A four-masted steel barque built in 1891 by Richardson, Duck & Co., Stockton.
Dimensions: 91,56×12,80×7,48 meters [300'5"×42'0"×24'7"] and tonnage 2357 GRT and 2259 NRT.
Rigged with sky and royal sails over double top and single topgallant sails.
- 1891 October
- Launched at the shipyard of Richardson, Duck & Co., Stockton, "Muskoka" Ship & Co. (F.C. McMahon), Windsor, NS.
Furrer says that Captain J. Davies was the first master while Lubbock seems to infer that Captain Crowe was her first master.
- 1898 October 19 - January 25
- Sailed from San Francisco to Queenstown in 98 days.
- 1898 March 25 - June 19
- Sailed from Cardiff to Hong Kong in 85 days with a cargo of coal.
- Sailed from Hong Kong to New York in 109 days.
- 1900 January 7
- Signalled Lizard 111 days out from Astoria.
- 1901 December 30 - April 9
- Sailed from Astoria to Queenstown in 101 days, 20 hours.
- 1902 December 27 - April 2
- Sailed from Australia to Falmouth in 96 days with a cargo of wheat.
- Captain Crowe was replaced by Captain R. McDonald who
remained in command until the ship was sold.
- 1909 June
- Sold to Ant. Dom. Bordes et fils, Dunkerque, and was renamed Caroline. Captain Gautier.
- Sailed from Iquique to La Pallice in 91 days.
- Sailed from Port Talbot to Iquique in 87 days.
- Sailed from Iquique to Dunkirk in 104 days.
- Sailed from Nantes to Taltal in 69 days.
- Sailed from St Nazaire to Antofagasta in 70 days.
- 1920 July 18
- The cargo of coal caught fire at Antofagasta and
the ship had to be stranded. The damages were too extensive to repair and the ship was declared a total loss.
Updated 1997-02-09 by Lars Bruzelius.
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