Hamner (DD 718) - Naval Cruise Book

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CrwUQf r'mrf2 N WW H E R E AND THERE IN ES 1955 USS HAMNER QEWED DD 718 f. , .. , .-. ,W , A F-F fm N ' ' 4 , L 4 s'-H!-LT gi ljiijf, -SAVE' DE.PiXRTWiENT LEERARY A HISTORY OF THE HAMNER NAMED IN HONOR OF LIEUTENANT HENRY RAWLINGS HAMNER, USN, A HERO OF WORLD WAR II WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION OFF OKINAWA WHEN HIS SHIP WAS TAKEN UNDER ATTACK BY JAPANESE KAMIKAZES THE UNITED STATES DESTROYER HAMNER WAS CONSTRUCTED BY THE FEDERAL SHIP BUILDING AND DRYDOCKING COMPANY OF PORT NEWARK NEW JERSEY. LAUNCHED IN NOVEMBER I945 SHE OFFICIALLY BEGAN HER CAREER AS A COMMISSIONED VESSEL OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY AT THE BROOKLYN NAVAL SHIP YARD ON JULY I2 I946. AFTER A SHAKEDOWN CRUISE IN GUANTANAMO BAY CUBA THE HAMNER WAS ORDERED TO THE PACIFIC FLEET VIA THE PANAMA CANAL PRIOR TO THE OUTBREAK OF THE KOREAN WAR THE HAMNER MADE TWO TOURS IN THE FAR EAST IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE NORTH KOREANS INVADED SOUTH KOREA THE HAMNER AS PART OF DESTROYER DIVISION III WAS ORDERED TO KOREAN WATERS LER IDD 7I7I AND USS CHEVALIER IDDR 805I WAS THE SECOND DESTROYER DIVISION TO ARRIVE IN THE COMBAT AREA THIS DIVISION WHICH INCLUDES USS WILTSIE IDD 7I6I, USS THEODORE CHAND- I TWO MORVE TOURS IN THE KOREAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS, BOTH OF EIGHT MONTHS DURATION, WERE MADE IN .Aq: I952 AND I953. WHEN THE ARMISTICE WAS SIGNED AND HOSTILITIES CEASED ON JULY 27, I953, THE HAMNER WAS ENGAGED IN FURNISHING FIRE SUPPORT FOR GROUND FORCES ON THE EAST COAST OF KOREA. IN I954 THE HAMNER MADE HER SIXTH TOUR OF THE FAR EAST LEAVING SAN DIEGO IN MARCH AND ARRIVING BACK IN THE STATES ON SEPTEMBER I2TH. FOLLOWING A THREE MONTH YARD OVERHAUL IN LONG BEACH, THE HAMNER ONCE AGAIN RETURNED TO SAN DIEGO WHERE SHE UNDERWENT RUGGED UND- ERWAY TRAINING EXERCISES IN FEBRUARY I955. FOUR MORE MONTHS OF EXER- CISES FOLLOWED BEFORE SHE LEFT AGAIN FOR OVERSEAS ON JUNE 28, I955. AFTER A RELAXING WEEK IN PEARL HARBOR, THE SHIP PROCEEDED TO YOKOSUKA, JAPAN. THE SHIP SPENT THE MONTH OF AUGUST TRAINING IN ANTISUBMARINE WARFARE ,AND MODERN TASK FORCE OPERATIONS. THE HAMNER WAS A PART OF THE VERY FORMIDABLE TASK FORCE 77 DURING THE LATTER HALF OF AUGUST. A WELL DESERVED REST WAS HAD BY ALL WITH' A WEEK IN HONG KONG INSEPTEMBER. FOLLOWING TENDER AVAILABILITY IN SASEBO, THE SHIP ONCE AGAIN HEADED SOUTH, THIS TIME FOR DUTY WITH THE TAIWAN PATROL, KEELUNG AND KAOHSIUNG SERVING AS PORTS OF CALL. THE HAMNER RETURNED TO YOKOSUKA IN THE EARLY DAYS OF NOVEMBER. AFTER TWO WEEKS TENDER AVAILABILITY AT YOKOSUKA THE SHIP SAILED SOUTH TO KOBE, JAPAN FOR FIVE DAYS LIBERTY IN ONE OF THE MOST SCENIC REGIONS OF JAPAN. UPON LEAVNG KOBE THE SHIP PUT IN AT YOKOSUKA ONCE AGAIN TO MAKE FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR HER EASTWARD VOYAGE TO A DECEMBER IITHffDATE IN SAN DIEGO. , f fWIh?'Uff'f"'Mmu """ w"'w"- -W' ""ff'fH1W'W"' "" 'nwqmffc-lfffggm-m-uf' ,..