Inspired by Shackleton and Endurance

The discovery in early March of the polar exploration ship HMS Endurance 106 years after it sank in icy waters near Antarctica brings to life a story of courage, fortitude and—indeed—endurance. Born in Ireland, groomed for a career in the Royal Navy, Ernest Shackleton in the early years of the 20thcentury was part of two Antarctic expeditions that fell short of reaching the South Pole.  At … Continue reading Inspired by Shackleton and Endurance