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» i - r DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF SNOM DAVID SCOTT SWANK FEBRUARY 20, 1964 . . . SEPTEMBER 24, 1984 Ingalls Shipbuilding Company ' s hull number 580 was laid in August 1953 at Pascagoula. Mississippi. Number 580 was commissioned in May 1955 as the U.S.S. GLACIER and was homeported in Boston. Named for Glacier Bay, Alaska, the ship became the largest and most powerful icebreaker in the US. fleet. The GLACIER held her shakedown cruise enroute to participation in the first Operation Deep Freeze during which she served as Admiral Byrd ' s flagship and discovered the largest iceberg ever recorded. Antarctic service became an annual event as the GLACIER cut channels for resupply ships, supported remote stations, and made meteorological and oceanographic observations. In June of 1966. the GLACIER received a coat of white paint and became the Coast Guard Cutter GLACIER. With this transfer in service she was transferred in homeport to Long Beach. Her heavy armament was removed and a great deal of scientific equipment installed. GLACIER ' S string of continuous Antarctic de- ployment was broken in 1970, but in thirty years of service she has sailed in support of Operation Deep Freeze twenty-seven times. Her record of service includes not only Antarctic trips, but numerous deployments to the East and West Arctic Oceans. Proud in her history and capabilities. GLACIER ' S motto. " Follow Me " marks her for the leader she is. For 27 of the past 30 years GLACIER ' S mission has been to support the scientific colonies expeditions in the Antarctic regions. For most of those years GLACIER met or exceeded all expectations. DF 85 was no exception. " Big Red " successfully completed every one of her assigned missions. The degree of success for most of the goals left the scientists on board ecstatic. The accomplishments of DF 85 are the reflection of the drive determination of the crew to get the job done. They are all the more admirable significant in that they followed hard on the heels of a very demanding Major Maintenance Availability; and immediately followed a mentally and physically exhausting Refresher training. This year GLACIER was charged with helping find rookeries and determine population densities of several species of birds in the Antarctic Penninsula area - and searching tor Krill in the same area. These completed, GLACIER began seismic, coring, and diatom studies from the South Orl ney islands in the South Atlantic ocean all the way to the South end of Pine Island Bay in the Amundsen sea. This marked the first time in history any vessel had made it to the south end of Pine Island Bay. An additional benefit for the scientists came when 2 people from GLACIER became the only humans ever to set foot on Pine Island glacier at the south end of the bay. Completion of work in the ice did not mean completion of our mission. Enroute home we had 2 more tasks to complete. Air water samples were taken at intervals from Punta Arenas, Chile to Panama checking on the levels of Radioactivity. From Fortaleza, Brazil to Puerto Vallarto, Mexico GLACIER conducted transit and active Law Enforcement patrols working actively with the Panamanian Costa Rican governments. The patrol results included over 100 sighting reports and three boardings. When GLACIER made her triumphant return to Long Beach on April 5. 1985, with one of the most successful Deep Freezes ever under her belt, the crew could still not relax. For they had to get families household goods vehicles ready tor the move of homeports to Portland, Oregon. Though the 27,000-odd-mile journey at times seemed long and arduous - it was completed in an enthusiastic vein - an air of " mission accomplished " pervaded the minds and could be seen in the eyes of all on board even before a particular task was undertaken. We knew we would succeed where others had not -would meet all challenges no matter the odds. The words " can ' t " and " maybe " were nearly non-existent on board GLACIER in Deep Freeze 85. ■-■. -S.-. V.V.-S.. ' ' 1 ■■■ r x ' «. Captain Hewel is married to the former Roxie McMahon of Morgantown. NC and has two grown children, John and Lisa. He has had many varied and demanding assignments since joining the Coast Guard. Some of the more interesting and challenging include CO Coast Guard Loran Station Ulithi Atoll in the Caroline Islands, XO USCGC MESQUITE, CO USCGC BASSWOOD, CO USCGC NORTHWIND, and XO USCGC GLACIER. He has also served as Chief, Ice Operations and Chief Marine Science Division. A veteran of several Artie and Anarctic deployments, he is well qualified to lead the crew of GLACIER on this expedition. CAPTAIN WILLIAM P. HEWEL " GLACIER is a great ship, for over 20 years, starting with Deep Freeze I, GLACIER was the United States most powerful icebreaker and the mainstay of our Antarctic program. I feel even today GLACIER is the premier command in the Coast Guard, an effective and dependable polar veteran with exceptional science support facilities and the largest personnel complement of any cutter. And this crew may also be the most talented and hardest working that I ' ve ever had the p rivilege of serving with. This deployment has been, for all hands, the culmination of a lot of hard work, living with inconvenience, and learning by doing. During refresher training it became apparent that we had the necessary professionalism, leadership and spirit. I was excited to see our many capable individuals mold themselves into effective shipboard teams. Now this Antarctic deployment has provided the proper seasoning and esprit de corps. I ' ll never forget the pride I felt when one of the veteran scientist told me that he ' d been on many oceanographic vessels, but had never experienced the friendliness and cooperation that he had experienced on GLACIER. " Definite Olympic material Welcoming Admiral Schubert on our return to Long Beach LCDR PAUL L. HAGSTROM LCDR Hagstrom came to the GLACIER In ttie summer of 1984 during the MMA period. He came from the Eighth District where he was Chief of the Naval Engineering Branch. Three afloat tours, graduate school and a spell at Headquarters round out his Coast Guard career. Deep Freeze ' 85 marked his first Anarctic deployment. The Commander resides in Irvine, CA with his wife Cathy and his children Christine and Jeffrey. He has been selected for Commander and will be promoted In the summer of 1985. " This crew has exceeded all reasonable expectations In preparing for and completing our participation in Deep Freeze ' 85. Having accomplished so much with a newly formed crew, the possibilities for Deep Freeze ' 86 appear to be endless. We should all be proud of our contributions to returning " Big Red " to polar service. " i»jiniii Is it really all that serious J Hey Buddy. Where can I get a suit like that? Sea Chanty When cuttermen they praise their ships We always say them nay. The finest is the breaker That was named for Glacier Bay. We ain ' t afraid of snow nor ice, No more of heavy seas. What if we stove her in a mite We ' ll pipe now duty D.C. With Captain Hewel at the conn She plows Antarctic seas. Now send the message loud and clear, You others " Follow Me! " So cheer up me lads, Let your courage never fail. While the bonny ship the GLACIER Goes ice breakin ' with the whales. So cheer up me boys. Let your courage never fail, While the bonny ship the GLACIER Goes ice breakin ' with