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.