Valcour (AVP 55) - Naval Cruise Book

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1 ITIHERHRU PEACI A U S S VALCOUR lAVP 55l QVPSF' era are of Fleer Post Office C New York New York Ten thousand leagues of water have passed under the keel of the Valcour durmg the cru1se commemorated by th1s book v1ded berths for her ser F1ve cont1nents of the earth have pro d the1r s1ghts for her crew The babble of h ne v1c1ng and d1splaye languages alone lS more than could be encompassed w1t 1n o b c Urdu French Afrlkaana volume Portugese Pers1an Ara 1 En l1sh and Amerlcan sounds have been rn Spamsh and even g our ears And so no attempt has been made to tell 1t all rem1nder each page the Rather startmg pomt for a yarn of the days and n1ghts we s of Suez or under the Southern Cross Take a page at random get your p1pe go1ng well let the ecall your tales of the days when l1ttle ones get settled then r the 55 went around the Cape 1n 55 5 QZZZJWX A I' 0 0 u ' i : I : 9 . Vs . 2 9 9 . 1 p , this is to serve as a ' , ' ' ' ailed east . , . . , . Q' R t"SB Commanding Uiiieer CAPTAIN R. J. C. MAULSBY, USN Captain R. J. C. MAULSBY, USN was a graduate from the U. S. Naval Academy in 1932. Prior to World War II he served aboard the ships Lexington, San Francisco, Conyngham, Augusta, Dauntless, Intrepid and Siboney. He was designated a Naval Aviator in March 1936 and served as a pilot in carrier, as a flight instructor. in the United Kingdom. During World War Navy Department and as Executive Officer on the aircraft carrier U. S. S. Shipley Bay. He has served ashore in Cuba, the Panama Canal Zone, and in the United Kingdom. He served after the war as a member of the Military Staff Committee-United-Nations. His last assignments before coming to the VALCOUR were the following: a member of the Chairmans Staff Group, Joint Chiefs of Staff in Washington, D. C., and on the Staff of Commander in Chief, Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Naval Forces in London. Seaplane and patrol squadrons and In 1941 he was a Naval Observer H Captain MAULSBY served in the He is a graduate of the Senior Strategic and Tactical Course, U. S. Navy War College. Executive Uiiieer COMMANDER ROBERT FEDDERN, USN Commander ROBERT FEDDERN, USN entered the Navy as an Aviation Cadet in 1935. Following his desig- nation as a Naval Aviator in early 1937, he was ordered to duty with VP-8 and later to VP-24 at Pearl Harbor, T. H. In late 1939 Commander FEDDERN was an instruc- tor in PBY'S at Pensacola, Florida. At the beginning of World War H he was ordered to VP-91 and served with that squadron in the South Pacific areas until 1943. While with VP-91 he rescued the present Chief of Staff of the U.S.A.F. and his staff who had been floating in rubber life rafts for more than a week. The COMMANDER has had under his command: Oak Harbor Seaplane Base, NAS Shawnee, Oklahoma, VPB Training Squadron, Jacksonville, Florida, Air Gunners Schools, Purcell, Oklahoma and Yellow Water, Florida, Naval Forces Azores, Wake Island, FASRON 102 Norfolk, Virginia and served as Head Air Station Development Branch of BuAir. Commander FEDDERN was first ordered to the VAL- COUR in late 1952 for a short tour of duty as the Execu- tive Officer. Following that he was ordered as the Chief of Staff Officer, Utility Wing Atlantic Fleet, from which he again was ordered to the VALCOUR as Executive Officer. Commander FEDDERN attended the General Line School at Newport, Rhode Island, and was promoted to his present rank in 1945. S S 1 Z E Z S Q Q A I x 5 Z l V Z i f f 7 S VHLCUUR HVP 55 X. , W -W fff W Www fWRffAfy W W "'-W' M1 K ,, ,gf x X W f X ff -M ,, 'L Www by 7 f f Mr' ' X' 3 Z 'X Wmxxxf ' -1:13-:.,,.,-5,-,W - --1 195-,, V A "'-"""?"