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Davis resupply

Keith finally got his fishing trip in, on the last Sunday before the arrival of the ship. We had an extended period of brilliant weather whilst hearing updates from the ice encrusted VNAA Aurora Australis, a few hundred miles off the coast battling to find a way in through the pack ice. The ship had quite an epic trip of over three weeks, starting with a severe storm on departure from Hobart. They tracked slightly east of south to avoid the brunt of the weather on the Southern Ocean crossing. Nevertheless, an unprecedented amount of ice built up over the deck as sea spray froze on impact, closing the gaps between handrails to flood the deck and even causing concern due to the additional weight on the ship. And then they hit the pack iceā€¦

Fishing to pass the time

Fishing to pass the time

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