DECK LOG BOOK (August 1963)
of the
U.S.S. ASHLAND (LSD-1)

Commanded by: BY: E.J. KING JR., USN

Attached to: Amphibious Squadron Four
Of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet

Commencing 0001, 1 August, 1963
Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Hoboken, New Jersey

And Ending 2400, 31 August 1963
Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn, New York


Thursday 1 August, 1963

00-04 Moored port side to North side of pier 5, Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Hoboken, New Jersey, with standard mooring lines doubled and a one inch wire foreward. Receiving all services from the pier. Ship present include various merchant vessels. SOPA is Commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7)
G. COUCHELL
ENS USNR

04-08 Moored as before.
J. F. FERGUSON
ENS USNR

08-12 Moored as before. 0800 Commenced making preparations for shifting to drydock. Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none. 0815 Set the line handling detail/ 0821 Civilian tugs, Dalzellaired, Susan A Moran, and Dalzellane, came alongside to starboard. 0830 Underway for drydock number 3, Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Hoboken, New Jersey, maneuvering by tugs. 0847 Crossed the sill of number 3 floating drydock. 0913 Ship resting on blocks in #2 position. 0913 Dock pumped dry. 1000 Hull board inspected the ship’s bottom in the presence of the Industrial Managers Reprehensive, Third Naval District.
J. L. LYON
CWO USN

12-16 Drydocked as before.
R. C. ELLIOTT
BMCV USN

16-20 Drydocked as before.
D. W. OLMSTEAD
ENS USNR

20-24 Drydocked as before.
R. C. DRAKE
EMC USN

Friday 2 August 1963

00-04 Resting on keel blocks in drydock number three, Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Hoboken, New Jersey, receiving miscellaneous services from the dock. SOPA (ACTING) is Commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7). Ships present include various yard and district craft.
J. L. LYON
CWO USN

04-08 Drydocked as before.
R. C. ELLIOTT
BMC USN

08-12 Drydocked as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none. 1120 Commenced off-loading the ships anchor.
R. B. McCormick
ENS.SC USNR

12-16 Drydocked as before. 1434 Completed off-loading anchor.
J. E. WILLIAMS
GMGCA USN

16-20 Drydocked as before.
R. G. PHILLIPS
SFCS USN

20-24 Drydocked as before.
J. W. GREGORY
LTJG USN

Saturday 3 August 1963

00-04 Resting on keel blocks in drydock number three, Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Hoboken, New Jersey. Receiving miscellaneous services from the dock SOPA (Acting) is Commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7). Ships present include various merchant vessels.
J. E. WILLIAMS
GMGCA USN

04-08 Drydocked as before.
R. B. McCORMICK
ENS, SC USNR

08-12 Drydocked as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none.
J. R. TRAVIS
CWO USN

12-16 Drydocked as before.
J. SHEKERKO
ENS USNR

16-20 Drydocked as before.
C. A. WOLF
ENCS USN

20-24 Drydocked as before. 2330 Pursuant to BUPERS Order 008460, ENS James J. SCANIO, USNR, 670617/1105, reported on board for duty.
J. R. TRAVIS
CWO USN

Sunday 4 August 1963

00-04 Resting on keel blocks in drydock number three, Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Hoboken, New Jersey. Receiving miscellaneous services from the dock. SOPA (Acting) is Commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7). Ships present include various merchant vessels.
J. SHEKERKO
ENS USNR

04-08 Drydocked as before.
C. A. WOLF
ENCS USN

08-12 Drydocked as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none.
D. W. OLMSTEAD
ENS USNR

12-16 Drydocked as before.
J. A. FRIEL
LTJG USNR

16020 Drydocked as before.
J. E. WILLIAMS
GMGCA USN

20-24 Drydocked as before.
R. G. PHILLIPS
SFCS USN

Monday 5 August 1963

00-04 Resting on keel blocks in drydock number three, at Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Hoboken, New Jersey. Receiving all services form the dock. Ships present include various merchant vessels. SOPA (Acting) is Commanding Officer, USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7). 0030 Pursuant to SECNAV Order 103396 of 19 June, 1963, LTJG Douglas M. CAIN, III, USNR, 638664/1105, was detached from this ship and released from active duty.
D. W. OLMSTEAD
ENS USNR

04-08 Drydocked as before.
J. A. FRIEL
LTJG USN

08-12 Drydocked as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none.
G. COUCHELL
ENS USNR

