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Alcona

A county in eastern Michigan fronting on the western shore of Lake Huron.

(AK-157: dp. 7,125 (tl.), 1. 338'6", b. 50'0", dr. 21'1" (lim.); s. 11.5 k.; cpL 85, a. 13", 6 20mm.; cl. Alamosa; T. C1-M-AVI)

Alcona (AK-157) was laid down as the unnamed Maritime Commission contract hull (MC hull 2102) on 27 November 1943 at Richmond, Calif., by the Kaiser Shipbuilding Co.; named Alcona by the Navy and designated AK-157 on 25 February 1944; launched on 9 May 1944 and sponsored by Mrs. Morris Chamberlain of Oakland, Calif., transferred there by the Maritime Commission to the Navy on 15 September 1944, and commissioned the same day, Lt. Lester J. Lavine, USNR, in command. Alcona then shifted to the Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, Calif., to be fitted out.

Following shakedown training out of San Pedro, Calif., Alcona reported by despatch, for duty with Service Squadron 7 on 22 October 1944 the same day that she sailed for San Francisco. Arriving there on the 23d, the cargo ship took on board cargo and got underway on the last day of October to commence operations supplying American advanced bases in New Guinea and later, in the Philippines—operations which would keep her occupied for the rest of the war.

Pausing briefly at Pearl Harbor on 10 and 11 November, Alcona then continued, via Finschhafen, New Guinea, to Manus where she arrived on 29 November. After discharging her cargo, Alcona then proceeded via Hollandia, New Guinea, to Mios Woendi, in the Padaido Islands, where she spent Christmas before getting underway on 27 December for Australia.

Alcona reached Brisbane, Australia, on 4 January 1945 and loaded cargo there until the 10th when she weighed anchor to head for the advanced base at Milne Bay, New Guinea. Upon emptying her hold there and at Finschhafen,the cargo ship then proceeded to Torokina, Bougainville, in the Solomons to pick up a mine unit for transportation to the Philippines. Arriving at Cane Torokina on 27 January, the ship got underway, via Hollandia, for Leyte the following morning and arrived at San Pedro Bay, Leyte, on 12 February.

Underway for Manus on the 24th Alcona arrived in the Admiralties on 3 March and loaded cargo there before getting underway for Brisbane on the 11th. Although a typhoon hindered the ship's passage, she reached her destination without mishap on the 18th. Subseauently, Alcona returned to the Philippines and entered Manila Bav on 24 April. En route back, she touched at Seeadler Harbor, Manus, and Humboldt Bay, New Guinea, before reaching Hollandia to reload. Upon arrival back in the Philippines, Alcona discharged her cargo into tank landing craft (LCT's) off the former American naval base at Cavite. After discharging more cargo at Subic Bay on 17 May, at Guiuan Samar, the same day, and at San Pedro Bay, Alcora visited Brisbane for the third time in mid-June.

Alcona had transported another consignment of cargo to the Philippines by mid-July and had completed her task at Subic Bay by 8 August, two days after the first atomic bomb had been dropped on the city of Hiroshima. Underway for Samar on the 12th, Alcona arrived three days later and was Iying at anchor off Samar the dav that Japan capitulated 15 August 1945.

Alcona conducted another voyage from Brisbane to the Philippines and then, after undergoing repairs in the advanced base sectional floating drydock ABSD—5, proceeded to Samar on 12 November. The cargo ship remained there until she sailed for Panama on l9January 1946. Reaching Balboa on 3 March, Alcona entered the Panama Canal that afternoon and reached Cristobal on the Atlantic side of the isthmus, at 2340. Underway for Norfolk on the morning of 7 March, Alcona proceeded toward her destination until rerouted to New York on the 12th. She anchored in Gravesend Bay, N.Y., on the 16th but got underway for Bayonne, N.J., 10 days later. The cargo ship reached the wharf at the naval base annex there that afternoon.

After discharging cargo brought from the Pacific and loading new cargo, Alcona got underway for Norfolk on the morning of 13 April and anchored in Hampton Roads the following morning. Underwav at 1405 on the 19th, the ship reached Pier 4, Berth 42, Naomi Operating Base (NOB), Norfolk, Va., at 1445 to discharge cargo. Securing from alI cargo operations on the afternoon of the 24th, she steamed out into Hampton Roads and anchored until the morning of 1 May, when she got underway for Boston, Mass.

Initially, it had been planned to decommission Alcona at Norfolk so that she might be returned to the War Shipping Administration and laid up in the James River to await further disposition. However, on 18 April 1946, Capt. Richard H. Cruzen, prospective commanding officer of an Arctic exercise, co enamed "Nanook" requested that Alcona be assigned to his task force. The approval of his request prolonged the ship's naval career and, on 27 ADriI the Chief of Naval Operations ordered her assigned to "Nanook."

A7cona arrived at Boston shortlv yefore noon on 3 May and moored alongside the destroyer, Willard Keith (DI) 775). Five days later, Capt. Robert J. Esslinger (who had won a Navy Cross in Kearny (DD-432) and a Silver Star for command of Sproston (DD-577) off Okinawa in 1945) relieved Lt. Comdr. H. D. Byington USNR, in command.

Initially, "Nanook" had been conceived as a small operation involving only' an ice-strengthened rescue tug (ATR) and an icebreaker. Later, however, as the scope of operations expanded to encompass the establishment of advanced weather stations in the Canadian Arctic and in Greenland, it became evident that an increased lift capability was called for.


