A medium clipper built in 1856 by Donald McKay, East Boston, MA, for George B.
Upton, Boston, for the California and China trade.
Dimensions 168'8"×36'5"×22'5", and tonnage 1034 tons.
- 1856 February
- Launched at Donald McKay's Yard at East Boston, MA, for George B. Upton, Boston.
- 1856 March 7
- Left Boston for San Francisco under command of Captain
William O. Johnson.
- 1859 September 15
- Caught fire en route for the Sandwich
Islands and was lost. The entire crew and passengers were all saved by the
British ship Achilles and were brought to Honolulu.
The disaster was described in the diary of Richard Henry Dana who was
one of the passengers aboard. [Howes & Matthews have September 10]
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