Lofberg (DD 759) - Naval Cruise Book

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1 , E SX r H I sh I5 1 YLUSQQ LOFF5 mais gig E E THE HUK THE FIGHTING LADY USS YORK T0 WN IC Vs-109 The grand old man! DESDI V , 213 USS TH OMASON fun-may USS LOFBERG mn-7599 USS BOLE DD-7559 USS TA USSIG DD-74469 The little hustlers I TEAM L 2 X nk 5x 1 wr The Big Hustlersl H .., f :S A I , .ayii - s- N49 f . rf, if 5 E L V ' v 'E Ai X' , SQX V Y. Mig f ' . Q Q ,iv ' I ' - ' ' V771 ?: X H -Z , f , wi-ivisflgfiz 5 ' sffwitf , - f 51532 ,Q m A ,3..X,,,,,, if ,Z X, . , . A vi r 'f"T' A riff ." , . f X' fl' 4 Qyff -Z f - , , . ,gfgzbw ,wggy ww fr 'E ix 1.13 Vg S-"MRN'+ .2 Q N .lV.. N , 'f i. e 1.11 SHIP'S DED THE SUPP HONG OPERA SASEBO SI-HP'S P YOKOSUKA HUME . . HIP' HISTOR Y On 23 October 1964, the USS LOFBERG--17 officers and 252,men strong--setsail on a seven month cruise in the Western Pacific. Leaving behind families and many friends, we ventured off into the realm of Buddhist temples, kimonos, hibachi's, and hotsey baths, to return on 17 May 1965, a little saltier, a little wiser, a little older, a little stronger. Proudly dis- playing the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, each and every officer and man now feels a new closeness to his Country and to his fellow militants. 79.22, of the time, LOFBERC was underway, but spirits remained high and complaints were few and far between. - This book attempts to tell, in part, the story of the 1964-65 WESTPAC CRUISE of the USS LOFBERC. Our ship was named for Commander Gustov Brynwolf Lofberg, who exhibited conspicuous gallantry in action against enemy forces off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, on 4 September 1942. Commander Lofberg, skipper of the USS LITTLE, challanged a numerically superior Japanese naval force, and after scoring numerous hits the LITTLE was spotlighted by two enemy de- stroyers and set aflame. Commander Lofberg was lost at sea during the battle. The keel of the USS LOFBERC was laid at San Francisco, California, by the Bethlehem Steel Company on 4 November 1943. A 2200 ton short hull destroyer, she was christened a year later and commissioned on 26 November 1944. Completing her shakedown cruise too late to participate in World War II, the LOFBERG was at Pearl Harbor on 9 August 1945, when the Japanese forces surrendered. Durin the months which followed World War II, LOFBERG served in' various .capacities 3 ranging from Commander Mine Squadron Three--controlling the clearing of mines in the Japanese Islands--to courier and patrol ship duties off the Chinese mainland. ' ' h K A t'o The LOFBERG completed three tours of duty in the Far East during t e orean c 1 n, serving with the fast carrier task forces off both coasts of Korea, providing naval gunfire sup- port, and patrolling the Straits of Formosa, in addition to conducting numerous training exer- cises. The '64-'65 cruise marked the 11th occasion that the LOFBERG had served with the Seventh Fleet since the Korean Action. Following our departure from San Diegot in October, our schedule included 10 days in I-Iawaii, six weeks on the Formosa Patrol, a week of upkeep in Subic Bay, P.I., a week of R gl R in I-long Kong, patrol duties in the South China Sea, 13 days of upkeep in Sasebo, and 3 days of frantic buying in Yokosuka. It was a memorable cruise: 37 days straight at sea--46 days straight at sea--ah yes, we remember it well! As you leaf through these pages, it is hoped that you will recall or come to a better understanding of the 1964-19 5 WESTPAC CRUISE of the USS LOFBERC! D DICAT 0 This book is dedicated to the officers and men who were injured on the l7th of December l9o4, While attempting to secure the anchor for sea shortly after departing Keelung Harbor, Taiwan. Davis, BM3, Carnahan, EMFN, Ingalls, SN,Snyder,SN, and Pittman, SA, Were so seriously injured that they were returned to the States for treatment. LTJG Danielson, Chief Orlando Potember, BMl, Perez, SF2, Nash, SN, Thomas, SN, Fields, SN, Copeland, SA, and Pierce, SA, were hospitalized with various injuries, but returned to the ship Within six Weeks following the accident. Recognition is also due LTJC Johnson, Roberts, HMl, Adkins, DC2, Poe, CS3, and Alfred, SN, who were commended by the Commanding Officer for the speed and effectiveness with which they rendered as- sistance to the injured. p Q , X, N J -L S 1 P 1 1 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 I f 1 4 1 :.A,,., 1, Not ,lust A Good Old Man-- A GREAT One! FROM THE FORMER OLD MAN: "During this past year that I have served as your Commanding Officer, I have watched you do all of those things expected of you, and in times of trial and greatest need, put forth the extra effort that was required to complete the necessary work. Each of you has upheld and enhanced a proud reputation among your comrades, together you have fostered the LOFBERC'S reputation among her sistershipsg and last and most important, your Nation's reputation among the Nations of the world. "I-Iold your heads high, stick out your chests and be proud of a job up to now well done. Continue, I emplore you, to serve with Commander MADILL and the officers that follow him as you have served with me to the honor and glory of LOFB ERC, our Navy, and our great country. "God bless you all and speed you on your way toward the goals He set out for you." --R. M. HUSTY