Roster of John Franklin’s 1845 expedition

Roster of

John Franklin’s 1845 expedition

to find the northwest passageRoster of the HMS Erubus ||| Roster of the HMS Terror

HMS Erubus:

Officers:

Sir John Franklin

James Fitzjames

Graham Gore

H. T .D. Les Vesconte

James Fairholme

Robert Sargent

Charles DeVoeux

Edward Couch

Henry Collins

James Reid

Stephen Stanley

Harry Goodsir

Charles Osmer

Warrant Officers:

John Gregory

Thomas Terry

John Weeks

Petty Officers:

John Murray

William Smith

Thomas Burt

James Brown

Francis Dunn

Thomas Watson

Samuel Brown

Richard Wall

James Rigden

John Downing

William Bell

Daniel Arthur

Robert Sinclair

John Sullivan

Phillip Reddington

Joseph Andrews

Edmund hoar

John Bridgens

Richard Aylmore

William Fowler

James Hart

John Cowie

Thomas Plater

Able-Bodied Seamen:

John Morfin

Charles Coombs

George Thompson

John Hartnell

Thomas Hartnell

John Strickland

William Orren

William Closson

Charles Best

Thomas McConvey

Henry Lloyd

Thomas Work

Rober Ferrier

Joseph Greater, (properly: Josephus Geater)

George Williams

Thomas Tadman

Abraham Seely

Francis Pocock

Robert Johns

William Mark

Royal Marines:

David Bryant

Alexander Paterson

Robert Hopcroft

William Pilkington

William Braine

Joseph Healey

William Reed

Volunteers 1st class

George Chambers

David Young

HMS Terror:

Officers:

Francis Cozier

Edward Little

George Hodgson

John Irving

Frederick Hornby

Robert Thomas

Giles MacBean

Thomas Blanky

John Peddie

Alexander MacDonald

E. J. Helpman

Warrant Officers:

James Thompson

John Lane

Thomas Honey

Petty Officers:

James Elliott

Samuel Honey

Robert Carr

Thomas Darlington

Cornelius Hickey

Alexander Wilson

Thomas Johnson

John Diggle

John Wilson

David MacDonald

William Rhodes

Henry Peglar

Thomas Farr

Reuben Male

William Goddard

Thomas Jopson

Thomas Armitage

Edward Genge

John Torrington

Luke Smith

William Johnson

Suborinate Officers’ Steward (unclassified Rank)

William Gibson

Able-Bodied Seamen:

George Cann

William Strong

David Sims

John Bailey

William Jerry

JoHenry Sait

Alexander Berry

John Handford

John Bates

Samuel Crispe

Charles Johnson

William Shanks

David Leys

William Sinclair

George Kinniard

Edwin Laurence

James Walker

William Wentzell

Magnus Manson

Royal Marines:

Solomon Tozer

William Hedges

William Aitken

Henry Wilks

James Daly

William Heather

John Hammond

Volunteers 1st Class

Robert Golding

Thomas Evans

Sources:

Cookman, Scott. Ice Blink, The Tragic Fate Of Sir John Franklin’s Lost Polar Expedition. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000. Appendix IV.

Information regarding Subordinate Officer Steward, William Gibson, supplied by Franklin Expedition Historian Glenn M. Stein, Florida

Corrected name of Josephus Geater, seaman from Aberdeen, Scotland, was provided by family member Gary Dysart, Ontario