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Master and Commander

Master and Commander

Complete List of Sea Shepherd Voyages
1979 - 2012

Captain Paul Watson has over four decades of experience at sea, and more than two decades as Master and Commander of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society voyages to protect, defend, and conserve the Earth's wild oceans.

He earned his experience in the Norwegian and Swedish Merchant Marine in the sixties and early seventies, and served as First Officer on Greenpeace voyages between 1971 and 1976.

Master and Commander

Since 1979, he has commanded over 200 primarily offshore voyages in storms, ice packs, through canals and treacherous currents, and dangerous confrontations without a single accident or a single injury to his crew or to anyone else. In fact, on many occasions he has commanded two ships simultaneously, relaying orders to a subordinate captain when it has been necessary to deploy two ships at once.

Captain Watson is a sea captain in the truly traditional sense – where he is the master and commander of his own ships and is not dictated to by a corporate Board. He makes the decisions and he bears the full responsibility for his actions.

In 1994, Sea Shepherd acquired a miniature submarine Mirage. A spokesperson for the Canadian Navy publicly stated that no one at Sea Shepherd knew anything about operating a submarine and it was ridiculous for Sea Shepherd to acquire one. He guaranteed that someone would be hurt.

Captain Paul Watson responded to the Canadian Naval spokesperson at the time by saying:

"Since World War II, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has boarded more ships, rammed more ships, engaged in more high seas confrontations and sunk more ships than the Canadian Navy. They are hardly in a position to presume to judge what we are competent or capable of doing."

Our record speaks for itself: All these years later – still no injuries.

So that others may appreciate the depth of experience that Captain Watson has as a master mariner, the Society is posting on the website, the complete sailing record of Sea Shepherd voyages.

Without a doubt, the Sea Shepherd is the most experienced marine wildlife conservation interventionist organization in the world, and Captain Watson is the single most experienced marine conservation sea captain on the high seas today.

Total Voyages: 274

Total Voyages Commanded by Captain Paul Watson: 219 All Voyages Commanded by Captain Watson except where marked by *

Voyages by other Captains were:

