Terra Nova

Scope and Content

  • MS 636;SL Transcripts, 1885-1944 [Registers for transmission to the Registrar-General of Shipping and Seaman, forms 19 and 20, 1885-1914 and note on cancellation of certificate, December 1944] 16 leaves, photocopies
  • MS 880/1-4;SP Plans (4), undated [General arrangement, rigging, mid ship section, Storage for coal and provision] 4 sheets, photocopies
  • MS 1453/34;D Certificate of registration as a yacht of the Royal Yacht Squadron, 30 May 1910 [Copies in seven languages] 7 leaves, printed

Administrative / Biographical History

The collection comprises of plans for the ship, registers and certificates of registration.

Alternative Form Available

MS 880/1-4;SP are copies

Related Material

The Institute holds archival collections for the two Antarctic expeditions Terra Nova was involved in, see SPRI collections GB 015 British Relief Expeditions, 1902-1903-1904 and GB 15 British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913

Location of Originals

MS 880/1-4;SP in National Maritime Museum (1982)