The Sullivans (DD 537) - Naval Cruise Book

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THE 9OxA.N P-N9 OD- A Cpgg QF fygii P091 OFFXCE New 40?-19. vlExN YO?-M4 -L 509195 -5956 from :foe Gongusilaiue officer 'ion P33 533955 que ueaiteffsvees-uiaale mast efuise which our suis -uss Qust oomoiexpd is 'out sxmotuer- milestone in the life or e Gvited ststes iisml destroyer. sus so t'oe me rwaied tugrw destroyer ues 'AWD M9995 Q59 '5x5S3-91985, it was an egdarieoce lived, s-usfed and feuevssrss- pissousv uo sgscsscxuzx scuievgxxlaots can 'Os civuned for his o se, tus subabo deployment oi Destroyer Division 202 to dismsilt duty surely seded ss s- er to our country 995 to tue -.to-rid t t the xivited Sta-tes gfissesses in its destroyer 'iorce stfoveot or ustiouel- uoiicg which is -,33W'i una 994936. o sooo t0 'oe forgotten is the spirit which prevail-ed t o out our ship on de?sr"'ure 59 April ..-an eaaefoess from wait in seev- venture 0'-fer tw borison. Subb spirit in tw'-1 you-tb 'i pnerics- '99-s not been iost. P95 to t'u9se or you who feriect 490s the e-ggeriences of tbis ci-oise audi -so feireeded tue iso t-us u o tue spirit or Nnsrics' s scott nm -neil deueud the ture 9. e C tue wlorid. gre 'ue overseas depiogxserxt, it was euntfewgig gstimigpz to o e me iggoe 193999 r 531 wi'oic'o our 2:9991 oi 10,596 officers 995 car! eil out their duties and responsibilities, both ss sailor- st ses 995 es reoreseoss-tires or our couotfrl ou rofeigo so-31. it 'Ass 10 Woo grsie fig' Sxfxi-YT 935 s. couawiit source or pride to use. t-ust was tewis so rose its identity os fetufvius more 996 ss ur attention 'oecorfs focused on ue-.1 duties, i 'nope this 'oooxs -.1533 serie es s pleasant yeueuiorsrlce or tue sgrius ani sgmver oi 3956 me grin 'Aho x,o0Y. 169 50319935 t0 ses. ... "iso-st oi Sueqf' . X83 twdss so so 833 -paras vue carried out t-seir duties 00r559S t0 the 'west tus-ditioxxs B95 swdads oi our New . 5. s. srggxr'-W C 05,9956 r, 6.5. Ylsfftl BC th C Captain w THE FIVE SULLIVANS The Sullivan Brothers- joseph, Francis, Albert, Madison and George "WE STICK TOGETHER . . . " Of the many tragedies that emerged from World War II, none touched the hearts of the American people as did the story of the five Sullivan brothers of Waterloo, Iowa. It was in November, 1942, that a stunned nation heard the shocking news that all five of the Navy's most famous brother team had been killed in action during the sinking of the cruiser USS Juneau in the Battle of Guadalcanal. The Navy was quick to honor the spirit of the five Sullivans. When President Roosevelt heard of the loss, he wrote in a personal letter to the mother of the five boys: "I am sure that we all take pride in the knowledge that they fought side by side. As one of your sons wrote, 'We will make a team together that can't be beat.' It is this spirit, which, in the end, must triumph." It was not long before that "spirit"-this time in the form'of a 2,100 ton Fletcher class destroyer-was again in the thick of the Pacific sea drama. On April 4, 1943, USS The Sullivans, built by Bethlehem Steel, sponsored by the parents of the Guadalcanal heroes, was launched at San Francisco. The World War II record of The Sullivans lists nine star engagements. Beginning with the invasion of the Marshalls, the ship participated in every major phase of the Pacific campaign through the bloody Battle for Okinawa. On January 10, 1946, The Sullivans joined the "moth-ball" fleet on the West Coast. In 1951, out of retirement and into the Korean War, she lived up to her old record and was one of the bulwarks of the Navy's Seventh Fleet in the Orient. Returning around the world from Korea in 1952, The Sullivans joined with the other ships of her division-Destroyer Division 202 ofthe Atlantic Fleet Destroyer Force-on routine training operations. She made several trips to the Mediterranean and the Caribbean between 1952 and 1956, but it wasn't un- til April, 1956 before she was once again called upon to proceed to a troubled area. This time, the Middle East. Throughout her longnand glorious history, The Sullivans has established herself as one of the leading war- ships in the world. There is little doubt that the inspiration behind this amazing record has been the constant efforts of a ship's company, which, like the Five Sullivan brothers, has always lived under the motto: "We Stick Together." . RHYAII FRANCE 1 I .,' 1 1 sf' 4 BAY or mscml , , '70 ' - I f 4 . Q - f ' Q t ef A fo 1 COR9'CA " 76 di 4' SPAIN snnomm 'L 7 ,0 x 0 Ggxn.EAruc f 0 ' K 4 ggkmnns A '31 . .. 