Bartlett, Robert Abram

Born: Aug 15, 1875 AD
Died: 1946 AD, at 70 years of age.

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.




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