A four-masted steel barque built in 1892 by Workman, Clark & Co., Belfast.
Dimensions: 86,66×12,71×7,43 meters [284'4"×41'9"×24'5"] and tonnage: 2244 GRT and 2166 NRT.
Rigged with royal sails over double top and topgallant sails.
- 1892 March
- Launched at the shipyard of Workman, Clark & Co., Belfast, for Sir R. Martin & Co., Dublin. Captain R.F. Martin was given command of the vessel.
- Captain A. Nicholson.
- 1894 February 14 - May 9
- Sailed from Rotterdam to Fremantle in 84 days with a cargo of steel rails.
- 1894 September 10 - October 31
- Sailed from Newcastle, NSW, to Antofagasto in 51 days with a cargo of coal.
- 1894 December 31 - February 22
- Sailed from Antofagasto to Tacoma in 53 days in ballast.
- 1895 March 25 - July 17
- Sailed from Tacoma to Liverpool in 114 days with a cargo of grain.
- Captain B.A. Martin.
- 1895 October 24 - March 24
- Sailed from Liverpool to Victoria, BC, in 151 days with a general cargo.
- 1896 May 14 - October 7
- Sailed from Victoria, BC, to Liverpool in 146 days with a cargo of grain.
- 1896 November 19 - April 19
- Sailed from Liverpool to San Francisco in 151 days with a general cargo.
- 1897 September 7 - February 28
- Sailed from San Francisco to London in 174 days with a cargo of grain and tinned fruit and fish.
- 1898 October 12 - January 17
- Sailed from _______ to Fremantle in 96 days.
- 1899 May 31 - August 21
- Sailed from Newcastle, NSW, to Gatica in 82 days with a cargo of coal.
- 1899 December 18 - April 14
- Sailed from Iquique to Antwerp in 117 days with a cargo of nitrate.
- 1903 October 12 - May 1
- Sailed from San Francisco to Torbay in 201 days.
- Sold to J. Edgar & Co., Liverpool. Captain D. Evans.
- Sold to G. Windram & Co., Liverpool. Captain R. Parry.
- Sold to Anglo Saxon Petroleum Co., London. Was rebuilt as a motorship and renamed Horn Shell.
- Appeared still in Lloyd's Register as four-masted schooner.
- Captain W.F. Dowling reports that according to a Sydney shipping list that The auxiliary ship Howth, bound for China. [Maritime Magazine, December 1944]
Updated 1997-06-07 by Lars Bruzelius.
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