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Bartlett, Robert Abram

Born: 1875 AD
Died: 1946 AD
Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Explorer

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.