1949/50 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

Trevor G Heath

Voyage Objectives

Changeover voyage


This voyage performed the second relief of Heard Island and delivered 12 Huskies. A volcanic eruption was observed at Heard Island on 20 Feb 1950. Sites for the meteorological and seismic huts were selected. An emergency provision depot at Spit Bay was erected. A dog pen was constructed. The ship called at Iles Kerguelen to collect diesel fuel for MI.

Voyage Reports

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


Melbourne  18-Jan-1950  Albany  29-Jan-1950 
Melbourne  23-Jan-1950  Melbourne  18-Jan-1950 
Albany  31-Jan-1950  Atlas Cove, Heard Island  11-Feb-1950 
Atlas Cove, Heard Island  24-Feb-1950  Iles Kerguelen  25-Feb-1950 
Iles Kerguelen  1-Mar-1950  Albany  11-Mar-1950 
Albany  12-Mar-1950  Melbourne  17-Mar-1950 

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

See the 1949/50 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.