Tim Allerton (1983
- 1984) -
Hi I spend 83-84 on Bransfield and Rothera base as Electrical engineer
would like to get re-connected with any of the team
from that era.
Daz Becks (Bransfield
/ James Clark Ross, 88/93) - Grimsby
I met the most inspiring people. My chief
officers J.B.Marshal Hopper,(the screaming
queen). The most famous an my sea dad captain Stuart
Lawrence. The cod father of us all grimies, deck crew
Robbie, Pecker, Doddy, Ben, Andy, an the cooks an
stewards, motormen (yes you Ian) and poor Dave Greenwood who
I took ashore in Rio an wot a nite.
Captain Lawrence, I can give you the long an lat of
Nobber Haywards suit case, an if you reading this, I
only did it cos it was one for the lads, fids an crew.
Owen Betts (RRS
Bransfield - Sept/Oct 1998) - Stanley Falkland
Hello to all who was on the RRS
Bransfield Sept/Oct 1998.
I still see some of the crew from time to time who
are serving on the JCR and ES.
Does any one have a email address for Paul Heslop.
Last time i seen him he was captain on a cruise
ship that called into the Falklands.
John Bolton (the grey hound) (1972-1973) - Moonta
Dave Burke (Faraday/Bransfield
- 1981-1984) Fife, Scotland
Still do the odd slide show now and again. Brings it
all back. Hello to any of the Faraday base chaps '81
to '84 reading this.
Rodney Dallison (1984/85)
- Jersey, Channel Islands
Any crew from this years sailing, 1984/85 - Paul Lucas, Alan Coombs, Luke
Bigwood, Dave (head steward), Tim (aka Spence!?!) Good
memories! I was 3rd chef with John and Paul, the 'A;
team! Be good to hear from you.
Mike Davis (Cook/Steward
- RRS John Biscoe/ RRS Bransfield/ RRS J.C.R - 1984-1991)
- North Shields / Tyne and Wear
Hi People Long Time No See!!!! Stumbled on this website by accident, lots
of great memories best years of my life so far!!! anybody
wants to get in contact would love to catch up !! Currently
working in North Sea Oil Rig Standby / Supply . Bye
4 Now !!!!
Roy Felton (1977 -1980)
I would like to hear from any one who remembers me.
I served on the Bransfield as Greaser and EDH 1977 to
Rod Ford (1972/73
- 1976/77) - Blackpool
Tony Wegner, I served on the Bransfield as an AB on
2 occasions during the 70's, do you recall Big Trev,
Dave Mills, Trev Betts, Paul Wyeth, Shrimpton, Gary?
Barry Brombie was Chief officer and the old man was
Mike Gloistein (Bransfield,
Ernest Shackleton and James Clark Ross - 1990 to present)
or Perthshire. Still working for BAS
Dave Hazell (Bransfield 1970-1977)
- Lerwick, Shetland. Second steward on Bransfield stayed in the Falklands
till 1993 many fond memories of the guys and bases anyone
who remembers get in touch Dave.
(1977) Burgess Hill.
rumble of avalanches, the whales blowing in Penola straights,
the grinding of the ice. That was Faraday, what memories.
Geraint Hughes "Pint"
(Faraday and Bransfield 1979 - 1982) - Sierra
Vista Arizona USA
Lot of water under the bridge since then but I would
like to find winter BC Chris "Jobber Joffes"
aka Christopher Jeffes also R L Bannerr aka the wee
hooter. Neil the runner Shaw ACM was our radio op but
died with three others coming back from Circumcision
Bay where Le Kim overwintered. My BAS acc was 112 on
Stuart Lawrence (1969 -
2003) - Biscoe / Bransfield / Ernest Shackleton
- currently: Fareham, Hampshire.
Laurie Mclachlan (1978 _1979)
Anyone out there remember the SOS call we had mid Atlantic? Portuguese ship
carried spuds I think!! Roy Felton you should remember
this one after all I swopped jobs with you in the engine
room, remember anyone?
Geoff Morgan (John Biscoe, Bransfield, JCR, 1987
- 1998) - Meldal, mid - Norway
Probably the best job I've been paid to do. Wonderful memories. Had to move
to Norway to be near ice!
(John Biscoe & Bransfield - 88/89 89/90
91/92) - Naas, Ireland
Served as a seaman on the JB and Brannie for three seasons
Ally McAdam (Bransfield
and JCR - 1991-1998) - Dundee ,Scotland
Robbie Peck (RRS Shackleton
1964-1968, RRS Bransfield 1971-1974) - Holbury, Nr Southampton
Robin Plumley (1976 - 1992)
- New Forest
4th, 3rd & 2nd Mate on Bransfield1976-1982. 2nd &
1st Mate on John Biscoe1982-1991. 1st Mate on James
Clark Ross1991-1992. Master with Research Vessel Services
from 1992. Currently on R.R.S. James Cook
Simon Redgen (1990's)
- Bransfield/JCR - Colchester
Hi Looking for all crew and fids who sailed south between 1990 and 1996.
I was the best cook in the whole fleet- well so says
me only !!!!
Jerry Smith (86 - 88) -
I worked as deckhand on Bransfield from 86 - 88, Rothera Base GA for summer
88/89 and wintered as metman at Faraday in 89. Visited
Faraday/Vernadsky as lecturer on World Discoverer in
2000 - 2002 and could quite happily have stayed for
another winter. Now settled in Ireland. Would like to
hear from anybody from that era who remembers.
Matthew Spencer (1987-1989)
- Bransfield / John Biscoe - Rochdale.
Wondering if there is anyone still on the new ships
that I sailed on the old ships with. if so drop me a
line it would be great to catch up.
Ray Stirton (Signy 79/82, Bransfield, J Biscoe) -
Just read that Bransfield was
scrapped, such a sad feeling as many a fun night
with Fids and crew. To anyone who might like to get
in touch or send a message and to all, good luck for
the future. Best time of my life ever, I cant see
anything beating the time on ships and base and so
great and wonderful friends.
M.S.C. Thabrew, Tabby (1980 to 1982)
- Colombo, Sri Lanka
Scott Dugles Wallace
(1992/1996) - Grimsby town -
Gud old days
Tony Wegner (1977-1979)
- Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.
Hi to anyone out there who was on the Bransfield / bases/
Falklands. It would be great to hear from you. Anyone
know where 1st Officer Barry J. Bromby is these days?