Ships from the Age of Sail and Steam

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Search result for ship name: Red Jacket
Red Jacket: Clipper; Length: 76.6 m ; Beam: 13.4 m ; Draft: 9.4 m; 2305 grt; crew 98; Rockland, ME, United States; 1853

This fast and beautiful clipper was named for Sagoyewatha, a Seneca chief known for wearing a red British Army jacket. Finished her career, somewhat unremarkably, when she was turned into a hulk in the Cape Verde Islands in 1886.

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