6' Wx! 7 1 M 1 7 1 enssmfnv. , A J - I Q"f4f?" . b ,H I 1 - ,V 1 gm? . 1 ' - IJ , , ' if . RRANE ' AN SEA Tosiwcbl A' I 1 1 IJBYA l ,., xx X s.N X 'Q Port of Calf.. F A 9 A Tl-IE A201133 - Zl AP GIBRALTAR , BBC-24 Ava. vmefws cmmsusm-u MAY MASSAWA, ERITREA' I4 MAY oansouru , Fa. sown.. mmm emmam 23m ADEN, ' za mv Ev 4JUNE 5351? Emo '?zJw'NEE f TURKEY MARMARIS ,' I6 JUNE 1-gn .Q-ZKENDERUN, 2l JUNE 3 74, ssxsuoe R I dx ,Ci f Q ' ' use 9 , GENTlA,N.E- 29JUl-Y X 0 f ay .NSYRFA f -W Q W 5 x RK , 03' 4. , po xfssel VA ,op E G Y PT Q3 aw G ff Z 1 BAHQEI T ULF " S A o'o,g,4 m ,, 9 ' , 0 U' H at A , of, K ekmnssawn. ' , 9' ' ITRE 1 , 9,091 ,X ' ,X H E T f' Fg,SOMAL- V A, . DJlBw1r1 .f 1 .,.,. fp I WM! A VERY SPECIAL SEA Even Mess Deck Intelligence didn't get the word about the April 15 departure until late in the afternoon of April 12. And at that time, only the shrewdest potato peeler was Willing to say exactly where he thought we were going. There wasn't much to go on, It was on a Thursday afternoon, after four days of type training in the Narraganset Bay Op areas, when we were hustled alongside of Destroyer Pier One to get ready for "distant duty." This sudden alert came as quite a surprise to a ship which had been expecting nothing more than routine training for the next three months. In any case, there Wasn't much question that something important was about to happen to us. We quickly-and cheerfully-took on fuel and supplies for a long trip. Many long hours were spent on working parties and the ship looked like a meeting place for tender workmen and engineers. As the newspapers began to tell the story, it became apparent that the "distant duty" would be in the Middle East and the Mediterranean. The Navy Department announced its decision to send a division of Eliestroyers to the Med to "broaden the Sixth Fleet." We were that ivision. When we left in a blaze of headlines on the morning of Sunday, April 15, it was with the kind of fanfare that is usually reserved for departing warriors. DETAIL The day started with a dockside reception for a large crowd of relatives and friends who came to see us off. Official good wishes were delivered to us in person by ComDesLant, ComDesFlot Two, ComDesRon Twenty and ComDesDiv Two Hundred and Two. The DesLant band was on the pier to give us a musical salute. Shortly after eight o'c:lock, the McNair was underway. We "two- blocked" the shamrock, cast off all lines and waved goodbye to our loved ones on the pier. We were on our way. What was our mission? We weren't certain. As always, we knew we were to be the representatives of our Navy and Our country in foreign lands. It became more and more obvious that those foreign lands would be in the Middle East, a portion of the world which had been disturbed by the increasing complexity of world events. As we started on that long haul "across the pond," we turned for our last look at old "Conus" and felt the mixed emotions that come when sailors lift anchor and put the bow seaward. It was mysterious, indeed. We didn't know exactly where we were going. We didn't know when we were coming back. And we didn't know why we were going. But we knew that something was out there on the horizon and we were eager to find out what it was. We found out. ADMIN ISTRATIO IJ ODeiM.F'RYE ar!-ons OE: USN A Cel- 1 X 691595, G- 5' M21 OW' H LT SG' 611096 LCDR. J. T. HINE, USN 11943 Executive Officer SN LT Lpmf1Ye0Y'U JG' 4- SCI-Ie, G 0-Y' xv Came: Chief ONFEL LYS ' Sw? Engineer D, USNR N ,R ,V , ,Q fa fv 1, ,. ,. QI ,. 5 3 F ! , . m THE CHIEF S A. M. CLASPELL, FPC R. SCHOLTEN, MMC G. M. HIGGS, EMC G. MERCEDES, BMC A. G. BARNEY, GMC K G- A S: W f 1 . ' f , f L Y!! 5 . . f M M ,,.. . , A I A if ' ' I V, "fXV"ff"f-+Mf.-U.. W. if ,ff , . f I wpgfff 'E i W H. W ,. W... N. J. H. ALKIRE, HMC L. G. LITTLEJOHN, CSC G. R. ROBERTS, SKC f 1 GW . R w "wr " I GUNNERY FIRS . Kneeling-J. P. Kearns. First row-J. O. Jones, D. A. Teel, T. Owens, T. E. Bogeman, P. Romeo, R. G. Murphy, T. J. Holt, Ir. Second row-N. L. Moloci, H. J. Chiles, L. R. Coleman, R. E. Aubrey, W. L. Marlow, V. W. Jones, R. A. Donne. NTI' el'e,s e , wrth the birghmark M " . . . knock off all unnecessary card games." ' , 5 LTJG. E. N A- KNIF SON Us F- . FIN, M. 7 NH . 