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"Golden State" (Clipper Ship)

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The clipper ship "Golden State" was built by Jacob Westervelt at New York in 1853 for Chambers and Heiser, New York, and sold to A. A. Low and Brother in 1855. She was wrecked at Cape Elizabeth, Maine in 1886.

– Erik Ronnberg

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Golden State
1884
Photograph
From American Clipper Ships 1833–1858, by Octavius T. Howe and Frederick C. Matthews, vol. 1 (Salem, MA: Marine Research Society, 1926).

Photo caption reads: "'Golden State' 1363 tons, built at New York, in 1852. From a photograph showing her in dock at Quebec in 1884."

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