A four-masted iron barque built in 1878 by Dobie & Co., Glasgow. Dimensions: 76,90×12,19×6,80 meters [252'4"×40'0"×22'4"] and tonnage: 1619 GRT, 1564 NRT and 1506 tons under deck.

The second smallest four-masted barque ever built, only the Tweedsdale of 1460 GRT was smaller.

1878 June
Launched at the shipyard of Dobie & Co., Glasgow, for J.A. Allan, Glasgow. Assigned the official British Reg. No. 78625 and signal RPVH. Mostly employed in the India trade. Captain Tannock was the first master of the ship.
Sold to Law, Thomas & Co., Glasgow.
Sailed from Barry with a cargo coal to Cape Town in 78 days under command of Captain Le Page, Jersey.
Continued to Burma in ballast to load paddy rice. Captain Kerr succeded Captain Le Page who died in Burma.
Sailed from Burma to Bremerhaven in 185 days.
1905 July
Captain John Nichol late of the Duns Law assumed command of the ship.
1907 July 25
Wrecked at Polycarp Cove, Cape San Paulo, Staten Island, on voyage from Rochester, England, to Seattle, WA, with a cargo of cement.

Updated 1997-04-28 by Lars Bruzelius.

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