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Picture Library catalogue: United States Navy Antarctic Expeditions Operation Deep Freeze 1955-98

 

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YOG 34 closing Glacier and two connections being established

Record: P56/68/1/10

YOG 34 closing Glacier and two connections being established

Record: P56/68/1/11

YOG 34 closing Glacier and two connections being established

Record: P56/68/1/12

YOG 34 closing Glacier and two connections being established

Record: P56/68/1/13

Glacier towing YOG 34 at sixteen knots

Record: P56/68/1/14

Glacier towing YOG 34 at sixteen knots

Record: P56/68/1/15

Glacier towing YOG 34 at sixteen knots

Record: P56/68/1/16

Transit of Panama Canal

Record: P56/68/1/17

Transit of Panama Canal

Record: P56/68/1/18

Transit of Panama Canal

Record: P56/68/1/19

Transit of Panama Canal

Record: P56/68/1/20

Transit of Panama Canal

Record: P56/68/1/21

Transit of Panama Canal

Record: P56/68/1/22

Transit of Panama Canal

Record: P56/68/1/23

Transit of Panama Canal

Record: P56/68/1/24

Transit of Panama Canal

Record: P56/68/1/25

Transit of Panama Canal

Record: P56/68/1/26

Transit of Panama Canal

Record: P56/68/1/27

Tail of wingless 'Otter' protruding from Glacier's helicopter hanger

Record: P56/68/1/28

Tail of wingless 'Otter' protruding from Glacier's helicopter hanger

Record: P56/68/1/29

Cargo hatch in flight deck of Glacier

Record: P56/68/1/3

Panama Canal

Record: P56/68/1/30

Panama Canal

Record: P56/68/1/31

Panama Canal

Record: P56/68/1/32

Cargo hatch in flight deck of Glacier

Record: P56/68/1/4

Loading a winglass 'Otter' onto Glacier at Norfolk Virginia

Record: P56/68/1/5

Loading a winglass 'Otter' onto Glacier at Norfolk Virginia

Record: P56/68/1/6

Loading a winglass 'Otter' onto Glacier at Norfolk Virginia

Record: P56/68/1/7

Glacier starboard side looking forward - guns of petrol are stowed in gun sponsons

Record: P56/68/1/8

Glacier's wake while backing and charging in sheet ice at McMurdo Sound

Record: P56/68/14/10

Close-up of newly forged lead with broken ice in USS Glacier's wake.

Glacier's wake while backing and charging in sheet ice at McMurdo Sound

Record: P56/68/14/11

Close-up of newly forged lead with broken ice in USS Glacier's wake.

Glacier's wake while backing and charging in sheet ice at McMurdo Sound

Record: P56/68/14/12

Close-up of newly forged lead with broken ice in USS Glacier's wake.

Glacier's wake while backing and charging in sheet ice at McMurdo Sound

Record: P56/68/14/13

Close-up of newly forged lead with broken ice in USS Glacier's wake.

Glacier retreating and about to recharge

Record: P56/68/14/14

Close-up of a newly created short lead in the sea ice.

Glacier returning at three knots alongside previously cut channel in sheet ice

Record: P56/68/14/15

View across bow of the USS Glacier sailing along a lead cut in the ice.

Glacier returning at three knots alongside previously cut channel in sheet ice

Record: P56/68/14/16

View across bow of the USS Glacier sailing along a lead cut in the ice.

Seal

Record: P56/68/14/18

Close-up of a seal lying upside down on the ice.

Seal

Record: P56/68/14/19

Close-up of a seal poking its head through a gap in the ice.

Seal

Record: P56/68/14/20

Close-up of a seal disappearing into a gap in the ice.

Glacier and long range aircraft at McMurdo Sound

Record: P56/68/14/21

View across sea ice towards the USS Glacier and two aeroplanes (DC6 and Neptune) on the ground.

Glacier and long range aircraft at McMurdo Sound

Record: P56/68/14/22

View across sea ice towards the USS Glacier and two aeroplanes on the ground.

Glacier and long range aircraft at McMurdo Sound

Record: P56/68/14/23

View from beneath wing of aeroplane (and four jaton bottles) across sea ice towards the USS Glacier and two aeroplanes on the ground.

