Hell on Ice: The Saga of the "Jeannette"
An account in fictional form of the 1879 expedition under Lieutenant Commander G.W. De Long, to reach the North Pole via the Bering Sea, narrated by chief engineer of the expedition, G.W. Melville
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aboard ahead Alexey Ambler Aneguin Arctic bailing Bartlett bear Bennett Bennett Island boat boiler bosun broken Bulun cabin captain chief Chipp coal cold Collins crew cutter Danenhower deck doctor dogs drag drift Dunbar Edward Ellsberg engines Erichsen expedition eyes feet finally fire fireroom floe freezing frozen gale going hands hauled head heaving Henrietta Island Herald Island hope hummocks ice pack Island Iversen Jack Cole Jeannette Jeannette's keep leaving Lena Delta Long Long's looked Mark Surk Melville miles morning Navy never Newcomb night Nindemann Noros oars officer ordered pemmican port pump rest rigged river round sail scurvy sea anchor seamen Sharvell ship shipmates Siberia Siberian Islands side sight skipper sledge sleep snow soon starboard started steam stern stood temperature Tong Sing turned underway wardroom watch waves whaleboat wind Wrangel Land Yakut yards