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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 ZAZ5677
Description Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the orlop deck and hold with details of stowage and magazine stowage 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; blue ink; red ink; blue colourwash
Measurements Sheet: 268 mm x 675 mm
  • Terror (1813); Erebus (1826) (ZAZ5677)
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