Thursday, July 29, 2010

Ship lost for more than 150 years is recovered - Yahoo! News

Very cool story...

Ship lost for more than 150 years is recovered
Canadian archeologists have found a ship abandoned more than 150 years ago in the quest for the fabled Northwest Passage and which was lost in the search for the doomed expedition of Sir John Franklin, the head of the team said Wednesday.

Marc-Andre Bernier, Parks Canada's head of underwater archaeology, said the HMS Investigator, abandoned in the ice in 1853, was found in shallow water in Mercy Bay along the northern coast of Banks Island in Canada's western Arctic.


That reminds me of this. Which reminds me of this...

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