Harvey, British Naval Franklin Search Expedition, 1852-1854

Scope and Content

  • MS 1044/3;D Statements, 21 August 1853, 6 leaves, (Xerox)

Administrative / Biographical History

The British Naval Franklin Search Expedition, 1852-1854 (leader William Pullen), in HMS North Star, the store ship for the British Naval Franklin Search Expedition, 1852-1854 (leader Sir Edward Belcher). North Star spent two winters at Beechey Island and was the only ship of the five in Belcher's search expedition to return to England in 1854, the other four being abandoned on Belcher's orders when beset in the ice.

Arrangement

Chronological

Note

William Harvey, William Madden, William Johnson and David Hook were all-present at the time of Lieutenant J R Bellot's drowning in the Wellington Channel.

Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections containing material relating to this expedition see SPRI collections GB 015 John Cheyne, GB 015 Sir George Back, GB 015 William Elliott, GB 015 Robert McCormack, GB 015 Thomas Pullen, GB 015 William Pullen, GB 015 Robert Charles Scott, GB 015 William Shellabear, GB 015 Israel Holmes and GB 015 William Snow.

Additional Information

William Harvey, William Madden, William Johnson and David Hook were all-present at the time of Lieutenant J R Bellot's drowning in the Wellington Channel.