South Polar Times, 21st April 1911
Friday 21st April, 1911
Captain R.F. Scott, Of Frost Bites, Sledge Construction And A Bucket Of Cocoa!
Started homeward at 10.30.
Left Meares in charge of station with Demetri to help with dogs, Lashly and Keohane to look out for ponies, Nelson and Day and Forde to get some idea of the life and experience.
Our excellent cook had just the right meal prepared for us—an enormous dish of...
Roald Amundsen, Our Tunneling Activities Continue
Let us begin with the morning when we thrust the first spade into the drift; it was Thursday, April 20.
While three men went to work to dig right into the drift from the hut door westward, three more were busy connecting it with the hut. This was done by stretching boards—the same that we had used on the Fram as a false deck for the dogs—from the drift up to the roof of the pent-house.
The open part between the drift and the penthouse on the northern side was...
Dr. E.A. Wilson, To Cape Evans, Cleanliness And Clean Clothes
Weather improved a bit so we left Hut Point for Cape Evans. Two sledges and two tents. I was with Captain Scott, Atkinson and Crean. Bowers, Oates, Cherry-Garrard and Hooper were on the other.
We had a lot of heavy pulling over the hills going along the top of the promontory to Hutton Cliffs and...
Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Bowers Writes Of The March From Cape Evans
The following two teams travelled to Cape Evans via the Hutton Cliffs on April 21: 1st team Scott, Wilson, Atkinson, Crean; 2nd team Bowers, Oates, Cherry-Garrard, Hooper. It was blowing hard, as usual, at the Hutton Cliffs.
Bowers writes in a letter home:
I had the lighter team and, knowing what a flier Captain Scott is I took care to have the new sledge myself...
Tryggve Gran, Still Discussing Amundsen. I Can Say Nothing. I Hope To Avoid The Worst Predicament
‘Hark the herald angels sing’ [on the gramophone]. It sounds like home; [the] voice is wonderful and has great warmth.
This morning Teddy and I went out surveying...