Shackleton’s ship Endurance is well known from history and the hunt to find the wreckage has been in the news (and on this forum) lately:
Photo by Frank Hurley - State Library of New South Wales ON 26 -12, Public Domain, File:Endurance under full sail Frank Hurley State Library NSW a090012h.jpg - Wikimedia Commons
But did you know that she was built in Norway and originally intended to be used as a Polar Cruise Vessel?:
Endurance (1912 ship) - Wikipedia.