- MS 555;SL Log book, 21 December 1835 to 26 September 1836 [On board Cove ] 1 volume
Ross, British Relief Expedition
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- ReferenceGB 15 Sir James Clark Ross/British Relief Expedition
- Dates of Creation21 December 1835 to 26 September 1836
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- Language of MaterialEnglish.
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Administrative / Biographical History
This relief expedition was sent to the Davis Strait to rescue whalers who had been stranded there during the 1835 season. The venture was supported by both the British Admiralty and by private subscription. Ross captained HMS Cove with Francis Crozier and Erasmus Ommanney serving as lieutenants.