Douglas DC-3 airplanes loaded aboard the deck of USS Philippine Sea for polar expedition.
Antarctic Ocean Date:1950 Duration:3 min 36 sec Sound:Yes
Relates to the U.S. Antarctic expedition,Operation High Jump. Shows Douglas DC-3 airplanes (R-4D in U.S. Navy) loaded aboard the deck of USS Philippine Sea (CV-47) at a U.S. naval base in Norfolk, Virginia. U.S. sailors spot an iceberg in the Southern Ocean. Christmas celebrations held aboard U.S. ships. Scenes from the Central Group underway. Cruzen and other officers gather for a conference. Views of Scott Island and waves crashing on its rocks. The ships reach the Scott Island in Southern Ocean. Cruzen transfers his flag to the USCGC Icebreaker Northwind to become the lead boat in cutting channels for the group.
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