Built in 1852, Westward Ho was a california clipper. On her maiden voyage, she reached San fran in 103 days. She then made a 39 day run to Manilla. In 1854, she was 100 days, 18 hours from Boston to san francisco.In 1856-1857, she reached san fran again in 100 dys. In 1864, she caught fire and sank.