North West Passage; The Franklin Expedition of 1845

Ken Bryan

East Midlands
Notice Period:
Emergency (maybe less than one week's notice)
Free: 50 to 100
15th April 2019

129 men lost their lives on this ill fated attempt to find a route from the Allantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean via the Arctic Ocean. My talk traces the history of such attempts from an English point of view and explains why these were necessary.

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About Ken Bryan

Now retired, I have enjoyed researching and delivering Power Point stories with a history bias to my U3A history group. This led to talks to Probus, Rotary, Lions, Brit Legion and Wi. Donations in lieu of a fee I donate to Alzheimers Resarch UK. My talks have been well received which now encourages me to join Speakernet and , so to speak, spread my net too.

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