Beam 33.9 Feet
Draft 21 Feet
Tons 853 net
3 masted Clipper Ship
Built: Robert Steele & Co., Greenock, Scotland; 1865.
China tea trade, Ariel made a 84 day passage from England to China, she left Gravesent October 14,1866 and arrival January 6,1867.
One of the greatest clipper race in the China tea trade between Taeping and Ariel 16,000 miles 99 day at sea Taeping won by 20 minutes but Ariel had their cargo unloaded first.
For more information
Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia - - Ariel