A small function was held in Hobart to farewell Southern Surveyor.

Scientists, support staff, crew and the team from the Marine National Facility and the Future Research Vessel Project gathered at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania.

The Director of the Marine National Facility, Ron Plaschke, welcomed everyone and Dr Bernadette Sloyan (CSIRO Wealth from Oceans), Don McKenzie (MNF Ships Group), Matt Sherlock (CSIRO Science, Engineering and Technology) and John Boyes (P&O) told a few stories about their time onboard the ship.

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