U.S.S. Atka stands off Crater Hill on McMurdo Sound in mid-March; she kept channels open for evacuation of the last summer residents.
Joseph H. Judith was the Captain of the Icebreaker Atka GB3 when this picture was taken in Operation Deepfreeze. Photograph Charles Swithinbank
My Dad Joseph H. Judith was Captain of the Icebreaker Atka GB3 when this picture was taken in Operation Deepfreeze.
I am really impressed!!!
I will write that information to the post and be glad to see other pictures as well.
All the best
I painted this picture of your father’s ship, the Atka, when it was published in the National Geographic? of a very small picture, and could not make out some of the details, but I got it pretty well right.
My painting of this ship is approximately 14’h x 20″w … and I still have it.
You can look at this painting on my web site, above … but just in case here it is again: