Author:LIEUTENANT P.Y. MATTHEWS JR., US NAVY CHIEF ENGINEER

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1955 ORIGINAL SIGNIFICANT MANUSCRIPT DIARY AND JOURNAL OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST ICE BREAKER ON IT'S FIRST POLAR EXPEDITION HANDWRITTEN BY THE CHIEF ENGINEER

By: LIEUTENANT P.Y. MATTHEWS JR., US NAVY CHIEF ENGINEER

Price: $4,855.99

Publisher: ASEA ABOARD THE USS GLACIER, 1955

Seller ID: 0002329

Condition: Good+


On offer is a super pair of significant original manuscript journals handwritten by Lieutenant P.Y. Matthews, Jr. a United States Navy Chief Engineer of the noted USS Glacier detailing the Chief's voyage and participation in Operation Deep Freeze I making for a very detailed account in two volumes beginning in the Antarctic upon arrival December 15, 1955 until departure April 1, 1956. Written as a group of letters titled 'Dear Jan' it appears from entries in the journal that Jan was perhaps a niece the narrative makes for an intimate sharing of observations and impressions of all the Chief see... View more info