Mount McKinley (AGC 7) - Naval Cruise Book

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42 na x af, A 1 f. F173 ' .fpf J 7 fe Q 'ffm X? f I, II. vQ, ,h,l! Cruwef NWDTH 1144! A225 T E NAVAL HISTORY OF OUR COMMANDING OFFICER CAPTAIN H. C. LAUERHAN, U. S. NAVY u CAPTAIN LAUERMAN WAS BORN IN CHICAGO IN APRIL 1917. UPON COMPLETION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO HIGH SCHOOL IN 1?a4 HE ENTERED THE UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY AT ANNAPOLIS E SAME YEAR GRADUATING WITH THE CLASS OF '?8. FOLLOWING HIS GRADUATION HE WAS ASSIGNED TO THE USS CAL FORNIA AS THE 3 DIVISION OFFICER. THE FOLLOWING YEAR CAPTAIN LAUERMAN WAS TRANSFERRED TO THE USS ERIE AS ASSISTANT FIRST LIEUTENANT. IN 1240 HE GRADUATED FROM SUBHARINE SCHOOL AT NEW LONDON AND WAS SSIGNED DUTY WITH THE FLEET. AT THE BEGINNING OF WORLD WAR TWO HE WAS ABOARD THE USS TAMBOR ON PATROL OFF WAKE ISLAND. IN 1263 HE TRANSFERRED TO THE USS HALIBUT AS THE GUNNERY AND TORP OFFICER. WHILE ASSIGNED TO THE HALIBUT HE PARTICIPATED IN THE FIRST SURFACED SUBMARINE ATTACK WHICH USED RADAR. TWO JAPANESE TRANSPORTS WERE SUNK AND AS A RESULT OF THIS CAPTAIN LAUERMAN WAS AWARDED HIS FIRST SILVER STAR. IN 1343 HE REPORTED TO THE USS SEA LION AS HER EXECUTIVE 0EEI E . THE SEA LION DURING THREE SUCCESSFUL PATR0LS WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR SINHING 50 000 T0NS OF SHIPPING. AT THIS TIME HE WAS AWARDED HIS SECOND SILVER STAR. THE FOLLOWING YEAR HE BECAHE SHIPPER OF THE USS CA0RILL0. AFTER THE WAR DUTY FOLLOWED WITH THE JUDGE ADv0CATE GENERAL'S OFFICE FOR POST GRADUATE STUDY IN LAW AT GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY. IN 1948 HE WAS ADHITTED TO THE BAR OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. NEXT HE ASS ED COMMAND OF THE USS ARG0NAUT. DURING HIS TWO YEARS AS HER SHIPPER THIS SUBMARINE NAS AwARDED THE COVETED NEW FOR COMBAT EFFICIENCY. IN 1950 HE RETURNED T0 WASHINGTON TO THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL AND IN 1953 WAS TRANSEERRED AS EXECUTIVE OFFICER TO THE USS SPERRY THE NEXT YEAR HE BECAME COMMANDER SUBMARINE DIVISION 52. AT THE COMPLETION OF THIS DUTY HE WAS PR0H0TED TO THE RANK or CAPTAIN. DURING THE NEXT FOUR YEARS CAPTAIN LAUERNAN SAW DUTY AGAIN IN WASHINGTON AND STAFF DUTY WITH COMMANDER IN CHIEF U. S. ATLANTIC FLEET. IN NOVEMBER 1260 WHILE THE USS MOUNT MCKINLEY WAS DEPLOYED IN THE MED, E RELIEVED AS HER C0NHANDING OFFICER. AS WE DEPART FOR OUR PRESENT SOJOURN TO THE MED CAPTAIN LAUERMAN CAN LOOK BACK WITH PRITE OVER THE PR GRESS OF HIS SHIP DURING THE PERIOD THAT HE HAS BEEN AT HER HELM. IN EARLY 1962 CAPTAIN LAUERMAN WILL DEPART AS MT. MCKINLEY'S COMMANDING OFFICER AND BECOME COM ANDER SERVICE SOUADRON FOUR. A ' Q ' fl -'L' " - ,,- I . ,"' , I . ., -fl , 4.-. T 3 5' P f Lj'7,'.'r j 'I If A ,EJ ef ,Q I L i I :Lg 3 'f , 75 , ,, ? I,,,.. 34, 4-H-.X Captain H. C. Lauerman, U.S.N CO1111 na11d9r J.E. Ruzic, U.S.N Executive Qffiggr I 1 ' f f I 5, V- :"iy,S 'N x ,-as' N Y A I ufv-' ' .1 X K , . ""' , -1 A . . , . X X K1 hy .V 4 Q 1' .ax-fbf A .143 Q f ' an W "Ml K ' -1- in- K. , K. ' " A 1.1 qi' HQ ,, .4 , ., QM MM - ,,..fn- 'gil V, val " .' 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MOUNT MCKINLEY in -line with previous suggestion by Mr. Richard Hogan of your ship's Navigation Department. Such a display is exceedingly appropriate and I am pleased to enclose a 3 x 5 Alaska emblem for this purpose. Just as the MOUNT HCKINLEY bears the name of the highest geographical feature on the North American continen we in Alaska feel strongly that our attainment of Statehood represents a high point in this Nation's efforts to danon- strate its continued faithfulness to the principles of self government upon which it was founded. As such, the presence of the Alaska Flag on the quarterdeck of the MOUNT MCKINLEY as it deploys through the waters of the Mediterranean and elsewhere, will symbolize our Nation's firm determination to protect and encourage freedom among all mankind. . with the thought that it may also be of interest to you and to the mmnbers of your crew, I am enclosing an informational sheet which describes the origin and meaning of the Flag's design. All Alaskans join me in extending to you and your men their best wishes for your success and safety. I S ncerely, William A. Egan Governor C, I ! I E I I 'e e Z S -s 5 la . s ix ., . i l w 'N 1 ,x, 2 1 3 E f 2 2 5 5 SEPTE BER NOW SET THE SEA AND ANCHOR DETAIL SICK BOILER - - "DID YOU HAVE TO FIX IT?" S "Doc, PLEASE DON'T ACSUT"' - - APPENDECTOMY UTCCUCOITTZU UTI-i O--I :IRQ-lm fl ' CROSSING THE GREAT POND ? ? ? "l RELIEVE YOU, SIR" 23' S S54 Q8 X p .-4 x N f I ,"1' .Q 7 fe 1 0, Q -5 X' Ei D 1 I 2 PHI' 2.43011 5 A 'O AX' I H 7 "" E' ! xxx 'Af ss". Fk xx 4 PHIBRON Two comes Home ? iax 1 9 -T- OCTOBER ... , M ...-nu..m....,.............,-,, M. M... wa.wfg.m,, i FIRST PORT FIRST LIBERTY OCTOBER Ig 6- THE AMATUERS TAKE PIXS VISITING POMPEI STUDENTS FROM MT MAC U DISCOVERED A RELIC X 'an fi v-"4 wsrcavfy DMZ L, , Av, B p , , Q O THE YOUNG AND OLD OF ITALY - - THE PAST AND THE FUTURE I 'BUT I HAVENIT GOT A LIRAH MOH. FORGET THE SITESN fi?-I' 'QNX I5 AT PLAY IN ITALY ? ? 1. L,S NI WANT ITN C X .ff III' 1 . ' I' 1 .U If I null II ' ' O ,P - I 1 .. V. lr, I I F . , I I I 1 u A I f WHO SAID I PRINTED THIS PHOTO RONG?n MAYBE A PHIBRON SHIP JUST PULLED IT AROUND I I I I I I U f fi 2? KE I L AT WH ONEY YOU KNOW FIT THE SAYING-WITH THE PHOTO HAPPY HOUR NLL DO Mosr ANYTHING TO MAKE .JG A BREAK JONESY TAKE WE JUST WANT TO MAKE 3R13 PRESENTING THE MT MAC M A S 6 C O T QIL 443321, L .1 '- vzm. f mf, W, 54' 'f fin 'Wk nf iff" w,ffT?'?" f 24 ,1 i,:y54,,g" 4 1' , A MM. A ima." J 1 '?' -F ' -fm, 1 , fx, ,.... , s "'fQ. K 1 I ,ff ASS! if 4, if !ff' A-,Q-R A' lr xl' wfffff U T gy, "THE FIRST OF MANY" IS- HERE COMES YOUR TOOTSIE ROLLS or-1, MY HERNIA A ZULU WORKING-PARTY ???? 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FORD KNOW ABOUT THlS?n WTHE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNERW O HLIBERTY CALLH I I I I VISITORS ABOARD ' MT MAC THE YOUTH OF SPAIN SEE MT MCKINLEY WELCOME TO THE CONSUL GENERAL cweloonw THE NAVAL HISTORY OF OUR COMMANDING OFFICER CAPTAIN H. C. LAUERMAN, U. S. NAVY Captain Lauerman was born in Chicago in April 1917. Upon completion of the University of Chicago High School in 1934 he entered the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis the same year, graduating with the C1858 of '38. Following his graduation he was assigned to the USS Cal- ifornia as the "B" Division Officer. The following year Captain Lauer- man was transferred to the USS Erie as assistant First Lieutenantv In 1940 he raduated from submarine school at New London and was assign- ed duty witi the fleet. At the beginning of World War Two he was aboard the USS Tambor on patrol off Wake Island. In 1942 he transferred to the USS Halibut as the Gunnery and Torpedo Officer. While assigned to the Halibut he participated in the first surfaced submarine attack which used radar. Two Japanese transports were sunk and as a result of this Captain Lauerman was awarded his first Silver Star. In 1943 he reported to the USS Sea Lion as her Executive Officer. The Sea Lion during three successful patrols was responsible for sinking 50,000 tons of shipping. At this time he was awarded his second Silver Star. The following year he became skipper of the USS Cabrillo. After the war duty followed with the Judge Advocate General's Office for post graduate study in law at Georgetown University. In 1948 he was admitted to the bar of the District of Columbia. Next he assumed command of the USS Argonaut. During his two years as her skipper this submarine was awarded the coveted "E" for combat efficiency. In 1950 he returned to Washington to the Office of the Judge Advocate General and in 1953 was transferred as Executive Officer to the USS Sperry. The next year he became Commander Submarine Division 52. At the completion of this duty he was promoted to the rank of Captain. During the next four years Captain Lauerman saw duty again in Washington and staff duty with Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet. In November 1960, while the USS Mount McKinley was deployed in the Med, he relieved as her Commanding Officer. As we depart for our present sojourn to the Med, Captain Lauerman can look back with pride over the.progress of his ship during the period that has seen him at her helm. In early 1962 Captain Lauerman will de- part as Mount McKinley's Commanding Officer and become Commander Service Squadron Four. V 5412 Q lx 0 AT XA QA F W A B B A O R U C T E L A O N L A I T 0 T E R E B u S s U T B P A Y ill WHAT, ME WORRY ? I KNEW THE MIGHTY MAC WOULD MAKE IT mrmmmm N X W v glx x ' lxafm f !-JAP! 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THIS IS NGRE LIKE IT fh.FI'KS THE CHIEF PETW OFFICERS OF THE USS MOUNT MCKINLEY l ATHSNS .3......-..- 7??FndaT.f IJPICIPIMBER -CCUJ 1 L 1 5 14 -1 FTII--ICD 51, '-.., ' --M ...Lim .l ,H v.-gm.. -.Qa-A JUST AROUND THE MOUNT MCKINLEY SCENE NNEW YEARS???n I DIDN'T GE CAUGHT CGCM GUESS WHO HIS RELIEF IS - ! u ,E FIRE IN THE HOLE" MANNED AND READY Mo use Wi kgff sz 'Y s QR BIN 2 Z x E X 251' X 3' X R , E 41 JANUARY , ' , V if 5 , M J, 1145+ 1' , ff 1 3-ax J ff i T PSAM CIVI "N, - ,. ,, . .gkb R- V3.4 -Z fw -SNLYES' UBENEDILEHIIUS U ,X-4 ,-,f,,,, ,AX ni AX!-XZ 4-X f'X.f din 515271-V fx.: Rx- Xf,-, fs.. fx. fx.f Y" 'NJ fv .. fNzfN lf fvfxkvk, ..,--X2 IS " ,-X? i-RZ Zire ir ,xr XX-Z fs- 'NA 'X' liz fx.: 'xf' fx! fx? JY-"' .asa fx? fi., f'N-f ZX, fi' -. QQ UQ ,PQN I 4 1 I I 4 K. , M X H, 1- .au in ' r VUCDVUVVIFUCD 'UCD FUCUZ-2'U FUI-I IZI F-LONNOI-L OUJC 'UO ZOO-lCDFl"l3J-Cj mg:-1 I x ' S 5 A AT LAST LT CJGD . 