-Wf,fmwf,,,,,WN-,-,.,,f., ..,..,,,,,,, , , if , W ,, THE SKI I COMMANDER JOSEPH E. THOMPSON, JR. I COMMANDER JOSEPH E. THOMPSON, JR., USN, ASSUMED COMMAND OF USS HAMNER IN JANUARY, 1954. CAPTAIN THOMPSON CAME TO THE HAMNER FROM DUTY AS EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE USS SANDOVAL IAPA 1941 IN THE PACIFIC FLEET. A NATIVE OF JAMAICA, NEW YORK, CAPTAIN THOMPSON GRADUATED FROM NEW YORK UNIVERSITY IN 1938. AFTER ENTERING THE NAVY IN 1941, HE SERVED IN THE BATTLESHIP USS WASHINGTON IBB 561 AND THE CRUISER USS WICHITA ICA 451 DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR. J HAVING LED THE HAMNER THROUGH TWENTY-TWO EVENTFUL AND SUCCESS- FUL MONTHS, CAPTAIN THOMPSON TURNED OVER COMMAND OF THE SHIP TO COMMANDER PHILLIP H. TEETER DURING CHANGE OF COMMAND CEREMONIES AT KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN ON OCTOBER 29, 1955. CAPTAIN THOMPSON LEAVES THE HAMNER FOR A TOUR OF SHORE DUTY WITH THE OFFICE OF NAVAL MATERIAL IN WASHINGTON, D. C. WHILE ON DUTY IN WASHINGTON CAPTAIN THOMPSON RESIDES IN MCLEAN, VIRGINIA WITH HIS WIFE, CRYSTAL, AND THREE SONS, JOHN, PETER, AND STEPHEN.- THE CREW AND OFFICERS OF THE HAMNER BID CAPTAIN THOMSON SAYONARA AND WISH HIM SMOOTH SAILING THROUGH ALL FUTURE YEARS. PPERS COMMANDER PHILLIP H. TEETER COMMANDER PHILLIP H. TEETER TOOK OVER AS SKIPPER OF U. S. S. HAMNER ON OCTOBER 29, I955 DURING CHANGE OF COMMAND CEREMONIES AT KAOH- SIUNG, TAIWAN. COMMANDER TEETER CAME TO THE HAMNER FROM THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS. THE CAPTAIN HAILS FROM MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA AND IS A GRADUATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA WHERE HE PLAYED FOOTBALL AND BASEBALL AND HELD MEMBERSHIP IN SEVERAL ORGA- NIZATIONS, BOTH SOCIAL AND HONORARY. THE SKIPPER RECEIVED HIS NAVAL COMMISSION UPON GRADUATION FROM COLLEGE IN JUNE T941 AND SAW HIS FIRST SEA DUTY ABOARD THE U.S.S. SMITH IDD 378I. HE IS NO STRANGER TO "TIN CANS," HAVING ALSO SERVED ON THE U.S.S. BENNION IDD 662I, THE U.S.S. GOODRICH IDDR 83II, AND COMMANDED THE U. S. S. MELVIN R. NAWMAN IDE 4I6I. CAPTAIN TEETER NOW RESIDES IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA WITH HIS WIFE, ANITA, AND THEIR FIVE CHILDREN, JAMES, JOHN, WILLIAM, AND THE TWINS, CATHERINE AND CHARLES. THE EXEC LIEUTENANT COMMANDER ROBERT M. POND THE EXECUTIVE OFFICER P MR. POND FIRST REPORTED ABOARD U.S. S. HAMNER IN AUGUST I954 AFTER COMPLETING A TOUR OF DUTY IN THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS. LCDR. POND, A NATIVE OF SAN FRANCISCO, RECEIVED HIS NAVAL COMMISSION UPON GRADUATION FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IN FEBRUARY I943. DURING VVVV II MR. POND SERVED ABOARD THE U. S. S. BOYD IDD 544I, PARTICIPA- TING IN MANY OF THE HISTORIC BATTLES OF THE MARCH ACROSS THE PACIFIC. FROM SEPTEMBER I945 UNTIL JUNE I948 MR. POND VVAS AT THE U. S. NAVAL ACADEMY, ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND, INSTRUCTING CLASSES IN NAVAL LEADERSHIP. THEN CAME DUTY AS STAFF OPERATIONS OFFICER OF DESTROYER SOUADRON ELEVEN, IT VVAS HERE THAT MR. POND SERVED DURING KOREAN VVAR OPERATIONS IN THE SEA OF JAPAN. ' LIEUTENANT COMMANDER POND NOVV RESIDES AT CORONADO, CALIFORNIA VVITH HIS VVIFE, KATHIE, AND TVVO DAUGHTERS, JUDY AND ALLISON. I . AVVARD PRESENTATIONS AT SEA 'h FAREWELL SAN DIEGO THE LO THE SEND OFF ON TI+-IE PACIFIC I-IAWAII WAIKIKI, BASE OF OPERATIONS DURING I-IAMNER STAY IN HAWAII SOME IOIIIXIOE ON THE I BEACH IXIATIIXIO OOES SHOPPING I 7 SQMQE TOUR THE ISLAND CHUCK ELSER AND RED BASS IN THEIR "LITTLE GRASS SHACK" BLOW HOLE BEACH COMBlNG" THE ZOO VIEWING THE GREEN MOUNTAINS OF HAWAII HAWAII THE AQUARIUM AT WAIKIKI WHERE ONE MAY VIEW THE OAUDY FISHES OF THE CORAL REEFS AND SOME JUST RELAX Q TONTO, OE MOVIE AND RADIO FAME, I VISITS WITH MERRIT AND OLIVER ABOARD, THE HAMNER. THE LONE RANGER STAY- ED HOME. DES DIV III REFUELS LOCAL CITIZENS CONGREGATE LN FRONT OFT!