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History of Assignments; NAVPERS 601-5 (Rev. 12-60)
Legend: The following abbreviations will be used in Gain Entry and Loss Enty columns.
Gains:
ENL - enlisted
REEN - reenlisted
EXTENL - extended enlistment
RECACDU - recalled to active duty
RECDUT - received for duty
RECTAD - received for temporary active duty
RECTD - received for temporary duty
RECTEMDUINS - received for temporary duty under instruction
RECDUINS - received for duty under instruction
RECTADUINS - received for temporary additional duty under instruction
RECTREAT - received for treatment
RECCFO - received in connection with fitting out

Losses:
RELACDU - released from active duty
DISCH - discharged
TRAN - transferred
1. Type and date
of Gain entry
2. Activity 3. Duties 4. Type and date
of Loss entry
5. Initials
ENL
25 AUG 1964
CRUITSTA PHILA PA   TRAN
25 AUG 1964
J.A.D.
RECDUT
25 AUG 1964
USNTC, GREAT LAKES, ILL. RECRUIT TRAINING TRAN
28 OCT 1964
H.J.N.
RECDUT
18 NOV 1964
USNAS, BARBER'S PT. OAHU,
NTT (05GQTH)
SA TRAN
30 APR 1965
M.C.J.
RECDUT
7 MAY 1965
USS SUMNER COUNTY (LST - 1148)
PAC, SDIEGO
Of rate SA, SN, QM3 TRAN
6 AUG 1968
M.A.S.
RECTD
7 AUG 1968
U.S. NAVSTA TI SFRAN SEPROS RELACDU
16 AUG 1968
R.T.T.
My voyages in the "Sumner Maru".

1.  2.  3.  4.  10.  11.  12.  13. 

1. On the beach and off-loading.   Tuy Hoa, Republic of VietNam,   January 20, 1966.
2. Off the beach and anchored.   Tuy Hoa, RVN,   January 20, 1966.
3, 4. Civilian contract tug that "un-broached" us off the beach.   Tuy Hoa, RVN,   January 20, 1966.
10, 11, 12, 13. Dry dock #2.   Sasebo, Japan,   February, 1966.
1.  2.  3.HangingOutNearDryDock2  4.HangingOutNearDryDock2  5.Petty Officer of the Watch1  6.Petty Officer of the Watch3  7.Petty Officer of the Watch4  8.Messenger of the Watch  9.  10.HangingOutNearDryDock2  11.  12.  13.  14.  15.suntan 

1. Jack Abraitis on the ship's bridge, morning after a rough night.   Sasebo, Japan,   February, 1966.
2. caisson watch,   drydock #2 ,   Sasebo, Japan,   February, 1966. 
3. hanging out on the caisson of drydock #2,   Sasebo, Japan,   February, 1966. 
4. an old pillbox near drydock #2,   Sasebo, Japan,   February, 1966. 
5, 6, 7. Petty Officer of the Watch. Anchored in the stream.   San Diego,   1968. 
8. Messenger of the Watch.    Mole Pier (Gate 9) San Diego,   1966. 
9. Before breakfast, life is good.       1966. 
10. port side forward, 01 deck (notice the wire brushed turn buckles),   Pearl Harbor, HI,   ?, 1968. 
11, 12, 13. Cruising the coast,   RVN   summer of 1968. 
14.    Tokyo,   September, 1966. 
15. Suntan,   RVN,   ?, 1966. 
1.  2.Wheelhouse1  3.  4.  5.  6. 

1. Signal bridge. Don Holland, Jack Abraitis, Howard Anderson.   
2. Wheelhouse. ? and Ron Kaszubowski.   
3. Alex Powers on the port bridge wing. (notice the telescopic alidade and the highly polished brass).   1968
4. Mooring buoy detail... walking through an inch of soft pelican/seagull guano.   Yokosuka ?   1966
5. Ron Kaszubowski, Doug Bergs and Don Ford on Signal Hill.   Long Beach   1968
6. A very nautical LTjg Gary Haeger, "Make all preparations for getting underway".   mole pier, San Diego   1968
1.  2.  3.  4.  5.  7.  9.  10.  11.  15. 

1, 3, 4. Towing exercise with the USS Boyd, off the coast near San Diego.   
2. Thanks for the soot, a**hole.   
5. High-lining with the USS Page County, trading movies. Outward bound from San Diego to WestPac.   1966
7. In company with the USS Page County. Outward bound from San Diego to WestPac.   San Diego   July, 1966
9, 10, 11. Hi-lining with the USS St. Clair County.   Eastward bound from Pearl Harbor to San Diego   May/June 1967
15. Loaded with Marines and causeway sections with the USS Polk County off the port bow.       
1.

1. LVT tooling up the Cua Viet river.   RVN   summer, 1968
1.DiamondHead from the NE  2.BulusanVolcano 

1. Diamond Head from the northeast.   HI   
2. Bulusan volcano on Luzon.   San Bernardino Strait, PI   August, 1965

Voyages of the "Sumner Maru" (May, 1965 - August, 1968)

Depart on: from: Arrive on: at: ≈ Distance

7 Jul 1965  San Diego  17 Jul 1965  Kaneohe MCAS / Pearl Harbor  2200
19 Jul 1965  Pearl Harbor  9 Aug 1965  Subic Bay via San Bernadino Strait  6300
14 Aug 1965  Subic Bay  16 Aug 1965  Danang 700
27 Dec 1965  Danang    Points south... 
Cam Ranh Bay, Phan Rang, Qhi Nhon, 
Nha Trang, Saigon, Tuy Hoa 
.
20 Jan 1966  Tuy Hoa    Cam Ranh Bay .
  Cam Ranh Bay   Subic Bay  700
  Subic Bay  8 Feb 1966  Sasebo via Luzon Strait  2000
27 Feb 1966  Sasebo    Pearl Harbor  4000
  Pearl Harbor  30 Mar 1966  San Diego  2200

Jul 1966  San Diego    Pearl Harbor  2200
  Pearl Harbor    Sasebo  4000
  Sasebo  19 Aug 1966  Iwakuni via Bungo Strait and Suo Sea 800
19 Aug 1966  Iwakuni    Yokosuka via Naikai and Ki Channel .
20 Sep 1966  Yokosuka  29 Sep 1966  Danang via Luzon Strait 2000
30 Sep 1966  Danang    Points south... 
Chu Lai 
.
24 Oct 1966  Danang    Sasebo via Luzon Strait  1800
  Sasebo    Pearl Harbor  4000
  Pearl Harbor  13 Dec 1966  San Diego  2200

17 May 1967  San Diego    Pearl Harbor  2200
  Pearl Harbor  11 Jun 1967  San Diego  2200

7 May 1968  San Diego    Pearl Harbor  2200
  Pearl Harbor    Apra Harbor  3300
  Apra Harbor   Subic Bay  1500
  Subic Bay  25 Jun 1968  Danang  700
26 Jun 1968  Danang    Points north...
Tan My, Cua Viet 
.
  Danang  3 Aug 1968  Subic Bay  700