1rsrL1eupenantJR., NS- D' avlgator It C1065 ' E N ' U I mo Q the Moon ve, Dai And West O DEPARTME nt it. U SECOND DIVISION: Kneeling-E. R. Berrier, E. J. Hair, L. E. William- son, K. R. Parrotte, T. Peter, G. Pederzolli, W. C. Woods. First row-P. Buttler, H. O. Whitaker, J. M. Russell, E. F. Piotrkowski, M. F. Davis, J. B. Casano, B. R. Rogers, H. W. Lowery. Second row -C. C. O'Bannion, R. Randolph, P. W. Gerulski, A. T. Simpson, K. D. Lamb. "F" DIVISION: Kneeling-J. A. Proffitt, J. E. Myers, K. Hottenstein, D. Wilson, E. J.,Wilser, R. E. Woods. Fin! row-J. C. Merritt, R. M. Dumas R. Rouselle, A. N. Morris, R. C. Gilbert, I. N. Jones, B. Pi. Webber, M. C. Root. Second row--I.. J. Kalvig, H. D. Pickard, J. A. Brugman, C. D. Carter, T. M. Mims, J. P. Roach, R. K. Wagner. ENS- J. A. M ASW'AO?1iI5! JR., A "F1y.B0 ., ' 6' LTJG J. G. CULLEN, IR., USN' Assistant Gunnery Oiiicer "Go get 'ern, Gunners." MARRIAGE BUREAU , S s 1 . L Q v 4 I g ' Only 6,71 3 miles to Delaware M , mm, 1 f'4Uf!5Sf3.iu y K my fb, ' ' fe ,Mm , ,, RWWQ ' fe G 6 ,ny 1 'iw i K W ' V IMS! WW VM. X M M S Steer Two Seven Zero "I'll take this one." Should have seen the other guy. 4. -' . " 7--' 3,1 I X, 1, f ya ll "Slowly, one button at a time, "Away -the motor whaleboatf' she opened her sweater . . . " 1 M 2 is "OI" DIVISION: I Kneeling-G. C. Hebert, N. B. Smith, D. D. Oberlin. First row, Standing--J. M. Devins, J. C. Iones, R. G. Eisenbach, J. C. Mejia. Second row-O. B. Ewing, R. C. Comeau, W. F. Tabak, W. C. Unangst, J. M. Spencer, D. W. Smith. ffx fx D x C Q D ' .X , 1 CII fifl ' ,ja I 'N Z ' 0 I P 5 4 M 4 4 7 x -x T: I I " ' . V 1 x il V? l A ! A 'X W Af li . fix 6041517 A. N I LTJG. E. N. DQDSON, III, USNR LTJG. L. SCHWARTZ, USNR 1 f : ,N Electromcs Ofhcer CIC Qfficer i I .1 . 1 ' X .. 5 No Short Circuits Here ' For an Informed Public S Q S Y S 1 auf 6, " I f? fl Q-.fP K I maj. A,,,,,.x , . -.-. f ' - 1-w -M, A : Wheeler- fr ff : , -R N Q C99 Saleda, G' PoWeu,gouXd. fx Rf ' : Q 0 j Ridall, F' Workman' R' 'SX X RX A 11 X i3'!v"'i .rn ,-L.L11b0tSkY' A, zaaukas- R- f X S.. J fb- x 254123 ' Coghlan, A N 1 fn . 1 'X R DEP RTME N f LTJG. R. Nga SCHAFER, USNR mm Ofiicer Reliabiliw, Sefurity, Speed MORE "OCR: Kneeling-A. Kin ren, P. C kl g uc er, F. Polomski, R. Wilson. Stand-' mg-G. jackson, A. McCarthy, N. Bissett, G. Kaster, M. Hoover, R. Holladay. Pay, Pills and "Ouches." 'z-,yup WSW, .mf f f 7 ' , vim, f . I ,. , y ,f f ff 5 f ,f 1 ,f ff - V, f 4, f .-M ,f If ,, fi,-' f jiffffif fi:V,.,,,aWi,f,W,,,,. , Q WSW . A ,,, W, in if I ,gwffW17i,', dw ,WZ,,,,..2f, , 2 . : prow ,, In -34,3 wg, , ,V 4 H , v . Q ff ai, V?-r I f f"' 3 V-.-1.7 nfvg - 1 , f aff. 7 ,VZ K, X f Q , f, , , , Q, , , ' S Z? I 'H z . va, ff .5 - ,' f , r,.,ff.w AZ'-vfyf f. H, , .f,, wi f , ' ,1 0,4 7 , 'Z' .,., 1 ff .ff 1 , .eff-Www . A I . , V , A M. X ,X ,V , 'T"'l1f Q '-VI I f 4 4 fmwvff" ,f f W j,,,-4,0-L X, f 7' Inf lzwx fwfr..-1 I HW -1 ,pf Getting 'em all cut. Q 4' t Q1 ': R ,J J. I I R N i Y i 1 SUPPL ...J The Spud King I llll I K "S" DIVISION: Q Fmt row-B. Curtis, I. Mackay, R. McGrea1, J. Young. Second I row-W. Harrell, J. Alkire, J. Vincent, B. Speer, D. Price, T. McGovern, R. Robin. V MORE "S" DIVISION: Fin! row-C. Upton, AJ. Lee, E. Todd, G. Guamis Second row-H. Flo d, . ones . E. Hi h y J J , I g tower, E. Adkins, E Schimmel, G. Evans, J. Belcher. , R. Farese. DEP RT E 11 The Paymaster abou, ein S . Dlvision Stirring up a Wicked brew. They took us to the cleaners. R G W D' PA.?.lEgst2:0t urs - ge rm' . Pion oi Wafertight mteg Cham USN "R" DIVISION .row-A Claspell, W. Maxfield, J. . First Row-J. Craig, J. Huntoon, I J. Orlernan, N. Bailey, K. Weise, W E. Suite, J. Lagattuta. Second 1 5 ' GI EERIN . ! First row-T. MoGonig1e, J. Gillis, F. Desorda, V. Ropka, A. Gilbert, C. Samery. Second row-R. Scholten, D. D. Gross, H. Bliss, J. Simonian, T. W. Gross, J. Ciecura, T. Singleton. MACHINIST I MATES i J 4.1 Z s Enslg, S. Chaplick, R. Kendrick, W. eOrazio, J. Anglin, J. Brier, Qt 99 D. Barnard, H. Patterson. R DEP RTM BOILER TENDERS Gilbel. t Makes , 1 f First Class Fmt rowfT. Anderson, M. Rue, L. Hurrell, W. Parker, M Gay N. Slflultls. Second oow-E. Hooks, K. Cole, W. Gladman Ai Espos1to, C. Johnson, J. Clark, J. Schregengost, J. Helms. , X E y y 1 W '4 H 5 u I ! M ll xv V I f 1 I If 5 1 MORE ENGINEERS: M Kneeling-J. Audroff, D. Crane, D. Hansen, A. Cayer, H. Core. , First row, Standing-F. Stuart, L. Antista, P. Jezierski, N. Jean- H nette,'M. Swine-hart, R. Livingston. Second row, Standing-M. .L Seely, J. Granski, V. Fisher, H. Rogers, D. Loson. Y' ' - nag 1 .4-'91 1. ,Z f if , ff 6924 , , f' if - "Stand By, We're Comin' Thru at 7 Knots" Egan--a A-.,'-.. V ' ' S " ' 4---.