Author Topic: Cold War Group: Atka - Where was this ship?  (Read 239 times)

Danny252

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Re: Cold War Group: Atka - Where was this ship?
« Reply #15 on: June 19, 2017, 04:45:01 pm »
Continuing on for January to June 1954... :)

January 1954
1st to 4th - Boston MA
4th to 14th - Boston to Reykjavik
14th to 18th - Arctic, Reykjavik
18th to 31st - Arctic, Reykjavik to Point Able (79 20N 07 20E, see log of 24th) and return.

February 1954
1st to 7th - Arctic, Point Able to Reykjavik
8th to 28th - Arctic, Reykjavik to Grid Station Baker, Grid Station Able, Point Cedar, carrying out "Plan Icebound". Involves a series of oceanographic measurements along the 70th parallel, from ~10E to ~25W.

March 1954
1st to 9th - Point Cedar (~65N 25W) to Boston.
10th to 31st - Boston MA, Norfolk VA

April 1954
Norfolk VA, Boston MA

May 1954
Boston MA

June 1954
Boston MA, Newport RI
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Re: Cold War Group: Atka - Where was this ship?
« Reply #16 on: June 19, 2017, 05:02:58 pm »


(However, for the moment, you don't need to watch for ice ;))

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Re: Cold War Group: Atka - Where was this ship?
« Reply #17 on: June 19, 2017, 05:34:50 pm »
I'll take June 1955 to December 1955

Danny252

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Re: Cold War Group: Atka - Where was this ship?
« Reply #18 on: June 19, 2017, 06:06:05 pm »
Doing Feb 1951 to Dec 1951...

Feb 1951
Boston MA

March 1951
Boston MA

April 1951
Boston MA

May 1951
Boston MA, Newport RI, Norfolk VA

June 1951
Norfolk VA, Boston MA

July 1951
1st to 15th - Boston MA
15th to 19th - Halifax NS
20th to 31st - Arctic, Halifax to Godthaab, Greenland, then to Thule (escort).

August 1951
1st to 31st - Arctic, Around Thule and Canadian Arctic Islands

September 1951
1st to 3rd - Arctic, Thule
4th to 11th - Arctic, Thule to Boston
12th to 30th - Boston

October 1951
Boston MA, Newport RI

November 1951
Newport RI, Boston MA

December 1951
Boston MA

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Re: Cold War Group: Atka - Where was this ship?
« Reply #19 on: June 19, 2017, 06:26:12 pm »
Doing July 54 to Dec 54.

July 1954
1st to 14th - Newport RI, Boston MA
15th to 31st - Arctic, Boston to Thule. Performing "Skyhook" project en route. Involved repeatedly launching multiple balloons with rockets attached, likely to be auroral/atmospheric studies with these "rockoons": https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rockoon

August 1954
1st to 31st - Arctic, Thule and Baffin I.

September 1954
1st to 12th - Arctic, Thule and Canadian Arctic Islands
13th to 21st - Arctic, Thule to Argentia Nfld then Boston MA
22nd to 30th - Boston MA

October 1954
Boston MA

November 1954
Boston MA

December 1954
1st to 8th - Boston to Panama
9th to 10th - Panama
11th to 31st - Panama to Wellington, New Zealand
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Re: Cold War Group: Atka - Where was this ship?
« Reply #20 on: June 19, 2017, 06:47:42 pm »
Jan 55 to Mar 55

January 1955
1st to 6th - Wellington NZ
7th to 31st - Antarctic, Wellington to Antarctic Op Area. Performing bathymetry and surveying camp sites in Bay of Whales, Kainan Bay, Weddell Sea.

February 1955
1st to 19th -  Antarctic, performing bathymetry and surveying ice shelf between Kainan Bay (Ross Sea) and Seal Bay (Weddell Sea).
20th to 28th - Antarctic, Seal Bay to Buenos Aires.

March 1955
1st to 2nd - Antarctica to Buenos Aires
3rd to 31st - Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, and to Boston.
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Re: Cold War Group: Atka - Where was this ship?
« Reply #21 on: June 19, 2017, 08:21:24 pm »
For June - Dec 1955

June 1955
Boston, Mass

July 1955
Boston Mass

August 1955
1st-25th: Boston, Mass and Charlestown naval shipyard
26th-31st : Boston to Point Roberts (above 55 deg from 28th)

September 1955
1st-2nd: (Arctic) Boston to Fox Basin Area
3rd-16:  Fubar Beach and various nearby places (about 65N 84W)
17th-21st:  Bray Island (about 78N 69W)
22nd-23rd  Bray Island to Point James
24th: Point James
25th: Frobisher Bay
26th-30th: (Arctic) Frobisher Bay to Thule, Greenland

October 1955
1st-2nd: (Arctic) Frobisher Bay to Thule, Greenland
3rd-6th: Thule
7th-10th Thule to Argentia, Newfoundland
11th-12th (Below 55 deg) Thule to St. John's Newfoundland
13th-16th: St John's, Newfoundland
17th: St. John's to Argentia
18th-31st: Aregntia, Newfoundland

November 1955
1st-8th: Aregntia, Newfoundland
9th: Argentia to St John's (57N, 52W)
10th-14th: St John's, Newfoundland
15th-18th: St John's to Narsarssuak Greenland (above 55 deg from 16th)
19th-20th: (Arctic) Narsarssuak Greenland
21st-26th: Narsarssuak Greenland to Boston Mass (below 55 deg from 23rd)
27th-30th: Boston, Mass

December 1955
(non-arctic) Bostan, Mass