The History of Leith

July 29, 2010

Canadians Find Wreck of Ship That Helped Trace Northwest Passage in Arctic

Canadian archeologists this week found the wreck of the HMS Investigator, which was part of an expedition by British explorer Robert McClure and was the first to sail the last portion of the Northwest Passage in the Arctic. for more click here

(Note a member of the Franklin expedition is buried at the Dean Cemetery)

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