HMS Challenger Resources


At Sea with the Scientifics: The Challenger Letters of Joseph Matkin, edited by Philip F. Rehbock, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, 1992. (Available from

The Voyage of the Challenger, by Eric Linklater, Doubleday and Company, Inc., New York, 1972.  (Available from


A Bibliography on History of Oceanography
by Dr. Mills



The College of Exploration’s HMS Challenger website

History of Ocean Exploration (NOAA Office of Exploration)

The Voyage of the Challenger

Oceans On Line

Challenger Society for Marine Science

NOVA Chronology of Deep Sea Exploration

Historical Oceanography

History of Marine Biology

The Challenger Society for Marine Science

Challenger Oceanic website

State University of New York at Stony Brook

NOAA Photo Library; Historical Ships, Instruments and Expeditions

Antique Scientific Instruments and Collectibles

Wood’s Hole Oceanographic Institution; Expeditions to the Seafloor

Wood’s Hole Oceanographic Institution; The Challenger Expedition

The Natural History Museum, London

The Free Encyclopedia,

Houghton Mifflin; Ships of the World

Truman State University

Dr Sea’s Remarkable Ocean World


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