Endurance, plans

Scope and Content

  • MS 1358;SP Plan, undated, 1 sheet (50x60cm) photocopy

Administrative / Biographical History

The Endurance was the expedition ship for the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, [Weddell Sea Party], 1914-1916 (leader Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton). The ship drifted for ten months before being crushed in the pack ice of the Weddell Sea and sinking in 1915.


As deposited.

Related Material

The Scott Polar Research Institute holds a number of photographs, film and other illustrative material in the Picture Library, some of which covers this expedition. The catalogue can be searched on line by going to the Picture Library Database and selecting the Enter Polar Pictures link.

The Institute holds several archival collections containing material relating to the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition [Weddell Sea Party], 1914-1916 (leader Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton)

Geographical Names