Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Clipper Red Jacket

Rockland Maine-built clipper ship Red Jacket. Well-known for its fast 13-day, 1-hour passage from New York to Liverpool, in 1854.

Poster advertising the clipper ship Red Jacket, reporting its fast voyage from Liverpool to Melbourne, Australia in a record 69 days. Red Jacket was built in Rockland, Maine in 1853.

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