The Voyage Of The James Caird

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Remembering the Voyage of the James Caird, in the words of the men who endured 17 torrid days in a lifeboat, as they crossed 800 miles of the Weddell Sea. Ocean, Inspire, History, Words, Quotes, Travel, Qoutes, Historia, Sea

The Voyage of the James Caird, was, for the six crewmen, and ordeal of immense proportions. They suffered hunger, thirst and freezing temperatures, compounded by the cramped conditions on the tiny lifeboat, which was constantly under siege from the monstrous ocean they were attempting to traverse.

Tom Crean – The Complete Endurance Odyssey Art, Lifebuoy, Canisters, Travel, Art Background, Kunst, Performing Arts

Tom Crean – The Complete Endurance Odyssey

Tom Crean preferred to take on the might of the savage Weddell Sea, than remain behind, in idle limbo, on Elephant Island. Limbo, Antarctica, I Promise, Savage, Quotations, Elephant, Boat, Island, Quotes

Tom Crean preferred to take on the might of the savage Weddell Sea, than remain behind, in idle limbo, on Elephant Island.

The faint glow, on a massive foreboding ocean. Flickering Lights, Antarctica, Glow, Ocean, Words, Quotes, Travel, Qoutes, Sea

The faint glow, on a massive foreboding ocean.

One of the many problems faced by the crew of the James Caird, as they voyaged across the Weddell Sea, 100 years ago, was the moulting hairs from their reindeer hide sleeping bags. Sleeping Bags, Reindeer, Hold On, In This Moment, Sea, Words, Face, Quotes, Travel

One of the many problems faced by the crew of the James Caird, as they voyaged across the Weddell Sea, 100 years ago, was the moulting hairs from their reindeer hide sleeping bags.

Remembering the Voyage of the James Caird, in the words of the men who endured 17 torrid days in a lifeboat, as they crossed 800 miles of the Weddell Sea. Yet To Come, Georgia, Battle, Felt, Journey, Words, Day, Quotes, Black

On the 8th of May 1916, the black cliffs of South Georgia loomed into view, and the weary crew of the James Caird felt their journey was almost done. The Weddell Sea however, would not relinquish the voyagers, without one final battle, but that was yet to come. After 14 days at sea, in a tiny lifeboat, the sight of the rocky outcrop they had aimed for must have been truly exhilarating.

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