Personal effects of the late GM1 Able B.
inventoried and forwarded to _____________.
Pursuant to orders of the commanding officer,
PHC Jane B. DOE, USN, 123-45-6789, in
charge of 17 men, left the ship to report to
Senior Shore Patrol Officer, Norfolk, Va., for
COMDESRON 3 hauled down his pennant and
departed on 5 days leave.
The commanding officer departed on 5 days
The commanding officer returned from 5 days
NOTE: Flag officers and unit commanders
embarked and commanding officers are the only
personnel who must be logged out and in on leave.
USS CANNOLI (FF 1056) got underway and
stood out of the harbor.
USS SPRUANCE (DD 963) stood into the
harbor and anchored (in Berth D-3) (moored
alongside Pier 4).
USS CHARLES F. ADAMS (DDG 2) got
underway from alongside this ship and
anchored in Berth D-8.
USS SEMMES (DDG 18) stood in and moored
alongside (to port) outboard of USS SIERRA
OTHER LOGS, RECORDS, AND REPORTS.
Besides the ship's deck log, you will have other logs,
records, and reports to keep track of or initial when they
are presented to you upon completion of a specific event.
Remember, when a log is presented to you for your
initials, do not sign it just so that you will not be
bothered for another hourlook over the figures and see
if there are any indications of problems. When you have
read the log and understand it, initial or sign in the
correct area. If you have questions, ask them. Do not
take that's the way it has always been, for an answer
if you suspect that there is a problem. Remember, the
watch is yours and you are a representative of the
The following are some of the logs that you may
come in contact with while standing POOW. You may
receive from different departments logs in the form of
hard copy reports to be forwarded to the OOD, CDO,
XO, and so forth.
Security clearance list. This is a list, signed by
the commanding officer, of all the clearances of the
ship's company and all authorized personnel cleared to
work on your ship or unit.
Passdown log. This log is used to pass pertinent
information along to each watch stander. The log
contains information on policy changes and routine
items, such as liberty call times. It is useful as a reminder
of out-of-the-ordinary events in the watch routine.
Weapons custody log. This log is used primarily
for logging the turnover of the weapons used by watch
standers. Each weapon is signed in and out along with
the correct count of ammunition turned over to each
Sounding and security log. This is a report of
the readings taken by the sounding and security patrol.
The log is filled out on an irregular time basis. The
security patrol never makes a patrol at the same time of
Vehicle log. This log is used to record the daily
routine maintenance and use of all government vehicles.
It contains a list of all authorized drivers for your ship or
Visitors log. This log contains a verified list of
all visitors that are expected to arrive aboard your ship
or unit. It will indicate if the visitor will need an escort or
Most of these logs, records, and reports are located
in the quarterdeck area and are vital to the everyday
functions of the ship. Some of the logs may contain the
only indication that something is wrong. Be alert and
look at all your logs carefully. Remember, the OOD and