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2021 Shackleton Calendar Project

The Shackleton Association committee are looking into producing a 2021 calendar featuring some fantastic colour photos of Shackletons on each month. The cost should be no more than £10. Depending on the level of interest, the final decision on whether to go ahead has yet to be made. However, if you are interested in buying one then please contact the memsec and let him know.

Further details will be published here and in The Growler.


128th Growler

The Growler No 128 - Spring 2020The Spring 2020 (128th) edition of The Growler is out now!

Inside:

Well Before the Shackleton
Maritime Reconnaissance in the 60s
Operation Bargold
After WW2 Was Over

and more.....


Shackleton Model Kits Review

One of our association members, Jason Moore who lives in Texas, has sent us a very interesting and comprehensive review of the many available Shackleton model kits. You can read his review here: Shackleton model kits review.


Limited Edition Watercolour Prints

Take a look at Rob Wigham Watercolours as they have a limited edition water colour print, entitled 'Coming Home', of a Shackleton Mk3 over Findhorn Bay on approach to land at RAF Kinloss.


The Shackleton Trophy 2019

The Shackleton Trophy is presented anually to the best ATC Expedition. This year the Bristol & Gloucestershire Wing won it with their expedition “Exercise Mountain Storm” set around Banff, Canada. See the Shackleton Trophy page for more information.

Shackleton Trophy Presentation 2019 Shackleton Trophy Presentation 2019

To see more photos of this event view the photo album.


Shackleton Association Crest Carving

Shackleton Association PlaqueShackleton Association Plaque

Paul Slee and his wife presented this beautiful wooden carving to the Association at the 2017 Annual Dinner. Paul carved it by hand over a number of months using a picture of the Association's crest as his design. The accuracy of the carving and level of detail are absolutely incredible.