WHERE AND WHEN
Excerpts from Customer Ships logs
USS BANGUST (DE-739)
Flagship of Escort Division 32
Feb 23, 1945 Arrived off Ulithi; discharged three oilers, took on six more; only two escorts as KYNE to make emergency
repairs in Ulithi, HILBERT to wait for oiler to rejoin
Feb 24 HILBERT and GUADALUPE (AO-32) rejoined
Feb 25 All hands topside ordered to wear life belts; sea choppy
Feb 27 Fueling units of TF 58 that raided Tokyo Sunday
U.S.S. BRINKLEY BASS DD-887
Arrived Tsingtao, anchored in the outer harbor. Returned crew back to
Tarawa. Underway for cruising with Task Force 77. Refueled from U.S.S.
Guadalupe AO-32 simultaneously with Tarawa.