  • Captain Neil Sanderson in 1981
  • Captain John Huntermer in 1991 & 1992
  • Captain Peter Brown in 2001 & 2002
  • Captain Peter Woof in 1982 and 2003
  • Captain Daniel Vairo in 2004
  • Captain Alex Cornelissen 2006 - 2012 (19 voyages)
  • Captain Mal Holland 2008 & 2009 (6 voyages)
  • Captain Locky MacLean 2010 (9 voyages)
  • Captain Peter Bethune 2009 & 2010 (2 voyages)
  • Captain Chuck Swift 2009 & 2010 (1 voyage)
  • Captain Siddharth Chakravarty 2011 (2 voyages)
Date Ship From the Port of To the Port of Campaign
Jan 1979 Sea Shepherd Hull, Yorkshire, U.K. Boston, Mass. USA Delivery
Mar 1979 Sea Shepherd Boston, Mass USA Gulf of St. Lawrence Seal Campaign
March 1979 Sea Shepherd Gulf of St. Lawrence Sydney, Nova Scotia Seal Campaign
April 1979 Sea Shepherd Sydney, Nova Scotia Boston, Mass. USA Seal Campaign
April 1979 Sea Shepherd Boston, Mass, USA St. Georges, Bermuda Delivery
June 1979 Sea Shepherd St. Georges, Bermuda Boston, Mass. USA Sierra Campaign
July 1979 Sea Shepherd Boston, Mass. USA Horta, Azores Sierra Campaign
July 1979 Sea Shepherd Horta, Azores Leixoes, Portugal Sierra Campaign
Nov 1980 Sea Shepherd II Hull, Yorkshire, U.K. Greenock, Scotland Delivery to Shipyard
May 1981 Sea Shepherd II Greenock, Scotland* Alexandria, Virginia* Grey Whale Campaign
June 1981 Sea Shepherd II Alexandria, Virginia Cristobal & the Panama Canal Grey Whale Campaign
July 1981 Sea Shepherd II The Panama Canal Los Angeles, California USA Grey Whale Campaign
July 1981 Sea Shepherd II Los Angeles, California USA Vancouver, B.C. Canada Grey Whale Campaign
July 1981 Sea Shepherd II Vancouver, B.C. Canada Nome, Alaska Grey Whale Campaign
Aug 1981 Sea Shepherd II Nome, Alaska Lorino, Siberia U.S.S.R. Grey Whale Campaign
Aug 1981 Sea Shepherd II Lorino, Siberia, USSR St. Lawrence Island, Alaska USA Grey Whale Campaign
Sept 1981 Sea Shepherd II St. Lawrence Island, Alaska Dutch Harbor, Alaska, USA Grey Whale Campaign
Sept 1981 Sea Shepherd II Dutch Harbor, Alaska* Seattle, Washington USA* Grey Whale Campaign
Nov 1981 Sea Shepherd II Seattle, Washington USA Los Angeles, California, USA Delivery
Jan 1982 Sea Shepherd II Los Angeles, California Honolulu, Hawaii Iki Island Campaign
May 1982 Sea Shepherd II Honolulu, Hawaii Seattle, Washington, USA Delivery
Aug 1982 Sea Shepherd II Seattle, Washington USA Vancouver B.C. Canada Delivery
Nov 1982 Sea Shepherd II Vancouver, B.C. Canada Coos Bay, Oregon Seal Campaign
Dec 1982 Sea Shepherd II Coos Bay, Oregon San Francisco, California Seal Campaign
Dec 1982 Sea Shepherd II San Francisco, California Los Angeles, California Seal Campaign
Jan 1983 Sea Shepherd II Los Angeles, California Panama City & Panama Canal Seal Campaign Del.
Feb 1983 Sea Shepherd II The Panama Canal St. George, Grenada Seal Campaign
Feb 1983 Sea Shepherd II St. George, Grenada Portland, Maine USA Seal Campaign
Mar 1983 Sea Shepherd II Portland, Maine USA St. John's Newfoundland Seal Campaign
Mar 1983 Sea Shepherd II St. John's Newfoundland Gulf of St. Lawrence Seal Campaign
July 1985 Sea Shepherd II Halifax, Nova Scotia St. Pierre and Miquelon, France Pilot Whale Campaign
July, 1985 Sea Shepherd II St. Pierre & Miquelon Reykjavik, Iceland Pilot Whale Campaign
Aug 1985 Sea Shepherd II Reykjavik, Iceland Torshaven, Faeroe Islands Pilot Whale Campaign
Aug 1985 Sea Shepherd II Torshaven, Faeroe Islands Tilbury Docks, England Pilot Whale Campaign
Dec 1985 Sea Shepherd II Tilbury Docks, England Brest, France Band-Aid Campaign
Jan 1986 Sea Shepherd II Brest, France Plymouth, Devon, England Band-Aid Campaign
May 1986 Sea Shepherd II Plymouth, Devon, England Dover, England En route to IWC
June 1986 Sea Shepherd II Dover, England Via Kiel Canal to Malmo, Sweden IWC Meeting
July 1986 Sea Shepherd II Malmo, Sweden Torshaven, Faeroe Islands Pilot Whale Campaign
July 1986 Sea Shepherd II Torshaven, Faeroe Islands Lerwick, Shetland Islands Pilot Whale Campaign
Aug 1986 Sea Shepherd II Lerwick, Shetland Islands Hebrides, Scotland  
Aug 1986 Sea Shepherd II Hebrides, Scotland Bristol, England Pilot Whale Campaign
June 1987 Divine Wind Seattle, Washington Dutch Harbor, Alaska Driftnet Campaign
June 1987 Divine Wind Dutch Harbor, Alaska Amchitka and Attu Islands Driftnet Campaign
July 1987 Divine Wind Attu Island Pribilof Islands Driftnet Campaign
July 1987 Divine Wind Priblof Islands Dutch Harbor Driftnet Campaign
Aug 1987 Divine Wind Dutch Harbor Seattle Driftnet Campaign
Feb 1988 Sea Shepherd II Bristol, England Dartmouth, England Delivery
Mar 1989 Sea Shepherd II Dartmouth, England Torquay, England. Delivery
June 1989 Sea Shepherd II Torquay, England Ijmuiden, Netherlands Drydock
June 1989 Sea Shepherd II Ijmuiden, Netherlands Falmouth, Cornwall, England Drydock
July 1989 Sea Shepherd II Falmouth, Cornwall, UK Key West, Florida Tuna/Dolphin Camp.
Aug 1989 Sea Shepherd II Key West, Florida Panama Canal Tuna/Dolphin Camp.
Aug 1989 Sea Shepherd II Panama Canal Puntareanas, Costa Rica Tuna/Dolphin Camp.
Aug 1989 Sea Shepherd II Puntarenas, Costa Rica Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Tuna/Dolphin Camp.
Aug 1989 Sea Shepherd II Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Los Angeles, California Tuna/Dolphin Camp.
Aug 1989 Sea Shepherd II Los Angeles, California Poulsbo, Washington Tuna/Dolphin Camp
June 1990 Sea Shepherd II Poulsbo, Washington Seattle, Washington Drydock
July 1990 Sea Shepherd II Seattle, Washington Honolulu, Hawaii Driftnet Campaign
Nov 1990 Sea Shepherd II Honolulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Driftnet Campaign
Feb 1991 Sea Shepherd II Los Angeles, California San Diego, California Driftnet Campaign
Mar 1991 Sea Shepherd II San Diego, California The Panama Canal Driftnet Campaign
Mar 1991 Sea Shepherd II The Panama Canal Key West, Florida Driftnet Campaign
July 1991 Sea Shepherd II Key West, Florida Port of Spain, Trinidad Driftnet Campaign
July 1991 Sea Shepherd II Port of Spain, Trinidad Mouth of the Amazon Driftnet Campaign
Aug 1991 Sea Shepherd II Mouth of the Amazon Port of Spain, Trinidad Driftnet Campaign
Aug 1991 Sea Shepherd II Port of Spain, Trinidad* Norfolk, Virginia* Driftnet Campaign
