Steam Ship Record, Dundee to London in 40 Hours

The Sydney Monitor

7 February 1835

Rapid Sailing.

The magnificent steam-ship Dundee, 1,200 tons admeasuremente, and 300 horse power, being the most powerful steam-vessel in Britain, under the command of Mr. Wishart (Mr. Ewing acting as sailing-master, and Mr. Francis Jury her pilot), arrived off the Wapping entrance to the London Docks yesterday morning at half past ten o'clock, having made the passage from Dundee, against unfavourable tides, in 40 hours !

This noble vessel achieved a feat unparalelled in the annals of steam navigation. She accomplished her voyage from London to Dundee, and vice versa, in three days and eleven hours ! being a distance of above nine hundred and fifty miles.

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