1, .nmywm NM S W- ,V M. ' fffwff df P , T I STILL MORE SITES ARE SEEN STILL MORE PHOTOS TAKEN -1 V f ' gm 1 1 C5123 -IZ FUI-I COZFUI-IJ? CDVVIFTICJJ MESSINA FROM THE AIR l'l'll"'UOI'l"l'U fTIl""UCDf'T'l"U -- --vv--m-vnu--nv-uuaqmmnfm ' Q F71-I MRM PRESENTS Thi nb ----W W O ?,wnw A 'B 3 54 Q x 'S 'xi' va .Q fn!-CHOVIAIAZ D lg S o END RE-'Sul-TS rr :zoo 1-4-sz 3 THE Pmvsns S AND xx., BT3 JJ.. !'4,4cl7au151Q usn! 1609 IN QQVV Nfl :QQ 'The HOST Q0 Q io L 71 J- C. Mfqchfff IMC, .A607 ev Lf W-I+ Novel U-tcj-3,2 n1L 41 I Z5 Hi l fi S R V.-,s4...,.,,.,,.f ,g 5? 1 bi Ullllllllll 334 X ?g? J 7 XS.- 15455 5 ---65 The Cruise of the U.S.S. MOUNT MCKINLEY CAGC-77 under 11 September 1961 Took leave of Norfolk, Virginia. 29 September 1961 Turnover ceremony at Pollensa Bay. CAPTAIN LAUEBMAN 2 October 1961 First liberty port at Naples, Italy. 7 October 1961 An unforgettable night at Naples. 10 October 1961 First replenishment at sea. 12 October 1961 Embark the British Royal Marines at Malta. 17 October 1961 Land the landing force. 28 October 1961 Liberty in Valencia, Spain. 5 November 1961 Hit our first big storm of this deployment. 7 November 1961 Liberty in Barcelona, Spain. 16 November 1961 Land the landing force at Aranci Ba Liberty call at Genoa, Italy. 25 November 1961 6 December 1961 Land the landing force at Porto Scu 18 December 1961 Holiday liberty in Athens, Greece. 25 December 1961 Merry Christmas. New Year's liberty at Messina, Ital 30 December 1961 1 January 1962 HAPPY NEW YEAR. 8 January 1962 At anchor off Pilos, Greece. 18 January 1962 "I relieve you, sir". y, Sardinia. do, Sardinia. Y. Captain Henry C. LAUEBMAN is relieved by Captain E. L. SCHWAB, JR. as Commanding Officer of the MOUNT MCKINLEY. HIS EXCELLENCY THE NOMARCH OF PILOS W Y V. !-..,.......,.......1-.--an U ..NNNNNN+ PRESENTING THE HONOR GUARDS OF THE MIGHTY MAC MOV I NG DAY ' l l use CHILTON QAPA-383 '-,-...- CAPTAIN SCHWAB ASSUMES COMMAND I8 JANUARY I932, PILOS, GREECE 152 CAPTAIN ERNEST L. SCHWAB, USN COMMANDING OFFICER wwf M ----'f or w"""dl 'liisigigigga E?et:v4EEEg!7 'aww w w w.- X - ...--- NSS cZgZi65ilx.+l5f3l . 1 -- -- Captain Ernest L. Schwab, U.S. Navy, relieves as Command- ing Officer, USS Mount McKinley QAGC-71 on January 18, 1962. Captain Schwab was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 27, 1917. He attended Brooklyn Technical High School and the United States Naval Academy, graduating from the latter on June 1, 1939. Captain Schwab then served as a secondary battery officer on the battleship Pennsylvania, flagship of the United States Fleet until May, 1941. From July to October of 1941, Captain Schwab was a student at the sub- marine school in New London, Connecticut. During World War 11 he made a total of nine submarine war patrols during which he served in all submarine billets. Included in these patrols were the Presidential Unit Citation patrols of USS Guardfish and the participation of USS Darter in opening the famous battle of Leyte Gulf. Following the war, Captain Schwab completed the naval war- fare course at the U.S. Naval War College at Newport, 3.1. and then returned to submarines and took command of USS Toro. In 1951, he became head of the Sonar Branch of the Bureau of Ships, and later assumed duties as head of the Electronics Planning Staff of that Bureau. From 1954 to 1956, Captain Schwab served as commanding officer of the destroyer USS Wedderburn, which participated in the Tachens evacuation in China. From 1956 to 1958, Captain Schwab at- tended the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts and Harvard Universities where he obtained a Master of Arts degree, a degree as Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy, and passed examinations for Ph. D. in international rela- tions. Captain Schwab then served two years in the Political- Military Policy Division in OPNAV followed by fourteen months as Chief of Staff of Commander Carrier Division 20, an ASW carrier group. On January 18, 1962 he became the Commanding Officer of USS MOUNT MCKINLEY CAGC-71. ' i ..- fsqw 15 fm X ff? XJ X , , -.X I 1 I f , I Lf f, 4, ,, ffk ,ffiiflkyf X U Q . 'ylygf Q7 , f I A - E150 Q Q10 I 1 , 2174" ' f' f' f X , LIIWQTIHNIIIIIIQ1l5al'fWg1 f'nu-yr-Q' .wmv .mi ,V my , YL WW? WVR WWW NNWE EE E 2? in N T I ,R 1 h N1-3 Titnaw w 1: X ffl fa Q!! R . in 11 if ,..,---' iiif f"m-zu. VWJQL g fffigiffrifki 4lln. 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P g, .Afq- 5 N - aarl if Vg - Tpxgalagom LEBANON. :assi Madeira Q P ' 'X J - K P JERUQSQCEEQ A6 5' - P Q, .,., . ' ,I Bengasl 0 ' Port a'd :F 5 F 4,4 f AN ',,, Z Nfif s -Q 6 2 CANARY 15 ,A 2' N. x,a4 a1r'l. N. 05 -+0 So -J N D! Lonzgfrote IFNI V - ,N ,N Bern Abbgsl PN, .N-b P PAZ+'b P59 ,P .1 - I J Palma 9 Tye" ef l-l1 : 3-ggi? 4'N' v -l, N NVNANN. Q ,.-N? 7 ff 5 I C' LSA, '- if N, Nigat Hierro o Q . 0 - Ilrl N 1 ' UNITED A Gran canon' 'gb' xx L' ' L ' .'ll 1 N. " - ARAB ' -52... X A A 1 . L 1 B Y A A C bo Bo dor """ A w NNA- -A ' . . A A A r C io 99 : A s 4 NA" . Q32 xx ' REPUBLIC it R W . S5N,-.l,g MEDITERRANEA151 PPPPPCBUISE 1963 fiflg? f faf A HISTORY OF THE USS MOUNT MCKINLEY QAGC-7, l.. n In the dark days of 1943, the war on the home front was a desperate struggle for rapid and efficient production of war materials. In the North Carolina shipbuilding yards ln Wilmington, N. C., another victory in this struggle was won on September 27, 1943. Maritime Commission C-2 hull number 1347 was launched a mere 58 days after the keel was laid. Chrlstened WS. S. Cyclone,N she never sailed with a merchant crew, but was chosen for conversion to an amphibious force flagship. The AGC was a new class of ship in the Navy, developed during World War II to serve as a floating command post for amphibious assaults. All the facilities required for the complex staff and command functions of modern amphibious operations were combined in this one ship. The Navy spent more than 55,000,000 convertlng the S. S. Cyclgneo She was in drydock twice, and on l May 1944 was commissioned in the United States Navy as U53 MOUNT MCKINLEY CAGC-71. Her name comes from Mount McKinley in Alaska, at 20,269 feet the highest peak in North America. Under her first commanding officer, Captain Roy W. M. Graham, USN, MOUNT MCKINLEY sailed for the Russell Islands with Rear Admiral G. H. Fort USN, embarked. On arrival, the forces made preparations for the assault , on the Palau Islands. The successful landing of the First Marine Division on Lelelu was directed from the ship, which lay out 2,500 yards from the beach. 3 1 fi 5 5 1 5 jx it gl S In rapid succession MOUNT MCKINLEY participated in landings and other operations in the Leyte Gulf, on Mlndoro Island, in Llngayen Gulf, and San Narclsco in the Philippines, between November 1944 and March 1945. Late March saw MOUNT MOKINLEY lead the 77th Army Division in an assault on Kerama Retto near Okinawa. After an overhaul in the States, She returned to Japanese waters to receive the surrender of Sasebo, and to carry out the landing of occupation forces there and at Kuro After her return to the States, she was fitted to participate in the atomic tests held ln Bikini Atoll in July 1946. A year later she returned for the Eniwetok tests The next three years were employed in amphibious train1ng exercises, ranging as far north as Kodiak, Alaska When the Korean War broke out in June 1950, MOUNT MCKINLEY was in Japan conducting amphibious training with the E1ohth Army Plans were changed i mediately, and she directed the first landing of American troops in Korea In September, MOUNT MCKINLEY was flagship for General Douglas MacArthur as he directed the land1no of the Unmted Nations Forces at Inchon- 0065 after, with Commander Amphibious Group ONE aboard, she made the landing at Wonsan. In March 1952 she returned for her second Korean combat cruise. After nine months spent in training the Eighth Army in amphibious warfare, she returned to San Diego MOUNT MCKINLEY returned to relieve ELDORADO in November 1953 for her third tour of the Korean War. In 1955, she participated in Operation Wigwam, and the next year re- turned for Operation Redwing These were the last maJor operations in the Pacific, on 1 September 1956 she was detached for duty in the Atlantic Fleet. Afte a few months in the Norfolk area, she left for the Mediterranean on 9 January 1957 M UNT MCKINLEY visited Malaga, Spain, Bari, Italyg Athens and Patras Greeceg Izmir, Turkey, Beirut, Lebanon and Rhodes, Greece. She returned to Norfolk in June, remained there until 30 August, then crossed the Atlantic for NATO exercises, and liberty in Portsmouth, England, In January 1958, she returned to the Mediterranean with Co mander Amphibious Squadron POUR embarked After several landmng exercises, and liberty in Valencia, Barcelona, Alicante, and Malaoa, Spain, Naples and Leghorn, Italy, Cannes and Golfe Juan, France, she sailed to Gibraltar to turn over the amphibious responsibilities in the Mediterranean to USS TACONTC CAGC 171 The same day trouble broke out in Lebanon and MOUNT MCKINLEY raced for the eastern Mediterranean to begin a long period of cruising in the area of Cyprus Finally, in August 1958, she returned to Norfolk The year 1959 saw MOUNT MCKINLEY deploy on another Mediterranean cruise. Upon her return to Norfolk, she immediately prepa ed for a six week cruise to Valparaiso, Chile President Eisenhower was making a tour of South America and MOUNT MCKINLEY had been selected to serve as the communications ship on thw west coast 0 O - 0 .. - .- 0 . 4 X. 'O , . . A 0 5 O and Le Havre, France. . . 1 . ' ' o 0 - r , , o 0 ,. my ,,,....,.,..!1wfg.,.,.,,.,,,.,,- ' K' ' ' - 5 V . . V-, V3-1 L-3 ff , ,fn .:..,...,...,. ..,.,..,, ...W V "9 '1'P.ni5dl-A.-51.