'Luck of the Karluk' was nothing but bad for doomed ship


'Luck of the Karluk' was nothing but bad for doomed ship
 

The Luck of the Karluk
By L.D. Cross; Heritage House; 2015; 144 pages; $9.95
>The fate of the Canadian ship Karluk has never drawn the attention it warrants in the annals of Arctic exploration. This is curious given the scale of the tragedy. Of the 25 people onboard the ship when it became ice-bound in September of 1913, only 14 survived the ensuing ordeal. It easily ranks as one of the more dramatic chapters in Arctic maritime history and deserves more attention.
In “The Luck of the Karluk,” the prolific Canadian author L.D. Cross makes some amends for this. It’s a fascinating, if far... read more

 
27 September 2015 in Art & Culture, Views: 18
 


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