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Terror (1813); Erebus (1826)

ZAZ5673
Ship Plans

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Collection Ship Plans, Admiralty Collection
User collections Franklin's ships 'Erebus' and 'Terror' by NMMpolar
Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsErebus (1826), Terror (1813)

Object details:

Object ID ZAZ5673
Description Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the inboard profile with fittings for Terror (1813) and Erebus (1826), both Bomb Vessels converted for polar exploration. The plan relates to the two ships as converted for the Antartctic Expedition under Captain James Clark Ross in 1839. The plan shows the Erebus, as Terror had some diferences in the position of the bowsprit and hatches. Signed by Francis J. Laire [Master Shipwright, Chatham Dockyard 1844-1858].
Date made September 1839

Place made England: Chatham, Chatham Dockyard
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials black ink; blue colourwash; brown colourwash; red ink; paper
Measurements Sheet: 376 mm x 960 mm
Parts
  • Terror (1813); Erebus (1826) (ZAZ5673)
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