Galveston (CLG 3) - Naval Cruise Book

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' as-gf THE ENGINEERING DEPT. t pjf - ' . y , f ' 5 i, ?"' f , ' ff fwffyyyfjf' ff 4,5 , YWMM yw, , jyw mf ff WWW? ff f V' MMJWWQM if-M, EE., -Q "A" DIVISION We are the division responsible for the operation and maintenance of all auxiliary equipment through- out the ship, such as, diesel engines, evaporators, fire pumps, miscellaneous hydraulic pumps and systems, refrigeration and air conditioning plants, all types of galley equipment, steam heating system, ship's laundry, tailor shop and soda fountain machinery, machine shop and tool issue room and last but not least the ship? s Whistle and nitrogen generating plant. The "A" Division MM's have many challenging jobs and they take great pride in their accomplishment. The machine shop boys oier their talents to the Whole ship, they live up to their "can do" motto, they join hands With the MM's and if it can't be re- paired they manufacture it. The refrigeration and air conditioning gang have a never ending job. Food stowage, and air condition- ing of the ship's vital electronic spaces, the 37 drink- ing fountains, ice cream machines, and refrigerators throughout the ship are maintained. The evaporator operators are quite proud of their record. The ship has never been on Water hours and they boast of having the "show place" of the En- gineering Department. EVAPORATOR ROOM-THORSON , CAL LISON , ZIEIVIBA AND ROBERTSON , ,,,- M.. Q' The Work of the "A" Division is hard and calls for UEHHY 101125 hours, but the particular type of indi- vidual Who is doing the Work is an avid engineer and could think of doing nothing else. TO THE MEN OF THE NAVY . Q . PAST PRESENT FUTURE I Cfefcfigfg GW? LV W6 0 C11 2...- O I f I 0 fl I IN HER DAY ,,.,,,,..,.,....,,N Abi qv I' Y :fin iq' .,. . .. f'B" DIVISION ff St , W'll Travel" is the motto of the 75 Have eaXII'1ES'IION's Boiler Division. Although men in GAL I , their work usually goes unseen, the boilermen and machinist mates in the flreroom rest easy in the knowledge that no matter how accurate and depend- bl weapons system may be, it is still useless un- e a , less the means exists to move it to the-appolnted ttl This is precisely the mission of the field of ba e. O . Boiler Division: to help provide the SGPVICGS to put ' ' ' ht time with the ship at the right place at the rig the greatest possible speed and efliciency. The problems involved in placing the ship's main propulsion plant in good operating condition were, in many respects, just the reverse of those faced in other areas of the ship. The main propulsion ma- chinery had already been proved dependable and ef- ficient on other ships. The problems, then, were those arising from thirteen years of idleness and inactivity in a ship which had never left dockside under its own power. The past year has seen these problems solved one by one, resulting .in an excellent performance. Dur- ing 1959 not a smgle exercise was interrupted by CHECKING THE WATER LEVEL IN THE BOILER boiler or generat - Division are proiig iisfiiglejecgs ZLriI3ci1X?vElI:he Eigiler - con lnu to do their part to maintain the G ALVESTON e emclent fighting un1t and a smart ship as an -1 E! RADM J. MC N . TAYLOR, COMCRULANT AND CAPT. SCOTT ON THE BRIDGE COMCRULANT PIPED ABOARD BY HEL.O ADM WRIGHT, CINCLANTFLT, CAPT SCOTT., AND CDR JOSLIN ES CORT KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN ABOARD GALVESTON . ,JL 6 PMTQWXS7 I X L G M 2 s ' 65 f 1,, rl Tv T-Q. . fx i, T' f f WATCH THAT SMOKEQ .nj j s xl NO. 3 BACK IN OPERATION ' 151191 fy ,. . --... "E" DIVISION Echo Division as all others plays a very import- ant role aboard ship. It is composed of intercommuni- cation electricians and electrician mates. These men are directly responsible for the smooth running efii- ciency of every piece of electrical gear aboard ship, from the high 750 k.W. ships service generators down to the smallest fan motors. -Even to the very equip- ment that guides the ship. - . Intercommunication electricians or I-C electric- ians are responsible for the ships service telephones, alarm systems and all other communications aboard ship. They service the gyro compass Which keeps the ship on its path. Electricians Mates fEM'sJ are responsible for the main ship service generators and all other heavy electrical equipment such as the deck Winches, anchor Windlcss, capstan motors, fire pump motors, and motor generator sets. They also service all light- ing fixtures, batteries -and small boat electrical systems. DC CENTRAL., RIGAS AND VAN DAM y The .IC's and EM's jobs slightly over lap, the IC repair and maintain the high speed gyro motors While EM's repair and maintain electrical controllers for motors. So each has some idea what the other is doing. 'Lx K I' f J . , 5 f I Xa L., "M" DIVISION The men of the Main Propulsion Division are h r ed with the primary mission of operating and c a g ' ' ' th 4 - 25,000 horsepower steam tur- nlalnlalnmg 6 ' ' the U.s s. GAL bines which are capable of driving , - ' VESTON through the sea at a maximum speed of 33 knots. a u . 53 strong, the '6Snipes" of "M" Division keep their vigil on the engines' and their associated con- ' ' the Forward densers, pumps, and air compressors 1n 0 and After Engine Rooms under the excellent guid- ance of Chief Machinist's Mates Underwood and Spencer. Although maintaining readiness within the di- vision requires thoughtful planning and hours of work, time is always found for relaxation and the lighter things in life and these men can be proud of their contributions in support of the ship's recrea- tional program. "Mike" men are found in the inter- ship activities of softball, boxing, basketball, and bowling, and periodically a salty showman ventures forth as a performer on the smoker agenda. Fall of 1959 shone with added favor on this group of men when three of their clan were brought into promi- nence as players on the GALVESTON softball team that came away with the CRULANT Softball Cham- pionship Trophy. Several months later three more caught the limelight as "regulars" on the Shi , t Competing in th CRU P S eam Shlp Tournament? LANT Basketball Champion- Ye , 1959 ..M,, Si v WHS HS g00d a-year for the men of as it was for th fi . , Spares them from Sign gijilgglgsaiggcplrovlding 1060 Lieutenant and his "homing anchor biisgli Igqrst 7 ey will again shine through their willin ness to sup- Egfghthe Shlp, their ability to produce IEOFS Messmell famine Mfgnth than any other division, and their ull- maxhi 6 orts toimaintain the Engineering Plant 111 m um flghtlng l31'1Tlf1" for the day each and all ay be called on for their most. -,Z 5 ff 349 4 5 V N A ,, , , , 454 if J MW 4, , Z ,4 1 N' 5 f I 4"--Sw MfKENNEDY , KAUF' R00 GX SNXPE5 EN D STEEL . MAN AN "R" DIVISICJN R Division is the "service division" of the En- gineering Department. Service to the ship and high- qualitv Work are a matter of great pride to the men of R Division. The shipfitters and damage controlmen have made considerable contribution to the Working condi- tions, morale, and efficiency of the ship. The damage control facilities and up-keep are the best. ,V MAY' 5- gl lk- N A ,..,.n- u... -1. 1. . 'xg Lf. .. -4" -4? if wi, ,. In f' r,.,- S I" ' .A ,,.,f f S ' v sf X ,1 ml.: 1 . 'ibfvt' M- W 'X J ox' v A ' qw fgfw 'M vi, 11' X . 3 Y as 9? A A " 9' , ...x ' " H 1 ' WY ff lv 'a Va , ' 2-. 4 I N-1 . :'.'f Y' in Q56 Fi x 1 " w ,w Z, -,Q A ,fn , .- ,, W, ,, X fffi 1 f 2 ff f ,l x:-"Z UC X' f N Q45 fiflf' If 2275, ff W ' flu, Yin.. X !f41.wzffQ 5 5 4 54 , .I ,, f ffm, f ADARING Rescue AT SEA CDR W. E. UNDERWOOD GUNNERY OFFICER GUNNERY DEPARTMENT i 4 1 1 IST DIVISION The Breeding Ground for Smart Seamanship We are responsible for the forward part of the ship commencing at the Peak and extending aft to frame 57. We carry herein the ships main battery composed of two 3-gun turrets of 6"47 maintained by our gun gang. Forward on the foc'le head are housed the ships anchors weighing 13,500 lbs. apiece and which in the past year have been dropped and weigh- ed many times. We also handle the FWD highline station consisting of both the delivery and receiving rigs. During the past 7 months we have laid our backs to the rig 33 times and have transferred and received 65 persons without mishap. The quarterdeck also falls within our spaces and sports much fancy work of original design fif we do say so ourselvesb. We be- lieve we have the smartest hallowed ground area in any Cbar nonej cruiser. The Captain's Gig and No. 1 utility boat are also a part of our division. The gig piloted by P. G. NEL- SON, BM2 always presents an example of smart sea- manship and hard work. G. W. WALTON, BMSN and J. R. CAMP, SN, maintain the utility boat in the usual top grade manner of the division. The First Division since commissioning has been conned by LT. DUFFY who was later succeeded by LTJ G TACK who is still at the helm and ably assisted by ENS COINER, the First Division golf pro. Mr. TACK who will soon become Chief of the Black Gang on a Tin Can will no doubt in later years look back at the first division as one of his most interesting and enlightening experiences and particularly in learning the art of transrnortiiication and teaching Whistle J o's how to up the porpoise. I I 2 I ,Q J I x 0 ., I X3 ,...i.., --,,- .H ,, Ha. - X.-,. Y , .r gn:--f"' -4. 'W ' " on a Tin Can will no doubt in later years look back at the first division as one of his most interesting and enlightening experiences and particularly in learning the art of transmortiiication and teaching Whistle J o's how to up the porpoise. R 33? 1 ka? -T ' X ,.,,,, ,.,......l.-- - ,A .,-HA--f,,..-7 ,, ., . ZND DIVISION While the splash of the anchor perks up the ears of the liberty hounds, the familiar sound of the boats being lowered into the Water by the second - 1T.7 division means that the beach can't be too far. Not only do we have the responsibility for handling the oflicers' motor boat, and the utility boats With their trusty boat booms and vvinches, but We also provide expert coxsvvains and crews to put liberty hungry sailors ashore. At sea We are often called upon to rig for fueling and replenish some thirsty "can" or maybe to break out the holystones and "rock" the teak deck. Then We have the Ufightin' 5!38's" which proved themselves so Well at "Gitmo." Here We blasted a couple of sleeves out of the sky and shattered the nerves of a pilot as We almost hit his plane. After that there were an awful lot of loading drills to brush up for the next shoot. Like everybody else on board We got our start at "pre com" school after which We spent at lot of time in Philadelphia both at the yard and on liberty. Late in the year though GALVESTON finally put to sea, and it Wasn't long before the se- cond division Was routed out on deck one stormy afternoon to pick up a pilot and his ditched airplane. We returned to Norfolk for the Christmas holidays of '58 and While supervising the ,line handlers on the pier at the deperming crib swimming fan, John Henderson BM2 took time out for a dip in the icy Waters. Chilled but happy he reported to sick bay for treatment. We finally reached the promised land of San Juan about the middle of January. There We held our first division party at Pointas Salinas an Army recreation center with a ter- rific beach. To top off an afternoon of swim- ming, softball, and volley ball We tossed the division officers into the drink. When the ship returned to Philly in April we opened the sports season with a round of softball games. Even though We Weren't too successful our courage didn't fail and in No- vember We beat the fourth division in a foot- ball game at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. I -- .ff ' ,,..,, -. -.wr-,-,,4f-..