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History
United Kingdom
NameRobin Hood
OwnerJ. Wade
BuilderAlexander Hall and Sons, Aberdeen, Scotland
Launched1856
General characteristics
TypeClipper
Tons burthen852 tons
Length204 feet (62 m)
Beam35 feet 1 inch (10.69 m)
Draught21 feet (6.4 m)[1]
Clipper ship sailing card
Clipper ship sailing card

Robin Hood was a tea clipper built by Alexander Hall and Sons, in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1856.[2] The ship's best known commander was Capt. Cobb.[1] The ship is remembered for a 107-day passage to San Francisco.

References

  1. ^ a b Lubbock, Basil (1921). The Colonial Clippers (2nd ed.). Glasgow: James Brown & Son. pp. ii. OCLC 1750412.
  2. ^ "Sailing Ships: "Robin Hood" (1856)". www.bruzelius.info. Retrieved 3 May 2020.