-.... C! Now the duty shipiitter lay to the after head." ,- .g0uI' 50yJ Un the way A PON TA f' DELGADA The Azores , ,U I t r I f Our first stop was a quickie. After we had crossed two thirds of the Atlantic, we tied up at little Ponta- Delgada in the beautiful Azores, an island group owned by Portugal.. The liberty bell rang loudly for some, especially for those who were setting foot on foreign soil for the first time. With its quaint houses and tasty Portugese wine, this little island was a welcome sight after 7 days at sea. We "topped off" and headed for Gibraltar. in British Crown Colon just as Europeans look on with awe as they pass the Statute of Liberty, we were pop-eyed when that huge old "Rock" loomed out of the early morning haze. Gibraltar was the great convincer. When we saw her, we knew we were back in the "Med." Some of us took the "Rock tour" and got an ape's eye view of the inside of that great British fortress. Others enjoyed the liberty offered in this Spanish-type community. Most of us spent some time and money in the many shops which offer excellent merchandise. And most of all, we bought plenty of cigarette lighters. Some of them had pictures of the Rock of Gibraltar. Others had slightly different pictures. ll. GIBR LTAR THE S Greece The majestic beauty of ancient Athens was a sight to behold when we pulled alongside the Tidewater on May l. From the architectural perfection of the Acropolis to the splendor of the old Corinth market- places, Greece was filled with the culture of her Golden Age. Piraeus, the Port of Athens, and Athens itself were the scenes of some gay liberty parties. We piled into the modern tour coaches and listened attentively as the guides told us about their country. Some of us were invited to an Easter Sunday celebration-Greek style. There was the usual folk dancing and the people were dressed in colorful outfits. The Greeks celebrate their Easter in much the same fashion as we celebrate the Fourth of july. It was, as we say, quite a blast. , ..-Q 4 I X Lx A f ix R ,R Q M 5 K XF X : f N x Ez N54 f QFX . x KN x A A Q ,,:.. X A .L xx w v . X ,h " ' '11 Xi. ff' ,, aa f ,,,, 7 , ,QA , , fm Axx A f....,4... , ' ' I ' 1' 4 ,4 3 ? ' Kai'-ff wry 7, y Ji if f f WW ,f , M, 'QV ,Z X44 ,, W ,, A ,, m, , wh f ' " ,f ,, M Jw M ' 5 ' f f f XM ff 1' ' HQ. WX!! V Z f Q 4. f 'ZQMWU V Z Ki Q-, 1 1, .N- I .X i my , + I f .. . X ,,-, xx .A f-5 154 Q ' ww.. X- rs...- -. .s -N rf THE SUEZ 7 l 1 I W at Memofiax X nt on the Cana e www Suez Canal Offices in Port Said. A 2 f I 1 l 4 1 V 1 I I 1 Signal Station Number 3. L i, X44 I 1 N V li Jw l l i l ll 'i I1 S n gn W U w H Nl 1 EJ W K n N CAN . iff I , , , l i V l ' w Anyone who has been through the Suez Canal will agree that the long 11- hour passage is far from picturesque. With the exception of one or two monuments, a few oasis towns and an occasional signal station, there is nothing but a sandy mass of desert on either side of the 103-mile stretch of water. But as the ship moves along at the 7-knot speed limit, you can't help but be impressed by the "Big Ditch." There is an atmosphere of excitement in the air and you suddenly understand that you are truly between two worlds. Be- hind is the modern magnificence of the West. Ahead is the splendor and mys- tery of the East. Joining the Mediterranean with the Red Sea, the Suez Canal has a minimum width of 196 ft. 10 in. and a maximum draft for vessels of 55 ft. It was begun in April, 1859, by a French corporation, under Ferdinand de Lesseps and opened Nov. 24, 1875, at which time Britain obtained control by purchasing 3520 mil- lion in stock from the Suez Canal Com- pany. As we returned from our cruise, own- ership of the canal was the subject of bitter controversy. In a bold move, Egyptian President Nasser announced that his country had "nationalized" the Suez and Egyptian troops seized the strategic canal. The canal was to have reverted to Egypt in 1968. In any event, it is certain that the Suez will always be the major link between East and West. Those of us who