A medium clipper ship built in 1856 by William H. Webb, New York, as Yard No. 110.
Dimensions 178'×38'5"×23'9" and tonnage 1109 tons Old Measurement and 1059 tons New Measurement. Dungaugh & duBarry have 1175 tons
- 1856 December
- Launched at the shipyard of William H. Webb, New York, for Bucklin & Crane, New York.
- 1857 April 2 - July 30
- Sailed from New York to San Francisco in 119 days under command of Captain B.P. Bowers.
- 1859 January 19 - 28
- Sailed from San Francisco to Honolulu in 9 days and 9 hours.
- Sailed from Jarvis Island to New York in 93 days with a cargo of guano.
- 1859 September 6 - January 25
- Sailed from New York to San Francisco in 142 days.
- 1860 December 21 - April 8
- Sailed from New York to San Francisco in 107 days. Arrived on the same date as the Spitfire, 107 days out from Boston. The Romance of the Seas arrived five days later after a voyage of 105 days.
- Captain Seth Doane succeeded Captain Bowers.
- Sold to George Howes & Co.
- Under command of Captain Milton B. Crowell.
- Sailed from New York to San Francisco in 113 days.
- Sailed from San Francisco to New York in 101 days.
- Sailed from New York to San Francisco in 110 days.
- 1881 January 22
- Arrived to San Francisco in 131 days on her 20th and last voyage from New York.
- Sold to D.H. Wätjen & Co., Bremen. Employed in the case oil trade.
- 1881 March 10
- Sail from New York for Germany under command of Captain Wachsmuth.
- 1888 May 2
- Collided with a barge and grounded while under tow from Bremen.
- Sold to Norwegian owners and was renamed Christiania.
- 1891 February
- Damaged by fire and subsequently condemned.
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