Stuck for 9 months in the growing ice in the Weddell sea
The hull succumbed to the pressure - October 27 1915 ... and sank, bow first on November 27;
the last ship of her kind.
Endurance was named after a family motto of Shackleton's
"Fortitudine vincimus" (By endurance we conquer).
Endurance appears to be one part of the major theme in the Antarctic exploration era - Mawson's insane sledging trip in 1912, Scott and Amundsen's race to the pole ... the sinking ship enduring the crushing of the pack in 1915 ... enduring in the hope of a Southerly gale that would part the pack ice.