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Shackleton items from the Archives

The Deck log of the Shackleton-Rowett Expedition (1921-22), Quest

Shackleton died in his cabin, aboard Quest, in January 1922.

The Deck log includes the following entry, made by Frank Worsley in the early hours of the morning on 5 January 1922,

Sir Ernest Shackleton died suddenly of heart failure. Drs Macklin and MacIlroy in attendance.