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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 ZAZ5678
Description Scale: 1:24. Plan showing a half section of the midship section illustrating the additional wooden sheathing and 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. 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; red ink; blue colourwash
Measurements Sheet: 516 mm x 347 mm
  • Terror (1813); Erebus (1826) (ZAZ5678)
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