Charles Willis

Commander Charles Willis was the commanding office of USS Wilhoite during the Deep Freeze deployment of 1960 - 61. His son David sent along the following items.

Lt Pete Schoenberg & Lcdr Charles Willis
Aloha Pearl Harbor
Arriving Pearl Harbor

Campbell Island

Arriving Dunedin Sept, 1960
USS Wilhoite DER-397
The DERs of Cortron 5
USS Wilhoite underway
Ens John Fleming, OOD
Christmas 1960
DERs at play
Christmas 1960
Somewhere in NZ. (probably Otago Harbour, Dunedin)

Press Releases and other documents from USS Wilhoite

- Wilhoite's Participation on Operation Deep Freeze: Page 1,   Page 2,    Page 3

- History of USS Wilhoite:  Page 1,   Page 2

- Press Release, J. Vito, ET-3 on Campbell Island:  Page 1,   Page 2Page 3

- USS Wilhoite, 2nd Picket Chronology: Page 1,   Page 2

- USS Wilhoite 2nd Picket Summary:  Page 1 ,   Page 2

- CH Willis letter to Ham Radio Operator KH6BXS:  Page 1