Selling off the Hero

photo from the February 1998 Antarctic Journal article (next page)

The International Oceanographic Hero Foundation fell apart, and the Hero was offered up for sale. The sale turned out to be rather contentious, as documented by this 10 January 1998 Eugene (OR) Register-Guard article (original link):

there was a photo of Jay above the caption, but it was a blur in this article

sorry Jay

Next..more information about the eventual auction sale of Hero, and the new owner.