|Career (United Kingdom)||United Kingdom|
|Owner:||John Willis & Son, London|
|Builder:||Maudslay, Son & Field, London, for|
|Launched:||June 4, 1870|
|Status:||Wrecked, Sewer Mill Cove, South Devon 1887|
|Class & type:||Iron clipper ship|
|Tons burthen:||970,99 GRT|
|Length:||216 ft 6 in (65.99 m)|
|Beam:||35 ft 2 in (10.72 m)|
|Draught:||20 ft 5 in (6.22 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full-rigged ship |
Due to faults in Blackadder, which caused dismasting on her maiden voyage, Hallowe’en was not handed over to Willis for nearly 18 months after her launch due to protracted legal action.
Record passage from China to London
In 1874, Hallowe’en sailed from Shanghai to London with a cargo of tea in 91 days, a record time, arriving Jan. 20, 1875.
- Bruzelius, Lars (1996-08-24). "Sailing Ships "Hallowe'en"". Hallowe'en. The Maritime History Virtual Archives. Retrieved Feb 12, 2011.
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