Shackleton's Boat: The Story of the James Caird

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The James Caird is an unlikely hero, a 23-foot lifeboat that completed the most desperate and celebrated open boat voyage in history. On board were some of the most recognised names in Antarctic and Polar history. This is the story of that little boat from its commissioning to its dramatic escape to its final resting place at Dulwich College.
The James Caird is an unlikely hero, a 23-foot lifeboat that completed the most desperate and celebrated open boat voyage in history. On board were Ernest Shackleton, Tom Crean and Frank Worsley, now some of the most recognised names in Antarctic and Polar literature/history.This is the story of that little boat from its commissioning by Worsley to its dramatic escape from Antarctica to its final resting place at Dulwich College in the UK.Shackleton's Boat is a worthy memorial to a vessel famous in maritime history, and a story whose heroism has inspired generations.
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Weight 0.441000
Author Dunnett, Harding McGregor
Availability IP
Department Maritime
Format Paperback
ISBN 9781848892125
Pages 234
Published 24/08/2015
Publisher Collins Press
Section Maritime Guides
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