Biographical entry Crozier, Francis Rawdon Moira (1796 - c. 1848)
- September 1796
Banbridge, County Down, Ireland
- c. 1848
Francis Crozier took part in the British Antarctic Expedition of 1839-1843 under J. C. Ross.
Born September 1796, Banbridge, Co. Down, Ireland. Navy captain. Went to the Cape of Good Hope as mate of the "Doterel" sloop, 1818; accompanied Captain Parry in Arctic voyages, 1821-7; lieutenant, 1826; served off Portugal, 1831-5; first lieutenant and second-in-command under James Ross of the "Cove" 1836; went with Ross to explore Antarctic Ocean, 1839; discovered north-west passage in company with Sir John Franklin (record found, 1859); lost in Arctic regions, 1848.
Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales
- Francis Rawdon Moira Crozier - Records, 1840, FM 4/2122; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
- Francis Rawdon Moira Crozier - Records, 1840, G757; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details
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