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| USNS Elisha Kent Kane (T-AGS-27)
In 1850-1851, Kane was surgeon and official historian for the DeHaven expedition, sent to the Canadian Arctic in the brigs Advance and Rescue to look for possible survivors of Sir John Franklin's exploring party. A second expedition sailed in the Advance in late May 1853, with the same object and with Kane as leader. Frozen in between Greenland and Canada, Kane and his men endured more than two years of hardship and an arduous journey over ice and open water to Upernavik, Greenland. Hailed as a hero upon his return to the U.S., Kane undertook a program of writing and lectures. After his health failed during a trip to England in the Fall of 1856, he went to Cuba in search of recovery. However his condition became worse and Elisha Kent Kane died in Havana on 16 February 1857.
US Navy Photo # NH 59607
Assistant Surgeon Elisha Kent Kane, USN (1820-1857)
Engraving by T. Pillsbrown, after an 1850s daguerreotype by Brady>br> U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph
|65k||USNS Elisha Kent Kane (T-AGS-27) being side launched, 20 November 1965, at Christy Marine Sturgeon Bay, WI.
|42k||USNS Elisha Kent Kane (T-AGS-27) on the Anacostia River at Washington, D.C., May 1967||Photo by Ramon Jackson|
|24k||USNS Elisha Kent Kane (T-AGS-27) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo
|Oceanographer of the Navy|
|36k||USNS Elisha Kent Kane (T-AGS-27) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the US Naval Hydrographer's Office.
|Joe Radigan, MACM USN Ret|
|81k||USNS Elisha Kent Kane (T-AGS-27) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo.
|Joe Radigan, MACM USN Ret. and Carl R. Friberg Jr.|
|46k||USNS Elisha Kent Kane (T-AGS-27) underway, September 1972, location unknown.||Robert Hurst|
|589k||USNS Elisha Kent Kane (T-AGS-27) moored in the harbor at Genoa, Italy, 28 April 1987.||Photo by Carlo Martinelli|
|299k||USNS Elisha Kent Kane (T-AGS-27) moored in the harbor at Genoa, Italy, 27 May 1987.||Photos by Carlo Martinelli|
| TCG Çanadarli (A-588)
|265k||Ex-USNS Elisha Kent Kant (T-AGS-27) in Turkish naval service as TCG Çanadarli (A-588) moored, date and location unknown.||Yucel M. Umar GMC Turkish Navy Retired|
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