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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