made the Middle East cruise will always remember June 10, 1956, as the daY We passed through one of the world's most vital waterways. One of the Familiar Egyptian Feluccas SSAWA Eritrea XV ,.....3...l.,..s, Post OHice in Massawa. Mr. Parker and the Ethiopian "Midies." The World Atlas describes Massawa as the hottest and most humid place in the world. And who are we to argue with the World Atlas? Massawa is the largest coastal town and the major Redd Sea port of Eritrea, a small country located on the East Coast of Africa along the Red Sea. Occupied by Italy during a large portion of World War II, Eritrea is now annexed to Ethiopia, which is the oldest Christian country in the World. During our stay in Massawa we played host to 38 cadets from the Imperial Ethiopian Naval school, who Went on a 1-day "Middie Cruisev with us. Looking back, We can say this much for the quaint little native village of Massawa: "Man, it was real warm." Royal Palace Causeway, Massawa. ' "ar '- f - 'W M,-f",,f--""'WJ' .,.fM"" -nf-f -,,-.,,-f-f , ,,,,X.,,,, A -.,, 7 , Y "" W f"s sssss s ,, Q6 s e Up Goes the Canvas in Massawa. E PT: 36 ,- if .L 1? 19 'Y , .nt -f ,L X ZFF' C V , fs f .Q- Y Z C 5 f. 1 f . ,, f X 0, age They Beat the Heat in the Tropics. U00 Djnso TI Very few of us had ever heard of Djibouti. Most of us still can't pronounce it Cjib oo teej. But now we can saythat we've been there. Located on the'East Coast of Africa just below the southern entrance to the Red Sea, Djibouti is the leading city of French Somaliland. Like the other tropical ports, Djibouti was a steamer. The ther- mometer nearly broke while we were there and the humidity was higher than Chief A1kire's golf game. We were surprised by some of the modern buildings and the hustle and bustle of this predominantly Arabic town. We were not sur- prised by the pleasant way we were received by the French. But most of all, we remember the evenings at the pier in Djibouti, drinking some of that beer we onloaded in Massawa. . . . or the Cheetah? e the ladY ' ' ' x 5 X, X , . Www-5' X' iff C L wux VW 45 M ww -4 Z 1 N-S. RX 1 1 4 9 f 1 1 9 1 6 .uw L-""" Q v , M ,f ,,nWm,,, , ,, M , L. .- ,,,.Wf-....., i , ' "OK sailors., turn to." The good-looking chap in the middle of the page is Chief Gunner's Mate Barney. He was sort of th.e King of the sunltanset. Moloci, down in the bottom right corner, ran a close second. f . Tropical routine took up the better part of the day in the Red Sea. We knocked off ship's work at 11:30 and never did really get hustling again until the next morning at 5 o'clock. It was during those off hours that we tried to beat the heat. This was done in several ways. Some, like Gilbert in the lower left corner, swung a hammock on the main deck. Others, like Mejia in the upper right corner, just relaxed 'in one of those lounging chairs we bought in Greece. The clowns took advantage of tropical routine for a few laughs. Look at the way Murphy and Suggs are handling poor little Chiles in the upper left corner. Good old tropical routine. Plenty of sun. Plenty of laughs. Plenty of sleep. What a great life under the canvas. You never know when you're well off, they say. 1 .sz fz. an 7 'P"M7LEZT"lflf'Z"I' ..,,, l na' f V ' X ' 4 f Q., lf! , 1 L , f ,mm-, of , ' ' , ' A9974 '2 2 4 , , W , Y Q 3 ' wi 3 Nm 1 fizffww M 5 ffv OW 6' 4101 5u5.,.,,,.,, ,. T TROPICAL RGUTI E A "It looks like a tanker from here." BAHRAIN Bahrain lies oil the Arabian Coast in the Persian Gulf. An indepen- dent Arab state, Bahrain is under British protection. Its chief source of income is from the oil fields which stretch along the interior of the 35-mile island. HMS Jufair, the British Naval Base, was our major recreation area. There were plenty of laughs, but the big laugh was on the officers who were "edged" out by "C" Division, 17-5, in the World Series of the cruise. Mid-East Oil. S "Millions 'neath the Sand." ' Cocktail Set in Bahrain. 