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' - iq IVBRALTAR J TOULQN I ' BARCELONA POLLENSA BAY Q 'GOLFO DI PALMAS CS'- Q NAPLES 6? Q- OG' qX J ATHENS iq 9 ISTANBUL I S cn . . 3,41 3 VW 57553529 Q .f"f'H" i UH ' Ju.. ' '- ifihix ue.: , .,X1n 0 tl f Q-2 F4 'run WHITE HAT ff -., b of R'-I 4-'Q.P'ib i' The White Hat - especially the TRUCKEE White Hat - is a remarkable man. He is adaptable enough to get up at four in the morning to refuel 10 DD's, 3 CA's and 2 ' ' how, and then patient CVA's Qplus 4 unscheduled DD'sD. He is man enough to miss c enough to wait an hour on his refueling station until the first ship comes alongside. He is sturdy enough to withstand all weather, and strong enough to do an "E" job even when the DD is 150 feet outg when green water is breaking over the 01 levelg and when his hands ache so much from heaving in that he doesn't see how he can do it. When the job is done and he iinally can get some rest, he is shrewd enough to know that he may be called away soon, on short notice. And, after all, he is wise enough and generous enough to understand what it means to be a part of the best crew in the he remarkable TRUCKEE White Navy. It is to t Hat that this book is dedicated. TR I n u n GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS . Length, overall. .................... ------------------------ ---- ------ 6 5 5 '-10" Breadth, extreme ...................... .-------------------- ---- ------- 8 6 ' 5M Depth, molded at side to main CIGCIC CImlClSl'ilP ----- --------------- 4 4"o" Displacement, minimum operating condition .-.-.- ------ 2 919041005 Mean Draft, minimum operating condition ........-.-------------- 28'-QW' Displacement, maximum 0peI'GIll'1g COI'idlTl0l'1-- ------ ----381239107153 Draft, maximum operating condition ................. ----------------- 3 5 MAIN ENGINES I Q Type gf drive--W -,----------.,---- ,,,-, Turbine-Reduction Gear No. of main units ................................ ------------------------------ - ----- 2 Horse power per shaft ffull powerl .......... .----- I 4,000 Total Shaft horse power Cfull powerJ---- ...... ...... 2 3,000 ARMAMENT 6 3"f50 caliber twin mounts, rapid-firing BOATS 2 40' motor launches 1 35' motor boat 1 26' motor whaleboat 24 15 person infiatalole boats SUMMARY OF FULL LOAD CONDITION Ship in Light Condition fincluding liquids in Machineryl .,..... .... 1 1,750 Ammunition ......................T........,..... I ....... ....... 1 4 5 Provisions and Stores ..... - ....... ,... - -441 Fuel Oil CCargoJ ..........., ..,, 1 4,618 Gasoline fCargoJ --- ...,.. 5,595 Diesel oil CCargo1 ..... ....,..... .,,.....-,,,..,, 1 , O50 Deck Cargo ..........., - .,,,.. - ,,-----,,,,-- 500 Fuel Oil CShip'sj. .,,,....,,-,..,,,,----,,,-,-,.,,,----R,- ,,,---, 3 ,560 Diesel Oil fShip'sI,, ,.,....,, ., -,.,-----,-.----,,.,-,-,,- ----- --d,,---- 2 4 Fresh Water CPotaIoIe and Reserve Feedj ,-,,-,-,-,, A ,-,,-- ,---- 5 00 ' 11 MED In I I I I I I tons tons tons tons tons tons tons tons tons tons 4 JAN. DEPARTURE CRANEY. 15 JAN. ARRIVAL BARCELONA. 4286 MILES. 16 JAN. DEPARTURE BARCELONA. 17 JAN. ARRIVAL POLLENSA BAY. 242 MILES. 18 JAN. DEPARTURE POLLENSA BAY. 19 JAN. ARRIVAL TOULON. 425 MILES. 22 JAN. DEPARTURE TOULON. FLEET OPERATIONS. 30 JAN. ARRIVAL NAPLES. 1731 MILES. I 1 FEB. DEPARTURE NAPLES. 3 FEB. ARRIVAL BARCELONA. 410 MILES. 6 FEB. DEPARTURE BARCELONA. FLEET OPERATIONS. 12 FEB. ARRIVAL GOLFO DI PALMAS. 1607 MILES. 14 FEB. DEPARTURE GOLFO DI PALMAS. FLEET OPERATIONS. 19 FEB. ARRIVAL NAPLES. 1303 MILES. 29 FEB. DEPARTURE NAPLES. FLEET OPERATIONS. 2 MARCH ARRIVAL NAPLES. 418 MILES. 4 MAR.-DEPARTURE NAPLES. FLEET OPERATIONS. 9 MAR. ARRIVAL IsTAN8UL. 1181 MILES. 14 MAR. DEPARTURE ISTANBUL. FLEET OPERATIONS. 16 MAR. ARRIVAL ATI-IENS. 464 MILES. 18 MAR. DEPARTURE ATHENS. FLEET OPERATIONS. 21 MAR. ARRIVAL ATI-IENS. 864 MILES. 26 MAR. DEPARTURE ATI-IENS. FLEET OPERATIONS. 28 MAR. ARRIVAL BEIRUT. 672 MILES. ' 2 APR. DEPARTURE BEIRUT. FLEET OPERATIONS. 9 APR. ARRIVAL NAPLES. 1921 MILES. 11 APR. DEPARTURE NAPLES. FLEET OPERATIONS. 15 APR. ARRIVAL NAPLES. 1232 MILES. 19 APR. DEPARTURE NAPLES.. 30 APR. ARRIVAL NORFOLK. 4361 MILES. SUMMARY: TOTAL DAYS DEPLOYMENT, 118. DAYS AT SEA, 70. TOTAL REFUEL- INGS AT SEA, 147. MILES LOGGED, 21217. I I- yi. . It I L E '. FMIT5., ' 'fi 7' 'FL . I .. .yr , .J f ,N . , Q 'HT' " I -I K 0 L ' , 1. if JUJMJJMJ 1 1,1- ,T . S. S. TRUCICEE KAC-I.47I Care of FIee+ Post Office New York, New York l May l960 Bainbridge took I ' Will iam Straits of Since September of l800 when Captaln the Zu gun ship U.S.S. GEORGE WASHTNGTON through the . Gibraltar to protect our merchant shipping from the Barbary pirates, the United States has found it necessary much of the time to main- tain naval forces in the Mediterranean Sea. While the exact Feaeons for maintaining squadrons and fleets in this area have varied through- out the years, the primary reason has always been to maintain peace, p order and stability in Unis vast inland ocean whose waters touch on I many countries and three continents. - has proven no exception and we find the United ' watchful vigilance on the wet flanks the troubled Middle nd of I The year l9o0 I States STXTH Fleet cruising with I of southern Europe and off the sandy shores of East and North African countries. Vvhile it is Known from one e i the Mediterranean Sea to the other as the Friendly Fleet and the I3 creating of Good will is one ofits main missions, this sea based fleet packs in its fifty ships, many aircraft, and integral Marine Force I potent and lethal weapons that can reach far inland and swiftly de- liver decisive blows should the occasion arise. Since the STXTH Fleet o shore bases it is dependent upon its Service Force ships for ties as fuels, ammunition, provisions and general A ril I I has n 'ts necessi , th through p FI such of i supplies of all kinds. 