|Owner:||Built for Tahitian owners|
|Builder:||Matthew Turner, Benicia, California|
|Status:||Still afloat in 1929|
|Class and type:||2-masted schooner|
|Tons burthen:||127 tons |
The Papeete was a schooner built in 1891 by Matthew Turner, a San Francisco Bay Area shipbuilder who had extensive business interests in Tahiti. The ship was known for a fast passage from San Francisco to Tahiti of 17 days.
Schooner Papeete was still afloat in 1929.
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