Historical information

Pall Mall Gazette, 6 April 1866
One day early in December between the hours of 5.44 and 6.15 A.M., four first-class ships, the Roxburgh Castle, the Sarah Grice, the Kosciusko, and the Omar Pasha, laden with wool and gold, left Port Phillip on a race for England. There was heavy betting on the result, the Omar Pasha being favourite. These vessels have now reached their destination, and it is interesting to note the respective length of their passages. The Omar Pasha arrived in the Downs on the 14th of February, seventy-two days; the Kosciusko on the 23rd, eighty-one days; the Roxburgh Castle on the 7th of March, one hundred and eleven days. The first and second vessels are Aberdeen built vessels, and belong to Messrs. George Thompson, junr., and Co.


One of several clippers trading from Port Phillip

Physical description

Framed print of Aberdeen Clipper Ship 'Kosciusko', 1,300 tons

Inscriptions & markings

Aberdeen Clipper Ship 'Kosciusko' 1300 tons, Charles Stuart Commander Messrs. Geo. Thompson, Jun and Co. owners