Oct 1991 Edward Abbey Charleston, South Carolina Norfolk, Virginia Delivery
Nov 1991 Sea Shepherd II Norfolk, Virginia Nassau, Bahamas Columbus Campaign
Dec 1991 Sea Shepherd II Nassau, Bahamas San Salvador & Turks Caicos Columbus Campaign
Dec 1991 Sea Shepherd II Turks, Caicos San Juan, Puerto Rico Columbus Campaign
Dec 1991 Sea Shepherd II San Juan, Puerto Rico Key West, Florida Columbus Campaign
Jan 1992 Edward Abbey Norfolk, Virginia Key West, Florida via I.C.W. Delivery
Feb 1992 Sea Shepherd II Key West Florida* The Panama Canal* Cocos Island Campaign
Feb 1992 Edward Abbey Key West Florida The Panama Canal Cocos Island Campaign
Feb 1992 Sea Shepherd II The Panama Canal* Cocos Island, Costa Rica* Cocos Island Campaign
Feb 1992 Edward Abbey The Panama Canal Cocos Island, Costa Rica Cocos Island Campaign
Feb 1992 Sea Shepherd II Cocos Island, Costa Rica* Los Angeles, California* Cocos Island Campaign
Feb 1992 Edward Abbey Cocos Island, Costa Rica Acapulco, Mexico Cocos Island Campaign
Mar 1992 Edward Abbey Acapulco, Mexico Los Angeles, California Cocos Island Campaign
Jun 1992 Sea Shepherd II Los Angeles, California* Santa Cruz, California* Driftnet Campaign
Jun 1992 Edward Abbey Los Angeles, California Santa Cruz, California Driftnet Campaign
July 1992 Sea Shepherd II Santa Cruz, California* Mid North Pacific Ocean* Driftnet Campaign
July 1992 Edward Abbey Santa Cruz, California Mid North Pacific Ocean Driftnet Campaign
Aug 1992 Sea Shepherd II North Pacific Encounter* Ucluelet, British Columbia* Retired ship
Aug 1992 Edward Abbey North Pacific Encounter Ucluelet, British Columbia Driftnet Campaign
Aug 1992 Edward Abbey Ucluelet, British Columbia* Seattle, Washington* Driftnet Campaign
Aug 1992 Edward Abbey Seattle, Washington Ucluelet, British Columbia Sea Shepherd II Assist
Sept 1992 Edward Abbey Ucluelet, British Columbia Seattle, Washington Sea Shepherd II Assist
Apr 1993 Sirenian Seattle , Washington Vancouver, B.C. Clayoquot Campaign
Apr 1993 Sirenian Vancouver, B.C. Uclulet and Tofino B.C. Clayoquot Campaign
May 1993 Sirenian Uclulet and Tofino B.C. Vancouver and Seattle Clayoquot Campaign
July 1993 Cleveland Amory Halifax, Nova Scotia St. John's Newfoundland Cod Campaign
July 1994 Whales Forever IJmuiden, Netherlands Lofoten Islands, Norway Norwegian Whaling
July 1994 Whales Forever Lofoten Islands, Norway Lerwick, Shetland, Islands Norwegian Whaling
Aug 1994 Whales Forever Lerwick, Shetland, Islands Aberdeen, Scotland Norwegian Whaling
Aug 1994 Whales Forever Hamburg, Germany Kiel via Kiel Canal, Germany Norwegian Whaling
Sept 1994 Whales Forever Kiel via Kiel Canal, Germany Bremerhaven, Germany Norwegian Whaling
Sept 1994 Whales Forever Bremerhaven, Germany* Hamilton, Bermuda* Delivery
Oct 1994 Whales Forever Hamilton, Bermuda* Key West, Florida* Delivery
July 1995 Sirenian Seattle, Washington Vancouver Salmon Campaign
July 1995 Sirenian Vancouver, B.C. Ketchikan Salmon Campaign
July 1995 Sirenian Ketchikan, Alaska Massett, Queen Charlotte Islands Salmon Campaign
July 1995 Sirenian Massett, QCI, BC Campbell River, B,C, Salmon Campaign
July 1995 Sirenian Campbell River, B.C. Vancouver B.C. to Seattle Salmon Campaign
July 1996 Sirenian Seattle, Washington Neah Bay, Washington Makah Campaign
July 1996 Sirenian Neah Bay, Washington Seattle, Washington Makah Campaign
Mar 1997 Sea Shepherd III Edinburgh, Scotland Bremerhavem, Germany Delivery
Aug 1997 Sirenian Seattle, Washington Neah Bay, Washington Makah Campaign
Aug 1997 Sirenian Neah Bay, Washington Seattle, Washington Makah Campaign
Sept 1997 Sea Shepherd III Bremerhaven, Germany Gibraltar IWC Campaign
Sept 1997 Sea Shepherd III Gibraltar St. Jean Cap Ferrat, France IWC Campaign
Sept 1997 Sea Shepherd III St. Jean Cap Ferrat, France Monte Carlo, Monaco IWC Campaign
Oct 1997 Sea Shepherd III Monte Carlo, Monaco Nice, France IWC Campaign
Nov 1997 Sea Shepherd III Nice, France Gibraltar Delivery
Dec 1997 Sea Shepherd III Gibraltar Madiera Delivery
Dec 1997 Sea Shepherd III Madiera Key West, Florida Delivery
Jan 1998 Sea Shepherd III Key West, Florida Wilmington, North Carolina Delivery
Mar 1998 Sea Shepherd III Wilmington, North Carolina Sydney, Nova Scotia Harp Seal Campaign
Mar 1998 Sea Shepherd III Sydney, Nova Scotia The Gulf of St. Lawrence Harp Seal Campaign
Apr 1998 Sea Shepherd III The Gulf of St. Lawrence Wilmington, North Carolina Harp Seal Campaign
Jun 1998 Sea Shepherd III Wilmington, North Carolina Belize Manatee Campaign
Jun 1998 Sea Shepherd III Belize The Panama Canal Cocos Island Campaign
June 1998 Sea Shepherd III The Panama Canal Cocos Island, Costa Rica Cocos Island Campaign
Jul 1998 Sea Shepherd III Cocos Island, Costa Rica Long Beach, California Delivery
Aug 1998 Sea Shepherd III Long Beach, California Seattle, Washington Delivery
Sept 1998 Sea Shepherd III Seattle, Washington Neah Bay, Washington Makah Campaign
Sept 1998 Sirenian Seattle, Washington Neah Bay Makah Campaign
Dec 1998 Sea Shepherd III Neah Bay, Washington Friday Harbor, Washington Makah Campaign
Dec 1998 Sirenian Neah Bay, Washington Seattle, Washington Makah Campaign
Jun 1999 Sea Shepherd III Friday Harbor, Washington Seattle, Washington Makah Campaign
May 1999 Sirenian Seattle, Washington Neah Bay, Washington Makah Campaign
May 1999 Sirenian Neah Bay, Washington Seattle, Washington Makah Campaign
Mar 2000 Ocean Warrior Seattle, Washington Monterey, California Shark Campaign
Mar 2000 Ocean Warrior Monterey, California Los Angeles, California Gray Whale Campaign
Mar 2000 Ocean Warrior Los Angeles, California Magdalena Bay, Mexico Gray Whale Campaign
April 2000 Ocean Warrior Magdalena Bay, Mexico Acapulco, Mexico Galapagos Campaign
April 2000 Ocean Warrior Acapulco, Mexico The Galapagos Galapagos Campaign
April 2000 Ocean Warrior The Galapagos The Panama Canal LFA Campaign
April 2000 Ocean Warrior The Panama Canal Miami, Florida LFA Campaign
May 2000 Ocean Warrior Miami, Florida Fort Pierce, Florida Delivery
June 2000 Ocean Warrior Fort Pierce, Florida* Horta, Azores, Portugal* LFA Campaign
June 2000 Ocean Warrior Horta, Azores, Portugal Amsterdam, Netherlands Delivery
