Endurance Expedition 1914-16

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In 1914, the ship Endurance, reached Grytviken at South Georgia. The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition would get underway after a month long stay among the whalers at the port.

What none of the Endurance crew realised at this stage was that a failed expedition would enter the history books for the remarkable tale of heroism that still today still leaves those who know about it, dumbfounded at the extremities people would go through in order to save their fellow man.

A central character in this, the greatest tale of survival and rescue in maritime history, was Tom Crean