Canada Confirms: Second Franklin Expedition Ship Found

The Canadian Government has confirmed that it has in fact found the wreck of the HMS Terror, the second ship of the ill-fated 1845 Franklin Expedition to find the Northwest Passage. Parks Canada confirmed Monday the wreck located in Nunavut's Terror Bay just off King William Island is that of HMS Terror. The confirmation was made by Parks Canada's Underwater Archeology … [Read more...]

Canada Finds Second Ship from Doomed Franklin Voyage -Report

OTTAWA, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Explorers have found the wreck of HMS Terror, the second of two British ships lost in the disastrous 1845 Franklin expedition to Canada's Arctic Northwest Passage, Britain's Guardian newspaper said on Monday. The Arctic Research Foundation, a private group that sent a vessel to help look for the ship, found it in pristine condition at the bottom … [Read more...]