ABOUT THE FORMER OLD MAN: Commander Richard Marshal I-IUSTY, U.S.N., was born on 21 July 1925, in Westhampton Beach, Long Island, New York. Upon graduation from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in June 1945, he was commissioned Ensign. I-Iis term of active duty in the U.S. Navy commenced on 19 August 1946, when he reported aboard the USS MACOMB QDMS-235 to assume the duties of Assistant Engineering Officer. Cdr. HUSTY has servedin various other sea duty and shore duty billets during the past 20 years including Commanding Officer, USS SACIMAN CATF-1615 and Chief Staff Officer and Engineering fMaterial Officer for COMDESRON NINE. I-le qualified for command of destroyers in November 1961, and has since then completed one year of U.S. Naval Post Graduate School. Cdr. HUSTY served as Engineering Officer aboard the USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN QCVS-395 from July 1962 until January 1964, when he assumed command of the LOFBERC. Cdr. I-IUSTY has been awarded the following campaign and service medals: World War II Victory Medal, European Occupational Medal, National Defense Medal, Merchant Marine World War II Victory Ribbon, Merchant Marine Atlantic War Zone Ribbon, Merchant Marine Mediterranean, Middle East War Zone Ribbon, and the Command at Sea Medallion. C C Commander, ,U.S. N may OFFICER 31 March - W.G. MADILL, JR. Commander, USN Commander William G. Madill, Jr., a native of Detroit, Michigan, enlisted in the NHVY in October l94l He had advanced t S , , o econd Class Electrician's Mate before being selected fgl' the Naval College Training Program in 1943. Upon completing the Mechanical Engiiieeggeg College Training Program at the University of Michigan in October 1945, he was comm1ES1 was Ensign, USNR. His first billet was First Lieutenant aboard the USS ROWE CDD-5649. 15 Of- followed by a tour aboard the USS SHELTON QDD-7905, and then a tour as Commu.n1cat1QnS of ficer for TACRON THREE. Intermediate tours ranging from Operations fEXecutive Officer - the USS RAYMOND QDE-3411 to Commanding Officer of the USS ENGAGE QMSDO-433710 Cong- munications Officer for COMPHIBGRU THREE provided him with a highly diversified bHC ground. Commander Madill graduated from the George Washington University with an AB degli? in Business Administration, 22 February 1962, as a result of participating in their College General Studies after-hours program while on duty in OPNAV The 'CAPTAIN is h ' aut orized to wear the American Defense, the American Theatre, the European Theatre fone starj, the World War Two Victor h y, t e Navy Good Conduct, the National Defense, and the Armed Porces Expeditionar med l y a s. Commander Madill is married to the form J er anet W. Stober of Maplewood, New Jersey. They reside in Coronado with their two sons, Bill and Tom. COMMANDING CHAN GE OF CUMMAND 31 March 1965 On 31 March 1965, Commander W. C. Madill relieved Commander R. M. Husty as Commanding Officer, USS LOFBERC, while at sea. Attendance at the ceremony was limited to the ship's officers and chief petty officers and a selected group of other enlisted men. Commander Husty was presented with a gift from the crew at a farewell party which immediately followed the change of command ceremonies. It s been great Sir! ja. ABOUT THE fi GGFRIENDLYW X.0. . Lieutenant Commander Fox graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1953 and en- tered Navy Officer Candidate School in July of that year. Upon receiving his commission in November 1953, he reported to the USS ROCKBRIDGE QAPA-2285 where he served as Gunnery Officer and Assistant Group Commander. From July 1956 until July 1958, he served as Weapons Instructor at the NROTC Unit at Northwestern University. Upon com- pletion of this tour, Mr. Fox augmented into the regular Navy and received orders to the USS ROBINSON QDD-5625, where he served as Operations Officer until September 1959. In November of 1959, he assumed com- mand of the USS KALMIA IATA-1845, pro- viding target drone services for the Fleet Training Group, San Diego. Upon completion of this tour, he became Aide and Flag Lieutenant to the Commandant Eleventh Naval District in San Diego, serving in this ca- pacity until reporting aboard LOFBERG in September 1964. LCDR Fox, a native of Evansville, Indiana, is married and has four children, all residing in San Diego. EXECUTIVE OFFICER R.V. FUX Lieutenant Commander, USN 5 Q X.O. ,NA it 4 PT!-'- Finished . . . FRUM THE MOUTHS OF X.0.'s . . From: USS LOEEERG To: GomTaskGru 11.7 Info: GomTaskUnit 11.7.2 UNGLAS Way back on October twenty-three, The ASW Group put out to sea. Four cans, a carrier, and one DE, Then four more ships for the ORE. Things went Well for all the rest, But LOEEERG was plucked to take I-IANGGGK west. So the Group was split and to some lt was an indication of things to come. With you in Japan and us in Kaohsiung, Christmas found the Group far-flung. ln fact, not until we reached Hong Kong, Did we catch up and tag along. We steamed in circles again and again Before a voice said "Go north, young men." Then off to Sasebo for buying and cheer, And a certain goatee disappeared, we hear. Evaluated marine life Leaving on St. Paddy's Day, Looking to April and a month of play, But Seventhfleet said, "You're in your prime, "So stay right there for a longer time." So We spread out as drops of rain, And our April schedule Went down the drain. No l-long Kong, no Yoko, no Sasebo, It looked as if directly home we'd go. After forty-odd days, we'd done our part, And someone up there had a change of heart. The word came down to Number Ten, That she should see Japan again. With metal, china, and trinkets of wood, The DGA's prayed for Weather good. With the added Weight and stability fantastic The Japanese should use more lightweight plastic. . But it's over now--we're almost home, The end of the cruise--the end of a poem. Our last chance, to say vve've been tickled to death , , To have Worked for .you and your staff, Admiral Veth. ' ' I Sun light, sun bright .... 