Alcona-AK-157 - History

Historical Coroner Cases. Prior to September 1996, the Alaska Court System was responsible for providing coroner functions. District court judges, magistrates and public administrators were statutorily authorized to perform coroner&rsquos duties. Coroners were responsible for inquiring into the cause and manner of death of any person who had either died unattended by a physician or who had died suspiciously. To find an historical coroner case, (1) search on the decedent&rsquos name in CourtView, or (2) contact the court nearest to the place of death for a search of paper index cards and the electronic Historical Index. See Historical Cases Prior to 1990.

Current Coroner Cases. In September 1996, the position of coroner was abolished by statute, and many of the coroner duties formerly performed by judicial officers were transferred to the Office of the State Medical Examiner.

The remaining judicial duties are now filed and numbered in CourtView as follows:

Type of Action CourtView Case Type Case Number Suffix
Petition for Inquest Civil Coroner CI
Petition for Presumptive Death Civil Coroner CI
Unclaimed Body Order Civil Coroner CI
Petition for Release of Property to Temporary Custodian
Under AS 12.65.105
Probate PR
Autopsy Challenges Superior Court
Civil Petition
CI
Disinterment Superior Court
Civil Petition
CI
Miscellaneous Request Superior Court
Civil Petition
CI

Currency of Information

Information appears on-line as soon as it is entered into the case management system. The clerks try to keep the system up-to-date, but some information may not be entered until several days after the event occurred.

Dates Included / Historical Cases Prior to 1990

There is no comprehensive case information available for any trial court location before 1990. Prior to 1990, courts maintained an alphabetical index of parties on paper index cards. The information on the index cards was limited to the case number and the name of the party or parties.

If a case filed prior to 1990 becomes active again, the case will be entered into CourtView, so your CourtView search results may include matters from the 1980s and 1970s, but you should not assume that all the cases from those years are included in CourtView.

As time allows, courts are manually converting the paper index cards to a statewide electronic Historical Index. Because this index includes confidential cases, it is not available to the public for research. You must ask a clerk to search it for you. Until all index cards have been entered into the electronic Historical index, a search of both index cards and the electronic historical index must be done to identify cases filed prior to 1990 pertaining to an individual.

Contact each court for complete information about cases before 1990.

Domestic Relations and Domestic Violence Cases (1980s)

For a time in the 1980s, the case number suffix for domestic relations and domestic violence cases were:

Case Type Case Number Suffix
Domestic Relations
(Dissolutions, Divorces, Custody, etc.)
DR
Domestic Violence DV

For the most part, when these cases were converted to CourtView, the case number suffix was changed to "CI&rdquo to match the current practice. However, there were a few cases where the suffix could not be changed because there was another "CI&rdquo case with that same number. When searching for a case number involving one of these case types during this period, it is recommended that you perform two searches: one using the suffix "CI&rdquo and one using the suffix "DR&rdquo or "DV&rdquo.

Note: Cases filed before 1990 may not be listed in CourtView. For more information, see Historical Cases Prior to 1990.

Felony Convictions

Do not assume that a defendant was convicted of a felony based on the case type that appears on the Search Result screen and on the Case Summary screen. The case type only reflects the charges that appeared in the original charging document. If the original charging document included any felony charges, the case will be listed as a felony (either "District Court Felony&rdquo or "Superior Court Felony&rdquo), even if all the charges were eventually reduced to misdemeanors or dismissed.

Minor Offense Case Information

Minor offenses are defined in Minor Offense Rule 2. CourtView lists only non-confidential minor offenses filed with the court.

  1. Minor Offenses Charged on Citations . In Alaska, not all minor offense citations are filed with the court. Administrative Bulletin 39 explains which minor offense citations must be filed with the court. Minor offense citations filed with the court are assigned a minor offense case number except as provided in #3 below.
  2. Minor Offenses Charged on Complaints or Information . Minor offenses charged on a complaint or information are filed with the court system and assigned a minor offense case number except as provided in # 3 below. See Minor Offense Rule 4.
  3. Minor Offenses Joined with Related Criminal Offenses . Minor offenses joined with related criminal offenses are assigned a criminal case number. See Minor Offense Rule 17.
  4. Confidential Minor Offense Cases . Some minor offense cases may be made confidential under Administrative Rule 40(a). These cases are not available to the public.

Types of Cases Included

Information about confidential cases is not available on-line. For information about a confidential case, contact the court where the case was filed. Confidential case types include: Delinquency, CINA (Child in Need of Aid), Adoption, Mental Commitment, Alcohol Commitment, Emancipation, Medical Emergency, and Minor Settlement.

Information about cases that have been appealed to the Alaska Supreme Court or the Alaska Court of Appeals is available on the Appellate Courts Case Management System website.

Verify Identity

Do not assume that a person listed in this database is the person you are looking for without at least confirming that the date of birth is the same. The court system cautions employers, credit agencies, and others to verify identity before taking any adverse action against a person whose name appears in this database. Additional identifying information may be available in the case file. To request a copy of documents from the case file, contact the court in which the matter was filed.

Searching & Navigation

Search Screen Information

There are three tabs for choosing the type of search. Searching by case number is the default choose another tab to search by name, or by ticket/citation number.

At the top of the search screen, you can select the Number of Results you want to display per page. Access to any additional pages is available at the bottom right corner of the screen.

The maximum number of records that will be returned for any given search is 500 cases. To view all cases involving a party with more than 500 cases, you must enter additional search parameters, such as searching by date ranges.

How to Enter Case Number

When entering a case number, you must use leading zeroes. The sequence number must be 5-digits. Dashes are required

Searching for Companies

To find all public cases about a company, you need to do three separate searches:

  1. Enter the first word of the company name in the Company Name field. Then click the SEARCH button. (If the result set is too large, try again with the first two words of the company name.)
  2. To perform the second search, delete the key word from the Company Name field. Enter the same word in the Last Name field. Then click the SEARCH button.
  3. To perform the third search, delete the key word from the Last Name field. Enter the same word in the First Name field. Then click the SEARCH button.