'ng the period January M of the U.S.S. TBUCKEE's ' in her dual I I I This cruise Book, coveri 30th l960, sets forth in pictures the story duty as a member of our powerful STXTH Fleet hip for CONEKNDEB SEBNTGE FORCE STXTH kill of her officers and men, d an enviable .11 sivnnent to ler and flags dwork 8130. S l and earne don ship - I as D. role as fleet oi FLEET. Through the efforts, har d' every commitment on time and in ful , 'ng professionally operated Ncan 'ch her ship's company and I rancher met reputation as a neat appeari , 'd at sea and in port is one of whi roud. rw her recom the Navy can be justly p I I I I I I o.n. COLE, Jr. I it I II I I 2 .I ,I OTIS R. CDLE Ir. Captain, USN ommanding Otis R. Cole, Jr., was born in New York, N. Y., in 1915 and attended Manlius Preparatory School and Severn Preparatory School before- entering the Naval Academy in 1932. After graduation in 1936, Ensign Cole was as- signed to the USS CHESTER, a unit of Cruiser Di- vision 5, Scouting Force. In 1938 he was ordered to Asiatic Station, where he served in the USS STEW- ART and ,USS MARBLEHEAD. In 1940 he completed the Submarine School, New London, Conn., and was assigned to the USS CACHALOT. He was at Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked in 1941, and took part in the Battle of Midway, Second Battle of the Philippine Sea, and the sweep in the China Sea. Lt. Cole served aboard the CACHALOT until 1943. when he became Commanding Officer of the USS 0-8. Promoted to Lieutenant Commander in Decem- ber of 1943, he was assigned as Executive Officer fand prospective Commanding Oflicerj of the USS AN- GLER during her fifth Csuccessfulj war patrol in the Pacific in early 1944. On November 21, 1944, Commander Cole assumed command of- the USS DACE. He was awarded the Silver Star, Medal and the Bronze Star-Medal with Combat "V" for out- standing servicelinbcommand of the DACE, during her sixth and seventh war patrols, respectively. Detached from command of the DACE in late 1945, Commander Cole commanded the USS CA- BRILLA and the USS CABEZON. Reporting to Bal- boa, Canal Zone, in 1948, he served first as Executive Oflicer of the station there, and from late 1949 to the fall of 1950 on the staff of the Commandant, Fifteenth Naval District. Commander Cole commanded the USS EVER- SOLE from November 1950 until January 1952, serv- ing seven months in that vessel in the Korean War Zone. His next tour of duty was at the Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va., after which he was as- signed as Chief Stai Oiiicer of Service Squadron One, based at San Diego. From 1953 to 1955 he was assigned to the office of the Chief of Naval Opera- tions. In 1955 he was promoted to Captain and at- tended the Naval War College. A After graduation from the War College Captain Cole commanded Mine Squadron Four at Charleston, S. C. In 1957 he became a member of the faculty of the Armed Forces Stai College- and in July of 1959 assumed command of the TRUCKEE. In addition to the Silver Star Medal and the Bronze Star Medal with Combat "V", Captain Cole has the China Service Medal, the American Defense Service Medal, Fleet Clasp, the Asiatic-Pacific Cam- paign Medal with four engagement stars, the Philip- pine Liberation Ribbon with two stars, the American Campaign Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal. JOHN GEORGE N W Commander , USN Executive fficer John George Now was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, on September 17, 1920. He attended Poughkeepsie- High School before entering Hamil- ton College, Clinton, N. Y., in 1938, where he ma- jored in chemistry and received his B.S. degree in 1942. Commander N ow's active naval service be-gan in August of 1942, when he entered Class 12 of the U. S. Midshipmen School in Chicago. He was commissioned Ensign in December of 1942, and by April of 1943 he had successfully completed the course of instruction at Submarine School, Portsmouth, N. H. His first shipboard assignment was on the USS APOGON CSS-3081, from April of 1943 until January of 1945. APOGON deployed in the Pacific during this period. His next assignment was on board the USS CHOPPER in the Pacific from May 1945 until October of 1946. After attending the General Line School, Newport, R. I. , Lt. Now was assigned to the USS SEA LEOPARD. In November of 1948 he began an eight months' course at Treasure Island Electronics School, at the completion of which be became Communications Officer on the USS RONQUIL. In May of 1950 he began a thirty-month tour of duty as an instructor at the Advanced Undersea Weapons School, Key West. Now a Lieutenant Commander, he