A four-masted steel barque built in 1903 by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg. Dimensions 98,01×14,32×7,97 meters [321'7"×47'0"×26'2"] and tonnage 3087 GRT and 2855 NRT. Rigged with royals over double top-gallant sails.

1903 March 3
Launched at the shipyard of Blohm & Voss, Hamburg. Assigned the identification signal RMVJ.
1903 June 15
Delivered to F. Laeisz, Hamburg. The first master was Captain C.M.E. Prützmann. Used in the nitrate trade from Chile to Europe.
Sailed from the English Channel to Talcuhuano in 59 days.
Captain A. Teschner.
Interned in Valparaiso at the outbreak of the First World War.
1919 July 12
Stranded at Valparaiso during a northerly storm.

Updated 1997-02-15 by Lars Bruzelius.

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