1998/99 V5.1 details

General information



MV Polar Queen

©Sandra Potter 2004
Catalogue id
The second Polar Queen
Potter, Sandra


Voyage Leader

Ms. Sandra Potter

Deputy Voyage Leader

Mr. Warren Nicholas

Voyage Objectives

Casey & Mawson SAB & Supplies


Vessel replaced Aurora Australis when it was damaged by fire on Voyage 5. Vessel delivered SAB, cargo and supplies to Casey and Mawson and retrieved expeditioners

Voyage Reports

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


Bergen, Norway  23-Jan-1999  Cape Town, South Africa  13-Feb-1999 
Cape Town, South Africa  18-Feb-1999  Mawson  28-Feb-1999 
Mawson  2-Mar-1999  Davis  4-Mar-1999 
Davis  4-Mar-1999  Casey  8-Mar-1999 
Casey  11-Mar-1999  Fremantle  19-Mar-1999 

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

See the 1998/99 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

No track has been constructed.

Voyage Data and Activities

Biological Collections

List of collections of species data collected on this voyage. Some collections are voyage specific or might be from a wider set of observations or samples.

Collection NameObservation countLink to data search form
Cetacean Sightings Survey and Southern Ocean cetacean program 124 Search

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.