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The HMS Endurance crushed between the floes
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The HMS Endurance crushed between the floes

Oct-15

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V

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A week after the ship had been forced out of the ice came the final blow–the pressure crushed the ship into a mass of broken timber fragments, and then the ice parted sufficiently to allow the Endurance to sink. More