RRS Discovery in Dundee, Scotland 180211 110625

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RRS Discovery designed for Antarctic research and launched as a Royal Research Ship (RRS) in 1901. Its first mission was the British National Antarctic Expedition, carrying Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton on their first successful journey to the Antarctic known as the Discovery Expedition. Royal Research Ship is the centrepiece of visitor attraction in its home, Dundee.