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Sir Hugh Willoughby

Categories: Exploring

Sea captain. Looking for a trade route, the North-East Passage, a 3 ship expedition set sail, from Harwich, with Willoughby in charge and captain of the 'Bona Esperanza'. The Esperanza and the 'Bona Confidentia' were separated from the third ship, the 'Edward Bonaventure' captained by Stephen Borough and carrying the chief pilot, Richard Chancellor. The two lost ships got no further than an area near Murmansk where the bodies were found by Russian fishermen many months later. The precise cause of their demise is not known.

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Sir Hugh Willoughby

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This tablet is in memory of Sir Hugh Willoughby, Stephen Borough, William Bor...

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John Diggle

John Diggle

Role on the lost expedition: Petty officer on SS Terror. See John Franklin.

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1 memorial
Alexander Paterson

Alexander Paterson

Role on the lost expedition: Royal marine on SS Erebus. See John Franklin.

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1 memorial
Edwd. Genge

Edwd. Genge

Role on the lost expedition: Petty officer on SS Terror. See John Franklin.

Person, Exploring, Tragedy

1 memorial
Charles H. Osmer

Charles H. Osmer

Role on the lost expedition: Officer on SS Erebus. See John Franklin.

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1 memorial
Richard Wall

Richard Wall

Role on the lost expedition: Petty officer on SS Erebus. See John Franklin.

Person, Exploring, Tragedy

1 memorial