The wood sailing ship Parthian departed on a voyage around Cape Horn from Boston Harbor on November 3, 1827, to the Sandwich Islands, under Capt. Richard D. Blinn. The ship reached Honolulu on 30 March 1828, a voyage of 148 days. The passenger list was composed primarily of American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) missionaries destined for service in Hawaii.
Details on this ship are limited.
See Charles William Miller, "The Voyage of the Parthian", The Hawaiian Journal of History, vol. 40 (2006), pp. 27-46.
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