Australia’s Marine National Facility (MNF) and CSIRO Publishing have pooled their talents and resources, to secure  author, broadcaster and actor, Michael Veitch, to write a book about Southern Surveyor.

How exciting!

On hand to facilitate the signing of the contract with Michael Veitch was Julia Stuthe from CSIRO Publishing.

Southern Surveyor book signing

The yet to be named book will be written this year and published late in 2015, and it will recount the history of this vessel, the people, the science, the places it’s been, and the ship’s importance to Australia.

In the lead up to the signing of the contract, the MNF’s Mike Jackson gave Michael Veitch a tour of the ship.

Check out the photos!

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