Searching for Party Names

To find all public cases about an individual:

  1. Search for multiple spellings.
  2. Suggest you use first initial. Search by common nicknames (for example, Bob for Robert).
  3. If you are not sure about the entire spelling of a last name, search on the first part of the name. For example: You can search on "Christ&rdquo for Christensen, Christiansen, Christianson etc.

Searching for Wills

Use CourtView to search by name for wills deposited with any court in Alaska. Case numbers for wills end with a suffix of WI (example: 3AN-06-00001WI).

Understanding Case Information

  • Once you have entered the record of a case you will be on the "case detail screen&rdquo. There are two ways to navigate through case screens:
    • Scroll through the case detail screen. All information is on that screen.
    • To get to specific information, you can also click one of the tabs at the top to be taken to that section on the detail screen.

    Case Disposition vs. Charge Disposition

    In criminal and minor offense cases, only charge disposition displays. Do NOT assume that the defendant was convicted on all charges. Check the disposition for each charge.

    In civil and small claims cases:

    • If all claims against all parties were dismissed, then case disposition will reflect that the case was dismissed.
    • If one or more claims resulted in a judgment, then the case disposition will reflect that the case was disposed by a judgment.
      • Do not assume that a judgment was entered against all defendants and on behalf of all plaintiffs. For complete information on how multiple claims were disposed, check the docket or the case file.

      Case Status

      In CourtView, there are three case statuses:

      Open: Case has been initiated and has never been closed or reopened.

      Closed: Generally, a case is closed when a final disposition on the case is entered. However, there are some exceptions as explained in the case status exception section below.

      Reopened: Generally, a case is reopened for the following post-judgment activity. However, there are some exceptions as explained in the exception section below.

      • All case types:
        • Order Vacating or Setting Aside Judgment
        • Order for New Trial (Either after motion or appeal)
        • Appeal Decision Other than Affirmed
        • Petitions to revoke probation
        • Conviction is set aside
        • Motion to correct illegal sentence
        • Motion to modify custody, support or visitation
        • Motion to extend child support for 18-year old
        • Motion to modify or dissolve long term protective order
        • Petition for subsequent administration

        Case Status Exceptions: In CourtView, there are some functions that result in a case being closed and reopened besides the general rules listed above. These exceptions are:

          Judicial Reassignments. In CourtView, when a case is reassigned to another judge, the case is closed and automatically reopened. The case disposition will reflect a reassignment of a judge.

        Cost, Due Dates, "Adjusted" Amounts, and Other Financial Activity

        Costs include such things as:

        • Filing fees
        • Miscellaneous monies paid to the court for copies, etc.
        • Bail
        • Cash Bonds
        • Fines
        • Surcharges
        • Restitution
        • Other monetary judgment amounts entered in criminal cases (cost of imprisonment, cost of appointed counsel)
        • Monies collected and released in civil and small claims cases.

        Financial information for a case is available by clicking the Financial Dockets tab at the top of case detail screen. The Financial Dockets listing includes costs on a case, amounts that have been adjusted, the adjustment reason and the balance due to the court.

        The term "adjusted&rdquo means that the cost is no longer due to be paid to the court. However, if a cost has been "adjusted" there may still be a balance due payable to the state or city collections office. The "adjusted reason&rdquo will reflect if a cost has been transferred for collection. To determine why a cost has been adjusted: (1) Click the Financial tab (2) hover over the (i) icon next to the amount adjusted. The adjusted reason will display.

        If the adjustment reason is "Transferred for Collections," contact the state or city collections office to make payments or for information.

        STATE AND MUNICIPAL COLLECTION UNITS
        If the plaintiff is: Contact
        State of Alaska /
        Shared Services of Alaska (SSoA)
        Account Control Technology, Inc.
        PO Box 9025
        Renton WA 98057
        Phone: 1-844-898-1129
        Pay Online: ACTEZPay.com
        Municipality of Anchorage Anchorage Collections Unit
        632 West 6th Ave.
        Anchorage, AK 99501
        Phone: (907) 343-6663
        City of Cordova 602 Railroad Avenue
        P.O. Box 1210
        Cordova, AK 99674
        Phone: (907) 424-6100
        City of Dillingham City of Dillingham
        P.O. Box 889
        Dillingham, AK 99576
        Phone: (907) 842-5212
        City of Fairbanks Fairbanks City Clerk&rsquos Office
        City Hall
        800 Cushman Street
        Fairbanks, AK 99701
        Phone: (907) 459-6702
        Fairbanks North Star Borough FNSB Clerk&rsquos Office
        P.O. Box 71267-1267
        809 Pioneer Road
        Fairbanks, AK 99701
        Phone: (907) 459-1401
        City of Houston City Clerk
        P.O. Box 940027
        Houston, AK 99694-0027
        Phone: (907) 892-6869
        City & Borough of Juneau City & Borough of Juneau Offices
        155 S. Seward St.
        Juneau, AK 99801
        Phone: (907) 586-5268
        City of Kenai City of Kenai
        210 Fidalgo Ave., Suite 200
        Kenai, AK 99611
        Phone: (907) 283-8225
        City of Ketchikan City of Ketchikan
        334 Main Street
        Ketchikan, Alaska 99901
        Phone: (907) 225-3111
        City of Kodiak City of Kodiak
        Finance Department
        710 Mill Bay Road
        Kodiak, AK 99615
        Phone: (907) 486-8659
        Ketchikan Gateway Borough Ketchikan Gateway Borough
        1900 First Avenue
        Ketchikan, Alaska 99901
        Phone: (907)-225-6628
        Matanuska-Susitna Borough Mat-Su Borough
        350 E. Dahlia Ave.
        Palmer, AK 99645
        Phone: (907) 745-9677
        City of North Pole City of North Pole
        Accounts Payable
        125 Snowman Lane
        North Pole, AK 99705
        Phone: (907) 488-8536
        City of Palmer City of Palmer
        231 W. Evergreen Ave.
        Palmer, AK 99645
        Phone: (907)-745-0930
        City & Borough of Sitka City & Borough of Sitka
        100 Lincoln St.
        Sitka, AK 99835
        Phone: (907) 747-1821
        City of Wasilla City of Wasilla
        290 W. Herning Ave.
        Wasilla, AK 99654
        Phone: (907) 373-9082
        City of Soldotna City of Soldotna
        177 North Birch St.
        Soldotna, AK 99669
        Phone: (907) 262-9107