-1-44s-.suse-1Qaubr: ' f'--90-Le-:...ef.ou-W, ----- :id ..,, In the spring of 1960 MOUNT MCKINLEY again deployed to the Mediter- d Norfolk Naval Ship' ranean. After completion of a normal tour she entere yard, for a long awaited yard period, ln the spring of 1961. Upon completion of her facelifting MOUNT MCKINLEY entered refresher training at Guantanamo Bay,-Cuba, in the summer of 1961, in preparat10n ' hi for Co mander for her September deployment to the Mediterranean as fla9S P S d n TWO On her fifth Mediterranean cruise, MOUNT MCKINLEY Amphibious qua ro . participated in several large scale amphibious exercises, and spent Christmas 1961 in Athens, Greece. In J nuar 1962 Captain Ernest L. SCHWAB, USN, relieved as co mandihg 8 Y officer and in February brought the ship back to Norfolk for leave and upkeep. In April 1962, MOUNT MCKINLEY was again off to sea as an Amphibious Group Flagship in the Amphibious Demonstration, for the President of the United States and about,50 ambassadors, at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina. This was followed by massive amphibious exercises in the Caribbean. 1 ll.. Followlng the exercise MOUNT MCKINLEY made operational visits to Bermuda, Nassau, Puerto Rico, Curacao, and the Dominican Republic. Returning to the Norfolk area, MOUNT MCKINLEY served in a communications exercise with Commander in Chief, U. S. Atlantic Fleet, Admiral R. L. DENNISON , USN , embarkaa, During the Cuban crisis MOUNT MCKINLEY operated initially as an amphibious flagship for Commander Amphibious Force, U. S. At1ant1c p1e,t, and, later, for Commander Amphibious Group FOUR. In December 1962, after the Cuban crisis, she made a short operational cruise along the East Coast of the United States then returned to Norfolk on 9 December 1962. For the next month MOUNT MCKINLEY prepar,d for overseas movement. On 10 January 1963 she sailed for the Mediterranean for her sixth deployment with the Sixth Fleet. This story is chronicled on tha following pages. COMMANDING OFFICERS OF USS MOUNT MCKINLEY fAGC.7j QOMMANDING OFFICER ASSUMED Captain Captain Captain Captain Captain Captain Captain Captain Capta1n Captain Captain Captain Captain Captain Captain Captain Captain Roy W M GRAHAM, USN Wayne N GAMET, USN Frederick L RIDDLE, USN William L WARE, USN Lee F SUGNET, USN Carter A PRINTUP, USN Lucius H CHAPPELL, USN Charleg B BEASLEY, USN Rollo N James T Scarritt Henry A Thomas M NORGAARD, USN HARDIN, USN ADAMS, USN RENKEN, USN FLECK USN Francis J BLOUIN, U N George F PITTARD, N Monroe KELLY, Jr , U N Henry C LAUERMAN, USN Ernest L SCHWAB, USN Ma May Aug Jun c Dec u Jan u Apr Apr Nov Sep Nov Dec Nov an 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1951 1952 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1960 1962 EXECUTIVE OFFICERS OF USS MOUNT MCKINLEY QAGC-71 RELIEVED May Aug Jun Ott Dec Jul Jan Jul Apr Apr Nov Sep Nov Dec Dec Nov Jan 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1951 1952 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1962 Commander Commander Commander Commander Commander Commander Commander Commander Commander Commander Commander Commander WICKENS, USN PINNEY, USN wExEL, USN GASH, USN c KEEPERS, USNR KLIPPEL, USN BETZER, USN JONES, USN WHITACRE, USN RUCKER, USN RUZIC, USN GOULET , USN o 0 1 Y v 21 - 9 - 2 . 16 O t - 17 . A 18 J 1 - 26 ' . 25 J 1 - 7 ' 1 . 25 . 28 . S 30 . US 30 Captain . S 23 Dec 1959 . 17 . 18 J J. L. E. P. F. E. R. W. ' Ko Il I R. W. E. J. F. J. A. A. J. A J. E. L. J. W K Rv . - ',,,e.. 4225.1 . 1-amner.m.aa.fu:1.wm+4a.,g-magna-A-E ns.-,W-.-Q-,v 01-.f,--e.y-m--wwvw-wv1w'-f'1"""'- 'W' "'4"""""""""" TH NAVAL CAREER O CAPTAIN ERNEST L. SCHWAB, USN COHNANDING OFFICER, USS MOUNT MCKINLEY fAGCo7, Captain Ernest L. Schwab, U. S. Navy, assumed duty as commanding officer of USS MOUNT MCKINLEY QAGC-75 on January 18, 1962. Born in Brooklyn, New York, on January 27, 1917, Captain Schwab attended Brooklyn Technical High School and the United States Naval Academy, graduating from the latter on June 1, 1939. Captain Schwab then served as a secondary battery officer on the battleship PENNSYLVANIA, Flagship of the United States Fleet, until May, 1941. From July to October of 1941, Captain Schwab was a student at the submarine school in New London, Connecticut. During World War II he made a total of nine sub- marine war patrols during which he served in all submarine billets. Included in these patrols were the Presidential Unit Citation patrols of U35 GUARDFISH and the participation of USS DARTER in opening the famous battle of Leyte Gulf. Following the war, Captain Schwab completed the naval warfare course at the U. S. Naval Warfare College, Newport R. I., and then returned to submarines and took command of USS TORO. In 1951, he became head of the Sonar Branch of the Bureau of Ships, and later assumed duties as head of the Electronics Planning Staff of that Bureau. From 1954 to 1956, Captain Schwab served as commanding officer of the destroyer USS WEDDERBURN participating in the Tachens evacuation ln China. From 1956 to 1958, Captain Schwab attended the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts and Harvard Universities where he obtained a Master of Arts Degree, a degree as Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy, and passed examinations for Ph. D. in international relations. Captain Schwab then served two years in the Political-Military Policy Division in OPNAV followed by fourteen months as Chief of Staff, Commander Carrier Division TWENTY, an ASW carrier group. ' In addition to appropriate area and service medals, Captain Schwab's decorations include the Silver Star, Bronze Star with Combat 'VN, Presidential Unit Citation CGUARDFISHI and Navy Unit Commendation IDARTERD, In April of 1943, Captain Schwab married Miss Betty Sandgren gf New London, Connecticut. They have a son, Donald, and two daughters Holly and Trudi. The Schwabs currently reside in Silver Spring, Margland. famlrsSS'S- ,q, I - :cu-sn.. ,., TH NAVAL CAREER OF COM ANDER LIONEL J. GOULET, USN EXECUTIVE OFFICER, USS MOUNT MCKINLEY QAGC-7, Commander Lionel J. Goulet, U. S- Navy, was born in Chicago, Illinois, on 27 June 1922. He attended Our Lady of Mercy Grammar School, St. Michael Central High School, and Wright Junior College in Chicago. He completed his education at the University of Illlnols, where he graduated with a Bachelor A of Arts Degree in October 1943. He enlisted ln the Navy V-7 Program in November 1942, and was co mls- signed Ensign, USNR, in May 1944. He then attended submarine school, fol- lowed by tours in various Relief Crews until he was assigned to USS CABRILLA l3S-288l, which was commanded by Qthenl LCDR Henry C. Lauerman, USN, former commanding officer of USS MOUNT MCKINLEY. He made two war patrols on CABRILLA before World War II ended. During the transitional period after the war he served in USS CHARR CSS-3285 for two months, and then in uss SCABBARDFISH Q55-397, until October 1946. He transferred to the Regular Navy in September 1946, and in October reported to the Naval Academy Preparatory School, Bainbridge, Maryland, as an instructor. In September 1947 he returned to sea ln USS SEA DOG LSS-4013, again ln the Pacific Fleet From January to December 1949 he attended General Line School in Monterey, California, and in December 1949 married LT Victoria Makarczyk CNC, USN, a native of Nanticoke, Penns lvanla. They both reported to San Diego 1h January 1950, he ln USS POMODON SS-4867, and she to the Naval Hospital Mrs Goulet later resigned from the Navy. In October 1950 he reported to the re commissioning detail of USS ENTEMEDOR CSS 3405, and rode her around to New London, Connecticut. In September 1951 he reported to the Judge Advocate General's Office for duty under instruction, and attended Georgetown Law School under the Navy Post- graduate Instruction Program He graduated from Georgetown ln June 1954, and was admitted to the Bar of the District of Columbia. Lionel III was born mn 1952 In July 1954 he reported for duty iss 4835, in Norfolk, Virginia vteky 1956 he took command of USS SIRAGO KSS 1958 In July 1958 SIRAGO was awarded as Executive Officer of USS SEA LEOPA Lynne was born ln August. In July 4851, where he served until September the 'E' for Submarine Squadron SIX. He reported as Director, Executive Division, Basic Officers' Depart- ment, U S Naval Submarine School, New London, Connecticut, ln October 1958, and taught neophyte submarine officers submarine seamanship. In July 1960 he reported as Assistant Operations Officer for Submarines on the Staff of Commander Carrier Division TWENTY lAntl submarine Hunter Killer Group FOURQ, which rode LAKE CHAMPLAIN, INTREPID during LANTPHIBEX l-62, and RANDOLPH to the Mediterranean on the Midshipmen cruise in the summer of 1962. Commander Goulet relieved Commander John E. Ruzlc as executive officer on 20 October 1962, two days before the Cuban Crisis was publicly announced. - Y RD 'SHIFT COLORSN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 'ONE LONG BLAST ON THE WHISTLE USS MOUNT MCKINLEY fAGC..77 STANDING OUT OF RERTH 31 NORFOLK NAVAL BASE, NORFOLK, VIRGINIA, ENROUTE TO OARTEOENA, SPAIN, COMMENOING HER DEPLOYMENT TO THE MEDITERRANEAN AND OPERATION WITH THE UNITED STATES SIXTH FLEET. nALL ENGINES AHEAD ONE-THIRDH USS MCIJNT NCKINLEY PASSED USS ENTERPRISE QCVAN-65, TO STAR- BOARD, HATTENTION TO STARBOARDH 'HAND SALUTE", AS WE RENDERED I , HONORS wE, IN ADDITION, SALUTED FAREWELL TO OUR COUNTRY AND TO OUR LOVED ONES ........ 7 NPROCEED INDEPENDENTLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , RHUMBLINE TO GIBN THE FIRST SEVEN DAYS IN CROSSING WE ENJOYED NSMOOTH SAILINGN AND WARM TEM- PERATURES THROUGH THE GULF STREAM. H 5 U A! ,, ci 5 11 lf 1, z 5 QE 15 ,gi .N I THIS PERIOD PROVIDED EXCELLENT TRAINING IN PREPARATION FOR OPERATIONAL READINESS THE MARK OF THE UNITED STATES SIXTH FLEET TRAINING DRILLS INCLUDED GENERAL QUARTERS, MAN OVERBOARD, AIRCRAFT TRACKING, GUN FIRE CONTROL, DAMAGE CONTROL I NSECURE POR HEAVY wEATHER . . . . . . . . . . . . . ' ILE . 