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City of Adelaide – a Ship Renamed, a Duke Showered in Champagne, & Funding Approved

The composite clipper ship, City of Adelaide, which had been renamed HMS Carrick, was officially renamed the City of Adelaide once at a ceremony on the River Thames at Greenwich near London.  Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was accidentally … Continue reading

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Work Begins on Transporting the Clipper Ship City of Adelaide

The clipper ship City of Adelaide (later HMS Carrick), the oldest surviving composite clipper ship in the world, was at serious risk of being broken up until a deal was  struck last August to move the ship from the Scottish Maritime Museum in Irvine, Scotland, back to its namesake … Continue reading

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Clipper City of Adelaide being made ready for trip home

The clipper ship City of Adelaide (later HMS Carrick), the oldest surviving composite clipper ship in the world, is being made ready for her long trip home to her namesake city in Australia, from her current berth in Irvine, Scotland. Carrick … 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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