was transferred in late 1952 to the Staff, Commander Carrier Division 14, where he served as Assistant Operations Officer. In November of 1953 he was once again as- signed to a submarine, the USS SEA OWL, on which he served as Executive Officer. In April of 1955 he became Commanding Officer of the USS ARCHERFISH, where he served until the ship was decommissioned in November of 1955. In December of 1955 Lcdr' , Now was assign- ed to the Bureau of Ordnance, Washington. For the next three, years he served as Assistant Branch Head for Torpedoes, RAT Weapon System Coor- dinator for Manufacture, ASROC Weapon System Coordinator for Manufacture, and Section Head for Design and Maintenance of Underwater Ord- nance. He' was appointed Commander in March of 1957, and became Executive Officer of TRUCKEE in January of 1959. Commander Now's decorations include the fol- lowing: Submarine Combat pin with three stars, American Theater, Asiatic Pacific Theater with one Star, WWII Victory, Europe-an Occupation, and the American Defense Service Medal. NICHOLSON, J. W. PN2 to KELSEY, R. W. PN2 LEE, M. V. YN2 FLUM, A. J. YN3 Z , ,, Z A -vw-vm-.Z BLAZO, S. R. GMC CCMAAJ EXECUTIVE STAFF BRIGGS, T. G. YN3 1 SHIP'S OFFICE The Executive Staff, usually located in the X.O.'s Ofiice, handles a multitude of administrative details: Where else Would you go to find the Ship's Sheriff, Secretary and Correspondence Center? Where else Would you go to find out Whether your shore duty orders have come in, Whether you've made your rate, or Whether you can have your liberty card for the evening? fThe Executive Staff, among its other duties, has also been the main source of the imaginative and routine Work that has gone into this Cruise Bookj. waazfc A ,L PHELAN, L. T. SN SN SN 'Z?,f,,x If , I K , my , A M ,, f x , , M f , , f ' ,fm I Lf. Hall guides fourisfs fhrough Sfraifs of Gibralfar. ' "You pay 25c and fh-en guess whefher if's a snipe or a sea-bai we gof here" "Yessir, Mr. Cozarf, you puf anofher penny in. furn that lifile knob fo fhe righf, and . . . " "And if anofher fin can comes alongside and asks for 40 barrels of my 5 oil, l'll gef my cooks fo lef him have if wifh mounf 36!" JD' Ns is g x X .4 N Hsqueekf' Und hoops. Commodore and Capfain greef sculpfor and friends in Toulon. DECK DEP RTME LTJG WAD E A. COLE, USN FIRST LIEUTENANT l ...R..wM,M' .W ,,,, mmfzwhmvulmlux. ,, ..,. ,,,,,.,e-fm.,.......1.,.,,......N., ,..- .V:...f . .1 A ,, - mgnlfynlr f' 1 V cgw' W' '31 M1 111, -'-- 1 1 V, ,!, . 111' ll, , 1' mf 'I "J . WL "'f1' . 1 lllmf J, wp-' , 1...,LA....M 111, H. pt ,'L-QW -"JNL ' Z CW! ' - YG' 1 Jl?1'."1'33H1"4'-51 '-'11'- H L '1 " ' 111 J 5' ' wc.. 11.111-.1.lf1 "L'u1-T" Hr ' J' 1. ,fwlulfv4LRT111!f:"1LHwi1Zwe 22114 V112 .1', v1LLn1:'f'l W WT, 'G-WL J: wh an ni'-L 1, ,, 1,.,,1.1JW,,M LL L11 L"l.1.J1L '10 'L hnhlrlwi-1 L71 M-J. Jfw1-1-1 :Lawn ,., ,1 WWWAT1'-EUJTT-1,Vw1u ' " ' 1 .f .11 ' .1 J'?1fA1-3f"'lv1. ,J 11 MATTHEWS, B. J. BENTON, w. T. REAOAN, J. E. MARTTLLA, E. E. TAYLOR, J. E. MILLIGAN, E. M. BM1 BM2 BM2 KOBLE, C. F. - HOOSE, W. G. TAYLOR, B. H. SN SN ' SN BM3 SN SN FIRST DIVISID Some people say that Without the First Division We'd never get anchored, or We'd never get the ac- commodation ladder to the Water, and for that We i T l l 0 F "And when l'l1if if, everybody run!" QUICK, P. D. JONES, T. l. HARDING, J. P. SN SN SN should be glad to have the First Division. Others say that any other group of sailors you could assemble could get the boats in the Water quicker, or could have the brow on the pier before they secured the special sea detail. And the First Lieutenant and Bos'n agree that if the First Division just had 33 more men it could do all of its jobs Well. "Well, sir, we can get fhe ladder down just so fasf . . . " MAJKA, J. D. . BROWN, R. c. SMITH, R. A. SHELTON, J. PIPER, w. E. ALLEN, F. E. SN SN SN SN SN SN 5 it E J J A T' K J J? 42 "You fold me I had fo be working fo get my .picture faken." CHINAULT, L. T. SN 56'- Y Q Q ...Q T X Tsang 1 I 2 fy'j i X' 5 2 ,X . i q 1 is 1 1 of , S s u 1 1 1 ...Q 2 3 . , , , if ' . , ! 1' 1,13 11 ,Xl Q , wfag 3 9? BOSN. PATICK J. WINDWARD, JR., USN Bouquets to . . . Matthews, on becoming BMCQ Regan and Marttila, for earning proficiency payg B. Taylor, for being so Willing to pose for the cruise Y . bookg Weaver, for Walking his post in a military manner 5 all who made the highline chair fit for a BRAGUNIER, D. L SN ' - YOUNG, R. O. SN K 1 - q ftp Y 3 Maharajahg all Who helped to Wet down an adven- turous Neapolitan. You pull hum ouf, Shelfon, and hand hlm down fo me." WEAVER, A. A. SN KEALE, R. T. SN SIMONSEN, R. G. "And if fhose snipes would only sfay off my deck . . . " BMC BARTLETT, P. L. SN i L r F 5 L - 9 i E COLGATEI E. M. RUDOLPH, J. CAVEY, R. E. . r I , R F SELLEZSQ W' J' "Cauldron Bubble, foil and frouble." CASSSELIR' G' SM'T:hJ' A' X ln K I wAuSHEsocK, D. R. DAVIS, L. w. BRUBAKER, R. L. GARNER, c. H. SN SN SN SN V K LTJG. THEODORE G. SERGIO CLELAKLE, E. w. HuSToN, R. B.. cook, J. w. ' BROWN, J. L. USNR SN ' SN SN L SN I .V . NW' - ROSSMANN' T- E- ' MVFRAIV- S- CUNNINGHAM, P. J. LUZIER, L. D. . 'URBAN,J. c. I S. SN A SN SN SN ,Q 1 . TAMERIS, R. L. SN DASCANIO, M. A. 4, USA. . .....-ff' EJMA, A.W. SA SEAY, J. J. SN F15 Z k..- 4 .Q M ,,5, -, f ,ff f 4 7 , X X W ,X ., S X A Q ,.., , llwe do 'this eVefY dal' L'-'Sf for dfm-H "Thaf'll teach fhem varminfs fo get on our ship." WILLIAMS J I SA "Somebody goofed!" "BYe'bYe C"U"eY Island H "And when fhe winch turned somebody pushed Colgafe nghf down ln here' Some people say that wlthout the Second D1v1s1on the Rec Room would be a shambles, or We d never have been able to t1e up to that dCV1l1Sh buoy 1n Naples, or that the boats would never have a boom to tle up to Others say that vvlthout the Second D1v1s1on the Sklpper would never have to hold mast And the Flrst Lleutenant and LTJG Serg1o agree Wlth Colgate that 1f you just ellmlnated the 01 02 and 03 Decks aft Rlgs 7 and 8 and the Ch1CfS Quarters, the Second D1v1s1on could do 1tS Job Bouquets to Colgate and Wrlght, on becomlng BMC S Rudolph for W1nn1ng the camera after buylng 657 blngo cards Drlscoll, for becomlng a member of the Natlonal Beatnlk movement, all who regularly r1d the Shlp of the black O11 scourge D THOMPSON, E. SN SARGENT, J. G. SN EDEURWAERDER, P. A SN WHIPPLE, G. L. SN MIHM J T DRISCOLL J M I ' I ' ' Il , . . SN 0 Q . . I , , . . . Q . Hp, . . , a , Q 0 0 N . 4 . . . l 7 7 1 , 0 . . . . o - y . o o o I 7 9 . . . . 0 . - 7 , . . ' n ' ' ' SA FOX DIVISIO PEEK, E. J. BAYNE, E. M. FRY, A. G. SIMPSON, E. W. GMI ET1 FTI GM2 l I MONLGL-LAN, R. E. HAUN, H. L. ELLIOTT, E. A. LOPE2, SE. - GM2 GM3 GM3 GM3 ENS. THOMAS v. SEESSEL usN I MUELLER, R. J. SEBASTIAN, L. E. TRENHOLM, W. T. DOUGLAS, E. J. FT3 FT3 FT3 FT3 WEDDINGTOISI, M. M. CAIN, D. L. BURKE, L. D. BURKE, G. L. NEELYI W- M- PANGBORN W- G- SN SN SN SN SN SN After We fired once, somebody said that he responsible for maintaining the ship's fighting capa- Wouldn't mind facing a .firing-squad on this ship. bility, and that in War-time We'd be glad to have Then a guy reminded him that Fox Division was more gunners mates and fire control technicians as good as the ones We have now. wa "Control - Radar 51: Range 2,000, elevation 3O!" "Air action port! Target bearing 250, position angle 20!" -.L... "PRO TI-IE OTHER SIDE" YP Z! ff M ,ww . -W, fa ,ff f My W ww x " ff AMW! If ii ig f V 4 - hr J h I 1: 1 i Y J l W N V i l 1 ! I ' 1 , 1 , I 1. x, I , : 4 ! 1 E A 4 5 , '. r 4 i r Enfering port. "Tree fer a dollah " step righf up, folks!" ISunday affernoon af Green Pernfj Puffing the sherbef fo 'em, Herbert. And ir you pracfice hard enough you mighf gefka fob on Riflernanf' All you have fo remember is io keep your eyes on fhe road. The Old , and th e Newf. ll OPERATIONS DEPARTME 3 if , 2, at W, -J A lot of people think that everybody in Operations has a real racket. Anybody who says this -doesn't stop to think that every time We enter port, Opera- tions get us tugs and a berth lg that Operationssends and receives all messagesg that Operations fixes our position and makes sure We get Where We're supposed to go on timeg that Operations gathers, evaluates, and disseminates vital combat informa- tiong and that Operations does all these tasks with 52 fewer men than it should have. 'f p ge y . A , 2 5 ly Hmpff ,A :AM C HALL' USN LT. WIU- Ng opncek Qpemmo CURRIE, D. W. THOMAS, C. E. HOYDA, R. E. RDI ET! ET3 LEE, R. D. SIMON, M. E. 1 WETHERELL, R. v. E13 ET3 RD3 REARDON, J. H. RD3 LT- PHIPPS, J. K. ANTON K. LEQUIRE SN USNR DUFFY, J- W- - THR0P,J. R. HARRINGTON, D. SN SN ' .r SN HASTINGS, H. G. WEIRSKY, F. L. ZARCUFSKY, J. G. SN SN SN' , 1 "After we get through with this, we'lI play hop-scotch." ADARME C.I.C. is the nerve-center of the shipiin battle. Here, air- aand surface-search radars detect the approach of the enemy and determine his course and speed. Radarmen evaluate this information and keep the Captain informed. In peacetime, C.I.C. keeps the 0.0.D. from collisions and the entire bridge Watch awake with its superb coffee mess.. i I i N L Tic Tac Toe Statement of polic'y: "We broadcast, receive and eavesdrop on any frequency, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a Week. We are a non-profit organization that keeps the C. O. informed and the crew entertained. We ac- cept payola in any form, and rely upon the mess cooks and First Division gear locker for our news tips of the day." "7 "Ah, there's sad news tonight." coNANr, s. G. o'RouRKE, R. 1. DUNN, w. L. cLEAvEs, J. A. SAMPSON, S- E- RM3 RM3 SN SN RMC Q i E i There are still a few adventurous radiomen. SMITH W R RADIOME O'Rourke demonstrates some highly classified gear, F E 4 1 l l l l 5 l 1 S , , i , I 1 R l 1 l I , l . RX ,LqUfll7jWf xl VY"'YvY'.'a va ' . Q3 A 'if -552 . fn :Q-S Q? gt -,,,-ig-T: f .7 ' 17,-H -- N N I - f' ' - ENS. JOSEPH I. CONVERSE, JR. K' P ,.. PEGHER, D, J, PENNY, c. G. MINCHIN, E. H. vANmvER c H .n USNR sms sms - SIGN ALMEN I The smiles on the faces of the signalmen in the photo make the editors certain of a suspicion they've had for a long time: the techniques of signalling are so mysterious that the skivvy-Wavers are in fact telling dirty stories With their secret signals. Chester must have told this one . L . n It is always fascinating to Watch the sig- nalmen at their Work. Their equipment varies from the oldest to the most modern means of conducting one of the most ancient arts of the seafarer. A Believe ii or not, this is a posed picture SN SN m