Under Sail to New Zealand in 1870

By C. H. Williams, published May 1954


A short article gives a fascinating description of the voyage of the clipper Otago to New Zealand from Britain in 1870, one of many such voyages she made. The passage was made in 83 days, and quotes are given from the weather log describing the sometimes difficult sea conditions that were faced.

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Filed under: Atlantic | Other (Nineteenth C) | Pacific
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea | Merchant Marines | Ship Handling & Seamanship

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