-IE POST OFFICE MIDWAY MIDWAY HAS: C FUEL ' GOONEY BIRDS 0 SOFT BALL YOKOSUKA JAPAN I TENDER AVAILABILITY ALOIXIOSIDE U. S. S. FRONTIER I TESIQE AND LEWIS ILI SOUVENIR STREET, COUNT THEIR YEN TAKSAN BARGAINS SEIAVER VISITS HIS TAILOR ON THE Hoon ILT AND LONG GET FANTAIL AS DOCTOR IQEEGAN "INSPECTION QUALITY" SHINES LOOKS ON FROM THE FANTAIL COBBLER5 THE TI-IINC-BS TO SEE THE OINZA, HEART OF TOKYO I THE IMPERIAL PALACE, TOKYO 4 THE BUDDHA AT KAMAKURA 1 THE HEIAN SHRHXIE, KYOTO HAMNER AWAITS HER TURN TO REFUEL FROM U. S. S. BADOENO STRAIT T T . BADOENO STRAIT T LAUNCHES SOME T "HuNTERs" T T 5 T T T T T T T 1 U. S. S. PICKEREL TSS 5241 SERVED AS OUR TARGET DURING EXERCISES .Q Z ' 1. 15? ,,.. 1- .. ., . "" 1...,. . 3, 13 ANTISUBMARINE HAMNER BECOMES PART OF A HUNTER-KILLER TEAM DUAL SHIP ATTACKS ENTAIL MANEUVERINO AT CLOSE- QUARTERS WARFARE n U.S.S. PICKEREL CATCI-IES HAMNER IN HER CROSS-I-IAIRS SUBMARINERS FOR A DAY-THESE FORTUNATE HAMNERITES WERE GUESTS ABOARD U.S.S. PICKEREL TOP ROW, L to R: BEDSOLE, CARRELL, MR. SMITHPETER, KRIEG BOTTOM ROW, L to R: NAGLE, MR. BAUMANN, MR. OOTTSCHALK, CHIEF GORE ,, ..,. Q 4' f Po .T Q. ' '- -TSX Q., gs 15- R' L L.. - -1-5- wmxev-:Rm-Rwxwvwnx 'W '23 gg 4 4: 7 IZ 'iv If 1 IQ- I' : ' S BUCKNER BAY, OKINAWA THE SEA DETAIL VVAITS UNDER THE SHELTER OF MOUNT 5I THERE'S RAIN APLENTY AS THE HAMNER ENTERS BUCKNER BAY 4 MR. BECK: "HEY, LEAVE THE CAN" BOW SENTRY MEL CROWDER 4 SCANS THE TERRACED, GREEN HILLS OF BUCKNER BAY TASK Ponca 77 THE FAST CARRIER TASK FORCE SYMBOL OF MODERN NAVAL MIGHT REPROVISIONINO AND REFUELINO WHILE UNDERWAY ENABLE THE MODERN TASK FORCE TO REMAIN AT SEA FOR PROLONOED PERIODS AIR 0 P PHILIPPINE SEA QCVA 47D LAUNCHES AN AIR ATTACK OF JETS AND PROPS TO STRIKE FAR FROM TI-IE TASK FORCE MOUNT 33 IN ACTION P 4 MR. SCHULTZ GOES OUT TO MEET THE MAIL MAN THERES FAST ACTION WHEN THE SIGNAL GANG RETRIEVES A FOULED HOIST THE GUNNERS MATES PROUDLY EXAMINE A TARGET SLEEVE SHOT DOWN BY THEIR AC CURATE FIRE 4 I k-. 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PRECAUTION AGAINST SHARKS DURING SWIM CALL IN SOUTH CHINA SEA STEW AND LePORE PROVIDE MCGEE WITH A SALT WATER WASH- THOMPSON DRAWS A FINE BEAD DOWN ON CLARICS SIDEBURNS 23 N S R IN PICTURES SAIVI SHAPIRO IL.I AND MERV CASSATT PUT THE WORD OUT ON THE NET AD N BEDSOLE SENDS TELETYPE HAYES TUNES IN THE HIT PARADE KING IRI ROUTES THE MESSAGE BOARD ITS GOOD NEWS FOR DON KILLINGSWORTH A BABY BOY 6 POUNDS IO OUNCES 24 T E FIRE ROO S A-4JV"'W -1:-.7 COLD WATER IN A HOT FIRE ROOM HOWS THE WATER LEVEL RUDY2 CHIEF GORE OBSERVES RANDT'S TECHNIQUE WITH MICROMETER VALVE I 44 THE ENGINE ROOMS BALL ILT AND BODENBURG ENCOURAGE WEIRICH AS HE TACKLES A BILGE PUMP A MEYER STANDS BY AS CHIEF MASON TAKES A CLOSE LOOK MEYER LOGS TI-IE TURNS, BRODESSER HANDLES THE THROTTLE ' 26 1 CHIEF MUNOZ OUTLINES PLAN FOR ATTACKING DUEXKRWCZFVTQEEANDLES MANY TROUBLESOME LAUNDRY MACHINE TO TQUVE REP 'S I AND BROWNING I ,I I HEY' HOWS ABOUT EIXIN SOME OF OUR GEAR? COURTNEY SEES TO IT THAT THE MOTOR WHALE BOAT IS SHIP SHAPE WHETSTONE EMI EXPLAINS THE INTRICACIES OF A SHIPS SERVICEP GENERATOR TO HIS MEN EUOERE DAVISON AND SPROUL IL To RI ll 1 1 I I I I O I l N I I ri A ' ' 3 ' I 2 ' 1 I K xigfxgxw X I NSN P .