The Log Of Bob Bartlett: The True Story Of Forty Years Of Seafaring And Exploration

byCaptain Robert A. BartlettForeword byPaul O'Neill

September 15, 2006|
The Log Of Bob Bartlett: The True Story Of Forty Years Of Seafaring And Exploration by Captain Robert A. Bartlett
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Each year, thousands of people visit Bob Bartlett's boyhood home located in Brigus, Newfoundland and Labrador, to catch a glimpse of this famous sealing captain's amazing life. Hawthorne Cottage has been designated a National Historic Site.<_o3a_p>

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The Log of Bob Bartlett captures details and experiences that are not widely known about his forty years of adventures. His log details his two most historic feats-his journey with Robert Peary to reach the North Pole and his heroic deed aboard the Karluk-yet it also sketches his early life and some of his most memorable ice travels during and after the Great War.<_o3a_p>

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Bartlett made twenty-eight excursions into the Arctic, yet one wonders what drove this urge for discovery, especially to the most frigid and unforgiving of places. He has been quoted as saying, "The truth was I could not stop myself in pursuit of adventure. I was committed to the Arctic. I'd got the poison in my veins."<_o3a_p>

Captain Robert Abram "Bob" Bartlett was born in Brigus, Newfoundland, on August 15, 1875. He was the son of William Bartlett and the grandson of Abram Bartlett, both prominent sea captains. He was educated at Bishop Feild College and eventually completed his Master certificate at Halifax's Nautical Academy in 1904. In 1909, B...
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Title:The Log Of Bob Bartlett: The True Story Of Forty Years Of Seafaring And ExplorationFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:318 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.85 inShipping dimensions:318 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.85 inPublished:September 15, 2006Publisher:Flanker PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:189731700X

ISBN - 13:9781897317006

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