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THE CUTTY SARK RACING THE THERMOPYLAE IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA, 1872

On her third voyage in 1872, the Cutty Sark got the long awaited chance to race the Thermopylae home in the same weather and under the same conditions. Both left the mouth of the Shanghai River on June 18th. Both were held up by fog. When the weather cleared, they sped down the China Sea, and...

  • Id: cutty-sark_south_china_sea_1872-b1p-076-b2p-129
  • Name: THE CUTTY SARK RACING THE THERMOPYLAE IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA, 1872
  • Media: Oil on canvas
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  • Section: ADVENTURES
  • Book 1 Page: 76
  • Book 2 Page: 129