Author Results for R.J. Cyriax and A.G.E. Jones

The Papers in the Possession of Harry Peglar, Captain of the Foretop, H.M.S. Terror, 1845

By R.J. Cyriax and A.G.E. Jones

Peglar died during the Franklin expedition to find the North West Passage. His personal papers were found on a skeleton discovered on King William Island in 1859 and are preserved in the National Maritime Museum. This article gives an account of Peglar’s career, describes the papers in detail and suggests that the skeleton may in […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Arctic
Subjects include: Biography | Science & Exploration