the whales And when we go ashore again We ' ll go upon a spree. We ' ll spend our wages hard and fast And then go back to sea. f f Now GLACIER is the finest ship To ever break the ice. And if we don ' t get through at first We ' ll back and ram all night We ' ll make the ale-house for to ring, Our glasses raised on high. And all the girls in Portland, For to sing 0-hush-abye. We ' ll send the helos out ahead To scout and find the way. Then go where no ship s been before Into Pine Island Bay. So cheer up me boys, Let your courage never fail. While the bonny ship the GLACIER Goes ice breakin ' with the whales. Now raise your glass to absent friends, Wherever they may be. We never will forget them While GLACIER sails the seas. LCDR BARRY CAPELLI Engineer Officer The department had an exceptionally suc- cessful Deep Freeze which included excellent evaluations and scores at Refresher Training, highly reliable operation of the propulsion plant in and out of the ice, excellent hotel service and the first successful completion of a full power trial in 29 years. The consistently high performance of the entire department in preparing for, and carrying out, this Deep Freeze set a major landmark in the history of USCGC GLACIER. r :ir ' LT. Scott Glover AEO Eng. Supply LTJG George Cummings DCA Auxiliary LTJG Janelle Oveson Electrical ALL THESE ENGINEERS AND NO CONDUCTORS CW02 David McDermott Main Propulsion Asst. ENS Kurt Beier Student Engineer ENS Jim McCaffrey Student Engineer B-1: MK2 Shenton. MK2 Bishop, FN Chaney. FN Graft, MK1 Pier- son, FN Coburn, FN MacGregor, MK3 Love. MK3 Shields, FA Curd MAIN PROPULSION DIVISION (I wil B-2: MK3 Jones, MK1 George, MKC Norton, FA Lauer, MK2 Rosenow, MK3 Bohannon, MK3 Patton, FA Abdul-Wahhab, FN Herman, FN Albain B-3: MKC Rowland, MK1 Deede, MK3 Biggs, MK3 Dan- iels. FN Hallo, MK1 LaPense. FA Thompson. FN Toms, FN Brew- er, MK3 Fogan, FN Anderson 10 Of course we can reed and right ALL TYPES Yes Lisa, there really is a sweat valve OF SNIPES An engineer incognito?? I don ' t l now, a gremlin must have taken it Serving Proudly Just another Mouseketeer dreaming of Annette The secret to softer, younger skin; Lube Oil, right Rosy? Watch your hands. Fella! 11 Hair by Fairbanks Morse A good supervisor can instantly point out the heart of a problem Albain tells another ghost story Really, that C.G. officer is just a cover ■ Here ' s the real black briefcase Yet another truly inspired watch Like father, like son WARNING: The Surgeon General has determined that receding hairlines are proportionately related to the number of years spent in dark enginerooms. Wanna play doctor, little gir ' ' 12 Perhaps this is why Glacier gossip is often a tad distorted? MF . Body by boredom Samurai Mechanic ENGINE ROOM ADVENTURES During REFTRA, MK1 Dennis read " REFLASH " on the observers board. He assumed it meant the fire had flared up when really it meant " set the reflash watch. " Dennis starts yelling " REFLASH " , the observer cannot explain over the engine noise and just keeps pointing to " REFLASH " . Meanwhile, Dennis keeps on yelling. In exasperation, the observer gives the crazy sign and points to Dennis (hoping everyone would see there was a misunderstanding and relax). But FN Anderson knows what to do with a crazy. He arm bars Dennis and much to Dennis ' s shock, duck walks him out of the engine room. REFTRA observer had not meant for this to happen but was very impressed with the crew for playing along and doing the right thing. Getting the point across NOW LIBERTY, LIBERTY, LIBERTY 13 AUXILIARY DIVISION Back to front - L to R FN Wilkert. FN Colburn, MK1 Little, MK2 Batayias, MKCM Jotinson, FN Russell, MK2 Mi- ctialski, MK1 Ptielps, MK2 Hoofnagle, FN Fernandes, FN Ctir istensen, FA Alamillo, MK3 Harscti, FN Smith, FN Ebertiart, MK1 Crippen. A gang alias the fresh air snipes These are the folks that brought us hotel showers, air conditioning in the ice and heat at the equator. Moreover, by carefully tuning the ASB they allowed the riders their luxury cruise; and made possible law enforcement boardings for the rest of us. A-gang members are the most highly visible and unfairly critized engineers on board. They run around the ship at all hours to bring us the comforts of home. Consider- ing the rough and constant use of our shipboard systems; they do an excellent job. 14 I I :? 4 The old man of the sea " tf! ? y The only time Chuck got out of the 1st class lounge Good going, Harley Jerry explains wenches to the MST ' s Ready Freddie, our A C man " Sitting in the front row! ' " I hope he doesn ' t expect me to believe this " Maybe if I got a bigger hammer if would work better 15 Just another dedicated professional full of entfiusiasm No. it ' s not cold in here. Why? Memories . . Sure we ' ll have steam by Friday, right OIlie? 15 Minutes to go Student days, underway Opie grows up Another watch, another magazine 16 A gremlin remembered Another GLACIER tradition was left by the wayside at the end of D.F. 85. Yes, Hebig, our own boiler gremlin has left us for that civilian boiler in the city. Our boiler tradition was known not only for his ability to rebuild a boiler with 4 bobby pins, a jar of Elmer ' s glue and a can of chew, but for his keen interest in devel- oping better foreign relations by dis- proving the myth of the " Ugly American abroad. " We all wish him the best in his new career. FA, FN, MK3 Hebig claims insanity Rumor control caught in the act Preparing to enter port . . . and leaving port The harsher facts of Glacier • 1 Its not just a job, its a sauna Elms explains the Celtics to a nonbeliev- er Being a fireman isn ' t all fun and games. j Electrical Division EMI Farnsworth, EMI Prest, EMI Diers, EM2 Huskey, EM3 Turner. EMC Williams, EM3 Jones, EM3 Garden, EMS Fuller, EMC Neihardt, EMS Smith, EMS Wiebe, EMS Newsome, EMS Gonzalez, EMS Cuykendall These Scouts need adult supervi- sion. Won ' t you help ' Now this is a drill. This is a drill 18 This wire took 9 hours to splice None of these people have ever eaten quiche This may be up my alley. It says you too can be a Highly-Paid Busboy Capt. Kirk, I have beamed up a very silly- looking lifeform How come they never have Lawrence Welk on Soul Train? I think the chin-ups would do more good if they raised the bar 60 ' s flower child dropout - Now an earmuff model Tourist wondering why the sand is frozen Logical next step for Tinkertoy enthu- siasts ..g Guess which one has liberty? Glacier ' s own Smokey the Bear and Woodsy the Owl DAMAGE CONTROL DIVISION Pg. 20: DC3 Setterlund, DC3 Trefielo, DC2 Burns, DC1 Harris, DC3 Stamper, DCS Cur- tis, DC2 Crossen, DCS Val- preda, DC1 Tweed Pg. 21: FN Burgert, FN Hush, DCC Pardi, DCC Griffin, DCS Telford For godsakes Curtis, don ' t drop your end! (It ' s easy, just rub two hoses together and . . . ) Oh NooQi Not another CCOLi 20 (Voila! We make fire!) Skill and Finesse are fine . . . But brute force works every time Last seen in Nonrate fiead (will pay return postage) A working Chief, or is it Memorex? DC GEEK SQUAD The Coast Guard, an equal opportunity employer, will hire regardless of race, sex, religion, or mental capabili- ties No need for a torch with this neolithic welder! Get this, they want us to move for their cruisebook?!? There ' s no job these guys can ' t lick 21 SK2 Hewitt, MK1 Dennis, EM3 Wiebe, EM2 Husl ey, MK1 Deede, FN Tyler FA Walton ENGINEERING STORES DIVISION Mike and Don start the paperwork on spare parts Larry and