Canadian Club of Halton & The Sir John Franklin Expedition – Discovery of HMS Erebus & HMS Terror

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Date(s) - Thursday, January 26, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Oakville Conference Centre

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In 1845, explorer Sir John Franklin set sail from England with two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, in search of a Northwest Passage across what is now Canada’s Arctic. The ships and crews vanished, prompting massive searches ever since.
A breakthrough was made in September 2014 when an expedition led by Parks Canada discovered the wreck of HMS Erebus. Then during Parks Canada’s recent 2016 Mission, HMS Terror was discovered.
A Parks Canada scientist/diver will talk about the efforts to find the ships over the years and what led to the discoveries.

Registration/cash bar 6:00 pm / 3-course cinner 7 p.m.
Cost: $50.00
Phone: 905 827 6302

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