A four-masted wooden ship in 1885 by Carleton, Norwood & Co., Rockport, ME.
Dimensions: 84,73×13,61×8,83 meters [278'0"×44'8"×29'0"] and tonnage: 2629 GRT and 2497 NRT.
Rigged with sky sails and double top-sails.
- 1885 August
- Launched at the shipyard of Carleton, Norwood & Co., Rockport, ME, for their own use. Intended for the San Francisco trade. The first master of the ship was Captain Isaac W. Sherman, Camden, ME.
- Sailed from New York to Kobe with a cargo of case oil.
- Sailed from San Francisco with a cargo of wheat to L'Havre in 112 days.
- 1887 June
- Arrived at San Franciso in ballast, 29 days out from Kobe.
- Captain Herbert H. Williams, late of the ship St. Paul, replaced Captain Sherman. A donkey engine was installed.
- 1891 October 31
- Sailed from New York to San Francisco.
- 1893 July 30
- Burnt to the waterline in the harbour of Caleta Buena after having taken aboard 3800 tons of nitrate in eight days.
Updated 1998-04-30 by Lars Bruzelius.
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