HMS Erebus

OFFICERS

Captain

Sir John Franklin

Commander

James Fitzjames

Lieutenants

Graham Gore - first

Henry Thomas Dundas Le Vesconte - second

James Walter Fairholme - third

Mates

Robert Orme Sergeant - first

Charles Frederick Des Voeux - second

Edward Couch - third

Second Master

Henry Foster Collins

Ice Master

James Reid

Chief Surgeon

Stephen Stanley

Assistant Surgeon

Henry "Harry" Duncan Spens Goodsir

Purser

Charles Hamilton Osmer

WARRANT OFFICERS

Engineer

John Gregory

Boatswain

Thomas Terry

Carpenter

John Weekes

PETTY OFFICERS

Sailmaker

John Murray

Blacksmith

William Smith

Armorer

Thomas Burt

Caulker

James W. Brown

Caulker's Mate

Francis Dunn

Carpenter's Mate

Thomas Watson

Boatswain's Mate

Samuel Brown

Ship's Cook

Richard Wall

Captain's Coxwain

James Ridgen

Quartermasters

William Bell

Daniel Arthur

John Downing

Captain of the Foretop

Robert Sinclair

Captain of the Maintop

John Sullivan

Captain of the Forecastle

Phillip Reddington

Captain of the Hold

Joseph Andrews

Captain's Steward

Edmund Hoar

Subordinate Officers' Steward

John Bridgens

Gunroom Steward

Richard Aylmore

Purser's Steward

William Fowler

Stokers

John Cowie

Thomas Plater

ABLE SEAMEN

George Thompson

John Hartnell

John Stickland

Thomas Hartnell

William Orren

William Closson

Charles Coombs

John Morfin

Charles Best

Thomas McConvey

Hery Lloyd

Thomas Work

Robert Ferrier

Josephus Geater

Thomas Tadman

Abraham Seeley

Francis Pocock

Robert Johns

William Mark

ROYAL MARINES

Sergeant

David Bryant

Corporal

Alexander Pearson

Private

Robert Hopcraft

William Pilkington

William Braine

Joseph Healey

William Reed

SHIP'S BOYS

George Chambers

David Young

SHIP'S ANIMALS

Jacko - monkey - gift from Lady Jane Franklin to Sir John

Neptune - dog - gift from Lady Jane Franklin to Sir John

Unnamed cat - rat catcher

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