Sunday, 21 May 2017

American clipper Comet launched at Boston, USA according to the American newspaper Daily Alta California dated 23 August 1869

An item reported the launching on the 12th of the extreme clipper Comet at Boston, USA for account of Messrs. Howes&Crowell, Boston in the presence of many ship owners and ladies. Her destination was New York for a cargo in George D. Satton’s California Line. Built of the best available materials according to the rules of French Lloyds was she based on the same design as the Robin Hood and Ringleader.