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American-built clipper ship sails from London to Sydney in sixty-seven days

Australia, 1857, zoomable map
01/23/1860
The North Wind, was an American-built clipper ship, owned and operated by a British company with a largely American crew.  She had left London under its Captain H.Z. Morton in November and arrived in New South Wales in January, having officially completed the voyage in 67 days, the fastest yet recorded between the two ports.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 58.
Arhur H. Clark, The Clipper Ship Era .... (New York: Putnam and Sons, 1910), 284.

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