The Monument to the Ship Cyclone

by John M. MacFarlane 2017

Monument Plaque

The plaque commemorating the sailing ship Cyclone. (Photo from the John MacFarlane collection. )

On the seawall at the Inner Harbour of Victoria BC there is a plaque commemorating the arrival of the sailing ship Cyclone.

She is recorded as being a clipper 594rt. In 1862 she carried 120 passengers to Victoria from London UK under Captain J. Hossack. well known in the Australian and China trades for her rapid passages. Has a full poop, with excellent accommodation for all classes of passages. Fares to Victoria from London were expensive -first cabin, 50 guineas; second cabin, 35 guineas; third cabin, 25 guineas.

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MacFarlane, John M. (2017) The Monument to the Ship Cyclone. 2017.

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