- vi' 27 I 4 ' "wifi 77, :ii ' ' 'E ' H74 I V s Y F-A- I W -1 N I Q .2 , NN N X N X YN II COMBAT INFORMATION CENTERT HELLO 4 "COPY THAT" MOS I-MOSHI P FRANKLIN IL.I AND JONES TAKE THEIR " SPUD COXSWAINS " "NOW ALL HANDS LAY AFT TO 4 THE FANTAIL TO HANDLE STORES " TURN AS P WHATS ON THE MENU EOR TODAY? BOB STRAWSER WHIPS P UP SOME ICE CREAM "WHAT KIND OF ICINO ARE YOU GOING TO PUT ON IT, ROBBIE vgnfs- .,,, Q LNQXM ,fkyxx N' Tw' V 'X M- , I MMIVIIVIIVI I ONE MORE PLEASE M...-.,....,' mwwmamwmx xg, Qi yi N .HX I I I T, 1 Q I I fu FIELD DAY IN THE SHIPS OFFICE HEY! IT'S PAY DAY THE CENTER OF THIS COM- MOTION IS CHIEF MILLS WHO IS AUCTIONING OFF THE CONTENTS OE THE LUCKY BAG 31 1 RATING BADGES ARE AWARDED DURING CEREMONY AT SEA 1' ,. ., - .. ,, , N .A '-N e v 1 , ,- . RAIN AND HIGH WINDS ARRIVE UNEXPECTEDLY, AND THE SECOND DIVISION IS CALLED AWAY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT TO RIG IN THE MOTOR WHALEBOAT AFTER A JOB WELL DONE, THEY PAUSE LONG 4 ENOUGH FOR A PICTURE BEFORE GOING BELOW DECKS FOR HOT COFFEE "NOW WASH 4 DOWN ALL WEATHER DECKS 4 VOGEL TAKES IT OFF AND DUCHARME PUTS IT BACK ON N97 WK x,.,L N WM dk HONG KONG DON BETKER SETS OUT TO SEE THE SIGHTS BUDDY HOUSTON SURVEYS THE CITY MARY SOO IS ON HAND TO GREET THE HAMNER A LANDMARK OF HONG KONG THE TIGER BALM CARDENS I 1 44 6 ,. sf ,IZ SSI QQ 'Y V ff 7,1 I I I I I MAIL CALL-AT LAST KOW LOON MARY SOO AND COMPANY PAINT THE SIDES CHINESE FOLKLORE DEPICTED IN STATUARY AT THE TIGER BALM GARDENS I I I s S I J Z S I 1 I THIS WAS THE TAIWAN PATROL THE BRIDGE WATCH LAUGHS OFF A FACE WE HAD GALE WARNINGS MOST OF THE TIME FULL OF SALT SPRAY " ALL HANDS ARE CAUTIO CLEAR OF THE FORECASTLE DUE TO HEAVY" WEATHER NED TO STAND THIS WAS IN THE LEE KAOI-ISIUN6 4 2 f S f AFTER THE PATROL 1 THE HARBOR SEEMED SERENE TAXI STAND THE FANTAIL MERCHANTS -BEFORE THE FIRE HOSES WERE BROKEN OUT P ---A 'N' I,--... I. KAOI-ISIUNG VVAS INCLUDED I E I 2 I II .QNX Wi I Z So' I Y I ON A GUIDED TOUR A GROUP FROM USS HAMNER TRAVEL QFAR INTO THE MOUNTAINS OF TAIWAN TO VISIT A VILLAGE OF ABORIGINES, THE PICNIC V I I I I I I I I I I I I I I THE VISITORS CHECK IN AT A NATIONALIST ARMY GUARD POST P PRIOR TO ENTERING THE MOUNTAINS 4 BULL CARTS, EVERYVVHERE YOU LOOK I I I I I I I A TAIWAN THE TOWER GIVES US THE GREEN LIGHT A I I N D W E S A Y G O O D A B Y E THE CORNER GE DUNK STAND BOSSIER TOURS THE CITY IN STYLE B I A N G X 605 gm 6 w if QA, RSI 5:27 g. Z 5:2 Tl '- 'Y' IUSSRI EQ, ., H ,.,, . 5 V , 4 ' nf I f uf? Q' ' -- wa QF. 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N I I II II CI-IANGE OF COMMA ND THE HAND SHAKE THE ORDERS ARE READ A CAPTAIN LEAVES HIS SHIP V Z Q SI NI? T.. m , , I Il I I ii ig Q 9 1 ?I 5 s. ' I I I 2 fi I I Ia I I5 2 I5 lg I Q1 ZI Z X 5 f"""""'fT .. . PP ll? 5 X I S X . -Q 5 sf 5 A S kg . 5 X- S USS I-IAMNER BAND APPEAR AS GUEST STARS ON TI-IE FUNO MINO RADIO STATION OF KAOI-ISIUNO, TAIWAN MEMBERS ARE: IL To RI DON MQCUE, CI-IIEF GORE, JAY WARR, ED I-IALE, JOI-IN METZLER, ENS. OOTTSCI-IALK AND TI-IOMAS DeLEON. I I 1 I I L V Q 11' WI .Z fI 5: I HAMNER HUSTLERS I THE HAMNER HUSTLERS If Is I: t, iii X THE HAMNER'S TOUR IN WEST PAC HAS SEEN A CONTINUATION OF THE HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL SEASON THAT BEGAN WITH THE HUSLTER'S DEFEAT OF U.S.S. KOKA TEAM I IN MAY DURING SAN DIEGO LEAGUE PLAY. THE SCOREBOARD READ 6 WINS, 2 LOSSES AT THE TIME OF THE HAMNER'S DEPLOYMENT TO WEST PAC, THE HUSTLER'S HAVING . SUCCUMBED TWICE TO A SPIRITED U. S. S. EPCER TEAM. I2 THE