McKean (DD 784) - Naval Cruise Book

 - Class of 1973

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Text from Pages 1 - 52 of the 1973 volume:

USS McKEAN G» ■f P USS McKEAN DD 784 NAVAL RESERVE TRAINING CRUISE (16 JUNE - AUG 1973) THIS BOOK IS DEDICATED TO THE ACTIVE CREW OF THE USS MCKEAN WHO PERFORMED A MISSION WELL 1 JAMES LAWERENCE MAY, COMMANDER, USN COMMANDING OFFICER, USS MCKEAN DD-784 t JUNE 14, 1973 SO LONG, LONG BEACH OR LOOKOUT WESTPAC TAKE IN ALL LINES ' i UNDERWAY FROM SEATTLE 16 JUNE 1973 AND THE FIRST STOP, BEAUTIFUL ADAK, ALASKA. BRRR " JAPAN PEACE MEMORIAL PARK. A REMEMBERANCE TO WORLD WAR n. on adjacent page A MAGNIFICENTLY HAND CARVED STONE WALL AND THE TOKYO TOWER, LARGER THAN THE EIFFEL TOWER. AT SEA, THE JAPANESE COASTLINE WAS JUST AS BEAUTIFUL AND BOUNTIFUL FOR SCENERY AS INLAND JAPAN. JOINT OPERATIONS WITH THE JAPANESE DREW A GREAT DEAL OF INTEREST FROM BOTH CREWS. J r- 1 4A. « IV9R9 " j:.. — ... «, ' ■ kr r f TT T tf; P i i» ' f ui IT JJ-tiyB |9M! ssSSSsss ' , Mk fiiaBi ftt — - ' - 5 is 9« ; ; r mk ivr § . . eiiy N 04 - i t V A -- ■■S M i JWP " — ■■RmB ■■■ « tfl s «v ,-•. . ■ ! - ■ ' ifck. EVEN AT SEA THERE IS SOME TIME FOR RELAXATION. BUT THOUGHTS ARE ALWAYS OF THE NEXT LIBERTY PORT. ' m Nife- TAIWAN A I ' ll ' ■ iwW H » i»»C liif »•• " DESPITE THE RELATIVELY CLOSE PROXIMITY OF TAIWAN AND JAPAN, THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THEIR CULTURES WAS OF INTEREST TO EVERYONE. BUT FROM TAIWAN WE VENTURE TO THE PEARL OF THE ORIENT. I HONG KONG AT SEA OR IN PORT, THE MEMORY OF HONG KONG LINGERS IN THE MINDS OF ALL WHO ENJOYED THE SPLENDOR OF THAT INTERNATIONAL CITY. SHIPS AT SEA MEAN BUSINESS AND SO DOES THE LEADING BOATSWAIN ' S MATE AS HE DIRECTS A DELICATE UNDERWAY REFUELING OPERATION. BUT ALL THINGS MUST END. if i f 1 HOMEWARD BOUND UNCLAS N 03002 CHARGER SURFPAC 1-73 PERFORMANCE 1. AS YOU NEAR YOUR RESPECTIVE HOMEPORTS EACH OFFICER AND MAN PARTICIPATING, REGULAR AND RESERVIST, REPRESE TING DESnON TWENTY-SEVEN AND DESRON THIRTY-SEVE , CAN TAKE JUSTIFIABLE PRIDE IN THE OUTSTANDING RECORD OF PERFORMANCE YOU HAVE ESTABLISHED OVER THE PAST TWO AND ONE-HALF MONTHS. 2. SINCE DEPARTURE FROM SEATTLE ON 16 JUNE, YOU HAVE CONSISTENTLY DISPLAYED FLEXIBILITY, ADMIRABLE PROFESSIONALISM AND UNFAILING RELIABILITY. 3. NOT ONLY HAVE YOU MADE MEANINGFUL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE FLEETY BY PLANNING AND SUCESSFULLY PARTICIPATING IN JOINT EXERCISES WITH FOREIGN NAVIES, BUT AS WELL YOU HAVE PROVIDED UNEQUALED TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR HUNDREDS OF NAVAL RESERVISTS FROM NUMEROUS RESERVE UNITS WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI. MANY WILL CONTINUE TO REAP THE BENEFITS OF THIS TRAINING FOR YEARS TO COME. PAGE THREE RUWJHBA05 03 UNCLAS 4. THIS PRECEDENT -SETT ING NRF DEPLOYMENT, ' WHICH HAS COVERED Ol ER 13, 000 MILES, HAS ESTABLISHED AN IMPRESSIVE MATERIAL RELIABILITY MARK, WHICH ATTESTS TO YOUR HARD WORK AND DEDICATION TO D ' JIY. DESPITE NUMEROUS OBSTACLES, TIGHT SCHEDULING AND CONSTANT CHANGES, YOU WERE ABLE TO COMPLETE ALL EVOLUTIONS IN A SPIRITED AND PROFICIE T MANNER. 5. THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD OF THIS DEPLOYMENT, YOU HAVE PROVEN THE READINESS OF THE NAVAL RESERVS FORCE SHIPS AND STRENGTHENED THE TOTAL FORCE CONCEPT. PLEASE PASS MY PERSONAL THANKS TO ALL HANDS FOR THEIR PART IN THIS SPLENDID EFFORT. WELL DONE. RADM WOODS, USN. S. FOR COMNAVSURFRES: MUCH OF THE SUCCESS OF CHARGER SURFPAC 1-75 CAN BE ATTRIBUTED TO YOUR CONSCIENTIOUS AND ENTHUSIASTIC SUPPORT. PROVIDING DEDICATED RESERVISTS AT REMOTE LOCATIONS IN WESTPAC TO AUGMENT THE FOUR NRF DESTROYERS WAS A KEY ELEOENT TO THE SUCCESS OF THE CRUISE AND IS DEEPLY APPRECIATED. ET 05 03 PAGE 2 RUHPTGT0078 UNCLAS E F T OUrCHOP PRESS RELEASE (RELEASE ON 3 1 AUG 73) 1. FOR CINCPACFLT, REQ CLEARANCE FOR COMCRUDESPAC, COMCR UDESPREP LBCH AND COMTWELVE; WHEN CLEARANCE GRANTED, REQ RELEASE IN SDIEGO, LBCH AND SFRAN. QUOTE: IN A MAJOR DEMONSTRATION OF THE ROLE NAVAL RESERVISTS NOW PLAY IN THE NAVY UNDER THE TOTAL FORCE CONCEPT, FOUR PACIFICLEET DESTROYERS RETURN TOTTHEIR WESTCOAST HOMEPORTS TODAY FROM THE WESERN PACIFIC COMPLETING AN HISTORIC TRAINING CRUISE CALLED CHARGER-SUR FPAC 1-73. USS MCKEAN(DD-745), HOMPORTED IN SAN DIEGO, CALIF, USS WILTSIE AND USS CARPENTER(DD-825) , HOMPORTED IN SAN FRANCISCO LIF DEPARTED SEATTLE WA THE l H OF JUNE WITH RESERVISTS FROM MOST OF THE STATES WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI EMBARKED. IN T HE NEXT 2 1 2 MONTHS ,T HESE SHIPS VISITED ADAK, ALASKA; YOKOSUKA, KURE AND SASEBO, JAPAN; KAOSHIUNG AND KEELUNG TAIWAN; HONG KONG; GUAM, MIDWAY, AND PEARL HARBOR, MORE THAN 1000 NAVAL RESERVISTS PARTICIPATED, RECEIVING SIGFIFICANT TRAINING IN SEVENTHFLEET OPERATIONS, AND NAVAL EXERCISES WITH FRIENDLY FOREIGN NAVIES INVOLVING SOME 25 SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT. A UNIQiJE FEATURE OF THIS CRUISE WAS THE AIRLIFTING OF NEW GROUPS OF RESERVISTS TO THE SHP AT REGULAR INTERVALS, DEMONSTRATING THE PAFE 3 RUHPTGT0078 UNCLAS E F T CAPABILITY OF THE NAVAL RESERVE TO AUG BIDDING FAREWELL TO THE SHI WESTERN PACIFIC REAR ADMIRAL JOHN S. K DESTROYER FORCE SEVENTH FLEET TOLD THE SURFPAC 1-73 HAS SET THE PRECEDENT FOR A RECORD THAT WILL BE HARD TO BEAT " THE FOUR DESTROYERS THAT PARTICIPATED RESERVISTS IN SEVENTH FLEET THEATRE OF COMMAND OF REAR ADMIRAL MARK W WOODN U FORCE US PACIFIC FLEET. USS MCKEAN (DD J. L. MAY, USN USS SOUTHERLAND (DD743) USN USS WILTSIE (DD7 1S) IS COMMANDED B CARPENTER (DD325) IS COMMANDED BY CDC. UNQUOTE BT 00730 ME T THE FLEET ON SHORT NOTICE PS ON THEIR DEPARTURE FROM THE ERN, USN, COMMANDER CRUISER SPS " SUCCESS OF CHARGER FUTURE CRUISES AND HAS ESTABLISHED IN THIS FIRST MASS EMPLOYMENT OF OPERATIONS ARE UNDER THE OVERALL SN COMMANDER CRUISER DESTROYER 784) IS COMMANDED BY CDR IS COMMANDED BY CDR P. S. RODER, Y CDR M. E. SEILER, USN AND USS T. O ' NEILL, USN LCDR W. C. Fox Executive Officer LT Andrew Laska Weapons Officer Ens Ralph Watts Supply Officer LCDR James Callaway Chief Engineer Not shown: Lt Douglas Guertin Operations Officer ..-a LTjg Greg Smith ASW ! 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