4 edition of The Hudson Bay Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin. found in the catalog.
The Hudson Bay Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin.
|LC Classifications||G665 1855 .A52|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||45|
|LC Control Number||73162963|
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Overall a worthwhile review of the history of 19th Century artic explorations, and the likely fate of the Franklin expedition. My minor gripes concern the 3rd person perspective of one of the authors (Beattie) and the somewhat ostentatious and annoyingly self-congratulatory description of the work by Cited by: The disappearance in of Sir John Franklin and his crew in the Canadian Arctic set off the greatest rescue operation in the history of than 30 expeditions over two decades would search by land and sea for clues as to his fate, in the process charting vast areas of the Canadian Arctic and mapping the complete route of the Northwest Passage.
After years there are claims that one of Sir John Franklin's ships has been found by a Canadian team that has been searching since The original, intensive search for Franklin's lost expedition involved huge resources and numerous voyages to the Arctic.
It caught the imagination of the Victorian public in a way comparable. John Cabot urged his ships into the unknown in and to find it, but failed. Martin Frobisher, Henry Hudson, and James Cook searched icy northern waters for it, in vain.
Sir John Franklin, (born ApSpilsby, Lincolnshire, England—died Jnear King William Island, British Arctic Islands [now in Nunavut territory, Canada]), English rear admiral and explorer who led an ill-fated expedition () in search of the Northwest Passage, a Canadian Arctic waterway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
Searching the Arctic for traces of the Sir John Franklin expedition This summer, I retraced her steps. Jamie Taqqiruk, Louie Kamookak and Michael Eleehetook pose with the flag of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society in front of the remains of a Hudson's Bay Company supply boat at Gladman Point on King William Island.
Inan expedition of men led by explorer Sir John Franklin left Great Britain for the Canadian Arctic in search of the Northwest Passage. Their ships the H.M.S. Erebus and the H.M.S.
A sonar image of the H.M.S. Erebus shows where it came to rest on the sea floor. Inthe Franklin expedition’s two ships, H.M.S.
Erebus and H.M.S. Terror, disappeared with all their crew. This book is a tour-de-force of scholarship and should be required reading - in fact the first port of call - for anyone interested in the Franklin Expedition. Although a Doctor by profession, the author devoted his life to analysing and understanding all aspects of the Franklin Expedition/5.
Sir John was a naval officer whose experience of polar service had begun in with a failed voyage into the Spitzbergen ice to reach the North Pole.
In and again in he made overland expeditions from Hudson Bay to the Polar Sea to map North America's unexplored arctic by: 8. Led by Sir John Franklin, two Royal Navy ships set out in with men, and just disappeared. Last September, the nearly intact remains of one of Franklin’s ships, HMS Erebus, were.
Then inDr. John Rae endeavored on a fruitful search for Franklin’s lost expedition. Rae was a surgeon from the Orkney Islands of Scotland. He worked for the Hudson’s Bay Company in Ontario treating both indigenous and European employees.
A ship from Sir. John Franklin's ill-fated attempt to discover the northwest passage has been found by the Victoria Straight Expedition. The long-lost ship of British polar explorer Sir John Franklin, HMS Terror, has been found in pristine condition at the bottom of an Arctic bay, researchers have said, in a discovery that.
Sadly overlooked and neglected by the UK government because he told the truth about the Franklin expedition's cannibalism, this book goes a long way to righting the situation with respect to revealing the truth and restoring John Rae's (who should at least have been Sir John Rae) s: As early asjust six years after the expedition was declared lost, a Hudson’s Bay fur trader named John Rae talked to Inuk men he met about the fate of the Expedition.
When, however, in fears for Franklin’s safety forced the Admiralty to investigate, Richardson volunteered to look for his old colleague, and was named to command a search party with Dr John Rae*, a chief factor of the Hudson’s Bay Company, and also skilled in Arctic travel. Their expedition started from Liverpool in March and.
In searches began in earnest when a reward of 10, was posted. InDr. John Rae (), an employee of the Hudson's Bay Company, accompanied Sir John Richardson of the Royal Navy in search of either news, the survivors, or the remains of the polar expedition. InRae searched King William's Land. 2 thoughts on “ Sir John Franklin Expedition ” Elizabeth Vincent on at pm said: Good reminder of all the resources relating to the Franklin expedition and the various expeditions involved in the search for Franklin.
28th of May H.M.S ships 'Erebus' and 'Terror' wintered in the Ice in lat. 70 05' N., long. 98 23' wintered in at Beechey Island, in lat. 74 43' 28" N., long.
91 39' 15" W., after having ascended Wellington Channel to lat. 77°, and returned by the west side of Cornwallis John Franklin commanding the consisting of 2 officers and 6 men. Returning to London, he was appointed second in command to Sir John Richardson on their overland search (–49) between the Mackenzie and Coppermine rivers for Sir John Franklin’s lost Arctic expedition.
