Jim Hand (1847-1876)  Polar Explorer

Jim Hand (1847-1876) Polar Explorer

A brief account of a polar explorer from Bray who never came home, and whose memory is enshrined in the name of Greenland’s Hand Bay. ***** James J. Hand was born in Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland, on 31 August 1847, to John and Anna Hand. A family of Hands was...