Ernest Shackleton, Endurance Voyage, Time Line and Map

Event and key to map Time since leaving England Date
Sail from England

Departure

August 8th 1914
1     Depart Grytviken whaling station, South Georgia 3 months, 27days December 5th 1914
2     Entered pack ice 3 months, 29 days December 7th 1914
3     Endurance trapped 5 months, 10 days January 18th 1915
4     Endurance crushed, ship abandoned 14 months, 19 days October 27th 1915
5     Endurance sinks 15 months, 13 days November 21st 1915
6     Launch boats for Elephant Island 20 months, 1 day April 9th 1916
7     Boat journey to South Georgia 2 week journey - 21 months 2 days on arrival at S.G. April 24th - May 10th 1916
8     Shackleton, Worsley, and Crean reach Stromness whaling station 21 months, 12 days May 20th 1916
9     Three crew members rescued from a beach on South Georgia 21 months, 13 days May 21st 1916
10     Remainder of the crew rescued from Elephant Island 24 months, 22 days August 30th 1916

Ernest Shackleton Books and Video

South - Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance Expedition
South - Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance Expedition(1919)
original footage
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Shackleton - The Greatest Survival Story of All Time (3-Disc Collector's Edition)
Shackleton
dramatization
Kenneth Branagh (2002)
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Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (Large Format)
Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (2001)
IMAX dramatization
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The Endurance - Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition
The Endurance - Shackleton's Legendary Expedition (2000)
PBS NOVA, dramatization with original footage
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Endurance, The Greatest Adventure Story Ever Told, book
Endurance : Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Alfred Lansing (Preface)
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South with Endurance:
Frank Hurley - official photographer
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South: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-17
South! Ernest Shackleton
Shackleton's own words
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 Shackleton's Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer
Shackleton's Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer
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Shackleton's Boat Journey: The narrative of Frank Worsley
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Shackleton
biography by Roland
Huntford
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The Quest for Frank Wild
biography by Angie Butler
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The Endurance : Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition
by Caroline Alexander
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Mrs. Chippy's Last Expedition:
The Remarkable Journal of Shackleton's Polar-Bound Cat
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Shackleton's Forgotten Men
Lennard Bickel
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 Tom Crean an Illustrated Life: Unsung Hero of the Scott & Shackleton Expeditions
Tom Crean: Unsung Hero
biography by Michael Smith
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Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World, The True Story of the Endurance Expedition
Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World -
Jennifer Armstrong
for ages 12 and up
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