3 Q2 A iii 1 I Eff 'ly Q M Q, I 'fi E2 an ffl if ,fi EVENTUALLY WE ENCOUNTERED THE HEAVY SEAS WE HAD BEEN EXPECTING. THE CREW ATE CHON ON THE MESS DECK. MAN OVERBOARD STARBOARD SIDE 'RIGHT FULL RUDDER . . . ALL ENGINES STOP' 'SECOND DIVISION STAND BY T0 Loman DUTY LIFEBOAT Lcvv Hs' BOAT CREW RELEASED THE GRIPE5 . 497 --'. fi ., fig, ,,,E 'W I AQLJTX 7 4' A ""f'-Gi'?'3jg 4' To-1-' -5 - W 5 ii Q ..-I Q NQN' -2, ' .. A 'WK DUTY LIFEBOAT CREW CONSISTED OF QUALIFIED CO SWAIN, BOWHOOK AND ENGINEERg IN ADDITION, A CORPS- MAN TO ATTEND TO PATIENT UPON RECOVERY, A SIGNALMAN TO MAIN- TAIN COMMUNICATIONS WITH SHIP, AND A GUNNERS MATE TO WARD OFF ATTACKING FISH. BOAT HOISTED CLEAR OF WATER . . . . . BCAT SECURE IN DAVITS. PATIENT CA DUMMY7 TRANSFERRED FROM BOAT TO SHIP. -Q-A A 'N 4hh.... THIS IS A DRILL . . . . . GENERAL QUARTERS" 'ALL HANDS MAN YOUR BATTLE STATIONS" 40 MM GUN MOUNT MANNED DURING G. Q. ,, ,, 0 , , U 9 GUNNERY LIASON OFFICER CONDUCTED TARGET ACQUISITION DRILL WITH GUN CONTROL. EIRING COMMENCED ON SIMULATED TARGET. READY Fon Youa INSPECTION SIR' PRIOR TO DEPLOYMENT MOUNT MCKINLEY UNDERWENT: SECURITY INSPECTION . . . ELECTRONICS INSPECTION . SUPPLY INSPECTION . . . TENDER AVAILABILITY ...... LEAVE AND UPKEEP ....... PREPARATION FOR OVERSEAS MOVE- MENT . . . AND SURPRISE INSPECTION UALL HANDS TO QUARTERS . . . . . . FOR CAPTAIN'S PERSONNEL INSPECTION AS WE APPROACHED GIBRALTER .... ABOUT TO ENTER THE MEDITERRANEAN CAPTAIN SCHWAB HELD HIS PERSONNEL INSPEC- TION. WE PROUDLY REPRESENT OUR COUNTRY AND ITS INSTITUTIONS. EACH NAVAL OFFICER AND BLUEJACKET IS CONSCIOUS OF HIS IN- DIVIDUAL CONDUCT AND APPEARANCE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN. Qi? . -nik.: - 0 I 0 0 0 0 u A 0 0 a on THE ROCK OF GIBRALTAR ABEAM TO PORT. MOUNT-MCKINLEY ENTERED THE MED- ITERRANEAN AND JOINED THE UNITED STATES SIXTH FLEET. i THE SIXTH FLEET IS A COMPLETELY MOBILE, SEA GOING FLEET WITHOUT SHORE BASES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN. IT HAS SPECIFIC MISSIONS ALL OF WHICH ARE FRIENDLY. IT PROVIDES VALUABLE WARTIME TRAINING FOR THE SHIPS AND MEN OF THE UNITED STATES FLEET, AND HELPS TO FAMILIARIZE THEM WITH THIS STRATEGIC AREA OF THE WORLD. AT THE SAME TIME IT HELPS TO PROTECT AND SUPPORT UNITED STATES FORCES AND INTERESTS IN THE AREA, AND PROVIDES ASSURANCE TO THE MEDITERRANEAN NATO COUNTRIES OF OUR FRIENDSHIP AND READINESS TO HELP THEM. THROUGH CONSTANT EXERCISES, INCLUDING REPLENISHMENT AND REFUELING AT SEA, OUS LANDINGS CARRIER FLIGHT OPERATIONS AGAINST OTHER FLEET UNITS AMPHIBI OR AGAINST SHORE AREAS, ANTI-SUBMARINE EXERCISES, AIR INTERCEPT, AND ANTI- AIRCRAFT AND SURFACE GUNNERY EXERCISES, THE FLEET MAINTAINS A CONDITION OF PEAK READINESS FOR ANY EMERGENCY. F S, P...- 1 I .,.i,,.,?.,,,., ' A CARTAGENA, S PA IN 4 .,nllllnl . CARTAGENA, SPAIN, OUR FIRST LIBERTY PORT, WAS A FORTIFIED SEAPORT AND NAVAL ARSENAL IN THE PROVINCE OF MARCIA, ON THE SOUTHEASTERN COAST OF THE MED.. ITERRANEAN. THE HARBOR WAS ONE OF THE LARGEST AND SAEEST IN THE WORLD. THE CITY, LOCATED AT THE NORTHERN END OF THE HARBOR, WAS SURROUNDED BY A LOFTY WALL, FLANKED WITH BASTIONS. SOME OF THE PRINCIPAL BUILDINGS WERE: THE CATHEDRAL DATING FROM THE 13TH CENTURY, NON CONVERTED INTO A SIMPLE PARISH CHURCH, THE OLD CASTLE, SUPPOSED TO DATE FROM THE FOUNDING OF THE CITY BY THE CARTHAGINIANS IN 225 BC, 'THE ARTILLERY PARK, THE OBSERVATORYg AND THE CONVENTS OF ST. AUGUSTINE AND MONJAS. THE CITY WAS TAKEN BY SCIEIO AFRICANUS IN 210 BC AND AFTERWARD BECAME A ROMAN COLONY. IN 425 AD THE VANDALS LARGELY DESTROYED IT5 AND 711, AFTER HAVING BEEN IN THE POSSESSION OF THE VISIGOTHS, IT AGAIN SUFFERED DESTRUC- TION AT THE HANDS OF THE SARACENS. UNDER THEM IT BECAME AN INDEPENDENT PRINCIEALITY, WHICH WAS CONOUERED FINALLY BY JAMES I OP ARAGON IN 1276, IN 1585 IT WAS SACKED BY THE ENGLISH FLEET UNDER SIR FRANCIS DRAKE. IN 1873 A BODY OF COMMUNISTS OBTAINED POSSESSION OF THE CITY AND EORTIEICATIONS, BUT THEY WERE COMPELLED TO SURRENDER IN THE FOLLOWING YEAR. P E THE POPULATION IN OARIAGENA wAS IN EXCESS OF . . . . . . . . . . 125,000, CARTAGENA OFFERED A GREAT VARIETY OF FOOD, WITH SEA FOOD THE MOST COMMON: SQUID, BARNACLES, SHRIMP, SOLE, EELS. THE SPANISH CURREN- CY . . . , MONETARY UNIT WAS THE PESETA. THE OFFICIAL RATE OF EXCHANGE WAS APPROX- IMATELY 60 PESETAS TO ONE U. S. DOLLAR. OUR VISIT TO CARTA- GENA WAS BRIEF . . JANUARY 23 - 24, AND THE PORT SECTION LEFT WITH POCKETS FULL OF PESETAS. X SPANISH NAVAL ARSENAL , E2 .A I I Q 5 s ...aa-Wm, '2 v 11 F T P 2 I 5 I U f i E . PHIBRON FOUR . . . 0 ATTENTION TO STARBOARDN COMPHIBRON FOUR TRANSFERRED FLAG FROM FREMONT TO MOUNT MCKINLEY IN PORTO SCUDO, SARDINIA. COMMANDER AMPHIBIOUS SQUADRON FOUR, CAPTAIN Wo O0 SPEARS, JR., USN, DEBARKED USS FREMONT AND CROSSED OUR QUARTERDECK, SALUTING HONOR OF SIDEBOYS. MOUNT NCKINLEY WENT ALONGSIDE uss FREMONT QAPA-445 , AT THE TRAINING ANCHORAGE PORTO scuno, SARDINIA ...... JANUARY 26 X MA. ,e 'W A 47 iii fi iii PHIBRON FOUR FILES TAKEN ABOARD. SAILORS AND MARINES OF AMPHIBIOUS SQUADRON 4 AND THE STAFF OF COM.. MANDER, ISI BATTALION, 2ND MARINE REGIMENI, 2ND MARINE DIVISION, LIEUTENANT COLONEL PAUL G. GRAHAM, U. S. MARINE CORPS . ., . IN THE LESS GLORIOUS ACT OF TRANSI- TION .... . RAULING THE GEAR ABOARDO GE NGA , I TALY ENTERING THE PORT OF GENOA, MOUNT MCKINLEY PROCEEDED THROUGH THE LONG NARROW AND ACTIVE HARBOR CHANNEL TO HER BERTH .... CALATA AGLI ZINGARI. GENOA, THE PRINCIPAL PORT OF ITALY, HAS THE GREATEST VOLUME OF SEA GOING TRAFFIC IN THE MEDITERRANEAN. VARIOUS VESSELS RANGING FROM PRIVATE YACHTS AND FERRY BOATS TO OCEAN LINERS WERE SEEN TO PORT AND STARBOARD. ALSO PRESENT WERE GENOA'S FISHING FLEET, ITALIAN MERCHANTS AND VARIOUS UNITS OF THE ITALIAN NAVY. WITH TUGS MADE FAST ON HER STARBOARD BOW AND PORT QUARTER . . . MOUNT MCKINLEY MANEUVERED TO 'MED MOOR' ALONGSIDE AN ITALIAN DESTROYER AND LINER 'VICTORIA' OUT OF ISTANBUL. ,qnwwa 4 DURING CDR ONE-WEEK VISIT TO GENOA . . . . . FEBRUARY 4-11, WE FOUND THE ITALIANS A VERY FRIENDLY AND HIGHLY SPIRITED RACE, PROUD OF THEIR COUNTRY, THEIR PEOPLE, AND THEIR HISTORY. HISTORIANS DO NOT KNUN JUST WHEN GENOA WAS FOUNDED . . . . . . A LONG TIME BEFORE THE BIRTH OF CHRIST. TRADITION HAS IT THAT THE LIGURIANS, AN ANCIENT TRIBE OF SHEPHERDS AND FARMERS CIJCUPYING THE FOOTHILLS OF NORTHWESTERN ITALY, GAVE UP THE PASTORAL LIFE TO COME DONN TO THE SEA AND SETTLE ON THE GULF OF GENOA. THROUGH CONTACT WITH THE GREEKS, PHOENICIANS, ETRUSCANS, AND CAR- THAGINIANS, THEY BECAME WISE TO THE WAYS OF THE WORLD AND THEIR COMMERCIAL AND NAVAL PONER INCREASED. .. 3.3! V ,, , ,,,,,.,,. f . gb in C 1'!"Z-'T THE HOM OF COLUMEUS . . . . HE WAS BORN IN GENOA. GENOA WAS BOTH A M DIEVAL AND A MODERN CITY, CROWDED AN BUSTLING. THE OLD PART OF THE CITY WAS FULL OF NARROW, WINDING STREETS WITH STAIRS AND BRIDGES, AND HEMM D IN BY OLD BUILDINGS DATING FROM THE MIDDLE AGES. GREAT RENAIS- SANCE PALACES LOOM OVER CROOKED ALLEYS AND INNER COURTYARDS WITH THEIR CARVED DOORWAYS AN IRON GATES. PORTA SOPRANA, THE GATE TO THE CITY xii IN THE NEW PARTS OF THE CITY THERE WERE BROAD STREETS AND WELL-SPACED BUILDINGS . . . BUT THE OLD CITY WAS MORE INTERESTING. f- L... PIAZZA DELLA VITTORIA MONUMENTO AI CADUTI WAR MEMORIAL. LE CARAVELLE FLONER MEMORIAL TO THE DIS.. COVERY OF AMERICA BY COLUMBUS. RES IDENTIAL SECTION APPARTAMENTI ZPLAESS lllljl INT if A OUR QUARTERDECK . . , VIEW FROM THE FANTAIL. THE POPULATION OF GENOA wAs ABOUT 7eo,ooo. THE ITALIAN CURRENCY .... MONETARY UNIT WAS THE LIRA. THE OFFICIAL'RATE OF EX- CHANGE WAS 621 LIRAS TO ONE U. S. DOLLAR. EW- i Vwfky MOUNT MCKINLEY CREW EXTENDED AN INVITATION TO TH PEOPLE OF GENOA TO VISIT OUR SHIP IN APPRECIATION FOR THE BENVENUTO QWELCOMEQ WE RECEIVED. ROTA, SPAIN 5 AMPHIBIOUS SQUADRON TWO FINALLY ARRIVED, USS CHILTON CAPA-385 CAME ALONG- SIDE. MOUNT MCKINLEY, FLAGSHIP, AMPHIBIOUS SQUADRON FOUR, CRUISED EAST- WARD TO THE ATLANTIC AND NAVIGATED UP THE EASTERN COAST OF SPAIN TO ROTA FOR THE AMPHIBIOUS STRIKING FORCE TURNOVER ON FEBRUARY 21, CAPTAIN T. F. HOWE, USN, COMMANDER AMPHIBIOUS SQUADRON TWO, RELIEVED CAPTAIN W. O. SPEARS, JR., USN, COMMANDER AMPHIBIOUS SQUADRON FOUR, AS COMMANDER TASK FORCE,61, LIEUTENANT COLONEL N. R. STANFORD, USMC, COMMANDING OFFICER, SECOND BATTALION IREINJ EIGHTH MARINES, RELIEVED LIEUTENANT COLONEL P. G. GRAHAM, USMC, COMMANDING OFFICER, FIRST BATTALION QREINJ SECOND MARINES AS COMMANDER TASK FORCE 62. MOUNT MCKINLEY DEPARTED ROTA FEBRUARY 22, WITH COMPHIBRON TWO AND CO.2ND BATTALION KREINI 8TH MARINES EMBARKED, AFTER A BRIEF VISIT TO THE SPANISH- AM RICAN BASE AND TOURS TO NEARBY JEREZ AND CADIZ. 'SE 5 3 ALMIRANTE JEFE DE LA BASE NAVAL DE ROTA WAS PIPED OVER THE SIDE AFTER WIT- NESSING THE TURNOVER IN ROTA. REMARKS , . . CAPTAIN T. F. HOME, USN. "I RELIEVE YOU SIR . . " jix T YwwERETl'EREooooo O"""" ' EING inofmi' icu21nf1LEY'siERnS l3Ag'l'.Tl:IE'RCIIK Fon THE mmm TIME . . . WE RE SE Hines? LAND THE LANDING FORCE AMPHIBIOUS ANCHORAGES PORTO SCUDO, SARDINIA ARANCI BAY, SARDINIA ARANCI BAY, SARDINIA ooooanooJANUARY26s31 . . . . FEBRUARY 14 - 11 . FEBRUARY 25 - MARCH 1 OFFICERS ,BELLE L i FRONT ROW L-R LT E. B. MCCONVILLE, LT G. E. BYERS JR., LT C. E. MCINTOSH, LT E. N. CARPENTER, LCDR C. H. SAMUELSON, CDR L. J. GOULET, CAPTAIN E. L. SCHWAB, CDR B. MUSSETTO, MAJ L. R. JOHNSON, LT S. CLEAVER, LT T. R. PARENT, LT V. A. ACCARDI, LT J. U. JONES MIDDLE RON L-R LT T. J. CHIDER, LTJG B. E. LANNING, LTJG R. E. NEBLETT, LTJG C. E. CLENDENON, LTJG E. R. LONG, LTJG S. H. DAVIS, LTJG J. F. KRAMER, LTJG D. L. WEBER, LTJG J. O. STAMPEN, LTJG K. H. ALLEN, LTJG J. W. MORRIS, ENS D. R. RADTKE, CWO2 B. C.,VAUTIER, CWO2 L. J. SCOTT BACK RCW L-R LTJG D. F. NELSEN, ENS G. E. ANDERSON, LTJG D. TAHAMONT, LTJG V. R. HANNAN, ENS R. M. NYSWONGER, ENS R. M. CUTTER ENS R. F. UNGER, ENS J. E. ALLEN, JR., ENS M. S. MAIDEN, ENS J. W. JANNEY, ENS J. L. SMITH, ENS F. G. nf .nn-v:v'v cnc' v D CPUAC!