the uss/uscgc burton island association This is the official website for the USN/USCG Burton Island Association. hello Made the AnArtic trip 63-64 dove under the ice and the on to new Zealand where Ron Weatztone and I made the Dog and poney shop jumping out of th Hilo's in Auckland.

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Copyright © 2020 HullNumber.com. I loved it and the crew, Yes, even the Deck Division BM1 Thompson. Retired from the Navy as a CTOC. Register and add yourself to the Crew List of the USS Burton Island (AGB 1), Report an offensive or inappropriate entry, Sent to Electronics Materiel school on Treasure Island TDY in 1949 and back to the ship .Crossed the Arctic circle in July 1949 on a trip to Point Barrow ,never made it to PT, broke Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website.

After receiving supplies Burton Island departed San Diego 17 January 1947 and steamed Transferred in June. I'd like to add these UDT sailors did the repairs to the bow shaft hub damaged by breaking ice at the trash dump. Your ORIGINAL HOMETOWN and State are asked for because that confirms who you are in your shipmate's memories. She returned to San Diego 24 August. I was injured during a Tital Wave episode off the coast of Alaska. Antarctic Development Project.

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Burton Island (AGB 1). My first real ship.

Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. Check out USS Burton Island Association. Search crew members | departed 25 July for the 1947 Point Barrow Expedition. or repairs at either Long Beach, Mare Island, or Bremerton Naval Shipyards, then resumed her

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Each time she returned to the west coast she received overhaul

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I changed from thinking like a kid to a man. Worked for the Post Office 20 years, now retired in TX.

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The Coast Guard operated the ship until 1978 when she was decomissioned and disposed of as

Back to 1st page. At Point Barrow, Alaska, Burton He was from Burbank Ca.

in Arctic and Alaskan waters. She returned to San Pedro 31 March and underwent ice damage repairs at Long Beach. Copyright © 2020 HullNumber.com.

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one screw in the ice and turned ba. She arrived 1 January 1948 at Shackleton Ice Shelf and conducted Home Join Now About Hullnumber Before You Register Tell A Shipmate FAQs Related Links Contact Us. Would you like to have such a crew list on your website?

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It was the USS Skate and the USS Seadragon as I remember... looking for anyone who served aboard the Burton Island Icebreaker during that period of time.

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Made 2 trips north and 1 trip south.. I saw the post about Goodrich and Wetstone.

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After undergoing a yard overhaul she picked up supplies at San Francisco and Seattle and TF 68 on the First (1947) Antarctic Development Project. On 15 December 1966 Burton Island was decommissioned and transferred to the U. S. Coast Guard.

USS Block Island (CVE-21/AVG-21/ACV-21) was a Bogue-class escort carrier for the United States Navy during World War II.She was the first of two escort carriers named after Block Island Sound off Rhode Island.

During March 1949 while undergoing repairs at Lon Beach, Burton Island was designated AGB-1. She made her way through the (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); There are 16 crew members registered for the USS Burton Island (AGB 1). Expeditions in which Burton Island took part were Point Barrow Resupply Expeditions (1948-51), MICOWEX-50 A; Beaufort Sea Oceanographic Expeditions; Bering Sea Explorations; MSTS Project 572; and several expeditions into the Bering and Beaufort Seas as far north as the Arctic Circle and the Canadian Northwest Territories near the Mackenzie river. Shellback Initiation - 2 DEC 1957 - Pacific Ocean, Crossed Equator on way to Operation Deepfreeze III, Shellback, Shellback Initiation - 15 OCT 1963 - Pacific Ocean. duties on the expeditions. 5"/38 cal. USS BURTON ISLAND (AGB-1) - a Wind-class icebreaker, Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 17 August 1980.

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BURTON ISLAND (AGB-1) at HullNumber.com - Specs & Deployments - Crew Roster Any shipmate who remembers me please feel free to contact me at my email address. Register and add yourself to the Crew List of the USS Burton Island (AGB 1). Burton Island underwent overhaul and repairs at San Pedro and then joined the Second (1947)

Block Island was launched on 6 June 1942 by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation in Tacoma, Washington, under a Maritime Commission contract; sponsored by Mrs. H. B. Hutchinson, … HullNumber.com's mission is to provide a means for shipmates to keep in touch with one another. Add Your Name to the AGB-1 Crew Roster .

The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, 1939-1945) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, 1914-1918) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat.

Between April 1948 and December 1956 Burton Island participated in 19 different type cruises

Duties performed included: supply activities; helicopter On 4 February, the fairing plug on the outboard end of Burton Island’s unused forward propeller tube shattered as the ship cleared ice in Winter Quarters Bay, causing flooding in the forward shaft alley.The ship’s crew was able to repair the damage, and Burton Island continued with operations. First duty station,and the beggining of a great career. This section includes over 21.000 Allied Warships and over 11.000 Allied Commanders of WWII, from the US Navy, Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Australian Navy, The Polish Navy and others. demolition team explosions in ice packs; and Arctic convoy exercises.

reconnaissance of ice flows and packs; ice surveys and photographs; oceanographic, hydrographic, The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Burton Island (AGB 1).

Was aboard in the north when we broke ice for the 2 subs that met there. ice packs to the Bay of Whales and unloaded supplies and received passengers for the Report an offensive or inappropriate entry. [Note: The above USS BURTON ISLAND (AGB-1) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS BURTON ISLAND (AGB-1), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships] U.S.S. [Note: The above USS BURTON ISLAND (AGB-1) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS BURTON ISLAND (AGB-1), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships].

USS BURTON ISLAND (AGB-1) Crew Links. Search for a command's Crew List | HullNumber.com's mission is to provide a means for shipmates to keep in touch with one another. to the Ross Sea, Antarctica, where she arrived 8 February for rendezvous with units of

Island's helicopters participated in ice reconnaissance and surveys. hydrographic and geological surveys, ice reconnaissance, and demolition experiments in the area. excess property. Meets every other year.

Operation Deepfreeze 1963 to 1964. Mk.32 Twin-gun Mount for Revell USCGC Burton Island and USCGC Eastwind icebreakers Model Monkey 1:285 285-5in38 Mk.32n

geological, coast and geodetic, and hydrophone surveys; electronic interference surveys; underwater