Report 127 -- Sunday, 29 October, 2000
DATE: Sunday, 29 October, 2000
UNIVERSAL TIME: 0500
LOCAL (SHIP) TIME: 1200
AUSTRALIAN EASTERN STANDARD/SUMMER TIME: 1600
POSITION: -68 33.98 77 53.61
CURRENT SPEED (KNOTS): n/a
DISTANCE TO NEXT WAYPOINT(NAUTICAL MILES): n/a
DISTANCE COVERED LAST 24 HOURS (NAUTICAL MILES): n/a
WEATHER CONDITIONS: cloudy, fine and clear, wind 12 knots
AIR TEMPERA TURE: -20.1 degrees C
SEA TEMPERA TURE: -1.7 degrees C
SEA CONDITIONS: n/a
ICE CONDITIONS: fast ice 1.7 m thick with 250 mm snow
RTA cargo completed Saturday night and lashing almost complete. Dallis Farewell BBQ a very special night -complete with the Davis Big Band for entertainment. It was a good opportunity for all members of the teams to thank each other for a job well done!!
Flight to Rauer Islands this morning to return Field Training Officer to station. Plan to fly helicopters onboard at 1500 and depart at 1700.
When Mawson and Heard Island cargo has been discharged we will have 3 empty half heights, 3 empty reefers, 4 empty E Boxes and deck space for 30 cage pallets for Heard Island goods.
Suzanne and Gordon