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Barry Heywood - Signy, Rothera, Halley, John Biscoe, JCR - (1962-1997) Oundle
Don Taylor (Rothera, Halley, Signy, Faraday, South Georgia - 1984/85, 1993-2004) Willingham, Cambs
Brian Beck (1957/58) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Ray Berry - Deception, Signy, Argentine - (1951, 52, 54) Whitstable
Robin Sherman (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.
Jim Stammers (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 , Kent
Les Graves (1967- 70) - Low Hauxley, England,
David Allan (Spanner) Spencer- Signy Island, Deception Island - 1966 to 1969 - Blackpool Was on Deception Island at the time of the 1969 eruption
Chris Amos (1972 & 1973) - King's Lynn, Norfolk Just been to the Signy 60th reunion, didn't even know about this website, what a great idea.
Dave Ball (1975 1976) - Lancaster email 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 Signy (genny 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
Tim Hooker (1971-74) Bristol email
Brian Kellett - "Mollusc" (1972/1973). Rhossili, Gower email
Clive Palfrey (1972, 73). Adelaide South Australia email
Jay Rushby (70-72) - London email Halley Bay/Signy Island
Paul Thorpe (1974-75) - Grimsby email Radio Operator
Ray Townley-Malyon (1970) - email Glenluce. Scotland
Dennis Allsopp (1980) - email Northampton UK, Summer jolly merchant on Signy from Aston University. Microbiology/ecology - email available
Geoff Collett - (1984/1985) email Godmanchester, Cambs
Jeremy Colman (Jez) - (1989, 1990) - Perth, Western Australia
Neil Fitch,- (1980/81) Bloomsbury, New Jersey, USA email Two years of many happy memories
Bob Forster (Grytviken; Signy Is. 1979-81; 1981-82) - Truro, Cornwall
Bob Handley - (1981) Oxford email I still can't find find my blue FID shirt.
Pete Hizzett "The Admiral"- (1982-86) email Burghead Scotland
Big Jim - Signy, Halley, Bird island, (1989-1990, 1997, 1998) email Bristol
Tom Lachlan-Cope (1978,1979 - Halley, 1980 - Signy) email Cambridge
Gavin Lishman - (1981) Bourne, Lincs email
Hector MacAlister - (1988/1989) Glasgow, email Also Husvik, South Georgia 1990-95
Conor Nolan, "Deso"- (1988), Dublin, Ireland email
Kevin Puttock (1987/ 1988) Staplehurst Kent email Would like to hear from any Signy people
Ray Stirton (Signy 79/82, Bransfield, J Biscoe) - Perth, Scotland 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.
Paul Ward - "Hos" (1985/1986). Great Paxton, Cambridgeshire - webmaster of CoolAntarctica.com
Andrew Wormald - (1988 to 1991) Dubai UAE email
Paul Brazier - (1990/ 1991) Bangor, North Wales email
Matt Chalmers - (1991/92/93) Paris email 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 email
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.
Damon Stanwell-Smith - (1993/1994) Greenwich, London, UK. email Now running a marine consultancy. Still miss the early morning view to Coronation though.
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