A four-masted iron ship build in 1882 by A. Hall & Co., Aberdeen,
to the design Alexander Duthie.
Dimensions: 87,22×12,51×7,67 meters [286'2"×41'1"×25'2"] and tonnage 2212 GRT and 2132 NRT.
Rigged with royal sails above double top and topgallant sails.
- 1882 August
- Launched at the shipyard of A. Hall & Co., Aberdeen, for W. Duthie, Aberdeen. The cost for ship was £29.000.
Assigned the Official British No. 84362 and signal QPLM. Captain B. Crombie.
- Sailed from the English Channel to Sydney in 77 days,
- Sold to Devitt & Moore, London. Captain A.S. Cutler.
- 1906 May 4
- Captain G. Perkins Ward late of the barque Earl
Cadogan was given command as Captain Cutler died before it was time to
- 1906 May 30
- Collided with the Hamburg-Levant Line steamer
Pyrgos in the English Channel and received damaged above the waterline.
Was towed back to the South West India Docks for repairs.
- 1906 June 28 - November 1
- Sailed from Gravesend to Sydney in 126 days.
- 1907 January 10
- Sailed from Sydney to Gravesend in 100 days.
- Captain Charles Maitland, late of the same owner's ship Illawarra, succeeded Captain Ward.
- Sold to Hessler & Co., West Hartlepool, for £8600.
Captain Maitland was replaced by the first mate G.R. Masters.
- 1917 April 28
- Sunk by a German submarine some 180 miles WtN of
Fastnet at 51°N, 16°20'W on voyage Buenos Aires to Cork.
The British destroyer Narwal saved 15 men of the crew.
Updated 1997-05-07 by Lars Bruzelius.
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