In a cloud of orange smoke

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This week at Davis: 6 April 2012

As the ship lifted its anchor and turned to depart on Friday afternoon, those left on station lit all the out of date smoke beacons to bid farewell to the fifty departing summer folk of the 65th ANARE - Goodbye Charmaine, Brad, Tim, Goldie, Rick, Mark, Matt Ryan, Brent, Tully, Ilias, Keaton, Mike, Rod, Horse, Cliffy, John Harris, Francis, Frank the Tank, Ben Honor, Frank Ross, Dougie, Ben Thomas, Jeremy, Bonnie, Marine, Clive, Greg, Geoff, Joe, Ken, David, Matt Morley, Cas, Lucas, Glenn, Andrew, Ray, Craig, Barb, Nick, Danny, Jacki, Louise, Karen, Fluffy, Crazy, Martin, John Hodgson, Renato, Alex. Thanks for a great summer!

Davis expeditioners waiting for the ship to depart
Anticipation building among the 21 expeditioners left on station!

(Photo: Steph MacDonald)

Smoke grenade lit to farewell the ship
Smoke signals begin

(Photo: Chris Hill)

Expeditioners waving farewell to the ship
Farewell you lot...

(Photo: Tom Luttrell)

Expeditioners waving farewell to the ship
The orange smoke thickens as we wave farewell

(Photo: Chris Hill)

Mark Coade surrounded by orange smoke
Coade enveloped in orange

(Photo: Chris Hill)

AA leaving Davis Mar 2012
And the ship turns to go...

(Photo: Rob 'Angry' Cullen)

AA leaving Davis Mar 2012
Final view before the AA disappears amidst the icebergs

(Photo: Tom Luttrell)

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