The U.S. Navy's top "spy catcher" is killed by a powerful letter bomb while in Honolulu. Five-O's Steve McGarrett, while serving a two-week hitch in the Navy Reserves, is called upon to investigate the slaying. The death is tied to a security leak within Naval Intelligence and it turns out that Wo Fat is its mastermind. Written by
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The U.S.N. Destroyer Escort is The U.S.S. Knox (DE1052). McGarret was actually aboard the vessel filming at open sea. Shortly after the filming, The Knox was reclassified as a Frigate and reassigned from its base at Pearl Harbor, To Japan. Ref:navsource.org See more
When McGarrett is at a restaurant with Ensign Bissell, she hands him her father's service record that she took from LT Waldron's desk. McGarrett opens the pages to look, and it is obviously a typed-over Army Service Record. The font style of her father's name (Bissell, Samuel) doesn't match the rest of the document, the Grade is PFC, the organization is an infantry regiment (her father retired from the Navy). See more