July 2000 Ocean Warrior Amsterdam, Netherlands Lerwick, Shetland Islands Pilot Whale Campaign
July 2000 Ocean Warrior Lerwick, Shetland Islands The Faeroe Islands Pilot Whale Campaign
July 2000 Ocean Warrior The Faeroe Islands Lerwick, Shetland Islands Pilot Whale Campaign
July 2000 Ocean Warrior Lerwick, Shetland Islands Kirkwall, Orkney Islands Pilot Whale Campaign
Aug 2000 Ocean Warrior Kirkwall, Orkney Islands The Faeroe Islands Pilot Whale Campaign
Aug 2000 Ocean Warrior The Faeroe Islands Amsterdam, Netherlands Pilot Whale Campaign
Nov 2000 Sirenian Seattle San Francisco, California Galapagos Support
Nov 2000 Sirenian San Francisco, California Los Angeles, California Galapagos Support
Dec 2000 Sirenian Los Angeles, California Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Galapagos Support
Dec 2000 Sirenian Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Acapulco, Mexico Galapagos Support
Dec 2000 Sirenian Acapulco, Mexico Salinas Cruz, Mexico Galapagos Support
Dec 2000 Sirenian Salinas Cruz, Mexico Puntarenas, Costa Rica Galapagos Support
Dec 2000 Sirenian Puntarenas, Costa Rica Cocos Island, Costa Rica Galapagos Support
Dec 2000 Sirenian Cocos Island, Costa Rica Porto Ayora, Galapagos Galapagos Support
Apr 2001 Ocean Warrior Amsterdam, Netherlands* Horta, Azores, Portugal* Delivery
Apr 2001 Ocean Warrior Horta, Azores, Portugal* Fort Pierce, Florida* Delivery
June 2001 Ocean Warrior Fort Pierce, Florida Miami, Florida Delivery
July 2001 Ocean Warrior Miami, Florida Castries, St. Lucia Caribbean Whaling
July 2001 Ocean Warrior Castries, St. Lucia St. Vincent & Grenadines Caribbean Whaling
July 2001 Ocean Warrior St. Vincent & Grenadines Scarborough, Tobago Sea Turtle Poaching
July 2001 Ocean Warrior Scarborough, Tobago The Panama Canal Sea Turtle Poaching
Aug 2001 Ocean Warrior The Panama Canal Puntarenas, Costa Rica Cocos Island Support
Aug 2001 Ocean Warrior Puntarenas, Costa Rica Cocos Island, Costa Rica Cocos Island Support
Aug 2001 Ocean Warrior Cocos Island, Costa Rica Porto Ayora, Galapagos Galapagos Support
Sep 2001 Ocean Warrior Porto Ayora, Galapagos San Diego, California Galapagos Support
Sep 2001 Ocean Warrior San Diego, California San Francisco, California Longlines Campaign
Oct 2001 Ocean Warrior San Francisco, California Seattle, Washington Delivery
Mar 2002 Ocean Warrior Seattle, Washington Monterey, California Cocos Island Support
Mar 2002 Ocean Warrior Monterey, California Port Hueneme, California Cocos Island Support
Apr 2002 Ocean Warrior Port Hueneme, California Long Beach, California Cocos Island Support
Apr 2002 Ocean Warrior Long Beach, California Puntarenas, Costa Rica Cocos Island Support
Apr 2002 Ocean Warrior Puntarenas, Costa Rica Cocos Island, Costa Rica Cocos Island Support
May 2002 Farley Mowat Cocos Island, Costa Rica Puntarenas, Costa Rica Cocos Island Support
May 2002 Farley Mowat Puntarenas, Costa Rica Panama City, Panama Cocos Island Support
June 2002 Farley Mowat Panama City, Panama The Galapagos Cocos Island Support
Aug 2002 Farley Mowat The Galapagos Papeete, Tahiti Longline Campaign
Aug 2002 Farley Mowat Papeete, Tahiti Auckland, New Zealand Longline Campaign
Dec 2002 Farley Mowat Auckland, New Zealand Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Antarctica Campaign
Dec 2002 Farley Mowat Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Antarctica Antarctica Campaign
Jan 2003 Farley Mowat Antarctica Auckland, New Zealand Antarctica Campaign
Apr 2003 Farley Mowat Auckland, New Zealand* The Cook Islands* Longline Campaign
Apr 2003 Farley Mowat The Cook Islands* Victoria, B.C. Canada* Longline Campaign
Apr 2003 Farley Mowat Victoria, B.C. Canada Seattle, Washington Delivery
April 2004 Farley Mowat Seattle, WA Victoria BC Galapagos Islands Campaign
April 2004 Farley Mowat Victoria, BC Long Beach, CA Galapagos Islands Campaign
May 2004 Farley Mowat Long Beach, CA Puerto Ayora, Galapagos, Ecuador Galapagos Islands Campaign
June 2004 Farley Mowat Puerto Ayora, Galapagos, Ecuador Malpelo Island, Colombia Malpelo Island Campaign
June 2004 Farley Mowat Malpelo Island, Columbia Panama Canal, Panama Transit of the Canal
July 2004 Farley Mowat Panama Canal, Panama Curacao - Dutch Antilles Curacao Dolphins Campaign
Aug 2004 Farley Mowat Curacao -Dutch Antilles Sao Luis, Brazil Brazil Anti-Poaching Campaign
Sept 2004 Farley Mowat Sao Luis, Brazil Fernando de Noronha, Brazil Brazil Anti-Poaching Campaign
Sept 2004 Farley Mowat Fernando de Noronha, Brazil Natal, Brazil Brazil Anti-Poaching Campaign
Sept 2004 Farley Mowat Natal, Brazil Port of Spain, Trinidad Brazil Anti-Poaching Campaign
Sept 2004 Farley Mowat Port of Spain, Trinidad Curacao - Dutch Antilles Delivery
Dec 2004 Farley Mowat Curacao St. Georges, Bermuda Delivery
Feb 2005 Farley Mowat St. Georges, Bermuda Portland, Maine Seal Campaign
Mar 2005 Farley Mowat Portland, Maine Halifax, Nova Scotia Seal Campaign
Mar 2005 Farley Mowat Halifax, Nova Scotia Port aux Basques, Nfld Seal Campaign
Mar 2005 Farley Mowat Port aux Basques, Nfld Liverpool, Nova Scotia Seal Campaign
Mar 2005 Farley Mowat Liverpool. Nova Scotia Eastport, Maine Seal Campaign
Mar 2005 Farley Mowat Eastport, Maine Gulf of St. Lawence Seal Campaign
Apr 2005 Farley Mowat Gulf of St. Lawrence St. Pierre et Miquelon FR. Seal Campaign
Apr 2005 Farley Mowat St. Pierre et Miquelon, Fr. The Labrador Front Seal Campaign
Apr 2005 Farley Mowat The Labrador Front The Tail of the Grand Banks Drag Trawlers
Apr 2005 Farley Mowat The Grand Banks Dockyard, Bermuda Delivery
June 2005 Farley Mowat Dockyard, Bermuda Jacksonville, Florida To Drydock
Aug 2005 Farley Mowat Jacksonville, Florida Panama Canal Galapagos Campaign
Aug 2005 Farley Mowat Panama Canal Puerto Ayora, Galapagos Galapagos Campaign
Oct 2005 Farley Mowat Puerto Ayora, Galapagos Pitcairn Islands Longline Campaign
Nov 2005 Farley Mowat Pitcairn Islands Wellington, New Zealand Longline Campaign
Nov 2005 Farley Mowat Wellington, New Zealand Melbourne, Australia Antarctic Whale Campaign
Dec 2005 Farley Mowat Melbourne, Australia Hobart, Australia Antarctic Whale Campaign
Dec 2005 – Jan 2006 Farley Mowat Hobart, Australia Cape Town, South Africa Antarctic Whale Campaign