-.,,- A , ,- ,.. SECURING LINES IN MAYP, 'T FLA. 3RD DIVISION As another TALOS arches towards the blue, the Third Division "deck gang" swings into action. ln charge of the after part of our ship, the Boatsvvain- ,bt Mates, with help from their strikers, scrape and paint the scorched deck and stanchions. They are also charged with the responsibility of maintaining and operating the GALVESTON's two motor Whale- boats and aft deck equipment. When at sea, under the capable direction of our division officer, it is 'f Ll, iffy-jl5?5'?wI' 7 g,,f,.w1g-179151'iam-i-I It I ,gil ,,1H,.:,. 7, 1 5.5-suiiaif ,-' 7- af' I ,,SM7y,,.i-g , is., 1 IW f 3, "-. .' f..,' !i,,q1q,T1m1 V- f ,Q s wana ' "ff'j.R'M5Lp1'f':F? ' I -7 5, "Q . -- '.'F4:.wn..fMEFwL'f-' ,,f.,-ni, Jw' -' Mix I r ii 'Q p is 9,1 ' it af 4 1 ' - Vi . ML F? . f I, ,F Fish 'M igwgvh l if Y ei if if fi if 5' F? 5' 5 I if i ' as ,,, E ' ' .. J, . 5,-,M ,,- .. ,4 - stu . '41 f ,i-mu' -,,,.,, fn,-f the Third Division who safely launches and lands helicopters on the fantail. The missile launching and handling systems ares, I operated and maintained by Gunnersmates of the Third Division. As the mighty TALOS moves from the magazine to the launcher it is their responsibility to safely carry out this operation. As the last part of the Third Division team, the Nuclear Weaponsmen are responsible for the main- tenance and care of TALOS's deadly sting. The Third Division is proud to serve aboard the first TALOS Guided Missile C1'UiS61'. ' ' REFUELING ON 'roP OF MlsslL.E House Y S? S .. xt fm 'NN Ny X Afyyjfmx 1:-'W-4 aww TOP OF MISSILE HOUSE H EAVE AROUND HELICOPTER MISSILE DIVISIQN MISSILE DIVISION HISTORY The Missile Division, originally known as the Fourth Division, is responsible for the maintenange testing, servicing and repair of the Talos missile and associated test equipment, This is accomplished in the two checkout areas in the Missile House, kngwn as Port and Starboard Checkout Area. The missiles are readied for flight in every respect including fuel- ing if required, at Port and Starboard Fueling Sta- tions and installation of freshly processed batteries ile Battery Shop. To aid in the mainte- nance of the missile and associated test equipment, a history of each missile and piece of test equipment is maintained by missile personnel in the Ordnance Technical Library. A "missile shoot" in general, though appearing simple, is in actuality a highly complex, co-ordinated operation involving many man-hours of preparation by Missile Division as Well as divisions concerned from the Miss with search radars, fire control equipment handling equipment. The success or failure of "missile shot" is not primarily concerned wit destruction of the target. The amount of expefi and technical data gained through long ran C ' . 0I'd1I1Q' known gg H+D1DYnD+mMno,u enables the NaV and II1iSS1l9 n the enC9 Q9 T and the prime contractors to contin- ually make improvements in the de- sign and performance of the overall system. Of the four officers and forty-one enlisted men aboard, the following are the only remaining plank owners: LTJ G Caudry, CWO Velomske, Swies- ford GSC, Harvey GSC, Williams GS1, Smith GS1 and Simmons GS2. Our first division oflicer was LT Clark who later succeeded to Missile Officer. Mr. Clark is now LCDR. LT Bilderback, now serving at White Sands, New Mexico succeeded Mr. Clark. Our pres- ent Division Officer is LTJ G Caudry. Most of the enlisted men in the divi- sion are graduates of a class "A" and class "C" school at the U. S. Naval Guided Missile School at Dam Neck, Va. The division is divided up into a day and night crew for each missile check- out area, a crew for the missile fueling stations and a crew for the missile bat- tery shop. Each missile is checked out periodically in order to keep the ship's main battery in a state of combat readiness. "FM" DIVISKQN FM division is the Missile fire control division for the USS GALVESTON. Many of this group WHS involved in the TALOS program long before the ship ' d ' the com- was commissioned, having been traine in ters at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The division is responsible for Operation, maintenance and upkeep of the Tracking Radars, The Guidance Radars, The Computer and the Weapons Direction system of the Talos Guided Mis- sile battery. ln such a complex system much of their work has had to be done utilizing new methods and oftentimes without final manuals on the equipment which meant extremely tedious work of tracing out plex Radars and Compu circuits and many sleepless nights. The work must be very closely coordinated since each unit of the system is tied together by the Missile Computer. Another function of the FM division is Instrumenta- tion and photography, both ofwhich serve the all important function of determining at any time whether the missile system is 'ready to fire. The equipment used by FM division personnel is of the latest design and contains many Electronic circuits + N L 5 S 5 ow DO You FOLD T1-us THlNG?H and ideas not used anywhere else in the nav Th division is composed of some 70 or more F. Y. e technicians and Photographers ire control FM-FG DIVISION PARTY Mu' lniq can he done only W GALVESTON is primarily a missile s MFGM e A Ship is only as strong as its me powe ll d. needed Effective, fire power must be accurately contro 6 ith the help of intricate ma- chines, machines to sight on the target, to get the proper range, and to lay the guns to score a hit. The maintenance and operation of these machines is the job of FG Division. We maintain two plotting rooms, four directors and four radars. Our radars can also be used for navigation and communications if needed. On Aug. 28th, 29th and Sept. lst, 1959, at' GTMO, Cuba, we conducted our first anti-aircraft firing exer- cises with the 5-inch battery, using a wire enforced nylon sleeve. During this same period we conducted a successful surface exercise with the 6-inch battery using a towed sled. Our main battery plotting room is equipped with the MK 48 computer, used in shore bombardment in conjunction with the Talos Missile. To be but the gun batteries are S'E2lUd1f1g by ln readines r. Q .J W Ha'--4 T r FIRST LT. DIVISION The first Lieutenants Division is directly responsible for the appearance of the ships sides, the operation of the Bosn locker, sail locker, paint locker and inspection and test of all lifesaving equipment. This division manufactures all the canvas Work required for the ship and is responsible for the issuing and upkeep of all special clothing. , NAVAL SHIP YARD PORTSMOUTH ' V, sl l 1 1 it - - +4+' V 577551 ..:?f-,,. .'fa-,:?!!1..J51' , 5. ' in "' ' ' "ft " ' ' x Qsvuasutwgevx 'fi ?q"'?51 K 5KQ,qagls--di THE MARINE DETACHMENT TON QCLG 35 was formed - h 11, Uss GALVES , - The Marine Detackmeghiladelphia Naval Base, during the grisxtvgwcfglg in the Marine Barrac s, , of Ma 1958. It consisted of thirty-nine 1395 enlisted men an Officerbs. We reported to the .USS GALVESTON and asbsumed ous primary duties: to provide an lnternal Security Guard, tof echpreglilfe, to parade an Honor Guard, and to form the .nucleus o e ip s Landing Force. After taking part in the Commissioning CGTGITLOUBQ 011 May 28, 1958, we settled down to the widely varied life of t e ea- Going Mamie' ' ft f r annual requalification After a short stay aboard the ship we le no t Lakehurst N J Returning to our normal duities with the M-1 Rifle a , . - , , aboard the GALVESTON, we held to our routine schedule of stan ing watches, troop and drill, physical training, and mastering the infantry weapons until the big social event of the year. The Marine Corps Birthday Ball on November 10, 1958, at "The Four Chefs" in North Philadelphia. .,-, Decked out in our Dress Blues and our wives and girl-friends in their gowns, we had a most enjoyable evening of dancing and entertainment, topped off by the traditional cake-cutting ceremony complete with the Color Guard and the Drum and Buglei Corp from the Philadelphia Marine Barracks. The next year however, being at sea, our celebration was smaller and quieter and was held on the Mess Deck of the- GALVESTON. While operating in the Caribbean area Captain MACMICHAEL was transferred to Quantico, Va., and Lieutenant MEETH became our Commanding Officer. He remained in command until May of 1959 when the Detachment went to Little Creek, Va., for training in Amphibious Reconnaissance, there Captain DEUTSCHLANDER, our present C.O., took over.' Shortly after our return to Philadelphia, Lt. MEETH left for Quantico and 1stLt. KENNEDY assumed the duties of Executive Oiiicer. I J l f '59 we were off on another trip.'This. time, appropriately n u y o enough, to Quantico, Ya., for another requalification and familiariza- tion. As a result of this firing three Q31 of our men, PFC's EPLING, . d. HUDSON, and WALKER, received awards and medals for outstan ing marksmanship in the Corps-wide Leatherneck Marksmanship Contest. MARINE DIVISION On our last night at Quanti - , th lgarine Corps, there we savcvoa ?r11c?s?1iCaSylmrent'.Wenl2 to Headquarters unset Paradevi This is a military Cereal 323122 siglhtla tie weekly w M - Band, the Marine Cor D IC Gu d, r d t . PS rum apd Bugl C e arine ,Fins 9-Ist bhe world-kfarnous Marine Corps Drzlllysillelalirei ttafliigaliarftolor , ecomes o VIOUS th t - . . . guard Detachment .aboard ship? tllfsadef' dlsfihiifglng our duty as 3 me. ag so keeping with the primary mis, Periodic training ashore we a1n a1n a Force 1n Readinessv, preparggnttofcatlhe Marine Corps: to TY 011 a limit d f- fensive on a dist t - way of life. an Shore' If necessary' -to help Preserve the Amgri 0 can ...J X 'Qwiiifq by .X Q., ,MQ1 'Wu-N , .XV ik piiQA,t1 f X - 4... FM DIV. PARTY HELD AT SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO GALVESTON VS , SANTA FE 4,4 , pw, 'hrvqlm ' wiht CRULANT SOFTBALL CHAMPS SKEET SHOOTING ' I -' 'K 1--f vu --'ew -.-.z.wu- -uw-my-1-u -w-vmaqfev -1-s-'Jw ufgqv-fenuv4u-5 -wxrqqnx Q-1-1-4 .,c,.-'-w-as-, f f 1 f f 40, ,, HW, , ,, -M, ,, , ,-N4 ,f,,f ,QW :ww f ,, 2 ,4M,,ffW, L 'zsjafk WM af, wp, Q X "' X -x NS YN Mum M fy , f Q Q, X ws XX wg: rw' J If . Q' K QS! 2, WW' ' f N if 2 , X Aw. X xff LW, . X x ' x TQ 5' f yi 05551: , k ,, 55 A x Xxg N ,N jf ,M , f, f 41 1 ,wfxox 2 .. f ji , Wm 'X . 'W f X , f AiZ'V'M , f My ,!,n ,X ,, ,,,' ,wif ,fff , f , 'Q , "2 'HI cAP'r. J. B. COLWELL CAPT. D. D. SCOTT CAPTAIN DAVID D. SCOTT U. S. Navy David Darwin Scott was born on February 6 1912 in Bristol synth Dakfpta, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Scott. He attended aubal' Hlgh School 1n Waubay, South Dakota prior to his appointment to the U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Mary- land ln 1928. Graduated and commissioned Ensign on June 2, 1932, he was subsequently advanced in rank reaching that of Captain on January 1, 1951. Upon graduation from the Academy in 1932 he reported in July of the Same year aboard the USS ARIZONA based at Long Beach, Calif., where he served in the capacity of Gunnery Junior Division Ofiicer. In July 1933 Captain Scott fthen Lieutenant junior gradel reported aboard the USS MISSISSIPPI based at Long Beach, Calif., where he served as Gunnery Division Ofiicer. .After a tour of duty aboard the USS BLUE based at San Diego, Calif., as First Lieutenant from May 1937 to June 1939, Captain Scott reported back to the Naval Academy at Annapolis. There he attended and completed a Post Graduate School in. Ordnance in May 1941. I Upon completion of the Post Graduate course, he reported to duty at the Naval Gun Factory, Washington D. C., where he served a year as Assistant Production Ofiicer. He then reported aboard the USS SAVANNAH based at Norfolk, Virginia as Gunnery Ofiicer in June 1942 until March 1944: After serving an eight month tour of duty from March 1944 to October 1944 with Commander Eighth Fleet in the Mediterranean area as Assistant Ordnance Oiiicer, Captain Scott fthen a Commanderj once again reported for duty at the Naval Gun Factory, In December 1944 as Assistant Pro- duction Officer. In July 1946 he