Saturday, 24 October 2009

Tragedy of world's oldest clipper

The world's oldest clipper ship, the City of Adelaide, is quietly rotting away in Irvine, Ayrshire. With an estimate of £20 million to repair the ship, the decision has now been taken to scrap the vessel. Personally, I find it both tragic and disgraceful. If it was Henry VIII's flagship, I suspect the outcome would be different...

For more on the story, visit
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/glasgow_and_west/8323127.stm

Chris

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1 comment:

Jock said...

This is absolutely Tragic news!!