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USS KING PHOTO GALLERY

by Jerry L. Larkin - 1960 to April 1963

The photographer, Jerry L. Larkin, reported to the Pre-Com unit in San Diego, CA in Sept. 1960. He transferred off in April, 1963. He reported as a Fireman Apprentice, worked in Aft Fireroom.  He later transferred to ER Division where he was assigned to "A-gang" until his transfer. He left the ship as an EN3.

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Approximate Date(s)

Event

Remarks

Prefix

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KPP
0.0001
11/17/1960
Plank Owner Certificate
Jerry L. Larkin
KPP
0.0002
11/17/1960
Dependents coming aboard
After First Commissioning Capt Bustard & Lady Lead
KPP0.0003
Late 1962
Portside to..
San Diego ?
KPP
0.0004
1960-1962
Entering Drydock
PSNS ?
KPP
0.0005
-
Moving The Caisson Into Position
-
KPP
0.0006
Mar-61
High & Dry
-
KPP 0.0007
K
In Dry Dock
Some Services Rigged
KPP 0.0008
c. 1961
Full Power Run
-
KPP 0.0009
-
Underway
-
KPP 0.0010
1961
Underway For Pearl Harbor
Shakedown Cruise
KPP 0.0011
-
Follow The Leader
-
KPP 0.0012
1960-1962
Mathis & Nightingale
Compt. 2-157-2-L
KPP 0.0013
1960-1962
-
Compt. 2-157-2-L
KPP 0.0014
c. Late 1962
Fantail Scene
-
KPP 0.0015
c. Oct. 1962
Black Smoke, White Smoke...
-
KPP 0.0016
-
Aft Fireroom Gauge Panel & Burner Anunciator
-
KPP 0.0017
-
Aft Fireroom Upper Level Port
-
KPP 0.0018
-
Aft Fireroom Upper Level Looking Toward "Console Booth"
-
KPP 0.0019
-
Aft Fireroom Console
-
KPP 0.0020
-
At Anchor
-
KPP 0.0021
-
At Anchor
Note Gig @ "Boat Boom" & Dress Ship Flags
KPP 0.0028
-
Un-Rep - Fuel Stbd Side Aft Station
-
KPP 0.0029
-
Bad Disconnect, Note Oil From Scuppers.
The Oiler probably didn't give hose "back suction / Blowdown prior to disconnect.
KPP 0.0031
-
Hose Going Back - Still draining Oil
-
KPP 0.0032
-
Hose Going Back - Still draining Oil
-
KPP 0.0033
-
"The Mess"
-
KPP 0.0034
-
Frank Lone Elk
-
KPP 0.0035
-
Ramirez & Lone Elk
-
KPP 0.0036
-
Pulling Away After Refuel
USS Cacapon AO-52
KPP 0.0037
-
Re-Fuel From Carrier
-
KPP 0.0038
-
Yeah, we got close during Un-reps
-
KPP 0.0039
-
Yeah, we got close during Un-reps
-
KPP 0.0040
-
AO Bridge 
-
KPP 0.0041
-
Alongside USS Kitty Hawk CVA-63
Oiler Between us & Kitty Hawk
KPP 0.0042
-
Alongside USS Kitty Hawk CVA-63
Oiler Between us & Kitty Hawk
KPP 0.0043
-
Pulling Away After Refuel
USS Kawishiwi AO-146
KPP 0.0044
-
USS Theodore Chandler DD717 
Making approach to re-fuel.
KPP 0.0044a
-
Lots of Lines across
-
KPP 0.0045
-
Their Linehandlers
-
KPP 0.0046
-
Spray between ships
-
KPP 0.0047
-
-
-
KPP 0.0048
-
-
-
KPP 0.0049
-
Highline w/ USS Mahan DLG-11
-
KPP 0.0050
-
Main Deck awash...
-
KPP 0.0051
-
USS Volodar SS-490 - Post ASROC shoot
Note Torpedo above & behind "0" in hull number
KPP 0.0052
-
Alongside USS Oriskany CVA-34
-
KPP 0.0053
-
aaaa
Note - Navigation lights on
KPP 0.0054
-
USS Topeka CLG-8
Trys to bury her bow
KPP 0.0055
-
USS Topeka CLG-8
Note: Talos missle system
KPP 0.0056
-
Highline w/ USS Topeka
-
KPP 0.0057
-
USS Oriskany CVA-34
-
KPP 0.0058
3/9/1961
"Crossing the Equator - Shakedown Cruise
"The Judge" - MM1 Gilley
KPP 0.0059
3/9/1961
"Crossing the Equator - Shakedown Cruise
-
KPP 0.0060
3/9/1961
"Crossing the Equator - Shakedown Cruise
-
KPP 0.0061
3/9/1961
"Crossing the Equator - Shakedown Cruise
Kiss the "Royal Baby's" belly.  Royal Baby = Lt Crockett.
KPP 0.0062
3/9/1961
Shellback Certificate
Jerry L. Larkin
KPP 0.0063
-
On liberty - Tokyo tour 
1st Westpac cruise
KPP 0.0064
c. 1962
The Gig
Hanging from "falls"
KPP 0.0065
c. 1962
The Gig
Between the bows
KPP 0.0066
c. 1962
The Gig
Between the bows
KPP 0.0067
c. 1962
The Gig
Hanging from "falls"
KPP 0.0068
-
USS King DLG-10 
Moored "1010" pier, Pearl Harbor
KPP 0.0069
-
Washington's Birthday @ Pearl Harbor
-
KPP 0.0070
1962
Christmas 
32nd St, San Diego ?
KPP 0.0071
Apr? 1961
Missle Test
I think this was a test of the launch system. (concrete "slug" on booster)
KPP 0.0072
Aug? 1962
Prepare to shoot
-
KPP 0.0073
Aug? 1962
Shoot
-
KPP 0.0074
Aug? 1962
Shoot
-
KPP 0.0075
-
After a Missle Shoot
-
KPP 0.0076
-
After a Missle Shoot
-
KPP 0.0077
-
After a Missle Shoot
-
KPP 0.0078
c. 1963
Target Drone Recovery
-
KPP 0.0079
c. 1963
Target Drone Recovery
-
KPP 0.0080
c. 1963
Target Drone Recovery
-
KPP 0.0081
c. 1963
Target Drone Recovery
-
KPP 0.0082
c. 1963
Target Drone Recovery
-
KPP 0.0083
c. 1963
Target Drone Recovery
-
KPP 0.0084
1961
San Diego Harbor
Sub Tenders are probably USS Sperry & USS Narius
KPP 0.0085
1961
San Diego Harbor
Kelp Harvest boat.
KPP 0.0086
1961
San Diego Harbor
Water Taxi - used to cost 25 cents. (All destroyer types plus APAs, AKAs used to moor to bouys unless we had a SRF availability at 32nd st.) 
KPP 0.0087
-
Follow The Setting Sun......
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