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U.S.S. SPENCER, C.G.
1. War Diary for the Month of February, 1945 is transmitted herewith in accordance with ALNAV 176 (November 1943).
2. Transmission by registered mail is authorized.
Com 7th Flt.
Rear Admiral W. M. FECHTELER, USN.
1 February: Underway patrolling off Nasugbu Bay, Luzon, Philippine Islands, in company with U.S.S. CONYNGHAM and U.S.S. SAUFLEY. 0850 anchored in Nasugbu Bay, Luzon, Philippine Islands. 0945 Lt. Gen. R. L. ECHELBERGER, Commanding General U. S. 8th Army and staff departed SPENCER to take charge of operations ashore in Nasugbu Bay.
2 February: 0245 departed Nasugbu Bay escorted by U.S.S. LOUCH. 1322 anchored in Mangarin Bay, Mindoro, Philippine Islands.
NOON Mangarin Bay, Mindoro, Philippine Islands.
11 February: 0744 anchored in San Pedro Bay, Leyte, Philippine Islands off Tolosa Beach.
16 February: 1853 underway escorted by U.S.S. FLUSSER proceeded to Mindoro, Philippine Islands, air cover provided by land based aircraft.
18 February: 0745 anchored in Mangarin Bay, Mindoro, Philippine Islands.
25 February: 0647 underway exercising at rehearsal plan in company with TG 78.2. 0912 departed rehearsal area. 0958 anchored Mangarin Bay, Mindoro, Philippine Islands.
26 February: 1709 underway standing out of Mangarin Bay, Mindoro, Philippine Islands proceeding as flagship and fleet guide of Task Group 78.2.
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2 “CGC SPENCER - War Diary, 2/1-28/45” online at the United States National Archives.