June/July 2006 Farley Mowat Cape Town, South Africa Fremantle, Western Australia Antarctic Whale Campaign
July 2006 Farley Mowat Fremantle, Western Australia Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Antarctic Whale Campaign
Dec 2006 Robert Hunter Rosyth, Scotland Rotterdam, Netherlands Operation Leviathan, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Dec 2006 Robert Hunter Rotterdam, Netherlands Roscoff, France Operation Leviathan, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Dec 2006 Robert Hunter Roscoff, France Puntarenas, Chile Operation Leviathan, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Dec 2006 Farley Mowat Melbourne, Australia Hobart, Tasmania Operation Leviathan, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Jan/Feb 2007 Robert Hunter Puntarenas, Chile Ross Sea, Antarctica Operation Leviathan, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Jan/Feb 2007 Farley Mowat Hobart, Tasmania Ross Sea, Antarctica Operation Leviathan, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Feb 2007 Robert Hunter Ross Sea, Antarctica Melbourne, Australia Operation Leviathan, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Feb 2007 Robert Hunter Ross Sea, Antarctica Melbourne, Australia Operation Leviathan, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Feb 2007 Farley Mowat Ross Sea, Antarctica Melbourne, Australia Operation Leviathan, Antarctic Whale Campaign
May 2007 Farley Mowat Melbourne, Australia Pitcairn Islands Longline Patrol
May 2007 Farley Mowat Pitcairn Islands Galapagos Islands Longline Patrol
July 2007 Farley Mowat Puerto Ayora, Galapagos Panama Canal Longline Patrol
Aug 2007 Farley Mowat Panama Canal Dockyard, Bermuda Longline Patrol
Sept 2007 Robert Hunter Melbourne, Australia Launceston, Tasmania Delivery
Nov 2007 Robert Hunter Launceston, Tasmania Melbourne, Australia Delivery from Drydock
Dec 2007 Steve Irwin Melbourne, Australia Antarctica Operation Migaloo, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Dec 2007 Steve Irwin Antarctica Melbourne, Australia Operation Migaloo, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Jan 2008 Steve Irwin Melbourne, Australia Cooperation Sea/Antarctica Operation Migaloo, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Jan 2008 Steve Irwin Cooperation Sea/Antarctica Melbourne, Australia Operation Migaloo, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Feb 2008 Steve Irwin Melbourne, Australia Antarctica Operation Migaloo, Antarctic Whale Campaign
March 2008 Steve Irwin Antarctica Melbourne, Australia Operation Migaloo, Antarctic Whale Campaign
March 2008 Farley Mowat Dockyard, Bermuda St. Pierre et Miquelon, France Seal Defense Campaign
April 2008 Farley Mowat St. Pierre et Miquelon, France Sydney, Nova Scotia Seal Defense Campaign
July 2008 Steve Irwin Melbourne, Australia Brisbane, Queensland Preparation for Operation Musashi, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Dec 2008 Steve Irwin Brisbane, Queensland Newcastle NSW Operation Musashi, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Dec 2008 Steve Irwin Newcastle NSW Hobart, Tasmania Operation Musashi, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Dec 2008 Steve Irwin Hobart, Tasmania Antarctica Operation Musashi, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Jan 2009 Steve Irwin Antarctica Hobart, Tasmania Operation Musashi, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Jan 2009 Steve Irwin Hobart, Tasmania Antarctica, Ross Sea Operation Musashi, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Feb 2009 Steve Irwin Antarctica Hobart, Tasmania Operation Musashi, Antarctic Whale Campaign
Oct 2009 Bob Barker Ghana Ivory Coast Purchase and move to Drydock
Nov 2009 Bob Barker Ivory Coast Mauritius Final Preparations for Operation Waltzing Matilda
Dec 2009 Bob Barker Mauritius Antarctica Operation Waltzing Matilda
Jan 2010 Bob Barker Antarctica Kerguelen Islands Operation Waltzing Matilda
Feb 2010 Bob Barker Kerguelen Islands Antarctica Operation Waltzing Matilda
Mar 2010 Bob Barker Antarctica Hobart, Tasmania Operation Waltzing Matilda
Oct 2009 Steve Irwin Brisbane, Queensland Sydney NSW Operation Waltzing Matilda
Nov 2009 Steve Irwin Sydney NSW Hobart, Tasmania Operation Waltzing Matilda
Nov 2009 Steve Irwin Hobart, Tasmania Geelong, Victoria Operation Waltzing Matilda
Nov 2009 Steve Irwin Geelong, Victoria Fremantle, Western Australia Operation Waltzing Matilda
Dec 2009 Steve Irwin Fremantle, Western Australia Antarctica (Adelie Coast) Operation Waltzing Matilda
Dec 2009 Steve Irwin Antarctica (Adelie Coast) Hobart, Tasmania Operation Waltzing Matilda
Jan 2010 Steve Irwin Hobart, Tasmania Kerguelen Islands Operation Waltzing Matilda
Feb 2010 Steve Irwin Kerguelen Islands Fremantle, Western Australia Operation Waltzing Matilda
Feb 2010 Steve Irwin Fremantle, Western Australia Antarctica Operation Waltzing Matilda
Mar 2010 Steve Irwin Antarctica Hobart, Tasmania Operation Waltzing Matilda
Nov 2009 Ady Gil Auckland, New Zealand Hobart Tasmania Operation Waltzing Matilda
Dec 2009 Ady Gil Hobart Tasmania Antarctica Operation Waltzing Matilda
March 2010 Steve Irwin Hobart, Tasmania Wellington, New Zealand Operation Blue Rage
April 2010 Steve Irwin Wellington, New Zealand Pitcairn Island Operation Blue Rage
April 2010 Steve Irwin Pitcairn Island Panama Canal Operation Blue Rage
April 2010 Steve Irwin Panama Canal New York City Operation Blue Rage
May 2010 Steve Irwin New York City Cannes, France Operation Blue Rage
May 2010 Steve Irwin Cannes, France Toulon France Operation Blue Rage
June 2010 Steve Irwin Toulon, France Valletta, Malta Operation Blue Rage
June 2010 Steve Irwin Valletta, Malta Athens, Greece Operation Blue Rage
July 2010 Steve Irwin Athens, Greece Toulon, France Operation Blue Rage
July 2010 Steve Irwin Toulon, France LaSpezia, Italy Operation Blue Rage
Aug 2010 Steve Irwin LaSpezia, Italy Monaco Operation Blue Rage
Aug 2010 Steve Irwin Monaco Barcelona, Spain Operation Blue Rage
Aug 2010 Golfo Azzurro
Amsterdam, Netherlands Faeroe Islands Operation Grind Stop
Sep 2010 Steve Irwin Barcelona, Spain Port Said, Egypt
