NZ Newspapers

Index of articles researched at the Dunedin Public Library
 

USS Wilhoite, Deep Freeze 60-61

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Sept, 1960 - USS Wilhoite arrives Dunedin
- Sept, 1960 - USS Wilhoite at Taiaroa Head
- Sept, 1960 - USS Wilhoite Arrives Dunedin - Article
- Jan. 6, 1961 - USS Wilhoite at Hobart, Tasmania
- Undated, USS Wilhoite Engineering Space
- Jan, 1960, USS Wilhoite at Sydney, Australia
 

USS Durant, Deep Freeze 62 - 63

- Jan. 22, 1963, Durant Returns with Scientists
 

USS Forster, Deep Freeze 63

- Jan. 15, 1963 Otago Daily Times
- Jan. 15, 1963 USS Forster Arrives Dunedin
- Jan. 15, 1963 Photo of Forster
- Jan. 15, 1963 New Picket Ship Arrives
 

USS Calcaterra, Deep Freeze 65 - 66

- March.3, 1965, Next Picket Ship is Named
- Aug. 14, 1965, Picket Ship Active in WW-II
- August 14, 1965, Photo for above article
- Sept. 21, 1965,  CalcateUSS Calcaterra arrives in Dunedin

- Sept. 21, 1965, Weather Picket Ship Courier for Message
- Sept. 22, 1965, American Naval Officers: "A Lovely City"
- Sept. 22, 1965, Cook Breaks Leg
- Sept. 22, 1965, US Greetings for Mayor of Dunedin
- Sept. 24, 1965, USS Calcaterra Leaves Tomorrow
- Oct. 26, 1965, USS Calcaterra Burst Heating Boiler
- Oct. 28, 1965, USS Calcaterra open to public
- Nov. 2, 1965, American Sailors Give Bood to Mobile Bank
- Nov. 2, 1965, Photo for above article
- Nov. 3, 1965, USS Calcaterra crew donates blood
- Jan. 4, 1966, Antarctic Ceremony: Blue Bow for Calcaterra

- During the December, 1965 Picket a Staff Reporter from the Otago Daily Times came along for the ride. Here's the article

-Jan. 5, 1966, Picture of Alan Baker, Ron Kramer, J.R. Brennan loading helium bottles
- Jan. 11, 1966, USS Calcaterra hits Coastal vessel Storm.
- Jan. 11, 1966, Pilot's Launch Close Call (text of above picture)
- Jan 13, 1966, USS Calcaterra receives new generator.
- Jan X, 1966, Photo of Dave Herron painting a penguin on Calcaterra's bow (undated)
- Jan. 13, 1966, Loading Runabout for use at Auckland Island
- Jan. 14, 1966, NZ Men Leaving on Ship
- Another Jan. 14, 1966 Scientist off to Auckland Island.
- Feb. 4, 1966, US Swimmers Guests of Calcaterra
- Feb 10, 1966, USS Calcaterra Bound  for Home
- Feb. 10, 1966, Photo of Calcaterra's departure for home (The Evening Star)
 

USS Calcaterra, Deep Freeze 67 - 68

- Sept. 25, 1967, Taking their first look at Dunedin

- Jan. 17, 1968,  Calcaterra Returns (from picket)
- Feb. 14, 1968, Calcaterra Returns Damaged
- Feb. 16, 1968, Picture and small article on Calcaterra.
- Feb. 21, 1968, Picket Ship's New Skipper
- Feb. 24, 1968, Change of command, USS Calcaterra
 

USS Thomas J. Gary, Deep Freeze 65 - 66

- Sept. 7, 1965, USS Thomas J. Gary due to arrive in Dunedin.
- Sept. 28, 1965, 2nd picket ship on the way to Dunedin
- Oct. 11, 1965, USS Thomas J. Gary is delayed
- Oct. 16, 1965, USS Thomas J. Gary arrives in Dunedin
- Nov. 15, 1965, Picket Ship's Main Radar Antenna Lost.
- Nov. 19, 1965, Displays During "Open House" on Picket Ship
- Nov. 20, 1965, USS Thomas J. Gary open for public inspection
- Nov. 22, 1965, Open House at US Weather Picket Ship
- Nov. 25, 1965, Thomas J. Gary Team Beat Invitation V
- Nov. 25, 1965, US Picket Ship to Enter Float?
- Nov. 29, 1965, Ship Drifts 70Ft When Lines Cut
- Dec. 24, 1965, Picket Ship Honoured
- Jan. 19, 1966, Picket Ship "Guard" in Aquacade
- Jan. 21, 1966, Picket Ship Met Russian Whalers
- Feb. 4, 1966, USS Thomas J. Gary leaves for final trip south
- March 1, 1966, Picket Ship Returning Next Season

USS Thomas J. Gary, Deep Freeze 66 - 67

- Sept. 17, 1966, USS Thomas J. Gary arrives in Dunedin
- Sept. 26, 1966, HMS Ajax and USS Thomas J. Gary in Dunedin
- Sept. 26, 1966, Another article on HMS Ajax and TJ Gary
- Sept. 28, 1966, USS Thomas J. Gary departs for first picket.
- Oct. 10, 1966. Photo of Rose, Perry Gibson, Heggie
- Oct. 12, 1966, Open House on TJ Gary - there are 2 different articles on this page.
- Nov 7, 1966 photo of Larry McCormick and Gary Conger repairing pressing machine
- Nov. 12, 1966 Photo of Sea Cadets aboard USS Thomas J. Gary
- Dec 27, 1966 Newspaper photo - Open House on USS Thomas J Gary (not sure of the date)
- Feb. 27, 1967, Picture of Carlton White and Baker
- March, 1967, Picture of Alvin Turnipseed, TM-3 and Dr. Margie
- March 2, 1967  Admiral thanks TJ Gary crew
- March 4, 1967 Photograph of Ltjg Maciejewski's wedding in Australia
- March 7, 1967, Sinking of Gary Predicted

While on several visits to Dunedin I was allowed to view the archived newspaper articles from the Evening News and the Otago daily times. Here are 3 examples of how these 40+ year old documents are stored:

ASILibrary-BooksASITJGary-AjaxASIUSS Mills

Misc Articles

Click here to see a number of New Zealand newpaper articles provided by Ed Lynch

- Click here to see a number of newspaper articles about USS Wilhoite:  Group 1 ,   Group 2