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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 28., Old ships and Ship-building days of Medford. (search)
te Swallow110New YorkAug. 7, 1860 Herald of the Morning99New YorkMay 16, 1855 Herald of the Morning106BostonMay 7, 1854 Eagle Wing105BostonApril 5, 1854 Robin Hood107New YorkMarch 25, 1859 Ocean Telegraph109New YorkMarch 13, 1860 Electric Spark106BostonApril 9, 1856 Telegraph109BostonApril 9, 1855 He also divides this great race course into five sections, in which four other Medford ships made records, Ocean Express, John Wade, Syren and Living Age. The first section was from Sandy Hook to the Equator. There were twenty-seven ships which made the passage in 20 days or less. The best record was 16 days. White Swallow made the run in 17 days. The second section was from Cape St. Roque to 50° S. There were twenty-eight ships in all which made the passage in 20 days or less. The best record was 16 days. Ocean Express made the run in 18 days, Electric Spark in 19 days, John Wade and Ringleader in 20 days. The third section was from 50° S. in the Atlantic to 50° S. in
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 28., Old ships and Ship-building days of Medford. (search)
he Morning. She was designed for the California service just after the discovery of gold had made the prices of necessities in California very high, and speed was the first requisite. She had experienced the usual share of disasters at different times in her voyages around the Horn. This item appears in the Boston Shipping List of February, 1854: Ship Phantom of Boston, Hallet, fr. Callao via Rio Janeiro for N. Y., went ashore morning of the 16th in a snow storm, on Flying Knoll, near Sandy Hook. She had a bad list to leeward. The following notice is found in the Boston Courier of May 26, 1853: Ship Phantom, Hallet, hence to San Francisco, experienced very heavy weather Feb. 27 to Mch. 17. Lost overboard two sailors and carried away head and three feet of the stem below the bowsprit, stove in cabin windows, started 10 channels, and disabled 12 or 15 men by washing them under the spars—the sea making a complete breach over the vessel a greater portion of the time. Mar