A four-masted iron ship built in 1886 by W. Doxford & Sons, Sunderland, as new building 167.
Dimensions: 78,63×12,00×7,03 meters [258'40×39'5"×23'1"] and tonnage 1750 GRT and 1694 NRT. Rigged with double top- and topgallant sails.

1886 March
Launched at the shipyard of W. Doxford & Sons, Sunderland, for William Thomas & Co., Liverpool.
Re-rigged as a four-masted barque.
1915 July
Sold to Skibs A/S Kringsjaa (Kr. Knudsen), Kristiansand, Norway, for £ 7500 and was renamed Kringsjaa. Assigned the Norwegian signal WKJL.
1918 June 14
Sunk by the German submarine U 151 at 38°2' N, 71°40' W on voyage from Buenos Aires to New York with linseed. The master of the Kringsjaa was Captain G. Magnusdal.


Updated 1997-11-24 by Lars Bruzelius.

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