'IL Q OPERA TI ONS J L LUCKETT III Lieutenant USN DEPARTMENT ENGINEERING WH. POE Lieutenant, USN Q :Tig HEADS WEAPONS H. DANIELSON Lieutenant, USN NM L, N! nk XA Mx -, I e MQ L o . fit, Fiat' x et 16, -tix 7 A 8? L :-L J X E4 SUPPLY RJ-I. HAMMUND Lieutenant U.g.j, SC, USNR " if R'-321 il y 1. I nl f 'ia T 'u - Bl fl' .. - nfndmwqf "" YI. ,n '1lf'!uWTay , I! - W 7'E.-m"'71 4 N mm! nu L 'N' .nli"'-'X-ll' ,, g 'W' 'A L' L., 5 f- 11 . 21' u 'Turf ' , "' Y 42 X -we eff? X R ligwf- ,4 X - L -1. f I LTJG T. P. GALINSKI LTJG J. L. BERGSTROM ASWO MPA LTJG E. H. WILSON LTJG J. O. CARTER First Lieutenant CICO THE HAPPY WA DERER 1-rl-1 f-xQ lj' CD ESG? 'Sac o 43 noi? eil 5 23 Eigl-eifvgsfnsaaffia no suxzrocnzv HgfD,..Qm,DsCD,,,,,u.. QHm2:.'H 53 mmm fxUQQ"ma4Q.-Ulf-rom H, .. 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KLAAS "G" DIVXDASHO EMO fp LNSJ NUSL I-IUK INC NOONERING DCA 3 APR X i l N ACT10 f fe:- Being awakened for the ever present watches QOut' Out of my room, knavel Beat on the bulk head and wake all 'round, toolj Easy Ed buying again with three fours all a "Moored as before reporting to his chief each morning A fifty one degree roll, Jack at sea for the first time since the BUTTERCUP in boot camp The Peter Sellers type karate experts, A UDT bound Trouser The first day in port after 46 days at sea Yes, a memorable cruise this was -fi' QNot pictured: LTJG J.A. BARBOUR DCA' LTJG R JOHNSON Assistant OPS' ENS M T LONG Assistant MPA' and ENS C. W. BRADLEY Assistant ClCOj INSPECTING . . . '41 mf- Audi 'f-'Mm if-:fwfr :merit CONTEMPLATING . . . TROLLING . . Front row L toR Schuler Smfthwlck M1tchelI Solomon Alexander Dlxon Stewart Powell Saal Thomas LTJG Flscher Walkosak Denny Beaudoln Sterlm Back g row Landgrebe Barnes Lelnen CAPTAIN Husty LCDR Fox LTJG Carter LTJG Hammond Boehm Cochran II ND FLE T LEAGUE CHAMP LOFBERG TROUNCES TI-IOMASON IN HARD FOUGI-IT PLAYOFF' Durlng the months just pr1or to LDFBIIRG' s departure for Westpac a flag football team was organlzed for the purpose ofpartlclpatlng ll'1 the Eleventh Naval D pet1t1on C h Jo o whlpplng the team lnto shape for the keen competltlon whlch was to be encountered At the end of the regular season the HUSTLERS had lost only one game and t1ed one other for a t1e w1th the Thomason for flrst place The playoff game whlch resulted was nlp and tuck all the way and at the end of the regulatlo t n lme the score was tled 6 6 In the double overtlme whlch followed LOFBERG'S out t d s an lng offense and sterllng defense combmed to net a much greater total offenslve yardage than the TI-IOMASON a dL Fl n OFBERC was declared wlnner Of the eet League Champlonshlp the team members were presented w1th 1nd1V1dual trophles and a larger trophy W3 presented to the shlp ' ' ' ' ' H istric,t Fleet League com- ' ' . ,oac es CARTER and LEINEN did a fine ' b f ' ' ' ' . . . . . , 1 S I8 Oh me I forgot to tell her to U DERIWIY OCTOBER 1965 Wlth wlves, chlldren, sweethearts, and frlends on the pler, LOFBERG got underway for a seven month V1s1t ' across the 11ne " Mlxed emotlons were evldent Tear streaked faces laughlng chlldren 1nqu1s1t1ve young boys an occa slonal crylng baby Thls was the face of San Dlego to us the face that each of us was to recall many tlmes durlng the months that followed What do you mean Am I glad we re But I don t wanna let go Duck' gO11'1g7' THE CHIEF S SWADLEY, Brom CRQFT, GMC5 Chiefs' Mess Pres. Chiefs Mess Pres. 1 Aug., 64-Mar., 65 Mar., 65-May, 65 5 THE GfPUSHERS"-- 1 Gften called the backbone of the Navy the H The LOFBERG's chiefs have done f' e , a 111 chiefs have the formidable task of getting the job in all areas, having gained the respect of ' if work doie ' ' f h ' ig 1 in spite o t e officers. officers and enlisted alike through persistent, - j proficient performance. 1 GILI-ARD, SMC FOSHEY, RMC PERLINCOS, RMCA LLCYD, RDC LYNN, MMC ROBISON MMC , POWELL, BTC REAGAN, EMC EVANS, BTCA BALDERAS, YNC E25 BOOT NXNXHN ' A -fa S-.. 'L Q I 'NWN WW '49 VBOATS... BUSI-IED . Bright nced boot BTC 21 Heave around! Historic moment: lst large scale VERTREP. Well, it was fun while it lasted. . . if THIS, OUR FI AL U REPO These words were more than just welcome to each and every man who had a replenishment detail station. On sixty different occasions, LOFBERG replenished while underway from AO's, AKS's, AF's, AE's, AFS's, and from one AOE during the seven months away from San Diego. Every Sunday was assured at least one UNREP. From as early as 0400 to as late as 2100, the Replenish- ment Detail was set, and the men were always swift to man their stations. I The fact that we suffered no serious accidents during UNREPS is no doubt due in part to the inspiring safety lec- tures which preceded each UNREP by INGE, TMI "Inspira- ii , ,Sl t S Q l . , t