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Arctic hell-ship : the voyage of HMS Enterprise, 1850-1855

Author: William Barr
Publisher: Edmonton : University of Alberta Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The crew of the HMS Enterprise, searching for the missing Franklin expedition, sees steadily worsening relations between captain and officers.

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Named Person: Richard Collinson, Sir; John Franklin; Richard Collinson, Sir; John Franklin
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Barr
OCLC Number: 1028185119
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 318 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits)
Contents: The Task and the Man; From the Thames to Bering Strait; "I Must Have 15 Miles"; Sitka, Hawaii, and Winter at Hong Kong; Return to the Arctic; Past Point Barrow and Round Banks Island; Wintering at Winter Cove; Farthest East; Wintering at Cambridge Bay; Retreat to the West; Wintering at Camden Bay; Homeward Bound; Results and Reactions, Then and Later; Index.
Responsibility: William Barr.
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