All 52 passengers from stranded ship rescued

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Aurora Australis has advised AMSA that the 52 passengers from the Akademik Shokalskiy are now on board.

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All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic

An American heavy icebreaker is leaving Australia for Antarctica to rescue more than 120 crew members aboard two vessels trapped in ice near the frozen continent's eastern edge. 52 scientists were rescued from the Russian ship last week.