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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-
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 36 text:
ARNEB SHIP'S COMPANY
SWINGS INTO ACTION
AT KNOX COAST
E I I II I
I 1 I I
-Y" I III. LII
BOOM OPERATOR I UN-0ADI NG CARGQ I
RECORDING LCM POSITION
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