The History of Leith

May 30, 2007

World’s oldest clipper to be scrapped


Glasgow’s Evening Times newspaper reported today that the world’s oldest clipper, the sv CARRICK, is to be scrapped.

North Ayrshire Council have decided that the ship should be ‘deconstructed’, despite pleas from Sunderland and Australia as well as voices in Scotland pointing out the historic merits of the Sunderland-built ship. for more click here

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