Friday, 20 January 2017

American clipper Harriet Hoxie arrived in California, USA coming from New York, USA according to the American newspaper Sacramento Daily Union dated 1 September 1853

An item dated 31st August reported the arrival of the clipper Harriet Hoxie captain Manwaring after a voyage of 146 days coming from New York, USA with a cargo for R.E. Brewster&Co.(1)

1. Built at the shipyard of Irons&Grinnell, Mystic, Connecticut, USA for account of Post, Smith&Co at Mystic in 1851. Sold to Callaux, Wattell&Co., Antwerp, Belgium in 1859. Tonnage 670 tons. 2 Decks, Draught 18 feet. Metalled in October 1854.