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HMS Investigator graves found

The graves of three crewmembers from the HMS Investigator have been found in the Northwest Territories in Canada. Officials estimate that the graves, which are in undisturbed condition, are about 60 metres from the Investigator cache site. "They're on the plains just coming up from the beach towards the cache

19th century British ship found in the Arctic

The HMS Investigator, which was abandoned in the Arctic during a 19th century rescue mission has been found by archaeologists in Canada in Mercy Bay. Canada's government says the discovery bolsters its claim to sovereignty over the Northwest Passage, which is feared threatened by increased shipping. The Investigator was abandoned while searching

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