Suez Canal
Delivery
Sep 2010 Steve Irwin Port Said, Egypt Freemantle, Australia Delivery
Nov 2010 Steve Irwin Fremantle, West Australia Hobart, Tasmania Delivery
Dec 2010 Steve Irwin Hobart, Tasmania Wellington NZ Operation No Compromise
Nov 2010 Bob Barker Hobart, Tasmania Melbourne, Victoria Operation No Compromise
Nov 2010 Bob Barker Melbourne, Victoria Hobart, Tasmania Operation No Compromise
Dec 2010 Gojira Fremantle, West Australia Hobart, Tasmania Operation No Compromise
November 2010 Bob Barker Hobart, Tasmania Melbourne, Victoria Operation No Compromise
November 2010 Bob Barker Melbourne, Victoria Hobart, Tasmania Operation No Compromise
December 2010 Gojira Fremantle, West Australia Hobart, Tasmania Operation No Compromise
Dec 2010 Feb 2011 Bob Barker Hobart, Tasmania Antarctic Peninsula Operation No Compromise
Feb 2011 Bob Barker Antarctic Peninsula Hobart, Tasmania Operation No Compromise
Dec 2010 Steve Irwin Hobart, Tasmania Wellington, New Zealand Operation No Compromise
Dec 2010 Steve Irwin Wellington, New Zealand Auckland Island New Zealand Operation No Compromise
Dec 2010 Steve Irwin Auckland Island New Zealand Bluff, New Zealand Operation No Compromise
Jan 2011 Steve Irwin Bluff, New Zealand Ross Sea Operation No Compromise
Jan 2011 Steve Irwin Ross Sea Antipode Islands. NZ Operation No Compromise
Jan 2011 Steve Irwin Antipode Islands. NZ Wellington New Zealand Operation No Compromise
Jan 2011 Steve Irwin Wellington New Zealand Ross Sea Operation No Compromise
Feb 2011 Steve Irwin Ross Sea Hobart, Tasmania Operation No Compromise
Dec 2010 Gojira Hobart, Tasmania Auckland Island New Zealand Operation No Compromise
Dec 2010 Gojira Auckland Island New Zealand Ross Sea Operation No Compromise
Jan 2011 Gojira Ross Sea Hobart, New Zealand Operation No Compromise
Jan 2011 Gojira Hobart, New Zealand Ross Sea Operation No Compromise
Feb 2011 Gojira Ross Sea Papeete, Tahiti Operation No Compromise
Feb 2011 Bob Barker Antarctic Peninsula Hobart, Tasmania Operation No Compromise
March 2011 Gojira Papeete, Tahiti The Galapagos Delivery
April 2011 Gojira The Galapagos Panama Canal Delivery
April 2011 Gojira Panama Canal St. Martin Delivery
May 2011 Gojira St. Martin Funchal, Madeira Delivery
May 2011 Gojira Funchal, Madeira La Ciotat, France Delivery
March 2011 Steve Irwin Hobart, Tasmania Fremantle, Western Australia Delivery
March 2011 Steve Irwin Fremantle, Western Australia The Suez Canal Delivery
April 2011 Steve Irwin The Suez Canal Cannes, France Delivery
March 2011 Bob Barker Hobart, Tasmania Yamba, NSW To Drydock
May 2011 Bob Barker Yamba, NSW Sydney, NSW From Drydock
May 2011 Steve Irwin Cannes, France Catania, Italy Operation Blue Rage 2
June 2011 Steve Irwin Catania, Italy Syracuse, Sicily, Italy Operation Blue Rage 2
June 2011 Steve Irwin Syracuse, Sicily, Italy The Coast of Libya Operation Blue Rage 2
June 2011 Steve Irwin The Coast of Libya Lampedusa Island, Italy Operation Blue Rage 2
June 2011 Steve Irwin Lampedusa Island, Italy Pantelleria Island Italy Operation Blue Rage 2
June 2011 Steve Irwin Pantelleria Island Italy Barcelona, Spain Operation Blue Rage 2
June 2011 Brigitte Bardot La Ciotat, France The Coast of Libya Operation Blue Rage 2
June 2011 Brigitte Bardot The Coast of Libya Barcelona, Spain Operation Blue Rage 2
July 2011 Steve Irwin Barcelona, Spain Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland Operation Ferocious Isles
July 2011 Steve Irwin Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland Toshaven, Faeroe Islands Operation Ferocious Isles
July 2011 Steve Irwin Toshaven, Faeroe Islands Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland Operation Ferocious Isles
July 2011 Brigitte Bardot Barcelona, Spain St.Helier Jersey, Channel Islands, U.K. I.W.C. meeting
July 2011 Brigitte Bardot St.Helier ,Jersey, Channel Islands U.K. Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland I.W.C. meeting
July 2011 Brigitte Bardot Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland Torshaven, Faeroes Operation Ferocious Isles
August 2011 Brigitte Bardot Torshaven, Faeroes Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland Operation Ferocious Isles
August 2011 Steve Irwin Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland Kirkwall, Orkney Islands Operation Ferocious Isles
August 2011 Brigitte Bardot Lerwick, Shetlands, Scotland Amsterdam, N.L. Operation Ferocious Isles
August 2011 Brigitte Bardot Amsterdam, N.L. Wilemdok, Antwerp Belgium Operation Ferocious Isles
Sept 2011 Steve Irwin Kirkwall, Orkney Islands London, England Operation Ferocious Isles
Sept 2011 Steve Irwin London, England Southampton, England Operation Divine Wind
Sept 2011 Brigitte Bardot Wilemdok, Antwerp Belgium Gibraltor Operation Divine Wind
Sept 2011 Brigitte Bardot Gibraltor La Spezia, Italy Operation Divine Wind
Oct 2011 Steve Irwin Southampton, England Roscoff, France Operation Divine Wind
Oct 2011 Brigitte Bardot La Spezia, Italy Port Suez, Egypt Operation Divine Wind
Oct 2011 Brigitte Bardot Port Suez, Egypt Male, Maldives Operation Divine Wind
Nov 2011 Steve Irwin Roscoff, France The Suez Canal Operation Divine Wind
Nov 2011 Steve Irwin The Suez Canal Fremantle, Western Australia Operation Divine Wind
Nov 2011 Brigitte Bardot Male, Maldives Fremantle, Australia Operation Divine Wind
Nov 2011 Bob Barker Sydney, NSW Hobart, Tasmania Operation Divine Wind
Dec 2011 Bob Barker Hobart, Tasmania Southern Ocean  
Dec 2011 Brigitte Bardot Fremantle, Australia Southern Ocean Operation Divine Wind
Dec 2011 Bob Barker Hobart, Tasmania Southern Ocean Operation Divine Wind
Jan 2012 Brigitte Bardot Southern Ocean Fremantle, Australia Operation Divine Wind
Dec 2011 Steve Irwin Fremantle, Western Australia Albany, Western Australia Operation Divine Wind
Dec 2011 Steve Irwin Albany, Western Australia Southern Ocean Operation Divine Wind
Jan 2012 Steve Irwin Southern Ocean Fremantle, Western Australia Operation Divine Wind
Jan 2012 Steve Irwin Fremantle, Western Australia Ross Sea, Antarctica Operation Divine Wind
Feb 2012 Bob Barker Southern Ocean Wellington, New Zealand Operation Divine Wind

