Archived – 2012 Search for Sir John Franklin’s lost ships

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August 2012

DFO's Canadian Hydrographic Service and the Canadian Coast Guard are pleased to be key partners in the Parks Canada-led search for HMS Terror and HMS Erebus.

Please click the link to view the full-size interactive map.

Track the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker, CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier as it navigates the Arctic waters of the Northwest Passage

Find out more about Sir John Franklin, the archeological expedition, the partners, and daily progress on Parks Canada’s Franklin website.

Discover how the technologies and innovations used by the Canadian Hydrographic Service to chart Canada’s sea floors are also supporting marine archeology.

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