Birth of Antarctic Explore Tom Crean, Kerry 1877

#OnThisDay 1877 Tom Crean, the Antarctic explorer was born near Annascaul, Kerry. Crean joined the Royal Navy & rose through the ranks before volunteering for the first of three Antarctic expeditions, most famously with Kildare born Ernest Shackleton in 1914-17.


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