PAUL BUCK

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The "Paul Buck" is a United States Military Sealift Command tanker which has been used as the tanker for McMurdo fuel supply a number of times.  She is shown above being escorted into McMurdo Sound by the chartered icebreaker "Krasin" on January 21st, 2005. Ross Island can be seen in the distance.

The view at left shows the "Paul Buck" finally arriving at McMurdo on January 30th 2005.

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PAULBUCK 1.    2005 (January 31st) Special postcard posted at McMurdo.   Price US$5

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The above postcard has a ships cachet at top left plus a general Operation Deep Freeze McMurdo cachet below it.

The picture at left shows the "Paul Buck" with the icebreaker  "Krasin" behind it resulting in an unusual apparent profile.


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