Most INSANE TRUE Survival Story of ALL TIME! The Shackleton Expedition 1914

The Endurance22 Expedition has successfully discovered Endurance, the ship which transported Ernest Shackleton and his crew of brave explorers to Antarctica. Today, Adam talks about the fateful Shackleton Expedition which lasted from 1914-1916. 27 men trapped on the ice and forced to endure the harshest conditions imaginable!

TIMELINE

  • 0:00 – The Endurance Found
  • 1:44 – The Shackleton Expedition
  • 4:41 – Trapped on the Ice
  • 7:04 – Abandoning the Endurance
  • 9:25 – Left to the Elements
  • 11:19 – Elephant Island
  • 13:35 – South Georgia Island
  • 16:51 – Stromness
  • 20:48 – True Endurance

SOURCES

Antelme, Mark, and Lea, Jimmy, “Endurance is Found”, Ednurance22, Accessed February 15, 2022, https://endurance22.org/endurance-is-found

Schultz, Colin, “Shackleton Probably Never Took Out an Ad Seeking Men for a Hazardous Journey”, Smithsonian Magazine (September 10, 2013) https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/shackleton-probably-never-took-out-an-ad-seeking-men-for-a-hazardous-journey-5552379/

“The Endurance: A Legendary Story Of Survival”, Timeline, Dir. Leanne Pooley, Accessed February 12, 2022, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OBsHnS5S4U&t=1183s

“The Epic Journey of Shackleton and His Antarctic Trek”, Weird History, November 6, 2020, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmIwipIhRq8

The Endurance, White Mountain Films, NOVA, Dir. George Butler, December 21, 2001, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAvbeahy80Q

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