Passengers arriving at the Port of San Francisco
Arrive San Francisco
March 11, 1853
From Boston, Massachusetts
During 1852, 95 clippers ships along with ten clipper barques sailed from northeastern ports around the Horn for San Francisco. Seventeen of them made the passage in less than 110 days and the race became known as "The Deep Sea Derby."
This clipper took part in the Derby.
110 days from Boston, Massachusetts. She was off Cape Horn for 10 days. Crossed the Equator on February 10, 1852 in long. 118W, since which time had light NE winds. Was within 400 miles of San Francisco for a number of days. Moored off North Beach in San Francisco harbor adn will tie up at Broadway Wharf.
1 barrel whaling gear, boots, furniture, 1 gold balance, books, grindstones, candles, agricultural instruments, 100 kegs cranberries, doors, oats and assorted goods.
Mrs. Mary A. Watson and three children
H. M. Wyman
Mrs. S. W. Aitkin
Mrs. W.R. Coleman and two servants