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Old 06-25-2016, 06:01 PM
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Great post. I have a book about the Franklin Expedition. Besides TB being carried up to the arctic, the canned food gave the crew lead poisoning, and possibly botulism. John Torrington had tuberculosis and pneumonia.

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Re: Bodies Recovered From The Lost John Franklin Expedition

An expedition by the Canadians successfully located the wreck of the Erebus. There is a volcano in Antarctica named Mount Erebus (the Erebus and the Terror made a voyage to Antarctica). In 1979, a DC-10 airliner, owned by New Zealand Air, was on a sight seeing tour of Antarctica,and crashed into Mount Erebus, killing all 257 people aboard.

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Post addition - Post mortem report

Here's the post mortem report that I found of Petty Officer John Torrington. I thought I'd add to this thread.

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