Wilkes 1957 - First Winter Over
Material on this page has been supplied by Pat Patterson, a member of the original Wilkes crew.
- Pat Patterson's account
- Photos from 1957 supplied by Pat Patterson
- Wilkes Photos from 1957 by Olav H. Loken
- S2 Photos from 1957 by Olav H. Loken
- Journey to the Ice Age by Gil Dewart
Commissioning the station and turning it over to the winter staff. Capt. Charles Thomas at the mikes, Lt. Burnett - OIC of Wilkes Navy personnel in yellow, behind him, with a red cap Carl Eklund, IGY Scientist in charge. Feb 16 1957. Photo by Olav H. Loken.