Monthly Archives: June 2013


Signatures for Shackleton, Worsley, and Crean may be seen in the column on the right.

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With face much wind-burned, square of chin

“Of average height, broad in the shoulder, deep in the chest, with face much wind-burned, square of chin, with heavy brow overarching deep-set grey-blue eyes telling a tale of strain and constant care, but brightening not seldom with joviality and … Continue reading

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Postcard from Port Stanley

“My good friend the Governor said I could settle down at Port Stanley and take things quietly for a few weeks. The street of this port is about a mile and a half long. It has the slaughter-house at one … Continue reading

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Fancy that ridiculous Shackleton & his South Pole

“Fancy that ridiculous Shackleton & his South Pole — in the crash of the world. “When all the sick & wounded have been tended, when all their impoverished & broken hearted homes have been restored, when every hospital is gorged … Continue reading

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A year and a half of hell

“I have had a year and a half of hell, and am older of course, but no lives have been lost, though we have been through what no other Polar expedition has done. It was Nature against us all the … Continue reading

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