An extreme composite clipper ship built in 1869 by Alexander Hall & Sons, Aberdeen, at £ 17 per ton.
Dimensions: 215'5"×36'1"×20'4" and tonnage 914 NRT and 888 tons under deck.
Equipped with Brown and Harfield's patent windlass.
- 1869 September 6
- Launched at the shipyard of Alexander Hall & Sons, Aberdeen, as yard No. 263 for Alexander Hector, London. Assigned class 17A1 by Lloyd's.
- 1869 September 19 - 21
- Sailed from Aberdeen to London in 36 hours.
- 1869 October 23 - February 1
- Sailed from Isle of Wight to Shanghai in 101 days.
- 1870 December 6 - March 3
- Sailed from Foochow to New York in 87 days or 85 days pilot to pilot.
- Missing after having passed Anjer bound for Shanghai.
- Chapman, Charles: All About Ships and the Way to Make Models of
Them. How to Get a Ship and Go to Sea. The Life & Duties of
a Sailor, From a Cabin Boy to a Captain.
Charles Wilson, London, (c1869). 8vo, 398, 68 pp, ill, 14 plates.
With forty-three pages of illustrations, including sections of
a China Clipper of 1869, and Description of her outfit and cargo.
Updated 1997-019-02 by
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Copyright © 1996 Lars Bruzelius.