assumed command of the USS PERKINS based at San Diego, Calif. and served as her Commanding Oiiicer for one year. As a member of the Staff of Commander Service Force Pacific, at Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, Captain Scott Cthen a Commanderj served as Assistant Ordnance Oflicer from August 1947 to July 1949. One month later Captain Scott became a student at the Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia, where he re- mained until January 1950. He was then reassigned to duty for the third time during his career at the Naval Gun Factory, where he served from January 1950 to July 1951 as Assistant Planning Ofiicer. In August 1951 he reported to Destroyer Division 82 to serve as Division Commander and remained in that capacity until May 1952. Captain Scott reported to the Staff of Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet in July 1952 and served as Readiness Ofiicer until August 1954. In October 1954 he assumed command of the USS MOUNTRAIL based at San Diego, Calif. and served as Commanding Oflicer until September 1955. ' On November 18, 1958, 'Captain Scott-assumed command of the USS GALVESTON. During World War II action, Captain Scott was awarded the Legion of Merit with Combat "V" and one gold star. He is also authorized to wear the Honorable Service Lapel But- ton. In addition he is authorized to wear the following ribbons: American Campaign, American Theater, European-African- Middle-Eastern Theater, China Service, Navy Occupation Service. Asia Clasp, American Defense and Croix De Guerre fwith Silver Starj. Captain Scott is married to the former Harriet Elaine Brown of Fowler, California. He has two children David D. Scott, Jr., 17, and Eric W. Scott, 15. Captain Scott and his family have established a residence at 811 Albany Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia. ' CAPT. D. D. SCOTT CAPTAIN DAVID D. SCOTT U. S. Navy David Darwin Scott was born on February 6 1912 in Bristol South Dakota, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Scott. He attended Waubay High School in Waubay, South Dakota prior to his appointment to the U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Mary- land in 1928. Graduated and commissioned Ensign on June 2, 1932, he was subsequently advanced in rank reaching that of Captain on January 1, 1951. Upon graduation from the Academy in 1932 he reported in July of the same year aboard the USS ARIZONA based at Long Beach, 'Calif., where he served in the capacity of Gunnery Junior Division Officer. In July 1933 Captain Scott fthen Lieutenant junior gradel reported aboard the USS MISSISSIPPI based at Long Beach, Calif., where he served as Gunnery Division Officer. .After a tour of duty aboard the USS BLUE based at San Diego, Calif., as First Lieutenant from May 1937 to June 1939, Captain Scott reported back to the Naval Academy at Annapolis. There he attended and completed a Post Graduate School in. Ordnance in May 1941. I Upon completion of the Post Graduate course, he reported to duty at the Naval Gun Factory, Washington D. C., where he served a year as Assistant Production Ofiicer. He then reported aboard the USS SAVANNAH based at Norfolk, Virginia as Gunnery Officer in June 1942 until March 1944: After serving an eight month tour of duty from March 1944 to October 1944 with Commander Eighth Fleet in the Mediterranean area as Assistant Ordnance Ofiicer, Captain Scott fthen a Commanderj once again reported for duty at the Naval Gun Factory, In December 1944 as Assistant Pro- duction Officer. In July 1946 he assumed command of the USS PERKINS based at San Diego, Calif. and served as her Commanding Officer for one year. As a member of the Staff of Commander Service Force Pacific, at Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, Captain Scott fthen a Commanderj served as Assistant Ordnance Ofiicer from August 1947 to July 1949. One month later Captain Scott became a student at the Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia, where he re- mained until January 1950. He was then reassigned to duty for the third time during his career at the Naval Gun Factory, where he served from January 1950 to July 1951 as Assistant Planning Ofiicer. In August 1951 he reported to Destroyer Division 82 to serve as Division Commander and remained in that capacity until May 1952. Captain Scott reported to the Staff of Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet in July 1952 and served as Readiness Oflicer until August 1954. In October 1954 he assumed command of the USS MOUNTRAIL based at San Diego, Calif. and served as Commanding Officer until September 1955. ' On November 18, 1958, 'Captain Scott-assumed command of the USS GALVESTON. During World War II action, Captain Scott was awarded the Legion of Merit with Combat "V" and one gold star. He is also authorized to wear the Honorable Service Lapel But- ton. In addition he is authorized to wear the following ribbons: American Campaign, American Theater, European-African- Middle-Eastern Theater, China Service, Navy Occupation Service. Asia Clasp, American Defense and Croix De Guerre fwith Silver Starj. Captain Scott is married to the former Harriet Elaine Brown of Fowler, California. He has two children David D. Scott, Jr., 17, and Eric W. Scott, 15. Captain Scott and his family have established a residence at 811 Albany Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia. 77 F - 4. V , ,,, . F .A 0 0 I I I 'g 'hi' ' -Wf ' -Elf ' fx, Qi, oi, E 1 ff' C15 K -37 E? 1 M 0 Q. P O I I Q I ll 'H U 'H H fi at ' ' -b E - - 'K mgx - anim - QL. i ll W ell ' -I . EV if 1 , 1- CDR R. H. WELLER OPERATIONS OFFICER DPERATION I "- O f , -.- ir. , , CDR R. H. WELLER OPERATIONS OFFICER OPERATION If-559 NA -ff . I ., . ..- M.. ., 1 . - - f -: - I . g -- "Ol-1" DIVISION OI-1 DIVISIONAL HISTORY ince I have been deemed a Qualified Collector of facts' let ni: take you back about two YQQYS when Orders Vgerfnsggg from the guts of the Navy machine drawing H1612 ffl man Fleet, shore duty, and the bafflement of boot training about the newest missile cruiser GALVESTON. These Irrlleg, NOB a thousand strong were berthed near the Beer a , mt , NORVA, for PreCom training. Of this thousand, some Y- odd were needed to fill the first half of OI Division. This was designated OI-1 Division and the radar gang came about . . . . . . Before meeting the ship in Philly we spent several weeks in Norfolk, Virginia, in associated CIC Training courses at Dam Neck, Fleet Training Center, and attaining practical factors in deception and evasive maneuvering in the Naval Station Cafeteria. We first met the "Gal" as a group in May and were appalled by the disorder of the frenzied shipyard work. We all agreed that our CIC layout was unique and had some function, but visualizing was hard since most of the equipment was crated, and walking minus deck plates was severely trying to even a mountain goat. But, working as closely with civilians as Navymen can, and while still trying to exhaust the east coast's variety of CIC courses, we were, by the end of November, functional both equipment-wise. and personnel-wise as can be noted by our efficient assist in controlling a distressed aircraft alongside and thus effecting a rescue in December. . Our first Christmas found the duty section joining a va1n.24-hour alert over the .AA Co-ordination net for radar or visual sightings of St. Nick with the other ships berthed in Norfolk, Virginia. ' The three months following the holiday period were gui----'--ya' spent at General Quarters together with Weapons Control Stfltlpn to complete the first successful firing of the Tales m1ss1le from a ship at sea. . Our in-port time found each man happily pursuing the diversions of San Juan and various other Caribbean ports. We returned to the blustery spring of Philadelphia sun- burned and happily looking forward to another summer of school1'ng'and Philly liberty. The schooling was accomplished and several of the division entered willingly into the emo- tional entanglements of marriage. Short-Timers left and new men arrived to be indoctrinated into our group during Gitmo training and WSEG operations in the fall of '59, Our previous training allowed us to satisfy the Gitmo Observers and we entered WSEG for our "baptism under fire" with enthusiasm. C WSEG was a new thing for all of us, being an operation as close to actual warfare as possible without shooting. Again, our training and pre-WSEG briefing came in handy and this, coupled with the latest contermeasures equipment, increased our combat efficiency a hundredfold from the first scheduled raid to the last. We have now seen another Christmas and completed more time in the Caribbean bringing us up to date, where Philadelphia Naval Shipyard is once again in sight, Here, as before, short-timers will leave and be replaced, and the radar gang will strive in the future, as we have in the past, to make the USS GALVESTON what she is. In so doing, we will satisfy our own individual pride. A ' ' ' " --:rt-N - .g g '55M!N'Sx-g.15qmnggq1gi,L - -1 -- --.:--x. .-5'-Q--1' - ,?'y:::2,?-:-19.25-ge:--:--3,- -3 .,,. , N, 7 V 'Yg"'4'-Y-IQX MOI-2" DIVISION OI-2 DIVISION OUTLINE nd persistently "True progress quietly a . moves along without notice." St. Francis De Sales. - -17-L, our OI-2 division, compartment A 4 home on the GALVESTON. OI-2 serves two purposes, both equally im- portant. We supply the forward lookouts and ' ' ' for radar. A seaman have men in training ' t nit to strikefor two in OI-2 has the oppor u y rates, BM and RD, this is not found ln many divisions. Our spaces are located mostly forward on the 01, 02 and 05 levels. We also are respon- sible for the after platform forward of the missile house, known to Autry and his men as the oil farm, as well as the masts, stacks, d latform. In addition we and after ra ar p maintain a coffee and gear locker, compart- ment and head. We are fortunate to have an excellent Hi The living space out of the way of tra c. compartment has tables for writing letters, playing cards and shining Shoes have an ironing board for keepilii We also our gear squared away. We are l k our head and showers. uc Y to be close to Of course life is not 311 On our Caribbean cruise gvvgrgagnd Ho play, party about thirty miles outside ofa division Puerto Rico. We had a beautiful be an Juan, selves, lined with palm trees and iaflll to our- We all had a great time, and Mr pgs? 1? tables. IS still scratching his head over' h ristensen got out of those tires. Howabout tigttlgwe air . , re v OI-2 can boast proudl of 13 liners on the ships softbafll teaylnexsgllf head- Crulant champs. Den Suero, SN Be 1317 Were BM3, and our ex Lpo Lou Tzantnl alton, manager, also Andy Jackson BM1 ai 'Qeam present working out with some fw o is at division football team, O us for a There is much mor t stories to tell, but spaoggainailrigcljglylfunny ever happen to be passing by AA-1? If dlgou - op in and take a look at the Navy's finest look out division. ix, MOE" DIVISION mf' WW' f' W ,W " ffffffm',f.W""WWVU,,'2MWxww, "OE DIVISION HISTORY" . At present there are Thirty-Five Electronics Technicians on board the U. S. S. GALVESTON. Of this number, Twenty-Three men make up OE Division, while the remainder are assigned to OR Division and are responsible for the Ship's com- munication equipment. The primary duty of OE personnel is the main- tenance and repair of the ship's Search and Height finding radars, and all of its associated gear, such as Radar Repeaters, Anti-Jam, and Identiiication Equipment. This may sometimes include antenna climbing, plumbing, and numer- ous other capabilities, so the shipboard Electron- ics Technician must be somewhat of a "JaCk-0f- Y i . i L 2 5. Q1 .si ' 1 All-Trades." At this time the division has only Five "Plank Owners" remaining, Who helped put the ship in commission. These men are suppli- mented largely by graduates of ET "A" School, and this combination forms a smooth running and efiicient team. The division is headed by LT P. M. WIND- I-IAM, also Electronics Material Officer, and hiS capable Junior Officer, Chief Warrant Oflicer A- E. WARREN. Di- Under their leadership, the men of OE vision are doing their part in making the U. S- S' 1 GALVESTON a valuable and important additifm to the United States Navy and the Defense of our Nation. 