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MV Explorer, anchored off Elephant Island, Antarctica

This was the ship I travelled to Antarctica on.The photo doesn't do the sea justice ... we were actually being battered by immense swells rolling in off the ocean - jumping into a rapidly moving zodiac bobbing in freezing water is not for the faint of heart!

 

She sank on the 23rd of November 2007:

news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7110550.stm

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Taken on December 4, 2006