A four-masted steel/iron ship built in 1882 by W.B. Thompson, Dundee, as yard no. 41.
Dimensions: 88,81×13,12×7,11 meters [291'5×43'2×23'5]
and tonnage: 2063 GRT, 1998 NRT and 3000 DWT.
- 1882 October 14
- Launched at the shipyard of W.B. Thompson, Dundee,
for Charles Barrie, Dundee, to be used in the Indian jute trade. Assigned the British Official No. 86368. Captain Thomas Naughten.
- 1883 February 23 - May 28
- Sailed from Plymouth with 565 passengers to Adelaide in 93 days.
- 1884 - August 13
- Sailed from San Francisco to Bristol in 127 days with a cargo of 2960 tons of grain.
- 1887 October 27
- Collided with and sank the 95 ton schooner Swift in the English Channel on voyage from Calcutta to West Hartlepool with a cargo of grain.
- Reduced to a barque.
- Sold to Robert Mattson, Mariehamn, for FIM 150.000 [£ 6350].
- 1919 December
- The ballast shifted during a storm en route
West Hartlepool – Pensacola, and the masts had to be cut to save the ship.
The wreck was later salvaged and brought to Stornoway where she arrived on December 23.
- 1920 July
- Sold to Sociéta Anonima di Costruzioni e Impresa
Navali, Genoa, for £ 7500.
- Converted to a five-masted schooner with two aux. engines
and re-named the Andora.
- Broken up in Rotterdam.
Updated 1996-11-05 by Lars Bruzelius.
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