Frank Arthur Worsley

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Name
Frank Arthur Worsley
Birth and death
1872 - 1943
Occupation
Profession details
Explorer
Related place
Author
Alistair Grant

Frank Arthur Worsley (1872-1943) Explorer. He joined Ernest Shackleton's 'Imperial Trans-Atlantic Expedition' of 1914-1916, as Captain of the 'Endurance', which had the aim of crossing the Antarctic continent, but 'Endurance' became stuck in the ice, and was crushed. All twenty-eight men from the expedition were sailed in three lifeboats to safety by Worsley's navigational skills to Elephant Island, where they were rescued. He later lived and died in 'Linksfield' in Red Lane, Claygate.

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