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Endurance Ship Model - Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton - Antarctic 1914

Endurance Ship Model  -  Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton - Antarctic 1914 - click to enlarge
Item# SMH-10
$2,450.00
Availability: Usually ships in 4-6 weeks
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Product Description

One of the greatest tales of survival in expedition history: Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1914 voyage to the Antarctic. Just one day's sail from the continent, the ship Endurance became trapped in sea ice. Frozen fast for ten months, the ship was crushed and destroyed by ice pressure, and the crew was forced to abandon ship. After camping on the ice for five months, Shackleton made two open boat journeys, one of which—a treacherous 800-mile ocean crossing to South Georgia Island—is now considered one of the greatest boat journeys in history. Trekking across the mountains of South Georgia, Shackleton reached the island's remote whaling station, organized a rescue team, and saved all of the men he had left behind.

For more infomation on the Shackleton expedition, please go to the American Museum of Natural History website.

Top grade handcrafted wood model ship.

34 1/2" x 19 1/4"

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Endurance Wood Model
Model Made by Abordage
Abordage models are built to precise scale using the finest production materials: Well seasoned Mahogany, Teak, Laurel, Hard Maple. Teflon coated Dacron, Stainless Steel cable and Waxed Marine brand twine for riggings. Sterling Silver, Brass or chromed parts. Special leather, varnishes and paint directly ordered from the shipyards.