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


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March - 1945          Week One

At this date [as shown on log]; Taluga had made 36 REP's while moored and [95] UNREP's while underway.
DESCRIPTIONS of Ships Refueled are linked on the UNREP RECORD Page
       


Thursday 1 March - 1945
0000  Anchored in berth #287 Ulithi Islands with 90 fathoms of chain to port anchor and 30 to the strbrd.
           in 19 fathoms of water, sand and coral bottom, on bearing Beacon "Y" 302
°T, Beacon "U" 068°T,
           Right tangent Eau Island 176
°T. Ship is Darkened.
1200  Cady, W.F. CM2c was trasferred to USS Admiral  R.E. Coonts AP-122 with bag, & records FFT to the U.S.
           Via: USS Hancock; Francis, C.R. ARM3c
was trasferred to USS Admiral Coonts with bag, & records FFT to the U.S.

Friday 2 March  - 1945
0000  Anchored in berth #287, as before. Ship is Darkened.
0656  Sunrise. Lighted Ship.
0955 
Carnes, Frank C. S2c was trasferred to USS Bountiful AH-9 with bag, hammock, & records, for medical treatment.
1545  USS Giraffe IX-118 moored to strbd. 1600 Taluga Commenced receiving Aviation Gasoline.
2230  Cut in fyro repeaters.

Saturday 3 March  - 1945
0000  Anchored in berth #287, as before. Ship is Darkened.
0755  USS Giraffe IX-118 cast off having delivered 237,689 gal. Aviation Gasoline.
1200  USS SC-1363 came alongside to port. 1250 Cast off received diesel oil.
1628  S.S. Moor's Fields moored alongside strbd.
1630  Crew member suffered 1st degree burns of left hand while drawing coffee from a vat. Treated in sick bay.

Sunday  4 March  - 1945
0000  Anchored in berth #287, as before. S.S. Moor's Fields moored alongside strbd. with 10 manilla lines.
0655  Sunrise. Lighted Ship.
1255  USS Greenwood DE-679 [37] moored alongside port. 1515 Cast off receiving 1,000 brls. of fuel oil.
1355 
S.S. Moor's Fields completed delivery of 103,833 brls. of fuel oil.
1615  USS English DD-696
[38]came alongside port.  1710 Stood off receiving 825 brls. of fuel oil.
1850  USS Hunt DD-674
[39]came alongside port. 1915 Completed receiving 767 brls. of fuel oil.

Monday  5 March  - 1945
0000  Anchored in berth #287, as before. S.S. Moor's Fields is moored alongside strbd. with 10 manilla lines.
          
USS Hunt DD-674 is moored alongside port with 8 manilla lines. 0635 Cast off.
0806  LCT-387 Cast off from portside having delivered 126 rnds. 5"38 semis-fixed ammunition.
0820 
S.S. Moor's Fields Cast off from strbd.
1205 
MacLean, Charles B. Jr. LT.; was trasferred to USS Tippecanoe for duty, with baggage and records.
           Cassavant, R.N. CPM(AA)T was transferred to
USS Admiral  R.E. Coonts AP-122 with bag, & records FFT to the
           U.S. for honorable discharge for the convenience of the government.
           Lane, H.M. F2c was transferred to
was transferred to USS Admiral  R.E. Coonts for further transfer to
           Western Sea Frontier for reassignment.
          1600 - 2400 hours not in log.

Tuesday  6 March  - 1945
0000  Anchored in berth #287, as before. Ship is Darkened.
0645  Burke, J.S. S1c; and VanDecker, J.A. S1c; were transferred to with
           bag, & records
FFT to the U.S. for Discharge.

Wednesday  7 March  - 1945
0000  Anchored in berth #287, as before. Ship is Darkened.
0725  Stationed Special Sea detail.  0752 Got underway to shift berth, with Captain at the conn.
0900  Anchored in Berth #126
Ulithi Islands with 90 fathoms of chain to strbd. anchor  in 24 fathoms of water, sand
           and coral bottom, on bearing Beacon "A" 190
°T, Beacon "B" 066°T, Left tangent Song Island 274°T.
2200  Darkened Ship.
Thursday  8 March  - 1945
0000  Anchored in berth #126, as before. Ship is Darkened.
1500  Transferred 300 rounds, Mark32 Mod. 30 special type ammunitions to USS Rainier AE-5.

 
At this date; Taluga had made 39 REP's while moored and [95] UNREP's while underway.