Penarth Dock, South Wales - 150 years - the heritage and legacy  
Penarth Dock, South Wales - the heritage & legacy . . .

Volume Eight - Pre-Victorian to the present day - more aspects - Art and Artists of the Penarth Dock area . . .

Cutty Sark Approaching Penarth- May 22nd 1880

'Cutty Sark Approaching Penarth - May 22nd 1880' - Tony Batey's [402] fine artistic impression of the her making her way up channel passing Flat Holm. 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.

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