A medium clipper built in 1852 by Isaac Dunham, Frankfort, ME, USA.
Dimensions 170'8"x37'10"x23'4" and tonnage 1092 tons, old measuerments.
- 1852 December
- Launched at the shipyard of Issac Dunham, Frankfort, ME, for the account of James Arey & Co. She had been built under the superintendence of Captain J.W. Arey.
- Sold to Manning, Stanwood & Co. and Thomas Gray, Boston, and was renamed Flying Arrow.
- 1853 January 20
- Sailed from Boston for San Francisco under command of Captain Charles T. Treadwell.
- 1853 January 24
- Was totally dismasted in a violent squall.
- 1853 February 15
- The drifting wreck was picked up by the steamship Great Western and towed to St Thomas where she arrived the following day.
The Great Western was awarded $10.000 as salvage.
- 1853 August 10 - December 31
- Sailed from New York to San Francisco in 143 days under command of Captain Clark.
- 1854 June 26 - September 19
- Sailed from Callao to New York via Hampton Roads in 85 days.
- 1855 November 28 - April 13
- Sailed from New York to San Francisco in 136 days under command of Captain Treadwell. Lost all the topgallant masts and damaged the steering aparatus in a gale seven days out.
- Sailed from San Francisco to Melbourne.
- 1855 November 9
- Left Melbourne in ballast for Batavia.
- 1855 November 10
- Was totally dis-masted and had to anchor off the reefs of New years Island, Bass Straits.
- 1855 November 16
- The wreck was towed back to Melbourne by the steamship Marion which ship was awarded £1200 as salvage.
- 1856 January 16
- Condemned and sold to G. Duncan & Co., London, for $15.000 and was renamed Wings of the Wind.
- 1857 January
- Sold at auction in London to French owners.
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