Gjøa

Ship Date
Date built: 1872
Owner or managing owner(s)
Amundsen, Roald
Vessel Description

Gjøa (or Gjoa) was the first vessel to transit the Northwest Passage. With a crew of six, Roald Amundsen traversed the passage in a three-year journey, finishing in 1906.

Related Artifacts
Painting (M973.499.1)
Painting (006.028.015)
Related Archival Item
graphic materials: Captain Amundsen on his ship, the Gjoa (LM2019.999.034)