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The Tea clippers

an account of the China Tea Trade and of some of the British sailing ships engaged in it from 1849 to 1869.

by David R. MacGregor

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Published by Percival Marshall in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL17389097M

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Out of 5 stars China Tea Clippers. Reviewed in the United States on January 7, Verified Purchase. Great book on the time and ships involved in the Cited by: 1. In the middle third of the 19th Century, the clippers which carried cargoes of tea from China to Britain would compete in informal races to be first ship to dock in London The Tea clippers book the new crop of each season.

The Great Tea Race of was keenly followed in the press, with an extremely close g docked 28 minutes before Ariel - after a passage of more t miles. The Great Tea Race of At the height of the sailing era, four of the world’s fastest clippers raced home with the season’s precious early cargo of tea Ariel and Taeping at sea during the Author: Mike Dash.

The Tea Clippers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. TEA CLIPPERS THEIR HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT Few ship-types have /5. Among the most notable clippers were the China clippers, also called tea clippers or opium clippers, designed to ply the trade routes between Europe and the East Indies.

The last example of these still in reasonable condition was Cutty Sark, preserved in dry dock at Greenwich, United Kingdom. Damaged by fire on 21 May while undergoing conservation, the ship was permanently elevated three.

Tea Clippers: Their History and Development, by MacGregor, David R. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at GREAT DAYS OF SAIL: Reminiscences of a Tea Clipper Captain (Conway Classics) by Shewan, Andrew and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The China clippers would bring tea from Canton or Hong Kong to New York, cutting down the typical sailing speed from days to under days.

This was truly revolutionary. China Tea Clippers. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. Author:Campbell, George. Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.

All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. The Tea Clippers: Their History & Development, by David R. MacGregor avg rating — 5 ratings — published Book Review | The Tea Clippers: Their History and Development by David R.

MacGregor Joshua Rigsby The exploits of the great Victorian-era sailing vessels Cutty Sark, Thermopylae, Taeping, and Ariel have transported the imaginations of seafarers and would-be adventurers for over years.

As soon as the tea was secured the clippers would leave again for London, a trip that would take them three months, travers miles, 3/4ths of the way around the world. The ships would battle for position for weeks, stretching every inch of canvas for a possible advantage, and arriving in London within minutes of each other.

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The history of the China tea clippers is examined in this book, especially their struggle in the 19th century for economic survival in the face of the steamships. It also details the advances made in design, hull construction, rigging, sail plans and deck arrangements. Exploring the history of the American and British made clipper ships that shipped tea, opium, and other goods to and from China in the early to mid s.

Both Britain and America competed to build the largest, fastest clippers of the time. Tea clippers brought unparalleled public interest in tea and wagers for the fastest ships abounded with prices for the winning vessel’s cargo commanding a premium and great prestige amongst wealthy buyers who sought the best teas.

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Book Summary: The title of this book is China Tea Clippers and it was written by George Frederick particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $Pages: China Tea Clippers hardback book with dust cover Written by George Campbell Background to the tea trade Homeward Passage Ships Development Hull Construction Sail Plans Sails Masts and Spars Goppering Steering Gear Arrangements Windlass and Forecastle Arrangement Boats Fife Rails and Bitts Decking Rudders Ad ID: Clipper is fiercely committed to organic tea growing and became the 1st Fairtrade tea, 25 years ago.

We want to reassure Clipper tea drinkers that we are on a constant journey to make our tea in the best possible way for the planet, that minimises our environmental ers: K. The Paperback of the Cutty Sark: The Last of the Tea Clippers (th anniversary edition) by Eric Kentley at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Due to COVID, orders may be : Bloomsbury USA.“A fascinating, fast-paced history full of remarkable characters and incredible stories” about the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades (Nathaniel Philbrick, National Book Award–winning author of In the Heart of the Sea).

There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were just starting to come into Released on: J Happily, one great tea clipper has survived and is now in dry dock at Greenwich in London.

Cutty Sark, launched from the Clyde on 22 Novemberwas one of the last tea clippers to be constructed. Built for John 'White Hat' Willis, she was intended to win the annual clipper race, although in fact she never beat her biggest rival, Thermopylae.