Decorated with our Cutty Sark 1869 ship’s wheel design (referring to the year Cutty Sark was built and launched), these limes may not be able to stave off scurvy, but they do promise to satisfy those sweet toothed people
in your life.
Exclusively produced for the Cutty Sark, Greenwich.
“Did you know? In the mid-eighteenth century James Lind, a Royal Navy doctor, discovered that the incidence of scurvy amongst men being fed limes was noticeably lower than for those eating the normal
ship’s rations. Limes or lemons were henceforth added to ships’ stores and ‘limey’ became a common nickname for British sailors.”