Royal Research Ship Discovery. The History of Captain Scott's Famous Vessel. Antarctic, Robert Scott.

Royal Research Ship Discovery. The History of Captain Scott's Famous Vessel.

London: The Boy Scouts Association, 1951. Pamphlet. The Discovery was acquired by the Boy Scouts Association in 1936 and was moored in central London & used as a training vessel: "the Scout who trains on board .... sees the ship locked in the ice of the faraway Antarctic ... ". She was later transferred to the British Admiralty for use as a drill ship; in 1979 the Maritime Trust took charge of the vessel. In 1986 Discovery returned to Dundee and is now part of the ne
w Polar museum based at Discovery Point. Sml 8vo pamphlet, 23pp, b&w ills. Original illustrated blue paper wraps, staple bound. Very good overall. Item #15742

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