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Project Franklin 1967

Images and Web Link Contributed by Major Neil Coward.


The Year 1967 in Canada resulted in numerous and varied centennial projects. One of the most imaginative of these was "Project Franklin". by the department of defence, which resulted in an expedition to the Central Arctic by members of Canada's armed forces. (Wonders, W.C. Search for Franklin.)

The complete story is included on the following site www.canadiangeographic.ca/franklin-expedition/docs/1968_April_Canadian_Geographic.pdf .





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Project Franklin Aug 1967

Capt Neil Coward, Sgt Ralph Fleming, Capt Pete Davis.



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Project Franklin, Aug 1967

On Royal Geographic Society Island with the Canadian Geographical Society flag,



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Project Franklin, King William Island, Aug 1967

Front Row L to R

SSgt Rocky Rocky Nash,  Capt Pete Davis,  Maj Fred Zeggil,  Capt Bill Charland.

Back Row L to R

Sgt Ralph Fleming,  Unknwn,  Capt Bob Gillan,  Unknwn,  Unknwn.



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Project Franklin Aug 1967

Maj Fred Zeggil and Capt Bill Charland


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