Bernard Day collection 1910-1911
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Abbott George d 1923
Barne Michael 1877-1961
Bernard C Day
Bernard C Day was born in Leicestershire, England in 1884. He was employed by the New Arrol-Johnson Motor Car Company before he joined the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909 (leader Ernest Henry Shackleton), as motor expert on board the Nimrod . After this expedition, he joined the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) as a motor engineer but returned home after the first year. He was awarded the polar medal for his part in the two expeditions. He settled in A...
British Antarctic Expedition (1907-1909)
The British Antarctic Expedition of 1907-1909, also known as the The Nimrod Expedition, was the first of three successful expeditions to the Antarctic led by Ernest Shackleton. Its main target, among a range of geographical and scientific objectives, was to be first to the South Pole. This was not attained, but the expedition's southern march reached a Farthest South latitude of 88° 23' S, just 97.5 nautical miles (180.6 km; 112.2 mi) from the pole. This was by far the longest southern polar jou...
Skelton, Reginald William, 1872-1956
Reginald William Skelton was born in Lincolnshire in 1872. He was a senior engineer in the Royal Navy, serving on board HMS Majestic with Robert Falcon Scott, when he joined the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (led by Scott), as the ship's chief engineer. He supervised the fitting-out of the expedition ship Discovery and took part in several sledge journeys during the expedition, discovering the first known breeding place of emperor penguins while sledging to Cape C...
Day Bernard C. b 1884
Charcot Jean-Baptiste 1876 1936
Nansen, Fridtjof, 1861-1930
Epithet: Norwegian explorer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000249 Fridtjof Nansen, a Norwegian explorer, oceanographer, and statesman, was noted for his Arctic expedition of 1893-1896, travelling closer to the North Pole than anyone had reached and using his specially-built vessel "Fram" to demonstrate the revolutionary concept of pack-ice drift. Frederick Sydney Parry was the grandson of Arctic explo...
British Antarctic Expedition (1898-1900)
Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912
Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001512.0x00006d ...