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Endurance shipwreck - The stern of the Endurance with the name and emblematic polestar - Endurance22

Endurance is Found

The Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust is pleased to confirm that the Endurance22 Expedition has located the wreck of Endurance, Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ship which has not been seen since it was crushed by the ice and sank in the Weddell Sea in 1915.  One hundred years after Shackleton’s death, Endurance was found at a depth …

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Endurance22 Expedition Sets Sail In Search of Shackleton’s Lost Ship

The Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust (“the Trust”) is pleased to confirm that the Endurance22 Expedition, which is aiming to locate, survey and film the wreck of Endurance, the lost ship of renowned polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, has departed on schedule from Cape Town, headed for the Weddell Sea in Antarctica. The Expedition plans to …

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Search for Shackleton’s ‘Endurance’ Prepares to Set Sail

On the 100th anniversary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s death, the expedition to locate ‘Endurance’ is making final preparations prior to setting sail   The Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust (“the Trust”) is pleased to confirm that the Endurance22 Expedition, which is aiming to locate, survey and film the wreck of Endurance, the lost ship of renowned …

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THE ENDURANCE three-masted ship of Shackleton's 1914-1915 Antarctic expedition trapped in pack ice. Photo: Frank Hurley

History Hit and Little Dot Studios join as media partners on search for the wreck of Shackleton’s Endurance

Expedition marks the centenary of the death of the legendary explorer   History Hit, the SVOD and content platform co-founded by historian Dan Snow, and award-winning digital content agency and media network Little Dot Studios (an All3Media company) have announced their exclusive media partnership with a new expedition to find, film, and document one of …

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S.A. Agulhas II and crew members on pack ice | Endurance22

S.A. Agulhas II chartered for Endurance22 Expedition

The Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust (FMHT) has signed a charter agreement for the South African Polar vessel, SA Agulhas II, for its Expedition to find the wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s iconic ship, Endurance, in the Weddell Sea. The FMHT is pleased to confirm that it has signed an agreement with the South African Government’s …

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An Expedition to find the wreck of Shackleton’s Endurance

The Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust (FMHT) is planning an expedition – Endurance22 – to locate, survey and film the wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s iconic ship, Endurance, which sank in the Weddell Sea in November 1915. Sir Ernest Shackleton, the renowned polar explorer, died on 5 January 1922 in Grytviken, South Georgia. 100 years later, …

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