William G Olliffe

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The British businessman, William G. Olliffe, sold Quest, the expedition ship of the Shackleton-Rowett expedition, 1921-1922 (leader Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton), for 1740 to the Norwegian ship-owner, Peter Schjelderup, after the expedition returned to Britain.

From the guide to the William Olliffe collection, 1923, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge)

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associatedWith Wild John Robert Francis 1873-1939 person
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