The Shackleton Boat Journey

The Shackleton Boat Journey


By (author) Frank Arthur Worsley

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  • Publisher: BIRLINN LTD
  • Format: Paperback | 220 pages
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 214mm x 16mm | 260g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2002
  • Publication City/Country: Edinburgh
  • ISBN 10: 1841580635
  • ISBN 13: 9781841580630
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 32pp b&w plate section
  • Sales rank: 554,448

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Frank A. Worsley was the Captain of the H.M.S. Endurance, the ship used by the legendary explorer Ernest Shackleton in his 1914-16 expedition to the Antarctic. This book tells the story of the ill-fated expedition.

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Frank A. Worsley, a native New Zealander, served as a reserve officer in the Royal Navy before becoming captain of the "Endurance." He commanded two ships in World War I, for which he was decorated, sailed with Shackleton again in 1921, and in 1925 was the joint leader of the British Arctic Exploration. Worsley died in 1943.