f f tional" is the best word that can be used to describe his briefings, and even that does not do his works of art justice. Time after time, the men at the forward, midshipsnalld after stations turned in sterling performances and received compliment upon compliment from the UNREP ships. The LOEBERG has developed and maintained an outstanding rep- utation for seamanship, and this is definitely due in great part to safe and speedy UNREPS. "We are making our approach." HQ YQ Man, did you see him go! A few goodies from the SACRAMENTO SIXTIETH AND THE CRUISE . . . " You re on candid camera PREP close up on the THQMASON f' 0 'n o 4 u I 1 1 X, RELIGIO Because of the extensive times spent at sea and the usual unavailability of a Chaplain, LOFBERG's lay program reached an all-time high in importance during the cruise. LTJG Wilson, the P rotes tant Layleader, LTJG Landgrebe, the Assistant Protestant Layleader, aiild LTJG Carter, the Roman Catholic Layleader, d . . . a id a fine Job of providing Sunday services While at sea. Diamond Head, HaWaii's greatest landmark. "I-XLCHA NUI" Thousands pay homage to the men lost on the U.S.S. Arizona. 1 The S.S. Lurline - - - 1 ' some people have to pay. Statue of Kamehameha, the great Hawaiian king. HA WAII The beautiful, rugged coastline. VY Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, located only a few miles from downtown Honolulu, provides a lush tropical setting for a major U.S. Naval base. Fort DeRussey, the Army recrea- tional. area adjacent to Waikiki Beach, was a favorite hang- out for LOFBERGERS. Many found the ninety mile trip around the island of Oahu to be an experience to be cherished for years to come: From secluded white sandy beaches to the ruggedly carved lava formations to the lushest in floral beauty. Those ten days passed all too fast .... me F -1 The Blowhole A beautiful girl, a secluded beach ' ' i MEM URIE 8 5, n. 6 , 4 X K fm! 5 f Q x f 1 . "l..,, ixjf' nw, ,K m W... 'gi B l 2: s '4-' E Vo: A '.,, i 2 ff 3 ' L Wx S-V sg, x VA, P And away he goes' I said, "Shove off, coxswain!" s I X . xx 75 f K , ,f x Z, ,K f, I K 9 f LOFBERG .3 X X---+..,f"' 1 L Nix! if X L l I x i SWEETHEART M 3 9641- 96 J K S CQSQ ld Fl ,, f fN eapono eps: rtment x....,.,-. l I i I 1 Front row, L to R: Thomas, BMSN, Bullisco, BM2, Reager, BM3, Schoonover, SN, Second row, L toR: Lysne,SN, Villanueva,SN, Mafnas, SN, Nash, SN, Roy, SA. Back row, L to R: LTJG Wilson, Cochran, SA, Sterling, SN, Scott, BMSN, Stewart, SN, Smith, SA, Wacholtz, SA. First Division's deck force, under the constant and experienced supervision of rated Boatswains Mates, main- tain the cleanliness and seaworthiness of the LOFBERG- a job which starts before reville and oftentimes continues after evening colors. Two of the First Division's biggest jobs are maintaining the Boatswains Locker and maintaining the paint locker. During sea detail the First Division op- xxfx, ALM --vc., .J xx X-X, GS -x.,g Q...--f-ff V4- JULY- VX i? I 1 5 a 3 l 1 I AW! ..u-u.u-- 3 ,--- . ' l 5 " f is ' '5 -o if ij J D VIS Front row L toR Bennet C SN Potember Blvll Giste BMS Second row I. toR Fields SA Young SN Copeland SN Ocanas SN Cholewa SN Back row LtoR Thomas SN Satterstrom SN Hughes SN Spears SN Jordan SN Mttchell SN erates the anchor windlass and handles lines Also, during replenishments and refueling they man their stations Qmany times during the cruiselj Although rnany new developments have been stressed during recent years, the virtues of heads- up seamanship and military snap have survived the test and are still the backbone of the Navy The gunner's mates and fire control techni- cians did a fine job of keeping our guns and direc- tor ready at all times during the cruise. In addition, they manned lines for sea details, and handled rigs and lines during UNREP S. A hard-working crew, six out of the seven menwho took the test for advancement in rate from "G" Division passed the test. For the ninth time, yes, we're ready, we're always ready. GG 99 DI VI I0 Front row, L toR: Neal, SN, Johnson GMGI, Hooper, GMGl, Golinski, FTG2, Second row, L to R: Greene, GMG3, Lemonds, GMG3, Paseshnik, GMG3, Harlem, SN, Pass, GMG3' Ramos, SN, Toomey, FTG2, Baglg Row, L to R: ENS Moored, Angell, SN, Anderson, SN, Mansard, FTG2, Jones, FTG3, Sego, GMG2, Croft, GMGCS. 293 ff Q QQAQ ..,,5'4 3 O 72 9. 24" O ' Ill? Ono' 91 1 " I CJ!-HCH LJAY DID 17' GO .' DA H DIVISIO Front row, L to R: Sewell, SN, Solomon, ADJ3, Amiot, ET2.Second row, L to R: Hale, ENl, Debo, SA, Richter, AT1. The '64-'65 Cruise was the first deployment to WESTPAC that LOFBERG made With DASH aboard. The Drone Anti-Submarine Helicopter is designed to give destroyers a stand-off capability of attacking submarines. Though the division is small, each man has a vital job and must do it thoroughly and com- petently-in order to keep the expensive little birds airvvorthy. like .Q XX X x T 'Xt 4 8 Y X - , ,' 'f CAE xi 'Qi 9 X , ' , 1 ,Q K KN. 1 1 Q. ,A A A ,f f ,-' U - " x ' " ' ' ' ' - - 'K -X .5-Lf s X56 4 - 4145 E , A Q -53-X-.X-A A "e"Lj"s" QS? 'xxx Y "' , . -ada X-jeg , fx X YN K2 :i ' f 'LJ T Q Q1 47 XX X ! -Y:-'f ' - . 'X-f . ' .5-2, ,Q f if .4 x Q N K I XQ - 5 ' X J XX X X g A ,, ,gl -N M I S, 'rg-' X - it ,f , 6, ,L V, -'AI-: ,', ,TZ ,, ' X57 ' A, s X ' L - 4 -L. f- "5 X 51' t A! X ,--- g ... c. - T "' if - ' sae' era X 1 2 f X J" 'T -"A 3""'4' 4 Y " Q ,f N X -lv ff 1 ,I .