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Historical summary of the search for Sir John Franklin

A. Petermann

Historical summary of the search for Sir John Franklin

by A. Petermann

  • 18 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, John, -- Sir, -- 1786-1847.,
  • Northwest Passage,
  • Arctic regions.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHistorical summary of the five years" search after Sir John Franklin.
    Statementby Augustus Petermann.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 17774
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (20 fr.).
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18783946M
    ISBN 100665177747

    Very good summary of search for Franklin, touching on many of the lesser known explorers and investigators of the fate of the lost ships. The recent discovery of HMS Erebus has reignited interest in the mystery of the worst disaster in Arctic exploration history/5(18). In and John Rae, and Sir Francis McClintock, in and , found evidence of the great arctic tragedy. This search party was funded by Franklin's wife using her own resources and funding, at one time even travelling to the Arctic al ID: View Source.

      In , the Franklin expedition’s two ships, H.M.S. Erebus and H.M.S. Terror, disappeared with all their crew while searching for the Northwest fate is . Every age has its symbolic tragedies, and among those in the Victorian era few aroused more interest, stirred more passionate controversy, or provoked more effort, than the loss of Sir John Franklin and the picked officers and men who sailed with him on May 19th, on Her Majesty’s ships Erebus and Terror, and disappeared into the wastes of the Arctic seas.

    Sir John Franklin Rear-Admiral Sir John Franklin was an English Royal Navy officer and explorer of the Arctic. Franklin also served as Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land from to This book is fabulous!! For anyone who wants to know more about the early history of Franklin County, this is the book for you. So fascinated as I read what buildings sat where, who was who in the mid s and the names of so many early settlers. When I saw some of those names, I saw street names in The Bottoms that sprung to life, as so many Reviews: 1.


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Historical summary of the search for Sir John Franklin by A. Petermann Download PDF EPUB FB2

Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal; or, Eighteen Months in the Polar Regions, in Search of Sir John Franklin's Expedition, in the Years by Sherard Osborn out of 5 stars 7.

Cover title: Historical summary of the five years' search after Sir John Franklin "Reprinted from Seemann's narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Herald." "[Printed for Private Circulation.]" Includes bibliographical references Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library Division, Provincial Archives of British Columbia 43Pages: Sir John Franklin KCH FRGS (16 April – 11 June ) was a British Royal Navy officer and explorer of the Arctic.

Franklin also served as Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land from to He disappeared while on his last expedition, attempting to chart and navigate the Northwest Passage in the North American icebound ships were abandoned and the entire crew died Born: 16 AprilSpilsby, Lincolnshire, Britain.

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.

John Franklin has 71 books on Goodreads with ratings. John Franklin’s most popular book is Journey to the Polar Sea. Sir John Franklin's Last Arctic Expedition book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

(Search for Sir John Franklin S.)” as Want to Read: Although first published in it is still the best single summary of the primary contemporary evidence relating to the Expedition. These are its strengths/5.

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: Franklin, John Sir, ; Northwest Passage.; Arctic regions.

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. The expedition's second in command (he becomes commander of the expedition following the death of Sir John Franklin) and primary narrator of the novel.

He is portrayed as a competent leader and skillful captain, though he suffers from alcoholism and a deep sense of insecurity stemming from his Irish ancestry and humble : Dan Simmons.

Looking for books by John Franklin. See all books authored by John Franklin, including Narrative of Some Passages in the History of Van Diemen's Land: During the Last Three Years of Sir John Franklin's Administration of Its Government, and 8 & Fearless.

Notebook: Blank Lined Dinosaur Skateboard Notebook for Boys 8 Year Old Birthday: Dinosaurs and Skateboards Frame Writing Pages, and more. The Town of Sir John Franklin: A History of Spilsby in Lincolnshire, with Notes On Eresby and Other Places Connected Therewith by Harry Cotton Smith | 31 Aug out of 5 stars 1.

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.

The two ships were part of Sir John Franklin's quest to find the elusive Northwest Passage and their disappearance remains a mystery today.

The expedition's crew members were never found Author: Levi Garber. John Franklins Life Timeline created by rcomba In Biography. sir john franklin was made govenor of tasmania or what it was callled at the time van diemans land(day+month n\a) 30 historical events that shaped Australia - Nancy,Ruby,Amanda 9I.

Sir John Franklin First published inthis book narrates the disastrous expedition undertaken by Naval officer and Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin up the Coppermine River in North America. Franklin (–) and nineteen others set out ininitially with guides from the Hudson Bay Company until the journey continued overland.

Tales of the Doomed Franklin Expedition Long Ignored the Inuit Side, But “The Terror” Flips the Script The new AMC television show succeeds in being inclusive of indigenous culture. “In a way, Franklin was the Amelia Earhart of his time,” says James Delgado, a maritime archaeologist, senior vice president of SEARCH and author of the book Across the Top of the World: The.

Sir John Franklin Expeditions. likes. For anyone interested in Sir John Franklin and his various expeditions and to promote interaction between people whose ancestors were on those ers:   The news that one of the two lost ships from Sir John Franklin’s doomed Arctic expedition has been found could solve one of polar exploration’s greatest : Richard Nelsson.

Arctic, Collections, Exhibitions, Tools of the trade. A Rare Book by Sir John Franklin Expedition Receives TLC. A beautiful and rare year-old book from the museum's collection by explorer Sir John Franklin about his first two voyages in search of the Northwest Passage in Canada's Arctic was recently restored and put on display.For the American historian, see John Hope Franklin.

Sir John Franklin FRGS (Ap – J ) was an English sea captain and Arctic explorer whose expedition disappeared while attempting to chart and navigate the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic.

The entire crew was lost and its fate remained a mystery for 14 : 15 AprilSpilsby, Lincolnshire.John Franklin (tól Sir John Franklin, Spilsby, április – Vilmos király-sziget közelében, június ) angol utazó, felfedező, sarkkutató.

Élete. Részt vett ban Flinders utazásában, ben ott volt Trafalgárnál, ben New Orleansnál. Először ban, David Buchan sikertelen expedíciójának másodtisztjeként járt az északi t: június (61 évesen), Vilmos király-sziget.