departure from Ushuaia
|Down Beagle Channel to Puerto Williams and
into the Drake Passage and 50 Knots of wind.
|Crossing The Drake compared to Shackleton's
route to Elephant Island.
|Pelagic arrives King George Island,
Antarctica. Visit to Argentina's Jubany Base.
|Anchored Potter's Cove awaiting delivery of
'Tom Crean' by M/V Molchanov.
|Molchanov delivers Tom Crean.
|Waiting for weather window. Wildlife on King
|Departure from King George Island approach to
Elephant Island with Tom Crean in tow.
|Visits to Cape Valentine and Point Wild.
Expedition departure from Elephant Island.
|En route to South Georgia. Comparisons with
|En route to South Georgia. First taste of
Southern Ocean heavy weather.
|Tom Crean rolled to 170° in 2 day Force
|Tom Crean abandoned after being rolled 3 times
through over 100 degrees . All crew safe. Expedition continues to
South Georgia on board Pelagic.
|First hand accounts of the events on the Tom
Crean and Pelagic prior to the rescue.
|Skip's account of how the rescue was effected.
|Pelagic arrives South Georgia, explores
southern bays before anchoring for a good nights sleep.
|Moored to jetty at Grytviken. More on Cooper
Bay and wildlife.
| Still at Grytviken. Update on plans and
account of adventures leaving Cooper Bay for Grytviken.
|From Grytviken to Stromness on 4 Feb. Now on
the jetty at Leith Harbour 54-09S 36-41W.Barometer 984. Williwaws of
over 60 knots (max 86knots) snow. Weatherbound and waiting again.
Some history of Grytviken as a whaling station..
|Desert Cove School, Phoenix Arizona, write to
Pelagic about penguins and other stuff.
|More questions from Desert Cove School.
|More about Grytviken and the people who live
|Night 7th: At Prince Olav Harbour. Round up of
South Georgia cruise so far including description of 86 Knot winds
in Leith Harbour.
|South Aris team lay a plaque at Shackleton's
first landing place and Pelagic makes her way to the head of King
Haakon Bay to drop off climbing party for their traverse of South
|The South Aris team depart on the South
|Pelagic's trip from King Haakon Bay to
Grytviken in support of the South Aris climbing party who arrived
after a 48 hour crossing of the Island.
Pictures of Tom Crean in heavy
|Account by Skip Novak of an attempt on Mt
|Pelagic returned to Ushaia.