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Date and time: 
12 October 2017 | 11am - 12.30pm
Price: 
£8.00
Location: 
National Maritime Museum, Lecture Theatre
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Talks & courses

Unearth the shocking story of Franklin's final expedition in this lecture series.  

This lecture by Ryan Harris, a senior underwater archaeologist at Parks Canada and scientific lead for the study of the lost ships of the 1845 Sir John Franklin Expedition, will present on the most recent scientific findings from archaeological evidence gathered since 2014. Painstaking investigation of these two extremely well preserved wrecks is shedding light on the final days of the doomed expedition, while revealing subtile aspects of shipboard life among the imperilled crew, and the detailed manner in which the two discovery ships were outfitted for Arctic Service.

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