See also:admiral and Polar explorer, was
See also:born in
See also:London on the 15th of
See also:April 1800 . He entered the
See also:navy in 1812 under his
See also:uncle, Captain (afterwards
See also:Ross, whom he accompanied on his first Arctic voyage in
See also:search of a
See also:North-West passage (1818) . Between 1819 and 1827 he returned four times to the same seas in the Arctic expeditions under
See also:Parry, and in 1829-33 again served on the same
See also:mission under his uncle, and while thus employed determined (1831) the position of the North Magnetic
See also:Pole . In 1834 he was promoted captain, and from 1835-38 was employed on the magnetic survey of
See also:Great Britain . In 1839-43 he commanded the
See also:Antarctic expedition of the "
See also:Erebus " and " Terror " (see POLAR REGIONS), and for this service he received a knight-
See also:hood (1844) and was nominated to the French
See also:order of the
See also:Legion of
See also:Honour . He published a narrative of this expedition under the title of A Voyage of
See also:Discovery and
See also:Research to
See also:Southern and Antarctic Regions (1847), and was the author also of various reports on zoological and other matters
See also:relating to his earlier voyages . He was elected to the Royal Society in 1848, and in that
See also:year made his last expedition, as captain of the " Enter-prise," in the first
See also:Franklin search expedition . He died at
See also:Aylesbury on the 3rd of April 1862 .
SIR HEW DALRYMPLE ROSS (1779-1868)
SIR JOHN ROSS (1777-1856)
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