P2V skis

Record: P56/68/14/24

Close-up of the ski shod wheel of an aeroplane.

Skymaster belly

Record: P56/68/14/28

View of the underside of a Skymaster plane with three Jato bottles attached. The USS Glacier lies in sea ice in the background, a helicopter on the ground nearby.

Skymaster belly

Record: P56/68/14/29

Close-up of the camera and altitude radar on the underside of a Skymaster plane. Three Jato bottles attached towards the rear.

Glacier and aircraft

Record: P56/68/14/30

View across ice shelf towards the USS Glacier and an aeroplane on the ground.

Glacier loading cargo from Wyandot at McMurdo

Record: P56/68/14/31

View from the USS Glacier towards a bundle of wooden stakes being winched over from USS Wyandot, berthed alongside.

LCMS showing (body) propellor guards

Record: P56/68/14/33

View onboard ship of propellor guards.

Glacier trying to get alongside Wyandot but hampered by ice

Record: P56/68/14/34

View looking down at slabs and floes of sea ice between the hulls of the USS Glacier and USS Wynandot.

Glacier loading cargo from Wyandot at McMurdo

Record: P56/68/14/35

Elevated view fom the USS Glacier with the USS Wynadot berthed alongside.

Inside crows nest of Glacier

Record: P56/68/14/36

Interior view of crows nest.

Inside crows nest of Glacier

Record: P56/68/14/37

Interior view of crows nest.

Glacier breaking ice at McMurdo Sound, upended cakes of snow and spray

Record: P56/68/14/4

Close view of upended cakes of snow as the USS Glacier breaks through the frozen sea.

Glacier's wake while backing and charging in sheet ice at McMurdo Sound

Record: P56/68/14/5

Close-up of newly forged lead with broken ice and spray in USS Glacier's wake.

Glacier breaking ice at McMurdo Sound, upended cakes of snow and spray

Record: P56/68/14/6

Close-up of upended cakes of snow as the USS Glacier breaks through, frozen sea extending into the distance.

Glacier's wake while backing and charging in sheet ice at McMurdo Sound

Record: P56/68/14/7

Close-up of lead with broken ice in USS Glacier's wake.

Glacier breaking ice at McMurdo Sound, upended cakes of snow and spray

Record: P56/68/14/8

Close-up of spray coming off the side of the USS Glacier as she breaks through sea ice.

Glacier retreating and about to recharge

Record: P56/68/14/9

Elevated view looking down across the bow of the USS Glacier heading into a newly created short lead in the sea ice.

Vince's cross

Record: P56/68/16/11

Low angle view of a wooden cross which reads (not all discernable here) Sacred to the memory of GEORGE. T . VINCE / AB.RN / of the / "DISCOVERY" / who was drowned near this spot / March 11th 1902.'

Vinces cross

Record: P56/68/16/12

Side angle view of wooden cross on scree slope overlooking bay.

MAAFS equipment

Record: P56/68/16/13

Elevated view towards wooden frame building (Scott's 'hut') tents, a tractor, crates and gasoline drums at Hut Point. The flag of the United States of America flies at centre.

MAAFS equipment

Record: P56/68/16/14

Elevated view towards wooden frame building (Scott's 'hut') tents, a tractor, crates and gasoline drums at Hut Point. The flag of the United States of America flies at centre.

New camp area and Hut Point from top of Observation Hill

Record: P56/68/16/15

Elevated view towards buildings, large crates and snow-covered undulating hills. Lake in foreground.

New camp area and Hut Point from top of Observation Hill

Record: P56/68/16/16

Elevated view towards buildings, supplies and snow-covered undulating hills. Lake in foreground.

New camp area and Hut Point from top of Observation Hill

Record: P56/68/16/17

Elevated view towards buildings, supplies and snow-covered undulating hills. Lake in foreground.

New camp area and Hut Point from top of Observation Hill

Record: P56/68/16/18

Elevated view towards buildings, supplies and snow covered undulating hills. Lake in foreground.

