The Sledge Journal: June 18th – 25th, 1875

The fifth and last part of Sir William May’s Sledge Journal for the Nares’ Arctic exploration expedition of 1875-6 sent by the British Government in an effort to reach the North Pole. For his part in this expedition May was promoted Commander over the heads of 60 Lieutenants. The following part will be put up every two weeks. Download PDF

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