January 18, 1913: “Terra Nova in sight! Hurrah! Hurrah!”

–from Tryggve Gran’s Antarctic diary published as The Norwegian with Scott— “8 January. Terra Nova in sight! Hurrah! Hurrah! Great jubilation! Hurrah! “(Evening) We are saved. It was a piece of luck, for we had this morning begun to prepare for another winter here [at Cape Evans]. Teddy Evans is on board. All’s well at … More January 18, 1913: “Terra Nova in sight! Hurrah! Hurrah!”

December 28, 1912: Waiting for the ship at Cape Evans

–from Tryggve Gran’s diary published as “The Norwegian with Scott“– “The Terra Nova must have been underway a fortnight now [The ship had left Lyttleton, NZ on 14 December under the command of Commander E. R. G. R. Evans, fully recovered from scurvy and specially promoted for Antarctic service], and if she does not run … More December 28, 1912: Waiting for the ship at Cape Evans

April 28, 1912 continued: “As to what may have happened. . . .”

–from Frank Debenham’s diary published as “The Quiet Land”– “As to what may have happened.  Atch [Dr. Atkinson] and Charles [Wright] who both know the Beardmore, think the whole party has gone down a crevasse.  I, with less knowledge, but the delay down to bad health, in fact to the dreaded scurvy which showed in … More April 28, 1912 continued: “As to what may have happened. . . .”

April 28, 1912: From Cape Evans, “The facts appear to be these. . . .”

–from Frank Debenham’s diary, published as “The quiet Land”– “On the 26th they [Atkinson’s party to relieve Campbell’s northern party] got back to Hut Pt as reported by signal (blue lights) but we don’t know whether Campbell’s party are wit them or not. “No other signals have come and hope has gradually died.  I can’t … More April 28, 1912: From Cape Evans, “The facts appear to be these. . . .”

March 15, 1912: Cherry-Garrard back at Hut Point. No sign of Scott.

–from his account, “The Worst Journey in the World”– “From Safety Camp the mirage at the edge of the Barrier was alarming, but as we approached the edge to my very great relief I found that the sea-ice was still in, and that what we had taken for frost smoke was only drift over Cape … More March 15, 1912: Cherry-Garrard back at Hut Point. No sign of Scott.

February 22, 1912: Bill Lashly and Lt. Teddy Evans make it to safety

–from Lashly’s diary, quoted in “The Worst Journey in the World”– [The dog teams summoned from Hut Point by Tom Crean after his incredible 30-mile walk, arrived to rescue Lashly and Evans at Corner Camp 20 February, but were unable to return immediately due to heavy weather] “22 February, 1912 “The wind went down about … More February 22, 1912: Bill Lashly and Lt. Teddy Evans make it to safety

February 18, 1912: Tom Crean begins his long walk home

–from William Lashly’s diary, quoted in “The Worst Journey in the World”– “I started to move Mr Evans this morning, but he completely collapsed and fainted away.  Crean was very upset and almost cried, but I told him it was no good to create a scene but put up a bold front and try to … More February 18, 1912: Tom Crean begins his long walk home