The cross on Observation Hill

Record: P56/68/16/19

Low angle view of a wooden cross, inscribed (although not all discernible here) with the names of the fatal party from the Terra Nova Expedition 1910-1913: Wilson, Scott, Oates, Bowers, and Evans, and a short quote from the Alfred Tennyson poem 'Ulysses' which reads 'To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.'

The cross on Observation Hill

Record: P56/68/16/22

View across rocks towards rear of a wooden cross, inscribed (not visible here) with the names of the fatal party from the Terra Nova Expedition 1910-1913: Wilson, Scott, Oates, Bowers, and Evans, and a short quote from the Alfred Tennyson poem 'Ulysses' which reads 'To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.'

The cross on Observation Hill

Record: P56/68/16/23

View across rocks towards rear of a wooden cross, inscribed (not visible here) with the names of the fatal party from the Terra Nova Expedition 1910-1913: Wilson, Scott, Oates, Bowers, and Evans, and a short quote from the Alfred Tennyson poem 'Ulysses' which reads 'To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.'

Cargo storage area

Record: P56/68/16/27

Elevated view towards buildings, tents, supplies and snow-covered undulating hills.

Cargo storage area

Record: P56/68/16/28

Elevated view towards buildings, tents and supplies, surrounded by meandering tractor trails.

Hut Point from Observation Hill

Record: P56/68/16/29

Elevated view towards buildings, supplies and snow-covered undulating hills.

Glaciers stern after towing accident

Record: P56/68/16/3

View from onboard ship looking down at the damaged stern of the USS Glacier.

Hut Point from Observation Hill

Record: P56/68/16/30

Elevated view towards buildings, supplies and snow-covered undulating hills.

Hut Point from Observation Hill

Record: P56/68/16/31

Elevated view towards buildings, supplies and snow-covered undulating hills.

The hut itself at Hut Point

Record: P56/68/16/4

View of ice build up in wooden frame building (Scott's 'hut').

The hut itself at Hut Point

Record: P56/68/16/5

View of ice build up in wooden frame building (Scott's 'hut').

The hut itself at Hut Point

Record: P56/68/16/6

View of ice build up in wooden frame building (Scott's 'hut').

The hut itself at Hut Point

Record: P56/68/16/7

View of the wooden frame roof of Scott's 'hut'.

The hut itself at Hut Point

Record: P56/68/16/8

View of wooden frame building (Scott's 'hut') with ice build-up at one side.

Construction of the shells of the huts

Record: P56/68/18/10

Interior view of a partially constructed wooden frame building.

Construction of the shells of the huts

Record: P56/68/18/11

Tractor at site carrying crates and boxes.

Construction of the shells of the huts

Record: P56/68/18/12

Pallets of wooden framing and piles of stores and tracked vehicle in background.

MAAFS equipment

Record: P56/68/18/13

View across icy incline towards piles of hoses for fuel transfer, crates, boxes, pumps and a tractor. An aeroplane on the ground in background.

View of bast site in early days from vicinity of Scotts hut

Record: P56/68/18/14

View across icy incline towards mountain.

View of bast site in early days from vicinity of Scotts hut

Record: P56/68/18/15

View along icy incline and vehicle tracks.

MAAFS pumps

Record: P56/68/18/16

View across crates, piles of hoses for fuel transfer, trailers and pumps towards an aeroplane on the ground, and one flying in the background.

Scott's hut

Record: P56/68/18/17

Scott's hut in background, the remains of the Magnetic Hut in foreground.

Dogs

Record: P56/68/18/18

Sledge dog on harness.

Dogs

Record: P56/68/18/19

Sledge dogs in a trench in the ice, sledge in foreground.

Steel diesel surge tanks being welded

Record: P56/68/18/2

A welding set beside two large tanks.

Dogs

Record: P56/68/18/20

Sledge dog on a harness.

Dogs

Record: P56/68/18/21

View across ice towards stacks of crates and wooden frame building and tent beyond.

Dogs

Record: P56/68/18/22

View across ice towards sledge dogs in a trench. Boxes and skis in the ground in foreground, a helicopter on the ground, and an aeroplane in the background. Mountain beyond.

