In the Footsteps of Shackleton

  • 21 Nov 2017
  • 20:30 - 23:00
  • Papercourt

Talk by Dr Martin Thomas

  • Speaker: Dr Martin Thomas.

  • In 1916 Shackleton sailed 800 nM in the 'James Caird' along with 5 crew from Elephant Is to South Georgia in order to rescue the remainder of his crew left behind after the wreck of his Antarctic mother ship 'Endurance'.    Martin and 7 colleagues chartered a yacht to retrace the events of this epic journey.

  • Organiser: Leon Barbour

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