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Flying Cloud : the true story of America's most famous clipper ship and the woman who guided her

Author: David W Shaw
Publisher: New York : W. Morrow, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Recounts the history of the clipper ship that set a speed record in 1851 that would last more than a century, and describes the role of Eleanor Creesy, who was the ship's regular navigator as well as the captain's wife.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Eleanor Creesy; Eleanor Creesy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David W Shaw
ISBN: 0688167934 9780688167936
OCLC Number: 44433179
Description: xxviii, 290 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Master Shipbuilder / Donald McKay --
Master Navigator Matthew Fontaine Maury.
Responsibility: David W. Shaw.
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Recounts the history of the clipper ship that set a speed record in 1851 that would last more than a century, and describes the role of Eleanor Creesy, who was the ship's regular navigator as well as the captain's wife.

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