The Voyage of the Hans Egede

  • Mary R. Tahan


Following Roald Amundsen’s purchase agreement with the Greenland Trading Company, the Danish merchant steamer Hans Egede transports 100 Greenland dogs from the West Coast of Greenland to southern Norway. Departing in June 1910, the dogs experience rough sailing, with the result of casualties. The surviving dogs are offloaded at Flekkerö (Flekkerøy) Island near Christianssand (Kristiansand). The names of all of the dogs are compiled by the author using all the diaries, books, and letters and given in this account of the story.


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  • Mary R. Tahan
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  1. 1.VancouverCanada

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