Shackleton Selects His Men: Leonard Hussey, Meteorologist

–from a conversation with Hussey recorded by James Fisher, October 1955—

“He [Shackleton] called for me, looked me up and down, walked up and down when he was talking to me, didn’t seem to take any notice. Finally he said, ‘Yes, I like you, I’ll take you.’ He told me afterwards he took me because he thought I looked funny!”

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