12-16 Drydocked as before. 1420 While working on the water wash down system, PHELPS, D. G. 542 78 62, FN, USN, sustained avulsions and lacerations to forth (4th) finger, right hand, no artery or nerve involved, when he slipped from a bench on which he was standing, and caught his hand on a bracket for the wash down system. Treatment administered by medical department representative. Returned to duty.
J. F. FERGUSON
ENS USNR

16-20 Drydocked as before.
C. E. WILSON
BTC USN

20-24 Drydocked as before.
G. COUCHELL
ENS USNR

Tuesday 6 August 1963

00-04 Resting on keel blocks in drydock number three at Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Hoboken, New Jersey. Receiving all services from the dock. Ships present include various merchant vessels. SOPA (Acting) is Commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7).
J. F. FERGUSON
ENS USNR

04-08 Drydocked as before.
C. E. WILSON
BTC USN

08-12 Drydocked as before. 0800 mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: none.
D. W. OLMSTEAD
ENS USNR

12-16 Drydocked as before.
R. C.. ELLIOTT
BMC USN

16-20 Drydocked as before.
R. C. DRAKE
EMC USN

20-24 Drydocked as before.
J. L. LYON
CWO USN

Wednesday 7 August 1963

00-04 Resting on keel blocks in drydock number three at Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Hoboken, New Jersey. Receiving all services from the dock. Ships present include various merchant vessels. SOPA (Acting) is Commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7)
D. W. OLMSTEAD
ENS USNR

04-08 Drydocked as before.
C. E. WILSON
BTC USN

08-12 Drydocked as before. 0800 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: SICARD, Joseph R. USN, AWOL since 0745 7 August 1963.
R. J. ZANESKI
LTJG USNR

12-16 Drydocked as before.
R. G. PHILLIPS
SFCS USN

16-20 Drydocked as before.
R. J. ZANESKI
LTJG USNR

20-24 Drydocked as before.
R. B. McCORMICK
ENS, SC USNR

Thursday 8 August 1963

00-04 Resting on keel blocks at Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Hoboken, New Jersey. The ship is receiving all services from the dock. Ships present include various merchant, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is Commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7).
J. W. GREGORY
LTJG USN

04-08 Drydocked as before.
W. J. DUNGAN
MMC USN

08-12 Drydocked as before. 0800 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: SICARD, Joseph R., SH2, USN, absent since 0745, 7 August 1963. 1100 LT Guy A. ARCHUMBAULT, USNR, 621843/1105, detached for temporary additional duty in accordance with COMPHIBLANT speedletter FF4-14/ SD 1300/2, Ser N1/4252, of 23 July 1963.
C. A. WOLF
ENCS USN

12-16 Drydocked as before.
J. R. TRAVIS
CWO USN

16-20 Drydocked as before.
J. SHEKERKO
ENS USNR

20-24 Drydocked as before.
C. E. WILSON
BTC USN

Friday 9 August 1963

00-04 Resting on keel blocks in Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Hoboken, New Jersey. Receiving all services from the dock. SOPA (Acting) is Commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7). Ships present include various merchant vessels.
M. L. WATKINS
BM1 USN

04-08 Drydocked as before.
J. J. SCANIO
ENS USNR

08-12 Drydocked as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: SICARD, Joseph R., SH2, USN, AWOL since 0745, 7 August 1963.
S. F. JONES, Jr.
RM1 USN

12-16 Drydocked as before. 1214 Pursuant to NUWPNTRACENLANT Serial 1490 of 25 July 1963. LT Bernard (n) CROOK, USNR, 615195/1105, was detached from this ship with orders to report to NUWPNTRACENLANT, Norfolk, Virginia, for temporary additional duty.
J. E. WILLIAMS
GMGCA USN

16-20 Drydocked as before.
W. J. DUNGAN
MMC USN

20-24 Drydocked as before.
J. CHARLES
SD1 USN

Saturday 10 August 1963

00-04 Resting on keel blocks at Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Hoboken, New Jersey. Receiving all services from the dock. SOPA (Acting) is Commanding Officer USS NORTHAMPTON (CC 1). Ships present include various merchant vessels.
S. F. JONES
RM1 USN

04-08 Drydocked as before.
W. J. DUNGAN
MMC USN

08-12 Drydocked as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: SICARD, Joseph R., SH2, USN, AWOL since 0745 7 August 1963 and CAMPBELL, William C. Jr., SA, USN, AWOL since 0745 10 August 1963.
C. E. WILSON
BTC USN

