Youngest Karluk survivor, 1914

Youngest Karluk survivor, 1914
Three-year-old Mugpie (also Mukpie) was the youngest member of the Karluk, which sank in the Arctic on 11 January 1914. She and 20 others survived the disaster, while 11 men died. The Canadian schooner King and Winge rescued castaways from Wrangel Island on 7 September 1914. Text at bottom of image reads:

“Mukpie - Point Barrow Eskimo Girl
Youngest Person aboard, and one of the
Survivors of the S.S. Karluk
Canadian Arctic (Stefansson) Expedition.”

Photograph by Curtis and Miller. Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada (PA-105139), Ottawa, Ontario.
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