All her accommodations are on the upper deck. Her cabins are built into a half poop deck, and though small, are finished in superior style. The after one is wainscoted with mahogany, has two spacious recess sofas, with mirrors and stained glass windows, and is furnished in the neatest style. It has a staircase aft, which leads to the poop, and it also communications with the forward cabin. The latter is designed for a dining saloon, and is tastefully painted, grained, and well furnished. Although she has accommodations for a few passengers, her cabins have been designed principally for the use of the captain and officers.
The quarter for the crew are in a large house before the main hatchway, and are spacious, well lighted and ventilated. The same house contains the galley, and has other apartments for storerooms, &c. She has plenty of rooms for working ship, and altogether, on deck, appears to fine advantage.
The frame is of white oak, her planking and ceiling of hard pine, and she is square fastened throughout, and finished in the best style of workmanhip.
Her lower masts, commencing with the fore, are 76, 80, and 72 feet long, topmasts 45½, 46, and 35 feet, and the bowsprit is 19 feet outboard. The fore and main masts are built, hooped with iron, and are each 31 and 33 inches in diameter. The mizzenmasts is of a single spar, 28 inches in diameter. Her lower yards 66, 73 and 55 feet square, topsail yards 53, 58 and 42 feet, and the other spars in proportion. Francis Low & Co., rigged her, a sure guarantee that she looks snug aloft. So far as we are qualified to express an opinion, she appears to be an excellent vessel, and one too, that will sail fast and work well. She is owned by Messrs. Wm. F. Weld & Co., and is at present loading with despatch in Messrs. Glidden & Co.'s line of California clippers, and will be ready for sea in a few days. Capt. Henry Barber, and active and enterprising sailor, commands her. We wish him and his beautiful ship the best of good luck.
Transcribed by Lars Bruzelius
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