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Fossil Bluff 2001, picture courtesy "Jenny Doctor"
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I am not a former FID, but I believe that my father, Gordon ''Jock'' Lockley was a member of Operation Tabarin and Base leader at Port Lockroy, 1945. That's all I know of his time in Antarctica and would appreciate it if anyone could fill in any more details. Thanks, Martin William Bransfield Lockley  - Bath, England. Oct '12

 I am trying to find Evan Watson who was a Diesel Mechanic at Port Lockroy for the winter of 1960.  He painted the murals on base.
Amanda Lynnes  Cockermouth, UK. Jul '13

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?

Peter Hodkinson (Deception Island - 1957 - 1960) - Cabarita Beach, NSW, Aust  1958/59 summer geological & biological survey Livingstone Island

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.

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

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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