Shackleton"s Lieutenant

The Nimrod Diary of A. L. A. MacKintosh British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09
  • 144 Pages
  • 3.92 MB
  • English
Polar Pubns Ltd
Great Britain, Explorers, Discovery and exploration, Mackintosh, A. L. A., (Aeneas Lionel Acton),, Diaries, 1879-1916, Antarctica, British, Mackintosh, A. L. A, Biography/Autobiog
ContributionsRichard McElrea (Editor)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7634278M
ISBN 100473009692
ISBN 139780473009694

Melding superb research and the extraordinary expedition photography of Frank Hurley, The Endurance by Caroline Alexander is a stunning work of history, adventure, and art which chronicles "one of the greatest epics of survival in the annals of exploration." Setting sail as World War I broke out in Europe, the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, led by renowned polar explorer Sir Ernest Cited by: Nimrod Illustrated: Pictures from Lieutenant Shackleton's British Antarctic Expedition [David M Wilson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Nimrod Illustrated: Pictures from Lieutenant Shackleton's British Antarctic Expedition5/5(1). Ernest Shackleton has 44 books on Goodreads with ratings. Ernest Shackleton’s most popular book is South: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition.

Ernest Shackleton, Anglo-Irish Antarctic explorer who attempted to reach the South Pole. He was perhaps best known for his –16 expedition, in which his ship, Endurance, was crushed by Shackletons Lieutenant book ice and the crew endured months of hardship before being. ENDURACE BOOK REVIEW BY CASEY HAWKINSON The Endurance by Alfred Lansing is a book about an unbelievable journey in which a group of men attempt to cross the continent of Antarctica in The group of 27 men, led by Earnest Shackleton embarks on a journey starting in England and set sail to begin the task of crossing Antarctica.

Once they /5(91). Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton CVO OBE FRGS FRSGS (/ ˈ ʃ æ k ə l t ə n /; 15 February – 5 January ) was an Irish Antarctic explorer who led three British expeditions to the was one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.

Shackleton's first experience of the polar regions was as third officer on Captain Robert Falcon Children: Edward Shackleton.

Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book - with overcopies sold - has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance's fateful trip.

To write their authoritative story, Lansing consulted with ten of the surviving members and gained access to diaries and personal accounts byeight others/5(K). The Endurance is a short, quickly-paced book about Ernest Shackletons failed expedition to cross the Antarctic.

The book was originally intended as a companion volume to the American Museum of Natural Historys exhibition, but can be read and enjoyed on its own/5. Inan expedition headed by Sir Ernest Shackleton set out to be the first to cross the continent of Antarctica.

Shipwrecked and marooned for months on end, their ill-fated voyage became a triumphant story of indomitable courage and faith in the face of astounding obstacles.

A bestseller since it was first published inAlfred Lansing's Endurance now features a foreword and afterword /5(75). Buy Nimrod Illustrated: Pictures from Lieutenant Shackleton's British Antarctic Expedition Limited boxed signed and numbered by Wilson, David M.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : David M. Wilson. Shackleton’s most famous expedition was planned to be an attempt to cross Antarctica from the Weddell Sea south of the Atlantic, to the Ross Sea south of the Pacific, by way of the Pole.

It set out from London on 1 Augustand reached the Weddell Sea on Januwhere the /5(8K). Directed by Leanne Pooley. With Craig Parker, Charles Pierard, Hugh Barnard, Blake Henshaw.

Captain Frank Worsley signs on as Captain of the Endurance to navigate Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew to Antarctica.

When the expedition ship is crushed; Worsley's seamanship and navigational skills saves them all/10(6). With Kenneth Branagh, John Grillo, Paul Humpoletz, Phoebe Nicholls. The true story of Shackleton's Endurance expedition to the South Pole, and his epic struggle to lead his twenty-eight man crew to safety after his ship was crushed in the pack ice/10(K).