        Docket Screen

        The docket is a permanent, cumulative record of all proceedings in a case. Not all dockets represent documents in the case.

        Some examples of what you may find in the docket include:

        • Motions filed and the results of those motions
        • Monies received for fines, restitution, bail, filing fees, and payments applied to judgments
        • Judicial assignments and/or reassignments
        • Documents filed in the case
        • Civil judgment information

        Some examples of what you will not find in the docket include:

        • Event information (scheduled hearings and/or trial dates)
        • Sentencing details
        • Probation condition details
        • Proof of compliance of any treatment program or community work service

        NOTE:
        Event information is listed online under the “Event” tab.
        See the case file for sentencing information, probation condition details, and proof of compliance information.

        Financial Activity

        If there are fines, bail, costs or other financial activity on a case, the "Financial" and "Financial Dockets" tabs will display at the top of the case record screen. Click these tabs to view financial activity on the case. These tabs do not display if there is no financial activity on a case.

        Other Information

        Case Number Suffixes

        Suffix Case Type
        AU
        Ex: 3DI-15-00010AU
        Alcohol Underage (non-criminal)
        CI
        Ex: 2BA-98-01234CI
        Civil
        CO
        Ex: 3DI-95-01234CO
        Coroner
        (Pre-1996 cases only)
        CR
        Ex: 1WR-98-01234CR
        Criminal
        (May also include minor consuming alcohol and repeat minor consuming alcohol cases, which are not crimes)
        DR
        Ex: 4FA-94-01234DR
        Domestic Relations - Divorce and Dissolution
        (After January 1, 1995 DR cases carry the CI suffix)
        DV
        Ex: 2EM-94-01234DV
        Domestic Violence
        (After January 1, 1995 DV cases carry the CI suffix)
        MO
        or
        No Suffix
        Ex: 4RA-98-01234MO
        2KB-98-K01234
        Minor Offense - Violation or Infraction (non-criminal)
        PR
        Ex: 3KN-98-01234PR
        Probate
        SC
        Ex: 4BE-98-01234SC
        Small Claims
        TR
        Ex: 1PL-98-01234TR
        Registration of Trusts
        WI
        Ex: 2SE-98-01234WI
        Deposit of Wills

        Case Types

        Case type refers to the breakdown of different kinds of cases. For example, traffic, civil, divorces, dissolutions, probate, small claims and criminal etc. Confidential cases are not available through web access. Parties to a confidential case may only access file information at the courthouse and may be required to produce identification in order to view the file.

        Examples of confidential cases include:

        • All children&rsquos proceedings (Delinquency and Child In Need of Aid cases)
        • Adoptions
        • Alcohol Commitments
        • Mental Commitments
        • Emancipation
        • Most other probate cases types except estates and protective proceedings

        Court Location Prefixes, Conversion Dates, and Cases from Closed Courts

        Deciphering Case Numbers

        A case number is made up of four parts:

        3PA-98-01234CI

        1. The prefix tells you the judicial district and court.
          Alaska has four judicial districts. A map of the judicial districts is available on the court's website.
          In this example, 3PA stands for Third Judicial District, Palmer. Complete list of court location prefixes.
        2. This number is the year the case was filed with the court.
          In the example above, the case was filed in 19 98 . Paper documents for some older criminal case numbers may also have a letter before the year (S,C,M, or B) however, the letter has been removed in all electronic court case records and should not be included when searching for a court case.
        3. This number is the next available number in the sequence of cases filed that year.
          In this example, this case was the 01234 th case filed in 1998.
        4. The suffix tells you the general category of the case.
          In the above example, CI stands for Civil. Case number suffixes change over time. For example, domestic violence cases used to have a separate suffix of DV today they are assigned a CI suffix. If you do not get a satisfactory result when searching for a domestic relations or domestic violence case number filed prior to 1995, try searching on the case number using the following suffixes: DV, DR, and CI.A complete list of case number suffixes is provided above.

        Questions About Case Records / Reporting Errors to Records

        For questions about a case record, or if you believe a record in the database contains a factual error, please contact the court location where the matter was filed.

        Where to Post Bail

        Outside Court Hours:

        • Bail may be posted only at the JAIL where the defendant is being held.

        During Court Hours:

        • Bail may be posted at either the JAIL where defendant is located or at any COURT.

        Exception : The jails in the following locations do not accept bail during court hours:

        • Glenallen
        • Kake
        • Ketchikan
        • Petersburg
        • Prince of Wales
        • Tok
        • Wrangell

        If a defendant is in jail in one of these locations, bail may be posted only at the COURT during court hours.

