A four-masted steel barque built in 1902 by Chantiers de France, Dunkerque. Dimensions 95,52×13,71[?]×7,36 meters [313'5"×45'0"×24'2"] and tonnage 3204 GRT and 2418 NRT. Rigged with royal sails over double top- and topgallant sails.

Sistership to the same owner's four-masted barque Valparaiso (1902).

1902 August 24
Launched at the shipyard of Chantiers de France, Dunkerque, for Ant. Dom. Bordes et fils, Dunkerque. Captain E. Pothin was give command of the new ship.
1904 October 1 — December 15
Sailed from Port Talbot to Iquique in 75 days.
1915 November 18 — January 29
Sailed from La Pallice to Antofagasta in 72 days.
1917 February 3
Under command of Captain F. Lecoq she was captured and sunk by the German raider Seeadler commanded by Graf Felix von Luckner at 7° N, 36° W on voyage from Iquique to Brest.

Updated 1997-07-22 by Lars Bruzelius.

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