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James H. Dellbridge - Biographical notes

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Second engineer - Discovery 1901-04

James Dellbridge was second engineer under Reginald Skelton, his duties on the Discovery were to ensure that the engines were always in good repair and working order, a task that he achieved admirably.

 

Landmarks named after James Dellbridge

Feature Name: Dellbridge Islands
Type: island
Latitude: 77°40S
Longitude: 166°25E
Description: Group of small volcanic islands lying in McMurdo Sound, just S of Cape Evans, Ross Island. Discovered by the BrNAE (1901-04) under Scott.
Variant Name(s) - Delbridge Islands

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