I wish to publish this blog to order and share all those anecdotes that I´ve been finding in the arctic literature about arctic expeditions.
My interest began more than 15 years ago reading a little book of my brother about north and south pole expeditions.
Beggars of both sexes and of all ages, clad in rags, and afflicted with every kind of disgusting complaint, fill the streets, together with lewd women, drunken sailors, and lean and deformed thieves.
Nuku Hivan tribal chief Keatonui „King" Keatonui, also written as Kätenuä or Kettenowee, was the chief of one of the tribes on Nuku Hiva.
His tribe was situated close to the Taiohae Bay, where the Russian ships lay in anchor.
But the most disturbing thing in that little book, full of pictures, was the two pages dedicated to the last Franklin expedition of the S.
XIX, on that moment I thought that given the time on which this and others expeditions happened, few or any additional information could be obtained about it.
Die 114,5 Meter lange Viermastbark lief 1926 in Bremerhaven – damals noch unter dem Namen „Padua“ - vom Stapel.