Australian Antarctic shipping program 2000-01

Voyage details Arrive Depart Activity
Voyage 1 – Aurora Australis; Leader: Suzanne Stallman; Deputy: Gordon Bain
Hobart 29 September 2000 01 October 2000 On hire, load
Marine science 02 October 2000 12 October 2000
Davis ice edge 25 October 2000 29 October 2000 Over-ice resupply, deploy summer personnel
Mawson ice edge – fly off 04 November 2000 05 November 2000 Deploy summer personnel using S76A helicopters
Heard Island 09 November 2000 10 November 2000 Deploy and retrieve summer personnel
Fremantle 18 November 2000 20 November 2000 Discharge, load
Voyage 2 – Polar Bird; Leader: Rod Ledingham
Fremantle 05 October 2000 08 October 2000 On hire, load
Heard Island 19 October 2000 25 October 2000 Deploy summer personnel using AS30B helicopters
Hobart 05 November 2000 06 November 2000 Discharge, load
Voyage 3 – Polar Bird; Leader: Ian Allison; Deputy: Michael Johnston
Hobart 05 November 2000 06 November 2000 Discharge, load
Macquarie Island 09 November 2000 14 November 2000 Winter personnel changeover, resupply using AS30B helicopters
Marine science 20 November 2000 25 November 2000
Casey ice edge – fly off 26 November 2000 19 December 2000 Deploy summer personnel (delayed by heavy ice)
Hobart 26 December 2000 30 December 2000 Discharge, load
Voyage 4 – Aurora Australis; Leader: John Brooks; Deputy: Jenny Whittaker
Fremantle 18 November 2000 20 November 2000 Discharge, load
Heard Island 29 November 2000 30 November 2000 Deploy and retrieve summer personnel
Mawson 04 December 2000 7 December 2000 Winter personnel changeover
Davis 09 December 2000 11 December 2000 Winter personnel changeover
Sansom Island – fly off 11 December 2000 15 December 2000 Restock fuel depot, support Amery program
Davis 16 December 2000 16 December 2000 Complete winter personnel changeover
Hobart 27 December 2000 01 January 2001 Discharge, load
Voyage 5 – Polar Bird; Leader: Ross Jamieson; Deputy: Gerald Harwood
Hobart 26 December 2000 30 December 2000 Discharge, load
Casey 28 January 2001 01 February 2001 Resupply and winter personnel changeover (delayed by heavy ice)
Hobart 08 February 2001 11 February 2001 Discharge, load
Voyage 6 – Aurora Australis; Leader: Graham Hosie; Deputy: Andrew McEldowney
Hobart 27 December 2000 01 January 2001 Discharge, load
Marine science 12 January 2001 23 January 2001
Mawson 24 January 2001 26 January 2001 Deploy winter personnel
Casey 01 February 2001 02 February 2001 Assist Polar Bird enroute Casey–Hobart
Marine science 03 February 2001 22 February 2001
Davis 25 February 2001 26 February 2001 Retrieve summer personnel
Marine science 27 February 2001 01 March 2001
Hobart 10 March 2001 12 March 2001 Discharge, load
Voyage 7 – Polar Bird; Leader: Vince Restuccia; Deputy: David Moser
Hobart 08 February 2001 11 February 2001 Discharge, load
Mawson 24 February 2001 03 March 2001 Resupply
Zhong Shan/Law Base – fly off 05 March 2001 06 March 2001 Deploy CHINARE personnel and equipment using AS30B helicopters
Davis 07 March 2001 08 March 2001 Retrieve summer personnel
Heard Island 14 March 2001 20 March 2001 Retrieve summer personnel and camp
Hobart 31 March 2001 01 April 2001 Discharge, off hire
Voyage 8 – Aurora Australis; Leader: Martin Betts; Deputy: Leanne Millhouse
Hobart 10 March 2001 12 March 2001 Discharge, load
Casey ice edge – fly off 20 March 2001 22 March 2001 Retrieve summer personnel using S76 helicopters
Marine science 22 March 2001 22 March 2001 Deploy sea ice buoy