Category: Dundee

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 »