“The Parsee” – A Clipper Ship

“The Parsee” – A Clipper Ship from a bygone era
“The Parsee, a fine clipper ship of 1281 tons, was built at Greenock in 1869, and was originally intended (as may be implied by her name) for an ‘India-man.’ Prior to coming to New Zealand she traded between the Clyde and India, and in the early days made some very fast runs…”


Courtesy :

Dinyar Patel
Ph.D. Candidate, Modern South Asia
Department of History
Harvard University
+1 (650) 796-2486

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