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" ... feet. She was let down again for a moment, and then her stern was raised about five feet. Her bows, being unsupported, were depressed almost as much. In this uncomfortable position we remained. The wind blew a gale from the eastward, and the ice all... "
Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive ... - Page 34
by United States. Congress. Senate
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents ..., Volume 2, Part 2

United States. Congress. House - United States
...gale from the <-astward ; and the ice all round was in dreadful commotion, excepting, forlunately, that in immediate contact with us. The commotion in...light enough to see on the 9th, it was discovered that ihe heavy ice in which the Rescue h;\(] been, imbedded for so long a time, was entirely broken np and...
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AN ARCTIC JOURNAL

LIEUT SHERARD OSBORN - 1852
...uncomfortable position we remained. The wind blew a gale from the eastward, and the ice all around was in a dreadful commotion, excepting, fortunately,, that...destruction of both vessels. The easterly gale had set us some two or three miles to the west. As soon as it was light enough to see on the 9th it was discovered...
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Sir John Franklin and The Arctic Regions

P.L. Simmonds - 1852
...uncomfortable position we remained. The wind blew a gale from the eastward, and the ice all around was in dreadful 'commotion, excepting, fortunately,...the night; and we were in momentary expectation of the destruction of both vessels. The easterly gale had set us some two or three miles to the west....
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The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin: A Personal ...

Elisha Kent Kane - Arctic regions - 1854 - 552 pages
...uncomfortable position we remained. The wind blew a gale from the eastward, and the ice all around was in dreadful commotion, excepting, fortunately,...destruction of both vessels. The easterly gale had set us some two or three miles to the west. As soon as it was light enough to see on the 9th, it was discovered...
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Arctic Explorations and Discoveries During the Nineteenth Century: Being ...

Samuel Mosheim Smucker - Arctic regions - 1857 - 517 pages
...uncomfortable position we remained. The wind blew a gale from the eastward, and the ice all around was in dreadful commotion, excepting, fortunately,...the night; and we were in momentary expectation of the destruction of both vessels. The easterly gale had set us some two or three miles to the west....
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Arctic Explorations and Discoveries During the Nineteenth Century: Being ...

Samuel Mosheim Smucker - Arctic regions - 1857 - 517 pages
...uncomfortable position we remained. The wind blew a gale from the eastward, and the ice all around was in dreadful commotion, excepting, fortunately,...commotion in the ice continued all through the night; and wo were in momentary expectation of the destruction of both vessels. The easterly gale had set us some...
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The Life of Dr. Elisha Kent Kane, and of Other Distinguished American ...

Samuel Mosheim Smucker - Arctic regions - 1859 - 406 pages
...uncomfortable position we remained. The wind blew a gale from the eastward, and the ice all around was in dreadful commotion, excepting, fortunately,...the night; and we were in momentary expectation of the destruction of both vessels. The easterly gale had set us some two or three miles to the west....
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Arctic Explorations and Discoveries During the Nineteenth Century

Samuel Mosheim Smucker - Arctic regions - 1886 - 640 pages
...uncomfortable position we remained. The wind blew a gale from the eastward, and the ice all around was in dreadful commotion, excepting, fortunately,...the night; and we were in momentary expectation of the destruction of both vessels. The easterly gale had set us some two or three miles to the west....
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1851
...from the «•astward ; and the ice all round was in dreadful commotion, excepting, forÍ unatcly, that in immediate contact with us. The commotion in...light enough to see on the 9th, it was discovered that I he heavy ice in which the Rescue had been imbedded for so long a time, was entirely broken up and...
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