Lionel Greenstreet – one of Shackleton’s Antarctic explorers

Lionel GREENSTREET (1889-1979) – was the 1st officer aboard the Endurance, which was Ernest Shackleton’s boat during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17), also known as the Endurance Expedition. Lionel Greenstreet served in the merchant navy and joined the Endurance just 24 hours before it left Plymouth, England. The original first officer had resigned in order to join the war effort …