A four-masted steel barque built in 1890 by Russell & Co., Greenock. Dimensions: 84,75×12,71×7,36 meters [278'1"×41'9"×24'2"] and tonnage: 2283 GRT and 2203 NRT.

The first sailing ship equipped with freezing-machinery for transport of mutton from New Zealand. This machinery was later removed.

Jubilee-rigged, i.e. rigged with nothing above double top and topgallant sails.

1890 November
Launched at the shipyard of Russell & Co., Greenock, for J. Leslie, Glasgow. Captain R. de Steiger.
Sailed from The Downs to Melbourne in 77 days.
Sailed from Lizard to Melbourne in 83 days.
Sailed from Newcastle, NSW, to San Francisco in 60 days.
1902 December 25 - March 5
Sailed from San Francisco to Old Head, Kinsale, in 101 days.
Sailed from Fredrikstad to Melbourne in 94 days.
Stranded near Lorne Jetty, Australia, but got off without any major damage.
Sold to G. Windram & Co., Liverpool.
Sold to J.G.P. Murphy, Liverpool.
1917 September 7
Sunk on voyage from Australia to Great Britain by a German submarine 35 miles WSW of Bishop Rock.

Updated 1996-11-10 by Lars Bruzelius.

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