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Ship Visits Wilkes Station Antarctica

Arrival DateDeparture DateShipNotes
16 Jan 1948 20 Jan 1948 USS Burton Island and USS Edisto Landings made on islands in Vincennes Bay to establish ground control survey points as part of Operation Windmill. [8]
19 Jan 1956 22 Jan 1956 Kista Dan Landings were made on two islands in Vincennes Bay.
25 Jan 1957 25 Jan 1957 Kista Dan Rendezvous with United States ships Glacier, Arneb and Grenville Victory at the Vincennes Bay ice edge
29 Jan 1957 16 Feb 1957 USS Glacier
30 Jan 1957 16 Feb 1957 USS Arneb
30 Jan 1957 16 Feb 1957 USS Greenville Victory
27 Jan 1958 27 Jan 1958 Thala Dan
23 Jan 1958 30 Jan 1958 USS Atka
25 Jan 1958 30 Jan 1958 USS Arneb
25 Jan 1958 30 Jan 1958 USS Burton Island
24 Jan 1959 5 Feb 1959 Magga Dan ANARE takes over Wilkes
Jan 1959 Feb 1959 USS Staten Island
11 Feb 1960 11 Feb 1960 Magga Dan
14 Feb 1960 19 Feb 1960 Magga Dan Wilkes Change Over
2 Jan 1961 12 Jan 1961 Magga Dan Wilkes Change Over
16 Feb 1961 16 Feb 1961 Magga Dan Ice edge
10 Jan 1962 18 Jan 1962 Thala Dan Wilkes Change Over
28 Feb 1962 1 Mar 1962 Nella Dan
11 Jan 1963 24 Jan 1963 Thala Dan Wilkes Change Over
12(15?) Jan 1964 24(26?) Jan 1964 Nella Dan Wilkes Change Over
28 Jan 1965 11 Feb 1965 Thala Dan Relief voyage
11 Jan 1966 26 Jan 1966 Nella Dan Inspect sites for Casey
25 Jan 1966 9 Feb 1966 Thala Dan Relief voyage
6 Feb 1967 10 Feb 1967 Thala Dan
1 Mar 1967 1 Mar 1967 Nella Dan Ice edge
15 Jan 1968 15 Jan 1968 Nella Dan Ice edge
22 Jan 1968 2 Feb 1968 Thala Dan Relief voyage
7 Mar 1968 10 Mar 1968 Nella Dan Repstat
15 Feb 1969 19 Feb 1969 Thala Dan Casey
Feb 1969 Feb 1969 USCGC Southwind
26 Jan 1970 26 Jan 1970 Nella Dan 19 men recovered from Casey
7 Feb 1970 17 Feb 1970 Thala Dan Casey Relief

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