NAVIGATID Navigation, or, simply, the practice of getting Where you Want to go, is probably the most romantic of all the skills of seamanship. The movements of celestial bodies through space do not conform to convenient Working hours, so that the navigators and quartermasters must turn to before sunrise and cannot knock oif until after sunset. And many days are spent in frustration Waiting for the sun to come out just once. Even after several centuries, seamen have not found a more consistently accurate Way of getting where they want to go than by celestial navigation. LTJG. EDWIN J. RUTLEDGE USNR ' CATALANO, P. The CASE OF THE MISSING WATCHES, starring Rymer, Magellan, and McDaniel. QMI RYMER, B. L. KINSLEY, D. J. QM2 QM3 I KILCOI R, McDANIEl, W. S. SN SN Sixth Fleet Ships have no home ports in the Med. Oilers are necessary to keep the fleet mobile, cmd ready at sea tor extended periods ot time. TRUCKEE carried out her responsibilities with this tueling record: Destroyer Types ,.....o.o,. Heavy Attack Carriers ,...A, Heavy Cruisers ,.........,...,cH...c,....,cc A,cc , Amphibious and Auxiliary Types- .o,..,c.. Submarines .,,.,,,,-i,--,,--,s,s--,v,,, ,-u- Consolidations with other Oilers ,..,,,c,c,s, Total Fuelings .,,,.,,,,.c,,,,, 86 Fue 15 Fue 12 Fue 12 Fue 3 Fue 19 Fue ings ings ings ings ings ings 147 T'he Supply Department Cas the large sultan with the beard will tell youj does more jobs better than even your mother used to: "We feed you, clothe you, pay you, and clean your dirty clothes." The Supply Department is, in short, the hardest-working, most efficient, and most under- rated department on the best ship in the Navy. The Supply Officer and his assistant for disbursing man- age somehow to find the time to carry out an important collateral duty - keeping line officers squared away. "Sup- ply does all their jobs anyway. Why shouldn't we straighten out their ROTC Ensigns too?" A I Q f 1? 4 SUPPLY DIVISIO WALLACE V. MANN VENOYA, H. F. DUNN, J. M. DC USN SDI SDI GIBBS, E. L. KEEN, P. G. CSI SKI LTJG. lsAAc SEAGULL MERRILL, III BLAKE, T, F, IRVINGI, p. L USNR GMI SD2 JONES, c. c. JONES, M. L. csz SD2 BOWDEN, w. F. WIGGINS, T. R. - BUNDRUM, E. SHC I I i e Z I I r 1 L I Qu- I E r v B E I I ARICK, V. C. SKC ' , , 1 . I , N I z I w 1 , I I2 HOWLETT, C. P. CSC WALLS, W. T. slvum, B. G. HALL, w. D. smm-L, R. L. oAvJs, J, D, zuml A, HM2 sl-L3 sl-is sos SK3 C531 LEE, J. A. CS3 GK HETHERITON, J. SN VENTURO, C. D. SN BROWNING, W. G. SA MAGNAN, G. MERRITT, G- BATES, R. NOTHERN, J. R. FILLMAN, J. J. 3 TN SN SN DK3 SK HANSON, J. A. MULLIS, W. S. DEBLOIS, A. C. CHAMBERS, J. M. SN SN SN SN PARCELL, L. L. SN INCH, G. H. SANTOS, R. T. SMITH, J. T. SMITH, C. B. POWERS, R. L. SN TN SN SN SA "Hit if again real hard, Hanson, and see if we can burn a big hole in the sect this time." . -Ann i W:-. L I I 4 ,,,. PL., Til. ...Egg -31 'R 'T "Good morning, Commodore! I iust got out of the rack." ,.. "We take care of you better than your mother HThey cry for bread? le'fhemef1fw'fe!" used to." "Squawk! Garbage it up! "Who sez the chow's no good?" "Whadclaya got for 2c?" "Just wait a while. last night I caught a trout in here." ENGINEERING DEP RTME The big job that Engineering does to keep the ship running is apparent to everybody. But do you ever think of the little-noticed responses that the engineers make to our vital needs? For example, each time the Captain orders a course change, it is the engineers' pumps that move the rudderg each time you turn on the Water, it is the engineers who have- distilled it and who pump it to youg each time the ship's Whistle blows, it is the engineers' steam that makes the soundg each time we anchor, it is the engineers' steam that powers the winchg each movie is operated by the engineersg and each time the C.O. or X.O. gets on the IMC, it is the engineers who have the interior communications system Working. 'X vi. P if- W 6 .ef 9 Qt I 1 A'Vvf x I 'Q , an 0, LCDR. ROBERT E. KEMP, USN CHIEF ENGINEER F DIVISIO 125 I 'H WR ls MACH. nouoHER1Y, R. E. woolwme, P. w FRANK w. SMALLWOOD MMI MM2 ' usN ,JP A L s TREAT, M. E. DERESZYNSKI, R. GRAY, M. P. BALLINGER, C. A. MM2 MM2 BT3 BT3 U, R. S. srovsn, E. D. SPONAUGLE, H. A. MACKIN, J. M. DUCHESNEA BT3 MM3 BT3 FN 4,-.,,,. .2 X., X, . . V, 4 ANDREWS, R. C. MMC 2- ,pr-""' nlfi X N , K , if L Q , JOHNSON, J. V. BLOCKER, J. R MM3 MM3 I '53 YQ: 'l RUSSELL, T. L. FN BLAS, A. J. FN "Well, sir, you know if DOES get kind of hot down below, and uffer ull, the screws WILL furn while we take cz short break . . . " Check your oil?" ...WA ,.., - -.. -- ...-.-. ..,.- . .. -H .-...m.. , N . . -l. SEAMAN, G. l. FAIRCLOTH, B. C. FN FN Relieving of vital stations at G.Q. X WORONCHUK, W. S. SHUTT, K. R. ' - 515, X- I 5 .qv ..-..f,-f:..1...,,,..,, 1 X FQ 5 Y l W, SPECKER, T. FLAGG, R. W. FN FN ANNN "Wow! look at her. Wuit'll the other guys see this one!" McCORMlCK, W. T. FN FN POORE, W. L. .