HMS Erebus (1826); Warship; Exploration vessel

Scale: Unknown. A sectional model depicting the square stern of the bomb vessel HMS Erebus (1826) as converted for polar exploration. The model is made entirely in mahogany, stained and varnished a traditional red-brown colour. The aperture for the rudder and the propeller well and cavity, are all shown. The exterior sides of the poop deck are scored horizontally to resemble planking. Two paper labels are applied to the deck, side by side, marked "G" and "C" and "Arctic Ships" has been handwritten beneath them. A paper label is applied to the stern marked "1".

Object Details

ID: SLR2253
Collection: Ship models
Type: Sectional model; Stern model
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Vessels: Erebus (1826)
Date made: circa 1845
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.
Measurements: Overall model: 311 x 247 x 302 mm

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