McClure Arctic Expedition.

Collection includes an exercise book containing autobiographical notes on George Brown RN, written by his son, in an informal, conversational tone, largely consisting of a detailed account of the McClure Arctic Expedition from p24 onwards; some of his service papers including two certificates of service and a pension certificate; and an Arctic Discoveries Medal 1818-1855, awarded to him.

Also, an address to the petty officers, seaman and mariners late of HMS INVESTIGATOR by surgeon Alexander Armstrong, M.D. Document of 8 pages, plus envelope.

Also a newspaper cutting from the Calgary Herald, July 29, 1967, article entitled 'Soldiers to Trace Explorer's Path', about the latest search for Sir John Franklin's burial place.

Record Details

Item reference: HSR/Z/47; MS1971/074 MSS/71/074
Catalogue Section: Manuscript documents acquired singly by the Museum
Level: ITEM
Date made: 1853-1967
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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