Right next door to the V&A in Dundee is the fascinating Discovery Museum.
The RSS Discovery has two main claims to fame. First and foremost it was the ship that took the world reknowned artic explorers Captain Scott and Ernest Shackleton on their first expedition to Antartica in 1901.
Second she was the last traditional wooden three-masted ship to be built in the United Kingdom.
© Mark Simms Photography (2019)
7 Responses to “RSS Discovery”
I have not seen this in Finland, although tall ships visit here every 4th year. Great pic. Thank You.
Have a good day!
Hi, it’s a museum and in dry dock, so I don’t know if it can be sailed anywhere anymore
Thank You. Here is example of some of those tall ships visited Finland:
Tall ships in Kotka, Finland
They are gorgeous. Have a good day!
[…] post was prompted by an excellent set of images of R.R.S. Discovery by Mark Simms on his blog last Monday. The ship, which is now a museum in Dundee, Scotland, took Robert Falcon Scott‘s […]
Nice set of images. I’ve linked to this from my Past Impressions blog.
Thanks Mike, glad you liked the images. The Discovery Museum is a great place to visit 😊