From October 1945 to June 1946 my father, a Navy signalman, was stationed in Japan at Toriga-saki by the town of Kamoi, at the entrance to Tokyo Bay. He was then nineteen years old, a young Danish-American man from rural Oregon. The experience made a profound impression on him and he spoke of it often.
In Chapter Seven, The Toriga Saki Fleet, Gerry mentions how they came into possession of a barge, as well as several adventures with the picket boat.
Chapter Seven: The Toriga Saki Fleet
Chapter Six: General Douglas MacArthur
Chapter Five: Japanese Signalmen
Chapter Two: Harbor Entrance Control Post Toriga Saki, Tokyo Bay
Chapter One: The Sea Devil to Japan.