-ID CHQ T F- QCHDIII-F 4 , ff ' '- .,f,1,.1ffM A .- V , , .,,,,g ,J A V , , .V V J- rr,, .,A, ibyfy I 3 Q CHIEF PETTY OFF ICEBS FRONT RON L-R MCFARLAND, M. A., SDC, LAYTCN, R. A., HMCS, MCDOLE, H. C., RMCS5 COONER, C. C., DKCSg wooo, C. N., RMC, CAPTAIN E. L. SCHWAB, CDR L. J. COULET, SHARTER, J. w., 1ST SCT, SHACKLEY, C. F., ETCS, FEMLEE, L. A., ENCSg CASTRO, E. C. MMC, URICCH1O, D. w., CfSCT, REESE, P. J., LIC BACK RON L-R KUHNE, M. C., TCC, GIERING, w. F., SPC, WITMYER, R. E., PNC, TCRREY, R. C., RDC, DARLTNC, K., PCC, SKELTCN, J. R., BTC, NLWLCN, J. N., SMC, HAMMOND, L. F., CSC, PEDRAZZTNT, w. J., SKC, CLSEN, A. J., EMC, SRTELDS, C. A., LMC, SLLTCRT, C. H., YNC, COLES, R. R. JR., RMC, THOMAS, w. J., MMC .... A .-..-,,-Aon..-.-................,.' , 5--J zffgivvgbgl A Q31 'fig , ,WEL ,, :fix -1 1 ': 73' 15.3 A A Jig, xffqll,,Z:5f,ga X A -W 1. 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NAPLES IS THE CHIEF COMMUNITY OF THE CAMPANIA REGION OF ITALY AND IS ALSO THE CAPITAL OF THE PROVINCE OF NAPLES. SITUATED ON THE BAY OF NAPLES, 135 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ROME, QBY RAILD, IT OCCUPIES AN AREA ABOUT FIVE MILES LONG. IT IS BOUNDED ON ONE SIDE BY THE PICTURESQUE HEIGHTS OF POSILIPO AND ON THE OTHER BY ONE OF THE MOST FAEOUS MOUN- TAINS OF THE WORLD, VESUVIUS. E THE POET SHELLEY DESCRIBED NAPLES IN THIS WAY: NNAPLES! THOU HEART OF EEN WHICH EVER PANTEST NAKED, BENEATH THE LIDLESS EYE OF HEAVENEH E P i 65 -if UBELLA NAPOLIn....THAT IS THE PHRASE YOU WILL BE GREETED WITH AS YOU MEET THE NEOPOLITAN FOR THE FIRST TIME FOR THE RESIDENT OF NAPLES IS " EAUTIFUL BAY PROUD OF EXTREMELY PROUD OF HIS CITY, PROUD OF THE B , MOUNT VESUVIUS HOVERING IN THE DISTANCE AS A MOTHER HEN WOULD HOVER OVER HER CHICKS, AND PROUD OF THE ECCENTRICITIES THAT MAKE NAPLES WHAT IT IS. 11,11-f, ACCORDING TO SOME HISTORIANS, NAPLES WAS FOUNDED IN THE 6TH CENTURY I RANTS WHO SETTLED AT CUMAE BUT THIS HAS NEVER BEEN B.C. BY GREEK IMMIG TRULY PROVEN. HOWEVER, IT IS CERTAIN THAT IT'WAS CONQUERED BY THE ROMANS IN 328 B.C. DURING THE ROMAN OCCUPATION IT WAS THE FAVORITE RESIDENCE THERE.... AFTER THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE, NAPLES CONTINUED TO INFLUENCE OF MANY SUCCESSIVE RULERS SUCH AS THE BYZANTINES, GOTHICS, THE GARIBALDIANS. IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR NAPLES AUSTRIANS, FRENCH, AND WAS DAMAGED BY BOMBINGS AND BY THE GERMANS DURING THE SALERNO CAMPAIGN. IT WAS CAPTURED BY THE ALLIES IN OCTOBER, 19g3, OF MANY EMPERORS, NERO BEING ONE OF THOSE WHO USED TO LIVE GROW UNDER THE TING POM EII IS LIKE VISITING NEW YORK AND N VISITING NAPLES AND NOT VISI A , ING ALONG BROADNAY. THE RUINS OF THIS CITY ARE POSSIBLY THE MOST FAMOUS IN THE HVORIJD OT WALK- - l EXCAVATION BEGAN IN I7h8.... AND STILL CONTINUES I 4, l WI COUHTYARD IN VETTI BROTHERS' HOUSE i A"?"2iK"f5 6"""""M""P"'?"""'AI" ""'tW""f1fi'1!'4"'1fWW'1W'A'1"hsf!?'f9lxifNvwvfr-:fH--J'f'm1-Qww4fw--W --msumawm um., ,,,,-,,,,,,,,,,m' A K , ,, .. , , ,. . ,, I , I .-.., ,.,Y ,,.,.., , . LW ,W , 3 mm. , ,WV ' THE ERUPTION OF VESUVIUS NAS THE CAUSE OF THE RUIN OF POMPEII...IT MUST BE REMEMBERED THAT IT WAS NOT THE HOT LAVA THAT KILLED THE POPULOUS.......... BUT THE SUFFOCATING GASES. VESUVIUS IN THE BACKGROUND Dl lOClOOOlllOlOIl I GRAIN BEING GROUND CHARIOTS BEING DRIVEN.. . AT THE MANY SIDEWALK CAEES NE COULD ORDER PIZZA QNHLCN OEIGINATED IN NAPLESD -A I' NA CHRISTY' CTEAR OF AND THE Nosfr FAMOUS WINE OF THIS REGION.......... LACRI CHEQLST9 HAVING SPENT THE PERIOD MARCH A-13 IN NAPLES AND THREE DAYS OPERATING AT SEA NE PLOTTED OUR COURSE FOR ANCHORAGE AT TIMBAKION, CRETE. THIS NAS TO BE MORE THAN A TRAINING ANCHORAGE BECAUSE.... E CAPTAIN E.L. SCHWAB UWELCOME ABOARDN CAPTAIN H.F. FLYNN UGLAD TO BE ABOARDN DURING THE RELIEVING PERIOD CAPTAIN FLYNN f .. .MM -I W V MOUNT MCKINLEY GREETED HER NEW COMMANDING OFFICER... INSPECTS THE SHIP AND THE MEN.... HAS DINNER IN ALL MESSING SPACES... CHANGE OF COMMAND CEREMONY .... .... MARCH 23, 1963 HONOR GUARD IS READY FOR ALL GUESTS .............. HALL HANDS ARE ASSEMBLEDU ............. CAPTAIN SCHWAB COMMENDED US FOR SPLENDID COOPERATION AND OUR IMMENSE PRIDE IN MOUNT MCKINLEY. NI WISH ALL HANDS SMOOTH SAILINGU ..... SAID CAPTAIN E.L. SCHWAB, USN. ,, TQFQ USNQQ O IO ADDRESSES THE AUDIENCE CAPTAIN R.F. FLYNN. . . . . NI RELIEVE YOU SIR.n COMMANDER L.J. GOULET, USN.. PRESENTS CAPTAIN SCHWAB WITH HIS COMMAND PENNANT. Captain Russell F. Flynn, USN, relieves as Commanding Officer, USS MOUNT MCKINLEY CAGC-71 on March 23, 1963. Captain Flynn was born in Leesville, Connecticut, on August 15, 1918. He attended Nathan Hale High School, Moodus, Connecticut. He began his military career by enlisting in the Army with the intention of attending the United States Military Academy. However, while attending west Point Preparatory School, Portland, Maine, he obtained an appointment to the United States Naval Academy, graduating December 19, l9Al, class of 'A2. At the onset of World war II Captain Flynn was ordered to the Pacific Fleet as signal officer aboard the battleship USS MISSISSIPPI CBB-All until July l9A3. During the war he participated in the amphibious operations at Attu, South Pacific, Lingayen Gulf, Leyte, Surigao Strait and Okinawa. In l9AA he studied applied communications at the U. S. Naval Post Graduate School, Annapolis, Maryland, and during the years 19Ah-19L7 served as Conmmnication Officer aboard the battle- ships PENNSYLVANIA QBB-385 and IOWA CBB-611 in the Pacific theater. He was on board USS PLNNSYLVANIA when she was torpedoed at Okinawa the day before World War II ended. After the war, Captain Flynn became Executive Officer of USS GAINARD CDD-7061 operating in the Atlantic Fleet. He then served as Communi- cation Instructor at the General Line School in Monterey, California, and as Communication Officer on the staff of Conmander Carrier Division 16 CHunter-Killer Force Atlanticl, before becoming Executive Officer of USS WATTS CDD-5673. Captain Flynn served three years within the Office of the Director of Naval Communications, Office of Chief of Naval Opera- tions. In June, 1957, he assumed command of USS HAROLD J. ELLISON QDD- 86Aj and from August 1959 until December 1960, Captain Flynn was Senior Surface Instructor, and headed the Trainer Section at the Anti-submarine Warfare Tactical School, Norfolk, Virginia. During the two and one-half years prior to reporting to MOUNT MCKINLEY CAGC-7D, Captain Flynn was Operational Communications and Planning Officer on the staff of Commander in Chief, U. S. Atlantic Fleet. Captain Flynn married Miss Belle walker Welch of Lothian, Maryland, in April 19A2, in San Francisco, California. They have three daughters, Patricia Gail, Kathleen Stirling, and Ellen Catherine Flynn, and thrge sons, Russell Francis, John J. M., and Henry P. Flynn. The Flynns cur- rently reside in Norfolk, Virginia. .,-.,,,.,,.,.,,-.,,,,...m......,.,.....,...,..-,....,... ....... A . Y,... A Y..-.-.. ...,,, N... THE NAVAL CAREER OF CAPTAIN RUSSELL F. FLYNN, USN, CCNNANDLNC OFFICER., use MOUNT MCKINLEY CAGC-75 'Mt PERSONAL CONTACT WAS MOUNT MCKINLEY'S THEME DURING THIS DEPLOYMENT WHILE EXTENDING THE HAND OF FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE PEOPLES OF THE COUNTRIES OF SOUTHERN EUROPE. WHENEVER WE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY, GIFTS WHICH WERE BROUGHT WITH US FROM TH STATES WERE DISTRIBUTED TO ORPHANAGES AND MISSIONARIES IN MANY OF THE PORTS WE VISITED. OUR NEDITERRANEAN FRIENDS ARE NOT FORGOTTEN WHEN NE LEAVE PORT- FOR INSTANCE, DURING A MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE IN 1959, THE CE DIVISION UADOPTEDU A SEALL ITALIAN GIRL THROUGH THE FOSTER PARENTS PLAN. CARMELLA ERRICHELLI WAS THEN EIGHT YEARS OLD, ATTRACTTVE AND BRIGHT--EVEN THOUGH HER HOME WAS MORE OF A SHANTY THAN A HOUSE. i1-111-, CARMELLA'S SISTER, CARMELLA, AND INTERPRETER ABOARD MOUNT MCKINLEY DURING OUR VISIT TO NAPLES THIS YEAR, THE MEN OF CE DIVISION WERE ABLE TO HAVE THEIR FOSTER DAUGHTER, NOW A BRIGHT, FRIENDLY TWELVE-YEAR-OLD, ABOARD FOR DINNER AND A VISIT. THIS NAS HER SECOND VISIT TO MOUNT MCKINLEY AS SHE HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN ENTERTAINED DURING THE MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE OF 1961 THERE IS CONTTNUOUS EXCHANGE OF CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN CARMELLA AND HER FOSTER FATHERS. W ALSO CORRESPOND WITH OTHER NEW FRIENDS THAT WE EET IN THE MEDITERRANEAN KEEPING IN CLOSE TOUCH, HOPING TO VISIT AGAIN. RHGDES , GREECE THOUGHT OF BY MANY AS ONE OF THE LOVELIEST ISLANDS TO BE FOUND ANYWHERE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN IS RHODES. SURROUNDED BY DEEP-BLU AEGEAN WATERS, ITS MOUNTAINS ARE COVERED NITH JILDFLONERS AND THICK VEG TATION. SEMITROPICAL FLOWERS ARE IN EVIDENCE ALL YEAR ROUND...THE SCARLET AL- THEAS, PURPLE BOUGAINVILLAEA, ROSES IN LIMITLESS PROFUSION. IN THE SUMMER ITS LANDSCAPES ARE BRIGHTENED BY MILLIONS OF BUTTERFLIES. ON MANY A DESERTED HILLTOP STAND RUINS OF GRACEFUL TEMPLES. RHODES IS THE SECOND OF ALL AEGEAN ISLANDS IN SIZE, SUBORDINATE ONLY TO CRETE, WHICH LIES SEVENTY MILES SOUTHWEST. RHODES IS SIXTY MILES LONG. THE SUNSHINE FROM ITS COMBINATION OF DRY AIR, BLUE SEA, AND DENSE VEGE- TATION CASTS A BENEFICENT LIGHT OVER THE WHOLE ISLAND, A PHENOMENON WHICH IMPELLED THE EARLIEST OF ITS ANCIENT PEOPLES TO DEDICATE IT TO APOLLO, THE GOD OF LIGHT. RHODES, WHOSE NAME IS BELIEVED TO HAVE COME FROM ITS WEALTH OF ROSES, REMAINED A CENTER OF EDUCATION AND NAVIGATION THROUGHOUT ANCIENT TIMES. THE EARLIEST KNOWN NAVAL CODES FOR ADMINISTERING A FLEET HAVE DESCENDED FROM THESE PEOPLE, AND THEIR PRINCIPLES HERE ADOPTED BY THE BRITISH NAVY. . ' 1 f, L..f,.v......,k... ........D ..,......,,....... N. uasanudwfama-new-m:.s 1-Y' -ff ' ,A :9v'-wf?