Propeller screw plan for ‘Erebus’ (1826) and ‘Terror’ (1813)

Propeller screw plan for ‘Erebus’ (1826) and ‘Terror’ (1813)


843 x 642 mm

Scale: 1:24.  Plan showing the two elevations of the rudder and stern post with deadwood to illustrate the screw propeller in postion and the replacement chock as fitted on 'Erebus' (1826) and 'Terror' (1813), both converted Bomb Vessels to Arctic exploration ships. The plan includes an explanation key to the system.

The ships were converted and fitted at Woolwich Dockyard between February and May 1845 for the Northwest Passage Expedition under Captain Sir John Franklin.

Signed by Oliver Lang [Master Shipwright, Woolwich Dockyard, 1826-1853].

Object number: ZAZ5683

Date: 1845

Original dimensions: 632 mm x 833 mm

  • Full-colour art print
  • Reproduced at the same size and scale of the original plan with no border.
  • Image reference: J1529

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