        Form of Payment: Check with the jail or court to find out what form of payment is accepted (cash only, money orders only, credit card, etc.)


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        The mission

        The mission was to erect a radio and weather station in Thule. It was built from wooden barracks on the Pittufik, a Greenlandish word for "the place where we tie the dogs", in a large glacier valley about two miles from the trade station North Star Bay, which the Polar explorer Knud Rasmussen built.

        The station was to be operated as joint Danish/American operation, under the Danish colours and Danish supervision by a crew of twenty men, ten from each nation.

        Regular weather observations were maintained as Synopsies, Pibal and Radiosonde.

        The station was kept in operation until 1951 when Thule Air Base was built in the valley the weather station was then moved to the Greenlandish settlement at North Star Bay, and renamed "Dundas", until the population was moved to Qaanaaq further north in 1953.


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        Beltrami

        The USS Beltrami (AK-162) was laid down under a Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 2107) on 18 July 1944 by Kaiser Cargo, at Richmond, California launched on 26 September 1944 sponsored by Mrs. Marvin A. Thrash and acquired by the Navy and commissioned on 4 January 1945, Lt. Gerald W. Rahill, USNR, in command.

        After fitting out at San Francisco, Beltrami got underway on 21 January for shakedown operations out of San Pedro. There, her crew members practiced loading and unloading cargo and familiarized themselves with the cargo ship's diesel engines. On 8 February, she loaded frozen food and steamed north to Longview, Wash. There, the cargo ship received a load of lumber from the Weyerhauser Co. before sailing west to Hawaii, arriving in Pearl Harbor on 1 March. Over the next two weeks, the crew unloaded lumber at Port Allen, Kauai, and Nawiliwili Bay, Kauai, before returning to Pearl Harbor.

        Assigned to the Service Force, Pacific Fleet, Beltrami sailed for the Solomon Islands on 21 March. Arriving at Guadalcanal on 3 April, the cargo ship discharged her supplies and immediately began loading for a supply run to the Admiralty Islands. Underway from the Solomons on the 8th, she arrived at Manus Island on 12 April. After unloading her cargo—Manus was a support base for the ongoing operations in the Philippines and the Ryukyus—Beltrami sailed to Ulithi, Caroline Islands, on the 25th, anchoring there four days later.

        Tasked with supporting the Okinawa campaign, Beltrami proceeded to the Philippines on 20 May, arriving in San Pedro Bay, Leyte, on 25 May. She then spent the next month discharging and loading fleet freight before sailing for the Mariana Islands on 22 June. Beltrami operated at Apra Harbor, Guam, for the next four weeks before heading to Ulithi on 21 July. She remained in reserve at that atoll through the end of the war on 15 August.

        Beltrami sailed to the Philippines late in August and spent nine weeks operating in the Leyte area, providing passenger and cargo service to the forces ashore. On 8 November, tasked with supporting American occupation forces in China, the cargo ship departed San Pedro Bay for Shanghai, arriving there on 16 November. She remained there until leaving for California on 27 January 1946, mooring in San Francisco harbor on 23 February.

        Ordered to the east coast, Beltrami got underway on 15 March, passed through the Panama Canal on the 28th, and arrived in Norfolk on 8 April. While at that base, the ship received orders to prepare for Operation “Nanook”—a project to set up a system of weather stations in the Arctic regions of the Western Hemisphere. She first made brief stops at Baltimore and Philadelphia in mid-April, both to obtain cold weather gear and to receive equipment modifications for extended sub-zero operations. The cargo ship then sailed to New York, embarking LCVPs and picket boats in early May, before moving on to Boston to load a detachment of marines. Beltrami sailed independently on 15 July, heading north toward the Strait of Belle Isle, Newfoundland.

        On 25 July, after passing through the Labrador Sea and the Davis Strait, the cargo ship rendezvoused with the icebreaker Northwind (WAG-282) in Lancaster Sound, well above the Arctic Circle. Two days later, the ships entered Dundas Harbor, Devon Island, to disembark the marine detachment. Upon entering the harbor, Northwind grounded on an uncharted pinnacle but was refloated about ten hours later without serious damage. Meanwhile, the marine detachment went ashore and set up a temporary camp at the base of an inactive glacier.

        Beltrami then proceeded to Thule, Greenland, where she joined the seaplane tender Norton Sound (AV-11), net-laying ship Whitewood (AN-63), and cargo ship Alcona (AK-157) in Task Force (TF) 68. Her crew unloaded the cargo and heavy equipment needed to construct a weather station and an emergency airstrip, before the ship returned to Dundas Harbor on 20 August and reembarked the marines after their three-week field expedition. Returning to Thule on the 22d, she sailed for home two days later and arrived in Boston on 3 September.

        Over the next two years, Beltrami plied the Atlantic coastal waters of North America, delivering general cargo from Bayonne, N. J., and Norfolk to naval stations as far south as the Canal Zone and as far north as Argentia, Newfoundland. She also made regular visits to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba St. George, Bermuda and Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico.

        On 11 February 1949, following the permanent establishment of the 6th Fleet the previous year, the cargo ship began the first of three voyages to the Mediterranean Sea. She visited Casablanca, Morocco Athens, Greece and Haifa, Israel before coming back to Norfolk on 15 April. Beltrami returned to the Mediterranean between 8 October and 2 December of that year and again between 15 June and 7 August 1951. In between these cruises, she also made one voyage to British ports, visiting Gibraltar, Plymouth, and Londonderry between 20 July and 8 September 1950.