-'1- '1 f ' L I w 1 I THE ISLAND SHARED THE FORTUNES OF GREECE AND CRETE, EXCEPT FOR AN ABSENCE OF ARAB CONQUEST, UNTIL THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY. THEN RHODES NAS CON- QUERED BY THE CRUSADERS. THE CRUSADERS LOST NO TTME IN BUILDING A FORTI- FIED CITY ON RHODES THAT IS STILL A MARVEL OF MEDIEVAL ARCHITECTURE. HOWEVER, THE TURKS LATER PROVED TOO STRONG FOR THE INHABITANTS OF RHODES, AND IN 1522 BEAT DOWN THE DEFENSES. THE SULTANS REMAINED IN POSSESSION OF RHODES FOR ALMOST FOUR HUNDRED YEARS. IN 1911 AN ITALIAN FLEET APPEARED OFF THE HARBOR AND DEMANDED THE SUR- RENDER OF THE TURKISH GOVERNOR, ITALY AND TURKEY BEING AT NAR. AFTER WORLD WAR I ITALY, WITH MUSSOLINI AS DICTATOR, DECIDED TO DEVELOP RHODES EVEN MORE. DURING THEIR OCCUPATION, THE ISLAND'S TOURIST ATTRAC- TIONS WERE INTENSIVELY DEVELOPED, AND TH FINE HOTEL OF THE ROSES BUILT. THE RHODIANS WERE HOSTILE TO THE OCCUPATION. LIBERATION CAME AFTER THREE YEARS OF STARVATION AND BOMBARDMENT DURING WORLD WAR II. ITALY SURREN- DERED TO THE ALLIES AND GERMANY SEIZED RHODES. A LITTLE NAR BETWEEN BRITISH AND GERMAN COMMANDOES LASTED FITFULLY UNTIL VQE DAY. AT THEIR SURRENDER, THE BRITISH HANDED RHODES AND THE DODECANESE OVER TO GREECE. UPON COMPLETION OF OUR TRAINING AT TIMBAKION, CRETE, ON APRIL I, NE OPERATED AT SEA UNTIL APRIL 3, 1963. THE PERIOD APRIL A-7 NAS SPENT IN RHODES. DURING THE DAY ........ ALMOST EVERYONE ENJOYED THE MARE, CRYSTAL CLEAR NATER AND SANDY BEACH, RENIED A BIKE TO RIDE THE LONG NIND- ING ROADS, OR PLAYED SOFT- BALL AND BASKETBALL. AT NIGHT. ............ . SIDENALK CAFES WERE AGAIN THE STYLE ................ SOME LOCAL DISHES ARE NPSAROSOUPAN CFISH SOUPJ HMMIUCUUBDAND HSONTZONKAKIH CMEAT BALLS IN TOMATO SAUCED 'MOSCHATOU AND HMALVAZIAU ARE GOOD LOCAL WINES. MONETARY UNIT IN GREECE NAS THE DRACHMA. THE OFFICIAL RATE OF EXCHANGE WAS BO DRACHMA TO ONE U. S. DOLLAR THE OLD CITY, BUILT BEFORE THE TIPE OF CHRIST, IS OF INTEREST WITH NARROW CLEAN SWEPT STREETS AND NUNEROUS LITTLE SHOPS. THE MEDIEVAL WALLED CITY OF THE KNIGHTS HOSPITALERS OF ST. JOHN OF JERUSALEM IS VERY MUCH LIKE IT WAS IN ITS ORIGINAL STATE. IZMIR , TUR,KEY IZMIR IT IS BUILT POINT - 11 ,ASQ 1 Q1 1 -fi ,TXQA-, A 'lg' if f 1-552. .lgil fx f'iefff7I5, . I -mann it-I Z- A,1.S'.:k k LV I v V X: A. 'fef,gA ':xN 4 A ,,wf4,,., g?Hf'ww+f5Agf,, f,,,fgvf,,VI x ' .ITF if--1'--11,...l." A A A A ' Q. . T", 'ap' . I A. Aw: i , -kk fam- H x K :L I .Q Y K '-ffL 'T' A' .f 4: It v',-, I -M I,A53Qq 4, ' Q j ffg gTgxR 'E .-I5....t:'.:".'i'f!'f:""' A 'Q-15-55.1. xiii-du.: -Q , A ' ' if 'x V' . A ,I ..-. ' 1 , Rv, f , ' V45'3"'VX' K X ,gif -I .lr -'I Y K ff 5" - 1, V- ' A ' 1 ' .5 f If lfuILL. , Q-yavf mek? - , vfim, Q , A L,v J Z3 IS THE THIRD LARGEST CITY IN TURKEY WITH A POPULATION SITUATED AT THE HEAD OF THE SHELTERED GULF OF IZMIR. ON A PLAIN AROUND THE EASTERN END OF THE GULF AND THE WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS IS MOUNT PAGUS, 5hO FEET ABOVE MANY CONQUERORS HAVE LEFT THEIR IMPRINT ON TURKEY AND IZMIR. CONSTRUCTIVE CONQUEROR IN MODERN TIMES IS KEMAL ATATURK WHO TURKISH FORCES AGAINST THE GREEKS OCCUPYING IZEIR IN 1922. TURK, WHO RIGHTFULLY RECEIVES THE CREDIT FOR ESTABLISHING THE TURKISH REPUBLIC IN 1923, CHOSE RENE DONJE TO PLAN THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE CITY IN 192A. OF 325,ooo. THE crm is HIGHEST SEA LEVEL. THE MOST LED THE KEMAL ATA- IN AN EFFORT TO MODERNIZE THE COUNTRY ALMOST OVERNIGHT, WESTERN DRESS WAS ORDAINED AND THE FEZ PROHIBITED, THE LATIN ALPHABET WAS SUBSTITU- TED FOR ARABIC SCRIPT, AND THE GREGORIAN CALENDER WAS ADOPTED EVEN MAKING SUNDAY THE SABBATH INSTEAD OF THE TRADITIONAL MOSLEM FRIDAY. IZMIR IS NOT AN ORIENTAL, BUT RATHER A WESTERN STYLE CITY. SINCE 1939, TURKEY HAS BEEN UNDER CONSTANT THREAT OF AGGRESSION WITH THE RESULT THAT SHE HAS HAD TO MAINTAIN A STANDING ARMY AND NAVY FAR BEYOND HER NORMAL REQUIREMENTS AND RESOURCES. IZEIR HAS BEEN THE SE- CONDARY CENTER OF MILITARY CONCENTRATION IN TURKEY, AND HAS THE LAR- GEST NAVAL BASE OUTSIDE OF ISTANBUL. WHATEVER YOUR MODE OF TRANSPORTATION OR BY C llOOOl IZMIR WAS VERY INTERESTING TO VISIT WHETHER IT BE BY .... HORSE AND BUGGY WHEN IT CAME TIM FOR FOOD.. IZMIR'S WSIS KEBAPU WAS THE BEST MEAL. WSIS KEBAPN IS A ROW OF PIECES OF LAMB STRUNG ON A SPIT AND ROASTED OVER CHARCOAL. MONETARY UNIT IN TURKEY WAS THE LIRA. THE OFFICIAL RATE OF EXCHANGE WASI9 LIRA T0 ONE U. S. DOIJARN WHEN IT CAME TO SHOPPING .... MODERN STORES AND SHOPS HAVE TAKEN THE PLACE OF SOME OF THE OLD BAZAARS, BUT THERE ARE STILL MANY OF THE LATTER IN IZHIR .'JH1i.RE YOU CAN BARGAIN TO YOLKR HEART'S CONTENT. BARGAINING IS USUALLY PART OF THE STANDARD BUSINESS PRACTICE. MONEY EXCHANGE NAS TURKISH LIRA FOR THE AMERICAN DOLLAR. Y, ' f A-M5- ,:mx:4i...lhil ' in "T AT EPRESUS, 50 MILES SOUTH OF IZMIR, ARE MANY IEPCSING RUINS OF WHAT WAS AN IMPORTANT INDUSTRIAL AND CULTURAL CITY, 2,000 YEARS AGO. HERE WAS LOCATED THE TEMPLE OF DIANA, 0NE OF THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD. W--.+I --. " WHILE IN IZMIR, EPHESUS AND PERGAMUM WERE OFFERED AS TOURS. BOTH ARE PLACES OF HISTORICAL INTEREST, M NTION D IN THE NEW TESTAMENT. AT PERCANUN, 75 MILES NORTH OF IZHIR, ICU CAN SEE VAST RUINS OF TEMPLES, ALPHITHEATERS, AND PALACES FRCN THE LTH CENTURY E. C. OUR VISIT TO IZHIR FROM APRIL 13-17 WAS MOST IN- FORIALATIVE AS 'IO THOUGHTS AND BELIEFS OF THE TURKISH PEOPLE. ATHENS, GREECE LOCATED JUST FIVE MILES FROM ITS SEAPORT OF PIRAEUS AT THE SOUTHERN END OF THE CENTRAL PLAIN OF ATTICA, ATHENS COEBINES A GLORIOUS PAST WITH A BUSTLING PRESENT. MARBLE COLUMNS AND ANCIENT AEPHITHEATERS STAND AS SILENT SENTINELS AMID MODERN BUILDINGS AND BUSY TRAFFIC, MAK- ING TIM STAND STILL IN THE EINDS OF VISITORS AND RESIDENTS ALIKE. INDEED, ATHENS IS TWO CITIES IN ONE...SEPARATED BY ALMOST 3,000 YEARS. THE CITY OF ATHENS, ORIGINALLY BUILT ON THE PLATEAU OF THE SACRED ROCK OF THE ACROPOLIS, WAS INHABITED LONG BEFORE THE 16TH CENTURY, B. C. IT WAS NAMED CECROPIA AFTER ITS KING CECROPS. LATER, THE NAM CECROPIA WAS CHANGED TO ATHENS, THE CITY OF ATHENA, IN HONOR OF TH GODDESS PROTECTRESS OF THE CITY. IN THE 7TH CENTURY, B. C., THE CITY-STATE OF ATHENS NAS ALREADY A SMALL NAVAL POWER. ITS FLEET DEFEATED THE PERSIANS AT SALAMIS IN A80 B. C., A VICTORY WHICH, TOGETHER WITH THE LAND BATTLE AT'NARATHON, ESTABLISHED ATHENS AS THE CENTER OF THE ANCIENT WORLD AND USHERED IN THE NGOLDEN AGE OF GREECE.N IT WAS DURING THIS GOLDEN PERIOD THAT ATHENS GAVE TO THE WORLD ITS GREAT WRITERS, PHILOSOPHERS, ARTISTS, SCIENTISTS AND STATESMEN WHOSE WORKS STILL INSPIRE UNIVERSAL ADMIRATION. ALSO, A GREAT BUILDING PRO- GRAM WAS UNDERTAKEN AT THIS TTME AND SUCH BUILDINGS AS THE PARTHENON AND THE TEMPLE OF APTEROS NIKE CNINGLESS VICTORYD WERE ERECTED. silk if ALEXANDER THE GREAT EXTENDED THE GLORY OF GREECE DEEP FORMING A POJERFUL HELLENIC EMPIRE. ATHENS, HONEVER, THIS'EXPANSION, PASSING THROUGH ALTERNATING STAGES OF DECLINE AND FINALLY FALLING UNDER ROMAN DOEINATION IN CENTURY, B. C. A SORT OF RENAISSANCE OCCURRED IN THE INTO ASIA, SUFEERED FROM PEOSPEETTY AND THE SECOND SECOND CENTURY, A. D., AND LATER ATHENS FORNED A PART OF TEE BYZANTINE EMPIRE, NHICH CAME UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF THE ATHENIAN CULTURE. ATHENS FOLLONED THE FATE OF THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE BEING DONINATED BY THE FRANKS IN 120A TO 1270 A. D., AND TNO CENTURIES LATER BY THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE. WHEN GREECE THREW OFF THE YOKE OF THE OTTONAN EM- PIRE IN 1833 A. D., ATHENS NAS CHOSEN TO BE THE CAPITAL OF THE NEWLY ESTABLISHED GREEK KINGDOM. AFTER THE SECOND NORLD NAR, GREECE WAGED A BITTER STRUGGLE AGAINST DOMINATION BY THE COMNUNISTS. TO HELP THE ANTI-COMMUNISTS, PRESIDEN TRUMAN SET UP A POINT IV PROGRAM IN l9h8, AND AID NAS ONLY TO GREECE, BUT TURKEY AS WELL. RENDERED NOT T DURING OUR ONE-.IEEK VISIT IO A'rHI:Ns...APHIL 18-2L, NE FOUND THE GHEBK5 A VERY PLEASANT AND CULTIVATEJD RAcE...ATH1-ms IS INHABITED BY ALMOST A MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND PEOPLE. ......... Q! L, I HADRIAN'S ARCH IS A LONUNENT OF THE SECOND CENTURY A. D., WHICH MARKED THE BOUNDARY BETNEEN OLD ATHENS AND THE NEN ATHENS OF THE EMPEROR HADRIAN'S BUILD- ING PHOGRAM.......... iz F 1 i i 1 5 1 THE PARTHENON WAS BUILT IN LA? B. C., AS A TEMPLE TO THE VIRGIN ATHENA. IT IS THE SYMBOL OF CLASSICAL BEAUTY. BUILT BY PHIDIAS, THE PARTHENON WAS LATER USED BY CHRISTIANS AND MOSLEMS. IT NAS NRECHED IN 1687 BY THE VENETIANS, JHILE IT NAS BEING USED AS A TURKISH PONDER MAGAZINE. Yllll THE ERECHTHEION NAS BUILT AFTER THE DEATH OF PERICLES AND IS FAMED FOR ITS CARYATIDES OR PORTALS OF THF MAIDENS ............ MODERN ATHENS ALSO HAS ITS PARKS AND STATUES.... ATHENS IS INDEED TWO CITIES IN ONE...SEPARATED BY AIMOST YEAR5oeoaoaoaaua .,-- W IN ATHENS, AS IN MANY OTHER PORTS IN THE LEDITERRANEAN, NE FOUND THE UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS Cusop READY TO LAKE OUR STAY THE BEST POSSIBLE. THEIR INVALUABLE SERVICE NILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN. UPON ENTERING PORT, USO REPRESENTATIVES JOULD CONE ABOARD TO NELCOLE US, US INFORMATION ON TOURS AND INVITE US TO THEIR LOCAL USO. AT THE USO GOOD FOOD AND JHOLESOEE ENTERTAINMENT SUCH AS DANCING, SHOJS, TABLE GAM S, BOOKS AND LAGAZINES WAS MADE AVAILABLE FOR OURLENJOYMENT. ALSO AT SEVERAL PORTS SUCH AS NAPLES, ITALY AND IZLIR TURKEY, NE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO VISIT MILITARY SOCIAL CLUBS LOCATED NEARBY. DURING OUR VISIT TO NAPLES, MOUNT NCKINLEY HELD A SHIP'S PARTY WHICH WAS MOST ENTERTAINING. GIVE .