USS Gearing's 1965 Mediterranean cruise
Click below on the four sections
Cover, Bill Latta's drawings, list of ports of call,
dedication, ship's history.
The Gearing family namesakes, CO CDR James W. Martin,
XO LCDR Christopher S. Lardis, Message from the CO,
chart of ship's departments,
ASW Department: Fox, First and Second Divisions
Engineering Department: "B" "M" and "R" Divisions,
Operations Department: "OC" and "OI" Divisions,
Ponta del Gada, Azores; Beirut, Lebanon; Muscat, Oman;
Bahrain, Persian Gulf; Massawa, Ethiopa; Naples;
Monaco; Malaga, Spain; Palma, Mallorca.
Listing of Popular Pubs of the Med and Middle East;
assorted photos; Bill Latta's hand drawn cruise map.