Paul continue looking up numbers r-v i Mike and Marie find the part You want it when???? 22 ISltiQ Ml ' j ' " " pM CW02 Michael 0. Carr STAND-ASIDE It has been my pleasure to have the association with a tremendous group of men and women t hat has made up GLACIER ' S Deck Department during Deep Freeze ' 85. What was a previously untested group of Petty Officers and Seamen became seasoned sailors who have every right to be proud of their accomplishments. Their hard work and enthusiasm brought new life and vitality to GLACIER. From helmsman and lookout to crane operator, and tie-down team they learned and trained to become confident and responsible in carrying out the numerous tasks required of them. As a result, they met or exceeded every challenge or operational commitment during the deployment and helped to ensure that Deep Freeze ' 85 became a total success. I feel that their greatest achievement was earning the PACAREA " E " for Seamanship during Refresher Training in San Diego. It was the culmination of a tremendous effort that began with the remanning of GLACIER and continued through a demanding yard period. For which, I am both proud and grateful. The " Deckles ' have done well for GLACIER and for themselves. Deep Freeze 85 has become firmly entrenched in my memory. I sincerely hope their memories are as deep and pleasing as mine. I have but one final word for the Deck Department - Thanks. BMC Brent A. Mulford Chief No-Slack B.B.A BM1 Diane M. Bucci Momma Boats 24 Section Two - SA Calderon, SA Seal, SN Carlson, SN Dixon, SA Young, BM2 FInnern, SA Reilley. SN Preston, SN Cady, SA LaCoste ■- Section One -SA Cobb, SN Cor- Vey,SA _ Harnby, BM2 Butts, SA Little, SA Lara, SA Sellers, SA Gordon, SA Bell, SA Ney Srifiiiiiiil Section Three - SN Malais, SN Cole, SN Poage, BM3 Kuykendall, SN Barnard, SA Dunn, SA Field, SA Gonzalez, SA Ketcham, SN Kjellin 25 Section Three: SN Haynes, SA Larson, SA Goff, BM3 Harris, SA Ruby, SA Bergsten, SA Webb, SA Austin, SN Duchnick, SA Wilkes Sea Cadet Mike Donner Sea Pup SN Poage - Holiday routine and no flight Ops GM3 Delaporte - I ' m not a Boatswains Mate U 2 Tee-shirts, 1 lighter, and a Glacier hat; it ' s a deal SA Dtxon 26 SA Wilkes learning the ropes Malais. SN Malais, telling 82-footer tales SN Barnard - Someday this will be all mine Do you really think he knows what he ' s talking about? tfjy J 1 l Deckles remaining " flexible " at sea detail Hey Mighty Joe, don ' t tell him that 27 Cargo handling at Palmer Really, we ' re not skating, we just now sat down And to think we trusted our clothes to this guy SN Haynes trying to convince SN Preston that she has everything under control SA Ruby on lookout 28 Kenny B and SA Wilkes working and sunning Getting the fantail ready to paint SA Wilkes, SA Ketcham T.K. trying to keel - haul SA Dunn One of these days Olga Momma Boats checking up on the kids 29 Not Just Another Bunch Of Painters Earth to Austin, come In Austin Take the slack out of line 3 Go ahead, make my day . . Now sideboys lay to the quarterdeck . . 30 All that work and he still got away! Hello! Is anybody down there? LT JAY C. ELLIS Operations Officer Navigator, Senior Deck Watch Officer Operations personnel were major con- tributors to GLACIER ' S successful re- manning, Reftra, and DF ' 85. Tfiey achieved an " E " in ship handling navi- gation in Reftra and successfully com- pleted science cruises during DF ' 85. ' Watch us shine on DF ' 86 (via New Zealand) " OPERATIONS LT GARY E. DAHMEN Assistant Navigator, Ma- rine Science Officer CICO (former), Exchange Officer, Deck Watch Offi- cer, SAR Officer, Depart- ment Safety Officer LTJG DENNIS FAHR Administrative Officer Diving Officer, Train- ing Officer, Deck Watch Officer 4 32 LTJG JONATHAN A. DRICK Comms Officer CMCO-TSCO-COMTAC- POSTAL-PAO-Cruise book Coord-DWO-OC Division - CMS-Ops training officer KEN- ENS DOUGLAS D. HEYES Electronics Maintenance officer Education Officer - CIO Officer m -iLL %Hi OFFICERS SEA STORIES 0C7-HA! These folks had the best Division Officer in the Guard - LTJG Kendrick So many women, so little time - LTjg Fahr No smoking, really I ' m serious - Ens Hayes I ' m the best damn OOD in the Pacific, Atlantic, and Antarctic oceans - LT Dahmen 33 L - R: RDC Murray - RD3 Carter - RD3 - Thomas - RD3 Miltier In jail Bottom Right: RD3 Robertson bet Sartre is no longer an Existentialist I was never good at video games I used to know what this thing was for 34 Nobody knows the trouble I ' ve seen Clockwise from Upper Left: ETC Garcia - ET3 Bender - ET1 Manning - TT3 Krzykwa - ET1 Howard - ET3 Harless - ET3 Dufore There should be a ballgame on some- where In 8 short weeks of overeating and no exercise you too can have a body like mine There ' s the problem - Too many parts ETC and the only person to actually die gagging on a spoon 35 RM2 Skinner, RM1 Ross, RM3 Roper, RM2 Moore, RMC Gray, RM3 Plesset, RM3 Gilbert, RM2 Bradger, RMS Nel- son. RM ' s - Radio earned an outstanding during REFTRA despite the fact no one knew what was going on. A bunch of unique personalities that managed to work well together. LTjg Kendrick RADIO FREQS 36 • 3 " A POEM RM1 I.M. Loony AH CODE - SO MISUNDERSTOOD AND ABUSED. THE FASTER IT COMES, THE MORE WE ' RE CONFUSED BEFUDDLED AND BAFFLED AND WEAK IN THE KNEES, WE STARE INTO SPACE AS WE PECK AT THE KEYS. AND THEN - IS IT TRUE? DID I JUST HEAR A P? A ZERO, A FIVE, A ONE AND A THREE? A TWO AND A FOUR AND AN F AND AN M? NUTS! WHATS THE SIG FOR " LET ME HEAR THAT AGAIN " ? THE COMMSTA SAYS THEY HAVE EIGHT MORE TO SEND. I CAN TAKE ONE - MAYBE TWO . . . BUT I TELL YOU MY FRIEND, ,, EIGHT I CANT HANDLE, SO I ' M GOING TO RUN - TO FIND PLESSET, OR SKINNER - WHO THINK THIS IS • " ' FUN. i ' .inr HBH ni u m m ,V . l fe Teasing, tinkering, tuning, typ- ing and tapping; all in a day ' s work for a radioman. Here on GLACIER their work fits tfiem to aT. 37 " Without the QMS the bridge Is without flair. If you want a question answered ask a QM. they ' re never short of words " LT Dahmen QM1 Fleming, QMCM Nitzsche.QMI Crampton.QM Chilly Willie, SN Nyari, QM3 Miller, QM3 Schuler, QM3 Cole Despite vicious rumors that 5 out of 7 Qtvis are blind, we got you to L.B. Water, water everywhere So shoot the sun and we are there. QMs. besides navigation, are also in charge of all visual communica- tions: flag hoist, semaphore, and flashing light The same kids that used to tangle kites In telephone wires continue their career In the Coast Guard QM C.W., our Antarctic specialist, sits In on all policy meetings I know It ' s out there, somewhere 38 YN1 Gow YNC Myers YN3 Gattis " The Yeoman completed a phenome- nal amount of paperwork making sure our administrative needs were han- dled properly. You ' ve been in good hands with Chief Myers and his crew. " LTJG Fahr Chief really gets into his extra duties but Charlie just wipes his hands of the whole mess SA Ney, all around striker, deckle, and mayonnaise protester Yeomen seem par ticularly good at do ing things back wards Service with a smile 39 L - R: MST3 Kennedy MST2 Miller MST3 Wharton SN Haynes MST3 Tindall MST2 Fisher MSTC Buchanan MST3 Nasse Plugged in, turned on, tuned to razor sharpness, lost Now, where did I put my hat? Foulness is its own reward CW03 BRUCE J. BRADY Supply Officer The SKs worked short handed throughout Deep Freeze ' 85. In spite of this the department improved in all phases of logistic operations. Supplies were obtained In as timely a manner as possible. More