Cutty Sark

The famous tea-clipper, still preserved as a tourist attraction on the Thames, brought her cargoes back from the orient with such speed that rival vessels racing against her always lost. A bet placed on this race ruins the Earl of St James in LONDON's 'The Cutty Sark'.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
RHUBARB - During the three centuries before the nineteenth, China had become so cut off from Europe that senior mandarins were quite unsure where Britain was. They’d even been told that the western barbarians needed to import herbal rhubarb from China (a medicine), and that they would die if they couldn’t get it.




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