Sir John Franklin

The 2nd Ship From Franklin's Doomed Expedition Has Been Found

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2016 | Canada

The wreck of the other vessel, the Erebus, was discovered in 2014.

Arctic Cruises Are Extinction Tourism By Another Name

Capt. Trevor Greene | Posted 04.26.2016 | Canada Travel
Capt. Trevor Greene

The Crystal Serenity is preparing to ply the same waters as the good ship Ocean Endeavour, but won't carry any sincere, concerned Arctic lovers. I fear the star-crossed Serenity will carry the first extinction tourists into the Northwest Passage and begin the end of our endangered, fragile north.

Uncovered Franklin Wreck Was Captain's Ship: Harper

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.01.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The historic shipwreck found in the Arctic has been identified as HMS Erebus, the vessel on which Sir John Franklin himself sailed — and ma...

To Harper, Finding The Franklin Ships Is About So Much More Than Solving A Mystery

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - There are few things that turn Stephen Harper's crank as much as Canada's North.Since coming to power back in 2006, he has made a pilgrimage ...

Ship From Doomed Expedition Found

CP | Mike Blanchfield and Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada

OTTAWA - The key to unlocking the mystery of the missing Franklin Expedition came just days ago when a coast guard helicopter pilot spotted a dark U-s...

Good News For Franklin Search May Have Disturbing Meaning

CBC | Posted 11.17.2012 | Canada

The ice covering the search area for the two lost ships of Sir John Franklin's doomed Arctic expedition suddenly disappeared more than three weeks ago...

Could Robo-Shark Solve Arctic Mystery?

CBC | Posted 10.27.2012 | Canada

More than 160 years ago, Sir John Franklin sailed into his Arctic prison, with the comforting conceit that technology would ensure his escape. ...