-M .W "Turn it a little more, and then listen to the OOD SPANGENBURG, R. F. PUTZIER, H. R. WEUM, G. L. scream down here!" FN FN FN BOGGIS, D. G FN GOMES, E. F. FN LADUE, R. A. FN TRAVIS, H. M. FN KNOTTS, C. W. FA HOFFMAN, H. c. PHILLIPS, H. L. Pozzo, R. WRIGHT, o. 5F1 Dcl sm EN2 LTJG WILLIAM H. COZART, JR. USNR DUNAWAY, J. L. McAFEE,A R. G. MOORE, H. E. GOODFELLOW, G. E EM2 IC2 EM2 EM2 HUNTER, J. R. WOODSON, W. G. ZALUSKY, S. J. SMITH, W. C. MM2 MM3 SF3 EM3 KLEFFNER, D. E. BTC ' HOOTS, N. J. ROBERTS, R. N. PROXMIRE, C. D.N WOLFE, R. R. DC3 EM3 MM3 EN3 PHILLIPS, A. R. WALCZAK, J. R. JESTER, M. BUTTS, H. L. DC3 MM3 EM3 SFP3 ROETTGER, w. Emc V CROWDER, J. P. SALAYDA, R. M. ' SFP3 IC3 CORLISS, W. G. BEGLANE, F. J. FN FN any onurz, J. SMITH, R. E. FN FN ' ., GRIMM, G. B. THOMAS, 5- R- FN FN 7 w "l've got a secret." MYRICK, B. J. MM3 ' BELOT, L. J. FN GADDIS, J. R. FN sci-IESNY, L. R. FN gm. RIGDON, C. P. FN SEAMAN, A. P. FN SCAFE, J. H. FN CLARK, J. FN 1 PRENEY, A. J. HASTINGS, c. J. FN FN BACHMAN, T. I. NORDGREN, G. FN FN i HARRIS, S. l. FA 4 4 BARKER, R. FN BUCKLEY, J. P. FN E 5 5 3 wmoens, c. w. FN , i STANEY, P. A. FN "A Division, Commodore Ill E 1 Shall we call in Chief Bowden for consultation?" Eureka! It does Run!" A Cold Day on Skid Row. "See the Sea Bat!" ,oz WZ "We've been saying 'cheese' for twenty minutes. Why don't you the picture?" - the "And Donald quacked and Daisy squealed . . ." i r l 1 l POST OFFICE One of TRUCKEE'S major collateral duties in the Med. was to act as mail transfer and delivery ship for the Sixth Fleet. Here are some figures that show the size of the task. 1. Total mail received for TRUCKEE: 1,250 lbs, 2. Total mail for further transfer to other ships: 24,150 lbs. 3. Total mail dispatched by other ships across TRUCKEE'S deck: 24,550 lbs. 4. Total mail dispatched by TRUCKEE: 2,450 lbs. Total mail received: 25,400 lbs. Total mail dispatched: 27,000 lbs. White, SN, USNR, and Briggs, YN3, USN, missed many liber- ties to handle our mail, and White spent many long hours at sea handling the mail for other ships. We owe them the loudest three cheers We can give. It's no wonder that they needed the assistance of a mail buoy Watch. in view." INSTRUCTIONS FOR WATCH STANDERS USS TRUCKEE MAIL BUOY WATCH The sentry on Watch will stand an alert mili- tary Watch and observe the No Smoking Signs posted on the foc'sle. When the Mail .Buoy is sighted the sentry will notify the Bos'ns Mate of the Watch immediately on the 1JL phone circuit, and ready his grappling hook to bring the buoy alongside. Once the Mail Buoy is along- side the Watch Will stand by in a particularly alert manner until the Postal Clerk and Postal Officer have been notified and take the mail. The Mail Buoy can be identified by its red, White and blue horizontal markings. Also, the buoy has an all-around White light that blinks "U-S-N" in Morse Code C ' , - . . ' - . J The Mail Buoy's contents cannot be removed by other than authorized Postal Personnel and the watch will not attempt to remove the mail from the Buoy. All personnel standing this' Watch will be prop- erly dressed to stand the Watch in all Weather conditions, life jacket included. EQUIPMENT TO BE USED BY WATCH 1. Long glass or binoculars 2. Foul Weather gear 3. Boat hook 4. Grappling hook and line 5. Life jacket'- Kapok only! A. P. WHITE, SN, USNR Postal Clerk T. V. SEESSEL, ENS, USN Postal Officer J. G. NOW, CDR., USN Executive Officer --Q The entrance to the Spanish Village. 111 1111.171 D C 1 f i v 9 O 9 I ' U v Q o I XLR D CK , I L I . YI' l it A, Q D in 4 . The National Palace BARCELO Barcelona's largest square at the entrance to the Spanish Village. Q. Plaza de Cataluna . . . a good base of operations. Pueblo Espanol medieval Spamsh village built right in the city. X Tibidabo . . . an unfinished cathedral and an amusement park.. Monument to Columbus and a replica of the Santa Maria. l ' szEmf. .--.- liberty Square. The Old Port. T0 L0 It is always good liberty when your's is the only ship in a port, and there Was good liberty for us in Toulon. There Was the home of Jules Verne Know the Hotel Nautilusl, author of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and other great adven- ture storiesg the long fishermen's Wharf with colorful sailboatsg the Views of the French Alps in the distanceg and the famous French Naval installation and harbor Where a large part of the French Mediterranean fleet Was scuttled in World War II. 1 The wharf. ll Public Gardens and Statute of Puget. W l l Q- .af M ' W W M1 s ff, f -af - 0 W9 ,f ww 7 LIBERTY CALL' Barcelona, 15 Jan Toulon, 19-21 Jan. .-o.. - Naples, 30-31 Jan. ...... Barcelona, 3-5 Feb Naples, 18-28 Feb .... Naples, 2-3 Mar. ........ Istanbul, 9-13 Mar Salamis, 16-17 Mar. Piraeus, 21-25 Mar Beirut, 28 Mar. - 2 Apr Naples, 9-10 Apr. ......... -- Naples, 15-18 Apr. Total Liberties ..... 3747 Wms'msmm'eN'e " " ' ' ' 'J , f f f .' - ,, ' .