1 M7"V'W'f.,f.L LLl.L:"1.1:zz:z:Wu:amwgqgu.ma'M..w. ff W .,i .. , . ., gm Qt W is i ri in i n 'lk PM 5: UIQ '41 , I C155 Kal: DE "Hey, Joe, you Wanna buy camera, perfume, typewriter, pith helmet?" Aden's fast-talking, short-changing super salesmen with bargains from east and west swarmed all over us as we pulled into the British protectorate at the southern end of the Red Sea. The chief commercial center of the Arabian peninsula, Aden had many things to offer. But most of all, :ye liked it because it was our last stop before pro- ceeding back up the Red Sea and out of the frying pan. View of the Tanks, Crater Clty, Aden ki Vfalking a Mile for a Man Native Girl " r1ca's answer to Mari yn Af- 'I an I I Bring that Brush Back, Sailor. Surprise for Mr. Schafer "Now, Back in the Old Navy . . . " IET, T TWO B llsy Little Joe. BeaVe1-S, I Harvard '55, The Sullivans '57 Dig Da Dig D it Dit. liQlZf !A"m1xwPM1mu.'::f1"" W-"-4 Y ' l N. V' eff, , ,,, Fancy Work Expert. Rat Tat Patterson. Barney Needles the Captain he Bob On t Ready For Action. "Sunshine" King. F HGYUI FDRET LKPPO DXSRE. Sailor on a Horse or "Butler Rides Again." Marmaris Liberty: Beer, Boats and Boards. Alexander the Great Slept Here. MJ i5Kl'!I?dC 3 'll MA MARIS Turkey Marmaris, Turkey was our first lib- erty stop after that long month in the tropics. Located about 30 miles north of the Island of Rhodes on the Turkish mainlarsd, Marmaris is a tiny pictur- esque village. Its 1,000 inhabitants make their living off of the sea and the small patches of farm land nearby. The people of Marmaris were ex- tremely friendly. Most of our liberty hours were spent on the beach we called "Ledo Beach." Horseback riding was the chief form of amusement for those who wanted to show the townspeople what a real American cowboy looks like. TOBR K Lib a 1 The British were able to hold off Rommel in Tobruk for many months, so having taken the German's worst, they were ready for The Sullivans' best. One of the three important towns in Libya, Tobruk still shows the scars of World War II when itwas the princi- pal battlefield of the North African Campaign. We flocked to the beaches at Tobruk for liberty during the warm days Csee next pageh. In the evenings, we went to the British garrison and "had a few" with our British friends. As usual, the British were excellent hosts and they helped make our stay in Tobruk a memorable one. When we left Tobruk We knew that we were going to be heading in the right direction-West. The Palace of King Idris I of Libya. 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FIECEDEICQ H N 2 EXEC! sg REMV 20 E W TE new s V ' We I ERITM j DH ' j T0 . f Z swm 4- C0 . A ,II ,, 5 MM I E N A f u ... .nf In H I S F U n I .A , ,, S: . W Z TDP-ASTFOR E I 1 IA MD' mf J, -22 X I X K 2. US uaoucs sun can sg? WE V COM , C0 X Y,,, X LT neroavinou QOMS ummmm R 'Sw cle coma 3- - Pl-MN ' M lllli' "4 I Icuxozv PLAIN 2 RGYAN France Royan came to us like the last course in a large dinner. We were stuffed with the meat of our cruise-the Middle East-but We were ready for dessert. And Royan Was a candy-coated one, at that. Expecting to Hnd just a small fishing village, We were amazed when we saw the modern up-to-datefcity that is certainly one of France's finest resort areas. Completely rebuilt since its destruction during the war, Royan is an ideal holiday center. Several ultra- modern hotels face the five beaches which make up its shore-line. The city itself has excellent recreation facilities, eating places and even a boardwalk. A We were in Royan as the U. S. participant in the Royan Sea Festival and We shared the spotlight with a French escort and a British frigate. Among the hundreds of persons who visited the ship was Ameri- can Ambassador Douglas Dillon, who complimented us on our "smart appearance." Some of us marched in a parade and we all enjoyed the events that went along with the Sea Festival. As you can see by the pictures on this page, the scenery was just fine. Vive La France! ! N48 WELCO Visitors. They say 60 million Frenchmen can't be wrong. We say that 1,500 Fren h ' " ' ' they did. c men cant visit a ship in two afternoons. But In out to see "The Sull ee vons." They were wearing everything from berets to bare knees. As always, the ship looked excellent but even the best looking ship can be improved with the addition of pretty girls walking around its decks. everything from fishing boats to peddle boats visitors swarmed No matter 7 come aboard and see the wonders of a modern man of war. In Royan it was good to have them aboard. where the ship may be people are always eager to l 'S ,dv Captain Spielman Signs the Guest Log. The Captain presents a 'i'SulliVans" Platlue to Royan's Deputy-Mayor Max Brusset. Looking on is Ambassador Dillon. he Commandmg Oflicers of the Breach and B 't' h Sh' fl IS IPS. Our