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September 2016

NWP 2016 in RRS Ernest Shackleton

By |September 19th, 2016|

I sailed this summer in RRS Ernest Shackleton as Assistant Ice Navigator during her escort of MV Crystal Serenity during that ship's historic transit of the Northwest Passage. Shackleton is a "Type A" icebreaker under Canadian rules that is usually employed in logistic support of the five scientific bases of the British Antarctic Survey. During [...]