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NH 2877 USS BEAR

USS BEAR
Title: USS BEAR
Caption: Locked in Greenland's ice from April to June 1884, when she sailed there on the Greely relief expedition. She was originally built in Scotland as a sailing vessel and was purchased by the United States Navy at St. John's, Newfoundland, January 1884, for use in rescue of Lieutenant A.W. Greely, USA.
Description: Received from Mr. Ray Spear, 1933
Catalog #: NH 2877
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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Original Medium: BW Photo
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