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The following records cover all of the Dependencies, and may include, but are not specific to South Georgia, and mainly cover the period post World War I to the late 1970s.

 61. MV Trespassey near Hope Bay in 1947 from ss Fitzroy

MV Trepassy, from SS Fitzroy, near Hope Bay in 1947 - FIC Collection, JCNA


pdfANT-GEN-1-1. Mr T W Bagshawe member of British Imperial Antarctic Expedition. Enquiry regarding.pdf1.49 MB

pdfANT-GEN-1-2. British Imperial Antarctic Expedition. Correspondence between Mr Lars Christensen and Commander Cope.pdf762.85 KB

pdfANT-GEN-1-3. Consul Punta Arenas. Telegraphic message for Shackleton expedition.pdf512.49 KB

pdfANT-GEN-1-4. British Antarctic Expedition. Rescue of members of.pdf2.03 MB

pdfANT-GEN-1-5. Bouvet Island visit of ss Norwegia to.pdf789.19 KB

pdfANT-GEN-1-6. Correspondence concerning The Byrd Antarctic Expedition.pdf520.6 KB

pdfANT-GEN-1-7. Sir Hubert Wilkins. Proposal that he should be asked to receive possession in the name of.pdf12.55 MB

pdfANT-GEN-1-8. Press messages from Captain Sir Hubert Wilkins regarding progress of the Wilkins-Hearst Antarctic Expedition.pdf528.04 KB

pdfANT-GEN-1-9. S of S. Forwards information regarding certain proposed expeditions to the Antarctic.pdf798.35 KB

pdfANT-GEN-1-10. Consul Lars Christensen. Proposed expedition to the Antarctic in the Norwegian whaling vessel Thorshavn.pdf2.49 MB

pdfANT-GEN-1-11. Names in the Antarctic. Notes for the guidance of explorers and cartographers.pdf1.04 MB

pdfANT-GEN-1-12. British Grahamland Expedition. Appeal from President of Royal Geographical Society for additional financial assistance.pdf975.07 KB

pdfANT-GEN-1-13. Antarctic Pilot publication.pdf1.55 MB

pdfANT-GEN-1-14. Uruguayan base in Antarctica.pdf535.26 KB

pdfANT-GEN-1-15. Map of the Antarctica produced by the Department of the Interior Commonwealth of Australia.pdf502.44 KB

pdfANT-GEN-1-16. Sir Ernest Shackletons Expedition. Rescue of men left on Elephant Island belonging to.pdf2.66 MB

pdfANT-GEN-1-17. Shackleton relief expedition. Discovery being sent to Port Stanley.pdf324.44 KB

pdfANT-GEN-1-18. Sir E Shackletons expedition. Arrangements for the despatch of the ss Discovery for the purpose of rescuing the members of.pdf515.02 KB

pdfANT-GEN-1-19. Sir E Shackleton. Death of.pdf473.27 KB



pdfSGD-GEN-1-1. Oil fuel. Stock of stated to be at Deception Island South Shetlands.pdf2.3 MB

pdfSGD-GEN-1-2. Customs supervision in the Dependencies.pdf205.89 KB

pdfSGD-GEN-1-3. Visit of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh to Dependencies.pdf1.06 MB

pdfSGD-GEN-1-4. Womens expedition to South Georgia proposed expedition to Hope Bay.pdf5.35 MB

pdfSGD-GEN-1-5. Elephant Island expedition.pdf4.12 MB

pdfSGD-GEN-1-6. Applications for lease of land.pdf702.16 KB


Mail and Stamps

pdfDEP-STA-1-1. Stamps supplied for sale at South Shetlands 1923-24.pdf272.56 KB

pdfDEP-STA-1-2. New issue of Dependencies stamps.pdf5.2 MB

pdfDEP-STA-1-3. Proposed new issue of postage stamps for the Dependencies. Ship issue and TAE Volume 1 lost in fire.pdf10.93 MB

pdfDEP-STA-1-4. Proposed new issue of postage stamps for the Dependencies ship issue and TAE commencing with P480.pdf249.46 KB

pdfDEP-STA-1-5. BAT Stamps Programme.pdf5.86 MB

pdfDEP-STA-1-6. Gondwana Stamp Issue.pdf3.96 MB

pdfDEP-STA-1-7. BAT Stamps Seals Issue 1982-83.pdf1.91 MB

pdfDEP-STA-1-8. BAT Stamps Whales Issue 1976-77.pdf3.52 MB

pdfDEP-STA-1-9. BAT Stamps Penguin Issue 1978-79.pdf5.16 MB

pdfDEP-STA-1-10. BAT Stamps Silver Jubilee Issue 1977.pdf6.14 MB

pdfDEP-STA-1-11. BAT Stamps Definitive Issue Marine Life 1982-83.pdf2.53 MB

pdfDEP-STA-2-1. 25th Anniversary and 1 Definitive - 1969.pdf4.92 MB

pdfDEP-STA-2-2. 10th Anniversary Antarctic Treaty 1971.pdf2.82 MB

pdfDEP-STA-2-3. BAT Decimal Overprint - 1971.pdf5.03 MB

pdfDEP-STA-2-4. BAT Explorers Definitive - 1972.pdf21.46 MB

pdfDEP-STA-2-5. BAT Silver Wedding - 1972.pdf9.75 MB

pdfDEP-STA-2-6. BAT Stamps - Coronation Issue.pdf5.04 MB

pdfDEP-STA-2-7. BAT Royal Wedding - 1973.pdf10.24 MB

pdfDEP-STA-2-8. Stamps - BAT Churchill Issue 1974.pdf8.34 MB

pdfDEP-STA-2-9. BAT Stamps - 150th Anniversary of the Royal Geographical Society.pdf11.62 MB

pdfDEP-STA-2-10. BAT Stamps - 20th Anniversary Antarctic Stamp Issue.pdf12.2 MB


Shipping and Navigation

pdfDEP-SHI-1-1. Corvette Uruguay visits to South Orkney Island and South Georgia.pdf133.73 KB

pdfDEP-SHI-1-2. Submits copy of extract from log book of ss Subra reporting uncharted kelp ground.pdf190.63 KB

pdfDEP-SHI-1-3. Lights on the South Shetlands. Proposals for.pdf9.74 MB

pdfDEP-SHI-1-4. Exchange of AGA cylinders for lights at Deception Island South Shetlands.pdf981.9 KB

pdfDEP-SHI-1-5. Visit of HMS Capetown 25 February to 2 March 1927. Suggested visit of to Dependencies.pdf925.85 KB

pdfDEP-SHI-1-6. Chart of running survey on South Orkneys by Captain Belgau of the whale factory Southern Queen.pdf279.58 KB

pdfDEP-SHI-1-7. Charts. Admiralty chart prepared by Lieut Com JM Chaplin RN of Cumberland Bay Moltke Harbour etc.pdf1.84 MB

pdfDEP-SHI-1-8. Approval of the adoption of certain names in admiralty publications.pdf214.43 KB


Maps and Plans

pdfDependencies, excluding South Georgia, and Antarctic.pdf10.23 MB 



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