reason for being in Royan was to participate in the Sea Festival. Shown on these pages are some of the oflicial functions of the festival. The entertainers at the right performed at a folk festival. Above, sailors in the French Honor Guard "take a break." Below, the French Skipper comes alongside to make an official call. These young dancers, performing at a folk fes- tival, danced an original ballet tribute to the British, French and American naval forces. E ERYBODY Yes, everybody loves a parade The rush to had an ideal f . spot or watching. The anxious moments when nothing can be seen and the far-off noise-of brass bands indicates that the marchers are on their w . Th ' ' ay e excitement when they round the bend. And the thrill as the colors go by. In Royan We had a parade. In honor of the French who were k'l1 d ' ' ' ' 1 e during the war and as a kick-off for the festivities of the final day, We marched side by side with the British and French sailors. Throngs of people lined the streets to Watch The bands l ed , - P av three national anthems. A trio of flowers was placed under the me- 'i' LUVES A PARADE morial to the war dead. And then the bands played, the children' cheered and we marched down the streets of Royan. Later in the day, hundreds of fishing boats paraded at sea during the Benediction of the Sea. This was the climax to our stay in France. An American army band sounded the notes of a quiet hymn as the procession moved slowly out to sea. I After the parade we started on our last liberty night before re- turning to the States. There was good reason to celebrate. AWAY THE , .-f ,- fu 4 'f 5 K K- , 1 ,R X 'I kr , lg if if 1 f' W' , xv ,f EE LIBERTY PARTY agf 1 ,fa 9 f V . Q' 4 , 1-wus nn' 4 fzifyay' eww J, S V 'f 5 7: , ,, f 3 1 K . X. WAM4 ,Wi M 4, Y fr K .Q Jjj, qv , X! . f' Nw ,, --- 1' 'N C4 f ,QZWTWMW , ,WMWH , . -Wg: Q K X 1 -4 Q... . , :,,,f,62,, 1 ,Q Q 'Pl 4 L, ,K-.14 3 V Div , K i 4 x I X is ,, .. , ,.,, 4 I ,I K, X I x .x X ww , W I, Z gi f A , ,j1,.,57,gX .greg gigs gy , f - sw ' - , X W ' -QI' 1 YK is Some of "the boys" at the sidewalk cafes. :wLJ:: fu 1-.:, "-'W' fy -'Wff' f"141:n.,-,.vn.:'-f,-wx,-M, -. - n Hello, Yvonne there? Everybody's Going to Have a Good Time. - -- Lf . ...,.l.,..,V , V 4 "Donnez-Moi un beer, Seal Vooze Plate." XO and Friends: More Champagne, Please we 1. e Sirk Home L4 flue Jazfor . .. Number One line was thrown high into the air at 1342 on the afternoon of Tuesday, 31 July 1956. It landed on the deck of the USS Lewis Hancock, moored outboard in a nest of four destroyer-5 at Berth 141, Destroyer Pier One, Newport, R. I. The quartermaster sounded a sharp blast on his whistle, colors were shifted, the officer of the deck shifted his watch tothe quarterdeck. ' We were home. Having steamed 30,000 miles, operating off of four of the world's seven continents in the 107 days since our April 15 departure, we were finally relieved of the anxiety which is so characteristic of the waning days of an overseas deployment. The quarterdeck scene was a familiar one to those old-timers who had seen many other Sullivans' homecomings. There was the joyous reunion with the relatives and friends who were waiting on the pier. In one corner, a sailor hugs the girl he had married only a few days before the start of the cruise. In another corner, a young father sees the baby who was born while he was in Djibouti. Little boys and girls cling to the big brothers who the hav ' y ent seen in four months, A large crowd of neatly dressed men surround th Olli ' " e cer of the Deck with leave papers like bobby soxers around a crooner. It is-as expected-a happy day. And when the shouting and fanfare has died down, we commit to memory the happenings of the past four months. All done with the knowledge that the experiences of our Middle East cruise will be good sea-story material for many a day. There will always be the story of that sudden departure and the excitement which went along with it. The quickie stop in the Azores, was for some of us the first visit to foreign soil. And then there was the great adventure of having seen "the Rock" forthe first time when we steamed into Gibraltar. Athens, with its ancient beauty, was perhaps the most cosmopoli- tan stop on our itinerary. Emphasized by its present importance in world affairs, the Suez Canal will probably always be looked upon as a highlight of the cruise. 