-31,41 " -2 ,K " -if " f ?,-ff 33 DIVI I0 Front row, L to R: Palmer, TM2 Inge, TMI, Mcneaiy, sTo2. second row, L to R: Snyder, STG2, Block STl, King, SOGSN, Lambert, SA: Back row, L to R: LTJG Galinski B SO arnes, G3, Barzee, SN, Buxton, SN, Myers, STCS. ' The Sonarmen and Torpedomen are at the heart of the ship's team for accomplishing our primary mission: Anti-submarine warfare. Keeping our sonar equipment, director, hedgehogs, and torpedoes ready at all times was their job, day and night. And ready they Were! The AS Division personnel also man various sea detail and replenishment detail stations ranging from POOW to linehandler to bearing-taker. X .7i?Wfww2wWWWWWZWW WWW? 4 j,4,f, -X S .1 .- .- f .- .f .- Njyf5f?fffWWW?WWWwwaWWff WQJZ X fffu4',fffW,,,,H QMS.,-Xw..iQ . .U.jfffhwwy,,,,jf, X ..1.5 . K. JWUZWQZVQXU XX.L ffw'7vQ.pf fp .- Zi-'Y' kfy '. wwf' X. fyiffwf f X K -Hwy X.-ffW4 fhambxf .fiffffifxfg .ffy . KU1 ,aw f-W. " Ofll fy X Wi f y .910 wwf WWF fwh fqyf my 002 ,wifif E'fx W s.: .j 5 nf Z .3 A f.. X. 5. 5.42 .f7WWw,ff ,' -fi S X - .Q H. . fWfWwf .- ...K jWWWww,,, 3,5 .S f x 5 MO,-V fx K. K. ,ff fl, . .Q K. x. .. K. ,,,,-fefxg. fQf2,4,f ffw' gf Ww49QjS.x.gQWf N -.f'Ww,M if , ww, , X. 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I l 'l F gl I 5 i l l KAOHSIUNG-H FA VURITE PORT Taiwan, .an island about 235 miles long and from 70- 90 miles wide, is located about ninety miles off the coast of China. Kaohsiung is the southernmost port and provides the i largest harbor area on the island. The people of Kaohsiung were exceptionally friendly to the LOFBERG on our several visits during December and the first part of January. One of the highlights of our visits was the inter-division softball tournament held at the Tsoying Chinese Naval Base. Our frequent visits made it possible for us to learn ' 3 local customs and to make many new Chinese friends. 5 l'Good-deals" ranging from jewelry to shoes to wood- ' carving were available in many interesting little shops. ? X Taiwanese school boys enjoy messdeck movie Taiwanese culture is fascinating 1 . M .S gi ff- v ,, if ,e .K 3 f ,M f "1 f ywxf, 3 , 5 4 My We .f 4 1- ff ,. V few 4 Q, , f I K5 4 nf Q , f . Kiki , G' in " ,f 5f?f,f , ' ff ' ,, X , .fi W mhz' f ' W , Q f ff? V ,XZ f M M K i If .-gf, 14,1 Q ,V f ' ff? I! ,J ,." S' ' WW Xif7fW'Wf ff f n- lf., ' i , f ,M x .1 T ff if " " f U .wwf N f ,f W7 f f ff f' f ,' If ,, f , J, W4 W dylffh jffffy, W z If , vf if 'W f .IM The City . . . Keelung, Taiwan, is located on the northeastern tip of Taiwan. It was founded in 1626 by the Spaniards. The Dutch drove the Spaniards out in 1642 and in 1660 the Chinese drove out the Dutch. Since that time there has been a constant migration of Chinese to the island from the mainland, and in 1949, the Government of the Republic of China set up their capital in Taipei--about 35 minutes from Keelung by bus. Personnel of the LOEBERC spent much of their time in Taipei, and many enjoyed the all-day tour which took in most of the his- torical points of interest. . if The Tragedy . . . At 1159 on 17 December 1964, the USS LOEEERC got underway from alongside Nationalist Chinese Oiler H309 after taking on fuel and proceeded out of Keelung Harbor. At pre- cisely 1215, the ship suddenly rose sharply on a large swell, and then the bow crashed down-ward into the base of the next oncoming swell. Of the fifteen men who were on the forecastle, one was washed overboard and fourteen were in- jured. DAVIS, EM3,CARNAI-IAN, EMEN, SNYDER, SN, P ITMAN, SA, and INCALLS, SA, were in- jured so severely that they were returned to the States for treat- ment. LTJC DANIELSON, ORLANDO, EMC, POTEMEER, BMI, PEREZ, SE2, NASI-I, SN, THOMAS, SN, FIELDS, SN COPELAND, SA, and PIERCE SA, were hospitalized, but re- turned to the ship within a few 7 9 KEELUN weeks. O'CANAS, SN, who was washed over- board, was hospitalized with severe bruises for a short while, but re- T'll1"11Df'l fn rho chin ---A D A THA GED Y! The re-welcoming committee THE CHILDRE ' DAY It was a Wonderful day for the sixty young Chinese school-children when they came aboard the LOFBERG for a tour, some ice cream and cake and a movie. There were smiles and laughter, and the LOFBERC crew enjoyed the visit as much as--if not more than--the children and their teachers. . . . THEN CHRI TMAS! 6 Division: Attention! Christmas Eve service . sonboard--M'd ' in town--Underway Christmas morning--Iilggght Mass QNX - Xsxss. XG i swim sm 42 f ,Q N.-- ,, J- f .1-1 - 41.1 ,.- N.: ' -Q .i 1- Q Que ra-sas: c-Lf-n :.:'4,.-E:1':r: :.'.sv3E,1',,.,.-f' - lm "'a...+.-:I 1-,u'wiL.w7J H--' -f P ., v ...E I iv. LT-Z ff? 1.3 fi D - SUBIC BAY, P.I. A Week of much-needed upkeep in Subic Bay was an essential pre-requisite for the unexpected impending operations. Subic houses the largest U.S. Naval installation in the Philippine Islands and is located in the southern part of Luzon less than one hundred miles from Manila. Gutstanding services from the DIXIE Qincluding DIXIEBURGERSD plus rent-a-hog and San Miguel beer made our stay a quite pleasant one. A WEEK OF UPKEEP . . . Q 'fx JEEPNE YS . I ,Q , A I -'BNI 'l u':,l7' .Q if ia' I ' IAJI. 44 DIXIEBURGERS . . . AND RENT-A- WATERBUFFALO ' 1 -wmiw 5,5 Nm- ,,-I.,A.f, 1, , .V , ,..fq-Nun , - 4.4. .0- S Z Z Q ' AFTER ENGINEROOM Front row, L to R: Rietman, MM2, Barton, MMI, Holk, MM2 Middle row: Hall,FN Weiss MM3,Bomarito MVI3 Rob t MM3 