A four-masted steel barque built in 1889 by Whitehaven Shipbuilding Co., Whitehaven. Dimensions 91,46×13,00×7,31 meters [300'1"×42'8"×24'0"] and tonnage 2461 GRT and 2374 NRT. Rigged with royal sails over double top and top-gallant sails.

1889 October
Launched at the shipyard of Whitehaven Shipbuilding Co., Whitehaven, for J.R. de Wolf & Son, Liverpool. Assigned the Official British signal LMHG. Primarely used in the nitrate trade from Chile to Europe. The first master of the ship was Captain W.J. Simms.
Captain W.F. Andrews, late of the steel ship Glenalvon, took over command of the ship.
1911 Januari 26
Collided with the four-masted barque Pommern off Helgoland and was towed into Hamburg for repairs.
1914 August 28
Left Valparaiso with a cargo of nitrate in sacks and was probably lost at Cape Horn.

Updated 1997-01-29 by Lars Bruzelius.

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