Luis Pardo, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Luis Pardo

Chilean naval officer

Date of Birth: 20-Sep-1882

Place of Birth: Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

Date of Death: 21-Feb-1935

Profession: military personnel, diplomat, ship captain

Nationality: Chile

Zodiac Sign: Virgo


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About Luis Pardo

  • Luis Antonio Pardo Villalón (20 September 1882 – 21 February 1935) was a Chilean Navy officer who, in August 1916, commanded the steam tug Yelcho to rescue the 22 stranded crewmen of Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship, Endurance, part of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition.
  • The crewmen were stranded on Elephant Island, an ice-covered mountainous island off the coast of Antarctica in the outer reaches of the South Shetland Islands, in the Southern Ocean.

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