The Cutty Sark was built in 1869 as a tea clipper. At one stage in its history, it was the fastest freight ship in the world

In 1885 it began transporting wool from Australia to Britain.

It has been in dry dock since 1954 and was badly damaged by fire in May, 2007.

As part of its restoration, an exhibition centre was built next to / under it. (Admission charge).

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