12-16 Drydocked as before.
G. COUCHELL
ENS USNR

16-20 Drydocked as before.
J. F. FERGUSON
ENS USNR

20-24 Drydocked as before.
C. E. WILSON
BTC USN

Sunday 11 August 1963

00-04 Resting on keel blocks at Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Hoboken, New Jersey. Receiving all services from the dock. SOPA (Acting) is Commanding Officer USS NORTHAMPTON (CC 1). Ships present include various merchant vessels.
S. OGAN
CS1 USN

04-08 Drydocked as before.
R. W. HAUSNER
MM1 USN

08-12 Drydocked as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: SICARD, Joseph R., SH2, USN, AWOL since 0745, 7 August 1963; CAMPBELL, William C. Jr., , SA, USN, AWOL since 10 August 1963, and ROBINSON, Jeter R. FN, USN, AWOL since 0745 11 August 1963.
W. J. DUNGAN
MMC USN

12016 Drydocked as before. 1423 ROBINSON, J. R. FN, USN, returned on board after being AWOL since 0745 11 August 1963.
J. L. RICH
MM1 USN

16-20 Drydocked as before.
D. W. OLMSTEAD
ENS USNR

20-24 Drydocked as before.
W. J. DUNGAN
MMC USN

Monday 12 August 1963

00-04 Resting on keel blocks in drydock number three at Bethlehem Steel Company Shipyard, Hoboken, New Jersey. Receiving all services from the dock. SOPA (Acting) is Commanding officer USS NORTHAMPTON (CC 1) Ships present include various merchant vessels. 0335 SICARD, J. R. SH2, USN reported aboard having been AWOL since 0745, 7 August 1963.
J. L. RICH
MM1 USN

04-08 Drydocked as before.
D. W. OLMSTEAD
ENS USNR

08-12 Drydocked as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., 595 58 19, SA, USN AWOL since 0745, 10 August 1963. 0930 Set the special sea detail. 0957 Commenced flooding drydock.1112 Leak reported in hydraulic valve “F-7” leading to tank C-415-W. 1121 Leak reported around pit sword in port pump room. 1123 Port and starboard stern tubes reported leaking. 1134 Commenced pumping out drydock.
J. A. FRIEL
LTJG USNR

12-16 Drydocked as before. 2101 Leak around pit sword stopped and repaired. 1330 Leak in port and starboard stern tubes repaired. 1415 Secured the special sea detail. Undocking cancelled due to leaking hydraulic valve,” F-7” in tank C-415-W.
J. A. FRIEL
LTJG USNR

16-20 Drydocked as before. 1950 Hydraulic valve repaired.
R. C. ELLIOTT
BMC USN

20-24 Drydocked as before. 2105 Set the special sea detail. 2110 Commenced flooding drydock. 2200 Leaks reported in auxiliary condensers and auxiliary port pump. 2227 Secured the special sea detail. Undocking cancelled due to leaks 2230 Commenced pumping out drydock.
J. A. FRIEL
LTJG USNR

Tuesday 13 August 1963

00-04 Resting on keel blocks in drydock number three at Bethlehem Steel Company Shipyard, Hoboken, New Jersey. Receiving all services from the dock. Ships present various merchant vessels. SOPA (Acting) is Commanding Officer USS NORTHAMPTON (CC 1). 0235 Commenced flooding drydock. 0343 Leak reported in port pump room. Commenced pumping out drydock.
R. B. McCORMICK
ENS, SC USNR

04-08 Drydocked as before. 0450 Secured the special sea and anchor detail.
R. J ZANESKI
LTJG USNR

08-12 Drydocked as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., SA, USN, AWOL since 0745, 10 August 1963. 0908 SOPA (Acting) assumed by Commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7). 1015 Set the special sea and anchor detail. Commenced flooding drydock. 1030 Port pump room reported leaking badly. 1050 Leak in pump room repaired. 1058 Pilot B. DEELY is aboard for move to Brooklyn.
J. R. TRAVIS
CWO USN

