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A Frenchman in search of Franklin : de Bray's Arctic journal, 1852-1854

Author: Emile Frédéric de Bray; William Barr
Publisher: Toronto [Ontario] : University of Toronto Press, Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, [1992] 2015. ©1992
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Text of the journal kept by Emile de Bray, a French naval officer who participated in the 1852 search for the Franklin Expedition in the eastern Arctic, on board the 'Resolute'in the Arctic Squadron under Sir Edward Belcher. Previously unpublished.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 93148042
Named Person: Emile Frédéric de Bray; John Franklin; Émile-Frédéric de Bray; John Franklin, Sir; Emile Frédéric de Bray; John Franklin
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emile Frédéric de Bray; William Barr
ISBN: 9781442659919 1442659912
OCLC Number: 906190067
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 339 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Translator's Introduction --
Introduction --
CHAPTER 1. The Outward Voyage --
CHAPTER 2. Greenland and Melville Bukt --
CHAPTER 3. West to Winter Harbour --
CHAPTER 4. Fall Sledge Trips and Preparations for Wintering --
CHAPTER 5. The Wintering --
CHAPTER 6. Sledging to Cape de Bray --
CHAPTER 7. Rescue of Investigator's Crew and Preparations for Sea --
CHAPTER 8. Under Way Again --
CHAPTER 9. The Second Wintering --
CHAPTER 10. Contacts with North Star and Assistance --
CHAPTER 11. Retreat to Beechey Island --
CHAPTER 12. Homeward Voyage and Aftermath --
Translator's Postscript --
APPENDIX 1. Report of Enseigne-de-vaisseau de Bray to the Minister of Marine --
APPENDIX 2. Report of Enseigne-de-vaisseau de Bray to the Minister of Marine on the Expedition aboard 'Resolute' --
APPENDIX 3. Letter from Enseigne-de-vaisseau de Bray to His Mother --
APPENDIX 4. Letter from Enseigne-de-vaisseau de Bray to His Mother --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index
Responsibility: Emile Frédéric de Bray ; translated and edited by William Barr.
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A remarkable account by a French naval officer who volunteered to take part in the Royal Navy search for the Franklin expedition.  Read more...

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