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Franklin search: Canada confirms ship as HMS Erebus

Franklin search: Canada confirms ship as HMS Erebus

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A shipwreck uncovered beneath the icy wastes of northern Canada has been identified as long-lost HMS Erebus. The Victorian-era vessel became part of nautical folklore after it vanished in the mid-19th Century. Its captain, Sir John Franklin, had been searching for the fabled Northwest Passage. Experts …

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