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Entry for May 21, 2007 – Cutty Sark

Posted by HelenEdith on May 21, 2007

Today was the day when the Cutty Sark burned.

I’ve just been watching the TV news, and because she was under restoration, some parts of the ship were elsewhere (e.g. the figurehead and the masts) and remained undamaged, but there has been a huge amount of damage. We can only hope that enough is left that she can be restored. Her loss would be tragic.

Edited to add: 21st May 2007 *National Tragedy* from crashcalloway’s Blog

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2 Responses to “Entry for May 21, 2007 – Cutty Sark”

  1. crashcalloway said

    Thanks for your comment on my blog! Nice picture though? One of yours? Btw, I have family in Adelaide and an Uncle who lives in Mount Barker!

  2. Anonymous said

    Yes, the picture’s mine. It seemed like the right day to air it. I’ve got another taken the same day. View both at http://www.wuronga.me.uk/helen/greenwich.html Small world re family in Adelaide and Mount Barker!

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