The Endurance Expedition 

By Tom Crean | The escape to Elephant Island , and the heroic voyage of the James Caird to South Georgia

On This Day - April 9th 1916 - Tom Crean

Shackleton Gives The Order To Sail The Lifeboats<p>The Endurance Expedition – Voyage to Elephant Island Begins<p><i>“Many of the important events of our</i> …

On This Day - April 16th 1916 - Tom Crean

Shackleton’s Lifeboats Make Landfall On Elephant Island<p>The Endurance Expedition<p>Ernest Shackleton<p>On April 9th 1916, the ice floe that Shackleton and …

On This Day - April 17th 1916 - Tom Crean

The Voyage To Cape Wild<p>The Endurance Expedition<p><i>“Wild was to proceed westwards along the coast and was to take with him four of the fittest men,</i> …

On This Day April 24 1916 - The Voyage of the James Caird

The Voyage Of The James Caird Begins.<p>The Endurance Expedition.<p>April 24th 1916.<p><i>“The 20-ft. boat had never looked big; she appeared to have shrunk in</i> …

On This Day - May 10th 1916 - Tom Crean

The <i>James Caird</i> Reaches South Georgia<p>The Endurance Expedition<p><i>“We fought the seas and the winds and at the same time had a daily struggle to keep</i> …

On This Day - May 19th 1916 - Tom Crean

Into The Unknown – Crossing South Georgia<p>The Endurance Expedition<p>The almost impossible had been achieved and for Shackleton, Crean, Worsley, …

Arrival at Stromness - On This Day - May 20th 1916. - Tom Crean

Arrival At Stromness<p>The Endurance Expedition<p><i>“Pain and ache, boat journeys, marches, hunger and fatigue seemed to belong to the limbo of forgotten</i> …

On This Day - May 21st 1916 - Tom Crean

The Rescue of McCarthy, Vincent & McNish.<p>The Endurance Expedition – South Georgia.<p>Crean, Shackleton & Worsley at Stromness<p>Having only arrived in …

On This Day - May 29th 1916. - Tom Crean

A Failed Rescue Aboard The Southern Sky.<p>The Endurance Expedition.<p><i>“The sea was freezing around us and the ice gradually grew thicker, reducing our</i> …

On This Day - July 12th 1916 - Tom Crean

Shackleton’s Third Rescue Attempt<p>The Endurance Expedition – Elephant Island<p><i>Emma</i><p>On July 12th 1916, Ernest Shackleton launched his third effort to …

On This Day - August 30th 1916 - The Rescue From Elephant Island.

Rescue From Elephant Island.<p>The Endurance Expedition.<p>August the 30th 1916 would have dawned no different than any of the previous 127 days, for the …