Romance of the Sea
Extreme clipper ship built in 1853 by Donald McKay, East Boston. Rigged with Capt. Forbes' double topsail rig.
Her dimensions were 140'x39'6"x29'6" and tonnage 1782 tons
- 1853 November 15
- Launched at Donald McKay's Yard at East Boston, for George B. Upton of Boston. Employed in the California Trade.
- 1853 December 16
- Sailed for San Francisco under command of Capt.
Dumaresq after having loaded at the Long Wharf, Boston, for Messers. Timothy
Davis & Co.'s line of San Francisco Clippers.
- Disappeared en route to San Francisco after having left
Hong Kong 31st of December 1862.
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