Highlights from UK Antarctic Heritage Trust’s latest e-bulletin include 60 years of the Antarctic Treaty, Midwinter celebrations, and preparations for this year’s season South. The ebulletin can be read in full on UKAHT’s website here.
Mike Warden wrote to let club members know about the death of Peter Blakeley.
New Icesheet – May/Jun 2019 The latest copy of the BAS internal newsletter is now available. You can also read all back copies on the BAS Club website.
Ex-Fid and BAS Club member Gary Whitehead passed away in Darmstadt, Germany on 15 June 2019.
Another 59 newly released oral history interviews are now on the BAS Club website to listen to or read here. The British Antarctic Oral History Project (BAOHP) was a collaboration between British Antarctic Survey (BAS), BAS Club, UK Antarctic Heritage Trust (UKAHT) and Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) to capture reminiscences and preserve the memories…
BAS Club Magazine No 81 May 2019 now on website
New Icesheet – Mar/Apr 2019 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.
Brian Summers wrote to say that Jimmy Smith passed away in early May in Stanley Hospital after a short illness, the funeral was held in Christ Church Cathedral. Jimmy wintered at Hope Bay.
2020 AGM Reunion and Dinner cancelled
The Club is sad to pass on the new of the death of member John Smith, who passed away on the 6th May aged 85. John was a Met man; 1956 at B. 1957 at W and 1961 at KG.