-:.AL-,Avi-fb'-' 'H' ' " mf "A" ' " FRENCH RIVIERA .... CANNES EI A V CANNES IS SITUATED IN THE HEART OF THE FRENCH RIVIERA, THAT STRETCH OF COAST RUNNING FIFTI MILES NORTHEAST FROM TOULON TO THE ITALIAN BORDER. BECAUSE THE WATERS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN ARE PARTICULARLY BLUE ALONG THESE SHORES, THE WHOLE REGION IS KNOWN AS THE COTE D' AzUR. IT IS PROTECTED ON THE NORTH BY THE LOWER RANGES OF THE FRENCH ALPS, TO NHICH IT ONES ITS SPECTACULAR SCENERI AND ITS M LB WINTER CLIMATE. THE SOIL IS FERTILE, PROOUCING LARGE CROPS OF OR- ANGES, LEMONS, OLIVES, AIMONDS, FIGS, PEACHES AND GRAPES. FLOWERS ARE ALSO GROWN COMMERCIALLY FOR USE IN THE MANUFACTURE OF PERFUME. THE SHORELINE CONSISTS OF A SERIES OF BEAUTIFUL SAND BEACHES SEPARA- TED BY ROCKY HEABLANOS. IT IS THESE, TOGETHER NITH THE FINE CLIMATE, WHICH HAVE MADE THE RIVIERA ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST REKNOWNED RESORTS FOR OVER A CENTURY. CANNES DERIVES ITS NAME FROM THE LONG REEDS OR UCANNESU, WHICH FOR- MERLY GREW IN THE MARSH GROUND AROUND THE HARBOR. IT WAS UNDER THE DOMINION OF ROME FOR CENTURIES, BUT FELL TO THE SARACENS DURING THE 700'S AND AGAIN DURING THE 9OO'S A. D. IN THE TENTH CENTURY, CANN S CAM INTO THE POSSESSION OF THE ABBOTS OF LERINSg THEY MAINTAINED CONTROL UNTIL 1788, WHEN IT NON MUNICIPAL FREEDOM. THE MONKS CAME TO THE MAINLAND FROM THE ISLES DE LERINS OFF THE SHORE, WHERE THEY OCCUPIED A FIFTH-CENTURY MONASTERY. IN THE CITADEL ON ANOTHER OF THEIR ISLANDS, THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK WAS CONFINED FROM 1687 TO 1698, CSTE. MARGUERITED. THE OLDEST PART OF CANNES IS THE ISOLATED ROCK CALLED MONT CHEVALIER5 HERE THE MONKS ERECT- ED THE ELEVENTH CENTURY TONER NON USED AS AN OBSERVATORY. UNTIL 183A CANNES REMAINED A HUM LE FISHING VILLAGE. IN THAT YEAR A PLAGUE OF CHOLERA THREATENED NICE AND CAUSED THE MUNICIPAL AUTHORITIES TO FORBID EAST-BOUND TRAVELERS TO CROSS THE RIVER VAR. ONE OF THOSE WHO TURNED BACK TONARD CANNES NAS AN ENGLISHMAN, LORD BROUGHAM, WHO FOUND THE AREA SO ATTRACTIVE THAT HE SETTLED THERE AND INDUCED MANY OF HIS FRIENDS TO DO SO. FROM THIS BEGINNING AS A RESORT, IT HAS BECOME A FAV- ORITE NITH THE NORLD'S ARISTOCRACY5 THEIR SUMPTUOUS VILLAS AND GARDENS DOT THE SHORE AND THE SURROUNDING HILLS. FASHIONABLE HOTELS, CLUBS, RESTAURANTS, AND SHOPS HAVE SPRUNG UP UNTIL THE VILLAGE OF IOO YEARS AGO IS NOW ONE OF THE MOST GLITTERING AND SOPHISTICATED PLAYGROUNDS ON ANY CONTINENT. . g,........., THE HEATHER NAS IDEAL DURING OUR VISIT TO THE FRENCH RIVIERA, MAY 2-5. WE HAD BEEN OPERATING AT SEA FOR 5 DAYS PRIOR TO OUR ARRIVAL AT CANNES, FRANCE. BIKINIS NERE IN VIEN ON THE BOARDHALK BEACH AREA IN CANNES, NICE AND AT THE BEACH CLOSE TO GOLFE JUAN. THE PERMANENT POPULATION IN CANNES IS L9,000 ........... THIS IS OFTEN SUPPLEEENTED BY THE AMERICAN SAILOR WHO IS MOST WELCOME IN THE RESORT AREAS. THE RIVIERA HAS BEEN ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST REKNONNED RESORTS FOR OVER A CENTURY. ,- AWAY FROM THE BEACH AREA, CANNES HAS MANY BEAUTIFUL PARKS WITH TALL SHADE TREES AND BEAUTIFUL GARDENS. FWF A THE RIVIERA IS A REFINED AND SOPHISTICATED PLAYGROUND .... BUT ITS POPULOUS MAKES EVERYONE FEEL AT HOM ON THE RIVIERA. THE FRENCH CURRENCY.....MONETARY UNIT WAS THE FRANC. THE OFFICIAL RATE OF EXCHANGE NAS APPROXIMATELY A FRANCS TO ONE U. S. DOLLAR. BARCELONA . SPAIN 4 I 1 1 BARCELONA IS AN ANCIENT CITY, CLAIMING A HISTORY BASED ON LORE AND FACT. HERCULES SUPPOSEDLY FOUND, ON THE BEACH, A BOAT DRIVEN ACROSS THE SEA FROM ITALY AND HENCE NAM D THE BEACH nBARKINONA.n LONG AGO THERE WERE PHOENICIAN AND GREEK SETTLEMENTS ALONG THE SHORE. RECORD- ED HISTORY BEGINS ABOUT 230 B. C. WHEN HAMILCAR BARCO, THE FATHER OF HANNIBAL, FOUNDED THE CITY OF nBARCINO.n IN 87A, THE COUNT WILFRED OF BARCELONA OBTAINED THE PRIVILEGE OF DE- CLARING HEREDITY, AND THE CITY BECAME THE CENTER OF AN INDEPENDENT TERRITORY. IN 1137, THE COUNT OF BARCELONA MARRIED THE DAUGHTER OF THE RULER OF ARAGON AND CATALONIA. DURING THIS PERIOD, THE PORT BE- CAME THE GREAT TRADING CENTER OF THE REGION. DURING THE ILTH AND 15TH CENTURIES, IT RANKED WITH VENICE AND GENOA AS ONE OF THE GREAT PORTS OF THE WORLD. THE CITY LOST SOME OF ITS IMPORTANCE IN 1A92, NHEN ARAGON AND CASTILE WERE INCORPORATED. THE DECLINE OF THE PORT WAS CAUSED BY THE EDICT OF ISABELLA FORBIDDING NON'CATALONIANS TO TRADE NITH THE NEW WORLD, AND IT WAS NOT UNTIL 1778 THAT THE CATALONIANS WERE ALLOWED TO RESUME FREE TRADE WITH THE AMERICAS. DUE TO THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, THE PORT OF BARCELONA BECAME PROSPEROUS AGAIN IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY AND HAS REMAINED ONE OF THE MOST ACTIVE CITIES IN SPAIN. V , OUR VISIT TO BARCELONA FROM MAY 15-20 WAS CONSIDERED BY MANY TO BE TH UBEST LIBERTY IN THE MEDITERRAN AN.n IT IS PERHAPS THE SPANISH TOWN BEST KNOWN IN EUROPE. FERDINAND AND ISABELLA RECEIVED COLUMBUS ON HIS RETURN FROM THE WEST INDIES. THEY LOVE TH IR PARKS, FOUNTAINS AND DAYS.................. INDUSTRIAL EXPANSION HAS NOT LESSENED THE CIVIC AND HOME- LOVING QUALITIES OF THE PEOPLE OF BARCELONA. SOMETHING NEW FOR THE NOVICE SAILOR OF THE M DITERRANEAN WAS---- THE PICADORS ON HORSES TRY TO THRUST THEIR PICA INTO THE BALL OF MUSCLES BEHIND THE BULL'S NECK ...... TO FUR- THER ANGER TH BULL. THEN, AFTER THE ARTISTIC THE SPANISH BULLFIGHT AT THE TOROSaoaesocooaooo AFTER THE PARTICIPANTS PASS THROUGH THE CHAPEL, AND MARCH RINGOIOOIIICIIOOUI MAESTROS PLANT THE SHARP- POINTED BANDERILLAS INTO THE BULL'S NITHERS AND THE MATA- DOR MAKES MANY PASSES WITH THE CAPE T0 TEST THE HISDQM AND COURAGE OF TH BULL..... THE HATADDH IS READY FOR THE KILL. i u fu BARCELONA NAS OUR LAST NEHI LIBERTY PORT OF THIS MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE. AFTER 'COMMANDER AIHPHIBIOUS SQUADRON TWO AND COMMANDING OFFICER SECOND BATTALION, EIGHTH I-.ARINES MOVED THEIR STAFFS ABOARD THE USS CHILTON QAPA-381 TO TURNOVER THE MEDITERRANEAN AMPHIBIOUS GUARD TO COMMANDER, AMPHIBIOUS SQUADRON TWELVE AND COIHMANDING OFFICER, FIRST BATTALION, SIXTH MARINES, MOUNT MCKINLEY DE- PARTED BARCEIDNA FOR 'IWO WEEKS TENDER AVAILABILITY IN NAPLES, ITALY, FROM MAY 22-JUNE l+...... ......... CATHEDRAL IN A BARCELONA THE SCHEDULE FOR THE REMAINDER OF OUR CRUISE NAS: JUNE JUNE JUNE JUNE JUNE JUNE JUNE JUNE JULY JULY JULY JULY JULY 5-7 ENROUTE SOUDA BAY, CRETE 8-10 ANCHORED SOUDA BAY. EMBARKED COMPHIBRON 12, CAPTAIN J. J. RECKER, USN, AND BLT 1f6, LTCOL E. w. SCHMIDT, USMC 11-13 ENROUTE KAVALLA, GREECE lu-20 TRAINING ANCHORAGE, KAVALLA, GREECE 21 ENROUTE RHODES, GREECE 22-25 RHODES, GREECE 26-27 ENROUTE ATHENS, GREECE 28-JULY 5 ATHENS, GREECE 5-7 ENROUTE PILOS, GREECE 8-16 TRAINING ANCHORAGE, PILOS, GREECE. COMPHIBRON 12 AND BLT lf6 SHIFT TO USS FRANCIS MARION CAPA-2L9D 17-19 ENROUTE AUGUSTA BAY, SICILI 19 AUGUSTA BAY. BRIEF STOP TO OFF-IOAD NIDSHIPNEN 19-AUGUST 2 ENROUTE NORFOLK, VIRGINIA, AND H ME. V- .LN-42 AGGNROT, v. A. ALLFN, J. R., JR ANDERSON, G. E. BLAKELOCK, F. G. BIERS, G. R. CARPENTER, L. N. GLRNORNON, O. R. CUTTER, R. M. FLYNN, R. F. GOULRT, L. J. HANNAN, v. R. HEWETT, H. J. HILTON, w. w. JANNEY, J. w. JOHNSON, L. R. JONES, J. U. KIRKPATRICK, N. LONG, F.. R. MAIDEN, F.. S. MCCONVILLE, E. R MCINTOSH, O. E. NONTLLRN, M. L. FNDDLRRROOK, G. NRBLRTT, R. E. NELSON, D. F. NYSNONGER, R. M. PARENT, T. R. RADTKE, D. R. SAMUELSON, O. H. SCHAFER, K. R. SCHRINER, J. A. SCHOLLE, L. F. SCOTT, L. J. SOHUERGH, R. N. SNLTTH, J. L. STANPEN, J. G. TAHAMONT, D. TONLR, J. N. VAUTIER, R. O. UNGRR, R. F. NRTNAN, G. O. WILSON, R. O. WOODRUFF, N. N. ZAVELOFF, S. H. A C ROSTER OF USS MOUNT MCKINLEY RANK LT ENS LTJG ENS LT LCDR LTJG LTJG CAPT CDR LT ENS ENS ENS MAJ LT . LT LTJG ENS LT LT LTJG . ENS LTJG LTJG LTJG LT ENS LCDR LTJG LCDR ENS CWO-2 LCDR ENS LTJG LT ENS CHO-2 ENS ENS CWO-A ENS ENS DEPARTM NT M DICAL COM UNICATIONS OPERATIONS ENGINEERING MEDICAL CHAPLAIN OPERATIONS COMMUNICATIONS COMMANDING OFFICER EXECUTIVE OFFICER ENGINEERING ENGINEERING OPERATIONS DECK MARCOMDET DECK OPERATIONS OPERATIONS DECK ENGINEERING NAVIGATION OPERATIONS ENGINEERING A MINISTRATION SUPPLY DECK COMMUNICATIONS OPERATIONS SUPPLY DECK SUPPLY NAVIGATION COM UNICATIONS OPERATIONS COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING ENGINEERING OPERATIONS SUPPLY DECK ADMINISTRATION COMMUNICATIONS COMMUNICATIONS COMMUNICATIONS 'r ' ni, 'aw .,.. U- AIO, E. J. BONAVITA, R. E. OALLISON, J. D. COLEMAN, H. P. ORONE, P. R. DOWNING, L. J. GENDREAU, R. E. GROSSKREUTZ, H. G. MACDONALD, G. A. ALT, G. J. BAKER, D. O. BUROHPIELD, H. L EURTT, H. T. CONNOR, R. J. CRIVELLO, v. P. DELOLLO, R. A. DOILE, R. T. EDWARDS, L. E. ELLINGSON, G. R. GLOVER, O. GONSOWSKI, v. T. HAUSNIRTR , L. G. HENDRICKSON, R. A. BERGQUIST, T. P. BESCHINSKI, D. E BIANCO, G. J. OOLMORE, E. E. DARLING, K. GALLAS, R. B. GIBSON, A. O. HAPPER, P. O. HARRIS, N. L. OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT OA DIVISION PHI SN PH2 LISN DMSN DMI2 DMSN LII DMSN OI DIVISION MALINSKI, P. A. MONFARDINI, J. A MORRISON, J. B. MCQUAID, L. F. PERRY, L. E. ROSS, R. A. STEPHANI, w. P. TALIA, N. WOMELDORFF, G. D RD3 HOERIG, K. w. mn HNG,D.E. RDSN LOTT, L. A. RD3 MORRIS, G. L. . EDB MMEE,R.A. RDSN O'BRIEN, R. J. RD3 POPP, P. RDSN STANDRIDGE, J. N rm3 SMME,R.A. RDSN TALLEI, L. N. RD3 TORREI, R. G. RD3 TRACY, P. A. RD3 NILLIAMS, J. N. RDI ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENT X DIVISION YN3 JONES, N. J. PN3 MORRISON, O. D. PGSN SCHIELDS, G. A. PGSN SOHULZ, D. J. PCC SLEIGHT, G. H. PN3 VAN BOMEL, w. SN WITMYER, R. E. SN WORKMAN, J. R. PN3 LII AN DMI3 LISN DMI3 PH3 SN LI2 PH2 SN RDI PNSN RD3 RD2 RDSN F-D3 SN RD2 RDSN RDC RDSN B-D3 YN3 SN EMC YN3 YNC SN PNC PNSN DANDROW, K. w. GILL, D. w. LANGWORTHY, E. L LARSON, E. E. BENZ, F. ADAMS, L. E. BARNETT, J. M. BERGEMAN, J. K. DEOKER, w. w. DUMLEE, L. D. GAPDLOGK, J. E. GESSWEIN, K. w. GILLINGHAM, H. E GEEGEE, A. E. HASCH, J. A. KEAHNS, D. KING, D. I. KORBY, H. A. LESLIE, P. J. LIDzzI, J. BAILEY, E. L. HARNETT, K. V. BILLINGSLEY, H. E. EDONER, E. P. DUGGER, L. A. QSM... . A,-rg!