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It was at this time that COMCARDIVTWO nicknamed us the GALLANT GAL. It was shortly after that we were again called upon to exercise our res- cue recovery detail. One of the Navy's expensive experimental high speed jet drones had gone down in our vicinity T. THGM near San Juan, We were called upon to salvage it. One catch, the self destruc- tion charge had not gone off. Under the direct leadership of DALE, BM1, who personally climbed on the drone and disarmed it, We again proved that the most diflicult task for us came in the line of duty. DALE stated after we had the drone on board that the explosive charge didn't Worry him as AS, V,, much as the sharks Swimmin him in the water. garoullfl We have also had our Share of vancements commencing with Ed. L. LIOT, BMC, who in the matter f weeks advanced fr0m Chief to Wffoixvo ENS. LOWTHER, BMI and SHARE NER, BM1, kept the advancemei. going by stepping up to WO1. 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TRUJILLO -f gl 1 ,mL .e 'T-"' f'm!W"f'-4"'T"t-1-54 y'gt1Qf!f97"!ff'lilQf-SSEQAWSK. ,x,. ff Miiffxf, xfffw, , ,,,, X5 X,x0 7 2-iff zyrffm f' ' ' k 4g9J'6f f f X' ,, QM . X ZL'4W'A,,ifV, ' , ' ,sywx -,iw f v W ff , 7,4527 , - , Zf,qg!f,7Q:WjgiHW, X 1,41 af, ,f , fiwxfqgfgg 'ww K . 1 f f X 70, Q + 0 N f ZWJNW, f V I I I '1 LT J. E. ARNOLD COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER MMUNICATION DEPARTMENT -Y a cORaa In the beginning, there was nothing. Today, there is everything. The latest in naval communications. How did we establish this peak of existence? It was not easy. Men came aboard from far and wide. From vari- ous types of duties and stations. Represented in the radio gang were, battleships, cruisers, destroyers amphibious craft, service type vessels and shore sailors. Now came the organization, teamwork, training, We all had different ideas of how communice- tions should be.eXecuted, and our watches and re- sponsibilities started before we had a chance to get together and talk things over. Through the efforts of LT Q j gl Skorupski, Chief Russ Boner, and Chief Charles Suomela, along with Nat McCorkle, RM1, teamwork finally developed. We worked and set standards that were to be used for our river run. Communications at sea, we later knew was different. Senior men were in charge of Watches, and through them we became acquainted with com- munications, training constantly, many ofliheurs were spent in teaching. Men having this task were Phil Harris, RM2, Frank Burton, RM2, Ray O'Quinn, RM2, Virgil Reed, RM2, John Paidarm RM2. Among these who were very helpful, Frank Nalepka, RM3, Jack Jones, RMS, Joe Gerow, RM3, and Will Benton, TE QRMJS. Nickerson, TE CRMJ2, taught us tele- typewriter equipment, and how to keep it in opera- tiqn' and eventually became our L.P.0. until we re ceived a first class on December lst, 1958. The test came. We pulled out for the Caribbean to test the ship l 1 the skill of the crew, but most important, to test the Hring Capabilities of the Talos missile. The men in Charge were good teachers, andthose who had to learn were good students. Hard times were encount- ered, errors made, but ill AQT11 Whell We feturlled to Philly, we had done a good .jobr 'fA Well Done was received from the communications oflicer. Philly, another yard period, and changes to be made. Men left, leaving us short. Then new men Came aboard, and the cycle started again. We taught these new men, and molded a new team. Then in August, 1959, to sea we went. A difficult exercise, this time with the air-force. Success! We proved we are still by far the best Navy in the world. GALVESTON is not a ship to play With, We earned our respect. Then came another rest, short but well deserved. Christmas and New Year's leave period. As always, senior men left, inexperienced men came aboard. Training continued and paid off. This brings us up to the present day. Our missile iirings went of fairly well. We are familiar with their capabilities against enemy aircraft. Now to what every man has waited patiently for, a visit to our sponsoring city, Galveston, Texas. Then on to Philly, our second home for another yard period and a well deserved rest. Who will be aboard when the ship is again ready for sea? It is hard to tell. In 21 months, 10 men are plankowners of an original radio gang of 32 men. The outcome of our iirst two years? With the help of the most modern equipment in the world, the radio gang is maintaining a constant vigil in keeping the GALVESTON in-the-know. The radio central, a battery of brains coordi- nated communications with CIC, the bridge, and the various departments of the ship. T-his is not indi- vidualityg it is teamwork, training which helps this team excel in communications. It must be reliable, have security and speed. n The GALVESTON is prepared to establish and maintain reliable communications when called upon. The basic job of the radio gang is that of passing information, whether primarily concerned with a fleet-Wide exercise, individual ship exercise or evalu- ations such as in missile test firing, Radio central S1 ighe communications coordination center for the The teletype network carries news from ashore, and Supplies the weather to the ships at sea 24 hours iday- The news? The GALVESTON goes way out als' news. All day long. Teletypewriters pounding deal' to give to the ship messages for the many partments, ,personal messages, etc. be When feasible, high seas telephone calls may ,madl-1. When the GALVESTON is a few hundred Rules Offshore, yOu may talk to the folks at home as YOU were next door. haVeAs reliable as communications are, we must also Word iecuflty- There is always the "scuttlebutt" 1 ut nevertheless, security is paramount. exp1a21L:fcm0tt0, "Get That Message Through" is .Self 0nM,S0m0E'Y, and what the radio central team thrives hegiigghee lmeiwhen passing radio central, you can a m thf1V1Hg a sound from under the ground, .. U 1"if I T - ' . xgqghgge srggyfatlqn from around the nation. There Qt X 0 present hum from the busy bees sending, -1 gl I'0ll1T1hn' +1r-nnqn +.lf1V'fX11ff1'1I111+ +110 Q'h1Tl. -47 Q . "OS" DIVISION Progress is the term which best describes the history of the Signal Gang aboard the GALVESTON. The Division started to assemble in Norfolk in Jan- uary, 1958, and by March a basic nucleus of three First Class, three Second Class, two Third Class and eight Seamen had been formed. The men in this group came from many different ships and stations and brought with them different ideas on visual communi- cations and how a Signal Bridge should be run. Nall and Thomas have done a fine job in developing the Division into a working 01'gaH1Zal310H, 9-S have First Class Petty Officers Slover and Preble. By the time the ship enters the yard in 1960 most gf the Original gang will have left the ship. However, many capable new men have reported aboard, and the cycle is starting again - a new gang, new ldeas, and plenty of training. After commissioning in May, the Signal Bridge started to take shape. There wasa great deal of work to be done converting a World War II Bridge into a modern Signal Bridge. However, by the time the ship left Philadelphia the Division spaces were in good shape, and the emphasis shifted towards molding the signal gang into an efficient cohesive unit. To achieve and maintain a smooth working or- ganization requires a lot of sea duty. Thus, the Signal Gang looked forward to 1959 with expectations Throughout the year the Division developed into an increasingly effective organization, and it has proved itself in all fleet exercises. At the present time the Division can favorably compare itself to any other Signal Gang in the fleet. The advancement record for a Division this size is especially noteworthy. In the first year and a half of its existence the Division ad- vanced three men to Chief, two to First Class, four to Second Class and three to Third Class. Leadership for the OS Division has been provid- ed by the following Division Officers and Junior Divi- sion Officers: . Mr. McLaughlin, Mr. Plein, Mr. Moon, Mr. Cuth- bert, Mr. Craft and Mr. Washburn. Chiefs Belicka, I 'Z by x P .if N 5 QN k k . 4-x X s . , X 21 Mijas w V K T Fl 15 Q Q4 X Q :W A 1 i j X 4 x . 'VET N E934 Ngaew x XXX NW8w6fi?-wage , , 11 XX F" Q , . im :lun 5 11322525-:Z.,.. .,. ,, . 2 4 4 .,... H. .....,. , :it , .. - ,.l .I 1 4 2 AND sun . I 4 4 I 'ADM. WRIGHT AND CAPT SCOTT SEC, OF NAVY THOMAS GATES WITH CAPT D. D. SCOTT f ADM MARTEL GETS LOWDOWN ON TALOS MISSILE SYSTEM FROM LTCDR GRANTHAM. ADM WRIGHT AND CAPT SCOTT 8 A . ' A - f GALVESTON'S FIRE POWER JQSSXXXX 5 fo xx N I f f JIS AN 'Q ' , fk - ' cj v i X mw135Q!f ,' NX Q B Wx T ON K0' xxXXxsS : 1 125-T I 'X ,fy 'XS x ' Q f l Y 4' Q I' RZ s A" X fl E7 4, F xl 9 K W?..1'SS hr ' l X. hu my 1 uf' I ' s ...., W f 0 , ' , . X Q 3152, fy , 1 " 1 Q! Awssron fgggjfj.. Lengfh . . . . . . 608 H. Speed ..... .. . .... 30 knofs Displacemenf .... . . . l4,600 ions Complemenf . . . .... 89 officers I200 men Armamenf . . . .... 6 - 6"f47 rifles 6 - 5"l38 rifles A TALOS Draff .... . . . 25 feet Beam 64 feef. I 1 5 A 4 1 X: 5 . LTCDR V. P. MOORE, JR. SUPPLY OFFICER UPPLY DEPARTMENT I """'4"' 1' mx vu- x ,hw .' .jfvauiv 1. 1-1 3 V : - , 3 'S-1" DIVISION "We're the men that get the stores, and keep the ship supplied. . We like to think vve've done our JOIJS, We always serve with pride." . That is the P . . service the S-1 division offers our sea going city, the USS GALVESTON. Our primary mission is the suppor or l u LOS MISSILE SYSTEM. To accomplish this ITIIESIOQ h ve a vast material empire which consis s o We a 20,000 electronic repair parts, 5000 ordnance arid missile repair parts, 8000 machinery repair par sn M 't s. This material and last but not least 8,700 GS 1 em ranges in price from lc pencils to 18 thousand dollar ' ' 't vve'll Klystrons. Our motto 1S "If We don't have 1 , get it." Of course, living up to our mottohas given us many a grey hair. We've often called Washington, Great Lakes, Los Angeles and even Oklahoma City, O en for business 26 hours a day t f the TA- va W. I ,gm 5, Z U if If Z ,,,, , I WZ? 'rv ,ww ,jay ffl in WW 12' 44 i ff K f 7 'I iff! 1 7' M! f X 4 f , J "' rf fl! 