The schooner 'Bowdoin' crew, 1939

Contributed by Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center


Eleven crew members and scientists gather at the wheel of the schooner Bowdoin for a group photo. In the foreground are water cans and radio equipment.

In 1939, students from high schools, prep schools and colleges joined Donald and Miriam MacMillan and the Bowdoin's crew for a 3-month voyage to Labrador, Baffin Island and Greenland. They explored fjords, studied glaciers, and also did scientific work in ornithology, botany, and oceanography.

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  • Title: The schooner 'Bowdoin' crew, 1939
  • Creator: Donald Baxter MacMillan
  • Creation Date: 1939
  • Subject Date: 1939
  • Location: Baffin Land County, Nunavut, Canada
  • Media: Photo negative
  • Local Code: 1994.5.101
  • Collection: Miriam MacMillan Bequest
  • Object Type: Image

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center
Bowdoin College, 9500 College Station, Brunswick, ME 04011-8495
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