Wavertree (ship)

Wavertree (ship) Wavertree is a historic iron-hulled sailing ship built in 1885. Now the largest iron sailing vessel afloat, it is located at the South Street Seaport in New York City.HistoryWavertree was built in Southampton, England in 1885 and was one of the last large sailing ships built of wrought iron.

She was built for the Liverpool company R.W. Leyland & Company, and is named after the Wavertree district of that city.The ship was first used to carry jute between eastern India and Scotland. When less than two years old the ship entered the "tramp trades", taking cargoes anywhere in the world. In 1910, after sailing for a quarter century, the ship was dis-masted off Cape Horn and barely made it

She was built for the Liverpool company R.W. Leyland & Company, and is named after the Wavertree district of that city.The ship was first used to carry jute between eastern India and Scotland. When less than two years old the ship entered the "tramp trades", taking cargoes anywhere in the world. In 1910, after sailing for a quarter century, the ship was dis-masted off Cape Horn and barely made it

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