Craobh Haven Scotland. May 3, 2015: “Antarctic Voyager: Tom Crean with Scott’s ‘Discovery’ Expedition 1901-1904”

Author and polar historian David Hirzel is pleased to announce the publication of his latest book, “Antarctic Voyager: Tom Crean with Scott’s Discovery Expedition 1901-1904” at Craobh Haven Scotland.

This book recounts the start of the Irish explorer’s time in the Antarctic that included his notable adventures in Scott’s Terra Nova expedition (“Sailor on Ice” 1910-1913) and Shackleton’s Endurance expedition (“Hold Fast” 1913-1917). The three books together take the reader along with Crean, through some of the most harrowing tales of survival against seemingly insurmountable odds.

All are available from Terra Nova Press ( and

David Hirzel Book Release

David Hirzel discussing details of Discovery’s propeller and rudder protection systems at Croabh Haven, May 4, 2015.

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