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Richard Hall (Rick)
- USS Deepfreeze Thomas J Gary, 1965/66. Radio
operator RICHARD HALL (Rick) now aged 68yrs.
His son who was adopted out would like to make
contact. Richards State, middle name or any
information appreciated. Last spoken to in Dunedin
New Zealand 1966.
- Wellington New Zealand. Nov '11
Jim Affeldt (McMurdo
/ Pole / Hallet / Vostok - 1968/69 72/73 75/76) - Rock
Stream New York
I worked in the McMurdo fabrication shop. Did repairs at the Pole & Hallet.
Drank with the Russians at Vostok.
Steven Bendzak (1968) - Colton, Washington
Bill Bertrand (MCB6 and
CBU201 1965-1966) - Harwich port , Ma
I worked on the water lines going and from the nuke plant , also worked in
the nuke plant installing new boiler for water treatment
plant. Turn on desalination unit and tested fresh water
by drinking some, was pretty good (we thought).
(McMurdo, South Pole, Palmer - 1967-2007) - USA
Dennis Cannon (Summers of 64-65, 66-67 &
67-68) - Boise, Idaho
I was a Navy civilian engineer at the PM-3A Nuclear Power Plant for three
summers in the 1960's, and travelled to the Pole
and Byrd Station. I have an OAE Certificate from 1965.
Charles Claxton (McMurdo - 1963-1967)
- Atlanta, Ga USA
Durham, James T. (Winter-Over 66-67)
- Coconut Creek, Fl.33073
Started out in 1966 with VX-6 Medical Dept. Stationed at the sickbay at Williams
Field. Transferred to the Winter-over party of Deep
Freeze 67.CDR. Mills was our Base C.O. Being a career
Hospital Corpsman I found myself flying Medivac missions
in Vietnam about a year and half after coming off the
V. Edward Fayan (McMurdo
Sound, Quonset Pt. - 1961-1963) - Cumberland, RI 02864
Earl Griffith - Griff
(McMurdo, Beardmore, Hallett - 1970-1973) - Helena,
I was assigned to the firehouse gang at McMurdo for a couple of months until
I made grade to AG-3, then on to Beardmore Glacier to
take weather obs. Finally got sent to Hallett in Jan
71 and spent the next two seasons there. We closed the
station in Feb 73. Capt. Van Reeth allowed me to keep
the last American flag that flew over the station while
still an active US Navy base. The Ice was the best damn
tour in the Navy. Good people, good friends.
Grisham, Paul O. (1968) - La Mesa, CA, USA.
Winter-over meteorologists (USN) in 1968. Will be happy to talk to any of
the ice rats...
Calvin Griswold (Griz)
(1966-67, McMurdo Station/Yates Army Airfield Camp 1)
- Ocala, Florida USA I served as a mess cook at McMurdo from 1966-1967. I was with Antarctica
Support Activities for the summer months. I few out
of Davisville , Rhode Island to Christchurch, New Zealand.
From there to Williams Air field to McMurdo Station.
I had a list of the men that served with me but lost
it during the years. Is there any way of finding out
the names of the men who were stationed with me. I have
pictures of them but can't remember their names. While
there I also went on a 3 month expedition to Marie Byrd
Land with a Army unit who few helicopters. It was called
Yeats Army Airfield, Camp 1.
George F. Laiblin RM2
(McMurdo Station - WO 63-64) - Lake Tapps, Washington
Would love to hear from from OAE 63-63
L. Johnson, Larry O. RM2 (1961 -
McMurdo, Little Rockford, Beardmore) - Aloha, Oregon,
I wintered over at the transmitter site on the hill. I spent 3 months at
Little Rockford an 3 months at Beardmore Glacier. I
was just a kid of 19. Great time and went from there
to the submarine force.
Larry Kaib (1965-1966)
- Mckees Rocks, PA, 15136
Part of Winter-Over party on Deep Freeze 66. Started out running the electronics
warehouse then moved over to run the automotive parts
warehouse. Lots of fond memories from the Playboy Club
next to Chapel Of The Snows. Lots of good friends from
the supply corp of which I was a part. Also loved the
following R&R in Christchurch. Wow, what a place.
I'll remember the good times I had in the Deep Freeze
tour and Christchurch forever.
David A. Kaczmarczyk "Kaz"
(McMurdo Transmitter Site "up on the hill"
- 1966-1967) - Chesapeake, Virginia
Worked at the transmitter site and operated the Ham Shack for yhe phone calls
home with Cmr Mills, RM1 McKensie (Mac) and ET! albrecht.
Was there for the first C141 fly by (no guts) Air force
crew and the first landing of same (navy Crew) "Oh
those fresh provisions and mail.
Mike Liso (CBU 201 - 1966) - East
Looking for anyone who served with CBU 201 and went to the Ice in 1966.We
started the first de-saltation unit that ran from the
Nuke Plant down to the Town.
Michael E. McIntyre BUL2 USN (1967-18)
- base-ship/strip rat / McMurdo.
Craig, USA. Looking for shipmates Zadravecz, Holland, Downs, Keilty, Bostwick,
and all others.
