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Capt. Alfred Scott McLaren


We sat down with Capt. Alfred Scott McLaren, USN (Ret.) Ph.D, President Emeritus of The American Polar Society, President Emeritus of The Explorers Club, and Recipient of  The Explorers Club Medal for “his extraordinary contributions to Arctic exploration and deep sea research”. Capt. McLaren shares stories about life aboard a WWII Destroyer:


Here he discusses the first game of Baseball on the North Pole:


Time spent completely divorced from the outside atmosphere:


The first manned dive to the German battleship Bismarck:


In this segment, Capt. McLaren discusses the impact of COVID-19 on his day-to-day life, and what resilience means to him.  No stranger to adversity, hear how he approaches challenges and knows  when it’s time to go from full responsibility in one arena to Evensong at King’s College, Cambridge in another:


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