Franklin ship found!...
Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 11:27PM
BarlowCree

In 1845 the expedition to find the Northwest Passage ended in disaster for Sir John Franklin and his 129 men. 

The song named after the expedition's leader, is one of our favourites and has been popular in folk circles for many many years.

This month, a search which started in 2008, sponsored by the Canadian Government, successfully located one of Franklin's two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror - it's unclear yet which of them it is.

Anyway, for those interested in reading a little more - here's the link to the BBC article

Below is the video of our version of "Lord Franklin" that we made outside our tent at Alcester Folk Festival in 2012 - enjoy!

Cheers, BC.

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