1971-1972 WestPac Schedule

Attached to DESRON 13

1971

9 Sept – depart Long Beach in company with USS McKean (DD-784)
15 Sept – arrive Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
17 Sept – depart Pearl Harbor
20 Sept – arrive/depart Midway Island (refuel)
27 Sept – arrive/depart Guam (refuel)

2 Oct – arrive Subic Bay (refuel/resupply/repair)
10 Oct – depart Subic Bay for PIRAZ Station, South China Sea.
16 Oct – enroute Hong Kong
19 Oct – inport Subic Bay (refuel)
20 Oct – depart Subic Bay for NGFS MRIV

2 Nov – track SL-6 trawler
8 Nov – arrive Singapore
11 Nov – depart Singapore enroute Indian Ocean Ops (MIDLINK) with HMS Eagle
17 Nov – cross Equator 00 degrees-75 east
17 Nov – MIDLINK cancelled
22 Nov – inport Singapore (refuel)
26 Nov – arrive Subic Bay

2 Dec – depart Subic for South China Sea ops
29 Dec – arrive Hong Kong

1972

15 Jan – depart Hong Kong
16 Jan – South China Sea ops with USS Constellation
22 Jan – Danang, South Vietnam (refuel/resupply)
23 Jan – NGFS, DMZ and IV Corp

16 Feb – arrive Subic Bay
20 Feb – depart Subic Bay for last time
24 Feb – cross Equator at 00 degrees-145 East.
25 Feb – arrive Manus island, Admiralty Islands, near New Guinea (refuel/picnic)

2 Mar – arrive Sydney, Australia (refuel)
4 Mar – arrive Devenport, Tasmania
7 Mar – depart Devenport
8 Mar – arrive Melbourne, Australia
13 Mar – depart Melbourne
17 Mar – arrive Wellington, New Zealand
21 Mar – depart Wellington
25 Mar – arrive Pago Pago, American Samoa
26 Mar – depart Pago Pago

1 Apr – arrive Pearl Harbor (refuel)
7 Apr – arrive home port, Long Beach, California

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