Sad news has been passed to the club that Alan Carroll has just died. He had complications from Pneumonia. Dave Burkitt said that he had been in touch with Alan on a fairly regular basis. His wife Jane phoned him on Saturday to say that Alan had been re-admitted to hospital in Banbury following a bad…
Ken Lax wrote to let us know of the death of Pete Holloway, ex Bransfield crew and club member. Ken wrote: ‘I regret to tell you that Pete passed away yesterday. His passing was peaceful and he was with friends. I will keep you informed of any funeral arrangements.’
Derby Local Studies and Family History Library is hosting a talk ‘Heroes of the Antarctic’
he September edition of the Newsletter of the South Georgia Heritage Trust and Friend of South Georgia Island is available via the SGHT website here.
The latest copy of the BAS internal newsletter the Icesheet is available (along with all back copies) on our website. This issue articles include the official opening of the Aurora Innovation Centre, an update on the RRS Sir David Attenborough … and more!
Most advanced space weather radar in the world is to be built in the Arctic
New polar ship stern block arrives
Harold Michael (Mike) Fielding surveyor at Stonington 1968-69 died on 7th July 2017 after a long illness. The funeral will be held on 24th August in Ashbourne, Derbyshire.
Highlights from the July edition of UKAHT’s ebulletin
The Club have received a request for someone to review a new book ‘A History of Whaling in Brazil’. More information on this title is available here. Please contact Tony Wincott if interested.