A four-masted iron barque built in 1887 by A. Stephen & Sons, Glasgow.
Dimensions 86,91×12,31×7,21 meters
[285'2"×40'5"×23'8"] and tonnage 2015 GRT and 1962 NRT.
Rigged in jubilee fashion, i.e. with nothing over double top- and topgallant sails.
Sistership to the same owner's Armadale.
- 1887 April
- Launched at the shipyard of A. Stephen & Sons,
Glasgow, for J. & A. Roxburgh, Glasgow. The first master was Captain R.
- 1897 June 25 - October 19
- Sailed from San Francisco to Liverpool in 117 days.
- Sold to A.F. Klaveness & Co., Sandefjord, Norway, and renamed
Svolder. The new master was Captain B.S. Andersen.
- The owning company was moved to Kristiania.
- 1911 November 5
- Grounded outside Gothenburg on voyage from Sundsvall with a cargo of timber for Melbourne.
Updated 1997-12-30 by Lars Bruzelius.
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