12-16 Drydocked as before. 1246 Ship off keel blocks. 1250 Disconnected all shore power service lines. 1301 Tug Dalzell Atlas made up to port quarter. Commenced moving out of drydock.1308 Tug Dalzell Line made up to starboard quarter. 11313 Bow passed over drydock sill. Underway from Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Hoboken, New Jersey, enroute to pier 41, Brooklyn, New York. 1318 Headed fair in Hudson River on a southerly heading under tow of tug Dalzell Atlas, with tug Dalzell Line alongside to starboard, amidships; and tug Dalzell Lido alongside to port, amidships. The Engineering plant is secured. The pilot has the conn, the Captain and navigator are on the bridge. 1358 Hudson River buoy number Two abeam to starboard, range 600 yards. 1401 Hudson River buoy number “31” abeam to starboard, range 600 yards. 1414 Buttermilk channel buoy number “1” abeam to port, range 400 yards. 1418 Dalzell Atlas cast off tow line forward. 1425 Moored portside to pier 41`, Redhook, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, plus a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay wire aft. 1538 Receiving fresh water, steam and electricity from the pier.
J. A. FRIEL
LTJG USNR

16-20 Moored as before.
J. SHEKERKO
LTJG USNR

20-24 Moored as before.
C. A. WOLF
ENCS USN

Wednesday 14 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York with standard mooring lined doubled, a one inch wire forward, and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. The engineering plant is secured. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is Commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELF (CLG 7).
W. L. HEITKEMPER
BT1 USN

04-08 Moored as before. 0750 Mustered the crew at quarters, Absentees: CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., SA, AWOL since 0745 10 August 1963, and LAUGHLIN, R. L. BT1, USN, AWOL since 0725, 15 August 1963.
L. G. PARHAM
MMCA USN

08-12 Moored as before.
J. CHARLES
SD1 USN

12-16 Moored as before. 1230 LAUGHLIN, R. L. 577 48 25, BT1, USN, returned on board having been AWOL since 0744 this date.
S. F. JONES
RM1 USN

16-20 Moored as before.
R. C. DRAKE
EMC USN

20-24 Moored as before. 2315 GIECEK, E. W., RM3, USN, GARBESI, V. R. SN, USN, FERGUSON, R. J., PC3, USN and SUPENANT, G. R. SM3, USN are being held at Seventy Sixth Precinct, Brooklyn, New York, on a charge of homicide
A. J. REGALLIS
EN1 USN

Thursday 15 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York with standard mooring lines doubles, and a one inch wire forward, and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted at Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. The engineering plant is secured. Receiving all services form the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is Commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7).
J. E. WILLIAMS
GMGCA USN

04-08 Moored as before.
J. L. HILL
BT1 USN

08-12 Moored as before. 0800 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: GARBESI, V, R, SN, USN, GIECEK, E. W. RM3, USN, FERGUSON, R. J., Jr., PC3, USN and SUPENANT, G. R. SM3, USN, AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1963, in custody of civil authorities, and CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., SA, USN, AWOL since 0745, 10 August 1963.
C. E. WILSON
BTC USN

12-16 Moored as before.
J. F. FERGUSON
ENS USNR

16-20 Moored as before.
S. OGAN
CS1 USN

20-24 Moored as before
R. W. HAUSNER
MM1 USN

Friday 16 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7).
C. E. BAKER
EM1 USN

04-08 Moored as before.
G. COUCHELL
ENS USNR

08-12 Moored as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: GARBESI, V, R, 681 63 08, SN, USN, GIECEK, E. W. 545 27 90, RM3, USN, FERGUSON, R. J., Jr., 543 40 98, PC3, USN and SUPENANT, G. R. 533 65 31, SM3, USN, AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1963, in custody of civil authorities, and CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., 598 58 19, SA, USN, AWOL since 0745, 10 August 1963.
J. J. SCANIO
ENS USNR

12-16 Moored as before.
D. W. OLMSTEAD
ENS USNR

16-20 Moored as before.
R. G. PHILLIPS
SFCS USN

20-24 Moored as before.
W. L. HIETKEMPER
BT1 USN

Saturday 17 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7).
J. J. SCANIO
ENS USNR

04-08 Moored as before.
D. W. OLMSTEAD
ENS USNR

08-12 Moored as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: GARBESI, V, R, SN, USN, GIECEK, E. W. RM3, USN, FERGUSON, R. J., Jr., 543 40 98, PC3, USN and SUPENANT, G. R. SM3, USN, AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1963, in custody of civil authorities, and CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., SA, USN, AWOL since 0745, 10 August 1963.
R. B. McCORMICK
ENS, SC USNR

