A four-masted steel barque built in 1891 by C. Connell & Co., Glasgow.
Dimensions: 86,68×12,92×7,48 meters [284'5"×42'5"×24'7"] and tonnage: 2243 GRT and 2169 NRT.
Rigged royal sails over double top and topgallant sails.
Sistership to the same owner's fourmasted barque
Vimeira (1891) and to Dink's
- 1891 September 7
- Launched at the shipyard of C. Connell & Co., Glasgow, as Yard No. 178 for
John Hardie & Co., Glasgow.
Assigned the official British reg. No. 98670.
- Sailed from Glasgow to Sydney in 86 days under command of Captain Robert Bryce.
- Loaded timber at Fredrikstad, Norway, and sailed to Melbourne in 104 days.
- 1896 November 23 - March 12
- Sailed from San Francisco to Queenstown in 109 days, arriving on the same day as the fourmasted barque Queen Margaret which had left San Francisco two days before the Pyrenees.
- Sailed from Hamburg to Sydney in 97 days.
- Sailed from Newcastle, NSW, to San Francisco in 52 days.
- Sailed from San Francisco to Falmouth in 120 days.
- Sailed from Liverpool to Sydney in 86 days.
- Sailed from Newcastle, NSW, to San Francisco in 72 days.
- Sailed from San Francisco to Dublin in 136 days.
- 1900 November 16
- The grain cargo caught fire on voyage from Tacoma to
Leith. Beached on Sanatul Island in the Mangareva Islands and was abandoned as
a total loss.
- The wreck was bought by J.E. Thayer, San Francisco, and refloated.
- Rebuilt in San Francisco and transferred to the Ship Manga Reva Co. (J.E. Thayer, mngr) and given the name Manga Rewa.
- Sold to Brynhilda Shipping Co., San Francisco.
- 1916 November 11
- Sailed from the Hampton Roads for Rotterdam.
- 1916 November 19
- Spoken to at 47°N 14°W.
- 1916 December 9
- Sunk by a German submarine.
Updated 1997-02-15 by Lars Bruzelius.
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