis Rodolio Estrada 188 Ronald Boyd Michael Crais Thomas Reynolds Stock Control Division The Stock Control Division (S-6) takes reports from Automated Data Processes (S-8) and routes them to their respective di- visions in Supply. They keep tabulations on how much money each department on the ship has in their account and en- forces the limitations of monthly spending. They are not only re- sponsible for each department on the ship but also for all sup- ported units and their depart- ments. Other S-6 responsibili- ties include inventory adjust- ment, suspended listing, error listing, offloads, material obliga- tion validation, and most impor- tantly, all accounting aspects of supply. Thomas Tichy Eduardo Calara James Miller 189 Donald Brown Tommy Moore 190 SUBSAT Division S-7 Division, the Submarine Sup- port Assistance Team (SUB- SAAT) is " supply central " for USS FRANK CABLE. They pro- vide technical assistance for the supply needs of submarines and many other Naval vessels. Workins with several different supply activities, they expedite ordering requested material in a professional manner. Customer service is most important to SUBSAT personnel in order to meet the needs of the Navy. Rodney Lott icky Barker Roser Bowie Eduardo Colchado radley Miller Sally Page Julio Rivera Valeria Travis 191 Automated Data Processing " The Heart of Supply " Automated Data Processins Di- vision (ADP) is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Honeywell SNAP-1 Inte- grated Computer System. Other ADP services S-8 provides in- clude support of the Intermedi- ate Maintenance and Material Management System, Supply Uniform Automated Data Pro- cessing System and the Admin- istrative Data Base System. In addition to the SNAP-1 system S-8 Division is responsible for the training and maintenance of over 75 micro-computers that are installed throughout the ship. Ricky Asaro 192 Albert Banks Yolanda Carr Terry Cremeans Earlene Flowers Stephen Jordan Andrea Moore Theresa Morris Bruno Pesanti Glenn Tommie , Jackie Walker 193 ROVSS Division If The Part Exists, We ' ll Find It. " Repair of Other Vessels Supply Support (ROVSS) Division (S-9) is the initial point of contact for all supply requirements of the intermediate maintenance Ac- tivity (IMA) and FRANK CABLE departments having repair-of- other-vessel jobs. Tasks of ROVSS include processing ma- terial requests, providing cur- rent statuses on unfilled orders, expediting requisitions for criti- cally needed materials, provid- ing technical assistance to en- sure that material needs are properly identified and per- forming financial accounting for vessel repairs, ship alterations and tender availability funds. ROVSS is normally manned by six storekeepers with six repair and two engineering depart- ment personnel temporarily at- tached. Alan McCosh 194 Eddie Mannins David Coleman Sarah Gausc Sharice Ivey Kathleen Nelson Joseph Ortkras Debra Reed Bobbie Waldrop Timothy Weiss Robert Whetstone 195 Weapons Lt. Barry Loonam 196 Torpedo Repair Division The Torpedo Repair Shop (W-1) Division per forms a variety of tasks that are essential to the Submarine Fleet. The torpedo- men assigned to W-1 test, re- pair, assemble, stow, maintain and handle conventional weap- ons such as torpedoes, antisub- marine missies and explosive components. They also perform maintenance on Weapons De- partment handling equipment to ensure the safe and rapid move- ment of weapons in support of Atlantic Fleet submarines. Gary Rankin Kay Sorrello 197 Darrin Eatman 198 Gunnery Division W-2 . 7K The Fire Control and Gunnery Shops combine to form W-2 Division. The Gunnery Shop, staffed by gunners mate, guns (GMG) personnel sup- plies tended units with small-arms ammunition and pyrotechnic de- vices. The Gunnery Shop is also re- sponsible for small-arms training, gun repairs and maintenance of the ship ' s defensive weaponry. Fire control technicians, guns (FTG) per- sonnel support FRANK CABLE ' S mis- sion by providing invaluable techni- cal assistance for the repair, upkeep and Ordnance Alterations (OR- DALTS) of submarine weapons ' systems. William Meadows Carlis Patrick Sergio Polanco Panoall Spaustat Norman West 199 Special Weapons Repair Division HANDLE f " Special People Handle Special Weapons " Special Weapons (W-3) Di- vision ' s primary mission it to as- semble, test, maintain and han- dle Submarine Rocket (SUBROO and Tomahawk missiles. The tor- pedoman mates and weapons technicians of W-3 also maintain the FZ security alarm system, weapons component elevators and masazine sprinkler systems. John Taylor 200 John Cummings Danette Glover Marshall Harris Wayne Jacobson Todd Juris Iris Saravia 201 Weapons QA and Weight Test Division W-6 Division consists of two work centers, Quality Assur- ance (QA) and Weisht Test. QA is staffed by senior weapons- rated personnel who monitor all Weapons Repair Department work centers to ensure that weapons and weapons-related materials are assembled, stored and maintained in a safe and proper manner. Various rated personnel work in the Weisht Test Shop. They examine and certify weisht-handling equip- ment for FRANK CABLE and all tended units to ensure proper load-handling capabilities. David Dereschuk 202 William Mackey James Moseley Norman Jackson Joseph Deptula Stanley Dye Byron Miller Barry Hall Joseph Johnson Derrick Kennedy Thomas Palmer Richmond Sykes ' S Susan Ross Mark Vines 203 NEW CREW Paul Bartleson Stephen Bedard Ryan Burgeson Jeannine Bjork Randall Boerema Sonia Bowler Bonnie Bradshaw Carolyn Brown Linda Burke Thomas Canaan James Carper Arestides Cavadias Joseph Cerone Hattie Chandler X; James Coleman F ' Charles Davis % • Theresa Delay y Frank Devera j Sydney Doss Thomas Duffey J Karen Edmondson A Billy Elliott m Carol Fehringer Lana Fenech Kelli Forbes Charles Frazier LA. Susan Garinger Y Joseph Gimenez k Keith Gordon Cs Wayne Griffin Anjanetti Haney Steven Harper Barbara Hartmann William James Jay Johnson Jane Johnson Kenneth Jones John Keller Teddie Kemp Charles Knichel Marjorie Ladue Eward Lewis Richard Makowski Emmett Mathews Wilburn McCoy David Meece Duane Menigoz Raymond Michener Mary Miller 4 ■M-.-: ' --- l:vvr:-.-::..: ■■■■■■■:■; ■■:■:::. M } 204 ? 01 $z ft uHm 53 fr Y A Shawn Monaghan Robert Neider Welcome Aboard Bruce Oliver Warren Preston Susan Proctor agar Quismono Mabel Rampe Chantelle Roberts W Michael Sindelar Victor Swett Tina Takala Florence Townsend Michelle Tuggle Anthony Ward Shelia Williams Michael Wilkinson 205 Chain of Command Commanding Officer: Captain John D. Porter Executive Officer: Commander James F. Johanek Command Master Chief: QMCM James M. Samuels Cruisebook Officers: CW03 Dan M. Harvill Ensisn Bradley S. McFarland Assistant Cruisebook Officer.- YNC Gloria D. Turner Purchasing Officer: Ensisn David M. Dereschuk Cruisebook Chairman: J03 Anita V. Westover Cruisebook Staff Many thanks are given by the USS FRANK CABLE crew to the personnel who provided exceptional assistance, displayed exemplary talents and assisted greatly in the sizely project of completing this cruisebook, often on their volunteered free time. They are: Editor, Layout and Designer of Color Pages: J03 Anita V. 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