Reese F. Lukei Jr.

Reese F. Lukei Jr.

(d. November 6, 1979), Chief Pay Clerk aboard USS Fremont, APA-44.

13 November 1944

Quiet during the day. Two very large Jap torpedoes were brought aboard this afternoon for inspection. Had been found unexploded on the beach. They were

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14 November 1944

Large convoy arrived with 24,000 troops, unloaded and departed in the evening. The Jap “Vals” flew overhead during arrival of convoy, one shot down and

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15 November 1944

Three GQs during last night and early this morning. A forty-four LST convoy arrived this morning with more troops. No GQs during the daytime.

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18 November 1944

GQ 2350 — secured at 0045 GQ 0200 — secured at 0515 GQ 0700 — secured at 0845 Four Jap planes shot down, one crashed

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