A four-masted steel barque built in 1893 by A. MacMillan & Son, Dumbarton.
Dimensions 83,82×12,85×7,31 meters [275'0"×42'2"×24'0"] and
tonnage 2144 GRT and 1999 NRT.
Rigged with skysails and royal sails over double top and single topgallant
- 1893 June
- Launched at the shipyard of A. MacMillan & Son,
Dumbarton, for J. Black & Co., Glasgow. Captain D.F. Faulkner, Nova Scotia.
- 1893 April
- Sailed from Greenock to Philadelphia, PA, in 45
- Sailed from Philadelphia, PA, to Calcutta in 134 days with
a cargo of 87.000 cases of oil.
- 1893/1894 August
- Sailed from Calcutta to Boston in 120 days
with a mixed cargo of nitrate and jute.
- 1900 February
- Captain Robert Logie.
- Captain T.F. Morrison.
- 1913 January 17 — May 5
- Sailed under command of Captain M. Bousfield from Australia to Lizard Point in 108 days with a cargo of wheat.
- 1913 May 5
- After having received orders for Limrick, Captain
Bousfield wired the owners to get a tug to tow the ship against the strong
head wind. Stranded at the Stag Rocks, Lizard Point, at 08:00 when they tried
to get closer to the lighthouse to read the telegraphic answer from the
Updated 1996-05-01 by Lars Bruzelius.
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