E , , , , , er s, , herhart, FN. Back row: ENS Long, Rienke, FN, Wencker, MM3, Eatmon, MM3, MacMurray, sq , FN, Robison, MMC. ' I , , , "M" division consists of Machinist's Mates and MM strikers y Their primary task is to utilize the steam from the firerooms to produce power, both electrical and mechanical, which is used for " li hti h ' ' ' ' ' g ng, eating, cooking communicating and propelling Thou h , , - 21 T shorthanded much of the time, they maintain and repair all machinery pertainin to mai g n propulsion and power generation, Which includes i turbines, reduction gears, compressors, generators, eyaporators, pumps, and many other pieces of machinery too numerous to list here. These men must also stand eight hours of engineroom Watch 2 1 . , . Q E i E 2 E i i , y N DI VISI O E. l 1 ,., U 3? -5' f 4 6 , Nfwvwaaeaww FORWARD FEREROOM Front rowg L to R: Rolison, MM2, Walker'MMl Lord MM2. Middle row: Aleto, MM3, Hobbs, FN, Trombley, FA, Dunaway, FN. Back row: Willians, FN, Carter, MVI3, Carlson, MM3, Barber, FN, Kozub,MM2 Lynn, MMC. ' each day, serve as members of damage control parties, and keep the appearance of their spaces up to Navy standards. During evening hours, these men might be found studying correspondence courses in preparation for advancement in their field of Work, attending a movie for relaxation, or discussing plans for their futures in the Navy or as civilians. Although the every day life of the Machinist's Mates has been only touched here, it can readily be seen that they are fine examples of typical American sailors. 'S A i , 1 l - .,.. w-an-4 .iq 4 Front row, L to R: Potts, BT2, Reed BTI Portlock BT2. Middle row: Earnest, FN, Keney, BTS, Capps, BT3,,Carr FN, Smith, FA. Back row: Evans, BTCA, Powell, BT2 Pollard, BT3, Jones, FN, Reinhart, FA, Swadley, BTCM if DDIVII N The boilermen aboard the LOFBERGQ trained to properly operate and maint ' re a boilers and other fireroom machinery 119136 primary duty is to produce large quahtmig of high quality steam. lt is impracticalt list here all the supplementary duties 0? a boilerman, but one can get the general picture from the following: lt is the boiler- man's job to transfer, test, and take in- ventories of fuel and waterg to maintain and repair boilers, pumps, and associated machineryg to serve as members of damage control parties,g to stand steaming watches' and to maintain the neat a ' their spaces. To the lot of the boilerman fall long hours on watch under strenuous conditions high temperatures, and liberal quantities of black fuel oil and soot. ppearance of Front row, L to R: Smith, BT2, Pouriea, BTl,Haurez BT2. Middle row: Alexander, BT2, Leunig, BT3, Berry FN, Skaggs, PN, McDaniel, FN. Back row: Powell, BTC Read, FN, Thomas, FN, Spangler, FN, Sicklovan,FN,Swadley BTCM. Wy mevnw-fwffawnfmsw-"ff'W'W 'I ' 7 ' if lf, f ff , X MW gm f Ja 7596 mile 'ns 16' "-an 'wig X if '?wKR'S?f?'i"G uEL UWC? Q gl ,QR 'N V ,f O R 4 1A A r' iv' 5 df? " 'STERWUD SCH'-'OL 5.----"' X EM ip Q29-I 1 , I i X o cv I f I 5 -? V , X Q 1 x I A 'V v 'S . 1 . QD 6794, x. V L f 7 6 N P - 1' , Q . JJ 5 A X -,Agn I' V' 5 N I -7' xx f 's X .P QF Q , 21 . Y - I A -' 'fm' , I ,f it A "' Q I , f gRAA.- + N . NN .....--- ' -, v N Q-'-iv" ---f g 7 gg! NWA fy 9? 6 us :Q . I 11 IT 32'-s' 7 ' , I X ,fy X k rf 0 L"Y'2' I.. J . xx B A I I ,,. - 1 + E Q Q , I .. , -- ' nd W N? A f-1'4"T' Q M 6 l I . X' V - -- q sk x 4 Q iff X ff ff Front row, L to R: Adkins, DC2, Perez, SFI, Townsend, MRl. Middle row, L to R: Say, howabout catching my nails next Wood, FA, Davis, SF3, Crook, SF2, Lundberg, FN, Brucken, SF3. Back row: DEIVIS? LTJG Barbour, Lee, FN, Thomas, MMI, Broderick, SF3, Palmer, Reagan, EMC. R D1V1S1On 1S composed of three groups Wnose dut1es are v1tal 1n the operat1on of the LOFBERG The E Gang IS made up of the Electr1c1an's Mates and IC electricians the A Gang COUSISIS of Englnemen Machlnery repa1rmen and Mach1n1st's Mates, and the Sh1pf1tter's Gang 1S composed of Sh1pf1tter's Damage Controlmen Metalsm1ths and E q u 1 p m e n t respons1b1l1t1es 1nclude 1 n t e r ' I! H ' ' ' ' 1 H H ' ' ' U 1. ' ' , H H ' 0 g , , l I A , I 0 p , 0 U P1pef1tters. . V, 5 3, ti 5 50 DIVISIO Chicago, Chicago, awonderful town... Front row, L to R: McRoberts ICl Bell EM1 Taylor EM2 Reagan EMC Second row: Miller, ICS Johnson FN lhnen FN Barnhart EM3 Rousselle FN, Cooley, EM3. Back row LTJC Barbour Mienke FN Shore FN Feebeck IC2, Klotz, EM2, Davis llVl3 Patterson EMS ENS Schmauss communications devices, alarm systems, gyro equip- ment, switchboards, lighting circuits, air com- pressors, diesel engines, fresh and flushing Water lines, fire mains, and others too numerable to mention. Other duties of "R" Division include furnishing Watchstanders for main spaces during emergency situations, insuring the security of restricted spaces, sounding and pumping voids Which, if filled, could seriously affect the stability of the ship, and re- pairing pieces of machiner that require the skill of an experienced Welder or atheman. FIRST BORN UF THE CRUISE: RANDY LEE PASS Born 12 Nov 64 Pass GMC3 was the first man to receive notification that his Wife had given birth to a baby after LOFBIIRC got underway for WESTPAC 52 CUMCR UDESPAC DES T120 YERMAN UF THE MONTH J.L. LOCKETT, III Lieutenant Junior Grade U.S. Navy Joseph Louis Lockett III, Oper- ations Officer aboard the LOFBERG and former CIC Officer Communi- cations Officer EMO, was selected as Destroyerman of the Month by Commander Cruiser - Destroyer Forces in the Pacific for the month of March. LTJG Lockett, who has displayed outstanding ability in ful- filling his many various duties a- board LOFBERC, is career desig- nated and scheduled for Post Graduate school at Monterey in the near future. U . . , 1 . . . . , , . . . K -4 , . . ,J W-A ,L I .i '1 .A -5,-,L .M-nl-kg: .Ling X- 1. -J--'.Z:.