H.M.S. Racehorse and H.M.S. Carcass stuck in pack ice on an unsuccessful attempt made in 1773 to find the Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific. H.M.S. Racehorse was an 18-gun sloop of the Royal Navy, later refitted as a survey vessel comman

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H.M.S. Racehorse and H.M.S. Carcass stuck in pack ice on an unsuccessful attempt made in 1773 to find the Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific. H.M.S. Racehorse was an 18-gun sloop of the Royal Navy, later refitted as a survey vessel comman
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H.M.S. Racehorse and H.M.S. Carcass stuck in pack ice on an unsuccessful attempt made in 1773 to find the Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific. H.M.S. Racehorse was an 18-gun sloop of the Royal Navy, later refitted as a survey vessel commanded by Constantine John Phipps. H.M.S. Carcass was an Infernal-class bomb vessel of the Royal Navy, later refitted as a survey vessel on which a young Horatio Nelson served as a midshipman.