Patron: His Excellency the Honourable
Hieu Van Le AC,
Governor of South Australia
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Tel: 08 8337 5645

Postal: PO Box 535, Kent Town SA 5071

end of the year. See more details here

27 Sept 2019

Agreement signed between SA Government & Clipper Ship for Dock 2 to be permanent home, and location of a Seaport Village. Relocation will take place by the end of the year. See more details here.


31 May 2019

A music & poetry concert by the Dingo's Breakfast Duo will be held on board the ship Sunday 23 June at 3pm. Australian & Irish songs and sea shanties. Also, Pete Titchener & Reg Byrnes will join the Duo.

Bookings via Eventbrite

29 May 2019

A video was commissioned for South Australia's History Festival by the Department of The Premier and Cabinet. It recognises the City of Adelaide's significance to our maritime heritage.

28 May 2019

Today we took delivery of the masts from the former Port Canal Shopping Centre, thanks to the new Port Adelaide Plaza. For more details and some photographs see here.

22 May 2019

Director and Board member, Peter Christopher was interviewed by David Bevan on Radio Adelaide ABC 891. The interview can be downloaded here (right click and select Save Link as)

16 April 2019

An article was published in the Daily Record UK; "It rotted in Irvine for decades but here's how the historic City of Adelaide clipper ship looks now".

20 January 2019

Rita Bradd will give an illustrated presentation of her amazing, unique ten week voyage on board the Heavy Lift Ship Palanpur as it carried the historic 1864 clipper ship City of Adelaide from Europe to Australia. The talk marks the 5th anniversary of the City of Adelaide's arrival in Port Adelaide. The talk will be held on Sunday 3 February 2019 at 3.30pm. Tickets can be purchased at Eventbrite.

12 January 2019

In this special extended episode of Your Stories, we take a look at Clipper Ship City of Adelaide. Currently, under threat by the state government to be moved. Find out more, watch and share.

21 December 2018

To give visitors an overview of what they will experience when visiting the ship a video has been produced . Introduction is  by Director Peter Christopher. Video by Ed Liparts.

6 December 2018


There is a news article regarding the potential new site for the Clipper Ship in the Port Side Messenger

14 November 2018

The steering wheel mounted by the Royal Navy in 1923 when the ship was renamed HMS Carrick is now on display. Bought at auction in the UK, and generously donated by Albert Watson & Debbie Martin, it was unveiled at a special ceremony for key supporters of the project on 14 November 2018, and can now be viewed during tours of the ship. Photographs of the unveiling can be viewed here.  Here is a video of the event on YouTube

November 2018

Director Peter Christopher was interviewed by Jason Balk at BB FM. You can access the interview here

June 2018

The Saloon Deck of the historic City of Adelaide is being restored by volunteers, using timber purchased through a successful crowdfunding appeal. This video by Ed Liparts shows timber delivery  and discussion of work on the ship.

20 May 2018

Eric Bogle performed  in Concert aboard the City of Adelaide 20 May 2018 to a packed audience. Photographs can be seen here.

7 March 2018

The Hon. Susan Close, Minister for Education and Child Development launched our new book "Clipper Ship City of Adelaide - Fun, facts & figures". Photographs of the occasion can be seen here.

17 February 2018

Peter Christopher spoke to Ashley Walsh on the ABC Saturday Breakfast show about the recent relocation of the Clipper Ship. The interview and be downloaded and listened to here.

10 January 2018

The clipper ship was relocated 300 metres to the west to the end of Todd St. Photographs and a video can be found here.

5 December 2017

Director Peter Christopher was interviewed on Radio Adelaide on 5 December 2017. One can listen to it here or right click to download the file

15 October 2017

The Right Hon The Lord Mayor of the City of Adelaide, Mr Martin Haese, unveiled the Coat of Arms on the stern of the  Clipper Ship City of Adelaide? 

​See the photographs

August 2017

Great-granddaughter of Clipper ship’s first captain makes five figure donation

Click here for an article in the Messenger​

September 2017

Pirates of Port Adelaide weekend was held 23 & 24 September. See the photos