Category: Angus

The Tay Bridge Disaster

At approximately 7:15 p.m, on the stormy night of the 28th December 1879, the central navigation spans of the Tay bridge collapsed into the Firth of Tay at Dundee, taking with them a train, 6 carriages and 75 souls to their fate.…Read More »

RRS Discovery

RRS Discovery was the last traditional wooden three-masted ship to be built in Britain. Designed for Antarctic research, she was launched as a Royal Research Ship (RRS) in 1901. Her first mission was the British National Antarctic Expedition, carrying Robert Falcon Scott…Read More »

HMS Frigate Unicorn

HMS Unicorn and her near-sister ship, HMS Trincomalee, are surviving sailing frigates of the successful Leda class. Listed as part of the National Historic Fleet, Core Collection, The Frigate Unicorn is now a museum ship in Dundee, Scotland. HMS Unicorn was built…Read More »