Erebus (1826); Terror (1813)

Scale: 1:24. Plan showing the two elevations of the rudder and stern post with deadwood to illustrate the screw propeller in postion and the replacement chock as fitted on Erebus (1826) and Terror (1813), both converted Bomb Vessels to Arctic exploration ships. The plan includes an explanation key to the system (see Inscription Field for transcription).

The ships were converted and fitted at Woolwich Dockyard between February and May 1845 for the Northwest Passage Expedition under Captain Sir John Franklin.

Signed by Oliver Lang [Master Shipwright, Woolwich Dockyard, 1826-1853].

Object Details

ID: ZAZ5683
Collection: Ship Plans
Type: Technical drawing
Display location: Not on display
Vessels: Erebus (1826); Terror (1813)
Date made: 17 March 1845; 1845
Credit: © Crown copyright. National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 632 mm x 833 mm

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