-...T .ff-W. fi:- ,fww S-.. .,.,.-A.- MEDICAL DEPARTMENT H DIVISION HN LAITON, P. A. HMI ROGGE, L. O. HM2 STARCHER, G. E HM3 D DIVISION DT2 COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT CE DIVISION ETN3 LDOID, w. H. ETN3 MORGAN, w. G. SN MUOHA, w. K. ETN2 RAPER, D. M. ETN2 RARICH, w. By ETR3 SCHLOBOHM, J. ETN3 SHACKLEY, G. F DM2 SMITH, D. G. ETN3 SOLES, D. H. SN THOMAS, D. L. ETR3 WEIL, L. P. ETR2 WEHIHOFER, D. ETH3 MILSON, G. G. ETR3 NVATT, E. M. ETB2 GS DIVISION SM2 GRAY, J. D. SMSN KEAEMEE, J. H. SM2 LEDPORD, J. D. SM3 RANN, P. H. HEPPEHT, J. R. HMCS HM2 H143 5 555-'SEQ E S3595 ,, ..,. , . A ATKINSON, G R BEIDLER, D D BOHALL, R D BORNER, w BROCKWELL, J R BRUGGOLIERE, COLES, R P , DEAN, G R DOUGHTI, J J DUGGAN, J J FLANAGAN, L E FORRESTLR, J GONZALEZ, D HERON, J D HIGKS, E INGRAM, P J KLAUS, P R KUCHECK, D A LONG, D A BALBACH, G T BOVIEN, R EVANS, L HENRIOH, P L HUGHES, JONES, T T LIQUORI, R DANZI, E. G. MAXEI, G. G. RAPALEE, J. E. CR DIVISION RP RMSN Rb RMSN RMS RMSN Rb RMSN RMSN RMSN LORE, R. F. RMI MARSHALL, D. N. SN MCDOLE, H. O. RMGS MILLER, D. D. RM3 CMOODY, A. R. MYERS, G. G. RM3 ONENSHI, R. R122 OAENRIDER, H. R. SN PURSEL, w. L. RM3 REITZ, D. A. RM3 RINESMITH, T. L. RM3 SNYDER, T. E. RMI SURRATT, G. L. RMI TIBBETTS, R. w. RMSN ULIVER, J. R. SN wAMSLEI, E. R. RM3 WAR, D. M. - RM2 NEMHANER, G. H. SN WOOD, G. N. RMCM MARINE COMMUNICATION DETACHM NT PL MEEK, G. L. LGPL CPL MITTELSTADT, P. w. LGPL CPL O'CONNELL, J. P. LGPL LGPL SHAPTER, J. L. IST SGT LGPL STEKELRERG, N. A. LGPL PL URIGGHIO, O. N. GY SGT LGPL HLLICOPTER UTILITY SQUADRON POUR SINQUEPIELD, D. H. ATN2 ADR3 STEARNS, D. P. AN MGMT mmmMmm,G.N. Aww . '. RMB . . SN . . B . . RMB J. D. RM2 ' . . JR. RMC . . RM2 I 0 o FELL, L. R. . RMB . . RMI ' A. F. N 0 O . U . . RM3 . . C " . J. . B. R..C.. l O C AE3 AL5EdI,JQ E. EELFIORI, O. P. DENTLY,1L A. DLAO, O. E. ELNISH, E. D. DLETEAA, A. J. BNISSEITE, N. W. CARLSON, A. J. CASZLLI, T OOOK, H. L. OOAHELA, D. OmEuA,E.J, OHUZ, O. CUMMINGS, T. N. DOBY, D. D. GELLER, D. D. OOLDDAOH, T. H. GREEN, H. J. HOHTON, H. N. JACKSON, S. K. JONES, H. A. mumm,J.J. ADKINS, J. D. AUTLN, E. E. BALLARD, H. A. PELANGEH, J. E. BILLINGS, E. DISHOPF, w. H. BLAKE, O. P. BOSLEY, E. H. BmmS,J.H. CAIHD, S. G. CAMPBELL, N. J. CAPERS, J. H. OOONEY, O. L. DELISLE, N. J. DTDELE, E. A. DUGGEK, O. EHELIOH, P. H. GENOSKI, N. HAGEEAN, H. P. HAWK, D. HHBUH,T.A. HOESTATTEN, H. P. JANKOWSKI, O. A DECK DEPARTMENT IST DIVISION SA SN SA SN SN SA SN SA BE2 SN BME SN SA SN SA SN SN BM2 SN SA SA SA NAJTAN, N. K. NAHTENEY, H. R. MELTON, c. H. MIMNAUGH, J. P. PELIZ, K. N. PEYHON, J. TEULY L ! I' H. G. HEILNANN, E. T. SUMMUZ,L.L. SEIGLER, L. SETZEH, D. SUdEON,A. C. D. STEINEETZ, H. L. THOMPSON, T. E. UwHlMER,D.E. TUNNEY, L. UNDERWOCD, VANDYNE, L. WAFFEL, L. WALL, J. P. NLTHEHS, w. 2ND DIVISION SN BM3 SN SN BMS SN SN SN SN SN SN SA SN SN SN DEB SN SN SN SN SN SN SA H. D. w L. R KOTILA, G. E MICKELSON, J NORTON, w. L NORWAY, D. D PRATER, N. O NEILLY, J. E SALVATO, K. F SANCHEZ, P. J SANYEHS, D. L SIMMONS, H. F SIMMONS, R. J SMITH, w. N. STEINMETZ, H. E. STEPHENS, E. N. TIBBS, K. E. NADE, N. c WHEELER, O NHEELEH, F . F. .wILcOx, D. v, KITT, O. v YEAOEE, D. YOLI, J. A S.. BMBN BH3 BM3 SN QQQQQQZQEEQQQEQ 5223 Emaggsagggasaggrgmeseg BABINE, E. D. DUDDELMANN, M. w Pucus, K. J. HARTER, w. P. HUFF, R. L. MGGARTRY, J. E. BUTSCH, P. J. CALVIN, L. A. CASTRO, E. c. CAYABYAB, R. B. ELxINs, J. H. FALCIONI, A. J. P .LEE, L. A. GA' T,B.P. HOLLEY, w. c. ARWOOD, R. M. coMBs, J. L. coox, R. s. HILL, D. A. LEWIS, w. J. NORMAND, R. T. PAGELLI, J. G. ADKINs, v. E. BANKOWSKI, P. P. BRADLEY, w. A. DAVIS, R. J. DONNELLY, K. s. FAZZINO, R. J. Fox, c. E., JR. HEINZELMAN, D. v HGNELL, P. G. IRVINE, s. L. 3RD DIVISION J A GMG3 MCGILL, R. J. SA MOSEIEY, R. w. GMG3 NEIEPPENEGGER, . GMG2 NORRIS, s. L. FTG3 OAKGHOVE, P. w. GMG2 STURGILL, L. H. ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT A DIVISION FN JDRDAN, P. L. FN JORDAN, R. J. MMG KEY, G. L. . MR2 KUPSON, w. J., JR EN2 PIGGOTT, G. D. FN RAY, R. J. ENcs REACH, M. J. PN-" THEYN, P. V., JR. FN WILSON, w. I. B DIVISION FN PONTIOUS, w. A. FN PORTOGALLO, A. J. BT3 sHoTTs, P. A. BT2 SKELTON, J. R. BT2 TUGKER, L. D. FN TYLER, G. L. BT2 YOUNG, T. w. E DIVISION EM2 KOHNE, M. G. EM3 LAMOREAUX, K. J. ICFN LEIMBACH, w. c. FN LOWE, J. M. IC3 MCCONNELL, P. R. EM2 oLsEN, A. J. EM2 SQUIRES, J. T. FN STRICKLER, G. L.Y IC2 TSIKURIS, G. T. EM3 WACLAWSKI, J. P.- ANDREWS, R. L. BERCQUIST, J. C BOISEL, C. E. CAJIGAS, D. I. CASARETIAI, A. J DMUHS,L.E. DAVIDSON, H. w. EBERHARDT, H. D FORTIER, J. O. JACKSON, J. E. JANZ, R. E. LLOYD, C. A. LOUSON, R. MCCOI, EL L. MELLEN, R. N. MEYER, A. M. MICKENS, R. ALDRICH, J. C. ANCHOR, J. A. BLANTON, D. L. MMMB,R.C. DURAN, C. A. C ONER, C. C. CROONS, E. H. DOIHON, R. D. DOTY, D. R. COQUIA, T. E. ESCURO, A. N. EVALDEZ , A . M. GONEZ, A. T. HAMILTON, P. HASKINS, J. O. JOHNSON, P. D. JONES, N. JOSE, M. D. JUSTO, C. D. 4......,-,-..,,.. ......i.. ....,.-.-...nm-.,.. . DA-...... lg. - SUPPLY DEPARTMENT S 1 DIVISION 5K2 MONACO, R. SK3 MUNN, P. M. SKSN NEWLON, J. N. SK3 PARSONS, C. D. SKSN PEDRAZZINI, N. J SH3 QUINONES, R. SK2 RENEROE, H. w. SN mNmI,E.O. SN SELLERS, N. D. SH2 SMITH, H. O. SN WWC1HF,S.E. SH2 NALTER, w. E. SHSN WATSON, J. R. SK3 NHIITAKER, T. SN WILLIAMS, R. O. SN YATES, H. C. SH3 S-2 DIVISION CSI EVANS, J. D. DK3 FRANCIS, R. N. SN HARRIS, V. R. CS3 HAUGEN, D. K. CSI HURLSERT, R. L. DKCS KORSKO, N. J. CS2 MOORE, E. CS3 MUNDELL, C. R. CSI WIGG,In A. S-3 DIVISION TN LACAP, D. E. TN LEANO, J. C. TN LITTLE, H. N. TN NCFAHLAND, M. A. SD3 PERALTA, H. L. SD2 PEHEZ, J. R. SDI QUIZON, A. C. TN SPRUILL, T. TN TOLENIINO, R. R. SD3 ION, P. SA SK3 SHC SN SKC SN SN SH2 SN SN SN SN SK3 SN SKl SHI CS3 SN C53 SN SN SN CS2 C53 CS2 TN IN TN SDC TN SDI IN SD1 iN SDI BUSH, L. J. CLOUSE, E. N. FINEFIELD, J. E HAOKETT, E. E. HEETE, L., JH. KRAHPF, G. J. LAKE, H. L. LAVZON, H. G. LEHIA, D. F. LLOYD, G. T. BHADSHAN, H. E. COLE, G. G. mKmS,S.HU.m. EMERY, E. L. GARMON, B. E. GEIRING, N. F. GIMPEL, w. F., GRUBBS, T. F. HINOJOSA, J. N. KIRK, T. E. BELLEGIA, A. N. CHRISTOPHBN, P. N. ENGLAND, D. H. EVENT, R. L. GAIK, P. F. HELLWEGE, N. H. HOLTGRAVE, D. S M DIVISION MM3 NAHINAK, J. F. NN3 HAYES, J. A. FNB NANNEY, J. w. FN O'CONNOR, V. J. FN PASTULA, J. P. MMl RICHARDS, E. D. FN SNONKE, L. J. NN2 THOMAS, N. J. FN 'YOUNG, E. NM2 WADE, J. E DIVISION DOI KITGHEGAN, J. G. SFPFN KITTLE, J. G. DC3 KOCH, J. G. SFMl HAHSHALL, H. G. SFM3 O'BRYANT, J. S. SFOA PRATT, J. L. SFLFN STEPHAN-STEPHANOWICH, T SFM2 SILK, J. L. SFPI UHL, T. G. SFML VAHNEH, J. A. NAVIGATION DEPARTMENT N DIVISION QMS JOHNSON, P. E. SN KENNEDY, J. J. m mmmmG.N QM3 NOONE, E. P. QM3 TUTTLE, J. G. QK2 WARREN, E. AG2 FN FA MM3 FN MM3 FN FN MMC MM3 FN SFM2 FN FA SFP3 DC2 FN .IM3 FA FN DC3 QN3 QMl SN A93 QH2 AG2 'U Y E E OAMUHW FRONT RON L-R CALLISON, J. D., PH25 TALIA, N., LL2, NALLNSIQ, P. A., L11, RADTKS, D. R., ENS5 ANDERSON, G. E., LTJG, AYD, L. J PHl5 GROSSKREUTZ, H. G., L11, DONNING, L. J., DALL2, WOIVDELLDORFF, G. D., PH2 BACK ROW L-R ' MCQUAID, L. P., LISN3 GENDREAU, N. E., DNSN, STDPPLANL, N. P., SN, CPDNE, P. R., DNSN, BONAVITA, R. E., SN, MDNFARDINL, J. A., AN, NDNPJSDN, J. D., DN13, PENNY, L. E., DN13, CDLEIAAN, H. P., LISN5 ROSS, R. A., PH3 ' S ""-'sf-A - 1.,:4,L Q OI DIVISION FRONT ROW L-R OOMSOWSKT, v. J., MD3, BAKER, D. D., RD3, BURTT, H. T., RD3, HENDRICKSON, M. A., HD15 HILTON, w. w., ENS, CLENDENON, c. D., LTJG5 TORMMT, M. G., RDC5 MORSE, R. A., RD23 STANKE, S. A., RD25 OOMNOR, H. J., RD33 DELOLLO, M. A., HD3 BACK HOW L-R MORRIS, G. L., RD35 TALLDY, L. M., RDSN5 HAUSMTRTH, L. O., MD3, EDMAHDS, L. E., HD3, ALT, G. J., RD3, POPP, P., MD3, DOYLE, R. T., RDSN5 WILLIAMS, J. M., RD3, BUMOHFISLD, H. L., RDSN3 OADSIEN, M. J., BDSM, ELLTNOSON, G. M., HDSN5 STANDRIDGE, J. w., SN5 LOTT, L. A., PM3, TRACY, P. A., RDSN3 HOLRTO, K. w., SN "-lf f4A" . Sw, , N A xl I '11 --...JI - . In Y ,, -gg i .. -A 3. . Lk- i r -P f if ,A .. J 5 X DIVISION FRONT HOW L-R SHIELDS, G. A., EMO, DARLING, K., PCC, NEBLETT, R. E., LIJO, CARPENTER, E. N., LCDR3 GOULEI, L. J., CDR5 mmEM3H.J.,mw,wmmmm,O.O.,mm,wHMmN,N.E,Iwm HEHMT,C.HU'WC BACK Row L-R MORRISON, C. D., SN3 SOHULTZ, D. J., YN25 JONES, N. J., IN3g-GALLAS, R. B., PN3, GIBSON, A. O., SN, HAPPER, P. C., SN, BERGQUIST, I. P., IN3, BIANOO, O. J., PCSN3 NONNNAN, J. N., PNSN5 BESCHINSKI, O. E., PN3, COLNORE, E. E., PCSN5 HARRIS, w. L., PN33 VAN BONEI, w., SN iii: 1.3 'Q 25 M... 'ifwwwffwllllllh 'HIP' . Wwlllf' T . . .... . .I .3 Y if 1? 1? , 'E v HMWHW FRONT ROW L-R LARSON, H. E., HMB, LAYTON, P. A., HMCS5 BYERS, G. E., LT, ACCARD1, V. A., LT3 GILL, D. w., Hklg LANGNORTHY, R. L., HM2g YOLI, J. A., SN BACK ROW L-R ROGGE, L. C., HM23 DANDROW, K. N., HN5 KUYKENDOLL, J. C., HM25 STACHER, C. E., HM3, BENZ, F., DT2 L.:4a...a..a.,.-.-.,.,..,....... ..................W......-N..,,..-,,,..., ' Q v 4 O OOOMW CE DIVISION FRONT ROW L-R RNS D ETH3 GILLINGHAM H E RM25 WILSON, G. C., ETN33 HAHICH, w. B., ETE3, WYATT, E. N., ETN3, KEA , ., 5 , . ., SHAGKLEY, G. E., ETCS5 WOODRUFF, w. N., ENS, NDEGAN, N. G., ETN2, DEGKEE, N. w., ETN23 SCHLOBOHM, J. E., EIN3, BERGEMAN, J. K., SN3 EAPEE, D. N., EIN3, GAHDLOCK, J. E. ETR3 BACK Now L-E ETE3' LLOYD w K ETR3' GESSWEIN, K. w., ETN33 KORBY, E. A., ETR35 KING, D. I., ETH25 SMITH, SGLES, D. H., , , . ., , D. c., ETNSN3 BARNETT, J. N., ETN3, ADAMS, L. E., ETN3, LESLIE, E. J., ETR35 NUGHA, N. K., ETR3, NEIL, L. P., ETK3, KASGH, J. A., SNg KHAGEH, E. D., EN2, WELLHOFER, D. T., ETN3, THOMAS, D. L., ETR35 LIUZZI, J., ETR25 DUMLER, L. 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