Frankwin’s Expedition

“Emboldened by the Franklin Expedition to map the North West Passage that launched in 1844, and with the statement “he was the uncle of my great uncle’s wife” Frankwin Persephone Marquis set out to carve his place in this Saskatchewan Maritime history.

Frankwin’s plan was to employ a seafaring whaling vessel to navigate the rivers, streams and sloughs of Saskatchewan, naming and charting them as a legacy project. He also saw it as a favour to local inhabitants of the land.

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