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Rapid Issue Iglsoceilvitirc-?eFIII4iPI9ZevsI1l?ciI31 giijcilvgered the szastfazgiihsagefga-plafe'T for 5.a'2.1:..a0 parts- 9 0Ck service for electronic spar-Q From a small nucul f S - H8611 to become the 313526 Ishiiisigfi gave pen the doors behind which are kept the requirements fa o the ship. 4 M , af f, ,, ff 1 ffwga ,J 74 W f 21 ,M f 21 f 4 A s Q f ff its ff? f, gl 3 li 'K w Y ri. L, an se w M, J, ., 1 14 n 3' , is ' if 'ual f w - f . , g K 'M , fC 1 1-Q., k V I , ima. I, ,. ' 3 iw 1 f, J 51,4 gi 4 GS-29 9 From the days of the "Belly Robbers and Stew Burners" to this modern age of Technicians, the art of cooking has kept D309 The GALVESTON galley is considered to be a frontrunner in this new era as Ma... K5 UM witnessed by the certificate received from the Chlei of the Bureau of Supplies and Accounts for an out- standing general mess. The GALVESTON Wa? 3 runner-up in the NEY Award to the be-st feeding ship in the fleet. The GALVESTON cooks are capable ef Plfpar' ing anything from "All'ucceletto chicken' to ZW' chini fbaked stuffed squashJ", and if a large PFOA truding abdomen is any indication of anwell fe sailor, then the honors of a "Chef Supreme arg due the "cookies" of our ship. "PIG-2SiHg U19 Palate ara the by-words of the Commissary Division. If a WY fed crew is a main prerequisite of a hlgh more ey then the GALVESTON should be tops. Since the establishment of the general mes? 313 20 June 1958, We have eaten our Way through ,065 and one-half million pounds of food. At today S P31506 that amounts to over three quarters of 24 ml 1 dollars. That's a lot of cabbage in any lallguagebm Responsible .for all this is the C0lI11?11S?3ryt.nt cer, Warrant Officer HUGHES '-and his asS1SC Eefg Chief "Ben" SIMPSON, and the help of forty and Chef Strikers. ' V ...N fy QW JW, 7, ff S NN -X x ,,, ,y ff f fx? 72: ff I 1,A1,Wa9 .gf gf r , M ,, W V fx NMWWAV mv, 1 QM vi vwmqw' X K 'fbi ,, m Y Q A 3 , , 4-f ff: Q- . f iv . W A 0 ' ' WMM i X' TSW? 74'ZWAz?f"' M "S-2-1" DIVISION Behind the scene of all organizations are indi- viduals Who neither gain recognition nor praise. On the Mess Decks, these men are the MAA's and the Mess Cooks, which no ship can do Without. We often take for granted the homey atmos- phere and cleanliness of the galley mess line and of the Mess Decks. This did not come about by accident. It is due to a' lot of hard Work and long hours by these unsung heros. You will find them hard at Work almost anytime of the day or night. Their official hours are from 0500 to 1900, but from the appearance of the Mess Decks, many more "Voluntary"'hours are added. The Commanding Oflicer recognizes this effort by designating three "Messmen of the Month", the highest honor a Mess Cook can receive. sl-if ix-wx-N,fv--:--'-....,7 i- f----q-1 SHOW,-,NE GANG THE SCULLERY GANG 'LQ ,QL MESS DECKS MESSMAN OF THE MONTH AWARD i1-f rm-,...,,, M"m"""'i 'Hui-T., cHowL1NE GANG THE SCULLERY GANG , 1 L MESS DECKS MESSMAN OF' THE MONTH AWARD :Wa ' ' ' ""'vx' vc-uvnnvv-:1 1-.A -gmngnngqgqtqhv.-gg . , p., ,, ,v f ,.,, .,mWMNq ess swears S ff 1 ,M ,- M. 'rss' DlvlsloN While the ship is at sea have you ever run out of razor blades, used your last clean dungaree shirt, split the Seam in your only pair of inspection whiteslor worn a hole in your shoe? If it wasn't for the Sh1p's servicemen of S-3 Division, these and similar things could become Qa problem to the GAL- ' 'ce activities are established to VESTON sailor. Our Iservi ' i provide the services that one goes to a specialist on the beach for. The ship's laundry, down on the 3rd deck, .does the rough dry laundry of 1100 men twice a week, which is probably more often than it is done at home. This is in addition to the ecialty jobs on Officer and Ch1ef's laundry and the 2 sets of imliessed whites provided each man during the warm Weather. We all know the high price of haircuts on the beach - our barber shop cuts hair for nothing. Of course, all haircuts are regulation since the Captain seems to prefer them that Way, Clothing and Small Stores provides, at cost, new clothing as old clothes wear out. You would be amazed at the amount of clothing that wears out just before a personnel or sea.bag inspection. Our tailor figures he would never have to buy a cigar, if every man for whom he sews on a new crow gave him one. Just provide the heel and soles and our cobbler does a pro- fessional job that extends the life of shoes for months. Ask a real gedunk sailor what the most important piece of equipment on the ship is and he'll tell you it's our new soft ice cream machine in the soda fountain. Our Ship's Store, which provides both necessity items and a changing selection of gift items, the soda fountain and our vending machines all operate at a small profit. But it is really the crew of GALVESTON who profits since any money We make is turned over to the Welfare and Recreation fund to provide the best in entertainment programs and recreational equipment. We have seen many faces come and go during our 2 years ,.., ,, . , r.,i r ,f,,.,,,1,,,,,.,- 1 I i l in operation. Included are the'three division oflicers we haw Sv1dgLt- Awalze, CWO Paulino and Ens,.G1attes. It's not that re especla-HY hard on division ofiicers, it's just that the Suggly Department rotates its officers. e next time you walk through the main street Of YQ ur home town, consider that the 43 men of S-3 Division provlde the s ' - . . . . ame services available in that business district.- -1 ,-1u1.nxxu-.4..-.,-1-'ww--.......,,,. Y -2-,W V- ...H Y 3' Aw wi 0 A . Q gr' " 'kg 'A if ifl F t M ' :QA BARBLK :nur HS-4', DIVISION The S-4 Division is one of the smallest d1v1S10T1S aboard ship, numerically speaking, but twice a month it is the most popular. We have been called every- thing under the sun, but the name we usually answer to is Disbursing Office or Pay Office. In that capacity we are responsible for the disbursement of all public funds, which averages about 3150,000.00 per month. 'Because of the legality and propriety of statutes ?T i governing the validity of expenditures, we are pre- vented from channeling any funds into our own pocket. That does not prevent insinuations being cast our way. The way We hover over the expenditures of the "almighty" dollar, the impression is under- standable. Of course, the paymaster is personally re- sponsible Cout of his Docketj for any erroneous ex- penditures of public funds. Since the commissioning of the GALVESTON, there has been three Disburs- ing Officers, LTJG L. J. FAXEL, ENS G. F. GLAT- TES, and CWO-3 F. J. PAULINO. To our knowledge, they have not had to dig into their pockets, not yet anyway, but the General Accounting Office works slow, but sure. In the realm of statistics, the Disbursing Oflice has expended over three million dollars in cash on regular pay days only. Public Vouchers, for members travel, dependents travel, per diem, and Shore Patrol expenses paid since the eventful dateof 28 May 1958, total in number over four thousand. Allotments of pay registered and stopped number over a thousand. Regarding the number of pay record vouchers and other related paper work, We could tell you if layed end to end, how many times it would circle the earth or how it would equal the distance of all Talos missile shoots combined, but our slip-stick is busted. All in all, it has been a busy two years. - f N if QXX X Q 'N S 1900 f' E-7-U -1-as-u ,gg-u --qv , iv -Q4-s-11-u - . i ' 'S-5' ' DIVISION fx Q lv- 1 s 4x f 4, f The S-5 Division, often called "Sugar Five", is the most inconspicuous division aboard ship, yet its accomplishments affect all divisions through the dis- position of its officers. It is well known that an in- dividual state of mind is effected by habitability and wholesome food. This is where we come in. We are .. ILA, -111 trees" ranging from stuffed peas to boneless Stuffed turkeys, and "desserts" from sugar cookies to ice cream croquettes and jubilees, lt can be seen that our job is not an easy one. It calls for ingenuity, dexterity and a lot of hard work. We think the highlight of our accomplishments was on 15 March 1959 at Barbados, British West Indies. During the ship's "Port of Call", we were host to a number of VIP's Cguests of the Commanding Oliicerj from the Island. The ship laid at anchor and was dressed in full colors. The ship's band fcanned, of courseb , played soft music while officers and guests enjoyed the reception on the quarterdeck. In the midst of all this, there was a "Smorgasbord" table spread that would have aroused the envy of ancient kings. Those who were present will readily recall that the center piece for this table was a miniature cake statue of the missile launcher with missiles in a "Countdown" position. The S-5 Division has an allowance of thirty-four men-to care for the Commanding Officer, ship's offl- cers and their guests, the 'Captain's and guest cabins, Captain's sea cabin and pantry, Wardroom, wardroom lounge, eighty-one staterooms, wardroom galley and pantry, related passageways, and three storerooms. The motto of "Sugar Five" is, "The diflicult we do immediately, the impossible takes just a little longer." responsible for the berthing, feeding and serving alll oflicers, including the Captain and Executive Of- cer. We have the honor of being the first mess to serve a meal aboard this ship. Since that time, we have prepared and served over three thousand meals amounting to ninety thousand rations. With "en: l""' "' '9'4'll'B"4'er.-nv-....g.,qm,,f YJ, -A,.X,.V X A Q , f goryjyf H Sf. J '35 ff gk , ,xg , I , M29 3 , A '59 Wm BUFFET AT BARBADOS mmf DINNER WITH MRS. TH oMPsoN IN GALVESTON I W 1 1 I 1 I , , , J , .I gb if I, wk, mf M fn' 1 E f ? ,,.k....,.,,..,,....,.1wwf:--we-1-vvfa"x'4'eff:vf,:rN1ae'1w - """ " ' ! CAPT R. K. JOSLIN 15 , 1 ' 1 f-v---T -.LQ T. . 5 1 - '--1-f--.fvfqi ph A P ..-s.g.g,k vm :VT ,V V 'M' .Plum . - , f,,,-.f ZW M. xfi ' P QQ-:ali ,Z ,mm A CD R G. G. HALVORSON 'W - , . A x , .. "-'Tlfffig -::.-lg 1' ", --g - az. --?f,- , ,- .. , up ,,, , - ,W ...,-,, l ,N -.- ,.,,.1., 4.-1-.:.. . ,--,.-4 VP- -.- A ff f f ffziyy, my , ,, ,NV I I 5 , O 2 WZZZZZ-Zz ? fi ffffff df ., , ,X f Q X4 ,f.f',4','f f,f,,'ff ,WAX " f -'T My WMV . 1 v ff J, ', 2 ,W .. ,f ,X wfgvgg. S, Xf x w, - f, V ff ' ,f.,, L JN, W V, ,Q gf xW,' , ' ,V , X ,, f' f X f Q 01 X Y f ff 6 ff f WX 2 is -,Xe W x Sm! ii X V fx 1, Q A -qi f- syvmiwfyff fl f Mn wx w4N!zfwwfQ!S f f x Q x Q ,QA ,xgxf 'sfvfx x f NW Nix sf sfx ,ff wA:Wwf,N6.yx ,A Q, , W iffy' , iz, , X fx.-!,3k ,Q , . , 'v fx f f f X X , . f, x , f SJ wk .iff 1 XA k ,ffgggq nf x. fs' NI 4 ,, ,si Q QW V495 ' fs 9 X f-g,X,,Qg,, X yfXN1f"f , 4 SYS 157' , fa fW'W,'WNLf M Q W Q' k X f X! "" ' -"f-"-vv-n--1e-.q,--.- -f' .4,.,6q,.....,,:, -. -, .V ,pq A Y .z:.4:,,. ,. 1- :A .WM .vwfff Y 'W B. ., te. CHAPLAIN BUDLE THIS IS THE vo1cE OF GALVESTON SH IPS LIBRARY WGAL RADIO ' THE MASTER-AT-ARMS FORCE Keeping things "squared-away" is the job of the GALVESTON's Master-at-arms force. Under t-he guidance of Chief McGuire, now retired, and Chlef Barkley, the MAA's have performed their many duties in a Smart, 'capable manner. Whether it is supervising a chow-line or lining up mast reports, for 'the skipper, the MAA'S fUnCl310U as the command's "'good right-arm" in matters of military discipline. , The MAA "shack" located in the lst Division berthing space' is a favorite gathering place for sen10I' sailors who swap sea-storieswith S. J. CP-HIOPYP Deveg and old-timers Breen, BM1, Henderson, BM2, an Chief Barkley, all of Whom remember the days of the deck-court, the 'fRocks and Shoals,"'af1d HTWO Weeks cake-and-Wine." BT1 Cobb makes the coffee for theSG Venerable gatherings While Pompey, BM3, and TOJHIO' GLIYI2, Chip in the latest scuttlebutt heard about the s ip. IS aqslgned to the "X" Division. I , C 'lfhis capable team of experienced petty-Officers 'T' mx, 9 Distressing confusion surrounded the nucleus PN and YN plank-owners who called PreCom, NorVa and RecSta, Philly their base of operations. This group of "originals" included PNC Erickson, YNC Lane, YNC Squires, YNC Olin, Moffitt, Morrissey, FIOFGTICC, HCWICFSOTI, Wingeff, Newton, Slage, Nee Reid, Siracuse, Kehr, Aronow, Barlow, Davis, and Gibbs. These men were headed by CDR R. K. Joslin, LTJG John A. Hansen and CWO John W. Holland. From a brief stumbling start the feather merchants soon were processing all the plank-owners-to-be in a smoothed out operation and champing at the bit - eager to occupy work spaces aboard. Transition to eflicient operations of a Captain's OfHce came under the leadership and organizing of the old pros Chief Ship's Clerk CUncle J ohnj Holland and YNC Clinton R, "Skippy" Lane, with PN 2 W. A. "Windy" Wingert's unique requisitioning talents beingvput to best use. Meanwhile under the watchful and appreciative eye of LTJG John A. Hansen and PNC Lester M. Erickson, PN1 R. M. f'Dick" Morrissey unlimbered his trusty and well used bunk chain which was wielded with gusto and ability. Under these auspices 'X-Div was founded and flourished. At this stage Personnel was operating out of RecSta and Captain's Office out of Bldg. 634. Each had "borrowed"la bit here, a 'blt there, but mostly relied on that commodity known as mid-night oil to solve the many problems which had arisen. As new faces appeared in X-Div they were quickly looking lovingly down on the business end of a typewriter or comparing the papers in front of them to Mt. Everest. July '58 saw a migration from cramped offices on the beach to the more spacious compartments on board ship with their large ornate desks and beautifully upholstered chairs. LTJ G Hansen as Personnel Officer. LTJ G W. S. Bivens fn9Vlf in civilian life? as Division Officer and CWO Holland 88 2Q1,Q3iSeC5efafy represented the four component offices, 311131. ,fTice, Personnel, Training and Education, and I . T555 -G up S chaplain H. D. Bod1e's Office force included Y reenblatt in the cr ' 1 ' d Neil Aronow as Chanlaiwg nmf3Vf,.,.?.E1i1.iqe and hbmry an . 