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Adelaide Island Base 1962

Adelaide Island - Base T
67°46'S, 68°55'W

occupied 02/02/61 - 01/03/77

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Adelaide Island - Base T

Charles Swithinbank - Adelaide / Rothera - Six field seasons  Cambridge

1960's

Terry Allen (1969) - Chesterfield, Derbyshire

John Barlow (Deception/Adelaide - 1965 - 1968) - Tongue, Sutherland. 

Robin Chambers (Bases F & T 1969 / 1970) - Edmonton Alberta  Would like to have contact with anyone who saw the Deception Isl. eruptions of '67 and '69. Or wants a chat about the good old days. I hope to be at June '06 Cambridge reunion, let me know if you are going. Any ex-FIDS welcome call 780 4372074. Hope to be in Cambridge area, early July '07. Also I am visiting Kenn Back in Uruguay 1st to 20th.March '07. Anyone want to forward message?

George Green (1965 & 1966) - Miami, Fl USA

John Leigh - Air Unit/B/T/KG (1964) - Cardigan  Wireless op attached to the air unit. Wintered B operated from T and KG.
Travelled on the John Biscoe.

Tom Miller (1965-66) - Broughty Ferry, Scotland

Dave Petrie "DavemacP" - Halley Bay, Adelaide Island, McMurdo - 1963-65,66/67,69/70,73/74, Yetholm, Scotland  Beastie man etc. 2 years Halley Bay. First ice depth radio echo sounding by aircraft, Adelaide island. First Hercules flights radio echo sounding from McMurdo, discovered Lake Vostok. Fleming glacier radio echo glacier velocity experiments.

Bryan Rorke (1961-64) - Markham, Ontario, Canada  Extremely interested in CoolAntarctica. Once I can get organized would be pleased to share photo from my time in Antarctica. Currently working on a book on 'Ships of the Antarctic"

Richard Scoffom (Adelaide Is. / Biscoe - 1969-1971) - Canada   

Michael Warr (1964,1965) - Prince George, BC, Canada  I was an Antarctic historian on the Explorer, Dec. 2006, and I am the author of the book South of Sixty

 

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Capt Ric Airey, SG, Adelaide, Rothera, etc. - 1974-1980 - Edinburgh, Scotland    Out of the ether, all you lovely people, hello and well met, hope every one still clinging to the wreckage, they finally found me out after 32 years in the air and grounded me, flew south with American cousins but BAS wont have me not surprising with mother superior still in charge grin, she's done well for a primary school teacher with a rubber fetish. Damn it i have missed you all wonder where Mex Merson, Howard Platt, Gerry Lawson are now .ref history being r/o skeletons I can do particularly the funny ones see doggerel BAS club letter 34 , also why is Nigel Leader-Williams not yet prime minster, and Howard my dads still alive and still my hero. Sea ice fast and plateau clear sledge dog days remain most dear xxricxx

Adrian Almond (Stonington/Adelaide - 1973&4) - RAF Akrotiri/ Cyprus   Although Stanley is now home, we are currently living and working in Cyprus.

Dave Ball (1975/1976) - Lancaster  Wintered on Signy in 1975 had my 20th birthday on base and then my 21st on the old Brantub anchored off Adelaide. Went over to Rothera the next summer before returning to the UK, 22nd birthday was in the seaman's mission in Montevideo, happy days.

Steve Wroe - "Shagger" (1974) Kendal, Cumbria

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