CONTENTS OF BEN OOSTDAM's


AUTOBIOGRAPHY

as per April 12, 2004

page 19


Year Link-Date Description Page
1964 Mar.
19 - 21
Rockeater Geology Lab, Nesbitt, O'Shea, Mullen, Chris, UN 1958 Geneva Convention, advise to Bascom, Llandadno, Fishhoek 41
1964 Mar.
22 - 27
Doak Cox, Rose & Dan, Rita, Robin, Diana, Freddy, Fuller, Rockeater test; Windsor Castle farewell to Kay Wright; Stephansens, Captain Cook 42
1964 Mar.
28 - 31
Easter, Rolly and I dive for anchor Rockeater, search crew, Rita, Cape Point, Mullen's re apartment with Chris 43
1964 April
1 - 5
Freddy, Chris, Rita, Fuller, Rockeater Security & Schedule, Northern Area report, Tatum, Bains Kloof 44
1964 April
6 - 16
Rita, Louis Murray, Table Mountain, Devil's Peak, Wooden Shoe, divorce matters, immigration, Robin and Diane Harvey, Pete van Zyl, departure "Rockeater" on her first cruise 45
1964 April
16 - 26
"Rockeater" 's first cruise, ADK, Chamais Bay, Des O'Shea, Willie van der Merwe, Socrates Vartsos, Jerry Welz, C.J. Harris, Jack Mardesich, Captain Cook; lines, sites, holes 46
1964 April
19 - 26
Petru van Zyl, Cyril Gradwell, theodolites, dive, sampling lines, Chamais Bay, chess, monitoring flow, sampling, navigation and plotting 47
1964 April
22 - 26
Rockeater drill-pipe racks, derrick, center well, bridge, "Collinsea" mail 48
1964 April
27
Rockeater center well, drilling platform; first diamond: 0.24 carats, Panther Head, hazardous u.w. pinnacle 49
1964 April
28 - 30
"Collinsea", Luderitz, seals, flight to Capetown, barchans, DeBeer Marine's "Grand Banks" helipad 40 years later, Harvey, Rita, Dave 50

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