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Clipper City of Adelaide in Irvine

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Date Added: Feb 24, 2015
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Category: Google Timeslider - Ships, Boats, Submarines

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At the Scottish Maritime Museum.

The City of Adelaide is a clipper ship, built in Sunderland, England, and launched on 7 May 1864. The ship was commissioned in the Royal Navy as HMS Carrick between 1923 and 1948 and, after decommissioning, was known as Carrick until 2001. At a conference convened by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh in 2001, the decision was made to revert the ship's name to City of Adelaide, and the duke formally renamed her at a ceremony in 2013.

Without Timeslider you see it uncovered in 2005.

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