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De Long, George W. (George Washington), 1844-1881

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Personal name headingDe Long, George W. (George Washington), 1844-1881
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Variant(s)De Long, George Washington, 1844-1881
DeLong, George W. (George Washington), 1844-1881
Long, George W. de (George Washington), 1844-1881
See alsoGraduate of: United States Naval Academy
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Officer of: Jeannette Expedition (1879-1881)
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Birth date1844-08-22
Death date1881-10-31
Place of birthNew York (N.Y.)
Place of deathSiberia (Russia)
Field of activityDiscoveries in geography
Profession or occupationUnited States. Navy--Officers Explorers
Found inMuir, J. Cruise of the Corwin, 1986: CIP t.p. (De Long) galley (George W. De Long, American naval officer, ca. 1877)
LC data base, 4-24-86 (hdg.: De Long, George Washington, 1844-1881; usage: George W. De Long)
Our lost explorers : the narrative of the Jeannette Arctic Expedition as related by the survivors, and in the records and last journals of Lieutenant De Long, 201- : page 17 (American Arctic Expedition, commanded by Lieutenant George W. DeLong of the United States Navy, left San Francisco, July 8, 1879, was projected by James Gordon Benett, proprietor of the New York Herald.) website, viewed December 14, 2017: "George W. De Long" article (George Washington De Long, August 22, 1844-October 31, 1881, was a United States Navy officer and explorer. He led the ill-fated Jeannette Expedition in search of the Open Polar Sea. Born August 22, 1844 in New York City; died October 31, 1881 in Siberia, Russia; educated at the United States Naval Academy, and graduated in 1865.)