In pictures: Cutty Sark to reopen with 90% of original vessel intact


Monday 23 April 2012 13:20

The famous Greenwich landmark the Cutty Sark will reopen to the public this week after the completion of a restoration project costing £50 million which followed the fire that nearly destroyed her five years ago.

Restorers have painstakingly conserved and pieced back together almost 90 per cent of the 143-year-old tea clipper ship.

Click here or on "View Gallery" to see the restored Cutty Sark in pictures

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