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Probable fate of Sir John Franklin and crew, or, The scurvy in the Arctic seas

Probable fate of Sir John Franklin and crew, or, The scurvy in the Arctic seas

and correspondence of Captain W. White with the Lords of the Admiralty and the principal commanding officers of the late Arctic expeditions on its prevention and cure

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Published by Piper in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, John, -- Sir, -- 1786-1847.,
  • Scurvy.,
  • Sailors -- Great Britain -- Food.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesScurvy in the Arctic seas.
    Statementby W. White.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 17764.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination72 p.
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16930482M
    ISBN 10066517764X

    Led by Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin, two state-of-the-art ships and hand-picked men--the best and the brightest of the British empire--sailed from Greenland on J in search of the elusive Northwest Passage. Fourteen days later, they were spotted for the last time by two whalers in Baffin Bay/5(29).   Medical factors including tuberculosis, scurvy, lead poisoning and botulism have been proposed to explain the high death rate prior to desertion of the ships on Sir John Franklin's expedition of – but their role remains unclear because the surgeons’ Sick books which recorded illness on board have eluded discovery. In their absence, this study examines the Sick books of Royal Naval Cited by: 6.

    successor = Sir John Eardley-Wilmot, 1st Baronet predecessor = George Arthur |Sir John Franklin, FRGS (Ap – J ) was a British Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer who mapped almost two thirds of the northern coastline of North America. Franklin also served as governor of Tasmania for several years.   Scurvy came to public notice in Britain after Commodore George Anson led a squadron into the Pacific in the s to raid Spanish shipping. He lost all .

    A re-analysis of the supposed role of lead poisoning in Sir John Franklin's last expedition, – Article (PDF Available) in Polar Record 51(03) May with Reads.   Publishing Sir John Franklin's fate. Book History, in press. Cheng, Y., Willett, The voyage of the ‘Fox’ in the Arctic seas: a narrative of the discovery of the fate of Sir John Franklin and his companions. London: John Murray. Markham, C.R. Cited by:


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Get this from a library. Probable fate of Sir John Franklin and crew, or, The scurvy in the Arctic seas: and correspondence of Captain W. White with the Lords of the Admiralty and the principal commanding officers of the late Arctic expeditions on its prevention and cure.

[W White]. Australian connections. Apart from Franklin himself, who was a former Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land, the crew included two people with close family connections to explorers of Australia who also died tragically.

Cmdr Henry Le Vesconte was the first cousin of William John Wills, the co-leader of the Burke and Wills expedition, the first to cross the Australian mainland from. "Frozen in Time" is a fascinating look at the fate of the Franklin expedition. In the 's a series of scientific expeditions headed off to the Arctic to exhume the remains of three bodies buried before the expedition got into real trouble and disappeared/5.

The bronze plaque depicts an arctic scene with a group of officers on the left, members of the crew on the right and a coffin in the middle. In the midnineteenth century Sir John Franklin was known nationally because of his expedition to find the middle part of the Northwest Passage, the Pacific and Atlantic entrances to which had already been Cited by: 8.

The Voyage of the 'Fox' in the Arctic Seas: A Narrative of the discovery of the fate of Sir John Franklin and his companions Paperback – Aug by Francis Leopold McClintock (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 53 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Cited by: The Voyage of the 'Fox' in the Arctic Seas.

A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate or Sir John Franklin and His Companions [M'Clintock, Captain] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Voyage of the 'Fox' in the Arctic Seas. A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir /5(2). Scurvy is a disease resulting from a lack of vitamin C (ascorbic acid).

Early symptoms of deficiency include weakness, feeling tired and sore arms and legs. Without treatment, decreased red blood cells, gum disease, changes to hair, and bleeding from the skin may occur. As scurvy worsens there can be poor wound healing, personality changes, and finally death from infection or : Lack of vitamin C.

In the Arctic seas: a narrative of the discovery of the fate of Sir John Franklin and his companions by M'Clintock, Francis Leopold, Sir, Pages: Internet Archive BookReader The voyage of the 'Fox' in the Arctic seas: A narrative of the discovery of the fate of Sir John Franklin and his companions.

Rear-Admiral Sir John Franklin KCH FRGS RN (16 April – 11 June ) was a British Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer. Franklin also served as governor of Tasmania for several years. He disappeared on his last expedition, attempting to chart and navigate a section of the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic.

The icebound ships were abandoned and the entire crew perished from Battles/wars: French Revolutionary Wars Napoleonic Wars. It has been called the greatest disaster in the history of polar exploration. Led by Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin, two state-of-the-art ships and hand-picked menthe best and the brightest of the British empiresailed from Greenland on J in search of the elusive Northwest Passage/5.

Scurvy as a factor in the loss of the Franklin expedition to the Arctic: A reconsideration. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 25(3) M'Clintock, F.L.

The voyage of the 'Fox' in the Arctic seas: A narrative of the discovery of the fate of Sir John Franklin and his companions. Boston: Ticknor and Fields. Trapped in the arctic the crew began to die with Franklin himself passing away on J At that point Captain Francis Crozier took over the expedition.

He decided to try to save his remaining men by marching south across the ice and arctic tundra. This theory supporting treatment by wort received favour from the Admiralty and Sir John Pringle (), President of the Royal Society.

Captain James Cook experimented with a variety of alternatives to combat scurvy. Bown writes, Cook used "a regiment regimen of cleanliness, fresh air, and an antiscorbitic diet." The author notes Cook.

If you already know a bit about the Franklin expedition and the many searches for the fate of the captain and his men, this book is definitely worth reading. 1 amerynth | Dec 9, | Sir John Franklin set out with two ships and the pick of the Royal Navy in to try to find the North West Passage, expected to be an alternate route to the /5(17).

Explore the mysterious fate of Sir John Franklin and his crew through objects from recently found shipwrecks and Inuit culture. The doomed Franklin expedition last seen July crew & 2 ships disappeared without trace in the Arctic regions.

Indeed, an earlier study of some of the crew's remains did identify signs of scurvy (Beattie and Savelle, ), as did a recent evaluation of Royal Naval Arctic crews involved in the search for. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: In the Arctic Seas A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and his Companions Author: Francis Leopold McClintock Release Date: October 8, [EBook #] Language.

The Song From the Seas to the Streets is a track from the crew's third album of the same name, but more recently featured on "Divide The Plunder- The Best of.

The Voyage of the 'Fox' in the Arctic Seas. A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and His Companions. Boston: Ticknor and Fields. ISBN ^ a b McGoogan, Ken (). Fatal Passage: The True Story of John Rae, the Arctic Hero Time Forgot.

New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN. "Sir John Franklin's Last Voyage: A brief history of the Franklin expedition and the outline of the researches which established the facts of its tragic outcome".

The Beaver: M'Clintock, Francis L. (). The Voyage of the 'Fox' in the Arctic Seas. A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and His Companions.

Boston. Inexplorer John Rae, while surveying near the Canadian Arctic coast southeast of King William Island, acquired relicsof and stories about the Franklin party from the Inuit. A search led by Francis Leopold McClintock in discovered a note left on King William Island with details about the expedition's fate.An Introduction to Dickens's "The Lost Arctic Voyagers" The Franklin Expedition: ; The Search for the North-West Passage: ; Reading and Discussion Questions; References.

Beattie, Owen, and John Geiger. Frozen in Time: Unlocking the Secrets of the Franklin Expedition. Place?: Dikens, Charles. "The Lost Arctic Voyagers.