Dogs

Record: P56/68/18/23

Sledge dogs in a trench in the ice.

Dogs

Record: P56/68/18/24

Sledge dogs in a trench in the ice.

A 40 year old leg of lamb in the verandah of Scott's hut

Record: P56/68/18/25

A piece of meat lies in encroaching ice in the corner of a delapidated wooden hut.

A 'cosy' stove of Scott's hut

Record: P56/68/18/26

An old delapidated stove lies on it's back on the ground next to ice bank and other debris.

Vicinity of Scott's hut with temporary American tents scattered about

Record: P56/68/18/27

View across tail of aeroplane and ice towards tents, equipment and Scott's hut in background. Three men in middleground.

Vicinity of Scott's hut with temporary American tents scattered about

Record: P56/68/18/28

Elevated view of tents, equipment and Scott's hut in background. Cracks in the ice run around the area.

[Wooden cross]

Record: P56/68/18/29

Elevated view (from air transport ?), partially obscured, of snow-covered undulating hills above hut point, looking towards wooden cross in distance.

Steel diesel surge tanks being welded

Record: P56/68/18/3

Low angle view of three large tanks and a hill in background.

Glacier lifting loaded sleds off the ice

Record: P56/68/18/30

Elevated view from onboard the USS Glacier towards two men with roped load signalling to the ship. Two sledges fully loaded with crates and supplies behind, ice shelf extends into the distance.

Finback whales

Record: P56/68/18/31

A finback whale's snout pokes through a crack in the ice shelf.

Finback whales

Record: P56/68/18/32

A finback whale's snout pokes through a crack in the ice.

Glacier landing a D-8 caterpillar tractor

Record: P56/68/18/33

Elevated view from onboard the USS Glacier of a tractor being winched onto the ice shelf. People stand beneath, piles of stores and a tractor towing a sledge in the background.

Glacier landing a D-8 caterpillar tractor

Record: P56/68/18/34

Elevated view from onboard the USS Glacier of a tractor being winched onto the ice shelf. People stand beneath, piles of stores and a tractor towing a sledge in the background.

Glacier landing a D-8 caterpillar tractor

Record: P56/68/18/35

Elevated view from onboard the USS Glacier of a tractor being winched onto the ice shelf. People stand beneath, piles of stores and a tractor towing a sledge in the background.

Glacier landing a D-8 caterpillar tractor

Record: P56/68/18/36

Elevated view from onboard the USS Glacier of a tractor being winched onto the ice shelf. People stand beneath, piles of stores and a tractor towing a sledge in the background.

Glacier landing a D-8 caterpillar tractor

Record: P56/68/18/37

A group of men stand around a caterpillar tractor on the ice shelf, the USS Glacier moored behind.

View of stores dump

Record: P56/68/18/4

View across snow field towards crates of supplies.

View of stores dump

Record: P56/68/18/5

View of lines of crates containing supplies.

Construction of the shells of the huts

Record: P56/68/18/6

Interior view of wooden frame building, looking up towards beams of roof.

Construction of the shells of the huts

Record: P56/68/18/7

Large wooden platform with crates.

Construction of the shells of the huts

Record: P56/68/18/8

A man wields a spade in front of a partially constructed wooden frame building.

Construction of the shells of the huts

Record: P56/68/18/9

A group organise equipment beside a partially constructed wooden frame building.

