A four-masted steel ship built in 1888 by Whitehaven Shipbuilding Co., Whitehaven.
Dimensions: 89,42×13,00×7,36 meters [293'5"×42'8"×24'2"] and tonnage: 2361 GRT and 2291 NRT.
Sistership to the fourmasted ship Lord Shaftesbury.
Rigged with royal sails over double top and topgallant sails. Was later rebuilt as a four-masted barque.
- 1888 September
- Launched at the shipyard of Whitehaven Shipbuilding Co., Whitehaven, for J. Joyce, Liverpool. Captain T.O. Watson.
- 1895 January 14 - April 26
- Sailed from Calcutta to New York in 102 days.
- Sailed from Shanghai to Columbia River in 27 days.
- 1900 May
- Sailed from Shanghai to Columbia River in 27 days. Sailed 2600 miles in 10 days. The best 24 hour distance was 295 miles.
- Sailed from Astoria to Queenstown where she arrived on January 6 1903, after 112 days.
- 1916 May 6
- Sunk by a German submarine some 170 miles WbN of Ushant on voyage from Portland, OR, with a cargo of barley to Falmouth for orders.
Updated 1997-01-05 by Lars Bruzelius.
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