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The Pullen Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin the original diaries, logs, and letters of Commander W. J. S. Pullen by William J. S. Pullen

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Published by Arctic History Press in Toronto .
Written in English



  • Arctic regions,
  • Northwest Passage.,
  • Great Britain


  • Pullen, William J. S., 1813-1887.,
  • Franklin, John, Sir, 1786-1847.,
  • Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration.,
  • Northwest Passage.

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Edition Notes

Statementselected and introduced by H. F. Pullen.
ContributionsPullen, H. F. 1905-
LC ClassificationsG670 1849 .P84
The Physical Object
Pagination230 p., [8] leaves of plates (4 fold.) :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4211142M
ISBN 100771003358
LC Control Number80490577

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Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): r (external link)Author: L.V. Hills.   It was the Grinnell expedition that made the first discovery of one of Franklin’s winter camps on Beechy Island, and it was Kane who brought the whole subject to America’s attention with his best-selling account of the trip, The United States Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin: A Personal Narrative; (Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, ). Kane’s Arctic experience and the . The item The Pullen expedition: in search of Sir John Franklin: the original diaries, log, and letters of Commander W.J.S. Pullen, selected and introduced by H.F. Pullen represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in University of Liverpool. Although first published in it is still the best single summary of the primary contemporary evidence relating to the Expedition. These are its strengths. On the debit side it is inevitable that some aspec 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/5(1).

Pullen, W.P.S. In: Great Britain, Parliament. Further papers relative to the recent Arctic expeditions in search of Sir John Franklin and the crews of H.M.S. ‘Erebus’ and ‘Terror’. London: HMSO. (House of Commons, Sessional Papers, Accounts and Papers, – 35 ()).   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.   Sir John Franklin. When the expedition set sail in May , the ships’ hulls strained under the heavy load of provisions, iron plate, locomotive engines, heating systems and the sailors who.   On , the HMS Erebus with its sister ship HMS Terror sailed out of the River Thames, carrying officers and men under the .

The Pullen Expedition: In Search of Sir John Franklin: PULLEN, H.F.: Books - Skip to main Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. Try. Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address Author: H.F. PULLEN. THE PULLEN EXPEDITION. IN SEARCH OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN. ARCTIC HISTORY PRESS C | Quality Books. C $ List price: Previous Price C $ Buy It Now +C $ shipping; From United States; 1st ed Elisha Kane Arctic Explorations Voyages Franklin Expedition Map 2v United States Grinnell Expedition, Sir John. One of the most well known of those expeditions was in , led by Sir John Franklin. Although Franklin did not discover the Northwest Passage before his disappearance, he was one of the first to map the northern coastlines of Canada in the Arctic. The Pullen Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin: the original diaries, log, and letters of Commander W. J. S. Pullen, selected and introduced by H.F. Pullen. .