12-16 Moored as before.
R. G. PHILLIPS
SFCS USN

16-20 Moored as before.
R. C. ELLIOTT
BMC USN

20-24 Moored as before.
W. L. MACON
EN1 USN

Sunday 18 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7).
R. G. PHILLIPS
SFCS USN

04-08 Moored as before.
R. C. ELLIOTT
BMC USN

08-12 Moored as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: GARBESI, V, R, SN, USN, GIECEK, E. W. RM3, USN, FERGUSON, R. J., Jr., PC3, USN and SUPENANT, G. R. SM3, USN, AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1963, in custody of civil authorities, and CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., SA, USN, AWOL since 0745, 10 August 1963.
M. L. WATKINS
BM1 USN

12-16 Moored as before.
J. SHEKERKO
LTJG USNR

16-20 Moored as before.
W. L. MACON
EN1 USN

20-24 Moored as before.
J. L. Rich
MM1 USN

Monday 19 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. The Engineering plant is secured. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7).
L. G. PATHAM
MMCA USN

04-08 Moored as before. 0730 Took in mooring wire forward.
J. R. TRAVIS
CWO USN

08-12 Moored as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: GARBESI, V, R, SN, USN, GIECEK, E. W., RM3, USN, FERGUSON, R. J., Jr., , PC3, USN and SUPENANT, G. R. , SM3, USN, AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1963, in custody of civil authorities, CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., , SA, USN, AWOL since 0745, 10 August 1963, SICARD, J. R. SH2, USN, VOGT, P. BM3, USN, and GROOMS, M. A., SA, USN AWOL since 0745 this date. 0955 GROOMS, M. A. SA, USN, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0745 this date. 1110 VOGT, P. BM3, USN, returned aboard having been AWOL since 0745 this date.
J. LLOYD
ENS USNR

12-16 Moored as before.
J. E. WILLIAMS
GMGCA USN

16-20 Moored as before.
S. F. JONES
MM1 USN

20-24 Moored as before.
J. L. HILL
BT1 USN

Tuesday 20 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. The Engineering plant is secured. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7).
A. J. REGALLIS
EN1 USN

04-08 Moored as before.
R. B. McCORMICK
ENS SC USNR

08-12 Moored as before. 0800 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: GARBESI, V, R, SN, USN, GIECEK, E. W., RM3, USN, FERGUSON, R. J., Jr., , PC3, USN and SUPENANT, G. R. , SM3, USN, AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1963, in custody of civil authorities, CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., , SA, USN, AWOL since 0745, 10 August 1963, SICARD, J. R. SH2, USN, AWOL since 0745 19 August 1963, and CHARLES, J. (n)., SD1, USN, AWOL since 0745, 20 August 1963.
G. COUCHELL
ENS USNR

12-16 Moored as before. SICARD, J. R. SH2, USN returned on board after being AWOL since 0745, 19 August 1963.
S. OGAN
CS1 USN

16-20 Moored as before.
J. F. FERGUSON
ENS USNR

20-24 Moored as before.
C. E. BAKER
EM1 USN

Wednesday 21 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. The Engineering plant is secured. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7). 0100 Pursuant to the orders of the Commanding Officer, COX, C. F. SA, USN, was transferred to the United States Naval Receiving Station, Brooklyn, New York for safekeeping.
G. COUCHELL
ENS USNR

04-08 Moored as before. 0730 Put out a one inch mooring wire forward. 0750 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: GARBESI, V, R, SN, USN, GIECEK, E. W., RM3, USN, FERGUSON, R. J., Jr., , PC3, USN and SUPENANT, G. R. , SM3, USN, AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1963, in custody of civil authorities, CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., , SA, USN, AWOL since 0745, 10 August 1963, and CHARLES, J. (n)., SD1, USN, AWOL since 0745, 20 August 1963.
JAMES J. SCANIO
ENS USNR

08-12 Moored as before.
D. W. OLMSTEAD
ENS USNR

12-16 Moored as before
. B. G. HART
EN1 USN

16-20 Moored as before.
J. L. RICH
MM1 USN

20-24 Moored as before.
S. OGAN
CS1 USN

Thursday 22 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. The Engineering plant is secured. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7)
B. G. HART
EN1 USN

04-08 Moored as before. 0750 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: GARBESI, V, R, SN, USN, GIECEK, E. W., RM3, USN, FERGUSON, R. J., Jr., , PC3, USN and SUPENANT, G. R. , SM3, USN, AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1963, in custody of civil authorities, CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., , SA, USN, AWOL since 0745, 10 August 1963, and CHARLES, J. (n)., SD1, USN, AWOL since 0745, 20 August 1963.
J. L. RICH
MM1 USN

