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Clipper Ship City of Adelaide — Close to Home but Short on Cash

The world’s oldest surviving clipper ship, City of Adelaide, has arrived in Port Hedland, Western Australia. She has been carried from Scotlandon the deck of the heavy-lift ship MV Palanpur, with intermediate stops to load and discharge other cargo.  MV Palanpur is … Continue reading

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Lifting the Clipper City of Adelaide Aboard Heavy-lift MV Palanpur For Her Voyage Home

According to the latest news on their website, the City of Adelaide, the oldest surviving composite clipper ship built in 1864, will be hoisted onto the deck of the heavy-lift ship MV Palanpur in the port of Rotterdam today.  The heavy-lift ship will … Continue reading

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