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"Sweepstakes" (Clipper Ship)

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The clipper ship "Sweepstakes" was built in 1853 by Daniel and Aaron Westervelt of New York for Chambers and Heiser, N.Y.. She was the last and largest clipper ship built by the Westervelts. She went ashore in the Strait of Malacca and was condemned at Batavia in May 1862.

– Erik Ronnberg

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