08-12 Moored as before.
J. SHEKERKO
LTJG USNR

12-16 Moored as before.
C. A. WOLF
ENCS USN

16-20 Moored as before.
R. G. PHILLIPS
SFCS USN

20-24 Moored as before.
R. C. ELLIOTT
BMC USN

Friday 23 August `1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. The Engineering plant is secured. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7)
C. A WOLF
ENCS USN

04-08 Moored as before.
J. A. BAILEY
SF1 USN

08-12 Moored as before. 0800 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: GARBESI, V, R, SN, USN, GIECEK, E. W., RM3, USN, FERGUSON, R. J., Jr., , PC3, USN and SUPENANT, G. R. , SM3, USN, AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1963, in custody of civil authorities, CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., , SA, USN, AWOL since 0745, 10 August 1963, and CHARLES, J. (n)., SD1, USN, AWOL since 0745, 20 August 1963, and VERDAL, W. J. Jr., SK3, USN AWOL since 0745, 23 August 1963. 0825 VERDAL, W. J. Jr., SK3, USN, returned on board having been AWOL since 0745, 23 AUGUST 1963.
R. J. ZANESKI
LTJG USNR

12-16 Moored as before.
L. G. PARHAM
MMCA USN

16-20 Moored as before.
M. L. WATKINS
BM1 USN

20-24 Moored as before. 2230 CHARLES, J. (n) , SD1 returned on board from Portsmouth Naval Hospital
J. R. TRAVIS
CWO USN

Saturday 24 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. The Engineering plant is secured. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7)
C. A WOLF
ENCS USN

04-08 Moored as before.
D. C. CIGHAN
MMC USN

08-12 Moored as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: GARBESI, V, R, SN, USN, GIECEK, E. W., RM3, USN, FERGUSON, R. J., Jr., , PC3, USN and SUPENANT, G. R. , SM3, USN, AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1963, in custody of civil authorities, and CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., , SA, USN, AWOL since 0745, 10 August 1963.
S. F. JONES
RM1 USN

12-16 Moored as before.
J. S. LLOYD
ENS USNR

16-20 Moored as before.
J. L. HILL
BT1 USN

20-24 Moored as before.
R. B. McCORMICK
ENS, SC USNR

Sunday 25 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. The Engineering plant is secured. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7)
J. E. WILLIAMS
GMGCA USN

04-08 Moored as before.
J. J. SCANIO
ENS USNR

08-12 Moored as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: GARBESI, V, R, SN, USN, GIECEK, E. W., RM3, USN, FERGUSON, R. J., Jr., , PC3, USN and SUPENANT, G. R. , SM3, USN, AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1963, in custody of civil authorities, and CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., , SA, USN, AWOL since 0745, 10 August 1963.
S. F. JONES
RM1 USN

12-16 Moored as before. 1515 LT Guy A. ARCHAMBAULT, USNR, returned on board and resumed his regular duties, having completed temporary duty with CINCLANTFLT.
W. L. HIETKEMPER
BT1 USN

16-20 Moored as before.
G. COUCHELL
ENS USNR

20-24 Moored as before.
C. E. BAKER
EM1 USN

Monday 26 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. The Engineering plant is secured. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7)
A. J. REGALLIS
EN1 USN

04-08 Moored as before.
W. L. HEITKEMPER
BT1 USN

08-12 Moored as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: GARBESI, V, R, SN, USN, GIECEK, E. W., RM3, USN, FERGUSON, R. J., Jr., , PC3, USN and SUPENANT, G. R. , SM3, USN, AWOL since 0745, 15 August 1963, in custody of civil authorities, and ISEMAN, H. R . FN, USN, AWOL since 0745, 26 August 1963. CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., SA, USN, was taken into custody by shore patrol, Norfolk, Virginia, at 1039, 21 August 1963
D. W. OLMSTEAD
ENS USNR

12-16 Moored as before. In accordance with orders of the Commanding Officer, GARBESI, V. R. ,SN , USN, GIECEK, E. W. ,RM3, USN, FERGUSON, R. J., Jr., PC3, USN and SUPRENANT, G. R. ,SM3, USN, were transferred to U.S. Naval Receiving Station, Brooklyn, for temporary duty and further disposition
B. G. HART
EN1 USN

