Cutty Sark - A50045 - Vintage Airfix

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Cutty Sark

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There may also be extra information underneath the main description.

Airfix Catalogue description:

The Cutty Sark, built in Dumbarton is the best known of all the clippers and in her hey-day was the fastest of them all. She could carry 32,000 square feet of sail giving her a maximum speed of over 17 knots. Employed in the tea trade, she was used to speed the new seasons crop from China to London where the crews hoped to gain the prestige of being the first back. Since 1957 she has been in dry-dock in Greenwich, London, attracting visitors from all around the world. This much loved ship was almost destroyed by fire on May 21st 2007.

Airfix Catalogue information:
First Issued: 2008
Catalogue Ref - 2008 Edition: A50045
Catalogue Ref - 2009 Edition: A50045
Catalogue Ref - 2010 Edition: A50045
Catalogue Ref - 2011 Edition: A50045
Catalogue Ref - 2012 Edition: A50045
Catalogue Ref - 2013 Edition: A50045
Catalogue Ref - 2014 Edition: A50045


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