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Snapshots

  1. Crow's Nest

    Snapshot Title: Crow's Nest
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Grytviken
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    There would certainly be a good view from up there.



  2. White Crosses

    Snapshot Title: White Crosses
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Grytviken
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    The lower cross is for Walter Slossarczyk, the third officer and wireless operator on the Deutschland who disappeared in the harbor in 1911. The upper cross commemorates the 17 men who died when the S...



  3. The Whalers'  Cemetery

    Snapshot Title: The Whalers' Cemetery
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Grytviken
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Within the white fence lie the graves of whalers and sealers, a physician, an Argentine sailor and the grave of Antarctic explore Ernest Shackleton.



  4. Bits of the Floating Dock

    Snapshot Title: Bits of the Floating Dock
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Grytviken
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Built in 1928 and very useful in the repair sterns, propeller shafts and hull damage, it sank in 1978.



  5. The Petrel

    Snapshot Title: The Petrel
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Grytviken
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    The Petrel was built in Oslo in 1928 as a whaling ship, which she remained until 1956, when she was refitted for sealing.



  6. The Louise

    Snapshot Title: The Louise
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Grytviken
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Built as the Jenny S Barker in Freeport Maine in 1869, this wooden barque supplemented clipper ships in trade around Cape Horn. In 1880, she was renamed the Louise and hauled Baltic timber. CA Larsen ...



  7. Zodiac Operations

    Snapshot Title: Zodiac Operations
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Grytviken
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Yellow-jacketed passengers climb down the gangplank to the zodiac below. The Russian sailor, who is in blue, literally hands us over to the zodiac driver who is a member of the Expedition crew. Once w...



  8. King Edward Point (KEP)

    Snapshot Title: King Edward Point (KEP)
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Grytviken
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    These buildings house the British Antarctic Survey Research Station and the Post Office. The buildings are occupied year-round by BAS personel and their partners. In the summer the population expands ...



  9. MV Professor Multanovskiy

    Snapshot Title: MV Professor Multanovskiy
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Grytviken
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    In quiet water for a change.



  10. Harpoon

    Snapshot Title: Harpoon
    Taken by: James Farrington

    Image: Grytviken
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Looks like this thing could be loaded.