Blueprints of Scott's Discovery ship found
December 27, 2011 | 2 comments
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Original blueprints for the ship Captain Scott used to sail to the Antarctic have been discovered.
The blueprints were found at Goole Shipyard which had planned to burn the prints along with over paperwork until draughtsman Harry Smith realised their importance. Scott's ship, the RRS Discovery, was originally constructed in Dundee. "We would certainly be interested in having them for the museum as we don't currently have any original plans from the building of Discovery in our collections," said Gill Poulter of the Dundee Heritage Trust.
Original and rare blueprints of the ship Discovery, used by explorer Captain Scott for his polar expedition, have turned up in East Yorkshire more than 100 years after his voyage.
Source: BBC News
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