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Terror (1813); Erebus (1826)

Ship Plans

Object connections:

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

Object details:

Object ID NPC3125
Description Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the lower deck illustrating the cabin arrangement for Terror (1813) and Erebus (1826), both Bomb vessels, converted to exploration vessels for Antarctica (under Captain James Ross). The plan includes an elevation of a seaman's chest in lieu of stools. Signed by J Laire [Assistant to? Master Shipwright, Chatham Dockyard, dates?]
Date made September 1839

Place made Chatham Dockyard
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials paper; black ink; red ink; brown colourwash; blue colourwash
Measurements Overall: 273 mm x 743 mm
  • Terror (1813); Erebus (1826) (NPC3125)
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