The Torpedoing of the U.S.S. Kearny
OCTOBER 12, 1941


Watch Time Entry
0 to 4StatusSteaming in company with Comdesdiv 27 (OTC) in PLUNKETT, LIVERMORE, GREER and DECATUR escorting convoy. Standard speed 15 knots 143 RPM. Steaming at 10 knots. Boilers No. 3 & 4 in use. Average steam 600 lbs. Average RPM 96
4 to 8Steaming as before. Average steam 600 lbs. Average RPM 90.9
8 to 120800Mustered the crew on stations. Absentees: none. Made daily inspection of magazines and smokeless powder samples. Conditions normal. Average steam 600 lbs. Average RPM 103.25
12 to 16No remarks
16 to 201732Steamed on various courses and speeds to search astern of convoy
1850Resumed screening station on convoy and steaamed at 10 knots 93 RPM. Average steam 600 lbs. Average RPM 115.5
20 to 24No remarks

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