1st and 2nd platoons departed camp at
1145 hr and arrived at Kamiri Jetty at 1200 hr. Boarded LCM and sailed to
an ocean going ship - USS Custer. Boarded the Custer at 1500. These
platoons were to act as a loading party for the 2nd Bn, 503rd Parachute
Infantry. The remainder of the company less one NCO and 8 Enlisted men,
these men were left to guard company equipment.