A four-masted steel barque built in 1891 by Ramage & Ferguson, Leith. Dimensions 100,32×13,81×7,79 meters [328'2"×45'4"×25'7"] and tonnage 3182 GRT and 3010 NRT. Rigged with royal sails over double top and top-gallant sails.

1891 September
Launched at the shipyard of Ramage & Ferguson, Leith, for Gillison & Chadwick, Liverpool. Captain T.S. Bailey was the master of the ship 1891-1899.
1897 May 17 - August 10
Sailed from Liverpool to Calcutta in 85 days. Raced the fourmasted barque Thistlebank (1891) which had sailed from Lizard on May 11 and reached Calcutta on August 7 after 88 days out.
1899 May 30
Sold to F. Laeisz, Hamburg, and renamed Persimmon. Used in the nitrate trade between Chile and Europe. Captain H.A. Dehnhardt.
Sold to F.A. Vinnen & Co., Bremen, and renamed Helwig Vinnen.
1913 April 12
Sold to Bremer Stahlhof, Bremen.
Interned at Santa Rosalia for the duration of the war.
Sold to Dollar Co., San Francisco, and renamed Allen Dollar.
Sold to Herate Straits Towing Co., Vancouver, and reduced to a lighter.
Sold to Pacific Coyle Navigation Co., Vancouver, and used as a hulk after having been renamed Drumrock.
Sank during tow in Takush Bay, Smith Sound.

Updated 1997-02-15 by Lars Bruzelius.

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