Maurer, Frederick W.

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Maurer joined the crew of the Belvedere in 1911. He met Vilhjalmur Stefansson in 1912 and became a member of Stefansson's Canadian Arctic Expedition in 1913, sailing on the Karluk. When the Karluk sank, he spent six months on Wrangel Island with the other crew members. He returned to Wrangel Island in 1921 as a member of the expedition led by Allan R. Crawford and financed by Stefansson.

From the description of Adventures on an Arctic whaler, 1911-1912. (New Hampshire Newsp Project). WorldCat record id: 42068562

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associatedWith Belvedere (Whaling ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Beaufort Sea
Barrow, Point (Alaska)
Unalaska (Alaska)
Arctic Ocean
Chukchi Sea
Herschel Island (Yukon)
Nome (Alaska)
Point Hope (Alaska)
Subject
Whaling
Whales
Whalers (Persons)
Occupation
Whaleman
Function

Person

Active 1911

Active 1912

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