Discovery was launched from the San Francisco Fleet Yards. Discovery Point is home to the world famous RRS Discovery. Visit the ship that took Scott and Shackleton to Antartica in 1901! 1 Faction Ship Portal; 2 Fighter Portal; 3 Bomber Portal; 4 Freighter Portal & Transport Portal; 5 Gunboat Portal; 6 Capital Ship Portal; To the humans of the 3rd millennium, owning a spaceship is like owning a car was to their 21st century-ancestors. Discovery has a negative meaning, as in finding out about something that has been concealed, and a positive meaning, as when one makes a new discovery. From Discovery Wiki. Watch your favorite Discovery Channel shows and find bonus content on all things science, technology, nature, and more at Discovery.com. During World War II her engines and boilers were scrapped. From 1955 to 1979 the Boys Scouts and the Royal Naval Reserve used her. Command was given to Captain Gabriel Lorca who, unbeknownst to Starfleet Command, was in fact a Terran from the mirror universe and sought to use the ship to return to his universe. Discovery or Discoverie was a small 20-ton, 38-foot (12 m) long "fly-boat" of the British East India Company, launched before 1602.It was one of the three ships (along with Susan Constant and Godspeed) on the 1606–1607 voyage to the New World for the English Virginia Company of London.The journey resulted in the founding of Jamestown in the new Colony of Virginia. The USS Discovery (NCC-1031) was a Federation starship, a Crossfield-class science vessel in Starfleet service in the mid-23rd century. Dream discoveries in the first sense may simply indicate anxiety, rather than something actually being hidden. The RRS Discovery was laid up from 1931 to 1936 when she was acquired by the Boy Scouts Association for use as a stationary training ship and hostel in London. Contents. Jump to:navigation, search.