The Flying Cloud and her first passengers by Margaret Elizabeth Lyon Download PDF EPUB FB2
Flying Cloud is the riveting and thoroughly researched tale of a truly unforgettable sea voyage during the days of the California gold rush. Innavigator Eleanor Creesy set sail on the maiden voyage of the clipper ship Flying Cloud, traveling from New York to San Francisco in only eighty-nine swift passage set a world record that went unbroken for more than a century Upon The Flying Cloud and her first passengers book.
Flying Cloud set a new-world record of just under 90 days on her first trip. She would later better her own record. The author does a wonderful job of describing the conditions of sail and the perils and problems faced by the captain, and the armchair sailor, without much experience but a desire to dream of distant places will also /5(5).
concerned and brave person, popular with both passengers and crew alike, devoted to her husband and the ship. I can imagine that it must have been difficult to recreate her persona, from the doubtless scant sources.
Shaw brings this off fairly well. The worst aspect of this book is that it is not the "True Story" of the Flying Cloud/5(41). On her maiden voyage inthe clipper ship Flying Cloud, carrying valuable cargo and 11 passengers, sailed from New York to San Francisco by the. The Flying Cloud and Her First Passengers by.
Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. On her maiden voyage inthe clipper ship Flying Cloud, carrying valuable cargo and 11 passengers, sailed from New York to San Francisco by the only route possible before the construction of the Panama Canal, around the tip of South.
Under the command of a superb captain along with his wife, the ship's navigator, the "Flying Cloud" sailed on her maiden voyage fro When "Flying Cloud" was launched in Boston in earlyshe was the largest of a new class of clipper ships ever built, and before the year was over she became the fastest ship on the seas.4/5(8).
(Creesy's wife, Eleanor, was the Flying Cloud's navigator, and the ship's record passage in was due in considerable part to her skillful application of Maury's theories.). Flying Cloud was a clipper ship that set the world's sailing record for the fastest passage between New York and San Francisco, 89 days 8 ship held this record for over years, from to Flying Cloud was the most famous of the clippers built by Donald was known for her extremely close race with Hornet in ; for having a woman navigator, Eleanor Creesy, wife.
I sailed on the Flying Cloud in (or perhaps it was ) from Martinique to Grenada on a Windjammer Barefoot Cruise. It was on that trip that the Captain told all the passengers on the first morning to remove our watches as we would not be needing them.
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The Flying Cloud and Her First Passengers by Margaret Lyon and Flora Elizabeth Reynolds. This is an account of the first voyage of the clipper ship, The Flying Cloud around Cape Horn. On her maiden voyage inthe clipper ship Flying Cloud, carrying valuable cargo and 11 passengers, sailed from New York to San Francisco by the only route possible before the construction of the Panama Canal, around the tip of South America.
The ship made mile trip in 89 days, 21 hours--a record time. Clipper Flying Cloud's debut: In FebruaryBoeing's famed test pilot Eddie Allen and Pan Am's Francis Jacobs flew the airline's first B down to Brownsville. In May, the plane was put into service from there to Mexico City.
Unfortunately, the takeoff performance at Mexico City's 7, foot-high airport was underwhelming. After a quick trip back up north to Washington DC, where the. Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, age, and nationality.
Images of all known documents relating to this voyage have been included. Contents: Definitions of Terms used in Passenger Lists List of the Crew T.M. Mackay & Company Names and Descriptions of Passengers - Departed London Names and Descriptions of Passengers - Departed Price: $ descendants of the Flying Cloud’s passengers.
Where passenger lists no longer exist, lists have been recreated using records such as land orders which are explained in one of the appendices. The book also includes a wide range of photographs of Flying Cloud passengers, their homes, descendants and even their gravestones.
Australia’s free online research portal. Trove is a collaboration between the National Library of Australia and hundreds of Partner organisations around Australia. Flying Cloud is a great book if you enjoy reading about old time sailing ships and clippers in particular.
The story is a true and very interesting one, where a husband and wife team set the record for fastest passage from New York to San Francisco in a sailing vessel (other than a modern day racing yacht)/5(7). On Septemthe ship collided bow-to-bow with the ironclad Vesta off the coast of Newfoundland and plunged to the bottom of the Atlantic, sparing only 87 of her passengers.
Shaw. This shot shows Pan Am's 'Flying Cloud' clipper, the first of a group of planes to begin a service between New York and London in the s. dining first-class passengers. Flying. A precise and intimate chronicle of the fabled Flying Cloud's record-setting run from New York City to San Francisco inengagingly told by sailing writer Shaw (Daring the Sea, not reviewed).
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: For that reason, I refer to the Flying Cloud as a grand lady who took care of passengers and crew as any mother would her children. She was known for her extremely close race with the Hornet in ; for having a woman navigator, Eleanor Creesy, wife of Josiah Perkins Creesy who skippered the Flying Cloud on two record-setting voyages from New York to San Francisco; and for sailing in.
Flying Cloud [self-published source] United States (Boston, MA) Burned in ft (69 m) The Flying Cloud was built by Donald McKay, and owned by Grinnell, Minturn & Co which was based out of Boston.
Inshe set a record of 89 days 8 hours for her trip from New York to San Francisco under Captain J. Creasy. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.
Subjects: Flying Cloud (Ship) -- Passenger lists. Flying Cloud (Ship) Queensland -- Emigration and immigration. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. On her maiden voyage, the Flying Cloud carried passengers and $50, worth of cargo, including kegs of white lead, cases of imperial black paint, lamp black, cans of turpentine, dozen Brandy peaches, dozen tomato and pepper sauces and 68 boxes of candles.
On June 2,she sailed out of New York Harbor. BTW, in Frank O. Braynard's wonderful old book Great American Ships he has an evocative chapter on Flying Cloud, with a thrilling pen and ink drawing of her thundering along under full sail, including stuns'ls, with a towering cloud behind her.
A very romantic impression that completely captured me. While rounding Cape Horn, Flying Cloud encountered severe storms that ripped her sails and tore off her topmasts and rigging. The insubordinate first mate took it upon himself to cut up some of the rigging. The Flying Cloud was a long way from a ship chandlery, and Creesy needed every inch of rope on the stormy seas.
Creesy relieved the mate of. Boeing Stratoliner "Clipper Flying Cloud" at the Udvar-Hazy Center First flown in latethe Boeing was the first airliner with a pressurized fuselage.
It could carry 33 passengers in great comfort and cruise at 6, meters (20, feet), while maintaining a cabin pressure of .Flying Cloud and the New York to San Francisco record Flying Cloud. On 31 August89 days, 21 hours after weighing anchor in New York Harbor, Flying Cloud‘s anchor splashed into San Francisco Bay off North Beach.
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