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Dedicated to the men who manned the ships
and the embarked composite squadrons
of Task Unit 77.4.3 (Taffy III)
on October 25, 1944

 

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Online since June 4, 1996

BOSAMAR logo:  USS GAMBIER BAY (CVE 73)
takes a pounding 
from the IJN heavy cruiser CHIKUMA

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My current efforts on my Online Book
constitute the early working of the 6th Edition.
DATE URL NOTES
12 JUL 12 Chapter 8 Minor HOEL Edits
12 JUL 12 Chapter 7 Minor HOEL Edits
02 JUL 12 Chapter 11 Added DENNIS text
02 JUL 12 Chapter 8 Added DENNIS text
02 JUL 12 Chapter 7 Added DENNIS text
02 JUL 12 Chapter 6 Added DENNIS text
01 JUL 12 Chapter 8 Added RAYMOND text
01 JUL 12 Chapter 6 Added RAYMOND text
30 JUN 12 Chapter 4 Added TF-34 hull numbers
17 JUN 12 Chapter 2 Added Third Fleet hull numbers
16 JUN 12 Chapter 13 Added LCI, PC-623, & BOUNTIFUL pix.  Timeline extended to October 28, 1944. 
16 JUN 12 Chapter 10 Edited CARR table
16 JUN 12 Chapter 8 Cropped HOEL pix
16 JUN 12 Chapter 5 Added MTB and WEST VIRGINIA/CONY pix
16 JUN 12 Chapter 4 Fixed photo size and added NEW JERSEY pix
16 JUN 12 Chapter 3 Fixed table alignment
16 JUN 12 Chapter 2 Added hull numbers
11 MAY 12 Chapter 14 Added more info on smoke screen generators and moved to Chapter 14
11 MAY 12 Chapter 6 Added more info on smoke screen generators
10 MAY 12 Chapter 6 Added info on Mark 6 Smoke Screen Generator
09 MAY 12 Chapter 12 Added CTU 77.4.1 Action Report text
09 MAY 12 Chapter 11 Added CTU 77.4.1 Action Report text
09 MAY 12 Chapter 10 Added CTU 77.4.1 Action Report text
09 MAY 12 Chapter 9 Added CTU 77.4.1 Action Report text
09 MAY 12 Chapter 8 Added CTF 77 Action Report text
09 MAY 12 Chapter 6 Added CTF 77 Action Report text
09 MAY 12 Chapter 5 Added CTF 77 Action Report text
09 MAY 12 Chapter 4 Added CTF 77 Action Report text
08 MAY 12 Chapter 14 Added CTU 77.4.22 Action Report text
08 MAY 12 Chapter 11 Added CTU 77.4.2 Action Report text
08 MAY 12 Chapter 9 Added CTU 77.4.2 Action Report text
08 MAY 12 Chapter 8 Added CTU 77.4.1 Action Report text
08 MAY 12 Chapter 6 Added CTU 77.4.1 and CTU 77.4.32 Action Reports text
08 MAY 12 Chapter 5 Added CTU 77.4.1 and CTU 77.4.2 Action Reports text
07 MAY 12 Chapter 13 Added CTU 77.4.32 Action Report text
07 MAY 12 Chapter 12 Added CTU 77.4.32 Action Report text
07 MAY 12 Chapter 9 Added CTU 77.4.32 Action Report text
07 MAY 12 Chapter 8 Added CTU 77.4.3  and 77.4.2 Action Reports text
07 MAY 12 Chapter 7 Added CTU 77.4.2 Action Report text
07 MAY 12 Chapter 6 Added CTU 77.4.3 and 77.4.2 Action Reports text
07 MAY 12 Chapter 14 Added CTU 77.4.3, 77.4.32, and HOEL Action Reports text
06 MAY 12 all Enabled comments on the bottom of each chapter
06 MAY 12 Chapter 11 Added JOHNSTON text
06 MAY 12 Chapter 7 Added FLETCHER Class Mark 37 FCS info
05 MAY 12 Chapter 7 Added JOHNSTON text
05 MAY 12 Chapter 6 Added JOHNSTON text
05 MAY 12 Chapter 14 Added JOHNSTON text
03 MAY 12 various Added photographs to several chapters
02 MAY 12 various Updated rank/rate/names in all chapters
01 MAY 12 Chapter 14 Added 2 graphics
01 MAY 12 Chapter 12 Added photo of DENNIS and minor edits
01 MAY 12 Chapter 11 Added comments on JOHNSTON
01 MAY 12 Chapter 10 Added 3 maps and CAPT Vieweg comments
01 MAY 12 Chapter 9 Added 7 maps and VC-10 Action Report
01 MAY 12 Chapter 8 Added 5 maps and VC-10 Action Reports
01 MAY 12 Chapter 7 Added 4 maps, 2 photos, and VC-10 Action Report
01 MAY 12 Chapter 6 Added 4 maps, 1 photo, and VC-10 Action Report
01 MAY 12 Chapter 5 Added map
01 MAY 12 Chapter 4 Minor edits and added two photographs
01 MAY 12 Chapter 3 Minor edits
 30 APR 12 Chapter 13  Survivor and rescue info from PC-1119 War Diary
29 APR 12 Chapter 10 Lat/Long of HOEL's sinking
29 APR 12 Chapter 11 Screen 5-inch gun expenditures
29 APR 12 Chapter 13 Survivor and rescue info from GAMBIER BAY, HOEL, JOHNSTON, & ROBERTS Action Reports and TG 78.12 War Diary
29 APR 12 bosintro Began tracking Online Book updates separately
28 APR 12 bosintro Updated Chapters 6, 7, 8, & 9 of my Online Book
27 APR 12 bosintro Updated Chapters 5 & 6 of my Online Book
26 APR 12 bosintro Updated Chapters 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 & 14 of my Online Book
25 APR 12 bosintro Updated Chapters 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9 &10 of my Online Book
26 MAR 12 bosintro Added Chapters 13 & 14
25 MAR 12 bosintro Added Chapters 9, 10, 11, & 12 to my Online Book
24 MAR 12 bosintro Added Chapters 7 & 8 to my Online Book
23 MAR 12 bosintro Added Chapter 6 to my Online Book
23 MAR 12 bosintro Added TBS & Shackle Code to my Online Book
18 MAR 12 bosintro Added Chapters 4 & 5 to my Online Book
17 MAR 12 bosintro Added Chapters 1, 2, & 3 to my Online Book