Cutty Sark, Greenwich, London 2004 (@ Paul Springett/Aurora Photos)
- It was 142 years ago this week that this sumptuous ship was launched from its docks in Dumbarton.""She is now one of the most famous boats ever built
- The fine lines and ornate decorations make the last of the extreme clippers a sight to behold.""What are you waiting for? Behold more pictures
- It took just 67 days for this vessel to travel from Australia to Britain using only the power of the wind.""And what delicious cargo was it specialised in carrying?
- Sadly in 2007 this vessel caught fire and was extensively damaged, but fear not...""It should to be restored to its former glory in 2012 – here\s where to see it