A SELECTION

                          Name            Tons  Year    Where
                                                          Built     Built

                  ABERGELDIE-  598t  1851 Aberdeen
                ILN Vol.18, 1851(Jan-Jun) pg. 275

                ARIEL - 852t 1865 Creenock - Crack tea clipper
                "The 'Ariel" winner of the ocean-race from China."
                ILN. Vol. 51, 1967 (Jul-Dec), pg. 360  

                ARTEMESIA - 492t 1847 Sunderland.  "
                "The emigrant ship 'Artemesia'  bound
                for Moreton Bay, New South Wales."

                ILN, Vol.13, 1848 (Jul-Dec), pg. 96

                BEN NEVIS - 1,420t 1852 St John, New Brunswick.
                "The new Australian emigrant packet-ship 'Ben Nevis'."
                ILN, Vol 21, 1852 (Jul-Dec), pg. 189

               CAIRNGORM- 1,025 1852 Quebec
               "The Aberdeen clipper 'Cairngorm'."
               ILN, Vol. 22, 1853(Jan-Jun), pg. 181

               Canterbury Association Ships - BANGALORE, DOMINION,
               DUKE OF PORTLAND,
               and CANTERBURY in the East India docks

               ILN, Vol. 18, 1851(Jan-Jun), pg. 422


               CHRYSOLITE- 564t 1851 Aberdeen.
              "The clipper ship 'Chrysolite'."
               ILN, Vol. 20, 1852 (Jan-Jun), pg. 9

              CORNWALLIS - 1,244t 1862 Liverpool.  The iron clipper
              ship "Cornwallis", a new vessel of the Black Ball L
              ILN, Vol. 41, 1862 (Jul-Dec). pg. 152

              COSPATRICK -1200t 1856 Moulmein
              ILN, Vol. 66, 1875 (Jan-Jun), pg. 41

              DALHOUSIE - 800t 1848 Moumein
              "The 'Dalhousie', East Indiaman,  wrecked off Beachy Head."
              ILN Vol. 23, 1853(Jul-Dec), pg 356

              DANIEL WEBSTER - 1,187t 1850 East Boston, Mass.
              Built by Donald McKay - Boston Liverpool packet 
              "The new American packet ship 'Daniel Webster'."

              ILN, Vol.18, 1851 (Jan-Jun), pg. 33

              DEVONSHIRE - !,100t 1847 New York.
              "The newAmerican packet ship 'Devonshire'.
              ILN,Vol.13, 1848 (Jul-Dec), pg. 53


               DUKE OF PORTLAND - 553t 1850 Troon.  
               "The 'Duke of Portland'  emigrant ship, for Port Phillip."
                ILN, Vol. 18, 1851(Jan-Jun), pg. 256

                EASTERN MONARCH - 1,844t 1856 Dundee.
                "Departure from Gravesend of troops for India" 
                ILN, Vol. 33, 1858 (Jul.-Dec), pg. 47

                EASTERN MONARCH -1,706 1874 Sunderland.
                "The 'Eastern Monarch' emigrant ship for New Zealand."  
                ILN, Vol. 64, 1874 (Jan-Jun), pg. 441

                FLYING DRAGON - 673t  1854 Monkwearmouth.
                "The Sunderland clipper barque 'Flying Dragon'."
                  ILN, Vol. 25, 1854 (Jul-Dec), pg  441

                  GAUNTLET - 784t 1853 Dumbarton
                  "The 'Gantlet' clipper ship."
                  ILN, Vol.23, 1853 (Jul-Dec), pg. 164

                   GREAT AUSTRALIA -  1,661t  1859 St. Johns. New
,  "The gigantic clipper-shp 'Great Australia',
                   recently built for Messrs, Baines & Co. of Liverpool."
                      ILN, Vol.37, 1860 (Jul-Dec), pg. 635 

                     GREAT REPUBLIC -4,555t 1853 East Boston, Mass..
                     Built by Donald McKay
  Badly damaged by Fire  at New
                     York in 1853.  (3,357t when rebuilt)
                     "The new American clipper 'Great Republic.".
                     ILN, Vol. 6, 1855(Jan-Jun), pg. 205 

                     GREAT TASMANIA - (later renamed JAPAN)
                     1,964t 1853 East Boston, Mass. Built by Donald
                     Mckay and sold to James Baines Black Ball Line.
                     "The 'Great Tasmania' troop transport at  anchor in
                     the Mersey." 

                     ILN, Vol. 36 0r37, 1860 (Jan-Jun), pg. 320

                      GUIDING STAR.-  2,103t  1853 St John, New Brunswick
                      "The clipper ship 'Guiding Star' chartered
                       for the gold regions of Australia."

