A family connection to Christian Salvesen and South Georgia

Christian Salvesen was one of the biggest whaling companies in the world and had a base on South Georgia, Sir Ernest Shackleton's last resting place.

"My brother was base commander for BAS on South Georgia ..."

Visitor book comment from the Enduring Eye Exhibition, Edinburgh.

Dr. Alexander Macklin's reference for a junior doctor

Information kindly supplied by a visitor to the Enduring Eye Exhibition, Edinburgh.

Dr. Alexander Macklin and the Dishington family

Alexander Hepburne Macklin (1889-1967) was one of two surgeons who served on Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1917.

A family connection to Joseph Stenhouse

Joseph Stenhouse was a member of the Ross Sea Party, intially as First Officer, but later as Commander of the SY Aurora during the ship's 283 day drift in the ice of the Ross Sea

A family connection to Shackleton in Punta Arenas, Chile

With the help of the Chilean Government Shackleton organised two rescue attempts for the relief of the men on Elephant Island from Punta Arenas, Chile.