-  USNS MICHELSON SHIP'S MOVEMENT  -
DATES   LOCATION PURPOSE COMMENTS SOURCE
Jul 7, 1944 SS Joliet Victory, hull number MCV-114, delivered to the Maritime Commission Shipbuildinghistory
           
Sep 30, 1958 Conversion to AGS completed, place in service by MSTS as USNS Michelson T-AGS-23 NavSource
           
Dec, 1961 x Caven Point, NJ,  US Army ammunition pier just south of the Statue of Liberty Return from deployment   R.L. "Dick" Seiden
x Brooklyn Navy Yard Yard period R.L. "Dick" Seiden
           
Nov 26, 1962 Belfast, Northern Ireland Inport John Hansen
Dec, 1962 x Belfast, Northern Ireland Inport John Hansen
Jan 20 - Jan 23, 1963 x Belfast, Northern Ireland Inport John Hansen
Mar 18 - Mar 22, 1963 x Belfast, Northern Ireland Inport Administrative inspection by MSTSLANT John Hansen, The Atlantic Voyageur March 1963
Apr, 1963 x Belfast, Northern Ireland Inport John Hansen
May, 1963 x Belfast, Northern Ireland Inport John Hansen
Jun, 1963 x Belfast, Northern Ireland Inport John Hansen
Jul, 1963 x Barcelona, Spain Inport John Hansen
Aug, 1963 x Barcelona, Spain Inport John Hansen
Sep 1963 x Barcelona, Spain Inport John Hansen
Fall, 1963 x Brooklyn Army Terminal  Yards Major overhaul John Hansen
Spring - Summer, 1964 x Brooklyn, Bayonne Yards Major overhaul John Hansen
           
Jul, 1964 x Bayonne Army Terminal, Bayonne, NJ Chet Headley
Jul - Sep, 1964 x Bayonne Testing newly installed  equipment in the Caribbeean LORAC, LORAN-C, SINS, BRN-3, SASS Chet Headley
Sep, 1964 x Limon Bay, Panama Entrance to Panama Canal Chet Headley
Sep, 1964 x Panama Canal Transit Panama Canal Move from Atlantic to Pacific Chet Headley
           
Dec, 1964 Yokosuka, Japan Inport Michelson Pacific Voyageur,Jan 1965
           
Dec 21, 1965 x Yokosuka, Japan Inport Michelson Pacific Voyager 1 1966
Jan 4 - Feb 4, 1966 Portland, Oregon Yards Michelson Pacific Voyager 1 1966
Feb 14, 1966 Yokosuka, Japan Inport Michelson Pacific Voyager 1 1966
           
Oct, 1966 x Yokosuka, Japan Inport Michelson Pacific Voyager 4 1966
Nov, 1966 x Yokosuka, Japan Inport Michelson Pacific Voyager 4 1966
Dec, 1966 Yokosuka, Japan Inport Michelson Pacific Voyager 4 1966
           
Jan 11, 1967 x Yokosuka, Japan Chris Smoot*
x Yokosuka, Japan Chris Smoot*
Mar 10, 1967 x Yokosuka, Japan Chris Smoot*
           
Oct 18 - Oct 23 1967   Subic Bay, Philippines Inport   Chet Headley
           
Jan 28 - Mar 7, 1969 Sasebo Yards Voyager, May 1969
Mar 7- Mar 10, 1969 At sea Sea Trials Voyager, May 1969
Mar 10 - Mar 14,1969 Sasebo Yards Voyager, May 1969
           