Importantly the supplies and paper work got to the right departments without delay. The chow although not momma ' s cooking was plentiful and In most instances rather appetizing. The SS ' s worked many extra hours to provide outdoor barbecues - Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners - homemade bread and cakes to make the trip a little more enjoyable. All In all, a good group of people whom I have enjoyed working with. 4 SSC MARCELINO SSC SANTIAGO 42 L - R SNSS Moore - SSI Foster - SS3 Olson - SSI Wallace - SNSS Soma - SS3 Meyer - SS3 Ahner - SS3 Rogers - SS3 Nolan - SS3 Cervantez SK3 Rivera - SK3 Rocha - SK3 McQueen This picture has been reproduced in post offices throughout the country XO tranquilizes and tags the senior finance officer with Skilcraft dart gun. This was the last time the XO ' s pay was fouled up. Let ' s see . . . Wed., spam soup and pineapple upside down beans This years poster chil- dren for prickly heat Would you buy a used car from these people? Then why are they in charge of our pay? Another use for a dead SK a i ab. A cook ' s savior It slices and dices, by Ronco The cook ' s job is probably one of the most difficult and publicly scrutinized jobs aboard underway, as ship ' s morale is directly propor- tionate. We had strong morale any- way. Our cooks have been particu- larly good about providing a well- rounded special salad bar for our dieters and chief ' s mess; a much needed innovation in the Coast Guard fat-boy program. Feeding the nonrates Home cooking for the masses Betty Crocker not spoken here You don ' t like liver?!? Chief keeps a close eye on things 44 CW03 STEVEN D. MONCRIEF Medical Officer LSO, DCETT member We have the largest and best equipped Medical department of all Coast Guard units afloat. We also have the largest complement of personnel of all units afloat. With almost everyone reporting aboard nev , we had to get almost 200 medical and dental records caught up to date - i.e., overseas physicals and shots. This entailed scheduling appointments for all blood and lab w ork for everyone before departing for DF ' 85. Then finishing the physicals and catching up shot records underway. i HSCS ROBERT A. LOCKETT HSCS Lockett, CWO Moncrief, SN Kjellin 46 The Aviation Department 104 has meet all operational mission assignments, completing in excess of 140 missions and 220 flight hours during Deep Freeze ' 85. The maintenance Chief and Petty Officers have put forth a superb effort in correcting any maintenance discrepancy that came up. The attitude of lets correct the problem now instead of tomorrow resulted in having one aircraft operationally ready 100°o of the time, as weW as both aircraft being available 95% of the deployment. This was all accomplished by a group of men who maintain professional and safety standards on the job. It IS a pleasure to be associated with them both in and outside of the work environment. LCDR DWIGHT H. MEEKINS LT MARK E. BLUMFELDER LT FLOYD G. LYSSY LT PAUL S. NEELD 48 Mother Junker checking damage that resulted when the exitable airdales took off without the helicopter They broke all the blades when they flew in here backwards. Even deckles know not to mow the flight deck This Is the third time this week Mr Neeld has landed on the gocart track Want me to check the oil sir 49 Hansen doing a pre-flight check, nothing up here Whatever you do. don ' t drop it Airdale AD1 LeCiere daydreaming I hope they remember Im up here 50 .-A •: DAVID AND JEAN PARMELEE KRILL 1153 2 DA DIV i FH 153 161 ' DR. KEITH ABEL 52 USARP members coming on board for the trip to Palmer Station DR. JOHN ANDERSON DR. TERRY HUGHES DR ' S DAVIDA AND TOM KELLOGG DOUG KENNEDY, JILL SINGER, MIKE SMITH, TOM GRIFFITH, MARGARET HERRON, LOU BARTEK 53 L SPECIAL GROUPS EMTs - SK3 Rivera, SA Seal, HSCS Lockett, MK1 LaPense, EM3 Wiebe, MSTC Buchanan, MK1 Dennis, CWO Moncrief, MK2 Bishop, SK2 Hewitt, MST3 Tindall Barbers - MKC Rowland, EMCM Viray Exchange Operators - DCC Pardi, EMI Prest, LT Dahmen, « RMC Gray Soda Jerks - RD3 Carter, MST2 Miller. MST2 Fisher Soda Jerk - DC2 Crossen 55 Wolfman Jerk and Grizzled Adams your friendly station manager program director. Glacier radio ' s own " mouths that roared " DIVE TEAM - " We were ready to respond at any time - and maintained high potential and ability to do so " LTJG D. Fahr Which way did he go? Two real hams Your mailmen In the eighteen long arduous months since return from DF ' 83, GLA- CIER, though manned by little more than a skeleton crew, underwent major refit- ting. t luch of the ship was uninhab- itable, so for much of the yard period, the crew was berthed off the ship with the exception of the duty section on watch. 18 months seems a long time until the amount of work to be completed in that time IS taken into account. The 10 main engines and all ships service generators had to be rebuilt as well as boilers, cranes and winches. One by one, the pieces came together. Slowly, the GLA- CIER was remanned to full complement. Finishing touches were loaded, all was made ready. Time for Reftra and DF ' 85. Who needs walls anyway? 3rd class berthing - after we moved back in. More than 7 miles of new cable is loaded for coring operations, taking 18 hours. Painting the ship by day and the town by night - tjefore we leave. 57 GOODBYE 58 If the judge could see me now, he would understand why we stole the milk crates. What do you mean they granted liberty!? Taking the USS Anchorage in tow 59 The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly • m w FA Mary Antoinette Suck in that gut - Throw out that chest!! Don ' t rock the boat Boarding Party examines the Mary Antoinette for evi dence 60 Coming up on suspect vessel In addition to Reftra and DF 85 ' , the crew of GLACIER were once again taxed with a collateral duty on their way home. This time Military Law enforcement was added to the list. GLACIER with the help of LT Young, GM1 Vinson, and QM2 Delaney from the Pacarea law enforcement team: rapidly formed and trained intelligence and boarding teams. GLACIER completed a SIX day combined patrol with Panamanian Costa Rican patrol boats. Coupled with 11 day transit patrol prior to Panama, GLACIER sent over 100 sighting reports and completed 4 boardings. Members of the intelligence and boarding teams are listed below. Intelligence Boarding Boarding LTJG Kendrick LT Dahmen ENS Heyes RDC Murray BMC Mulford CW02 Carr MSTC Buchanan ET1 Howard MK1 Dennis ET1 Howard SK2 Hewitt RM2 Bradger ET1 Manning MK2 Michalski SK2 Rocha MK1 Dennis BM3 Kuykendall BM2 Finnern RD3 Carter RM2 Skinner GM3 Delaporte MK3 Harsch SA Lara BM3 Harris Safety belts: Coast Guard style You gotta be kidding GLACIER ' S UNSUNG Holiday Routine fights back Hard at work Here Jeff, pass tfie bottle 61 THE JOY OF CORING TOGA PARTY THE KRILL KILL Our first attempts at hunting the Wild Krill were a disaster. Tow atter tow brought forth only dismal results. All efforts seemed futile until the last day. Mr. (Stand-aside) Carr took command of the situation. After a few orders to the helm and lookout, GLACIER took off. Soon a flock of birds were spotted. Steadily we crept up on them, threw the nets over the side and commenced a serious attempt towing krill. Victory was ours as the krill swarmed into our trap. Then appareni disaster struck. The net had ruptured from the struggle with the Krill. Fortunately enough was saved for the scientists. The hunt was declared a success anc GLACIER was again the victor. GLACIER STYLE w i 3 ' " 8 ' AIR SAMPLE EQUIPMENT The existence of air around the equatorial areas has been conclusively proven. 