Electrolysis saves the day

The Cutty Sark is a 19th Century Clipper ship. Built in 1869 to transport tea, the ship was built at a time when iron hulled ships were beginning to replace wooden ships. The Cutty Sark has a wooden hull fixed to a metal frame. For the past 50 years of so, the Cutty Sark has been kept alongside the River Thames in London in dry dock. However, every time it rains, the integrity of the ship was threatened (and believe me, ...