'W W0-J W ifetiigiifgfiv l Upon the detachment of M H ' ' new Personnel Officer. LTJ G P. Hi."PZlz1:'?1iiiZbc?fO7okcfi1Lgfe?n: 111 931' ly 59. Mr. Vispo started the ball rolling for a redesigned personnel Office. This followed on the heels of a small enlarge- ment and 1'ed9S18'H Of the C2lPtain's Office. Mr. Vispo collected his brood. and moved the entire Oflice back to Bldg. 634 for a 6 week st1nt.xReturn onboard meant more working spaces and a still smoother operation. So well was X-Div performing at the close Of 59, It has been said by his crew that Mr Vis O authored BuPers Manual with only casual! help from the N agy Department. Other additions to X-Div. were S. E. "Stuie" Jeans Chaplain's yeoman and operator of WGAL, the ship's radid and entertainment station featuring nerve-wracking rock and roll as well as fine classical music and news reporting. LTJ G Arthur V. N. Brooks took over in Mid-59 as the Legal and Training and Education Officer. Although Mr. Brooks is at present not a member of the bar his acumen for matters Judicial would well justify his being remembered as the fmodern day Clarence Darrow of the fleet." Further changes included combining the Chap1ain's Oflice and Legal into-a single working space. Divisional highlights included Commendatory Mast for Campbell, Erickson, Lane, N ee, Newton, Slage, and Wingert. Sports activities for X-Div generally consisted of keyboard gymnastics, mental gyrations, and weight lifting general oflice equipment. However, X-Div went out like a lion for the softball and bowling tournaments but unfortunately came in like a lamb. Professional printing on a- high speed press has produced the major printing for GALVESTON, first under Florence and later under Davis. This printing included the ship's paper HTALOS BOOSTER," the journalistic efforts of Stam, Oxment and Bob Ball. These men also produced the Daily News, an at-sea publication. From a good start in '58 under Mr. Hansen to the date of this writing in '60 under LTJ G Vispo, LTJ G Brooks and CWO Holland, these have been your X-Div shipmates with the plank-Owners in the first grouping. Neil A. ARONOW, PN3, Glenn L. BARLO-W, YN3, Clar- ence L. BROWN, YNT2, Tern O. CAMPBELL, PN3, Lester M. ERlOKsON, PNO, Jim R. FLORENCE, LI2, Wilbert J. GEL- ZHIS-ER, YNT3, T. s. GIRRS, YN2, Jerry M. GREENBLATT, DNR, Jack HARDY, BM3, Jim E. HENDERSON, YN2, Sterl- ing E. KEHR, YN2, Allan O. KELLER, YNT2, Clinton R. f-Skippy' LANE, YNC, William J. QMOFFITT, YN1, R. M. 'fDitlr" MORRlssEY, PN1, Charles O. NEAL, PN3, Tom O. "Slugger" NEE, PN2, Howard J. NEWTON, YN3, Charles. W OLIN PNO, John K. REID, RNs, Tern E. SIRAQUSE, YNT3, Emory sLAOE, PN3, Alex SQUIRES, YNC,W11l1am "Windy" WIN GERT, PN2- Rodrigo M. ARRENIOA, ,PN2, Bob BALL, JO2, John s. DUDDY YN3, Lyle T. ICHENBERG, YNSN, Stuart E- JEANS ,SN, Jesse O. LAsslTER, SN, Arthur E. IEl6OYE,nSN,. Paul N.' MERZ, SN, "Wally" R- MILLER, SN Mlke D' UNEIL S-N Robert B.0ZMENT,J02,G01'd011 E- PATTON, SN Ra 'E BAUWALD, SN, Ray E- RUMM-ELL, SN, Davld H ,STAYM .JO2 Edward D. STEPHENSON, SN, -hmmy R. TOTH sN, sann E. WARD, sN, John YOUNGER, SN, Joe- "Spokesman" W. ZAZZO, SN- . 1 11 5--, - 1g,j1j:gu:fg:-:'::.:- Z.iaglgx-f,gqQwy:fu,4-init!-,:Q,T,fqt,,Ei:e?g?,?.Q:,4g-ne' A T K W , WW A- V -M . f - . . 222. 'W "YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS" EXECUTIVE OFFICER CONGRATULATES WINNER 1 "SHAL.L.- WE DANCE? I" MOKER v 1 n., if 5 , W ,, ff M EZ! J, wg., T.. .-....,g..,. . .,.x .44-..1s'-1-. -...f Wu X W ,fy W, M , f ' 5 W f ' ,W - ' ,W .x 07 1 L l x n 1 ! 1 I 4 2 z .3 S f 'Q H vw I, F, L van?v'c:ww-15vf17'lf:Rl"1t'41QQ'?!!"L!1,5ft -. . -.. ' U , , - .. A .x K, L, . .. Q- . A .- , .17 , ..-.-V I ' - .., ,-V . - A ' - - ' - ' 2 ' K " ' A ' M. Vw- ,,, M 1 W X Q X x QW, X V ., .. ,, AN YQ S r f f Y x X Q , , i 1 f f im ,WZ f X., , f., Lg R ,A-y.,, X Q f .. x Nwiw: af M W x 5 ,ff X f A V 0 ZX A .W fx X wg, x J. .ww Q, N, A-f X M me X f Q :f N Jfm-MQ., c, f"' 3 ,,-vi" "N"' DIVISIQN On 28 May 1958, U.S.S. GALVESTON QCLG-35 was commissioned with a hearty but inexperienced group of quartermasters. Though short on experience, Navigation can be proud of her division because today she is one of the best divisions in the fleet. Training by our first Navigator, LODR HOUGHTON and Ass't Nav. ENS YOUNG, Know serving with a UDT out of Little Creek, Va.D proved to be a great help to the men of our division, the men who stand watches on the bridge and the ship herself. Since the ship was commissioned on 28 May 1958, four men who were in the division still play an impor- tant role in the Navigation Dept. They are: Bruce E. Belmer QM3, Monty D. Posey QMSN, Donald R. Horton SN .and Dennis E. Jenkins SN. Others who were on the ship when commissioned but not in the Dept. are: Ralph R. Boulette QMSN, Harvey Guimond SN, George Kettel SN and Patsy Richardi SN. The Division now consists of Navigator LCDR W. T. REILLY, Ass't Nav. ENS CRUMPACKER, 1 Leading Petty Oflicer DONALD H. BLOCH QM1, Division Supervisor EVERETT MCNABB QM2 and 15 more quarterrnasters. . . In the past examinations the dept. is proud to have two more rated QM3's and one designated QMSN. Monty Posey QM3, Dennis Jenkins QM3 and Ralph Boulette QMSN. ' - Training QM's was rough for the past months, as Navigation consists of accuracy in all phases of its work. Our present Navigator LCDR REILLY has set up a training program which has proved to be the best training for this type work. We have men who have been in the division only a few months who are now qualified to go up for 3rd class, due to this pro- gram set up by Mr. Reilly. ' LT. DUFFY, one time Ass't Nav, has helped the division in all respects. We were sorry to see him leave us to go to Gunnery as he Was sure a good divi- sion oflicer as Well. Though We only have a few men in the division, all are interested in sports and play them Well. During intra-mural softball competition, Navigationuwas a threat to all divisions. The division also supplied two men to the shin's softball team Who won the 1959 Crulant Softball Championship in Boston. They are James Kennedy SN and Ralph Boulette QMSN. We are proud of our Navigation Dept. and our intention to make it a better dept remains of prime importance. Our motto: "We navigate GALVESTON safely." The nucleus begafl f0F1Y1iHg ifl Jamlilfy 1958 for the Medical Department when HM1 Castle, HMC Klein and HM1 Northrup reported to Receiving Sta- tion, Philadelphia, Pa., f01' DFG-C0111 3115 duty in the GALVESTON. At the same time two HM2's, Graham and Rosenbackg five HM3's, Bowers, Lassman, Ste- vens, Upton and Vayquez slowly reported to rec! sta, Norva., for pre-com and about 1 March 58 all had reported. Shortly after we began to function as 3 team, a Division. First aid lectures were started, training Film and demonstrations and the practice to be able to do and know became a routine for all hands. We were in business. Records were transferred and the pro- cedure of checking and making lists and transferring certain rates to Philly which continued then until a week before 28 May 58 when the last bus load left. the Norfolk area. Meanwhile those in Philly had their hands full too in setting up a unit and receiving records of people checking in, running down the Medical Dept. supplies and equipment, checking the sick bay spaces on the ship and handling stacks of stencils - mimeograph paper used in printing up Medical Dept. regulations, instructions and orders for all spaces of the department and as the work load progressed in Philly a Norva man was sent in to help out until about 1 April 58 our first Medical Offi- cer W. L. Johnson, reported aboard and half the crew was now in Philly. About the end of April the work of getting department gear aboard started and also more men had moved into the area which helped as it became apparent the bulk of the department was needed with the ship, this done, the spaces took shape and on 28 May 1958 set the first section watch in the Medical Department. 15 August 1958, and all river runs completed, we departed the Philadelphia area for NB, Norfolk, Va., and points South to the Caribbean Sea and re- turn on 1 April '59. Between these dates and various port visits a rescue at sea was accomplished with a Navy plane in distress having a three-man crew aboard which put into action the entire Medical De- partment by manning two of our boats, one on each side of the ship and providing the doctor and corps- man on the rail and alerting the sick bay and op erating room ready for the results of the victims of a crash landing of a Jet plane The angels were with all of them as they got out of the plane swam to the ship and brought aboard none the worse for a good shaking up and drenching A couple of hours rest and they were all as good as new Back in port now for a five month stay new faces arrived reliefs for short timers schools and change of duty stations and in July the arrival of our present Medical Ofiicers LT L I KOCH MC USNR Asher Johnson Lowe and Parham The Department plank owners are Northup HM1 and Chief Klein MEDICAL gc DENTAL DEPARTMENT and others as Lindstrom, Gill, Cary, Luescher, Helmsi wwf ,Q uw WZ Mia 'Y m"""'v-wm..w- 14-, fe ,W W 5 ' . ' ., ' J, . M ' 12 1 h J,-,gifwf , gyhf r, v if 'K QT' 5 I gf f fi, -rc? MWM W Y A Q, ., 'V V' X4 f, x 4 ,f -M w Xmwxwl ff, 'Q ,,. ,M-, f ?..w'X fx '7 kg! L, E-YUM' Qx .f 7 25:11 M ' ' , L? X gtg v'i,1" : fx ll SHOTS 'gif' ' 1 ww W r--M 1fca:'MlDf2Z2zIA"f: wfzvnwmy . fl SHOTS . . . SHOTS 12 ll A . . W :fa , .ZfZ!?i"E9E-,i'r'1 ..! 0 px N , , Z,,,,jW,,g4e4-...q5 - -. . '.,-3.-',4:,:,'gg:5., ,f .wwwxwwnwwq ..... , 4 , 2Ee:::e:1:E:e: .. , - .ft-. ,A,,m,,q, - A-.1 . Q4-f,::i:,-+ . ' -:WE-H7532 .. . ,,,, ,, -,5.:.:. ,:, an.: .V '- f. 4:51, ,fy ..,, ,3 J ,,.,.2'Q1f.-9.35 .- +77 - - - 5155-'1" w A ,f 4 f A52 , 7 If I 47,1 y H' V17 5 Y X ,iran f. f Vi ' ff f 7 ii I 1 1 0' f I 2 lc 2 J 4 ff-,xi H 14 I' , v ' ,:. 45:11 , X 3 xi , fZ2ns32:4gk 4 v X N 1 ai e DENTAL DEPARTMENT l ' 'thout a doubt the The Dental Ddixiulntltqlsgisliipvbbt one of the most Smallest depirudqsntal staff consists of three people: rtgelceisarif. Taerated Dental Technician, and a Dental or - " ' 9 00 i . r-cond1t1oned,den- Techniciassmkef-The m9dem'a'1h ll f - . gd Wit a o the latest tal Qperatmg rodjmaiideecffilyildgnt dental treatment with devices for spifiigeemfort. These include high speed, 3 mmlmullgedj diamond drills and carbide burs, an Watteiidiatcfg anialgamator, an automatic amalgam QOH' gu O F an eleetrjc aspirator, a dental X-ray. machine, eleisti, latest porcelain acrylic filling materials. Since 153119 Shie Went into commission the Dental Department has trelated over 2,000 men and has performed more than 5,000 examinations, treatments, and operations. ' 's first Dental Officer was Dr. L. E. Willirepgeiijagissftlglfjj USN, who came aboard in March of 1958. He was relieved in June of.1959 by DT- G- H- Green LCDR CDCJ USN. Dr. Williams came aboard from the USS IOWA CBB61J and upon transfer re- ported to duty at the Navy Department, Washington, 3- 5-kQaFea?IBl3s1?t5e1iQorted to the Galveston from the - - esearch Facility at Great Lak Ill. where he had been conducting an investigationebsf the relationship of various etiological factors to the dental C31'1?S 3Cf1V1'EY of Naval recruits. Dr. Green is GSDGCIHHY interested in. preventive dental medicine and devotes much of his time to the prevention of dental diseases on the ship. ' 9 In the enlisted ranks the Dental Departme t h . n as employed four different men since commissioning. The first "str1cked" B ' . e e Was rian Darby. Robert Hartzell relieved him in April 1959. Hartzell was transferred to the U. S. Naval Dental Technician School in Nov. 1959. Upon Hartzell's transfer the Dental Department became a family affair. Robert Muma, DT2, who has been aboard since commissioning was joined by his brother, Richard. Robert is a graduate of the Dental Technician's school at San Diego, Calif. and has been in the Navy for six years. Richard has been a member of the GALVESTON crew since Sept. 1959. CDR G. H. GREEN 1 DENTAL OFFICER . 