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Historical Materials: Vessels (Specific / Named)
"Spitfire" (Clipper Ship)
The clipper ship "Spitfire" was built by James Arey & Company at Frankfort, Maine in 1853 for Thomas Grey and Manning & Stanwood of Boston. She was in the English tea trade in her first few years, working the rest of her career in the California trade.
– Erik Ronnberg