A four-masted steel barque built in 1897 by Scott & Co., Greenock. Dimensions: 89,10×13,15×7,36 meters [292'4"×43'2"×24'2"] and tonnage: 2430 GRT and 2262 NRT. Rigged with double top and topgallant sails and royal sails.

Sistership to the same owner's fourmasted barque Hougomont (1897).

1897 May 20
Launched at the shipyard of Scott & Co., Greenock, as Yard No. 345 for Nivelle Shipping Co. Ltd. (J. Hardie & Co. mgrs), Glasgow. Assigned the official British Reg. No. 106074. Captain G.T.F. Williams was given command of the new vessel.
Sailed from New York to Shanghai in 162 days with a cargo of case oil.
Transferred to J. Hardie Co.
Sailed from New York to Hong Kong in 154 days with a cargo of case oil.
1906 June 30
Drifted ashore and was wrecked at Point Grande, Valparaiso, on voyage from Newcastle, NSW, to Antofagasta with coal. [Mowat has June 20].

Updated 1997-01-24 by Lars Bruzelius.

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