An iron barque built in 1865 by Alexander Stephen & Sons, Glasgow, as Yard No. 83.
Dimensions: 165'5"×28'1"×17'1" and tonnage: 556 GRT, 556 NRT and ____ tons under deck.
- 1865 June 27
- Launched at the shipyard of Alexander Stephen & Sons, Glasgow, for Killick, Martin, Ritchie and partners, London. Assigned the official British Reg. No. ____ and signal ____. Employed in the China tea trade.
Captain George Frederick Thomson was given command of the vessel.
- 1865 September 5 - February 23
- Sailed from London to Kanagawa in 171 days.
- Captain Mogens Christian Borup.
- 1870 January 20 - April 21
- Sailed from Singapore to Boston, MA, in 91 days.
- 1870 July 28
- Run down and sunk off the Lizard Point in the English Channel.
- Square-rigged ships, general references.
- MacGregor, David R.: The China Bird. The History of Captain Killick, and the Firm he Founded: Killick Martin & Company.
Conway Maritime Press, London, 1986 (2nd rev.). 4to, 224 pp, ill.
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