Vince's Cross


Vince's Cross on Hut Point. It was erected by Scott's first expedition in March 1902, in remembrance of the death of Seaman George T. Vince who slipped off of a cliff and drowned while trying to return to the ship during a blizzard. Vince was the first person to die in McMurdo Sound. This photo was taken by Dennis Haunschild, and shared by summer 1999 electrician Juan Reyes on his former website.