Captain Brodie Takes Command

4/4/1953 Change of Command at Yokosuka. Captain Brodie takes command after Captain Edsalls death.
4/5/1953 USS New Jersey moors along side Missouri in Yokosuka. COM7th Fleet shifts flag to New Jersey.
4/7/1953 Missouri departs Yokosuka enroute to Pearl Harbor and home port, Norva. Supply Officer later reported the Big Mo got about 1 mile per pound of coffee on deployment.