                       Left Liverpool in Jan. 1855 with 481 emigrants bound for
                       Melbourne. Not heard of again.
                      ILN, Vol. 23, 1853(Jul-Dec), pg. 284 

                     JAMES BAINES -2,515t 1854 Boston, Massachusetts
.                    Another  Donald Mckay built ship.
                     "The Black Ball Line clipper ship 'James Baimes' with
for India."
                     ILN, Vol. 31, 1857 (Jul-Dec), pg. 445


                     JAMES BOOTH - 636t 1851 Aberdeen. "Aberdeen clipper"
                     ILN, Vol..18, 1851 (Jan-Jun), pg. 279

                     LADY KENNAWAY- 584t 1817 Calcutta.
                     Passenger ship and convict transport to Australia
                     "In tow of the Danish vessels 'Industrie' and 'Nayaden'.'.
                      ILN, Vol.. 11, 1847 (Jul-Dec), pg. 401

                     LIZZIE WEBER -280t 1852 Sunderland.
                     "With emigrants for Australia from Sunderland."

                    ILN, Vol.21, 1852 (Jul-Dec), pg. 105

                    LORD RAGLAN 1,886t 1854 Quebec.
                    "Embarkationof the 3rd Regiment of Lancashire Militia,
                    at Liverpool, for Gibraltar-
                   ILN, Vol.27, 1855 (Jul-Dec), pg. 53

                     MARCO POLO - 1,625t 1851 St. John, New Brunswick.  
Australian clipper 'Marco Polo'."
                         ILN, Vol. 22, 1853 (Jan-Jun), pg.139

                        ORIENTAL- 1,617t 1849 New York.
                        "The ship 'Oriental' of New York"
                       ILN, VOL.17, 1850 (Jul-Dec), pg. 484?

                     PERU - 2,014t 1855 Blackwall.  
                     'The 'Peru' emigrant-ship leaving
                     Cork for Melbourne Port Phillip."   

                     ILN, Vol.21, 1852 (Jul-Dec), pg. 185
                     National Library of Australia (nla.pic-an20139995)

                     PHOENICIAN - 521t 1847 Aberdeen
                     "The Aberdeen clipper built barque 'Phoenician'."
                     ILN, Vol. 20, 1852 (Jan-Jun), pg. 160 

                     RACER - 1,669t 1851 Newburyport, Mass., USA
                     'The 'Racer' clipper packet-ship of New York."
                    ILN, Vol.. 19, 1851(Jul-Dec), pg.501

                     ROYAL EDWARD - 3,500t 1864 London
                     "The xlipper ship 'Royal Edward', built for
                     the Red Cross Australian Line."

                     ILN., Vol. 44, 1864 (Jan-Jun), pg. 473

                     ROYAL FAMILY - 1,750t 1862 St. Johns, New Brunswick
                     "The new Australian cliipper 'Royal Family'."
                    ILN, Vol. 41, 1862 (Jul-Dec), pg. 400

                    SCHOMBERG - 2,600t  1855 Aberdeen.
                    "The Royal Mail clipper 'Schomberg'."
                    LLN, Vol.28, 1856 (Jan-Jun). pg. 451

                    SPEEDY- 1,002t 1853 Bridport
                    "New Australian clipper 'Speedy'."
                    ILN, Vol. 23, 1853 (Jul-Dec), pg. 484. 

                    SPINDRIFT - 899t 1867 Glasgow
                    The tea clipper 'Spindrift' mtched
                    the winner in the 1968-69 tea season

                    China to London tea race in 1869.
                    Wrecked on her thid outward
                    voyage in 1870.

                    ILN, Vol.53, 1868 (Jul-Dec), pg. 261

                    ST, VINCENT - 497t 1829 London -
                    ILN, April 13 1844, pp. 229
                    State Library of Queensland (Image No. 14945)

                   "The Ocean Race of the Tea Ships From China"
                   TAEPING (767t 1863 Greenock) and
                   ARIEL (852t 1865 Greenock)
                   ILN, Vol. 49 1866 (Jul-Dec), pg. 276

                    TAYLEUR -1,997t 1853 Warrington.
                    "The new iron clipper ship'Tayleur" for Australia."
                    ILN, Vol.23, 1853 (Jul-Dec), pg. 453

                    TORY- 608t 1835 Liverpool.
                    "The ship 'Tory' in the West India docks
                   .                                    ILN Vol. 7, 1845 (Jul-Dec), pg.332

                   UNDERLY - 900t 1866 Lancaster.  
                   "The wreck of the 'Underly' at the back of the Isle of Wight."

                    ILN, Vol.59, 1871 (Jul-Dec), pg. 345.

                   WITCH OF THE WAVE-- 1498t 1851 Portsmouth,
                    New Hampshire

                   "The American clipper 'Witch Of The Wave'."
                   ILN Vol. 20, 1852 (Jan-Jun), pg. 336


                   Index to illustrations of ships ports and places, and
                   other items of general interest to Australia and New
                   Zealand 1842 to 1891 inclusive. Compiled by
                   Vaughan Evans, 1988. (Available on the website of
                   the Australian National Maritime Museum -

                   Downloads from  the Illustrated London  News 
                   data base at Gale News Vault with permission
                   from the Mary Evans Picture Library


                   Scans from the Illustrated London News at the
                   Mitchell Library, Sydney. N.S.W.

                  The National Library of Australia, Canberra, A.C.T
                  The State Library of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD.