BBC website readers have been sending us pictures of their time aboard the stricken M/S Explorer. Photo: Paul Matthews.
Paul Rudkin: "the cruise liner when it was sailing through the Arctic."
David Grey: "The Explorer while at anchor off Petermann Island in March 2005."
Gavin Barker: Saw some polar bears while on board during a crusie of the Artic.
Helen Walicka: "The M/S Explorer in the Antarctic Peninsula."
Pieter Kok: "We went on our honeymoon to Antarctica in January 2005...
... and the M/S Explorer getting a fresh coat of paint.
Ken Hill.: "A view of the interior of the Explorer."
Marko Tusar: "On board during a holiday in 2005."
Richard Liebowitz: I took this as research for my company, LP Architects."
Olly Phillipson: "I took this when aboard the ship in 2001."