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Fossil Bluff 2001, picture courtesy "Jenny Doctor"
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Port Lockroy - Base A
63°49'S, 63°30'W    occupied 11/02/44 - 16/01/62

Alan Carroll (55 - 56) - Byfield

Peter Gale (1957 / 1958),  Inglewood, Taranak, NZ    I was at Port Lockroy for IGY and would like to hear from Len Fox, Jim Muir-Smith, Colin Clement, base leader Jack Tinbergen, Gorden Farquar also Peter bunch at Admiralty Bay or others that I know from this period.

Paul Leek  (1959/1960), New Haven Connecticut USA   I'm interested in hearing from anyone who remembers me. It's a long time ago and many of them are no longer with us.

Amanda Lynnes (Port Lockroy - 2002-2003) - Cockermouth, Cumbria  Was also at Signy 1996-2001.

David Price (1958/1959), NSW Australia  Interested to contact any Lockroy "inmates" during seasons 1957-60 particularly Alan Cameron, Mike Crockford, Jack Tinbergen.

Deception Island - Base B
62°59'S, 60°34'W    occupied 03/02/44 - 23/02/69

Allan MacArthur, Bases B, G, & F (1950 - 1953) - Lochcarron, Ross-shire IV54 8YA   Now a semi-retired Parish Minister (Vicar?)

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

Ray Berry - Deception, Signy, Argentine - (1951, 52, 54)   Whitstable

David Bridgen - (1962 Deception) - N.E. Lincolnshire   61,63,64,and 65 in Stanley. Then 18 months on R.M.S. "Darwin", Does anyone know what happened to the Deception scrap-book?

Graham Jones, Bases B & F & RRS Shackleton (1965 to 1969) - Thame, Oxfordshire    DEM at Deception Island 1966, Argentine Island 1967 and third engineer RRS Shackleton 1968/69

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.

David Allan (Spanner) Spencer- Signy Island, Deception Island - 1966 to 1969 - Blackpool    Was on Deception Island at the time of the 1969 eruption

Mike Whitbread (Argentine Islands + Deception, 1964-67) - Northampton    Spent a few months at Signy and Coronation Island on Hi Fix and another 6 months on South G before it became a BAS base.

Michael Warr, Bases: Deception, Adelaide (1964, 1965) - Prince George, BC, Canada    Meteorologist and husky chaser for two years. I was on the Marguerite Bay 2005,"Polar Star" cruise / Antarctic historian on the Explorer, Dec. 2006, and I am the author of the book South of Sixty

Fossil Bluff - Base KG
71°20'S, 68°17'W    occupied since 20/02/61, intermittent summer only since 1975

Ralph Horne - Bases KG, E, T (Fossil Bluff / Stonington / Adelaide) (1963) - Dublin, Ireland    Was geologist at Fossil Bluff in summers of 62 to 65. Would be pleased to hear from any Fids who knew me in Marguerite Bay/Bluff in those marvelous times.

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.

Rod Ledingham (Adelaide Island & Fossil Bluff - 1967) - Oyster Cove, Tasmania -   Adelaide 67 and Fossil Bluff 68, Australian Antarctic Division 1976 to 2003, John Biscoe, Shackleton, Nella Dan, Icebird, Polar Bird, Nanok S, Polar Bjorn, Kapitan Khlebnikov, Schokalsky, Mulchanov, Aurora Australis, Thala Dan, Lady Franklyn, Akademik Vavilov, The World, NG Explorer, NG Endeavor.

Peter Lennon - Base KG (1975) - Tshwane, South Africa 

Tim Stewart (1975) - Humberston, North East Lincolnshire UK -   Nice to see the old KG hut is still standing, and, being used, occasionally. Now married, for some years, and shortly to live permanently on a narrow boat. Graduated Hull (engineering and mathematics) but failed as teacher! Now designing sailing Yachts and autonomous buildings.

Jonathan Walton - Bases KG, R (Fossil Bluff / Rothera) (1974, 1975) - Shrewsbury, England    Son of Kevin Walton (Stonington 46,47). Winters & 9 summers down South between 1973 & present. Father, Godfather, 2 brothers-in-law and cousin also have wintered South. Still very actively interested in Antarctic matters.

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