One of the crew members of Launch 5 was able to procure a police blotter for Launch 5 from the summer of 1968. The first image is an entry in the blotter from June 6th, 1968.
The next entry is from Saturday, June 15, 1968. Another two boats were recovered and brought to the Sheepshead Bay NYPD Base.
On June 18th, 1968, Launch 5 came to the aid of Launch 16.
Later in the summer, on July 1st, 1968, Launch 5 collided with a boat, which eventually sank.
In the final entry of the blotter, on August 3rd, 1968, was a somber entry. A body was recovered in Sheepshead Bay.