The description of this item has been automatically translated. In 1845, under the command of Sir John A. Franklin , the ships Terror and Erebus set off on an expedition to navigate the famous Northwest Passage.They were the first ships to be fitted out with auxiliary steam engines and were also reinforced with iron plating, fore and aft, to increase their resistance to pack ice. They were stocked with sufficient supplies for 3 years at sea. The last sighting of the two ships was off Greenland was as they entered Baffin Bay, gateway to the frozen Arctic labyrinth. With the collaboration of an Inuit hunter from the Arctic hamlet of Gjoa Haven, on 26th September 2016 the wreck of HMS Terror , 168 years after her disappearance , was finally discovered.
The Terror was in excellent condition. The mystery of the Franklin's tragic expedition continues to this day, although it is hoped that an archaeological study of the wreck will help shed some light on what happened. With the collaboration of an Inuit hunter from the Arctic hamlet of Gjoa Haven, on 26th September 2016 the wreck of HMS Terror, 168 years after her disappearance, was finally discovered. Stairs: 1:75 Height: 504 mm Length: 676 mm.
The item "OCCRE 12004 Hms Terror Wooden Model Ship Kit, Scale 175" is in sale since Thursday, January 7, 2021. This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Radio Control & RC Toys\RC Model Vehicles & Kits\Aeroplanes".The seller is "kreativity-world" and is located in montale. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.