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Arctic Ghost Ship

Season 42 Episode 16 | 53m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

NOVA presents an exclusive breakthrough in the greatest unsolved mystery in Arctic exploration. In 1845, British explorer Sir John Franklin set off to chart the elusive Northwest Passage, commanding 128 men in two robust and well-stocked Royal Navy ships, the Erebus and Terror. They were never heard from again.

Aired: 09/23/15

Expires: 09/22/25

Rating: TV-14

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