The History of Leith

May 24, 2007

A nation in danger of missing the boat

Standing next to the charred remains of the Cutty Sark in London on Monday, the UK culture secretary, Tessa Jowell, was moved to pay tribute to this grand dame of British maritime heritage. “It’s absolutely devastating,” she said of the fire, with restrained exasperation. “This is an icon, not just here in Greenwich but right around the world.” for more click here

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