Penarth Dock, South Wales - 150 years - the heritage and legacy  
Penarth Dock, South Wales - the heritage & legacy . . .
Volume One - Into the Victorian Age - Some notable sailings from the docks . . .
Cutty Sark Approaching Penarth- May 22nd 1880

'Cutty Sark Approaching Penarth - May 1880' - Tony Batey's [402] fine artistic impression of the her making her way up channel passing Flat Holm. Prints are normally available from our good friend and contributor to the Penarth Dock story, Villis at Penarth Framing. [113]

According to the South Wales Daily News [136] [325] she arrived in ballast at Penarth Dock from London on May 24th 1880.

October 1880 - Strange Tragedy at Sea - 'Intelligence received from Lloyd's states that the well-known tea clipper, Cutty Sark, of London, has put into Singapore, from London to China and Japan, in charge of the second officer, who reports that whilst the vessel was lying at Anjer the chief officer struck one of the crew, who shortly afterwards died from the effects of the blow. The captain is said to have assisted the officer to escape on board an American ship, and then to have deliberately jumped overboard and drowned himself.' - Western Mail - [036] [136] - 2nd October 1880.

 
An alternative account of the voyage of the 'Cutty Sark' from Penarth taken from the book 'Clipper Ships of America and Great Britain, 1833 - 1869'.
Cutty Sark - 1869.
An alternative account of the voyage of the 'Cutty Sark' from Penarth plus a plan of her lines drawn from Lloyd's plans and taken from the book 'Clipper Ships of America and Great Britain, 1833 - 1869' [762] [20200111]
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