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-###New Years Day found KING on duty at NORTH SAR Station, off the coast of Vietnam, as CTE 77.0.1.1 with Commander Destroyer Squadron THREE embarked as CTU 77.0.1. On 14 January KING was relived ​by USS REEVES (DLG-24) at NORTH SAR Station and proceeded to Subic Bay, Philippine Islands for a period of upkeep and repair. While at Subic Bay KING completed 2 days of competitive gunfire exercises. On 27 January KING was again underway from Subic Bay for the Tonkin Gulf to take over duties at NORTH SAR Station. On 28 January KING arrived at NORTH SAR and relieved USS REEVES (DLG-24).+###New Years Day found KING on duty at NORTH SAR Station, off the coast of Vietnam, as CTE 77.0.1.1 with Commander Destroyer Squadron THREE embarked as CTU 77.0.1. On 14 January KING was relieved ​by USS REEVES (DLG-24) at NORTH SAR Station and proceeded to Subic Bay, Philippine Islands for a period of upkeep and repair. While at Subic Bay KING completed 2 days of competitive gunfire exercises. On 27 January KING was again underway from Subic Bay for the Tonkin Gulf to take over duties at NORTH SAR Station. On 28 January KING arrived at NORTH SAR and relieved USS REEVES (DLG-24).
  
 From 28 January to 14 February KING remained at NORTH SAR Station. On 14 February KING assumed duties at SOUTH SAR Station, being relieved on 17 February by USS JOUETT (DLG-29). KING then proceeded to Subic Bay, Philippine Islands. On 19 February KING arrived at Subic Bay for a brief period of upkeep and repair before departing on 22 February for Darwin, Australia. On 26 February KING arrived at Darwin to fuel, departing that same day for Brisbane. She arrived at Brisbane on 2 March for a five day port visit. From 28 January to 14 February KING remained at NORTH SAR Station. On 14 February KING assumed duties at SOUTH SAR Station, being relieved on 17 February by USS JOUETT (DLG-29). KING then proceeded to Subic Bay, Philippine Islands. On 19 February KING arrived at Subic Bay for a brief period of upkeep and repair before departing on 22 February for Darwin, Australia. On 26 February KING arrived at Darwin to fuel, departing that same day for Brisbane. She arrived at Brisbane on 2 March for a five day port visit.