A four-masted iron barque built in 1887 by R.J. Evans, Liverpool. Dimensions: 80,94×12,19×6,92 meters [265'7"×40'0"×22'9"] and tonnage: 1811 GRT and 1759 NRT.

Rigged with royal sails over double top and single topgallant sails. Appear in Lloyd's Register as ship rigged.

1887 July
Launched at the shipyard of R.J. Evans, Liverpool, for William Thomas & Co., Liverpool. Captain G.O. Williams.
1898 [?]
Sailed from Cardiff to Hong Kong in 91 days.
1915 April
Sold to A/S Metropolis (Thv.B. Heistein & Sønner A/S), Kristiansand, Norway, for £ 6500. Captain J.A. Tornsen was given command of the ship.
1915 June
Had a narrow escape from being sunk by a submarine.
1917 April 22
Sunk by the German submarine U 61 in postion 48°30'N, 11°15'W, west of the Scilly Islands, on voyage from Philadelphia to Le Havre in ballast.


Updated 1998-01-24 by Lars Bruzelius.

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