William Lincoln Bakewell

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William Lincoln Bakewell was the only American aboard the Endurance during the 1914–1916 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition with Sir Ernest Shackleton. William Bakewell joined the Endurance crew in Buenos Aires, Argentina along with friend Perce Blackborow. Bakewell was hired on as an Able Seaman. Bakewell's adventures, including his time on board the Endurance, are documented in his own words in his memoir The American on the Endurance.[1]


  1. ^ Rajala, Elizabeth Anna Bakewell (2004). The American on the Endurance: Ice, Seas, and Terra Firma Adventures of William Bakewell. Munising, MI: Dukes Hall Publishing. ISBN 0-9749134-0-5.