Queen of the Pacific

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Queen of the Pacific is a name or nickname of ships and places associated with the Pacific Ocean, the largest of Earth's oceans.








  1. ^ "Also to sail that January, were the Maine clippers Flying Arrow, Golden Racer, Queen of the Pacific, and Wings of the Morning." (1852, launched from Pembroke)
  2. ^ 1857: Queen of the Pacific built. 1859: purchased by Vanderbilt and renamed Ocean Queen. 1861: chartered to US War Department. 1869–70: chartered to Ruger's American Line. 1875: scrapped.
  3. ^ History of Port San Luis. 180 U.S. 49 THE QUEEN OF THE PACIFIC No 130 decided 7 January 1901.
  4. ^ "Known as The Queen of the Pacific, the Empress of Japan had soon broken the Pacific speed-record."
  5. ^ Goossens, Reuben. "MV Hikawa Maru". ssMaritime. Retrieved 16 April 2013. 
  6. ^ Talbot-Booth, E.C. (1942) [1936]. Ships and the Sea (Seventh ed.). London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. 
  7. ^ USCGC Taney WHEC-37 "Queen of the Pacific" Viet Nam 1969–1970.
  8. ^ 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Chapter XVIII – Vanikoro "On 15th of December, we left to the east the bewitching group of the Societies and the graceful Tahiti, queen of the Pacific." Incidents of a Whaling Voyage, Chapter XXVI – South Pacific "The 'queen of the Pacific,' a proud title that has been given to this island."
  9. ^ Classic Senate Speeches: William H. Seward, "Freedom in the New Territories" 11 March 1850. (Full text.)
  10. ^ Andrew Wilson (15 April 2006). "A Star is Reborn". The Guardian. Acapulco, once the 'Queen of the Pacific' and last word in Hollywood cool, is on the comeback trail after a $1 billion facelift. 
  11. ^ Honolulu's chosen nickname is "The Queen of the Pacific".
  12. ^ Old Panama: the Queen of the Pacific.
  13. ^ Normand E. Klare. The Final Voyage of the SS Central America "The Ship of Gold" 1857,Chapter III – The Voyage. "San Francisco had been several times destroyed by fire. Each reconstruction of the city saw improvement as it progressed from a city of canvas to one of wood, then to a metropolis of bricks, a thriving port city. By 1853 she was called the Queen of the Pacific."
  14. ^ "'La reina del Pacífico', una historia salpicada de fantasía y realidad" (in Spanish). Terra Networks. 6 October 2007. Retrieved 23 October 2007.