In the Hudson’s Bay Company placed Rae in charge of the Mackenzie River district. For eight months of he led another party. McClure Arctic expedition led by Robert McClure, a British search for the members of Franklin's lost expedition; – First Grinnell expedition led by Edwin De Haven, first American search for the members of Franklin's lost expedition and found the graves of crew members John Torrington, William Braine and John Hartnell on Beechey.
I'm a polar exploration junkie, so I've read an ungodly amount of books about Sir John Franklin, James Clark Ross, Charles Francis Hall, and other famous explorers.
Somehow, I always come back to this one. Even an interesting event like the Franklin Expedition can fall victim to history writers who make their subject boring/5().
Iceblink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin's Lost Polar Expedition (angol nyelven). New York: John Wiley & Sons (). ISBN ↑ Cyriax Cyriax, Richard. Sir John Franklin's last Arctic expedition; a chapter in the history of the royal navy (angol nyelven). London: Methuen & Co. Thus, better equipped than any previous polar expedition, Sir John Franklin set out on his fourth search of the North-West passage on 19 Maywith sailors and officers.
They were last seen by the crew of two whaling ships, the "Prince of Wales" and the "Enterprise," in Baffin Bay at the end of July. The Hudson Bay expedition of was one of the Anglo-French conflicts on Hudson was the first of several expeditions sent from New France against the trading outposts of the Hudson's Bay Company in the southern reaches of Hudson by the Chevalier de Troyes, the expedition captured the outposts at Moose Factory, Rupert House, Fort Albany, and the company ship on: present-day Hudson Bay.
Special emphasis is placed on expeditions that resulted in a body of work such as the search for Sir John Franklin, the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition under Lt. Adolphus Greely, Jeannette Expedition under George Washington Delong, Hudson's Bay, etc, and preth Century exploration of the Arctic regions to include British, Russian, French, Dutch.
Books similar to Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition The Karluk set out in in search of an undiscovered continent, with the largest scientific staff ever sent into the Arctic. Ice Blink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin's Lost Polar Expedition.
by Scott Cookman. The ships sailed from England in May with men, under the leadership of Sir John Franklin. They were last seen in Baffin Bay in July of the same year, when five expedition members were discharged and sent home with whalers.
Searching for Sir John Franklin's lost Arctic expedition ships. probably hoping to reach an outpost of the Hudson Bay Company. No one made it. In the s, scientists studied the corpses of some of Franklin’s men and found indications of pneumonia and tuberculosis as well as lead poisoning, which probably came from either food sealed in.
The Franklin Conspiracy is an absorbing account of the single most enigmatic event in Canadian history. Intwo British Royal Navy ships, the Erebus and the Terror, commanded by Sir John Franklin, entered the Canadian Arctic in search of the Northwest Passage. Neither ship returned. A fifteen-year search uncovered evidence of unparalleled disaster, but to this day no one knows.
The broad circumstances of the expedition's fate were first revealed when Hudson's Bay Company doctor John Rae collected artifacts and testimony from local Inuit in.
The Northwest Passage (NWP) is the sea route to the Pacific Ocean through the Arctic Ocean, along the northern coast of North America via waterways through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. The eastern route along the Arctic coasts of Norway and Siberia is accordingly called the Northeast Passage (NEP).
The various islands of the archipelago are separated from one another and from the Canadian. Inafter a handful of previous attempts, the Franklin Expedition was sent forth with two modern ships, men, and absolute confidence of success. They headed north of Canada and vanished.
Buy Sir John Franklin's Last Arctic Expedition (Search for Sir John Franklin) Facsimile edition by Cyriax, Richard J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: Richard J. Cyriax. After Royal Navy captain Sir John Franklin disappeared in the Arctic in while seeking the Northwest Passage, the search for his two ships, Erebus and Terror, and survivors of his expedition became one of the most exhaustive quests of the 19th century.
Despite tantalizing clues, the ships were never found, and the fate of Franklin's expedition passed into legend as one of the North's great. Franklin, John Born Apr. 16,in Spilsby, Lincolnshire; died Jon King William Island.
English arctic explorer; naval officer. InFranklin commanded the Trent, one of two vessels in D. Buchan’s expedition, the purpose of which was to reach the Bering Strait by a northeasterly route across the North Pole. However, the ships. Sir John Franklin: His Life and Afterlife. Russell A. Potter, Ph.D.
(listen to Lady Franklin's Lament) Captain Sir John Franklin's disappearance in the Arctic -- along with two ships and officers and crew -- was a celebrated mystery in the nineteenth century, attracting enormous public attention both in Great Britain and the United States. There is a great irony in the relationship between John Rae and Sir John Franklin.
Their names will forever remain synonymous with the history of Arctic exploration, but Ken McGoogan’s new book Fatal Passage attempts to set the record straight. Both men were explorers, Rae with the Hudson’s Bay Company and Franklin with the Royal Navy.