62 A Marine Mammal Sighting, obviously ARCTIC SURVEY BOAT CREW Leaving the nest During their deployment to Palmer Station the crew of the USCGC GLACIER Arctic Survey Boat (ASB), BMC Brent Mulford, ET1 Robert Manning and MK2 Terry Michalski have proven themselves valuable assets to the Palmer Station support force. The ASB crew has ad- dressed all of their assigned science support missions in a professional manner while maintaining safe operational procedures at all times. Science support tasks included deployment of field parties, trawling operations for collec- tion of specimens and survey work on local bird communi- ties. In addition, the crew greatly enhanced the knowledge of local waters, surveying and sounding a number of previously uncharted areas. The competence of the ASB crew ensured that the ASB lost minimal time due to mechanical difficulties. In addition to their routine duties, the crew readily assisted in collateral Station duties as required. We would like to commend the ASB crew for their outstanding performance. We would welcome the oppor- tunity to work with any or all of them during future seasons. Signed Donald D. Wiggins, Resident Manager, Langdon B. Quentin, Senior Science Leader Glacier ' s Yacht Club Even bergie bits are a menace to a small boat Going where no man has gone before 63 GLACIER ' S first portcall outside of the U.S. was made from 12 through 15 November, 1984, at Callao, Peru. With almost 500,000 sq. mi. and approximately 18 million inhabitants, Peru is the third largest country in South America. It was a major portion of the Incan Empire. The Incas were advanced engineers; communications over an empire that stretched 3,000 miles N. to S. were maintained by extensive roads, and fiber cable sus- pension bridges over the sheer An- dean gorges. Incan architects also constructed some of the world ' s finest stone structures. Many of GLACIER ' S crewmembers took advantage of an organized tour to one of these beauti- ful cities in the " Sierra " of the Andes - Machu Picchu. The conquistador Pizzaro de- stroyed the Incan Empire, leading to Spanish rule until the revolutions led by Bolivar and San Martin (1820- 1824). Callao is a port city located about 10 mi. NW of Lima. It offered many of the crew their first taste of S. American culture - along with the opportunity to purchase wood, silver, llama, and alpaca. Callao also served to increase the vocabulary of GLACIER crew members with such native Peruvian phrases as: " Pure baby alpaca " , and, " You buy, my friend? You buy? " 64 Peru 65 We arrived for our second port call in Valparai- so, Chile, on Nov. 20. Most of the crew spent their time sprawling on the beach in Vina Del Mar. Some took the day tour to Santiago, the capital of Chile some 70 miles inland. The rest contented them- selves with the more epicurean delights to be found among the closely built, a nd very weather- beaten houses of Valparaiso itself. Founded in 1536 by Viego De Almagro, Valparaiso was already inhabited by the Changos, an Indian tribe that lived off the sea and traveled the shores in canoes made of sea lion skins. The port lived a rather dull life until English privateers started to plunder the South American coast line in attacks against the Spanish throne. A lot of Chilean firsts happened in Valparaiso. The first Chilean newspaper in 1811, the first battle of Chile ' s war of independence in 1813, Chile ' s first Naval Squadron sailed from here in 1818. The first steam- ship to sail the Pacific was launched from Valparaiso in 1822. Her sister city, Vina Del Mar, was founded about 10 miles to the north in 1874 from the Hacienda of a wealthy port resident. It has become popular with tourists and the nicer hotels are in this section - also the homes of the more affluent Chileans. Ancient and modern worlds coexist. 66 67 PUNTA ARENAS Punta Arenas, the southernmost city in the world, sits on the western shore of the Strait of IVIagellan. Originally a penal colony, in 1847 the town was founded to establish Chile ' s claim to the Strait of Magellan. This is still its major function. It was a coaling station for ships until the opening of the Panama Canal. It was both the dullest and yet most looked forward to port; being the last outpost of civilization between us and the ice. Shopping was minimal; the major bargains were hand knit wool scarves and hats saying " Punta Arenas. Sold from a families living room and made to order. A few of our hardier naturalists and joggers took off for adventure in the rolling scrub hills and stiff refreshing breeze surrounding the town. Meanwhile, most of us headed for the local watering hole " Cabo de Hornas " where we enjoyed the luxury of real beds, steaks and beer. Punta Arenas was basically bland and uninteresting offering only a chance for us to escape our 310ft. home for a stretch of the legs and soul. The only noteworthy event was the tragic nonarrival of our mail. Many futile hours by our Post Office and Supply personnel were spent waiting at the small airport awaiting the mail which never came. However, all agreed it was one of the friendliest if most spartan airports they ' d ever had a chance to visit. Overall, we were quite glad to bid a final farewell to this port of three visits and head north in search of more luxurious ports and the mail, which was still flying aimlessly about the Americas. 68 PALMER .. ■ ' 1 STATION 69 ISLAND Entering Pine Island Bay and continuing all the way to the South end, past the 75th parrallel was perhaps GLACIER ' S greatest achievement of DF 85 ' . No ship had ever made the last 30 NM to the end, though the Burton Island gave it a good try in 1975. The charts we carried in were very rough and incomplete due to lack of information (no depths were shown and the positions of land and glaciers were all estimated, inaccurately as we found out). Both the Bridge and CIC had an excellent, if hectic, time madly plotting corrections to our vague charts. The scientists were ecstatic, having finally gotten all the way in. Helo ops became a daily routine to find paths through the ice. Underneath our jubilation at exploring the unknown, fear lurked. Realistically, we were all alone in uncharted water with the end of the Antarctic shipping season rapidly closing in on us! Secretly all wondered: " Would GLACIER be forced to winter over? ' With our usual finesse we left Pine Island Bay to continue home with our morale intact. 70 GERLACHE STRAITS A desolate landscape of gray- green crags etched in with snow, twisting around the Antarctic Peninsu- la, it is filled with fjords and bays, many still known only to the Krill, whales, and birds that live there. The Gerlache Straits were the most scenic and awesome area in our tour of Antarc- tica - with its soaring cliffs, powerful glaciers, and silent sapphire depths. A dreamscape brought to earth by the practical business of Krill chasing and coring. 