Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1875-08-15
Death 1946-04-28
Canadian
English

Biographical notes:

Robert Abram Bartlett (b. August 15, 1875, Brigus, Newfoundland-d. April 28, 1946, New York City), ship captain and Arctic explorer, piloted numerous expeditions to Greenland and locations in the Arctic Circle. He piloted Admiral Peary's vessel Roosevelt during the 1906 attempt to reach the North Pole. Later he was master of schooner Effie M. Morrissey. Beginning in the mid-1920's, he collected zoological specimens for the United States National Museum (USNM) on his many expeditions to the Arctic. Expeditions by Bartlett include the Bartlett Northeast Greenland Expedition, the Bartlett Northwest Greenland Expedition, and the Expedition to Greenland and Ellesmere Land. Working for George Palmer Putnam, he piloted the Effie M. Morrissey from Rye, New York, to Baffin Island.

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http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bv7rvh
Ark ID:
w6bv7rvh
SNAC ID:
38887837

Subjects:

  • Zoology
  • Voyages and travels
  • Icebergs--Photographs
  • Anthropology
  • Eskimos
  • Schooners--Slides
  • Walrus
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Eskimos--Photographs

Occupations:

  • Explorers
  • Ship captains

Places:

  • Greenland, 00, GL
  • Arctic regions, ,
  • New York, NY, US
  • Newfoundland and Labrador, 05, CA
  • North Pole, ,
  • Brigus (N.L.), ,
  • Canada, 00, CA