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Name: Johnson, David
Role: Author (of NZMI article)
Abstract: Author of article The Clipper Ships published 1987

Source: New Zealand's Maritime Heritage 1987   Pages 59-63
Title:The Clipper Ships
Article Abstract:The years after 1850 saw the development of the merchant sailing ship to its finest form. The New Zealand trade did not naturally attract vessels capable of maximum speed. It did however benefit from the new wave of designs and, after the opening of the Suez Canal put many of the famous clippers out of work, Australia and New Zealand attracted many of them.

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