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Terror (1813); Erebus (1826)

Admiralty Collection

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

Object details:

Object ID ZAZ5675
Description Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the upper deck with deck 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 Antarctic 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 Chatham Dockyard
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials paper; black ink; red ink; blue colourwash; brown colourwash
Measurements Sheet: 292 mm x 846 mm
  • Terror (1813); Erebus (1826) (ZAZ5675)
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