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10 edition of Flying Cloud found in the catalog.

Flying Cloud

The True Story of America"s Most Famous Clipper Ship and the Woman Who Guided Her

by David W. Shaw

  • 137 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by William Morrow & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maritime History,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • History,
  • Clipper ships,
  • Women sailors,
  • History - General History,
  • Sports,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • Boating - General,
  • 1814-1900,
  • Biography,
  • Creesy, Eleanor,,
  • Flying Cloud (Clipper-ship)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7727383M
    ISBN 100688167934
    ISBN 109780688167936

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