Ship Name

Dreadnought

Type

Clipper (3 m)

Origins/Provenance

Newburyport, Mass

Era

Heroic Age of Sail (1816-1865)

Year Launched

1853

Home Waters

Transatlantic packet

Function

Commercial

Displacement (tons)

1414

Length (feet)

212

Beam

42

Draft (feet)

27

Hull

wooden

Historical Note

Immigrant transport from Liverpool to NYC. Captained by Samuel Samuels for the Red Cross Line. Ran aground off Tierra del Fuego in 1869.

Related Images

external image boat5_dreadnought_1853.jpg
Date: 1853
Image ID: 782 I

Record ID: 80