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 While operating off Hawaii, during the USS ORISKANY’s ORI, KING fired a torpedo an assisted with NTDS.  While operating off Hawaii, during the USS ORISKANY’s ORI, KING fired a torpedo an assisted with NTDS. 
  
-May was a month of steaming, and for 30 days of operations in the South China Sea. KING accomplished many underway replenishments with various types of service vessels ​includi.nr" ​AO's, AF 's, AK' s and an AE.+May was a month of steaming, and for 30 days of operations in the South China Sea. KING accomplished many underway replenishments with various types of service vessels ​including ​AO's, AF 's, AK' s and an AE.
    
 During a June upkeep period in Subic Bay, Philippines a variety of Handclasp material was personally delivered by the Commanding Officer to the orphans at the Convent of the Good Shepherd in Quezon City, Philippines. The remainder of June was spent operating with CTG-77.3. ​ During a June upkeep period in Subic Bay, Philippines a variety of Handclasp material was personally delivered by the Commanding Officer to the orphans at the Convent of the Good Shepherd in Quezon City, Philippines. The remainder of June was spent operating with CTG-77.3. ​
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 This deployment for KING included many firsts and afforded adequate response in all the areas of preparation for the cruise. ​ This deployment for KING included many firsts and afforded adequate response in all the areas of preparation for the cruise. ​
  
-KING spent some 181 days underway of the 211 days away from Horne. Among other items KING expend the following items during the seven month cruise:+KING spent some 181 days underway of the 211 days away from home. Among other items KING expend the following items during the seven month cruise:
    
   * 30,264 pounds of beef    * 30,264 pounds of beef