The first entries in USS Gearing's deck log beginning with the commissioning on 3 May 1945...

Page 1... This page (1 of 6) sets the first watch,
describes the ceremonies and begins list of assigned personnel
(the PLANKOWNERS !), officers and crew: Adams to Blumberg

Page 2... crew list continued: Bornschmeuer to Flatley

Page 3... crew list continued: Flink to Lee

Page 4... crew list continued: Lefler to Pond

Page 5... crew list continued: Poole to Tutela

Page 6... crew list continued: Tuttle to Zuercher
(along with some unalphabetized names added)
and shows the remaining watch entires for 3 May 1945.