A composite full-rigged ship built in 1863 by Alexander Hall & Co., Aberdeen,
as Yard No. 235.
Dimensions 54,75×9,46×5,58 meters
[179'5"×31'0"×18'3"] and tonnage 772 tons BM, 688 GRT, 688 NRT and
636 tons under deck.
- 1863 October 3
- Launched at the shipyard of Alexander Hall & Co., Aberdeen, for David Duncan Lewin, James Killick and partners, London.
Assigned the official British Reg. No. ____ and signal ____.
- In command of Captain William Billing.
- 1864 - 1868
- In command of Captain Robert Kemball, late of the Fairlight.
- 1868 - 1871
- In command of Captain William Smith.
- 1871 October 2
- Wrecked on North Shoal, Paracels, on voyage from China to New York with a cargo of tea.
- 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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