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USS.Taluga.AO-62
History: from Ships' Log


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February - 1945          Week One

At this date; Taluga had made 31 REP's while moored and [64] UNREP's while underway.
DESCRIPTIONS of Ships Refueled are linked on the UNREP RECORD Page
       


Thursday 1 February - 1945
0000  Anchored in Berth #259, Ulithi Achorage bearing 033°T Bcn "Z", 060°T Bcn "U", Bcn "T" 123°T. Ship is Darkened
0600  Cast off from USS Kwajalien CVE-98, manuvering to Berth 301.
0730  Moored to SS Fort Cumberland. 0840 Commenced receiving fuel oil. 1735, received 64,092 brls.
1330  USS Giraffe IX-118 [32] came along side strbd. 1652 Cast off , receiving 147,082 gal. aviation gasoline.
1638  USS YO-46 alongside.
[33] Commenced pumping diesel oil. 1805 Cast off, receiving 500 brls.
1734  O'Malley, O.E. S2c reported back aboard for duty with bag, hammock and records.


Friday 2 February  - 1945
0000  Moored in Berth #305 Ulithi Achorage bearing 298°T Bcn "Y", 044°T Bcn "U". Ship is Darkened
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port side to SS Fort Cumberland in Berth #305 with 9 manila lines. 0950 cast off.
          
USS Giraffe IX-118 is moored strbd. 0830 cast off.

Saturday 3 February  - 1945
0000  Anchored in Berth #305 Ulithi Achorage bearing 298°T Bcn "Y", 044°T Bcn "U". Ship is Darkened
1615  Commenced loading stores. 1715 Secured.
1730  Crew man rcvd. cuts over eye and nose, spray gun exploded from air pressure. 3 silk sutures closed the wounds.
           The patient was placed on the binnacle list.

Sunday  4 February  - 1945
0000  Anchored as before.

Monday  5 February  - 1945
0000  Anchored in Berth #305 Ulithi Achorage bearing 298°T Bcn "Y", 044°T Bcn "U". Ship is Darkened
2000  Commenced pumping to a boat on USS Jupiter AK-43 [34]. 2050 Completed, delivered 40 brls.

Tuesday  6 February  - 1945
0000  Anchored in Berth #305 Ulithi Achorage bearing 298°T Bcn "Y", 044°T Bcn "U". Ship is Darkened
1425  Crew member injured his Glans-Penis. While closing a drawer in the electric shop with his stomach where his
           glans-penis was smashed. Penis was given soak in solution of cold boric acid.

Wednesday  7 February  - 1945
0000  Anchored in Berth #305 Ulithi Achorage bearing 298°T Bcn "Y", 044°T Bcn "U". Ship is Darkened.
0830  Secured the gyro-compass.  1540 Cut in the gyro-compass.
           The navigator, who types up each daily deck log, put in a new typewriter ribbon :)


At this date; Taluga had made 34 REP's while moored and [64] UNREP's while underway.