16-20 Moored as before.
S. OGAN
CS1 USN

20-24 Moored as before.
J. L. RICH
MM1 USN

Tuesday 27 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. The Engineering plant is secured. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7)
A. J. REGALLIS
EN1 USN

04-08 Moored as before. 0750 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: ISEMAN, H. R. FN, AWOL from 0745, 26 August 1963
B. G. HART
EN1 USN

08-12 Moored as before. 1105 The Commanding Officer held mast and imposed non- judicial punishment as follows: VEITCH, Jeffery, SN, USN, Violation UCMJ, Article 92, Failure to obey lawful general order or regulation. Punishment: two weeks extra duty.
R. G. PHILLIPS
SFCS USN

12-16 Moored as before.
C. A. WOLF
ENCS USN

16-20 Moored as before.
J. A. BAILEY
SF1 USN

20-24 Moored as before.
J. W. GREGORY
LTJG USN

Wednesday 28 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. The Engineering plant is secured. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7)
M. L. WATKINS
BM1 USN

04-08 Moored as before. 0750 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: ISEMAN, H. R. FN, AWOL from 0745, 26 August 1963. CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., SA, USN, broke technical arrest order number 326-63, issued by U. S. Naval Receiving Station, Norfolk, Virginia, and has been an unauthorized absentee since 0001, 23 August 1963
C. A. WOLF
ENCS USN

08-12 Moored as before.
J. SHEKERKO
LTJG USNR

12-16 Moored as before.
C. A. WOLF
ENCS USN

16-20 Moored as before.
M. L. WATKINS
BM1 USN

20-24 Moored as before.
L. G. PARHAM
MMCA USN

Thursday 29 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. The Engineering plant is secured. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7)
J. R. TRAVIS
CWO USN

04-08 Moored as before. 0530 Pursuant to BUPERS order 006479 of 29 April 1963, Ltjg. John (n) SHEKERKO, USNR, was detached from this ship with orders to report to Commanding Officer USS ARNAB (AKA 56) for duty. 0750 Mustered the crew at quarters. Absentees: ISEMAN, H. R. FN, AWOL from 0745, 26 August 1963 and CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., SA, USN, AWOL since 0001, 23 August 1963
R. J. ZANESKI
LTJG USNR

08-12 Moored as before.
J. S. LLOYD
ENS USNR

12-16 Moored as before.
J. L. HILL
BT1 USN

16-20 Moored as before.
J. E. WILLIAMS
GMGCA USN

20-24 Moored as before.
S. F. JONES
RM1 USN

Friday 30 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. The Engineering plant is secured. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7)
R. B. McCORMICK
ENS, SC USNR

04-08 Moored as before.
W. L. MACON
EN1 USN

08-12 Moored as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: ISEMAN, H, FN, USN, absent since 0745, 26 August 1963, and CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., SA , USN absent since 0001, 23 August 1963.
J. J. SCANIO
ENS USNR

12-16 Moored as before.
J. L. RICH
MM1 USN

16-20 Moored as before.
C. E. BAKER
EM1 USN

20-24 Moored as before.
W. L. HEITKEMPER
BT1 USN

Saturday 31 August 1963

00-04 Moored port side to the south side of pier 41, Brooklyn, New York, with standard mooring lines doubled, a one inch wire forward and a two inch springlay aft. The ship is undergoing overhaul conducted by Main Ship Repair Corporation, Brooklyn. The Engineering plant is secured. Receiving all services from the pier. Ships present lower New York Harbor area include various units of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, yard and district craft. SOPA (Acting) is commanding Officer USS SPRINGFIELD (CLG 7)
J. L. RICH
MM1 USN

04-08 Moored as before. 0630 Pursuant to BUPERS Order 016836 of 27 June 1963 and BUPERS Order modification 016836(1) of 22 August 1963, Ltjg. Daniel C. KETCHUM, USNR, was detached from this ship with orders fro release to inactive duty.
C. E. BAKER
EM1 USN

08-12 Moored as before. 0800 Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: ISEMAN, H, FN, USN, absent since 0745, 26 August 1963, and CAMPBELL, W. C. Jr., SA , USN absent since 0001, 23 August 1963.
D. W. OLMSTEAD
ENS USNR

12-16 Moored as before.
W. L. MACON
EN1 USN

16-20 Moored as before.
C. E. WILSON
BTC USN

20-24 Moored as before.
D. W. OLMSTEAD
ENS USNR