National Geographic : 1925 Jun
Photograph by Donald B.MacMillan THE "BOWDOIN" CLAD IN WINTER ICE: REFUGE HARBOR, APRILIO, 1924 Note the three snow houses built on the deck and the ship's warm blanket of snow on the sides. The ice barrel (lookout) istobeseen aloft, just below the wireless rigging. Most of the radio messages from the Bowdoin were received last year onthe Pacific coast. The Eskimos were eager listeners to the strange voices coming through the air from America, England, and Germany. They werefrequently entertained onboard ship during the winter.