71 I N I C E V e SmMC T H E ICEBREAKING Glacier ' s ability to sail through fields of ice, cutting the way into frozen harbors and bays, makes all our Antarctic missions possible. Our ship was specifically designed for such maneuvers with her reinforced steel bow, 10 main diesel engines and wide rounded structure. Glacier doesn ' t actually cut through the ice. Rather, she charges bow first up on it where sheer massive weight cracks and crushes the floes, displacing ice into clear areas. In especially thick ice the " Backing and Ramming " method is employed. Basically the title is self descriptive. Glacier runs up and rams the piece of ice, where pressure from the ship weakens it, then she backs up and charges again, over and over. Beginning on 20 Jan 85 we employed this method for 17+ hours, in which we only moved 2 miles until we finally broke through to continue homewards. Helicopter support is very impor- tant to modern ice breaking especially in dense ice. The helos will fly ahead of the ship to scout our possible leads for us to follow, report the various concentrations of ice back to CIO where up to the minute ice charts are then drawn. Besides structural strength and modern equipment needed for ice breaking, the mental requirements of patience and perseverance are tremen- dous. Once again the crew of DF ' 85 triumphed over severe obstacles and danger using intelligence, skill, patience and humor. 73 ■ - r - , » J ; - " - ' ' ' m ' ■f rff[ The Betty Crocker award for culinary finesse goes to third class berthing for their outstanding efforts. Their secret . . . Serve massive quantities of beer as an appetizer. Everything tastes good on a Bud. MONTEVIDEO URUGUAY And you thought Cape May was bad! 74 After many days at sea . . . Civilization at last! 1 , £a. -4 J •-. .■r h Bi • _ a t s ■■ SEl Ba BS « Montevideo, Uruguay, known for its quality bargain leather goods and hospi- tality (Free beer, wine, or coffee while you shop!) was also one of the cleanest and safest South American cities we visited. Some crewmembers were fortu- nate enough to catch a glimpse of history in the making. For the first time in many years. Democracy was returned to Uruguay. According to one version of events, some months earlier, the military regime held a vote of confidence in which the people of Uruguay showed their utter lack thereof and freely elected a new and Democratic government into power. On our third night in, the military junta officially stepped down and literally rode out of town on their horses, to much singing, dancing, and flag-waving by the crowds of people who flooded the streets. Most crewmembers were fortu- nate enough to witness this " Demonstration for Democracy " while others actually joined in. Shopping, beaches, and a peaceful revolution . . . Montevideo certainly had something for everyone. 75 Situated on and between nu- merous mountains overlooking the Atlantic and the Baia de Gua- nabara, Rio de Janeiro was one of the most picturesque ports we visited. Arriving in the middle of " Carnival " made it one of the most exciting, too. There was something for everyone in Rio, from sightsee- ing (in the mountains and on the beaches) to shopping - from swimming to partying. Rio was settled by the Por- tuguese in the 1500 ' s and was Brazil ' s capital for many years. Brazil began booming when it was declared a republic in 1889. Coffee, rubber, and sugarcane were the principle products then, and Rio grew wealthy serving as the commercial and administrative center of the country. The city is still growing and has more than ten million residents in its greater metropolitan area. The cariocas (residents of Rio) exhibit an easy-going lifestyle. Many pursue the good life in one of Rio ' s eight beach communities, including Copacabana and Ipen- ema. During Carnival, Rio ' s Mardi Gras celebration, the city lets its hair down and goes wild for four days. Some said our stay was too short, others, anxious to be home, said it was too long. However, no matter what they felt, no one will forget Rio. RIO JANEIRO DE V; Our arrival in Fortaleza, Brazil, coincided with the opening of the Latin American bubble-gum rocl group " Menudo. " At times this made naviga- tion along the beach w ithout fear of imminent collision with a gaggle of euphoric 1 2 year-olds a near impossibili- ty. The rest of the times, the beaches and hotels provided a very tranquil escape from the rigors of 6 months ' work aboard ship. If you had had your fill of sedentary relaxation you could search for bargains in the maze of stalls in the frenetic " Mercado Central " This port of about 1 million people on the northeast corner of Brazil grew as a center for the export of sugar, carnuba wax, cotton, and salt. Today, lobsters and cashews are marketed world-wide, and are the most important sources of income. Still primarily a port facilities city - it is not a major tourist stop, though many fine hotels exist. With the right PR man, Fortaleza could easily become the Acapuico of South America. 78 Naval Station Panama Canal was a welcome stop after two weeks of law enforcement in the not-so-sunny Carri- bean and entertaining over 100 guests during the canal transit. The station is located across the canal from the city of Panama, capital of the country and home to over half-a- million people. Panama ' s history is as colorful as its streets. Long an interna- tional crossroads, even before the con- struction of the canal, Panama has seen conquistadores, pirates, gold-miners, and canal-builders. Although the canal zone has be- longed to Panama since 1979, the United States retains management until 2000. There is still a strong American influence there, and English is frequently heard, which made many of the crew feel at home. Mooring at the station gave many people the opportunity to take advantage of the exchanges at the many U.S. military bases in the area where they shopped for a " touch of home. " Some of the crew enjoyed the casinos and the nightlife Panama offered. How- ever, everyone was glad to be in sight of the Pacific, the same ocean that washed the shores of California. As relaxing as Panama was, it was good to begin the final drive home. 79 p u E R T O 80 V A L L A R T A Families and friends, wlio couldn ' t wait, greet us as we pull into Puerto Vallarta Hells angels ride again Up up and away didn ' t mean it! I was only joking! Puerto Vallarta, our last and most luxurious port before home, had every accommodation a bour- geois tourist could desire; from deep-sea fishing and parasailing, to oceanside bar service at your own beach towel. While most of us lazed poolside with exotic drinks (Coco-Locos, pineapple- surprises, and the ol ' standby: Margarita) - the more adventurous rented mopeds and Jeeps to tour the city itself, stopping at the famous " Carlos O ' Brian " for " Build your own taco ' - " Chicos ' , with its grass hut restaurant and waterfall - or the " Lion ' s Den " where live cubs prowled among the tables. For most of us, Puerto Val- larta was a relaxed deprogram- ming for reentry into America. The streets were filled with Americans and Canadians, menus were in English, and the prices were the highest yet for any port ($1 to $20 for a meal!). Some of our friends and family were there to vacation with the crew, some even continued on to Long Beach with us. Obviously, we were near home. That, per- haps, was the very best part of all. 81 Lip-Synch And Air Guitar A creative outlet for frus- trated shower singers and hid- den musicians, that offered them an audience and guaran- teed us quality music. After all, if it was that bad an act, just shut your eyes and listen to the tape. Overall, an amusing and artistic morale function Spring Fashion Preview The only real musician of the night All right, give me back my piano Pseudo stars of the night The amateur theater ' s most successful nights were held on the flight deck where ice-cream and stars fed the soul. Here, the wardroom showed some leg, chest, and very little taste. Clones: the boot camp ideal was presented along with a little off- Broadway murder and back- country wailing, all brought to you by GLACIER ' S own answer to Howard Cosell. 