Shipwreck in Antarctica II
Part 2 - The muster room
When the captain told us to report to the muster room, he actually called it the “Penguin Lounge”. There was a little confusion about this – I later found that older maps of the Explorer called the lecture hall (muster room) the Penguin Lounge.
Our first day on the ship we had an emergency drill. That day we had been warned the alarm would be coming. There was no confusion over locations, because crew members were at every juncture on the ship directing us the correct way to go. Despite having visited the lecture hall many ...