HUSTLERS, CHAMPIONS OF DESTROYER DIVISION III FROM I95I THROUGH I955, ,r PROVE THAT THEY HAVE NO FEAR OF COMPETITION AS THEY CONSISTENTLY TAKE ON TEAMS OF LARGER CLASSES OF SHIPS. WINS OVER U.S.S. PIEDMONT BY A SCORE OF 2 I9-O, U.S.S. FRONTIER 7-2, AND U.S.S. BALTIMORE 9-I FURTHER PROVE THE HUSTLERS , WORTHY OF STRONG COMPETITORS. f THE NEVER-SAY-DIE ATTITUDE OF THE TEAM HAS PULLED MORE THAN ONE GAME OUT OF THE BAG AT THE LAST MINUTE AT ONE TIME DURING A GAME WITH THE SHIELDS, THE HAMNER TEAM TRAILED BY A SCORE OF 7-O. THE INDOMITABLE SPIRIT OF THE HAMNER MEN SHONE THROUGH, HOWEVER, AND THEY CAME FROM BEHIND TO SCORE A WIN BY A SCORE OF 8-7. WITH ANY BALL CLUB, PITCHERS ARE ALWAYS A CRITICAL FACTOR. THE PRAISE , CANNOT BE TOO GREAT FOR THE HAMNER'S BOBBY FAHL WHO IS A BIG REASON I FOR THE HAMNER'S SUCCESSFUL SEASON. LET IT SUFFICE TO SAY THAT BOBBY PITCHED If THREE NO-HIT, NO-RUN BALL GAMES THIS SEASON. 'I I HOWEVER, WITH THE HUSTLERS ONE MUST BE CAREFUL ABOUT LAYING THE PRAISE .I UPON ANY SINGLE PLAYER. THE FEELING OF TEAMWORK AND COOPERATIVE EFFORT I SOFT BALL U.S.S Homner THE HAMNER HUSTLERS' RECORD Opponents Score U.S.S. Hamner Opponenfs Score 18 MAY 55 13 20 MAY 55 17 20 MAY 55 26 MAY 55 13 31 MAY 55 14 JUN 55 17 JUN 55 17 JUN 55 8 JUN 55 9JUL 55 14 USS USS USS USS USS USS USS USS USS USS KOKA EPCER I855I EPCER I857I CURRIER HANNA EPCER I857I EPCER I857I EPCER I857I SILVERSTEIN CHANDLER 55 10 USS 55 7 USS 55 29 USS 55 9 USS USS USS 55 10 AUG 55 2 AUG 55 5 AUG 55 12 SEP 55 19 USS SEP 55 10 USS CHEVALIER FRONTIER CHANDLER BALTIMORE SHIELDS ROCHESTER WHITE MARSH SHIELDS PIEDMONT WISEMAN 7 2 10 1 9 6 7 7 0 5 HAS PERVADED EVERY HAMNER GAME, AND THIS SPIRIT, WHEN COUPLED WITH THE CONSTANT SPORTSMANSHIP OF THE HAMNER MEN, MAKES FOR A WINNING AND HIGHLY RESPECTED TEAM. ON ANY OCCASION WHEN HAMNER SPIRIT SHOWED SIGNS OF LAGGING, "SKIN" DOWIAT MANAGER COACH PINCH HITTER AND BALL PLAYER EXTRAORDINARY WAS QUICK TO BOLSTER TEAM SPIRITS AND GIVE NEW VITALITY TO THE TEAM MORALE WITH HIS HEARTY ENCOURAGEMENT THE EXPLOSIVE HITTING OF WEBB BROWN PRODUCED HOME RUNS WHEN THEY WERE MOST NEEDED ALSO BROWNS410 BATTING AVERAGE OVER 83 TIMES AT BAT IS SOMETHNG WHICH OPPONENTS SHOULD NOT TAKE LIGHTLY THE HAMNER HUSTLERS WHO HAVE NEVER REFUSED A CHALLENGE AND ARE EVER EAGER TO CHALLENGE TEAMS OF ANY CLASS SHIPS CLOSE THE SEASON HAVING BEEN DUBBED WITH THE MEANINGFUL TITLE GIANT KILLERS OSTER Flrsf Team OLE OLOFSON BILL STRAUSER WEBB BROWN ED HUPKE DICK STROUP JACK BOWDEN CY PARKER FRED WENDLING BOB FAHL 2 B C Second Team SKIN DOWIAT JERRY PROCTOR DON KING JACK HIGDON CURTIS LECK GEORGE COHEN RED SWYGERT BILL FULLER B IOUTFI IOUTFI IOUTFI SHAKY HOLTMEIER IOUTFI Il ,, R " " IIBI H " ICI I BI I2 I " " ISSI I3BI I3 I IPI ILFI I FI IRFI " " ICI ICI IPI " " OU R TEA MS ' 1 "PLAY BALL I" CLIFF OLOFSON STRETCHES FOR A HIGH ONE AT FIRST I JACK BOWDEN IS SAFE AT HOME-BUT ONLY BY A I-IAIR"S BREADTI-I TALKING IT OVER AFTER - GAME REFRESI-IMENTS FOR TI-IE " I-IAIVINER I-IUSTLERS " IINI ACTION TWO POINTS STRAUSER HITS WITH A FREE THROW 4 JUMP! GLUCK ABOUT TO P SINK ONE , 1 I I . ll I " H , . I I I I ' I 1 . Il ,, " YI 1 ' - HAMNER SEA KINGS HAMNER SEA KINGS THE SEA KINGS HAVE DONE MUCH TO ESTABLISH THE HIGH CALIBRE OF HAMNER ATHLETICS DURING SAN DIEGO AREA PLAY THE HAMNER TEAM ENTERED THE SALTY LEAGUE A CONFERENCE OF DESTROYER TEAMS AND AT THE END OF AN UNDEFEATED SEASON WERE PROCLAIMED CHAMPIONS OF THE