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1 JONES, A. G. E. Scottish Geographical Magazine 85:03 Dec. 1969) Captain Robert Martin: A Peterhead Whaling Master in the 19th Century
George Outram & Co., Ltd., 1969, 
JONES, A. G. E. Captain Robert Martin: A Peterhead Whaling Master in the 19th Century. A reprint from the Scottish Geographical Magazine, Vol. 85, No.3, December 1969, pp. [198]-202. (Perth, Scotland: printed by George Outra m & Co., Ltd.), 1969. 8vo, blue printed card covers. Captain Martin skippered a number of profitable whaling ships operating off the coast of Greenland during his years at sea, not retiring until he was seventy years of age. He was captain of the barque, the Enterprise, when in 1845 he came in contact with John Franklin in Baffin Island at the beginning of his ill-fated voyage in search for the Northwest Passage. Although he did not know it at the time, Robert Martin was the last man, with the exception of the Eskimos, to see the Franklin expedition. Faint crease to front cover, else vg. 12.00

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