Det Alpha Winter Over 70 McMurdo
Arrived 15 Sept., 1969, departed October 15 1970. Great crew to be associated with. Smooth Seas and Prevailing Winds to all my Shipmates, TRUE OAE'S all. Here's to us and those like us. Damn few. Mike Rice RMCS U.S. Navy (Retired)
Winter over Byrd Station 1969 - 1970
Great crew to winter with and one of the most interesting times of my life.
Sub-surface station closed now and only used for summer surface support. Sad in many ways that a place one once called home is no longer.
wintered over Mcmurdo 70-71 CE
Dave Law was CE assigned to boiler plant controls and worked with UT's in Mcmurdo 70-71,went to Byrd station ,to man generator for two weeks ,great time at antartica like to hear from people who were there,,
WinterOver 84-29th Crew listing
LT W.J. Beary OIC LCDR Doc Brice
CMC Skip McGeorge UTC Ken Bennight
RMC Mike Murphy ETC Steve Ball
ETC Dave Dobmeier SKC Steve Floyd
PN1 Hal Hart HM1 Geore Sowers
AG1 Larry Crayne HT1 Tom Smith
AC1 Mike Feeley RM1 Craig Reynolds
ET1 Bob Haggerton ET1... More
McMurdo Station History Outline
1956- Construction of Hill Cargo, Hut 14 and the Erebus Club
1958- Special services building constructed
1960- C-130s begin operaiton in Antarctica; WinterOver Officer's Club and Cosray station built.
1963- Airstrip constructed on the ice shelf from compacted snow and woater toallow landing of... More