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HMS Terror, Arctic Exploration Wood Model Ship Kit by OcCre

HMS Terror, Arctic Exploration  Wood Model Ship Kit by OcCre - click to enlarge
Item# 12004
$188.00
Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days

Product Description

HMS Terror

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 H.M.S. Terror, 168 years after her disappearance, was finally discovered. The Terror was in excellent condition. Images have been obtained of her deck and interior, showing perfectly preserved objects and parts of the ship that remained intact.

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.



Scale 1/65, Length 26.6", Height 19.8", Width 7.7".

Intermediate Skill Level

Click Here for Detailed Review of the OcCre HMS Terror Kit




For new or limited experience wood modelers, we strongly recommend the technique book Ship Modeling Simplified.

Please note: The manufacturer of this wood kit is based in Spain. Although complete plans and instructions are included, the limited English instructions provided require critical thinking and some modification as needed. This is not a build by numbers kit, and is not for everyone. Additional technique books, and or access to the advice of an experienced wood modeler or wood model club is recommended.


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Model Ship World Forum
Ships of Scale Model Forum.
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Crown Timberyard
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Lauck Street Shipyard College of Model Shipbuilding
Syren Ship Model Fittings & Supplies



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