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Michael Palin follows the Erebus – an historic ‘adventure’ with a tragic outcome

29 September 2018

9:00 AM

29 September 2018

9:00 AM

In May 1845, HMS Erebus and her sister ship HMS Terror set sail for the Arctic, never to be seen again. Erebus, named after a Greek god of darkness, was herself cast into oblivion for the next 170 years, until she was found in 2014, by sonar, submerged off the Arctic coast of Canada.

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