On The Fringe Of The Pole No. 5 1934

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Titles read: 'On the Fringe of the Pole No. 5. In the staunch little "Morrissey" we journey with bluff old Capt. Bartlett to the far North. "Braving the ice-choked waters".'

Exact location of events unknown - somewhere near the North Pole!




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PT 215
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01:06:56:00 / 01:10:39:00
PT 215
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  • The "Morrissey" is the schooner "Effie M. Morrisey".

    "C/U of it with the inscription 'Pringles of HBMS - HECLA..." - this is the gravestone for James Pringle, a seaman on board HMS Hecla, who died on 18 May 1922 while on an expedition here......

    0pringle" hecla&f=false

    jamied 10th May 2012
  • "HBMS" on the gravestone stands for His Britannic Majesty's Ship (Hecla).

    jamied 10th May 2012
  • Thanks.

    British Pathé 21st Jun 2012

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