The Rescue Of Captain Scott.

By: Aldridge Don

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Book Condition: 215pp, Fine in Fine dw


This narrative gives the background to the building of the Discovery in Dundee, examining links between whaling, polar ships, marine engineering, and polar ice rescues. It recounts the remarkable exploits of Dundees ice master, Captain Harry McKay, whose experience rescuing ships locked in pack ice with the aid of his new explosive techniques made him the Admiraltys choice to free Captain Scott aboard Discovery in 1904.

Title: The Rescue Of Captain Scott.

Author Name: Aldridge Don

Categories: Polar,

Edition: 1999 First Edition

Publisher: Tuckwell Press: 1999

ISBN Number: 1862320705

ISBN Number 13: 9781862320703

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: 215pp, Fine in Fine dw

Seller ID: 69578

Keywords: POLAR SOUTH - exploration mountaineering alpinism bergsteigen antarctic antarctica south pole discovery travel shackleton amundsen scott antarktis antarctique polaire south dundee