A composite barque built in 1869 by William Pile, Sunderland, as Yard No. 181.
Dimensions 48,83×9,21×5,25 meters
[160'1"×30'2"×17'2"] and 536 GRT, 516 NRT and ____ tons under
- 1869 April 15
- Launched at the shipyard of William Pile, Sunderland, for Killick, Martin, Ritchie and partners, London.
Assigned the official British Reg. No. _____ and signal ____.
- 1869 - 1874
- In command of Captain William Anderson late first mate of the same owner' ship Challenger.
- 1874 - 1876
- In command of Captain Henry Cape.
- 1876 - 1879
- In command of Captain William Knight.
- 1876 May 30 - September 8
- Sailed from London to Hong Kong in 101 days.
- 1879 - 1883
- In command of Captain Frederick William Dester.
- 1883 - 1885
- In command of Captain George Albert Coutanche.
- 1885 July 24
- Sold to Thomas Roberts, Llanelly, Carmarthenshire.
- Sold to E. Borbones & J. Borotau, Barcelona. Later owned by E. Borbones alone.
- Renamed Asuncion.
- Sold to Perez, Castro & Co., Santa de la Palma, and was renamed Isla
de la Palma.
- Registered at Tenerife.
- Converted into a barge at Cuba. Disappears from the registers.
- 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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