- A, Q J k,,,.. V, ,,,L. , ,,V, ,Y M .,,Ab Q I V V, K, .T "The 'O' Club is thees-a-way." APLES "Heh, Joe! You Wanna nice-uh girl, J oe? No? Dirty Peecture? Machine gun? Borcelino hat? Ver' nice-uh, Joe. You Wanna?" "Heh,-J oe! You Wanna nice-uh tour to Pompeii? Ver' chip, Jo. Si, Si, Si, Si! Dirty peectures, the house a' two bachlers, the scales-uh. Vesuvio, no? We have a beeg-uh chow, lotsa pretty girls. No, no, no, no po-seeb-la 600 lire! 2000 lire! Ver' nice-uh tour. You Wanna ?" c Heh, Joe! You Wanna taxi? Ver' chip! Take a nice-uh drive around Nepples. See lotsa nice-uh places. You Wanna?" "Heh, J oe! You Wanna night club? Ver' chip. Pretty girls. Si, Si, Si, Si!! Have a the dance, the singing, the Weesky. Ver' nice-uh. Best in Nepples. Ver' chip. You don' Wanna nothin', Joe? American !'ZnS8z"l"!3'7bA." Provolone Cheese , The Tour of Ppmpeii. Panoramic View'. ISTANBUL We anchored- aft of FORRESTAL and DES MOINES in the Bosporus with the city of Istanbul in sight. Here, history was at our feet. Mosque of Suleiman the Magnificent was very beautiful and had large stained glass windows. The Walls were covered with colorful tile work, and it must have been very expensive to build with the beautiful works it contained. ' At Blue Mosque we had to wear shoe covers to protect the carpets. Picture-taking was prohibited but several of the fellows took some pictures anyhow. St. Sophia, which is the oldest Mosque in Istanbul, Was at one time- used as a church by Christians. Originally built of Wood, it burned and was rebuilt three times. Our guide informed us that St. Sophia was the second largest church in the world, second only to St. Peter's in Rome. Next, we passed by the Grand Bazaar. Just about anything could be purchased here, from fruit to furniture. Everything was laid out in the open market. Many fine works in brass and precious met- als could be seen. Upon arrival in Istanbul, the Captain had informed us that the U. S. Air Force non-coms were making available to the Navy two of their clubs. Some won- derful hours Were spent in these clubs, in fact, they were over-populate-d by the men in blue. The visit was worthwhile, and very interesting. I came away with a better understanding of the people and their way of life. Now having a diierent outlook on life, one can appreciate the many needs of our friends in the middle east. William M. Neely U K If . ,.. cll 1,: ' k ...., H". " wif. ' 1 I I'lfil4-77"'59x 'f f I 'g?i'zfQ5ffQ-. f' ,V-W5 taint, ,.fff1!sf,.Qwf. -pqp A fl 7 , - !,"f'i'sg P1 4944" 2 1' u' -f '5j'.5g lpf.ggg!ff'!-'55g,s- ' ff? fr'f""557l4f'f. " E P., .,... . Il fl. , ll I 11 f if Wi nm 5 acar wa. 1 4 . -- .4 " U I ' 'bfi fi Fi" Ilan? J! X -5-31 f I flfffessa .fx la 111 I' 1. :si r fi I . 1:4 " mu "w"":, 1 'fl , f i if 'iunl V huil . ' I 6 'l ilill "Il i 1 L!' r'A f'? 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Someof the TRUCKEE sailors were able to take tours of Baalbek and Jerusalem While we were moored inside the breakwater of St. George's Bay Cnamed for the hearty soul who allegedly slew the dragon on its shoresjh. Others of us took the usual port and star- board liberties in Beirut, touring the city and enjoying the hospitality of the- American Colony, which was the most exceptional We had encountered on our Mediterranean cruise. Their efforts Were greatly appreciated. ' John L. Aulvin, Seaman, "O" Division Typicqlly Beirut In Particulurp The Near East In Gene Past and t 2:53-C? 1 43506 -JV 6' CQQOO 410, Li 1 1 7 I " Q' 771' f?4f?ZW!fV01V On the 21st of March 1960 the TRUCKEE pulled into Phaleron Bay, Greece, and dropped "hook", Captain Cole, due to our outstan-ding liberty record, originated a mes- sage to Commander Sixth Fleet requesting early liberty for the 21st and 22nd, which was granted. During our stay the Greek populace celebrated its independence on the day that, many years ago, it success- fully fought its Way out from under the tyrannous Turkish rule. 1 Taking advantage of the tours, a great, number of "T" sailors visited the famed Acropolis with its many interest- Q -1- -1- 194.1455 604670 ing ruins, the most notable of which was the Parthenon temple. Just a glance was enough to bring to mind the splendor of this structure as the ancient Greeks Worship- ped their goddess Athena. The night life of Athens proved financially out of reach to most Whitehats. As Piraeus Was more accessible and offered a number of night clubs With good entertainment and reasonable prices on everything available it -was quite popular with us. Lawrence T. 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IL 1 !H1! s f Y l ,,,. , - l I 33 J AAA Y TRUCKEE was commissioned at the Philadelphia Navy Yard 1n late 1955 and has been attached to the Atlantic Fleet CCOMSERVLANTJ, except during her deployment to the Sixth Fleet, ever since. TRUCKEE is named for the Truckee River' in western Nevada and eastern California. The Truckee River was named Cin 18445 for an Indian chief who led a party of lost and thirsty pioneers to the lower crossing of the river. TRUCKEE'S first cruise was in early 1956, when she sailed for shakedown training to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, then to Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico, and to Norfolk. Nor- folk has always been her home port. In late May of 1956 the ship, whose tanks had not yet been filled with fuel oil, delivered on emergency call eight million gallons of fresh water to Bermuda during a critical shortage. In June of that year, TRUCKEE sailed in company with ships training U. 