        For the remainder of her service, Beltrami operated out of Earle, N. J., and Norfolk, primarily servicing ports and installations in the West Indies. Her most common duty was the shuttling of passengers and cargo between Guantanamo Bay, Roosevelt Roads, and Trinidad. Made obsolete by larger and faster cargo ships, Beltrami sailed from Norfolk to Charleston in late July 1955, arriving at the navy yard there on the 29th. Placed in commission, in reserve, on 1 August 1955, she was towed to Savannah, Ga., on 28 August, and was decommissioned on 10 November 1955. Her name was struck from the Naval Vessel Register on 1 April 1960, and she was transferred to the Maritime Administration on 21 June 1960. She was sold for scrap to Hugo Neu Steel Products on 29 August 1960. [1]


        Actinic keratosis: Diagnosis and treatment

        If you find a spot or growth on your skin that you think could be an actinic keratosis (AK), it’s time for a thorough skin exam. Should you have an AK, an accurate diagnosis and treatment can:

        Reduce your risk of developing skin cancer

        Get rid of an AK, replacing it with new, healthy-looking skin

        Help ease symptoms, such as itch, pain, or tenderness

        Most people who have AKs (or think they may have an AK) see a dermatologist. This is actually one of the most common conditions that dermatologists diagnose and treat, so these doctors have a lot of experience with AKs.

        Before (A) and after treatment (B) for actinic keratosis

        Treatment for AKs can get rid of AKs as well as reduce signs of aging on your skin.

        Here’s what you can expect when you see a board-certified dermatologist about AKs.

        How do dermatologists diagnose actinic keratosis?

        When you see a board-certified dermatologist about AKs, your dermatologist will:

        Examine your skin carefully

        Ask questions about your health, medications, and symptoms

        If you have one or more AKs on your skin, a board-certified dermatologist can often diagnose you by looking carefully at your skin. While examining your skin, your dermatologist will also look for signs of skin cancer. People who have skin that’s been badly damaged by ultraviolet (UV) light develop AKs and have a higher risk of getting skin cancer.

        If you have one or more AKs, your dermatologist will talk with you about whether to treat these precancerous skin growths. Usually, treatment is recommended.

        For a few people, a dermatologist may recommend frequent skin exams rather than treatment. Skin exams are recommended for patients who are frail and may find it hard to tolerate treatment. To be effective, treatment must destroy the AKs. When this happens, your skin will feel raw. It may be red and swollen for a brief time.

        How do dermatologists treat actinic keratosis?

        The treatment that is right for you depends on several considerations, including:

        Where the AK(s) appear on your body

        Whether you’ve had skin cancer

        Your other medical conditions, such as living with a transplanted organ

        If you have one or a few AKs, a procedure that your dermatologist can perform during an appointment may be the preferred treatment. At-home treatment is often recommended for patients who have several AKs.

        Here’s what’s involved with each treatment.

        Procedures for treating actinic keratosis

        You can often complete treatment in 1 or 2 office visits. The procedures that dermatologists use to treat AKs include:

        Cryosurgery: During cryosurgery, your dermatologist freezes the AK. The goal is to get the AK to fall off after a few days. Some AKs need more than one cryosurgery treatment before they fall off.

        To freeze the AK, your dermatologist will apply a very cold substance like liquid nitrogen to the AK. Your dermatologist can do this during an office visit while you remain awake. After cryosurgery, you may see crusting or a blister on your treated skin. This is normal and expected.

        Chemical peel: This is a medical-grade chemical peel used to destroy the top layers of skin. You cannot get this type of chemical peel at a salon or from a kit sold for home use.

        After a medical-grade chemical peel, the treated skin will be red, swollen, and sore. As the area heals, you will see new healthy skin.

        Curettage: If you have an extremely thick AK, this may the best treatment. During this procedure, your dermatologist first scrapes the AK from your skin, using a technique called curettage. Your dermatologist may follow this with a electrodesiccation, which heats the treated area to destroy any remaining AK cells.

        Photodynamic therapy: This may be recommended for a patient who continues to get new AKs or has AKs that return after treatment. This procedure is a bit time-consuming because it consists of 2 parts.

        During the first part of treatment, a solution that makes your skin extremely sensitive to light is applied to the area with AKs. You’ll sit in the office with this on your skin for about 60 to 90 minutes. Afterward, you’ll be treated with either a blue or red light.

        The light activates the solution, which can destroy the AKs. As the treated skin heals, you’ll see new, healthier skin.

        For 48 hours after treatment, you’ll need to avoid the outdoors during daylight. The UV light, even on a cloudy or snowy day, can cause a serious skin reaction. Your dermatologist will explain how to protect your skin so that you can get home.

        Most patients with AKs need 2 PDT treatments, with the second treatment given 3 weeks after the first.

        Laser resurfacing: This may be a treatment option for actinic cheilitis, a precancerous growth on the lip. It works by removing the surface layer of the skin. After treatment, the skin will feel raw and sore. When it heals in 1 or 2 weeks, you see new, healthier skin.

        At-home treatment for actinic keratosis

        If you have many AKs or AKs that you can feel but not see, your dermatologist may recommend at-home treatment.

        When you treat at home, you apply medication to your skin as directed.

        The advantage of using a medication to treat your AKs is that the medication can treat many AKs, including the ones you cannot see yet. Using this approach can reduce your risk of developing new AKs and possibly skin cancer.

        The downside of applying medication to your skin is that some patients say it’s difficult to follow the treatment plan. To be effective, you need to apply the medication as often as your dermatologist recommends. Even when the medication causes a skin reaction, which indicates that it’s working, you’ll need to keep applying the medication.

        After you finish treatment, you’ll see new, healthier skin.

