RRS Discovery - Dundee - Scotland

The RRS Discovery was the last traditional wooden three-masted ship to be built in Britain. Launched in 1901 to carry Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton on their Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic, The ship is now the moored in her home port of Dundee alongside a visitor attraction detailing the work undertaken during the expedition. My Short (filmed during a particularly heavy rain shower!) highlights the various parts of the ship and its rigging, Particularly of note is the front bow section its ornate gold decoration, union jack flag motif and Discovery name proudly written in white upper-case letters across the bow.


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