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A guide to the Spartan (built 1874; ship, 3m) papers, 1897
HDC0018 (SAFR 13563)  
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Description
The items in this collection, SPARTAN (built 1874; ship, 3m) papers (SAFR 13563, HDC 18) are a ship register and a list of crew members both dated 1897. The collection is available for use without restriction.
Background
Vessel History The SPARTAN was built in 1874 in East Boston, Massachusetts, in the yard of Robert E. Jackson. The vessel was of a type known as a "Half Clipper," or "Down Easter," a class of medium sized clipper ships built in the northeast states, and was rated at 1,448 tons. The ships dimensions were 207' x 40' x 24'. She was built for J. Henry Sears of Boston. The ship had a memorable career.
Extent
2 items
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Availability
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.