Clipper Ship City of Adelaide — A Short Documentary

The City of Adelaide is the world’s oldest surviving clipper ship and one of only three remaining composite clipper ships. She was built in 1864, in Sunderland, England by William Pile, Hay and Co. for transporting passengers and goods between Britain and Australia. Between 1864 and 1887 the ship made 23 annual return voyages from London and Plymouth to Adelaide, South Australia. After a long and varied career the City of Adelaide has returned to her namesake city. A short documentary by Tasha Trebeck.

Clipper Ship City of Adelaide

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One Response to Clipper Ship City of Adelaide — A Short Documentary

  1. david luck says:

    So glad you rescued her , I was worried for a long time and a Scottish friend got under or over the fence at Irvine and told me how great she still was but in such a predicament . perhaps you can save the falls of Clyde next !