Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

Glimpses of Canadian History : Email: Scribbles@cogeco.ca

Archive for September 2014

“HMS Breadalbane” sank in ice, sharp as knives, 1853

A National Historic Site, the wreck of HMS Breadalbane lies deep in icy waters high above the Arctic Circle, off the coast of Nunavut In the summer of 1853, HMS Breadalbane and HMS Phoenix set sail from England carrying cargos of supplies. The expedition party of Sir Edward Belcher was running low on supplies; organized… (read more)