 

Total Voyages of the Sea Shepherd: 8 in 1979
Total Voyages of the Sea Shepherd II: 64 between 1980 and 1992
Total Voyages of the Sea Shepherd III: 20 between 1997 and 1999
Total Voyages of the Divine Wind: 5 in 1987
Total Voyages of the Edward Abbey: 11 between 1990 and 1992
Total Voyages of the Sirenian: 22 between 1992 and 2000
Total Voyages of the Cleveland Amory: 1 in 1993
Total Voyages of the Whales Forever: 7 in 1994
Total Voyages of the Ocean Warrior: 34 between 2000 and 2002
Total Voyages of the Farley Mowat: 52 between 2002 and 2008
Total Voyages of the Robert Hunter: 7 between 2006 and 2007
Total Voyages of the Steve Irwin 33 between 2007 and 2010
Total Voyages of the Bob Barker 8 between 2009 and 2010
Total Voyages of the Ady Gil 2 between 2009 and 2010
Total Voyages of the Golfo Azurro 1 August 2010
Total Voyages of the Gojira 11 December 2010 and May 2011
Total Voyages of the Brigitte Bardot 15 2011 and 2012
Total Voyages Over 1,000 Kilometers: 175  
Total Voyages in the Atlantic: 132  
Total Voyages in the Caribbean: 29  
Total Voyages in the Mediterranean: 24  
Total Voyages in the Pacific: 143  
Total Transits of Panama Canal: 13  
Total Transits of Suez Canal: 5  
Total Transits of Kiel Canal: 3  
Total Voyages in Ice Packs: 25  
Total Voyages to Antarctica: 15  
Total Voyages in the Indian Ocean: 19  

