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22740401 No.22740401 [Reply] [Original]

What the fuck was wrong with Brits? Shouldn't it have been obvious that no useable northwest passage existed? Even if they could somehow get through over the course of a few years, only moving when the sea ice thawed in the summer, that would be untenable for transport or travel. So why bother?

>> No.22740415

What else were they going to do?

>> No.22740600

I dunno, go to a cricket match or hunt tigers in India, get a head start scrambling for Africa, anything