SALTY LEAGUE AND AWARDED AN INVITATION TO THE IITH NAVAL DISTRICT PLAY OFFS AT PORT HUENEME. THE SEA KINGS PLAYED OUTSTANDING BALL AT PORT HEUENEME DISPLAYING STERLING SPORTS- MANSHIP AT ALL TIMES BUT FOUND THAT THE SHORE BASE TEAMS PACKED TOO GREAT A PUNCH THE HAMNER STARTING FIVE CONSISTS OF DON KING WHEELS" WHEELER, BILL STRAUSER JACK BOWDEN AND LEW LEWALLEN THE SUCCESSFUL RECORD OF THE PAST SEASON WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE HOWEVER WITHOUT THE STRONG BACKING SUPPLIED BY SUCH SUPPORTING PLAYERS AS JACK HAFFNER, ED HUPKE, JERRY GLUCK DON BETKER AND MANAGER BILL WALKER SPARK PLUG DON KING WAS A FAST BREAK ARTIST DELUXE CONSISTENTLY SETTING A BLISTERING PACE THROUGHOUT EVERY GAME KINGS CLEVER BALL HANDLING AND TEAM ATTITIUDE MELDED THE FIVE PLAYERS ON THE FLOOR INTO A CLOSE WORKING, UNITED TEAM WHEELS WHEELER NEVER CEASED TO AMAZE ONLOOKERS WITH HIS SPECTACULAR TECHNIOUE WITH TRICK SHOTS WHEELS GAVE THE CENTER POSITION REAL STRENG- TH RARELY FAILING TO OUT JUMP AN OPPONENT l BASKET BOLL i USS Homner 95 vs USS Koko Sqn Diego USS Homner 75 vs USS Erben Sqn Diego T USS Homner 95 vs USS YU-1 Sqn Diego T USS Homner 48 vs USS Colohon Sqn Diego ' 1' USS Homner 91 vs USS Toussig Son Diego T USS Homner 75 vs USS LST-1123 Son Diego T USS Homner 104 vs USS Stembel Son Diego T USS Homner 50 vs USS Lows Sqn Diego i USS Homner 71 vs USS LST-1123 Sqn Diego M USS Homner 65 vs USS Aiox soo Diego USS Homner 65 vs USS Boxfield Son Diego 1 USS Homner 89 I vs USS Colohon Sqn Diego USS Homner 65 vs USS Roton Son Diego if USS Homner 67 vs USS Lows Son Diego 96 USS l'lClmnGr 53 VS USS PIOTTG Son Diego USS Homner 69 vs USS Lows Son Diego ee USS Homner 53 vs Miromor NAS Son Diego USS Homner 92 vs USS Toussig Son Cliego TTT USS Homner 56 vs Port Hueneme Port Huenen-io MT USS Homner 42 vs USS Alox Port Hueneme USS Homner 69 vs USS Boltimore Yokosuko USS Homner 61 vs USS Wiltsie Yokosuko USS Homner 56 vs USS Wiltsie Yokosuko USS Homner 76 vs USS Wiltsie Yokosuko USS Homner 56 vs USS Chondler Yokosuko USS Homner 79 vs USS Chondler Yolcosuko USS Homner 64 vs HM British Signols Hong Kong USS Homner 66 vs USS Moddox Sosebo USS Homner 44 vs USS Brush Sosebo 11 Solty Leogue W Overtime Gome Minor Division Chompionship 1955 BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD" BILL STRAUSER AND "LEW" LEWALLEN, GUARDS, WERE THE PLAYMAKERS FOR THE TEAM, ALWAYS COMING UP WITH THE RIGHT ANSWERS FOR A DIFFICULT SITUATION. BOTH MEN WERE REAL TITANS ON DEFENSE,rAND STRAUSER'S' SET SHOTS PLACED FEAR IN THE HEARTS OF MANY AN OPPOSING TEA-M. JACK BOWDEN, THE OTHER STARTING FORWARD, WAS NOTED AS A LONG AND RANGY FAST BREAK SPECIALIST, HIS HARD DRIVING LAY-UPS OFTEN LEAVING HIS OPPONENTS AWE-STRUCK. DEADLY WITH HIS SET SHOTS FROM EITHER CORNER, JACK WAS A HIGH SCORER AND A KEEN COMPETITOR. BILL WALKER, THOUGH WANTING TO PLAY, TURNED HIS TALENT TO COACHING AND LED THE SEA KINGS THROUGH THE SEASON TO A 23 WON, 6 LOST RECORD. THIS YEAR THE TEAM SCORED A TOTAL OF 1750 POINTS TO THE OPPONENTS GRAND TOTAL OF 1351, INDICATING THE REAL PROWESS OF THE SEA KINGS. K 2 1 A THE ARD ..-...--- -----V'-A - Q' 4...-,-f. 1 I I 1 1 X1 VI mm Q. . 44, fx Z1 zz, . a I I E I Ii 15 I? 1. I ,I .1 .E I 1 I I 1 ef S .,. A 2 ! 