Topic: Franklin Expedition

1-13. Across the Equator

Apr 30, 2005 - 2300hrs UTC

2300hrs 30 Apr 2005 UTC Map Ref 193

Just hangin’ in out here – the wind keeps threatening to drop out but we live in hope. We are just into day 36 from Stanley – half our predicted 70 days – and we’re about 200 miles short of straight … Continue reading

1-22. Still heading south south east

Oct 01, 2005 - 2230hrs UTC

2230hrs 01 Oct 2005 UTC 23’50”S 025’41”W Ref 403

Out of the Tropics and south of Rockhampton.

The last few days of nastiness have led to my renewing acquaintance with the boot feralsInteresting biological colonies that grow and fester in seaboots. There are left foot ferals and right foot feralsContinue reading