A medium clipper ship built in 1851 by E. & H.O. Briggs, East Boston, MA.
Her dimensions were 170'×36'×21' and tonnage 938 tons Old Measurement.
The figurehead was a gilded eagle on the wing.
- 1851 March 19
- Launched at the shipyard of E. & H.O. Briggs, East Boston, MA, for Baker & Morrill, Boston.
- 1851 May 8
- Sailed from Boston for San Francisco under command of Captain Levi Stevens, Truro, MA.
- 1851 May 15
- Lost all three topgallant masts.
- Lost all three topgallant masts in a pampero off the River Plate.
- 1851 September 22
- Arrived to San Francisco, 136 out from Boston.
- 1851 December
- Captain Paine replaced Capt. Stevens.
- 1852 - 1859
- In command of Captain Thomas Prince Howe.
- 1852 June
- Sailed from New York for San Francisco.
- 1852 August 16
- The cargo was discovered to be on fire. Arrived Montevideo 15 days later.
- 1852 November 28
- Arrived to San Francisco, 75 days out from Montevideo.
- 1852 August 17 - January 11
- Sailed from New York to San Francisco in 146 days.
- 1854 October 29 - February 22
- Sailed from Boston to San Francisco in 116 days.
- 1857 February 4 - June 22
- Sailed from Boston to San Francisco in 138 days.
- 1858 February 10 - July 4
- Sailed from Boston to San Francisco in 140 days.
- 1859 - 1863
- In command of Captain Benjamin Perkins Howe.
- 1859 June 10 - October 22
- Sailed from Boston to San Francisco in 134 days.
- 1860 July 7 - November 15
- Sailed from Boston to San Francisco in 131 days.
- 1862 February 20 - June 27
- Sailed from Boston to San Francisco in 128 days.
- 1863 June 6
- Captured by the Confederate raider Florida, 77 days out from Buena Vista with a cargo of log wood for New York.
- 1863 June 27
- The crew and passengers were put onboard the captured American whaling schooner V.H. Hill.
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