What an amazing legacy you left behind. Your example of conquering overwhelming obstacles with grace, with fortitude, and with courage lives on as an enduring inspiration.
Here's a riff from photographer Frank Hurley's expedition journal...
February 14, 1915
Land seen faintly to S.E., about 40 miles off. A decisive effort was made to free the ship, all hands continuing till midnight, and everyone, like a Trojan would, wielded a pick, ice chisel, or any other implement. The ship itself was commissioned as a battering ram. At midnight, we had cocoa and wished Sir Ernest many happy returns of his 41st birthday, and all to bunk very tired.