Ticonderoga (clipper)

"Ticonderoga" was a 169 feet steam clipper displacing 1,089 tons, launched in 1849 at Williamsburg, New York. The Ticonderoga was infamous for its "fever ship" voyage in 1852 from Liverpool to Port Phillip carrying 795 passengers. 100 passengers died during the voyage of what was later determined to have typhus.
1872, the Ticonderoga was wrecked off India.

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