1931 Wilkins-Ellsworth Trans Arctic Submarine Expedition Uss Nautilus cover

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1931 Wilkins-Ellsworth Trans Arctic Submarine Expedition Uss Nautilus cover...1931 Wilkins Ellsworth Trans-Arctic Submarine Expedition .First attempt to trans-navigate the Arctic by submarine. The Australian Polar explorer, Sir Hubert Wilkins, was on his honeymoon in 1930 and staying with Lincoln Ellsworth when the idea was hatched by these great polar explorers to be the first to travel under the North Polar Ice Cap by submarine.  ephemera relating to Rupert England including a hand written letter referring to the London to North Pole voyage. As a First Officer in his early career he organized the assist of the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott in McMurdo Sound. Between 1907 and 1908, England was the captain of Nimrod on the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909 (leader Ernest Henry Shackleton), but was dismissed after the first year after falling out with Shackleton... (PROVENANCE: Vendor at Auction bought from was great aunt was Rupert England's Secretary )