Dallmann, German Sealing and Whaling Reconnaissance

Scope and Content

  • MS 439;MJ Log book, 1873-1874 [Onboard Grnland] 4 rolls, microfilm

Administrative / Biographical History

This reconnaissance expedition was dispatched from Hamburg to investigate the sealing and whaling possibilities in the southern oceans. Dallmann captained Grnland which visited the South Shetland Islands and became the first steamship to reach the Antarctic coast.



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Additional Information

Originals held by the Library of Petermanns Geographische Mitteilungen, Gotha (1982)

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