1947/48 V1 details

General information



LST 3501 (later HMAS Labuan)

©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1947
Catalogue id
LST 3501/ Labuan. ....
Campbell-Drury, Alan


Voyage Leader

Group Captain Stuart A C Campbell

Voyage Objectives

Station establishment Heard Isl


This voyage landed personnel and stores for the establishment of the ANARE station at Atlas Cove on Heard Island. The expedition's Walrus aircraft was wrecked on 21 Dec during a storm shortly after being landed on the Island and taking the first aerial photographs of Big Ben. Over the New Year period the ship visited Iles Kerguelen to depot fuel for the Wyatt Earp.

Voyage Reports

No reports known - if you know of any, please contact the Data Centre and we can add them.


Sydney  31-Oct-1947  Melbourne  3-Nov-1947 
Melbourne  17-Nov-1947  Fremantle  24-Nov-1947 
Fremantle  28-Nov-1947  Atlas Cove, Heard Island  11-Dec-1947 
Atlas Cove, Heard Island  28-Dec-1947  Iles Kerguelen  30-Dec-1947 
Iles Kerguelen  1-Jan-1948  Atlas Cove, Heard Island  2-Jan-1948 
Atlas Cove, Heard Island  4-Jan-1948  Melbourne  18-Jan-1948 

See also List of sitreps - not guaranteed to work as voyage naming conventions are not consistent.

See the 1947/48 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

No track has been constructed.

Voyage Data and Activities

Voyage activities

There are no data related activities recorded for this voyage.


There is no weather data for this voyage.

Science Projects

Note - this page lists projects where there has been some requirements logged. This may include requests that are not directly associated with any science performed on the ship.

No Australian Antarctic Science Projects for voyage. See Current and Previous Projects for details on other projects.