When was the Fram ship designed? In 1892, Norwegian naval architect Colin Archer designed the Fram ship, a three-masted schooner.
What expeditions did the fram ship contribute to? The Fram ship contributed to three major expeditions to the North and South Poles. The first two Arctic expeditions were made by Fridtjof Nansen from 1893 to 1896 and by Otto Sverdrup from 1898 to 1902. The third expedition, carried out by Roald Amundsen from 1910 to 1912, allowed the exploration of Antarctica.