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10/05/53 Reported Aboard

11/06/53 Underway for Pearl

11/12/53 Pearl Harbor

11/20/53 Underway for Midway

11/22/53 Refuel at Midway

11/23/53 Crossed the Dateline

11/30/53 Yokosuka

12/17/53 TF77

12/26/53 In Tax Free zone

(Anytime COLLETT was within 12 miles of North Korea there was no income tax for that month.)

12/31/53 Sasebo

01/04/54 TF77

01/05/54 In Tax Free zone

01/08/54 Sasebo

01/17/54 TF77

01/25/54 Off Tsushima

02/04/54 Shimoni Seki Straits

02/05/54 Yokosuka

02/08/54 ASW Practice

02/10/54 TF77

02/12/54 In Tax Free zone

02/17/54 Okinawa

02/18/54 Underway for Yokosuka

02/28/54 TF77

03/02/54 In Tax Free zone

03/06/54 Collision with Astabula

03/09/54 Yokosuka

03/10/54 TF77, Detached for China Sea Patrol

03/13/54 Stop at Kaoshung

03/14/54 Hong Kong (Mary Sue repaints ship)

03/18/54 Underway for Kaoshung

03/19/54 On Patrol

03/29/54 Kaoshung

04/03/54 Underway for Sasebo

04/04/54 In Tax Free zone

04/05/54 Sasebo

04/15/54 TF77

04/20/54 Sasebo

04/26/54 TF77

04/27/54 In Tax Free zone

05/01/54 In Tax Free zone

05/01/54 Sasebo for Provisions (3 hour stay)

05/07/54 Sasebo

05/07/54 Chasing submarine with only one section aboard.

05/12/54 Sasebo

05/14/54 Underway for Nagasaki

05/15/54 Nagasaki

05/16/54 Underway for Yokosuka

05/18/54 Yokosuka

05/21/54 Underway for Pearl Harbor

05/26/54 Refuel at Midway (Then race to Pearl, we are last ship

to fuel)

05/30/54 We are first ship to Pearl

06/01/54 Underway 0600 for Long Beach

06/06/54 Arrive Long Beach 0900