5, ' audit! W ,fpiin ?? w is 1 I 1 I Q E K S 4 X i 1 Y R 1 H 4 . M3 Q W Qi 'sigma cw 55 1 '-" F-.'-' !"1:1F' 1 -:1!s4'-'f"1f'-""t"':s-x1"5'fe:v"F-':u1qg1gws'-:h's1SlPe!'! - , 'new' -. ..Q.., .. Q1 'txt 1 I P W 1 a X I T- BIOGRAPHY O thgolflgvg Efggua, VYFSCOHSGZ1, Lsslie llfflartin Slack entered c emy rom t M' h' ' Graduated with th e s a e 0 ic igan in 1930. Cl f 1934, h d ' the battleships COSLOIQASDO and ARBIEOING duty afloat In A, th d t ' FJLRDLE and the cruiser VINCENNES until the: sflfiiiagygf He next had instruction in ordnance at the Postgraduate School, Annapolis, Maryland, and at the outbreak of World War II was continuing the course at the Massachusetts Insti- tute of.Technology. He received the degree of Master of Sci- ence with specialty in electrical engineering from the latter in 1942 and was then assigned to the Antiaircraft Training and Test Center, Dam Neck Vir ' ' ' , glllla as Officer in Charge of the Bureau of Ordnance Test Unit. In February 1943 Captain Slack joined the SOUTH DA- KOTA as Assistant Gunnery Officer and for meritorious .ixachievement in that battleship in the European and l t th F CAPTAIN LESLIE M. SLACK a er e Q acific combat areas in 1943 and 1944, he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Combat "V", In July 1944 he trans- ferred to the cruiser OKLAHOMA CITY to serve as Gunnery and Executive Officer until December 1945. For meritorious achievement in the Pacific combat area in this ship, he was awarded the Commendation Ribbon. He served as head of the Armament- Branch in the Office of Naval Research, Navy Department for three years and in December 1948 assumed command of the destroyer STRONG. During 1950 and 1951 he was Officer in Charge of Guided Missile Unit No 21 attached to the NORTON SO , . . UND, after which he had duty as Guided Missile Officer on the staff of Command r O t' ' ' e pera ional Development Force. In this billet he actively participated in the conversion of MISSISSIPPI as an experimental ship to evaluate the Terrier Missile. In 1953 Captain Slack was a student at the Naval War College and after command of Destroyer Division 102, reported in September, 1955 as Systems Director, Surface Weapons Systems in the Bureau of Ordnance. In this assignment, he was responsible for the research and development phases of ll a surface launched guided missiles fincluding Terrior, Talos, and Tartar missilesj. In the summer of 1958 he was ordered to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, for duty in connection vvith the conversion of the OBSERVATION ISLAND,.as.sum1ng command upon commissioning of this Polaris missile test ship on December 5, 1958. R 1' d f th's duty in early January, 1960, he assumed commsifdlvgf tlhe missile cruiser, GALVESTON on February 11, 1960. . Captain Slack married the former Miss S. Catharine HOP- kins of Annapolis, Maryland on July 3, 1937. The captain's official home address is Grand Rapids, Michi- gan. CAPT L M SLACK ' 'f"'F'?'Y'l f?WFffi'F': . . fa i Ng THE JOHNNY EPPS TRIO TURNER l'lVl MAD X 'NRA t ff y""""' MR. NOVAK AT ELECTRIC PIANO PLAYS HBUMBLE BOOGIE," FORTENBERRY AND JOHNNY EPPS TRIO SING DUET SMOKER-UNDERWAY SAN JUAN TO GALVESTON , TEXAS CDR. GREEN AND SHIPS BAND . The Weather 'ITL 1::A""" "tbl v s n a vlclol : C150 Oeiahlondl 'lower Mondayy -calms-in KVI Prvsrualn .gm-man, .aiming and colon 'UW Mm' me .Low , ml".1".j.?"'..Zim?? ...I or Moonv hleaday, 54. East rout D lA"I'J'T..1ill'rf03i'5':lif vol. so GALVE-sion, TEXAS, MONDAY, FEBRUARY ls, mo assi' PRICE 5: No. 84 U "ii.'.'3.T...Z.FD5.'J.3-l..fn'Z.'." CITY GllLVESTON SWAPWELCUMES L. -- THE HIGHPOINT of the welcoming ceremony aboard the USS Galveston came ln the wardrodm when Capt. Leslie Slack, center, reoalveda resolution of welcome from Gov. Price Danlel from Con- '- greaamaa Clark W. Thompson, left. Rlght la Mayor Herbert Y. Cartwright who welcomed the shlp's eompaavtothselty. 6 alveston' I Brought In By A dmiral Wetmore Now Local Pilotg Ship Given 'Red Carpet It was altogether fitting, but llttle unusual, that a rear ad- miral should pilot the USS Gal- veston into port Monday. All the way from the sea buoy to pier l4, Rear Adm. Sherman B. Wetmore USN lketl was "boss" of the great gray ship, and stood tall and proud in his lofty domain as he gave the sig- nals that brought her lightly to the dock. Westmore is a member of the Galveston-Texas City Pilots and chairman of the Chamber of Com- merce-proposed merchant marine academy committee. It was good fortune it was his "turn" to bring in a ship, and that ship happened to he the one that has set Gal- veston agog. But lt was old stuff, in a way his piloting a Navy ship. For i addition to his years of servl on merchant vessels, he was gmu commander of more than 100 ves sels engaged in minesweeprlng when World War ll was ended. Llna Deck As pilot Wetmore eased the ship to her berth, the blueclad men llncd the deck, and waving from 7 the rail were T. A. Waterman, president oi the chamber, and David C. Leavell, vice president and general manager of The News Publishing Cn., who went aboard at Puerto Rico and made the voyage here as guest of the Sec- retary of Navy. With them were five prominent Puerto Ricans who came to tran- Ida-hlilhil and do'a little sight- seeing. The men are Capt. F. B. Cmcco, dlrectnr of the Puerto Rican Dry- dock Co.: R. Delvalle, consulting engineer. 0. W. Burke Co., Wil- liam McCabe, general manager, Armco International: Charles Tow- ers, Puerto Rican manager, Shell Ol! Co., and James Davidson, general manager, Puerto Rico Paper Products Ul. Red Carpet To the strains of military mlxlc by tha Ball High School had. PROGRAM MONDAY 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., reception for olllcers at home of Congressman and Mrs. Clark Thompson, by lavltatlon only. 9 p.m. to 12, dance for crew members in Moody Center, spon- sored hy Mrs. Thompson. TUESDAY ll:30 a.m., presentation of sl!- ver service set aboard shlp by Mayor Herbert Y. Cartwright Jr. 0 p.m. to midnight, Chamber of Commerce dance ln Marina Raaridov erel member! WEDNESDAY l2: 15 p.m., Clvlc club lunch- eon for officers ln Moody Cen- ter, open to puhllc. ' 7:30 p.rn, basketball game ln Ball High gymnasium between shlp team and Santa Fe Rall- way's "Chlefs." Admlsslon free. VISITING HOURS Vlsltlng hours ahoard shlp, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. daily. lMalle 'Sell .Al Home, Ship iaplain Says Honor Guard Pipes Dignitories Aboard IsIand's Namesake By LAURA REESBY Tribune Staff Writer "Make yourself at home aboard my ship," Capt. Leslie M. Slick Monday morning' proudly told Galvestonians assembled. in the wardroom of the USS Galveston, minutes after the ship tied up ln impressive traditional ceremoq nies at Pier 14. "We are happy to be here and are looking forward to the flm tllat's been planned," he smiled, "I lmow when it is time we will be sorry to leave." The Navy veteran almost talgically adddd mst, ln his a rival report I sent the measag "Galveston CLG-3 Galveston." translation this means that the arrival message just the name of the ship and the city in which it was due to arrive. The CLG-3 means the Galveston ls the Navy's third guided missile light cruiser. Prior to the official greeting the vessel making its namesake port for a three-day visit, throngs watched from pler-side as the 608 foot, 14,600 ton cruiser rounded the channel and maneuvered into its slip. Outlining every portion of the ina Navy calls iz. At dimly ine' same moment the jack, a small flag of white stars on a fleld nf blue, was run up on the lack- staff forward and the United! States flag rose from the fantail, Then came a wait as the gang- plank. or brow, was laid ln place. Above the section of the rail where the gangplank rested was a white rope tassle signify- ing a special occasion. Sailors then placed the ailvered anchors atop highly polished stands, symbolizing the quarter- deck had been established for the welcoming of vlaltors. With six sideboys thonor guardl standing at attention the digni- taries wera plped aboard. First. was Congressman Clark W. nsmpmn, then Mayor Herbert Y. Cartwrigh' city officials, po- lice officials and invited citizens. with the aplomb of the Navy. they were escorted to the ward- TBI for the official weclome- aboard. l-llsllpolnt of the brief ceremony was Congressman 'l'hompaon's presentation to the captain of Governor Price Danlel's offlclal welcome. ' ln his welcome the governor aeld the Galveston ls the only Naval vessel named for any city in reaaa. The mayor spoke briefly wel- mmlng the shlp's officers and men. Tha arrival touched off the start of three gala days of fun. festivi- ties and fetlng as this city's dem- onstration to allow appreciation for the Navy naming its first Ta- los mlsalle carrier ln honor of Gal- VCSYOYI. The flrrt scheduled event will be s Monday afternoon reception for officers at the Cedar Lanm time of the Thompson. Mon- ship were the officers and crew-Q aight dfloorl and mea will plus the two islanders who met the cruiser in Puerto Rico. Theo- dore Waterman, Chamber of Com- merce president, and David C. Leavell, vice presidentand gen- era! manager of Tis News hib- llslling Co. As the ship apprmc-hed. the Blll High Bllld-rjiruck up vlan, chars Aweigh.' The tradition of docking gn. tranced the onlookers. The very first phase of this tradition began' when sailors threw out the first line to be tied to the dock. When lt was securely tied, a Sharp whistle sounded and flown came the flag of the Unitel States. or the national enslgn as EXECUTIVE OFFICER of the Galveston, Comdr, G. G. Halverson, has a lord with City missloners Walter Rourke, left. and Tom Juneman at coffee aboard ship on her lrrlvll M morning. Civic Clubs Will Honor hip Officers Officers of the USS Galveston will be honored Wednesday noon at a joint meeting of the city'r luncheon clubs in the Moody Cen- ter, cosponsored by the Chamber' of Commerce. T. A. Waterman, the chamber's president, will pre- side. ' The guest of honor will be Adm. K. S. Masterson, head of the Mis-' sile Division of Naval Operations who will talk on the Navyi mis- ' sile program. i i Participating clubs are Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions, West End Lions and Optimist. 'I '- The luncheon is open to the' public and tickets may be bbtalhed F.'FS'.fFiFf..YSif.F.l.P.2S5Ef.Il1sX.F.'f!iSi9".Mmfeble Visit Blueiclckets 'S'I'ondTaIIiidsJi Ship Reaches Namesulte City I By ALLEN LlLES Tribune Stagg Writer EfliiS!6d melt A d jn their blues and Srffartl L brag-d-oflicei-5 were "stanSHi7tal, ' lproudlyi Monday morning as the light cruiser USS Galveston paid its first visit to the sHip's namesake Q559i72539f1.fii.?S.i?3i.fYf,2B2?, .5 lviiir oitha mm Talos Missile Is Result' Of 13 Years of Research 1-do.. tha supersonic surface- toalr ramjet powered guided mis- sile, which furnishes thc principal armament of the USS Galveston. gg a product of the Navy's once highly secret Bumblebee program and represents some lil years of gageuch and development by a awp of universities and induse trlal organizations to provide atomic-age weapons for thq!Uni- ted States Fleet. The Talos ls n new Navy weapon designed chiefly to blast into obllvlon enemy airplanes at- tempting an attack. 