Coast Guard icebreaker Northwind cuts free the strangled U.S. Navy Central Group from the ice in Antarctica.
Antarctica Date:1950 Duration:7 min 2 sec Sound:Yes
Relates to the U.S. Antarctic expedition,Operation High Jump. U.S. navy fleet advances through heavy icy layer of the Antarctica. Submarine USS Sennet is caught between two ice layers. Coast Guard Icebreaker Northwind comes to the aid. Icebreaker Northwind comes to the aid of vessels that are stuck in ice. It rescues and tows the Sennet. Sailors capture an Antarctic Ross Seal and lift it aboard a ship in a cargo net. Northwind cuts free the strangled USS Mount Olympus and other Navy vessels from the ice, and the Supplyship Merrick (AKA-97) which has suffered ruptures and taken on water.
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