        The medications that dermatologists prescribe include the following, which have all been approved by the US. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat AKs:

        5-fluorouracil (5-FU) cream: You apply this once or twice a day for 2 to 4 weeks. It’s often a treatment option for the chest, arms, or back, but usually not the face due to the skin reaction it causes.

        This is not a treatment option for a woman who is pregnant. 5-FU can harm an unborn baby.

        Diclofenac sodium gel: This medication tends to cause less of a skin reaction than 5-FU, but it can still be very effective. You will need to apply it twice a day for 2 to 3 months.

        While using this medication, you must protect your treated skin from the sun. Your dermatologist can tell you the best way to protect your skin.

        Imiquimod cream: This can be a good option for the face because you can apply it once (or twice) a week, so you don’t get lots of redness and crusting. You may need to apply it for 12 to 16 weeks.

        If 12 to 16 weeks is too long, you may be able to use the medication a bit differently. You’d apply imiquimod every night for 2 weeks. For the next 2 weeks, you’d give your skin a break. Then you’d apply it again, using it every night for 2 weeks.

        To effectively treat the AKs, your dermatologist may prescribe both a procedure and medication that you apply at home.

        Avoid using hydrocotisone or another coticosteroid medication

        While treating actinic keratosis, never try to calm your treated skin by applying hydrocortisone or another corticosteroid medication. Using one of these will prevent your AK treatment from working.

        Outcome for a patient with actinic keratosis

        Some people develop a few AKs, which can often be cleared with treatment.

        If you have many AKs, it’s a good idea to be under a dermatologist’s care. Your skin has been severely damaged by UV light, so it’s likely you’ll continue get new AKs. You may also develop skin cancer. Your dermatologist can watch for signs of new AKs and skin cancer. When found early and treated, skin cancer is highly treatable.

        Your dermatologist will tell you how often to return for check-ups. Some people need a check-up once or twice a year. If you have a weakened immune system or a rare condition that greatly increases your risk of developing AKs and skin cancer, you may need to see your dermatologist every 8 to 12 weeks.

        Keep every appointment. If skin cancer develops, the sooner it is found and treated, the better your outcome.

        Self-care also plays a key role in your outcome. The right self-care can help to prevent new AKs and skin cancer.

        You’ll find the self-care that dermatologists recommend at, Actinic keratosis: Self-care.

        Related AAD resources

        Image 1: J Am Acad Dermatol. 201368(1):98-102.

        References
        Ceilley RI, Jorizzo JL. “Current issues in the management of actinic keratosis.” J Am Acad Dermatol 201368:S28-38.

        Duncan KO, Geisse JK, et al. “Epithelial precancerous lesions.” In: Wolff K, Goldsmith LA, et al. Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Medicine (seventh edition). McGraw Hill Medical, New York, 2008: 1007-15.

        Martin G, Swanson N. “Clinical findings using ingenol mebutate gel to treat actinic keratoses.” J Am Acad Dermatol 201368:S39-48.

        Micali G, Lacarrubba F, et al. “Topical pharmacotherapy for skin cancer: part I. Pharmacology.” J Am Acad Dermatol. 201470:965.e1-12.

        Micali G, Lacarrubba F, et al. “Topical pharmacotherapy for skin cancer: part 2: Clinical applications,” J Am Acad Dermatol 201470:979.e1-12.

        Neugebauer R, Levandoski KA, et al. “A real-world, community-based cohort study comparing the effectiveness of topical fluorouracil versus topical imiquimod for the treatment of actinic keratosis.” J Am Acad Dermatol 201878:710-6.


        WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday sent a proposed rule to the White House's Office of Management and Budget that says carbon dioxide is a danger to the public, according to EPA officials and federal records published Monday.

        The endangerment finding - which EPA officials and internal documents say proposes that the greenhouse gas is a danger to both public health and welfare - will trigger emissions regulations across the economy under the Clean Air Act.

        While President Barack Obama says he prefers Congress to create a system that caps greenhouse gas emissions and creates a market for businesses to buy and sell the right to emit, the administration is moving forward on CO2 regulations under the Clean Air Act as a back-stop strategy designed to pressure reluctant lawmakers into action.

        "The president has made clear that to combat climate change, his strong preference is for Congress to pass energy security legislation that includes a cap on greenhouse gas emissions," a White House spokesman said in an email. "The Supreme Court ruled that the EPA must review whether greenhouse gas emissions pose a threat to public health or welfare, and this is simply the next step in what will be a long process that engages stakeholders and the public," he said.

        "This is historic news," Frank O'Donnell, head of the environmental advocacy group Clean Air Watch, wrote in an email. "It will set the stage for the first- ever national limits on global warming pollution, and it is likely to help light a fire under Congress to get moving."

        EPA spokeswoman Cathy Milbourn declined to comment on the details of the endangerment proposal, saying it was "still [an] internal and deliberative" document.

        Industry officials say that it will still take months, possibly even years, for the administration to finalize rules on regulating greenhouse gas emissions.

        A complete inter-agency review - including White House consent - is expected to be completed by April 10 and the proposal officially signed by EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson on April 16, according to an internal document presented to White House officials earlier this month and leaked to the news media. The endangerment proposal would be subjected to a 60-day public comment period before moving into the final rule stage.

        According to the internal document, the EPA believes the health effects of elevated greenhouse gas levels could cause "severe heat waves. with likely increases in mortality and morbidity, especially among the elderly, young and frail." The agency also said climate change caused by higher greenhouse gas levels could create extreme weather events. "Storm impacts are likely to be more severe" and "projected trends will increase the number of people suffering from disease and injury due to floods, storms, droughts and fires," the document said.

