Interviews & ORAL HISTORIES

ORAL HISTORY: RAY McMAHON

Introducing Ray McMahon, an Antarctic Veteran whose passion for all things nautical and exploring led him to the Antarctic to support scientists and to grow ecotourism.

Ray’s maritime career has sailed through amazing world events, from the Cold War between the USSR and USA, to competing in two Sydney to Hobart yacht races.

Oral History Interviews facilitated by Offshore & Specialist Ships Australia (OSSA).

PODCAST: ANDREW McCONVILLE ON HENRIK BULL

IN BLACK AND WHITE PODCAST BY JEN KELLY
The hapless, heroic Columbus of the south

Henrik Bull was a spectacularly unsuccessful Southern Ocean whaler. But during his travels, he stepped foot on an unexplored continent – Antarctica

PODCAST: ANDREW McCONVILLE ON KEITH JACK

IN BLACK AND WHITE PODCAST BY JEN KELLY
Melbourne scientist’s epic Antarctic adventure

Australian scientist adventurer Keith Jack was stranded after his ship vanished; it would have been easy to quit. Instead he achieved the unimaginable.

PODCAST: BASS STRAIGHT EARLY EXPLORATION

 

EPISODE ONE
Offshore Construction and Commissioning – Dennis White

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EPISODE TWO
Safety, Sustainability and Modern-Day Challenges – Dennis White

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EPISODE THREE
A Seafarer’s Perspective – Jim Anderson

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EPISODE FOUR
Roustabouts, Roughnecks and Rouges: Aboard the Glomar III in the 1960s – Tony Krins

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Bass Straight Early Exploration Podcasts facilitated by a Victoria University grant in conjunction with Offshore & Specialist Ships Australia (OSSA).

 

PODCAST: OFFSHORE TALES

 

OFFSHORE TALES – EPISODE ONE

Queenscliffe Maritime Museum & OSSA partner to present two very experienced mariners Capt. Rob Anderson and Reg McNee with careers spanning forty+ years sharing the challenges and highlights of global careers both on and off the sea.

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Podcasts facilitated by Offshore & Specialist Ships Australia (OSSA).