Biographical entry Baines, James
James Baines was a British merchant whose clipper Marco Polo made the first fast passage for the Black Ball Line, taking 930 passengers from Liverpool to Melbourne in 74 days in 1852.
- 'Baines, James', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1475712. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_b.html. Details
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 4 July 2012
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