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For the intrepid sailor who crosses the Arctic Circle, various documents will attest his entrance to the Northern Domain of the Polar Bear or the Royal Order of the Blue Noses.

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Latest Activity: Jul 8, 2019

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arctic circle

Started by julian lupienski Nov 28, 2013. 0 Replies

crossed the arctic circle on two occasions, on board uss atka(agb-3) 1960 1961 Continue

arctic circle

Started by julian lupienski Nov 28, 2013. 0 Replies

crossed the arctic circle on two occasions, on board uss atka(agb-3) 1960 1961 Continue

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Comment by Steve Jackson on November 30, 2013 at 2:50pm

Crossed in 1979 on Archerfish(SSN678). Third time I crossed but the first one that was not classified. We were steaming to the North Pole

Comment by Ruben Sajnin on October 21, 2013 at 6:23pm

1981 (VA-85) aboard FID

Comment by Marc Epstein on October 19, 2013 at 2:02pm

We crossed the Arctic Circle on the USS Independence CV62 on March 14, 1984 @ 008deg 24.5'. I was with VS28 at the time and we were doing a massive NATO exercise. I was working nights in QA and working up on the roof at the time. Talk about cold.

 

Comment by Harry Kozlowski on October 6, 2013 at 9:46am

We crossed the Arctic Circle in 1973 after our 6th Fleet tour aboard the USS Wainwright DLG-28.

Comment by David P. Spurgin on August 21, 2013 at 6:14pm

USS Nimitz CVN-68 NATO North Atlantic deployment August-October 1986

Comment by Gary J Toth - RM1(SW) on July 29, 2013 at 9:22am

Crossed in 1992 during Operation Teamwork.

Comment by chris keene on July 29, 2013 at 9:17am

crossed in 1976 still carry my card!

Comment by John E. Ross III on July 18, 2013 at 11:31pm

USS Nimitz, VF-84

Comment by William H Lettmoden on July 5, 2013 at 5:19pm

became a Bluenose in 1955 while building the DEW line serving on the USS Thuban AKA-19

Comment by John Zieba on June 11, 2013 at 1:22pm

Crossed on September 28, 1971 aboard the USS Independence, CVA-62 while a VAW-122 Squadron member.

 

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