Robin Hood (ship)

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United Kingdom
Name: Robin Hood
Owner: J. Wade
Builder: Alexander Hall and Sons, Aberdeen, Scotland
Launched: 1856
General characteristics
Class and type: Clipper
Tons burthen: 852 tons
Length: 204 feet (62 m)
Beam: 35 feet 1 inch (10.69 m)
Draught: 21 feet (6.4 m)[1]

Robin Hood was a tea clipper built by Alexander Hall and Sons, in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1856. The ship’s best known commander was Capt. Cobb.[1] The ship is remembered for a 107-day passage to San Francisco.


  1. ^ a b Lubbock, Basil (1921). The Colonial Clippers (2nd ed.). Glasgow: James Brown & Son. pp. ii. OCLC 1750412.