Northward: Peary’s 1908-09 Expedition

Ice loosened about the hull

Clearing this morning with S-ly wind. The water all closed up. Again early this morning more ice loosened about the hull + floated up.
    The water abreast of us formed again, + after dinner the wind swung suddenly to S.W. + blew very fresh.
    Got up steam with wood under one boiler, pumped out the bilge + got all the outboard pipes clear of ice. Unable to start propeller. Filled other boiler.
    Everything brought off from the shore, + the anchor + cable taken in.  

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