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cuttysarknew1.JPGThe Cutty Sark Trust's director Richard Doughty has spoken out against claims by The Victorian Society that the ship's eye catching makeover did not have the historic clipper's best interests at its heart.

The six year, £50million restoration project which raised the vessel almost three metres into the air and encased the lower portion in glass, was awarded Building Design Online's Carbuncle Cup for "tragically defiling the thing it set out to save," coinciding with a damning reaction from The Victorian Society's director Chris Costelloe.

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