'S. Naval Reserve Midshipmen to Copenhagen, Denmark, and Sheerness, England. TRUCKEE saile-d with fuel and supplies to Asce-nsion Island in September of 1956 to replenish and assist U. S. Navy survey forces engaged in the construction of a guided missile control station. The first three months of 1957 Were- spent in overhaul at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, at the completion of which the customary refresher training cruise to GTMO was made. In August and September and again in October, TRUCKEE returned to assist the survey forces at Ascension Island. Calls at Rio de Janeiro and Fernando de Noronaus high- lighted yet another Ascension cruise in early 1958. In June of that year TRUCKEE supporte-d a Midshipmen cruise to Vigo, Spain, Oslo, Norway, and Portsmouth, England. TRUCKEE underwent a shipyard period at Portsmouth, Va., from March 6 - May 21, 1959. Afte-r that, she departed for GTMO, where she achieved the highest operational mark ever awarded a fleet order during refresher training. TRUCKEE served as a Search and Rescue vessel as well as an oiler in August and September of 1959 in the North Atlantic. These operations were in support of President Eisenhower's round trip flight to Europe. The ship was a unit of TF-22 in operations 05 the- coast of South Carolina in the fall of 1959. In January of 1960 TRUCKEE sailed for the Med., where she established an enviable reputation. Captain Cole Crelieved 'by Captain Thomas at press timeb was TRUCKEE'S fifth commanding officer. r l f Y w A Tree Branches THE SECRETARY OF THE NNN wesvtmcnon Tlx september 1955 Dear Captain Leyertonz it qiyes me great pieasure to extend rny sincere CPHEF O best wishes to yon, your oiiicers and rnen on the ooca- F NAVA sion Qi the commissioning oi tne oss TRUCKEE uxo-ifm. '- OPERAT ' De 'ONS The USS TIRUCKEE is tne iirst nayai yessei to ar Captai bear this narne and is one oi the xnost xnodern naval H Levert 15 Se iieet oiiers incorporatinq rnany new and advanced E1 unit Upon h On: member 1 l design ieatnres essentiai to the rnobiie ioqistie sup- :sign C! the O ef comm' 955 I port oi our iast tasic iorces. Obi1- nd impefati 'Ssi , N ity and ifrovedng fofcsmng Uss 4 C S T arn coniident tnat you and the oiiicers and inen ope It l exibilityajibilitlf the NSR UCKE under your cornrnand in the TRUCKEE wiii periorrn in . the 'ating flves me our sts .win QTY. Th? fAO 14 a manner that vnti reiiect the niqnest standards and and Zffticersorces' agreat I rxking fognificans ship JJ beco traditioni- Oi the Navy. klll, anjind megd to eiseasure t revs- HY enhanadvangis . Serv ' Ik nd m O wel Ce th Sinoereiy yours, I e Your now you Y fincecome T e X l Counfr W111 m fe hes RUCKE N Y Well an Yo t Wish E to f N ' ur Sh' es fo he 5' - 6 - IP with you. N X siT1Cere1 ' Pride Captain Sosepin TN. Leyerton, Sr. , USN Y yours CorfXi'fkandinf3 Oiiioer T. ! ' USS TTRUCKEE UXO -1475 AR V elo Confxrnandant, ith Naval District Ad LFIGH B U. S. Nayai Ease Captai mu-al, U URKE i Vkniadeioinia i2, ?ennsyiyenia Comm n Wns '5- N Na and' on I., avi' Val B ing O eve Philad ase fficerrton US el , , U ' N X Phna 12, P SS TRUC ennsyl KEE CA Vania O 147, .L IM TN. do U ...Y ul may as well R L d0SP OT of dir: H1 . any SIC It bay. 1, i i nywuy.1: Small boa! G f n1iSS Such G Nobodv"' eve week who sq ys I Cqn If hav e u PGY l'qise?,, I USS TRUCKEE KAO-1471 PLAN OF THE DAY AT SEA fSo What Did You Expect?J SUNRISE: As Operations Permit ' SUNSET: As Promulgated By ComServForSixthFlt UNIFORM OF THE DAY: Officers: Dinner Dress Blue CPO's: Undress Working Blue Bravo With Spats Other Enlisted: As Directed From Time To Time 0000 - Advance all clocks 2 hours to conform with Sixth Fleet Zone Time. 0300 - Reveille. ' 0303 - Message from X.O. on 1 M.C. 0308 - Turn to, clean up ship. 0315 - Standby to refuel 44 DD's to stbd and the Greek Navy to port. 0410-:Call cooks and mess cooks. 0415 - Coffee for the crew. 0420-Inspection of Junior Ofiicers' staterooms by LCDR MATTHEWS. 0440 -Junior Officers' Practical Factors' Quiz in the Wardroom, followed by ice cream and cake for all who pass. 0530 -All hands shift into the Uniform of the Hour. 0600 - General Quarters. 0700-"A" Division standby to spill black oil. CJust for drilll 0800-WHITE, Seaman, "O" Division, lay up to the Port Highline. 0810- Mr. HALL, please call the Executive Officer's stateroom. 0915 - Reveille for all Department Heads. 0945-Reveille for all Staff Ensigns. 1030-Breakfast in the Wardroom. 1130 -Tea in the Wardroom. 1230 - Luncheon in the Wardroom. 1335 - Crackers for the crew. 1337 - Secure the mess line-. 1340- General Quarters. 1400 - Reveille for all officers. This is the last call! 1402 - Message from the C.O. on the 1 M.C. 1500 -Attention tio stbd as ComSixthFlt Flagship crosses the horizon. 1545 -Secure from attention to stbd. 1600 - Receive USS ALLAGASH alongside to stbd for consolidation. 1620 - All hands lay aft to 02 level to clean up black oil. 1630 - Tea in the Wardroom. 1730- Keep silence in Officers' Country. 1815 - Knock off ship's work. 1830- Dinner for the crew, operations permitting. 1900-Cocktails in the Wardroom, operations notwithstanding. 2000 -Receive T.F. 63 alongside to port for refueling. Movie for Staff Officers in the Wardroom. 2400 - Taps. Late movie for the crew in Main Engine Room. 0100-Bingo. The prize for tonight is the USS ALLAGASH. NOTES: ' 1. All hands are reminded to man the rail whenever any ship of greater than 20 tons passes within 8 nautical miles. 2. All hands are reminded that we welcome the Staff of ComServForSixthFlt. 3. 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