Under Sail in the Frozen North : The Log of the 1926 British Arctic Expedition

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Under Sail in the Frozen North : The Log of the 1926 British Arctic Expedition

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Table of Contents

Chapter I: Fitting Out                             1  (8)
Grettir Algarsson - Our meeting - The
"Beltai" - The inception of the expedition -
Offer of joint leadership - The "Lady of
Avenel" - Fitting her out - The airship fails
us - Goodfriends - Financial struggles - The
aims and objects of the expedition - The ship
sails
Chapter II: Northward Bound 9 (10)
Northward - The personnel -All volunteers -A
cheery crew - Shaking into place - Scientists
learning seamanship - Seaweed - The northern
drift - The Arctic Ocean - Making Spitsbergen
- Arrival at Green Harbour - Spitsbergen
history - Coal-mines - Outposts of
civilisation - The obliging eider - A glacial
honeymoon - An avalanche of dogs - Friendly
Hollanders and Norwegians
Chapter III North of Spitsbergen 19 (13)
Through Foul Sound - King's Bay - The baptism
of ice - The most northern railway on earth
-Amundsen's base and cameo - Northward again
- Great glaciers - Shooting a seal - Liefde
Bay - Pink mountains - Survey of a new
harbour - Masthead navigation - The beacon -
Arctic terns - A goose regiment-Shooting
reindeer An all-night tramp - The Ancient
Mariner
Chapter IV: North-East Land 32 (9)
We steer N.E. - Driven back by a gale -
Migration of reindeer - Hinlopen Strait - The
Alkrange - Dangers of Polar navigation -
Erratic boulders - The ice-cap - Correcting
the chart - Sailing overland - Great Island -
Enter the pack-ice - The way north barred -
Description of pack
Chapter V: North-East Land 41 (11)
We steer N.E. - Driven back by a gale -
Migration of reindeer - Hinlopen Strait - The
Alkrange - Dangers of Polar navigation -
Erratic boulders - The ice-cap - Correcting
the chart - Sailing overland - Great Island -
Enter the pack-ice - The way north barred -
Description of pack
Chapter VI: Back to Sails 52 (22)
Ramming the ice - The broken blade - The
engineers refuse "the dole " - Soundings -
Marr dredges weird creatures from the depths
- We discover a submarine prairie - Extension
of the Continental Shelf - Ursus Maritimes,
Esq. - Bruin on the berg-Algarsson shoots him
- Ivorygulls - Harte makes a pier-head jump -
Victoria Island - The Polar drift - We meet
the "Quest" - A generous offer - A deep-laden
sealer - Walrus sloops
Chapter VII: Beset in the Ice 74 (7)
Ice navigation - Mirage and refraction -
Ships that were nipped - The dogs - Fresh
water from sea-ice - The queen bee -Beset for
eighteen days - The ice-dock-Repairing the
rudder - The swimming champion - Polar bridge
- The ship leaks - Swooping robbers - Fresh
bear-meat - Totally disabled - Sails only -
The baby seal - Fighting out - A narrow
passage - We burst free - N.E. to Franz Josef
Land - Five thousand seals
Chapter VIII: Franz Josef Group 81 (15)
The archipelago - Narrow escape of the vessel
- Cape Flora - We enter the inland sea - We
listen to a B.B. C. concert - Driven back-
Thorn's Island - The elusive jelly-fish -
Scots in pursuit - Driven back again - We
charge the roaring pack in a heavy gale - Fog
and bergs - Backing and filling - A smart
crew - We anchor under Cape Barents
Chapter IX: Barents and the Inland Sea 96 (15)
In danger from drifting bergs - The boat in
difficulties - The landing - White whales -
Pink snow - Death of the prowler - The queen
bee's burial - Thom on the ice-cap - A
tobogganing bear - Escape from the ice-wall-
The boat dragged away by a growler - Dangers
of fog navigation - We find the boat - The
third attempt north - We cross the inland sea
- We reach Cape Murray - The impenetrable
polar pack - An ice-clad land
Chapter X: Fighting the Pack 111(14)
Forced to return - Beating to southward
through ice and dense fog - Tacking by ear -
Securing the rudder - A bear swims to us -
disappears in the fog - Walrus - Midnight on
the inland sea - The sun sets - We clear the
archipelago - In deadly peril - Beneath the
iceberg's brow - Saved by a wave - A rich
haul - We quarry two tons of water -
Algarsson lassoes a cub - Beset again -
Sunset and dawn together - Magnetic variation
- Numerous bears near the open sea - A
morning visitor - A bear-skin for the
children - Escape from the pack
Chapter XI: North of North-East Land 125(14)
Scientists' sea-terms - A good hand - Wyches
Islands - Gilles Island - Sailing north in
search of Gillis Land - Observing magnetic
variation on the floe - Error in existing
charts - We reach 80ー 48' N. - Change of name
- Pushed south by advancing pack - Elusive
shadows - Land or mirage? - Baffling winds -
Drifting all night into the roaring pack -
Wearing in the fog - We pass North Cape
Chapter XII: Our Farthest North 139(11)
A violent gale - "All hands on deck" - 139(11)
Lashing the deckhouse - We reach farthest
north during a lull in the gale - Number
One's narrow escape - We run behind North
Cape - Exploring a channel in the dark - We
cross a submarine precipice - In the darkness
we see the ocean bed - Phosphorescent fishes
- Landing on Chermside - We find a post all
carved and worn -Stone language - Swarms of
medus - The Gulf Stream - The rising land -
Beating through a narrow channel in the dark
- A fair wind - Off the Norways - Warm water
- Flotsam from Europe and America - The
broken gaff - The ship on fire - Head gales
Chapter XIII: Hell's Kitchen 150
A fair gale - Foul Sound in thick weather -
Passage barred - Crossing the bar in a
snowstorm - One inch of water under the keel
- More head gales - A wearying time -
Breakers ahead - on the lee bow - all around
- About ship in Hell's Kitchen - Tacking with
the anchor - Bumping over a reef- Anchored in
Hell's Kitchen - The wind lulls at dawn - we
lay out a kedge anchor - We heave up, and
kedge out under sail -- A devious course
through reefs - We escape - A friend in need
- We arrive at Barentsburg
Chapter XIV: An Ocean Tow 161
Sad news for Burt - We cable change of name
of expedition - Beaching the brigantine -
Patching up the rudder - The "Nespico" - Our
friends the Hollanders - We wash - we even
bath - The aurora Borealis - Generous offer
of a tow - S.S. "Ameland" - 1,200 feet of
steel wire - 250 feet of chain cable - 600
miles at 9 knots - a record tow - A round
Arctic turn
A: A SHORT ZOOLOGICAL REPORT 166
B: GEOLOGICAL NOTES 202
C: THE HYDROGRAPHIC WORK 211
D: THE CREW 216