Ship Name

Sea Witch

Type

clipper (3 m)

Origins/Provenance

New York

Era

Heroic Age of Sail (1816-1865)

Year Launched

1846

Home Waters

China trader

Function

Commercial

Displacement (tons)

908

Length (feet)

192

Beam (feet)

34

Draft (feet)

19

Hull

wood

Historical Note

Beautiful and fast; established record of 97 days from NY to San Francisco. Sank off Havana in 1856.

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