-:- 11.-. 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J ,a-1-aaa...-P' v I, ,iff j ,,f ,ff ..f-"""- , ,jg February 1955 Dom in of Neptunus Rex :f'T5Zfiim A, SU'BPOIE1'LfLA,AND smnfious Exrmonnmmr ',f eff 9.2 x , ,' The Royal High Court of the Raging Main -T 5 To Whom'May Come These Presents b Greetings and Beware WHEREAS, The good ship VILGOUR, bound southward of the Equator, udll. enter into our domain for the second time, and WHEREAS, the aforesaid ship carries a large and loathsome cargo of land- lubbers, beach-combers, guardirats, sea-lawyers, lounge lizards, parlor- dunigans, plow-deserters, park bench warmers, chicken-chasers, hay-tossers, flour-flushers, cross-word puzzle bugs, bridge sharks, Long Beach sheiks, Pike cowboys, asphalt arabs, and other foul creatures of the land, falsely mas- querading as seamen, of which low scum.you are member, hating never appeuaed before usg and WHEREAS,THE ROYAL COURT of the Raging Main will congene on board the good ship vntcoua, on the 1st day of February, 1955, at 37 oo'ooH west longitude, oo0oo'oov latitude, and WHEREAS, an inspection of our Royal Muster shows that it is high time your sad and wandering nautical soul appears before OUR AUGUST PRESENOEg P V- BE Il KNOWN, That we hereby summon and command you,j5lLJ-Y SLUILJACKELI a-,,,, to appear before the Royal High Court and Our August Presence on the aforesaid date at such time as may best suit OUR pleai sure, under penalty of eternal pickling, t You.will accept most heartily and with good grace the pains and penalties of the awful tortures that will be inflicted upon you to determine your fitness to be one of our Trusty Shellbacks and answer to the following chargeef , CHARGE I In that you have hitherto wi show reverence and allegiance to our Ra a vile landlubber and pollywog. CHARGEO II- Q5nQUllV,E' EST cmeam, ,SMOKING THE BOS'NS PIPE h Disobey this Sum ons Under Pain of Our Swift and Terrible Displeasureo Our Vigilance is Ever Wakeful, Our Vengeance is Just and Sure. Given uzmderpx Hand and Seal E 2 PIUNUS Bm R ' f of the Raging main DAVY JONES Clerk -In-.V Neptunus Rex Capta1n hands over command to Davy Jones I ,gg f Lookout' For Davy Jones E UHTUR Pollywog off1cers and flrst class PO's stand mspeotion 'ssam pa-nsqua amos sxiooo seam saaoggg XOOIQOUH FV-WQIIQTIS 'S,QdQ azuas SJ:-Joggo se pauam 9.112 salqm SSSUI Sql Shellbacks chow down in preparation for the initiation. Abbott, Gash, and Long serve the officers in the ward room. Mr. Flynn caters to "Royal Baby D l 1 N l I E. E 1 N 1 l l 4 S N ! ,lf n r i l . 1 l . V , 2 -N l ir 7 F 1 2 14 1 N ll +3 i 1 n. 2 ,X IL 1 l r -1 l 1 r 1 . 1 a if !f Royal Tribunal is in no lenient mood as lt prepares to administer "Justice" to Pollywogs "Hang that Pollywog from the yardarm, commands Shellback Moore. This Pollywog revolution was short- lived Royal Family addresses crew. Neptlmes Rex emerges from the throne room, piped by Richardson Warden Reyburn maintains order among Pollywogs. Pollywogs continue to fight back. 1 i THE ROYAL FAMILY In1t1at1on takes place in earnest as punlshments decreed by Royal Court are ls l E Z i I s I i 3 2 I carr1ed out Pollywog Young IS fed ch1cken neck Loftus gets a royal ha1rcutg Burba kisses Royal Baby QBottorny 'The Greek," Anthopoulos, takes h1s medi-t 3 c1ne Fydenkyutz protests "Just trlm the sldes and Greely gets a mud pack he may never recover from a I 1 1 1 N I I . 