1 I I H1 .1111 I1 EI II Ii QIE 1' 1 1 I. Ez, L' .V , , V ' 1 ' v. I I 1 I I 1 I I 1 I f " W' g' wr , --'- ,W f Q X W wf'fWR ' .. , A Rf WQMWM m ,MS S7,X,f Sf.. WR f f X f W W , f , I ,14.v2, my zfgwg SWS I H A - SV .. -'Sf' f .f .,,, - , '51, A Af. R- A Z5 gif 3 fx. gg- ,, if ' ww 2,53 G- gfw' ffW, ,9 fx LT. CHARLES W. ROCKETT LT. cog DAVID A. KINDIG LT. OOD RICHARD DUFALLO OPERATIONS OFFICER Oc OFFICER, O-1 DIVISION OFFICER A COMMUNICATION OFFICER MALIBUV, CALIF. BARTLESVILLE, OKLAHOMA CHICAGO, ILLINOIS -J . A 1 fy , LT. QJGD FLOYD W. EMANUEL LT. CJGJ DAVID F. STEVENS COMMUNICATION OFFICER, ELECTRONICS MATERIAL OFFICER O-C DIVISON OFFICER LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA TULSA, OKLAHOMA ENS. GEORGE BAUMANN ELECTRONICS MATERIAL OFFICER SAGINAW, MICHIGAN ENS. ROBERT D. EASTMAN 511 O-I DIVISION OFFICER 1:1 VINTON, IOWA 1 LT. CJGD SHELDON D. SICOTTE LT. CJGJ WALTER R. CONGDON LT. IJGD LESTER HARRIS NAVIGATOR GUNNERY OFFICER FIRST LIEUTENANT OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA EL PASO, TEXAS L05 ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 49 l' ROOM LT. QJGJ NORMAN J. SCHULTZ ENS. WALTER R. BECK ENS. DONALD A. GOTTSCHALK FIRST LIEUTENANT ASW OFFICER, THIRD DIVISION OFF. FIRST DIVISION OFFICER STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA DOWERS GROVE, ILLINOIS DETROIT, MICHIGAN ENS. THOMAS J. MCGREEVY LT. QJGD BILLIE J. PRICE LT. QJGJ ROBERT G. SCHMALFELD ENS. ROGER L. SMITHPETER SECOND DIVISION OFFICER ENGINEER OFFICER MAIN PROPULSION ASSISTANT DAMAGE .CONTROL ASSISTANT KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI AMARILLO, TEXAS ELMHURST, ILLINOIS "R" DIVISION OFFICER GEARY, OKLAHOMA ENS. RICHARD M. JONES LT. usb ROBERT C. POGUE LT. JAMES KEEGAN "M" DIVISION OFFICER SUPPLY OFFICER, "S" DIVISON OFF. STAFF MEDICAL OFFICER OULFPORT, MISSISSIPPI OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS 50 I5'l I J.D. CHALLINOR GMC CHICAGO, ILL. SAN DHAGE MMC SEYMOUR, IND CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS EELS THAT MAKE THE SHIP WH ll L.C. GORE BTC GADSDEN, ALABAMA K fwfb ffvbx R.E. CARLSON C.S.C. ELCAJON, CALIF. AIT ON LS R 9 J Y J.G. MUNOZ M.E.C. LONGBEACH, CALIF. PXfQ PNG -J Y R 5,222 M.C. MENDENHALL TMC CHULAVISTA, CALIF. A I I lj Mums GA, BMC BOONEVILLE, IND E. Rimes TMC SAN DIEGO, CALIF. GO - T.D. CAMP RMC ATMORE, ALA. ,. 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ALTON, ILL. 1 If I . 57 L-id' ..-A-.M - -YY 7 ?--- EMMETT N. BARKER, SN JACK R. RICH, SN ALVERNA NELSON, SA ROBERT A GARRAMONE SA DALLAS, TEXAS DALLAS, TEXAS MUSKOGEE, OKLA, NORTH LANE ILL KENT A. MADSEN, BMSN RICHARD L. COX, BMSN BRYANT G. HAYNES, SA EARL E DUFFY SA MAGNA, UTAH PONTIAC, MICH. SEATTLE, WASH. CHICAGO ILLL - EDWARD G. GLENN, SA NOT PICTURED: CHARLES MERRITT JACK BOWDEN CHESTER BARBER MILAN BELLANICH HOUSTON, TEXAS BMI GM2 GM3 SA CLAUDE SCHULTZ, SN FRESNO, CALIFORNIIA TACOMA, WASH. LOCKHART, TEXAS KENSETT, ARKANSAS KETCHIWAN, ALASKA I SECOND DI LEROY A. TESKE, BMI NEWARK, N. J. wxf NZ NZ X QXWXQNQZ NWD f A Sf W Ra SUS W QN ff Q7 L X NWS f f L wg V QW NZ A .W f SQ ' f f N WX NZD 7 X S! VNWX N Q S WW NZ A S f f 1 KKSKQSZ - - f X , fy N ,4 S " A? XS fg ,R , .gfy S! NA ff , 1 S f- X t,-SJR X A ff 'fy 'f SR, 1 X 'X , .N . f -X 0 VW f A ff' N' f I DONALD L. HENSLEY G I MILAN, INDIANA MILAN. S. LEWIS, BM3 FRED J. WENDLING, G HARRY G. DAVISON, GMI HIGHLAND SP., VA. M3 CURTISS LECK, GM3 HIGHLAND, CALIF. S ,S Af ,Sf .W A. L. PALMER, BM2 SAN DIEGO, CALIF. RONALD G. KINDSCHUH, GM3 WEST PT., NEB. G. L. HOLTMEIER, GM3 G. MORRISON, GM3 WASHINGTON, MO. JONESLORD, ILL. ff ff ., ., .WVRM .Sf .W M fy f ,, S "" 'SW .,. , ' WRQCWQ KS -SV .E " fw, DOTHAN, ALABAMA BURBANK, CALIF. MSN RO BERT A. STEWART, SN I HARLEY H. COURTNEY, MILAN, TENN. A ZS X M A 4 Wil 7 f - ,, . A SS A WNWSFZE f Nf N X ff QSK f Nj ! W Rad !WNf Sv ' ,A S f . - W" .::. " , R f O, D-CCA.. . . , .R-f.Sff f :W G' S- X "IW ' . ,, .W . E . . A Ag, -. --:f Q' 4 I W .. 