'The missile .lm 1-nay. ba fired at surface craft. The program dates back to the closing months ot World War ll when the Navy Bureau of Ord' nance requested the Johns Hop- llns University Applied Physics Laboratory at Silver Spring, Maryland, which had developed the proximity fuse for shells. to suggest a means of combatting the Japanese kamikaze menace. After several months study. lab- oratory scientists advised the dc- ,velopment of li supersonic ramjet propelled guided missile, The Bureau of Ordnance auth- orized the developement and it was givm the code name of Bum- blebee. Just why this name was chosen is in doubt but it is sigg nificant that ln many APL offices and laboratories nt Silver Spring there hangs on the wall the follow Ing: ,"According to recognized acro- Yteclmical tests, the bumblcbce cannot fly because of the shape and weight of his body in reln'ion ln total wing area. But the hum- bllbee docsn't know this, so he ioes ahead and flies anyway " Theory Since lil! The ramjet had been a theory ln physics since 1913 but it had M been llown successfully. Nev. ertheless APL scientists believed 5' held Brent promise as a super- l0I1ic engine. Tiic difficulty had been that lt would not operate efficiently unless it be boosted by me means to s velocity near :rsleslbeid of sound. lt was bc- ! e solid propellant rockets ""0i0Ped during the war could Provide the necessary bong, It was six months later, Julie 15, 1945- that a ramjet fashioned from the six-inch exhaust pipe of a 'lhundcrbolt warplunu. nladv a successful flight over the sand dunes of Island Beach. New .lt-r-, scy, attaining a velocity ol 12001 miles per hour. ln October of the samc ycar, nnothcr ramjet ot the some size dcmonstrnlcd thrust over 'aerodynamic drag. A rep- lica ot'this "flying stovcpipef' as it had been dubbed, has been given an honored place in the National Air Museum of thc- Smithsonhin Institution as the vtorld's first supersonic ramjet engine. The Bumblebee research and development program was carried on from the beginning in the same pattern as had been so successful in producing the proximity fuse. Under this pattern thc Applied Physics Laboratory acted as the central laboratory providing tech- nical guldance and supervision to a number of university :-.nd in- dustrial organizations known as associate contractors. This was known as the Section T Pattcm. Slncc the field of supcrsonlcs was virtually virgin territory, re- search was carried on in aero- clynamics. propulsion, radar, guid- ance and control systems, lafunch- ing, warheads, structure, teleme- tcring, simulation. ground and flight testing, A missllc embody- ing the concepts underlying TA- LOS was thc objoctivc of the program from the start. Missile Increases In Size Dlametors of tcst vehicles in- creased from the six inches of the "flying stovepipc" to thc 30 inches of the present operational missile. To beam - riding guidance was added a homing system tn make TALOS the deadly accurate weapon it is today. To convention- al high explosive warhcaos have been added atomic warheads. ln the development work on beam riding and stability control. a test vehicle powered with a solid propellant rocket motor proved so effective that it WHS recognized as having great pos- sibilities as a prototype of a lac- lically useful short range anti- aircraft missile of relatively sim- ple dcsign. It was engineered and became the TERRIER missile X mtv in service in the fleet on board the cruisers BOSTON and Another mlsslle stlll in the de- velopment stage ls TARTAR, also a Bumblebee product. ln l950. the promise of Terrier. as a means of tilllng the short range requirements of the Pleet alr defense st an early date. brought about a realignment of the objectives of Talos toward the' attainment of the most advanced mlsslle in its class available ln the foreseeable state of the art. A specific missile design was chosen to incorporate fn lm- proved ramjet. the dual guidance system and other features calcu- lated to give long range, high lethality, and great accuracy. The development, engineering and testing of the advanced de' sign, proceed to a point where in January 1955. a large Naval Industrial Ordnance Plant to manufacture the missile was for- mally opened. This plant at Ml- shawnka, Indiana, is operated for the Navy by the Bendlx Aviation Corporation, which had been a Bumblebee associate contractor since the inception of the pro' gram, Pioneering Achievements ln a program with such ad- vanced objectives ss thoaeof Talos, it is to be expected that many pioneering achievements will be made, and such has been the casc. Not only did the workers in this program make the first demonstration that the ramjet was a practical engine for pro- pulsion of supersonic missiles, they also made the first flights of fully controlled missiles pow' ered by these engines and proved the reliability of the engine in numerous long range flights. The Talos booster set a new level in the size and performance of solid fuel booster rockets. TALOS was also the flrst missile to employ a. dual guidance system whose cu-'ncy at short and long ranged has been demonstrated repeatedf ly. '1'he Talos program also pi0-' neered the introduction of atomic: warheads into antiaircraft mis-4 siles. Research and development of Talos has been the responsibility: of Johns Hopkins University AP rigid attention as the vessel sidl up to the pier. From the ea, looks adornlng the' gc , s lot th slips' compfny, as Mei? first close glimpse at Galvesto ed comments concerning Galveston r weather they had heard from Cifmxr emmerce president T, . nik who shade the . cruise from V rl Juan, Puerto it was evident their first visit, f, Rico aboard the ship- their ship's namesake city wgdld be a memorable one. Also aboard the light cruiser was Puerto Rican businessmen The ShiP's company rolled out who will combine business with the red carpet in the form of a some sightseeing while they are brow. tgangplank to lancllubbersj, in the Gulf Coast area. The five to a host of area dignitaries, a visitors are: Capt. F. B, Crocco, high school band complete with 'director of the Puerto Rican Dry maiorettes and a score ot news- dock Co.: William McCabe, gen men and photographers. , eral manager for Armco lnterna Appropriately, the cruiser ar- tional: James Davidson, genera rivecl at Pier 14 at 8:45 am' vf ing the flag of Texas belrxwft tkalated USS Galveston Story and Pictures on Page 13.1 traditional stars and stripes. n lyei manager of Puerto Rico Pape he,Products Co.: Charles Towers 'manager of the Puerto Rica branch of Shell Oil: and Alfoh Valdes. president of the lndi Brewery. Q when asked it they had experii ienced any seasickness orffthei light rain which had a noyed wel ilhreeday voyage' they laugh comers prior to the Galveston's arrival subsided immediately when the shin anchored, Cordial officers were ready o the deck to extend a smile and handshake to the visitors. Mostrim agreement' of the enlisted men seemed to eye their first glimpse of Galveston unccrtainly, being forewarned per- haps of the white blanket' of snow which covered the island Friday -' night. "We really kiddcd Mr. Water- man abou' that," said one officer i rut-'1'x'E'-Q to the manv slams. land said, "No, in fact not a lmuch as the regular crew." "We are happy to be in Texa and especially Galveston," sai Zgvaldes, his companions -noddi Davidson, who is originally fro T the states, said he was extremel ,fond of Puerto Rico and t.hat "lt' Zreally a wonderful place to live." i The visitors had been especiall impressed by the maneuver held Friday by the Galvesto which featured surface and anti great respect of the cruiser s po 1 'lble firepower Shea a 3 Echoing the same sentiment ua Manne Plc Elton Walker who l one of the 39 Marlne securlt guards attached to the ships reg ular company The Marine uh has been on the Galt eston for thlr been months said the men uer especially looklne forward to th dances sponsored by Mrs Clar Thompson and the Chamber o Commerce Walker who is from Jac-J.son Y ville Fla. said he was also look ing forward to his initial first ha view of a much-advertised topic, the beauty of Texas women. "We're counting the hours be, fore tonight," he aaid. Seaman Nick Dernato of Ne York City, a verteran of nearly four years Navy service. said he had seldom seen a crew prepare for a shore visit with so much en- thusiasm. "We?ve even been paint- places that haven't seen any ttantlon since l've bean aboard," he announced. "We really want our ahlp to be clan, and if tha hours wa worked count anythlq, th . boa glaircraftifiring. They spoke' wit ship." concluded Towers. 1 ' ' - - l l - .' ' ina I araanotarpeelrofdmtu rd," said the young seamg Lt. tbmmander R. L. Dica d' Glen Rock. Pa.. who hu only f . ' ' ' .o ni I a 'a nl. if mlmalw.. ' H. TH'5.'fAdci"Qcf'c'f25QS',lif4'I,f,'I'1ifh'wliif,i ishzlvgigm 31:10:13 nvinti:r:ii:goffi::lers.a:d' ztantgrfglif attention in e viaw is an or ' - - . . . - ht. plied Physics Laboratory. gruiggr wgg easing into 'l-he Pier I4 ftp right' on schedule I Pld'-'V' Podurd "9 been aboard the ahlp for two weeks. ramlnlscad that ha had :een a recent visitor to Tana via automobile, "You hava got a large and, l might add, a very flat state hers," proclaimed Dioa. The commander. who has li years of Navy service aboard every typa of vcaaal frm an alrcratt carrier to an amplubioua flagahlp also was axcltad about the vlalt to the namesake of his alllp. "You know evary CNHI! ln tba Navy. with tba emoqlth ot the USS Canberra. ls named for a eltylnuzaunltad llltll. However. lt ia a rare privllala when the crulnr can acagauy vlalt lu aanlaaala. Tliorafon. you can raadlly account for tha crews ui- cltoment concerning thla trip." lmao aala The ship'a arrival also was a acrt ot homecoming to Maaleal OHlcarl.t.t..t.Itoch.Alls graduate ct the University of Tex- as medical branch ln 011311- loiea lsarlataallyaaauvo 'renal Iran laa Antonio. I-la ts ami' his lllllillfy chilli' i' Nlfilll-tll . iahdardtllatillvldonanlwlllfll namprlvatapractlcalalavll months. ,- umaaimlu mumdn- l.HClllllM.!lwl0f the ' tacladaghodaaaqa- anda lata, ham. -an -I--, of the US bel'-s mea from the am: as the mul S Galvest0n's'f,'Sunday Punch' lima me uss Grimm. MI the "HW 'M' "' r RANGE radar a 1 ng, be equlwed Wm' lim wclpmi'-Iwmch M: It ls usd la connection with IIIIIUG HHH' "wmv fleet to carry this latest WPC 4' f Q Q4 I ff f 5 1 1-0 5 QW f A 0' A f AY Qw w NW SW fx 4 .W ,. W . :M -, 'K 3 ffcf .- A. 1 Nz f , 3 w X M up ,X . V J :, H4 E ' vga N "L MV f f S' V' c f 1 E 4- 3, , ' 1 sh V 45 ' . , I X' Nz: .4 Z 5 Z4 ,ff ,gf A A .x,. 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I have looked forward to your coming ever since I had the honor of christening our mighty ship. At the commissioning in l958, those of' you who were present will remember that I promised I would give you a party when you came. This was the one which we enjoyed together on the night of February fifteenth. If you had as good a time as I, I am very happy. Wherever you go, and as you are succeeded by com- ing generations of sailormen, I shall watch yo accomplishments with an especial pri svre 8-nd with the feeling people -9-nd I 8-m Ur de and Pl that you .YO1-Irs Mr 80 ea- S-re DW Olin . Thompson Joins me in warm od wishes to each and affectionate S-nd every one. Sincerely, leg ' mme, Libbie M00dy Tho son fMrs. Clark WJ nm 1 M A '.oa.,tii" 0- SIUBW ,I nf L .,4. 1? V if--, . llllllllllllllllIlllll!ll!!llillll:nunan---.........----f Editor-in-Chief Photography Copy Art Editor Project Advisor COUNT-DOWN '60 STAFF LTJG O. C. TACK, U.S. Navy LTJG E. E. 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