Long Lost Canadian Shipwreck Discovered

John Franklin, British Royal Navy Officer BX0999

John Franklin, British Royal Navy Officer BX0999

"In 1845, two doomed British ships set sail for the Canadian Arctic to end a legendary quest for the Northwest Passage to the Pacific Ocean. After the expedition became trapped in ice, both vessels and all 129 men on board were lost. Now, nearly 170 years later, one of the shipwrecks has been found." - Megan Gannon, Lost Ship From Ill-Fated Arctic Quest Discovered, Live Science News, September 10, 2014

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