Talk:City of Adelaide (1864)

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Clipper Ship, 'City of Adelaide', 1000 tons, David Bruce, Commander. Hand-coloured lithograph by Thomas Dutton, August 1864. Dedicated "To Messrs. Devitt and Moore Owners, Messrs Wm Pile, Hay & Co. Builders & the Officers of the Ship this print is most respectfully dedicated by their obedient servant, Wm. Foster”.
Career
Name: City of Adelaide (1864-1922)
HMS Carrick (1922–1948)
Carrick (1948–2001)
City of Adelaide (since 2001)
Owner: Bruce, Moore, Harrold Bros. & Martin, London (1864–1887)
Charles H Mowll, Dover (1887–1888)
Thomas S Dixon & Son, Belfast (1888–1893)
Southampton Corp. (1893-1922)
Royal Navy (1922–1948)
RNVR Club, Glasgow (1948–1989)
Clyde Ship Trust (1990–1992)
Scottish Maritime Museum (1992-2013)
Clipper Ship City of Adelaide Ltd, Adelaide, S Australia (from 2013)
Operator: Devitt and Moore (1864–1887)
As per owners since 1887
Port of registry: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland London (1864–1888)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Belfast (1888–1893)
 Royal Navy (1922–1948)
Route: London—Plymouth—Adelaide—Port Augusta—London (typical 1864–1887)
Builder: William Pile, Hay & Co
Launched: 7 May 1864
Commissioned: 1923
Decommissioned: 1948
Maiden voyage: 6 August 1864
Out of service: 1893-1922; since 1948
Struck: Removed from register 7 February 1895
Homeport: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland London (1864–1888)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Belfast (1888–93)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Southampton (1893–1895)
England Southampton (1895-1922)
Scotland Glasgow (1948-1992)
Scotland Irvine (1992-2013)
South Australia Port Adelaide (from 2014)
Identification: Code Letters WCLQ
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UK Official Number 50036
Nickname: The City
Status: Removal to Adelaide, South Australia
Badge: on stern
City of Adelaide Coat of Arms
General characteristics
Class & type: Composite Clipper
Passenger ship (1864–1887)
Collier (1887–1888)
Cargo ship (1888–1893)
Hospital ship (1893-1922)
Training ship (1922–1948)
RNVR Clubrooms (1948–1991)
Museum ship (since 1991)
Displacement: 791 tons
Tons burthen: 1,500 Tons
Length: 244 ft 1 in (74.40 m)
Beam: 32 ft 2 in (9.80 m)
Sail plan: Full rigged ship (1864–1881)
Barque (1881–1893)
Derigged since 1893