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Clipper Ship City of Adelaide to be Sent to Australia

Great news!  The oldest just barely surviving composite clipper ship in the world, the City of Adelaide appears  likely to be moved to Australia to its namesake city, Adelaide.  The ship, which is currently at the Scottish Maritime Museum in Irvine, Scotland, has … Continue reading

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Build your Own City of Adelaide

The fate of the oldest composite clipper ship in the world, the City of Adelaide, has yet to b determined.  In the mean time, former TV host and science educator, Dr. Rob Morrison, has designed a simple paper pattern that … Continue reading

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BBC update on the Clipper City of Adelaide and the Battle of the Ballads

BC apparently has posted an interesting videocast on the composite clipper City of Adelaide.  I write apparently because it is available only in Britain and being on the other side of the pond I can only take the word of … Continue reading

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Cutty Sark to be Restored by Olympics; Fate of City of Adelaide Delayed

The Cutty Sark will be restored and ready for new visitors in time for the 2012 Olympics.   The ship was nearly destroyed by fire in 2007.    The other, albeit just barely, surviving composite clipper ship, the City of Adelaide, which has … Continue reading

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Breaking up the City of Adelaide Could Bankrupt Scottish Museum

The Scottish Maritime Museum is in dire financial straits.  The City of Adelaide, the oldest (just barely) surviving composite clipper ship in the world,  has been rotting on a slipway at Irvine, near Glasgow, for almost a decade because the museum lacked the funds to … Continue reading

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A New Attempt to Save the Clipper Ship City of Adelaide

More talks to save the fine old ship from being broken up.  Only time will tell whether anyone will come up with the funds to rescue her. Fresh bid to salvage historic Scots ship

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