Signy 60th Anniversary
held over the weekend of
Reunion 14th-16th September
Barry Heywood - Signy, Rothera,
Halley, John Biscoe, JCR - (1962-1997)
Don Taylor (Rothera, Halley, Signy,
Faraday, South Georgia - 1984/85, 1993-2004)
(1957/58) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
- Deception, Signy, Argentine - (1951, 52, 54)
(1957) - Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Worked with Doug Bridger on mapping Coronation Island and Powell Island. My 'fun-map'
of the South Orkneys was recovered and re-installed
at base in 2003.
(1958 - 59) - Kelsall nr. Chester
Malcolm E.A. Bedells
(Summer 1966/67) - Market Rasen Lincs
John 'Bro' Brotherhood
- Signy & Halley (1966,1967) - Sydney, Australia
Signy 1966; 2nd year of the new base hut? first year of skidoos, appendectomy
on Kista crewman, the 'wind' of the 'wind
(Brotherhood) and piss (Hillier)' medical research
- project title courtesy of Steve 'You Want Bovver'
O'Shanohan, great tucker by Nigel Bacon, Christmas
1966 on the John Biscoe, Perla Dan via SG to Halley
for 1967 and build Grillage Village.
Owen Darling (1969, 1970) - Ashford
Les Graves (1967- 70) - Low Hauxley, England,
David Allan (Spanner)
Spencer- Signy Island, Deception Island - 1966 to 1969
Was on Deception Island at the time of the 1969 eruption
(1972 & 1973) - King's Lynn, Norfolk
Just been to the Signy 60th reunion, didn't even know about this website,
what a great idea.
(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.
Leslie Banks-Irvine (78/79)
- Barmouth Wales
Did a year as boatman/builder and then a year as 4th engineer on the Biscoe,
Ted Evans (summer 72/73 - South Georgia, Halley,
Signy) - Yorkshire
Worked on south G slipway with Big Al..then new base at Halley,& then to
shed base) where I broke my leg & had a nice voyage
back with my leg in plaster.
Albert Hart (Summer 71/72)
- Blandford, Dorset
Builder - Wintered KEP 1971
- "Mollusc" (1972/1973). Rhossili,
(1972, 73). Adelaide South Australia
Jay Rushby (70-72)
- London email
Halley Bay/Signy Island
Paul Thorpe (1974-75)
Ray Townley-Malyon (1970)
Northampton UK, Summer jolly merchant on Signy
from Aston University. Microbiology/ecology - email
Jeremy Colman (Jez)
- (1989, 1990) - Perth, Western Australia
(1980/81) Bloomsbury, New Jersey, USA
Two years of many happy memories
(Grytviken; Signy Is. 1979-81; 1981-82) - Truro, Cornwall
- (1981) Oxford
email I still
can't find find my blue FID shirt.
"The Admiral"- (1982-86)
- Signy, Halley, Bird island, (1989-1990, 1997, 1998)
Tom Lachlan-Cope (1978,1979
- Halley, 1980 - Signy)
- (1981) Bourne, Lincs
- (1988/1989) Glasgow,
email Also Husvik, South Georgia 1990-95
Conor Nolan, "Deso"-
(1988), Dublin, Ireland
(1987/ 1988) Staplehurst Kent
like to hear from any Signy people
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.
- "Hos" (1985/1986). Great Paxton,
Cambridgeshire - webmaster of CoolAntarctica.com
- (1988 to 1991) Dubai UAE
- (1990/ 1991) Bangor, North Wales
Matt Chalmers -
Was that really 20 years ago?
Jeremy Colman (Jez) - (1989, 1990)
- Perth, Western Australia
Joe Corner (Halley, Bird
Island, Signy - 2008, 2010, 2011) - Crewe Cheshire
I am from Crewe in Cheshire, and wintered at Halley in 2008, Bird Island
2010, and summered at Signy 2010/11. I was electrician
on all 3 bases.
John Fowbert (1991)
Newcastle upon Tyne
James Hurley (Big Jim and Abe)
- (Signy, Halley & Bird Island - 1988-1991, 1996,
1997) - Bristol, UK
Amanda Lynnes (Port Lockroy -
2002-2003) - Cockermouth, Cumbria
Was also at Signy 1996-2001.
Brian Mallon - (1991-92
/ 1994) Glenavy, Co. Antrim
Pedro Montiel (Signy / Rothera -
1994/5, 1998/9) - London
I'm not absolutely certain of the
specific years as I I arrived around October and
left by March.
- (1993/1994) Greenwich, London, UK.
Now running a marine consultancy. Still miss the early
morning view to Coronation though.