'Z V-- . .. --rw..-. Y.,...- .r.,., .,. ,.l,,,,....,,. ,..,,, ,,,, ' ' , -fl , .1 ,lgfflii ,I W A - 4 - -:ffswa 7 But there isn't much question about the period of our cruise which we will never forget. The Red Sea. The Persian Gulf. From the Suez to Bahrain we saw the people of the Middle East at work and play. We saw their modern palaces, their crude homes, their sandy wastelands, their huge oil centers, their funny-looking camels, their poverty stricken beggars, their bargain-giving merchants. We shared their fantastic temperatures and climate, When it gets a little unpleasant in the summertime now, we can always cool off as we remember the month when the thermometer didn't know how to go below 100 and the humidity was much the same. After the Red Sea, there was Marmaris, Turkey, with its quaint people and fast horses. There was Tobruk, Libya, with its desert battlefields and war-scarred ruins. And then Royan. Royan, with all the excitement and enjoyment Of a gala Festival of the Sea. Wine, women and song as it can only be found in France. Indeed, a highlight of what had by that time become a long, hot cruise. If "getting there is half the fun," then getting back may very well be the other half. In any event, here we are. Back in old continental U.S.A. Mfe are told that our appearance in the Middle East and our representation of our country and Navy abroad were consistant with the reputation we have always enjoyed on The Sullivans. For our part, we will always look back with delight upon the days when we steamed together in the spirit of comradship which through all time has been a characteristic of the men who sail the ships at sea. ...lzome rom the Jea. 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X our ewpor - ase es royers ove 1' cc "' WW V W' h S' li Fl I 'dell E ,sl eixeet For Duty it nxt eet n 1 e . ,L A , ' 1.1. thwxytxcadcd fiat Four Newport-based destroyers out into the stream, aidedlby t' 'ld normally be expectec lx AXNQOVNT' 503155 can ax K. today are well on their way to tug. The 'other three shlps ' 5 2 in four months. l A GCS qyttcrtffm Ot WCG bolster the Sixth Fleet in the Med- . troyer Division 202 follf S55 ong last-minute visitc' t Nyc Xcwcnt ikterranean after their leave-taking in half an hour. x,x.t14'. VW.. ips were Rear Adm. 7 COW? wif 'esterday attended by more than There were 9 QQX x59CoxN"c,t'- -rf, 'el, force commande i fl , exiiniiwu 56331 'O relatives and friends. 1 gming btffe t QQ hav- Xe .'52eaS ,Ne26,9". 'mb Vtifalter HF1PriTe l xg. .9 xwfl- kfwuf l A The McNair, McGowan, The Su - oc , 1 Q, Wogsxax Y-, 'qyilxgyo , es royer ot: a avi X QXQY Q ay W2 'qng and Lewis Hancock willqwas ' cy 595. ad- j.. ,vs 6,0 'es greeted the d N 669 QXG 6- , - - I f Q5 gt 9 A . yt 0 G., fa 1 me 506 tense YN ce their first sgtopbame Azqffs' Y . 't isxirtt ,QQ . .1 6 QQQY' steaneedtfloglyi . 'eWS caS 0 G mg 5+ -, K . - ' -' last as e 1 Og W3 estroyer Pier No. 1 after Wtvfgef-x,i'os5 .1 YQQNS9 QQ, C' leaving' Pro iw a cn? iafcrfic- of llurrled hQr?P ' c.0m,eL6a0" Qt +G' SZQY Q were held 1 JC ' , X Wal' ure, W " C. V0 e McNair, i if ae o 00 - ea . Q' ' gr q Hug . troyers Saul is 1' d l' C7091 ,XOYS X t R90 'uppliee . lager- 'fith ft .jlarshups l.euve.on ' ages 1- 0 2 glden Asslgnm' 'ar trhe Sixtl-6 X . 'it by X f YNQB iq gi 8 b M wet' l X - XJ 05 A S X1 as on O S V585 9 O -ceme ' L ' , been call W Q if 90111 It 3.150 S h Si it ,estroyerl that t e i , CJ ' reet. There hold landmts Q ,.-uncernent that Officials' callt Q xg. i would in turn be Ugg," 23255: ,A 0050 if . Med't an- o icer . , 5 . ' tneAfJKnitCeld1Stla?es. 1 err direct connectxor Q6 dev-Joxxcgyei 5 Jowevev' a Destroyer Eorce East situation. R A X X.,fg.'D ,B .,. . "l being, -t because 51, r ,111 provide a l ,rg base in the areal ,at occasional cruising in ct Sea and Indian Ocean. sailing was the first Sunday ire of' warships from this tnce the Korean armistice. E '-'vices were held-at F -.,,n. I .i 'r and ,, EHnr h as-5. l "'-iw. ri wp leet and Q wifi! , f -- J ' 9 lflfgn ice, commander of ue ' i ' ' ' ,y v 5. .otxlla 2, shook hands with ,M tins of the ships. a i ,M ,stroyer force band played ' ,if er One at Coddington Cove, mhe ships had been docked. mstroyer tender Arcadia sup- ue pier-side gathering with ,M A large banner on the TWP-.--1 un., glfvi lu


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