1 . J BR ' Big daddy caught in a cobweb ... i i " You are right Captain, a pair of deuces does beat a full house Trust me Darby, it ' l be meaningful CASINO NIGHT Only on a DF would Coasties turn in real money for penguin bucks to gamble hoping for enough to bid on ship ' s store items! There were big winners, but no losers as the $867 profit went into the morale fund. Merely 1 of 101 uses for a student engineer ■ - — WBM» • i r 1 b 1 Some women just don ' t give a damn about their looks underway 84 Guard dog cum SK. the perfect being for the job. An inside look at decision making in the 1st class lounge DIME A DANCE Remember WWII when lonely soldiers could go to dance halls and pay a dime a dance. Neither do we - however someone on the morale committee did. The rest is history - as another money making scheme entered GLA- CIER. This time we took lonely Antarctic sailors, threw them in the hangar and made them pay to boogie! This is rather difficult when the ratio is 180 to 20. Some of the guys tried to even things out, but nylons and moustaches don ' t mix. The day was saved for all us shy wall flowers by EM 1 Williams revival of some frog stompin country chain dance that all joined in, exuberently if uncoordlnately. Charlie gives the boys kissing tips; while Diane advises the girls The cast of the cancelled tv show " Frontier Proctologist " Discretion, the better part of valor The old folks showed dancing technique ■ The younguns showed dressing flair - Divers tried to do it 85 THE MAKING OF A SHELLBACK Guilty or not guilty, WOG Captain Quartermaster Hope you can swim wog, throw him over LTjg Oveson hearing the charges against her Birth Canal 86 King Neptune The Queen and her baby I Davy Jones and his crew I. Conan in the wrong century Crossing the equator on the 8th of Nov. 1984 was a rude awakening for all the scurvy " wogs " on board. Roused at 0500 - after being awakened several times the evening before for mundane picayune reasons - they were not in the mood for what was to follow. What did follow cannot be repeated here in terms amenable to family reading. Suffice it to say, " The sadists had a field day. The highlight of the day for the ■wogs " was their introduc- tion to the royal family of the sea. The King, resplendent in royal finery of polyester from the house of Don Ho Dior, greeted each sojourner with equally unflattering remarks and introduced them to Queen Amphitrite. She of the inflamed and putrid pedal digits. The trip through royal-family-land ended when the " would- be-shellback " was rudely passed on for an intimate meeting with the extremely rotund Royal Baby ' s wooly, louse-infested intestinal covering. All-in-all, a good day to have done with. Finally a shellback 87 Tell us again that we have flight ops Sunday iS{ nh U fA . Scientists pulling mummified remains of extinct animal free of the ice Hit and walk driver on Antarc- tic freeway leaves 4 injured and dazed. Film at 11. Pictured at right is the sport most rapidly advancing in popularity in Antarctica. Penguin Bowling. Here our bowler is trying to pick up a 1 penguin spare. The people at left are penguin setters. Shortly they will have to catch ten new penguins. The sport is significantly more difficult than conventional bowling in that the targets normally do not stay still and have been known to parry the balls with their beaks. 88 J Local residents only comment on our arrival was ' Well, ttiere goes the neighborhood. " Schuler ' s last words, " Anybody want my beer? " ICE ; PARTY 85 89 18 January 1985 was one of our most celebrated holidays throughout the trip. " Why? " do I hear you asking yourselves. Be- cause, on that date at around 1 300, we had officially completed half of a 6-month trip. " From here on in, it ' s all downhill. ' Glacier left Long Beach 7 October 1984 and wouldn ' t arrive home again until 5 April 1985. We had left Pine Island Bay 3 days before and were en- route to Palmer Station via Mar- guerite Bay but had not yet " officially ' been homeward bound until Hump Day. That is why Hump Day IS the second most important date of the trip. The tree is lit, the sea is calm, ship ' s work was finished early today. Many of us gather on the messdeck, partly to com- fort each other, partly to cele- brate with each other. It is both a solemn and a joyous occasion. It is Christmas Eve, and at 6PM many of us are gathered around the Christmas tree singing car- ols. The solemnity of the day arises from us not being with our families, the joy comes from being able to celebrate this time of the year with friends who care and share the feeling of separa- tion. 90 Near King George Island we start our new year. Our course 100 true, our helmsmen steer. COIVINAVSUPPFORANTARCTICA, we work for this day. CCGDELEVEN, our ADCON, is back in L.A. SATNAV position 61-30 South, 59-13 West. We answer all challenges to our " Deep Freeze " quest. In Antarctica we travel, far far from home. Support of science work, that ' s why we roam, fvlain Diesel Engine 2 Able drives the Port Shaft. Coring gear will be ready . on the fantail, back aft. No flooding tonight do we perceive. Condition Yoke set. quite dry are we. Ship ' s Service Generators 1 and 3 split. Give power and light throughout the whole ship. Running lights burn brightly, seen all around. Our Captain and crew can sleep safe and sound. CWO Carr, has the watch, the Deck, and Conn. A tight watch we ' ll stand, Till relieved and then done. The decks are secure, as are helos and boats. To safeguard our ship, that is our oath. To our shipmates and scientists who work side-by-side. To our families and friends, spread far- and-wide; Glacier sends greetings, holiday cheer. From Antarctic regions. A very Happy New Year. C. Cole, QM3 M. Carr CW02 — BATTLES AND BEARDS Tension runs high as the finalist teams compete for the coveted championship title of the 1st annual Fender and Firehose competition. Bedlam erupts when the opening whistle is blown and before it is over, only one team can emerge the victor. The play was intense as each team struggled to force the fender into the other teams goal any way possible. When the final whistle was blown, EMs had emerged as the undisputed champions of the 1st annual Glacier Bowl. " On your mark, get set ... GROW! " The GLACIER beard-growing contest was on! Contes- tants spent minutes; some, hours, training and preparing for the start of this contest. Preparation for some included shaving 2 or 3 times in one day to stimulate growth to find out who among the crew was the closest throwback to our primordial ancestors. Starting 21 December, the contest raged until shortly before arriving in Montevideo. Awards were given for: thickest, thinnest, shaggi- est, and scroungiest beards to be judged by the females. Pictured above are the victors in this hotly contested " Battle of the Beards. " 91 Domino Brothers at their best The effects of modern music OK. pot ' s right. Who ' s in Glacier ' s own Dancing Bears uncaged 92 Glacier ' s own Repertory jmm How come I never get anything but bills? Welcome to the Grand Illusion k 1 .Aii_- 1. Boardwalk ' s mine! That ' s $2000 Just a little bit longer It is time to