A tea clipper built of wood in 1852 by Richard & Henry Green, Blackwall, as Yard No. 291.
Dimensions: 174'×32'×20' and tonnage: 699 NM, 649,74 GRT & NRT, and 614,07 tons under deck.
- 1852 December 23
- Launched at the shipyard of Richard & Henry Green, Blackwall, for Hugh Hamilton Lindsay, London.
- In command of Captain James Killick.
- 1852 February 21 - June 11
- Sailed from London to Shanghai in 111 days.
- 1852 July 28 - November 17
- Sailed from Shanghai to London in 112 days with tea.
The American clipper Nightingale which also sailed from Shanghai on the same day was beat by two days to Deal.
- 1856 February 12 - May 23
- Sailed from London to Hong Kong in 101 days.
- 1856 July 31
- Left Shanghai for London with 200.600 lb of tea and 5841 bales of silk to a total value of &pounf 500.000. Ground at the mouth of the Woosung River the same night and had to be towed back to Shanghai for repairs.
- Captain T. Macey.
- 1863 June 14 - October 20
- Sailed from Hankow to London in 128 days with a cargo of tea at £7 10s to £8 per ton.
- 1863 November 16 - April 4
- Sailed from London to Shangahi in 140 days.
- 1864 June 17 - October 25
- Sailed from Hankow to London in 130 days with tea.
- Captain Henry Wray Browne.
- 1864 December 8 - April 22
- Sailed from London to Shanghai in 135 days.
- 1865 June 24 - October 18
- Sailed from Hankow to London in 115 days with tea.
- 1865 November 13
- Sold to
Killick, Martin & Ritchie, London.
- 1865 December 12 - May 15
- Sailed from London to Yokohama in 156 days.
- 1868 December 10
- Sold to William Stewart, London, who owned the ship for four days before selling it again.
- 1868 December 14
- Sold to John Grice, Thomas Grice & James Septimus
- 1871 January
- Register transferred to Melbourne.
- 1871 May 14
- Abandoned at 48°N, 13°W.
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