US Navy activities, Alaska, WWII - 80-G-700148 (24856960669)
80-G-700148: Navy CB Expedition headed by Captain Bart W. Gillespie (CEC), USNR, to northern Alaska. Object: unearthing petroleum reserves. Shown, (left to right): Officers who accompanied the expedition – (Foreground) Lieutenant Junior Grade Harry Corgin, (CHC); Lieutenant R.C. Baldwin; Lieutenant Junior Grade H.C. Gillen; Lieutenant Commander W.H. Rex; Captain E.A. Verpillot (CEC); Lieutenant Junior Grade Louis Schewleber; Lieutenant Commander Saul Mackoff; Lieutenant Albert Smith; Lieutenant Junior Grade Frosty Hildreth; Lieutenant Junior Grade B.D. Goodrich; Lieutenant James Hugg; and Ensign Don Bennett. (Last 3 men are in background l-r). Photograph released August 11, 1945. U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/02/23).