Farthest Point Navigated South: 77° 27' 7" South Ross Sea
Farthest Point Navigated North: 68° 03' Lofoten Islands, Norway
Number of Crew Injuries between 1979 and 2005: None
Number of Rammings of Illegal Whalers and Poachers: 7
Number of Illegal Whaling Ships Scuttled: 8
Number of Naval Confrontations: 7
Number of Times Under Attack by Fire Arms: 4
Number of Long driftnets destroyed or confiscated: 4
Number of Miles of Longline destroyed or confiscated: 182
Number of Volunteer Crew that Have Participated: Approx 4500

The year 2012 marked the 34th year since the first Sea Shepherd ship went to sea. During this Quarter Century, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has operated 11 different ships.

Sea Shepherd - U.K. Registry
Sea Shepherd II - U.K.egistry, St. Vincent, Belize.
Divine Wind - Panama
Edward Abbey was renamed Sirenian - U.S., Canada & Ecuador
Cleveland Amory - Canada
Sea Shepherd III was renamed Ocean Warrior and renamed again to Farley Mowat - U.K. Canada, Belize, Cayman Islands, Dutch
Robert Hunter was renamed Steve Irwin U.K. & Dutch
Bob Barker - Guyana, Dutch
Ady Gil - New Zealand
Golfo Azzurro - Dutch registered
Gojira renamed Brigitte Bardot
- Australia Registry

Freemantle, Australia


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