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Page 34 text:
FIRST AID - A LONG WAY STEEL BANDAGE Repqafmqn of
FROM HGME work on ice-smashed hull
WELDING WELL 'DONE
f CAPE HALLETT DEPARTURE
FINAL CHECK BEFORE
ICEBERG VEILS FRIGID ANTARCTIC WATERS
Page 33 text:
LUMBERING ALONG. . . Housin9
maternal transported to bose Slie
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mAP2ln5JiE?fi'o,665 o f t f
found on the site selected for the
base. Twenty men removed 9,000
in Operation "Penguin-Lift."
Then SeaBees of Mobile Construc-
tion Battalion One went to work
'D ttt i f
ALL RIGHT WHO DID IT?
Local gentry pondering recent move
constructing the ll-building base.
A supply dump was graded and per
sonnelworked lntwo 12 hour shifts
under the continuous daylnght ofthe
ln eight days the station began to
take shape as the detachment of
SeaBees erectedthe red steel sided
huts on the ground where the pen
gums once nested
, , . Ancient volcanic ash gives Way
under D-4 POWGI'
TURN TO - SEABEE STYLE
Page 35 text:
ADMIRAL DUFEK lRight of Captain Johnsonl LUNCHE5 ABQARD ARNEB
GLACIER PROV DES "
KNOX COAST, ANTARCTICA-
. . . January' 31, 1957 . . .. lts crew
instilled with renewed enthusiasm
from the first mail since early De-
cember, the Arneb today arrivedat
Clark Island, one of the Windmill
group, in Vincennes Bay.
Reaching the 90-mile wide ice
pack on Jan. 25, hundreds of ice-
bergsandthick bay ice blocked the
path-to the base site but eventually
the Glacier found the route.
Although damaged once again by
thick bay ice, the Arneb crew and
SeaBees began work on Wilkes Sta-
tion, the last of the IGY bases to
be started. Time was essential for
the Antarctic summer was waning
and each of the days that were to
follow would be a little colder and
a little darker.
+'-.rn-A., f--- --
OW FOR ARNEB
The mission completed at Cape
Hallett, the Arneb, under orders
from Task Force 43 Commander Rear
Admiral George Dufek, retraced
her steps to McMurdo Sound arriv-
ing at the mooring site on Jan. 12.
SeaBees and ship's company immedi-
ately began unloading the US NS
Greenville Victory, and Admiral
Dufek and his staff visited the Ar-
neb to examine the damages sustain-
ed in the New Year"s storm.
t soon was learned that the USS
G acier AGB-4 would accompany
the Arneb and the Greenville Vic-
tory to Knox Coast. And, on Jan.
15, the Arneb, refuelled with 216,
223 gallons of oil, left withthe Task
Force on the 2,000-mile iourney to
the expected heavy ice of Vin-
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