1530 COMPHIBRON 2 shifted his pennant from
USS SAIPAN (LHA 2) to USS MOUNT
WHITNEY (LCC 20).
MANNING THE RAIL
1000 Manned the rail as the president of the United
States came aboard for an official visit. Fired 21
gun salute; broke the presidents flag at the
0930 RADM Paul T. BOAT, USN, COMTRAPAC,
accompanied by staff members and inspecting
party from USS MIDWAY (CV 41), came on
board and commenced surprise (administrative)
(personnel) (readiness) inspection. Broke flag
1100 COMTRAPAC, staff members, and inspecting
party left the ship. Hauled down flag of
1110 COMTRAPAC broke his flag in USS MIDWAY
1315 Commenced captains inspection of lower
decks, holds, and storerooms.
1400 Secured from inspection.
0900 Mustered the crew at quarters for captains
inspection (of personnel and upper decks).
1010 Secured from inspection.
0733 Commenced swinging to flood tide, stern to port.
1046 Completed swinging to flood tide, heading 347.
TIME ZONE CHANGE
0001 Set clocks ahead 1 hour to conform with +3 zone
GETTING UNDER WAY
0660 Commenced preparations for getting under way.
Set material condition ________.
0730 Stationed the special sea detail.
1130 Visibility decreased to 1 mile because of (fog)
(heavy rain). Commenced sounding fog signals
and stationed (extra lookouts) (lookouts in the
eyes of the ship). Winds southeast 25 knots. Sea
southeast 8 feet and increasing.
1212 Visibility increased to 5 miles. Ceased sounding
NOTE: Entry for commencement and cessation of
sounding fog signals must always be made.
0800 Mustered the crew (at quarters) (at foul weather
parade) (on stations) (at quarters for captains
(None) (No new absentees) SA Jon T. BOATE,
USN, 111-11-1111, absent without authority
from muster (FN Able B. SEAMAN, USN,
222-22-2222, UA since 0700 this date).
NOTE: There is no legal distinction between
absence over leave and absent without leave. All are
logged as unauthorized absence or UA. In the case of a
persons continued absence, the initial entry indicating
absence or UA will suffice until the person returns, is
declared a deserter, or is otherwise transferred or
detached from the ship.
0900 A systematic search of the entire ship for SA Jon
T. BOATE, USN, 111-11-1111, who missed
0800 muster, disclosed that (he was not on
board) (he was found to be sleeping in BOSNs
Locker Comp. A-301-A).
1000 NAVSTA, Charleston, Va., 051600Z JAN 91
reports that BTFN Jane B. DOE, USN,
333-33-3333, UA since 0800, 15 December
1990; returned to naval custody and being held
at that station pending disposition of charges.
NOTE: Such an entry reflects that an absentee has
returned to naval jurisdiction.
ABSENTEES, RETURN OF
2200 PN3 Floss A. BRUSH, USNR, 444-44-4444
(returned aboard) (was delivered on board by
the Armed Services Police) having been UA
since 0800 this date.
555-55-5555, UA since 0700 this date, was
delivered on board under guard from NAVSTA,