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These English o mariners,7 who had commenced tradingo with Russia in 1^33, opening a lucrative route to the White Sea, incorporated in i^S5 as "The Company of Merchants Adventurers of England for the Discovery of Lands, Territories, Isles, Dominions, and Seignories Unknown/'usually referred to as the Muscovy Company. The company wanted nothing to do with Frobisher, but Warwick and other influential backers prevailed. Frobisher left Black wall, England, on June i£, 1576, with thirty-seven men and three vessels: the 3o-ton bark Gabriel, the 2o-ton bark Michael and a small, 7-ton pinnace.
After rounding Cape Farewell at the island's southern tip and heading northwest alongo the coast,' landfall came at Godthab Fjord, where the explorers encountered a group of Inuit. After a cautious first day of observingo each other,' contact was made. Leaving Greenland on August i , the ships continued northwest, reachingO Baffin Island on the sixth. Unaware they were in the same area where Frobisher had landed but recognizing O O some of the infamous "ore" in the cliffs, the Englishmen decided to land after spotting animals theyJ first thought were goats or wolves: o o 7 Inuit arrowhead, made from iron left behind by the Frobisher expeditions, discovered on Kodlunarn Island.
With a crew of sixty-four men, Munk sailed from Copenhagen on May 9, 1619, and raised the Greenland coast in late June. After an carlv July probe into Frobisher Bay, the ships entered Hudson Strait. The expedition's English pilot, John Watson, was familiar with the earlier voyages in search of the passage, so Munk sailed on the track last pursued bv Thomas Button, Bylot and Baffin into Hudson Bav. But before entering the bay, Munk and his men had to contend with the ice. " The crews lashed Lamprey and Unicorn together, and Munk let the ships drift with the ice.
Across the Top of the World. The Quest for the Northwest Passage by James Delgado