A four-masted steel barque built in 1892 by Russell & Co., Greenock. Dimensions 84,54×12,80×7,36 meters [277'5"×42'0"×24'2"] and tonnage 2288 GRT and 2154 NRT. Rigged with royal sails over double top- and topgallant sails.

1892 March
Launched at the shipyard of Russell & Co., Greenock, for A. Weir & Co., Glasgow.
1913 September
Sold to A/S Olivebank (E. Monsen & Co.), Tvedestrand, Norway.
1916 January
Was partly dis-masted in a severe storm in the North Atlantic while on yoyage to Copenhagen with a cargo of nitrate. The British cruiser Ebro brought the ship to Lerwik, Shetland Islands.
1916 May
Sold to A/S Christianssand (Sven O. Stray & Co.), Kristiansand, Norway, after repairs in London and was renamed Støveren.
Sold to A/S Norsk Rutefart (Sven O. Stray & Co.), Kristiansand.
1924 February
Sold to Stavanger Skibsophugnings Co., Stavanger, to be broken up.


Updated 1997-09-06 by Lars Bruzelius.

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