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12-5-60 - DokuWiki

Official Deck Log, Monday, 5 December 1960

  • 0000 Moored as before.
  • 0130 Lighted fires under Boiler 2A.
  • 0145 Lighted fires under Boiler 2B.
  • 0300 Commenced making preparations for getting underway, took in wires fore and aft.
  • 0330 Shifted the watch to the bridge. Set the special sea detail.
  • 0352 Received draft report: Forward 22 ft. 10 in., Aft 21 ft. 5 in. Navigator on the bridge. Captain has the Conn.
  • 0403 Underway in accordance with Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Builders Trial Schedule. Steering various courses at various speeds to conform with channel.
  • 0410 Commenced fog signals.
  • 0419 Passed Pt. Herron Light abeam to port 500 yds.
  • 0435 Passed Waterman Pt. Light abeam to stbd. 150 yds.
  • 0448 Passed Pt. Grover Light abeam to stbd. 200 yds.
  • 0459 Passed Port Orchard Light abeam to stbd. 400 yds.
  • 0500 Discontinued fog signals.
  • 0505 Secured special sea detail.
  • 0517 Commenced drag shaft test.
  • 0536 Completed drag shaft test,steering various courses at various speeds to conform to the channel.
  • 0608 Maneuvering to avoid tug and tow.
  • 0622 Blew tubes on all four boilers from 0534 to 0617.
  • 0629 Building up speed for sonar noise test.
  • 0716 Lost fire in forward fireroom boiler.
  • 0747 Completed Sonar Noise Level Test.
  • 0751 Entered International Waters.
  • 0753 Put disabled boiler back on the line. Commenced building up to full power. Steering various courses while standing out to sea.
  • 0839 Commenced full power trial.
  • 0842 c/c to 292°.
  • 0955 c/c to 213°.
  • 1055 Commenced structural firing tests.
  • 1141 c/c to 000°.
  • 1153 Completed structural firing tests. Expended 40 rounds 5“/54 AAC projectiles, 40 rounds of 5”/54 SPDF powder, and 20 rounds of 3“/50 VTNF (SPDN) ammunition.
  • 1300 Completed full power trial.
  • 1301 c/s 30 kts.
  • 1315 c/s 25 kts.
  • 1317 Commenced Electronic Equipment tests with AEW aircraft.
  • 1330 c/s 23 kts.
  • 1409 Commenced locked shaft tests.
  • 1428 Completed locked shaft tests. c/s 23 kts.
  • 1439 c/c 165°.
  • 1449 c/s 27.5 kts.
  • 1510 c/c 140°.
  • 1511 Commenced combustion control tests.
  • 1537 c/c 070°. Completed combustion control tests. c/s 20 kts.
  • 1544 c/c 030°.
  • 1605 c/c to 046°.
  • 1640 c/s to 25 kts.
  • 1655 All engines stop. Lost the load.
  • 1749 All engines ahead 1/3.
  • 1807 All engines ahead 2/3.
  • 1819 c/s to 20 kts.
  • 1855 c/c to 055°.
  • 1857 c/s to 25 kts.
  • 1910 c/c to 090°.
  • 1926 Passed Swiftsure Light Ship abeam to port 3 miles.
  • 1939 c/c to 112°.
  • 1958 c/c to 113°.
  • 2017 c/c to 130°.
  • 2026 c/c to 112°.
  • 2038 c/c to 104°.
  • 2120 c/s 20 kts.
  • 2125 All engines stop.
  • 2133 Commenced drag shaft test.
  • 2140 Completed drag shaft test.
  • 2140 c/c to 106°.
  • 2141 c/s to 20 kts.
  • 2144 Entered Inland Waters.
  • 2145 c/s 25 kts.
  • 2200 Set the special sea and anchor detail.
  • 2205 Steaming at various courses at various speeds while standing into Port Angeles Harbor.
  • 2223 Moored stbd. side to U.S. Coast Guard Pier Port Angeles, Washington with standard mooring lines doubled. Ships present include U.S. Coast Guard vessels and yard and district craft. SOPA is Commanding Officer U.S.S. King (DLG-10).
  • 2244 Secured the special sea and anchor detail.
  • 2255 Secure fires in 1A Boiler.
  • 2300 Received draft report: Forward 22 ft. 6 in., Aft 21 ft. 6 in. Mean 22 feet.

MILES STEAMED 0000 - 2400: 392.9

FUEL CONSUMED 0000 - 2400: 59,266 GAL