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Franklin's lost expedition was a British voyage of Arctic explo...

wikipedia - 22 May 2018
Franklin's lost expedition was a British voyage of Arctic exploration led by Captain Sir John Franklin that departed England in 1845 aboard two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror. A Royal Navy officer and experienced explorer, Franklin had served on three previous Arctic expeditions, the latter two as commanding officer. His fourth and last, undertaken when he was 59, was meant to traverse the last unnavigated section of the Northwest Passage. After a few early fatalities, the two ships becam
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July 20, 1884: Greely expedition survivors found

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 20 Jul 2018
In 1884 Adolphus Washington Greely and six other arctic explorers from the ill-fated Lady Franklin Bay Expedition were rescued after Henrietta Nesmith Greely, then living in San Diego, mounted a national campaign through The San Diego Union and in ...
franklin's lost expedition

Rich Lowry: The immortal Indianapolis - 18 Aug 2018
The worst disaster in the history of the United States Navy only began with the sinking of the USS Indianapolis. Three hundred men died in the initial catastrophe on July 30, 1945, then the survivors cast into the sea suffered unimaginable horrors ...
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'The Terror' Is a Gory Take on an Arctic Mystery

Outside Magazine - 22 Mar 2018
Still, the story of the lost Franklin expedition holds our attention all these years later because we love a good mystery. The Terror works because it conjures up monsters and murders in place of what were likely, in reality, much slower, less dramatic ...
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UK gifts Canada with long-lost Franklin expedition ships - 27 Apr 2018
Sir John Franklin's ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, have been stuck at the bottom of the Arctic for more than a century, and there has been a battle over who controls them. Ask Mike Le Couteur reports, Canada will now have control of the wrecks and ...
franklin's lost expedition

The animals of the Franklin Expedition

Canadian Geographic : Franklin Expedition (press release) (blog) - 27 Apr 2018
The timing couldn't be better for Canadians curious to know more: the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec recently launched an exhibition on Franklin and his lost ships. Death in the Ice – The Mystery of the Franklin Expedition, which runs ...
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Louie Kamookak, oral history and the Franklin expedition

Canadian Geographic : Franklin Expedition (press release) (blog) - 24 Mar 2018
King William Island was where the lost sailors of Sir John Franklin's doomed expedition, having abandoned HMS Erebus and Terror, walked to their deaths, ill, starving and eventually cannibalistic. For decades, Kamookak scoured his home island and the ...
franklin's lost expedition

How the Discovery of Two Lost Ships Solved an Arctic Mystery

National Geographic - 16 Apr 2017
In 1848, the Franklin expedition's two ships, H.M.S. Erebus and H.M.S. Terror, disappeared with all their crew while searching for the Northwest Passage. Their fate is one of the enduring mysteries of the age of exploration. Numerous expeditions were ...
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Louie Kamookak died on March 22nd

The Economist - 12 Apr 2018
On King William Island, just by the North-West Passage, stories abounded of the qallunaat or white men who had come looking for the fabled north route to Asia or, after failed expeditions, for each other. Sir John Franklin had led three voyages; his ...

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