USS HALEAKALA AE-25
WEB MASTER
KURT JULSEN
kurtjulsen60@hotmail.com

Deployment history
1959-1960: Shakedown out of Guantanamo Bay
1960 14 February Panama Canal
1960 February Chile
1960 April conducting replenishment exercises with USS Vega AF-59
1960 April San Francisco
1960 7 July First Western Pacific deployment, Visiting Pearl Harbor,
Yokosuka, and Sasebo. Assigned to the 7th Fleet.
1960 19 December Arrive Port Chicago, CA

Jose Matta
Plank Owner certificate 3 November 1959
Order Of the Locks 14 February 1960
Domain of the Golden Dragon 19 August 1960 Latitude 22 Longitude 180

Carl Burnham
Imperium Nuptuni Regis 17 February 1960 Latitude 0000 Longitude 081 17 en
route to Chili
1961 18 April Depart Port Chicago, CA for WESPAC Assigned to the & Fleet
1961 8 September Arrive Port Chicago, CA
1961 October Long Beach, exercise with Mount Katmai "Covered Wagon"
unrep with Attack Carrier Strike Force.
1962 29 May WESPAC
1962 ? Return WESPAC
1963 ? WESPAC
1964 April Todd Shipyards, Seattle for overhual and modernization
1965 conversions completed, helo deck and FAST System
1965 May to fall Operation Baseline
1965 20 November Depart for Yankee Station via Peal Harbor
1965 13 December Subic Bay
1966 ? WESPAC
1966 23 August Depart Subic for San Francisco
1966 12 September Arrive San Francisco
1967 ? WESPAC
1968 ? WESPAC
1969 ?(July) WESPAC
1969 27 August catastrophic flare back #2 boiler, dead in water
1969 28 August under tow by YTB to Da Dang, Vietnam
1969 29 August under tow by Fleet tug USS Cocopa ATF-101
1969 30 August under ships power, steaming for Subic Bay
1969 30 October conducting Sea trials
1969 November Yankee Station
1970 ? (January) Return from WESPAC

1970 OCT. to 1971 APRIL (est) WESPAC
1971 OCT. to 1972 MAY WESPAC in Cruise book. A letter from Capt. R.E.
SCHWOEFFERMANN extended to September 72, This letter was preserved
by Bruce Brunner

1972 9 January Domain of Neptunus Rex 105-20S "Shellback"
1973 May Depart WESPAC
1973 November  Return WESPAC
1974 January Depart WESPAC
1975 May Return WESPAC
Commissioned 3
November 3, 1959

Decommissioned
December 10, 1993
USS HALEAKALA
Built by Bethlehem Shipbuilding
Captain Miles P. Refo, III
3 November 1959
The time line ends here, as I
have no further dates
available. Please send me
dates you have for the ships
movements from cruise
books or certificates that
you have. Let’s try to make
this as accurate as possible.
Your cooperation is
appreciated.
UNDER CONSTRUCTION