A Brief Narrative of an Unsuccessful Attempt to Reach Repulse Bay: Through Sir Thomas Rowe's "Welcome," in His Majesty's Ship Griper, in the Year MDCCCXXIV
Narrative of search for the Northwest Passage through the Hudson Bay; observations on Southampton Island, Eskimoes, tides, and compass variations.
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A Brief Narrative of an Unsuccessful Attempt to Reach Repulse Bay
George Francis Lyon
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anchor August beach bearing bergs boats bowsprit Brown Cape Cape Chidley Cape Pembroke Captain Parry’s coast compasses continued deck distance dovekie east eastward Engl Esquimaux fathoms feet ﬁfteen ﬁfty ﬁlled ﬁnd ﬁne ﬁrst ﬁsh ﬁve ﬂat ﬂint ﬂood forenoon four A.M. Frankl gale Griper heavy sea Hooker in Parry’s Hudson’s Bay Hudson’s Strait inﬂuence Journ kayaks land larboard latitude Linn longitude Magnetic Bear magnetic error Mansel Island Melville Peninsula miles morning needle night noon north-east north-west observed oﬂ oﬂicers Parry’s 2d Voy Parry’s lst Voy passed piece Repulse Bay Resolution Island Ross’s Voy round running sail Savage Islands seen Sept shewing ship ship’s head shoal shore Snap soundings south-west Southampton Island southward steered stood suﬂicient thick tide tion trysails variation vessel voyage weather westerly wind