2 .K l 1 Y I s 1 - H S Q! E' Il S 1 Running the Shellback gauntlet Qabovel. Above right, Pollywog displays initiation scar as he kisses Royal Baby. Right, Mr. Kelly emerges from the slop Chute. li f Shellbacks are made - not born! 1 3 T 'I N 4 4 X, mfs. 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W ' . wSQx N515 Y 4, 5 Q x I XY X I Curious baby elephants meet safari. Elephant skull on Afr1can game preserve Shopplng for Afr1can oddities Heavy loaded I I ll Wm A hw My Ahh, PERSIHH GULF 1 n '1 i 2. Q 5 fn H xvy- f s f A Q ' annaaa ' - YZf'sfv'f5f5,fff5' f 7' 4- Xx" Q ' 2 Q, ffjy jg f, my ! gf X K , , ,as 7,4 5, I Q ,xg -,'L , , A f ff X- 41' ,4 Vi WW as fa 5,21 Ufyfgggy mbgzQ. 1, 7 W , , in , V, gg i, , vw flwmfy " 1 ---, ':,. , f. - f .fr W QV li' .4-sf ,.s,fLgsf f 'MGNEH ART iff '-h ' Jufair Jetty. Downtown Manama, Bahrain Is- land. 26 I Worley wields Arabian rifle Kentucky style. 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" QM 2? c CEULUH aa Oppos1te Page- Statue of Budha 111 Asokaramya Temple Colombo Deploted on th1S page are var1ous rural scenes outs1de Colombo Be low a Ceylonese banana merchant Q O . . . . Q , .- , 0 . EQ ,K gi X N 1-..N. g,"nOQ A I yu. fi W 6 Valcour fire party boards burningtanker Argea Prima. After fighting the blaze for approximately four hours with fog nozzles and large amounts of liquid foam the safety of the Argea Prima and her crew was assured. Fire party takes a break. Final below decks inspection. Gaping hole in port side of Argea Prima. Italian survivors receive donated clothing. Mission completed SUEZ CHHHL Swim call at Great Bitter Lake. Homeward bound through Suez V f CHHHES, FRHHCE XV, ,X- N5 X A What more can we say! AX'-xx, ffJ The Diversions were nu- NX-ff merous and they spoke English too!! X 6 3 ,Q M v T4 ra! tff Y I 9QXgi4 4 Q 'ff V Ag- J ' . , Z Z KR 4 ' I 1 G 'w H 1 5 1: 5 F 5 O! 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' 5""" ,, -MMU" 75 J G' II Mad Mexican Devistoto. 1 s Osborne carrying the torch. Q Z 1 1 Captains inspection. Barrett handles mail from home. Poncho' s str1ker. U 1 w M t 4, J PQ' -:-15'-3 Mr Berardo admlres Chlef Cowan s beard CCD S Division softball champs. Recreation party returns to ship Mr. Brandt stretches for throw at first, Jenkins calls play. The mighty Keylor at bat. 4 Sunday morning services. CDR Porter, Chiefs Gecewicz, Cheatham and Smith, Keast and Durwood. Zimmerman serves chow at ships Juiair swimming pool and site of barbggueo ships barbecue. , SW W 44 A 5 ,W TOP Left to Right: Louis Bissonette, Douglas Nordberg, Ar- mester Mc Intosh, Grover Davis, Paul Hansen, Francis Strick- land James Sanchez, James King, William Allen Jr., Timothy Ryan John Krutsch, Otis Jeter, Nathaniel Fields Jr.g SEATED: John Tucciarone, Thomas Jennings, Herbert Blackburn Jr., William Gash CHBOSN Hamilton Miller, Ruby Knoblock, Ler- mon Phelps Jr James Jenkins. Ist DIVISION J 7 SHIPS CUIHPHHU Men of First Division Not Pictured: Vincent Amato Elmer Counts Joseph Grivois Michael Jamen Ronald Lather Grover Reddick Hollie Satterfield Edward Bailey Gary Dotterer Richard Harden James Jennings Robert Morse Grady Richardson Leroy Snype Henry Bickford John Fitzsimmons