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Page 13 text:
V A Q.
DAVISVILLE, Oct. 27. . . On a crystal clear Saturday morning, the
Arneb, fully loaded, left Davisville and arrived in Norfolk Naval Shipyard
Sunday where last minute repairs were made. Completed in two days, the
ship moved to the Naval Operating Base.
Farewellsto friends and relatives were telegraphed, telephoned, mailed
and made in person. Last minute Christmas packages were bought and final
liberties in the "States" were enioyed.
Backstagethe general warm up for the deep freeze sprinkled conversa-
tions with energetic enthusiasm. Then the houselights dimmed on the U.S.
Curtain Time... Nov. 2, 1956. ll a.m. Norfolk behind us, the
show got on the road and the Arneb spotlight shown bright on Operation Deep
Freeze ll .
GOING. . . ln tune with the times
musicians struck up "Anchors Aweigh"
GOING. . . Norfolk, Nov. 2. . . We lined
upto heartheCOMPHlBLANT band shake,
rattle and roll us on our w
GONE. . . Beginning swing into harbor leaving
the U. S. behind.
GOING... So long, see you in the Spring.
Page 12 text:
Deep Freeze Duty Begins
5 000 TONS OF CARGO
LOADED AT DAVISVILLE, R I
AWA'-I-ING S-I-OWAGE. U Propul- SWE LLlNG OUR LOAD. . .Knox Coast and Cape Hallett l
Sion Unit for pontoon barge on pier cargo piled high by stevedores.
TRAVE LING TRACTOR . . Destined
for cold climate tractor is alone
in the United States for the last
REPORTING ON BOARD... Part of
sled bed is raised from pier during
LOWERING DEEP FREEZE CARGO. . .Crated equipment A
being lowered into Arneb's holds. Q
INACURIOUS WAY.. . lt'srope yarn every
day before the bed hears reveille inthe
Page 14 text:
The Panama Canal
PANAMA PASSAGE. . . PGHGWICI- - -
Nov. 8. . .Slowly we enterthe mile-
long Gatun locks.
GATUN HOI.. Passing main office of lock,
CN YOUR MARK.. . Locked
. , 0 GET SET... All b
ln we re going upinthe world 85 feet above S60 l:0YTCl UP
via Fresh water pressure,
M ULE 'RAIN THROUGH ISTHMUS. . .47-ton mules guide
GET READY. . . Heavy gates open allow-
ing us to enter.
GO. . . Under our own steam Gul
Lake awaits to be crossed.
k Y R
fmxaiffll L, AEN
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