The Sea Witch was one of
the earliest and most famous clipper ships, built in 1846, New
York. Designed for quick passage the clipper ships sleek hulls
knifed through the oceans at record breaking speeds laden with
Acres of sail caught the
wind and drove some of the clippers faster than many of the steam
and diesel ships of today.
Sailing her maiden voyage
to China from New York she set her first of many records.