Frank Worsley, captain of the Endurance for Shakletons expedition to Antarctica. Due to his amazing navigational skills, he got their small escape craft to the tiny but inhabited Elephant Island in the middle of the great Southern Ocean. Not one person on the expedition died.

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Frank Worsley, captain of the Endurance for Shakletons expedition to Antarctica. Due to his amazing navigational skills, he got their small escape craft to the tiny but inhabited Elephant Island in the middle of the great Southern Ocean. Not one person on the expedition died.

Man in dark naval uniform and wearing an officer's cap

Man in dark naval uniform and wearing an officer's cap

Frank Worsley with pipe at crows-nest of ‘Quest’

Frank Worsley with pipe at crows-nest of ‘Quest’

Frank Worsley at crows-nest of ‘Quest’

Frank Worsley at crows-nest of ‘Quest’

Two of the crew members who endured 635 days under the most horrendous conditions imaginable

Two of the crew members who endured 635 days under the most horrendous conditions imaginable

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A bronze bust of FrankWorsley skipper, a man wearing a balaclava, the bust on a plinth in a park area with a backdrop of a park bench and buildings in the far distance

A bronze bust of FrankWorsley skipper, a man wearing a balaclava, the bust on a plinth in a park area with a backdrop of a park bench and buildings in the far distance

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