A four-masted iron ship built in 1883 at Russel & Co, Greenock, for Gillison &
Dimensions: 81,45×12,26×7,33 meters [267'3×40'3×24'1]
and tonnage: 1908 GRT, 1848,28 NRT, 3010 DWT and 1759 tons under deck.
Rigged with double top-sails, single topgallant sails and royal sails.
Re-rigged as a barque after a few years.
Sistership to the same owner's
- 1883 November
- Launched at the shipyard of Russel & Co., Greenock,
for the "Drum"-line of Gillison & Chadwick, Liverpool.
- Captain T.E. Cowell replaced Captain Wilson [LR 1889].
- 1894 April 25
- Stranded on the island of Tanega-Shima, Japan.
- Sold to S.C. Farnham & Co., Shanghai. Captain W. Smith.
She was bought by the Shanghai Drydock Co. who repaired and rerigged her
and sailed her to New York under the Chinese flag, where she was acquired
Anglo-American Oil Co., London [?]. [Norman Brouwer]
- Sold to the Drumeltan Sailing Ship Co. (F.E. Bliss),
- Sold to
Anglo-American Oil Co., London.
- Sold to Tank Storage & Carriage Co., London.
- Sold to Standard Transportation Co., Hongkong.
- Sold to Browne Willis, Punta Arenas, Costa Rica, and was
renamed Margaret Overman.
- Sold to Neptune Line Inc., New York, and was
- Sold to A. & S. Transporting Co., Newark, NJ.
- 1936 May 29
- Sunk in a collision off Bayonne, NJ, with the
barge Newark while under tow of the Chapman Bros.
Updated 1996-10-12 by Lars Bruzelius.
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