Iron and Wood – Remarkable History


Event Details


HMS Unicorn
FRI 17 MAY
11.30am-12.30pm
£5/£4

Enjoy this walking tour led by Emeritus Professor David Bradley from Abertay University. Explore the innovative and fascinating naval design features introduced by Robert Seppings and discover the incredible 195-year history of the ship.

On this tour around the four decks of the ship, you will have the opportunity to revisit HMS Unicorn under the light of her ground-breaking design, and learn more about ow she represents a significant transitional stage in warship design, in which the use of new materials such as wrought iron combined with the traditional wood, enabled innovative design changes that improved seafaring and led to the industrial revolution.