'RRS Discovery' moored off Victoria Embankment and viewed head-on. The ship was built specifically for Captain Scott's Antartic expedition of 1901-4. She has since been a training ship and a recruitment centre and is now in St Katharine's Dock.

Date:
1945 - 1965
Location:
Victoria Embankment, Westminster, City Of Westminster, Greater London Authority
Reference:
AA001557
Type:
Photograph (Negative)
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Description

The ship was built specifically for Captain Scott's Antartic expedition of 1901-4. At the time the photograph was taken it was used as a training ship and recruitment centre. In 1986, the ship returned to its home port of Dundee and became a museum.

Content

This is part of the Series: RAW01/02 Negatives and prints of English locations; within the Collection: RAW01 S W Rawlings Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Curator: Birks, David

Photographer: Rawlings, S W

Keywords

Water Transport