Ship Name

Ann McKim

Type

Clipper (3 m)

Origins/Provenance

Baltimore

Era

Heroic Age of Sail (1816-1865)

Year Launched

1833

Home Waters

South America

Function

Commercial

Displacement (tons)

493

Length (feet)

140

Beam (feet)

28

Draft (feet)

14

Primary Propulsion

Wind/Sail

Hull

wood

Historical Note

Arguably the first clipper ship, built by Baltimore shipbuilder Isaac McKim. Commercial voyages to South America and China. Broken up in 1852.

Related Images

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Related Source

Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia (1997)