BAS Club Magazine no 80 Dec 2018 may have some pages missing and some pages doubled. One member has pages 98-113 missing and has pages 114 to 129 doubled. All members who received HARD COPY only – please check and inform magazine editor ASAP
Members are notified that the BAS Club Magaxine 80 Dec 2018 is available under Members; MAS Club Magazines on the club website
Tony Salmon, Diesel Mechanic at Adelaide Island Base T, 1976 and Rothera Base, 1977 died this afternoon, 9 Dec, in hospital in Oban, Argyll and Bute, not far from his home.
A team of UK and U.S. polar scientists are about to embark on one of the largest joint Antarctic missions for more than 70 years. It’s the first field season of a five-year quest to understand the contribution that the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica will make to global sea level. Support teams will cover…
The latest copy of the BAS internal newsletter the Icesheet is now available. You can also read all back copies on the BAS Club website.
The AGM Reunion dinner booking form for 2019 at Swallow Falls Hotel; Betwys-e-Coed North Wales now available – go to read this post
Hi Fids The Manager at the Hotel has just advised that BAS Club members have very nearly taken all their accommodation for the AGM and Reunion! There are some YHA bed places left and just one room at time of writing! There is an abundance of good accommodation including camp /caravan sites and B&Bs in…
Endeavour: The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World On Friday 23 November at 4.30pm, historian Peter Moore comes to Buxton International Festival Book Weekend to present an inventive biography of one of the most famous ships of all time, the Endeavour – from the oak tree she was made from to her last voyage in the American…
Russel Thompson wrote to say: ‘So sorry to inform you that club member Dr Nev Jones (Fids base G 1960 and Base H in 1961) died this morning after a short illness aged 82.’
A letter from Rod Rhys Jones: I am writing with the sad news that Brian Dorsett-Bailey has died, aged 79, after a short illness. As you know Brian was an enthusiastic supporter of BAS Club and made a tremendous contribution to the work of the British Antarctic Monument Trust over many years as a Trustee. His energy and dedication will be sorely missed.