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If you ever visit London the Cutty Sark is well worth a visit, now here's the facts and figures....

Name of ship: Cutty Sark
Date of launch: 22 November 1869
Built by: Scott & Linton, Dumbarton, Scotland
Type of hull construction: Composite
Clipper ship Built for: John Willis, Willis & Sons
Cost: £16,150
Gross tonnage: 963 tons
Net tonnage: 921 tons
Sail area: 32,000 sq. ft. (2,976 sq. m)
Number of sails: 32 sails
Rigging: 11 miles
Length: 212.5ft (64.8m)
Length overall: 280ft (85.4m) Beam: 36ft (11m)
Registered depth: 21ft (6.4m)
Moulded depth: 22.5ft (6.9m) Height of main mast: 152ft (47m) Top speed: Over 17 knots

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