A composite full-rigged ship built in 1868 by Alexander Stephen & Sons, Glasgow, as Yard No. 106.
Dimensions: 186'6"×31'8"×19'5" and tonnage: 861 GRT, 836 NRT and ____ tons under deck.
Equipped with Emerson and Walker's patent windlass.
- 1868 February 25
- 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 late of the same owner's ship Fusi Yama.
- 1868 April 10 - July 17
- Sailed from the Clyde to Singapore in 98 days.
- Captain John Hall late of the clipper ship Eliza Shaw.
- Captain William Hollamby Robinson late of the same owner's ship Wylo.
- Missing after having passed Anjer on September 14 on voyage from Samarang to Melbourne with a cargo of 1200 tons of sugar.
- 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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