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Page 11 text:
CAPT. EDWARD G. RIFENBL HGH
SEA ssnvicrs DBITMQ-
Blcbard ll. Crane. 69 Ca t., USN
tRet.l, a World War fl sugmarlne
commander, died December 30 of an
apparent heart attack.
- - he 1931 Naval Academy graduate
,I also had several shore commands and
29, 1-' served as llalson offlcer with the Bu-
, reau of Personnel before retiring ln'
1 94 1 1 mo. . i
. Survivors Include his wife Lols of the
IS a ll home at 410 N. Myrtle Drive Sm-fslde
assi ' Beach, S.C., a son and a grandson.
gn Fred E. MCEIUYO Jr. 63, Capt., USN
Aft' 8Ret.J who spent 1354 years on sea
uty, died December 27 of an apparent
Heel. I heart attack.
v The 1938 Naval Academy graduate
Amt served on a number of destroyers and
- before retiring ln 1908, was assigned at-
USS Q -- the Pentagon. .
'JT' t He was a member ofthe Mllltary
II C Order of the World Wars the Navy
av League and The Retired Clfflcers As-
Comr Survivors lnclude two sons, hls fa-
Witr ther and a sister.
' Edward G. lllfenbargh, 61, Capt.,
as a gp USN lRetJ, who sklirpered two' oy-
ages to theiantarctlc nrlnglgperation
nels t' Deep Freeze in 1982 and 1 , died of
cancer December 22. I3 76
watf The Merchant Ma ne Academy
. graduate entered the Navy ln 1941. He
Al ff served ln the Paclllc durlng World War
in Washington and England. He was as-
signed as operations officer of the cruiser
Saint Paul when she was flagship for the 7th
Fleet. He left the cruiser to command the
USS Hailey, which operated in both the
Atlantic and Mediterranean.
From the Hailey he returned to Washing-
ton to become U, S. Foreign Liaison Officer
for the Navy, Later, Captain Rifenburgh be-
came the U. S. Naval Attache to France and
On September 22, 1962, Captain Rifen-
burgh relieved Captain Sigmund Bohczynski
as Commanding Officer of the Arneb.
II and commanded a freighter that
was equlgged to sweep m nes from
Japanese me waters.
he International Geophysfcs Socl-
al? named an antarti mountain after
enburgh for his serslce there.
Survivors Include hls wlfe Ines of the
h Orland ,Fl .3 da ,
..I'3.32...i.gf."m....' .' """" ""
James J.'Kelly, Cmdr., USN tltet.
a veteran of 27 years' service, dlell
He lived at 4508 Granger St., San
Dlego. Before retlrlngln 1909. be was
stationed with the leet Computer
Programming Center ln San Diego.
Survivors nclude hls wlfe Rose-
nzuie, three sons, a brother and a
ss r. .
Seahom J. Flouaoy, 74 N' Re-
serve lieutenant durlng Wogld wr Il,
died December 31. 9
He lived at 432 North St., Portsl
Survivors include hls wlfe Georgia
and a brother.
George ll. Phllllrs, 77, CWO, USN
slltetm veteran o 32 years' service,
ed be 31
He nvfamn -im 'Howell sc., vu-gim-
Beach, Va. '
.Survivors lnclude hls wlfe Ida, a
Page 10 text:
After sailing out of the ice of Antarctica this year
I thought of the men who wouldn't leave until next
season, the men for whom we carried supplies this
year, the men who "winter over". Ours is a long
cruise, but the hardships and inconvenience.s these
men live under far outweigh those of the Arneb, or
And yet, each year Antarctica becomes a little
more comfortable. Picture the explorers who ex-
perienced man's first winter "on the ice", Today
Antarctica has air strips, well insulated shelters,
modern scientific equipment including a nuclear
power plant. Scott, Amundsen . . .started with noth-
ing compared with the supplies we carry in only one
of the Arneb's holds. What a thirst for discovery
Therefore, I ask that this book and all of our-effort
be dedicated to these discoverers of the early century
to the men we left behind this year, to every man
who has lived through the Antarctic winter, We
h . .
ave only a few pages in the half-written book of
E. G. RIFENBURGH
Page 12 text:
The ship's general administration
is handled by the Executive Depart-
ment. Personal records on each officer
and crew member are maintained
here. Orders from the Captain or
Executive Officer are published for
the crew by the department, and often
put into effect by the Master-at-Arms
division. Reports, operational files,
and the Arneb's flow of correspond-
ence is maintained by the department,
Walter J. Czerwinski, a native of Buffalo,
N. Y., began his naval career in September
1937 as an enlisted man, serving aboard the
During World War II the commander saw
action in Pacific waters aboard the submarine
Silversides, in which he made 10 successful
war patrols. The Silversides sank more than
28 enemy vessels and over 140,000 tons of
shipping, She was awarded the Presidential
In April 1944 he was commissioned ensign
and later transferred to the submarine Clam-
agore. After the war Commander Czerwinski
attended George Washington University for
two years, followed by Line School at Mont-
After a tour of duty aboard the submarine
Chopper, he became executive officer of the
submarine Sea Dog in 1952-53. Since then
he has served as Assistant Repair Superin-
tendent fsubsy at the Boston Naval Ship-
yard, Squadron Engineer for Commander
Submarine Squadron FOURg Commanding
Officer of the submarine Sennettg and a mem-
ber of the Main Board of Inspection and
Survey at Washington, He became executive
officer of the Arneb on July 28, 1961.
L2ggR5nQi'OF1'Fg'- EO Rl FRONT ROW-R . I.. DENNIS, H . B.
' ' - - RETT.S.A.lVlAcLEI. ,J.A.AUS-
SIEKER, SECOND ROW-V. A. SPERINZO GU-W DURANCEAU
R. N. 9 c u ' 7
VOST,g?RIi'T'g:lgQ5- VISSCHER. R. W. PHILLIPS, P. PRO-
MAN, E. H. LECLAIRE, S. K. LOCKRIDGE
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