-:.'--.225-1:-11' --v-Il:-1? ' 'fE-'i:.Vx.::.--- C .. . -- -g -.- -A .fi -1 .. ,-- ... -- ,.,..,, -..,... . - . g. - - I - -' Jw ni 13 , x . N F , . I 1 if 1 2 af Q 1 J , Z v , f W gyhf ff, Y f ,UMC f, 5 if Front row, L to R: Trusheim, CS2, Walser, SKI, Penunuri, SN, Moore, SN, Priest, Sl-l3, Harrison, Yuste, Dlil, Kanarr, SHI. Middle row: Brewer, SK3, SK3, Powell, SN, Hiller, SN, Bright, SK2, LTJG Stockton, SN, Andrews, SN, Forbes, SH2, Vermillion, HAMMOND. SN, Dolloff, SH3 P ' , oe, CS3. Back row, Yoakum, SKC, Watch out, he's out of his rack! And the next time you COQK Sonffhigg like that for the officers, lll ma G Y. eat it! , 1 44 " DIVISIUN i The Supply department is .made up of many rates. The storekeepers QSICSU provide the needed material for the ship and procure those items that are not on hand. The shipservicemen QSI-l's7 furnish the crew with clean laundyy, geedunk from the sh1p's store, and haircuts. The commissarymen CCS'sb are sometimes underestimated in their abilities to put out good chow while Walking on the overhead! The stewards QSD's and TN'sb provide food for the Wardroom. and keep the officers' country Squared away. And let us not forget the disbursing clerk QDK5, who keeps us rolling with money on payday. In general, the men of the supply department work together to help one another when needed. Strictly reg, Charlie. U fl' ff U 1 Us if E XXX T - Well, in my opinion, it'll never get off the ground l and cauldron bubble . . . Watch it lump- When I Stick it! T KIAJRX T i . X J LLN x ff, 1'3" fo' ' 0 ,J 'L SA. x gi Hong Kon The earl of the nent' N-lg n PW Central district of Hong Kong as seen from "The Peak? Top photo: "The Sea Palacef' floating restaurant. Bottom photo: Refugees from Red China prefer to live as "Squat- ters" here rather than behind the Bamboo Curtain. Many Hong Kong gals reminded us of our sisters at home. A HURRIED VISIT T0 THE CITY . Hong Kong, B.C.C., is an irregular shaped island about ll miles long and from two to five miles wide. It is extremely hilly, and the highest point is Victoria Peak, 1809 fee-t. F rom atop of the peak you can see the entire city of Victoria, the harbor, and the city of Kowloon. 'le city was certainly a welcome sight after the weeks awaiting arrival. I-Iurried trips to and from the China Fleet Club-- brass tables--stereo equipment--records -- wood carvings--material -- suits -- shirts-- you name it and they sell it in I-long Kong. Tiger Balm Gardens ,rr I- A quick paint-out by Mary's girls A half-day tour of the island includes such places as Aberdeen--the floating city, Victoria Peak, Tiger Balm Gardens--the pet project of a Chinese philanthropist, Repulse Bay, and the beautiful lush green hillsides which grace the coast. A' city of sharp contrasts, you can find in Hong Kong the finest in modern conveniences or the most primitive of living conditions. Our visit to Hong Kong can certainly be looked back on as one of the outstanding highlights of our cruise. If Restful duty days NM-f. i mclwf L THE DAY AT EA! 1 wi 3 ngcin, 1 QM: F A 1 nropig hgreez A cami! . . K. ' . -, " i v 1 tw: fl? E 17" A, of J Illifllll- IZSES -- 5 671112 LZLXIYQ' lilIl1FlIllAlIC! Our Vietnamese friends ready for inspection. QA. i Wgn5?N?iD I X That Should keep LOPBERG at sea for ar 1635 another two weeks .... .x.1n1-0-f..-J.,--Q-.. 14 14 Mn! I ffm i l 0 f l S fi 4 5 3 'Fe Front row, L to R: Dixon, RD1, Burtchell, RDI, Alexander, RD3, Leinen RD2, Weatherly, ETN3, , I Savyyer, QM2, Walkosak, RD2, Williams RDl G1'imes,ETRSN. Back 1'oW:ENSKlaas Laube ETRSN ' Smithwick, QM2. Second row: Schneidewentf RDSN: Rawlins, SN, Burfoot, SA, King, RDSN, Camplnell, SN: Wiesenhauer, ETN2, Devries, RD3, Boehm, QM3, Lloyd, RDC, LTJGCarte1', LTJG Johnson. WHAT? WHERE? WHE ? HOW? . . . I ....,,,5.aXx., 44 9' DIVISIO "O" Division is composed of the RD's ET's, 1 ,- ' , and QM's. The QU31'fel'm3Sf9l'S Pl1.1T2HTy.concei'n is kccping accurate and up-to-date position information adil available The Radarmen must maintain 9 y - an accurate plot on all contacts, surface and air, enemy and friendlyg they must recommend course and speed n eg to put and to keep the ship on station' the ha , . . . . 2 Y Iiqusrg also maintain radio circuit guards and keep accurate logs, The ET's are responsibleqfor keep- ing the radio and radar gear operating at peak efficiency. 1 n , st. See it yet, Schneidewent? , lc 5 ,, c W 4 Are you serious" You want me to put it back together? Hmmmmm. Hello there. Z l wc ww, ,,,, OPS takes another! COFFEE, ANYUNE? 63 rv-f 3 , f mf A 2 . Q ,MX mmf MQ. 'ui Front row, L to R: Roberts, HM1, Metzger, SM1, Grunwald, RM2, Thompson, RM2, Snyder, SN, Casey, RMI, Bowen, PN1. Second row: Balderas, YNC, MacKenzie, RMSN, Hazley, SN, Jensen, SM3, Bruce, Winsett, SM3, Troseth, SM3, Szpotanski, SM2, Duncan, RM3, Jenkins, SN, Balderas, SMC, Perlingos, RMCA. PC3, Kissinger, YN3, Sheff, SM3, Thompson, SN. Back Not pictured: Denny, RM3. row: LTJG Landgrebe, Foshey, RMC, Alfred, SN, 'f' 'rv 0 J , L ,Qi r .,l fl f X Ns ff N M f Q! WC" DI VISIO Boasting a variety of ratings QSM RM PN YN . , . 