Transport details

RRS Discovery II

Ship Details

Official Ship Name RRS Discovery II
Call sign
Expedition capacity 6
Crew capacity 52
Fuel type

Fuel capacity
Length (overall) 71.3 m
Breadth (overall) m
Draft (overall) m
Gross tonnage 1036 tonnes
Normal sea speed 13.5 knots
Ice Class

Other comments see

©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1935
Catalogue id
The R.R.S. Discovery II stopped alongside a floe whilst and anchor is taken inboard to prevent it becomming foul of ice. [see also H6132-13]
Saunders, A

Voyage List

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Voyage Cruise Name Dates Voyage Leader Objectives
1950/51   16-Aug-1950 to 12-Sep-1950     Research in the pack ice region.