South Pole Winter 1970
Above...the actual winterover photo including all 21 folks. This photo was received from Henry Brooks, who is missing in the below photo. But stay tuned while I ask him to ID the winterovers left to right. Here is the full sized photo (972kb).
For the above photo, we have: Back Row, left to right: Frank Merrem, Ken Heaps, Jackson Sheadel, Buddie Berryhill, Joseph Ryan, R. Rosa, Roger Boyd, Al Ekola, Pat Pullar 2nd row from back, left to right: G. Wayne, Bob Little 2nd row from front, l-r: Dennis Walts, Donald Kennon, Dean Fadden, Eric Syrstad, Davis Sauseda Front row: W. Polskoy, Bob Hutt, Noah White, James Starbuck Missing: Henry Brooks Next: the official w/o list that Bob Little typed up for everyone:
...and an outdoor version which includes several of the summer crew, with caption:
U. S. NAVAL SUPPORT FORCE ANTARCTICA OPERATION DEEP FREEZE NEG # XAM-00384-A-12-69 Date: 4 DEC. 69 CAPTION: PERSONNEL UNDER THE COMMAND OF LT. D. E. FADDEN, CEC, USN, AT THE SOUTH POLE FOR THE FLAG RAISING. A FLAG FOR EVERY COUNTRY THAT SIGNED THE ANTARCTIC TREATY WAS RAISED. OFFICIAL U. S. NAVY PHOTOGRAPH BY PH3 T. L. SPAULDING RELEASED Photos from Bob Hutt, teletype from Billy-Ace Baker Finally, the official version...Navy
ET1 Buddie E. Berryhill Electronics tech HM1 Roger E. Boyd Medical BU2 Henry C. Brooks Carpenter EM1 Allen R. Ekola Electrician LT Dean E. Fadden (CEC) Officer-in-Charge UT2 Donald E. K. Kennon Plumbing/mechanical RM2 Robert J. Little Comms CE3 Walter J. Polskoy Electrician EOC Patrick B. Pullar Equipment operator BU1 Robert C. Rosa Carpenter LT Joseph M. Ryan (MC) Physician CS2 David V. Sauseda Cook CM1 Jackson L. Sheadel Mechanic SK3 Gary G. Wayne Supply RMC Noah D. White CommsUSARP
Kenneth J. Heaps Meteorology Weather Bureau, ESSA Charles R. Hutt Geomagnetism-Seismology Coast & Geodetic Survey, ESSA Frank H. Merrem, Jr. Atmospheric Physics ESSA Research Laboratories James E. Starbuck Ionospheric Physics Bartol Research Foundation Erik Syrstad Ionospheric Physics/Gravity UCLA Dennis S. Walts Meteorology Weather Bureau, ESSA Antarctic Journal, July/August 1970