7. . 9 9 , HM, and PCD, the Communications Division provides 3 number of vital services to the LOFBERG. Whether the job involves radio communications, visual communications, mail, medical services, or personnel Wgfk, there's a ready and able "C" Division man Standing by to take it on. my AJ 2 I. Our gang D2 and EG on the line 1450 fi-eb-L i S 5' "' THOSE LAST FEW DAYS BEFO E . . . ,r Y Y V S ' it Y X rr are 96 ,F ,131 A jj?-9 A X WX- ,33 .. 65' j - EE:J ,Sf7fl? O.K., X.O., as soon as we anchor, put out the Word: Personnel inspection Saturday morning, Admin next Monday ..... Mail, anyone? di' 5,1 ,sr -.4 "ki, I ' ' r aoelso, apan Sasebo--Warrh and Wonderful! f ,,7ff,f,,, wwf 77772f7Z! ff f ?7,, MMVWXK' 7' , Mfffff "lik THIR TEE DA YS UF UP EEP Liberty call! , Y.-""'1l +.Q....,-. f iff Q, 5 1 3 '1 L 1 1 ... 5 125 F W 13 KM A f M 5 12 F- x -,. x x-,. .', x W ,1..l..- O.K., now: By the numbers A D A LITTLER M R! After thirty-seven days at sea, Sasebo was certainly a welcome sight. The ship was in amazingly good condition considering the extensive steaming, but there was a lot of work to be accomplished while in port. An if was accomplished. ly: there were enjoyable moments, too. Sasebo, the western-most city in Japan, is a key base for the Imperial Japanese Navy and noted for its ship-building and port facilities. Nearby places of interest include the Saikai National Park, the Kametama Shrine, Mount Yumhari QWhite Cloudy, Takshima Pearl Farm, and the Saikai Bridge. Nagasaki, only a two and a half hour train ride from Sasebo, was visited by many LOFBERGERS. Peace Park, a beautifully im- pressive and awing symbol of what must never happen again, is located quite near the point ogllgmpact of the atomic bomb dropped in 1 . Many bargains were to be found in the Fleet Display and in the Navy Exchange, as well as in the small shops which lined the downtown streets. The ship's party Cnext two pagesb was certainly a fitting climax to our most en- joyable visit to the warm and wonderful city of Sasebo. o f it f We U it 69 , A , , ,,-J-J..:..,..,L,,. ,.,..,. nr - - - 4 E I 46 DAYS AT SEA . . . AND THEN INTO I'11 see your 3 matchsticks and raise you two bottle caps. Oh, blessed mail .... A Q 1 5 T ll- a i I 1 1 The Tokyo Tower--taller than the Eiffel Tower Japanese youngster takes a train ride YO OSUKA- T 0 YU After forty-six days at sea, the three days in port in Yokosuka were welcome, to say the least! The city was ready and received ASWGRU THREE with open arms. The exchanges were packed with all sorts of "good deals" and with Navy men all trying to buy that certain pattern of China or crystal that they had promised the wife or sweetheart. The small shops pro- duced items of all descriptions to suit the needs of the most whimsical buyers. Yokosuka is located near the entrance of Tokyo Bay about twenty miles south of Yokohama. Yokosuka, or "Yoko," is noted for being one of Japan's most important trade ports. It is also the hub of Seventh Fleet operations, providing repair and other support services for the bulk of Naval vessels, in the Far East. A one-day tour to Tokyo Qsee pictures on opposite pagel offered the opportunity for many LOFBERGERS to see the major sights and to learn a little of the historical and cultural background of Japan. Included in the tour were the Tokyo Tower, the ultra- modern Olympic swimming pool, the TOK YO . Imperial Palace, a lapanese Variety show, and dinner at an authentic Japanese restau- where Kobe beef steak rant' . - YI q"the finest meat in-the World 3 or sukiyaki was enjoyed by all. There are sharply con- trasting standards of living in Tgkyo, but it is by and large the most modern and' 'Western- ized" of the cities in the Far East. Who? M6 H fOLl1'1St'7 Now dinner fo1 the ciexx T ' 2 TRAFFIC THE WA Y... 1 if .Y ,W , desert: around 76 Channel fever sets in ,so fl f f f f Q I ,M -141 f 6 I I f' W x 41 X J N Ni, M X "nh K wk' , X Xx ln NN and please don't let them turn us ""'f-"+L "" n . ' f' A ' X' 5 ' 5 WK ,fb Q ' 'Q W' W sf' A 2 3 V aw 5 y i I K Ag? -0808! xfwgyfv 1,5 it ,L Z7 i 054 05 7 f5'5a9Vl7V" 5,U5f:?V'i'T'fT 'lf M54 fgln , Q ,-,Vf 3 I I ,'.' Q 1 ,X M My k,.1,X,, - ,Q-Uflwk 3 ,,,k ,X -is Q We .w tm . , N-f, X f A X 5 Homeward bound, after a nearly seven month cruise, the l-IUK TEAM could look back on another job well done. The LOFBERG, the TI-IOMASON, the BOLE, and the TAUSSIG had all been awarded the ASW "A" for demonstrated proficiency in Anti- Submarine Warfare and the Armed Forces Expe- ditionary Medal as a result of extensive duty in the vicinity of Viet Nam. A lot of time had been spent at sea, but morale had remained high and every man had done his job at a consistently high level of proficiency. "All ahead flank, indicate 242 rpm," and off We sailed for our favorite port! So long SAC--It was fun while it lasted! HOME! DESDIV 213 RECEIVES ROYAL WELCOME! The day was rather overcast, but there was plenty of sunshine aboard LOFBERG on the 17th gf May 1965, as she steamed into San Diego. Dozens of dependents in several DESRON 21 gigs out to reet us as We entered the channel and fireboats s ra in water hi h in the air came Q , , P Y Q Q to port and starboard cleared the Way for the returning heroes! 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