Starkweather-Moore Expedition: Beyond the Mountains of Madness
Commander J. B. Douglas Jeremiah Barnes Douglas, Commander in the United States Merchant Marine (ret.), aged fifty years, died September 5th in New York City. Douglas served as an officer in the Merchant Marine during the Great War. He retired from the Service as a Commander in 1926 after twenty five years. He then captained his own vessel, the Arkham, notably on an expedition to
Antarctica in 1930–31. He retired from active life in 1932 to his home in New Hampshire.
Known as “J. B.” to his family and friends, Douglas is remembered as quiet, forthright, and a stout friend to all. He is survived by his brother Philip. A graveside Memorial Service will be held September 8th, 11 a.m., at Saint Brigit’s Cemetery in Brooklyn.