HMS Terror, second ship from doomed Franklin Expedition, found in Terror Bay

Neat!

Thanks to an Inuk Ranger’s sharp memory and a little luck, researchers are a major step closer to knowing the fates of two ships that vanished nearly 170 years ago in Canada’s wide and savage Arctic.

The second of the two Franklin Expedition shipwrecks was found earlier this month, Arctic Research Foundation expedition lead Adrian Schimnowski confirmed Monday.

“We found (HMS) Terror,” Schimnowski told the Star via via satellite phone from Gjoa Haven, Nunavut.

“We found Terror in Terror Bay.”

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