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Title: Interview of William T. Beckett by Dian O. Belanger
Creators: Beckett, William T., d. 2000
Contributors: Belanger, Dian Olson, 1941-
Issue Date: 2009-04-23
Publisher: Byrd Polar Research Center Archival Program
Series/Report no.: Antarctic Deep Freeze Oral History Project
Abstract: Utilitiesman, first class, Willie Beckett had charge of installing and maintaining the base utilities heating, plumbing, water-at Little America V during Deep Freeze I.. After wintering over, he drove a D-8 in the tractor train to establish Byrd Station in Deep Freeze II, where he also set up the utilities. Beckett wintered over three more times-at Byrd during DF IV and McMurdo during DF 61 and DF 63. He died in 2000.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1811/36742
Other Identifiers: Record Group Number: 56.158
Rights: Restrictions: This item is not restricted.
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