knock off. That precious time between dinner and taps is spent doing anything from sweating to sleep- ing, fishing to finance. On the messdeck you might see a noisy game of dominoes competing with our closed circuit TV for volume and excitement while back in the after rec-deck you have an intense game of Monopoly in one corner and poker in another. On the fantail, a couple of lines are over the side in hope of catching tomorrows lunch and half a dozen others are relaxing, watching the sun- set. Just about anything that could be done at home could be found some- where onboard if you looked hard enough. Glacier Beach was a theater, sun-tan parlor, and sports arena rolled into one. Our infamous " Big Daddy " could always be found brushing up on his gambling skills in one of the many poker games. Big Daddy ' s casino and the high rollers 93 MEMORIES OF THE VOYAGE You might say it started in Long Beach But it started long before then. Man ' s curiosity will always drive him To places no man has been. And we are no exception For it is the nature of man. To strive for further knowledge Of things he can ' t understand. You might say we are honored To be a part of this crew Who performed so exceptionally well In all we were called on to do. Now we are finally home With many stories to tell Of quiet weeks in the ice And nights in mountainous swells. You might say for true adventure You must follow the sea. But the crew of the GLACIER might say You must ' Follow me. " MK3 Biggs I ' ve walked the rolling decks, I ' ve seen the distant shore, I ' ve been at sea for many months And will be for many more. I ' ve crossed the mighty Drake, I ' ve seen the Southern Cross. I ' ve steered by the Northern Bear And never have been lost. I ' ve seen the seas a-frozen, I ' ve watched the big whales breech. I ' ve heard the waves a-lapping On an icy, rock-bound beach. I ' ve seen the seagull soar, I ' ve heard the skua scream. I ' ve seen so many different things That I ' ve earned the right to boast. For I ' ve sailed the good ship GLACIER Through many sorts of seas: From sunlight to violent to frozen Where the ice has brought them peace. Yes, I ' m a breaker sailor. As such I ' ve journeyed far. I ' ve seen the sights that few have seen From sea to ice to star. For I ' ve walked the rolling decks, I ' ve seen the distant shore. I ' ve been at sea for many months and will be for many more. Anonymous 94 Did anybody see the potholder? I think I dropped it in one of the pizzas. Hold on Doc! You ' re not supposed to dig in until after it ' s cooked! r • a Above: Doc Kellogg tries her hand at arte du pizza. Above Right: Do you think this is enough cheese? Right: Hey! Save some for me! See w hat happens when you ' re not careful around the hangar . . . Hey Rocky. I hear the record is 8 pizzas in 1 hour. 95 Who will get to the pier first Aren ' t they supposed to be on the pier waiting for us? Daddy comes home HOO-YAH Ivlommy comes home What a good feeling to see family on the pier -m r - . rv Piping the Admiral aboard AWARDS PRESENTATIONS Coast Guard Commendation Medals Achievement Medal for Dr. Doom A job well done Letter of Commendation Ribbons Achievement Medals 97 SAILOR OF THE CRUISE It is with great pleasure that I announce your selection as Sailor of the cruise, Deep Freeze 85 ' . You are most heartily commended for your outstand- ing performance of duty and your extensive contri- butions to the morale, welfare, and well being of your shipmates onboard USCGC GLACIER. During this deployment you have been a vocal and enthusiastic member of the Morale Committee. You voluntarily organized numerous morale events including the Firehose and Fender fight. Skit Night, Impersonation Night and several Pizza Night shows. Your musical contributions made the religious services onboard more meaningful and enjoyable to all that attended. As a member of the Arctic Survey Boat (ASB) crew you spent nearly two months of the deployment at Palmer Station. Your performance of duty and contributions to morale at this station were the subject of several letters and comments from the scientists at Palmer Station. Your attitude, profes- sionalism, and dedication to improving the quality of life onboard has been noted by your fellow shipmates, supervisors and officers and is deeply appreciated by all. I hope that you will take great pride in realizing that your contributions have made GLACIER ' S long and ardous participation in Deep Freeze 85 ' more enjoyable and memorable for all onboard. Receiving award at quarters Amateur Night 98 THANKS ROXIE While we were gone Roxie Hewel was the source of information for our families left in Long Beach. She obtained newspa- pers and other forms of information on our new homeport, Portland. OR. Thanks to Roxie, many times our families knew what was going on before we did. Cruise Book Staff SK2 Hewitt - SSI Foster - MST3 Wharton - MK1 Deede - RM1 Ross - EM3 Wiebe - RDC Murray - QM3 tvliller - BM1 Bucci. Missing - LTjg Kendrick - RMS Gilbert - RD3 Robert- son Morale Committee BM3 Harris - SA Webb - MK2 Michal- ski - FN MacGregor - SK2 Hewitt - LT|g Oveson - MST2 Fisher - YN3 ■, Gattis - QMCM Nitzsche - Missing i YN1 Gow n . . . Death is swallowed up in victory. death, where is thy sting? grave, where is thy victory? I Corinthians 15; 54-55 They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters; these see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep. Psalms 107: 23-24 " ■ we " = %- TfTAV Jf- • j m » lii«ir -llWW I Ki SAILING LIST OFFICERS CAPT WILLIAM P. HEWEL LCDR PAUL L. HAGSTROM LCDR BARRY C. CAPELLI LT JAY C. ELLIS LT SCOTT J. GLOVER LT GARY E. DAHMEN LTJG DENNIS FAHR LTJG GEORGE P. CUMMINGS LTJG JONATHAN A. KENDRICK LTJG JANELLE L. OVESON ENS DOUGLAS D. HEYES ENS JAMES E. McCAFFREY ENS KURT J. BEIER CW03 (PYA) STEVEN D. MON- CRIEF CW03 (F S) BRUCE J. BRADY CW02 (ENG) DAVID J. McDER- MOTT CW02 (BOSN) MICHAEL O. CARR CHIEFS MSTC STEVEN BUCHANAN ETC JAMES A. GARCIA RMC MICHAEL W. GRAY DCC EDWIN V. GRIFFIN, III MKCM ROBERT E. JOHNSON HSCS ROBERT A. LOCKETT SSC FELIPE S. MARCELINO BMC BRENT A. MULFORD RDC JAMES A. MURRAY YNC WILLIE H. MYERS JR. EMC SAMUEL E. NEIHARDT QMCM WILLIAM K. NITZSCHE MKC MICHAEL W. NORTON DCC JUSTIN B. PARDI MKC WAYNE C. ROWLAND SSC ANDRES A. SANTIAGO JR. EMCM JOSE R. VIRAY EMC RANDALL C. WILLIAMS DECK SA HUGH S. AUSTIN SN STEPHEN M. BARNARD SA JAMES C. BELL JR. SA KENNETH C. BERGSTEN BM1 DIANE M. BUCCI BM2 GARY E. BUTTS SN MARK S. CADY SA LOUIS A. CALDERON SA MATTHEW G. CARLSON SA DARBY D. COBB SA TERRELL A. COLE JR. SN CHERYL A. COR-VEY GM3 DOUGLAS D. DELAPORTE SN GARY D. DIXON SN JASON J. DUCHNICK SA ALBERT J. DUNN III SA MICHAEL A. FIELD BM2 JULIUS P. FINNERN SA KENNETH D. GOFF SA ADRIAN GONZALEZ SA MICHAEL D. GORDON SA STEPHEN E. HARNBY BM3 THOMAS P. HARRIS SN DARELYN HAYNES SA GINA L. KETCHAM SN MANS P. KJELLIN BM3 TERRY L. KUYKENDALL SA CHARLES E. LaCOSTE SA MARTIN D. LARA III SA SCOTT J. LARSON SA CLIFFORD O. LITTLE SN STEVEN J. MALAIS SA SHARON A. NEY SN GERALD A. NYARI SN PETER M. POAGE SN MARK A. PRESTON SA PATRICK J. REILLEY SA JUAN RIVERO SA CATHERINE E. RUBY SA THOMAS C. SEAL SA LAWRENCE P. SELLERS JR. SA BRENDA A. WEBB SA LOUIS D. WILKES JR. SA EDWARD J. YOUNG ENGINEERS FA AMIN ABDUL-WAHHAB FA FRANK P. ALAMILLO FN KEITH D. ALBAIN FN KJELL P. ANDERSON MK2 PETER K. BATAYIAS II MK3 DONALD D. BIGGS MK2 NANCY J. BISHOP MK3 SHERMAN D. BOHANNON FN GERALD L. 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