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Bartlett, Robert Abram (Captain Bob Bartlett)

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Born: 1875 AD
Died: 1946 AD, at 70 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Explorer

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1875 - Robert Abram Bartlett was born 15th of August in Brigus, Newfoundland.

 

1892 - Mastered his first ship and began a life-long love affair with the Arctic.

 

He was Captain of the Roosevelt and accompanied Commander Robert Peary on his attempts to reach the North Pole.

 

1914 - Helped save the lives of most of its stranded participants after leader Vilhjalmur Stefansson abandoned the expedition.

 

1925-1945 - He led important scientific expeditions to the Arctic sponsored by American museums and the Explorers Club and the National Geographic Society.

 

1946 - Captain Robert Bartlett died on 28th of April in New York hospital.

 

 

 


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