Transport details

Kista Dan

Ship Details

Official Ship Name Kista Dan
Call sign OYJR
Expedition capacity 24
Crew capacity
Fuel type

Fuel capacity
Length (overall) 64.89 m
Breadth (overall) 11.2 m
Draft (overall) 5.96 m
Gross tonnage 1250 tonnes
Normal sea speed 12 knots
Ice Class Finnish Ice Class 1A

Cargo hold

Other comments Built in 1952. Engines - main engine Burmeister & Wain diesel, type 635-VF-62, bore 350 mm, stroke 620 mm. The 6 cylinder engine was one single-acting, direct-reversible, two-stroke, with a registered output of 1560 IHP.(Indicated Horse Power).

©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1955
Catalogue id
Kista Dan
Albion, Patrick

Voyage List

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Voyage Cruise Name Dates Voyage Leader Objectives
1953/54 V1   12-Dec-1953 to 27-Dec-1953   Phillip Garth Law   Changeover voyage  
1953/54 V2   4-Jan-1954 to 31-Mar-1954   Phillip Garth Law   Changeover HI, establish Mawson  
1954/55 V1   21-Dec-1954 to 4-Jan-1955   Jeremiah Donovan   Changeover voyage  
1954/55 V2   7-Jan-1955 to 23-Mar-1955   Phillip Garth Law   Changeover Mawson, close Heard  
1955/56 V1   6-Dec-1955 to 22-Dec-1955   Jeremiah Donovan   Changeover voyage  
1955/56 V2   27-Dec-1955 to 26-Mar-1956   Phillip Garth Law   Changeover Mawson, explore  
1956/57 V1   27-Nov-1956 to 11-Dec-1956   Jeremiah Donovan   Changeover voyage  
1956/57 V2   17-Dec-1956 to 12-Mar-1957   Phillip Garth Law   Changeover Mawson, estab. Davis