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Biographical entry Worsley, Frank Arthur

Born
New Zealand
Occupation
Antarctic explorer

Summary

Frank Arthur Worsley was Captain of the "Endurance" on the British Trans- Antarctic Expedition 1914-17 under E. Shackleton, was a member of the Shackleton-Rowett Expedition 1921-2, and was joint leader of the British Arctic Expedition to Franz Josef Land 1925.

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Frank Arthur Worsley - Records, 1916 - 1922, MSS 1334; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • Frank Arthur Worsley - Records, 1914 - 1916, FM 3/749-50; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • Frank Arthur Worsley - Records, 1925, FM 4/2737; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Frank Arthur Worsley - Records, 1921 - 1922, G 7674; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details
  • Frank Arthur Worsley - Records, 1925, Mfm G 14153; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Thomson, John; edited by Watson, Judith, Frank Worsley: Shackleton's Fearless Captain, Craig Potton Publishing, Nelson, N.Z., 2014, 216 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Stonehouse, Bernard, 'Shackleton's Emperor Penguins', Polar Record, vol. 50, 2014, pp. 192-9. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.