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Bonnie Griffin Jun 11
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Remote_Paramedic Jun 12
Received some fantastic news today and have been accepted as a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) “Men are not made from easy victories, but based on great defeats” - Ernest Shackleton
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Dulwich Archive 27m
Indeed. Also 's ill health as a child, 1887-1890. It is thought now that he may have been born with a hole in his heart which ultimately led to his untimely death at 47 of a heart attack.
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Lewisham Music Jun 14
During the recruitment process for 's Endurance expedition he ensured candidates were quizzed about extremely important attributes such as whether they could well! Come and hear some fantastic singing at our Summer Gala on 27 June!
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OceanwideExpeditions Jun 9
Sir Ernest visited South Georgia several times during his Antarctic expeditions. He died in 1922 and his widow chose South Georgia as his final resting place. He was buried at and a toast at his grave is a tradition with travellers. Picture by Ann Lane.
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Shackleton Aviation Group Jun 11
The pilots sliding window has been jamming half open for a long time, as the hinge pins are worn past their useful limit. This is a brand new one we've had on the shelf, so its being prepared for fitting in place.
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Newark Air Museum Jun 16
We've a busy week ahead in the run-up to & the first visiting is due on site on Tuesday when "Mr Rusty" is due to 'land' back at our AEW.2 cockpit from
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Mount Kelly HK Jun 13
Prep School had a fantastic day at Park View in Tai Tam Country Park as part of Mount Kelly's Shackleton Community Programme. This was a fun race aimed at all year groups and really brought out everyone’s competitive spirit.
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Shackleton Aviation Group Jun 11
Our own Sam Thompson, refitting the gearbox driveshafts on #3 and #4 engine. These driveshafts take power to the gearbox mounted behind each firewall, running generators, hydraulic pumps, and on the inboard engine pneumatic pump.
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Shackleton Aviation Group Jun 11
Another game of "What's in the box?" Exhaust pipes, a tailwheel leg casting, some hydraulic rams, aviation treasure! Some of this is really useful and serviceable, other parts aren't and may be made available to other groups/interested parties.
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#MuseumsTogether Jun 15
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Dave Starley Jun 10
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M. Joshua Morris Jun 11
Replying to @LVADone
:”reported/that (Engineer)had 3days coal left/I had to give the order to turn back/screen of fog hid the lower slopes of the island/men watching from the camp on the beach could not have seen the ship” 🇦🇶
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Will Stokes Jun 10
Replying to @barrydavislouth
I thought you were talking about farming until you mentioned honour and recognition.
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Shackleton Aviation Group Jun 11
Replying to @avroshackleton
So over the past few weeks we uncowled both engines and set to cleaning and checking all 48 spark plugs. While also checking the magneto points for correct spacing.
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RUSI Library Jun 11
The lifeboat compass and binnacle Shackleton used to navigate from Elephant Island to South Georgia once in 'lost'museum and now Polar Worlds
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M. Joshua Morris Jun 11
Replying to @LVADone
: ”The weather was bad/the trawler made good progress/in the bright/clear dawn of the 3rd day we sighted the peaks of Elephant Island. Hope ran high; but our ancient enemy the pack was lying in wait” 🇦🇶
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M. Joshua Morris Jun 11
Replying to @LVADone
:”within 20miles of the island the trawler was stopped by an impenetrable barrier of ice/attempt to push in2 the ice/but it was so heavy that the trawler was held up @ once/so we cautiously backed out” 🇦🇶
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Newark Air Museum Jun 15
It’s been a busy day at our so for Day 15 of & as today it's we thought we’d tweet this view of the access to our hosting Beavers! Also open on tomorrow!
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Cathy Cooper Jun 14
Holly blue butterfly spotted in the garden of a Dublin house once occupied by Sir Ernest Shackleton
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