Igloo for the Night.

R.M.S. Nascopiewas the chief supply ship of the Hudson’s Bay Company with 34 annual visits to Northern Arctic outposts coming through Hudson Strait from the UK until 1933 when it was reassigned to Montreal.

p. 17—traveling north on a Hudson’s Bay ship (Nascopie, 1938), Mrs. Tom Manning notes: a small library on board and, among a number of indifferent books, I found a delightful Old Norse Saga, the leaves still uncut.