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Sir john franklin and the arctic regions - a narrative showing the progress.

Author: Peter Lund Simmonds
Publisher: Cambridge Library Collection, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

A history of the search for the North-West Passage by journalist Peter Lund Simmonds (1814-97), published and updated in 1851, which includes details of the many missions launched to find Arctic  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Lund Simmonds
ISBN: 9781108048293 1108048293
OCLC Number: 1023178602
Description: 314 sidor ; 14.1 cm
Contents: Preface; Introductory remarks; Captain John Ross's voyage in the Isabella and Alexander to Hudson's Bay in 1818; Voyage of Buchan and Franklin in the Dorothea and Trent to Spitzbergen, etc., 1818; Franklin's first land expedition, 1819-21; Parry's first voyage in the Hecla and Griper, 1819-20; Parry's second voyage in the Fury and Hecla, 1821-3; Clavering's voyage to Spitzbergen and Greenland in the Griper, 1823; Lyon's voyage in the Griper, 1824; Parry's third voyage in the Hecla and Fury, 1824-5; Franklin's second land expedition, 1825-6; Captain Beechey's voyage to Behring Strait in the Blossom, 1826-8; Parry's fourth or Polar voyage in the Hecla, 1827; Captain John Ross's second voyage in the Victory, 1829-33; Captain Back's land journey in search of Ross, 1833-5; Back's voyage in the Terror up Hudson's Strait, 1836; Messrs. Dease and Simpson's discoveries on the coast of Arctic America, 1836-9; Dr. John Rae's land expedition, 1846-7; Captain Sir John Franklin's last expedition in the Erebus and Terror, 1845-51; The government and private searching expeditions; Voyage of the Enterprise and Investigator under Captains Sir J. C. Ross and E. J. Bird, 1848-9; Voyage of the transport, North Star, 1849; Second voyage of the Enterprise and Investigator under Captain Collinson and Commander McClure, 1850; Voyage of the Plover, and boat expeditions under Commander Pullen, 1848-51; Voyage of the Lady Franklin and Sophia, purchased government ships, under the command of Mr. Penny; Voyage of the Resolute and Assistance, under command of Captain Austin, with their steam tenders, Pioneer and Intrepid, 1850-1; Voyage of Captain Sir John Ross in the Felix private schooner, 1850-1; American government searching expedition in the US ships Advance and Rescue, under the command of Lieutenant de Haven, 1850-1; Remarkable voyage of the private ship, Prince Albert, under the command of Captain Forsyth, R.N., to Regent Inlet and back, 1850; Appendix.


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