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 and Ernest Shackleton on their first, successful journey to the Antarctic, known as the Discovery Expedition.

She is now the centrepiece of visitor attraction in her home, Dundee.

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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 in peacetime at Chatham Dockyard, Kent and launched in 1824. Her lack of active duty left her timbers well preserved, and in the 1960s steps were initiated to convert her to a museum ship.

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