4. We-R S' A X, Qivrsig' gyifwf sos D. MCGEE, SN GEORGE PuRDY, SN JOE A. LEPORE, SN LIVEOAK, CALIF. BUENA, WASH. WEST JORDAN, UTA CROSSETT, ARK. ' x7.5'g2.SQ 45 4 S f , ' E Nw N5 5 M . QR. S SS RS M ' RQ- :S ESS- 15 Q 'I . S' ff 'R ,S Sw , X wg' . S , Q N N X X N , X N R R 5 Q f RICHARD CLARK, SN H RENDING, MICH. ISI MAURICE MARSHALL, LOS ANGELES, CALIF. WILLIAM KNUPPLE, SN SILSBEE, TEXAS JOE HAMMOCK, SA HEMPHILL, TEXAS MIKE VELASQUEZ, sm COLORADO SP., COLO. SN FRANK MAYHUE, SN TRUMAN, ARK. RAY EVERMAN, SN K. H. HUNSBERSER, SN LOUISVILLE, KY. JACKSON, Miss, OZARK, ARK. NOT PICTURED: DONALD W. BROWN GM2 I-IIGI-ILAND, CALIF. JIM ARNAL SN ST. PAUL, MINN. JACK HIGDON, SN CONCORD, CALIF. I F. P. DUENAS, SA TAMPA, FLORIDA INARAJAN, GUAM. R. W. WILLIAMS, SA K. L. GRANTHAM, SA HERBERT DENNISON, SA LINCOLN, ILL. 1 111 1 I l I11 1 I 1 1 Z. wi I II' I i 1 I 'I 111 1. I 1 1 1 1 I I I I I 1 I 1 3I 91 IW v ., ., ., , , Ew- mf.. pg DONALD G. ANDERSON, SO2 KENT E. CARRELL, SOS JAMES O. WALRUFF, SO3 JACK D. THOMPSON, SOS BEACH, NORTH DAKOTA PROVO, UTAH SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA CUT BANK, MONTANA DONALD L. REEVES, SO3 JERRY W. GRIGGS, SN ROBERT L. MYRICK, JR. FT2 JAMES A. UTERMARK, FT3 TIGARD, OREGON BELPRE, OHIO JARRATT, VIRGINIA SCOTIA, NEW YORK EDWARD w. HUPKE, FT3 WILLIAM HENERY ROOP, FT3 CARL E. POLLOCK, FT3 DOUGLAS E. NUNNERY SN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE LARNED, KANSAS JACKSON, MISSISSIPRI JW I VERTIS M. CROWDER, SN JESSIE R. CAMPBELL, SN LIVINGSTONE, LOUISIANA SENECA, SOUTH CAROLINA I ,,,.. , ,,,,, f . , WK. Q 5, , , L. Nw, Cf' 0 X Q A5 gf X A , ,X , 5 f W 'S 0 5 X6 f KW, 1 yy Q Q. -,,, , 4: wwf Xi fx ? so , 2 Ls, Z ,, ff, 'ff ,f, 9 0 W E Nil if ' A ,,, . ,, ,CR , I DONALD G. KILLINGSWORTH, TM3 ' , WATERLOO, ILLINOIS DONALD KNOLL, SN DETROIT, MICHIGAN 1 I I JERRY D. ELMORE, TM3 MELVIN A. SWYGERT, TM3 ELMER J. VOGEL, TM3 BLACKWELL, OKLAHOMA LEESV DONALD R. ELLIOTT, FT2 TYLER, TEXAS LLOYD D. DU CHARME, SN ILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA FULTON, ILLINOIS PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WISCONSIN NOT PICTURED : JOHN C., SAYLOR, FTI CHULA VISTA, CALIFORNIA 62 ,- MH CDOCD MONTGOMERY HM ALFORD E LEWIS SHI SAM CALDWELL CSI JOSE CRUZ BORJA SKI SAN DIEGO CALIF ASTORIA OREGON SAN DIEGO CAL MYRTLEWOOD ALA S Y SANA SDI T DE LEON SD2 BILLY G ASKEW SK3 DAVID E ROBERTS CS3 PHILIPPINES MANILA PHILIPPINES SAN ANGELO TEXAS DALLAS TEXAS CHARLESCCOSMOJCOCHRANE DRS BILLY WALKER css E R MILLER SH3 GEORGE coI-IEN SD3 ALICEVILLE ALA HATTIESBERG MISS WHITE SWAN WASH NEW YORK N Y I I I I I I i X -I u u . . , . , I ' I 5 I I p I ' ,, fggfygff QWPQ QW? QQBWS f A ' H- "Q "Z ' A, f ig, ' vw , 5 Q' ,riff yi "W Q 9 M SM? 1 S f 0- Fi? N lf N f .f an ,. f 34 7K '-' ff 2' lf- ' I ' EI'I . . , . , . , . , I I 1 I I , I I 1 I - - , , ' ' ' ' 1 - , . . ROBERT G. LEWIS, SK3 KNIGHTDALE, N. C. MARNEPLACE, WASH, D.C. D. A. WHEELER, SK3 FRANK WEST, TN JEFFERSON, TEXAS H. A. BRAZLEY, SN MEMPHIS, TENN. A. L. DORRELL, SN RICHARD E. 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