HMS Enterprise (left) and HMS Investigator (right) in the Arctic on their first expedition. Photo: Captured online
HMS Enterprise (left) and HMS Investigator (right) in the Arctic on their first expedition. Photo: Captured online
Mark Agnew
Opinion

Opinion

The Arctic Rower by Mark Agnew

Remembering the forgotten explorers of the Northwest Passage during Black History Month, the first people to make it from the Pacific to the Atlantic

  • Two black men, including an American escaping enslavement, were among the first people to travel from the Pacific to the Atlantic via the Arctic
  • The Investigator crew was rescued while searching for Franklin’s famous lost expedition

HMS Enterprise (left) and HMS Investigator (right) in the Arctic on their first expedition. Photo: Captured online
HMS Enterprise (left) and HMS Investigator (right) in the Arctic on their first expedition. Photo: Captured online
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