Splitting bamboo and attaching flags to make trail markers

Record: P56/68/2/23

Splitting bamboo and attaching flags to make trail markers

Record: P56/68/2/24

Glacier lying-to in the ice at Kainan Bay

Record: P56/68/2/28

Digging 'graves' for 'deadmen' to which cargo ships in Kainan Bay were secured

Record: P56/68/2/29

Preparing crane rig on Glacier's flight deck for replenishing YOG during tow

Record: P56/68/2/2a

The MSTS TAK Greenville Victory berthing alongside the bay ice in Kainan Bay

Record: P56/68/2/30

The MSTS TAK Greenville Victory berthing alongside the bay ice in Kainan Bay

Record: P56/68/2/31

The MSTS TAK Greenville Victory berthing alongside the bay ice in Kainan Bay

Record: P56/68/2/32

The MSTS TAK Greenville Victory berthing alongside the bay ice in Kainan Bay

Record: P56/68/2/33

Preparing crane rig on Glacier's flight deck for replenishing YOG during tow

Record: P56/68/2/3a

Preparing crane rig on Glacier's flight deck for replenishing YOG during tow

Record: P56/68/2/7a

Glacier unloading fuel drums forward utilizing a boats boom

Record: P56/68/21/1

Elevated view from onboard the USS Glacier towards fuel drums hanging from the ship's boom and a group of men standing on the ice shelf below. Piles of wooden planks surround them.

Glacier starting to ice up while running into a head sea

Record: P56/68/21/10

Elevated view towards ice on the bow of the USS Glacier. This ice formed in two hours.

Glacier starting to ice up while running into a head sea

Record: P56/68/21/11

Elevated view towards spray and ice on the bow of the USS Glacier. This ice formed in two hours.

Glacier unloading cargo at McMurdo Sound

Record: P56/68/21/12

Elevated view from the USS Glacier towards piles of fuel drums ferried from the cargo ships, and convoys of sledges and a tractor in the foreground.

Icing of bridge windows

Record: P56/68/21/13

Close-up of ice on windows on the bridge of the USS Glacier.

Icing of bridge windows

Record: P56/68/21/14

Close-up of ice on a window on the bridge of the USS Glacier.

Icing of bridge windows

Record: P56/68/21/15

Close-up of ice on windows on the bridge of the USS Glacier.

Glacier starting to ice up while running into a head sea

Record: P56/68/21/16

View towards ice on the bow and deck guns of the USS Glacier. This ice formed in two hours.

Glacier starting to ice up while running into a head sea

Record: P56/68/21/17

View towards ice on the bow and deck guns of the USS Glacier. This ice formed in two hours.

Icing of signal lantern

Record: P56/68/21/18

Close-up of ice on signal lantern at bow of the USS Glacier.

Icing of ammunition locker

Record: P56/68/21/19

Close-up of ice on ammunition at bow of the USS Glacier.

Glacier unloading cargo at McMurdo Sound

Record: P56/68/21/2

Elevated view towards piles of fuel drums which the USS Glacier had ferried from the cargo ships, and convoys of sledges and a tractor in the foreground. A helicopter, minus its tail, sits on the ice shelf, bound in the other direction.

Icing of falls and davits and boats on the outboard side only

Record: P56/68/21/20

View looking down at the iced up falls and davits on the side of the USS Glacier.

Icing of falls and davits and boats on the outboard side only

Record: P56/68/21/21

View looking along the side of the USS Glacier at iced up falls and davits.

Glacier's fo'castle after four and a half hours icing

Record: P56/68/21/24

View looking along the ice-covered chain and handrails of the USS Glacier.

Glacier's fo'castle after four and a half hours icing

Record: P56/68/21/25

Close-up of ice covering the deck guns of the USS Glacier.

Glacier's fo'castle after four and a half hours icing

Record: P56/68/21/26

View looking along the ice-covered deck of the USS Glacier, towards two men stood at the bow. Rope, chains, ships bollards and rigging all covered in thick ice.

Glacier's fo'castle after four and a half hours icing

Record: P56/68/21/27

View of focastle covered in ice.

Clearing ice with malletts

Record: P56/68/21/28

Close-up of a man using a mallett to smash thick coating of ice from pipes on deck of the USS Glacier.

Clearing ice with malletts

Record: P56/68/21/29

The USS Glacier's anchor chain newly cleared of ice.

Glacier unloading cargo at McMurdo Sound

Record: P56/68/21/3

Elevated view across the USS Glacier towards a group of men and piles of fuel drums which the USS Glacier had ferried from the cargo ships. A large sledge in the foreground.

Clearing ice with malletts

Record: P56/68/21/30

Close-up of a man using a mallett to smash thick coating of ice from handrail on the deck of the USS Glacier.

Clearing ice with malletts

Record: P56/68/21/31

View looking towards the ice-covered bow of the USS Glacier.