A medium clipper launched in 1852 at the shipyard of Samuel Hall, Boston, MA.
Dimensions: 195'×37'×22' and tonnage 1089 tons old measurement.
- Launched at the shipyard of Samuel Hall, Boston, MA, for Pierce & Hunnewell, Boston.
- 1852 October 29 - January 31
- Sailed from New York to San Francisco in 93 days and 20 hours from port to pilot under command of Captain Justine Doane.
The best day's run during the voyage was 315 miles.
The Flying Fish which had left New York on November 1 arrived at San Francisco in 92 days and 4 hours.
- 1854 January 28 - May 23
- Sailed from New York to San Francisco in 114 days under command of Captain Ring.
- 1855 April 16 - August 27
- Sailed from New York to San Francisco in 133 days.
- 1855 December 6 - March 26
- Sailed from Manila to New York in 111 days, 88 days from Anjer.
- 1856 May 5 - September 21
- Sailed from New York to San Francisco in 139 days.
- 1857 January 3 - April 29
- Sailed from Honolulu to New Bedford in 117 days with a cargo of whale oil.
- 1857 June 8 - October 2
- Sailed from Boston to Honolulu in 116 days under command of Captain John F. Ropes.
- 1857 November 30
- Sailed from Honolulu for New Bedford with 15 passagers and a cargo of 7500 barrels of whale oil.
- 1858 January 29
- Struck an iceberg and the ship was abandoned the following day with 15 feet of water in the hold. The entire crew was picked up by the British ship Hertfordshire on voyage from Callao to Cork and were landed at Bahia. Part of the crew arrived in New York on April 14 in the clipper ship Sunny South.
Updated 1996-09-09 by Lars Bruzelius.
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