Author :: David W. Shaw
First Published by :: William Morrow & Co
Format :: HC
Date :: July 2000
ISBN-10 :: 0688167934
ISBN-13 :: 9780688167936

In 1851, Elanor Creesy, in a position almost unheard of for a woman in the mid-nineteenth century, served as the navigator on the maiden voyage of the clipper ship Flying Cloud -- travelling from New York to San Francisco in only eighty-nine days. This swift passage set a world record that went unbroken for more than a century. Upon arrival in San Francisco, Flying Cloud became an enduring symbol of a young nation's frontier spirit.

Illustrated with original maps and charts as well as historical photographs, David Shaw's compelling narrative captures the drama of this maritime adventure.

Flying Cloud

Author: David W. Shaw

Title: Flying Cloud: The True Story of America's Most Famous Clipper Ship and the Woman Who Guided Her


First Published by: William Morrow & Co


Format: HC

Date: July 2000

ISBN-10: 0688167934

ISBN-13: 9780688167936



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