|Career (United Kingdom)|
|Owner:||W. Lund & Co|
|Builder:||William Walker, Lavender Dry Dock, London|
|Out of service:||1896|
|Class & type:||Composite clipper|
|Length:||176.0 ft (53.6 m) |
|Beam:||31.3 ft (9.5 m)|
|Depth:||19.1 ft (5.8 m)|
|Sail plan:||fully rigged ship
Ambassador was a British Tea Clipper.
Her fastest crossing between China and England was 108 days, in 1872. Though considered a fast ship, Ambassador was said to be "very cranky and overmasted". Her first passage to the UK from Foochow came during the Tea Race of 1870 under Captain Duggan and took 115 days, a mediocre performance; that same year the fastest tea passage, also from Foochow, was made by the clipper Lahloo in just 98 days.
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- MacGregor, David R. (1983). The Tea Clippers, Their History and Development 1833-1875. Conway Maritime Press Limited. p. 194. ISBN 0 85177 256 0.
- Lubbock, The China Clippers, page 302
- Seidel, Guido. "Last port: ULTIMO PUERTO DE AMARRE - AMBASSADOR" (in Spanish). HISTARMAR - Historia y Arqueologia Marítima. Retrieved 2010-02-23 (including pictures).
- "Chile - Magellan Strait - wreck of clipper Ambassador near Estancia San Gergorio". Flickr. 1 February 2009. Retrieved 22 May 2012.
- (Photo) Ambassador - Estancia San Gregorio, XII Región, Chile.
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