The Story Of Tom Crean, Ireland’s Antarctic Hero.

The information brought to you on this website has been made possible by those who have researched and chronicled a remarkable story.

Below is a list of publications and sources, all of which were used in the making of this website. Every effort is made to ensure copyright of materials is not infringed upon, and that any materials used within this project are properly accredited. If you feel copyright infringement of materials has occurred, or you have not been rightly recognised or accredited for materials used, please get in touch, and the matter will be rectified. You can contact me here.

The list below is not extensive and in the case of some of the materials sourced, accreditation has been applied in the instance of where the material appears, by directly linking to the source of the material at that point.

Tom Crean Discovery – Video Embedding Policy is available to view here.

Michael Smith An Unsung Hero: Tom Crean – Antarctic Survivor. Headline Book Publishing, 2000

Tom Crean – An Illustrated Life by Michail Smith – The Collins Press, 2011Tom Crean – An Illustrated Life by Michael Smith on Amazon


Wikimedia Commons – Most of the archive images that appear on this website have been sourced through Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons and are in the public domain.

American Museum Of Natural History

Google Maps – Virtual Tours – Scott’s Hut, Shackletons Hut.

AirPano – Aerial panoramas of South Georgia.

LibriVox – For free public domain audiobooks.

Internet Archive