Antarctic Explorer Tom Crean Passes Away 1938

#OnThisDay 1938 Tom Crean passed away. He joined the Royal Navy at 15 & volunteered for his first Antarctic exploration in 1901. Crean raced with Scott to reach the South Pole & was on Shackleton’s ship which sank & saw him sail 800 miles to organise a rescue.

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