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The sailing ship Success on the Ohio River

The sailing ship Success on the Ohio River

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exhibition ship Succcess

exhibition ship Success

Success

The British ship Success was built at Moulmain, India in 1790. After 1802 she carried convicts from England to Australia. Capt. D. H. Smith bought her in 1914 and brought her to the US as a tourist attraction. She was at Wheeling in 1918. She burned and sank at Port Clinton, Ohio in 1946. (S&D Reflector, vol. 19, no. 2, June 1982. p. 10)An enlarged version of the top pictureAn enlargement of the lower picture


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