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We have championed the similar case of the City of Adelaide: this is, if anything, a more pressing cause. At the very least, City of Adelaide has her legal quagmire as a dubious saviour: Falls of Clyde is literally weeks away from towed out to sea and sunk. To see this ship be sunk for the sake of a few hundred thousand dollars is nothing short of scandalous.
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For about a month and a half, members of the group have been meeting with Bishop Museum officials once a week to negotiate the fate of their beloved ship. Woolaway and others are working to raise awareness about the museum plans to sink the ship, hoping that public outcry can slow down the process. been talking to the Bishop Museum under canada goose outlet reviews the assumption that they were negotiating in good faith. Then all of a sudden word came down that they have plans to scuttle the ship on Tuesday, » said Woolaway. a result, there is now a feeling of distrust among the negotiating parties.
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