A four-masted steel barque built in 1901 by W. Hamilton & Co., Port Glasgow.
Dimensions 98,45×14,04×7,92 meters [323'0"×46'1"×26'0"] and
tonnage 3014 GRT and 2890 NRT.
Rigged with royal sails over double top and topgallant sails.
Sistership to the same owner's fourmasted barque Nonpareil (1901).
- 1901 February
- Launched at the shipyard of W. Hamilton & Co.,
Anglo-American Oil Co., London. Captain W.J. Davies.
- Dis-masted during her maiden voyage to New York and was
towed back by the SS Minneapolis.
- Sailed from New York to Hong Kong in 129 days with 129.000
cases of oil.
- 1912 November 9 — February 27
- Sailed from Hong Kong to
Sandy Hook in 109 days 17 hours. From Anjer Point 91 days 17 hours.
- Sold to
Rhederei Akt. Gesellschaft von 1896, Hamburg, and was renamed
Orotava. Captain F. Dreier.
- Interned in Santa Rosalia, Mexico, for the duration of the
First World War.
- Assigned to France as war damage reparations.
- Sold to Robert Dollar & Co., San Francisco, and was
renamed James Dollar.
- Converted to barge and was renamed Crown Zellerbach No.
- Used as a breakwater by Comox Logging & Railway Co. at Royston, Vancouver Island, BC.
Updated 2000-12-11 by Lars Bruzelius.
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