Cutty Sark London

Cutty Sark London

Cutty Sark is always remained in history for various different interesting flow of incidents in her life. Cutty Sark is actually a clipper ship which was the last clipper to be built for serving as a merchant vessel. As she lost her ability to work, she transformed into a training ship until being put on public display in 1954. Now she is preserved in dry dock in Greenwich, London. Cutty Sark was designed by Hercules Linton, built in 1869 and named after Cutty Sark which means a short chemise or under garment.

Cutty Sark LondonCutty Sark always proved its ability as the best in the global competition race of tea trade from China to London. it was badly injured by fire on 21 May 2007 while undergoing conservation. But in spite of that it is always the pride of London as Cutty Sark is one of the only three remaining original composite construction (wooden full on an iron frame) clipper ship from the nineteenth century in part or whole. Cutty Sark was preserved as a museum ship and became very popular tourist attraction and part of the National Historic Fleet, Core Collection. She is now even located close aboard the National Maritime Museum.

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