        Coal-fired power plants, oil refineries and domestic industries, such as energy-intensive paper, cement, fertilizer, steel and glass manufacturers, are worried the increased cost burdens imposed by climate change laws will put them at a severe competitive disadvantage to their international peers who aren't bound by similar environmental rules.

        Business groups such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Manufacturers warn that if the EPA moves forward on regulation of CO2 under the Clean Air Act - instead of a measured legislative approach - it could force the entire economy to a grinding halt.

        "The problem is that there are a lot of unintended consequences if they bet wrong," said William Kovacs, vice president of the U.S. Chamber's environmental and regulatory affairs department. Besides triggering costly new regulation of thousands of emitting facilities across the country, Kovacs said some environmental groups may sue the government for more stringent application of the rules across a broader array of emitters.

        Environmentalists say action, either by Congress or the administration, is necessary to halt global warming and prevent the potential harmful impacts on humans and the environment.

        If the White House moves ahead with a proposed finding that CO2 endangers both public health and welfare, as political pundits and climate-change analysts widely expect, regulations of greenhouse gases could be much more stringent than the original endangerment draft proposal prepared, but not approved, by the previous administration.

        Earlier this month, the EPA proposed a national system for reporting carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions by major emitters.

        The EPA said about 13,000 facilities, accounting for about 85% to 90% of greenhouse gases emitted in the country, would be covered under the registry proposal.

        The Obama administration has said it would prefer to draft climate legislation rather than use the Clean Air Act, considered too blunt of a regulatory tool for rules that would impact nearly every sector of the U.S. economy.

        The administration proposed in its fiscal-year 2010 budget raising $646 billion through government auctions of emission allowances, with most of the money being used to compensate consumers for higher energy prices. But senior Treasury officials have admitted the actual cost could be two to three times higher, and a note in the budget proposed using additional funds for a raft of other federal expenditures such as healthcare and paying the nation's deficit.

        Note: 3 times higher? My calculator says that's 1,938 TRILLION dollars in new taxes and costs on energy and goods.

        But some lawmakers are complaining that the president has yet to unveil a formal legislative proposal for creating such a system.

        On Friday, Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., a longtime champion of his state's beleaguered auto makers, told reporters that he has advised the administration to offer a detailed climate proposal "at the earliest minute."

        "If they don't, the drafting or the completing of the legislation will be very difficult," Dingell said.

        Dingell said Monday in an email, "As I have been saying all along, this is not the best set of tools for regulating greenhouse gases and it will result in a glorious mess."

        "For this reason, I am pleased the Congress and the Energy and Commerce Committee have set a rigorous schedule for considering comprehensive climate change legislation," he said.

        Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., is in the final stages of drafting a comprehensive climate and energy bill - expected to be unveiled later this month - but the real fight is going to be in the Senate.

        While Democrats hold stronger majorities in both the House and the Senate, there is resistance by some senior and influential Democrats in the Senate to some of the president's climate and energy proposals. Specifically, many don't support a 100% auction of emission credits - which would be more expensive than giving out emission allowances - and so administration officials have suggested ramming the climate revenues through the budget process, which would require only 51 votes instead of the normal 60.

        The administration is feeling pressure to demonstrate action on warming before December, when governments from around the world are set to open talks aimed at forging a successor to the Kyoto Protocol, the 1997 agreement that commits many industrialized countries to reducing their greenhouse gas emissions.


        A küldetés

        A misszió egy rádió- és meteorológiai állomás felállítása volt Thule-ban . Ebből épült fából laktanyát a Pittufik egy Greenlandish szó „a hely, ahol döntetlen a kutyák”, egy nagy gleccser völgy mintegy két mérföldre a kereskedelmi állomás North Star Bay , amely a sarki felfedező Knud Rasmussen épült.

        Az állomást dán / amerikai együttes műveletként, dán színek és dán felügyelete alatt, húsz, minden nemzetből tíz emberből álló legénységgel kellett működtetni .

        Rendszeres időjárási megfigyeléseket tartottak szinopszis, pibal és radiosonde formájában.

        Az állomást 1951-ig üzemeltették, amikor a völgybe építették a Thule légibázist az meteorológiai állomást ezután a grönlandi településhez, az északi csillag-öbölnél áthelyezték és "Dundas" -nek nevezték át, amíg a lakosság 1953-ban Qaanaaqba tovább nem északra ment.


        We are the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

        We are the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

        The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers was founded in St. Louis, Missouri on November 28, 1891. IBEW Local 1547 was chartered in Alaska on October 1, 1946, assuming the jurisdiction of IBEW work in Alaska from Local 46 in Seattle, and continues to advocate for safety and protection of the rights of electrical and communications workers, as well as local government employees, health care industry employees, and many more non-construction occupations.

        Local 1547 represents workers in many diverse construction classifications including power linemen, inside wiremen, power plant workers and technicians, mechanics, warehouse workers, line clearance tree trimmers and heavy equipment operators. Classifications in communications include telephone linemen, installation and repair workers, telephone operators, central office technicians, cable maintenance workers, and fiber optic specialists, just to name a few. We also take pride in knowing that our efforts in strengthening safety and worker rights benefit many other workers in our state, not just those we represent.

        Traditionally, people think of IBEW members as people who work with electricity—but over the years, other classifications have joined the ranks of Local 1547. Some of the many classifications we represent are: cooks, certified nursing assistants, clerks, accounting specialists, engineers, city and municipal employees, property management workers, maintenance custodians, gardeners, librarians, plant services workers, programmers, radar operators, cashiers and x-ray technicians.

        With close to 5000 members, IBEW Local 1547 is, we believe, one of the strongest unions in the state of Alaska.


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