Discovery collection 1900-[1901]


Discovery collection 1900-[1901]

Plans (41 plans) and correspondence (57 loose leaves and 3 folders)



SNAC Resource ID: 6285823

Scott Polar Research Institute

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Discovery (Steam yacht) (corporateBody)

Boy scouts association (Great Britain) (corporateBody)

Skelton, Reginald William, 1872-1956 (person)

Reginald William Skelton was born in Lincolnshire in 1872. He was a senior engineer in the Royal Navy, serving on board HMS Majestic with Robert Falcon Scott, when he joined the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (led by Scott), as the ship's chief engineer. He supervised the fitting-out of the expedition ship Discovery and took part in several sledge journeys during the expedition, discovering the first known breeding place of emperor penguins while sledging to Cape C...

British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904 (corporateBody)