Andrew Horvath Thomas Kenna Herbert Oakley Alfonso Roberts Robert Wigen TOP, Left to Right: Samuel Kmety Jr., Charles Jones, Joseph Passarello, John Verbisky Jr., William Greb, Jack Pendarvis Eugene Rasori, Marvin Corner, William Cook, Louis Iacovelli Hubert Puckett, James Henning, Hugh Brewer, Wesley Gray, Kenneth McQuaid, John Dubard, Leo Makowskig SECOND ROW: Robert Cox, Lester Sickels, William Gorman, Robert Lovell, Vincent Ammirata, William Gall, Robert Cook, John Beegle, Robert Dragert, Jackie Reffit, Richard Keastg SEATED: Syd- ney Bracken, Anthony Messina, Harvey Lyon, John Gecewicz, LTJG Paul Brandt, Henry Chism, Fred Abbott, Roy Fraley, Adolph Maas. TOP, Left to Right: Samuel Jillard, Robert Thomas, Martin De Hart, Stanley Praokup, James McFarland, Russell Brown, Edward Fydenkevez, Franklin Harensg SEATED: Edwin Lennon, Charles Parnell, LTJG Anthony Berardo, John Reynolds, James Carder, James Perez. NOT SHOWN: Reno Cerqua, Andrew Dina, Earl Harris, Donald Kines, Curmit Osborne, John Smith, Robert Tjornhom. TOP, Left to Right: Orlin Hower, James Jennings, Peter Tambini, Maurice Pope, JohnTarrance, Samuel Lockhart, Alvin Miller, Walter Cox, Michael Tra- montig SEATED: Eugene Moore, Henry Zimmerman, LT Andrew Owens, Roy Cheatham, James Frigon. TOP, Left to Right: Benjamin Pardinek, Elmer Hart- sock, Glendon Raymond, Allen Beyer, Lester Gernert, Edward Martin, Dean Long, Kenneth Cassidy, Richard Keylor, Francis Hanyong SEATED: Dale Bagnell, Jolm Gill, John Morrison, LTJG David Flynn, John Mc- Donald, William Young. NOT SHOWN: Thomas Crocker, Thomas Davis, George Dillworth, Gerald Gregory, George Hairstom, Howard' Lovett, Leo Moret, Edward Parker, Samuel Sanders, Stanislaus Szafran. Sn D In V I S A I O N P y 75 li 5 E 3 1 1 F s 1 1 i 4 i 1 i l i l o D I iv I S I O N CUIHPHHU TOP, Left to Right: John Sullivan, Ralph Hodgkins, Robert Kotch, Lowell Aultman, Albert, Worley, Lewis Barrett, Jerry Proctor, Otis Burba, James Antho- poulos, Edward Vaisvil, Boyd Ewing, James Palmer: SEATED: Joseph: Hagenburger, LTJG William Kelly, CDR John Porter, LT Charles Carpenter, Wayne Biss. NOT SHOWN: Henry Battestin, Doyle Bauer, Winifred Canada, Guerino Di Leonardo Jr., Noel X Qfqwf ,' on K In f I Zf Knutson, James Salley, Chris Spanos TOP, Left to Right: Richard Limon, James Geiger, Richard Bennett, James Sowden: SEATED: Jesse Lyons, Durwood Daniels, LCDR Lloyd Thomas, Bill Cowan, Richard Kudrna. X 1 J J ,,, 'S Qi S' L A TOP, Left to Right: LCDR James Muir, Gilbert Murdy, Robert Strahorn, Arthur Ottinger, John Mor- row, George Earleg SEATED: Oakley Searls, Gene Francis , Myron Fiester , Calvin Paulus , Anthony Hundt. TOP, Left to Right: Leonard Hatzenbeller, John Hus- tak, Donald Willis. SEATED: Gerald McConnell A James Smith, LCDR James Muir, Paul Neal. X D I V I S I O N F D sl V I S I O N CIIIIIPHIIU WW Mfg, TOP, Left to Right: James Cook, Charles Moore, Howard Hull, Robert Housh, Robert Donnelly, George McAllister, Gerald Batzler, Robert Loftus, Glenn Rogers, Robert Patterson, SEATED: William Davis, Wilbur Danielson, LCDR Paul Dilgren, Alfred Rey- burn, James Hamilton. NOT SHOWN: Albert Hogen- miller. MEDICAL DEPARTMENT LT Lester Felton, James Kellar. NOT SHOWN: James Francisco. W f Seven months and thirty-thousand miles later - we' re home from the 1955 Persian Gulf Cruise. Editor ..... . . . LTJG. Paul W. Brandt Art and Layout . . . 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