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CAPE HALLETT, ANTARCTICA, New Years, 1957 - 'Lest we forget
- An unpredicted storm of near hurricane proportions howled out of the Ant-
xx arctic continent New Years eve and winds gusting up to 60 knots drifted tre-
mendous ice floes across Mowbray Bay trapping the Arneb between pack ice
and fast bay ice.
lcebergs towering 150 feet in the air and the size of two city blocks
u loomed out of snow squalls and marched steadily down upon the ship pushing
tremendous pressure ridges before them. The ship fought with full power to
,I Steel side plates of the ship were under continuous hammering and
large "l" beams bent and groaned. One large berg wanted to occupy the
same area of the world the Arneb was occupying.
Seams ruptured and cracks appeared in the hull --- and gallons of
sea water poured into the ship. Repair crews fought the Antarctic attack
working in 29-degree water for hours that seemed endless.
And the Captain remained onthe bridge, ever watchful, refusingto
"give up the ship" although at times the situation seemed helpless.
Trapped for 48 hours, "The Big Squeeze" ushered in a "Happy New
Year" for the Arneb without a "fond adieu" to the old.
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YULE SPIRIT IN THE WARDROOM MESS DECK ORNAMENTATION
'McMurdo Sound. . . Dec. 25. . . It was
truly a "White Christmas" for us at McMurdo I
Sound. 'Most ofthe afternoon was spent on I
the ice investigating the nearby land and
chasing a few unsuspecting penguins.
It wasaday spent in relaxation and in
worship of the birth of Jesus Christ thou-
sandsofmiles fromthe UnitedStates. Many 4'
minds drifted homeward while all hands
opened packages furnished by the Ameri- A I
can Red cross. A LARGE CHRISTMAS SEAL I
Like our friends, relatives and neigh- A I
bors on our home continent, we, at the
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Page 29 text:
"HULL" OFIA PROBLEM IN AGAIN - our AGAIN
ICE BREAK .... Frozen death grip recedes
"NORTHWlND" AID AS ICE LOOSENS
. . . . Flooding being controlled
Shudder To Shelter
Damage control parties and repair crews went
into action immediately when water poured into
the Arneb's holds endangering the cargo destined
for Cape Hallett and Knox Coast. The Underwater
Demolition Detachment ofTeam 'f2l went into the
holds to investigate the extent of the damage from
the pressure ice, and searched in 29-degree water
four to twelve feet deep for areas needing repairs.
Damage control central recorded the damage
as reports from the investigators came in. The
bridge was informed and soon the extent ofthe
damage to the ship was tabulated.
The s'hip's propeller had been damaged , 99
frames had been bent, the rudder twisted I8 de-
grees, several cracks were found in the hull, and
the former hole in the starboard hull seam below
the waterline had been reopened.
On the deck ten pumps, including three "high-
lined" from the Northwind nearby pulled water out
of the holds. The damage control parties were
workingaroundthe clock but the ship, still in herI
helpless condition in the pressure ice, lay vulner-
able to the treacherous icebergs passing by.
We were in serious trouble until early in the
morning of January Zwhena crack appeared in the
ice, and the Arneb, with the Northwind's help,
broke loose from Antarctica's stranglehold and
reachedthe shelter ofCape Hallett to bandage her
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