A four-masted steel barque built in 1889 by J. Reid & Co., Port Glasgow. Dimensions: 91,89×12,13×7,36 meters [301'6"×43'1"×24'2"] and tonnage 2361 GRT and 2283 NRT. Rigged with royals over double top and topgallant sails.

1889 December
Launched at the shipyard of J. Reid & Co., Port Glasgow, for Sir R.W. Cameron, Glasgow. Captain F. MacNair.
Sold to A.E.G. Oelricks, Glasgow.
Sold to Baker, Carver & Morell, Glasgow.
1911 June 17
Sprung a leak in storm and Captain F.W. Chapman and the crew had to abandoned the ship at 24°S, 142°W, 800 miles from Tahiti on voyage from Newcastle, NSW, to San Francisco. The captain's boat reached Tahiti, another was saved by a passing steamer and the third was lost.

Updated 1997-01-29 by Lars Bruzelius.

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