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1851: Cressy’s begin race
June 2, 2018
Colonel Josiah P. Cressy and Eleanor Prentiss Cressy, his navigator, begin the race from New York around Cape Horn to San Francisco in a record 89 days, 21 hours, sailing with great skill the extreme clipper, Flying Cloud.
have been adapted with thanks from Bill Purdin’s Marblehead History Timeline published by Marblehead Magazine.