Nov 13 Nov 20, 1969  x Yokosuka  Inport 13 Nov date uncertain Chet Headley
Dec 18 Dec 29, 1969  Yokosuka  Inport Chet Headley
Jan 22 Jan 29, 1970  Yokosuka  Inport Chet Headley
Feb 26 Mar 5, 1970  Yokosuka  Inport Chet Headley
Mar 16, 1970 Yokosuka? Emergency Chet Headley
Apr 2 Apr 9, 1970  Yokohama  Inport Chet Headley
May 7 May 14, 1970  Yokosuka  Inport Chet Headley
May 28, 1970 Yokosuka  Medical emergency Chet Headley
Jun 11 Aug 2, 1970  Sasebo  Yard Period Chet Headley
Jun 12, 1970 Sasebo  Enter Drydock Chet Headley
Jun 11, 1970 Jul 16, 1970  At sea 1st Sea Trial Chet Headley
Jul 16 - Jul 19, 1970 Sasebo  Yard Period Chet Headley
Jul 19 Jul 27, 1970  At sea 2nd Sea Trial Chet Headley
Jul 31 Aug 3, 1970  Sasebo  Resume Operations Chet Headley
Aug 18, 1970 At sea Pick up Core Memory Air Drop?  Chet Headley
Aug 27 Sep 3, 1970  Yokosuka  Inport Chet Headley
Oct 1 Oct 17, 1970  Yokohama  Inport Chet Headley
Nov 13 Nov 22, 1970  Yokosuka  Inport Chet Headley
Dec 18 Dec 27, 1970  Yokosuka?  Inport Chet Headley
Jan 21 Jan 26, 1971  Guam  Inport Chet Headley
Feb 18 - Feb 24, 1971  Yokosuka  Inport Chet Headley
Mar 18 Mar 28, 1971  Yokohama  Inport Chet Headley
Apr 13 Apr 20, 1971  Yokohama  Inport Chet Headley
May 5 May 13, 1971  Yokosuka  Inport Chet Headley
Jun 11 Jun 19, 1971  Yokohama  Inport Chet Headley
Jul 20 Sep 23, 1971  Yokosuka  Yard Period Chet Headley
Jul 20 Sep 10, 1971  Yokosuka  1st Sea Trial Chet Headley
Sep 14 Sep 17, 1971  Yokosuka  2nd Sea Trial Chet Headley
Sep 21 Sep 24, 1971  Yokosuka  Resume Operations Chet Headley
Oct 5, 1971 Yokosuka? Emergency Run Chet Headley
Oct 12, 1971 Yokosuka? Emergency Run Chet Headley
Oct 21 Oct 30, 1971  Yokosuka  Inport Chet Headley
Nov 24 Nov 30, 1971  Yokosuka  Inport Chet Headley
Dec 23 Dec 30, 1971  Yokosuka  Inport Chet Headley
Jan 20 Jan 25, 1972  Yokosuka  Inport Chet Headley
Feb 7 - Feb 10,1972 Hakodate, Japan Inport Attend 1972 Winter Olympics Chet Headley
Feb 22 Mar 1, 1972  Yokosuka  Yard period Chet Headley
Feb 23, 1972 Yokosuka  Enter Dry-dock Chet Headley
Mar 1, 1972 Yokosuka  Exit Dry-Dock Chet Headley
Mar 1 Mar 2, 1972  Yokosuka  Resume Operations Chet Headley
Mar 21 Mar 29, 1972  Yokosuka  Inport Chet Headley
Apr 18 Apr 25, 1972  Yokosuka Inport Chet Headley
May 18 May 23, 1972  Yokosuka  Inport Chet Headley
Jun 20 Jun 27, 1972 x Yokosuka  Inport 27 Jun date uncertain Chet Headley
           
Aug 31 - Sep 4, 1973   Guam Inport   Bob Lord's Journal
Sep 26 - Nov 13, 1973   Subic Bay, Philippines Yard period   Bob Lord's Journal
Nov 26 - Dec 2, 1973   Guam Inport   Bob Lord's Journal
Dec 24, 1973 - Jan 6, 1974   Yokosuka Inport   Bob Lord's Journal
Feb 5 - Feb 12, 1974   Guam Inport   Bob Lord's Journal
Mar 12 - Mar 19, 1974   Yokosuka Inport   Bob Lord's Journal
           
May 15, 1975 USNS Michelson T-AGS-23 is stricken from the Naval Register
x - Dates uncertain
* - Chris Smoot -  http://www.geostreamconsulting.com/bios/BioSketch_Smoot.html