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Edward Kendall




Edward Kendall is Born

1800

Edward Kendall is born

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Location: Britain



Edward Kendall joins the Navy

1814

Edward Kendall joins the Royal Navy as a Midshipman on board HMS Mutine

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Location: Britain



Edward Kendall is Shipwrecked

1819

Edward Kendall is injuried when the ship that he was serving on, HMS Erne, is wreaked on the Isle of Sal at Cape Verde

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Location: Atlantic



Mackenzie River Expedition

Feb 16, 1825

Franklin, George Back, John Richardson and Edward Kendall leave Liverpool on the Mackenzie River Expedition, their second exploration expedition into the Arctic.

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Location: Liverpool



Mackenzie River Expedition Reaches Cumberland Hous

Jun 15, 1825

Mackenzie River Expedition reaches Cumberland House on the Saskatchewan River, and heads up to the Methye Portage.

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Location: Canada



Mackenzie River Expedition Reaches the Methye Port

Jun 29, 1825

Mackenzie River Expedition picks up their equipment at the Methye Portage. This had come by a different route to Franklin and his officers, having travelled from York Factory on the Hudson Bay up the Hayes River.

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Location: Canada



Mackenzie River

Aug 03, 1825

Mackenzie River Expedition reaches the headwaters of the Mackenzie River and begin to follow it down to the Arctic Ocean

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Location: Canada



Liard River

Aug 04, 1825

Mackenzie River Expedition reaches the point that the Mackenzie River joins the Liard River.

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Location: Canada



Fort Norman

Aug 07, 1825

Mackenzie River Expedition reaches Fort Norman

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Location: Canada



Franklin Splits His Team

Aug 08, 1825

Franklin splits his team. He sends most of them to Great Bear Lake to set up their winter quarters, while he continues to the mouth of the Mackenzie with Edward Kendall in order to perform an initial exploration.

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Location: Canada



Franklin Reaches the Mackenzie Delta

Aug 13, 1825

Franklin and Kendall reach the delta of the Mackenzie river. and begin to survey it, but have difficulty because frequent fog prevents them from using their sextant. They then travel back up the Mackenzie river to the fort, Fort Franklin, that the other party had build as their winter quarters on the Great Bear Lake.

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Location: Arctic



Franklin Reaches Fort Franklin

Sep 05, 1825

Franklin and Kendall join up with the rest of the Mackenzie river expedition at Fort Franklin. They all spend an uneventful winter there and gather a large number of fish as food for the winter.

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Location: Canada



Survey of the Great Bear Lake

Apr 10, 1826

Richardson and Kendall head out to survey the coastline of the Great Bear Lake

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Location: Canada



Great Bear Lake Survey Finished

May 01, 1826

Richardson and Kendall finish their survey of the Great Bear Lake and return to Fort Franklin and the rejoin the rest of the Mackenzie River Expedition.

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Location: Canada



Mackenzie River Expedition Heads for the Coast

May 23, 1826

The ice on the Great Bear Lake starts to break up and the Mackenzie River Expedition begins preparations to head back to the coast.

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Location: Canada



The Mackenzie River Expedition Heads to the Arctic

Jun 20, 1826

The Mackenzie River Expedition heads down the Mackenzie River to the Artic Ocean. Once they reach the mouth of the river they plan to split the expedition in two, with one team heading west and the other heading east in order to map the maximum amount of the coast before returning to Fort Franklin before the winter.

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Location: Arctic



The Mackenzie River Expedition Splits

Jul 04, 1826

The Mackenzie River Expedition reaches the coast and splits in two teams. Franklin and Back led one team heading west. Kendall and Richardson led the other team heading east.

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Location: Arctic



Richardson And Kendall Reach Open Water

Jul 07, 1826

Richardson and Kendall exit the Mackenzie delta and reach open water

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Location: Arctic



Richardson Sees Wollaston Land

Aug 04, 1826

Richardson spots a large landmass to the north and calls it Wollaston Land. We now know that this was the southern end of Victoria Island.

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Location: Arctic



Richardson And Kendall the Coppermine River

Aug 08, 1826

Richardson and Kendall reaches the mouth of the Coppermine River. They travel up river to the Bloody Falls, but they do not think that they can get any further by boat.

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Location: Arctic



Richardson And Kendall Head for Great Bear Lake

Aug 10, 1826

Richardson and Kendall starts the overland trek back towards the Great Bear Lake.

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Location: Canada



Richardson And Kendall Reach the Dease River

Aug 15, 1826

Richardson and Kendall encounter a group of First Nations people who led them to the headwaters of Dease River

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Location: Canada



Richardson And Kendall Reaches the Great Bear Lake

Aug 18, 1826

Richardson and Kendall reaches the Great Bear Lake

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Location: Canada



Richardson And Kendall Return to Fort Franklin

Sep 01, 1826

Richardson and Kendall return to Fort Franklin

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Location: Canada



Franklin And Back Return to Fort Franklin

Sep 21, 1826

Franklin and Back return to Fort Franklin. Franklin is worried that they do not have enough stores at Fort Franklin to make it through the winter, and so he despatches Kendall to Fort Norman in order to get more supplies.

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Location: Canada



Kendall Returns With Supplies

Oct 08, 1826

Kendall returns to Fort Franklin with supplies from Fort Norman

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Location: Canada



Mackenzie River Expedition Returns

Oct 1827

Back and the other officers of the Mackenzie River Expedition arrive back in Britain where Kendall is promoted to Lieutenant.

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Location: Britain



Edward Kendall Marries

1832

Edward Kendall marries Mary Anne Kay who was related to Franklin through his first marriage.

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Location: Britain



Edward Kendall Dies

Feb 12, 1845

Edward Kendall dies in Southampton

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Location: Britain