Robert McNeish - NavNuPU PM3A*
- (1967) - Summerville, SC, USA What a change
from when I arrived and to see the building that is
being used today to house and feed the crew. What a
Change!! - email available
* - It means
I was one of those guys up on the hill at the Nuclear
Power Plant. I was not a Nuke, Just the unit supply
man. The definition is Naval Nuclear Power Unit
(PM-3A). The PM-3A was the letter designation assigned
to that particular Unit. Also up on the hill in
one of the buildings was the water distillation
units. The second was installed during w/o 67-68.
In the same building was two large water tanks,
one full of salt water, the second full of fresh
water that supplied down town.
ET2 Frank Nadeau - (1962 -63 Winter Over)
- Virginia, USA. Wintered over 1962-63. Worked
in the Comm Center halfway up the hill. Moved the Electronic
spare parts from a snow bank outside the Comm Center
down to the second deck of a newly constructed warehouse.
New pictures don't allow one to figure out where
the old buildings were. PM3A provided power when it
was up. We lived in T-5 huts where the guy on the bottom
bunk slept in a down mummy bag and the guy in the top
bunk just used a sheet. - email available
Ed North (65 - 66 W/O) - Wolcottville
CM 3 at the time, Willy Field summer with crash crew Wintered at the firehouse
Ken Osicki (Zorro) (BioLab McMurdo, DF 63 -
Broadview Hts, OH
Winter over 62-63 as Manager BioLab and Asst. Station Scientific Leader. One of
the "USARPS" housed next door to the chapel.
Larry C. Parmiter (CBU 201
- 1967 - 1968) - Murphy, NC 28906
Good memories with 201 67/68 at McMurdo. Retired CWO4 USN Nov 89.
Prior to 201 I served with MCB 6.
Lou Pelosi (W/O 69-70)
- Wake Forest, N.C.
ABF2- worked fuels at McMurdo and Williams Field.
Dick Przywitowski SKI (1966) - Lafayette,
Colorado Winter over at Pole Station 1966, Winter Over McMurdo Station 1968. Station
Scientific Leader both stations.
Paul Rhoads (Hallett /McMurdo - winter over
66-70, summer support 71-72) - Houston, Tx. USA
Mike "Rice-a-Roni" Rice RM2
(South Pole & McMurdo - 1969/1970) -
Carlsbad, California, U.S.A. Summered at South Pole Station, Wintered Over
at McMurdo Station. Arrived McMurdo Sept. 1st, 1969
on VXE-6 Super Constellation "Pegasus", which
crashed opening base the next year and is still down
there. Departed Ice on 31 October, 1970. While at Pole
was communicating with Max Conrad flying the "White
Penguin" when he pancaked into the ice upon take
off. His plane is still at the pole. Had Christmas dinner
with Rep. Jerry L. PETTIS on Christmas day 1969 and
made a phone patch to his wife. Jerry L. PETTIS Memorial
V.A. Hospital in Loma Linda CA is named after him. That's
where I go for treatment for cancer from exposure to
Agent Orange in Vietnam in the 60's. Would like to hear
from any other Winter Over 70 guys or ANYBODY who has
endured the Long Antarctic Winter.
Burke Richards (1968) - Lewiston,
Paul Rhoads (McMurdo
- WO 66,70, SS 71,72) - Magnolia, Tx. USA
Gary Seal (63-66) - Alton,
Was summer support during those years rm3 then rm2 when not at McMurdo we
were based at Davisville RI
Bob Seiders (1961-1963) - Florida
NSFA aerographer's mate. Also at Little Rockford Station early 1963
Rich Spatz (McMurdo &
Longwire, 1967-1968) - Pleasant Hill, California
USARP W/O McMurdo 1968 spent the summer of 1967 at Byrd sub-station Longwire
Thomas J. Stearns (Deep
Freeze 1968) - Cleveland, Mn. 56017
Hut mates were: Downs, Holland, Bostwick, Cloer, Keilty, Konkel, McIntyre,
Pogue, Rudloff, Simonton, Thomas, Wade, Meyer, Powell,
Hanson & Fine.
Bob Stevens (Winter over
at McMurdo - 1968) - Sacramento Ca.
Would love to communicate with anyone from the winter over crew.
John Svensson (McMurdo, Deep Freeze
As I did Oceanographic work in the
Arctic 600 miles north of Pt. Barrow, Alaska. I am
listed as one of the last 100 living Arctic
explorers by Ohio State.
Clinton "Gene" Van
Horn (1967-1968 winter
over) - Walker, IA
I was an RM2 with the winter over crew of 67-68. If any of the crew from that
year would be interested in communicating, I would enjoy
Jim Webb (WO 69-70) -
Estes Park ,Colorado
USARP with NBS in Boulder
Eugene Whitehead (1961/1962)
- Orange Park, Florida 32073
det ChCH 1964/1969
Jimmy "Woody" Woods (McMurdo
PM3A plant - 63/64) - Timmonsville S.C.
Wayne D. Wright (Christchurch
/ McMurdo / Travis AFB - 1963) - Aurora, CO 80012 USA
Further comments: Would like to see Some Photos of VX-6's Jamesway Hut and
also The Movie theatre, as well as USAF' James way hut.
and any info as to the C-130 that had to use the Ice
runway to land and slid off at end of runway into snow
bank, Tail$ 813 inn 13th of Dec 1963.