Photo: National Maritime Museum, London
Death in the Ice: The Shocking Story of Franklin’s Final Expedition
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich 14th July to 7th Jan 2018
In 1845, John Franklin set sail from England to map the Northwest passage in the Canadian Arctic. He, his crew and his two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, vanished without trace. Frantic expeditions to find them proved fruitless. Then, in a sensational discovery, Erebus was located off the Canadian coast in 2014. Terror was found two years later. Many believe that the ships…
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