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City of Adelaide clipper move may risk its future

Sad to see the Australian government does not appear to be supporting those who are committed to saving the hull of the former HMS Carrick, once moored on the River Clyde in Glasgow (when it wasn’t sunk), the clipper ship ‘City of Adelaide’, if the latest new item is correct…

Shifting clipper a threat to its survival, fans fear

A government proposal to shunt the City of Adelaide clipper from the heart of the Port to an industrial wasteland inaccessible to tourists has sparked fears the project to save the historic 124-year-old icon will die.

I can’t access any more details behind this news snippet, which is only available if the media source’s blackmail charge is paid to reveal it.

And that’s not happening.

A previous report had suggested there was hope of a better location for the clipper being discussed with officials…

THE City of Adelaide Preservation Trust is “hopeful” the historic clipper ship will have a new home within a year. The move comes after trust director Peter Christopher met with Premier Steven Marshall and Transport Minister David Ridgway. THE City of Adelaide Preservation Trust is “hopeful” the historic clipper ship will have a new home within a year.

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Sunk Carrick

Sunk Carrick

Ironically, a short video guide for visitors to the ship appeared a few weeks ago.

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Jan 5, 2019 - Posted by | Appeal, Civilian, Maritime, Transport | ,

1 Comment »

  1. Footfall tally keeping – pi$$ Au poor , blurb states 30,000 paying visitors p.a. yet the turnstle man states 50 to 60 a day & that equates more like 20,000 p.a.

    Header – Sunk pic. & I would agree.

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    Comment by Tony | Jan 5, 2019


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