In the "Between Discovery and Nimrod" section you say that that Shackleton was "offered a position in the Royal Navy as a lieutenant". This is not the case. This is not the case. Both his main biographers, Fisher and Huntford, deal with this: Shackleton applied in for a regular commision, with the support of Sir Clements Markham and the.

Shackleton Diary: Click on links below to view diary pages Elephant Island Landing 1 Elephant Island Landing 2 Elephant Island Landing 3 Elephant Island Departure 6th August THE ULTIMATE TRAVEL COMPANY UNVEILS ANTARCTIC TOUR FOR TH ANNIVERSARY OF SHACKLETON EXPEDITION To mark the anniversary of Britain’s legendary explorer Ernest Shackleton, The.

As a leadership book, Shackleton's Way has a number of weaknesses. First, leadership and management are not separated. The bulk of the points made in the book relate more to management than to leadership.

I think the book would have worked better if it had narrowed down to leadership, rather than including management/5().

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Get this from a library. Shackleton's lieutenant: the Nimrod diary of A.L.A. Mackintosh, British Antarctic Expedition, [A L A Mackintosh; S F Newman; Richard McElrea; David L Harrowfield] -- This edited version of the diary of Aeneas Lionel Action Mackintosh gives an account of the experiences of the members of the British Antarctic Expedition () on board the sailing ship.

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Thanks. comments. share. save hide report. Posted by 22 hours ago. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This page guide for “Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage” by Alfred Lansing includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 40 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Ernest Henry Shackle Commander. Born Kilkea, Ireland, Educated Dulwich College. Went to sea at Commissioned sub-lieutenant Royal Naval Reserve, From Flying Eye Books — the children’s book imprint of British indie press Nobrow, which gave us Freud’s comic biography, Blexbolex’s brilliant No Man’s Land and some gorgeous illustrated histories of aviation and the Space Race — comes Shackleton’s Journey (public library), a magnificent chronicle by emerging illustrator William.

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Pittcraft, - pages. 0 Reviews. The Shackleton family originated in England and Ireland. Richard Shackleton settled in Sussex Co., New Jersey around From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in. It is unfortunate that there is an illustration of the Endurance on the cover of this book which is about the earlier Nimrod Expedition.

Account of Shackleton's attempt to reach the South Pole in in which he reached 97 miles from the Pole -closer than anybody else at this time.

Ernest Henry Shackleton was born at Kilkea House, County Kildare, on Febru The Shackletons came originally from Yorkshire. The founder of the family was Abraham Shackleton, a Quaker, who moved to Ireland early in the eighteenth century and started a.

The book is overflowing with the most amazing of events, placing Shackelton's crew in an adventure every bit as great as Lewis and Clark's expedition (read the Ambrose book "Undaunted Courage" if you like this one).

This is a fine edition, as it includes approx. eighty photographs of the expedition. From the outset of the voyage to the Cited by:   Inas Europe braces for an unfathomably deadly war, explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton sets sail for Antarctica to do the impossible: traverse the continent.

He has a ship (the aptly named Endurance), a head brimming with optimism, and 28 men willing to follow him on an expedition across Brand: Skyhorse.

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Ocean Camp, supplies are collected from the failing ship and laid on the ice. The beginning of the end for Endurance, now completely in the power of the ice, the ship begins to keel over Endurance crushed to death by the icepacks of the Weddell Sea, the sinking ship, watched by the dogs, 1st November Frank Wild (probably) by the wreckage of the Endurance before she slipped beneath the ice.

South! The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition audiobook Ernest SHACKLETON ( - ) SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL: Try Audible and Get 2 Free Audiobooks: The AURORA had an uneventful voyage southwards. On Christmas Day she was anchored off Macquarie Island.

Sir Douglas Mawson's wireless station could be seen as well as the hut constructed by Mawson during the Australian Antarctic Expedition of A meteorological staff still occupied the hut and later that day the meteorologist, Mr. Tulloch, came aboard the ship and had dinner with.In a new book, Shackleton’s Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer (Viking ), coauthors Margot Morrell and Stephanie Capparell tease out Shackleton’s remarkable.