Finding Endurance: Shackleton’s breath on the back of your neck

  On 5th March 2022 a British-led expedition found the wreck of Shackleton’s ship, the Endurance, which sank in over 3,000 metres in the Weddell Sea in Antarctica in 1907. The sinking of the Endurance led to one of the great survival stories of all time as Shackleton set out to bring all 28 crew to safety. The discovery of the wreck was achieved using [...]

2022-03-15T00:03:02+00:00March 6th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Endurance

The BBC reports today, February 11th, that a team of Antarctic scientists has started its search for Sir Earnest Shackleton's lost ship the Endurance: The team broke through thick pack-ice on Sunday to reach the vessel's last known position in the Weddell Sea. Robotic submersibles will now spend the next few days scouring the ocean floor for the maritime icon. Shackleton and his crew had [...]

2019-02-11T23:34:51+00:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |
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